About the property
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay7 nights
Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2 adults 3 children)
Quaint, private cottage right on the water. Sleeps 2, +3 children 2 bedroom,1 bath. Fully furnished, linens included. frontage,no neighbors to stare at you.There are no neighbors on one side, and none close or visible on the other side.[woods]This lovely, two-bedroom cottage is in a scenic wooded setting with a private circular drive at the back. The total water frontage is 400ft, with about 100 in front. It's nestled in a quiet cove off the main lake where there is, swimming, tubing, jet-skiing,water skiing, and sailing. You'll enjoy great swimming with many sandy islands on which to picnic. The lake teems with bass, bluegill, perch, pike, and crappie contained within 29 miles of shoreline.included is a gas grill, fire pit for roasting marshmallows or enjoying a fire under the stars, plenty of lounge chairs .
Most rooms in the cottage, overlook the sparkling lake and beautiful view. Sit out and enjoy a morning coffee or an evening drink and listen to the wind rustle through the trees and the cry of the loon. This is the perfect place for peaceful relaxation as well as active play- rustic fishing to sophisticated wining and dining or simply doing nothing at all! Well trained animals, welcome with a $175.00 deposit. I'll be happy to answer your questions.
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Buck or Roxana Lawson
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- within two days
- english, spanish
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 22, 2018
About Buck or Roxana Lawson
I'm a Mechanical Engineer and graduated from University of Michigan. I run my own successful Water Treatment business.
Buck or Roxana Lawson purchased this Cottage in 1994
Why Buck or Roxana Lawson chose Traverse City
The area is beautiful, secluded and very inviting. It also allows me the opportunity to stay away from the daily city hassles.
What makes this Cottage unique
RELAX, RELAX HAVE FUN AND MORE RELAXING.
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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Great time at cottage on Spider Lake!
We stayed at the cottage July 1-8, 2017. This was Cherry Festival Week in Traverse City, so we split our time between relaxing at the cottage, visiting the Cherry Festival and all it's events, and going on short visits to area wineries. This was our second time renting this home on Spider Lake. The first time was in 2012 and the cottage was just as nice now as it was then. Although there were 6 adults and this is only a 2 bedroom, we used one of the two sleeper sofas and an inflatable mattress. The "bunk bed bedroom" which has fabulous views of the lake with a huge window and a bench seat is more suited to children but could work for 2 adults. The antique furniture in the master bedroom is gorgeous! The living room area is very spacious and we enjoyed cooking and grilling on the gas grill several times during the week. The kitchen has everything you'll need to cook dinner and enjoy it outside on the patio or in the gazebo. The temperature was in the low to mid 80s the entire week and the free standing air conditioner in the living room cooled off the entire house beautifully. The ceiling fans in the living room and master (right above the bed) also cool the cottage nicely. The things we really enjoy most about this cottage are the very short distance to the water (literally about 10 steps!), the sandy beach area, the shade trees, and the flat elevation of the property. So many cottages in the surrounding area have 20, 30 or more steps down to the water. With wanting to have our 2 Maltese dogs with us on vacation, they'd never be able to make the climb on their own. Buck and Joanna were very easy to deal with and very friendly and accommodating. We had some questions about the oil to gas ratio for the pontoon boat and when I called Buck he stayed on the phone with me to explain things and make sure we got the boat gassed up and running. We had such a relaxing, fun, family vacation. I'm sure we'll return again another summer in the future.
Exactly what we anticipated
We enjoyed two weeks of relaxation in this quaint little cabin. The location was perfect for our needs and the cabin truly had everything we could have anticipated that we'd need for the two weeks. The owners were very attentive and even surprised our son with Birthday Balloons upon arrival. It did get quite hot during out stay, but we never needed to turn on the portable AC unit, as the cabin is quite shaded and stayed cool. We would certainly rent this cabin again and would recommend it to our family and friends.
Thank you so much for such lovely review.
We are so happy to know that your vacation went well.
Our warmest regards to the family.
Buck and Roxana Lawson
209 986 6979
This was our second vacation to this amazingly peaceful Spider Lake cottage and again we were so happy with our choice!! Very private and quiet, beautiful area on the lake. The owners are wonderful people and very helpful with any questions we had. Would love to return next year!!
A truly lovely cottage in an incredibly beautiful and peaceful setting! My wife and I had no idea what a wonderful experience we were in for at this VRBO on Spider Lake. The property is very private and the scenery breathtaking. The mornings were tranquil and the sunsets literally leave you without words to describe their beauty. Sitting, watching the lake and birds, and listening to nature was honestly cathartic. Without meaning to sound melodramatic our senses seemed to reawaken.
If you are looking for a little more activity than we were, this cottage would be the perfect “home base” for day trips in the area. There is so much to see from Traverse City to Sleeping Bear Dunes, Glen Arbor/Glen Haven, Leland (Fishtown), the Mission Peninsula, State Parks, Beaches, all kinds of wineries and microbrews, mini-golf, the commons at the old State Hospital and so much more.
We could not have been happier with our experience. We highly recommend this little piece of Heaven on Spider Lake. The owners of this VRBO are an absolute delight. You will not find anyone as friendly, accommodating and thoughtful as these folks.
One of a kind. Quaint cottage on spider lake "accurate" great description
We recently came back from our yearly summer vacation to the Traverse City area, we love the Spider Lake area. This cottage was wonderful, just as described by owners. The pictures posted were accurate
and helpful. The beach area was sandy and shallow for little ones. The pontoon boat rental is highly suggested. Had a wonderful time navigating around the lake with it, especially to "party island" where
the water and beach was amazing!! Would love to come back to this special piece of paradise, the owner Buck was very friendly and helpful, extremely accommodating. You will not be disappointed with this peaceful cottage.
Dear Greg and Cherie,
Thank you so much for your beautiful review. We DO appreciated very much.
Buck and Roxana
Wonderful place to stay. Views are spectacular. Frontage is nice and sandy turns a little silty about 25 ft in. We rented the pontoon, highly recommend. Went all over the lake, so many islands to visit and explore. Home was great, was missing a screen in 2nd bedroom, which I am sure will be fixed. Kitchen well stocked. Bathroom was good. Laundry room was great. Row boat and canoe were fun. I think our favorite thing about this place was the privacy, and the beautiful scenery. Would recommend
Pontoon and canoe included .