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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, 2 Family rooms, Sleeps 6+

*Please call 1-231-510-9134 or text for May reservation discounts, I am reached faster for rates and discounts!!! Get away from it all in peace and privacy! Adjoining Manistee National Forest. Stay from August 10th through October 15th! Weekly's start in August. Sunset Strip private Beach on Lake Michigan across the road! Great for fishermen, hunter, or sportsman with great white-tail dear hunting, trout and salmon fishing, or great snowmobiling trails. Brand new 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with 2 Family rooms. Located on 4 private acres adjoining National Forest. See Raccoon and Deer visiting the back yard. 8 minutes to town as it is on the outskirts of town, the beach is private and quiet. Ludington is only 20 minutes away.

Adjoins the National Forest and great for cross-country skiing, snow-mobilizing and hunting. 4 acres of land that is very secluded, wooded,& private. Travel trailers welcome. Call for rates and Holiday Pricing!

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 9, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

I love it.. It was a gorgeous view, loved the woods, and the beach. It was all very private, I will definitely go back next year.
Sep 2012
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Manistee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen , upstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , downstairs
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
Everything you need, Fully furnished. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Anything you need extra, just feel free to ask. Fire pit for outdoor entertainment. Smoking allowed outdoors.


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average rating of 4.4 based on 21 reviews

Awesome Family Beach Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This property was a great getaway for our big family. The bedrooms and living areas were roomy and well furnished. The surrounding yard and pole barn had so much to do - fire pit, play house, arcade games, and that's not even mentioning the beach that's right down the street! The beach was fabulous and very private. There was only maybe 2 or 3 other small families (max) on a huge stretch of beautiful sand right on Lake Michigan. The property owner was very helpful with her directions as well as with the amenities on the premises. For instance, a great big yellow wagon made trips to the beach with our cooler and blankets a breeze. I highly reccomend this place. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Not as Describe, Never slept there.

  • 1 of 5

The house itself does look like the picture but that is about I can say positive. We have asked for a refund from Homeaway and the Property Manager.

I did request a refund of the PM and the property manager because I do not believe the listing was as described. We were told the beach was a walk across the street but the instructions at cottage said to drive.

There also was no cell service. The house did have a landline but there was also no internet or cable when we arrived. The PM asked my husband to talk to the cable company to set it back up.

The PM's manner was not appropriate. She told us that she would leave the key but was there at the property when we got there. She also told us to call back in an hour about the cable and internet. When we did she told us she hadn't called because her car broke down. Also that the internet issue might have been due to a credit card issue of hers. In addition she also complained about the previous guests from Chicago and how many trash bags they used. Also blamed them for messing up the TV service because they watched movies. There were also ants in the house and the vacuum was still out when we arrive demonstrating she wasn't ready for us even though we told what time we were coming.

There were also ants on the floor.

We had my mom, 3 year old child, and my husband with us. With tech issues we never slept there and are hoping to get a partial refund. If you use homeaway I would also suggest only use places that accept credit cards because we paid by check. If you do that it will be much harder to get your money back if there is a problem. I do hope the PM at least gives us a partial refund.

Just a reminder again if you pay the PM directly Homeaway will not help you. My ticket was open for a month and I had to make 3 calls and Tweet at them before they contacted me back.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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South bend in

Affordable but Absolutely Perfect

  • 5 of 5

First let me say I booked this place last minute and Maggie was great... We spent an hour on the phone talking about her place and about all the things I could do with the four teenaged girls I was bringing along...

Second, we arrived past midnight and Maggie called to make sure we got in safe and also to see if we needed anything.... What owner does that??!!! Maggie does... She was awesome to rent from and absolutely helped us to have a fantastic time by making sure we had what we needed and information I asked about...

Third the view is simply breathtaking... Spent a lot of time on balcony with my girls and in upstairs living room area it was roomy n relaxing...

Fourth, Manistee is beautiful, amazing, and just a must see place to be....

Thank you very much we will be back....

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Southfield, Michigan

A wonderful cottage on Lake Michigan

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is a great place to relax with friends or family. The house is full of antiques and sea themed objects and is equipped with everything one may need for a holiday. Maggie the owner was available to give us advice and make sure we were settled okay. The location is very close to downtown Manistee which also has some fabulous beeches. We had a great time and would not hesitate to stay here again. The upstairs balcony is great, and we enjoyed relaxing breakfasts while looking at Lake Michigan.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, great view

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house and the surrounding area. The view of the lake can't be beat and the surrounding area is among the best as well. Everything was provided which allowed us to have a worry free weekend to get away from it all! Close enough to downtown to go whenever you like even though we didn't want to leave. Would recommend for anybody looking to stay in the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house, great view, great place!

  • 5 of 5

The house was easy to find and exceeded all expectations. The view of Lake Michigan can't be beat and the house itself as well as the surrounding area is among the best as well. Its also close to downtown which was nice also. Our weekend was a worry free get-a-way thanks to Maggie! Would recommend to anybody looking for a stay in the area

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport, Traverse City
Nearest Ferry
21 Miles
Nearest Motorway
13 Miles
US-31 and M-55
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Across the Road
Car: necessary

We are part of the Sunset Strip association with Private Beaches also we have 100+ acres adjoining federal land for hunting biking etc... Also if you are interested in fishing we are located extremely close to Gurney Creek. 1.75 miles of Downtown river walk, Antiquing, Art Galleries, Beach, Canoeing, Cycling, Fall Color, Tours, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Live Music, Movie Theatre, Museums, National Parks, Para sailing, Restaurants, Sailing, Shopping, Sightseeing, Snow Shoeing, Snow Skiing, Snowboarding, State Parks, Swimming, Tennis Courts, Theme Parks, Walking, Water Skiing, Victorian Sleighbell Parade in December, Wildlife Viewing, Windsurfing, Wine Tasting. 5 miles from Manistee National Golf Course and Resort, 12 miles from Little River Casino, 60 miles from Michigan's Adventure in Muskegon, and 35 miles from Crystal Mountain Ski Resort. Across the road From Lake Michigan.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Availability and reservations by phone only.
$20 per extra person per night for more than 5 people

For Winter rate October 15, 2015 - June 1, 2016, the reservation must be for whole entire period.

*Please contact owner for exact availability and for shorter stays than 1 week.

$200 off for June 1st - October 1st 2016 if you call and make a reservation before the end of September 2015!
No deposit required

Please call for days available!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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