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Indian Summer Starts in Sept. $575 Weekends with on Site Pontoon Rentals

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Roof Top View of Roger's Place Yard, Lake Side Fire Pit, and Deck/Dock Systems.


Last updated: 09/06/2014
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  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Baldwin cottage description

Roger's Place Rents Sat.-Sat. during the summer. This Vacation Location is located on a 250 acre Lake with a pristine waterfront setting. Acres of yard, campfires and fun!!! Comes with large lakefront deck, dock, boat launch, and swim beach. Attached garden patio offers new gas grill, seating for families , and waterfront fun; all overlooking a sanctuary of wildlife, swan ,geese and record fisheries.
Come visit this Chain of Lakes. Starting with West Lake at waters edge, then Brookins, and then East Lake. The lakes offers a blissful setting for young and old alike. With water depths well over 50', Walleye and other predator fish feed in abundance. Department of Natural Resources declares this Lake as 'One of the Purist.' Attached Brookins Lake offers all sport activities including sail boating, water skiing, and tubing. Join use for hours of boating and adventure here at Woodland Park!!!
Located in the heart of the Manistee National Forest. ON SITE PONTOON STARTING @ $125. EXPLORE THE CHAIN OF LAKES. COME VISIT SOON.

'Chain of Lakes' Water Fun: This chain of Lakes offers 250 acres of adventure. West Lake is your first experience at Roger's. This lake has a series of springs that keep the waters crystal clear year round. Roger's private boat launch, and one Public site offers access to the water. Connected to West Lake is Brokens Lake. This is charted and is one of the deepest in Newaygo County. With depths close to 70', larger game fish such as Walleye and TigerMusky abound. Designated as 'All-Sports-Lake' Brokens Lake offers larger motor craft, sailing, and jetskiing. A public beach and Family Park offers grills, picnic tables, and new playground for young and old alike.
East Lake is the last in the three 'Chain of Lakes'. This unique watershed has both deep Kettle holes and shallow waters. The entire shore is covered with thick Tamaracks, White Pine, White Cedars and a variety of hardwoods. All blended together creating a pristine setting for an abundance of flora and fauna. Michigan's finest!!!

West Michigan Fun; ORV Trails & MORE!!!: Welcome to miles and miles of forest trails and tramways. Adventure is around every corner. With all the lakes, rivers and streams: boating takes a new dimension indeed!! Local service specialist provide white water adventure, sailing, water skiing, or just a fun family boat ride. Come visit this splendid playground of
Woodland Park.
Hundreds of miles of ORV Trails interconnect to form the largest network ever! Here's just a few favorite's: Little Manistee Trail 46 Miles, Lincoln Hills Trail, 21 Miles, Tin Cup Spring Trail 21 Miles. Diamond Trail is one of the largest in Michigan traversing through Newaygo and Lake Counties. Origin is near Chicago and trails north to the Straits of Mackinaw.
Several World Famous Rivers adorn the nearby landscape including the Baldwin, Pere Marquette, and Pine Rivers. All rivers flow to Lake Michigan. Take a walk on the Pier out into Lake Michigan. Walk the old towns of Pentwater and Ludington visiting the many attractions offered.

Woodland Park: Rogers' Place is located in Woodland Park. State and Federal lands make up over 48% of the area. This provides outstanding opportunities for hiking, bird watching, swimming, camping, and wildlife viewing. We have several hundred miles of trails for ORV riding, many lakes and rivers for year-round fishing and thousands of acres of forest land for a full slate of hunting activities. The Pere Marquette River is known world wide for its excellent trout and salmon fishing and for some of West Michigan's most scenic canoe trips.
Just a short ride to the North lies the legendary 'Ghost Town' of Bitely, Mi. This historic logging town offers many unique gift and antique shops. The local Convienence Store, Bar and Grill, and gift shop offer casual opportunities for adventure.
Baldwin is twenty minutes to the North. This 150yr. town is equally exciting to visit. Featured Events include: Blessing of the Bikes(May17-18), and Flea Roast & Ox Market(June25-28). Why not call now?










Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Open and Perfect to access On Site Pontoon...moreless

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 3-10

              • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon


              • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

                MASTER BEDROOM...moreless

              • Bedroom 1: 1 twin/ single

                SIDE FOYER; PRIVATE...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 2 queen

                OPEN FAMILY SLEEPING...moreless

              • Offering Master bedroom with lakeside breeze! Lakefront single bedroom with lake music 24/7. North room with double bed. Living room offers double pull out for those unexpected overnight guests. Front door sleeper for that night time adventurer. Side bedroom with single bed. Sleeps 8 with extra rooms!...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • New and freshly clean!!!

              Other Amenities

                  • 'Rogers Place' is fresh and new too Woodland Park. Family owned for over 50yrs., Ronnie Rogers, current owner, has invited all to his childhood dreamland. Many adventures lay ahead for young and old alike. Consider a trip to this wilderness adventure in Woodland Park, Bitelly, Michigan. Modern kitchen, bath, and lakeside patio, provide the ingredients to quality Family Fun!!!...moreless


                  • Television:

                    Two. One in Family Room. One in Living Room...moreless

                  • VCR


                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All


                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Beach:

                    Limited @ Roger's Place. Traveling with the Pontoon there are Number One Beaches at several locations. Water is Pure and Clean....moreless

                  • Beach View:

                    Outside the Patio Slider and Yard. Great place for RV's, Campers, Tents and more....moreless

                  • Beachfront:

                    Small and has Private Boat Launch, dock and Campfires @ Waters Edge....moreless

                  • Downtown:

                    Historic Baldwin is 25 miles north. Bitely is just up the street with Family Pub and Grill, Convienence Gas Station, Antique Stores and more....moreless

                  • Lake:

                    Roger's Place is located on West Lake. Connected by channels West Lake is open to Woodland and East Lakes. Larger Game Fish enjoy ample cover and habitat....moreless

                  • Lake View:

                    Right on West Lake in Bitely, Mich....moreless

                  • Lakefront:

                    Private large yard located in Manistee National Forest....moreless

                  • Near The Ocean:

                    LAKE MICHIGAN is part of the Great Lakes and has large Sand Dunes to climb within an hours ride....moreless

                  • Oceanfront:

                    Lake Michigan is 40 miles West with Dunn Rides, Surfing and much, much more....moreless

                  • River:

                    Several of West Michigans Finest everywhere. Great FISHING!!!! Check out the Pere Marquete, Pine, Baldwin and White River. Kayaks, Rafting and Tubing FUN EVERYWHERE!!!!!!!!!!!!...moreless

                  • Water View:

                    Face the East with Morning sunshine. Wild Birds will be calling at the Crack of Dawn....moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    Explore the 'Chain of Lakes' with the On Site Pontoon Rental. Rates start @ $175. Take the Voyage to remember forever. Find Shells, driftwood, and more....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Skiing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining:

                    6-8 Inside. More Seating on Patio Available Upon Request....moreless

                  • Dining Area


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Very Good!!!...moreless

                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Old Fashioned Cloths Line Only...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    At Waters Edge....moreless

                  • Heating:

                    Forced Air Furnace. Wood Burning LVRM Fireplace. Firewood Upon Request Only....moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    Fresh and Clean....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    One full Acre...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Enough for Campers, RV, Tents and More!!!...moreless

                  • Safe
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Sunbed
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided:

                    Only upon Request. Recommend Guests Provide Own Towels...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Available Upon Request...moreless



                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Bicycles:

                    Bring your own and enjoy every day rides....moreless

                  • Boat Dock
                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Large on the Lake....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Raft
                  • Terrace
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


