Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 8 Sleeps
Location... Location... Location!
Built in 1878, our lakeside Bay View cottage sits atop a bluff overlooking the crystal clear water of Lake Michigan's Little Traverse Bay. You will have a front row seat to beautiful sunrises and breath taking sunsets.
A spectacular setting in Northern Michigan of unmatched, natural beauty and charm. The area, (just north of Petoskey), provides countless opportunities for summertime fun and come Autumn, awe inspiring fall colors.
Bay View was founded in 1875 and is a National Historic Landmark Community. It is home to nearly 450 cottages situated on 337 terraced acres. Every summer Bay View offers outstanding musical programs, plays, lectures featuring nationally known speakers, and educational seminars which are all open to the public.
Bay View also boasts a wonderful recreational program for kids, ages 3 to 15. (camp and water sports including swimming and sailing instruction)
Wonderful location, charming cottage
About the Owner
(1 traveler reviews)
Wonderful location, charming cottage
Our family has been staying at this cottage every summer for the last eight years. The location is fantastic--sunsets each night are an event witnessed from the porch. You can do as much or as little as you like with Bayview events. There's a small swimming area nearby, and Petoskey State Park is a short drive away--or a nice walk. The house is roomy and well maintained. The furnishings are not super fancy, but they are comfortable and well-kept. We always feel at home there. No A/C, but there are plenty of fans--and we have rarely needed to use them--there's usually a breeze off the late. The owners are helpful and friendly. Two to three parking spaces are dedicated to this property, so you don't have to worry about parking--which is very tight in Bay View. The WiFi is excellent. We are completely satisfied, and that's what keeps us coming back every year.
Activity and Interests
Unlimited recreational opportunities: swimming, sailing, fishing,
kayaking, waterskiing, tennis, golfing, bicycling, hiking, horseback
riding, gambling, miniature golf, ETC.
Unique Shopping in nearby Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Bay Harbor and
Beaches: Bay View beach just a short walk, Direct access to pretty rock
beach 50 feet from front door (Find your own Petoskey stones!)
Art Galleries/ Antique Shops
Mackinac Island and Fort Mackinac
Petoskey State Park sand,dunes and water (less then 2 miles away)
Numerous Trails (biking and hiking)
Odawa Casino (voted best casino in Michigan)
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
Additional information about rental rates
Weekly Rate: $3000 - $3100
Available June through September:
$3,000 per week (Sunday to Sunday) + $100 cleaning fee
Monthly rental available
A non-refundable deposit of half the rent is due within one week of booking.
Balance is due three months prior to arrival.
***Smoke and Pet Free***
1/2 of rent due for deposit upon booking (non-refundable)
The other 1/2 due one month prior to occupation
Owner's Cancellation Policy
- 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Dining Area
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- Beach View
- Lake View
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
- 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
- Bedroom 1 - 1 double, 2 twin/ single
- Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
- Bedroom 3 - 1 king
- Bedroom 4 - 1 king
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Guests provide their own meals
- * Sleeps 8 * Four bedrooms, (3 with view of lake) 2 Kings (Master BR on 1st floor) 4 Singles 1 Double * 2 Full Baths (walk in shower on 1st floor) * Linens and towels provided * Fully equipped Kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, trash compactor, etc.) * Washer/Dryer * Wireless Internet * 1 flat screen TV with cable * DVD/VCR * Expansive front porch overlooking the lake * Back sun deck perfect for viewing sunrises and sunsets * Charcoal BBQ grill