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Cozy Eagles Nest Cottage - Your little gem! A 5-minute walk to Pere Marquette Lake Michigan beach, the Shoreline Trail, and only 1 block to Muskegon Lake in popular Bluffton neighborhood in the City of Muskegon, fishing, and festivals (in back of #122785. (Park in the shared driveway, take the short sidewalk, and go up 12 stairs up to Eagles Nest where it's private). At the top of the stairs the wooded forest, large dune patio, and the little cottage will delight you.
Free adult and child Kayak (flat,open).
Eagles Nest is a favorite for small families of up to 2 young children who can use the Queen sleeper sofa, honeymooners, anniversary celebrations, and romantic nature getaways.
Private and quiet except for soothing Lake Michigan waves on a windy day. No houses to the north, east, or west means you have a private, shaded dune patio, from which you'll enjoy a lovely 180 degree view of the wooded forest and clean beach sand. Park your vehicle in the left lane of the shared double driveway, viewable from the cottage door.
Smoke-free, pet-free. You'll love this adorable Muskegon MI vacation rental cottage 3 blocks to Lake Michigan, 1 block to Muskegon Lake, and 5-15 minutes to town and activities. Queen bed, Queen sleeper sofa, linens, furnished galley kitchen, cooking and serving ware. 42' TV, WIFI, compact bathroom (shower, no tub). The cottage is tucked away on a sand dune with a private yard with BBQ grill, outdoor seating, table, and fire pit. Parking is shared with main cottage on street level. Your guest cottage is delightfully designer-decorated and is a great alternative to a more expensive hotel suite. 12 steps up to cottage on a dune. Minutes to beach (0.3 mile/ 0.5 km) and close to festivals, malls, Muskegon Lake. Michigan's Adventure and Waterpark 28 min.(13 miles). Sleeps 4. No view of lake or beach. No dishwasher or washer/dryer.
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest.
NATURAL, PEACEFUL PATIO AREA: Small backyard has everything you want to enjoy yourself outdoors: Fire Pit and Adirondack chairs. BBQ propane grill. Table and chairs for outside eating or snacks. - You will work up an appetite with the fresh lake air!
Spring Non-Peak 2015 May 15 - Jun 15, 2015 2 night min stay
$149 Fri, Sat
Summer Peak 2015 Jun 16 - Sep 6, 2015 3 night min stay
$189 Fri, Sat
Fall Non-Peak 2015 Sep 7 - Oct 18, 2015 2 night min stay
$149 Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning$75 + tax
Non-refund Sec Dep$29 + tax
Smoke free, Pet-free, no exceptions. Free kayak.
Main renter must be age 25 or older. Family rental only--no unrelated groups.
We do not refund; you may purchase (or not) Cancellation Protection at booking.
CHECK-IN: after 4 pm EST; CHECK-OUT: BY 10 am EST
Rates subject to change; rates are locked in when your reservation is accepted.
Total = Rate + Cleaning Fee + 10% Taxes (county and state).
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Adorable house on Bluffton peninsula between Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake in the City of Muskegon. Certified 'clean beach' sandy beaches. Many Lake Michigan beach parks - Hoffmaster State Park, Duck Lake channel park, Pere Marquette Park beach. Michigan's Adventure and Water Park (Cedar Fair). Many festivals - Muskegon Summer Celebration, Greek Festival. Irish Festival - Feish. Pier fishing. Charter fishing boats. Trails - Lakeshore Trail, Muskatawa Trail. Boats and ships - WWII submarine USS Silversides, LST 393 - World War II Landing Ship Tank , Port City Princess cruise boat. Victorian mansions - Hackley House and Hume House. Depressive era House. Fire Barn. Muskegon County Museum. Live symphony and theater in season. Museum of Art. Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp - BLFAC. Horseback riding at JJ Ranch. Beach volleyball. Roller blade park. Cinemas. Many restaurants - chains and originals. Shopping - The Lakes Mall, Lakeshore Marketplace. Many churches, synagogue. Two major first rate hospitals
Other Activities: Beach volleyball. Skateboard park. Many golf courses. Kayaking
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: Native of Muskegon and resident of other states and countries, Jane knows the hidden gems of Muskegon and Western Michigan and appreciates the people and customs of other states and countries.
Jane's interests are many -- past President of Muskegon County Genealogical Society, professional family history researcher, violinist here and abroad, retired social worker, and former college adjunct teacher. She lives only 20 minutes away and is 'on-call' during your stay.
Why the Owner Chose Muskegon: In historic Bluffton neighborhood, the best location in the City of Muskegon, sandwiched on a narrow peninsula between Lake Michigan beach and Muskegon Lake.
Eagles Nest cottage is the only rental cottage on famous Pigeon Hill, where neighbor children play on the huge dunes and pigeons roosted. Although it's only 12 stair steps from street level, no one else lives up there, and even the air seems different -- fresh, and on a windy day you can hear Lake Michigan waves. Miles of forest dune is the view north, and it's all yours while you are there.
Eagles Nest has the best of both worlds--away from it all on the dune, and just 12 steps down, you have access to all fun, beaches, highways, necessities, and quick trips to other beach towns.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: Shady patio 2 footsteps from cabin is on a forested dune where you have privacy and feel like you are living in nature yet can see your parked car below. Just 12 steps down where your car is parked is the friendly neighborhood, so you have the best of both worlds--living in nature and conveniences of the city. Furniture chosen by award-winning designer for comfort and charm. Free kayaks - 1 child, 1 adult - open, flat, for water fun.