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Rob and Cheryl

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Summer Fun at its Best!

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Michigan House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

A beautiful get away vacation spot. One of southwest Michigan's best kept secrets is Upper Crooked Lake in Delton, Michigan. A 762 acre all-sports lake that includes great fishing, boating, and swimming. The most relaxing summer fun you'll ever have. Enjoy playing all day and then relaxing by a campfire at night under the stars. Enjoy our spacious bi-level home that has been lovingly remodeled. Its accomodations are comfortable with a fully stocked kitchen, 2 full baths and 2 levels to spread out the family. The upper deck offers awesome views of the the lake. An enclosed side porch offers additional seating and/or additional eating areas besides the kitchen. The 3 large windows on the front side of the house offer continuous views of the lake anytime of the day or night. You will never grow tired of this view. There is a full bath on each level; one which contains a spa bathtub and the other an upright shower. Bedroom 1 is done in a soft fern color and is a fresh breath of calming radiance as you enter. It has a small room attached to it with one twin bed and a night stand; perfect for that small child that you may not want far away from you on vacation. Bedroom 2 is painted with a starry sky and has bunk beds with twin mattresses and an addition twin bed as well. A dresser and a lamp complete its decor. The lower level offers a great place to just hang out and play in. It has 3 full couches one of which is a sofa bed, one day bed that can become a full size bed and one love seat. It would be a great place to play games on a rainy day, listen to an I-pod, read a book where it is quiet, or set up a puzzle space. Yours for the relaxation. All in all, this property is a peaceful and tranquil environment with wildlife to view daily; hummingbirds, muskrats, swans, geese, various backyard birds, loons, blue heron, and even an occasional eagle sighting. Enjoy your morning coffee or tea on the upper deck or lower level patio, cook out every night on the gas grill or buzz to town just 5 minutes away to eat at a local diner. You will not be disappointed if you come to this beautiful lake. We welcome you to this NEW listing. Our first customers were here July 2-9, 2011. We're confident you'll want to make this vacation spot a family tradition after you experience it. Call us and we can still get you booked for summer 2016.

Pontoon rental available for weekly rental.

Keywords: Comfortable spacious home with enclosed side porch, beautiful raised deck for awesome views. A great place to vacation with a family on an all-sports lake. Enjoy lake front living for a full week. You'll want to come back often.

New for 2016: Central Air, Internet, Satellite TV and we completely remodeled 2 bedrooms.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Rob and Cheryl (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Why Rob and Cheryl chose Michigan

We also live on the lake, because of the beautiful views and great fishing

What makes this house unique

Best view of the lake and very quiet setting.


based on 6 traveler reviews

Summer Fun at its Best!
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Beautiful, homely and spotless clean. Absolutely loved this house. Peaceful and tranquil. Bliss

  • 5 of 5

Wow..I was pleasantly surprised at the size of this property. It was so much bigger than we had expected it to be. Spotless clean but so homely. The view of the lake from the living/ dining/ kitchen was breathtaking. The kitchen appliances and cooking facilities were top class. Linen and towelling were meticulous clean. My husband and 2 kids just adored the lake facilities and the kids loved jumping into the lake every morning and evening. Fire wood and boat to hire and use are extras but so worth it. We would have loved to have stayed longer. We will most definitely return to this beautiful house. Our thanks to Rob, Cheryl and their boys for the most amazing holiday. They are so welcoming, generous and the most accommodating people you could ever met. Thanks again.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Rob and his sons did a great job with this property. It is very clean and very comfortable. The kitchen has everything you need. We went into Richland and bought some amazing meat to grill from Richland Meats. We rented the pontoon boat for the week and our kids...12,11, and 5 had a great time jumping off of it in the middle of the lake. The lazy boy in the living room has a wonderful view of the lake .....and I could just stay there all day! We hope to be back soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bay City, Michigan

Rested, Relaxed and Returning

  • 5 of 5

Rob, Cheryl and sons Nick and Robby have worked hard to create an outstanding cottage. They are gracious hosts and gave us a warm welcome. Meeting them was like being with friends you have not seen for a while.

Our family of four adults enjoyed being together at this spacious cottage. The cottage is exceptionally clean with very comfortable furniture. The kitchen is well equipped with all the utensils you need to cook or grill.

Delton is about five minutes away. We shop in the community to support the local businesses. We did get a delicious pizza at Sajos. The Family Fare grocery store prices were the same as at home.

The library is modern and accepts the Michicard. When the librarian saw me checking out quilt books she invited me to the quilt group meeting that night. I went to the meeting and had a wonderful time.

In the evenings we went for pontoon rides around the lake. We had fires when we got back to the cottage. People wave and say hello as they drive by in their boats.

