The Little Bear Beach Cottage in Johannesburg (near Gaylord)

Lakefront cottage on private all-sports Little Bear Lake

Entire Home

8 Guests

3 Bedrooms

1 Bath

5 Beds


Standard Rate

The Space

Entire Home in Johannesburg, MI

Owned and operated by Hans Kniep, the LBBC's goal is to provide a relaxing and fun "Up North" getaway. The LBBC wants it's renters to be able to experience northern Michigan and discover all of it's greatness. The LBBC area offers everything including golfing, hiking, fishing, boating, sightseeing, relaxation, hunting, off-roading, skiing, snowmobiling, romance and family fun! It will take many trips to the LBBC to be able to experience everything the north has to offer!

8 Guests

3 Bedrooms

5 Beds

1 Bathroom

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Air Conditioning



Wireless Internet

Pet Friendly

Family Friendly



Cable TV

24-Hour Checkin



Free Parking

Indoor Fireplace

Outdoor Fire Pit

Hair Dryer

Iron & Ironing Board


Kitchen Essentials

Barbecue Grill


Queen in master, Queen and two Twins in second and third. Sleeper sofa in Living room.

King: 0

Queen/Full: 3

Single: 2

Infant: 0

Property Features


Water View

Safety Features

Smoke Alarm/Detector

Carbon Monoxide Detector

Fire Extinguisher

First Aid Kit


Waterfront on Little Bear Lake in Johannesburg, MI. Just 20min from downtown Gaylord.
Nearby Attractions

Wildlife Preserves

Beach Access

River, Lake or Waterway Access

Fishing or Hunting

Scenic Hiking Trails

ORV Trails

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Rates & Availability

Available All Year

2 Night Minimum

Checkin: anytime · Checkout: anytime

Payments Accepted: Check · Online Payment

$150 per night, plus $75 cleaning fee and $100 refundable security deposit.

Pets are extra $25 a night or $125 week.

Damage Deposit: $100

Cleaning Fee: $75

Extra Guest Fee: $25/night/guest over 8

Pet Fee: $25

Standard Rates





Seasonal Rates







$171 per night

$171 per weekend night

$1200 per week

- per month

Detailed Description

Enjoy an old-fashioned "Up North" family cottage getaway in this quiet and very private beachfront A-frame cottage. The Little Bear Beach Cottage is located on Little Bear Lake in Johannesburg, Michigan, just 30 minutes from Gaylord. The lake is a private 128 acre all-sports lake. Adjacent Big Bear Lake (DNR stocked) is a public 350 acre lake.

This cozy three-bedroom cottage that sleeps eight is clean, modern and comfortable. The master bedroom has a queen size bed, bedroom #2 has a queen size bed, bedroom #3 has two twins and the family room has a sleeper sofa that will sleep two. Living room amenities include: 39" HDTV with satellite, DVD player, and board games.

The kitchen is fully equipped with range, microwave, coffee maker, refrigerator, toaster, blender and all cooking utensils. For some outdoor cooking, you'll find a gas grill and picnic table. There is a shed by the water that has electricity and a small fridge.

The beach is one of the best on the lake! As you can see from the pictures and maps, The Little Bear Beach Cottage is located on the tip of the Little Bear Lake. This provides quiet and seclusion, yet still being able to enjoy all water sports on this lake.

Four watercraft are included for your enjoyment - a paddleboat, two kayaks and a rowboat. Life jackets are included and are required when using these boats. A boat launch and dock are also available if you rent or bring your own watercraft.

The cottage is equipped with a full-sized washer and dryer. Linens are towels are provided.
House Rules
No smoking in any of the buildings.
Cancellation Policy
No cancellations allowed within 30 days of stay.

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