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NEW LISTING!! Vintage Beach Cottage located on stunning Lake Michigan Beach

Tara Merlo

Member since: 2014
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Speaks: english, french, spanish
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Tara Merlo

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 19, 2015
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NEW LISTING!! Vintage Beach Cottage located on stunning Lake Michigan Beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Muskegon Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Adorable 2 bedroom/3 bed Cottage with porch, patio and deck right on the beach

Come and Enjoy the serenity and beauty of Pere Marquette Beach on Lake Michigan, voted one of the top ten in the nation by National Geographic! Our vintage beach cottage is just the place to relax and enjoy the beach, the great outdoors and is right off the bike trails. The cottage backs up to the woods, so expect to see deer or wild turkeys during your stay. The cottage has a cute indoor porch lined with windows for having your morning coffee with a view. Out back is the deck with grill, sandbox, and fire pit. In the front there is a patio with seating for beach views. Vintage but comfortable, There are two bedrooms, one with a queen bed and one with a bunk with Full bed and upper twin. In the living room is a flat screen tv with cable, pull out couch to accommodate 2 more, and air conditioning. Of course, we have wifi internet and iPhone/ipod music hook up with CD payer. Perfect getaway for small family, couples, or friends.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Tara Merlo (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 19, 2015

About Tara Merlo

My mother and I just bought this cottage in May 2014 as an investment in my daughter's future. In her honor, we named our new cottage Savannah Sands!

Tara Merlo purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Tara Merlo chose Muskegon

Adorable, affordable, off the road and quiet—but still right on the beach! A true get away. Perfect for families, couples, or friends.

What makes this cottage unique

Located in historic art colony Bluffton, whose most famous resident was Buster Keaton! Beach in the summer, luge in the winter! Close by Latitudes sells craft beer mix and match by the 6 pack, Habs has bbq more dine-in, pickup, or delivery!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.7
based on 9 traveler reviews

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NEW LISTING!! Vintage Beach Cottage located on stunning Lake Michigan Beach
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews
4

nice cottage..

  • 4 of 5

this was a wonderful weekend. The cottage had everything we needed. Everything was well stocked. The beach was close and walking trails were right out the door. We would love to stay again in summer. Its not fancy, but so nice..clean . everything we were looking for

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Relaxing, quiet cottage for beach getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had such a wonderful time at this cottage. We were only there for 4 days but it was exactly what we were looking for. The house is very nice, was clean when we arrived, had everything we needed. It was as pictured. It is a very short walk to the beach. The beach area near the property is very nice. We walked on the nearby trails and walking paths and went to the park. It is close enough to shopping and stores and restaurants but when you are by the cottage you feel so pleasantly away from everything. It has a very "beach life" feel to the area, which to us was perfect. The owner was quick to respond to my inquiry and additional questions and was very nice. She provided all the information that we needed in a friendly and timely manner. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

relaxing, quiet, lovely cottage for a beach getawa

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time at this cottage. We were only there for 4 days but it was exactly what we were looking for. The house is very nice, was clean when we arrived, had everything we needed. It was as pictured. It is a very short walk to the beach. The beach area near the property is very nice. We walked on the nearby trails and walking paths and went to the park. It is close enough to shopping and stores and restaurants but when you are by the cottage you feel so pleasantly away from everything. It has a very "beach life" feel to the area, which to us was perfect. The owner was quick to respond to my inquiry and additional questions and was very nice. She provided all the information that we needed in a friendly and timely manner. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Nice cottage, nice deal!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. The cottage was just as promised, clean and carefree. The beach was fantastic, we were pleased to be so close to it for such a reasonable price. 5 thumbs up!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it! Would love to have you anytime!
4

Great Cabin and Location

  • 4 of 5

This is a great little cabin for a getaway. We walked the beach and out to the lighthouse and along the breakwater what a great time. I hope they can add a ironing board and iron for us out of state people. We will definitely stay there again. Thanks,

Dan :)

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dan, So glad you enjoyed! We will get an iron and ironing board soon! Great idea for those going to events. Thanks again, Tara
4

Cute, comfortable cottage very near beach

  • 4 of 5

This little cottage is adorable and feels very homey. We are a family of four (parents and 2 kids), and the size of the cottage was plenty for us. We were just there two days visiting with friends who were vacationing at a different site in Muskegon so didn't spend much time outside or at Pere Marquette Beach. However, the small deck off of the back offered privacy and would have been nice for dinner or drinks on the deck, even though neighboring houses are very close. The cottage is well-stocked with anything you might need. The bedding was soft and comfortable (cute quilts on the bunk bed!) and felt homey. Felt like we were staying at a friend's place instead of a rental. Beach looked beautiful with white sands and expansive space to spread out for a day at the beach. Also, owner was very responsive when I emailed/called with questions. I would definitely recommend to a friend.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Muskegon Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Dockers
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Lake Ferry
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Amtrak-Grand Rapids
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Pere Marquette Beach-just steps away
Car: necessary

We are located just down the street from USS Silversides Submarine Memorial where you can tour the sub. Nearby are two marinas (walking distance) and kayak rentals. We are also located 20 minutes from Michigan Adventure Amusement and Water Park, and 45 minutes drive from dune buggy rentals.

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Rates & Availability

From $125 Per night

Muskegon Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 19 2015 - Sep 8 2015
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,100
$3,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
$700
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75.00 + Tax
Pet Fee $25.00 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150.00
Tax Rate 5.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Muskegon Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Recently remodeled.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • 2 Bedrooms, one with queen and one bunk with full and twin above. Also, pull out couch sleeps two.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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