July 4th saw many people on the lake but it was quiet. There is a boat parade in the afternoon and in the evening we watched the fireworks that were launched from around the lake. Cheryl gave us a quick call to tell us to look out on the lake to see the pontoon airplane.

Rob took Ron for a pontoon ride and showed him the fishing spots. Ron did fish from the dock and the pontoon and caught a variety of fish.

Cheryl answered my many questions thru e-mails during the winter. She gave us the best driving directions from our home to the cottage. She told me about quilt stores in the area.

Our family has made reservations for this cottage for 2014. This is the best cottage we have rented in this part of Michigan.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Just a few words on our recent stay at a beautiful cottage on Upper Crooked Lake in Delton. What a nice place! Very clean, very roomy, 2 full bathrooms, everyhing you needed was there. The owners are some of the nicest people we've met. Renting from them was very easy. Since we were their first Canadian renters, they were nice enough to have a fantastic American Apple Pie waiting for us! The lake was beautiful, and the pontoon is a must if you are staying there. Thanks so much Cheryl and Rob for your hospitality. We will definitely be back! - Lee

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Upper Arlington OH

Relaxing week on the lake

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at this house on the lake. The home was clean and well cared for and the grounds were well tended as well. Renting the pontoon boat is a must, it was wonderful to drop anchor in the middle of the lake and jump off the boat and swim. Water was pretty clean, seaweed in some areas, which is to be expected.

Even though it's advertised as 3 bedrooms, I would really consider it a 2 bedroom home since the 3rd bedroom is attached to the master and doesn't have windows. It worked out fine for us, since my oldest slept downstairs in the family room (which has its own bathroom).

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kalamazoo, Michigan

An excellent getaway in a beautiful lake house that was worth every penny !

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for a better experience than this rental property. When we arrived we could not believe the size and condition of the home. This is not a lake "cottage", it is a large house with everything that you will need. The owners have taken great care and pride in making sure the renters have a very nice and clean home with all the amenities you could possibly need for your stay. The rooms are spacious and very clean. The large yard in front of the lake (back of the home away from the road) was a great play area for our two children (4 and 9). The small bedroom off of the main bedroom was great for our young daughter who had doubts about sleeping in someone else's home for a week. We were able to bring our small boat and dock it behind the house. We also left our kayak in the yard for the week. The kids enjoyed being able to wake up, go down to the lake, and jump right in. There is a beautiful swimming area right behind the house as the water was only about two feet deep with a nice sandy bottom. We fished right of the dock every single day and were able to catach some nice fish (pan fish, northern pike, and largemouth bass). We enjoyed the fire pit every single night! The owners had plenty of wood on hand for sale, so there was no need to run in to town and get overcharged. They also have pontoon boats that are available for rental, just ask. The owners are the nicest people you will ever meet and are willing to go to any length to make sure you are comfortable and have verything you could ever need during your stay. You will not find a nicer home, nicer neighbors, or nicer owners than this. If you are going to be in the area for any reason, I would recommend this over any hotel hands down. You cannot beat the price of this deal. Book it now before everyone else discovers it or they realize they can charge more money than they are. I just cannot say enough good things about this rental property or the owners. On the day we were leaving, I booked another family stay for next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
We have alot of Golf courses minutes away
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Downtown Kalamazoo
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Groves St and Bowens (execellent food)
Nearest Beach
45 Miles
Lake Michigan

Beautiful views of the lake from upper deck and lower patio area. Nice front lawn for kids to play.

Excellent swimming and fishing!

Property Guidlines: No fireworks allowed, no tents or additional camping units, no exterior sound systems are to be utilized.

No golf carts, go-carts, ATV's, motorbikes or any motorized personal vehicles allowed for use on property.

No over night guests. Guest must leave by 10 pm.


Rates & Availability

Delton/Gun Lake House Rental Rates

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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

May 15th thru October 15th $1250.00 per week Saturday 3pm to Saturday 10am. Half down payment required to hold reservation. Personal checks accepted to hold. $1500 July 4th week. Linens provided. Pontoon rental: $150 per day consecutive days only. $700 per week. Only cashiers check,money order or cash accepted due on arrival for balance. No Personal checks accepted.
6 people Maxium stay. No Pets.

Half of total down payment up front to hold reservation. Personal check to hold.
Upon arrival balance due: Cashier checks, cash only.

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Michigan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • One with a tub and shower. Other has a walk in shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
Include a private dock, Pontoon rental available on site, space for personal boat and boat trailer. Table games and puzzles, chase lounge, stone fire pit and benches. Firewood available for purchase. We pride ourselves that our place will be the cleanest place you will find to rent. That is why we keep it limited to 6 people, No extra guest over 6 allowed. And no pets are allowed of any kind allowed on the property, to be respectful to all our guests.

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