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Cozy two-bedroom Cottage on Paradise Lake


Property Details

Updated: Sep 6, 2016
LAKESIDE, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 4 Sleeps, ROADSIDE, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 4 Sle

Our HOUSEKEEPING COTTAGE is located on a beautiful 100' lakefront setting on Paradise Lake, just 8 miles south of Mackinaw City. The property is park like and peaceful, with many trees. We have other cottages that share the property, each can be rented separately which is ideal for family gatherings. There is a dock, bring your boat! The cabin has a fire pit, gas grill, and picnic table. There are plenty of chairs to sit by the lake or fire, making s'mores. Cable TV is included. There is a shared laundry facility on premises. The cottage is non-smoking. The kitchen has everything you'll need, including microwave, toaster, and coffee maker. You'll need to bring your own linens.

The CABIN has two-bedrooms and one bath; both have a fully-equipped kitchen in an area that is shared with the living area. You will feel like you are 'back in time' on Paradise Lake, yet family attractions, restaurants and nightlife abound in nearby Mackinaw City. There are golf courses nearby, and a casino just over the bridge in St. Ignace, or 45 Minutes away in Petoskey.

Paradise Lake is a quiet inland lake (almost 2000 acres, 2.5 miles long) which offers great fishing, swimming and water sports. It is a fisherman's delight, with a variety of fish including: Pike, Perch, Walleye and Bass. The shoreline has a hard-packed sand bottom with some rocks. Water shoes are recommended. It is a very gradual slope making it great for kids wading and swimming. There are two docks for your use, to tie up your small boat and even catch a fish or two! Boat rentals are available at nearby Paradise Lake Marina. Wilderness State Park is just 15 minutes away, with many hiking trails and beautiful sand dunes. Harbor Springs is just 20 miles down the road, Petoskey 30 miles.

Beautiful northern Michigan beckons!

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65937 in the listing ID at the top of the page.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Washing machine

About the Owner

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Guestbook comments from the manager

We returned home today after a great week at your cottage. We had a great time and the weather was very nice. Rented a boat again and we had very good luck fishing…plenty of sunfish/blue gills and several nice bass. Great day at the island, played golf, etc….the kids really like it up there. It is so peaceful up there. On the way up we spent an afternoon at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio. Way back we spent the night in Cleveland and went to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame/Museum. Thanks again for renting to us. We LOVE it there and would imagine we’d like to go back again.
Aug 2011
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From the Owner

If you are looking to get away from it all, you have found it. But you are close enough to run for a pizza or marshmallows. A great way for families to get together.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Pelston Mi at 10 Miles Nearest Barpub : Clyde's (good pizza & burgers) at 1 Miles Nearest Ferry : Mackinaw City to Mackinac Island at 8 Miles Nearest Golf : Mackinaw Club at 4 Miles Nearest Motorway : I-75 at 8 Miles Nearest Restaurant : many in Mackinaw City at 8 Miles Nearest Beach : Wilderness State Park at 7 Miles Car: recommended

Fishing, swimming and watersports on Paradise Lake.

Boats can be rented from Paradise Lake Marina ac231 ph537 4714.

Mackinaw City, the 'gateway' to Mackinac Island, is only 7 miles away. Mackinaw City offers casino's, shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Legs Inn at Cross Village is a destination eatery! Buy fresh caught fish for grilling at Big Stone Bay Fishery just south of Mackinaw City (Try the Whitefish Spread).

Historic Mackinac Island is an easy day trip from the cottage! Ferries leave regularly from Mackinaw City or across the bridge in St. Ignace.

Historic Fort Michilimackinac is on the mainland just minutes from the cabins!

Mackinac State Historic Parks: make a memory at Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, just minutes from the cabins!.

Canoeing and kayaking on the Sturgeon or Pigeon Rivers is 30 miles away. Big Bear Adventures in Indian River can be your outfitters.

Sturgeon Bay, with it's majestic sand dunes and beaches on Lake Michigan, is a 15 minute drive away.

Golf at one of Northern Michigan's premier golf courses. A beautiful course, the Hidden River Golf and Casting Club or Mackinac Club, are just minutes away.

Legs Inn in Cross Village has great Polish food and an outdoor setting overlooking Lake Michigan. A great place for food and fun.

Clyde's on Paradise Trail has great Pizza

The beautiful tourist towns of Petoskey, Harbor Springs and Charlevoix are within an hour's drive of the cottage.


Rental rates

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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

Weekly Rate: $725 - $800
$725 per week for this two-bedroom cottage. ($800 for weeks including a holiday).
Additional cottage on property available $675 per week. ($750 for weeks including a holiday).
Contact via e-mail for details.

$200 deposit due within 7 days of making reservation (non-
refundable) to hold reservation.
Remainder due 30 days before arrival with an additional $200

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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront


  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double


  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website


  • Spend quiet evenings around our two shared firepits roasting s'mores, chairs are included. Each cottage has its own gas grill for BBQ's along with outdoor table and chairs. There is a porch swing in the yard to watch the kids playing and the beautiful sunsets over Paradise Lake. This cottage has a full size bed in each bedroom. The other two bedroom cottage has a full size bed in one room and twin bunk beds in the other. The kitchen is stocked with all of the cooking supplies you should need. There is also a coffeemaker, oven, microwave and toaster for your use. There is cable TV, a DVD player for your enjoyment. You will need to bring your own bedding and towels. Blankets and pillows are provided for your use. You might want to start with a supply of groceries. there is a small IGA grocery store in Mackinaw City. The closest Walmart is in Cheboygan about a half hour away. Medical facilities and ambulance service is available at Petoskey's Northern Michigan Hospital, or Cheboygan Memorial Hospital in Cheboygan

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