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Stylish Forest Cottage on 80 acres of private woodland, 10 mins from Lake Michig

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

2 BR, 1BA, Sleeps 7

Stylish, country cottage located on 80 acres of private woodland. The cabin is nestled in a Beech, Maple and Cherry forest. Private, secluded 2 bedroom cottage sleeps 7 people comfortably. Master bedroom has a queen sized bed and the second bedroom has a twin loft over a double bed. Living room has a pull out double bed for extra guests. Modern stainless steel kitchen with all amenities. Patio with a gas grill and fire cauldron for your relaxing pleasure. Looking for a quiet spot to get away from the noise of the city and just relax this is the place for you! It is located 1-2 miles from Hackert lake public access for the fisherman or swimming enthusiasts. Approximately 9 miles to Ludington public beach. Plenty of hiking in the beautiful 80 acre woods and nature watching from the patio. Lots of interesting scenery and dirt roads for the biking enthusiast. Great for a family or a couple as a romantic get away. Laundry facilities available. No Smoking or Pets. Holiday weekends are excluded from this pricing.

Chandra Bunker
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 15, 2017

Why Chandra Bunker chose Western Michigan

This property has been in my family for many years. We have always enjoyed it and are in a busy time in our lives. So we decided to open it up for others to enjoy.

What makes this cottage unique

This property has a very peaceful feeling about it. I like to sit on the porch and listen to the wind in the trees. It is a great place to relax and kick back.


Ludington Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Master bedroom has a queen sized bed with television and two closets. Second bedroom has a twin loft bed over a double bed.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming


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Stylish Forest Cottage on 80 acres of private woodland, 10 mins from Lake Michig
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews

Great place for our family of 4. Loved the woods and great location. Would definitely come back.

  • 5 of 5

Great place for our family of 4. Loved the woods and great location. Would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This cozy cottage was great!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the fact that the cottage was on plenty of beautiful, peaceful land for hiking, but close enough (10 minute drive) to Ludington for restaurants & beaches. It was completely equipped with all the amenities in case you wanted to stay in to make meals & was just down the street from a fresh market with all of Michigan's seasonal goodies. We had a great time (2 parents, 2 grandparents & two boys age 10 & 6) & would recommend staying here to anyone!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful land and comfortable cabin for peace and quiet

  • 4 of 5

We had a great family reunion here and most loved the gorgeous dense forests and meadows on all that beautiful acreage. We took walks or just sat and listened to the quiet of nature with forest animals making their occasional appearances. It is also very convenient to all the services and shopping in Ludington, many small lakes and the Lake Michigan beaches. We loved the new Maker Space in Ludington, a place to go work on projects, learn new crafts or just build things under the guidance of experts. The cabin was clean, comfortable and well-furnished, though small for the 5 adults we had staying there. It would be great for a family with some smaller bodies in the mix. The only things on our wish list would be good reading lights in the main living area, a reliable source for TV channels, and screens on the windows in the living/dining room so we could open those windows on the hots days/nights we had.

We'd certainly recommend it for others, and our relatives in the area were happy to know about such a nice place for their guests in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming and cozy

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this charming cottage! It had the private, secluded atmosphere we were looking for, but was conveniently close to Lake Michigan and downtown Ludington. We look forward to future stays!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful and kid friendly!

  • 5 of 5

Usually vacationing with small children can't be described as peaceful, but we all felt that this vacation was! Two families with three children ranging from 1-4 fairly comfortably enjoyed this property for four nights. The highlights for us were the washer and dryer, air conditioner, modern and clean kitchen, a safe place for kids to be outside, and the peaceful atmosphere. Even though the temperature outside wasn't so hot, having the air conditioner really cooled down the place comfortably and quickly in the afternoons. Having the washer and dryer available was really nice when we ran though laundry quicker than we planned, often the case with little ones. We cooked all our meals at the house and were pleased with the clean and fully adequate kitchen. Counter space was enough for our needs and the dishwasher was a great plus! Mostly we all appreciated that the house was in so private and quiet a location. It's set back on a nice long driveway from an already quiet dirt road. Listening to the wind in the trees was lovely, and not having to worry that our kids would be hit by a car the moment they stepped foot from the door was wonderful. The place was clean and tidy and also not so cluttery that we had to move many things from our busy one year old. Luddington wasn't far away by car (less than ten minutes) but mostly we enjoyed the Manistee state forest beach, a good twenty minutes north.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, clean and everything we needed

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! My husband, myself and 4 grown kids spent 4 nights. The house was very cozy and clean. The kitchen had everything we needed. There was a couch and 2 chairs so we were a little short for seats while playing games in the evening. We enjoyed meteor showers from the patio. And during the day we traveled 8 minutes to the ludington state park for a great beach and hiking. we would recommend to others

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Ludington Airport
Nearest Barpub
11 Miles
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Ludington Car Ferry
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Lincoln Hills
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
US 10/31
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Nearest Ski
65 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Hackert Lake
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Ludington Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season
Jul 10 2017 - Aug 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 6 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

No smoking or pets allowed

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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