Exceptionally clean, well maintained, beautiful home!
This home far exceeded our expectations in terms of cleanliness, upgrades, and size. The house included anything you could need such as linens, kitchen utensils, seating, etc. One of our favorite elements was the sun room, we ate almost every meal out there! We also brought our boat on the trip and it was very easy and quick to load the boat at the nearby boat launch and then kept it right at the dock at the house. This was a PERFECT boating (skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, etc.) lake, very quiet and easy to get around. We also enjoyed the location because we were able to easily jog around the area through scenic streets that surround the lake. In addition we enjoyed visiting the nearby towns of South Haven and St. Joseph.
There were just a few things that would be helpful to know when planning a visit here. The main one is that the third bedroom has a pump, water heater, and water softener in the closet. This pump is very loud and can be very startling when it goes off in the middle of the night. We originally had a 7 month old baby sleeping in that room, but had to move her because she was awakened so often. Also if you are an avid fisherman this might not be the lake for you. My husband spent 4-6 hours a day fishing at various times and only caught 4 fish the whole week. Also we learned that Paw Paw has an algae problem, so swimming right off the dock was not very appealing, but the water out in the bay and in the main lake was deep enough that swimming was enjoyable. Finally, the wireless internet had intermittent service, and it was very slow. It was usable, but if you plan on using the internet for work it may be a problem for you.
Overall, we would still say our stay was excellent! I just included some of the drawbacks so people can plan their vacation accordingly.
Families with Teenagers,
Families with Young Children,
People with Disabilities,
Owner's Response: Hi Mary, I'm glad you liked our place and had a good time. Thanks for the comments on the issues you had. We have addressed the internet situation; it was apparently not password protected and therefore unauthorized users were cluttering it up. We are working on the water softner situation, this is the first time we have heard about it being a problem. As far as the fishing, I'm sorry your husband did not have much luck during his stay. Paw Paw Lake has fishing tournaments every week because it is known for their abundance and variety of fish. There was one this morning, and my husband and I watched a fisherman catch a large mouth Bass right in front of our house. I don't know what else to say about that. And finally, The Paw Paw Lake Association has already implemented a treatment program to reduce/eliminate the algae/weed problems along the shorelines and throughout the entire Lake. It will be getting better with each treatment but is obviously a work in progress. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks again!
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