Island View Cottages is a family owned and operated resort on West Grand Traverse Bay. We are located less than 1 mile from downtown Traverse City, a short 10-15 minute walk. IVC has 132 feet of private sandy beach frontage with boat, jet ski, SUP boards available to rent just down the beach. We have 12 rentals available which include 9 cottages and 3 large houses that sleep up to 10 people. Summer rentals run from May through the end of October. This rustic hideaway is one of the few left in Traverse City!