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Bedrooms 3
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property


Beautiful Cedar Shake Split Level Lakefront Home


Open Layout with Cathedrale Ceiling:

Kitchen leads into Open

Living Room/Dining Room/Library Area

5 Double Sliding Doors leading to outdoor deck allows for Stunning Panoramic Lake views

*All Appliances are Brand New Stainless Steel*

Gas 5 burner range with 2 ovens

French Door style refrigerator with ice maker & pull out bottom freezer

Energy efficient, quiet, Kitchenaid Dishwasher

Convection Microwave

Large Capacity Toaster Oven

Wine rack

4 person Kitchen Island eating area with swivel barstools

ALL NEW Granite countertops

Dining Room with seating for 8 people

Ledgerock Wood Burning Fireplace

NEW COMFY Microfiber Sectional Sofa

Library/Reading Area with Sofa and 2 Easy chairs

3 BR's:

Main level 1; Queen bed

Upstairs Bedroom 2; Queen & a twin bed

Upstairs Bedroom 3: Queen & a twin bed

Brand New carpeting on upper level

Level Lower level is all hardwood floors

Full BA on each level, each with double vanities

Upstairs BA is an oversized shower (no tub)

Lower Floor has a soaking tub/shower combination

1 Outdoor Hot/Cold Shower on back deck

Front shaded Deck with Bistro Set & Bench

HUGE partially shaded half moon Trex back deck with PANORAMIC LAKEVIEW (Westerly facing for GORGEOUS SUNSETS)

Lakeside Circular Stone Firepit

Stainless Steel Gas Grill

Patio Furniture: 6 Person Outdoor Dining Set, Cushioned Luvseat & 2 Cushioned Chairs, Metal Bench with cushion, 2 Person Bistro Set with Mosaic tile table & 2 chairs with cushions

More Details

Anne E Mayo
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 13, 2017

About Anne E Mayo

Originally from the Washington DC Metropolitan area, I travel frequently around the US and Abroad.

Anne E Mayo purchased this house in 2009

Why Anne E Mayo chose Cedar

On vacation, I discovered the Sleeping Bear Dunes Natl Lakeshore area and fell in love with the diversity and beauty of this Great Lakes gem. I was struck by the crystal clear waters of the many lakes & rivers in Leelanau County, the dynamic atmosphere of the UNM collegiate town of Traverse City, as well as the bucolic rolling farmland, orchards and wineries of the Leelanau peninsula. Coupled with the fabulous restaurants & boutiques of the charming lakeside towns & the scenic beauty of the Manitou islands, I was hooked!

What makes this house unique

I visit my No. MI lake house year round and I am consistently surprised and in awe of the natural beauty that awaits each visit. ENJOY!


Little Traverse Inn & Pub
Art's Tavern
The Homestead
Joe's Friendly Tavern
Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theatre
Trattoria Stella
Patisserie Amie
Blue Tractor
Fire Fly
Leland Mercantile Co
Boone Dock's
Don's Drive-In
Moomers Homemade Ice Cream
Dairy Lodge
Hanna -- CLOSED
Brady's Bar
Oryana Natural Foods Market
Cooks' House
Boathouse Restaurant
Siren Hall
House of Doggs -- CLOSED
Red Ginger
Jolly Pumpkin Restaurant
7 Monks Taproom
Right Brain Brewery
Crystal River Outfitters
Western Avenue Bar and Grill
Village Cheese Shanty
Leelanau Coffee Roasting Company
Leelanau-North Manitou Island Ferry
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Interlochen Center for the Arts
Union Cantina Mexican Grill -- CLOSED
National Cherry Festival
Apache Trout Grill
Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitors Bureau
La Becasse Restaurant
Dick's Pour House
Sleder's Family Tavern
Sail Inn Bar and Grill
Station Espresso Bar
The Filling Station
Traverse Area District Library
Glen Lake, Michigan
Early Bird Restaurant
"Great food, drink & atmosphere overlooking historical Fishtown in Leland MI."
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Traverse City, MI (TVC)
Nearest Barpub
2.3 Miles
Little Traverse Inn
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Leland, MI
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Manitou Passage Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
60 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2.3 Miles
Little Traverse Inn
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
The Homestead
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Good Harbor
Car: necessary,,


