$99/NT M-TH/SEPT-OCT! MI FALL! 3 NT MIN. LAKEFRONT! FISHING! PETS! SLEEPS 12

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$99/NT M-TH/SEPT-OCT! MI FALL! 3 NT MIN. LAKEFRONT! FISHING! PETS! SLEEPS 12

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KC's 3 Level 2200 Sq. Ft. Home, Sleeps 12, 3 Baths, & Is Fully Equipped

Enjoy gorgeous sunsets overlooking the main bay of beautiful Lake Diane (Hillsdale Co., MI), while lounging on the spacious deck at your beautifully decorated home away from home --KC's Point of View. For you shade lovers, just extend the remote controlled awnings over the deck (provided winds are calm); sit; relax; read a book, and just chill. If you want to mix it up, there are 4 outdoor sitting areas; the deck, the stamped concrete patio under the deck or another one next to the entry doors; and the lake deck landing. There are so many places to relax!

Sitting around a small bonfire is so social and KC's offers you the opportunity to do just that when the festivities of the day are done. Some wood is provided.

The panoramic view from the inside wall of the lake side windows is easily enjoyed from all 3 levels of the house. Also, the large, fully equipped kitchen, luxurious sofas, large flat screen TV (Direct TV + extras), 4 bedrooms plus a loft, 3 full baths, and a game room, allows your family to comfortably enjoy your time at pet friendly KC's. With 3 queen bedrooms (the Buford Room [master], the Princess Room, and the Gypsy Room); 2 twin beds in the Loon Room, and a full bed, futon, and a day bed (2 twins) in The Loft, you have your choice of where to rest your head. On top of all of that, there is a queen pull out sofa bed in the living room, and another futon in the game room. So, all in all, KC's sleeping arrangements are very manageable and comfortable for a party of 12 or less. (linens included)

After dinner why not take in a game of pool, ping pong or foosball, while watching TV (3 TV's--living room, game room, and the Buford Room -master BR) or listening to your favorite tunes on either of the 2 stereo systems (1 in LR and 1 in Game Room)?

Your boat or watercraft is welcome at KC's 40' l x 4' w aluminum dock (no watercraft or boat is provided) & the shallow shoreline is invitiing to play, swim, or go fishing right off the dock. If you like swimming, fishing, skiing, wakeboarding, boating, jet skiing, kayaking, sailing, or just floating--you have chosen the right place, as Lake Diane's 400 acre all sports lake, with public acccess, allows you all of that plus more. The main public access is situated directly and conveniently across the lake from KC's.

What about you Nascar fans? KC's is a wonderful place to choose when attending the famous Nascar races at the MI Int'l Speedway in Brooklyn, MI. It's just about a short hour away. Stay here and enjoy both worlds in one stop!

Do you like being outdoors in the fall & winter? KC's is ideal for hunters, ice fishermen, snowmobilers & other activities as well. Hillsdale Co. is known to have some of the best deer hunting in MI, and is also known for its excellent fishing.

Visiting Hillsdale College? KC's is just a short drive south of Hillsdale, MI. Again, why not have the best of both worlds and stay on the lake--no matter the season!

Nestled in the Amish country, KC's is worth the easy drive from Toledo, OH; Fort Wayne, IN; Chicago, IL; Lansing, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Monroe, MI, etc., being conveniently situated in MI but bordering the states of OH & IN.

Some of the website pictures depict a winter wonderland, but in a couple short months Lake Diane will transform into a summer time place full of fun in the sun.

KC's is totally 'non smoking.' Recepticles are provided outdoors for extinguishing cigarettes, etc. If smoking occurs indoors, additional fees will be assessed.

KC's is not child proof or handicap friendly. There are no socket covers, child gates for steps, baby beds, etc. Also, KC's water is a well system, therefore, it 'may' (not normally) have a slight ordor, but is filtered, softened, and tastes great! The cell phone coverage is spotty, therefore, KC's offers unlimited long distance phone calls and wireless Internet with a wireless printer.

If you want to bring your small pet (under 40#s) KC's includes a 10'x10' fenced in outdoor dog kennel and dog house situated on the property which can also be used, if needed. KC's offers so many amenities--just too many to mention!

KC's Point of View is brand new to the rental world having been used as our second home for years. It is well equipped, beautifully decorated, and large enough not to be just another lake cottage, but more like 'your' home on the lake.

