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The River House of Alaska, Michigan (Southeast Grand Rapids)

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The River House of Alaska Michigan

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to the River House of Alaska, Michigan, 'A Retreat for the Mind, Body and Spirit.' A unique Pure Michigan destination!

Attention: We are now booking "weekly rentals" for this summer June 3rd thru Sept 2nd. We do not offer weekend rentals during peak summer months. Now accepting reservations for the 2017 season. We anticipate full booking for 2017 so get your reservations in early! Thanks for considering our most excellent riverside retreat for your vacation!

The River House of Alaska, Michigan, is located in the historic Village of Alaska, Michigan, located 15 miles southeast of Grand Rapids on the Thornapple River and 30 miles from Lake Michigan. This classic Cape Cod cottage, with vintage knotty pine interior, is situated on the Thornapple River in a park-like setting.

This is a great getaway from the city but also close to all the city conveniences. If you are planning on vacationing, attending seminars, weddings, visiting relatives in Grand Rapids, visiting ArtPrize, and/or touring the #1 Micro-Breweries in America, this rental may be the ideal getaway. On-site manager is nearby for recommendations and assistance. Note: pictures of the road proximity to the River House not shown pictorially. Please use Google maps to go to the property and see the road. Guests with pets are encouraged to keep pets on leash for their pets safety.

The River House is a beautifully landscaped riverside cottage that is a great place to relax and has excellent river access. The cottage has a concrete pier that juts out into the river for excellent small mouth bass fishing, canoeing, tubing, kayaking and swimming.

The interior of the cottage features master bedroom (upstairs) that features a California King size bed, TV and side room with 2 twin beds. The main floor bedroom features a queen-size bed and dresser. The main floor living room has a pull out queen-size sleeper couch and Futon couch. The Cottage has air conditioning, cable TV, VCR, DVD player, stereo Wifi High Speed Internet access and is fully furnished. Note: The Wifi system is the best wireless technology available featuring dual band 2.4 and 5.0 Mghz service.

The river has easily accessible rapids that are excellent for fly fishing. The Cottage also features a riverside patio with a field stone barbeque grille, an excellent place to relax! There are also many public golf courses in the general vicinity.

Make your dream vacation a reality at our unique riverside vacation rental, and experience a piece of heaven on earth. The River House has a heart, soul and spirit that will satisfy your desire to find that unique vacation destination that will provide a relaxing environment and inspire memories to last a lifetime.

Your River House experience will give you that precious and most-elusive commodity, time. Time to relax with loved ones. Time to think about your future. Time to reflect on your past. Time to contemplate the meaning of life. Time to fish. Time to swim. Time to canoe. Time to read. Time to catch up on sleep. Time to love. And most importantly, the environment to assure a good time.

Our goal is to provide a vacation experience that will leave a lasting impression. We want you to experience Total Vacation Satisfaction and leave with a sense of ownership, leading to a strong desire to return. Your vacation experience at the River House of Alaska, Michigan will leave a lasting impression in your Mind, on your Body and on your Spirit.



Keywords: Cottage, Fishing, ArtPrize, Alaska, River, Vacation
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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1100 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Out in the country but close to the city of Grand Rapids...moreless

  • Village:

    Historic Village of Alaska Michigan...moreless

  • Water View:

    We call it the River House because it is surrounded by the river....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    750 feet of riverfront access to the Thornapple river....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

4.6
from 9 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off-Seaon
Sep 10 - Jun 2, 2017
2 night min stay
$125 $150
Fri, Sat
Peak-Season
Jun 3 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,050

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Gerald R. Ford International airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Nighthawk
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Thornapple Pointe
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
M-6
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Uccellos
3.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Wellers on Campau Lake

Car: Necessary

Tour the Meijers Garden and also consider touring the #1 Micro-Breweries in America. We highly recommend Founders Brewery in Grand Rapids.

 

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Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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Photos

  • The River House of Alaska Michigan

    The River House of Alaska Michigan

  • Unique Knotty Pine interior with view of the Thornapple River and Patio

    Unique Knotty Pine interior with view of the Thornapple River and Patio

  • Bathroom on main level

    Bathroom on main level

  • Riverside Patio with Fieldstone BBQ, beautiful landscape and Park like setting

    Riverside Patio with Fieldstone BBQ, beautiful landscape and Park like setting

  • Alaska, Michigan - 'A Retreat for the Mind, Body, and Spirit'  Thornapple River

    Alaska, Michigan - 'A Retreat for the Mind, Body, and Spirit' Thornapple River

  • Master Bedroom upstairs featuring California King Size bed

    Master Bedroom upstairs featuring California King Size bed

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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