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Matt Becker

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

Free Boat Special "Somewhere in Time"-Charming Lakefront-Sand-Sunsets-Paradise

9 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Overview

Michigan Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths! Sleeps 6-10

Summer Weekly arrivals each Sunday.

**Free boat special ***we are offering Free use of the fishing boat with your weekly reservation booked by May 15 (400- value) --take advantage of this great spring offer now!!

Pearlview is a large, charming cottage for families.

*WEEKLY VISITS: 'Pearlview' cottage is a finely restored 1900's era foursquare colonial cottage set off a wooded lakeside road only minutes from fun-filled Mackinaw City.

Walk the Mackinac bridge nearby, view the hawk migration, seek out the Headlands for a true Dark Night Sky experience, plus a casino is coming ! Ferry to Mackinac Island, Ride horses, visit the historic fort. Or just watch the sunset from the porch.

SUNSET LOCATION: Ideally situated on an elevated bluff with a sandy lake bottom and panoramic views, this charming vacation home is available for great weekly vacations with friends and family.

SPACIOUS: This gracious, Mackinac Island styled home features 3/4 bedrooms and 2 full baths, one with a claw foot tub; both with showers. It is extremely comfortable for 6-8 persons, and welcomes up to 9 in beds, +crib

GRACIOUS: Three levels of wood flooring & trim with a stately staircase showcase the design elements of a bygone era in home building. All three levels have 9 ft ceilings, or higher. Two living areas, parlor, dining room, sunroom, & media room welcome guests seeking comfort, space and relaxation. The stately covered porch (25' by 9')overlooks the shore; perfect for sunsets or an afternoon nap.

PRIVATE: The house is set on 181 feet of blissful, private frontage on the sundrenched shore of serene Paradise Lake. Nearly 2 acres in size & woods beyond, privacy is assured. Laze on the boathouse balcony overlooking the lake; cool off with a dip in the sandy bottom lake; make drinks for a porch party; then relax as the sun sparkles and dips in the western sky. Pearlview is a great vacation spot.

ACCESSIBLE: This holiday home is easily accessible to both US 31 and I-75. Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island are just next door to the north. Be at the ferry docks in under 10 minutes. The Mackinaw Bridge, Cross Village, famous 'Tunnel of Trees', Harbor Springs, Sturgeon Bay, Wilderness Park, the Inland Waterway, Indian River and Petoskey are easy drives. Casino coming to Mackinaw City!

EXTRA ASSETS: Pearlview offers all the amenities for a superb vacation: quality sheets & linens, full kitchen, dishwasher, utensils,china,stemware, 52'flat-screen TV with Direct TV satellite with HBO and premium channels, DVD Player, full laundry, sunroom, old-fashioned sunporch glider, porch swing, dock, boathouse balcony, hammock. *sprawling yard for the kids with a Rainbow systems playground!

Internet is not offered as a reliabe option in this area....we recommend the airport in Pellston for those who need reliable and regular work service!

While retaining historic charm, it is also very comfortable!

CLEAN: Lovely furnishings and rugs compliment the wood floors throughout the cottage. The lowest level is a family gathering fun area: spacious & modern with high 10' ceiling ---set up for media viewing, games,reading and internet. Quaint play area for children with many toys on site. We have a guest bookshelf too, and an assortment of DVDs. Direct TV all channels. This is a comfortable place where the entire family will want to lounge.

Pearlview is a wonderful family vacation destination in northern Michigan. It offers the charm of yesteryear amidst modern conveniences for a relaxing, old-fashioned holiday 'upnorth'.

Create lasting memories at Pearview. This charming cottage is available WEEKLY ONLY , Sundays, all year.

(no pets)

*****Minutes from fun at the tip of the mitten. Casino coming soon! Come Visit Mackinaw City.

..looking for a smaller chalet for fishing?

+++(We also have a Hidden Gem; The Lily Pad lakefront chalet available nearby, see VRBO 175269, Postcard Perfect, very reasonably priced.)

Or VRBO 425516 is our Beach Bucket classic cabin on pristine Douglas Lake, for 4-6 people, very reasonably priced!

