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Watersports Lovers, Beautiful Sunsets, and Sweet Summer Breeze

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The house from the resevior.

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Last updated: 10/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Newaygo house description

The ' Irish Man's Retreat ' was built in 1934 and family owned until 2010. In that year a wonderful man, Tom Donahoe, educator for over thirty years drove by and fell in love with this house's spectcualr sunsets, ice fishing coves, long streches of pontooning waterways and the friendy amosphere of the community of Croton. He immediately purchased the home and insisted that his friends and family visit and stay with him in his new found paradise. Tom repeatedly told his visitors that if something happened to him he wanted others to enjoy this magical spot he had found! His family is now following his wishes and renting it to all vacationers who would like to experience the beauty of the Croton Dam resevoir.

Keywords: House, cabin, cottage, retreat, water front, dock, boat, ice fishing, tubing, campers, fishing, pontoons, canoe, hydroelectric dam, camp fire, Driftwood Bar, Croton Dam, Salmon fishing, Stealhead fishing, garage, boat house

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Property Type

  • House
  • Elevator : Outside tram used to get to the boat dock

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 6-9

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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          • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Bathroom is located in basement...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • For an additional fee we allow RV camping on site (electric and water provided) sewage disposal is located in the city of Newagyo....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Foosball
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television

              Theme

                  • Sports & Activities

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Lakefront:

                        The cottage sits above the majestic Croton back waters the view of passing pontoons and sunsets is spectacular....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Basketball Court
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Parasailing
                      • Rafting
                      • Sailing
                      • Skiing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Swimming
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 8 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Small window unit...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Elevator:

                        Outside tram used to get to the boat dock...moreless

                      • Garage:

                        Two car garage with electric doors...moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        Forced air...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Boat:

                        16 ft Jon boat with oars and anchor is included with the rental....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Two available for renting...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $150 $200
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,000

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $50
                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      During the summer months the rental includes a 16 ft Jon boat with a 9hp motor.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 10/21/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates
                       

                      Location

                      45 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Grand Rapids Gerald Ford International
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Driftwood Bar and Grill
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Pilgrims Run
                      14 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      US 131
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Anchor Inn
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Croton Township Park

                      Car: Necessary

                      For an additional fee we have a drop off and pick up tube service for floating down the lower Muskegon river between the Croton and Thornapple access.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2010


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • The house from the resevior.

                        The house from the resevior.

                      • Living area

                        Living area

                      • This is a picture of people tubing on the lower Muskegon, one mile from rental.

                        This is a picture of people tubing on the lower Muskegon, one mile from rental.

                      • Front entry room with futon.

                        Front entry room with futon.

                      • Kitchen/Dinning area looking west

                        Kitchen/Dinning area looking west

                      • Picture taken from the Kitchen, Best Ice Fishing Cove above Croton Dam.

                        Picture taken from the Kitchen, Best Ice Fishing Cove above Croton Dam.

                      • A spring catch of Crappie.

                        A spring catch of Crappie.

                      • Front living area with pull-out sofa

                        Front living area with pull-out sofa

                      • Middle bedroom with a queen

                        Middle bedroom with a queen

                      • Front bedroom with a queen bed

                        Front bedroom with a queen bed

                      • First bedroom north of kitchen/dinning area

                        First bedroom north of kitchen/dinning area

                      • Kitchen/Dinning area looking east

                        Kitchen/Dinning area looking east

                      • Winter Sunset

                        Winter Sunset

                      VRBO #397189

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Monday, December 15, 2014

                      $150 - $200 per night (USD)
                      3

                      3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 9

                      View calendar: Updated 10/21/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                      Member since: 2012
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 10/21/2014
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