LAKEFRONT SUMMER COTTAGE ON SANDY TWIN LAKE

Bruce Bytwerk

Speaks french, german, english
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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

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LAKEFRONT SUMMER COTTAGE ON SANDY TWIN LAKE

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4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps nine

Located on all-sports Twin Lake with a large sandy bottom beach - great for swimming. Just off shore is a small island that children love to explore. Close to Michigan's Adventure theme park, the Manistee National Forest, and Lake Michigan beaches and resort towns. The cottage was recently renovated and is essentially new construction, and very nicely furnished. The cottage features a very large common room, master bedroom with private balcony and lovely sunrise views. The fully enclosed front porch leads to the deck spanning the width of the house and features a hot tub overlooking the lake.

Lake Michigan Coast: A 20 minute drive will bring you to Muskegon or Whitehall area with many fine, free public beaches to chose from. In between the cities are the Muskegon and Duck Lakes State Parks with wonderful beach access (children love the stream from Duck Lake to Lake Michigan)

Shopping and Dining: Up and down the coast line are resort towns such as Pentwater, Silverbeach, Whitehall, Grand Haven, and Saugetuck. All have interesting shopping, fine restaurants, and breakwalls/lighthouses.

Entertainment: Lake Michigan's Adventure, the largest amusement and water park in the state, now owned by Cedar Point, is ten minutes away. The park features a huge wooden roller coaster and water rides. Great fun for a day. Silver Beach has many square miles of Lake Michigan sand dunes that you can tour from your own 4x4, rent a jeep, or take a tour ride.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Bruce Bytwerk

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Speaks french, german, english
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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

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4.2
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Lakefront Summer Cottage On Sandy Twin Lake
average rating of 4.2 based on 5 reviews
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Lakefront Summer Cottage On Sandy Twin Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p114153
231 578-1026
Muskegon Western Michigan
5

WE HAD SO MUCH FUN !!

  • 5 of 5
We came here for a week last June and we loved it. My kids like the lake the swam for hours out front. I swam to the island. The cottage was great , very well done the kitchen is nicer than my home. One day it rain but we went in the hot tub and watched movies. We spent one day at Michigan adventure about 15 minutes away. We like liked Twin lake and are planning a trip there in early June of 2010.
  • Submitted: Feb 17, 0601
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Lakefront Summer Cottage On Sandy Twin Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p114153
231 578-1026
Muskegon Western Michigan
valparaiso
5

JUST AMAZING

  • 5 of 5
From the moment we arrived and walked into the house we knew we picked the right place. The pictures depicted everything. We love lake, fishing and the kids loved the hot tub, kayaks, and the island. Every morning we woke early to the sun. Bruce was there the moment we arrived and the day before we left. It is clear he has invested time and money to keep this place up and running and we couldn't agree more. We shared the house with our family and they too were just an awe upon arrival. We had kids that ranged in age from 16 down to 10. We never once heard them once say they were bored. It was can we go fishing now, or we're going on the kayaks. Before we left our kids asked if we could go back next year...definitely
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lakefront Summer Cottage On Sandy Twin Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p114153
231 578-1026
Muskegon Western Michigan
5

FAMILY FRIENDLY!

  • 5 of 5
We had an amazing week on Twin Lake at this large, roomy, airy, well-laid out cottage! The outdoor living space is just as fantastic, with a super large deck overlooking the small child friendly beach! The hot tub was in good working order and we enjoyed it almost every night. The lake itself must have been close to 90 degrees! It is shallow and clear and absolutely perfect for the wee ones .Bruce made sure that we were stocked up on wood for s'mores and chats by the fire. We ventured out on the lake with the kayaks and row boats daily. A serene setting, but close to all amenities and area attractions! Thanks Bruce! We will be back!!
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Lakefront Summer Cottage On Sandy Twin Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p114153
231 578-1026
Muskegon Western Michigan
Lansing, MI
2

