Lake Michigan Rentals

Known to be the best beach Michigan has to offer. Miles and miles of sandy shoreline, clean crisp water, and spectacular views.

Seasonal Rates:

*Peak summer rentals are weekly, and turnover days are designated in the property’s description. From time to time, certain condominiums in The Homestead may rent for less than a week in the summer (please inquire!).

Fall, winter, and spring seasons have two night minimums, and holidays have three night minimums (with exception given to our “distance” properties, which always have three night minimums). There are also certain seasons, such as early spring, and very late summer, when we rent for full weeks in homes and cottages, and three night minimums in condominiums. However, with any season, we often have “last minute” flexibility and run special rates and deals!*

Please feel free to inquire with any questions regarding seasons and rate rules.

Empire Beach House

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Private Lake Michigan frontage next to the public beach in Empire. Also located about 50 feet from South Bar Lake and its dock and park. Though this is private frontage and no one can set up chairs or create a bonfire in front of the home, per Michigan riparian rights, anyone may walk on the beach or play in the water near the home. Incredible, panoramic water views. Three bedrooms/One and one quarter baths (NO BATHTUB). Accommodates 6. Queen bed in loft bedroom; Queen bed in first lower level bedroom; Twin bunk beds in second lower level bedroom. TV/Cable/Wireless and High Speed Internet. Ceiling fans. Linens and towels provided. Nonsmoking. Deck; Firepit; Two kayaks (with life jackets available); Gas grill. This home is on holding tanks, meaning that we ask that you take water consumption in to consideration during your stay (showers, baths, toilet flushing, laundering, etc)! This property can accommodate a maximum of 3 cars. Summer rentals are Friday to Friday.

 

Customer Reviews

4 Star Review

“We LOVE the location!  Already booked to return next year, same week with two more nights than this year’s stay!  Everyone at LVR was incredibly friendly and hospitable, thank you!”

-Karen M., 06/8-06/13/2018

4 Star Review

“We were very satisfied with our whole stay at this home and would recommend this home to family and friends.”

-Melanie G., 09/16-22/2018

 

Rates: Summer Week Summer Night
Thurs.-Sat.
Summer Night
Sun.-Wed.
Spring/Fall Fall Weekend Christmas Winter
$3600 $625 $575 $275 $295 $300 $275

Hal-Sea-On House
Lake Michigan Access

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Shared frontage on Lake Michigan, just a stone’s throw to the shared beach, located in Glen Arbor. Six bedrooms/Four baths. Accommodates 16. King bed in master bedroom; Queen bed in second bedroom; King bed in third bedroom; Full/twin bunk bed and twin sofa sleeper in fourth bedroom; Full bed in fifth bedroom; Two built-in twin beds and one full/twin built-in bunk bed in sixth bedroom. Two kitchens; Two living rooms; Wireless and high speed internet; Air Conditioning; No phone land line; Two fireplaces; Washer/Dryer. Linens and towels provided. Nonsmoking. Screened porch; Deck with lake view; Deck furniture; Gas grill; Outdoor shower; Basketball hoop; Four kayaks available; 60 feet of lake frontage on Sleeping Bear Bay, shared with private cul-de-sac residents. Parking for maximum of four cars. Summer rentals are Sunday to Sunday.

Customer Reviews

4 Star Review

“We would absolutely recommend this property to a friend.  Leelanau Vacation Rentals has always been very helpful in every situation.  We have rented from them for 12 years with no problems.”

-Mary K., September, 2017


 

5 Star Review

“We loved this house and found it just right for the 12 of us.  We had a wonderful week in Glen Arbor!  We would absolutely recommend this property to a friend”

-Jeanne M., 07/17-07/24/2016


 

4 Star Review

“Loved the fire pit.  Camp chairs would have been nice for outside.  We would absolutely recommend this property to a friend.”

