URSA MINOR COTTAGE NEWSLETTER 2017

HI TO ALL URSA MINOR ENTHUSIASTS AND THOSE OF YOU INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT US.

SEASON 2017 IS OPEN!!!!

People have started reserving already.
We reserve BY THE WEEEK from the end of JUNE INTO SEPTEMBER.  In SPRING AND FALL, any 2 plus days.
THE PRICE HAS NOT CHANGED.
$800/wk
$250/weekend.

A BIG CHANGE THIS YEAR:
Our turnover Day with now be FRIDAY’s, (not Sun.), which means that a rental week will start on a
FRIDAY AT 5PM and last UNTIL THE NEXT FRIDAY AT 12pm.

We anticipate this could be hard/disappointing to some of our regulars. We have to make the switch due to changes for our management team.  They do such a terrific job taking care of our place while we are away, that we want to, and also think it is your best interest to,  accommodate the change they need.   Nancy Simmons and her crew are an integral part in making the stay at the cottage a wonderful experience

WHAT’S NEW AT THE COTTAGE:
The cottage has been completely PAINTED, inside and out.
NEW DOCK! This will be the first time we have installed a dock out into the lake.

WHAT TO EXPECT:
A great place to land within the SLEEPING BEAR DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE.
A cozy cottage for up to 4 people. The Website describes it in detail.
There are numerous and interesting small towns within a 10-20 minute drive.
I can safely say that you can not run out of things to do, hikes to take, places to explore.
1 mile via walking trail from the Cottage, enjoy LAKE MICHIGAN and 17 miles of uninhabited Lakeshore.
Flowers, birds, other wildlife…
Bring your bike for great biking Trails. The Lakeshore has just completed a beautiful Bike Trail from Empire to Glen Arbor.
We have a row boat and 2 kayaks for exploring our own Long Lake.
Do you Just want to rest, relax, read: just stay at the cottage, overlooking Long Lake.

A NOTE ABOUT LAST YEAR:
2016 was a challenging summer for us. For the first time in over 18 years of sharing the cottage, the place was over-run by mice. Living in the North woods means living with mice, but nothing like this. It was a complete surprise to us. A local Pest Management Company told us that it was the worst outbreak in over 19 years. We hired a specialist to take care of the situation . Thus, some guests were not affected, but some were.  We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this might have caused.
The cottage is now COMPLETELY FREE of mice and all holes to the inside have been plugged. We’re back to normal. Our relationship with you is based on trust. Our commitment to you is to honesty and transparency, which is why we share this with you.   We are “a little cabin in the woods” ; which is what makes it so wonderful, but it also means that unexpected things can happen. We want you to know that we will do everything in our power to make any stay at Ursa Minor wonderful.
If there are ANY problems while visiting, please contact our manager, Nancy Simmons (who is 3 doors away) with any problem.  And/or you can call us directly.
Nancy 231 882 5994  Julia or Kathy 734 665 2397 

WEEKS LEFT FOR THE 2017 SEASON:

Weeks starting on the Friday’s of

JULY 14, 28  AUGUST 11  SEPTEMBER 1, 8 , 15, 22  Weekends or any 2 plus days are still open in Spring and Fall

Call Soon to reserve a spot.   734 665 2397  Julia

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