Wilkins Landing at Spider Lake; Traverse City, Spider Lake,  Grand Traverse County, MI - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
New Wide Sturdy Dock  to hang out on. - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Aerial View of the Boat, Waterfront & Yard ( old dock ) - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Adorable, Quiet & Private - All Glass Front overlooks Spider Lake - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Drone view of our part of Spider Lake - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Pontoon Boat included with Weekly, Summer Rentals. - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
No close neighbors - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Wood Burning Fireplace - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Double Recliner - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Put your feet up !  You've had a rough day ... - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Relax -- you are on Lake Time ! - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
This chair is a recliner too. - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
DR, LR & Kitchen overlooks Spider Lake - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Wood Burning Fireplace - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Equipped Kitchen - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Gas Stove/Oven, Frig, Microwave, Toaster, Mr. Coffee Maker - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Table & Dinnerware for 4 provided - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
1 Queen Bed - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
1 Queen Bed - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
1 Double - Full Bed - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Bath w/shower - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Bath with Shower - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
New LVP Flooring through-out - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Quiet & Peaceful overlooking Spider Lake - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Huge Deck with Patio Furniture
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         Got F I S H ?? !! - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Brand New Dock June 2022 - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Brand New 8 foot wide sturdy dock with kayak launcher - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Off the Highway, In the Woods, on the Lake - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Kayak Launcher makes it easier to get in and out of the kayak and get going. - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Sun Deck 16' x 16' at end of dock. - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Bring your own Kayaks for rent from Harolds Resort Livery LLC and  they will be waiting for you ! - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
16" x 16" sun deck at end of dock - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
New June 2022: Kayak Launcher Bring your own or rent from Harolds Resort Livery LLC - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Winter requires a 4x4  for private 2 track rd - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
It's starting to look a lot like Christmas ! - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
We've got SNOW !
 - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
View from Inside 12/25/22 - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Quiet, Private & Secluded - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
12/25/22 view from inside - Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City
Quiet, Private & Secluded:Spider Lake Adorable Cabin -Ready for R&R !?
4 Guests · 2 Bedrooms · 1 Bathroom · Cottage · 600 Sqft
Registration ID: STR2020-0046
Kathy
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6/24/22 The New Dock is finished and it is the best dock on Spider Lake. See new photos !
Located on a Dirt ( sometimes snow ) 2 track, in the Pere Marquette State Forest, on Spider Lake, off the Beaten Path. No close neighbors ! Ready for some serious R & R ?! WINTER, Fall & Spring Nightly Rentals available. Summer Weekly Rentals are Sunday to Sunday and include a Pontoon Boat to get you out on the water. This adorable cottage is located on a Quiet Bay of All Sports Spider Lake in Grand Traverse County. When you are here, you will feel like you are in the middle of nowhere.. but there is easy access to town.. Traverse City that is ! Bring everything you need, you might not feel like leaving. There is a Restaurant close by and they even deliver - so you really don't need to leave ! But Traverse City is an exciting place and there is lots to do if you choose. Winter rentals must have a 4 x 4 due to "Pop Up" Lake Effect Snow !
* A Pontoon Boat is not included in shorter stays but one is available for an extra charge- weather permitting

Sleeping Configuration

Bedroom # 2
Bedroom # 2
1 double bed
Linens are provide with Nightly Rentals. Guests supply linens for Weekly Rentals If in doubt.. just ask me.. that's what I"m here for ! Kathy
Bedroom # 1
Bedroom # 1
1 queen bed

What this place offers

IconHair Dryer
IconLinens Provided
IconTowels Provided
IconBasic Soaps
IconOven
IconFridge
IconFire Pit
IconCharcoal Grill
IconHigh Speed Internet
IconLaptop friendly workspace
IconSmart TV
IconSmoke Detector

Nearby activities

IconFishing Charters
IconWater skiing
IconJet skiing
IconSailing
IconGolf
IconMiniature Golf
IconTennis
IconCycling

Suitability

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Child friendly
The waterfront is not swimmable. Therefore we don't think it's suitable for children. But its up to you, they are welcome.
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No events allowed
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No smoking allowed
Smoking only outside. Please clean up all ashes, butts etc.. so no ones knows you were there smoking.
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Parking Included
You will park right at the door to the cottage

