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Lakefront 3BR Lawton Cottage w/Serene Views!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Lawton, Michigan

The small town of Lawton, Michigan is the perfect destination for your next lake getaway! Centrally located between Kalamazoo and the southern shore of Lake Michigan, this adorable A-frame, 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom cottage sleeps 7. Visitors can enjoy boating, fishing, and other aquatic activities on the nearby Bankson Lake. Come enjoy the unparalleled Michigan scenery at the small town of Lawton - it's the perfect destination for your next lake getaway!


Experience the best of Lawton by staying in this beautiful 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom A-frame cottage, situated directly on Bankson Lake with a small private dock and sandy beach for ultimate easy water access! With enough sleeping accommodations for 7 guests throughout 1,200 square feet of tastefully decorated living space, this home is a fantastic size for a family or group of close friends traveling together. Bright interior colors and an abundance of glorious natural light make the home feel open and airy, creating an aesthetically pleasing vacation environment. A deck and wide balcony off the back of the house provide stunning, expansive views of the lake right in your backyard. All the amenities you need to be as comfortable as possible during your stay are here, including wireless internet access, in-unit laundry machines, flat screen TV with cable for your entertainment, and a majestic stone gas log fireplace, which you'll surely appreciate during cooler evenings. The house has seen several recent renovations as well, including a new kitchen that comes fully equipped with gorgeous Formica countertops and high-end stainless appliances.


You can't beat this property's incredible waterfront location on Bankson Lake! Unsurprisingly, boating, fishing, and watersports are all extremely popular activities in the area. The Miracle Camp and Retreat Center is located on Bankson Lake as well, which hosts camp sessions and retreat groups year-round. This home's proximity to the camp is perfect for parents of campers who want to be nearby. Kalamazoo is a 30-minute drive away and offers a host of urban amenities such as malls for shopping, dining, antiquing, festivals, the Air Zoo of Kalamazoo, visual and performing arts, and much more. Western Michigan University is also in Kalamzoo, boasting a number of athletic and theatre venues. The Paw Paw Wine and Harvest Festival is held annually in the fall and features live music, sports, family activities, a car show, and wine tasting events. The southern shores of Lake Michigan are only 45 minutes away as well, and make for an excellent day trip to some of the best beaches in the country - all with fresh water! You'll love staying in this lakefront paradise.


Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for guests. Every property in our network has been vetted and verified so you can book with confidence. If you have questions prior to your trip, we are happy to assist you 7 days a week. During your stay, your designated Guest Contact will be available 24/7 to help with any issues that may arise.


Key Residence Features:

- Amenities include a recently renovated kitchen, new gas log fireplace, large deck, balcony, wireless internet access, cable TV, in-unit washer/dryer, fire pit with outdoor seating, gas and charcoal grills, 2 kayaks provided and more

- Phenomenal lakefront location with easy access to all Bankson Lake activities - boats, jet skiis, and more available for rent

- Near Miracle Camp - ideal accommodations for parents who have children attending!

Bedroom Configuration:

- Master Bedroom: Queen-sized Bed

- Bedroom 2: Queen-sized Bed

- Bedroom 3: 3 Twin-sized Beds

Bathrooms have showers only (no tub)


- No smoking

- No pets allowed

- Must be at least 25 years old to book

- Quiet hours after 11:00 pm

- Check-in Saturday 4:00 pm, check-out Saturday 10:00 am

- Additional taxes and fees may apply

More Details

Property Manager
Evolve Vacation Rental Network
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018


Lawton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • sledding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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(16 traveler reviews)

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Lakefront 3BR Lawton Cottage w/Serene Views!
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

We were so lucky to find this little gem!

  • 5 of 5

Dan& Jackie have thought of everything when it comes down to making their cottage comfortable! From day one you feel nestled in to the cutest decorated well stocked cottage you can ever ask for!

My husband and I came up alone to relaxe but this cottage has room for another family upstairs( grandchildren friendly for sure) we cooked out every day on the awesome grill! We swam,used the kayaks, enjoyed the game cabinet and just loved chilling on the deck over looking the lake. The swans that visited daily were lovely to watch! Look know more if your looking for a lake home to rent.... This is it!

We so hope to return❤️

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Wow! This place was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Property was absolutely perfect for our family of 5. The place was fully updated, super clean and very welcoming. The beach was perfect - lots of toys, kayaks, paddle board, etc. Fire pit with Smores and Hobo pies was perfect. This place had all the touches and the owners couldnt have been any nicer! We really enjoyed our stay and are already looking forward to next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Northville, MI

A True Gem

  • 5 of 5

Our family just returned home from Burke's Cottage, and we are already looking to book a stay for next summer. The owner's, Jackie and Dan, truly go above and beyond to ensure that your trip is delightful. The home is completely updated, clean, and well-maintained. We (4 adults and 2 children, ages 5 and 7) spent our days in the sand, fishing off the pier, kayaking and paddle-boarding (thanks for providing the toys!), boating (thanks for allowing us to bring our own boat!), enjoying the sunsets from the second floor balcony and pier, and nightly campfires. Not only are the lake and home ideal, but the vineyards, farmer's markets, and quality restaurants are plentiful in the area. A sincere thank you for making our family trip so memorable!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cannot wait till next year!

  • 5 of 5

Dan and Jackie have a beautiful cottage! This was the perfect place for my family to go to recharge! They have everything you would need! I am so thankful for the memories we created while kayaking, fishing, swimming, s'mores and more! Their warm welcome started our stay and we booked for next year the next day!! We are already counting the days!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful place

  • 5 of 5

My family loved the cottage, the owner are very nice and caring people. Nice and clean place. The water in a lake is warm and clean, perfect for kids. And fishing is amazing. We had a lot of fun and planning to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Vacation Spot!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful vacation at this lovely Bankson Lake cottage! The owners provided us with all the necessities for an enjoyable stay plus lots of extras, including kayaks, rowboat and paddle board for fun on the lake. We enjoyed boating, evenings around the fire pit watching the beautiful sunsets, and morning coffee on the patio overlooking the lake. Looking forward to a return trip!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Additional fees and taxes may apply

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