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LAKE MICHIGAN FAMILY BEACH HOUSE

Owner

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
November 4, 2014
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LAKE MICHIGAN FAMILY BEACH HOUSE

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Pentwater Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Our cottage is located directly on Lake Michigan, with beautiful sand beaches and dunes feet away from the main deck and walkout basement. We are at a low elevation with only 20 stairs to the dune. The house is nestled in the wooded dunes, with trees to shade in the summer and forested space between neighboring cottages that allows for complete peace and privacy. The Village of Pentwater is 1.5 miles south, and offers shops, restaurants, a great little library, streets for walking and many types of boating and equipment rentals and charters.

When entering our home, you’ll find a bright and airy new construction that boasts high ceilings, comfortable furniture, lots of glass windows and French doors that lead to the decks and beach. The kitchen has a very large island with seating for five, and the dining area seats another 12 comfortably. Gas range and electric convection oven, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, pots, pans and utensils are included, as well as dishes and glassware.

Off the dining room is a large all-season sunroom with glass windows top to bottom that faces west and opens to breezes from Lake Michigan – our favorite room for games and family conversation. The living area has a flat screen TV with cable and DVR, stereo, CD and DVD players. The basement has a second flat screen TV with cable and DVR, plus an air hockey table and bumper pool table. Ceiling fans throughout the house keep the atmosphere cool while allowing doors and windows to open to the breeze and outdoor sounds of waves on the beach. Central air and heat also are options based on weather conditions. Five bedrooms offer plenty of sleeping room and privacy for several families or a family reunion. 3 full bathrooms with showers as well as an outdoor hot/cold shower.

Five very comfortable bedrooms with high ceilings, lots of closet space, dressers and great beds can accommodate up to 12 people – 4 queen size bedrooms, and 1 additional queen size bedroom that also has a set of twin bunk beds. All bedrooms have ceiling fans and are carpeted and quiet.

The outside deck has plenty of space for sitting, reading, watching sunsets, and outdoor dining. we also have a lower deck when you want the cool shade. A gas grill is also on the side deck off the kitchen for easy kitchen prep and outdoor grilling.

We have wireless internet for those that need to stay connected.

Summertime at our cottage is a wonderful time – and provides a location that offers plenty of options for active busy families, and conversely, serenity away from everyday busy city life! Enjoy.

Nearby activities and attractions: Steps to the sandy beach and Lake Michigan. The Village of Pentwater offers unique gift shops, restaurants, the channel, fishing, boating, go-karts, Jet Ski rentals, mini golf, tennis courts, wine tasting, art galleries, ice cream shops, Mears State Park, Yacht Club, farmers market, and Thursday evening concerts on the Green. A short drive South is Silver Lake and Dunes, dune buggy rides, and several golf courses. And a short drive North to Ludington State Park, hiking and biking, movies, and more shopping and restaurants. Or tour the Country Dairy, bike ride the Hart-Montague Rail-Trail, spend the day at Michigan Adventure amusement and water park, tour the Ludington Pump Station, or hike the beach.

Sleeps 12; renter provides linens (needed for 5 Queen, 2 Twin) plus bath, kitchen, and beach towels.

Available dates are subject to change. Please contact me to determine if blocked dates can be made available.

Keywords: Lake Michigan, Pentwater, Cottage, Family, Beach, Sand Dunes, Lake Shore, Water, Swimming, Sailing, Trees, Sun,

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 4, 2014

Why The Owner chose Pentwater

Our family has had a home on Lake Michigan in Pentwater since the 60's. This is a new home we designed and completed construction in 2008. This is our home so we only rent it for a few weeks each summer. It is a low elevation setting with easy access to the beach.

What makes this cottage unique

Body Surfing in the Waves, Sunsets, Dinner on the Deck, Walks on the Beach, Thursday Night Concerts on the Village Green, Ice Cream in town, Holiday Fireworks on the Channel, and Reading on the Deck or Beach or in the Sun Room.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Lake Michigan Family Beach House
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
business
Lake Michigan Family Beach House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p397984vb
Pentwater Western Michigan
Pewaukee, WI.
5

Very Happy Beach House Renter

  • 5 of 5
We have been renting Lake Michigan beach houses for the last 10 years and this was far and away the most beautiful place we have ever stayed! We felt fortunate that the owners were willing to open up their vacation home to us. Not only was the home beautiful and very well maintained, the beach and location were great. In addition, the Owner was professional and easy to interact with. We will definitely go back.
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Lake Michigan Family Beach House
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p397984vb
Pentwater Western Michigan
Chicago, IL
5

Wonderful early fall getaway

  • 5 of 5
The cottage was exactly as advertised, and we loved our time there. The owners have done an impeccable job of building and maintaining the cottage. We traveled here in early October, and we loved the immediate access to the beach and the abundance of outdoor space (including upper and lower decks) during the warm days at the beginning of our trip. It was also great to have a lot of indoor space for the evenings when it got cold and the few rainy days at the end of our trip (which helped keep us from going stir crazy with our two small children). It was difficult to pack up and leave! Strongly recommended.
  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks - you were great guests, and we're glad you enjoyed Pentwater and made our home yours for a long week!

Map

Nearest Airport
95 Miles
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Antler Bar, Brown Bear Bar, Village Pub
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
SS Badger, Lake Michigan Car Ferry
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Colonial Golf Course, Lakeside Links Golf & Others
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US 31
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Village Cafe, Gull Landing, Boathouse
Nearest Beach
Steps away.

Unique Gift Shops, Channel, Go-Karts, Mini-Golf, Art Galleries, Ice Cream Shops, Yacht Club, Concerts on the Green.

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Rates & Availability

From $3,000 Per week

Pentwater Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Spring
Apr 4 2015 - May 8 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
Spring
May 9 2015 - May 22 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
Early Summer
May 23 2015 - Jun 12 2015
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
Summer
Jun 13 2015 - Sep 11 2015
7 night minimum stay
$6,200
 
 
Late Summer
Sep 12 2015 - Sep 25 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
Fall Colors
Sep 26 2015 - Oct 23 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Per Rental/Week $400
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes Summer rent period typically Saturday to Saturday. Additional rental for holidays such as Memorial Day, 4th July, Homecoming, and Labor Day. Separate refundable security deposit of $1,000 for each week of rental. No daily rate. Inquire about Spring/Fall weekends. Sorry, no pets.
Refundable Security deposit due with signed rental contract. Full payment for rent, tax and cleaning fee due 60 prior to rental. Payment by personal check. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
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Amenities

Pentwater Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Queen size Beds (5) 5 Queen beds., Bunk Beds (1) Two twin beds.
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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