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Spotless Cottage on 4 Acres-1,200 Ft of Lakeshore on the End of a Peninsula

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Last updated: 07/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Spotlessly clean cottage is located on 4 acres with 1,200 ft. of shoreline at the end of a peninsula on beautiful, quiet Ackley Lake in the town of Paw Paw. Part of a 3 cabin small resort, able to accommodate up to 13 people in 3 cabins. Cottage has two bedrooms & one bathroom. Nice mix of sun and shade. Cottage comes with complete kitchen, bed & bath linens, TV/DVD, fire ring, outdoor seating, docks, canoe & rowboat, life jackets. We are far from a busy road - with a half mile long drive through the woods to get back to our quiet location. Take a stroll around our beautiful grounds with small pond, waterfall and gardens. Take advantage of our golf package at beautiful Lake Cora Golf course. Ask about our other cottages

Golf Package: Golf packages are available with cottage rental. Each registered guest will receive one half off their greens fees at Lake Cora Hills Golf Course for each night booked.

A Unique Location!!: Travel down a private road for one half of a mile through the woods to reach our unique location. A one mile walk to town (or a 3-mile drive). If you are looking for more of an adventure than our quiet Ackley Lake, canoe or take our rowboat through the tunnel under M-40 to boat/fish in Maple Lake, an approximately 200 acre lake. Travel down Maple Lake approximately one mile to reach the docks at the historic LaCantina Restaurant or moor at the town docks in Paw Paw and walk to the Sugar Bear for ice cream. Stop and rest half way at Maple Lake Town Park, located on an island in Maple Lake. Visit the dam on Maple Lake and fish for salmon in the fall - it's as far as the salmon can go swimming from Lake Michigan!

Fall Color Drives: Take a drive through the beautiful country, enjoying the hills, vineyards and spectacular fall colors. Drive slowly through the vineyards in the fall and smell the grapes - a sensation you'll never forget!! Make sure you allow some time for apple picking and a visit to Verhage's donut and cider mill.

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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 07/25/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • GOLF PACKAGE: One half off greens fees at Lake Cora Hills Golf Course for each registered guest for each night booked. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games For Kids
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Resort

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Pier Fishing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Full sized appliances, refrigerator, stove, microwave as well as all dishes, glasses, silverware, pots and pans....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    rowboat with each cabin...moreless

  • Boat Dock
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    one half off your greens fees at Lake Cora Golf Course...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoe with each cabin...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    bring your charcoal and starter...moreless

  • Patio
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Aug 13 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$160
$900
Wine and Harvest Festival
Sep 9 - Sep 10, 2016
2 night min stay

$370
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$160

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

During the Summer season, we book full weeks only (saturday-saturday). We will consider a shorter stay one week prior to date requested during this season.

The Spring/Fall seasons have a minimum two night stay. Add $50 to nightly rate for one night stay.

Golf Package: One half off greens fees at Lake Cora Hills Golf Course for each registered guest for each night booked.

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Location

Car: Recommended

Paw Paw is a quaint town, home to two wineries and several great restaurants with outdoor seating on the water. Don't miss the Wine and Harvest Festival in the fall. Things to do also include visiting the many local antique stores and flea markets, shops and museums of Kalamazoo, events and football games at Western Michigan University, shows at Miller Auditorium, fruit picking, fall color tours, visiting beaches and shops on Lake Michigan, or just hang out on quiet Ackley Lake.

Travel down a private road for 1/2 mile through the woods to reach our unique location. A one mile walk to town (or a 3-mile drive). If you are looking for more of an adventure than our quiet Ackley Lake, canoe or take our rowboat through the tunnel under M-40 to boat/fish in Maple Lake, an approximately 200 acre lake. Travel down Maple Lake approximately one mile to reach the docks at the historic LaCantina Restuarant or moor at the town docks in Paw Paw and walk to the Sugar Bear for ice cream.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2001

About: We retired about eleven years ago. We never intended to be in another business but here we are and loving it. Funny how an untended life path can change and evolve....

Why Paw Paw, MI, USA:
For the past 25+ years before we retired, we had owned a small cottage in Michigan. Because we were entrenched in lives in another state with jobs and children, we only were able to escape to Michigan every weekend as long as weather would allow. When we retired, we decided to sell our small cottage and look for something larger. We found a magnificent piece of property with a not-so-large house - but it had three cottages. We decided to take the leap and buy it. We gutted and remodeled one of the cottages so our children would have a place to stay when they visited. Two of our children ended up moving to Paw Paw and the other moved to Washington. We decided to try renting the cottage. It was such a success and we had so many requests to rehab another one that we did. Even more requests to redo a third prompted us to tear down one of the smaller cottages and rebuild it, larger, in another place on the property. Now, with more and more families and groups of friends coming and requesting yet another unit, we purchased one more piece of property allowing us to have a fourth unit and the entire end of the peninsula. It is a wonderful place and we just love the people we meet.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The unique characteristics of our property are the fact that we encompass the entire end of the peninsula on Ackley Lake. That means no other traffic, a safe, quiet location for your vacation. Plenty of shoreline to fish or roam around on. A small tract of woods with a little walking path. Only about a mile walk to the town of Paw Paw. After saving money for about five years after we were married, we headed up to Michigan to a cabin we had rented. When we arrived with 3 children under 5, we found our cabin to be a disaster, a place I would not take our children into. We went to a phone booth and called around and found the world's smallest cabin and had a very memorable vacation. My disastrous vacation was to YOUR benefit. When we opened our cabin business, I vowed that nobody would ever have the surprise we had on that first vacation. Our cabins are clean, comfortable and in a wonderful location. Come and see for yourself! We'll leave the light on for you.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 07/25/2016

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Photos

  • Location of cottages on the peninsula

    Location of cottages on the peninsula

  • Cottage from lake

    Cottage from lake

  • View of lake.

    View of lake.

  • Living Area

    Living Area

  • Kitchen Area.
Table & 4 chairs also outside as well as a picnic table

    Kitchen Area. Table & 4 chairs also outside as well as a picnic table

  • second bedroom - 2 twin beds

    second bedroom - 2 twin beds

  • beautiful setting

    beautiful setting

  • shoreline, ankle deep water by seawall, steps down to water

    shoreline, ankle deep water by seawall, steps down to water

  • cottages #1 & #2

    cottages #1 & #2

  • big fish

    big fish

  • turkeys taking a stroll through yard

    turkeys taking a stroll through yard

  • spectacular sights

    spectacular sights

  • cabin lakeside

    cabin lakeside

  • side of cabin #2

    side of cabin #2

  • view of cottage from lake, plenty of shoreline to roam.

    view of cottage from lake, plenty of shoreline to roam.

  • living area

    living area

  • queen bed in bedroom #1

    queen bed in bedroom #1

  • bathroom

    bathroom

  • Cottages on over 4 acres. Tons of shoreline to wander.

    Cottages on over 4 acres. Tons of shoreline to wander.

  • view from cabin to east

    view from cabin to east

  • places to roam

    places to roam

  • deer in the fall

    deer in the fall

  • View looking north down Maple Lake-canoe here!

    View looking north down Maple Lake-canoe here!

  • cottage #3 on the peninsula

    cottage #3 on the peninsula

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Friday, August 26, 2016

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