Enjoy a memorable vacation at our cottage on Dayton Lake in Galien, MI, only a 90 minute drive from Chicago. The cottage is a fully furnished 2 year old lakefront home on 2.5 acres. It has 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, an open living/dining/kitchen area, and a large furnished 2nd floor loft. The cottage sleeps a total of 10 people.
It is fully furnished with a country-rustic decor throughout. The kitchen is fully equipped with a microwave, toaster, coffee maker, utensils, etc., and has a solid wood dining table for 10. There is a large sofa and a wood-burning fireplace in the living room as well as a large TV with satellite and all movie channels. There's a TV in the family room loft for your video games and DVDs. The personal touches in decor along with the themed bedrooms give you the feeling of being in the comfort of your own home. Enjoy beautiful lake views from the living/kitchen area as well as the loft.
House details: The kitchen and living room have sliding glass doors leading to a huge party deck for barbecues and watching the kids play out on the over 100 ft sand beach. There is a gas/charcoal grill for your use on the deck along with patio furniture and lawn chairs. There is a large gravel driveway leading to the house with room for parking.
No matter the season, there is always something to do.
Things to do---Summer: There are usually festivals and fairs happening in and around the area. In the Summer enjoy swimming and sunning on the approximately 100' sandy beach. There is a boat for your use for fishing or exploring the lake. The large grassy areas near the house can be used to throw a Frisbee or ball around or to play lawn games. Visit some nearby farmer's markets for the freshest fruits and vegetables, homemade jams and fresh baked pies and breads. Try the local wines at the three nearby wineries in the area or take the kids to the nearby Pottawatame Zoo, go horseback riding, or to the nearby Mishawaka, IN( and civilization) for some urban shopping and dining. New Buffallo Four Winds Casino & Resort nearby.
Things to do---Fall and Winter: In the Fall, go apple and pumpkin picking with the kids or for a hayride. Take in a Notre Dame game in South Bend, IN, only a 15 minute drive. Niles Haunted House Scream Park---Compare With Chicago Prices , Wineries: Tabor Hill And Roundbarn Winery
Winter offers the opportunity to go ice-fishing, ice-skating, and sledding on the lake and snow-mobiling on the abundant trails in the area. There are nearby sledding hills and a ski resort an hour away. There are many tree farms also to chop down your very own X-mas tree to take home. Come back and enjoy some hot chocolate or totties by the fire with your family as you watch the snow falling through the 2 large patio doors.
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Lake Michigan, Berrien County Youth Fair, bike riding, biking, horseback riding, sledding, skiing, tubing, boating, fishing, golfing, antiquing, shopping, farmer's market, apple picking, pumpkins, fall, beach, swimming, Amish, New Buffalo, Three Oaks, Niles, South Bend, Notre Dame football,
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