Cottage in the Woods: A reposeful nature retreat just minutes from Harbor Springs and Petoskey

Welcome to Cottage in the Woods!

This cottage is located in a serene wooded setting near Nubs Nob and Boyne Highlands ski resorts.

There's a fireplace and a TV in the living room on the main level.

The fully equipped kitchen of Cottage in the Woods.

The dining room is adjacent to the kitchen.

The dining table has seating for up to six.

There's a queen size bedroom on the main level.

The main level also has a bedroom with two twins beds.

The main level bedrooms share a bathroom.

There's another queen size bedroom on the lower level.

The lower level also has a bedroom with two twin beds.

There's a family room on the lower level with a piano and wood-burning stove.

The lower level family room



Property at a Glance

3 Star

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 ¾ baths
  • Sleeps up to 8
  • Window A/C
  • Smoke free

Cottage in the Woods is a secluded Harbor Springs vacation rental surrounded by the beauty of the great northern forest. There’s a wood-burning fireplace in the living room on the main floor adding to the rustic charm of this cozy cottage. There’s also a wood-burning stove, as well as a piano, in the downstairs family room. Please note that there is no WiFi and just a few over air TV channels available providing an opportunity to truly escape from the daily grind! 

Two of this cottage’s four bedrooms are on the main floor, each with a window air conditioner and sharing the recently updated main level bathroom. The dining room has seating for up to six, with additional seating at the counter of the fully equipped kitchen. The two additional bedrooms are on the walk-out lower level, where there’s also another bathroom, as well as a laundry room with a washer and dryer for those week-long getaways.

A great base for excursions around northern Michigan, this vacation rental in Harbor Springs is nearby Nub’s Nob and Boyne Highlands ski areas. Just across the bay from quaint downtown Harbor Springs is the city of Petoskey, where more unique shopping and dining experiences await in its historic Gaslight District. The beach at Petoskey State Park is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. Bring your bikes to take the Little Traverse Wheelway around the bay, challenge yourself to  18 holes of golf at any of the areas fine courses, or rent a boat to tour Michigan’s Inland Waterway. Cottage in the Woods is a secluded retreat yet centrally located to area activities!



  • Sleeps up to 8
    • 2 queen beds, 4 twin beds
  • 2 ¾ baths
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Furnished
  • Smoke free


  • Full Size Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker

Entertainment & Activities

  • Nearby skiing at Nub’s Nob and Boyne Highlands
  • Nearby beaches and water sports
  • Shopping and dining in nearby Harbor Springs and Petoskey
  • Sightseeing


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