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Best kept secret in Shelby--Luxury home-- on Lake Michigan with huge beachfront

11 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
7 nights


Shelby House Rental Photos and Description

3+ bedroomrs, 3 baths, sleeps up to 12 with WIFI

Best kept secret in Shelby--Luxury home-- spectacular lake, sunset views & beachfront. Exclusive 3,200 sq. ft. Lake Michigan home located in Shelby, Michigan. Beautifully appointed with very large master bedroom & bath +2 twin beds, 2 queen (1 is trundle). The enclosed loft has 1 full and 1 twin futon. 3 baths. Sleeps up to 14. There are beautiful hardwood floors, AC, and stainless steel appliances. Take walks on the shores of Lake Michigan and to Little Sable lighthouse. Relax on the deck & have a hot tub in a secluded woodsy setting. Large screened porch. Enjoy watching beautiful Lake Michigan sunsets from the Gazebo and decks. Short walk to private beach area with huge beach frontage. Relax on the beautiful sandy beach, swim in lake Michigan and enjoy miles of shoreline for walking or running. 4 golf courses, bike trails, Silver lake sand dunes, Stoney Lake & Pentwater close by.

  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Sandra Brim
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 3, 2016
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About Sandra Brim

I pride myself in providing you with the best possible Lake Michigan experience possible. I love seeing the faces of visitors after a week at the house. The tension is gone, faces are tan and everyone is extremely happy.

Sandra Brim purchased this house in 2006

Why Sandra Brim chose Western Michigan

Lake Michigan is one of my favorite places in the world.


based on 11 traveler reviews

Best kept secret in Shelby--Luxury home-- on Lake Michigan with huge beachfront
average rating of 4.2727275 based on 11 reviews
Grosse Ile, MI

Wonderful Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My husband, daughter, son-in-law, grandson and granddog just spent the first week of July at this property. It was wonderful! The location is very private and secluded. The house was beautiful and had everything we needed, including a hot tub that we all enjoyed. The beach area is beautiful as well. The stairs to the beach gave us all a nice workout during the week! The weather was not the best but that just meant that we explored the area more, including the sand dunes at Silver Lake, shopping in downtown Pentwater, the Elk Farm in Ludington and the fair in Muskegon. We all had a great time and hope to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just what we needed

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property in mid August and it did not disappoint. Sandra the hostess met us at the house and let us in 2 hours early! Yea Sandra! She was very nice and gave a thorough explanation of all the amenities. I've read lots of the reviews on here, yes there were a lot of steps but not so many that it took away from the experience. Actually because the house sits on the other side a dune you will find no wind coming through. Each night we were able to barbaque and sit in the hot tub, the wifi was acceptable, not lighting fast but not super slow either. What I liked about this property is you really don't need to bring linens or towels or any cooking utensils at all, they have absolutely everything. There is even a grab bag of beach toys in the box up by the gazebo for the kids to use. I would recommend buying campfire wood before you come and taking a few pieces with you each time you go to the beach, by night fall you should have enough wood down there to make a fire. I guess the only thing negative would be that our guests our stayed upstairs said it was hot and I think might needs to be addressed. Great experience overall! Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

A week at the lake!

  • 5 of 5

Our hostess Sandra, was delightful. She met us at check in and had information on everything we needed to know for our stay at this lovely beach house. We were a family of 8 adults and 2 children (5 & 2). There was so much to do, between the beach, hot tub and area attractions, we were never at a loss for activities or just relaxing. Hopefully, if our schedules permit we will be back next summer! Only one observation to pass along and this has nothing to do with the owner: if you are renting this lovely home please be respectful of the beach. I spent several hours filling a trash bag with popped balloons, ribbons, juice boxes, straws, cigarette butts, firework debris and other various pieces of trash that do not belong on our beautiful shoreline.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We just celebrated our 9th annual High School BFF Girls reunion at this house. It was the perfect get away for this picky group of women. We bought all of our provisons in Ludington which was a quick 30 minutes away, any store you would need is at this exit.

We did not leave the house again for 3 days! We enjoyed the kitchen for all of our gourmet meals, deck for chatting and games. Gazebo for Sunsets and Beach for our daily Yoga sessions. We had a great walk to the Little Sable Lighthouse, the beach is very private as is the house. The surround sound was wonderful and the selection of CD's already there were very versatile.

Did I mention the Cherry Market 5 minutes away with great Cherry products and a labyrinth amongst a field of lavender...Very Cool!

The steps were very manageable and well worth the view. It was a fabulous weekend and we all agreed we finally found a home after looking for 9 years!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Phoenix, AZ

Wonderful Lake Michigan Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough good things about our trip to Lake Michigan and our stay at this special home. The owners were very easy to deal with and extremely accomodating. The house is open and very clean. The kitchen was great and everything we needed. The directions were good and the location of the house was very private. We used the hot tub many times, enjoyed daytime walks on the beach, barbecued nightly and highly recommend the home --- we hope to be back next year!!!!!!! We would recommend it to friends.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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East Lansing, Mi

Best Vacation Ever

  • 5 of 5

We will definitely come back to Shelby at Lake Michigan. We loved the surround sound music and spaciousness the house had to offer for our large family. The beach was an awesome, private beach and our bond-fires were cozy and warm. The night sky and sunsets were spectacular. We have some wonderful memories of our stay at Lake Michigan. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Silver Lake, Stony Lake & Little Sable Light House
Car: necessary

Besides enjoying your huge, private beach at Lake Michigan, Shelby and Hart are 5-10 minutes by car and have reasonable food shopping, farm market stands, fruit picking and restaurants. There is a bike trail that starts in downtown Shelby and goes to Hart. Stony Lake has a golf course and is a 5 minute drive from the property. The famous Double JJJ Ranch, Waterpark and Golf Resort is located in Rothbury not far from Shelby. 800-Double JJ. Silver Lake Dunes: in 5-8 minutes you will find jeeps, jet skis, ski boat, mopeds and quads for rent at Parrots Landing.


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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Security Deposit $200
Pet Fee $125
Cleaning Fee $225


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Shelby House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Dialup Access
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Half Bathroom -
  • Jacuzzi Spa
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , plus queen trundle
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • There are 4 queen futons in the Loft/TV room and other areas.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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