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Classic Lake Michigan Cottage Retreat Back in Time

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Nestled in the woods this quaint little cottage is the perfect place to relax

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Fennville cabin description

We are entering our second season in offering this authentic, rustic and charming cottage for weekly and short term rentals in 2014 that will take you back in time nearly 100 years. It offers 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, large living area, kitchen with modern appliances, and 3 season porch.

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            13...moreless

          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

          • Bedroom 1-Includes a window A.C. Unit: 1 double

            New mattress/boxspring & linens. Two dressers & large closet...moreless

          • Bedroom 2-Includes a window A.C. unit: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

            New mattresses/boxsprings/linens. Dresser & large closet. ...moreless

          • New mattresses/box springs and linens. Closet with hangers and 2 dressers....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, outdoor shower

            Original claw tub w/ rainshower head. ...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Updated.Contains: Hand Mixer,Mixing bowls/measuring spoons/cup, food storage containers, strainer, Tupperware pitcher, trash bags, dish soap, First Aid Kit...moreless

          • Stove:

            About 20 years old. Works great. KitchenAid pots/pans & KitchenAid cooking utensils (use with pots/pans to avoid scratching), hot pads...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            8 place setting (dinner & dessert plates, bowls & glassware including wine glasses). Reusable plates also included. ...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            New. Replaced the 1940 ice box. Brita Filter Water Pitcher...moreless

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Main room is 33 by 11 with plenty of seating. Loveseat sleeper sofa available for 6th sleeping bed (linens including pillow for sleeper sofa in Master Bedroom dresser & closet....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Bedding. Also includes tablecoth & cloth napkins (paper napkins also available)....moreless

          • Parking:

            Outdoor parking on grass lot available. Room for a few cars....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Wall unit in each bedroom. Provides both A.C. and heat. ...moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            For show only. Do not anticipate using for summer months....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Includes kitchen towels & dish cloths...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Pier Cove Beach is less than a five minute walk (approximately 600 feet to the west) where you will discover the beautiful Lake Michigan and its pristine beach. The access to the Pier Cove Nature Preserve is directly across the road from the cottage. Spend the morning exploring 75 acres of trails and be sure to take your camera....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player

              Communications

                  • Internet:

                    Wireless installed for summer months. Weather Radio installed in kitchen...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Grilling utensils provided. Outdoor round table and four chairs provided. Clothesline for drying beach towels/swimsuits...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Immediate area around cabin is mowed. Remaining 9 acres is heavily wooded. ...moreless

                  Location & View

                  • Beachfront:

                    Approximately 600 feet off of Pier Cove Beach Access point to Lake Michigan...moreless

                  • Beach View:

                    Approximately 600 feet off of Pier Cove Beach Access point to Lake Michigan...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Arboretum
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Tennis
                  • Kayaking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Antiquing
                  • Churches
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Hiking
                  • Museums
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Fishing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $250 $250
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $1,800

                  Changeover Day: Saturday


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Weekly rentals are Saturday to Saturday but are flexible. Check in between 3:00 & 5:00 p.m and check out by noon. Late check outs may be charged up to $150.00 which will be deducted from the security deposit.

                  $200 deposit must be received within 5 days of the confirmation date to confirm reservation. We accept personal checks for deposit. A cashiers check or certified funds is required and must be received 30 days prior to check in. We also require a $100.0 cleaning fee on top of the rental.


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                  Last updated: 07/22/2014
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                  Location

                  40 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Grand Rapids, MI
                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Muskegon, MI
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Holland, MI station
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  196
                  Fennville
                  Nearest Beach
                  Pier Cove Beach

                  Car: Necessary

                  First time offered to the public, this classic 100 year old Lake Michigan authentic cottage, located just 600 feet off Pier Cove Beach on 10 woodes acres and adjacent to the 75 acre Pier Cove Nature Preserve. Located just 3 miles south of the Saugatuck/Douglas resort towns.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

                  About the owner: Pier Cove is a beautiful area along Lake Michigan. I have lived in the area for nearly a decade and my extended family has come to love the area as we spend many holidays here. It was a family decision to purchase this cottage in 2012 to preserve the 10 acres this charming cottage lies upon.

