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JULY 15-22....GOING, GOING! ..GONE!!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Private wooded home site with plenty of room to roam, Sleeps 9

HillTop is in the family friendly Flora-Dale Association. Situated on top of a small hill, nestled in a quiet wooded area and yet it is just a short walking distance to all of the association 's amenities. Included is a shared private beach area, heated pool with slide, tennis courts, horseshoe, shuffle board, sandbox, basketball court & a place to moor a boat (bring an auger). You'll have a fully stocked kitchen that accommodates 9 comfortably. Amenities include: ping-pong table, video game system, DVD player, IPod,IPhone speaker hook up, board games, deck chairs, picnic table, fire pit, gas grill, 2 full size beds, 3 twin size beds, futon in the recreation room, living room with a couch, TV , dining area & breakfast bar. Nearby are boat rentals, Go-karting, bumper boats, mini-golf, dune rides/rentals, ice cream shops & the Little Pt. Sable State Park with it's beautiful beach,

AC units in each bedroom. DTV

Wireless internet

More Details

Leticia Zambuto
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

Why Leticia Zambuto chose Silver Lake

We welcome you to stay in our home away from home. We sort of 'stumbled' on to Silver Lake when we were looking for a quick getaway to fit in between Summer Hockey Camp & Baseball season...having two boys made it difficult to find time to get away! We came, we saw & we fell in love with Silver Lake. The dunes, beaches, beautiful sunsets, starry nights were everything we could hope for and a few years later bought HillTop. Our boys are now in college, but we still look forward to all that Silver Lake has to offer.

What makes this cottage unique

We love our location! I guess it's personal preference, but we love being surrounded by the trees and being in a more private area. We oh so enjoy waking up and just sitting on the deck enjoying the quietness of the morning or staying up late and just gazing up at the millions of stars. Yet.....we are a close walk to the beach and the other amenities FloraDale offers!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our second stay here and another enjoyable visit. The ammenities are perfect! Thanks for providing us an immense time. See you again next year!

The Boetto's
Sep 2009
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Mears Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Located on lower level
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Air conditioning
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , Air Conditioning
    Recreation Rm - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Futon in walk out sleeps two.
  • Bedroom #1 has a full size bed and is air conditioned. Bedroom # 1 full size bed and bedroom #2 has one full size bed and 3 twin size bunk beds. Both bedrooms have AC units in them. The large recreation room has a futon which can sleep an additional two. Bed linens are included.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Sand Box
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Welcome to our home away from home. It's situated on top of a small hill, in a private wooded area, in the Flora-Dale Association. Amenities include 400' of Silver Lake beach frontage, a place to moor your boat (bring an auger), heated pool, tennis courts, shuffle board, horseshoe, playground, sandbox~all within a short walking distance. Club house has free wi-fi to check your emails. You have the best of both worlds...peace & quiet yet close to everything! Included is a picnic table, fire pit, deck chairs, large wrap around deck & a ramp making it wheelchair accessible. It has an open floor plan~Living room with couch, TV, DVD & stereo, separate dining table & kitchen bar area with seating for four + a high chair. The recreation room has a ping-pong table & futon. The State Park is within walking distance & The Little Point Sable Light House beach is 1.5 miles away. Go-carting, bumper boats, mini-golf, dune rides, boat rentals are all nearby. Beautiful sunsets & stars abound!


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average rating of 4.6666665 based on 13 reviews
Chicago, Il

Would Stay Again

  • 5 of 5

House was exactly as pictured on the outside. The pictures on the website did not represent the furnishings accurately. We were pleasently surprised by how tastefully the house was furnished. We enjoyed the quiet evenings by the fire pit as well as the ammenities in the lower level. We hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2008
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was beautiful an relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We spent a lot of time on the front porch relaxing. Loved that was barely any mosquitoes!!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Cynthia, I truly am glad you decided to stay at HillTop and found it to be relaxing! We've put allot of time & effort into our cottage to make it just so! Glad you enjoyed it. Please come back & visit us again. Leticia
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Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The home was very clean and comfortable, also close to private pool and beach. It's owners were very helpful, making sure we were prepared for our stay and provided us with information on all local attractions. We had a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at HillTop. We know vacations are important and do try to make it as nice as possible. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and do hope you will visit us again. Remember think SAND not SNOW! Leticia
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What a fantastic cottage for a get away!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in Flora Dale a couple of years now and this cottage has been the best. Very spacious, all the amenities and very well decorated and clean. This cottage is in a part of Flora Dale that we had not stayed in before, the back part, which we never knew existed until after we stayed here. Its tucked back away from the outside noise and traffic for privacy and yet just a very short bike ride away from everything Flora Dale and Silver Lake has to offer. Great cottage, highly recommended!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a great stay at the Hilltop cottage. The house is very clean and has everything that we needed. I highly recommend Hilltop!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying at HillTop Cottage & we are thrilled that you had a great stay! Please know that you are always welcome back! Rick & Leticia
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Our stay was amazing. Very clean.

  • 5 of 5

Owner was great to work with. The house is in perfect location- close to beach and pool. Kids had a great time in the pool and club house. We spent all day playing at the dunes and then came back to relax in the very well kept cottage. Large porch was a plus. Air conditioner in bedroom kept entire living area cool. We can't wait to come back:)

The Schurchs

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed yourselves! We honestly do try to have the house as if we were using it ourselves. Please know you are always welcome back! Rick & Leticia
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Nearest Train
75 Miles
Amtrack Holland
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
HWY 31
Car: not necessary

The Silver Lake Sand Dunes allows you access to both Lake Michigan & Silver Lake. While there is something to do for everyone, the dunes are the most popular. You can ride the dunes or simply walk through them. There are plenty of rentals that offer dune buggies, ATVs and jeeps . For the water lovers...Yes, there are watercrafts to rent too! Also nearby is the Little Point Sable Light House Beach. There is allot to see and do in the Silver Lake area including a 22 mile paved bike /hiking trail, golfing or horseback riding. There are bumper boats, go-karting tracks, miniature golf, beach shops and many other smaller specialty stores in town. Enjoy dinner out or BBQ & enjoy the evening by the fire pit gazing at the stars! Plan ahead & book your visit during one of the many festivals in town.


Rates & Availability

Mears Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring 2
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 11 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 12 2017 - Oct 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $140
Refundable damage deposit $300
Convenience Fee $35
Tax Rate 6.0%

Off season rates available. Call for details.
Credit card payments carry a 3% fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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