*** During summer months, we only rent for 7 days or longer. We prefer a MONDAY to MONDAY booking. ***
This property is best suited for up to 8 adults or 2 families of 4 adults and up to 6 children.
We spared no expense when we renovated our lake home with top of the line finishes and beautiful furnishings to make your stay away from home comfortable and relaxing.
Bedrooms consist of mattresses & bedding that are less than a year old.
There are 2 bedrooms on the 1st floor:
Bdrm #1 has a Queen Bed, TV and sliding glass door to the lake/backyard (sleeps 2).
Bdrm #2 has a Queen Bed w/full-sized futon & upper bunk twin bed (sleeps 4-5) & TV.
There are 2 bedrooms on the 2nd floor:
Bdrm #3 has a Queen Bed (sleeps 2) & TV. There is room for a blowup mattress)
Bdrm #4 has a Queen Bed (sleeps 2) & TV.
**Twin Size Blow up Mattress available for use**
All bedrooms have brand new TV's equipped with either cable or apple TV, Roku and Netflix.
If you are inclined to cook up delicious meals, our newly remodeled kitchen is fully equipped with anything you need.
Island seats 4.
Dining table seats 8.
Sofa table folds out for an additional 3 people.
We have a Keurig & DeLonghi Nespresso coffee makers as well as a regular coffee maker, electric griddle, waffle maker, toaster, microwave oven and all the cookware, dishes & utensils you may need. Central A/C & gas forced heat.
Family room boasts of double sliders allowing a grand view of Big Fish Lake. Enjoy the game on the brand new 60" TV that has cable, Apple TV and Netflix. Living room has wood-burning fireplace (wood not included).
Enjoy your meals outdoors and insect free in our lakeside screened patio room with a beautiful vaulted pine ceiling. Dining table seats 6-8 and 4-8 for lounging by the gas fire pit. The patio room is perfect for late night drinks and poker/board games away from pesky mosquitos. Speaking of mosquitos, our property is treated for mosquitos all summer long.
Don't feel like cooking? No problem! Walk to The Rock for a gourmet meal either indoors or al fresco.
Enjoy roasting marshmallows around the backyard fire pit (firewood not provided). Front covered deck boasts of 2 loveseats and a chair that comfortably seats 5.
Our lakeside deck overlooks the back yard and is perfect for a game of bean bag-toss (not included). Large front yard for additional activities such as wiffle ball, baseball, badminton, soccer, volleyball, football, etc. The kids love the cute Amish built playhouse that has a sleeping loft and couch.
This lake is a hidden gem with low boat traffic. Fishing right from the pier is one of the best spots on the lake to fish. The lake is stocked with large and small mouth bass, walleye, northern pike, dogfish, perch, bluegill and crappies.
Sandy bottom shallow entry into lake from the steps off the pier. Pier has space available to dock your own boat. No boat? No Problem! Call Apollo Marine to rent a boat. They will deliver and pick up for your convenience. Use of our paddleboat and paddleboard are free with rental contract and hold-harmless agreement.
Several golf courses and a driving range in the area. Horseback riding, winery tours and road biking. Plenty of restaurants and entertainment in Marcellus/Lawton/Paw Paw (pubs, restaurants, movies, bowling, ice cream shops, antique shops). There are small mom and pop grocery stores like Wagoners in Lawton, grocery chains like Giant in Paw Paw. Visit the brand new Wal-Mart in Paw Paw for...well, anything.
Our kids love to take a walk or ride down to the end of the lake to visit the 3 mini-horses.
During winter months:
We are a 10 min drive from Swiss Valley ski resort and 40 min from Timber Ridge Ski Resort with a tubing park. Enjoy ice skating and ice fishing right outside the door on our lake and if that's not your thing, there are several wineries nearby that would love you to swing by for a tasting, open year round.
Our home is a 2-hour drive from downtown Chicago (unless you leave during Friday rush , approximately one hour to Notre Dame/South Bend, 15 minutes to Paw Paw, 30 minutes to Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo.
Our home is well equipped, clean and kid friendly. We have a good assortment of kid and adult games that we leave up year round. Pets allowed on a case by case basis. No smoking in house, please.
Additional Photos available upon request.
Other attractions nearby:
AIR MUSEUM- Located in Kalamazoo 30 minute drive
GO KARTS/PAINT BALLING/MINIATURE GOLF- 20 minute drive