                  Why the Owner Chose Fennville:
                  This property and home are located just off Pier Cove Beach and adjacent to the Pier Cove Nature Preserve containing many trails and streams that flow out to Lake Michigan. It is conveniently located half way between South Haven and Holland, but just a few short miles into Saugatuck and Douglas resort towns. Within a few steps you can enjoy the beach, but within a short drive you have all the conveniences of shops, eating establishments, golf, fishing charters, live theater, and art galleries.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                  From the cobblestone fireplace in the main room to the claw tub in the bathroom, this home is full of charm and simplicity from a by gone era. A true classic among the Lake Michigan cottages and never open to the public before. If a turn of the century vacation is what you had in mind, look no further. In keeping with its originality in mind, minimal changes have been made, but essentials have been well thought out, from new mattresses and bedding to updated appliances for the kitchen. A rain shower has been added for above the claw tub as the only shower is the one outdoor connected to the back of the house!


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english
                   

                  Photos

                  • Nestled in the woods this quaint little cottage is the perfect place to relax

                    Nestled in the woods this quaint little cottage is the perfect place to relax

                  • Step back in time in this one-of-a-kind Lake Michigan Cottage, paradise found!

                    Step back in time in this one-of-a-kind Lake Michigan Cottage, paradise found!

                  • The kitchen has been updated but still holds that 'vintage' appeal.

                    The kitchen has been updated but still holds that 'vintage' appeal.

                  • Unique archway that leads to the bedrooms/bath & second entrance to kitchen

                    Unique archway that leads to the bedrooms/bath & second entrance to kitchen

                  • What's a lake house without an oar as a towel rack!

                    What's a lake house without an oar as a towel rack!

                  • Second Bedroom--One double & one twin bed

                    Second Bedroom--One double & one twin bed

                  • Shh! Did you see the doe with her fawns? A sight you don't want to miss!

                    Shh! Did you see the doe with her fawns? A sight you don't want to miss!

                  • New A.C/Heating units in both bedrooms. Great during the fall foliage.

                    New A.C/Heating units in both bedrooms. Great during the fall foliage.

                  • The history of Pier Cove

                    The history of Pier Cove

                  • A day at the beach becomes treasured memories for a lifetime...

                    A day at the beach becomes treasured memories for a lifetime...

                  • Lake Michigan is calling your name & all that's missing from this frame is YOU!

                    Lake Michigan is calling your name & all that's missing from this frame is YOU!

                  • Classic Lake Michigan cottage welcomes weary travelers seeking some R&R.

                    Classic Lake Michigan cottage welcomes weary travelers seeking some R&R.

                  • Gather around the wood burning stove for a relaxing evening.

                    Gather around the wood burning stove for a relaxing evening.

                  • Enjoy cooking in this quaint kitchen that provides a stress free environment.

                    Enjoy cooking in this quaint kitchen that provides a stress free environment.

                  • Completely renovated bathroom but still holds that vintage appeal.

                    Completely renovated bathroom but still holds that vintage appeal.

                  • Master Bedroom-Open windows in the evening to hear the sounds of nature

                    Master Bedroom-Open windows in the evening to hear the sounds of nature

                  • Enjoy morning coffee/evening cocktail here with nature within your grasp.

                    Enjoy morning coffee/evening cocktail here with nature within your grasp.

                  • Whether it be morning coffee or evening cocktail, forest friends may join you

                    Whether it be morning coffee or evening cocktail, forest friends may join you

                  • Surrounded by the sounds of nature & looking toward Lake Michigan...timeless

                    Surrounded by the sounds of nature & looking toward Lake Michigan...timeless

                  • Feeling tired? Leave your work behind to take a snooze along the pristine beach

                    Feeling tired? Leave your work behind to take a snooze along the pristine beach

                  • Watching the sunset is a perfect ending to a beautiful day in Saugatuck

                    Watching the sunset is a perfect ending to a beautiful day in Saugatuck

                  • Restoration of windows in progress.

                    Restoration of windows in progress.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, June 04, 2014

                  $250 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 07/22/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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