Old Town Cottage in Traverse City

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom


The Old Town Cottage, centrally located in Traverse City, is a long term (30 night min. ) vacation or executive rental. Perfect for families, couples, retirees, artist retreats, romantic getaways and executive/corporate rentals, this charming and comfortable 3 bedroom cottage is the perfect rental for those seeking the best of Traverse City

The space

This century-old cottage retains its old world charm while offering comfortable modern amenities. Guests will find easy parking with one garage space plus additional off-street parking. The main room has original hardwood floors and a gas stove fireplace. A bluetooth enabled sound system lets you bring your own music. All three bedrooms offer ample closet and drawer space. A beautifully remodeled bathroom has a deep soaker tub for a relaxing bath. If you prefer to cook, the kitchen is fully stocked with all of the equipment you'll need to prepare a gourmet feast. Need some inspiration? There is a collection of cookbooks available for your use. A comfortable living room provides a flat screen television with AppleTV. Access your own favorite apps and streaming service with your personal account (Sling, Netflix, Hulu, HBO, etc). Wireless, high-speed internet access is available throughout the home. Enjoy a hot cup of tea and a good book on the quiet, enclosed back porch. Prefer to socialize? Relax with a nice glass of wine on the sun-soaked front porch and chat with the neighbors as they stroll by. This enchanting, historic cottage offers the opportunity to enjoy Traverse City as the locals do

Guest access

The whole house is yours! This includes a spacious backyard to relax in. In the warm months, a grill and outdoor furniture are provided. A small basement provides a washer and dryer

The neighborhood

The Old Town Neighborhood is located just south of Downtown Traverse City. You will be a short ten minute walk away from the heart of town and only a 15 minute walk from the beaches of Grand Traverse Bay. Within the neighborhood is the Oryana Natural Foods Market. This community co-op has been around since 1973 and offers most, if not all of your grocery needs. Pick up some local wine, beer and cheese or take a morning stroll down to the adjoining cafe for a cup of coffee. Wander down to the south end of Cass Street and you come accross the Traverse City Whiskey Co. , makers of velvety smooth bourbon whiskey. Have a seat at the bar in their tasting room and enjoy a fine cocktail. A little further south brings you to the famous Right Brain Brewery where you'll find a large selection of locally brewed, innovative and sometimes curious beers. No trip to T. C. Is complete without a trip to Right Brain. Bordering the the east side of the neighborhood is Boardman Lake and River, a perfect place for a walk, run or bike ride on one of the many TART (Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation) trails. TART trails extend over 60 miles within T. C. And beyond

As you explore the rest of Traverse City, you'll be amazed by the many options you have for dining and entertainment. As mentioned, it is only a quick 10 minute walk to the many shops and restaurants of downtown. On the west side of town, check out the historic architecture of The Village at Grand Traverse Commons along with it's many galleries and eateries. Love craft beer? T. C. Has been recognized by Draft Magazine as one of America's new emerging beer towns. The T. C. Area has over a dozen local breweries, most with walking distance to the cottage

Just north of town are the scenic wine regions (AVAs) of Old Mission Peninsula and Leelanau Peninsula. These peninsulas are sheltered from the northern winters by the waters of Lake Michigan and Grand Traverse Bay. Dozens of wineries produce gorgeous still and sparkling wines and can be toured by car, shuttle or bike

The Traverse City area offers a plethora of outdoor activities by land water or air. Hiking, mountain biking, sailing, fishing, kayaking, skydiving and more are at your doorstep. Enjoy one of the many beautiful and challenging Golf Courses in the area, including the highly praised courses of Boyne Highlands and the Jack Nicklaus designed Grand Traverse Resort. The outdoor fun doesn't end in the Winter. Traverse City is a popular destination for snowshoeing, snowmobiling, cross-country and downhill skiing. The ski areas of Boyne and Crystal Mountain are accessible day trips from the cottage

Of course, the jewel of Western Michigan is Sleeping Bear Dunes. The Dunes have been called one of the most beautiful places in America. Climb the dunes to endless views of Lake Michigan. Scuba dive at one of the many shipwreck sites. Ferry over to the Manitou Islands for a day of exploration. The Dunes offer endless hours of activity and nature

The list goes on and on. From the many art galleries and cultural activities to the Carrribean-blue inland lakes and historic towns. You will never run out of things to do in the Traverse City area


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