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Bedrooms 3
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrm, 1 Bath Cottage on 76' Private Frontage on Lake Michigan



Vacation in Montague - Whitehall, MI overlooking scenic Lake Michigan! This cottage is furnished and has 3 bedrooms and 1 bath. It is located within Big Flower Creek Association (34 acre wildlife sanctuary) on 76' of private sandy beach. It has lots of deck and porch space to sit out and enjoy the sun and view. Available weekly or longer year-round for $1595/week. It also has access to Big Flower Creek for canoeing, fishing kayaking, trout fishing, and/or hunting. Miles away from Westshore Snowmobile trail. Call 616-443-2229 for more information, specific directions, pictures, or a video of the entire property setting.

*Guests provides their own sheets, pillow cases, towels and toiletries. Full kitchen equipment is provide but you will need to bring bathroom and kitchen sundries. (example additional trash bags, bath tissue, paper towel, or dish soap if needed.

7 Night minimum during peak season June, July and August.

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017

About The Owner

I have been going to this Lake Michigan beach location with my family for over 50 years. Very unique location with various activities such as fishing, hunting, canoeing, golf, horseback riding, swimming, and walking the pristine Lake Michigan beach front in Oceana County.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1960

Why The Owner chose Western Michigan

Beautiful pristine Lake Michigan shoreline not usually available to the general public. This area is all family owned and very private and secluded beachfront.

What makes this cottage unique

The adjoining natural wetlands of Big Flower Creek that is accessible from this location gives you the ability to view the natural wildlife in the area as well as the benefits of the beach. Rowboat, Canoe and Kayak are also available with this property upon request . Guided tours are available upon request on a limited basis.


Montague Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Guest to provide personal toiletries.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Twin trundle and full double to sleep 4.
  • Guest provide sheets/pillow cases.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Silver Lake Sand Dunes and Winery Tours.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews

Wonderful Family Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

For Spring Break this year, we took our 4 kids to this beautiful cabin on the lake for a week. Although Michigan in early March is unpredictable and, true to form, we had snow, sleet, rain, sun, and wind during our stay, we were snug as bugs in the cabin. No matter the weather, the view was always beautiful. We walked the beach, saw the sunset, looked at incredible amounts of stars and, mostly, stayed inside for some needed bonding time over board games and home-cooked meals. It was wonderful bonding for all of us.

We did venture out: highly recommend House of Flavors in Ludington (free ice cream in the winter!). We learned about Muskegon in the Lakeshore Museum Center (interesting enough for the price of admission: free) and made the one-hour drive to Grand Rapids to sample beer at Founder's!

Owner Mike Anderson was the most gracious, friendly and accommodating person we've encountered on VRBO. He called to check up on us when we got some snow and ice, answered all of our questions cheerfully, and was just overall incredibly considerate and helpful.

I imagine this cabin is incredibly ideal when it's warm enough to enjoy the beach and actually get in the water, but as a get-away-from-it-all (yet still retain TV and WiFi for entertainment) this clean, cozy and wonderful cabin was GREAT. We are taking back wonderful memories of togetherness and that is priceless.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hard to find, VERY easy to enjoy!

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is situated on a dune that overlooks Lake Michigan with beautiful views from nearly every window. Made up of three bedrooms (with room for more than 8 heads), a small galley kitchen, large dining table (inside and outside), and a lovely sectional couch, it's perfect for a medium-sized family/group. And the kitchen is outfitted with nearly everything you will need during your stay.

While it is a bit of a long drive on one lane wooded road, the remote location means no traffic/noise/crowding.

If you are not mobile, be aware of the long stairwell to the cottage and down to the beach. And if you are tall/large, the small bathroom and shower stall could be difficult to navigate.

The owner is attentive and easy to reach, if anything comes up during your stay.

I loved our winter stay at the cottage ... so much so we are returning in August! Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Elizabeth, I am happy that you and your husband enjoyed your stay over the holidays at my cottage. Thank you for rebooking for this summer. I am looking forward to meeting you and having you return again. Best Regards, Mike
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Great place with beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

I had a very positive experience during my stay here. Starting with Mike's pleasant attitude and warm hospitality from the moment we booked. He always stayed in contact with us and helped us with any concerns.

The location is beautiful. The views of Lake Michigan from the cottage are spectacular. The cottage is well kept and has cable TV and board games as well when you feel like staying in. It has the feeling of being on a private beach. Even though we ended up with cloudy days during our recent stay, we managed to get out and walk on the beach very often. I would love to rent this place again over the summer as well.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Arif, I am happy to hear that you and your family had a great time at my cottage. Thank you for coming up to visit. I am looking forward to having you come back again in the future. Best Regards, Mike
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Ferndale, MI USA


  • 5 of 5

Absolutely gorgeous views of Lake Michigan. The house was warm and welcoming as we watched the huge waves and recovered from a walk on the icy beach. Perfect!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Diane, I am happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay at my cottage. I hope you can come back again for a little longer trip. Please contact me any time in the future. Thanks, Mike
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Rochester, MI

Breathtaking views

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here end of October for a week long break from the hustle and bustle of life. What an amazing location. The beach allows dogs & ours loved the freedom to run and smell for miles.

The cottage was the perfect place to come back to after a long walk and snuggle up on the massive couch. We cooked daily and the kitchen while small had all the tools/pots/pans that we needed.

The area has plenty to do if you choose to drive in to town. We took in several of the local restaurants, strolled the Farmers Market and found a Corn Maze close by.

We would come back to this cottage in a heartbeat. The only drawback were the stairs up to the cottage. Not a problem when you aren't lugging supplies up from the car but definitely something you should be aware of if renting. Once at the top you won't be disappointed; the views during the day are fantastic and as anyone who has been to Lake Michigan knows the sunsets are breathtaking.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Beth & Husband, Thank you for coming up to visit at my cottage in October this year. This time of year is always so beautiful on Lake Michigan's Shoreline and more relaxing when it is a little more quiet and peaceful after a busy summer season. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and that would consider coming back to visit again. There are so many cool things to see and do in the area. I have been coming up to this area for a long time and I still have not been able to see everything that I would like to see. I hope you can make it back again in the future. Best Regards, Mike
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It was very nice

  • 5 of 5

The property was well kept, and right on Lake Michigan with a beautiful view. The owner was very helpful. I would recommend it.

Darlene N Everett C. Elkins

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Darlene and Family, It was great to have you and your family up to my cottage. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for coming up. Western Michigan is fortunate to have this very beautiful shoreline area on Lake Michigan. I hope you and your family can come back again in the future. Best Regards, Mike
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Stony Lake Bar
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Old Channel Trail
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 31
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
JJ Ranch
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Meinert Beach
Car: recommended

Very close to Silver Lake Sand Dunes for dune buggy riding, exploring, horseback riding, ORV dune access through Silver Lake State Park, Craig's Fun and Cruising, and Yogi Bear Campgrounds.

There are also many winery tours and wine tasting.


Rates & Availability

Montague Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 2 2017 - May 25 2017
1 night minimum stay
Memorial Day weekend
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $150
Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 6.0%

Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Long term rates are negotiable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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