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Family Get-away Right On Lake Michigan-LOW BLUFF

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 nights


Montague Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Unique Home Right On The Water - Sleeps 6

Come to Huckleberry Hideaway for some quality Family Time! This unique home features a main home with gathering/kitchen/dining area, sleeping area downstairs. Sleeping porch with 1/2 bath and a separate sleeping area over the garage with a full bath and pool table. All beds have high hotel quality linens. No steps to the beach however there are steps up to the home from the parking area. This is truly a 'get-away' gather the family and play some games!

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 10, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the manager

What a great house! Love the details, quirkiness and whimsy evident throughout. We had perfect weather in this perfect setting. Thank you for sharing your home!
Aug 2015
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based on 4 traveler reviews

Family Get-away Right On Lake Michigan-LOW BLUFF
average rating of 4.75 based on 13 reviews

Had a great stay.

  • 4 of 5

Took the whole family on a vacation and loved staying at Huckleberry Hideaway. All adults had there own sleeping areas where we could get away for quite time then all meet back in the house for meals and family time. The kitchen is very efficient. The view from the upper deck is astonishing, have never enjoyed more beautiful sunsets. Remote and quiet setting that is truly away from it all. We loved it.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nostalgic, peaceful, get away!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Huckleberry Hideaway the first week of August. Perfect location right on Lake Michigan in a peaceful and quiet area that was completely away from it all. The quaint cottage with it's 2 other out buildings (the sleeping porch was a perfect place to get out of the sun and read in the late afternoons and my daughter enjoyed playing pool in the space over the garage) provided everything we needed for a great stay. I am a clean freak, and can assure you that this home was immaculate! I also appreciated the fact that the kitchen was well appointed with almost any tool, pot, or pan I could possibly need to cook wonderful meals for my family. This is a true plus for me, as I've rented so many places in the past that were hardly equipped with the barest of essentials....and I love to cook, even on vacation. This nostalgic cottage has been well taken care of and well loved and we felt utterly comfortable and at home. I appreciated that we could bring our dog (who fetched endlessly in the water), and also that there was flexibility to rent less than a week given our limited time frame....though I wish we could have stayed longer. A big thank you for sharing this lovely property with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 just returned from our stay at Huckleberry Hideaway. We have 2 boys, 10 and 14. They enjoyed kayaking and paddle boarding on the lake. The water was so close and quite warm for Lake Michigan. It was so peaceful and quiet. We did have a little technology withdrawal without any TV or cell service. The wi-fi connection wasn't bad, but it only worked in the main house. The drive to town is about 20 minutes, so stock up and stay at the cottage! We were able to try out the different rooms, and they were all comfortable. I'm giving this rental 5 stars, but I do feel it was a bit more rustic than I was anticipating. This could be my own fault for not asking more questions. There are also many steep stairs leading to the house. Not a problem for us, but maybe for others. We really enjoyed our stay. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay with family

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this home. As soon as we stepped in I felt the nostalgia of being on an "Up North" vacation as a kid. I am so glad my boys will have the same memories thanks to this cottage! The beach was incredible and the beds were very comfortable. As a family of four we were actually unable to enjoy all that this place has to offer. There are multiple spaces like the “bungalow”, the “Pool room” and just some great deck areas to sit and enjoy. There are no steps to the beach you walk right out the lower level, off the deck and across the sand (No Rocks!) The cottage has a very nostalgic feel, although a little dated (which we actually loved), it is in very good condition. So here are few things that will help enhance your stay: It is a bit of a drive to town, which again was a plus for us. When arriving you have a great drive down a private wooded drive for a bit. You're not lost just keep going and enjoy it. By about 2pm, close the shades on the front of the cottage, it will get warm in there if you don't, but you SHOULD be at the beach anyway! Other than that, for the price it is a great place, safe, quiet and fun!! We will be coming back!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joseph, We loved having you!!! This cottage is so charming...we are so glad you loved it and were able to make great memories for the kids. We would LOVE to have you back! - Rhonda, Shore House Property Services
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Muskegon County Airport
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Old Channel Golf Course
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Amtrak in Grand Rapids or Holland
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
US 31
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Old Channel Inn
Car: necessary

The western Michigan town of Montague -- which shares the shores of White Lake and Lake Michigan with Whitehall -- offers plenty of outdoor tourist attractions; these include numerous lakeside beaches and parks. Montague traces its history to 1812, and hosts a selection of cultural artifacts and oddities. Travellers might visit numerous additional attractions in Whitehall, about a mile away.


Those looking for boating, fishing, hiking and water sports -- need look no further look than Maple Grove Park, sunbather-friendly Medbury Park or the municipal boat-launch on Ramp Road. Meinert Park offers 67 camp-sites overlooking Lake Michigan and the Little Flower Creek. The inland Montague Township Park provides a quiet place for baseball games, picnics and family activities. Golfers can tee off at Montague's Old Channel Trail Golf Course, a 27-hole public venue with an on-site driving range and golf shop.


Rates & Availability

Montague Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Summer
May 22 2017 - Jun 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 20 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $250
Tax Rate 6.0%

Deposit of $500 is due at Reservation. Balance is due in fully by 5/1/16. Payment is check only

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Montague Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1-Lower Level Main House - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2-Sleeping Room/Porch - toilet
    Bathroom 3-Room over Garage - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1-Lower Level Main House - 1 queen , 2 double , There is a sliding wall that seperates the two areas
    Bedroom 2-Sleeping House/Porch - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Includes 1/2 bath
    Bedroom 3-Over Garage - 2 twin/ single , Full Bath
  • Sleeping porch and Room over garage should not be used as sleeping areas for children under the age of 14 without an adult.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
This home does not have heat which is typically not an issue in the Summer

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