Blue Lakes Vacation Rentals: The Barn Cottage

Arcadia, Michigan vacation rental

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  • Bedrooms - 5
  • Bathrooms - 2.0
  • Sleeps - 14
  • Pets considered
  • On Upper Herring Lake
  • Weekly only 5/24 to 9/13.

This one-of-a kind 2,600 sq ft vacation home not only has 140’ of private lake frontage, it has 4 floors designed and decorated to resemble a barn for family enjoyment. Built in 2005 with separate areas for adults and kids, it’s a vacation to remember for family reunions or families vacationing together. Just 2-3 minutes down the boardwalk through the protected natural area brings you to All-Sports Upper Herring Lake and your lakefront area, filled with recreational amenities including a dock, kayaks, paddle boat, water trampoline, and a FREE pontoon boat!

You’ll find top floor panoramic views of Upper Herring Lake, an abundance of gorgeous pine planking and beams, cathedral ceilings, charming furnishings, and distinctive decorative touches. The open living, dining room, kitchen area has clerestory windows that let light stream in and show off the antique farm tools displayed on the walls below.

The full modern kitchen with breakfast island includes a stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, cooking utensils, dishes and silverware. The dining room table seats 6, with 3 more seats at the kitchen island.

Sleeping arrangements: Bedroom 1 main level has queen bed. Bedroom 2 upper level has queen bed. Bedroom 3 lower level has twin bunk beds. Bedroom 4 lower level has twin bunk beds. Bedroom 5 is the top floor 'hay loft' and has 2 full futons. Living room has 2 full futons. Plus 2 portable cots and 1 pack-n-play are available.

Unique Features

Your beautiful vacation home is situated on 2.5 acres creating a wonderfully relaxing, peaceful retreat surrounded by an all-sports lake, rolling hills and woodlands all just south of Frankfort, Michigan. Next-door is the Farm House in case you need more space for a family reunion.

There is lots of room to spread out in this home that includes a recreation room with satellite TV/movies, a DVD player/movies, a PlayStation/games, and a pool table! Outside you have a deck with patio furniture, fire pit, grill, dock, and a swing set/sand box. As a special bonus from Memorial Day week-mid October, renters have use of a FREE pontoon boat with 10 gallons of premixed fuel (Memorial week til Mid October). a full dock with room for your boat (Mid-May til Nov 1st).), kayaks (May 1st til Nov 1st), paddleboat (April 1st til Nov 15th) and a Floating Aqua-Play-Mat (Memorial Week thru Labor Day Week). This home is designed for fun!

Things To Do

Kickback in the lounge chairs on the lakefront to read a good book surrounded by beauty, cast your fishing pole off the dock or from one of the boats, swim and bounce on the water trampoline, or kayak - the possibilities are endless for just relaxing at this vacation home.

Chart your own “fall colors tour” with a drive through this area of breathtaking colors to sample freshly made cider and donuts. Visit some of the quaint towns in the Grand Traverse region. Local events such as Fallfest with parades, pumpkin decorating and face painting, offer activities for the entire family.

Bring your x-country skis and you can ski right from the Barn. A short drive away is the Crystal Mountain Ski Resort with 58 down hill skiing slopes/9 lifts and 30 km of cross-country skiing. Slopes are lighted for nighttime skiing.

Amenities: Rental type

  • Year-round rental
  • Suitable for children
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking
  • Boat and trailer parking

Amenities: Minimum stay

  • 2 nights min.
  • 7 nights min.

Amenities: Waterfront recreation

  • Private dock
  • Fishing boat with oars
  • Canoe(s)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Level lot
  • Beach toys
  • Swimming platform
  • Lifejackets
  • Paddle board
  • Pontoon boat

Amenities: Kitchen amenities

  • Furnished kitchen
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Coffee maker
  • Wine glasses
  • Measuring cups

Amenities: Bathroom amenities

  • Shower
  • Paper products
  • Bathtub

Amenities: Utilities/Firewood

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heat/AC
  • Ceiling fans

Amenities: Housekeeping

  • Washer & Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Iron & board
  • Bath towels

