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Quaint Cottage on Wamplers Lake 'Gold Coast' Shoreline

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Last updated: 10/07/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Five-bedroom cottage on all-sports Wamplers Lake in the Irish Hills. We are on the eastern shore, which means sandy bottom and spectacular sunsets. Eight-hundred-acre lake is all-sports, ideal for swimming, waterskiing, jetskiing, or just cruising on your pontoon boat. Perfect for kids--water is knee-high on adults even 50 feet out, and the bottom is total sand. Great (stocked) fishing, too, including large and smallmouth bass, pike, and pan fish.

Watch the sun set every evening from our sun porch. At night, roast marshmallows around the firepit as the stars come out over the placid water.

Jerry's Restaurant--famous for its quality and variety--is located on the south shore, a five-minute car ride or two minutes by water. They have evening entertainment many nights during the summer. The cottage is also close to MIS, MSU's Hidden Gardens, Hayes State Park, a handful of antique stores, and several golf and putt-putt courses.

As far as the layout of the house, there are four bedrooms and a half-bath upstairs. Three of the bedrooms have double beds, and the kids room has a twin, a double, and bunks. The fifth bedroom is downstairs (a queen), with extra sleeping available on the sunporch futon. Also downstairs is the main bath with toilet, sink, and shower stall. There is also a living room looking out on the lake, with a gas fireplace.

Bring your own boat or use our pedal boat. Lake access is at Hayes State Park -- just one mile from the cottage.

Keywords: Cottage, cabin, lakefront, waterfront, beachfront, Irish Hills


Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Beach and swimming area perfect for children; Kids room includes double, twin, and bunks....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 13-15

  • Willow Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Oak Bedroom: 1 double


  • Pine Bedroom: 1 double


  • Sycamore Bedroom: 1 double, 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed


  • Maple Bedroom: 1 double


  • Sunroom: 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Air Hockey
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Connection for all MP3 players and iPods...moreless

  • Television:

    Televisions in living room and downstairs bedroom....moreless


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    with dock, beach, and sandy bottom...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street:

    Enough for at least 6 cars....moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available:

    Jerry's Pub (on the lake) offers catering services...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully furnished kitchen with utensils, pots, pans, cutlery, and coffee maker...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Spice kit, salt and pepper, other basic baking supplies...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    A food fridge in the kitchen and a beverage fridge in the sunroom....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered 10x10 pergola with sun shade, on a 600 square foot paver-stone patio....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.6
from 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 8 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$300 $350
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Cleaning Deposit $50
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 10/07/2015
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Within 10 miles of Michigan International Speedway (MIS), Hayes State Park, and MSU's Hidden Gardens.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: This is our family cottage -- which we dearly love -- and which we're happy to be able to share with other families who enjoy the water and spending time together. We live about an hour from the lake, and spend several weeks here a year. We have two small children (and many nieces and nephews) who have learned to swim and waterski here since we bought the place in 2005. Every year, we try to add something new and better, and every year we have some of the same families come back and stay with us. We're happy to help create wonderful memories for so many!

Why the Owner Chose Brooklyn:
Wamplers Lake is ideal for watersports -- there is almost always a calm spot for skiing. The fishing is plentiful. It is very social and friendly, with people walking up and down Shoreline Drive all day. Jerry's is a great restaurant so close you could almost swim to it. The sunsets are spectacular. The water is clean and warm, and the bottom has no muck. As lake living goes, it has just about everything one could want.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
People love our sunporch. It is large, has a 180 degree view of the lake, and is brightly lit all day long. The cottage itself is vintage, with plenty of character, and we've also recently repainted and wallpapered every surface in the whole place, plus new carpet, new furniture, etc.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Dock, beach, and front of house

    Dock, beach, and front of house

  • Sun room looking northwest out to lake

    Sun room looking northwest out to lake

  • The sunroom

    The sunroom

  • Kitchen


  • Sycamore room (upstairs)

    Sycamore room (upstairs)

  • Air hockey

    Air hockey

  • The Maple room (upstairs)

    The Maple room (upstairs)

  • The Oak room (upstairs)

    The Oak room (upstairs)

  • Beautiful sunsets every night

    Beautiful sunsets every night

  • Welcome to Wamplers Lake in the Irish Hills!

    Welcome to Wamplers Lake in the Irish Hills!

  • The front patio (now has wisteria growing on the pergola)

    The front patio (now has wisteria growing on the pergola)

  • Sun room looking southwest out to lake

    Sun room looking southwest out to lake

  • Kitchen


  • The Sycamore bedroom (upstairs)

    The Sycamore bedroom (upstairs)

  • The Living Room

    The Living Room

  • The Willow bedroom (downstairs)

    The Willow bedroom (downstairs)

  • The Pine room (upstairs)

    The Pine room (upstairs)

  • The back yard

    The back yard

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