Cedar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Lower Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Black granite double vanity, pebble & white tile in shwr
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Open air hot/cold outdoor shower on right side of back deck
    Upper Bathroom - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , Multi colored italian granite, dbl vanity, pebble & tile shw
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Upstairs Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Beautifully furnished in soft blues hues, 2 large closets
    Main Level Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Private guest room with full bathroom next door
    Upstairs Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Furnished in Ecru & white tones. 2 large closets
  • All bedrooms have a dresser, bedside tables, lamps, slipper chairs and tasteful decor & artwork
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.142857 based on 7 reviews

Lovely setting---views to die for.

  • 4 of 5

We spent 6 days in this very nice home right on the water. Everything was easy to use and the kitchen was very well equipped. There was a tiny bit of confusion with the arrival instructions, but we were able to figure it out. Excellent wi-fi but no phone service with Sprint.

This part of northern MI has much to

offer any family or couple--we enjoyed exploring the small towns and going to wineries. The deck is just fabulous!!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The best vacation ever

  • 5 of 5

The house wonderful just as the picture showed. Beautiful sunsets and quiet. My whole family loved it. So many things to do in short drives. We will highly tell others about our stay.

Frank Danielczyk

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago Area

Awesome views! great amenities!

  • 5 of 5

I brought my family here over Memorial day weekend this year and we had an absolutely great time. We drove from Chicago area and were pleasantly surprised when we walked in - beautiful brand new kitchen with stainless appliances, clean, all the supplies and space you need to have great family vacation! The decor was super cute and fun, and totally teenage friendly space. The views of the lake were beautiful and visible from the whole house practically. The bedrooms and bathrooms look like they were recently remodeled, very nice!! The deck overlooking the lake is huge and perfect for family BBQ and entertaining, and the teenagers were never at a loss for fun. The sunsets were amazing and the fire-pit was an added bonus, with plenty of wood for fun evenings star gazing with a cozy fire blazing!! Beautiful location, very peaceful and close to fun activities at Sleeping Bear Dunes, Golf, beautiful beaches, cute towns with shopping and dining... I highly recommend this property for a family getaway or romantic hideaway - one of the nicest homes we've stayed in on VRBO.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Location, Good Home, Great Times

  • 4 of 5

My family, kids (7,5,1) and the in-laws had a wonderful stay at Lime Lake. If a central location to Leelanau Peninsula is important, this spot is ideal. Two golf courses less than 5 minutes away (Manitou Passage and Sugar Loaf), Sleeping Bear Dunes climb 20 min, Traverse City 25 min, Fish Town, 20 min. It allowed me and my father in law to play a round early in the morning and be back to go take adventures with the kids (raspberry picking, Jacob's Farm, just 15 minutes from the house). Wineries are all over the place, but still need to drive.

We had a couple of issues when we first arrived, but Anne was attentive and addressed each one quickly. We had ants, but the exterminator treatment wiped them out by the 2nd day. DSL, was down, but Anne provided a myFi wireless until they brought it on-line. I had to work all week, so this was important. There wasn't a time where either a text or phone call wasn't returned quickly and the issue resolved to our satisfaction.

We grilled out almost every night, and there is an excellent butcher in Cedar, Pleva's, that I would highly recommend. Great little ice cream shop across the street as well. There is also a farmers market about 10 minutes West on M-22, Good Harbor Farm, that had some incredible pork chops, fresh all organic vegetables, cottage bacon, and basically a petting zoo for the kids. Very entertaining. It's just after the Sleeping Bear National Park sign. North side of the road. Other good places to eat or drink:

Art's Tavern - Glen Arbor (good food and good beer)

Pine Cone - Glen Arbor (Ice Cream)

Tandem Cider - North of Suttons Bay ( a good alternative to wine)

The house is newly renovated and there are a couple of finishing touches that Anne stated will be completed this fall, but overall we enjoyed it. The bedrooms all had mini-AC units, but we didn't need them as the nights were pretty cool. Kitchen is a good size with new appliances, the couch is very comfortable. The deck is big. Ton's of room to play and eat.

