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'Little Bay Getaway' Cottage on Beautiful Lake Michigan

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16 reviews
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Newly remodeled Kitchen
Coffee Bar!
Kitchen with dining area
Bedroom with sitting room, great view of the lake!
Bed with storage
Bedroom TV with DVD player and Bluetooth speakers to play your own music
Sitting room adjacent to bedroom
Dining Area
Living room couch (converts to bed)
HDTV in Living Room with Blu-ray / DVD player, Gamecube, and sound system
Living Room with TV / DVD
Full bath with dual-head shower
Front Entryway
Washer and Dryer for guest use
Sign in front yard
Front Landscaping
View of park and lake from front door
Comfortable deck with charcoal grill in the wooded back yard
New Kamado Style Charcoal Grill!
Sit on the bench between two HUGE oak trees and enjoy the view of the lake
Lighthouse at Van Cleve Park
Fishing pier at sunset
Amazing Van Cleve Park directly across the street
Kid\'s Kingdom at Van Cleve Park
Toddlers Play Area
Pavillion at Van Cleve Park
Beach House at the Park with Showers and Concessions
Lagoon at Van Cleve Park
Gazebo at Van Cleve Park
Yacht Harbor at Van Cleve Park
Beach Volleyball at Van Cleve Park
Skate Park at Van Cleve Park
Beach at Van Cleve Park
Fitness Course at Van Cleve Park
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (1 hr away)
One of our guests and a couple of bass he found in the bay
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Gladstone, Upper Peninsula, Michigan
'Little Bay Getaway' is a great place to relax and enjoy the beauty of Lake Michigan, or to serve as a hub for your adventurous getaway vacation. This adorable little cottage is ideally located across the street from Van Cleve Park and Little Bay De Noc and is within 5 minutes walk of the following attractions...

* Gladstone Beach (Rated one of the Top 5 Beaches in Michigan)
* Kids Kingdom Play Area
* New Public Fishing Dock complete with lights for night fishing and fish cleaning station
* Fitness Course
* Skateboard Park
* Scenic Lagoon, Marina and Gazebo
* Free Bike Rental at the Yacht Harbor in Van Cleve Park

Gladstone is also a perfect location for exploring all that the Upper Peninsula has to offer. Within one hour drive you can enjoy...
* Pictured Rocks National Lake Shore
* Fayette Historic State Park
* Big Springs (Kit...
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About the Owner, Ronald & Katrina D
Languages spoken: German, English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2011
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 19 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN2070555
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Laurie O
1 review
Reviewed 24 December 2017 for a stay in December 2017

The cottage was great, the area beautiful and the people very friendly. However one negative for me was that after an 8 hour drive we really wanted to settle in and relax, but the caretaker showed up and my husband froze his butt off outside for over 20 minutes listening to him. He was friendly but it did seem like...

Management response:

Thanks for taking the time to post a review, I am glad you enjoyed your visit! I can assure you that our local hosts are there only to ensure that you have a great stay and to deal with any issues. The vast majority of guests never meet them at all but if they are working on one of the...


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Owosso, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 6 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017

This place was adorable and very reasonably priced! I was very impressed with the fully equipped kitchen and there were sound systems around the house! Really cute house, right off the lake! We will have to come back in summer!

Management response:

Glad you enjoyed your stay, hope to have you back in the summer. Thanks again for your business!


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Saltash, England
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30 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We stayed in the Little Bay Getaway for 2 weeks in Aug 2017. It was me, my wife and our 20 year old daughter. Overall we liked this little house. In many ways it is a rather typical holiday rental with a mish-mash of cutlery, crockery and cooking pans etc although having said that there was plenty of everything there......

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Sofa
    1 King
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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 Per month
Default 2 nights
R 1 744
R 1 744
R 10 463
1 Dec 2017 -
31 Mar 2018
Winter Special
2 nights
R 872
R 1 163
R 5 813
R 17 439
US$1 500
1 Apr 2018 -
2 Jun 2018
Spring 2018
2 nights
R 1 163
R 1 453
R 8 138
4 Jun 2018 -
3 Sep 2018
Summer 2018
3 nights
R 1 453
R 1 744
R 10 463
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 2 325 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning Fee: R 581 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
There is a Security Deposit of $200 Required at Booking.
Deposit returned with 30 day notice of cancel or following post-rental inspection.
All linens and cookware provided along with charcoal for the grill
Special rates available for stays longer than two weeks, email dates for a quote
Business travelers welcome!
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About the neighbourhood
The location is great because Van Cleve Park and Little Bay de Noc (Lake Michigan) are just across the street. The park is beautiful and it offers everything from a public beach (where the water is actually quite warm due to the shallow bay) to a kids playland, to a new public fishing dock. Little Bay de Noc is known as one of the best Walleye fishing areas in the country and there are local charters available. In the winter you can enjoy the Gladstone Ski Hill which also offers tubing, and snowmobiles are allowed on city streets to allow easy access to the extensive trail system. Gladstone is small enough that you can walk to a local restaurant for a meal or visit the charming specialty shops downtown.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Escanaba, MI: 16.0 km
From US 2/41 follow Lake Shore Drive and watch for the cottage on your left. Nearest airport is Escanaba (15 minutes) or Marquette (60 minutes).
Activities nearby
Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 km.
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