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Near Lake Michigan Next to Pottery Studio and State Park Beach

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The queen sized bed on the main floor, adjacent to the bath, is antique maple.

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Last updated: 05/17/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property 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: two queens and 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

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside available...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    We do not provide beach towels....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Excluding beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

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

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,120

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

A $500 deposit holds the reservation and doubles as a damage deposit; it is returned within two weeks of rental. A downpayment is due sixty days prior to rental dates and the balance is due upon arrival.


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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.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The queen sized bed on the main floor, adjacent to the bath, is antique maple.

    The queen sized bed on the main floor, adjacent to the bath, 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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Date last modified - Monday, May 25, 2015

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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