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Welcome to
Leo's Bear Lake Hideaway

Bear Lake (Kalkaska), MI

Where luxury meets tranquility, where the hustle and bustle of everyday life fades away, and where breathtaking views greet you at every turn. Welcome to Leo's Bear Lake Hideaway, a stunning vacation rental home nestled on the shores of Bear Lake, in the scenic surroundings of Kalkaska County, Michigan..

As you step through the door of this modern lake house, you'll be immediately captivated by the elegant comfort that surrounds you. Floor-to-ceiling windows frame the picturesque views of one of Michigan's clearest all-sports lakes, inviting you to immerse yourself in the serene beauty of nature. The living area, adorned with a sleek gas fireplace and smart TV, beckons you to sink into the plush sectionals and unwind.

The gourmet kitchen is a culinary enthusiast's dream, boasting upscale appliances and a grand waterfall island. Here, you can create memorable meals while enjoying the panoramic views of the glistening lake. The adjacent dining area, with its intimate café table and expansive seating, offers the perfect setting for cherished moments with loved ones.

As night falls, retreat to one of the luxurious bedrooms, each a sanctuary of relaxation. The master suite, complete with a king bed and a spa-like bathroom featuring a soaking tub and walk-in shower, promises an unparalleled level of indulgence. The cozy queen bedroom and the playful bunk room ensure that every guest has a comfortable space to call their own.

Venture downstairs to discover an entertainment haven like no other. The sprawling game room, converted from the attached garage, is a gamer's paradise, with arcade games, foosball, and a large TV that will keep everyone engaged for hours. The adjacent kitchenette and dining area provide a convenient space for snacks and refreshments, ensuring that the fun never stops.

But the true magic of Leo's Bear Lake Hideaway lies just beyond the doors. Step out onto the expansive decks and be greeted by the awe-inspiring beauty of the lake. Sip your morning coffee as the gentle breeze caresses your face, or gather around the fire table in the evening, sharing stories and laughter under the stars. The private dock beckons you to dive into the crystal-clear waters, to kayak, paddleboard, or simply float on the tranquil surface.

This luxurious retreat is not just a summer destination; it's a year-round haven. In the fall, the surrounding landscape transforms into a kaleidoscope of vibrant colors, perfect for exploring on ATVs or hiking through the scenic trails. When winter blankets the area in a pristine white, strap on your skis or snowshoes and glide through the serene wonderland.

Whether you're seeking adventure or relaxation, Leo's Bear Lake Hideaway offers an unparalleled experience. With its prime location near the charming town of Kalkaska and just a short drive from the majestic Lake Michigan, this vacation rental is your gateway to endless possibilities.

Escape to a world of luxury, where the stresses of everyday life melt away, and where cherished memories are created. Discover the epitome of lakeside living at Leo's Bear Lake Hideaway, your very own slice of paradise in the heart of Michigan.

Lakefront Leisure Home

Luxurious Bedrooms 🛏️

Our home is designed to provide comfort and variety in sleeping arrangements:

  • Living Room: One sofa bed
  • Bedroom 1: One double bed
  • Bedroom 2: Four single beds
  • Bedroom 3: One king bed
  • Bedroom 4: One queen bed

All bedrooms are furnished with high-quality cotton linens, extra pillows, and blankets, and offer ample storage space.

Luxurious Bathrooms 🚿

Refresh and rejuvenate in our well-equipped bathrooms:

  • Indoor bathrooms with baths and an outdoor shower
  • Supplied with essential toiletries such as shampoo, conditioner, body soap, and more
  • Hot water available at all times

Full-Service Kitchen 🍴

Cook and dine with ease in our fully equipped kitchen:

  • Modern appliances including a fridge, microwave, cooker, oven, and dishwasher
  • Essentials like a coffee maker, toaster, blender, and baking sheets
  • Complete set of pots, pans, dishes, cutlery, and more
  • Outdoor BBQ grill with all necessary utensils for a perfect cookout

Outdoor Living 🌅 🌳

Embrace the outdoors with our exclusive amenities:

  • Private patio or balcony with outdoor furniture
  • Direct access to the lake for water activities
  • Beach essentials provided, including towels, umbrella, and snorkeling gear
  • Kayak and sun loungers for relaxation by the water

Entertainment Options 🎮

Stay entertained with our variety of in-house entertainment options:

  • TVs and games console for gaming and movie nights
  • Arcade games for some retro fun
  • Family-friendly amenities including a travel cot and high chair

Climate Control and Home Safety 🔒

Enjoy a comfortable and secure environment throughout your stay:

  • Air conditioning, central heating, and an indoor fireplace to suit all weather conditions
  • Security features including exterior cameras and alarms for smoke and carbon monoxide
  • Fire extinguisher and first aid kit readily available for safety

Connectivity and Parking 🚗💻

Stay connected and park with ease:

  • High-speed Wifi available throughout the property
  • Free parking on premises for all guests

Explore Kalkaska 🍒⛳🍺

Situated by the tranquil Bear Lake in Kalkaska County, our vacation rental provides easy access to both serene nature and the bustling local attractions of nearby Kalkaska. Discover a world of activities including boating, fishing, golfing, and seasonal adventures like apple picking and ice fishing.

Direct Lake Access at Bear Lake - Inquire about boat launches!

Timber Wolf Golf Club - Only 9 minutes away.

De Vor Farm & Creamery - 10 minutes; don't miss the famous Gouda and cow cuddling!

Bear Lake Inn & Dingman's Beer Garden - 3 minutes for lunch, dinner, or drinks.

Fennco Powersports Rental - 3 minutes; enjoy off-roading in summer and fall.

Trout Town Tavern & Eatery - 16 minutes to Kalkaska, featuring the must-try Friday Fish Fry.

Michigan Brew and Kal-Ho Lounge in Grayling - Both 18 minutes away.

Shanty Creek - 34 minutes; ranked among the top 10 largest golf resorts in North America.

Hanson Hills Recreation Area - 17 minutes; 20 miles of trails for year-round adventure.

Crystal Mountain - 1 hour 11 minutes; known for skiing and golf.

Boyne Mountain Resort - Offers skiing and a waterpark.

Lake Michigan - Just an hour's drive to spectacular lake views.


Welcome to Leo's Bear Lake Hideaway!

Lakeside views await!

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: $300

Tax: 6%

"Book Your Stay with Ease"

With our streamlined booking process, your perfect getaway is just a few clicks away. Check real-time availability and secure your stay at Leos Bear Lake Hideaway today.


(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 portfolio—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.


This place was Amazing! We loved it! Location was perfect. Jenny was quick to respond to any of my messages. The house is perfect for large groups so you can be together but also have privacy as well. We will be staying here again for sure.

-Savannah and Elijah

This place was great for our family vacation! Great space, clean, and perfectly decorated. Short walk to the beach, and a private dock with kayaks! The kitchen included everything we needed for cooking meals. Our hosts were very quick to respond with any questions we had during our stay. Highly recommended!


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