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"Little Bay Getaway" Cottage on Beautiful Lake Michigan

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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 (K...
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About the Owner, Ronald D
Languages spoken: German, English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2011
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 14 reviews and 2 properties
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1 review
Reviewed November 17, 2016 for a stay in December 2015

Very clean. Spacious. Great view of lake. Would definitely stay again. Would be a great place to stay in summer.

Management response:

Thanks for the great review, hope you will visit us again! Ron


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Maureen L
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Reviewed July 14, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Little Bay Getaway. Appreciated the owners help at last minute arrangements that worked out without a hitch! Thank you for that! I would recommend this cottage as long as being across the street from the lake, and next to a pretty quiet apartment building aren't deal breakers for them. It was a surprise, but...

Management response:

Thanks for the review and for being my guest! Have a great summer! -Ron


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Reviewed June 15, 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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The cottage is a great place to stay. It's just like being at home. It's got a nice view of the bay across the street. It has great wifi service but there was no satelite tv as advertised. It has an antenna that gets 3-5 channels but they constantly go in and out but there was access to Netflix and...

Management response:

Thanks for the great feedback! I apologize for the listing error and have just corrected it. Hope to have you again as a guest!


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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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
Jul 8, 2017 -
Sep 5, 2017
Mid / Late Summer
3 nights
Sep 6, 2017 -
Nov 30, 2017
Fall 2017
2 nights
Dec 1, 2017 -
Mar 31, 2018
Winter Special
2 nights
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  • Cleaning Fee: $50 / 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 neighborhood
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: 9.9 mi
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: 0.1 mi.
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