This is a newly-listed property from the owner of the very popular Little Bay Getaway which is just down the street. Check the reviews of that property to get a sense for the high quality standards you can expect at Eagle's Retreat.
Eagle's Retreat is a cozy cottage with a lot of character and an unbeatable location! You can relax on the front deck enjoying the view of Van Cleve Park and Little Bay de Noc or walk over to Gladstone Beach (1 minute walk) and go for a dip.
"Eagle's Retreat" is within 5 minutes walk of the following attractions...
* Gladstone Beach (Rated one of the Top 5 Beaches in Michigan)
* Kids Kingdom Play Area
* New Public Fishing Dock complete with lights for night fishing and a fish cleaning station
* Fitness Course
* Skateboard Park
* Scenic Lagoon, Marina, Boat Launch and Gazebo
Little Bay De Noc is the Walleye fishing capital of the world and is home to many major fishing tournaments. In addition to Walleye you can also fish for Salmon, Bass, Trout, Perch, and several other species. Charters are available locally or you can fish from the newly constructed fishing dock which is just a few minutes walk from the cottage.
In the winter months you will find Gladstone to be an ideal place for your skiing, snowboarding, ice fishing, or snowmobiling getaway. Snowmobiles are permitted on Gladstone city streets and local trails connect you to the rest of the Upper Peninsula and beyond. The recently renovated Gladstone Sports Park is perfect for beginner to intermediate downhill skiers and it boasts 3 rope tows, 1 wire, and 1 t-bar. It also has a snowboard run with a regulation half-pipe and an indoor chalet with concessions.
There is plenty to do in Gladstone and the surrounding area no matter what the season. Other activities include lighthouse tours, gambling, golf, cross-country skiing, ATV trails, wreck diving, etc. etc. etc. Just let us know what you are interested in and we will try to help you arrange an unforgettable getaway!
Eagle's Retreat is well-equipped and features a large kitchen and a custom stone fireplace. For your convenience we offer an optional firewood package, please inquire when booking. There is one bedroom on the main floor and two bedrooms upstairs in the converted attic. We refer to the upstairs bedrooms as the "Eagle's Nest" and it's a perfect hangout for kids of all ages. They will love having their own space to relax, watch movies, or play video games (Nintendo Gamecube and games provided or bring your own). The Eagle's Nest also has a telescope for gazing at the northern sky. Other amenities include a large shower, 3 high definition TVs with Netflix and BluRay (no cable), free wifi, brand new washer & dryer, and dishwasher.
Outside you will find a front deck as well as a covered patio in the back. Both offer great views of the park and lake and has a Bluetooth audio system so you can play music from your phone or tablet. There is a charcoal grill (charcoal provided), firepit, and plenty of outdoor seating for family and friends.
The Eagle's Retreat is located on a beautiful street with a mixture of vacation and full-time homes. The neighborhood is safe and convenient and features great views of the park and lake year-round.