A charming vacationers dream nestled in the woods

Crystal Mountain & Iron Man very close!

Located in the woods & a quick walk to Platte Lake and River.

serenity woods cottage

Minutes from Lake Michigan!

This cottage is a great place to just snuggle, take in the woods that surround you while soaking up relaxation! Our accommodations are to meet your full-needs. Contact us to set your vacation up!

2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom Home in the woods of Platte Lake, plus a cabin!!

Covid escape! Work or do school safely and remotely!

Also, very close to the 2021 Iron man event being held at Crystal Mountain in September 2021. Inquire about our other listings in the area if this listing is booked for your dates. We provide fine vacation rentals in Frankfort, Sleeping Bear, Crystal mountain, and traverse city areas. Book soon for your safe and secure accommodations!

Serenity Woods Cottage is a charming vacationer's dream. This new 2 bedroom, one bath, home is nestled in the woods just minutes from the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park, a quick walk to Platte Lake, Platte River with kayak and canoe service, and Cherry Bowl drive-in movie theater. Come and enjoy the tranquil setting and take a trip down M22 for a fabulous display of true northern Michigan. The home is located minutes from Lake Michigan beaches, and the quaint towns of Frankfort, Beulah, Honor, Empire, and Glen Arbor with many nice beaches and restaurants nearby. Only 25 minutes away from beautiful Traverse City. Enjoy the many restaurants in the area, The cottage is a great place to just snuggle in front of the fireplace or make an amazing meal in this beautifully appointed home. Or head out to one of the nearby charming towns and grab a bite, there are many options available. The home has an open floor plan, central air, fully equipped kitchen, full bath with washer and dryer. It's called Serenity Woods for a reason! For the summer months (not available during winter months), there is also a sleeping cabin available to guests of more than 6. (Additional fee applied for use of the sleeping cabin, inquire with us) The cabin is equipped full-size bunk bed, restroom, fridge, microwave and heat, and air conditioning. Enjoy a campfire in the evenings in a beautifully landscaped yard that includes a patio. Plenty of parking for your vehicle and boat. BBQ grill provided. We hope to see you soon and look forward to hosting you.

Serenity Woods Cottage Amenities

900 sq. ft

Sleeps 10

2 bedrooms

1 bathrooms

3 night minimum stay

Pets welcome

  • Top Features

    Children Welcome, No Smoking, TV, Air Conditioning, Washer & Dryer, Heater, Internet, Parking, Pets Welcome, Fireplace, Satellite or Cable

  • Bedrooms

    2 Bedrooms Sleeps 10 Bedroom 1: King (1) Bedroom 2: Twin/Single (2) (Two twin beds & both have twin trundles)

  • Bathrooms

    1 Bathrooms - Bathroom 1: Toilet, Shower  

  • Safety Features

    Deadbolt Lock, Fire Extinguisher, Exterior Lighting, Smoke Detector, Carbon Monoxide Detector

  • Location Type

    Rural, Wooded area close to Platte Lake and River

  • General

    Telephone, Air Conditioning (Central Air), Heating (Central Heat & Supplemental heat from the electric fireplace), Linens Provided, Washing Machine, Clothes Dryer, Fireplace, Parking (Room for 4 cars and boat), Internet, Towels Provided, Wireless Internet, Iron & Board, Hair Dryer, Paper Towels, Shampoo, Basic Soaps, Toilet Paper

  • Kitchen

    Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Stove, Oven, Microwave, Grill, Coffee Maker, Toaster, Blender, Coffee Grinder, Ice Maker, Dishes & Utensils, Kitchen, Kettle

  • Dining

    Seating for 8 people

  • Entertainment

    Lawn/Garden, Porche/Veranda, Deck/Patio, Outdoor Furniture, Ski & Snowboard (Crystal Mountain Ski Resort is 20 minutes away), Firepit 

  • Outside

    Lawn/Garden, Porch/Veranda, Deck/Patio, Outdoor Furniture, Ski & Snowboard, Tennis, Golf, Firepit

  • Suitability

    Wheelchair Inaccessible

  • Onsite Services

    Massage, Private Chef

Damages and Incidentals

You will be responsible for any damages to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.

CHECK-IN AFTER: 4:00 PM EST  CHECK OUT BEFORE: 11:00 AM EST

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before your scheduled check-in.

50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 30 days before your scheduled check-in.

No Refund if you cancel less than 30 days before check-in.

We are pet friendly

We are a dog-friendly rental!

Our cleaning practice

Cleaned with disinfectant, All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC/140ºF, High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (like countertops, light switches, handles, and faucets)

House Rules

Absolutely no smoking inside the building.