                          Write a review 3.7
                          from 18 traveler reviews
                          SAVE $100 NOW!  MAKE YOUR RESERVATION TODAY. PAY $300 TO HOLD ANY CHOICE WEEK FOR Endless Summer Special SUN&FUN.  Plan to explore the Chain of Lakes with on site pontoons. With three Lakes of none ending shorlines, adventure is around every corner.  Spend hours collecting drift wood, seashells or unique souvenirs.  These treasures make great gifts for young and old alike.
                            Enjoy the best summer has to offer here at Roger's Place.  Located inside the Manistee National Forest, there are two hundred miles of off road bike trails to adventure.  River rafting, canoe, or tubing is a must.  Check out the purest rivers including the Pine, Pere Marquet, Baldwin, Muskegon and White Rivers.  Lake Michigan is a must to visit.  Enjoy sandy beaches, sand dunes and World Famous Sunsets. Select any week/wks. BEFORE VALENTINES DAY & SAVE $100.  Make your Signature reservation taylored for your family or friends.  CALL MIKE FOR VACATION DEATAILS: 1. 616.204.8822.
                          Off SEASON RATES:  Rogers' Place is now available beginning in May STARTING at $475/wk.  Blessings of the Bikes Weekend is World Famous for Baldwin Michigan. OPEN TROUT AND BASS SEASON SPECIALS!!!  STAR GAZING is an absolute must for Cool, Clear, CAMPFIRE nights!!!  
                          PEAK SUMMER RATES:  Summer rates are based on 6-8 guests 12yrs. and older.  Additional charge of $35/person/wk. is added to the base fee rate.  Memorial Day Weekend thru 6/12 $625.  Weeks 6/12-6/26 $725. Weeks 6/26-7/17 $875.  Weeks 7/17-8/14 $725.  Weeks 8/14-Labor Day $650/wk.  Off season rates start at $475.  
                          Refund Policy:  Eighty percent refunds available thirty days prior to reservationWeekly rates start at check in time 1pm.Saturdays.  Checkout time is 10am.  the following Saturday.  A deposit of $400 is required within three working days of making a reservation.  We do accept most major credit cards.  Send check or money order to Mike Kroon, P.O. Box 223,White Cloud, Mi.49349. Call:1.877.822.4326.  Thanks!

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                          Last updated: 09/06/2014
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                          70 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          White Cloud, Mi.; Kent Internationl in GR 70miles
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Woody's and Bitely Tavern
                          40 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Ludington's Badger too Wisconsin each day.
                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Brigadoon in Grant, Baldwin Medows
                          80 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Amtrak in GR
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          13 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Sally's in White Cloud
                          30 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Chain of Lakes & Lake Mich. 30mi.Wst

                          Car: Necessary

                          'Rogers Place' is located in Bitely, MI. The area known as Woodland Park is 11 miles north of White Cloud, MI. Just a few miles west of M-37, this historic settlement offers a rich heritage of the Old Frontier and Modern Day Adventure. Sparsely populated, in fact, noted as a 'Lumberman's Ghost Town,' this area is one of West Michigan's last wilderness sanctuaries.

                          Take M-37 north from Grand Rapid, MI. about 65 miles. Turn left on 11 Mile, West to Blair/Lakeside Dr. Turn left or South to Rogers Place. The property has a 'Rogers, Place' sign out front. This will be a ride to remember for years to come. Address: Roger's Place, 8438 N. Blair Dr., Bitely, Mi. 49309-9607.

                          Located within the Manistee National Forest, Rogers' Place is located on West Lake. One of three connnected by channels or narrows. The middle lake is Woodland. Being the largest and deepest, this has depths of 60. East Lake is deap and heavanlly forested. God's Creation on His day off!!!!

                          Other Activities: HERE'S THIS SEASON RATES HOT OFF THE PRESS:

                          PRESEASON STARTING APRIL 21ST $475/WK.

                          MEMORIAL DAY--6/9 $575/WK.