-Robbin S., 05/27-05/30/2016

Rates: Summer Week Summer Night
Thurs.-Sat.
Summer Night
Sun.-Wed.
Spring/Fall Fall Weekend Christmas Winter
$6250 $1000 $950 $700 $750 $725 $700

Harbor Shores
Lake Michigan Access

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Shared frontage on Lake Michigan, located in Glen Arbor. Six bedrooms/Four and one half baths. Accommodates 12. Queen bed in master; Queen bed in second bedroom; Queen bed in third apartment bedroom; Queen bed in fourth bedroom; King bed in fifth bedroom; Two queen bunk beds in sixth bedroom. Air conditioning; Wireless and high speed internet; Gourmet kitchen; 3 gas fireplaces; Washer Dryer; En suite apartment. Linens and towels provided. Path to lake; Gas grill; Deck; Patio; Volley ball court; Fire pit at the home (not on the beach). NO MORE THAN FOUR CARS ON THE PREMISES (excess vehicles must be parked in downtown Glen Arbor). Summer rentals are Thursday to Thursday.

Rates: Summer Week Summer Night
Thurs.-Sat.
Summer Night
Sun.-Wed.
Spring/Fall Fall Weekend Christmas Winter
$5900 $1000 $925 $700 $800 $750 $700

Kay Cabin

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East shore of East Grand Traverse Bay, located approximately ten miles north of Traverse City and 5 miles south of Elk Rapids. Studio/One bath, shower only. Accommodates 4. Two twin beds and Queen sofa bed in living room (one large room). Gas fireplace, TV/DVD. Linens and towels provided. Nonsmoking. NO LAND LINE. NO CABLE. Patio; Patio furniture; Fire pit. Private/shared 253 feet of lake frontage with views of Old Mission Peninsula. Next to Kay Ray Cottage. This property can accommodate a maximum of 1 car. Summer rentals are Saturday to Saturday. *THIS PROPERTY ONLY RENTS BY THE WEEK IN THE SUMMER, AND FOR A THREE NIGHT MINIMUM IN ALL OTHER SEASONS.*

Customer Reviews

5 Star Review

“This is our second time staying at Kay Cabin and everything was wonderful. Being by the lake during these beautiful days was everything we expected.”

-Ann N., 07/6-07/13/19

Rates: Summer Week Summer Night
Thurs.-Sat.
Summer Night
Sun.-Wed.
Spring/Fall Fall Weekend Christmas Winter
$1000 $230 $185 $150 $175 N/A N/A

Lake Street Retreat
Lake Michigan Access

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Located in downtown Glen Arbor, less than half a block from Lake Michigan. End unit, two story town home. Three bedrooms; Two and one half bathrooms. Accommodates 6. King bed in master bedroom, located on the second floor; Queen bed in second bedroom, located on the second floor; Queen in third bedroom, located on the second floor. Air Conditioning; Ceiling Fans; Washer/Dryer. TV/Cable/DVD for streaming Netflix; Wireless and High Speed Internet. Linens and towels provided. Non-smoking. Patio; Patio furniture; Gas grill. Walking distance to Lake Michigan, and all downtown Glen Arbor has to offer, including restaurants, wineries, art galleries, the Heritage Trail, and more! Summer rentals are Thursday to Thursday. *Only two cars are allowed on the property. One may be parked in the garage, and the other directly in front of the garage. Any additional cars must be parked along the street in downtown Glen Arbor.*

Rates: Summer Week Summer Night
Thurs.-Sat.
Summer Night
Sun.-Wed.
Spring/Fall Fall Weekend Christmas Winter
$2700 $500 $425 $260 $280 $275 $260

