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Kurt or Tammy Hubschneider

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Beautiful House On Park Like Setting With 350' of Private Duck Lake Frontage

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 10 nights

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Sleeps 14 4 Bedrooms 2 Full Bathrooms

This beautiful 2800 sq. ft. home sits on 5 acres with 350' of sandy Duck Lake frontage. 2 full kitchens, 4 private bedrooms, 2 full baths, 2 - 50" flat screen TV's and a beautiful cultured stone gas fireplace in the main floor living room. The home is very spacious with lots of windows and vaulted ceilings. Deck off the upper level. 600' of frontage on Mason Creek and an in ground swimming pool right off the deck, playground equipment down by the lake, basketball court and recreation building with pool table, foosball, ping pong, air hockey and large screen TV. Enjoy the huge water trampoline and swim raft, they are always a hit with all ages. Swim, fish, boat, ski, wake board or tube on beautiful 2000 acre Duck Lake. Row boats and paddle boats and kayaks are complimentary for our guests. Amenities are shared with the cottages on the property. Ski Boat, pontoon boats, jet skis, fishing boat and motor are available to rent. The resort has something to please the entire family! Come enjoy this little slice of paradise, you may never want to leave!

Only Minutes to downtown Traverse City, Interlochen Arts Academy, Lake Michigan, Sleeping Bear Dunes, casinos, wineries, local golf courses as well as the acclaimed Grand Traverse Resort which boasts a Jack Nicholas and Gary Player course. Take a day trip to historic Mackinac Island.

In the winter, snowmobile or cross country ski right from the house. Only 20 minutes to Crystal Mountain Ski Resort and Spa and Mount Holiday ski resort, with snowboarding, downhill skiing, tubing runs and a zip line.

We know you will fall in love with Brookside Cottages as we did. This is the spot you will look forward to returning every year!


More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kurt or Tammy Hubschneider (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Kurt or Tammy Hubschneider

Kurt and I have lived in Traverse City almost all our lives. Sharing our beautiful properties with others so they make lifetime memories mean a lot to us. We have been in the vacation rental business since 2006. We purchased this property in January 2014. Being new, we have no reviews on this property yet. Check out our other listing vrbo#106441 to see our 90 5-star reviews on High Lake Hideaway.

Kurt or Tammy Hubschneider purchased this house in 2014

Why Kurt or Tammy Hubschneider chose Northern Michigan

We fell in love with this property the first time we saw it. It is absolutely beautiful. With the 350 ft. of Duck Lake frontage and the 600 ft. of peaceful Mason Creek bordering the edge of the property, it is truly unique.

What makes this house unique

350 ft. of private frontage, water trampoline, raft, 2 docks, boats, swimming pool, basketball court, horseshoes, playground and recreation room. Just a great place for the entire family and to get away from it all.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were here for a week in September 2014 for a wedding celebration. Let me tell you, this place has charisma like no other! The cabins are cozy, firepits at each one. The main house was more than sufficient to hold events for the wedding party and the owners were more than accommodating! I can't wait to come back again year after year!
Sep 2014
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based on 7 traveler reviews

Beautiful House On Park Like Setting With 350' of Private Duck Lake Frontage
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
Chicago, Illinois

Great place for a family get together

  • 5 of 5

We met a group of high school friends and their kids in Traverse City for a fun, fall weekend. Brookside Cottages was great. The main house is perfect for a large group and is clean and well maintained. Great value for your money! It was a peaceful and quiet location but is also only a short drive to downtown Traverse City.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Girls Weekend Location!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the "big house" AND cottage 2 (3 bdrm) for my daughter's bachelorette weekend. It was so much better than renting hotel rooms because we were all able to gather in the common areas of the house. There were plenty of beds to accommodate everyone comfortably. Although we didn't use the other amenities (the pool, lake, kayaks, game room) the location and view were beautiful. Cottage 2 was a great space for the mother-of-the bride and girlfriends to "retreat" to. Would definitely recommend these cute cottages to anyone that didn't need We did a wine tasting tour along Leelanau Peninsula and the tour guides picked us up right at the house! It was also a very easy drive into downtown Traverse City for dinner and nightlife. So many of the "city slickers" from the SE part of Michigan were AMAZED at the beautiful starlit sky at night! Owner was very friendly and helpful! I would highly recommend and definitely will look to come back!!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place for Families

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a week renting the "big house" at Brookside cottages in June. The home was perfect for our group. There is plenty of space, and the layout of the house makes it so that there is still privacy/places to 'get away'. The house has a lovely wrap around porch, and even though it's a short walk to the lake, you can still see if from the house. The other 'vacationers' were very friendly. The swingset, pool, beach, watercraft rentals and game room are great for the kids. The resort is conveniently located about 15 minutes from Traverse City and a short drive to other destinations like the dunes. The resort owners are very friendly, accomodating and attentive. They put a lot of thought into the 'little touches' (dish soap, laundry detergent, etc) and a fully equipped kitchen. All in all, we would recommend this resort and would stay there again if we are ever back in Michigan.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Vacation Wonderland

