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5.0 / 5Exceptional
5 reviews

Amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Pet Friendly
  • Washer

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Van's Beach
    1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Historic Fishtown
    5 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Manitou Island Transit
    6 min walk
  • Airport
    Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital)
    47 min drive

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  • Vacation in Renovated and Remodeled Historic Fishtown Shanty

    Room Amenities

    • 1000 sq ft
    • 2 bedrooms
    • 2 bathrooms
    • Sleeps 6
    More details

About this area

Leland

Located in Leland, this cottage is in a walkable area with good shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Grand Traverse Bay.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Van's Beach - 1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Historic Fishtown - 5 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Manitou Island Transit - 6 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Gill's Pier Vineyard & Winery - 8 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Leelanau Sands Casino - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Traverse City, MI (TVC-Cherry Capital) - 47 min drive

About this property

Vacation in Renovated and Remodeled Historic Fishtown Shanty

Historic cottage in Leland
"The Otherside" offers the very unique experience of staying in a beautifully renovated cottage, once a shanty of Fishtown. Step out on the dock to watch the fishing boats and the boats of The Manitou Island Transit coming and going on the river. Watch the tourists on the other side of the river going in and out of the Fishtown's "shanty" shops. Meander through all the shops and restaurants in town. Walk to Van's Beach on Lake Michigan or North Beach on the other side of the river. This comfortable, well furnished, wood paneled, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage, originally built in early 1900 and remodeled by the Carlson brothers around 2000 , has a long history which guests can learn about when they visit us for a week. This unique opportunity to spend a week or more in a one-of-a-kind property is offered through the Fishtown Preservation Society of Leland. It can sleep up to 6 people.
Air-conditioned accommodations at this cottage offer fireplaces and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Property manager

Mary Lou

Speaks English, Spanish

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

Special check-in instructions

Guests will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions.

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • Pets allowed
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Property payment types

Mastercard
Visa

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property.

Property is also known as

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Property amenities

Internet

  • Internet access

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils

Bedrooms

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 2 bathrooms
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Living room
  • Dining room

Entertainment

  • TV with cable/satellite service

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony

Laundry

  • Washing machine and dryer

Comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating

Suitability/Accessibility

  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Things to do

  • Ecotours, hiking/biking trails, and kayaking nearby

General

  • Sleeps 6
  • Unit size: 1000 sq ft (93 sq m)

Nearby things to do

Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
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5/5 Excellent

Lovely little property

Tells a great story and makes for a lovely, cozy getaway.

5/5 Excellent

Unique and Amazing place to stay

Leland is such an amazing place anyway. The river through Fishtown is iconic and one of the top 10 gems of all of Michigan. But to get to stay right on the river is more than anyone could ever ask for. I saw all the tourists, wedding parties taking pictures, and fisherman all along the opposite dock. Meanwhile, I could step out the door in bare feet and fish all I wanted. I watched football from an upstairs bedroom with the window open to Fishtown and all the activities. When it gets cool, I turn on woodburning stove (with an electric button) and enjoy the warmth. A short walk out the front door takes you step across beach grass to the beach and Lake Michigan. Walking into town across the spillway to the Cove restaurant or other shops is steps away. Its such an amazing place! It is a little rustic, which is quite fine with me. But its like a modern retreat amidst such beauty and many activities to do.

5/5 Excellent

Wonderful property on the river. Would go back.

The house was in the middle of Fishtown - just a short walk from Leland’s historic district shops as well as the beach. Would definitely go back again.

5/5 Excellent

Cute fishtown cottage

This is a great cottage to stay right on one of the docks in fishtown. Van’s beach is just steps away and we enjoyed walking our dogs on the quiet beach finding petoskey stones. The cottage was cute, clean, and in a prime spot. We would definitely consider staying here again.

5/5 Excellent

Perfect Fishtown rental!

We love this unique rental in the heart of Fishtown. This was our second visit and we are already talking about our next trip. Mary Lou was fantastic and the rental immediately feels like home. Open your door to see the Joy and Janice Sue. Amazing!

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