Log Home

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Located on Lake Michigan four miles north of Leland with 200 feet of frontage. Incredible log home ideal for large groups. Six bedrooms (one bedroom is a loft)/ Four and one half baths. Accommodates 21. King bed in master bedroom; Queen bed in second bedroom (loft bedroom), King bed in third bedroom; Queen bed in fourth bedroom; One full bed and three twins in the fifth bedroom (bunk room #1); Six twins in the sixth bedroom (bunk room #2); Queen sleeper in lower level den. Two family rooms- lower and main level, with two beautiful kitchens. Main level kitchen has a large pantry and designated ice maker, second refrigerator, and wine cooler. Wood burning fireplace in main level living room. Ceiling fans and air conditioning. Wireless and high speed internet; Dish TV and DVD. Linens and towels. Two washers and two dryers. Two large outdoor spaces- main level deck and lower level flagstone patio; Deck and patio furniture; Beach deck; Professionally maintained 10 person hot tub. Outdoor shower. Immaculate and beautiful landscaping. Don’t miss this fantastic rental! This property can accommodate a maximum of 6 cars. Summer rentals are Friday to Friday. This property can never accept less than a three night rental in any season. *Please do not bring roller bags or coolers which need to be dragged up the stone entryway steps, as the steps are somewhat delicate! Or, please be sure to lift them and not drag them! Thank you!*  *THIS HOME RENTS BY THE WEEK IN THE SUMMER, AND AT ALL OTHER TIMES HAS A THREE NIGHT MINIMUM!*

Customer Reviews

5 Star Review

“High end appliances and finishes in the kitchen. Lovely!”

-Mary J., 07/19-07/26/19

Customer Reviews

4 Star Review

“Staying here was the key ingredient to making our 50th wedding anniversary a huge success and an incredible memory.  We would absolutely recommend Leelanau Vacation Rentals to friends/family.  Just a perfect experience from start to finish.  LVR made one of our most important family milestones an incredibly great event!”

-Milton P., 05/31-06/03/2018

 

5 Star Review

“We absolutely loved this house, the property and everything about it! Many of my friends were here on their first trip to Michigan and they were so impressed! So were we!  I would totally recommend this house to everyone!”

-Christine B., 10/12-10/15/2017

Rates: Summer Week Summer Night
Thurs.-Sat.
Summer Night
Sun.-Wed.
Spring/Fall Fall Weekend Christmas Winter
$10000 $1700 $1600 $850 $900 $875 $800

Manitou Escape

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Manitou Escape Vacation Rental Home

Private Lake Michigan frontage, located approximately twelve miles from Glen Arbor and nine miles from Leland. Three bedrooms/Two and one half baths. Accommodates 8. King bed and queen sofa bed in master bedroom; King bed in second bedroom; Two sets of twin bunk beds in the third bedroom. TV/DVD; Wireless and high speed internet; Washer/Dryer; Fireplaces not available for renters. Both a drip coffee pot and Keurig. Linens and towels provided. Nonsmoking. Two decks; Deck furniture; Gas grill; Beach chairs provided; Bonfires allowed and encouraged on the beach; 150 feet of lake frontage with spectacular views of Pyramid Point, Whaleback, and the Manitou Islands. This property can accommodate a maximum of 2 cars. Summer rentals are Friday to Friday. *THIS HOME RENTS BY THE WEEK IN THE SUMMER, AND AT ALL OTHER TIMES HAS A THREE NIGHT MINIMUM!*

Customer Reviews

4 Star Review

“Beautiful area, beautiful views and sunsets from the dock and beach.  Away from the chaos of Glen Arbor!  One of my favorite cottages we have stayed at in the last 15 years!”

-Margaret G., 07/06-07/13/2018

5 Star Review

“Everything in the home was well done and well maintained.  I would definitely recommend this property to a friend. ”

-Kara B., 07/15-07/22/2016

5 Star Review

“It was a lovely property and in a great location!  Staff at Leelanau Vacation Rentals were very helpful.  We are planning on staying in this home again next year. ”

-Susan N., 07/01-07/08/2016

5 Star Review

“The location was terrific!  Perfect large home for our party of 10.  Very clean.   I would recommend this property to a friend.”

-Cammie J., 10/09-10/11/2015

5 Star Review

“Great beach!  Close to Leland and Glen Arbor.  Given the location on Lake Michigan, this was very reasonably priced.  Everyone at Leelanau Vacation Rentals were very helpful and professional.  They have an amazing array of rental properties.”

