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Spectacular view,Seclusion,&5min to LAKE MI.

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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Beachwood-Bluffton House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 baths,Central Air,WIFI,Direct TV, HDTV, WELL APPOINTED HOUSE

The Bluff House is perched on a dune overlooking Bluffton Bay and Muskegon Lake, on a peninsula between Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan. The Bluffton area has a fascinating history and is a safe, friendly place to stay. It’s a place to relax and enjoy the beauty of Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan and the surrounding dunes and forests. One can let their creative juices flow, or enjoy the work of several resident artists at local galleries in Lakeside and Muskegon. The view from the Bluff House is its finest point – 180 degree view of Bluffton Bay and Muskegon Lake. There is a large deck in the front and a small screened patio in the back. You can sit in the living room and enjoy the lake view or enjoy the surrounding trees and shrubs in the back. It’s a very secluded environment, yet it’s still in the city with all the activities an urban area entails. The Muskegon Yacht Club is directly across the street and the skippers are always looking for crew on Wednesday nights.

There are a variety of ways to get to The Bluff House. One can arrive by car, utilizing the highways a few miles away. There is also the cross lake ferry which has three runs a day between Muskegon and Milwaukee just down the street a mile or two. One could ride their bike to the the ferry, spend day in Milwaukee and take the Ferry back, and rids their bikes to The Bluff House.The Bluff House is within 2 miles of the Ferry and 20 minutes of Michigan Adventure. There are many beautiful bike trails along Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake along the dunes and through wetlands. If you are a member of another yacht club, you could come by boat, dock at the Muskegon Yacht Club, and utilize the facilities such as the bar, restaurant, and pool. Your boat will be visible from the deck of The Bluff House.

The Bluff House provides WIFI for internet and Dish network for satlite cable. The house has Air conditioning. The cable includes full sport and premium channels for your enjoyment

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Sid Shazly or Jane Shazly
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 9, 2016
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About Sid Shazly or Jane Shazly

Friendly and we enjoy meeting people. We care about our customers.

Sid Shazly or Jane Shazly purchased this house in 2006

Why Sid Shazly or Jane Shazly chose Muskegon

In city but it has secluded location

What makes this house unique

Peaceful and breathtaking view

Guestbook comments from the manager

We were looking to get away from our busy urban lives and this was the perfect place. Our family had a great time here. The backyard is beautiful and the view from the living room is breathtaking. This was perfect, we had a marvelous time.
Aug 2009
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based on 26 traveler reviews

Spectacular view,Seclusion,&5min to LAKE MI.
average rating of 4.730769 based on 34 reviews

Great property, wonderful, extremely helpful owners

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for allowing us to enjoy your home! Great view of the water and a cozy, comfortable home. Fully stocked, well equipped, we wanted for nothing. Fantastic location! Intimidating driveway, but ample street parking and we got our exercise in to boot! Would definitely consider another stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you very much. We hope to visit us again.we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Sid and Jane Shazly
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Muskegon ,Mi

Wonderful home with a great view of Muskegon Lake

  • 5 of 5

5 days of fun at this nice home overlooking Muskegon Lake. The 3 bedrooms gave us plenty of room for the 5 of us. Looked forward to each morning having breakfast watching sunrise over the lake. The property owners were very friendly and willing to help if we needed anything during our stay. The driveway is steep but good on building those leg muscles. The kitchen had everything we needed and there is a washer/dryer in the basement. Location is great only a few minutes from the beach and a party store nearby.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the review. We appreciate your valuable opinion. We want to make sure our customers feel comfortable exactly as they would feel at home. I am glad you enjoyed the view and the house. Jane and I thank you very much. Sid and Jane shazly
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Fun for a family vacation

