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Visit Up North Vacation Rentals

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

Little Glen Lake-Sleeping Bear Dunes- Sleeps 8-3 bedrm-2 bath

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Empire Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 8

Want the crystal clear waters and sandy beaches of Little Glen Lake and Sleeping Bear Dunes out your back door? This is it! Stunning 150' frontage on Little Glen Lake in this updated home. Stones Throw features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms plus a family room with additional sleeping. This is a single level ranch facing East for gorgeous sunrises over Alligator Hill. Long driveway from the road. Sleeps up to 8.

There are 2 Queen beds , 2 Twins in the bedrooms plus a sofa bed located in separate family room. Sheets and towels are included. Full kitchen with new dishwasher 2015. Separate laundry room. Blu-ray player, cable TV and WIFI.

It is shallow at the shore and makes for perfect kid friendly wading. Spacious yard and nicely treed is great for grillin' and chillin'. Just a few minutes from Glen Arbor, beautiful Lake Michigan beach at Glen Haven, or Empire. An easy 30 minute drive to Traverse City. Just cross the street to climb the Sleeping Bear Dunes!

Sorry no pets. All linens are provided. No smoking. No air conditioning.

This is a Saturday - Saturday rental for prime summer weeks. Short stays available off peak.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Visit Up North Vacation Rentals (Property Manager)
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)
Little Glen Lake-Sleeping Bear Dunes- Sleeps 8-3 bedrm-2 bath
average rating of 4.5625 based on 16 reviews
4

A Week at Stone's Throw

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Overall, it was a good experience. The only negative was that upon our arrival the backyard was filled with Excrement from a large contingent of Canadian Geese who had set up their home there for a long period of time judging from the cycle of waste. Two of us spent 3 hours picking it up by hand since it was lodged in the grass,before we would let the children outside and down to the lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Visit Up North Vacation Rentals
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Dexter, MI
4

Good family getaway

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

This was a great place to stay for our family. There are plenty of outdoor activities nearby. Little Glen Lake is in the backyard. The dune climb is across the road. The property is well maintained and there are beach toys available for the kids.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Visit Up North Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had a great stay and hope you will be back again soon!
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Belleville, MI
4

Perfect, incredible location, but cottage is so-so

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

I didn't love the cottage, but it was clean. It didn't have great appeal from the outside, and the backyard was a little disappointing. The inside was mostly updated, but still somehow felt like 1970's. However, once you are in the water it really doesn't matter. The water is shallow, clear, and relatively warm. Also, the dune climb is directly across the street and very walkable. Morning hikes on the dunes were convenient and beautiful. Glen Arbor has everything you will need, and it's a short drive down the road that the cottage it located on. There is a beautiful nature drive with overlooks nearby in the other direction. There is an incredible beach on Lake Michiagn next to North Bar Lake slightly south of the nature drive, which is likely hard to find if you don't google North Bar Lake. There is a short, bug infested hike involved, but it's totally worth it. The paved heritage nature trail is right across the street as well, which is great for biking and jogging. The combined Glen Lake, Glen Arbor, and Sleeping Bear Dunes areas are incredibly peaceful, beautiful, and loaded with interesting land formations. The air is fresh. The views are incredible from the dunes as well as from the cottage. Staying at any property rental in this area is likely to be the greatest Michigan vacation you have ever had. Warning, the fish flies and strange flying black beetles might get the best of you if you stay in early June. I recommend the second week of June or later and into July if possible, but the price does go up.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you had a great time and hope you come back again soon!
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Brownsburg, IN
5

Great Time at Stone's Throw

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

It was great - easy, no issues and felt like you guys were very available if needed

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Visit Up North Vacation Rentals
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Petoskey, MI
4

Great week in Glen Arbor

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

This was a great rental in a great location. The beach and shallow water were perfect for our 2yr old daughter. It was nice being across from the dune climb and so close to Glen Arbor as well. We were a little disappointed that there was no air conditioning, must have missed that, but there were lots of fans, so that helped keep is cool at night.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Visit Up North Vacation Rentals
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Shelby Twp, Mi
5

Nice Stay

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

House was very nice. Right on lake. Directly across from the dune climb definitely walking distance

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Big & Little Glen – Enjoy the crystal clear, turquoise waters of Big and Little Glen between the towns of Glen Arbor and Empire. The Sleeping Bear Dunes provide the backdrop for both these all-sports lakes. Rent a pontoon at On the Narrows Marina and cruise the shoreline. Fish from the Narrows bridge, snap photos from Inspiration Point, or grab an ice cream cone at Laker Shakes.

In the fall, the colors on Alligator Hill are breathtaking and the water is still warm! Bring your fishing pole and snowshoes in the winter because Little Glen freezes completely and makes for ideal ice fishing and hiking.

The Glen Lakes have been attracting families for decades, come see why!

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Amenities

Empire Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 2 Queen beds, 2 Twin beds, 1 Sofa Bed bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming

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