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Lake Michigan Sugar Sand Beachfront Home with Spectacular View

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3BR - 2 bath - steps from Lake Michigan's Pere Marquette beach with deck, patio

Gorgeous beach house with views of Lake Michigan from nearly every window. The Spinnaker House has a large deck for sunning or having your morning coffee, a large patio for lounging and grilling in the shade, and a fire pit from where you can watch the spectacular sunsets over the water. This house if great for families, friends, and couples, with open floor plan, yet plenty of spaces for everyone. This is an All Season 3 level home, with plenty of outdoor space; unfortunately, it is not wheelchair accessible. Amenities include beach equipment, large weber grill, linens, washer/dryer, dish washer, and fans in every room; no need for air con, when you have the wonderful breezes off of Lake Michigan.

Two bedrooms are located on 2nd level and have queen-size beds; the 3rd level is a loft that features two sets of bunk beds with a single on top and full beds on bottom. This space is great for the younger set and features access to a full bath with double sinks and bathtub. The other full bath is located on 2nd level, also with a bathtub. Second level also features full kitchen, washer/dryer, indoor dining room, living room/sitting area, gas potbelly stove, and large deck with dining area and chaise lounge chairs. This second level also has duel slider doors for indoor/outdoor living feel. Lower level has duel sliders as well that open onto a large patio with dining area, outdoor living room, grill and area great for little ones playing in the sand. The indoor area of this lower level is a family room with couch, chairs, large flat screen tv, stereo, and DVD player. Quality Wireless internet accessible throughout home and decks. Paper products and soaps provided. There is driveway with room for parking 4 standard sized vehicles; this is also free street parking.

Pere Marquette was voted one of the Great Lakes top five beaches by National Geographic, and has received numerous clean-beach awards. There are also hiking trails just one house down through the woods and sand dunes that are wonderful for seeing wildlife or taking a midnight adventure. Children love to play on the huge sand mound and beach playground. Everyone can enjoy beach volleyball, swimming, kite surfing, walking to the lighthouse or sunning on the beach. The sunsets here are truly spectacular.

The Spinnaker rents weekly only from Sunday to Sunday in the high Summer Season (June 19, 2016-August 21, 2016) with more flexibility during other time periods. We also own two small cottages next door that each sleeps 4-6 people (2 bedrooms) that can be rented in conjunction for larger groups or for those groups that may require separate, more private accommodations. Please contact me with specific questions or for last minute deals.

Area Attractions: There are two great restaurants in walking distance, one a beach BBQ restaurant and one that is more upscale with many seafood options that is on the marina with live musics on weekends-also the USS Silversides Submarine Museum is in walking distance. Then there is the walking trails through the woods just down the street that are wonderful for all ages. This is your place to relax and get away from it all.

Nearby there are many other restaurants, championship golfing, a tourist trolley, Michigan Adventure amusement park, Double J Ranch, a spectacular farmer's market, blueberry picking, local breweries and wineries, a boat launch ramp, and docking. If you're a fisherman but don't want to bring your boat, you can fish from the pier; or you can charter a captained boat. Boat slips available within walking distance. The new high-speed ferry from Milwaukee to Muskegon is only a couple of miles away.

More Details

Owner
Peggy Kleinert
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About Peggy Kleinert

My name is Tara Merlo, and I am helping my mother, Peggy Kleinert with renting out her house now, so she can travel more! My mother has been renting this house out for a few years now, but before that, this was her home, and the details show the care she has put in it over the years. The picture is of me and my family (all my pictures now are of my young daughter!)

Peggy Kleinert purchased this house in 2003

Why Peggy Kleinert chose Muskegon

Beautiful and on the beach!!

