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Leo's Bear Lake Hideaway
Rustic Lakefront Luxury: Escape to Comfort & Bliss

A Serene Lakefront Home Retreat on Bear Lake in Kalkaska, MI!



Leo's Bear Lake Hideaway โ€” a Rustic Luxury Retreat on Bear Lake in Kalkaska, Michigan!

Our exquisite lakefront retreat offers a perfect blend of modern elegance and rustic charm with spacious decks, a private dock, gourmet kitchens, and a game room filled with endless entertainment.

โ—‹ Serene Lakefront Dock with Sandy Shore

โ—‹ Multiple Living Areas

โ—‹ Multiple Kitchens

โ—‹ Spa-Inspired Baths

โ—‹ Fire Pit and BBQ Deck

โ—‹ Kayaks and Paddleboarding

โ—‹ 70" Arcade Room with Peacock Streaming

๐ŸŒ… Awake to the soothing melody of gentle waves caressing the shore, as the first light of dawn filters through expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. The aroma of freshly brewed coffee fills the air from the gourmet kitchen, setting the tone for a perfect day. Begin your morning with a peaceful kayak excursion on the crystal-clear waters of Bear Lake, where tranquility meets natural beauty.

After a leisurely breakfast on the expansive deck, savor each bite while soaking in panoramic lake views. Gather your loved ones for a delightful morning in the opulent game room, where laughter and friendly competition abound over arcade games and foosball.

As the sun reaches its zenith, retreat to the private dock for a refreshing swim, or glide across the lake on a paddleboard, embracing the serene surroundings. Indulge in an alfresco lunch prepared on the premium BBQ, then spend the afternoon lounging by the fire pit, sharing stories and toasting marshmallows in a serene, picturesque atmosphere.

Evenings at Leo's Bear Lake Hideaway are nothing short of magical. Prepare a gourmet dinner in the state-of-the-art kitchen, framed by stunning lake views. Unwind in the luxurious living areas, watching your favorite shows on the smart TVs, or retreat to one of the sumptuous bedrooms, each adorned with plush linens and sophisticated dรฉcor. Conclude your day with a spa-inspired bath, immersing yourself in unparalleled luxury and comfort.

At Leo's Bear Lake Hideaway, every detail is meticulously crafted to offer an exceptional blend of relaxation and adventure, ensuring unforgettable moments and a desire to return.

๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ Sophisticated Spaces to Revel In

โ—‹ Gourmet Kitchen Artistry: A culinary masterpiece featuring a state-of-the-art kitchen with a striking waterfall island, dining area, and awe-inspiring lake views through towering windows.

โ—‹ Lavish Lounging: The living room epitomizes refined relaxation with a stately gas fireplace, smart TV, and breathtaking panoramic lake vistas framed by soaring windows.

โ—‹ Dream Accommodations: The opulent master king suite, inviting queen rooms, and whimsical bunk room with twin-over-queens offer sublime respites adorned with premium bedding.

โ—‹ Lower Level Sanctuary: An additional living area with a kitchenette and panoramic lake views provides a cozy lakeside retreat.

๐ŸŒฒ Outdoor Perfection Personified

โ—‹ Waterfront Serenity: Exclusive lakefront oasis with a private sandy beach, dock, kayaks, and paddleboard to fully embrace Bear Lake's serene splendor.

โ—‹ Panoramic Decks: Multiple decks, including an upper deck and a lower deck with a fire table and grill, all command magnificent lakefront vistas, blurring the lines between indoors and out.

โ—‹ Beachy Paradise: A sandy shoreline and "lily pad" create an idyllic playground for kids and water adventures.

๐ŸŽฎ Game Room Grandeur

โ—‹ Entertainment Lounge: The ultimate 70" screen entertaining lounge beckons with classic arcade games, shuffleboard, foosball, plush seating, and an array of amusements. Perfect for fun-filled evenings with friends and family.

๐Ÿ›ถ Lake-centric Indulgences

โ—‹ Aquatic Adventures: Adult and child kayaks, paddleboard, and the beachy shoreline beckon you to immerse in Bear Lake's pristine waters.

โ—‹ Year-Round Pursuits: From summer fishing and boating to autumn ATV trails, winter ice fishing, and nearby snowmobiling - endless adventures await.

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Local Delights to Explore

โ—‹ Epicurean Experiences: Savor the local flavors at Shirley's Cafe, Dingman's Tavern, and Kalkaska's array of eateries and breweries, just minutes away.

โ—‹ Unique Treasures: De Vor Farm offers artisanal gouda and unforgettable cow cuddling, while Hanson Hills beckons with disc golf and scenic trails.

โ—‹ Outdoor Meccas: World-class golf courses and family-friendly fairways dot the landscape, complemented by acclaimed ski resorts like Shanty Creek and Boyne.

โ—‹ Coastal Splendor: The sparkling shores of Lake Michigan lie within an hour's drive from this lakefront paradise.

Experience the epitome of luxury and comfort at Leo's Bear Lake Hideaway, where every moment is designed to create cherished memories. Secure your reservation today and indulge in an unparalleled lakeside retreat.

FAQ: โ“

๐Ÿ•’ What are the check-in and check-out times?

Check-in: 4:00 PM

Check-out: 11:00 AM

Please note that early check-in and late check-out requests are subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed.