Book today and experience for yourself a long weekend, a week, or even a month or two at lovely KC's Point of View. We want to share our home with you!

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • limited accessibility

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Being a transplant in MI from Mobile, AL years ago; KC loves the water! What can be said except KC wanted a place right by the water for adults, for children, but it had to be close to home and work, as well as an all season home; just to get away even if it is for just a day or two, six or thirty days! :) The children are all grown and gone, so now it's time to rent. Need more be said? Thanks for booking with KC's and treating our home like you would your own home! Nicely! Very nicely!

owner/property manager purchased this house in 1997

MI is the 'Great Lakes State,' and also boasts 100's of small inland lakes -- Lake Diane being one of them. KC needed and wanted a big/little lake which was 'just right' for KC and the pontoon boat (not included). At times, it's quiet, serene, beautiful, and other times it is a frenzy of fun--whatever the occasion, KC is on vacation even though it is a short hike away. Once you turn onto the dirt road leading to KC's you know you are on vacation. It's exciting -- yet relaxing. It's home -- but not. There are 'always' great times associated with any time spent at KC's.

KC hopes you can experience all the fun, memories, and relaxing times -- boat rides on a Friday late summer evening after a long week's work; sipping your favorite drink while watching the sun melt down over the lake; or seeing the water turn pink, purple, and other beautiful colors as the sun slides down over the horizon; hearing the Canadian geese flying overhead, or watching the Great Blue Heron strike a pose while he is fishing for the latest catch. Why this property? All of those reasons, plus more! KC loves Lake Diane!

Lake Diane offers many unique attributes. In the peak of summer, you have the perfect view of the lake to witness the frenzy of boaters, skiing, jet skiing, pontoons, water slides, Tiki huts, bikinis, sunshades, sun tan lotion, chaise lounges, frozen beverages, fire works....and then you hear the clippity clop of a horse drawn Amish carriage carrying a husband, wife, and several children coming around the bend and stopping to sell you their fresh baked goods, fresh eggs, cheese, or wooden wares. Such a contrast to lake life---but fun to meet the very friendly Amish and the items they sell are delicious too! Why did KC fall in love with this area? Maybe is was the lake views, the lake atmosphere, just being on the water, or the unique Amish touch? Who really knows, but it's probably all of this plus more! Book now and find out why you will love renting KC's Point of View!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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4.9
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$99/Nt M-Th/Sept-Oct! MI FALL! 3 Nt Min. LAKEFRONT! FISHING! PETS! SLEEPS 12
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
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$99/Nt M-Th/Sept-Oct! MI FALL! 3 Nt Min. LAKEFRONT! FISHING! PETS! SLEEPS 12
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Hillsdale Southeast Michigan
5

GREAT FOR FAMILY GATHERINGS

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I, my brother and my two daughters and their families (7 adults and 7 children) spent a glorious week at this location. The layout of the home and all the amenities suited us to a tee. The pictures and the description are very accurate. The property is in a beautiful setting with a picturesque view of the lake from the patio and balcony. With the paddle boat, game room, televisions on each level and a host of areas to just sit and relax everyone in our group (from ages 3 to 72) found plenty to keep us entertained.
  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your great review! I am glad you had a good time and I hope you come back again some day!

All the best!
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$99/Nt M-Th/Sept-Oct! MI FALL! 3 Nt Min. LAKEFRONT! FISHING! PETS! SLEEPS 12
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Hillsdale Southeast Michigan
4

LOVELY SETTING BY A CHARMING LAKE

  • 4 of 5
This property was very accurately listed and met our expectations. While we could have enjoyed it more had the weather been better, it was still charming and comfortable as well as lovely. We were there to have a prayer retreat and the setting was quiet and contemplative and it was ideal for that and as senior ladies, we felt very safe. The owner was very nice and gave more information and an explicit contract than most places we have used for our annual get-away. I would not hesitate to recommend it.
  • Submitted: May 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: I am so very thankful to have such wonderful renters. I really wish I could meet and get to know each of you. Each group has a different reason for renting my home, which makes it so interesting to me. Your business is so very much appreciated, as are you!
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$99/Nt M-Th/Sept-Oct! MI FALL! 3 Nt Min. LAKEFRONT! FISHING! PETS! SLEEPS 12
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Hillsdale Southeast Michigan
5

