Summer Family Cottage on an Inland Lake

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View from beach front tree fort


Last updated: 06/30/2016
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

A delightful summer family cottage on a large lot with 105' of private sandy beach. The house is fully furnished on two levels, and has a full length 3 season front porch. Two decks including one off the master bedroom and a huge wrap-around porch. Features a six person hot tub in a cedar gazebo and beachfront tree fort for the kids and tire swing! You will also enjoy our beachfront deck that comes with a fire pit. The kitchen was increased in size recently with new countertops and the addition of a dishwasher.

There is an apartment over the garage providing an additional bedroom and bath. The apartment has its own lake view balacony and provides privacy for a couple staying with a famiy in the main house.

We are located within The Manistee National Forest: The cottage is located in the Manistee National Forest and on our lake over half of the lake frontage is undeveloped Federal land. There are hundreds of miles of ATV, hiking, and cross country biking trails from the front door of the cottage.

Michigan's Adventure : The states largest amusement and water park is 10 minutes away. Now owned by Cedar Point, the park features many roller coasters and water rides. Great fun!

Lake Michigan Access: Its a 20 minute ride to Lake Michigan beaches at either Muskegon or Duck Lake State Park. Both Muskegon and Whitehall have large, free public beaches, breakwalls hike on and lighthouses to tour. The resort towns of Grand Haven, Pentwater, and Silver beach are a short drive.

The apartment is ideal for a family vacationing with parents or another couple. It provides some privacy and seperation with an additional bath, kitchen, bedroom, lkiving area, and balacony. The apartment is fully furnished and finished in an 'up north' hunting lodge style, lots of knotty pine, log beds, hickory kitchen cabinets, etc. Photos will be posted as we complete construction this spring. Please be aware that there is a flight of stairs required to gain entry.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Kids Bedroom: 2 twin/ single


  • Main floor Bedroom: 1 queen


  • The upstairs masterbedroom is spacious, featuring a 'log cabin style' queen bed and opens with a French Door to a very private covered balacony. The main level bedroom also has a queent bed. The room is quite small....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Upper Bathroom: toilet, shower


  • Main Bathroom: toilet, shower


  • Downstairs bath also contains front loading laundry equipment.

Other Amenities

  • 1 queen, 1 double, 2 twins, & tree fort with bunk beds.


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR


  • Family

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Lake

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Arrival Day

  • Saturday


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Child's Swing
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Raft
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub


Write a review 3.9
from 10 traveler reviews
$1,500 to $1,650 per week
$1,500/week June & September
$1,6500/week July & August 
Rentals are Saturday to Saturday - shorter terms possible in spring and fall, call owner

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

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Last updated: 06/30/2016
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Muskegon County International
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Cross Lake Michigan
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-96 and US 31

Car: Necessary

There is a swim raft with a water slide, tire swing, tether ball, sandy beach and a great lakefront tree fort

with bunks for kids. Next to Manistee National Forest & 20 minutes from Lake Michigan beaches.

Other Activities: ATV trails, Manistee National forest


Owner info

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Speaks: english, french, german



  • View from beach front tree fort

    View from beach front tree fort

  • French doors from Masterbedroom

    French doors from Masterbedroom

  • beachfront tree fort, 2 bunk beds & deck

    beachfront tree fort, 2 bunk beds & deck

  • Living room from staircase

    Living room from staircase

  • Kitchen


  • living room and stairs

    living room and stairs

  • Entertainment and seating area, lakeside

    Entertainment and seating area, lakeside

  • Masterbedroom covered balcony

    Masterbedroom covered balcony

  • 6 Person Hot Tub in Cedar Gazebo

    6 Person Hot Tub in Cedar Gazebo

  • Sandy Beach, dock and lake

    Sandy Beach, dock and lake

  • Dining on Lakeside three season porch

    Dining on Lakeside three season porch

  • Covered side porch

    Covered side porch

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