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Near Lake Michigan Next to Pottery Studio and State Park Beach

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The double bed on the main floor, adjacent to the bathroom, is antique maple.

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Whitehall house description

The Potter's Guesthouse
6211 Michillinda at Lamos Road
Whitehall, MI 49461

South of town 'in the country'

The Potter’s Guesthouse is located on the property of Terrestrial Forming Pottery Studio where Peter 'the Potter' Johnson has been creating art for over forty years. 

The clean and comfortable, newly renovated two-story is a former 1800’s school house that was moved to this location in the early 1900's and joined to a farm house. 

There are three fully furnished bedrooms, two up and one down; one full bath down and another up; a large fully equipped kitchen; a spacious living room; a breezeway with washer and dryer; and a deck with a charcoal grill.   It will sleep six: one queen, one double, two twins, all with quality mattresses. Linens are included as well as cable TV, wireless internet, microwave, and dishwasher, all the comforts of a home away from home. 

There are acres of land to picnic or to take walks in the adjacent woods which lead you to Lake Michigan's white, sandy beaches and dunes. For a nominal fee, you can arrange time with the potter to work in the studio with clay.

This beautiful area of west Michigan has much to offer. Lake Michigan (Duck Lake State Park), White Lake, and Duck Lake are all less than one mile away. In addition, we are close to  Michigan’s Adventure Park, bike trails (The Hart-Montague  rails-to-trails paved path is now over 25 miles long.), White Lake Light Station (great walk from lighthouse to beach via the channel), art galleries, unique shops, a book store, yoga studio, candy shop, boating and fishing (free launch sites), canoeing,  kayaking, dune rides, hiking and bird watching (Owassippi), free weekly outdoor concerts, numerous golf courses, antique stores, Howmet Theater, 1950's root beer drive-in, the state's oldest soda fountain, and the world's largest weathervane. (Or just relax under the shady maples or the millions of stars.)

Welcome to our paradise!

We rent by the week  with a refundable security deposit of $500 due at time of reservation.  Check-in is Saturday at 3; check- out is Saturday at 11. Available late May through October.




Keywords: country house, two-story, farmhouse, cottage, Michigan Adventure Park, bike trails

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking outside available...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:

                0...moreless

              • Child's Highchair
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave

              Amenities

              • Linens Provided:

                We do not provide beach towels....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Excluding beach towels...moreless

              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Washing Machine
              • Air Conditioning
              • Living Room
              • Iron & Board
              • Hair Dryer

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Games
              • Books
              • Satellite / Cable

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet
              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                We have a large deck and yard with picnic table and lounge chairs as well as a fire pit....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Bicycles
              • Outdoor Grill

              Activities

              • Live Theater
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Groceries
              • Roller Blading
              • Golf
              • Fishing
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Hunting
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Cycling
              • Pier Fishing
              • ATM/Bank
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Restaurants
              • Museums
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Water Parks
              • Theme Parks
              • Churches
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Boating
              • Antiquing
              • Shopping
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Sailing
              • Jet Skiing
               

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              7 night min stay

              $1,120

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              • Tax Rate 5%

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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1988

              About the owner: Peter is a full time potter, part time mountain biker, cross-country skier, and kayaker; Jan is a retired teacher and ceramic tile maker. “We both love the outdoors, the woods we live in, and the three lakes we can walk to.”

              Why the Owner Chose Whitehall:
              This house is next to our pottery studio and near miles of beaches, bike trails, woods, rivers, close to towns but yet away from 'it all.' There is a small grocery store about half mile away so that we can provision without going far.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Duck Lake State Park is unique in that it does not provide camping but has beautiful sandy beaches and dunes. If we want excitement, we are close to Michigan's Adventure Park or bike trails and rivers.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • The double bed on the main floor, adjacent to the bathroom, is antique maple.

                The double bed on the main floor, adjacent to the bathroom, is antique maple.

              • Main floor bathroom. A new, full bathroom is upstairs.

                Main floor bathroom. A new, full bathroom is upstairs.

              • The downstairs bedroom is adjacent to the bathroom.

                The downstairs bedroom is adjacent to the bathroom.

              • The main door from the driveway into the breezeway

                The main door from the driveway into the breezeway

              • Our large living room is great for relaxing with the entire family.

                Our large living room is great for relaxing with the entire family.

              • The upstairs twins.

                The upstairs twins.

              • White Lake Light Station and Museum, 1875

                White Lake Light Station and Museum, 1875

              • This is the upstairs queen sized bed.

                This is the upstairs queen sized bed.

              • The Lake Michigan beach in Duck Lake State Park: sand, clean water, and dunes.

                The Lake Michigan beach in Duck Lake State Park: sand, clean water, and dunes.

              • The kitchen boasts a new dishwasher, sink, faucet, frig, and crystal light.

                The kitchen boasts a new dishwasher, sink, faucet, frig, and crystal light.

              • Front view of the Potter's Guesthouse

                Front view of the Potter's Guesthouse

              • The breezeway next to the kitchen has a glass topped table which seats six.

                The breezeway next to the kitchen has a glass topped table which seats six.

              • The large living room offers a desk for your computer which is wifi throughout.

                The large living room offers a desk for your computer which is wifi throughout.

              • Behind the closed glass doors you will see the TV.

                Behind the closed glass doors you will see the TV.

              • Our large deck is ready for a picnic.

                Our large deck is ready for a picnic.

              • Our handmade tiles serve as the transition from kitchen to living room to bath.

                Our handmade tiles serve as the transition from kitchen to living room to bath.

              • One of the upstairs bedrooms.

                One of the upstairs bedrooms.

              • Sunsets on Lake Michigan are the best. Good night!

                Sunsets on Lake Michigan are the best. Good night!

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Monday, April 07, 2014

              $1,120 per week (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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