Macatawa Mi, Lake Michigan Lake Front,
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Holland cottage description
Size of house is a three-story house with four bedrooms. Basement, Third floor is not included.
Lake Michigan Beach Front house located on the South side of the Holland Channel,by Big Red Lighthouse. Antique filled, wooden frame vintage Art and Crafts Home (circa 1922) on Lake Michigan, in Macataw MI. Gated Community. Large brick fireplace, large front porch facing Lake Michigan, small rear deck, 3 parking places, one in main lot and two in a lower lot. There are some ceiling fans and several table fans, 2 window a/c's. There is some sand in the house, we are on the beach in the sand. Livingroom has a brick, wood burning fireplace, rocking chairs, an old butcher block for a coffee table and couch and chairs. Beautiful views of the Lake Michigan and Lighthouse are seen from living room windows, (you can watch sail boat races, and motor boats cruising by and of course swimmers) The couch is not a sofa bed. There is no screen door on the front door. Also there are no screens on the windows to the front porch. Just wonderful lake breezes. The side windows do not open. It is almost always cool on the lake front and few bugs. The cottage is timeless and restful. We are on the beach, where little changes occur from year to year. This is a beautiful one of a kind old time summer cottage on Lake Michigan! Large confortable living room looking at Lake Michigan, Dining Room and Kitchen and Pantry.
An old time kitchen with a restaurant commercial stove a dishwasher, and garbage disposal, microwave, and a table and chairs. There are plenty of dishes, glasses, silverware and pots and pans. Everything you need to cook. There is one bathroom upstairs, no tub only a shower and sink and toilet There is a sink in one of the bedrooms, a 1/2 bath on the first floor and a shower outside in the rear.(which is the best) The house can accommodate only 8. There are four bedrooms on the second floor with a rear deck off one bedroom. Front bedroom room has a double bed, rear north a double, front south 2 Double beds and rear south 2 twin beds. The bedrooms have antique bed frames with patchwork quilts. A Webber Grill is in the rear. No crib or baby equipment available. We are not geared for small children or large groups, or family reunions. No pets. There are lots of beach chairs, beach towels, umbrellas, and several bikes in the basement. We supply sheets, towels and beach towels. From time to time there are sand toys available.
Rates are quoted for 8 people or less and that is the amount of people the house can safely hold, children and infants count. No sublets. Rentals generally run Friday to Friday. Arrival time is 3:00 p.m. or later and departures are 10:00 am which is the general practice, so that we may clean for the next renter. All reservations require a 1/3 of total within ten days after reservation request. And the final payment within 30 days of arrival. You must follow the Macatawa Cottagers Association rules, which are posted in the house and will be mailed or emailed to you.
Cancellation if more that 60 days prior to arrival, 50% of the deposit will be returned if time period is re-rented but loss of full deposit or payment is not rented. If canceled 60 days or less prior to arrival, all payments and deposited are forfeited. We cannot take responsibility for weather or personal problems.
July and Aug. $3200/week
Sep, Oct $2000/week
707 Lakeside, Macatawa, Michigan, 49434, US
Keywords:Lake Michigan House, Michigan Beach, Arts and Craft Cottage, near Holland, Sagutuck
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
Table, chairs,wood bead board walls and ceiling, pine floors, back kitchen area with refrigerator, and shelves of Antique jars and containers, kitchen complete with pots, pans, dishes, silverware, glasses, cooking utensils....moreless
- Pantry Items:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
Parking Off Street:
Parking is not by house but in lots, 2 parking places in lower lot, one in upperlot.....Total of three parking places in Macatawa, The beach front is free of cars, must take things to cottage by wagon or cart. This creates a beautiful, beach front experience......moreless
- Linens Provided:
- Air Conditioning:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Washing Machine:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Iron & Board
- Hair Dryer
- DVD Player
- Deck / Patio:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Tourist Attractions
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Monument View:
- Beach View:
- Medical Services
- Freshwater Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Cross Country Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Winery Tours
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Wildlife Viewing
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Bird Watching
ReviewsWrite a review
What a beautiful vintage cottage located right on Lake Michigan! We spent most of week sitting on the wonderful porch overlooking the beach and "Big Red" lighthouse. The cottage truly has a historic charm, with the original breadboard walls and transom windows in the bedrooms. There is a cool breeze blowing at all times. The house is very clean and filled with antiques and cozy sitting spots. The kitchen's commercial stove is a dream for a cook. We loved this place and will definitely be back.
