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Gorgeous Lake Front exec. home on the Lake Michigan with Pool

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 5,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

About the property

6 BR, 4 BA, 2 fireplaces, sleeps 16

This luxurious 5500 square foot Lake Michigan beach home sits on A beautiful 2 acre 'estate like' setting. The property has extensive mature landscaping filled with lush greenery perennials, and a multitude of flowers. Located in a quiet suburb of Norton shores and a short drive from shopping, restaurants, golf, Michigan's adventure amusement park, the cross lake ferry, and the local airport. The home boasts 6 bedrooms including two master suites, 4 bathrooms, a three stall garage, a large gourmet kitchen with Viking stove/range, subzero fridge/freeze, dishwasher, laundry, two fireplaces, TV/DVD, VCR, billiard table, large outdoor hot tub, and a heated in-ground pool overlooking Lake Michigan. Extensive decking is complete with patio furniture, gas grill, and a outdoor fire pit. Enjoy 150 feet of private sandy beach and beautiful views of lake Michigan from inside the house, as well as from the over sized screened in Gazebo. The sunsets and vacation of a lifetime await.


Owner
Chris Collins
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
July 11, 2017

About Chris Collins

My wife and I purchased this beautiful home in 2006. We have both lived in the area our entire lives, and we own business's in our community. We have 4 children, and we love calling Muskegon home.

Chris Collins purchased this house in 2006

Amenities

Norton Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • Both master suites each have there own bathroom. There is seating for 16 or more on the outside deck. There is also an 8 person hot tub as well.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 child bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
  • call for details.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is a park with tennis courts, a kids playground, and a basketball court a short walk from the home. Babysitting/childcare services available. Please inquire with owner.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

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Gorgeous Lake Front exec. home on the Lake Michigan with Pool
average rating of 4.65 based on 20 reviews
3

Needs maintenance but great location on lake

  • 3 of 5

Beautiful pool & deck with hot tub, some remodeling done but several bathrooms need complete updating. Our problem was with the mold on the ceiling in the upstairs bath, the overflowing dirty gutters, lots of spider webs, inside of garage is filthy with dirt & webs & dead bugs. The Viking stove ovens are really dirty as is the hood above with rust. The grass is cut but there is a general sense of an unkept property. The view from upstairs is great but the screens and windows are so dirty you can't enjoy it. This home just needs a deep cleaning. By far the most unkept home we've rented for this price.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As the owner of this property we take great pride with this beautiful Lake Michigan estate, and bend over backwards for our guests. This home is professionaly cleaned between guests and has been for the last 8 years. We were never once contacted by the guests to let us know that something was missed. Had we been advised of this immediately, we would have had this taken care of the same day. We also have a professional lawn service who takes care of this beautiful property every week. The home is very well cared for, and every year we do updates and continue to have nothing but happy guests. The description of this property that is on the Homeaway website is spot on and the pictures posted are exactly what is there. The reviews we have for this property speak for themselves, with the exception of this one. This is a very inaccurate and unfair review to say the least as we have a ton of repeat guests who come to this home year after year.
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5

Fun week with the family!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this cottage! We have been looking for a place to accommodate our large extended family for a few years. We found this cottage in the fall and tried it out for a weekend, and we loved it so much we booked it for a week in the summer. Chris, the owner, was very easy to work with. The house had some renovations over the winter, which really added to the house and gave it a beautiful upgrade. We loved the use of the pool. It was also nice to have just a minimal amount of steps to Lake Michigan. The other great thing was the parking in the driveway. It was really easy to accommodate everyone in our family. We definitely recommend this cottage! We are looking forward to booking it again for next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Stay Valentines Day Weekend

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful place Chris and his wife have located on Lake Michigan! It was a wonderful weekend with my group of friends. There is more than enough room to easily sleep 10+ people. With just 6 in our group, we felt like we were living in a mansion!

The pool table entertainment room provides an amazing view of the lake!

Thanks for the great weekend Chris, we look forward to visiting again in the near future!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northville, MI
5

Great week with the family

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week staying at this home. The weather was a little chilly (due to early summer), but the heated pool and jacuzzi were perfect. There were 8 of us and this house had plenty of room to spread out. Even with a little rain, everyone had their own space and enjoyed the quiet time. The owner, Chris was great to deal with. He was very accommodating and helpful. Would do this again!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Battle Creek Michigan
5

Beautiful home and breath taking scenery.

  • 5 of 5

Chris and his wife were very professional, generous and accommodating. Property was clean and well maintained. Heated pool and hot tub were ready for us to enjoy. Breath taking view of Lake Michigan from multiple rooms including master bedroom. 100% recommend this property. Great customer service. Chris allowed us to hold an intimate ceremony/casual reception… everyone was wowed by the beautiful lake front property.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful get away!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful break from city living for a week with the kids! House works incredibly well with kids and everyone can be together and hang out or go and get some private time. Chris is incredibly accommodating. The views from the house are incredible and peaceful! There was a ton of snow on the ground and the lake was mostly frozen so it kind of looked like something out of a syfy movie! Kitchen was great for entertaining too!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Muskegon County Airport
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Lake Express Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Oakridge Golf course
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Interstate 96
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Tons of great restaurants
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Cannonsburg and Crystal Mountain
Car: recommended

We have several great things to do in the area throughout the summer along with some great concerts and festivals. Michigans Adventure which is a amusement park and water park with rides and roller coasters for all ages. Unity Christian Music Festival, Shoreline Spectacular, Irish Music Festival, parties in the Park (Music, beverages and food) at Historic Civil war Hackley Park every Friday night in the summer, The Farmer's Market (Fresh fruit, flowers and vegetables) We have some great micro breweries, and host of excellent restaurants

Other Activities: Lake Michigan Charter Fishing Salmon/Trout, golfing, hiking, sightseeing, cycling with some excellent bikes trails.

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Rates & Availability

Norton Shores House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning USD200

Notes

  • $5000/ week June; $7500/week July & August; $3000 September; Weekends offered in September till May
  • 2013
    May $2500 per week
    June $5000 per week
    July $7,500 per week
    August $7,500 per week
    September $2,500 per week
    Weekends in the fall and winter months are available. Please call for rate.
  • *Deposits are non-refundable unless week can be re-booked.
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