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Cottage located on Lake Michigan available for winter rental $800 monthly

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill

Overview

About the property

Cottage with private sandy beach, fully furnished, 3 BD, 1.5 BA

Cottage with Lake Michigan frontage, acres of wooded area with home on large grassy well-maintained yard, fire pit, patio with tables/grill, two large decks. There are about 45 steps down to the beach, approx 75 feet from shore - all private, sandy beach waiting just for your family or romantic secluded getaway. Enjoy a beach fire with beautiful sunsets, miles of beach to stroll to the north or south of the cottage. Located on Scenic Drive north of Muskegon Lake, south of White Lake. 2 hours north of Michigan/Indiana state line.

Amenities: Large kitchen area with slate floor, newer appliances, snack bar area and dining room combined with seating for six. Kitchen and bath areas updated, glass top stove/oven, dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer, microwave oven, laundry off kitchen. Ceiling fans in dining area and master bedroom. Gas furnace and electric baseboard heaters for cooler summer evenings. Large picture window from living room overlooking lake, flat-screen TV with cable, internet and wifi available. Tiled bathrooms, dining/living and carpeted bedrooms. Linens and towels provided, kitchen fully equipped.

Activities: State parks nearby with numerous hiking trails, Muskegon State Park; Blockhouse, channel walk, fishing, boating. Miles of sandy beach for walking, swimming, large outdoor fire pit for campfires, kayaking, biking.

Area: Farmer's Market, shopping, grocery and dining approx 10 to 15 minutes away.

See Muskegon and WhiteLake visitor/tourist websites for more area details. 10 minutes from nearby amusement park.

More Details

Owner
Fred
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
40%
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2016

Amenities

Muskegon Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • Bathrooms have tile floors and tub surround area tiled. Main bath has tub/shower combined, fans in both bathrooms vented to outdoors.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 6 twin/ single , Loft
  • Two bedrooms on the main floor have queen size beds. The upstairs loft area has six twin beds. Bedrooms on main floor are carpeted with walk-in closets, dresser and night stand.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Outdoor firepit adjacent to kitchen/back patio area, two decks - one at front of cottage, one at lake; picnic tables, lounge/lawn chairs. Stairs to beach approximately 45 steps with handrail, about 75 feet to shoreline, sandy beach, fresh water spring half mile up the beach,no sudden drop-offs for swimmers, swim at your own risk.

Reviews

3.7/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Cottage located on Lake Michigan available for winter rental $800 monthly
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 3 reviews
5

Perfect escape

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a private, relaxing place where we could just enjoy the beach, lake, woods - perhaps some festivities in the surrounding area. We did not want to leave all weekend! We kept the fire going in the firepit for four days and nights, it was a little cool so the fire was perfect. During the day, the sun at the deck was found to be a perfect napping location in the breeze and sun. Inside the cottage was cozy, warm and well equipped for any cooking (group of six ladies!) It was raining lightly when we arrived, no matter, we sat out by the fire anyway.

Going back again in 2013, same group of escapees from work.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely stay, peaceful and private

  • 5 of 5

Perfect stay, highly recommend this location. We arrived and met the owner, toured the cottage and property and were given information about the area and home.

The kitchen was perfectly stocked, the bedrooms and bath clean and fresh linens and towels provided for all of us. With the extremely warm weather it was the nice breezes off the lake we enjoyed, had the option of the firepit or grill to cook outside. Everything was clean and appeared well maintained, even the lawn was beautiful.

We were looking for privacy and a quiet setting for much needed relaxation and we found it. We would recommend this property to anyone who enjoys a beach setting with a warm cozy home.

Jaime K.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Please come back again, you were great guests!
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Ypsilanti, Michigan
1

Falling short on Description - Dishonest

  • 1 of 5

We arrived at the Cottage and were blown away by the views. The setting and beach were great. The house on the other hand was another story.

The plumbing backed up while we were showering and feces from the septic system was floating around in the shower while we were still using it. Not something I've ever experienced or thought would happen while paying a premium for a vacation rental.

We were also charged a cleaning fee and told a cleaning person had come just the day before. This was not true as the floors were not swept, corners of rooms had cobwebs and bathroom cupboards contained mice feces as well.

Some honesty about the houses septic system and condition would have been great. We didn't expect to be lied too and charged for a service that was not performed.

We unfortunately do not recommend this cottage to Rent.

Jeff R.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: As of January 1, 2013, two new septic tanks have been installed and tree roots removed from the surrounding area. Recent guests have indicated everything is working great. July 2012 response: Extremely unfortunate and avoidable. We caution all our guests to not flush sanitary items nor place drippings and food items in the sink drain as the septic system cannot handle these items. Issues can arise following one guests departure and anothers arrival. Had a phone call be received the problem would have been taken care of immediately, however notice was received days later. We are certain this was not the fault of the guests staying at the time. The cleaning fee is part of the rental and not an additional charge, however a guideline. Due to the unfortunate incident during their stay, the guests have been issued a refund accordingly and correspondence sent directly to them.
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Map

Bear Lake Tavern
Hobo's Tavern
Mr Scribs Pizza
Michigan's Adventure
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Muskegon or Grand Rapids
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Red Rooster
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Muskegon/Milwaukee Ferry
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Amtrak Holland
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
I-96 and US31
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Hobo's Tavern, Bear Lake Tavern
Car: necessary

Property located on Lake Michigan north of Muskegon State Park and south of White Lake; on Scenic Drive near Giles Road.

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Rates & Availability

Muskegon Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,550
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500

Rates Saturday 4 p.m. check-in through next Saturday 11 a.m. departure.
Cancellation fee - cancellations must be received 30 days prior to rental dates, deposit lost if cancelled after 30 days prior to stay. Additional charges apply for groups larger than four adults and four children. Please contact for more information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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