About Brent Bailey
The Bay View community has been an important part of my life for all of my life really. I am the third generation in my family to own a cottage in Bay View. I have had the opportunity to travel many places throughout the world for my work, but I have never found a place I enjoy as much as Bay View. My family and I will also enjoy sharing this experience with you.
Brent Bailey purchased this Cottage in 2014
Why Brent Bailey chose Petoskey
Our "Peace of Mind" was originally built in 1879, making it one of the older cottages within Bay View. Obviously there have been several updates (including electricity and indoor plumbing!!!) and a few additions in the last 135+ years, but the cottage has never lost the charm and feel from a time when things were a little less hectic. This is why we have named our cottage "Peace of Mind", it is the feeling you have when you are there. We feel our cottage is an exceptional blend of antique charm and modern amenities.
What makes this Cottage unique
The views of Little Traverse Bay from the front porches and many rooms throughout the cottage are simply wonderful and the spacious and relaxing covered back porch make you wish a lazy afternoon could last for days. There is nothing quite like enjoying a morning cup of coffee from the kitchen table looking out on the Bay, or sipping a glass of wine from one of the areas many local wineries on the back porch in the evening.
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
All guests are expected to abide be all rules and exhibits provided in the formal rental agreement.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Bay View Gem
I have been renting cottages in Bay View for thirty years and have never been in one as updated as this one. Everything is provided including plenty of bathroom supplies, dinnerware etc. as well as electrical outlets and modern appliances. The owner is very attentive and responds quickly if there are questions. The very comfortable to sit in covered porch out back seals the deal. There were seven adults in our party and even though the cottage is small it was surprisingly roomy. The beds in all four bedrooms were comfortable. I heard no complaints from any of my party during the stay.
If you are planning to visit Bay View there is no better place to stay than right here. I highly reccomend it!
Great Cottage at Bayview
"Peace of Mind" is a great accommodation at Bayview. It is convenient to all the activities, cozy, clean as a whistle, and very well equipped. Brent Bailey, the owner, is very helpful and accommodating. The only minus for some might be the traffic in front which is more or less constant. We expected it and Brent mentioned it, but it was not a problem for us. It is more than compensated for by the wonderful and private back porch, furnished for comfortable lounging by eight people.
Very lovely and inviting, totally charming!
Our host made our stay perfect! We were amazed at how everything had been provided when we arrived, and were thrilled with the charm of the cottage. This was our first time renting a cottage and staying in the Petoskey area for a full week, and now we know this is definitely the way to go. Although the cottage is small, it was perfect for the two of us - plenty of room not to step on one another's toes. The cottage is beautifully decorated with a lake/lighthouse theme, fresh paint, new appliances, fully stocked kitchen - and the back deck is heaven! That's where we spent most of our time. We love the area - have been coming up to Petoskey for several years - and will definitely consider Peace of Mind cottage for our future visits! Thanks again Brent for a perfect vacation Up North!
Beautiful home and location
This home was beautiful and the location was peaceful. The home had every convenience we needed. The reason for the 4 stars vs. 5 was that the main road in front of home was very busy and hard to drive out of going either direction. We had a wonderful time and absolutely LOVED the back deck. Everything was peaceful and slow paced. Would recommend and or come back again at some point.