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"Lakefront Vacationing at it's Best! HOT TUB Sandy Beach PONTOON BOAT available

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, right on the lake!


Booking Now for April, May and for the 2018 Summer Season. Get the summer weeks booked while I still have them left!

Classic Lake House with Hot Tub

Kick off your shoes at the house and walk barefoot down to the water. Put the sand between your toes at Twin Lake in Muskegon for a perfect vacation getaway. The water is so crisp you can skip a handful of rocks and still see to the sandy bottom!

The lake dips gradually, so kids can easily play in the shallow end. In the summer, sit at the outdoor fire pit and listen to the frogs sing. In the fall, stay warm by the fireplace and take in the autumn foliage. During any season, gaze up at the late night sky and point out constellations with the kids.

Bringing a larger crew? Ask about renting our second vacation rental nearby, The Beachfront Cottage, to sleep 10 more guests.

Inside the House . . . . (more information about the house)

The 3 BR, 2 BA home has two floors. The upper level includes the great room, dining area and fireplace. The recently renovated kitchen is ready for whatever you want to cook up. Eat at the circular glass table, or settle in at the barstools at the kitchen counter. (We also have a high chair, if you’re bringing a little one along.) Soak in some natural light from the large windows and glass doors.

On the upper level, snag the master bedroom before the kids get to it. Features:

•King-size bed

•Down comforter (great for chilly evenings)

•Futon chair (junior twin) perfect for a toddler!

Also on the upper level:

•Second bedroom with twin/double bunk bed

•Updated full bathroom with soaking tub and shower

If you need more sleeping space for the kids, the futon chair in the master bedroom works as a small junior twin.

The lower level is great for young adults who are itching for privacy or space to just hang out. On rainy days, play some foosball, challenge each other to a board game, or dig into a new book. The downstairs features:

•Walk-out basement

•Second fireplace

•Bedroom with queen bed

•Full bathroom and shower

•Wet bar

•Home theatre with flat screen TV

•Extensive movie library

•Two Queen size Murphy Beds

Full house? We also have two twin hideaway beds downstairs, and another futon chair.

You’ll be super comfortable inside, but don’t forget the great outdoors waiting for you, including:

•Stellar fishing location on the dock

•Wrap-around deck with Adirondack deck chairs and patio set

•Therapuetic hot tub OPEN all year!

•Outdoor shower to rinse off the sand

•20 ft. Pontoon boat available to rent



•Fire pit

After a long day of hiking, relax your aching muscles in the hot tub. At dusk, the kids can run around the yard catching fireflies, as you watch the panoramic view of the sunset on the lake.

Our Location

The secluded area is full of sandy beaches. The house is only 5 miles off of US 31, so you’re never too far from town. Michigan’s Adventure Amusement and Water Park is a leisurely 10-minute drive from the house. Other attractions include:

•Silver Lake Sand Dunes (30 miles)

•Local Lighthouses

•Area Festivals

•Grand Haven (22 miles)

•Blue Lake Fine Arts Center (5 miles)

•Michigan’s Adventure Amusement and Water Park (8 miles)

Your relaxing, family-friendly vacation is right here in Muskegon on Twin Lake! Book our place by the week in the summertime or for a long weekend in the off-season. If you have more guests, we also rent our nearby cottage with plenty of room for 10 more people. The cottage shares use of the pontoon boat. Let us know if you’d like to rent the boat and we’ll get your rooms ready!

** Please note that outdoor equipment and furnishings are stored away from November until May **

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More Details

Sandy Shores of Twin Lake, LLC
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About Sandy Shores of Twin Lake, LLC

Welcome! We’re Kathy and Chuck Kircus, owners of Sandy Shores of Twin Lake. Until the economic downturn, we were both involved in the automotive industry. We’re hard workers, and we love Michigan, so we immediately started looking for a new opportunity. Usually some unexpected event is what makes you realize what’s most important to you. For us, it was spending time with our family, relaxing on our pontoon boat, taking in a crisp view of the night sky.

We knew that in Michigan, we could always find a new start. So, we used the money from our retirement and created Sandy Shores of Twin Lake, LLC. We purchased the cottage in 2005, and the house in 2007.

We understand the importance of family, a calm, relaxing vacation, and how a cozy atmosphere helps bring people together. Our properties aren’t just rentals. This place is home! My family takes an annual 10-day vacation together here ourselves. We adopted four special needs children and we experience our house and cottage with them, our parents, and our close friends.

Each year, we see these children grow as they make little sandcastles and chase fireflies in the yard. Our story started with some hardship and continues with great joy. A house and a cottage later, we’re still planning our vacations and deciding who brings the marshmallows and the graham crackers for s’mores around the bonfire.

In 2015 we celebrated our 10th anniversary as Sandy Shores of Twin Lake. It’s such a gift to us to see our guests making memories with their family and friends here, just like we have. We’d be happy for you to see why our family cherishes Western Michigan so much!

