The School House Cottage in Arcadia Northern Michigan
The School House Cottage Arcadia Northern Michigan Family Vacation Places To Stay Lodgings Accommodations


Host: Valerie Byrnes

Guestrooms: 4 (up to 14 people)

Address: The School House Cottage, 2610 Herring Road, Arcadia, Michigan 49613 USA

Telephone: (231) 632-0833

Activities/Attractions: Arcadia is located along Lake Michigan on M-22. This route was nominated Michigan's most scenic drive by National Geographic Traveler Magazine. Arcadia is a water lover's delight offering sandy beaches, Lake Michigan access channel, excellent fishing and boating. Home to Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course with Lake Michigan views. Rock collectors will find Arcadia's beaches a great place to hunt for Petoskey Stones.

A special point of interest is Inspiration Point, the highest point on the west shore of Lake Michigan with a park and lookout area. A new deck with telescopes has been added to the lookout by Arcadia Lions Club.

There is something for everyone; easy relaxing days by the beach, adventure hikes along Lake Michigan, mountain biking in the National Forest, World Class golf, World Record fishing - breathe in the fresh, clean air of northern Michigan in Manistee County.

You will be just minutes from Lake Michigan beaches, and the resort town of Frankfort. Near many of Northern Michigan's premier vacation spots such as The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and Traverse City.

As a free bonus to our guests in our summer months, Blue Lakes Vacation Rentals offers you the use of one of our pontoon boats.


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General Information: Welcome to The School House Cottage in Arcadia, Northern Michigan ... creatively designed, and decorated to resemble an old classic school house, but modern, comfortable, and cozy with a touch of class. Wood flooring, ceramic tile, custom woodwork, Pottery Barn style decor, a mix of antique, and custom furniture, are just some of the homes finer touches. Enjoy 360 degree panoramic views of Upper Herring Lake, and surrounding countryside, from the 3rd floor bell tower. The home was also designed with the family in mind, with separate spaces for grown-ups, and little ones alike.

We are located on all-sports, not all-crowded Upper Herring Lake, with 140' of private water frontage. The Home sits on 2.5 acres, on a quiet, peaceful country road. Surrounded by the perfect blend of rolling hills, woodlands, orchards, and vineyards. This 2100 sq. ft. home is in a word - Fun!

Blue Lakes Vacation Rentals is a family owned business that has been serving northern Michigan since 2003. It was built on the idea of creating special places to come, and relax, escape the hustle & bustle, and enjoy this beautiful area we call home - Northern Michigan. Features include:

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • All linens are provided
  • Full Kitchen
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • High Def LCD TV in Great Room
  • Standard Def TV in Game Room
  • HD Satellite Top 200 w/ Movie Channels, DVD Player with movies, PlayStation 2 with games
  • Laundry room w/ washer, and dryer
  • Deck with patio furniture
  • Char-griller BBQ grill
  • Fire pit
  • Boat dock
  • Rec. Room with Pool Table
  • Swing set w/ sand box
  • Water Trampoline from Memorial Day-Labor Day
  • 2 Kayaks from May-End of October
  • Row boat from mid Apr-end of October
  • Pontoon boat (free bonus)

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard.

Rates: (Prices quoted in US Dollars).

From $250/night
From $1600/week

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