Meet The Host

Kathy
Owner
Kathy
I've lived here on Spider Lake for 30 years. We raised two sons here, now I"m a gramma to twin boys. My husband Rolf and I owned Harolds Resort and Livery for 27 years. I"m a widow now and ready to slow down ?? .. not quite yet !! . You will find be bouncing around the lake in my Jeep, or floating in the middle of it on a boat. I still have the Boat Rental Business and a couple vacation rentals... Come and hang out on the lake with me. Kathy
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IconMember since: January 2018
IconSpeaks: English
IconResponse rate: 100%
IconResponse time: within an hour

Scenic views

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You can't see any neighbor on either side or behind you.. just forest and lakeviews. Quiet & Private
Aerial View of the Boat, Waterfront & Yard ( old dock )
Lake view
Aerial View of the Boat, Waterfront & Yard ( old dock )
Drone view of our part of Spider Lake
Lake view
Drone view of our part of Spider Lake
Quiet & Peaceful overlooking Spider Lake
Lake view
Quiet & Peaceful overlooking Spider Lake
Brand New Dock June 2022
Lake view
Brand New Dock June 2022
Brand New 8 foot wide sturdy dock with kayak launcher
Lake view
Brand New 8 foot wide sturdy dock with kayak launcher
Kayak Launcher makes it easier to get in and out of the kayak and get going.
Water view
Kayak Launcher makes it easier to get in and out of the kayak and get going.
Sun Deck 16' x 16' at end of dock.
Lake view
Sun Deck 16' x 16' at end of dock.
Bring your own Kayaks for rent from Harolds Resort Livery LLC and  they will be waiting for you !
Lake view
Bring your own Kayaks for rent from Harolds Resort Livery LLC and they will be waiting for you !
16" x 16" sun deck at end of dock
Water view
16" x 16" sun deck at end of dock
New June 2022: Kayak Launcher Bring your own or rent from Harolds Resort Livery LLC
Lake view
New June 2022: Kayak Launcher Bring your own or rent from Harolds Resort Livery LLC
It's starting to look a lot like Christmas !
Woods view
It's starting to look a lot like Christmas !
We've got SNOW !
Woods view
We've got SNOW !
Quiet, Private & Secluded
Woods view
Quiet, Private & Secluded

Location

Spider Lake - Turtle Cove
Lakefront

Getting around

Once you confirm your reservation with a payment or deposit. You will receive a confirmation with detailed information and final payment details along with a Short Term Rental Contract and Boat Rental Contract if a Boat is to be included with your stay. Wilkins Landing on Spider Lake is on Google Maps - take a look but they think the cottage is on the left side of the road, when in fact it is on the right side of the road ( which is the lake side) ! Kathy
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Directions

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These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.
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Guests
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Adults
Over 18 years of age
1
Children
0-17 years of age
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Policies and Rules

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Check In: 3PM - Flexible
When you make a reservation you will receive by email, arrival instructions. Check in and out times vary by season. The times will be noted on a confirmation email that you will receive when you make and confirm the reservation. Summer in/out times are on Sunday - ready for check in anytime after 3 pm and out the next Sunday by 11 am- and times are not flexible during this time.
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Check Out: 11AM
Minimum age limit for renters: 21
Maximum occupancy: 4
Air mattresses not permitted.
House Rules
Smoking only outside. Please clean up all ashes, butts etc..
NO PETS unless prior arrangements have been made.
Please observe check in and check out times.
Payment Policy
Payment is by Check in the mail VENMO or ZELLE thru Chase Bank or your Bank.
Refundable Damage Deposit
Damage Deposit varies if there are accepted pets involved or if the boat is included. Could range from $300 - $600.

Weekly Rates listed include a Pontoon Boat
Cancellation Policy
All monies paid are subject to be non - refundable.
If you cancel and I am able to re-rent all dates, you will receive all money refunded EXCEPT a 10% rebooking fee. So the more notice you give me, the better chance I will have to rebook the dates. I want to re-book the dates if you have to cancel, so please, even if you think you might have to cancel, let me know, so I can at least start a waiting list or open up the calendar You can always apply your deposit or money paid to another set of dates ONCE and then it becomes NON refundable. Kathy
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Notes
Come to my place ready to have fun, rest, relax and enjoy nature.

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Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City is a Cottage located in Traverse City, MI, USA. This Cottage is available for short term lodging and accommodates 4 guests
Wilkins Landing: Quiet & Private - Traverse City has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and was listed on Houfy on Mar 2018

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