Amenities: Onsite recreation

  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • VCR/DVD TV
  • Board games
  • ATV trail
  • Patio
  • Television
  • Outdoor firepit
  • Outdoor grill
  • Deck
  • Video library
  • Gaming system
  • Game room
  • Yard games
  • Grill (charcoal)
  • Playground
  • Picnic table

Amenities: Nearby recreation

  • Bike trails
  • Lakes
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Public boat launch
  • Water sport rentals
  • Downhill skiing
  • Hiking trails
  • Golfing
  • Designated scenic highway
  • National Park
  • Great Lakes
  • Vineyards
  • Mountain biking
  • Tubing

Amenities:

Rental type

  • Year-round rental
  • Suitable for children
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking
  • Boat and trailer parking

Minimum stay

  • 2 nights min.
  • 7 nights min.

Waterfront recreation

  • Private dock
  • Fishing boat with oars
  • Canoe(s)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Level lot
  • Beach toys
  • Swimming platform
  • Lifejackets
  • Paddle board
  • Pontoon boat

Kitchen amenities

  • Furnished kitchen
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Coffee maker
  • Wine glasses
  • Measuring cups

Bathroom amenities

  • Shower
  • Paper products
  • Bathtub

Utilities/Firewood

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heat/AC
  • Ceiling fans

Housekeeping

  • Washer & Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Iron & board
  • Bath towels

Onsite recreation

  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • VCR/DVD TV
  • Board games
  • ATV trail
  • Patio
  • Television
  • Outdoor firepit
  • Outdoor grill
  • Deck
  • Video library
  • Gaming system
  • Game room
  • Yard games
  • Grill (charcoal)
  • Playground
  • Picnic table

Nearby recreation

  • Bike trails
  • Lakes
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Public boat launch
  • Water sport rentals
  • Downhill skiing
  • Hiking trails
  • Golfing
  • Designated scenic highway
  • National Park
  • Great Lakes
  • Vineyards
  • Mountain biking
  • Tubing

Property styles

  • Single rental
  • Barn
  • Cottage
  • Country house
  • Farmhouse
  • Vacation home

Property settings

  • Rural
  • Walking distance to water
  • Lake Michigan
  • On an all-sports recreation lake
  • Lakeview

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Rates & Specials

BOOK DIRECT
$290 - $290 per night
$1700 - $3600 per week

3rd party booking

$377 - $377 per night
$2210 - $4680 per week

September 17th, 2021 - May 27th, 2022 = $1700/week, or $290/night 
(2 night minimum)

May 27th, 2022 - June 3rd, 2022 = $1700/week

June 3rd, 2022 - June 10th 2022 = $1900/week

June 10th, 2022 - June 17th, 2022 = $2600/week

June 17th, 2022 - June 24th, 2022 = $2900/week

June 24th, 2022 - July 1st, 2022 = $3400/week

July 1st, 2022 - July 8th, 2022 = $3600/week

July 8th, 2022 - August 26th, 2022 = $3400/week

August 26th, 2022 - September 2nd, 2022 = $2600/week

September 2nd, 2022 - September 9th, 2022 = $1900/week

September 9th, 2022- September 16th, 2022 = $1700/week

Sept 16th, 2022 - May 26th, 2023 = $1700/week, or $290/night 
(2 night minimum)

We charge 6% MI Sales tax, but No additional pet or cleaning fees.


Reviews

Can’t tell you how glad we were to find this place to rent on the Internet. Not an easy task to find a place for 14 people. The “barn” is comfy and cozy. Plenty of space for all of us to find a place to hang out and do our thing. The color tour we took at this time of year is incredible. We all remarked on our favorite colors (our son thought green was the best) - even our 3 year old woke up asking if we were staying another day. Thanks for your hospitality. Todd, Val, Gordon - Guest book comment.
Let me tell you what a beautiful house. The lake and Jumper was fun. The walk to the lake was good exercise. We saw Frankfort and lots more. We went shopping -(fun). Even watched the sunset. Enjoyed the fire pit, boat and paddleboat. We went to Frankfort beach, good waves. We had a blast! Family guest book comment

Map & Owner/Manager Info.

Property Details

2600 Herring Rd.
Arcadia, MI 49613
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231-632-0833
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