๐Ÿ– What type of grill is available?

Enjoy outdoor cooking with our gas grill. Feel free to bring your favorite grilling supplies!

๐Ÿ›’ Where are the nearest grocery stores?

For your convenience, there is a Dollar General and a gas station just up the road. Additionally, larger grocery stores are located in Kalkaska and Grayling, both approximately 15 minutes away.

๐Ÿ”ฅ How is the bonfire setup?

Our property features a cozy fire pit that operates on gas, so no need to bring firewood. Gather around the fire pit for a relaxing evening under the stars.

๐Ÿšค Are boat rentals available?

Interested in exploring the lake by boat? Northern Lakes Boat Rental offers convenient boat rentals and will deliver the boat right to our dock. Contact them at (231) 645-6522 to arrange your rental. We recommend booking early to ensure availability.

๐ŸŒŠ What is the lake's activity level?

The lake's activity level can vary depending on the weather and the time of year. Some days are bustling with activity, while others are more tranquil. Either way, you'll enjoy the beautiful surroundings and serene atmosphere.

๐ŸŠ Is the lake safe for swimming?

Our lake is one of the cleanest in the state, making it perfect for swimming, so you can swim with confidence and enjoy the refreshing water.

๐Ÿ“– Book Your Stay at Leo's Bear Lake Hideaway Today!


Welcome to Leo's Bear Lake Hideaway!

With modern interiors...

And stylish outdoor spaces!

There's plenty of parking as you arrive.

Take a step...

...to Leo's Bear Lake Hideaway.

Home sweet home!

Stunning views right outside!

Follow the staircase...

...toward a picturesque lake view.

Whether you're hosting dinner...

...or whipping up some breakfast...

...the kitchen is fully stocked with whatever you'll need.

Wake up to the smell of fresh brewed coffee...

...and a breakfast fit for a king.

...and queen.

As everyone enjoys the view as they dine

Relax the day away with a show...

...or a nap!

This is sure to be the coziest spot to rest your head.

Nothing beats a cup of tea and a good book!

Tackle your day starting from this luxurious bed.

Not only does this room provide maximum comfort...

...it also provides a full bathroom!

The gorgeous shower comes with toiletries...

and the double vanity comes with makeup towels.

Looking for something different? Take a dip in the large soaking tub.

The dining room and kitchen seamlessly blend...

...into the living area.

Enjoy some wine and snacks while admiring the stunning views over the lake.

Cheers to that!

Put on a movie and snuggle up on the couch...

...or explore the rest of the house.

Need a quick refresh? The laundry facilities are here to help!

Near the laundry is a second full bathroom...

...with a large shower and soaking tub.

The bathroom hallway leads to...

...another stunning bedroom.

This bedroom is perfect for relaxing...

...or binge-watching your favorite show.

This room has space for plenty! Four bunk beds...

...and a whole lot of fun.

This space is sure to steal your heart!

A second family room is just what a large group needs...

...along with a second dining area.

Welcome home!

The second kitchen includes a mini fridge...

...and another coffee bar!

Looking for a challenge? We have you covered!

Another living area features a large hall tree and...

...both a foosball table and arcade games.

Game on!

A long day of awesome fun.

Exit the lower floor and enter...

...an outside oasis with plenty of drinks...

...and fire pit.

...a large grill...

Just down the stairs you'll find...

Go for a dip in the lake or take a canoe out on the water.

There's nothing better than a day at Leo's Bear Lake Hideaway.


Peak Season: $1250- $1500

Off-Peak: $750 - $1000

Cleaning: $600

Tax: 6%

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(231) 222-0044


George Rivera

(231) 222-0044


Driven by our love for exploration, property investment, and thrill-seeking, we found ourselves irresistibly drawn to the magical Bear Lake in Northern Michigan. So much so, that we couldn't resist adding another property to our portfolioโ€”turning it into a seasonal vacation haven. This opens up the opportunity for you to immerse yourself in the lake's unparalleled allure.

We take immense joy in knowing that our guests forge lasting memories during their time at our lakeside retreat. Our mission is to actualize your vision of a vacation that balances serenity, relaxation, and adventure.

Every detail of our lake home has been meticulously curated to ensure your utmost comfort and pleasure. If there's anything specific that could elevate your experience, we're all ears. We strive for you to regard this space as your personal refuge, a home away from home.

We appreciate your interest in Leo's Bear Lake Hideaway for your forthcoming escape. We're thrilled at the prospect of hosting you and facilitating an experience that's nothing short of extraordinary


House Rules & Penalties - Your Safety, Our Priority

No smoking.No pets allowed - Service Dogs Accepted - Should you plan to stay with a service dog, we kindly request that you inform us in advance. We welcome your furry companions with open arms, asking only for a small exception for their stay. Please be aware that we have a daily pet fee of $25 to accommodate your pet comfortably. For the safety and well-being of your pet and to maintain the integrity of the home, we require that pets be crated when you're not around. Additionally, any damages caused by your pet will be your responsibility, and we kindly ask you to cover the costs of these repairs. Let's ensure a pleasant stay for all by abiding by these simple guidelines.No mailing packages to the home.Noise level: Minimal after 10 PM. Violations may result in police involvement and reservation termination.No parties or events. Immediate cancellation with no refund if violated.


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