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Secluded Lakefront Cottage ~ Near Interlochen, Sleeping Bear, Traverse City

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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum
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Secluded on 3 acres with a 3/4 mile private drive the cottage is surrounded by nature. Nestled among tall pines and birch trees, Happy Outlook is a charmingly casual Northern Michigan historic cottage of the early 1900’s updated with modern conveniences on it's own private point. Only 2 other places are on over a 3/4 mile of lakeshore on the 530 acre Ann Lake. The cottage is one mile from the charming village of Lake Ann which has an old fashioned General store & grocery, Brew Pub, bank, restaurants, library, 2 parks, museum, tennis courts, pizza places and Post Office & churches. Two miles away is the 27- hole Championship Mistwood Golf Course and restaurant. The cottage is 'centrally' located to Lake Michigan & Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore, Interlochen Center of the Arts & ...Secluded on 3 acres with a 3/4 mile private drive the cottage is surrounded by nature. Nestled among tall pines and birch trees, Happy Outlook is a charmingly casual Northern Michigan historic cottage of the early 1900’s updated with modern conveniences on it's own private point. Only 2 other places are on over a 3/4 mile of lakeshore on the 530 acre Ann Lake. The cottage is one mile from the charming village of Lake Ann which has an old fashioned General store & grocery, Brew Pub, bank, restaurants, library, 2 parks, museum, tennis courts, pizza places and Post Office & churches. Two miles away is the 27- hole Championship Mistwood Golf Course and restaurant. The cottage is 'centrally' located to Lake Michigan & Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore, Interlochen Center of the Arts & Traverse City, which are each about 12 miles away. An opportunity to appreciate the simple things in life, paddle, fish, hike, enjoy a campfire, a book, local wine and watching the loons play. The Lakefront features patio, deck area, docks, fire ring and outdoor shower. The main patio has an old stone fireplace with a wood fired grill, prep area and dining. The patio is wrapped with fragrant lavender. Docks have ladders and we enjoy swimming laps to our raft and back. Canoe, rowboat and 2 kayaks are available for your use. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 38-2356500More
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About the Owner
Scott H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:92%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2017
Interaction with guests
A guide about the cottage including the access code to the lock box is availible once booked. The housekeeper comes on Saturday, 10 am and may be still tidying things up when you arrive, so introduce yourselves and make yourself at home.
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

The location is near all the wonderful small towns like leland , Suttons bay, and Cedar. and the beautiful Leelanau peninsula. The cottage was very clean and well stocked. The porch made a great place to enjoy the loons and other birds that make their...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Scott and Nancy are delightful folks, and their well appointed home exceeded all our expectations. There are kayaks, a canoe and a rowboat to take advantage of a gorgeous lake with great fishing and wildlife searching. The resident loons woke us each morning just in...More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank Peggy2035
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Ceiling Fans
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Boat Available
Balcony
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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Does this holiday rental have a library?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The National Music Camp at Interlochen has “World Class” Concerts & Events of renowned entertainers just 12 miles away. Mistwood Golf Course is 2 miles away. The cottage is within 12 miles of Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore, voted in the most beautiful place is the USA. Traverse City was voted in the ” top ten summer trips by National Geographic” & in the top ten best small towns in the USA by Fodor Travel 2013 and home of the National Cherry Festival and the world famous Traverse City Film Festival. The cottage is ten minutes from Moomers, voted by ABC Television as the Best Hand Dipped Ice Cream in the USA. Last of the drive-in theaters, The Cherry Bowl in Honor, to the pictureque Fishtown in Leland, there is always fun things to do.
Getting around
Car is needed. However a 2 mile walk to downtown Lake Ann connects you with the Benzie Bus. It has a schedule from Traverse City to Frankfort.
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