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Nature Lovers Paradise - Year Around Rental- Dogs Welcome

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Dogs Stay Free and They're Welcome In Our Home

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Last updated: 07/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Grand Haven house description

If you like the outdoors, you'll love our home! The view of quiet, quaint Little Black Lake is spectacular! This 1 mile long lake is perfect for kayaking, canoeing and fishing. We include the free use of our bikes, kayaks, canoe and row boat with our rental rate and have lake access. Hoffmaster State park is in the back yard. The magnificent park is home to huge 200' sand dunes, miles and miles of hiking and cross country ski trails. At the end of the trail you'll find over 3 miles of sandy Lake Michigan beach. (Lake Michigan is a 20-30 minute hike from the house)

In the fall the pace slows but the beauty remains. The fall colors are spectacular

In the winter enjoy cross country skiing, snowshoeing or ice skating .

The Lakes Mall, Craig's Cruisers, countless restaurants, golf courses, theaters, pubs etc. are less than five minutes away by car.

We will consider parties of up to 8 people however there is an extra charge for groups over 6.

There is a road between Little Black Lake and the house, it is not a major road however there is a fair amount of traffic, due to subdivisions in the area.


Area Attractions : Michigan's Adventure,
Grand Haven's Musical Fountain,
Miles & Miles of Beautiful Singing Sand beaches
Grand Haven State Park,
Hoffmaster State Park,
Muskegon State Park,
Pere Marquette Park,
Check out the sun sets over Lake Michigan,
U.S. Silversides in Muskegon,
Grand Haven & Muskegon's Farmers Markets,
Charter Fishing Boats,
Picturesque Piers,
Bike paths,
Craig's Cruisers,

We do have another home, listing #322166: Both house are on Little Black Lake and Hoffmaster State Park and each has High Speed Wireless Internet and Cable TV. We allow well trained, well behaved dogs in our homes. We have an ample supply of board games, books and videos.

Our Unique Area: Little Black Lake is a precious inland lake. Unlike many West Michigan lakes it is nearly undeveloped. There are only a handful of homes on the entire lake. Therefore, it is an excellent lake for kayaking, canoeing or fishing. It is not unusual to catch 5# Bass, 10 inch Bluegills or large Northern Pike. I should also mention that we do not recommend Little Black Lake for swimming. Although the water quality has been tested and it is one of the cleanest lakes around, it also is a shallow weedy lake and most parts have a muddy bottom. For swimming, we recommend Lake Michigan. You can walk there from our home. It takes about 20 minutes but I assure you if you take the hike, you'll feel like you've found paradise.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            11 x12...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            9 1/2 x 11...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            11 x 12...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

            11 x 11 lower level...moreless

          • Little Black Lake can be viewed from all the bedrooms and the living room and dining room. The sunrises are spectacular. Make sure you pack your camera. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Upper Bath...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Lower Bath...moreless

          • Our home is very clean and well maintained. We supply hand soap, toilet paper and basic cleaning supplies. ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Our home has hardwood & tile floors throughout. This house is very clean with a beautiful view of Little Black Lake out the front windows . Look out the back windows and into the rolling hills and forests of Hoffmaster State Park. Our home sits on approximately 2 acres of land so, there's plenty of room both inside and outside. If you need something just ask we may have it....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                2 televisions one in the living room and 1 in the master bedroom...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Comcast Cable...moreless

              • VCR
              • Radio
              • CD Player
              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Game Room
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Toys
              • Video Library
              • DVD Player

              Theme

              • Family
              • Away From It All

              Attractions

              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Waterfront:

                Our house is across the road from the lake but we own the property by the lake too. There is a nice table, fire pit and dock at the water's edge....moreless

              • Lake

              sports and adventure activities

              • Swimming
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Skiing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Roller Blading

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    The table is set up for 4 however, there are extra hairs and leaves in the hall closet....moreless

                  • Seating for 8 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Living Room:

                        Nice large living room with comfort furniture...moreless

                      • Backpack
                      • Internet:

                        Comcast ...moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        12 Bath towels and dish cloths...moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Broadband...moreless

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Firewood
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Shampoo
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided:

                        Clean Fresh and the beds are made up....moreless

                      • Parking
                      • Garage:

                        1 stall...moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        Full size frontload...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Full size...moreless

                      • Sofa Bed

                      Kitchen

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Stove:

                        We have a full size stove & Oven....moreless

                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Pantry Items:

                        The pantry basic seasonings ...moreless

                      • Stove
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Grill
                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        There are lots of cooking utensils ...moreless

                      • Kitchen:

                        Is fully stocked with everything you'll need to cook your meals. ...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        We have service for 8...moreless

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Open covered porch...moreless

                      • Ski & Snowboard:

                        Cross country ski right out the back door...moreless

                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Kayak / Canoe
                      • Canoe
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Binoculars
                      • Boat With Paddles
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Bicycles:

                        We have 6 bikes of different sizes for use with the rental...moreless

                      • Boat
                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Natural gas grill...moreless

                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 17 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer 2014
                      Jun 6 - Sep 2, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,652
                      Fall 2013
                      Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $200 $200
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,225 $1,650
                      Winter 2015
                      Jan 1 - May 22, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $200
                      $1,200 $1,500
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $200
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                      • Tax Rate 6%

                      Notes:

                      During the off season we will consider long term monthly rentals or rate is 1500.00 per month in the winter.

                      During the summer we rent by the week from Friday to Friday

                      We will consider spring and fall rentals of less than 1 week.

