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Elegant Family Home on Lake Michigan

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Magnificent "farm house style" cottage pearched right on top of Lk Michigan

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Last updated: 04/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Come and be our guests in this exquisite home for the vacation of a lifetime! Once here, you will quickly understand that this place was never meant to be rented and has the deliberate feel of a cozy family retreat. Our 5,000 sq.ft. beach house is nestled on a wooded dune with 100' of secluded sandy Lake Michigan beach (private). Enjoy relaxing, socializing or private time on the the oversized, wrap around front porch and watch the sunset. This will probably be the place that you spend the most time. There are 3 Master Suites, 1 on each floor for maximum privacy. Each has it's own full bathroom. There are also three additional bedrooms with a shared bath for more guests. Main floor has an open, well stocked, gormet kitchen, a dining and living room with gas fireplace. The lower level has a brand new (2012) Media/Game Room with a large flat screen tv, Professional ping pong table and a Golden Tee Video game.

**This is a custom built home with many high end amenities, therefore, we would prefer certain clientele who will appreciate the amenities and care for them as if they were their own. The Security Deposit will be strictly enforced for damage & excessive cleaning. We do not allow pets or fireworks and smoking is not permitted anywhere on the property. Thank you.**

Walk across a ravine by foot bridge on the property, go down 75 steps and you are on beautiful Lake Michigan. An outdoor shower is on the beach with a deck & many chairs.

The western Michigan town of Montague -- which shares the shores of White Lake and Lake Michigan with the Whitehall township -- offers plenty of outdoor tourist attractions; these include numerous lakeside beaches and parks. Montague traces its history to 1812, and hosts a selection of cultural artifacts and oddities. Travelers might visit numerous additional attractions in Whitehall, about a mile away.

Those looking for lakeside activities -- such as boating, fishing, hiking and water sports -- need look no further than Maple Grove Park, sunbather-friendly Medbury Park or the municipal boat-launch on Ramp Road. Meinert Park offers 67 campsites overlooking Lake Michigan and the Little Flower Creek. The inland Montague Township Park provides a quiet place for baseball games, picnics and family activities. Golfers can tee off at Montague's Old Channel Trail Golf Course (golfotc.com), a 27-hole public venue with an on-site driving range and golf shop.

Culture and Entertainment

The Montague City Museum on Meade Street displays local cultural artifacts and relics from the logging industry. Also included is a dress worn by Nancy Ann Fleming, a former Miss America born in Montague. Dowling Street hosts the world's largest weathervane, which stands 48 feet high, spans 14 feet and weighs 4,300 lbs. On Ramp Road, the Montague Band Shell is home to free live concerts every Tuesday evening from June through August.

Dining

Montague's dining scene skews toward locally owned establishments, such as the casual Dog 'n Suds Drive-In (dog-n-suds.com), Book and Nook Java Shop (thebooknookjavashop.com) serves a quick cup of coffee or lunch. For more extensive dining options, travelers must turn to Whitehall. The town hosts about a dozen restaurants that feature entrees ranging from barbeque to seafood.


Montague/Whitehall: Downtown Montague and Whitehall is a short 15 minute drive and offers the following: Coffee Shop/Book Store with Wi-Fi Yoga and Massage Studio Old Fashioned Soda Fountain Grocery Store Arts Council Farmers Market (Wed & Sat) Dog n’ Suds Drive In Ship Store Camp Ground Mini Golf Ice Cream Bakery Natural Foods Store Restaurants Antique Stores Library City Parks & Marina Boat Rentals Cocerts at the Band Shell on Tuesday evenings Michigan's Adventure (Amusement & Water Park) Double JJ Ranch Horseback Riding

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Property Type

  • House
  • 4500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

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

    Minimum Age for Renters is 25...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Game Console:

    Golden Tee Mrs. Pac Man...moreless

  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath Towels and Beach Towels are provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 23 - Jun 26, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,000
$6,500
Summer 2015
Jun 27 - Sep 8, 2015
7 night min stay

