-On Lake Brownwood, 3 miles North of Paw Paw MI
-Nestled beneath large, mature trees
-Just feet from the pristine lake.
Shaded during the hottest periods of the day, the Southern exposure provides immaculate sun rises and sunsets. The mile long lake surface is frequently like glass and superb for swimming. The sandy lake bed is 3 ½ feet deep 100 feet from shore but drops off rapidly from there. The are large fish populations in the lake. Power boat wakes are allowed 11:00AM to 7:30PM daily. The lakeside living and dining room windows are expansive across the width of the downstairs. The furnishings are a mix of styles. The beds include twins, full size and queen size sofa beds. There is ample dresser and closet space. The kitchens feature large butcher block work surfaces. For multiple families, a separate 1BR/1BA unit can be closed off from the remainder of the house. See website below for more details.
4BR/2.5BA Next to Lake, Ample Private Space: The cottage is a 3BR/1.5BA and a 1BR/1BA unit, connected by a common breezeway housing laundry facilities. Each has its own water heater, plumbing, kitchen, living area, patio and grill (neither charcoal or gas provided). The kitchens are fully stocked with kitchenware, linens, garbage disposers, coffee makers, TVs, microwave and conventional ovens.
The neighbors are long-term, year-around residents. There are few fences. Many school aged children live in the neighborhood.
The full baths have a tub and shower. There is also a half bath.
The bedrooms have pillows, blankets and linen.
The larger living room has a wood fireplace, new faux wicker furniture.
Both cottages share telephone and cable TV service, washer and dryer.
The larger patio has a Weber gas grill and the smaller patio has a Weber charcoal grill (fuel not included).
The fire pit is near the lake. The dock is 32 feet long. There are two row boats and a pedal boat.
Warm, Spring Fed Lake, Charming Village: Guests are requested to bring their own bath and beach towels.
There are dozens of golf courses within 20 miles, miniature golf and go cart racing is 12 miles and Lake Michigan is 30 miles away.
The Air Zoo (aircraft museum) is 20 miles away and Cereal City is 35 miles. There are two large flea markets within 10 miles.
It is 3 miles to the Village of Paw Paw, where there are two nice restaurants. Paw Paw's wineries offer tours. Paw Paw has one modern super market.
There are many U-Pick farms in the area featuring blueberries, strawberries, cherries and other stone fruits.
The cottage is located approximately 4 miles from Interstate 94 and is equidistant from both exits 56 and 60. The terrain is gently rolling hills with many vineyards and fruit farms.
There are a lot of things to do in the area but most guests tend to merely 'hang out' at the lake. It's really a beautiful lake.
Boat Facilities and Boating: There is a public landing on the other side of the lake for boat launching. Lake Brownwood has no marina.
Pontoon boats can be delivered for a week for approximately $1,000 from a few vendors. We can provide referrals. The lake has a 'no wake' rule between 7:30PM and 11AM daily. Life jackets are provided for row and pedal boats.