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Charming, Quiet, Beautiful Sandy Beach,Sunsets, Pontoon, Kayaks, Pedal Boat & Mo

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Last updated: 05/20/2014

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Baldwin cottage description

This lovely like new 2002 lake front home on Reed lake, and Rainbow Lake has just been landscaped and includes new fire pit area & oak wood supplied. The home sits on 3/4 of a wooded acre, has great lake and sunset views from many rooms and large deck over looking the yard/ lake. Located SW of Baldwin, Mich. NW of M-37 and 5 min. from Big Star Lake, 8 min. from Marquette Golf course and 15 min. from town. This crystal clear fishing and swimming lake is also part of a chain of lakes. Only 2 hours N W of Grand Rapids, and fully furnished with everything you can think of except food, fishing poles and bait.

We offer a pontoon with motor and gas, 4 kayaks, canoe, paddle board, pedal boat,boat dock and swim dock. The cottage also has a wood burning fire place that can be seen from the master loft.

In the fall & winter months the home offers just as much as it does in the summer including color tours, hunting, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, Ice fishing, snow shoeing, special get aways, holidays, and romantic weekends.

Booking Early to reserve you dates. We are booking rather fast right now 3/24/2014.

Fishing: This lake is connected to 2 others known as the chain of lakes and fishing is excellent, for bass, blue gill, perch, Lake trout & pike. All of the connecting lakes are great fishing as well. All in all there are at least 156 lakes in lake county. We also have several great fishing rivers and water rafting close by.

Hunting and Mushrooming. Snowmobiling: There is no better area to hunt turkey or deer than Baldwin. The mushroom hunting is also superb and is one of the best kept secrets about the area. Our home is very close to nicely groomed snowmobile trails or you can just go cross country through 1000's of acres of state and national forest. The snowmobiling and ATV trails are great and being in the snow belt we get plenty of snow evenwhen there is none down state.

Don't forget the kids sleds as we have hills and you can snowshoe or cross country right from the home and go for miles and miles during the winter months, usually right into april.

Refunds, if you have to cancel for any reason we refund all of the rent if paid in advance and we retain the secuirty deposit unless we can rent it out. Thus far we have never kept a rental deposit for not being able to rent. We actually turn away about 50 to 75 people every year.

Refunding Security Deposit to our guests: All of our guests get the security deposits back when the homes, boats and grounds are left just as taken. Neat, Clean and
Orderly and in excellent condition.

Book early to reserve your dates!! We are already booking up rather fast this year 3/24/2014.

No Pets and No Smoking allowed.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1433 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No pets of any kind....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

  • Living room: 1 queen

    Sleep Sofa...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 2 double, 1 twin/ single

    double bunk and double mattress and single bunk...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Loft bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    double in 3rd bedroom...moreless

  • This is not just any rental, but a beautiful lake front, year round home, well furnished with everything. Built in 2002 this like new home offers 3 bedrooms including a master loft bedroom with 1/2 bath & sky light and one queen sofa sleeper in the living room. We also have additional sleeping accommodations. Central air & ceiling fans and fireplace. Two sets of patio furniture on the large deck over looking the lake & chairs for the fire pit area and or beach. Home also includes pontoon boat, 4 kayaks, canoe, volley ball, horseshoe pit,dock and swim dock. Home also is complete with a full main floor laundry area. Full galley kitchen with granite cutting table and complete knife set and silverware and new dishes and wine glasses. The front yard is lawn and can be used for badminton or croquet, bocce ball etc. We also have a wooded area if the kids would like to pitch a tent. for even more fun. There is no traffic as we have private drives.You couldn't find a safer place. Save by ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet


