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As Close To The Dunes as You Can Get! One Block From Entrance! Lots of Parking!!

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 6 Sleeps

As Close To The Dunes As You Can Get!This cottage sits at the base of the sand dunes! Enjoy this get away after a day spent on the dunes climbing or riding.The cabin has 3 bedrooms sleeping 6 comfortably,2 full beds and a set of bunks. Full kitchen with everything needed to make meals, one bath with stand up shower. Seating for 6 at the kitchen table, covered porch and gas grill and fire pit. A fun getaway for the whole family!

Pamala Goodwin
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 3, 2017

About Pamala Goodwin

Owners Jack and Monica Cook have owned their cottage and the rental cottage for 30 years, from Auburn Ind they enjoy getting away from Jacks Body Shop business and coming to Silver Lake. They love the dunes and ride them every visit, Jack enjoys taking people up on the dunes who have never been up on them.

Why Pamala Goodwin chose Silver Lake

As close to the Dunes entrance as possible!

What makes this cottage unique

Lots of parking for buggy's, trucks and trailers!


Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Muskegon Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Val Du Lakes, Golden Sands Bucket Bar & Rest
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Muskegon Mi
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Golden Sands Golf
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Holland Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
US 31
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Downtown Silver Lake
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Silver Lake, from the dunes walking distance
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Mac Woods Dune Rides.

* Craigs Crusiers.

* Riding the Dunes...

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Lighthouse Tours.

* Climbing on Dunes.

* Bike Trails...

Top Thing to do in Family:.....

There is something for everyone at Silver Lake! Downtown offers shopping and eateries, go carts, mini golf, a zip line, jeep and buggy rental, bike rentals, watercraft rentals and ice cream shops! Tours of our lighthouse and more!


Mears Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Heating
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Bunk beds
  • Window in each, carpeted, no closets
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Tha cottage offers 3 bedrooms, bunkbeds in one for the kids. A large open living space with a an open kitchen and dining area. Lots of windows overlooking a wraparound porch. Single bath with shower. The kitchen is fully equiped with electric stove, fridge, microwave, coffeemaker and toaster.Dishes and pots and pans. Tv with 3 local channels. There are ceiling fans in all the bedrooms and one in the living area. Pillows and blankets provided, you bring linens for 2 full size beds and 2 bunk size. Also bring your own towels. Outdoors we offer a firepit, picnic table and gas grill. Lots of parking for trailers.


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As Close To The Dunes as You Can Get! One Block From Entrance! Lots of Parking!!
average rating of 4.0 based on 4 reviews

This Cottage is NOT ACCEPTABLE for Renting

  • 1 of 5

We had a lot carpenter ants running inside on day one. Including winged queens. We killed 18 queens on the first night, not counting other ants. We were told there were no ants before, however, pile of sawdust was next to one bedroom and on the beds in the morning. And this was not the worst part. There was a strong gas smell inside. Again, we were told it is normal and everything is checked. We stayed couple more days with open windows, because strong gas smell was causing headaches. We started day 4 morning with alarm of gas detector and flames going out of hot water heater. ...and we were staying with 4 kids, with the youngest one 2 yrs old. On the positive note, the kids had a chance to see two fire trucks! When I was asked what happened and started to explain, lady who took care of the cottage, interrupted with her version of the story. At least we are told, we will get a full refund. Still waiting for a check. I wish I could attached pictures to my review.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Swell place!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is a swell place to stay. Its hidden from the road, which gives a very quiet and comfortable atmosphere. Lake and climbing hill are within close walking distance, and dune parking lot is about a block or two away. Highly recommend this to anyone who is looking for a quiet, enjoyable place. Also, the owners are wonderful people and will offer you a dune tour if they are there. Their vehicles have great paint jobs!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nice, quiet, and clean

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was perfect for our needs. It was clean, comfortable, convenient and quiet. We are renting it again in July, 2015. We've been going to Silver Lake every year since 1967 and love it-It's a family tradition. We have several cottages for family members and five generations have made the trek from Virginia for this special time. One of the 14-year-olds just told her grandmother that this is her favorite time of the year. So come to Michigan to our beautiful Silver Lake, climb the sand dunes, and enjoy this cozy hilltop retreat.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed the cottage and we welcome you back again!
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Nice cottage. Great location. Close to dunes

  • 5 of 5

Nice cottage. Great location. Walking distance to Silver lake and Sand dunes. Very quiet and nice to be so close to dunes. Owners are very nice.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Clean Deposit- Refunable $50

Nightly Rate: $150 - $150

Weekly Rate: $800 - $800

Monthly Rate: $0 - $0

We rent weekly only during prime time, June 15 thru Aug 25 as prime time, Sat to Sat. Rates based on 6 people for 1 week at $800.00.
We require Property Insurance to be purchased from VR/CSA for $49, I will send a link to you to buy it, this will lock in your stay, Add $50 to the rental fee for cleaning deposit, if left

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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