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Pet Friendly Lakefront Beach Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom 1.5 Bath , Sleeps 10

Beautiful lake front home completely furnished. Extra large wrap-around 30'X40' deck overlooking beautiful 600+ acre Mona Lake. 2 sundecks next to water with small beach in between. Large deck includes gas grill, plenty of seating, beautiful flowers and foliage. Sidewalk out to boat dock and fire pit for evening smores. Canoe, paddleboat, kayaks. Modern kitchen with all appliances. Open floor plan with comfy seating in living & dining room with large screen TV with cable and wireless access. Washer/Dryer in laundry area. 4 air mattresses and complete bedding also included. Within minutes of Lakes Mall, Hoffmaster State Park with Dunes, Downtown Muskegon, Lake Express Ferry, Pere Marquette Beach/Lake Michigan, Party in the Park and Summer Celebration, Michigan Adventure etc

Recent Customer Review:

Amazing Cottage On The Water!

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

So pulling in the driveway there doesn't seem to be a whole lot going on but you have two choices you can go inside and be dazzled by a beautiful kitchen and living area or you can walk around the side and see an amazing view from the deck with loads of places to relax and enjoy. They give you everything from kitchen supplies (basically everything you need) to kayaks and paddle boats to enjoy the water. We had no complaints at all the owners have gone above and beyond to make sure you are taken care of.

I am writing this review because we are booking the cottage for next year and realized I forgot to do this. Farmington, MI

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Mark D.
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

When we first walked in and saw the view from the back porch we were taken back by the beauty of the place. The extras you had such as the boats were wonderful. We loved being able to have our dogs here and they especially enjoyed the beach and swimming. Thank you so much
Aug 2015
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Norton Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • bay/sound
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming


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Pet Friendly Lakefront Beach Cottage
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 8 reviews

Very warm and inviting home

  • 5 of 5

The home is absolutely beautiful and well cared for, it was nice not having to bring everything including the kitchen sink,

The view was stunning with the fall colors when you were looking over the lake. Very quiet place and big enough for the whole family

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice pet friendly lake cottage

  • 5 of 5

This pet friendly lake cottage is right on Mona Lake, in Norton Shores, Michigan. It was clean and comfortable, and had just about every amenity needed, plus extras not expected. Owners were very easy to work with and check out instructions were a cinch. Loved the area,- lots to do, and close to grocery stores, restaurants, Michigan's Adventure, beaches and churches. The kids appreciated use of the kayaks and paddle boat for added fun. We also enjoyed use of the fire pit to make s'mores on a couple of occasions. The only drawbacks we had to deal with were uncontrollable rainy weather, and a problem with green algae in the lake a couple of days, but overall we had a very nice time at this Mona Lakehouse rental. Thank you to the owners for sharing your lovely home with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Open living, dining and kitchen area were great for our family

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. I grew up in Grand Haven and we rent a place in the summer to have family come and go while we visit. This place was fantastic for that. A good size driveway and alright road side parking. The kitchen was great, updated with so much room and so well stocked. Plenty of towels and blankets. Wonderful outside seating and huge deck. Our family continues to talk about the accommodations of the deck. Nice to have kayaks available. The water levels were high so we had some dock issues but nothing major. Mona Lake is a lovely all sports lake and we enjoyed being able to bring our boat. We were even able to access Lake Michigan which was fun. We were concerned that the larger upstairs bedroom did not have a curtain across the window that left you exposed to the backyard but it was never really a problem. The house has air conditioning but the downstairs stays much cooler than the upstairs. We made this work by closing the downstairs vents and the fans in the upstairs bedrooms were well thought out. Overall things worked well. Lots of hot water. I would like to see the ice maker hooked up in the freezer if we come again. We had some concerns about the area being so close to Muskegon Heights but this did not present itself as more than just a concern. The home has easy access for putting your boat in as a city boat launch is literally right around the corner. Also groceries, shopping and food delivery all within close proximity. Great stay overall.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a beautiful week! This lake house was perfect for my grandchildren...ages 4, 3, 1, & 8 months

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for entertaining family and friends. The outdoor decks looked out onto the lake for beautiful views. We enjoyed kayaking on the lake...seeing a eagle in flight! My grandkids enjoyed the small beach area...and building sand castles! The inside was clean and well kept. The open living, kitchen, and dining areas were perfect for the three families we had here for the week! It was a lovely week and I would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for family gatherings

  • 5 of 5

The house and lake were absolutely perfect for my extended family gathering. Lots of room on the main floor with it's open concept made it very easy to hear all of the stories being shared while cooking and/or cleaning after meals so no one felt left out.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Everything at the home was nice and having the water right there was great for our family. I was also nice having access to the boats. Thanks for a great stay

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and the use of the kayaks and canoes! See you next year.
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Car: recommended

Michigan Adventure is just 15 minutes away




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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