RATES:*****Weekly Availability Only, Sundays --check-in 4 pm, check-out 10:30 am

$1995-2595 WEEKLY + cleaning, michigan tax --linens provided.

6% MI tax and $175 cleaning fee applies to weekly rates above...

Boat rental 400- weekly

Refundable 500-security deposit

Welcome to Pearlview!

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More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Matt Becker (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

About Matt Becker

active family with 3 girls,love: to travel, antiquing,designing,redesigning,

decorating, redecorating, real estate, reading, art, sewing, family, and long to be upnorth and down south permanently back and forth!

Matt Becker purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Matt Becker chose Michigan

We love northern Michigan. The lure of a traditional escape was premier, while the natural beauty, relaxing pace, and charm continue to inspire us. Some people visit; others never want to leave. This is our way of staying!

What makes this cottage unique

quiet bliss, beautiful sunsets on a perfect porch, lazy hammock naps, whole books completed :) and s'mores, too.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Dear Matt & Lesley

We loved staying in your beautiful home & grounds. Your colors, patterns,& room decorations are so lovely. We have stayed in other rental properties & really appreciated the cleanliness of your home.

A special thank you for allowing our son to stay in your attic room. He enjoyed his "own space" & thought it was a great room. Thank you for opening up the bright room. It was a special privilege! The place is gorgeous- just like the whole house. God's blessings to your family"
Aug 2010
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Reviews

5
based on 9 traveler reviews

Free Boat Special "Somewhere in Time"-Charming Lakefront-Sand-Sunsets-Paradise
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
5

Beautiful Property

  • 5 of 5

The property is great for children. There is a yard and a play set for them to play on. Plenty room in the house.... More then we needed. We had four adults and four children. The property is on the lake and you do need to take stairs down to the lake but there was no problem with that. The kids were able to swim off the dock and the water in that area was not deep at all. One down fall is the location of fire pit. It is down by the lake and not much room for everyone to sit around. So when the kids were in bed, it was too far for the adults to hang out. The husbands loved the fishing which there are many different fish in the lake. They even caught many of them with the kids off the dock. Super close to the city. The yard is nicely kept up with trees and flowers and has nice shade for those hot days. We had a fantastic time!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the beauty of Pearlview. It offers so many areas to enjoy, for kids and adults! We have six large dining chairs around the outside patio set on the boathouse balcony for lakeside dining. a picnic table sits on the northwest lawn area next to an outdoor chimney smokehouse! A hammock is near the small bluff on the south lawn. The front porch has 4 chairs/rockers, a porch swing for 2, and a comfy glider! A back porch has two outside chairs near the grill area. The lawn is large on both sides of the cottage. It can accomodate any outside games you wish. We have a sprinkler system to keep the lawn nice. The campfire area is built into our planked walkway next to the lake where our guests enjoy the best views of sunset. The campfire pit has a built in grill if you chose to cook over an open flame. The boathouse is next to this spot for easy access to extra folding chairs. Kids are ecstatic to play on the awesome playground we have on site. Swings, slide, lookout view spot, climbing area---(Rainbow Systems playground). Inside we have a play area with toys and books. We know a great vacation includes keeping the kids happy and entertained, too. We love to hear about our guests enjoying all our hard work! We Sincerely thank you for your patronage.
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5

Beautiful home with top comfort

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with my entire family who came from across the country. The house was very comfortable and the owners thought of everything. It was especially nice to have a crib, highchair, and toys for the kids. The decor is amazing and we appreciated the details throughout the house. The yard, dock and fire pit were immaculate and fun for all of us. The pictures in the listing are accurate, and the property is in great condition. It was clean and very well maintained. I would recommend this property to anyone visiting the amazing northern MI area. This time of year was great too as the weather was perfect and the trees were just starting to change colors.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's Absolutely wonderful to hear about all the awesome details you enjoyed at Pearlview. It really helps our future guests to hear directly from a recent guest. We really Strive to offer a great vacation experience for summer vacations with family in a lovely cottage. Warm Regards from The Becker Family
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Dewitt, MI
5