-Christopher D., 09/08-09/22/2015

 

Rates: Summer Week Summer Night
Thurs.-Sat.
Summer Night
Sun.-Wed.
Spring/Fall Fall Weekend Christmas Winter
$3500 $625 $575 $365 $390 N/A N/A

Manitou Watch

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Private Lake Michigan frontage, located in downtown Glen Arbor, within walking distance to all town has to offer. Three bedrooms/Two bathrooms; Accommodates 8. Queen bed in first bedroom in lower level; Full bed in second bedroom in lower level; Four twin beds in upstairs loft bedroom. Air Conditioning; Ceiling Fans; Washer/Dryer; Linens and Towels provided; Cable TV; Wireless and High Speed Internet; Books; Games. Deck; Deck Furniture; Gas Grill; Fire pit. Beautiful sunset views over Sleeping Bear Bay and the Manitou Islands. Summer rentals are Friday to Friday.

Rates: Summer Week Summer Night
Thurs.-Sat.
Summer Night
Sun.-Wed.
Spring/Fall Fall Weekend Christmas Winter
$4500 $750 $675 $475 $495 $485 $475

Northport Haven

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Lake Michigan frontage, located in Northport. Eight bedrooms/Four and one half bathrooms. Accommodates 21. King bed in master bedroom; King bed in second bedroom on main level; Queen bed in third bedroom in apartment; Queen bed plus one twin in fourth bedroom in apartment; Queen bed in fifth bedroom on upper level; Queen bed in sixth bedroom on upper level; Queen futon in loft; Queen bed in seventh bedroom in lower level; Two fulls in eighth bedroom in lower level. Three family rooms; Three kitchens; Three fireplaces; Air Conditioning; Wireless and high speed internet; Washer/Dryer; Jukebox; XBOX One; Foosball; Electronic dart game; Ping pong table; Screened porch. Dock; Gas grill; Fire Pit; Sauna. Decks and furniture. 150 feet of lake frontage. 5 car maximum. Summer rentals are Friday-Friday.

*THESE HOMES RENT BY THE WEEK IN THE SUMMER AS A FRIDAY TO FRIDAY RENTAL AND AT ALL OTHER TIMES HAVE A THREE NIGHT MINIMUM!*

Customer Reviews

5 Star Review

“The home is lovely and the space is amazing.  It is beautifully decorated and well-equipped.  The lake front is well maintained and the fire pit was perfect for a fall evening. The juke box is a great addition. There is a handicap ramp access to the home and the 1st floor is handicap accessible.  I had left an item behind and LVR promptly returned it to me. We had an amazing time celebrating our birthday with 6 couples.  The house was perfect for our group.”

-Michelle W., 09/28-10/01/2017

Rates: Summer Week Summer Night
Thurs.-Sat.
Summer Night
Sun.-Wed.
Spring/Fall Fall Weekend Christmas Winter
$8000 $1200 $1100 $800 $850 $825 $750

Ship’s Haven

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Private Lake Michigan frontage, located in Glen Arbor. Three bedrooms/One and one half baths (no tub)/Sunroom. Accommodates 6. Full bed in master bedroom; One set of twin bunk beds in second bedroom; Queen bed in third bedroom. Sunroom with extraordinary view; Stone fireplace; TV/DVD; Wireless and high speed internet; Ceiling fan. Linens and towels provided. Washer/Dryer as of summer of 2019. Nonsmoking. Deck; Fire pit; Gas grill; 72 feet of lake frontage on Sleeping Bear Bay. This property can accommodate a maximum of 2 cars. Summer rentals are Saturday to Saturday.

Customer Reviews

4 Star Review

“The updates in this property are looking very nice! I was extremely pleased with the number of blankets available. Our stay is always wonderful!”

-Kelly S., 5/17/19-5/19/19

 

Rates: Summer Week Summer Night
Thurs.-Sat.
Summer Night
Sun.-Wed.
Spring/Fall Fall Weekend Christmas Winter
$3700 $645 $575 $325 $345 N/A N/A