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Your Northern Michigan Romantic Getaway on Lake Michigan

"The Surf Cottage"

Available for your HARBOR SPRINGS, PETOSKEY, and MACKINAW Northern Michigan Summer Beach Vacation Getaway!



For your Fall Color Tour, Cozy Thanksgiving, 

Holiday & Ski getaways, Spring Break, and Summer Vacations!!


This is a NEWER HOME, with 





Sleeps up to 14 people!


No cleaning, or pet fees!



We Specialize in last minute getaways!


Ok, so the surfing's not as good as Oahu's North Shore, but it is just as beautiful!!
New in 2006, this cottage style home has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and a total living area 2,400 sq. ft. Plenty of room to spread out. This house is truly designed with the family in mind, with separate spaces for the grown-ups, and little ones alike.
Vintage Mod, Baby! It's luxurious, with a retro feel - sure to evoke a flashback or two. The shag carpeting, custom ceramic tile, custom woodwork and a mix of retro antiques and custom furniture (not to mention a few surprises), will help make this a vacation to remember.

Atop this 130' bluff, witness panoramic views that will allow you to see all the way to Charlevoix, and on some days even Beaver Island!  Enjoy these views from the home as well as from the meandering bluffside staircase, with secluded sun deck that leads to the very private sandy frontage on Lake Michigan*. Reminiscent of America's Pacific Northwest, this is the secluded beach you have dreamed of. You can walk for miles up, and down the beach without seeing a single person*.
Located in Harbor Springs opposite Lake Michigan on the famous Tunnel of Trees - a top destination for bicyclists. You're close to such vacation spots as,  Petoskey (25 min.),  Cross Village (25 min.), and The Inland Water Way (30 min.). 

Not to mention your only 40 minutes to The Straits of Mackinaw, and all that area has to offer! Ferries to Mackinac Island, Waterpark, Restaurants, Fort Michilimackinac, etc.... Oh don't forget about Fudge!!

Sandy Beach*, Lake Michigan Lakefront & Pet Friendly!

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* Lake level changes can greatly effect the size and makeup of this lake Michigan shoreline. In average lake level conditions the shoreline is a mix of sand and rocks with a sandy strip of beach that goes for miles up the coast (as pictured in "Surf Cottage photos"). In high level years, much of this sandy strip can disappear exposing underlying rocks. This is the nature of the Lake Michigan coast and can not be controlled. Shoreline conditions can change dramatically in just a few months time. 


"The Surf Cottage"
2853 South Lake Shore Dr., 
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
(231) 632-0833