Amenities

Beachwood-Bluffton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full baths on floors with bedrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , 2 twin/ single
  • Main floor has two queen bedrooms. Loft has two sets of bunks with double on bottom and single on top. Each floor has a bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Close to Michigan Adventure and Silversides submarine and Navel Museum. Bike paths, playground equipment, and 2 restaurants in walking distance.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
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Lake Michigan Sugar Sand Beachfront Home with Spectacular View
average rating of 4.2727275 based on 11 reviews
5

Fantastic Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house and the location! The upstairs loft is great of kids, leaving adults plenty of space! Yes, the carpet was a little stained but only in select spaces and one tub drained slow but other than that, perfect. It was a perfect layout and lots of windows that DID open so cool at night. Movies at the beach on Saturday, safe for kids to run around, restaurant close with outside bands and good food. Would definitely go again!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Stay Overall but House Needs TLC

  • 3 of 5

The location of the property was excellent - right across the street from a clean beach and short walking distance to two decent restaurants (both with water views). The house has SUCH potential with a great layout and plenty of space for guests, but it hasn't been maintained, and we noticed. The house needs a major deep clean - some examples: carpets in the bedroom have stains, one of the mattresses has blood stains on the top, and the main floor bathroom shower was completely clogged (we purchased Draino and had to do three rounds before it was draining properly...makes me wonder how the cleaning staff actually cleaned the shower??). The oven didn't work properly, which the owners left directions of how to get it to the correct temperature, however, we still had difficulty with the oven getting too hot. Some of the windows wouldn't open, so we had to take the screens out and force them open; they need to be greased. I'm big on cleanliness and proper maintenance in a home, so the average guest may not notice or care about these types of issues! Just be aware that you are paying for more of the views you get with this house.

This was our first time to Muskegon. There are a lot of activities in the area, and a lot of shops and breweries nearby and in surrounding towns. We spent an afternoon in Grand Haven (about a 20-30 minute drive) which also has a lot to offer for all age ranges.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the feedback, we do strive for a wonderful experience. I have let our property managers know, so these can be remedied!
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5

Wonderful location and house is in great shape. Perfect for a family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at the spinnaker house. Could not be more happy with our stay!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Such a nice place

  • 4 of 5

We had a very nice weekend. The view and location on the lake is amazing. The house was well stocked with kitchen stuff and linens. The only complaint would be the ladders getting up into the top bunk was a killer for adults. I am sure for kids it would be fine. Also, the 15 steps to the entrance was a bit of a surprise since we had our 90 year old Mother with us. Thankfully she is in pretty darn good shape, and could manage.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful Home for a Getaway

  • 4 of 5

We debated staying in Grand Haven or Muskegon for a vacation with family before everyone left Michigan for the summer. At first, driving into Muskegon gave the impression of decay. But after 4 days we were very impressed. The beaches, bike trails, friendliness was 5 stars. Lots to do. The house was big, comfortable, and relaxing. Peggy visited and was nice. The fire pit is nice, and having the laundry right there was nice. We also used the gas grill on the deck twice which was very nice. I wished we had a couple more days to stay. Bring fire wood, or buy at local gas stations. The bottom room was a little musty, but we didn't use it much. The stove was not working quite right, but the repairman was there when we left.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We Will Return!!!

  • 5 of 5

This place was amazing!! The view was incredible and we were very close to family in the area. There was more than enough room for everyone and we loved it! The HUGE sliding glass doors in the front, we left open every night allowing us to stay cool and wake up to the sounds of waves and intensely fresh air!!! The owner checked on us a few times through the week, NEVER a bother, and was so friendly she made us feel like family! The living room was so spacious and all open allowing us to sit and talk comfortably. The fire pit was a favorite of ours and we sat out after sunset and roasted marshmallow and talked with our family (who visited us at the beach house every night). The kitchen was stocked with everything we needed and there were so many towels we couldn't believe it! Everything was in great shape, but NOT so new that we were afraid to use anything or relax and enjoy ourselves! We had all ages from 1year, 8, 18, 23, 30, 45 ALL enjoyed this place!!!!

A+++ Love it and see ya next year!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Car: necessary

Property is located on the Lake Michigan shoreline with easy access to Muskegon Lake for your boating, fishing, or other water sports. Plan a day at nearby Michigan Adventure or Double J Ranch. Easy driving via I-96 or US-31 or fly in to Grand Rapids. Come for Summer Celebration or Shoreline Spectacular or just relaxation on the 5 mile sugar sand beach.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $300

Limit 10 guests.
House rents from Sunday to Sunday and only by the week during prime summer season from June 25, 2017-September 4,2017. Call for last minute deals.
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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