RELAX IN A CHARMING 1920'S GUEST HOUSE; NEAR A WHITE SANDY BEACH OF LAKE MICHIGA

Kenn and Sharon

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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RELAX IN A CHARMING 1920'S GUEST HOUSE; NEAR A WHITE SANDY BEACH OF LAKE MICHIGA

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1 bedroom, 1 dorm room, 2 full baths, sleeps 10

This charming 1500 sq. ft. guest house is located on a quiet road nestled among old pine and oak trees. From the tongue and groove paneled living room walk through the French doors to the patio, which includes a charcoal Weber, fire pit (firewood not provided) and outdoor dining area. The fully equipped kitchen includes an eating nook and everything you will need for gourmet cooking; fresh herbs are available just outside your door. If you prefer to eat out, Old Channel Inn is within walking distance from the house. In the cozy first floor bedroom you will find a queen size bed adjacent to a newly renovated full bathroom. The second floor is a spacious dorm room that sleeps eight. It's furnished with a queen bed, a full size bed, 2 twin beds and a futon; also included are a sitting area and a newly remodeled full bathroom. From the house walk about 10 minutes to the pristine white sandy beach of Lake Michigan; here you will find sand dunes and beautiful crimson sunsets. Come & relax under the starry, starry nights. You deserve it.

CHILDREN ARE TO BE ATTENDED BY AN ADULT AT ALL TIMES.

BATH AND BEACH TOWELS NOT PROVIDED.

FIREWOOD NOT PROVIDED.

BED SHEETS PROVIDED.

OWNERS LIVE ON PROPERTY NEXT DOOR TO GUEST HOUSE.

PROPERTY IS NOT ON THE BEACH. THE BEACH IS ABOUT A TEN MINUTE WALK OR ABOUT A FOUR MINUTE DRIVE FROM THE HOUSE.

6 BEACH CHAIRS ARE AVAILABLE FOR YOUR USE.

BEACH AVAILABLE FOR WEDDINGS. GUESTHOUSE SUITABLE FOR SMALL (20 - 30 GUEST) WEDDING RECEPTIONS.

WONDERFUL HOUSE AND AREA FOR A GIRLFRIEND GETAWAY.

***** PLEASE NOTE: THE LOCATION BALLOON ON THE GOOGLE MAP IS IN THE WRONG LOCATION FOR THE GUEST HOUSE. AT THE CORNER OF INDIAN BAY ROAD AND SUNSET, THE HOUSE IS LOCATED 1/4 OF A MILE WEST (LEFT) OF THE BALLOON.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
Kenn and Sharon (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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About Kenn and Sharon

Owners live next door to cottage.

What makes this cottage unique

The 1920's guest house is completely charming: the retro kitchen with eating nook, the completely pine paneled living room to the dorm room that has pine paneling on the walls and ceiling. Come back to a time when life was simple. Relax on the patio with family and friends and watch the sun set through the trees. Take a stroll on the sandy beach of Lake Michigan, listen to the gentle rolling waves and at the cottage listen to the rustling tree leaves in the breeze. Relax and let your cares fall away.

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 15 traveler reviews

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Relax in a charming 1920's guest house; near a white sandy beach of Lake Michiga
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews
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Relax in a charming 1920's guest house; near a white sandy beach of Lake Michiga
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p383155
+1 2318940797
Montague Western Michigan
St. Louis, MO
4

Great destination for family vacation

  • 4 of 5
This quiet, comfortable property is next to the owner's house, within 5 minutes of Lake Michigan and the Old Channel Inn near Montague. It is within 10 minutes of Montague and White Lake, thus convenient for groceries, morning coffee, dining out, enjoying paddle sports with the family, and eating ice cream at several venues (most notably Pekadill's). There is also a laundry in Montague when needed. It was easy to use as a base for longer excursions both inland and along Lake Michigan (like Silver Lake Dunes). Wifi is easily accessible when one yearns to be connected. The grounds have a very nice rustic garden and patio area. The amenities are more than adequate. The owner's were very helpful and let us know about local events in the White Lake area and beyond. It was our first trip to Michigan and they helped make it such a wonderful experience that we will return soon.
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relax in a charming 1920's guest house; near a white sandy beach of Lake Michiga
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p383155
+1 2318940797
Montague Western Michigan
5