Wonderful vacation house!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Pearlview! The house is beautiful and tastefully decorated in antiques. It allowed lots of privacy for us with our 3 adult children. The kitchen had everything we could possibly need for cooking. The lake was peaceful and clean. It is a very short drive to lots of fun things in the Mackinaw area, but is very quiet and tranquil. We would highly recommend this rental!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks much, Leanne. We love hearing from our guests. Your comments verify our hard work! Pearlview is quiet, the lake is pretty, yet the town is nearby. Perfect setup for a family getaway. We look forward to hosting your family in future seasons. Best Wishes from the Becker family
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5

Beautiful Home!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at Pearlview! It is a gorgeous home that the owners have taken great pains to restore and decorate. It was nice to see so many period details along side a fully modern house with all the amenities and appliances one could want. Though it was just our family of five staying, the house could easily accommodate more than one family. Not only is there a lot of sleeping space, but there are many gathering spots, indoors and out, for people to spread out. The front porch overlooking the lake was our favorite haunt, but we also loved sitting on top of the boat house or down by the dock by the fire pit. It was very secluded and peaceful but only a five minute drive to Macinaw City. This house really has it all! You won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for pointing out the best assets of Pearlview. We are happy to hear our efforts are noticed. Each season we try to find a way to highlight and improve the cottage for our future guests. We have many repeat visitors, and would love to add you to this list. All the best to your family--from ours!
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5

Beautiful Home!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at Pearlview! It is a gorgeous home that the owners have taken great pains to restore and decorate. It was nice to see so many period details along side a fully modern house with all the amenities and appliances one could want. Though it was just our family of five staying, the house could easily accommodate more than one family. Not only is there a lot of sleeping space, but there are many gathering spots, indoors and out, for people to spread out. The front porch overlooking the lake was our favorite haunt, but we also loved sitting on top of the boat house or down by the dock by the fire pit. It was very secluded and peaceful but only a five minute drive to Macinaw City. This house really has it all! You won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great time on Paradise Lake!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time on Paradise Lake in this property. The owners were wonderful to work with, the home beautiful and the setting peaceful. There is a ton of room on the grounds. Although the lake has a nice sandy bottom, there isn't a sand beach. However, the swimming was very nice for the kids. The fire pit and hammock were both huge hits - nothing is as good relaxing in the hammock and fresh s'mores for a multigenerational family vacation. We hope to come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Pellston
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Mackinaw City
Nearest Beach
Ours
Nearest Point of Interest
Paradise Lake
Nearest Point of Interest
Ferry Docks
Nearest Point of Interest
Mackinac Island
Nearest Point of Interest
Kewadin Casino
Nearest Point of Interest
Legs Inn Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
The Mackinac Bridge
Nearest Point of Interest
The Douglas Lake Bar & Steakhouse
Nearest Point of Interest
The Hack-Ma-Tack Inn
Nearest Point of Interest
Mackinaw Club Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Thunder Falls Water Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Mackinaw City Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
September, Oct
Apr 17 2016 - May 29 2016
Changeover Day: Sunday
5 night minimum stay
$310
$1,995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
 
4th of July week
Jul 3 2016 - Jul 10 2016
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$2,555
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$2,495
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Post Cleaning & linens $165 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Sylvan 14" aluminum boat $0
Tax Rate 6.0%

Spring and Fall SALE: We are offering full weeks in May and September/October for 1795.00 if booked by May 1, 2016.

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Amenities

Michigan Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Large second floor bath; charming clawfoot tub
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Spacious bath
  • 2 large baths, full amenities, lovely, clean
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Tempur-pedic bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Sunroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Porch glider, fold-down style
  • Queen size Beds (1) Tempurpedic queen mattress---Best of the Best!---Heavenly sleeping. --mstr bedrm upstairs w/ antique walnut European armoire and dresser., Double Beds (1) 2 double beds in 2nd bedroom upstairs with fainting couch and dresser, Twin or Single Beds (1) twin sleigh bed in 3rd bedroom next to master. also contains an oak infant crib, Baby Cribs (1) full size quality oak crib in 3rd bedroom + with a twin sleigh bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) comfortable glider bed, old-fashioned sun porch style, but new!
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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