  • 4 of 5

We rented the Bluff House for a family vacation with our four young children, ages 10, 8, 5, and 3. The location was perfect. There is access to Muskegon Lake right across the street and Lake Michigan is less than a mile away. We walked to Pere Marquette beach almost every day. We also enjoyed paddling the kayaks around Muskegon Lake. Being high on the bluff provides a great view from the huge picture window. It also means a steep driveway and many steps to the house. It was not a problem for us, but it would be unsuitable for anyone who has difficulty walking or climbing steps. The house has a vintage style with wood paneling, older carpeting, and newer appliances (in most cases nicer than our appliances at home). The bedrooms aren't big, but they are adequate and the beds and linens are comfortable. There are a lot of spaces for relaxing or playing, including the living room with a coffee table big enough for playing games, a room downstairs that was a good place for the kids to play with toys, the front deck with a lovely lake view, the back screened porch for bug-free relaxation, and the deck in the private backyard. There was plenty of room to be together or to have a little privacy. Sid was friendly and quick to answer any questions about the house and the area. We thoroughly enjoyed our time at the Bluff House.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. We appreciate your feedback and all way act on any recommendations from our customers. We hope to see you again in the future. Sid and Jane Shazly
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Perfect vacation home, perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful setting in Muskegon, which doesn't have as much quaint shopping as areas a bit south, but much less crowded, and a gorgeous, large, and free! beach right around the corner. Party store is a 3 minute walk. The house and decor is definitely dated, which to people who are used to mom and pop rentals rather than fancy hotels, this only adds to the cozy laid back feel of a lake vacation only Michigan can provide. The owners live right next door and you can literally probably yell over to them with any problems, but were extremely respectful of our privacy and more than willing to provide for any requests we had. Honestly using the driveway is a suicide mission as its so steep, but it actually turned out to be a great ice breaker for my guests arriving. Plenty of parking on the street below so it was never a problem. The view and privacy the bluff provided far outweighed the haul up the hill. Gave the house info to all of my guests, who agreed it would be a fantastic place for a family weekend. Sincerely hoping to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you very much and we look forward to see you again in the future. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Bluff House and Muskegon.. Sid and Jane Shazly
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Well maintained. Enjoyed the view immensely! Used the kayaks. Not far from Hofmaster State Park.

  • 4 of 5

Great place for our family reunion.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your business and thank you for taking the time to gie us this review.
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Fishers, IN

Awesome Location

  • 5 of 5

Great little cottage with excellent view of the lake/marina in the front and only about a quarter of a mile from Lake MIchigan. The property does sit up high on a little hill and the drive way has a steep incline. The owner (who lives right next door) was very friendly and he gave us the use of his 4 bikes and 2 kayaks. We used the bikes to cycle up to Lake Michigan. We had a minor issue with one of the toilets, and Sid came over immediately and resolved it. You can spend hours just sitting out on the front porch with a beer, gazing at the lake out front.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you for choosing the Bluff House. We are happy you enjoyed your stay. Please visit us again. Sid and Jane Shazly
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Muskegon County Airport
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Muskegon County Club
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Holland, MI
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
US 31
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake free beaches
Car: not necessary

The Bluff House is located across the street from Muskegon Lake and the Muskegon Yacht Club. Lake Michigan is a short 1/4 mile walk or bike ride away. There are numerous bike paths, state park hiking, sailing, charter fishing, sandy beaches for swimming and sunning. Two water parks are a 15 minute drive away. There are the usual museums, parks, Party in the Park Fridays, and several festivals to experience. Best of all - four ice cream parlors with gourmet products are 1/2 mile away. Personally, sitting on the deck with a beverage and a book, enjoying the view every now and then, is the best way to utilize The Bluff House. Fishing charter boats are 2 minutes away from the house

Other Activities: Free WIFI and Direct TV.


Rates & Availability

Beachwood-Bluffton House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 31 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $120 + Tax
refundable security depo $400 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

The price does not include cleaning fee or refundable security deposit. A signed contract is required.

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100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Beachwood-Bluffton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Front bedroom with king size bed and has spectacular view of Muskegon Lake. Back bedroom with twin beds has a wooded view. Both bedrooms have a private full bath. There is a bedroom in the lower level with a double bed. The living room has a futon which opens into a double size bed.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Sunrises are a specialty at The Bluff House. Enjoying your coffee or breakfast on the deck watching a spectacular sunrise really is the best way to start the day. There are some extensive pink skies to stimulate your visual sense. Sunsets – you are on your own. However, it’s just a half mile to our beautiful sandy Lake Michigan beaches. A short walk, ride your bike, or drive to a delightful experience. Our beaches, break walls, and lighthouses will take your breath away. Fishing off the breakwater is permitted. Sailing and swimming lessons are available across the street at the Muskegon Yacht Club. There are also skipper chartered sailboat rides available for a fee. Muskegon Yacht Club offers sailing and swimming lessons for kids. Please check with the club for details at 231-755-1414. To enhance your enjoyment, we have DirectTV HDTV to watch over 500 channels of sports or movies. You must drive your car up to the garage to avoid the stairway to The Bluff House.

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