- Guest depoezenboot (Indianapolis, IN)
- Date of stay 09/07/13
- Review Submitted 09/23/13
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, romantic getaway, girls getaway, sightseeing.
Wonderful two story cottage right on the beach. You can set on the front porch, watch the sun set and see Big Red lighthouse all at the same time! Lots of room for several couples or families. We have stayed here the last three years and enjoy it more each time we stay here. Highly recommended.
- Guest BK (Tulsa OK)
- Date of stay 09/09/11
- Review Submitted 09/15/11
Recommended for: Families with young children, families with teenagers, age 55+, sightseeing.
A place on the beach
A place on the beach
We have stayed at the Nautilus numerous time and I always marvel that a few hours away from our home in Indianapolis we can be sitting on one of the most beautifull beaches I have ever experienced. The cottage has a front porch that is a great place to gaze out at Lake michigan with a cup of coffee in the morning or view the sunset over cocktails in the evening. Truly a lovely spot and a very comfortable cottage to enjoy it from.
- Guest Randy (Indianapolis)
- Date of stay 09/29/10
- Review Submitted 10/12/10
Recommended for: Families with young children, families with teenagers, age 55+, romantic getaway, girls getaway, sightseeing, adventure seekers.
Our family has rented the "Nautilus" cottage for the past six years. We have always found it to be very neat and clean. It is on Lake Michigan with a wide beach and has a great view of "Big Red" . The house is well equipped and is suitable for four couples. The open front porch is great! With a porch swing ,rocking chairs and table and benches for eating . we highly recommend this cottage.
- Guest foltz (Indianapolis)
- Date of stay 09/12/09
- Review Submitted 08/16/10
Recommended for: Age 55+, romantic getaway, girls getaway, sightseeing.
May ... $1700/week June ...... $2000/week July-Aug .. $3200/week Sep-Oct .. $2000/week Reservation deposit is $1000.00 must be recieved within 10 days of request Nighly rate varies by season from $350.00 to $500.00 House is only available seasonally, we can rarely rent for long week ends Prefere week rentals, unable to rent for 2 or 3 days
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- Nearest Beach: beach at Holland
- Nearest Restaurant: Piper, Parkway at 1 Miles
Year Purchased: 1972
About the owner: Patti and Jim Kemp, PO Box 159 Edwards Colorado 81632 970-926-5513, Fax 970-926-5518, cell 970-904-3100 or 970-904-3101.
Why the Owner Chose Holland:
Summer and week end home get away from the city, clean cool air, restful, quiet, the best porch sitting viewing Lake Michigan and Big Red Lighthouse.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Gated Comunity, Swimming, Sailing, Fishing, Boating, Antiquing, Farmers Markets, Quiet, Beach front, Big Red light House, County Fairs, Sunbathing, Sitting on the porch looking at Lake Michigan, Relaxing, Water skiing, Tennis, Golf, Holland and Sagatuck and neighboring communities have great yard sales and auctions, Holland has the best farmers market. Beaches, dunes, and wooded hills. In the Centeral Beach and North Beach areas of Macatawa, MI, we do not have cars parked on the beach or in front or side of our houses during the summer season. We park in a parking lot and take our things to the cottage by wagon or cart. The house is located in the sand on Lake Michigan, Lake Macatawa is about 100 yeards behind the cottage. This gives a Lake Michigan Beachfront open and free of cars, noise, traffic and has unobstructed unbelievablelr views of the Lake Michigan,dunes, sand, Holland Channel and Big Red Lighthouse. We are located wonderful small peninsula between Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa....The cottage is beach front on Lake Michigan. You can hear the waves, bird songs and watch the sunsets fron the large front porch. We offer a unique peace and quiet, sunbathing, swimming and beach activities on a remarkable beach.
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View from Porch looking out to the beach and Lake Michigan.
Living Room facing West looking at front porch
Rear Bedroom, 1 Full size Antique Iron bed.
Rear bedroom, 2 twin beds, facing East with small porch
Just an old Macatawa Sign and Folk Art in Livigroom in Living room.
Map of Lake Macatawa...Cottage on the South side, on Lake Michigan
Front of the house on the beach facing Lake Michigan
Front porch facing West looking at Big Red Ligthouse
Livingroom at sunset
Masterbedroom, facing West, Full size Antique Bed
Front bedroom, facing Lake Michigan, with 2 full size beds.
Kitchen stove, commeral
Beach on Lake Michigan taken from in front of the house
Sunset in front of Cottage in Aug 2011
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