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Adorable Silver Lake cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 620 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 90 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Adorable cottage on Silver Lake! The property includes 180' of sandy beach front, shared by 8 cottages. This cottage is the closest to the water, gazebo & brick patio. It has great sunset views and includes 2 bedrooms (1 queen bed and 1 bunk bed with a twin bed on top and double bed on the bottom, plus a twin trundle) and 1 bathroom; includes A/C, TV, wifi, DVD player, paddle boat, full kitchen, gas grill, water slide and docks. Enjoy sunsets from the comfort of the cottage or on the patio. DVDs, Books and board games included. Please no pets or smoking. Sorry, no laundry facilities on-site. Shared amenities include gazebo, fit pit, brick patio and play structure.This property is availalble for rent on an 7 month lease (Nov-May) and weekly from June-Sept.

Lori VanAntwerp
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Lori VanAntwerp

Hi, We were born and raised in Traverse City and love and appreciate being able to live in this beautiful area. We would love to have you stay in our cottage and enjoy all this community has to offer!

Lori VanAntwerp purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Lori VanAntwerp chose Traverse City

We purchased this cottage in 2013 and have enjoyed spending our family vacations here - making memories that we will cherish for many years. We've also enjoyed meeting new people as each summer season passes. Thanks for considering our cottage!

What makes this cottage unique

The water slowly gets deep - making it a safe place for little ones to play. Silver Lake is an all-sports lake that is also located closely to all the that Traverse City area has to offer - miles of paved bike trails, Sleeping Bear Sand dunes, wineries and breweries, many summer festivals and great restaurants.


Traverse City Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 620 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • A refund will be issued if I am able to re-rent the cottage for the week you want to cancel.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
The cottage is part of a group of 8 cottages with 180 ft of shared frontage on Silver Lake - this cottage is the closest to the lake and enjoys great lake views and sunsets. The property includes 2 docks, water slide, brick patio, horseshoes, paddle boat, firepit, gazebo, play structure and sandy beach. Don't forget your fishing pole - the lake has great fishing!


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Adorable Silver Lake cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Great space for what we needed

  • 5 of 5

This cottage worked out great! Located right on the lake and able to dock our pontoon each night. Space is on the smaller end however that was clear in the pictures and description. The cottage had everything that was needed for the kitchen, beaching, and comfort. Great fishing too! Would totally book again!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review. We are really happy you enjoyed your stay!
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Beautiful setting, lovely cottage, great location!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was completely perfect for our family! Literally everything was provided except for bath towels. You have everything you need to cook your meals - pots, pans, knives, cutting board, etc. You can tell that the owner takes great pride in their property and also that they want their guests to feel completely at home. There are so many extras like a ton of board games, movies, horseshoes outside, sand shovels, balls, and toys for the kids to play with. We even made use of the little playground in the complex. It is only 10-15 min from downtown Traverse City so we were easily able to check it out everyday. We hope to return again this fall as I think this really is the perfect vacation cottage! Oh and the view is amazing! We ate outside in the gazebo every night but you can also enjoy the view from the living room as well.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Another great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We have rented here for a few years and keep coming back. The sunsets are amazing, the beach is sandy and the cove is fairly shallow so it makes for a great place for kids to swim. We rented a pontoon boat this year and the drop off is just around the corner, easily walking distance. Very close to conviences such as grocery stores, dining and shopping.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We're really happy you enjoyed your stay!! Lori
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Extremely clean and AwESOME!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, three kids and I had an absolute blast at this place. So clean and ready to enjoy. The water slide, sandy beach, fire pit, gazebo, paddle boat were in terrific shape. Did not see a bug all week long. We could not have had a better week. This cottage is awesome. Everything you want and need and so much more. Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Family Fun!

  • 5 of 5

Neat, clean, fun! Kids loved bunk beds, beach and slide. They've been asking all winter when we will go back to "our" cabin. Soon!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay! We are so glad to hear you and your family enjoyed the cottage. It really is a fun place for families to make memories that last a life time. We look forward to having you stay again!
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Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Shopping.

* Wine tasting/dining.

* Beach Bums Games.

* Golf.

* Area Festivals.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Bike riding on the TART trails.

* Hiking.

* Fishing.

* Sand Dunes.

* Swimming.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* TC Film Festival.

* National Cherry Festival....

The cottage is 10 minutes from downtown Traverse City, TART Trails and close to the public boat launch. It is located close to grocery stores, restaurants, parks and coffee shops. Don't forget to schedule a winery tour or a bike ride on our many miles of paved bike trails.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 6.0%

Weekly rentals: Saturday - Saturday; Check in @ 2pm, Check out @ 10am
*there is a $75 refundable security deposit; Special Offer Rates will require an $80 cleaning fee ( does not apply to standard rates listed above); Typical summer rental period is Weekly - but exceptions may be made. Off-Season Rate will require a minimum of an 8 month commitment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.