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4+BDR/2 BTH waterfront, sunsets, sandy swimming, close to town and all wineries

Bedrooms 5
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 5 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, large entertaining areas(Sleeps 11)

DUE to ever changing water levels, the extent of a sandy beach cannot be determined for summer 2018.

Set on the beautiful eastern shore of Suttons Bay, allow Stone Terrace Beach Cottage to be your home 'up north'. Feel the sand and water of Suttons Bay right outside your door or enjoy a crackling fire in the wood burning fireplace. Stone Terrace Beach Cottage is available from Saturday to Saturday during the summer, and on a flexible schedule during the rest of the year. Off season weekend rates are available (see rates below)...please call for details.

Situated on a quiet rural road, two and a half miles from the village of Suttons Bay, Stone Terrace Beach Cottage is the ideal vacation destination with casual elegance in mind. The home which was professionally landscaped in 2002 and remodeled in 2007 has four bedrooms plus a 5th seasonal sleeping room (no central heat) or bonus room off the garage, two all tile baths, living room, dining room, and fully-equipped newly remodeled granite kitchen with upgraded Whirlpool Gold Series appliances and window AIR CONDITIONING on the main level!!!

The cottage accommodates a total of eleven utilizing the full bed in the bonus room located off the garage. A main level deck located off of the living room, provides a great place to take your morning coffee, and stone steps lead to the lower deck where one can sun bathe or catch up with a good read.

Out the back door is nature’s opportunity to walk, jog, bike, or weather permitting, cross country ski!! Nature abounds everywhere!! The quaint village of Suttons Bay, which plays host to great restaurants, boutique shopping, and art galleries, is just a short drive way.

Nearby attractions include Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Leelanau Sands Casino, and the Interlochen Center for the Arts. Sprinkled throughout Leelanau County you will discover charming villages, wineries, antique dealers, and outdoor recreational opportunities, including access to Lake Michigan. Traverse City is just 20 minutes away, offering 'city style' entertainment for those so inclined.

Let the Stone Terrace Beach Cottage be your home away from home for a weekend or a week!!

Features include four bedrooms plus a 5th sleeping room or bonus room with a commanding view of the beach off of the garage; two bedrooms are located on the upper level and two bedrooms (and 5th or bonus room) on the main living level. Three of the bedrooms are furnished with queen beds, one has a full bed with twin bunk above comfortably accommodating nine (or eleven with futon in the seasonal sleeping room). There are 2 tiles baths finished with imported Italian tile.

The Stone Terrace Beach Cottage boasts of 1850 square feet of nicely appointed living space with 2 bathrooms and 100 feet of private sandy beach with a sunset view over the bay. Shallow swimming on Suttons Bay (for the first 200 feet out it is now sandy due to low lake levels). Indoor fireplace and fire pit on the beach. Whirlpool appliances with granite kitchen, washer and dryer and starter paper products provided (but not replenished during guest visit).

Beautiful landscaping and furnished outdoor deck areas. Weber gas grill. Air conditioning on the main level. Color cable TV with DVD. Wireless High Speed Internet. Pets accepted. Great walking, jogging, hiking out the back door. Village of Suttons Bay is two and a half miles away. All the amenities of home!

NOTE: The water level is rising and the beach area is compromised - I have no idea the size of the beach, if any, after the winter thaw. The firepit will be moved to the front lawn if the water level does not permit this to be beach side. The swimming is still spectacular!

Keywords: Cottage Waterfront Home

sandy swimming

direct waterfront



More Details

Tom Klinefelter
Member since: 2004
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Tom Klinefelter

I have rented vacation homes in Suttons Bay since 1985 and have always strived to exceed guest expections with quality, modern and updated accommodations.

Tom Klinefelter purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Tom Klinefelter chose Suttons Bay

The Stone Terrace Beach Cottage was purchased in 2004 and offers a spectacular access to the area wineries, swimming (right out the front door), bike to the village and anywhere in the county is just. a short memorable drive.


Suttons Bay Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Queen size Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) queen size on the main level in the 5th bedroom or bonus room. This room is located off of the garage and is ideal for summer sleeping!!, Bunk Beds (1) The fourth bedroom has 'pyramid' bunk with a double on the bottom and twin on top
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Wireless High Speed Internet, Smoking Outdoors Only, Please


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4+BDR/2 BTH waterfront, sunsets, sandy swimming, close to town and all wineries
average rating of 4.72 based on 25 reviews

Amazing property. Nothing to bring but your suitcase.

  • 5 of 5

My stay was in the winter with lots of snow. I would like to return in the summer to enjoy the beach and view of the bay. Several decks to relax and enjoy this waterfront property.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to learn you really enjoyed the Stone Terrace Beach Cottage and amenities during your winter visit. That sure was some storm to experience during your stay too! I have to agree there are many living/entertaining areas at this home which take advantage of the unparalleled views and spectacular sunsets. Looking for your return visit to magical Leelanau County next month.
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Always a great stay

  • 5 of 5

This was our 5th time staying here and it's always a pleasure. It's a beautiful home in a great location.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to host you again at the Stone Terrace Beach Cottage in Suttons Bay. It's location to the village and all of the magic Leelanau County has to offer sure is a benefit. Looking forward to your 6th visit!!
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Great house! Plenty of room and fantastic views.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the view and how close the location was to everything. The house was very spacious and comfortable. We had a group of 7 and had lots of space. We had no complaints at all except that there was no kindling available, so starting a fire was tricky. Other than that, it was perfect.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location was excellent. House was excellent for for large group.

  • 4 of 5

House needed a little better cleaning. Refrigerators we're nasty had to clean them. Comforters on beds need to be cleaned. Smell musty. View was beautiful. Wasn't sure what to bring ran for more trash bags paper towel toliet paper and spatula. List would be nice of what you need to bring. Overall very nice!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the waterfront Stone Terrace Beach Cottage located right on the Bay just 2 miles from the village and all of it's amenities. Starter paper products are provided but not replenished during guests visits - this is listed in the property description but you missed it. Hope you can return again.
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Beautiful location, lovely home

  • 4 of 5

The property was clean, well equipped and perfect for a large group. We thoroughly enjoyed the outdoor areas, the location and how much indoor seating was available. Our only complaint is that the AC unit is only on the main floor so the upstairs bedrooms were quite warm. This would not have been an issue except we happened to be there over a weekend with record heat!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the Stone Terrace Beach Cottage and Leelanau County. I have to admit you selected (not by choice) the hottest 4 days in row - the first day of fall was the first day all year over 90F...and the record hear has broken records 4 days in a row. The Stone Terrace Beach Cottage description clearly states there is a window air-conditioner in the lower level and not one in the upper level - I will be adding one to the upper level bedrooms for the 2018 season and beyond. Will there be a return next year?
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everything was great!

  • 5 of 5

The place has a awesome view of the bay, and this year we get to enjoy the water too. Location is good to wine tasting and restaurant are very close. All was perfect.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks again for returning to the Stone Terrace Beach Cottage and happy to know everything was fine: accommodation, water temperature, wine tasting, etc. Looking forward to your return next year!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

security fee $100
linen fee room/per visit $25
Pet Fee $100
cleaning $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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