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The Mollineaux Cottage...the place to enjoy Summer!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath (Sleeps 4-6)

Our family-owned cottage sits under a huge willow tree that we played under as kids. We welcome you to enjoy the quiet, savor the night sky, explore all that surrounds this beautiful area, and then cook up your latest catch at our fully furnished cottage that sleeps up to six persons. Kid and pet friendly. Ample parking for boats, ATVs, jet skis, etc. Here you have the best of both worlds, the quiet small town country feel that allows you to kick back and relax, and yet are able to get to the action of the city in 30 minutes. A BBQ grill and charcoal is provided along with outside furniture and a fire pit...a great way to end a wonderful day.


Owner
Kari Barker
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2017

About Kari Barker

My name is Kari, as a girl I spent my summers here with my grandparents, enjoying the beauty of Northern Michigan while I worked with my grandpa around the homestead. Almost 30 years ago my grandparents were unable to keep the property due to health reasons and sold it to another family member, although I was glad it was still in the family I had always thought of it as mine. Then in 2006 my dream came true and I came home again! During the last year I have completely renovated the cottage and am excited about sharing the love I have for this place with others.

Kari Barker purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Kari Barker chose Northern Michigan

My grandparents purchased this property in 1975, at that time is was in rough shape, yet they had a vision of what could be and turned their homestead into a Benzie County landmark. Before the new boat launch went in and the road was reconfigured, all anyone would have to say is 'the V property' and it was immediately recognized.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is newly remodeled and is cozy, comfortable, quiet and beautiful. Although it is located just of of M-115 it is very quiet and almost remote feeling, except that you are centrally located in Benzie county and close to so many activities(boat launch, beaches, trails, fishing, skiing, and snowmobiling). As I furnished the cottage I put a lot of thought into what families or friends would want and need in a vacation home, and I wanted it to truly be a home away from home. With that in mind, all linens and towels are provided, there is a full kitchen with all dishware, pots and pans and utensils available. Paper products such as toilet paper, paper towels, napkins and food storage have been provided as well as charcoal for the grill. Pets are welcome! I believe this would be a comfortable place to stay for couples, families, skiers, fisherman and those who love the fall colors...all are welcome.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

The Mollineaux Cottage...the place to enjoy Summer!
average rating of 4.952381 based on 42 reviews
5

Summer getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have stayed in several rentals through this website, the Mollineaux Cottage has been the best so far! The places is decorated nicely and is super clean, you can tell the owner took the time to think of everything you would need to be comfortable during your stay. We spent more time at the Cottage than we anticipated because we felt right at home. We loved the grill and the fire pit. I cannot say enough about Kari the owner, incredibly kind and hospitable. We especially appreciated bringing our dog with us, he is a huge part of the family and to bring him with us was priceless. We can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Value

  • 5 of 5

Kari invests lots of personal touches and seems to enjoy making you comfortable. Where else can you stay in "God's Country" with all these comforts for so reasonable a price? If you love to be active, this location is packed with trails, rivers, beaches, woods (beauty everywhere).

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location.. very nice cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We went up for a family (of 4) ski trip (Crystal Mountain). We had planned to stay at a hotel, but last minute changed our plans to stay here. Kari was super fast at responding to our request and beyond accommodating. We were very please with our choice to change our plans.

We arrived to this cute cottage, very nicely decorated for Christmas. Kari had a welcome card and cookies for us upon our arrival.The cottage is very cozy and was perfect for our family. Everything was clean and well stocked. There was a DVD player, and board games for us to use.

We will definitely go back for another ski trip and stay here!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Grand Ledge, MI
5

Comfortable and clean

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent two nights for our anniversary. This cottage was perfect for us as we love the area and enjoyed walking the trails down the street. Kari had everything ready for us and did an excellent job in making the cottage comfortable and welcoming. We would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Laura and Gary

  • 5 of 5

It was such a cute, cozy place. Kari was very kind. We really enjoyed our welcome gift of fruit and goodies. We love Frankfort and enjoyed the walking trails down the street. We will definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lakeview/MI
5

Cute, clean and charmingly perfect.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 3 nights for our 12 year anniversary. This cute little cottage was perfect for us! It was clean and had everything we needed. I would take my family of 4 here in the future. Charming

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Cherry Capital, Traverse City
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Cold Creek Inn(1mi) Roadhouse(2mi) Dinghys(5mi)
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Frankfort
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Crystal Downs(10mi) Arcadia Bluffs(15mi) The Bear(
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Traverse City
Nearest Motorway
US 115 and US 31
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Roadhouse, Mexican(2mi) Fusion, Asian(5mi)
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Crystal Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
Crystal Lake 200yds, Lake Michigan is 5 miles

Fifty yards from the new Crystal Lake boat launch, near the Platte and Betsie Rivers, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Frankfort/Elberta and Lake Michigan, Empire, Interlochen, Manistee and Traverse City. Surrounded by biking/hiking trails that provide access to the surrounding towns. Northern Michigan's famous Cherry Bowl Drive-in is within 6 miles and a terrific family experience!

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Rates & Availability

Frankfort Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall/Winter
Sep 7 2016 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$50
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $50

I ask for the deposit to be received before your stay and the balance due at the time of stay. Thank you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Frankfort Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full size futon with innerspring mattress., Bunk Beds (1) Linens furnished.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fire pit, outdoor furniture, clothes line/dog run, all linens and towels provided as well as paper towels, napkins, coffee filters, dish soap, bath soap and board games,,, there's even a doggy bed available for your pooch to get comfy in. We want you to feel at home and not worry about a thing but relaxing and enjoying your time away from home.

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