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'Mile 0' Big Crooked Lake, Sister Lakes

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,221 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

I have been coming to Sister Lakes for over 45 years. The wonderful experiences have always provided a sense of calm and tranquility. When I leave, I am left with the feeling that I can't wait to get back. I have friends that have vacationed with us for a weekend and stayed for weeks. We have countless memories of family and friends learning to swim, drive a boat, pontoon, or Jet Ski, or playing catch in the water diving for a ball off the raft. Cook on an outside gas grill, Weber charcoal kettle or open fire pit. Fish, float around tied to the raft with a cooler, sit in chairs while in the water and get too much sun! There is not a better place to have a party whether it is a Birthday, Graduation or just an impromptu get together it just doesn't get any better than this!

The fall brings out natures unbelievable colors. The Lake quiets down compared to the summer and the water becomes a mirror of the colors on the trees. You can smell burning leaves as homeowners prepare for the next season of winter which usually turns into Winter Wonderland. Stoke a fire in the fireplace or fire pit, clear some snow and skate on the Lake. Shoot a puck on the virgin ice and if you miss it, skate across the Lake to retrieve. Ice fish, sled, or snowmobile. There are hundreds of miles of trails to enjoy. Then before you know it spring jumps out in vibrant green. The vegetables start growing and the roadside markets sell the freshest available anywhere.

Keywords: Our 'Mile 0' Beach house is the perfect place to 'hang loose' for a relaxing week or short but sweet weekend in beautiful Sister Lakes on Big Crooked. Located right at the point on the North side with 89' of frontage. The water is crystal clear with a sandy bottom. Depth at the raft is +/- 6'

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About The Owner

google the property address, 67195 Victory Shore Dr. for more additional information

The Owner purchased this house in 1980

What makes this house unique

Our property provides several different ways you can relax and/or entertain. MAKE SURE TO CONTACT ME FOR A LINK TO VIEW A VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE PROPERTY. The adjacent patio connected to the house is sheltered from the rain and sun; this is where you’ll find one of the cooking grills with a ceiling fan to provide a breeze. Toss the bean bags, play catch, or throw a Frisbee on the front lawn in a shaded area under the trees or closer to the water in the sun. Or walk down a few steps and sit down in the sun garden with a cold beverage and just take everything in, enjoying nature at its best. You can lie on the raft and bob around with the waves, sit on a bench at the end of the pier, maybe drop a line, or lounge in a chaise on the 8'x16' sun deck above the water. Count on some wave sprays coming off the seawall to cool you off as the boats pass by! For some exercise, the path around the lake is just shy of 4 miles. You can make it shorter depending on your preference, but it is a wonderful outdoor workout, casual walk or bike ride. For those looking for water toys, bring your own or there are local rentals available by the day or week. There are 4 augured poles just off the pier to moor your boat or PWF

We hope that you enjoyed the virtual tour and can picture yourself at the lake sending texts, emails or post cards from Driftwood ice cream shop with pictures saying Wish You Were Here! Thank you so much for your interest in our property and we look forward to accommodating you. Ken & Leslie

Amenities

Dowagiac House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1221 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Powder Rm. - toilet , washer/dryer, wine refrigerator & water cooler
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , spacious bath
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master - over looks the Lake. 40" Samsung Smart TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 32" Samsung Smart TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , over looks the Lake - 32" Samsung Smart TV
    Family Rm. - Coleman double high queen air bed (with pump)
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) Coleman double high queen air bed for additional sleeping accommodations in the family room along with 2 couch spots = 10
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

'Mile 0' Big Crooked Lake, Sister Lakes
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews
4

Terrific Big Crooked Lake access and very clean

  • 4 of 5

My wife, 3 young kids and I just stayed at 'Mile O' on Big Crooked and had a great time. The house was very clean and comfortable. Easy access to town and right on the water with a large well-constructed pier. The backyard landscaping was impressive and provided a tranquil environment. Covered porch with patio table and grill also a nice spot for entertainment. 3 comfortable beds, clean bathrooms and a washer & dryer came in handy with the kids. One caveat if traveling with small children is there is no sandy beach and the paver path down to the water can be a little slippery and bumpy since the yard is sloped. The owner was very responsive and we had a great time overall. We would definitely consider staying at 'Mile 0' again.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved this home!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five couldn't have been more comfortable at this lovely home. We have stayed in Sister Lakes many times, but this was our first time on Big Crooked Lake. What a gem! In addition to having full access to an all sports lake steps from the front door, we were able to walk to several restaurants and the local ice cream shoppe. But this house had more than just a great location. It was extremely clean and had a nicely updated interior. The owner was a pleasure, extremely helpful, and very responsive to our booking request and any questions we had before and during our stay. The house had everything we needed, and then some, including outdoor and indoor games. We will definitely be back to stay at this fantastic home. It was a great vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Mile 0 exceeded our expectations! It had everything we needed for a great stay and the location is perfect. The owner was extremely helpful and very responsive to our questions. Can't wait to stay again next summer!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A great place!

  • 5 of 5

Family, friends and I stayed at "Mile 0" for a week and we all loved it! The house is beautiful, comfortable and stocked well beyond expectations and the location on Big Crooked was perfect for us. We spent hours on the patio and at night near the fire pit just relaxing, laughing, listening to music on the stereo system and watching the boats and skiers go by. Everyone commented on how clear the lake is compared to other places and all hope to come back to "Mile O" another time. I could not have been happier with the experience!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place on Big Crooked. Everything is modern and the place is spotless. One tiny little issue with the oven due to a power outage the morning of arrival. Owner explained the issue and had it fixed quickly. Beds are very comfortable. View is outstanding. Enjoyed our week very much.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice, clean and well-maintained property.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect house for family of 4. We had a great time and especially enjoyed the outdoor music system. We would definitely love to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Dowagiac House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
May 26 - Sept. 4th
May 26 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
$2,550
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning $135

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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