                          6/9--6/23 $650/WK.

                          6/23--7/14 $775/WK.

                          7/14--8/18 $725/WK.

                          8/18--LABOR DAY $625/WK.

                          Golf: MERCHANT SPECIALS

                          Woody's Bar and Grill Free Appetizer with purchase of one Entr'ee

                          Bitely Tavern Buy one World famous Bitely Burger; get one free

                          M-37 Meat Shack $1/lb. off all Home Made Beef Jerky

                          OTHER SITES TO VISIT:



                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1950

                          About the owner: Mr. Ronnie Rogers grew up in Farmington, Mi. Upon graduation Ronnie pursued a successful carrier in the Military. He now enjoys Retirement with his Wife in the Mountains of West Germany.

                          Why the Owner Chose Baldwin:
                          Ronnie spent every summer growing up at Roger's Place. With his strong Family Friendships, Ronnie decided to share his Childhood Dream with Future Generations. Roger's Place is now a Vacation 'Hot Spot' for young and old alike. Come visit the 'Gem of Newaygo County' this Summer. You will agree this Pristine Wilderness Setting will be a favorite for your Family Vacation.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          Roger's Place is located in North Central Newygo County. Nested in the Manistee National Forest, Roger's Place is right on the water. On Site Pontoon Rentals provide access to hundreds of acres of Fresh Water Lakes. Explore the 'Chain of Lakes' collecting Souvineirs and Game Fish as well.

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                          • Roof Top View of Roger's Place Yard, Lake Side Fire Pit, and Deck/Dock Systems.

                            Roof Top View of Roger's Place Yard, Lake Side Fire Pit, and Deck/Dock Systems.

                          • Loon Song Pontoon at Dock/Deck on Chain of Lakes at Rogers Place. Free Rowboat.

                            Loon Song Pontoon at Dock/Deck on Chain of Lakes at Rogers Place. Free Rowboat.

                          • Dad About to Chart All Lake's. He needs to keep on schedule for the Fuel Crew!

                            Dad About to Chart All Lake's. He needs to keep on schedule for the Fuel Crew!

                          • Forester clearing/trimming trees at Roger's Place. Manistee National Forest.

                            Forester clearing/trimming trees at Roger's Place. Manistee National Forest.

                          • Private Boat Launch at Roger's Place.

                            Private Boat Launch at Roger's Place.

                          • Side bedroom with Twin Bed & Closet.

                            Side bedroom with Twin Bed & Closet.

                          • Center bedroom at Roger's Place. Two double beds/new window & A/C.

                            Center bedroom at Roger's Place. Two double beds/new window & A/C.

                          • New kitchen with pass through to Bunk Roon

                            New kitchen with pass through to Bunk Roon

                          • This One is Ready for Dad!!!

                            This One is Ready for Dad!!!

                          • Patio/Dock at waters edge lake front Roger's Place.

                            Patio/Dock at waters edge lake front Roger's Place.

                          • Fueling Crew Hard at Work

                            Fueling Crew Hard at Work

                          • Living Room/Fireplace; Satilite TV/DVD Specials!!

                            Living Room/Fireplace; Satilite TV/DVD Specials!!

                          • Having Fun at Roger's Place. Someone waiting for Dad to return. Refuel Crew!!!!!

                            Having Fun at Roger's Place. Someone waiting for Dad to return. Refuel Crew!!!!!

                          • View Lakeside Patio too the North.

                            View Lakeside Patio too the North.

                          • View Roger's Place from Lakeside/Blair Ave.

                            View Roger's Place from Lakeside/Blair Ave.

                          • View into Family Room with Shades Down

                            View into Family Room with Shades Down

                          • POW WOW Celebration Little Manistee Tribal Dance

                            POW WOW Celebration Little Manistee Tribal Dance


                          4 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

                          View calendar: Updated 09/06/14
                          Member since: 2007
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated 09/06/2014
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