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Private Lake Frontage on All Sports Crystal Lake! 3 Bedrooms. AKA Hackert Lake

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Welcome to northern Michigan! We are proud to offer you this beautiful property on the premier part of beautiful Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake is an all sports lake located just minutes from downtown Ludington. We are confident that your stay will be enjoyable because first and foremost the natural surroundings are breathtaking. You can enjoy your morning coffee or family dinner on the large, wrap around deck over-looking the water. (there are two gates on the deck so that younger ones can run around freely.) You can go down to the lakefront which is just steps away and enjoy swimming in the sandy bottom lake, taking a kayak ride(3 kayaks included), fishing in the row boat (included) or just relaxing in a lounge chair reading a good book while your toes dangle in the warm water.

We have worked hard at making the house a comfortable and inviting place for your family too. You will find a well-stocked, modern kitchen with all the ammenities. The dining area easily fits 10 people, and the upper living room has very comfortable furniture and a flat screen tv with satellite. The basement living room is fully stocked with games, puzzles, books, magazines, and even children's books and toys. There is also another large flat screen tv with a dvd. This is a great place for the kids to hang out with each other.

When we have rented vacation properties, we have appreciated when the owners have invested in comfortable beds and good quality linens. Therefore, we have done the same in this property. We have tried to pay attention to details so that this will feel like your own home away from home.

The layout of the home is as follows: Top floor has a large front family room and eating area over looking the lake. Master bedroom with queen bed and totally rebuilt master bathroom, 2nd bedroom with two twins plus one trundle, full bathroom, kitchen, entry with laundry and breakfast nook. The lower level has a large family room / game room, bedroom with queen bed, bunk beds and a twin bed, 2nd rec room area with TV / DVD and plenty of seating.

Crystal Lake is a unique find. It is much quieter and much less expensive than Hamlin Lake. Yet it is just as close if not closer to destinations like: downtown Ludington, Manistee, and Pentwater.

Keywords: fishing, skiing, swimming, modern kitchen, minutes to Ludington, large deck, wooded lot, sandy bottom

More Details

Brian Klaver
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Brian Klaver

We have been married for 20 years and we have 3 kids. We live in Grand Rapids Michigan where Brian works at a local bank and Cindy is a Spanish teacher.

Brian Klaver purchased this house in 2011

Why Brian Klaver chose Michigan

Brian grew up vactioning in Ludington. We absolutely love Ludington because it feels like you are truly 'up north.' The pace of life is much slower and the local people are incredibly friendly.

What makes this house unique

It's location is amazing. Unlike the bigger and busier Hamlin Lake, it's setting is serene and undisturbed. However, you are minutes away from so many northern Michigan attractions. Only 15 Minutes to downtown shops, pier, lake Michigan, restaurants. About 20 Minutes to Ludington State Park - the top ranked State Park in MI! 30-45 minutes or less to Pentwater, Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Manistee, and more.

If you decide to venture away from the lake and all there is to do at the lake house- there are countless options of things to do in town and the surrounding areas.


Scottville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master has a new bath with large standup shower.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single , Two twins beds - one has a trundle that can convert to king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Room sleeps 5. Queen, bunks, & twin, with room to spare!
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Bunk Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
If you are wondering about any other details about the home - please don't hesitate to ask. It is well stocked and likely has whatever it is you are looking for. Location is fantastic for day trips and exploring all Ludington has to offer. There is lots to do in the area - and of course lots to do right at the property itself.


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Private Lake Frontage on All Sports Crystal Lake! 3 Bedrooms. AKA Hackert Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Versailles, OH

All Inclusive

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 8 enjoyed this house sooo much! It was very spacious and clean. Though it doesn't have a/c, it does have plenty of fans. The kids loved using the kayaks and fishing off the dock. The home is well furnished and has many games and toys to entertain children. The Ludington area offers great beaches on Lake Michigan as well as trails at the state park. They also have an amazing ice cream spot called "House of Flavors." We would definitely recommend this vacation home and hope to return someday ourselves. Thanks Brian & Cindy!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Big Family

  • 5 of 5

Our family, totalling 11 people, stayed for a week & loved it! We spent all our time outdoors on the huge deck or on the lake. The neighbors were close but great. Very quiet setting & close to town & shopping areas. Lots of steps from house to water, but we all needed the exercise, & there was another nice little deck by the dock with electricity(very nice to charge the boat battery) so we could listen to the radio while we hung out. Fishing was good, many fish frys. Can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Rapids

Charming Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cottage during the winter months so I can't speak to the lake-- other than the beautiful view! The cottage sits above the lake so your view is breathtaking-- the deck is expansive and great for enjoying the sunshine! There is a nice grill for cook outs and the kitchen is fully stocked! Comfy living quarters and the cute town of Ludington is just a short drive away. I would highly recommend this cottage!!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Scottville House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Please hit the email owner tab or call me directly to book or ask any questions you may have - we prefer that over booking thru VRBO and that also saves you VRBO fees. Rates are subject to change and may have some flexibility based on how many occupants you have and which dates you are selecting. Please contact to discuss the specific dates you are interested in and how many are in your party and we may be willing to make adjustments based on your group size and dates needed. The system above does not allow rate ranges to be entered so it works best to discuss that part in person.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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