  • Half Bathroom


  • 1 1/2 baths one full down and 1/2 up including ceramic tile, sky light, sink, medicine cabinet and closet organizers The phone # there is 1-269-898-4257 and is off in the winder. You will need a cell during the winter or off season months. Note: Super Important: Rent both homes for a group of 20 for only $4,000 depending on he group it could be more. not to exceet $5,000.00 The homes are only 9 lots away from each other and they both have there own boats. etc. etc. Hurry on this one groups will take these before familys as it's hard for groups to find this type of situation. Cottage phone is -231-898-4257 for local call only,, you may want a cell phone or two, with chargers Booking early, Paying in full now in advance can save you $200.00 now. Save by booking Early....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Pontoon boat with 25 hp Johnson motor and gas,4 kayaks, horseshoes, canoe, swim dock, boat dock, Volleyball, fire pit, wood, grills etc. This lovely like new home built in 2002 comes complete. You just need food, bait, your favorite suntan lotion, fishing pole and your best mate and you're all set for a great time. Oh, by the way if you like wild life, the deer come down to the lake to drink during the day. There are loons, geese, bald eagles, golden eagles, great blue herons, sand cranes, turtles, fox, coyotes, turkeys and lots of wood peckers, humming birds and more. Oh, one more thing. On a clear night you can see the milky way and billions of stars. As I stated earlier and ran out of room, you couldn't find a safer, quieter place for children as we have no traffic on our private drive and we have a nice large lawn maybe 60 x 40 x70 x 50 for the kids to play on and the entire lot is 100 x 200 plus another 25 ft x 100 ft of vacated attached land. Note: sail boat may be available ?...moreless


  • Books:


  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Yes and stereo and CD's and VCR...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    100 ft. of sandy beach, 4 kayaks, etc. see water front....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    100 ft. of sandy beach and great views of lake....moreless

  • Lake:

    70 ft. deep across the lake. Sandy gradual deepening on our side. Clean clear lake, good fishing. ...moreless

  • Lake View:

    Great lake views from the living room and dining room and master suite and from the deck....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    100 ft. of sandy beach and great lake views...moreless

  • Rural
  • Water View:

    Same as above....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    100 ft. of sandy beach with volleyball and boat dock and swim dock, Pontoon, 4 kayaks, canoe, paddle board and pedle boat...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Same as above...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    3 ton, new in 2006...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Washer and dryer...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning and fire wood. all Oak....moreless

  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:


  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Yes, many...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large open to kitchen and dining area with views of woods and lake and sunsets. ...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet


  • Dishwasher:


  • Freezer:

    Tom of Fridge....moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Open to living room and dinning area and views of deck and wood....moreless

  • Lobster Pot


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat:


  • Boat Dock
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio:

    Oh, yes....moreless

  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    4 Kayaks, paddle board, pedal boat and canoe...moreless

  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas and Charcoal both and fuel supplied....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Raft
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Rates
Mar 20 - Apr 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$1,650 $7,000
Late Spring
May 1 - Jun 13, 2015
2 night min stay
$1,850 $7,000
Summer Peak season
Jun 15 - Aug 29, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,150 $8,000
Late Summr
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$1,750 $7,000
Fall/Winter 2015
Nov 1 - Nov 1, 2015
1 night min stay
$1,250 $4,000
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $450
  • Taxes Not included


July 1st thru August 31, 2014 $1,850. a week Sat. to Sat, by the week only, no weekends.

Weekend rents start at $275 to $475, 2 people and go up from there. Holiday weekends are always $100.00 more. Weekly rates start at $950 for the winter months and from June through Aug. $1850. From May 15 th through Oct. the homes include 4 kayaks, pontoon, motor, gas,canoe, swim dock, boat dock, volleyball

contact owner you have the option of pay the Secuirty deposit of $450 now to secure you week or time. Or

you can save $100 by sending in 50% of the $1850 plus the $450 now. Or

you can save $200 by sending in the entire $1850 plus $450 less $200 .

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: From the Grand Rapids area, and presently reside in Walker. I spent 40 years in banking and own Western Michigan Realty and Precision Notary signing, My wife Martha is a Teacher, tutor and recent graduate in biblical counseling working on her Masters then Doctorate.

Why the Owner Chose Baldwin:
We chose this property is 2005 as it is so peaceful and beautiful up there. We love the Loons, Eagles and woods and water. We have private drives and the lakes are no wake so it is just awesome. Super safe for children. No fast boats or jet skies. We love it and hate to go home.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Beside the above comments we love the area and the fall colors, the Loons in the spring summer and fall, the many eagles and wide assortment of birds we just don't see in the city. The fishing and hunting are good and my wife like this cozy home and calls it the birds nest as when you are in the master suite you are up in the trees and you have an awesome view.

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$188 - $307 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 1-7 nights
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated: 05/20/2014
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