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Intermediate Lake, Central Lake, Mi, Critts Cove 231.620.2620

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

*** CANCELLATIONS May 30th-June 9th, 2017, August 22nd - September 22nd, 2017 OPEN***........... I still have some openings for the season. New for the 2017 season I will be accepting PAYPAL as a form of payment, just call me and let me know, 231. 620.2620 or via email I am offering a private entrance to the lower level walkout of my home, on 100 feet of private beach on this all-sports lake, which is part of the Chain of Lakes in the quaint towns of Bellaire and Central Lake. All rooms have windows lakeside,{except bathroom} beautiful views of lake, beautiful sunsets.

Master Bedroom has queen-size bed { and I can add a twin bed} SECOND bedroom has A QUEEN-size bed and a trundle (2 twin beds}. I also have 2 twin beds can also be put side to side {King size} located in the living quarters off in its own little corner. One bathroom, with shower and tub. Kitchen, dining and living area all open. Outside table with umbrella and chairs, seating under semi protected area. Beautiful sunsets, two public accesses for launching your boat very close {2 & 4 miles} Front row seats on my beach for 4th of July Central Lake fireworks.

We are 10 miles from downtown Bellaire, two miles from downtown Central Lake, 20 miles from Charlevoix, 33 miles to Gaylord,42 miles from Traverse City and 36 miles from Petoskey.

This is the place to be if you don't mind Owner residing in the upper level and our 'Mascot' dog, hanging around. Dog has her part of the yard and you have yours to enjoy one of the lowest weekly rates. Give me a call and reserve your spot. Lower level is completely private from rest of house, you have your own private entrance lake side and privacy door on interior separating upper and lower levels. You have as much privacy as you want.

Check in: 4pm Saturday and Check out: 11am Saturday. Bed linens, one set per bed PROVIDED, bath towels PROVIDED., bring your own beach towels. 10% discount on multi-week rentals.

Check back often for my off season vacation and weekend packages

Keywords: Cottage, Intermediate Lake, all sports lake , fun in the sun, fishing is great, great cottage in Central Lake, MI

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 16, 2017

About Cheryl

Son and I, we as small business owner appreciate your business!

Cheryl purchased this cottage in 2001


Central Lake Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (5) 2 0f the 5 single beds are off the TV area in its own nook area
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Lots of Movies, Disney and others on-site, Wireless internet access, Full Kitchen electric stove, Dishes, No Smoking-only allowed outside!, Dock your boat, row boat on site, Fire Pit, Swing-set, basket weaving classes on site, large sandy area for play and sun bathing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Intermediate Lake, Central Lake, Mi, Critts Cove 231.620.2620
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Another great year!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd year at Critts Cove and it was another great vacation for the family. We are a family of 5 (2 adults and 3 kids - 7-6-2). Everyone had a great time on the sandy beach, long dock, and peaceful Intermediate Lake. We will definitely be coming back for a 3rd time!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convenient, beautifully landscaped, wonderful lakeside access and view.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent and clean accommodations Beautiful location Everything needed was available plus much more. Hospitality exceeded expectations Would highly recommend and return without hesitation

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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All your needs fulfilled!

  • 5 of 5

If you just want to get away from it all and set yourself down in a restorative environment, this is the place. There was nothing to worry about, nothing to fret over and plenty of options on what we wanted to do with our time; experiencing the bliss of summer retreating! Would not hesitate to do it again! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantadtic vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was the best vacation for our family in years. Cheryl goes out of her way to make you feel comfortable . Our grandson loved the beach and the fishing. I can not say enough positive things about this space. Thank you Cheryl

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lake House Fun

  • 5 of 5

This house right on the lake is a great find. Our family (2 adults and 3 kids) loved all the house amenities, sandy beach area, playground, and docks. It is very spacious and the home owner (who deserves all the credit for making this place so homey) really goes above and beyond to ensure your time there is the best it can possibly be.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place for Experiencing All Northern Michigan has to Offer

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 (3 teenagers and 2 parents) had a wonderful, relaxing time on Intermediate Lake at Critt's Cove. We cannot say how nice the lodging was! There was plenty of space for all of us - we could have brought friends for the kids and they all would have had a bed. The outside patio, beach, dock, swim area, and fire pit were perfect for us hanging outside and enjoying the fabulous Michigan weather. We love to cook and the kitchen and grill outside were perfect and well equipped for all that we made. The grocery stores in Bellaire and Central Lake were all that we needed for our supplies and they were also affordable. The lake was just the perfect size for us. We sunbathed, fished, and swam (even if it was a bit chilly - it was only June 20th!) Cheryl was kind enough to give us a tour on her pontoon. My husband and I checked out Short's Brewing Company in Bellaire on Thursday night. Great crowd, micro brews, and a live band. We took day trips to Mackinac Island and to the Sand Dunes. Both were great day trips with plenty of stops along the way for other interesting towns. I recommend the cherry pies from King's Orchard north of Central Lake on M88! Their strawberries (which had just come in) were to die for.

Cheryl has outfitted this unit with everything you can think of: marshmallow skewers, the dishes and kitchen utensils you need, basic spices, maps and brochures for the area, clothes line with plenty of clothes pins, fire starters, flashlights, plenty of wood for the fire pit, badminton/volleyball net, umbrellas for the sun, beach toys, plenty of bath towels, shower supplies, hand soap, dish soap, etc. etc.

I highly recommend this property if you are looking for a place to stay on the lake. I hope we are able to make the trip again. I wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Right here also Lake Michigan

movie rentals in town


Rates & Availability

Central Lake Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Value Season
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
2017 Prime Rate
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Fall Value Season
Sep 3 2017 - Oct 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee 2017 Season $125

You are offered a Damage protection insurance thru VRBO, or you can give me a $300 Damage protection deposit check when you arrive which will be returned when you depart if not damage. $200 deposit required to reserve time, choice of remaining balance in 2-3 payments, via check, m.o. or credit card and NEW for 2017 I now accept payPal.....
Also Homeaway has implemented a "Service fee" effective 2/2016 that you pay when booking directly with them it averages about $110 on my rental, based on a sliding scale fee from 5-12% depending on the amount of rental cost.
I currently accept payments via checks, money orders, OR PayPal, or thru the book it now homeaway system.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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