Sandy Shores of Twin Lake, LLC purchased this house in 2007

Why Sandy Shores of Twin Lake, LLC chose Twin Lake

Discover Twin Lake, a freshwater haven that inspires both awe and adventure. Our rentals are designed to give you uninhibited access to the lake and views of its shoreline. Perfect for small children, the lakefront has crystal-clear, warm inland waters, a sandy bottom, and a gradual depth with no muck.

Cozy cottage-like interiors let you curl up fireside while looking out over acres of deep water. Grassy yards lead to picture-perfect beaches. And just a short drive away, historical scenic lighthouses and fun-packed Michigan's Adventure Amusement & Water Park await.

With 25 years of experience in customer service, we’ll ensure your vacation goes off without a hitch. Join us for a lakeside retreat you won’t soon forget at Sandy Shores of Twin Lake, LLC.

What makes this house unique

Game Room

Wet Bar

Wine & Beverage Cooler

Foosball table

Therapeutic Hot Tub

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed at this beautiful home during the Christmas Holiday. The home is more beautiful than the pictures online. We were very, very happy with our stay. A perfect 10!
Dec 2013
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Twin Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main Floor bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Lower Level bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Each floor has a full size bathroom!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master bedroom Main floor - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon Chair ~ Jr. Twin Size
    Main floor - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunk Bed
    Lower Level Bedroom - 1 queen
    Lower Level Living area - 2 queen , 2 twin/ single , (2) Queen Murphy Beds & (2) Rollaways w/memory foam mattress
  • Futon Chair (Jr. Twin Size) in the Master Bedroom. Perfect for an young child! We can sleep 14 using the futon chair. New for 2017 two queen size Murphy Beds.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Pedal Boat
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Sand Box
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
WIRELESS INTERNET NOW AVAILABLE ONSITE Wet Bar with a Beverage Center and sink in the lower level


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"Lakefront Vacationing at it's Best! HOT TUB Sandy Beach PONTOON BOAT available
average rating of 4.840909 based on 48 reviews

Beautiful home, clean and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great time. Our adult children and four grandchildren (ages 5 & 7) loved the beach and home. So clean, Kathy wonderful to work with, has all the amenities! The sandy bottomed lake and beach were perfect for swimming and fishing with the kids. Many nice restaurants and activities in area, but we didn't leave...just loved relaxing on the beach and deck. Would highly highly recommend this home for rental. We have rented for seven years at different locations in Southwest & Central Michigan and this was the best!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! We are always delighted when our guests have a awesome stay.
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The property was very nice. We had the max number of people and still had plenty of room.

  • 5 of 5

We would love to make this an annual event for our family. The property offers so much and we also rented the pontoon boat for pleasure rides, fishing and tubing. The lake is extremely clean and has a gradual slope so the younger kids could really enjoy their time in the lake. Lots to do in the area and many of the close towns.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location and proximity to Lake Michigan.

  • 5 of 5

We had a four generation reunion and the house was perfect for young and old. The kids spent hours swimming and playing along the shore. Parents and grandparents enjoyed the pontoon boat and wonderful water view on the deck!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Better than 5 star

  • 5 of 5

This was the best vacation ever! It was a perfect location and the house was amazing with everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had 6 adults and 5 children and we all had an amazing week away together. This home is very well maintained and has a perfect sandy swimming area for kids. We all enjoyed the boat, peddle boat and kayaks. Lewis Farms is a must if you have kids.

Overall, a very wonderful family vacation!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Had my daughters bachelorette party weekend at this amazing home. Everyone enjoyed there stay the home was more beautiful than the pictures showed. The lake was beautiful wish it would have been warmer but weather was great for April sitting on the deck and enjoying everything hot Tub was perfect!! Very well decorated super clean this was the perfect weekend for my daughter and her bridal party!!!! Would love to come back and rent for a week we also enjoyed going to the howling wolf sanctuary near !

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Effin Bar & Grill
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Overboard Inn
Car: necessary

We are centrally located for all major attractions: 8 minutes to Michigan Adventure, 15 minutes to Lake Michigan/Sand Dunes, 35 minutes to Grand Haven, 45 minutes Silver Lake and Double JJ Ranch.

Other Activities: Amusement Park

Lemon Creek Winery (Grand Haven)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

Rates are subject to change.
Guest must be at least 25 years of age to make a reservation
There is a 4% Credit Card Transaction Fee for payments
NO Fees for paying by check, money order or e-check
Saturday / Check - in @ 3:00 pm.
Saturday / Check - out @ 11:00 am.
This is a non - smoking vacation home.
Please,no pets allowed.
We can not rent nor lease to anyone under the age of 25.
Maximum occupancy : 14 person limit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund