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"The Captains Cottage" on the River

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5-6)

Quaint little cottage on the river just miles from the popular town of Grand Haven Michigan. The Captains Cottage has a dock to accommodate up to a 20 foot boat or there are two marinas nearby.

Great fishing off the dock right out the front door or by boat for miles of river and bayous. Lake Michigan is just down river with some of the most beautiful beaches around. Spend the day at the beach, downtown Grand Haven, Michigan's Adventure amusement park or at a nearby golf course, and the evening next to the camp fire along the river. There is a small Boston Whaler fishing boat available to rent as well.

Book a Lake Michigan fishing trip or pleasure cruise with Captain Roger on the Evolution. A 36 foot Hatteras Sport Fishing boat. Check out our fishing site at Evolution Charters in Grand Haven Michigan.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 15, 2017

About The Owner

We own vacation rental property and a Charter Fishing Business in Grand Haven Michigan

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2007

Why The Owner chose West Central

It is a great way to own water front property near Grand Haven and enjoy the quiet and relaxing views of the river.

What makes this cottage unique

This is a quiet property close to the popular city of Grand Haven Michigan but far enough away to relax and enjoy the water front.



Grand Haven Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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(17 traveler reviews)

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"The Captains Cottage" on the River
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 17 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Everything was great!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great getaway! I didn't get to meet you this time but maybe next time! Thanks for your visit!
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Captain's Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great experience at The Captains Cottage on the River. We got to experience Lake Michigan beaches, golf, and downtime watching the boats go by on the river. We really enjoyed our stay and being on the west side of the state. We would definitely come back and recommend it to other families :)

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We would love to have you back.
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all you need!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

this sweet cottage is a quaint place to stay and enjoy nature and the beautiful river.Grand haven is close enough for the huddle an bussle of summer, then you can retreat to the cottage.all you need is there.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you.. Thank you. I am so glad you enjoyed your visit. I love it when guest Enjoy our simple little cottage and the nature outside the front door.
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The "Captains Cottage"

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent a wonderful week here. My wife's from Grand Haven, so there were lots of friends and relatives to visit. Tricia and Roger have a wonderful place to stay and relax. It really is right on the Grand River. Last evening our nephew and his family came to see us by boat. There's plenty of water by the dock, so we were able to board his boat and took a ride to the "Gravel Pits". Fun !! Thanks Tricia & Roger for letting us use your special place

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you had a great visit! It was nice I got to meet you this year. Nice you could try the Captains Cottage this year. I love guest that can enjoy the simlicity and charm our place provides. Nice you could experience the locals ' gravel pit' and the river from a boat. Looking forward to having you return next year! Thank you.
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The property/land is beautiful the cabin a little rough.

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed hanging around outside, had a couple of fires in pit. the cabin was a bit misleading, 1 bedroom is the front porch, thankful the weather was somewhat cool, the little window air conditioner in the bedroom is the only ac in the place, the toilet seat was old enough that it has worn spots on it. the shower head is hanging through a hole in the wall, front screen door needs attention. all and all had a decent time, did a lot of sightseeing.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am truly sorry this is not what you expected. I did show a lady the cottage before she booked. when she saw the view of the river right from bed she booked it for 6 weeks. I think any kind of waterfront in Grand Haven at all will triple this price without the free firewood! ( and they might not take midnight phone calls) that's ok that's what we are here for!
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Very relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is absolutely adorable, well kept and in a very quiet location. We're were highly satisfied with our stay and are looking forward to staying here again.

Thank You again for the much needed get away!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is wonderful to have guest that enjoyed the cottage! We love having returning guest, that is our biggest complement. I have the best guests! Thank you
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Pet Fee $45
Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.