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Bluewater Beach House - Lake Michigan Beachfront Cottage

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Kitchen and Dining Area - table expands to seat 10

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Last updated: 02/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

West Olive cottage description

Now booking Spring/Summer/Fall 2015. Comfortable and well-maintained, Bluewater directly overlooks Lake Michigan with sweeping views and is uniquely situated with direct Lake Michigan beach frontage and access to nearby Pigeon Lake docks for fishing, boating and water sports. Ideal for extended or 2 families (not to exceed 11), Bluewater has 2 private levels and comfortably sleeps 9 (or 11 w/sleeper sofa) with 5 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a living room, dining/kitchen area (fully-equipped), deck/dining area overlooking Lake Michigan, an enclosed screened porch perfect for watching sunsets and an additional outdoor patio.

Saturday to Saturday during Peak Summer season. Rates include complete cleaning fee, high speed internet and local phone calls, 2 cable TVs, laundry, all linens/towels, beach chairs/umbrellas and numerous books, games, puzzles and toys - just bring bathing suits and groceries! Upper level wheelchair accessible. No weddings, pets or smokers, please.

Bluewater is part of a private cottage association surrounded by unique turn-of-the-century classic cottages, rolling dunes and wooded trails, with access to Pigeon Lake, docks, newly-surfaced tennis courts, beach volleyball, superb hiking and bike trails, children's play areas, beachfront fire pits (wood provided) and picnic tables. Walking distance to Sandy Point Beach House and 15 minutes to loads of other excellent dining options, breweries (New Holland, Big Lake, Odd Sides, etc.), antiques and art galleries, Holland Farmer's Market, blueberry picking and quaint shopping in nearby Holland, Grand Haven, Saugatuck and Douglas. 45 minutes to Grand Rapids dining, breweries (Founders, The Mitten, Brewery Vivant) and exceptional cultural offerings (Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids Museum, Ford and Grand Rapids Children's Museum, etc.).

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Upper level only...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 5: 1 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 6: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    queen convertible sofabed...moreless

  • Queen Bed (1- lower level). Double/Full Beds (2 - upper level). Twin/Single Beds (3 - lower level). Convertible Bed (1 Queen Sofabed - upper level). Sleeps 9 comfortably and 11 with the use of a convertible queen sofabed in the living room....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Handicapped Accessible/Wheelchair Accessible (may have limitations). Beachfront: Cottage located directly on Lake Michigan, Lakefront....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Panoramic views of Lake Michigan beachfront and stairs lead directly to private beach...moreless

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    Directly on Lake Michigan, with Association access to Pigeon Lake and docks...moreless

  • Lake:

    Directly overlooks Lake Michigan, with access to nearby Pigeon Lake/River...moreless

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    Property is directly on Lake Michigan waterfront, with views and direct access to Lake Michigan as well as nearby Pigeon Lake/River...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Additional dining on the deck and patio areas...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Tulip Time 2015
May 1 - May 22, 2015
2 night min stay
$350
$1,500
Memorial Day/Early Summer
May 23 - Jun 12, 2015
3 night min stay
$450
$2,500
Early Summer 2015
Jun 13 - Jun 26, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,200
Peak Summer 2015
Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,500
Late Summer/Labor Day 2015
Aug 29 - Sep 17, 2015
3 night min stay
$500
$2,800
Early Fall 2015
Sep 18 - Nov 1, 2015
2 night min stay
$400
$1,800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 02/01/2015
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Location

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22 Miles
Nearest Airport
Muskegon or Grand Rapids Airports
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Holland Brewing Company
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Muskegan
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
West Ottawa Golf Course, numerous others
11 Miles
Nearest Train
Holland
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 31 and Port Sheldon Road
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Numerous on US 31, Holland, Grand Haven, Saugatuck
30 Metres
Nearest Beach
Lake Michigan and Pigeon River

Car: Necessary

Numerous paved biking paths to Grand Haven/Holland, hiking trails in 2 State parks, nature centers, golf courses, blueberry farms, watercraft (stand up paddle board, kayak and jet ski) rentals in Holland/Grand Haven, and award-winning restaurants, superb museums, breweries and Meijer Botanical Gardens in Grand Rapids.

Other Activities: Shuffleboard, Boating, Wildlife Viewing, Shopping, Kayaking, Miniature Golf, Blueberry picking

Golf: Numerous excellent and well-priced golf courses nearby.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Eric and Kim live in Evanston, IL (near Chicago) with their 3 children, but consider Bluewater/Bluegill their second home.

Why the Owner Chose West Olive:
Since 1908, many generations of Eric's family have owned and still own cottages in this association.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Nestled in the dunes with views of Lake Michigan and access to Pigeon Lake, Bluewater cottage is a special place for families to relax and make lasting memories. The beachfront is spectacularly wide and clean, with nearby private tennis (2 newly-surfaced courts), 2 children's play areas, fishing, biking, hiking, windsurf and kayak opportunities, U-Pick blueberries, Holland’s bountiful farmers' market, and the restaurant and shops in quaint downtowns of Holland, Saugatuck and Grand Haven.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Kitchen and Dining Area - table expands to seat 10

    Kitchen and Dining Area - table expands to seat 10

  • New pic of living room with new deck

    New pic of living room with new deck

  • Enclosed lower level screened-in porch

    Enclosed lower level screened-in porch

  • Sunsets over Lake Michigan

    Sunsets over Lake Michigan

  • Deck

    Deck

  • Stairs to beach walk

    Stairs to beach walk

  • Double Bedroom #2 - Upper Level

    Double Bedroom #2 - Upper Level

  • Twin Bedroom #4 - lower level

    Twin Bedroom #4 - lower level

  • Spring 2014 view of beachfront - pristine sands await!

    Spring 2014 view of beachfront - pristine sands await!

  • Private beach along Michigan shoreline perfect for long walks towards Holland

    Private beach along Michigan shoreline perfect for long walks towards Holland

  • Nearby Pigeon Lake docks offering a second waterfront vista and playground

    Nearby Pigeon Lake docks offering a second waterfront vista and playground

  • 1 of many boardwalks over Dunes

    1 of many boardwalks over Dunes

  • Living Room Overlooking  Lake Michigan and dunes

    Living Room Overlooking Lake Michigan and dunes

  • View from screened-in porch of gorgeous sunsets & boats entering Pigeon Lake

    View from screened-in porch of gorgeous sunsets & boats entering Pigeon Lake

  • Deck overlooking Lake Michigan and dunes

    Deck overlooking Lake Michigan and dunes

  • Deck and enclosed porch below

    Deck and enclosed porch below

  • Double Bedroom #1 - Upper Level

    Double Bedroom #1 - Upper Level

  • Queen Bedroom #3 - Lower Level

    Queen Bedroom #3 - Lower Level

  • Small single #5  - lower level

    Small single #5 - lower level

  • Our beautiful private beach.

    Our beautiful private beach.

  • Walking path along Pigeon Lake with view of channel looking west to Lake Michiga

    Walking path along Pigeon Lake with view of channel looking west to Lake Michiga

  • Old Aerial View of Ass'n - Bluewater is 4th from Left.

    Old Aerial View of Ass'n - Bluewater is 4th from Left.

$350 - $500 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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Detailed Price

  • Sleeps
    11
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Cottage
  • Reviews
    7
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/01/2015
Email owner

+1 773-294-8991

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