FAMILY REUNION

  • 5 of 5
The house was very clean and well equipped. The owner was very helpful and responsive. The pictures and description were very accurate. We had a wonderful stay. Enjoyed the game room and deck overlooking the lake. I would recommend the sports bar in Camden and Timbuktu in Fremont.
  • Submitted: May 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers
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$99/Nt M-Th/Sept-Oct! MI FALL! 3 Nt Min. LAKEFRONT! FISHING! PETS! SLEEPS 12
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5

CLEAN, WELL-STOCKED AND COZY

  • 5 of 5
This was the perfect place for three families (including kids) to meet up for a New Year getaway. We had a great time playing board games, ping pong, pool and foosball, as well as having tournaments on the Wii system we brought. We brought along a winter storm, too, so we were able to spend time sledding on the property. The house was in great condition, very clean, and the kitchen was super-stocked with so many extras (how nice to have a crockpot available!) Katrina was very responsive and made sure everything was perfect for us. Our dog was able to come too, which was much appreciated. I highly recommend this rental!
  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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$99/Nt M-Th/Sept-Oct! MI FALL! 3 Nt Min. LAKEFRONT! FISHING! PETS! SLEEPS 12
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Hillsdale Southeast Michigan
5

BEAUTIFUL CLEAN COTTAGE!

  • 5 of 5
A wonderful place to stay, very clean and spacious. Cottage was better than described, had everything you and your family would need. Lots of room to spread out, the basement is full of fun games. The kitchen had everything needed for cooking, bathrooms were stocked with everything needed. The owner was very helpful and attentive to make sure we had everything we needed for our stay. Overall we would recommend this property to anyone. Would love to go back.
  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: How wonderful that you had a great time! I am glad that you found everything that you needed and I certainly hope you come back! You are wonderful renters too!
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$99/Nt M-Th/Sept-Oct! MI FALL! 3 Nt Min. LAKEFRONT! FISHING! PETS! SLEEPS 12
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Hillsdale Southeast Michigan
5

WONDERFUL STAY

  • 5 of 5
Our family of 12 gathered from 3 states and Australia to spend a very enjoyable Christmas holiday together. The owner was amazingly helpful and sought to meet our needs. The house was clean and well stocked with all we needed to prepare all of our meals; the game room on the lower level was a hit with young and old alike! Our family all agreed that we would like to stay here together at another time...we loved the winter season, but think that enjoying the lake and outdoor areas in the summer or early fall would also be a wonderful experience.
  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: I am happy that my home could accommodate all of you for your Christmas holiday! As I mentioned, you hold the record for traveling from the longest distance away! Thanks so much for your rental and I do hope you come and stay at KC's again!
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Map

Nearest Airport
54 Miles
Toledo Express Airport, Swanton, OH
Nearest Train
43 Miles
Amtrak, Adrian, MI
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I80/90, Toll Road
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
The Rusty Anchor (beer) or the kitchen
Nearest Ski
107 Miles
Mt. Brighton, MI - Down Hill Skiing
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Golf Club in Fremont, IN or Hillsdale, MI
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
The Rusty Anchor (s end of lake&great smoked meat)
Car: necessary

Kc's Point of View is nestled in Amish countryside situated in the tri-state area -- MI, OH, & IN, with activities in each direction. Take a day and visit Shipshewana, IN and see for yourself how the Amish and Mennonites live, & enjoy a great meal at the Blue Gate Restaurant while you are there. Swing past Pokeagon State Park, Angola, IN where there are always many activities. Have dinner at Timbuktoo's, Fremont, IN, or stop at the Amish Bakery in Camden, MI. There's also the Sports Bar in Camden that's good too. If you like this listing, please see KC's Cove in Gulf Shores, (Fort Morgan area), Alabama; VRBO #498739.

For you car buffs; the Auburn Cord Dusenberg Automotible Museum is not a far drive, and neither is the Gilmore Car Museum, Hickory Corners, MI (Battle Creek), or the Studebaker National Museum in South Bend, IN.

What about you race fans? KC's is the perfect retreat during race season as the MI Int'l Speedway is just an hour away in Brooklyn, MI.

