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Speaks: english

Relax at Perch Lake Lodge!!

22 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

Michigan Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Lodge, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Pulling into the driveway of the carefully constructed Perch Lake Lodge, the visitor will be immediately impressed by the character and design of this log home. Stepping onto the front porch, you will be greeted by beautiful etched glass loon doors with sidelights. Loons on the lake will often be seen fishing, and will be heard at any hour making their distinctive loon calls. As you enter through the door, gleaming maple floors and the soaring cathedral ceiling of the great room present you with an inspirational welcome.

The modern kitchen is fully equipped to allow our guests to prepare the finest of meals. The highlight of the kitchen is the custom made knotty pine cabinets and countertops. Perhaps you would rather use the gas grill in front of the walkout, as you sit on the patio, with its spectacular view of Perch Lake. The patio has been designed with the comfort of the guest in mind, as you gather around the fire pit. Once your meal is ready, eat wherever your fancy chooses.......you may not want to leave the patio, so there is a glass table for your convenience or perhaps you may want to enjoy a soaring view of the lake from the deck....maybe you will choose to dine in the dining nook of the great room.

As the evening unwinds, spend some time curled up on the sofa, or relaxing in the oak rocker. You can watch TV, read, or just spend time conversing. This is a place to relax and leave your worries behind.

The master bedroom and bath are located in the rear of the main floor. The king sized bed has the same Park Place mattress used in Fairfield Inn by Marriott. Sleeping on this bed is a truly comfortable experience as you have plenty of room to stretch out and enjoy the cool night air entering though windows on two sides of the bed. Awake refreshed and ready to start your day in the spacious shower, which has an insertable seat, if you prefer, or maybe you will choose the oversized jetted tub.

A beautiful log staircase and railing lead to the privacy of the loft, with its own queen sized bed, and yes, it too has a Park Place mattress and a half bath. There is an exceptional view of the lake from the loft, through the character tree.

For additional sleeping and living space, the finished walkout is furnished with a sleeper sofa, TV, and small bathroom. In the rear corner of the walkout there is a game room equipped with a 72 inch, 4 in 1 game table. Guests can play air hockey, ping pong, or pool. The Pere Marquette Trail is about a mile from the lodge and is an ideal place for walking or bicycling, and snowmobiling in winter. Snowsnake Ski, golf, and zip line is only about 15 miles from the lodge. If you wish to fish on the lake, the property managers will advise you, and set up a possible boat rental. They live two doors down the street from the lodge and will help you with any concern or problem that may arise at the lodge. As our guests, you will never feel abandoned once the rental is made.

This is truly an outstanding property on a quiet and peaceful lake setting in rural mid-Michigan

Perch Lake Lodge was featured on The Today Show!

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Perch Lake

All Sports Lake

Approximately 50 +/- Acres

Deepest Point: 17 ft.

Several sandy swimming areas.

Location: Clare County, Garfield Township.

Perch Lake Lodge is conveniently located within easy driving distance to several major cities:

103 miles from Lansing

176 miles from Detroit

275 miles from Chicago

350 miles from Indianapolis

350 miles from Columbus

330 miles from Cleveland

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Seashore is 102 miles away.

Mackinac Island is 140 miles away

Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan is 108 miles away.

Capital City Airport in Lansing, Michigan is 104 miles away

Keywords: Log Home, Lodge, Chalet, Cabin, Cottage

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner
Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

About The Owner

My wife and I bought this beautiful lot on Perch Lake four years ago after an extensive search, and it took two more years to find the right builder to transform Perch Lake Lodge from a dream into a reality.

We are Bill and Jeannie Beaushaw, and we are career educators, teaching in the same high school, and residing in Pearl River, Louisiana, located on the northshore of Lake Ponchartrain in St. Tammany Parish.

I taught social studies 33 years in the local high school, where my entire career was spent. In addition, I was the head girls basketball coach for 19 years, winning 64% of the games I coached and winning numerous state playoff games. My wife taught chemistry and biology for 11 years before obtaining her Masters degree in guidance and counseling, and she has been in that position for the last 20 years.

She was a successful soccer and volleyball coach for several years, before resigning those positions last year. Our son, Derek, is a 2002 graduate and was our valedictorian. In addition he was an all-state cross country runner, qualified and ran the 2 mile in the state outdoor meet as a sophomore, and was a two time all-district second baseman on the baseball team, which reached the state semi-finals his sophomore year.

As we have aged, the heat and humidity of Louisiana summers are harder to deal with. This is why we built the lodge. We wish to share this unique property until we can enjoy it ouselves. We hope you will feel as refreshed and renewed as we did when we left in early July.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2010

Why The Owner chose Michigan

Perch lake is located in the small town of Lake, but is within close proximity to many attractions and shopping. Many public golf courses are within a short drive.

What makes this cottage unique

Our property manager, a neighbor, is immediately accessible to address any concerns.

Reviews

5
based on 22 traveler reviews

Relax at Perch Lake Lodge!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
5

Excellent weekend!!!

  • 5 of 5

My brothers and I each live hours apart from each other and decided to rent a waterfront property to catch up on our lives. I found this property and thought it was the perfect location for a "guys weekend". Everyone was amazed. The neighbors are very friendly and the lake is very quiet. Very clean log home with modern appliances. Well stocked with everything you need. The property is also very shaded by large trees which kept us cool during our stay. Temperatures were in the mid 80's but you couldn't tell unless you were on the beach. We had a fire going in one of the pits our entire stay. We highly recommend this property. Families, couples, guys or girls weekend. This is the place!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Great long weekend

  • 5 of 5

Perfect Cabin for a long or short getaway

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

The lodge is absolutely wonderful. Jeannie made the process virtually seamless. If we had any questions, she responded very, very quickly. We have a repeat booking in July and can hardly wait to get back. The whole experience was nothing but positive.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Spring break 2016

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th year in a row visiting the lodge during my sons spring break. As usual we had a great time. Temperatures were 20-55 do we kind of had it all. Cottage was great! Always well kept and full of amenities. Looking forward to year 5. Thanks Jeannie!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Wonderful winter stay

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is beautiful! Had a great extended weekend with the family. The girls sat by the fire and read books while us boys ice fished. Everything about the cabin, the location, and our stay was excellent. Will stay again!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Very nice, quiet and relaxing getaway

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and updated. We Highly recommend this place if you re looking for a quick getaway. Very friendly manager and owner. Really enjoyed the 2 fire pits available by the lake and by the grill area.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
108 Miles
Gerald R. Ford Intl. Airport, Grand Rapids, MI
Car: necessary

Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant is only 30 minutes away.

With more than 50,000 acres of state land and forest, Clare County offers the outdoor enthusiast a vast playground to enjoy nature at it's finest.

Snow Snake Golf Course - It´s beauty originates from the natural rolling terrain and tree-lined fairways carved out of a hardwood forest. When designed, special attention was given to retain natural hazards and foster undulating greens.

Eagle Glen Golf Course - Situated on 188 acres of rolling Northern Michigan terrain, Ray Hearn and Jerry Mathews of Matthews and Associates have created a little corner of Scotland right here in Central Michigan. Among the unique features of the course are bent grass tees, greens, natural wetlands, 70 bunkers and hundreds of mounds.

Enjoy shopping in our quaint gift and antique shops or spend a day relaxing in the serenity of Amish country.

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Rates & Availability

Eight Point Lake Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 1 2016
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 5 2016
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Fall/Winter
Sep 6 2016 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
$950
 
 
Summer
May 30 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 6.0%

These rates exclude holidays.
There will be a surcharge of $ 10.00 per night for each additional guest in excess of four guests.
Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Michigan Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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