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Charming Redbird Cottage -3 Blocks to Lake Mi, 1 Block to Muskegon Lake.

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Nostalgic open porch to catch the breezes, sip beverages, and chat up neighbors.

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Last updated: 10/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Muskegon house description

Muskegon MI vacation cottage: Walk 3 blocks west to Lake Michigan fabulous sandy beach and 1 block east to Muskegon Lake at end of street. 1 adult and 1 child flat, open kayak available for water fun, no charge, no guarantees.

NOTE: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest.
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Redbird Cottage is located in popular Bluffton area: Within a 1-5 minute drive, you reach beaches, festivals, submarine and ship tours, and many places or events to see or do. And, it's. only 15 minutes or less to town, culture, festivals, chain and independent restaurants and shopping, medical, and major highways.

You'll live in a perfect location for exploring other beach towns north and south, and when you feel like it, you'll return home to prepare your dinner, or eat out at one of the numerous restaurants nearby.

The Bluffton neighborhood oozes love of Buster Keaton and the Chicago Actors' Colony, lakes, dunes, and nature. The former Bluffton Village is still home to artists, musicians, nature advocates, teachers, regular working people, self-employed, and retirees. The Bluffton neighborhood of close-knit heritage homes is a favorite area for nature lovers.

Home is charming, comfortable, and sparkling clean. FIRE PIT, BBQ GRILL, PICNIC TABLE. FLAT-SCREEN CABLE TV, DVD, WI-FI. Central air & heat. Furnished, fully-equipped kitchen, linens, towels, washer & dryer. Catch the breezes or enjoy your favorite beverage on the open front porch.

Sleeps 4 in beds, 6 using the Queen sleeper sofa.

Quick access to Cross Lake Express Ferry dock (Muskegon-Milwaukee), festivals, culture, malls, MICHIGAN ADVENTURE & WATER PARK (28 min.), and other activities. 15 minutes to hospitals.

Ideal for families up to 6. No smoking, No pets. No view of beach or lake. Use the BOOK IT orange button to reserve quickly online.



Historic Cottage House and Area: The heritage front porch is perfect for relaxing and sipping refreshments. Central air-conditioning and heat means you control your comfort.

Redbird Cottage is one of two houses on one lot in a quaint, quiet neighborhood reminiscent of an eastern seaboard community. There is shared driveway parking for one car and free on-street parking, as available.

The friendly neighborhood is residential, with no condos, no resorts. You'll be transported back to a leisurely atmosphere when you're sure to relax.

Activities:: Muskegon Summer Celebration; Muskegon Main Street Car Show; July 29-30 Big Fat Greek Festival; Sep 16-18; Michigan Irish Music Festival; Seasonal Party in the Park, Fridays; Seasonal Port City Princess boat excursions. Michigan's Adventure and Waterpark. Submarine tour, beach volleyball, pier fishing, charter boat fishing. Tennis, rollerblade park, scuba diving. Historical and Cultural-Downtown Muskegon (10 MIN.) Monet Garden; Hackley Public Library; Muskegon Museum of Art; Muskegon County Museum; Muskegon Civic Theatre

Backyard:: Fire pit and chairs. BBQ grill, propane. Picnic table.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25 years or older...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                We cater to small children....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                No smoking, strictly enforced....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                No pets, strictly enforced....moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              • Front bedroom: 1 king

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              • Guest bedroom: 2 twin/ single

                XL twins convert to 1 king...moreless

              • Upstairs Bedrooms: King bed in front bedroom; 2 XL Twin beds in second bedroom, convertible to 1 King Downstairs: Queen sleeper sofa Pack-N-Play (portable bed for babies) available...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 2 Half Bathrooms

              • Bathroom: toilet

                Sink...moreless

              • Half Bathroom

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Bath towels, hand towels, and washcloths provided. Immaculate, professionally designed home fully furnished for enjoyment....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Small back yard with: Fire pit. BBQ grill, propane . Picnic table, Open front porch with chairs for sipping your favorite beverage, listening to waves on a windy day, and neighbor watching. Child-Friendly: Booster chair and Pack-N-Play available upon request. Garbage disposal. WiFI High-speed Internet...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player:

                    DVD player in living area of Great Room and a second DVD in front bedroom upstairs....moreless

                  • Games:

                    Children's games...moreless

                  • Games For Kids
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Cable service for TV....moreless

                  • Television:

                    Flat screen Cable TV with DVD player in living room and front bedroom upstairs....moreless

                  • VCR

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Festivals
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Shuffleboard
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach:

                    Walk to beautiful Lake Michigan beach at Pere Marquette park in Muskegon, MI...moreless

                  • Lake:

                    Lake Michigan Pere Marquette beach 2.5 blocks - FREE Muskegon Lake is 1.5 block away....moreless

                  • Lake View:

