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Sleep at the Beach on Beautiful Lake Michigan

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 8 Sleeps

Sleep at the Beach! Lake Michigan Beach House -

Private Lake Michigan home directly on the beach

Relax in cozy comfort with your family in this lakefront haven where you will be lulled to sleep each night by the waves lapping the shoreline. Enjoy a long leisurely stroll on the pure sandy beach and splash in the rolling waves. Unobstructed lake views to the front and acres of rolling dunes and colorful hardwoods surround this quiet cul-d-sac vacation home in a private Lake Michigan beach association between Stony and Silver Lakes.

The house has a very large sunning/party deck overlooking the beach and a large wrap around deck offering the perfect location for al fresco dining, surveying the vast lake and sparkling waves, enjoying the spectacular sunsets, or cuddling for late night star gazing in the fresh lake breeze.

First floor includes two bedrooms, both with queen size beds, and two full baths. Oversized family room closes off with double French doors for privacy. A spacious loft with amazing water and dune views contains two additional queen size beds.

Accommodations: Four queen beds.

Linens needed: 4 queen sheets,Beach towels

Owner will provide Blankets/Pillows/bath towels

Limit 8 guests, 3 vehicles, No pets/no smoking

Rates reduced for off season Spring and Fall Getaway Weekends

Cleaning Fee $70

Deposit $500

More Details

Property Manager
Vickie Warfield
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 5, 2017


Shelby House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
House amenities include central heat; Wi-Fi; TV; VCR-DVD player; ceiling fans, laundry room, wood burning stove, phone for local calls, outdoor line for drying wet suits. Open modern kitchen includes dishwasher, disposal, stove, toaster, coffee maker, microwave, prep island, and indoor and oudoor dining areas.


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Sleep at the Beach on Beautiful Lake Michigan
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Beautiful and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Spacious and comfortable cottage with beautiful view and immediate access to the lake.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Comfortable home on a beautiful lake shore.

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed a wonderful week vacation on the shore of beautiful Lake Michigan. The lake home was very attractive and comfortable. We really liked the homey feeling that made us feel very relaxed.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful beach front family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Everything we wanted for a comfortable and relaxing week with family. Views are outstanding.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Views and Warm and Inviting Home

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful home with stunning, expansive view of the lake. Cannot say enough good things about this property. My husband and I loved being here. The weather was stormy and a bit chilly our first day which made for an incredible show as we watched it pass over the lake (and us) from the deck overlooking the beach. Evening clouds and sunset was fantastic. Next day weather was sunny but cool and had a pleasant walk a mile down the beach to the channel where the water was much warmer. Had fun cooking in the well appointed kitchen and watching the ships go by through the wall of windows. The family has thought of everything you need to cook for 2 people or a large group. We forgot a couple things and drove back to the little store as you first come in just a short drive from the house. Vickie was very helpful and responsive. House is comfortable and there are 2 different seating areas perfect for large groups with a spot for everyone. Coffee on the main deck and overlooking the beach was so relaxing. Beach area is shallow and sandy. No rocks. Enjoyed watching the 2nd night sunset with wine on the beach. Stairs are very easy walk down to the beach. If you have anyone who uses a wheelchair there are only 2 steps from driveway sidewalk to the side deck that goes all the way around to the lake side of the home. Easy access to sliding glass doors to the kitchen. Views are great from that part of the deck too from under the extended roof. Large bathroom would accommodate a wheelchair. We did not try hiking the sand dunes behind the house but will next time. And, I'm sure it's a matter of taste, but we found the main bedroom queen bed to be on the far side of needing replacement--a little on the hard side. We moved to the bedroom next to it for a better nights rest. We will definitely come back here. Such a wonderful place to be!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous views and a comfy, lovely home.

  • 5 of 5

Ahhh...such a stunning location! There are so many places to perch and enjoy the views of the Lake. We saw otters in the am, ships in the afternoon and an eagle at sunset. The water was delightful and our beach walks led us to the Stony Lake & Camp Minnewanka. The home is lovely and comfy -- it's clearly a place for families and friends to celebrate the beauty of Michigan. The dunes behind the home are a challenging hike but the views of lake and forest are highly rewarding!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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It's like looking at the ocean!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is very homey and comfortable. The outside decks were wonderful for visiting with family, reading books, taking naps and eating all of our meals outdoors. The view of the lake is beautiful and the sunsets were always breath taking. A real bonus are the sand dunes directly behind the cottage - good for exploring, taking in the panorama from the top and racing down in the soft sand. This is my favorite vacation spot of all the places I have visited.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Stony Lake Inn
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Benona Shores
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
us 31
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Applewood Grill
Nearest Beach
front door
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Visit the 1861 Barn at the Barn Antiques.

* Pose by the Little Point Sable Lighthouse.

* MacWoods Dune buggy rides.

* Cherry Point Farm Fish Boil.

* Buy marshmallows.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Walk to the Stony Lake channel.

* Climb the pristine and private dunes.

* Star gaze.

* Cuddle up to a beach fire.

* Visit The Barn Antiques.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Sample yummy gelatos at Cenzo's.

* Go Horseback riding.

* Catch the waves on the sandbars.

* Sand sculptures.

* Make S'mores at the beach fire.

Located in the center of activities in Oceana County including: The Barn Antiques, Pentwater’s Cenzo's market, various restaurants, golfing, horseback riding, Val du Lakes concerts, kayaking, jet skiing, miniature golf, go carts, Dune Rides, Stony Lake, Silver Lake Dunes, Little Point Sable Lighthouse, Fresh fruit farm markets, wineries, and bakeries.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $70
Pet Fee $50

$500 Reservation deposit required. This is held as the damage deposit and refunded after stay is completed. Please contact owner before booking online

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.