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L*U*X*U*R*Y Lake Michigan no-bluff beach! Booking 2018 now.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

"Relax on Lake Michigan" - House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 4.5 Baths, sleeps 13

The perfect spot to "relax on lake michigan"! This lovely three story home that was built in 2008 is more than a cottage or cabin but a wonderful full amenity home located directly on the sandy shores of Lake Michigan. Our goal was to create a place for couples, families or groups to gather and have enough private bathrooms for each bedroom!

All 4 bedrooms are en suite, each with their own PRIVATE BATH plus the first floor also gives you a 2nd kitchen, 2nd living room and the 4th full bath. There is also an open loft on the 3rd floor with a queen pullout.

When you rent Eagle Shores you get:

- 2 kitchens, 2 living rooms

- Wood burning fireplace in the great room

- Powder room off of the great room

- 100' of Private lake frontage with no-bluff lake access

- 1st floor apartment-like with queen bedroom, queen pullout couch, 2nd kitchen, 2nd living room and full bath with tub/shower.

- 2nd floor King master bedroom suite, 2 person shower, travertine tile

- 3rd floor Queen bedroom suites (2) with private baths plus a twin bed in each.

- LAKE VIEWS from every room!

- Hi speed wireless internet, phone and cable

- Even a natural garden that attracts butterflies!

# of BEDS: (see above for location of the beds)

1 king bed, 3 queen beds, 1 twin bed, 2 queen pullouts, 1 twin pullout

Keywords: Home, lakefront, beachfront

More Details

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Eileen

This house was an accident! We had purchased the home next door in 2005 and a family member bought the lot this house sits on. After 2 years and finally getting approvals and permits, they decided to sell and we took over ownership. "Relax on Lake Michigan" is what it's all about!

From the beginning we wanted to build the perfect casual yet nicely appointed retreat for ourselves and others. We sold the adjacent home called Sunset Shores and manage it so both homes can be rented together for groups up to 25.

Eileen purchased this house in 2007

Why Eileen chose Manistee

"Relax on Lake Michigan" is what this house is all about! We love Lake Michigan! We rented Lake Michigan vacation homes for over 18 years before we bought and became stewards of the lake. We love the sounds, the smells, the views and most especially the calm, peaceful feeling of being up north.

What makes this house unique

This home is loved by all because it is surrounded by trees yet right on the water. The details are top quality and everyone loves having their own bath. It is really the perfect spot to "relax on Lake Michigan"!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We spend 3 days in this beautiful house . For 10 of us was enough space to be together for dinner or get lost in house to read a book if you want to be alone .

The views from every room are breathtaking! We fall in sleep under sound of waves . The weather was so nice and have a coffee in the morning on deck and listen to the birds and lake. Priceless!!!!

The 3 story house is very clean. Each bedroom has a private bathroom with powder room - very nice.

There're a lot of activities in the area. We did a long bike ride one day. Next day we hiked 10 mile walk on Manistee river trail.

It was so nice to come back after long day, make diner, and enjoy food on the deck watching sunset on Lake Michigan.

Eileen is extremely nice to deal with. She responds promptly to any of all questions.

House has everything you may need: kitchen supplies, beach chairs, charcoal grill, games and you can stream a music around whole house .

You can visit this house in every time of the Year and you will fell in love with the beauty of the place. We hope to say here again and very soon.

We will be back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

NOTE FROM OWNER: Guest asked me to post this. She also gave our home 5 stars but I couldn't add that since I'm posting for the guest. Thanks Vera!!
May 2016
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Manistee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Rental requires a signed contract and copy of drivers license with first payment. If these items aren't received rental will be cancelled.
  • All rentals require a phone conversation between owner and guest to confirm our home is a good fit for your group.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 5 - toilet , Located next to the great room space
    1st floor apartment - toilet , combination tub/shower
    2nd floor master suite - toilet , shower , 2 person walk in travertine shower
    3rd floor North - toilet , combination tub/shower
    3rd floor South - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • 1st floor apartment - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , The queen pullout sofa is in the living room next to bedroom
    2nd floor master suite - 1 king , With 2 person travertine shower, 2 sinks and walk in closet
    3rd floor Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen pullout in open loft between 2 bedrooms
    3rd floor bedroom suite South - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , With tub/shower bathroom attached plus twin bed.
    3rd floor bedroom suite north - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , With tub/shower bathroom attached and twin sleeper sofa
  • 1 King size bed on 2nd floor in the master suite with large private bathroom and 2 person travertine shower stall. 3 Queen size Beds: 2 queen bedroom suites with private baths on 3rd level. 1 twin bed located in the Northside queen suites. 1 twin sleeper sofa located on the 3rd floor Southside bedroom suite. 2 Queen sofabeds: 1 is in the living room of the beach-level and the 2nd is in the 3rd floor loft area.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
IMPORTANT: I require speaking to all potential guests before booking to make sure our home fits your needs. Sometimes this site has incorrect/incomplete pricing so this is how I confirm costs with you.