WORST EXPERIENCE

  • 2 of 5
I AM VERY UNSATISFIED WITH RENTING THIS PAST LABOR DAY WEEKEND. THE HOUSE WAS VERY BEAUTIFUL AND I PLANNED ON RENTING IN THE FUTURE WHEN I FIRST GOT THERE. BUT WITH ALL PROBLEMS THAT I HAD WHILE STAYING THERE AND THE OWNER NOT BEING AVAILABLE OR ACCOMMODATING CHANGED MY MIND. THE SHOWER IN BATHROOM BY THE ENTRANCE DOES NOT WORK. THE CABLE ALSO DID NOT WORK AND WHEN I WAS FINALLY ABLE TO TELL THE OWNER ABOUT IT BECAUSE HE WOULD NOT ANSWER OR RETURN MY CALL UNTIL THE LAST DAY, HE TOLD ME "I CANT DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT NOW". I COULD HAVE ENJOYED THE HOUSE A LITTLE MORE WITH THE WEATHER BEING THE WAY IT WAS AND THE CABLE WORKING BUT I DIDNT EVEN HAVE THAT! HAD I KNOWN THAT THERE WERE AN ISSUE WITH THE CABLE I WOULD HAVE NEVER RENTED KNOWING BEFORE HAND THAT THERE WAS A BACKUP FOR IF THE WEATHER WAS BAD. I WAS EXPECTING THE OWNER TO AT LEAST MAKE AN APPEARANCE OR ANSWER MY CALLS BUT MAKE NO ATTEMPT EXCEPT BUT TO FINALLY ANSWER ON MY DAY OF DEPARTURE. EVEN AFTER I LEFT HE STILL DID NOT ANSWER MY CALLS. I DO NOT RECOMMEND DOING BUSINESS WITH HIM IN THE FUTURE ESPECIALLY IF I AM PAYING SOMEONE FOR A SERVICE IN THE WAY THAT WAS DISPLAYED. ALSO, THERE WAS VERY LITTLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR GUESTS TO COOK CONSIDERING THE SHORTAGE IN POTS/PANS TO COOK WITH. YET ANOTHER FALSELY ADVERTISED "QUIRK". THERE WAS NOTHING TO CLEAN THE CRAPPY PANS THAT WERE THERE. I HAD TO USE PAPER TOWELS. PLAN ON BRINGING YOUR OWN TRASH BAGS BECAUSE THERE WAS ONLY ONE WHICH WAS ALREADY LINED IN THE TRASH CAN. ALSO THE HOT TUB ONLY WORKED PROPERLY THE FIRST NIGHT. I MADE THESE COMPLAINTS AFTER I LEFT THROUGH AN EMAIL AND THE OWNER OFFERED TO REIMBURSE ME BUT NEVER DID.
  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate all our renters however we do from time to make rent to someone who our cottage is not a good fit for. The renters here were college age and focused on partying more than in a family type vacation which is what our cottage is all about.

I will address a few concerns they had. They are correct it is a very nice cottage - 100% new in 2006 and very spacious. Bathroom shower - works fine, and if they had pulled the knob on the lower faucet would have been able to enjoy a great shower in our 2nd bathroom. Probably this tenant had not seen a newer type shower and was more accustomed to what they have in dorms. Cable TV we are of course sorry about that and wish we knew about the problem prior to the last day - unfortunately that is a bit too late to correct things. Pots and pans - there are plenty and they were new for the 2010 season as well, all located in the corner cab to the left of the sink as well as in the spacious "pot and pan drawers". Extra trash bags, cleaning supplies are located as normal in the pantry closet in the mud/laundry area.

Lastly you will find this a a very nice home and perhaps not what the typical college student might be used to. We have had numerous repeat guests and I feel that speaks highly of the quality of our home/cottage and they manner in which they are treated.

BEB
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Lakefront Summer Cottage On Sandy Twin Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p114153
231 578-1026
Muskegon Western Michigan
Amherstburg, Ontario
4

GREAT LOCATION, GREAT LAKE

  • 4 of 5
We had a great time at the cottage. The cottage was very roomy for our 2 families and the outdoor deck was fantastic. We had a few minor glitches, but owner Bruce was fair with compensating us for the problems we experienced. The location was great with many things to do a very short distance away. The lake was a perfect size for our children ages 12 - 14, they could out with the kayak and boat with their lifejackets to the island and explore.
Thanks Bruce for a great time!
  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Muskegon County International
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Cross Lake Michigan Ferry
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Near US 31 & I-96
Car: necessary

Nearby is the Manistee National Forest and Michigan's Adventure, the largest amusement and water park in the state, is only ten minutes away. The Lake Michigan resort towns and beaches of Grand Haven, Whitehall, Silver Lake, and Pentwater are all nearby. Muskegon has a very busy summer schedule of festivals, shows, and outdoor activitiesas well as the all new high-speed ferry service to Milwaukee, WI.

Other Activities: Michigan's largest amusement and water park 10 minutes away

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Availability & Rates

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Muskegon Cottage Rental Rates

Notes

  • $1,600 to $1,850
  • $1600/week June
    $1850/week July
    $1850/week August
    $1600/week September

Amenities

Muskegon Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Heating
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking Off Street
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Alarm Clock
  • Water Cooler
  • Firewood
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • The Bathrooms are very nice, like new, and exceedingly clean.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , lakefront balcony
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , lake views, bunkbeds
  • Masterbedroom has two sliders opening to decks, including Lakefront with the hot tub. The second bedroom has a queent, the third bunkbeds with a double on bottom and single on top and the fourth, with lake views, has bunkbeds, two twins.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Television
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Pedal Boat
  • Boat
  • Balcony
  • Wood Deck
  • Boat Dock
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Boat with Paddles
  • 5 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • water skiing
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
Notes:
2 bedrooms with queen beds, 1 bedroom with bunkbeds, a double on bottom and twin on top,and one bedroom with twin bunkbeds. There is a private hot tub , kayak, rowboad and paddleboat, fire pit, tether ball and a large dock.. We have two boats available for rental (additional fee), a 22' pontoon boat with 20 hp outboard or a 16' Donzi Ski Boat

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