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Plan ahead for our year-round sunny, private modern lake house!

Enjoy our 50-inch, high def flat-screen TV and WIFI; many dozens of DVDs, CDs, & games & lake view
11 reviews
Enjoy our 50-inch, high def flat-screen TV and WIFI; many dozens of DVDs, CDs, & games & lake view
The open plan allows you to hang out together whichever room you're in
Lay in bed and watch the lake
The sun streams into the master bedroom, where the lake and woods beyond beckon
A waterfront playground for playing or swimming less than a mile from the cottage...
An early morning kayak ride through the mist
Why go outside when  you can see it all without getting off the couch?
Two bunkbeds with twins above & doubles below, kids books & games, cable, CD player, and boom box
Cozy dining room, with more seating at the counter or at another table
Sunny bathroom renovated December 2013
Step out onto your private deck with your coffee and enjoy the lake
Cook while watching TV, movies, or the glorious outdoors
An open plan lets you to play separately within earshot in the kitchen, dining room or living room
The master bedroom looks out at trees to the right and the lake ahead
You can watch the mist rise off the lake in the morning and go to bed to the moon rising
Enjoy our new 50-inch flat-screen TV and WIFI
...a barn down the road adds color...
Fall colors around the corner and down the road...
A guest's dog leaps off the dock in ecstasy!
Antique furniture in the master bedroom
You'll find a fat file folder with fun ideas under the TV, or stay happily inside.
Cappuccino machine, French Press, waffle iron, staples and spices: you'll eat well!
flannel sheets, down comforter, and a view of the lake: why get out of bed?
It's cozy inside looking out at the snow
Wander out to the dock or enjoy the view from the living room, master bedroom, or bathroom
The new glass railings break any wind and show you four-season private beauty
Look out the master bedroom to the deck and lake
Mountain biking is a four-season sport
Sledding right from the deck down to the lake
Grand Traverse Bay at gorgeous Barnes Park is 8 miles away
Sit out on private decks off the master bedroom and the living room
...or a 10-minute walk (and a few minutes more to the center of town)
The lake is a beauty winter, spring, summer and fall
On gray days, the view is subtle and sweet
Ride your bike right onto the frozen lake or do some ice fishing
Windows on all sides of the dining room table, plus lots more seating as needed
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2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Central Lake, Antrim County, Michigan
Our sweet Hanley Lake Hideaway is centrally located between a handful of golf courses and quintessential up north 'cities' and towns. Plus you're close to Michigan's largest water park, wineries and the renowned Short's Brewery. Dogs welcome!

Settle in with a complimentary bottle of up north wine. Relax into modern comforts with country living: 50-inch flat screen high-def TV with cable, WIFI, PS3, many dozens of CDs, DVDs, books and games, a fully-stocked kitchen and more.

Outside your door (weather permitting), fish, swim, toast s'mores by the lake, nap on one of two hammocks or on your private decks overlooking the water. Drive 10 minutes to Grand Traverse Bay, where (again, depending on the weather!) you can wander, swim, climb frozen waves or cross-country ski on groomed trails.

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About the Owner, Laurie K
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 11 reviews and 1 property
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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This place was clean, cozy, and comfortable--which is exactly what we were looking for. Our hostess took great care in making sure we had everything we needed for our stay. It's great that our dog was allowed to stay here with us too, for nominal extra cost. This place is not huge, but is cozy and comfortable, and very well...

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Reviewed 9 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015

My wife and I stayed early October with our dog had a very relaxing stay. there are plenty of things to do in a short drive or just stay at the cottage and do NOTHING. this is not your typical rental and I have rented many. The cottage feels like you are staying with friends everything you could want is...

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So glad it was all you wanted. Looking forward to having you back! Laurie


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Reviewed 7 March 2014 for a stay in December 2013

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Maximum of six guests.
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
4 Sep 2017 -
2 Nov 2017
Fall Beauty
2 nights
3 Nov 2017 -
21 Dec 2017
Late Fall Peace
2 nights
22 Dec 2017 -
1 Jan 2018
Holiday Play
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee : £74 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Cleaning fee $125 in summer ($75 other seasons). Two-night minimum except summer, which is a full week (Sunday through Sunday, 7-day minimum, with a few exceptions). November through April-7 nights for the price of 6 except on holidays and 10% off two or more weeks! Pets are $10/day per dog.
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About the neighbourhood
Neighbors are a mixture of vacationers and year-round residents and rarely heard or seen. You're down a curving driveway the village road so the 'traffic' is occasional passing cars and occasional passing fishing boats (ice fishing in winter!) or, weather permitting, passing pontoons.
The village of Central Lake is adorable. Minutes away, visit Bellaire's restaurants, cafes, a spectacular brewpub, Shanty Creek's championship golf courses (and ski slopes); indoor putt-putt, and a movie theatre.
Delight in a fall stay in our supremely well-insulated home-away-from-home. Bike, drive or meander along winding country roads. Pick apples. Watch the colors turn. Fish for bass, pike, perch, walleye and more. Rent a pontoon or motor boat right down the road or bring your o...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Traverse City: 42.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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