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Charming Beach Retreat on Lake Michigan in Private Macatawa

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Kismet Cottage - Front Walkway


Last updated: 01/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Beautiful, updated cottage on private Macatawa beach. Third house up from the beachfront (Bluebell Court). Many updates throughout in 2016. Privately situated on a beach that is never crowded. Many beach toys, chairs, games.

Updates include: remodeled kitchen; new living room furniture, fresh linens and pillows; refinished hardwood floors. An upper deck with fantastic panoramic views and seating as well as a lower deck with convenient bbq grilling area (gas grill).

Comfortably sleeps 8 with 2 full bathrooms. Just west of Holland, 20 miles west of Grand Rapids and 2.5 hours from Chicago.

2 parking spaces in private parking lot (5 minute walk to cottage); wagon provided to move groceries and bags to cottage.

Security / damage deposit required: $300 non refundable. No pets please.

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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 01/28/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    Latches on screened doors to keep children in; safety gate at bottom of stairs to keep children from going up stairs. Outlet plugs for safety....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Beach chairs and beach toys available for use! Spacious upper deck features built in seating and amazing views of the Lake, Big Red and the channel....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    We are three houses up from the beach - we have a beach view from the front porch and sitting room. The dune deck has expansive views of Lake MI and Big Red lighthouse!...moreless

  • Lake View:

    Lake Michigan views from most rooms. You can certainly hear the waves as you sleep too....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Kismet is steps from the beach and you can see and hear the water....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Ample seating in Living Room and on Porches...moreless

  • Parking:

    2 spots - one in upper lot by Lake and one in lower lot by Guardhouse...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Beach towels and regular bath towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee, gold cone...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Many sets of plates, glasses, bowls, utensils and knives...moreless


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included


50% deposit due along with signed lease agreement to secure your week. Remaining 50% is due one month prior to your stay. For new renters, $300 refundable security deposit (separate check) is required.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 01/28/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: My son was born in 2005, the same year my parents and I put in a bid for this amazing cottage. So, we named it Kismet in his honor (means fate)

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 01/28/2017

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  • Kismet Cottage - Front Walkway

    Kismet Cottage - Front Walkway

  • Kismet - 1 of 2 screened porches

    Kismet - 1 of 2 screened porches

  • Dining Room - Expandable Table for 8

    Dining Room - Expandable Table for 8

  • Spacious upper deck

    Spacious upper deck

  • Kismet - Living Room with New Furniture

    Kismet - Living Room with New Furniture

  • Kismet - Kitchen w Dishwasher

    Kismet - Kitchen w Dishwasher

  • Screened In Side Porch

    Screened In Side Porch

  • Private Beach With Big Red Lighthouse

    Private Beach With Big Red Lighthouse

VRBO #178986

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Sunday, February 26, 2017

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