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L*U*X*U*R*Y Lake Michigan no-bluff beach! Booking 2018 now.
average rating of 4.904762 based on 29 reviews
Gurnee, Il

Eagle Shores Stay

  • 5 of 5

Stay at Eagle shores for a long weekend with friends. The home was comfortable and WELL stocked. The views and sunsets were breathtaking, would recommend this home in an instant and can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words and for wanting to return! It's always a pleasure sharing our home with others who enjoy it as much as we do.
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Great location unmatched views

  • 5 of 5

The house is stunning and the views of the lake are breathtaking from all rooms. Nice quiet area close to town shopping and restaurants.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Portland, IN

Fall Break Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here over fall break. The weather was cool, but this home is outstanding. It is located directly on Lake Michigan and there are fantastic views of the lake from every room. The home has every convenience. My family enjoyed being outside and warming up by the fireplace in the great room. We took advantage of the hot tub too. The property owner is fantastic to work with and is very attentive. My wife is already planning a return trip.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Westland, MI

Luxury and comfort

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I get together once a year to catch up and we're always looking for just the right place to relax and enjoy our time together. Eagle Shores fit the bill! The home was perfect. Beds were comfy, the kitchen was well appointed, and there is a perfect fireplace for the cooler evenings and the setting could not have been better. We stayed here in November and we wouldn't hesitate to return at that time of year. The whitecaps were beautiful to watch (is there ever a bad day to watch Lake Michigan?) Eileen was the perfect hostess as well. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words and we are so happy you enjoyed your time on the lake. We look forward to having you return!
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Grand Rapids

Beautiful home, short walk to beach

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful, modern, spacious home that is so close to the shore you can hear the waves. Group of 12 had more than enough room. Plenty of appliances, tableware, silverware, etc. Large deck with great view of the beach. Great beach for walking. A little "stony" in the water so had to be careful walking into the water. Renters need to respect next group and clean feet before entering each time. Upon arrival, a little sandy on the floors and rugs, and a little dusty on lamps, tables and under furniture but that is beach life!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comments. Regarding the rocks, we've owned since 2005 and this is the first year any rocks have been exposed on the beach...surprised me too! I'm up here now and will post pics to my website. Our beach went from 100% sand in 2015 to 80% this season. Ah, life on a Lake Michigan!
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Warminster, PA

Beautiful Stay along the Lake Michigan Shoreline

  • 5 of 5

Eagle Shores served as an excellent base for our exploration of the Lake Michigan coastline. We arrived and took in the incredible view as you walk up and into the Living area thru the wall of windows. The open kitchen flowed directly into the family area. We immediately went exploring down at the shoreline. The beach grass and wooden pilings at the waters edge created some incredible photo opportunities. The bedroom arrangement worked very well as my parents used the Master Bedroom on the main floor, while my sister and I each had our own bedrooms upstairs. There was also another bedroom downstairs that had it's open separate living area.

The house is centrally located as we visited Sleeping Bear Dunes and the Leelanau peninsula to try some excellent wines and ciders. We also headed south to explore Luddington State Park and the town of Manistee.

It was a pleasure returning to the house every evening and listening to the waves crash along the shore, while a cool breeze was in the air as the sun dipped below the horizon on the other side of Lake Michigan. While there are other homes nearby, we felt like we had the shoreline to ourselves.

Eileen was a pleasure to deal as she takes the time to speak to the renters before to make sure the home is the right fit for their needs. If I am back in the area,I would certainly rent this property again.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club
Car: necessary

GOLF!! So many courses in the area including world famous Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club. Other golfing: Manistee Golf and Country Club, Manistee National Golf Club, Heathlands, Chestnut Hills Golf Club, Golf Bear Lake Highlands. And for the kids, Northern Falls Mini Golf.

CASINO! Only 10 minutes away, try your luck at the Little River Casino for gambling and dining.

SHOPPING! Downtown Manistee offers a variety of antiquing and shopping and dining choices only 5 miles away.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee per stay $225
Refundable damage deposit $300

- 3 nights or longer
- Linens and towels are optional and not included in the above pricing. Pillows and blankets always provided.
- One week rentals from Saturday to Saturday from mid June through August.
- Linens and towels are optional and not included in the above pricing. Pillows and blankets always provided.

NOTE: We ALWAYS speak to guests before booking. We DO NOT accept wire transfers. Beware of scammers who do.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.