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Private Cottage Directly on Lake Michigan - No Road Between!

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Patio overlooking our beautiful woods, perfect for morning coffee.

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Last updated: 07/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lake Michigan Beach cottage description

Beautiful, recently redecorated cottage directly on Lake Michigan. Private sandy beach for long walks, jogging, enjoying the sun, or swimming. Two Kayaks are available. You can actually walk the 3 miles to Saugatuck's Oval Beach and take the adorable ferry over to the town. Gorgeous sunsets. Patios on both sides of house, one for enjoying the lake and the other for the lovely woods in back. Great views from all the windows. Our long driveway is off of Lakeshore Drive, which is great for long walks, jogging and biking. Bathrooms were just updated in fall of 2011.

Saugatuck and Douglas are about 5 miles away by car where there are great restaurants, art galleries, unique shops, antiquing, golf, and places to rent boats and to do other water activities. South Haven is about 12 miles away where there are more delicious restaurants, nice shops, and entertainment. Holland is about 15 miles away. It has great shopping, an indoor water park, outdoor park, outlet mall, delicious food. 4.5 star-rated HawksHead Links is also nearby. Their restaurant is also very good.

In the cottage and garage there are games for indoors and outdoors, which includes croquet, badminton, ping pong, volley ball net, mini-tennis, bean bag toss, and board games
The GPS coordinates are N 42°-35'-53.46 W 86°-13'-18.11

Keywords: Beautiful sunsets, beach access, private, lots of indoor and outdoor games, Kayaks, surrounded by woods, looks right over the lake, perfect for long walks or bike rides

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Garage:

            We don't use the garage for cars, but as a place to play ping pong and store other outdoor games, such as badminton, mini-tennis, volley ball net (no ball)...moreless

          • Living Room
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking Off Street

          Other Amenities

              • mini-tennis, badminton, croquet, other games available. WiFi is intermittently available, but you can use ours which works on our patio. Cell phones work in our gazebo, which you are welcome to use. Our cottage is just to the south....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Games:

                outdoor games, include badminton, bean bag toss. croquet...moreless

              • Toys:

                there are some beach toys...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Ping Pong Table

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                (2) We have 1 patio with a view of the lake and one wiith a view of the woods...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

              • Lakefront:

                We have a huge private beach where well-behaved dogs can run and enjoy retrieving sticks thrown in the lake....moreless

              • Lake View:

                Beautiful views of the lake from most rooms and the front yard and patio...moreless

              • Beachfront:

                We are right on the lake with 65 stairs to the beach...moreless

              • Beach View:

                A perfect spot to watch the sunset....moreless

              Activities

              • Live Theater
              • Snowmobiling
              • Jet Skiing
              • Golf
              • Kayaking
              • Cycling
              • Tennis
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Rafting
              • Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Fitness Center
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Restaurants
              • Cinemas
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Water Parks
              • Hiking
              • Winery Tours
              • Sight Seeing
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Parasailing
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              summer
              May 1 - Oct 1, 2014
              5 night min stay
              $475
              $3,250

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              They have changed the website on us! It used to be so much clearer! Basically, our nightly rate is $475 in the summer (May through September), but in general we want to rent for the week, Saturday to Saturday. However, there are times that we cannot rent the whole week because our kids are coming. The weekly rate is $3250. April and Oct., the nightly rate is $450 and $3000/week.


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              Last updated: 07/27/2014
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              Location

              Besides enjoying our beautiful beach, it is fun to play in the creek which is just to the north of our beach. We have kayaks, but you might want to rent a paddleboard. There is fishing in the lake or surrounding rivers. Enjoy telling stories and roasting s'mores by our firepit. Nearby blueberry, raspberry, apple and peach picking is fun for kids and adults. Saugatuck, Douglas, Holland, Fennville, and South Haven all have great restaurants, shops and art galleries. Pick up a treasure in the antique mall in Douglas or one of the shops nearby.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2008

              About the owner: We own the house next door and are there most weekends and some weeks. We live in Kalamazoo, but we're always eager to get back to the lake.

              Why the Owner Chose Lake Michigan Beach:
              Nothing beats a sunset over Lake Michigan! We've loved this cottage since our family bought the property next door in 1960. When the cottage became available, we snapped it up.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              The sunsets, the views, the lake, the privacy. It's so peaceful and quiet here and yet there is so much to do, either at the cottage or nearby. We're never bored, just happy and contented.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Patio overlooking our beautiful woods, perfect for morning coffee.

                Patio overlooking our beautiful woods, perfect for morning coffee.

              • Miles of beach for long walks, lazing in the sun, swimming, building sandcastles

                Miles of beach for long walks, lazing in the sun, swimming, building sandcastles

              • One of the three sunlit bedrooms

                One of the three sunlit bedrooms

              • Dining area. White area is really sliding glass doors to patio and view of lake.

                Dining area. White area is really sliding glass doors to patio and view of lake.

              • Our front patio overlooks the lake. Front yard has a fire pit and room for games

                Our front patio overlooks the lake. Front yard has a fire pit and room for games

              • Living room. There is also a table and chairs (for eating or games) and a TV.

                Living room. There is also a table and chairs (for eating or games) and a TV.

              • Building a 'village' by the creek

                Building a 'village' by the creek

              • Blueberry Picking. You can pick raspberries, apples and peaches too!

                Blueberry Picking. You can pick raspberries, apples and peaches too!

              • Sunset view from the back patio

                Sunset view from the back patio

              • Large Master Suite, plenty of room to add cots. It also now has a new crib.

                Large Master Suite, plenty of room to add cots. It also now has a new crib.

              • The sunny third bedroom which looks out at the woods.

                The sunny third bedroom which looks out at the woods.

              • Kitchen with two ovens, microwave, dishwasher,  long counter great for snacks

                Kitchen with two ovens, microwave, dishwasher, long counter great for snacks

              • Entrance to house. Perfect spot for morning coffee and enjoying our  woods.

                Entrance to house. Perfect spot for morning coffee and enjoying our woods.

              • Playing in the surf!

                Playing in the surf!

              VRBO #300148

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              Date last modified - Wednesday, June 04, 2014

              $475 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

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              Minimum stay: 5 nights
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