If you need to relax and enjoy friends and family, Emily's Place is for you! It has two bedrooms, one bathroom, comfortable living room, eating area and fully equipped kitchen. If you haven't spent time relaxing at a lake, you should treat yourself to this experience. A dock is available for your enjoyment. For early risers, watching the sunrise on the deck with a cup of coffee or tea is a must. Coffee maker, coffee and tea are provided. During the day, you can watch all the usual summer activities and enjoy nature on the lake. Evenings can be spent sitting around a campfire by the lake. Lakeshore Market (a fully stocked store with groceries, great meat dept. & spirits) is within walking distance. You can walk next door to Ramona Park and enjoy all the amenities of a pristine park (picnic area, playground & huge beach with lifeguards.
Location: The old picture from the deck, shows the beach full of weeds. Since that picture was was taken, all the weeds have been removed. There is now a dock which is great for swimming and fishing. Emily's Place is conveniently located in the Kalamazoo/Portage area about half way between Detroit and Chicago. Coming from either city is about a two and a half hour to three hour drive on I94. It's a short distance to Highway 131. You'll find that this home/cottage is located in an area that is relaxing yet close to Portage/Kalamazoo. Portage Creek Bicentennial Park connects with Milham Park in Kalamazoo. The 3.6-mile Bicentennial Trail is open year-round for hiking. Adjacent to the park is The Celery Flats Interpretive Center and Historical Area, which features historic displays structures. The Hayloft Theatre and outdoor amphitheatre at Celery Flats host a Summer Entertainment Series from June through September.
Availability : Right now, the entire summer is available. Book early so you get the week you want!
Please note that the picture taken from the deck is an older one. Since then the beach has been
cleaned with a dock for swimming and fishing. If you have any questions, please call!
Please call or email for special summer rates!
Activities: At 'Emily's Place' there is a folder to give you some ideas for activities.