Coming home Iraq 2003 after the invasion.

Traverse City Vacation Rental

A Growing Family Business

Our family knows that by providing the best Traverse City Vacation Rental cottages, equipment, location and service, you will have a fantastic vacation experience. We want our guests is to create positive memories that will last a life time. That is the part I most enjoy and I get to see it everyday.  

We take great pride in providing excellent service; greeting you, explaining the home, providing tourism advice, fishing, hiking, biking and good restaurants in the area. We are always available 24/7 - a text or phone call it assistance is ever needed.    

As a retired U.S. Army officer (2006) with multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, it is now my mission and passion to serve you. 

Our whole family is comitted to this business enterprise. Most of us have served in the military. My spouse was an U.S. Army officer, a nurse. She is still a nurse and saves lives almost weekly. She also has skills as a electrician and figuring out difficult problems. My daughter is a U.S. Navy Intelligence analyst. My son in law is a U.S. Army intelligence analyst. My father was a U.S. Army officer, a tanker in the Korean Era. My grandfather was a U.S. Navy sailor during WWI and my great-grandfather was...a Confederate rebel officer in Finnigans Brigade, fighting in the Battle of the Wilderness, Civil War. I'm still trying to recruit my son!

I hope you consider Spider Lake Cottage for your vacation experience. If there is anything you need, please let us know and we can try to make it happen. 

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Here’s what Patricia wrote

“This home was awesome. There were enough rooms for all my family to enjoy their own space. We really enjoyed the pontoon boat and the kayaks. My granddaughter has convinced her Grandpa that we need to get a Hot Pool (hot tub) just like Ray's. We also loved and used the ping pong table and the foosball table. We did a lot of cooking too. The kitchen had everything we needed and there is a nice outdoor grill too. All in all it was a great place! My entire family is already talking about next year. ”

Patricia’s private feedback for you:

“A big thanks to Ray for checking on us and being available. We had the best vacation ever! My family really enjoyed your home and Traverse City. ”

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