                    No view of lake or beach, but Redbird Cottage is 3 blocks to Lake Michigan Pere Marquette beach and 1 block to Muskegon Lake. 0.3 mile (0.5 km) west to Lake Michigan's Pere Marquette Park beach and 1 block east to end-of-street Muskegon Lake beach at the end of the street. Redbird Cottage and Eagles Nest Cottage are on a peninsula between the two lakes....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Skiing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Redbird Cottage (2 bdrm) has Central air conditioning. Eagles Nest Cottage (1 bdrm) has window air conditioner....moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access:

                    Wireless High Speed Internet. at both Redbird (2-bdrm) and Eagles Nest (1-bdrm)....moreless

                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Redbird Cottage (2 bdrm) has Washer/Dryer. Eagles Nest Cottage (1 bdrm): None....moreless

                  • Gas Heating
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Central gas heat through the insulated home....moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Wireless - Strong WiFI reaches inside and outdoors...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Linens provided at both cottages: Please bring your own beach towels....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Living room has Queen sleeper sofa, 2 easy chairs, flat-screen TV, DVD player, ottoman. Living area is part of the Great Room, which includes dining and kitchen....moreless

                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking:

                    Shared parking in double-wide driveway. You park next to your cottage....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Redbird and Eagles Nest Cottages share parking on the double-wide driveway....moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    Long driveway accommodates boat trailer behind your vehicle....moreless

                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Redbird Cottage (2 bdrm) has Washer/Dryer. Eagles Nest Cottage (1 bdrm): None....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    WiFi at both Redbird (2-bdrm) and Eagles Nest (1-bdrm)....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Blender
                  • Catering Available:

                    Catering available from local businesses....moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Redbird Cottage and Eagles Nest Cottage each have: Coffee maker, toaster, blender, dishes, glassware, silverware, cooking pots/pans, serving ware....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher:

                    Dishwasher at Redbird (2-bdrm). No dishwasher in Eagles Nest (1-bdrm)....moreless

                  • Freezer
                  • Kitchen:

                    Redbird Cottage (4-6) has Stainless steel refrigerator, gas stove, dishwasher, double sink, garbage disposal. Eagles Nest Cottage (2-4) has efficiency kitchen size stove/oven, microwave, refrigerator and freezer, sink, garbage disposal....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Microwave over oven/stove in both Redbird (2-bdrm) and Eagles Nest (1-bdrm)....moreless

                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator:

                    Stainless steel refrigerator/freezer at Redbird (2-bdrm). Apartment sized refrigerator/freezer at Eagles Nest (1-bdrm)....moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Barbecue
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Redbird (2-bdrm) has picnic table, BBQ grill, fire pit. Eagles Nest (1-bdrm) has table/chairs, BBQ grill, fire pit....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Small front and back yards are grassy, except for the large fire pit....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Propane BBQ grill in yard, along with picnic table and fire pit....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Leaves Fall, Rates Fall 2014
                          Sep 2 - Dec 31, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $229 $239
                          Fri, Sat
                          $1,099 $1,199

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                          Winter-Spring 2015
                          Jan 1 - May 31, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $229 $239
                          Fri, Sat
                          $1,099 $1,199

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                          Summer June 2015
                          Jun 1 - Jun 25, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $249 $259
                          Fri, Sat
                          $1,499

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                          PEAK weekly 2015
                          Jun 26 - Aug 31, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,599

                          Changeover Day: Saturday


                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $259 $269
                          Fri, Sat
                          $1,599

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Tax Rate 10%

                          Notes:

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest.

                          No smoking, no pets, firm.

                          Main renter must be age 25 or more. Family rental only-no students or groups

                          We do not refund, but you may purchase (or not) Cancellation Protection at booking

                          CHECK-IN: after 4 pm EST; CHECK-OUT: BY10:00 am EST. Fee for late departure.

                          Monthly Rate Oct thru May includes utilities PLUS internet, cable.


                          Cancellation policy:

                          Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                          Last updated: 10/13/2014
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                          Location

                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Dockers Seafood on marina
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Express Cross Lake Ferry Muskegon -Milwaukee
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Dockers Seafood on Harbor Towne marina
                          0.3 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Pere Marquette Lake Michigan beach - 3 blocks

                          Car: Recommended

                          Located on a peninsula in the City of Muskegon, Michigan between Lake Michigan's Pere Marquette Park Beach and Muskegon Lake, you'll be only a

                          2-minute drive to the sandy, certified-clean beach of Lake Michigan,

                          2-minute stroll to Muskegon Lake,

                          5-minute drive to Lake Express Ferry to Milwaukee, Wisconsin,

                          10 minutes to the festivals, art fair, historic architecture, and cultural events--art museum, county museum, symphony and sports arena. NEW--2 craft beer companies downtown--Pigeon Hill at 500 W Western Ave and Unruly Brewing at 360 W Western Ave, Muskegon. Now you can go from your cottage on the original Pigeon Hill dune to the brewery with the same name!

                          Stroll 1 block to Muskegon Lake shoreline at the end of your street and watch sailboat races from the bench, or ice fish in winter.

