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Charming Lake Michigan Cottage-RECENTLY UPDATED!

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights


Montague Cabin Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps 6

COTTAGE JUST UPDATED 2015!!! **We recently expanded the Master Bedrooms which now includes it's own brand new bathroom with full tub and shower. We also installed a brand new deck outside the Master with a slider....great views of the lake!***

This charming cottage sits near the shore of Lake Michigan amidst low dunes. It is shaded by large conifers and hardwoods. It has a screened porch and deck, great for vacation relaxation. In five minutes you can walk to a gorgeous, wide, clean sand beach, ideal for sunning and swimming. You can walk north for miles along the beach. If you're ready for more serious exercise, you can set off running or biking nearby shaded roads or pick up designated bike trails. It is truly a beautiful location. The owner's adjacent home is well maintained with flower and vegetable gardens. The walk to the beach takes approx 10 minutes.

This is a non-smoking cottage. We do not allow smoking inside, outside or at our beach. Thank you for your consideration.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm

Property Manager
Rhonda Brewer
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
September 7, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the manager

Peaceful surroundings, Rhonda was great! Loved the homey feel here. Love the access to the beach and use of beach chairs. Cycling in this area is fantastic! We would love to come back here!
Jul 2013
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Charming Lake Michigan Cottage-RECENTLY UPDATED!
average rating of 4.5 based on 6 reviews

Beautiful cottage! (kid friendly!!)

  • 5 of 5

Had a very wonderful time.... Nice and quaint, plenty for the kids and very beautiful beach!! Water couldn't have been better and family activities included swimming, the awesome petting farm and orchard, dairy farm and light house tour..... Bringing the boat to fish in white lake next time and already planning to return hopefully later this month! Thanx so much!!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for letting us know about your happy experience in our cottage. We are thrilled it met and surpassed your expectations. The area is perfect for family vacation!
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Scottsdale, Arizona

A perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

The cottage on Lake Michigan was perfect! The small cottage was clean and well appointed. The walk down to the beach is beautiful, but make sure you have flip flops for the hot sand when you head back in. The beach is very quiet and you have all sorts of room to spread out and toss the frisbee.

The towns of Montague and Whitehall are lovely places to visit. The Arts Council of White Lake put on concerts on Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. The Montague farmer's market offers a great selection of fresh local produce and Montague foods offers a pretty nice selection of foods for a small town market.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Lake House. Please come back and visit us next summer!
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Michigan Vacation

  • 4 of 5

The Lake House was a wonderful retreat! We are always looking for interesting places to visit with our children and this cottage was close to many different attractions for us to discover. The cottage held many amenities and was very clean. We were all very comfortable for our family of five. We visited during a week when it was not too hot, but we found that if we kept the fans running we stayed cool and were comfortable at night. The owners and rental person were very generous and kind. We enjoyed talking with them throughout the week. They had many suggestions for activities for us to do. We enjoyed the bike trail very much, along with the city park and farmer's market. We also enjoyed Dog N Suds, Country Dairy, the Silver Lake area and of course Michigan's Adventure. But our favorite was the beach area and swimming in the lake! The kids built many sand sculptures and couldn't get enough of jumping the waves. My husband and I would definitely recommend this cottage to others and we hope to return in the future. Thank you for a much needed relaxing vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having your family at the Lake Cottage and are so happy you enjoyed our cottage and area attractions. We would love to have you come visit again!! Thanks again to the kids for the great Thank you notes!!
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Montague Lake House Cottage

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I spent two nights at the cottage. We found it clean, well maintained and comfortable. The kitchen is small but well stocked with everything needed to prepare meals. A shaded “sun room” in the front is a nice place to relax, having ample chairs, lamps and even reading materials; it faces the main house, beyond which one can see Lake Michigan, and invites the breeze inside. The large porch, also with a distant view of the water, is a great place to enjoy breakfast or afternoon read. The only flies in the ointment are the very small, hard to navigate bathroom, and the equally small bedroom (there are two bedrooms; we stayed in the one facing the water). I know that different people have different preferences re: bed firmness. That being said, I found the bed too soft.

One couldn’t ask for nicer, more helpful hosts. And the location is perfect: A short, lovely walk around the main house, down through woods and over the dunes takes one to the beach, from where one can walk long distances in either direction. It’s also a quick drive into the picturesque town of Montague and other destinations like the Hart-Montague trail, the taste-tempting Country Dairy, and other attractions on the west coast.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
33 Miles
Muskegon County
Nearest Barpub
6.2 Miles
Jimmy's Pub
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Old Channel Trail Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
8.3 Miles
U.S. 31
Nearest Restaurant
0.64 Miles
Old Channel Inn
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
on the property

Our cozy cottage is nestled in a stand of mixed large conifers and deciduous trees. With lake breezes, it is cool even on hot days. You can snooze on the deck, read on the porch, or watch videos. Walking down steps to a wooded path, across a bridge over the original White Lake Channel and over the final dune you will find a beautiful Lake Michigan wide sand beach. Beach chairs are provided.

The neighborhood contains a mix of cottages and year round homes (including the owner's home). Nearby is a popular 27 hole golf course, and a charming little restaurant, the Old Channel Inn. Biking is excellent along shaded streets or on designated bike trails, with interesting stops along the way. Five miles away, Montague is a quiet, pleasant town with antique shops, a yoga studio, and a soda fountain with the best malts you will find. It also has an art gallery, a mini-golf, and the Book Nook and Java Shop (with wireless!). Adjacent Whitehall also offers a number of interesting shops, including the eclectic Hokey Pokey with a wonderful array of gently used home furnishings, Posh (clothing), Harbor View Grill, The Dive Restaurant, numerous pizza places, and the Thunderbolt Gym. Several good restaurants are located in Muskegon, 15 miles south. Between Montague and Muskegon, Michigan Adventure provides a water park and roller coaster type rides for families.

You will find a boat launch (boats 16' and under) at the end of our road (Lau Road). It sits at the junction of White Lake and Lake Michigan. Bring your canoe or kayak and you can easily access either lake at this point.

Within a 30 minute drive you will find horseback riding at the Rainbow Ranch and a canoe livery, Happy Mohawk.

This is a an excellent get-away for those seeking a peaceful, beach vacation.


Rates & Availability

Montague Cabin Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Summer
Sep 5 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 11.0%

Variable Security Deposit
Balance Due in full by May 1, 2015

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Montague Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2-Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , Brand new in 2015! Adjoins to the Master and the Living Room
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , bunk bed
  • The bedroom facing Lake Michigan contains a very good quality queen size bed. It has a chest of drawer, closet and bedside table with a reading lamp. The second bedroom contains very good quality bunk beds with comfortable mattresses. It has drawers in the bunk bed and a closet. A futon couch in the living room and another on the sun porch offer additional sleeping options.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
This cabin does not allow smoking inside, outside or at their beach. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

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