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Mary Kondrat

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english

Waterfront. Sunsets. Sleeps 6. Pet Friendly

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Northern Michigan Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Waterfront with Dock. 3 bedroom,1 1/2 BA,Enclosed Porch, 1800 sq. ft. Historic.

Omena cottage description:

From the vantage point of a wide enclosed porch of this classic summer cottage is a place to view the turquoise blue of Omena Bay, sunsets, passing boats, to catch a breeze and find calm. This cherished cottage rests in a woodsy landscape at the west facing curve of the bay. It was built, as were other cottages of this vintage, as an annex to the Hotel Leelanau as a summer retreat. The kitchen and more modern conveniences were added much later. This is a picturesque setting, a great place to dock a boat, swim and enjoy cocktails or write your next novel in the shade of an octagonal gazebo near the shore.

Our cottage sits on a natural rocky shore line with a small slice of sand at the foot of the dock. For those that want more sand, there is a public sandy beach within walking distance.

This beautiful vintage cottage on OmenaBay features 3 bedrooms.

1 1/2 baths. Shower only (no tub). Sleeps up to 6. With 1 Queen bed,1 Full bed, 2 Twin Beds. A spacious living room/dining area and an enclosed porch provides plenty of room to stretch out and relax.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Mary Kondrat (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english

About Mary Kondrat

We enjoy traveling, sailing,biking,tennis, hiking, kayaking, walking our dogs,hanging out at the beach, restoring classic cars and wine-tasting.

Mary Kondrat purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Mary Kondrat chose Northern Michigan

Our classic cottage in Omena offered us a nostalgic “Up North” experience. We fell in love with the charming details and secluded location on the bay. The cottage sits on a west facing peninsula that offers breathtaking sunsets. The deep water bay allows us endless boating and sailing opportunities right in our own back yard.We love that we are part of a very quaint small town and yet when we want a reprise from the seclusion, we are so close to what Traverse City has to offer. Endless events, culinary delights, and a full service regional airport. We have the best of both worlds.

What makes this cottage unique

Spectacular Sunsets. Direct access to Sailing/Boating on Grand Traverse Bay.


based on 3 traveler reviews

Waterfront. Sunsets. Sleeps 6. Pet Friendly
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Norton Shores, MI

Omena Cottage

  • 5 of 5

it was everything we look for in a cottage. The location was perfect for day trips and exploring the Leeland peninsula and or just relaxing on the beach in front of the house. The furnishing were beautifully appointed and comfortable. My family truly loved our stay. we did not want to leave. The only down side was, one shower.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sandra for taking the time to review our cottage. We are happy that you were able to explore the area and spend some time down by the lake. Yes, having only one shower in an older home can be inconvenient when several guest are staying at the cottage. We are glad that the rest of the cottage worked out well during your stay.
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Plymouth, MI

Lovely place!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a relaxing and peaceful week at this lovely cottage. The quiet wooded setting meant that we were not aware of the nearby cottages. The cottage itself is clean and comfortable, with plenty of room and plenty of comfortable furniture--elegant and cozy at the same time. There are many modern conveniences and additional thoughtful touches. We spent a lot of time on the large porch overlooking the bay, enjoying the view and the peace. We highly recommend this place, and hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to review our cottage, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay.
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Wyandotte MI

Great Home

  • 5 of 5

Great location weather looking to get away from it all or wanting to experience downtown Traverse City and the Sleeping Bear Dunes. Kids enjoyed playing on the water and walking to the park down the street. Very pleased with the rental, clean and the owners are very helpful if have any questions with the property and helpful if looking for suggestions to check out in the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay at our "classic" cottage in Omena. We pride ourselves in keeping a clean home filled with all of the amenities that make your holiday enjoyable. Thanks for your kind words. Pat & Mary
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Nearest Airport
27.6 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Knot Just a Bar
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Northport Creek
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Knot Just a Bar
Car: necessary

Omena Village and Regional Charm:

Located on the Leelanau Peninsula between Suttons Bay and North Port, Omena offers peace and quiet and easy access to all the Leelanau attractions. Enjoy dinner and a movie in Suttons Bay, 7 miles south or take in a 'Free Music in the Park' evening in Northport, 6 miles north of Omena. Traverse City is a 25 minute ride along the beautiful bay and 45 minutes to the Sleeping Bear Dunes. Driving in the Leelanau Pennisula is part of your vacation experience,you will actually enjoy it! Each curve along M22 allows you to capture breathtaking views of Grand Traverse Bay. Get lost on the country roads that wrap through wine country.

This “classic” cottage is situated directly on Omena Bay, with an enclosed enchanting Gazebo near the shore. Enjoy wonderful days filled with boating, sailing,swimming bicycling or hiking on the many back roads and dedicated trails. Experience breathtaking sunsets, as this cottage sits on a west facing Peninsula on the bay.

Within easy reach are the attractions that define the very best “up north” experience: Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore, charter fishing, casinos, excellent restaurants and bakeries (from pub fare to Zagut rated delights). There are historical and cultural amenities including Interlochen Center for the Arts, amazing natural and human history, including the new tribal museum at Peshabestown, and several historic light houses and museums. And there are bounteous farmers markets, 20 wineries and cideries in Leelanau county alone. 

You can walk to the quaint village of Omena and the Leelanau Cellars Winery and Tasting Room, gallery, general store, historical museum, post office, restaurant, and park with play equipment and wide sandy beach. The setting offers a sense of seclusion screened with trees and a vista onto protected conservancy woodlands and Omena Bay.


Rates & Availability

Omena Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 7 2015 - Aug 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
2017 Summer Season
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 6.0%

Cleaning Fee-$125 Pet Fee-$100 per pet
Weekly rental only- Sat to Sat. Check in: 4pm or later Check Out: 11 AM
Note: Until reservation is confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
Cancellation Policy-Down Payment is refundable if we are able to rebook canceled reservations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Northern Michigan Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Village ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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