Beautiful Lakefront Cottage with Beach in Grand Traverse Bay Area, MichiganTraverse City, Michigan (United States)
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This sumptuous cottage on the shores of the Grand Traverse Bay of Lake Michigan, Michigan, can accommodate up to 12 guests, and is a truly wonderful option for a group vacation. There are five bedrooms, one of which is wheelchair-accessible and comes with its own accessible en-suite bathroom, and three bathrooms. Among the bedrooms guests will find various combinations of comfortable queen-size beds and sofa beds. Linens are kindly provided by the host.
The communal areas of the cottage are brightly lit and beautifully decorated, encouraging a pleasant atmosphere and sense of relaxation. Guests will enjoy the porch which offers stunning views, as well as great place to kick back and relax with fellow guests. There are also daily yoga classes, both inside and outdoors, for the ultimate relaxation and meditation. Other amenities include delicious daily breakfast, internet access, and a large collection of books.
Outside, there is a garden, forest and bay views, and a lakefront beach with sun loungers and a long dock which stretches out into the lake. The dock makes a great place to sunbathe or watch the kids splash in the water. Guests will truly love their little piece of paradise that this gorgeous cottage provides. Read More
- Private Lounge/Living room
- Running water
- Queen-size bed
- Kitchen equipment
- Breakfast bar
- Dining table
- Air conditioning
- Tea kettle
- Fire pit
With a philosophy built on conservation, respect for the Earth, and sustainable living, this property is surrounded by forests and the water of Bowers Harbor, which is part of Lake Michigan. There is a garden and a sandy beach with a long dock for swimming and boating.
Morning yoga classes are available for guests to enjoy. The room is also open for guests to practice on their own. Breakfast is served daily.
One of the rooms on site is wheelchair-accessible with an ADA-designed en-suite bathroom.
Location + Surroundings
This lakefront cottage is located near Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakefront in Traverse City, Michigan. Situated on Old Mission Peninsula, a 22-mile long slice of land between the East and West side of Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay, this cottage offers the peaceful air of forests and lakefront scenery.
Guests can enjoy scenic country roads and beautiful lakefront vistas while experiencing the great outdoors of northern Michigan. Local landmarks include Lake Michigan, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and Mt. Holiday Ski and Recreational Area. Glen Arbor, Bellair, Williamsburg, and Suttons Bay are within close proximity to Traverse City. The closest airport is Cherry Capital Airport (TVC). Read More
- Bird watching
- Wine tasting
- Winter sports
- Scuba diving
- Water sports
- Stand-up paddleboarding
The lakefront location of this property provides great access to a wide variety of northern Michigan's outdoor activities and attractions. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a popular choice for swimming, hiking, trout fishing, cross-country skiing, and even diving. Divers will find dock ruins and shipwrecks on the Manitou Passage Underwater Preserve. The park has high dunes for great views. Other sights and activities include the Glen Haven Maritime Museum and Lifesaving Station, scenic overlooks at Pyramid Point, and canoeing, kayaking, and tubing on the Crystal and Platte Rivers.
Mt. Holiday Ski and Recreational Area offers wintertime fun for skiing and tubing, while summer brings in zip-lines and hiking. Traverse City State Park has a beach and hiking trails, and Traverse Area Recreational Trail (TART) is the place to go for cross-country skiing and biking. Golfers will enjoy practicing their swing at LochenHeath Golf Course or the Grand Traverse Resort Golf Course.
Black Star Farms, Boathouse Vineyards, Grand Traverse Distillery, and Leelanau Wine Cellars are just a few of the wineries and breweries where guests can taste, sample, and purchase local wines and craft beer. Additional attractions include the GT Butterfly House and Bug Zoo, Rennie Orchards, the Sand Lakes Quiet Area, and Old Mission Lighthouse Park, which is a great spot for bird-watching.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- No smoking
- No parties
- Some spaces are shared
Accesibility & Safety
- Wheelchair accessible
- Wheelchair-accessible bathroom
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
Pets and smoking are not permitted.
There is one room that is wheelchair-accessible.
Guests can rent a single room or the whole property for a wedding, family reunion, or other group gatherings.