Relaxing time in cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5
The guest cottage is quiet, private and relaxing and wIthin walking distance to the Lake Michigan. The hosts are very gracious, helpful and available to answer any questions. We had six people staying at the cottage and we had plenty of room because there are two bathrooms and lots of beds upstairs. The cottage is well-maintained and clean. Ken is very handy. He helped us with bike and vehicle roof rack repairs. Sharon's vegetable and flower gardens are darling. Fishing on White Lake, area streams and charters on Lake Michigan were all productive. Country roads are good for cycling. Nearby Duck Lake State Park is great for kids, swimming and day picnics. The Farmers' Market is close by on Saturday and Wednesday. They offer a good variety of locally grown fresh veggies, fruits and well priced baked goods. There is a large local super market for other items. Generally a laid back experience with a clean peaceful community beach. There is plenty of interesting art and shopping in the area. Fun stores in White Lake and Montaque. Bike trails are well kept. Band shell, boat launch, farmers market all well kept and centrally located. Would recommend to a friend or relative and would come back again.
  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relax in a charming 1920's guest house; near a white sandy beach of Lake Michiga
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p383155
+1 2318940797
Montague Western Michigan
5

Very nice and relaxing place. Clean and well keep.

  • 5 of 5
We real enjoyed our stay. Place was clean and cozy, plenty of room upstairs for the four kids(11-13 years olds). We walked to the beach every time, for swimming, watching the awesome sunsets or dinner at the Old Channel Inn. Very relaxing feel to the place and the owners were great hosts, they were there if you needed then otherwise you forgot about them. We would stay here again!! A+
  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relax in a charming 1920's guest house; near a white sandy beach of Lake Michiga
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p383155
+1 2318940797
Montague Western Michigan
East Lansing, MI/USA
5

Too Beautiful for Words!

  • 5 of 5
I don't know where to begin to say how wonderful this guest house and property are - and the whole town of Montague just takes you back to another time. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves each and every day. It's been a week since we left there and I had to look at the vrbo pictures today to get my zen feeling back. The owners are absolutely the nicest people ever. The guest house is immaculate. There were eight of us (adults and teenagers) and we had plenty of room. It's a short walk to the lake but we drove most days just because we took the cooler, chairs, water toys, etc. We did the MacWoods dune buggy rides at Silver Lake one day (you have to do this-even the 80-year old in our group did this and she loved it), along with wine tasting at Fox Barn Winery, ate at the Old Channel Inn, and visited all the shops in Montague and Whitehall. It was all very fun, but the best parts were the morning walk/run on this peaceful property, the evening dinners and cocktails with friends on the patio, and enjoying beautiful Lake Michigan everyday. I can't wait to come back!!!!
  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Relax in a charming 1920's guest house; near a white sandy beach of Lake Michiga
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p383155
+1 2318940797
Montague Western Michigan
4

cute country cottage

  • 4 of 5
perfect getaway, with the perfect location. with just a short walk done a dirt road and past the local tavern you are greeted with the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan. The cottage itself is a perfect cozy home away from home. Their wild gardens made you feel as though you were in a fairy tale setting. From the plentiful deer, small animals and many different species of birds including humming birds and even a Bald Eagle in the area during our stay only added to the charm.
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Relax in a charming 1920's guest house; near a white sandy beach of Lake Michiga
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p383155
+1 2318940797
Montague Western Michigan
5

Wonderful vacation with family!

