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Extraordinary Cottage Compound on Paw Paw Lake

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Last updated: 08/29/2014
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Watervliet cottage description

Description: A beloved summer lakefront cottage compound on Paw Paw Lake for over five generations, this lovely and versatile property is available when the family is not in residence. Located at the end of Bowes Landing, where the lawns create a beautiful park-like setting between the cottages and the lake, the compound faces west with panoramic views of the entire lake. The large front deck on the Main Cottage is perfect for reading, sunbathing, family meals. and watching dramatic sunsets. The sandy bottom lake, with private pier, makes for enjoyable swimming. Children love this summer cottage!

Accommodations: Main cottage faces the Lake: 2 bedrooms + 2 baths; guest house, just behind: 1 bedroom; loft with 2 sleeping areas; additional main floor sleeping area; 1 full bathroom. Compound sleeps 10 comfortably. Main cottage has central air and a fireplace. guest house has window air. Compound layout works well for large, extended or multi-family use.

Coordinates: Paw Paw Lake is the largest inland lake in Southwest Michigan. It is 90 minutes from Chicago and 2 hours from Detroit, 15 minutes east of Lake Michigan, 20 minutes from St. Joe - known for its shops, summer music and arts festivals, 30 minutes from the wonderful art/antique villages of Saugatuck and Douglass. Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana is 50 minutes away. Southwest Michigan is becoming known as a fabulous all-season get away destination.

Activities: Several excellent 18-hole golf courses (including the PGA sanctioned Harbor Shores, a Nicklaus signature course, as well as the local Paw Paw Lake golf course) and tennis facilities are nearby. In addition to a local water park, there is kayaking, sailing, canoeing, swimming, waterskiing, biking, fishing, horseback riding, windsurfing, jet skiing. Area marinas handle boat rentals. A number of award-winning vineyards are open for touring, and antiquing abounds. A wide variety of restaurants and cinemas are close by, as is the new Four Winds Hartford casino. Summer days are filled with fun. Fall weekends are filled with gorgeous colors, exploring and relaxation.

Keywords: Lakefront Property, Vacation Rental, Paw Paw Lake, Southwest Michigan Rental

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Our property has a lovely front lawn between the cottage and the lake. It's the perfect place to play (croquet, badminton, wiffle ball, bean bag games and more). It's also a wonderful place to stretch out in a relaxing chair and read and watch the lake....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • VCR

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Water Parks
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Lakefront

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Covered Parking
                          • Garage
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                          • Telephone
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wood Fireplace

                          Kitchen

                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Refrigerator

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Outdoor Grill
                           

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                          June, July and August:  $2000/week
                          May, September:  $1800/week
                          October - April (off-season):  $350-$400/night    $1400-$1800/week     $2500/month
                          Please get in touch with us for Special Rates for long-term off-season rentals.
                          Off-season has a 2-night minimum stay.  In-season has a 7-night minimum stay.
                          Please add 6% sales tax and $125 cleaning fee on all rentals.
                          Refundable Damage Deposit:  $300 due one month prior to rental
                          Holiday Weekends and Special Event Weekends:  $500/night
                          

                          Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                          Location

                          You will want to visit Silver Beach as well as the Sarett Nature Center's Butterfly House in St. Joseph, Michigan; the harbor in South Haven; the antique shops and galleries in Douglass & Saugatuck; and the Chocolate Garden, the Contessa and Karma Vista wineries, and our favorite movie theater, the Loma, all in neighboring Coloma.

                           

                          Owner info

                          About the owner: We are part of a large family that has enjoyed this cottage on Paw Paw Lake for over five generations.

                          Why the Owner Chose Watervliet:
                          Our great-grandfather chose this spot because it is a beautiful place to live - with a stunning view of the lake and gorgeous sunsets that I imagine are the same today as they were 100 years ago. Paw Paw Lake is convenient to many locations: Chicago, Valparaiso, South Bend, Kalamazoo, Detroit to name a few. In addition to relaxing by the lake, there is so much to do on the lake and in the surrounding towns, that people come back year after year.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          We love to have coffee on the porch in the morning, and watch the lake. Some of us are always cooking for a crowd. Others are watching the kids play. Others are off for a run, tennis, golf or kayaking. We love the sunsets. We love the local movie theaters. We love the weekly $1.00 hamburger nights at the local Board of Trade restaurant or pizza at our favorite Di Maggio's.


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                          Photos

                          • Sunset at Paw Paw Lake

                            Sunset at Paw Paw Lake

                          • A beautiful day at the lake.

                            A beautiful day at the lake.

                          • A view of the lake from the porch.

                            A view of the lake from the porch.

                          • Here is the kitchen - you can see the lake from the kitchen window.

                            Here is the kitchen - you can see the lake from the kitchen window.

                          • The livingroom has a dining area on one side, and seating on the other.

                            The livingroom has a dining area on one side, and seating on the other.

                          • The second bedroom upstairs in the Lake House.

                            The second bedroom upstairs in the Lake House.

                          • Guest House downstairs with two twin beds.

                            Guest House downstairs with two twin beds.

                          • Beds in the Guest House loft.

                            Beds in the Guest House loft.

                          • Welcome to our cottage.

                            Welcome to our cottage.

                          • Our front porch, where we enjoy sitting morning, noon and night.

                            Our front porch, where we enjoy sitting morning, noon and night.

                          • Our summer garden.

                            Our summer garden.

                          • This is the dining area which also looks out onto the lake.

                            This is the dining area which also looks out onto the lake.

                          • Upstairs bedroom, facing the lake.

                            Upstairs bedroom, facing the lake.

                          • The Guest House in winter

                            The Guest House in winter

                          • Stairway to the loft in the Guest House.

                            Stairway to the loft in the Guest House.

                          • Bedroom in the Guest House.

                            Bedroom in the Guest House.

                          VRBO #399090

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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                          4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

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                          Member since: 2012
                          Speaks: english
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