No events

Max guest: 10

Minimum age of primary renter: 25

Reviews of Serenity Woods Cottage

Colin S.

Weekend Away

We had a great time staying at this property. The place was exactly as shown in the photos. Very clean and nicely decorated. We spent the weekend escaping the city life and loved this wooded location. We saw tons of stars, went on some great hikes around Sleeping Bear, and went skiing at Crystal Mountain. The location was ideal and the host was accommodating and easy to communicate with. We would recommend Serenity Woods to anyone looking to relax and unwind.

Krissie S.

Great getaway

We enjoyed our trip and stay at this home. We spent our time sledding and hiking at the Sleeping Bear Dunes and ice skating at Crystal Mountain. We also enjoyed going out to Traverse City, which was about 45 minutes away. The house is beautiful and the are is quiet, perfect for a relaxing getaway. Overall, we would highly recommend staying here!

Alicia R.

Wonderful cottage in a lovely location

The property was perfect for my husband and me: lovely setting in the woods; great location to explore the area(hiking a short walk from the front door); and a very clean, bright, airy, and well-appointed cottage. We had everything we needed.

What's Near You?

Outdoor Activities

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore  11.4 Miles

Platte Lake 1.2 Miles

Crystal Mountain 13.1 Miles

Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor Center8.8 mi

Champion Hill Golf Course5.3 mi

Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts7.5 mi

 
Point Betsie Lighthouse  6.7 Miles
 
Frankfort Light 7.8 Miles
 
Glen Lake  14.4 Miles
 
Arcadia Dunes  12.4 Miles
 
Frankfort Beach  7.5 Miles
 
Mistwood Golf Course  12.3 Miles
 
Empire Bluff Trail  8 Miles
 
Crystal Lake Golf Club 4.3 Miles
 
Michigan Legacy Art Park  13.2 Miles
 
Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive 11.8 Miles
 
Elberta Beach  7.7 Miles
 
Misty Acres Preserve  12.5 Miles
 
Old Indian Trail  3.4 Miles
 
Betsie Valley Trail  4.5 Miles
 
Pinecroft Golf Course  5.1 Miles
 
Bellows Public Beach  6 Miles
 
Betsie Lake  7.2 Miles
 
Green Point Dunes Nature Preserve  8.5 Miles
 
 

Family Friendly

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore  11.4 Miles

Platte Lake 1.2 Miles

Crystal Mountain 13.1 Miles

Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor Center  8.8 Miles

Champion Hill Golf Course 5.3 Miles

Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts  7.5 Miles

Point Betsie Lighthouse  6.7 Miles

Frankfort Light 7.8 Miles

Glen Lake  14.4 Miles

Arcadia Dunes  12.4 Miles

Frankfort Beach  7.5 Miles

Mistwood Golf Course  12.3 Miles

Empire Bluff Trail  8 Miles

Crystal Lake Golf Club 4.3 Miles

Michigan Legacy Art Park  13.2 Miles

Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive 11.8 Miles

Elberta Beach  7.7 Miles

Misty Acres Preserve  12.5 Miles

Old Indian Trail  3.4 Miles

Betsie Valley Trail  4.5 Miles

Pinecroft Golf Course  5.1 Miles

Bellows Public Beach  6 Miles

Betsie Lake  7.2 Miles

Green Point Dunes Nature Preserve  8.5 Miles

Restaurants

Cherry Hut  4.1 Miles

A. Papano's Pizza Beulah  3.8 Miles

Papa J's Pizzeria & Diner  4.8 Miles

L'Chayim Delicatessen  4.5 Miles

Platte River Inn  5.1 Miles

Hungry Tummy  4.5 Miles

Lumberjacks Bar & Grill 5.1 Miles

Cool Cat Ice Cream Bowl  4.5 Miles

Roadhouse  5.2 Miles

Rocks Landing  4.4 Miles

East Shore Market  4.5 Miles

Riverside Canoe Trips  1.3 Miles

Our Landmarks

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore  11.4 Miles

Champion Hill Golf Course  5.3 Miles

Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts  7.5 Miles

Benzie Area Historical Museum  5.2 Miles

Serenity Woods Cottage is tucked away in the woods offering a charming & relaxing way to be at peace with nature around you.  Located in Northern Michigan, Serenity Woods Cottage offers the vacationer's dream getaway.  Offering our rental & vacation services from customers located all the way from Detroit, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Chicago & Cleveland to further away. We ensure our visitors that travel from many miles away including all guests, get the best accommodations for your entire family.