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Secluded Lake Michigan Frontage

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Manistee Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Located between Ludington and Manistee, with 115' of private sandy beach frontage. Newer 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath cottage. Surrounded by crystal blue Lake Michigan and 10,000 acres of Manistee National Forest land. Perfect for relaxing and enjoying the panoramic views of the lake, awesome sunsets, or go for walks on the miles of sandy beach or hikes on the many trails through the National Forest.

Many other attractions in the area such as casino, charter fishing, shopping, etc.

Great setting for romantic getaways or for making family memories.

Fall is beautiful here for color tours, wine tasting trips, etc. Great discounted rates for weeks or weekends.

Be sure to see our website linked below.

Keywords: Vacation Rental, Cottage, Lake Michigan

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Casey Patterson
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2016
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About Casey Patterson

Owners occupy this property in the off season, and consider it truly a second home and keep the property in great condition.

Casey Patterson purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Casey Patterson chose Michigan

We have been in this area for 20 years and love the secluded setting, both the towns of Manistee and Ludington.

What makes this cottage unique

We love the beach, with the long walks and beach glass hunting. Some days we will the only people on the beach for miles. We also love just sitting on the decks reading and relaxing. It is a great place to go and get away.


2 traveler reviews

Secluded Lake Michigan Frontage
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Breathtaking View of Lake Michigan!

  • 5 of 5

I began a search for a cottage on Lake Michigan a year ago and found the listing for the Patterson Cottage. It immediately felt like the right place. I contacted Casey Patterson who was beyond helpful and kept in touch until a week became available. This vacation was by far the best we have ever had. The "cottage" was actually a beautiful home with every amenity, cable tv, wi-fi. Our group included my 84 year old mother who slept in the main floor bedroom and had no problem getting around with her walker. We had a group of 6 total with plenty of room to spare. The setting is directly on Lake Michigan with an observation deck overlooking the beach several steps below. Our days were spent kayaking, swimming and walking the beach. We also explored Manistee which has cute shops and restaurants. One day we drove up to Sleeping Bear Dunes which was an easy drive. We barbecued and ate on the patio most nights followed by the most beautiful sunsets. We read and watched the summer Olympics and felt more relaxed than I have in years. We will count the days until we return.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eaton Rapids, MI

A New Family Tradition

  • 5 of 5

In early June our family enjoyed the most memorable vacation we have had in years. Our search for a quiet setting on Lake Michigan led us to the Patterson Cottage, located just south of Mainistee, Michigan. The cottage was perfect for our family of 8, offering 3 large bedrooms and a very comfortable roomy sleeping loft, 3.5 baths and plenty of room inside and out for everyone. Part of our search for a vacation home included accommodating someone with limited mobility. The Patterson Cottage offered wide hallways, hardwood floors and just a few short steps to the beautiful lookout over the lake. We went kayaking, enjoyed lazy days in the sun, bonfires at night, rock picking on the shoreline and had the thrill of seeing a bald eagle. The cottage is very homey and comfortable. The landscaping and exterior appearance is beautiful. The kitchen has up to date appliances, plenty of dish settings and cooking utensils. The interior decor is well thought. We found the satellite TV and high speed internet easy to use and liked the capability to stay connected with home. At the end our week it was unanimous that this would be a new family tradition to spend a week together at The Patterson Cottage.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Manistee Cottage Rental Rates

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Off Peak
Sep 11 2016 - Nov 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 6.0%

$500.00 booking/secuirty deposit required to reserve, Full rental fee due 2 weeks prior to rental period.

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Manistee Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (4)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
* Amenities o Washer o Dryer o Off Street Parking o Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer o Wood Fireplace * Entertainment o Cable/Satellite TV o DVD o VCR o CD Player o Stereo System Wireless Internet * Kitchen o Full Kitchen o Cooking Utensils Provided o Refrigerator o Dishwasher o Microwave o Ice Maker * Outdoor Features o Deck/Patio * View/Location o Beachfront o Lakefront

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