The water is less than knee deep for at least 40 feet, which was great for the kids!! Very quiet lake as well. With no city lights, you could see all of the stars in the western sky. Beautiful.

Anyone looking for a great location for a family trip, this is a tough spot to beat.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chevy Chase, MD

Beautiful house with lakefront views

  • 5 of 5

My family really enjoyed our week in this beautiful lakefront home, it exceeded our expectations. We enjoyed the spacious deck with views to the lake and manicured lawn, as well as the fire pit, outdoor shower and boat ramp. It made our outdoor living very comfortable, and the expansive sliding glass doors made for an easy transition into the house. Inside, it was open style with a fully renovated kitchen and bathrooms: granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and newly tiled. The decor was tasteful and the furniture was very comfortable. The house was very clean, and the owner a pleasure to deal with, always responsive to our needs.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunning and comfy!

  • 5 of 5

We took at quick 4 day stay during our US trip from Singapore and were blown away by this beautiful lake setting and house. The views were absolutely stunning! Plus everything in the house is practically brand new and was super clean and really tastefully decorated. Not a cheaply furnished rental at all. I'm a cook so was most excited about the kitchen - it was a dream to cook in with all new appliances and counter tops - just loved it. We totally enjoyed the fire pit and patio too. During our stay we didn't have any bug issues, but perhaps I would not be surprised should there be the odd bug...after all it is summertime and it is in the woods...nature is sort of that way:) All in, the booking was easy, the owner was super attentive (called the evening after we arrived to make sure all was good) and gave us her direct contact info should we need it. I will likely never be back in Michigan again, but will definitely recommend the place to others heading that way. It was amazing!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Cleaning Fee $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.25%

The rental signer must be 35 yrs of age & present at the property for the entire rental period.
Rental signer is not permitted to reserve property for other parties or sublet or transfer lease of this property.
MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY IS 8 PEOPLE, REGARDLESS OF AGE, including all tenant's guests.
NO SMOKING inside house or on decking. NO ANIMALS OR PETS of ANY KIND permitted on/in property.
NO Parties, Events or Functions allowed of 13 or more people TOTAL.
$20/key Replacement House Key fee. $50 lockout fee.
All food & drink must be kept in the Kitchen, Dining room or Outside.
I furnish mattress pads, sheets, pillows, pillow cases & bedspreads. You MUST FURNISH YOUR OWN BATH AND BEACH TOWELS. Rental Signer will be responsible for any damaged or missing household items. You will be charged according to the replacement cost). Rental Signer is also responsible for any damage to the property.
GUESTS MUST SUPPLY THEIR OWN GENERAL SUPPLIES (dish soap, dishwashing detergent, hand soap, tp, paper towels, garbage bags, laundry detergent etc)
It is the Guest's responsibility to ensure all trash & recycling is properly disposed of before their departure.
Garbage is collected weekly WED AT 5 AM in the labelled tote at top of driveway on S. Lime Lake Rd.
Guests must also replace any low or empty propane tanks. The Mobil Gas Station, Gabe's Mkt, & Cedar Mkt, all have full tanks for purchase.
No art projects of any kind permitted in the house or on the Deck. Magic markers, gel pens, crayons, any kinds of paints, clay, dyes, nail polish etc are not permitted. You must use outside spigots to rinse all dirty projects.
I DO NOT supply wood for the firepit. Wood is available at roadside stands usually for $5/bundle.
House must be left in good condition, swept, vacuumed and all surfaces cleaned with a non abrasive, non toxic cleaning solution. BLEACH is prohibited for use when cleaning.
Please notify me immediately of any emergencies, problems, issues, concerns.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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