It goes without saying, but this area has great hunting (one of the top counties in MI for # of deer), fishing (perch, walleye), swimming, sunbathing, boating, water skiing, wakeboarding, jet skiing, snowmobiling, sledding, biking, and hiking are all just outside the door, with restaurants, golfing, horseback riding and other activities just minutes to a 1/2 hour away.

If you like wine tasting tours, you are in the right place. Several wineries are conveniently located within a half hours (+/-) drive (Satek and Briali Wineries in Fremont, IN; Stoney Ridge in Bryan, OH; and Cherry Creek Cellars, Albion, MI), as well as the outlet mall for the shoppers in your group just outside of Fremont, IN--you must stop at the Pickle Factory outlet store, and you can even take a tour of the pickle factory an hour or so away. Sauder Village is just down the toll road I-80/90 (which is very convenient) What about stopping in at Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve, Fremont, IN? For those history buffs, you will not want to leave until you have visited the local Hopewell Indian Burial Mounds just a short 15 minutes away with the tri-state marker and Lake Las Su An Wildlife perserve a little further on down the road in Ohio.

How about canoeing the St Joseph River which boards right south of Pioneer, OH....minutes away......What fun!

Go for lunch at The Hunt Club in Hillsdale, MI, but you can not leave until you have stopped in at H.J. Gelzer & Son Furniture Store, just a block away. You might think they are just a furniture store, but-- oh my -- they are so much more. The ladies will love touring the 3 floors of kitchen, gifts, furnishings, pictures, and so much more.

But when it comes right down to it, you will probably just want to stay put at KC's and enjoy the relaxing, laid back atmosphere -- read a book, lounge on the deck, play a game of pool or ping pong, float in the lake, fish off the pier, wade in the shallow water next to the shoreline, or just sit and sip your favorite drink and enjoy the view. KC's is just plain comfortable and offers a spectacular view of the lake from just about any angle.

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Hillsdale House Rental Rates

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SUMMER
Jun 7 2015 - Sep 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
$1,400
$2,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Cleaning Fee $120
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes EIN 30-0237497. If renting for 28 days or more there will be a monthly fee for electricity and/or heat/propane. Only 1 small pet is allowed weighing under 40#s. The pet fee is per rental or per month, if renting monthly.

Owner reserves the right to refuse rental to any perspective Guest, irrespective of home availability.

Cancellation Policy

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

Hillsdale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Heating ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom--Main Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - Upper Level - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - The Game Room - toilet , shower
  • KC's has one full size bathroom on each level. On the main and upper levels, there is a shower/tub set-up, with the walk-out basement bathroom having a shower stall. Linens are included, and are found in the bathroom closet or cabinet. Beach towels are not included. Please bring your own. Also, there is a hair blower in 2 of the 3 bathrooms. Please bring your own toiletries, soap & toilet paper. KC's provides 1 roll of toilet paper per bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • The Loon Room- Main Level - 2 twin/ single , Appropriately named. See for yourself. It's fun!
    The Princess Room - Upper Level - 1 queen , Named for 'my' princess....now she's sharing. :)
    Game Room - Futon - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Not a BR, but available in case you don't get upstairs:)
    The Gypsy Room-Main Level - 1 queen , Is a combination of color
    The Loft - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , The open Loft overlooks lake-with linen closet & desk.
    Living Room Pull Out - 1 queen , Didn't make it upstairs? Take the pull-out then!
    The Buford Room - Largest Bedroom - 1 queen
  • The Buford Room named after a famous Great Blue Heron in Gulf Shores, AL, that was lost to Hurricane Ivan, is full of mementos from there, and other far off shores mostly collected by KC...sea shells, pictures, etc. Even though it is not indicative of the lake, it brings a touch of home here to MI for KC. Please be appreciative of the fact that KC collected most shells and wants to keep them. Also, this BR has a 32' flat screen TV, as well as 2 large closets are available for your clothing in each of the 4 BR's, with available clothes hangars, as well as plenty of drawer space. All BR's are conveniently located just across the hall from the full bathrooms. 3 of the 4 BR's have lit ceiling fans. The Gypsy Room has a queen bed; the interesting and comfortable Loon Room is somewhat of an eclectic collection. The Princess Room was named for my very own Princess, and looks very feminine.
Entertainment:
  • Stereo ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Foosball
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • water tubing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • hunting
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