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Nicely Furnished Lake Front Cottage On Quiet Spring-Fed All-Sports Lake

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights


Marcellus Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Come Relax And Enjoy The Crystal Clear Water, Sandy Beach And Perfect Sunsets

“Nantucket” style lakefront house/cottage

Check in time 3:00 PM...Check out time...11:00 AM

• 2 hours from Chicago, this cozy lakeside cottage has 40 feet of lake frontage

• 4 bedrooms, 2 baths

This property can accommodate up to 6 adults and 2 children.

• Walkout deck overlooks lake for panoramic view and fantastic sunsets

• Screened-in porch below deck

• Dock

• Pristine sand bottom spring-fed lake on 64 acres

• Sandy beach is ideal for swimming, building sand castles or just dipping your toes

• Dock has bumpers and can accommodate boats up to 20'

• Lake is perfect for water sports such as tubing, skiing and knee-boarding

• Paddle boat available for a nice relaxing cruise on the lake

• Fish for bass, blue gill, perch, crappie (license required)

• Play bean bags using the provided boards and bags

• Enjoy a relaxing afternoon nap between two trees in the hammock

• Sit on the lakeside swing, gaze out at the lake and take in the fresh air

• Beautiful golf courses nearby (Old Mill and Pine View are very nice and mature).

• Boats or Personal Water Craft


Please take into consideration the size of the lake when bringing a speedboat. Our lake accommodates small speed boats, fishing boats, pontoons and personal watercraft. Renter may only bring one motorized watercraft (boat or pwc) during their stay. The public boat launch is sand bottom, so a 4-wheel drive vehicle is recommended for boat launching. Renter is 100% responsible for launching and removing their boat.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Debra Kroeger
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
September 1, 2016
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About Debra Kroeger

We are the Kroeger's. We have 4 children that are active in summer sports. Consequently, our children's sports have prevented us from using our lake cottage. As a result, we have decided to offer our cottage for rent to responsible families looking for a relaxing lake-side weekend or vacation.

Debra Kroeger purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Debra Kroeger chose Southwest Michigan

Hemlock Lake is a nice quiet spring fed lake that is great for fishing, swimming and water sports. If you are looking for a super clean, low traffic lake that offers much relaxation, this is the place for you. Our cottage is nicely furnished with a warm (cozy) feel. Easy to relax and unwind and escape the hustle and bustle. Our little piece of Pure Michigan is calling you...

What makes this cottage unique

Right in the heart of Southwest Michigan wine country. 15 minute drive to 2 major wineries located in nearby Paw Paw. Easy access to major airports located in Kalamazoo and South Bend.


2 traveler reviews

Nicely Furnished Lake Front Cottage On Quiet Spring-Fed All-Sports Lake
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews
Park Ridge, IL

Great Family Getaway

  • 4 of 5

My family (6 adults, 2 small children) enjoyed a wonderful weekend at the cottage. The 4-bedroom home was beautifully decorated, spacious enough for our large group, and directly on the clear, zero-entry lake -- great for small kids. It was supplied with a huge amount of water toys, life vests, and floats, as well as corn hole game for outside fun. And inside, there was a whole wall full of toys and games for the little ones. We'd love to come back one day.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Family summer fun

  • 5 of 5

The house was very nice. There was enough room for all 7 adults and 2 small children. Had a small ant problem when we got there but it was resolved quickly. Beautiful water front. Great spot to be able to swim. The house was nicely stocked with just about everything you would need. Stores are fairly far away 10 min. Stop in Paw Paw on your way in will save from going back out. Great restaurant on Big fish lake that is about 10 min away. I would recommend this house for a great lake vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Pine View
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Big T's in Lawton
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Swiss Valley
Car: necessary

Located in the heart of wine country in Southwest Michigan. Hemlock Lake is mostly surrounded by rural farm land which provides for a quiet and peaceful environment. Nearby towns are Marcellus and Lawton. Larger towns within 20 minutes are Three Rivers, Schoolcraft, Paw Paw, Portage and Kalamazoo.

Wild Patch Ice Cream shop in Marcellus. Big Tony's Pizza in Marcellus. Big T's Restaurant, D-Coy Ducks Restaurant and a local Micro Brewery in Lawton. Wagoner's Grocery in Lawton. Family Fair Grocery in Paw Paw.


Rates & Availability

Marcellus Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Independence Day
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Linen-Garbage-Cleaning $125 + Tax
Booking fee $30 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Marcellus Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double Bowl Sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Single Bowl sink
  • Both showers feature personal shower heads. Our home is on a septic system. Therefore we furnish "septic friendly" toilet paper to use during your stay. We request feminine products NOT be flushed in the toilet and instead disposed in the trash.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , This is a smaller size room
  • Our guest accommodations are best suited for 6 Adults and 2 children.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Welcome to Hemlock Lake Cozy Cottage! We offer a fun and relaxing getaway for families looking to unwind and relax. So please come and enjoy your stay and we hope you become a repeat guest. We welcome comments and suggestions. Feel free to leave us feedback on Vacation Rentals dot com. Besides summer vacations, keep in mind that fall is also a great time to enjoy the spectacular views of the fall colors reflecting off the lake. A camera aficionado's perfect landscape. We are currently accepting reservations for 2016. It is best to book early to secure your preferred vacation time.

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