$7,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $325
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

$1,000 Security Deposit is Due Upon Booking

Final Payment for Rentals during Summer 2015 will be due by May 1, 2015

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Last updated: 04/27/2015
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Muskegon County Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Rothbury Tavern
30 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Muskegon
5.4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Old Channel Trail Golf
54 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Grand Rapids or Holland
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
State Road 31
7.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Old Channel Inn
194 Miles
Nearest Ski
Boyne Mountain

Car: Necessary

The western Michigan town of Montague -- which shares the shores of White Lake and Lake Michigan with Whitehall -- offers plenty of outdoor tourist attractions; these include numerous lakeside beaches and parks. Montague traces its history to 1812, and hosts a selection of cultural artifacts and oddities. Travelers might visit numerous additional attractions in Whitehall, about a mile away.

Outdoors

Those looking for boating, fishing, hiking and water sports -- need look no further look than Maple Grove Park, sunbather-friendly Medbury Park or the municipal boat-launch on Ramp Road. Meinert Park offers 67 campsites overlooking Lake Michigan and the Little Flower Creek. The inland Montague Township Park provides a quiet place for baseball games, picnics and family activities. Golfers can tee off at Montague's Old Channel Trail Golf Course, a 27-hole public venue with an on-site driving range and golf shop.

 

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  • Magnificent "farm house style" cottage pearched right on top of Lk Michigan

    Magnificent "farm house style" cottage pearched right on top of Lk Michigan

  • State of the Art Kitchen

    State of the Art Kitchen

  • Open 1st Floor - Dining, Living Room and Kitchen

    Open 1st Floor - Dining, Living Room and Kitchen

  • 3rd fl Master with private bath (Japanese Tub/ Shower) lots of privacy

    3rd fl Master with private bath (Japanese Tub/ Shower) lots of privacy

  • Main Floor Master Bedroom with en suite

    Main Floor Master Bedroom with en suite

  • Guest Room 2nd floor. A princess bed for the princess and another full size bed

    Guest Room 2nd floor. A princess bed for the princess and another full size bed

  • New (2012) Media/Game Room with large flat screen TV

    New (2012) Media/Game Room with large flat screen TV

  • Playset for the kids!

    Playset for the kids!

  • VIEW FROM THE STAIRS TO THE LAKE

    VIEW FROM THE STAIRS TO THE LAKE

  • View of our beach and the house above

    View of our beach and the house above

  • You can walk for miles and miles....or just sit and enjoy :)

    You can walk for miles and miles....or just sit and enjoy :)

  • Living Room with Gas Fireplace, 50' TV, Wireless Music System, DISH TV

    Living Room with Gas Fireplace, 50' TV, Wireless Music System, DISH TV

  • Sunroom on 1st floor...the perfect place for a book.

    Sunroom on 1st floor...the perfect place for a book.

  • Spacious 2nd floor Master Bedroom with en suite and a view of Lake Michigan

    Spacious 2nd floor Master Bedroom with en suite and a view of Lake Michigan

  • 2nd floor children's bedroom

    2nd floor children's bedroom

  • Bunk Room for the kids with 4 twin beds, lots of board games, flat screen TV/Wi

    Bunk Room for the kids with 4 twin beds, lots of board games, flat screen TV/Wi

  • Great for relaxing, watching the sunset or catching up with family & friends

    Great for relaxing, watching the sunset or catching up with family & friends

  • Relax!

    Relax!

  • Darling Play House for the children

    Darling Play House for the children

  • Crystal Clear water of Lake Michigan.....

    Crystal Clear water of Lake Michigan.....

  • LOOKING NORTH ON THE BEACH

    LOOKING NORTH ON THE BEACH

  • NO 2 SUNSETS ARE ALIKE!

    NO 2 SUNSETS ARE ALIKE!

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  • Sleeps
    14
  • Bedrooms
    6
  • Bathrooms
    4
  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated 04/27/2015
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