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Art and Becky

Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks: english, spanish

Cozy family cottage

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage

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Leave the rush behind. Quiet getaway near Interlochen music camp on Green Lake

Looking for a quiet get-a-way? Simple and cozy, this lake-view cabin will help you create family memories.

A family owned cottage for over 35 years, this is the place to relax. Simple, but cozy, the cottage offers a gentle get-a-way from your busy life. There is a large living space with a combined kitchen, dining and living area that allows easy family gatherings. The fireplace provides an inviting setting in the evenings and the large, bright, enclosed porch is a perfect spot for dining while enjoying a view of the lake. Three bedrooms off the living area (two with a double bed, one with a single bed) plus a sleeper sofa (on the screened in porch) provide comfortable sleeping for 5-7 people. Pets are OK, but no smoking, please.

The cottage is situated on a large shaded corner lot, right across from local community park that is available for picnic gatherings or a game of baseball or volleyball.

Lake access is less than a minute walk away through the neighborhood association’s private community park where you will find a 300 foot waterfront area that includes a 30 foot swim dock in a roped off area with a sandy bottom.

Not far away, you will find the Interlochen Center for the Arts (1.3 miles away) where you can enjoy world class performances of music, plays, dance and art exhibitions as well as free concerts from local musicians Two grocery stores are less than a five minute drive away and Traverse City (a 15 minutes drive) will provide you with all the amenities of a big city.

The Traverse City area has a wealth of places to explore, from old lighthouses, to wineries, tall ships, bike trails, canoeing, Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes (the dune run is something not to miss!), the Cherry Bowl Drive-in Theater (straight out of the 1950s!) and don't forget the National Cherry Festival in July!

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Art and Becky (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks: english, spanish

About Art and Becky

As a city girl from Pittsburgh, PA, Michigan was my summer home. My parents bought the home as a summer get away, a place to enjoy the music of The Interlochen Center for the Arts, spend time with family and just relax. I began bringing my children to Michigan when they were babies and they have since grown, attended the Interlochen Center for the Arts and I have been able to share my favorite activities with them; from swimming in the lake, boating, beach campfires, and of course attending Interlochen events. We currently live in Colorado, but we always try to get back to Interlochen every summer.

Art and Becky purchased this cottage in 1976

Why Art and Becky chose Northern Michigan

This cottage has been in the family for over 40 years. For over three generations we have enjoyed family reunions and vacations. Start your own tradition and bring your family up to norther Michigan for a holiday.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is a great gathering place. Its large kitchen-dining-living area welcomes people to relax and socialize. The large screened in porch offers a perfect spot for an evening meal or a cool spot to sleep while being serenaded by the lake loons.


based on 10 traveler reviews

Cozy family cottage
average rating of 4.6 based on 10 reviews

  • 5 of 5

We only stayed one night, attending concert at Interlochen. Cottage was comfortable, had everything we needed, and enjoyed sitting on the dock enjoying our time with friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay, even though it was short. Sitting by the lake in the evening is a wonderful way to end the day. Sometimes you can even hear the loons call out! Hope your next stay can be longer!
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Excellent family cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the cottage and the accommodations were just as described. I wish we would have had time to use the kayak, maybe next time. Lloyd was very helpful and Becky was great to work and communicate with. I'd recommend the cottage to anyone looking for a nice family vacation. Very cute and cozy. It's easy to access the TC attractions or just hang out in Interlochen and relax. I think it would even be a nice place to stay in the winter. Thanks, Becky!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Meghan, We're so glad you enjoyed your stay! We hope you can come back to enjoy the kayak as well as the canoe and the beautiful northern Michigan scenery!
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Exactly as Advertised

  • 4 of 5

We found the cottage to be dated but exactly as described. When we arrive we were surprised how clean it was. It's located on a road with very little traffic so we felt safe letting the kids play outside. The view of the lake is limited but there is access to a community park/dock less than minute walk away. The owner, as well as the property manager, were very responsive and easy to work with. We would definitely consider staying here again if we travel back to the Traverse City area.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We try to keep the cottage as relaxed as possible for a summer get-a-way. Hope to see you back soon!
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Northville, MI

Great Value

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was perfectly suited for my needs. The weather was cool, mostly in the 40's however, the heater keep it cozy inside. I especially loved the wonderful natural wood burning fireplace. The owner and manager were both very informative and helpful. The cottage has a nice feeling of being away from the bustle of the big city get close enough to get all the things you need conveniently.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the cottage. It truly is a get away from the hustle and bustle of life, but its location does still keep you connected with what you need. Hope to see you again!
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Rhode Island

Rustic not Cozy

  • 3 of 5

Good for a boating, swimming, fisfing trip. Not for dressing up for graduation, etc. Cramped bathroom. Very GOOD beds!!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Sorry you found the bathroom small. Our cottage is one of the originals of the area and designed to be a summer getaway from the hustle of the regular work year. We hope you can come back some time to relax into the slow pace of summer in norther Michigan.
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Nashville TN

Peace & Quiet

  • 5 of 5

Not having a TV blaring all week was a pleasant change. Comfortable beds & kitchen had all the amenities. Interlochen is a great place to be. The property manager was very helpful & did not bother us at all

  • Submitted: May 13, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. Interlochen is a peaceful place - just perfect for relaxing and getting away. Hope to see you again soon.
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Nearest Airport
14.5 Miles
Cherryland Traverse City Ariport
Nearest Ferry
76 Miles
Manistee (Lake Michigan Careferry)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Interlochen Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
US 31
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles


Rates & Availability

Interlochen Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season 2016
May 27 2016 - Sep 6 2016
1 night minimum stay
Late Low Season 2016
Sep 7 2016 - Oct 17 2016
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
cleaning $90 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
No smoking.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Northern Michigan Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 261 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , One person bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 twin/ single , Corner bedroom with two windows, bureau and desk
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , center bedroom with one window and bureau
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , corner bedroom with two windows and bureau
    Sleeping Porch - 1 sleep sofa /futon , enclosed porch with pullout sleeping sofa
    main living area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , compfy couch good for sleeping
  • Double Beds (2) recently purchased mattresses and box springs, Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
A true get-a-way from modern life.

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