|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
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South House in
Built in 1900, the South House is one of two vintage, side-by-side lakefront cottages owned and maintained by 6 generations of the Schwab family. Nestled on 10 acres in the northernmost pocket of Pon-she-wa-ing, this historic property is filled with rustic charm and old world elegance.
Listen to the gentle flow of the home's artisan well or enjoy a timeless evening on the grand porch. The home has waterfront access, with its own harbor (and boat house upon request).
The natural beauty of this property is unmatched. Perfect for any family looking to escape into a different era. Build your lasting memories on Crooked Lake today!
***If you have any questions in regards to the available amenities in this home, please call or email me. If they are not listed on this page, they're probably not included in an effort to maintain the character of this nostalgic property.
Northern Michigan boasts countless activities to enjoy throughout the 4 seasons. Crooked Lake is an all sports lake that is part of the famed Inland Waterway which is 40 miles long and includes 4 spring fed clear water lakes, 3 navigable rivers and eventually outlets to Lake Huron. The Inland waters are great for watersports, fishing, cruising and hanging out with friends at the many sandbars throughout the Waterway.
All new bike trails have just been added for bike riding and walking between Alanson, Harbor Springs, and Petoskey. More to come later.
Mackinaw City is just a 35 minute drive away and from there, take a ferry to the ever popular Mackinaw Island.
The fall color tours are spectacular.
The Boyne Highlands and Nubs Nob ski slopes are just 10 minutes by car.
Snow mobile trails are very close by as well.
There are two marinas within a mile of the condo, Ryde Marina is just a couple of blocks (within walking distance) and Windjammer Marina is just down the road a mile. Both have a large selection of rentals from kayaks to pontoons with waterslides.
So many options!!
As mentioned before, this cottage is vintage and very unique. There is a boathouse that is available for use. It also has a protected harbor surounded by sea walls for extra docking. This is really a boater's paradise! The interior of the house includes an original claw foot tub as well as a cold tub next to the kitchen which, when filled with ice cold spring water, is great for holding beverages.
This cottage epitomizes history, simplicity and nostalgia.
This cottage is in a beautiful spot and is in a great location with easy access to Petoskey. One can access bike/jogging/walking trails from the cottage. This is a plus for our active 3 families. It is quiet as it is some distance from the highway. There were 6 bedrooms which worked well for the 11 of us. The lake is large and is connected to Pickerel lake and the Inland Waterway. Water sports are excellent here. It is near a fine old marina where we rented a Sunfish sailboat. The cottage is a bit rustic with thin walls and well worn furniture. The excavated docking area worked well for us although it is weedy and shallow. The shoreline is not good for swimming so we swam from the boat. The cottage is next to a large nature preserve which is a nice place to canoe or paddle board. We enjoyed the great front porch.
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|