  • 5 of 5

We rented the "big house" at Brookside Cottages for a family vacation over the July 4th week. We had family from Florida, New York, and Washington DC as well as Michigan. We also rented a pontoon boat for the week and paddle boards for the week. We enjoyed so much the use of the boat to discover different private beaches along the lake and to fish. It was just wonderful! The pool is terrific and makes a great treat after a hot day in Traverse City. We all brought bikes and went into Traverse City and road the trail all around the city and through the city as it was the National Cherry Festival. We spent a day at Sleeping Bear Dunes and several family members made the trek down and set a family record of 18 minutes to climb back up!!! This house and facility is a perfect spot for a family get away. My four grandchildren were from one year to six years of age and it was perfect for all of them. The playground was wonderful and the trampoline in the water was perfect. The resort is a perfect distance from Traverse City to allow family members easy access without being in the center of all that activity. We attended a Doobie Brothers concert at Interlochen and it was terrific. Several family members played golf on a number of famous Michigan courses. This place has something for everyone, and the owners are extremely responsive to the needs of the renters. Kurt was there everyday several times servicing the pool, taking care of cottages, and just checking to be sure we were all set. I highly recommend this resort. The people in the cottages were delightful neighbors to share the area. Well worth our time and the money spent.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Fun Week

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a week at The Big House on Brookside Cottages Property. Family members from Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Flint areas spent the week enjoying activities on the property and surrounding areas. The pool, the lake, trampoline, the water sports equipment that we rented were enjoyed by all. We also enjoyed visiting the Traverse City area including the Dunes, the shops, and great dining. This was a wonderful place to have my family come together and celebrate my retirement from teaching. Kurt showed great attention to detail and was very helpful when assistance was needed. Tammy was very gracious to answer my many questions during emails prior to our stay. We would highly recommend this property to everyone.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family has a wonderful vacation at Brookside Cottages! The kids (and adults) where overwhelmed with all the activities to do right on the property; swimming in the pool and the lake, kayaking, the game room (house), bonfires, and the most fun of all the water trampoline!

Kurt and Tammy were great hosts and very helpful when we needed assistance. I would highly recommend Brookside Cottages as your next travel destination. The Masters Clan

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Hofbrau, Interlochen
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Interlochen Golf and Coutry Club
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
US 31
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Hofbrau, Interlochen
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa
Car: necessary

Brookside Cottage House is conveniently located just minutes away from downtown Traverse City and all Northern Lower Michigan has to offer. Relax on the park like property or go see the sights. The area has received lots of attention for it's award winning wines, microbreweries and farm to table restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Traverse City House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Memorial Weekend
May 27 2016 - May 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
May 31 - June 4, 2016
May 31 2016 - Jun 3 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
June 4 - June 11, 2016
Jun 4 2016 - Jun 10 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
June 11 - June 18, 2016
Jun 11 2016 - Jun 17 2016
7 night minimum stay
June 18 - June 25, 2016
Jun 18 2016 - Jun 24 2016
7 night minimum stay
June 25 - July 2, 2016
Jun 25 2016 - Jul 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
Cherry Fest 7/2-7/9, 2016
Jul 2 2016 - Jul 8 2016
7 night minimum stay
July 9 - July 16, 2016
Jul 9 2016 - Jul 15 2016
7 night minimum stay
July 16 - July 23, 2016
Jul 16 2016 - Jul 22 2016
7 night minimum stay
Film Fest 7/23-7/30, 2016
Jul 23 2016 - Jul 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
July 30 - Aug 6, 2016
Jul 30 2016 - Aug 5 2016
7 night minimum stay
Aug 6 - Aug 13, 2016
Aug 6 2016 - Aug 12 2016
7 night minimum stay
Aug 13 - Aug 20, 2016
Aug 13 2016 - Aug 19 2016
7 night minimum stay
Aug 20 - Aug 27, 2016
Aug 20 2016 - Aug 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
Aug 27 2016 - Sep 6 2016
10 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

Please inquire for an exact quote. Check, money order and now accepting credit cards. Please add 3% when paying via credit card.

Rates are subject to change. On nightly rentals, there is a $100 cleaning fee, 11% tax and a $300 refundable damage deposit. On weekly rentals, there is 11% tax and a $500 refundable damage deposit.

$100 extra person charge above 14 guests.

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Northern Michigan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main Floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Main Floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Main Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 double , 1 twin/ single , Upstairs - Full on Full Bunk Bed with Twin pull out Trundle
  • 2 bedrooms on main floor - 1 queen and 1 king 2 bedrooms upstairs - 1 queen and 1 with full on full bunk beds with twin pull out trundle 1 queen sleeper sofa on main floor 1 queen sleeper sofa upstairs upstairs futon
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • 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
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
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