                      Weekend rates $200 a night ( Fri. Sat.Sun )


                      Cancellation policy:

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


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                      Last updated: 07/11/2014
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                      Location

                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Grand Rapids
                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Lake Express
                      25 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Holland
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      U. S. 31 & I -96
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Hoffmaster State Park
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Sam's Joint
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Oakridge Country Club
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Sam's Joint

                      Car: Necessary

                      This is a nature-lovers paradise.

                      In front of our home is enthralling Little Black Lake - 250 acres of serenity. Hop in our kayaks, canoe or row boat- take a paddle and relax. Soak in the the quiet peacefulness and uniqueness of the unadulterated surroundings. It's a treasure trove of wildlife. Bring a camera to capture the spectacular sunrises, sunsets, moon rises and quaintness.

                      Take a walk out our back door and into Hoffmaster State Park. You'll be greeted by a canopy of hardwood trees, birds singing, squirrels chattering and 1300 acres of hiking trails. A ten minute walk brings you to the Gillette Nature Center. A twenty minute hike brings you to a mammoth dune. Climb the stairs to the top or meander around it and down to 3 miles of singing sand beach on Lake Michigan.

                      At the end of the day, roast marshmallows around our fire pit and then curl up in one of our four comfy bedrooms. Free linens, bikes, kayaks. canoe and row boat.

                      Other Activities: Lake Michigan and it's beautiful beaches, sunsets and piers are a must see! You may also want to check out Michigan Adventure & Craig's cruisers, the beautiful boardwalk and The Musical Fountain in Grand Haven, Also, don't forget to visit one of the many farm markets, u-pick farms, Muskegon's Naval & Art museums or just kick back and relax.

                      Golf: Oakridge golf course is just down the street. It is a great course. Other favorite courses include Stonegate, Muskegon Country Club and Grand Haven Country Club.

                      Ski: Great cross country skiing right out the back door

                       

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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Dogs Stay Free and They're Welcome In Our Home

                        Dogs Stay Free and They're Welcome In Our Home

                      • One of Four Clean Bright Bedrooms

                        One of Four Clean Bright Bedrooms

                      • Lower level bedroom

                        Lower level bedroom

                      • Large Living Room with Plenty of Seating

                        Large Living Room with Plenty of Seating

                      • Dock- fire pit and picnic area.

                        Dock- fire pit and picnic area.

                      • This Lake has Very Few Houses- Peaceful with Lots of Wildlife. Bring a camera!

                        This Lake has Very Few Houses- Peaceful with Lots of Wildlife. Bring a camera!

                      • Fish swimming in the water near the dock.  Great for watching or feeding.

                        Fish swimming in the water near the dock. Great for watching or feeding.

                      • Wildlife such as turkeys, deer, eagles, swans, geese and others are common place

                        Wildlife such as turkeys, deer, eagles, swans, geese and others are common place

                      • Climb one of Several 200 Foot High Sand Dunes in Hoffmaster State Park

                        Climb one of Several 200 Foot High Sand Dunes in Hoffmaster State Park

                      • Walk to Lake Michigan's Famous Singing Sand Beach. 20 minute hike from rental.

                        Walk to Lake Michigan's Famous Singing Sand Beach. 20 minute hike from rental.

                      • Don't Forget Michigan is a Winter Wonderland. Have Fun, Experience it!

                        Don't Forget Michigan is a Winter Wonderland. Have Fun, Experience it!

                      • Grand Haven's quaint shops, pier and boardwalk are all only 6 miles away.

                        Grand Haven's quaint shops, pier and boardwalk are all only 6 miles away.

                      • Comfy 4 Bedroom  2 Bath on Little Black Lake-Spring Photo

                        Comfy 4 Bedroom 2 Bath on Little Black Lake-Spring Photo

                      • Bedroom with full size bed.

                        Bedroom with full size bed.

                      • Newly Remodeled Kitchen with Dishwasher/Gas Stove and Refrigerator with Icemaker

                        Newly Remodeled Kitchen with Dishwasher/Gas Stove and Refrigerator with Icemaker

                      • Living Room with Flat Screen TV/DVD/VCR

                        Living Room with Flat Screen TV/DVD/VCR

                      • Fire pit  with Firewood & Hot Dog Sticks- Enjoy making memories

                        Fire pit with Firewood & Hot Dog Sticks- Enjoy making memories

                      • Another beautiful sunrise. Take a walk or ride to enjoy Lake Michigan sunsets

                        Another beautiful sunrise. Take a walk or ride to enjoy Lake Michigan sunsets

                      • Hoffmaster Trails in our Back Yard-Groomed For Hiking, Cross Country Skiing

                        Hoffmaster Trails in our Back Yard-Groomed For Hiking, Cross Country Skiing

                      • Use our kayak or canoe to search for little frogs and turtles in wetland areas

                        Use our kayak or canoe to search for little frogs and turtles in wetland areas

                      • Deer on the trails in Hoffmaster St. Park just behind the rental.

                        Deer on the trails in Hoffmaster St. Park just behind the rental.

                      • Spectacular Fall Colors Peak in mid October.

                        Spectacular Fall Colors Peak in mid October.

                      • Kruse Park/ Pere Marquette dog beach 8 miles from rental. Dog lovers love it!

                        Kruse Park/ Pere Marquette dog beach 8 miles from rental. Dog lovers love it!

                      $200 - $236 per night (USD)
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                      4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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