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5 Bedroom 2.5 Bath with Private Beach

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Last updated: 03/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Sleeps:13
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

5 Bedroom 2.5 BA Sleeps 13

Enjoy this well appointed 5 bedroom, 3 level, air conditioned lake house situated on Little Crooked Lake in the popular Sister Lakes of Southwest Michigan. Only 2 hours from Chicago and 3 hours from Detroit! The home sleeps 13 in beds with additional capacity in a full sized sofa bed. Four of the five bedrooms have stunning views of pristine Little Crooked Lake, an all sports lake. Enjoy two large decks, one of which is shaded with a custom awning. Your own private sandy beach is equipped with a pier, floating swimming raft and fire pit. The kitchen is located on the ground floor and walks out onto the decks that overlook the water. Plenty of space with a living room, a rec room and an extra large deck covered with a waterproof awning. Five cable connected TVs, Nintendo game system, karaoke machine and CDs and upright piano. Newly remodeled rec room and bathrooms. A paddle boat is included with your rental fee.

A second TV/living room area is located on the beach level adjacent to the beach front kitchen and has Cable TV, VCR/DVD, Game Cube and a Karaoke machine. The house rental also includes high speed wireless internet access.

A refreshing outdoor shower is located in the yard adjacent to the decks.

Rainy day? No problem! Our lake house is located close to the action in Sister Lakes. Walk to the Driftwood Summer Shop for ice cream (only 1/3 mile), take the kids to the old fashioned roller skating rink or take a short drive to the drive-in theatre (yes they still have ‘em!). the house is a short walk to Captain Jack's restaurant/pub, the Legacy Tavern and Rocky's Bowling Alley. We are also less than a mile to shopping, several restaurants and a couple of popular pubs. there is a quaint shopping district on the shores of Lake Michigan in St. Joseph, MI only a 20 minute drive. Restaurants and pubs are also nearby in cute downtown Dowagiac - just 9 miles.

Description of the bedrooms:
Room 1: 1st floor Lakeview - 2 twin beds.
Room 2: 1st floor Lakeview - 2 twin beds.
Room 3: 2nd floor Streetside - 1 queen bed
Room 4 & 5: are a suite of rooms. You must pass through room 4 with 1 queen bed to enter room 5 which has 1 twin bed and a set of bunk beds for a total sleeping capacity of 3 (great for kids!). We call this the family suite.
Amenities: high speed wireless internet access, bed linens, pillows, beach chairs and flotation toys, washer and dryer, 12-cup coffee maker, dishwasher and detergent, toaster, five cable connected televisions (36in, 27in and 3, 19in), VCR and DVD players, game cube with many games, karaoke machine, local and long distance phone service, 6 burner stainless steel gas grill with cooking gas, CD player, gas range and refrigerator, microwave oven, pots/pans, dishes and kitchen utensils. The home is equipped with Central Air.

Bath towels and Bed linens are provided.

Activities: Swimming, boating, hiking, golfing, dining, shopping, roller skating, bowling, drive in theater.
Area: Less than 1 mile from bowling, roller skating, dining, pubs and shopping. Our house is adjacent to a boat ramp to launching your watercraft is a breeze.
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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/13/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1900 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 13
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2nd Floor: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Installed 2006....moreless

  • Bathroom 1st Floor: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Remodeled 2008...moreless

  • Beach Level: toilet


  • Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower


  • Outdoor shower refreshing to wash the sand from the beach!


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 15 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Raft
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Wood Deck


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
6 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Taxes Not included


Our standard rental starts Monday morning at 9am and continues through Sunday at 3pm (6 nights).

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/13/2017
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100 Miles
Nearest Airport
Chicago Midway
7 Miles
Nearest Train
Dowagiac, MI
11 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-94 and Napier Road

Car: Recommended

Sister Lakes is a collection of several lakes adjacent to one another. The area comes alive during the summer with many summer vacationers, shopping fairs and other activities. Our rental is within walking distance to pubs, a roller rink, a bowling alley, a restaurant and a popular ice cream 'hang out' for kids and teens. Gold courses are nearby as is the quaint little towns of St. Joseph, MI (on Lake Michigan) and Dowagiac for even more restaurant and entertainment options.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/13/2017

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  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • purple room lakeside 1st floor

    purple room lakeside 1st floor

  • Outdoor Shower

    Outdoor Shower

  • The Beach

    The Beach

  • Renovated Kitchen

    Renovated Kitchen

  • View from upper deck

    View from upper deck

  • The yard

    The yard

  • First Floor bathroom walk-in shower

    First Floor bathroom walk-in shower

  • First Floor Dinning Room

    First Floor Dinning Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Family Suite Upstairs Lakeside

    Family Suite Upstairs Lakeside

  • Upstairs Bathroom

    Upstairs Bathroom

  • The Beach

    The Beach

  • Stained glass on stairway

    Stained glass on stairway

  • The Green room.

    The Green room.

  • View from upper deck

    View from upper deck

  • Lower level bathroom

    Lower level bathroom

  • First Floor Bathroom

    First Floor Bathroom

  • First Floor Living Room

    First Floor Living Room

  • View From Lake

    View From Lake

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