                          2 minutes to Pere Marquette Park sandy beach: Great freshwater pier fishing; Ice fishing; Sledding; Lake Michigan channel; Water and beach sports; Restaurants; Children's play equipment; U.S.S. Silversides WW II submarine; Sailboats and freighters on the channel. Hiking trail.

                          5 minutes to Lakeside: Public boat launch; Fishing charters.

                          Other Activities: Family festivals, Cedar Fair's Michigan's Adventure & Water Park, historic architecture, museums, symphony, Buster Keaton home town

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          About the owner: Lake lover, beach comber, sailor in youth. I enjoy seeing my grandchildren love and appreciate the lakes, sand dunes, fishing, and nature in general.

                          Why the Owner Chose Muskegon:
                          Great country living in the City of Muskegon, with all city amenities and close to beaches, festivals, the arts, yet in the historic, quaint Bluffton neighborhood! Walk to sugar sand, award-winning Lake Michigan clean beach, friendly neighbors, and a relaxed atmosphere that takes you back to a gentler time.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Open front porch for sipping morning or evening beverage while beighbor watching. Open kitchen, living room, dining area makes family connections easy. Make memories forever at the fire pit and BBQ grill and picnic table in the back yard.


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english, french, spanish

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                          Photos

                          • Nostalgic open porch to catch the breezes, sip beverages, and chat up neighbors.

                            Nostalgic open porch to catch the breezes, sip beverages, and chat up neighbors.

                          • Front door of open great room, flat screen TV, DVD, chairs,, Queen sleeper sofa

                            Front door of open great room, flat screen TV, DVD, chairs,, Queen sleeper sofa

                          • Fully equipped kitchen, coffee maker, toaster, blender, garbage disposal

                            Fully equipped kitchen, coffee maker, toaster, blender, garbage disposal

                          • Gleaming pots and pans.

                            Gleaming pots and pans.

                          • Half bath is handy on main floor so you don't have to run upstairs.

                            Half bath is handy on main floor so you don't have to run upstairs.

                          • Upstairs, king bed in front bedroom. Cable TV and DVD player are not seen

                            Upstairs, king bed in front bedroom. Cable TV and DVD player are not seen

                          • 2 LX twins become King in back bedroom. Baskets on shelves keep clothes neat

                            2 LX twins become King in back bedroom. Baskets on shelves keep clothes neat

                          • Redbird Cottage - BBQ grill in shadow, fire pit, picnic table - Smore's!

                            Redbird Cottage - BBQ grill in shadow, fire pit, picnic table - Smore's!

                          • Enjoy Pere Marquette beach at Lake Michigan - 3 blocks, a couple of minutes

                            Enjoy Pere Marquette beach at Lake Michigan - 3 blocks, a couple of minutes

                          • Lakeshore Trail - only 3 blocks from Redbird Cottage

                            Lakeshore Trail - only 3 blocks from Redbird Cottage

                          • Catch Lake Express to Milwaukee for a day trip.

                            Catch Lake Express to Milwaukee for a day trip.

                          • Redbird Cottage w flowering bushes. 3 blocks to Lake Mich, 1 blk to Muskegon Lk

                            Redbird Cottage w flowering bushes. 3 blocks to Lake Mich, 1 blk to Muskegon Lk

                          • Living room area of Great Room, kitchen, dining at other end.

                            Living room area of Great Room, kitchen, dining at other end.

                          • Stainless steel kitchen-dishwasher, oven, stove, refrigerator/freezer, microwave

                            Stainless steel kitchen-dishwasher, oven, stove, refrigerator/freezer, microwave

                          • Matching dishes and silverware so you feel pampered, not make-do with old

                            Matching dishes and silverware so you feel pampered, not make-do with old

                          • Pass by port-hole window as you go upstairs to 2 bedrooms and full bath

                            Pass by port-hole window as you go upstairs to 2 bedrooms and full bath

                          • Change of bedding but same King bed. Cable TV, DVD, WiFi internet.

                            Change of bedding but same King bed. Cable TV, DVD, WiFi internet.

                          • 2 XL twin beds in smaller back bedroom. Blinds and curtains on window.

                            2 XL twin beds in smaller back bedroom. Blinds and curtains on window.

                          • Redbird Cottage of BH Cottages between Muskegon Lake (top) & Lake Michigan beach

                            Redbird Cottage of BH Cottages between Muskegon Lake (top) & Lake Michigan beach

                          • Clean beach, sidewalk, kids play equipment at Pere Marquette Lake Michigan beach

                            Clean beach, sidewalk, kids play equipment at Pere Marquette Lake Michigan beach

                          • Tour USS Silversides, a 2-minute drive from cottage.

                            Tour USS Silversides, a 2-minute drive from cottage.

                          • Marina beach at Muskegon Lake minutes away

                            Marina beach at Muskegon Lake minutes away

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                          This listing was first published here in 2005.

                          Date last modified - Tuesday, October 21, 2014

                          $228 - $269 per night (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 1.5+ Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 10/13/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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                          Member since: 2005
                          Speaks: english, french, spanish
                          • Calendar last updated 10/13/2014
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