  • 5 of 5
What a charming guesthouse, minutes away from a magnificent Lake Michigan beach! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and so appreciated the hospitality of Kenn and Sharon. Our boys (4 and 6) loved the beach as well as the guesthouse - the hiking path through the woods in the back of the property added to fun! We would love to come back next year!
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Muskegon Airport
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Cross-Lakes Ferry, Muskegon
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Holland, Michigan
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Route 31 at exit 128 (Whitehall/Montague)
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Lake Michigan Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Old Channel Inn
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Old Channel Trail Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Old Channel Inn
Car: necessary

Lake Michigan, White Lake, White River, Michigan Adventure Park amusement park, Howmet Playhouse, antiquing, miniature golf, swimming, hiking, golf, biking, restaurants, fishing, shopping, movie theater, grocery stores, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, horseback riding, art gallery, free outdoor concerts, festivals, historic lighthouses, Double JJ Waterpark, sand dune rides, farmer's market, fresh fruit picking, coffee shop, bike and kayak rental, scenic drives, car hop diner, laundromat, churches, hunting, autumn foliage, forests, pier fishing, library, marina, water park, video rental store, petting farm, bird watching and starry, starry nights. The beach is about a 7 min. walk or 4 min. drive from the house.

***** PLEASE NOTE: THE LOCATION BALLOON ON THE GOOGLE MAP IS IN THE WRONG LOCATION FOR THE GUEST HOUSE. AT THE CORNER OF INDIAN BAY ROAD AND SUNSET, THE HOUSE IS LOCATED 1/4 OF A MILE WEST (LEFT) OF THE BALLOON. (AT THE LEFT TURN ON SUNSET

Other Activities: The guesthouse and beach are available for weddings.

Golf: Old Channel Golf Course. (public course)

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Montague Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2014
May 25 2014 - Sep 20 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
 
PRE SUMMER 2015
May 1 2015 - May 29 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
From
$200
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,100
 
 
SUMMER 2015
May 30 2015 - Sep 19 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes There is an additional $75.00 cleaning fee for stays less than a week. Reservations may only be made by individual(s) who will be staying in the cottage for the duration of the reservation and must be of legal age (21 or over) with valid ID. That individual will be liable for any/all damage to any property & must adhere to the No Smoking/No Pets rules.
Reservation is confirmed when half of rent & signed rental contract is received. Second half of rent is due 7 days prior to arrival otherwise reservation is canceled & there is no refund of first half of payment. Reservations may only be made by individual(s) who will be staying in the cottage for the duration of the reservation & must be of legal age (21 or over) with valid ID.
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Amenities

Amenities

Montague Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Town ...
  • Lake ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Heating
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Baby Gate
  • Activities Guide
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Internet
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Single sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Double sink
  • The newly renovated second floor bathroom has a double sink, private water closet and private shower area. It also has a large closet for hanging clothes and in it a dresser for you to store other items.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 double , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , futon pulls out to a full size bed
  • Bedroom 2 is a spacious second floor dorm room that can sleep eight. It consists of two twin beds, one queen, one double and a futon that opens to a full size bed. The upstairs room also has its own sitting area, full bathroom with a double sink, shower stall, a private water closet (toilet) and large closet.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Beach Chairs
  • Tennis Court
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • forests
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • playground
  • water parks
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • water tubing
  • rafting
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • hunting small game
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • freshwater fishing
  • tennis
  • golf
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
Notes:
Bed linens and kitchen towels are provided; guests bring their own bath and beach towels. Don't forget to bring bug spray, suntan lotion, swim suit, your personal items (shampoo, hair conditioner, shaver, soap, toothpaste, etc.), beach and bath towels, sunglasses, camera, walking shoes, umbrella - weather is unpredictable, small flashlight, alarm clock; we DO NOT provide a full week of paper products but do provide one roll of paper towels and four rolls of toilet paper. There is liquid dish detergent and liquid hand soap in the house. Kitchen is also equipped with a toaster oven, a small George Forman grill, a two and four slice toaster. No smoking on property. Owners live next door to cottage. Individuals will be liable for any/all damage to any property and must adhere to the No Smoking/No Pets rules.
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