Island View Cove: 4,800 square foot home with 230 feet of private shoreline on Crooked Lake, outdoor fire pit, and private dock

Welcome to Island View Cove, a 4,800 square foot vacation rental on Crooked Lake

Island View Cove has a large lawn with outdoor chairs around a fire pit

Enjoy summer evenings around the bonfire.

Island View Cove has 230 feet of private shoreline on Crooked Lake

Relax around the family room stone fireplace.

The family room leads into the dining room and kitchen.

The dining room table has seating for up to 10 with a view of the lake.

The dining room adjacent to the kitchen

There is additional seating at the at the kitchen counter

Enjoy preparing meals to dine with the fully equipped kitchen.

The living room on the main floor has a fireplace and a view of the lake.

Sliding doors lead from the living room out to the deck and waterfront.

An additional living room has a TV, spare refrigerator, and a pull-out couch.

There's a TV in the second living room, and sliding doors lead to the deck.

There's a queen bedroom on the main floor.

A king master suite is located on the second level and faces the lake.

The king master bedroom also has cable TV.

The master bathroom features a walk-in closet.

Second level queen bedroom #1

Second level queen bedroom #2

Second level queen bedroom #3

The bonus room above the garage acts as a bunk room for extra sleeping and has a cable TV and DVD player.

The bunk room entertainment area is a great place to relax and watch your favorite movies.

The bunk beds in the bonus room (100 pound limit per bunk)



Property at a Glance

4 Star

  • Waterfront
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 baths
  • Sleeps 17
  • WiFi
  • Smoke free

Island View Cove is a Crooked Lake vacation rental with 230 feet of private shoreline. This beautiful 4,800 square foot home is located just a few minutes from Petoskey, Michigan. Completely remodeled, it has 5 bedrooms plus a bunk room and is an ideal accommodation for families of up to 17. This property is available for single family rentals only (no multi-family group rentals).

This lakefront vacation rental features views of Crooked Lake throughout. The living room on the main level has a stone fireplace and a view of the lake. It’s adjacent to the dining area, where there’s a dining table with seating for up to 10, plus additional seating at the kitchen counter. The updated kitchen is fully stocked so you can prepare your favorite meals and save money by dining in. There’s also a gas grill on the back deck for summer cookouts.

There’s an additional family room on the main level with a TV, fridge, pull-out couch, and additional seating. Sliding doors lead to the deck. A king master suite on the second floor has a private attached bathroom, walk-in closet, and cable television. Downstairs is a second queen size bedroom with cable television. Three additional bedrooms with queen beds share two guest bathrooms on the second floor. The bonus room above the garage acts as a bunk room, which is perfect for the kids. There are two sets of bunk beds and a pyramid bed (weight restrictions apply), plus an entertainment area with a TV, cable, and DVD player. Wireless internet is also available for your use during your stay. The home does not have central air conditioning, but cooling lake breezes, ceiling fans, and portable fans offer refreshment on warm summer days.

A variety of adventures await your family when you step outside this Crooked Lake vacation rental. The professionally landscaped yard features outdoor chairs around a fire pit where you can enjoy your summer nights listening to the lapping of waves and crackling of the fire. A gradual slope leads to the natural shoreline (water shoes are recommended). A private aluminum dock is available for your use, so bring along your boat! (Pontoon rentals are also available nearby for cruising the Inland Waterway.) Just north of the home is Oden Island, where you can anchor at a shallow sandbar and relax away a summer afternoon. Island View Cove is also a great winter destination as Nubs Nub and Boyne Highlands ski areas are just 15 minutes away. There are also snowmobile trails in the area.

Crooked Lake is part of Michigan’s Inland Waterway, a popular route for boaters that runs through Pickerel Lake, Crooked Lake, Crooked River, Burt Lake, Indian River, Mullet Lake, Cheboygan River, and arriving finally at the great Lake Huron. About a 10-minute drive away is downtown Petoskey and its popular Gaslight District, where you’ll find unique shopping and dining experiences. Other nearby towns include Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island, Harbor Springs, Bay Harbor, Boyne City, and Charlevoix.

Watch this stunning aerial video of this lakeside retreat!



  • Located in Petoskey, Michigan
  • 230 feet of private shoreline on Crooked Lake
  • Private dock
  • Sleeps 17 (1 king bed, 4 queen beds, 2 bunk beds (kids only – maximum weight limit of 100 lbs.), 1 pyramid bed)
  • Maximum occupancy: 17
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 baths
  • Furnished
  • 2 gas log fireplaces
  • Ceiling fans
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Deck with furniture
  • Gas grill
  • Smoke free


  • Updated kitchen
  • Full size refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker
  • Disposal
  • Dining capacity: 18

Entertainment & Activities

  • Private lake frontage
  • WiFi
  • 9 TVs
  • 3 DVD players, 1 VCR
  • Area golf, skiing, boating, hiking, and fishing


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