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Idyllic Lake Charlevoix Waterfront Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

The address is 1696 Greenleaf Ave (Holy Island Rd. same)

Beautiful two-story lakefront cottage set on the South Arm of Lake Charlevoix. 10 minute drive to both downtown Charlevoix or East Jordan. Cottage located on historic Holy Island connected to mainland by a 100 foot steel bridge, 2 miles south of the Ironton Ferry, an historic site. Wood cabin exterior with full interior amenities including kitchen with one bedroom and bathroom/shower downstairs. Two bedrooms and half-bath upstairs. Large roof skylight provides for a bright interior. Beach directly in front of cottage for swimming and other water activities. Secure, private and quiet environment. There is a small dock, but no provision for mooring a boat overnight. No cable or wi fi at present, but "over the air" antenna. There is a fireplace which cannot be used at this time.

Owner/ Property Manager: Louis Kilgore & Ann Clinger (daughter)
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 13, 2017

About Owner/ Property Manager: Louis Kilgore & Ann Clinger (daughter)

I live in Bloomfield, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, my daughter lives in Ann Arbor. I'm an architect and went to Wooster College in Ohio and the University of Michigan.

Owner/ Property Manager: Louis Kilgore & Ann Clinger (daughter) purchased this cottage in 1910

Why Owner/ Property Manager: Louis Kilgore & Ann Clinger (daughter) chose Northern Michigan

Family heirloom

The land has been owned for over one hundred years. The Cottage was built in 1957

What makes this cottage unique

Lack of distractions such as Wi Fi and cable TV!! However we do receive PBS (Masterpiece Theater). Charlevoix has a fine library and computers are available.

The Porch facing the water exists along the entire front of the cottage. It's where we want to be!


East Jordan Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , incl. sink (lavatory)
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , includes sink (lavatory)
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • All bedrooms have 2 twin size beds, downstair's (ground floor) bedroom has a vanity sink.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • limited accessibility ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


4/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

Idyllic Lake Charlevoix Waterfront Cottage
average rating of 4.0 based on 1 reviews

Cozy lakefront cottage

  • 4 of 5

The location was perfect for an up-north waterfront cottage on a quiet dead-end road. The rustic cabin has everything you need for a relaxing trip.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Car: necessary

Ironton Ferry, 2 miles away featured in "Ripley's Believe it or Not"

Lake Michigan Beach in Charlevoix is world class!

Crooked Tree Art Center in Petoskey, 17 mile away, has continuous art workshops by visiting & famous artists.


Rates & Availability

East Jordan Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 15 2017 - Oct 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Pet Fee $150

The kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, oven with range top, 2 compartment sink, no disposer or dishwasher. All 3 bedrooms have two twin beds. The downstair's bedroom has a vanity lavatory. There is no clothes washer or dryer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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