Lovely Lakefront House Rental- Big Crooked Lake / Sister Lakes(13 Reviews)
The owner has been emailed.
This owner doesn't offer online booking through VRBO's checkout. You won't be eligible for our Book with Confidence Guarantee.
Never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram. Learn more
- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 7-8)
This is truly a get-a-way back to nature. You will find plenty of ducks, geese, different types of birds and wildlife. Just don't bring any frogs home in a shoe box, please! We like to keep all creatures in their natural habitat.
Whether you like to enjoy relaxing with a morning cup of coffee watching the fish jump out of the water or watching the tranquility of the waves or just want the excitement of tubing, water skiing, fishing, fruit picking, sledding, snowmobiling, ice fishing or just simply watching the excitement of your child finding water creatures, this is the place for you.
Snowmobilers welcome! Because of being in the Snow Belt, winter brings great snow packed trails for Snowmobilers. Trails are marked.
Keywords: Year Round, Single Family Ranch, Lakefront, 35' of Sandy Beach, All Sports Lake, Kid Friendly.
Before making a payment, always call the owner at the number listed on our website to make sure your payment instructions are accurate.
Never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.Learn more
Member since: 2012
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Gambling Casinos
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Downtown Dowagiac is 10 minutes away taking Napier Road to Rt 51. It has several restaurants, ice cream parlor, and plenty of shops. Take a break and stoll downtown to see it is newly renovated....moreless
The house sits in between 2 Lakes. Big Crooked is outside the deck doors and is the lake with private access. Outside your livingroom window you will be looking at an awesome Sunset on Round Lake....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning
- Gas Fireplace
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 4 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
May 30 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 5 - Dec 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Taxes Not included
Check In is 3:00PM Eastern Time. Check Out is 11:00AM Eastern Time.
60 day cancellation must be given in order to receive full refund.
Traveler's pay 1/3 of weekly rent ($400.00) to confirm reservation by mail and remainder is due 30 days before arrival. Cleaning Fee of $50.00 is already included in the rate. Payment should be made by check. Damage fee is due upon arrival in cash. I rent from Saturday to Saturday.
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.
Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now
Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.
Benton Harbor - 15 minutes away
St. Joseph - 20 minutes away
South Haven - 30 minutes away
Kalamazoo - 30 minutes away
Saugatuck - 1.00 hour away
South Holland - 1.00 hour away
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: Terry and I bought our Summer Home on Big Crooked Lake about 20 years ago when our daughter was about 8 years old. We share a lot of wonderful memories full of fun, adventure and enjoyment. Currently, we live in the South Suburb of Chicago and are still looking forward to many relaxing weekends in our Year Round Michigan Home.
Why the Owner Chose Dowagiac, MI, USA:
Sister Lakes is a very popular area full of vacationers, great for families and nearby attractions. It is only 90 miles from Chicago and easy to find where lots of relaxation and stress-free environment awaits you. When you live in a busy city all your life, you need a quick get-a-way from the rat race. Also, Sister Lakes has many adjacents lakes with Public Access. So, if you want to get adventureous, feel free to hop on to another lake. We are minutes away from quite a few attractions: ** 15 min -- Movie Theatre in Benton Harbor ** 15 min -- Benton Harbor -- Shopping, Many, Many Restaurants, Go Karts/Batting Cages/Miniature Golf. ** 20 min -- Four Winds Casino in Hartford, MI ** 20 min -- St. Joseph, MI (Curious Kids Museum)and much, much more. ** 30 min -- South Haven, Mi ** 30 min -- Deer Forest (Coloma, MI) ** 30 min -- Wine Touring in Kalamazoo ** 30 min -- Kalamazoo -- Air Zoo Museum ** 45 min -- Warren Dunes ** 45 min -- Shopping at the Lighthouse Mall in Michigan City, IN ** 45 min -- Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, MI ** 60 min -- Saugatuck, MI ** 90 min -- Battle Creek, MI (Binder Zoo) ** 2 hr -- Muskegon's Michigan Adventure Water Park and Amusement Park ** 3 hr -- Henry Ford Museum You are so close to many attractions that I cannot list them all.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Water sports, fishing, watching the sunset over the lake, outdoor dining, late night marshmallow and wieney roasting, telling stories around the campfire, taking nice long evening walks, taking night boat rides. This is really living. Sister Lakes is a series of Lakes adjacent to one another. This area starts hopping from Memorial Day to Labor Day. A 3rd Lake, Little Crooked Lake, is connected to Big Crooked by a tunnel that can be accessed with a canoe, row boat or paddle boat. The tunnel is on 95th Street. Make a right from our pier with the paddle boat and it's about 1/2 mile straight up. This is worth exploring. You could always go to the other lake to fish or swim.
- Primary: 708-217-9293
- Secondary: +1 7082179292
- Click Here to see All My Rental Listings
Picture of Deck and Beach Area
Front view of house with driveway, right off the street
Angle of Living Room showing the Hallway when you first walk in.
This is the Living Room View of Round Lake which is in the Front as you drive up
Straight view across the room showing the view of the deck and lake.
Dining Area Scene looking at Big Crooked Lake.
2nd Bedroom has 3 single beds with a view of the lake and walkin closet.
Winter Scene from 2nd bedroom.
Entry Way with Extra Walk-In Closet
Winter Scene of Round Lake out of Front Living Room Window.
Living Room showing the kitchen in the background.
Partial Kitchen View.
1st bedroom has 1 full size and 1 bunk bed, 1 tall dresser, and 1 walkin closet.
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Enter dates to see accurate pricing
Send a Message
Contact the owner or see rate notes on this listing for additional information and fees
Send a message to owner
Anonymously report this listing
We appreciate your participation and assistance with our efforts to operate the most secure and trusted vacation rental marketplace in the industry
If you have any questions, please visit our Help Center.