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3 Bd Cottage on Lake Michigan _ Wifi _ Low Dune _ Private Beach

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Living Area with Natural Fireplace & Spiral Stairs to Upper Level

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Last updated: 11/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Driftwood Cottage is located near Stony Lake, between Pentwater and White Hall/Montague, and nestled among magnificent sand dunes and hardwood forests. You’ll find lots of activities and entertainment just a short distance away including golf courses, horseback riding, water sports, bike trails, river tubing and more. A nature preserve with hiking trails is now open for public access right next to Driftwood Association.

It's the perfect location to plan day trips....or relax with a book while enjoying the beautiful view of Lake Michigan....or spend time stargazing at night far away from the city lights!

The cottage features three (3) bedrooms plus loft/rec room area with pool table & flat-screen TV, two (2) full baths, kitchen with breakfast bar, great room with natural fireplace, main floor laundry, two (2) large decks and direct access to a private beachfront with bonfire pit. Driftwood Cottage is fully equipped for laid-back relaxation and peaceful family vacations!

Enjoy beautiful sunsets and miles of white “sugar sand” beaches as you relax on the shoreline or expansive decks of this charming Lake Michigan cottage.

Accomodations are limited to a maximum occupany of 8 registered guests (max 6 adults + children). Signed Use Agreement and $400 refundable security deposit are required to book a reservation.

Keywords: Relaxing, cottage, private beach, WiFi, family-friendly, sleeps 8, Driftwood Association, Lake Michigan, Shelby, Michigan.

Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/29/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    NO smoking on premises (both inside & outside)...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single, 2 bunk bed

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Sleeping Arrangements: Bedroom 1 (Queen Bed);Bedroom 2 (Twin + Bunk);Bedroom 3 (Queen + Twin) ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Patio furniture, picnic table, patio umbrella, beach chairs and chaise lounges available for use. Designated fire ring for beach bonfires (weather permitting). Board games, card games, puzzles & childrens toys availble for use. Renters provide own sports equipment, kayaks, life jackets, water toys and other personal items. Ceiling fans installed in all bedrooms and living areas....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys:

    Some pre-school age toys available...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Festivals
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Private beachfront in front of each cottage (not 'shared' beachfront)...moreless

  • Lake View:

    Panoramic view of Lake Michigan from the sundeck, partial view from second story balcony, view obstructed (due to sand dune) on main floor providing sheltered space for relaxing outdoors on windy days...moreless

  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Main floor laundry room...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Natural wood burning fireplace...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Unlimited long distance calls within US...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless Internet...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Owner provides pillows, blankets & comforters. Guests provide own sheets and towels. Linen service available for an additional fee. Contact owner for details....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    Cell phone coverage is not dependable in dune areas...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking for up to 4 vehicles...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine:

    Main floor laundry room...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

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

    Snack bar with seating for 3...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck on cottage with walkway to second sun deck & sitting area overlooking Lake Michigan...moreless

  • Golf:

    Close to several public golf courses....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$2,750

Changeover Day: Friday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:


Notes:

Friday is "change-over" day during the peak summer season. Standard Rate applies to Summer Season. Seven (7) minimum during summer season. Three (3) night minimum in May, September and October.

$400 Security Deposit and signed Use Agreement are required to confirm a reservation. Payment for rental is due in full 60 days prior to scheduled arrival.


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: 11/29/2016
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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Muskegon
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Stony Lake Inn
35 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ludington
1.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Benona Shores
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US-31
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Applewood Grill
Shelby, MI, USA
Nearest Beach
Lake Michigan

Car: Necessary

Additional: Historic lighthouse tours (in season), bike trails, dune riding, fall color tours, local winery.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

About the owner: Our children grew up spending weekends and summer vacations on Lake Michigan and we have many lasting memories of time spent together at Driftwood Cottage. We hope other families will now enjoy our vacation rental property while relaxing and making memories of their own!

Why the Owner Chose Shelby, MI, USA:
Lake Michigan has some of the finest beaches in the world! White 'sugar sand', fresh water and beautiful sunsets. Lake Michigan is by far our favorite spot anywhere!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Peaceful, serene, relaxing ..... a wonderful vacation spot to unwind, reconnect and recharge!


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/29/2016

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Photos

  • Living Area with Natural Fireplace & Spiral Stairs to Upper Level

    Living Area with Natural Fireplace & Spiral Stairs to Upper Level

  • Walkway to Sundeck

    Walkway to Sundeck

  • Breathtaking Fall Sunsets!

    Breathtaking Fall Sunsets!

  • Charming Bungalow Cottage Nestled in the Pines

    Charming Bungalow Cottage Nestled in the Pines

  • Kitchen with breakfast bar

    Kitchen with breakfast bar

  • Window Seat for Reading, Relaxing or Just Catchin' a Few ZZZ's...!

    Window Seat for Reading, Relaxing or Just Catchin' a Few ZZZ's...!

  • Bedroom #1 (Main Floor) Queen Bed

    Bedroom #1 (Main Floor) Queen Bed

  • Bedroom #2 (Main floor) Twin + Built-In Bunk

    Bedroom #2 (Main floor) Twin + Built-In Bunk

  • Bedroom #3 (2nd Floor) Queen + Twin

    Bedroom #3 (2nd Floor) Queen + Twin

  • Miles of White Sand Beaches Along the Lake Michigan Shoreline

    Miles of White Sand Beaches Along the Lake Michigan Shoreline

  • Laundry Room with Washer & Dryer and Extra Fridge

    Laundry Room with Washer & Dryer and Extra Fridge

  • Beautiful Lake Michigan Sunsets!

    Beautiful Lake Michigan Sunsets!

  • Large Sundeck Overlooking Lake Michigan

    Large Sundeck Overlooking Lake Michigan

  • Large Deck Adjacent to the Cottage with Sitting Area & Walkway to Sun Deck

    Large Deck Adjacent to the Cottage with Sitting Area & Walkway to Sun Deck

  • Entrance to Cottage and Wrap Around Deck

    Entrance to Cottage and Wrap Around Deck

  • Dining Area w/ Bay and Built-in Bench Seat

    Dining Area w/ Bay and Built-in Bench Seat

  • Picture Yourself Relaxing Here!

    Picture Yourself Relaxing Here!

  • Bedroom #2 (Main Floor ) Twin + Bunk Beds

    Bedroom #2 (Main Floor ) Twin + Bunk Beds

  • Enjoy a Bonfire on the Beach and Stargazing After Sunset

    Enjoy a Bonfire on the Beach and Stargazing After Sunset

  • Historic Little Sable Lighthouse

    Historic Little Sable Lighthouse

  • Loft Area w/  Pool Table, TV, Built-In Bench Seats & Slider to Upper Deck

    Loft Area w/ Pool Table, TV, Built-In Bench Seats & Slider to Upper Deck

  • Walkway from the cottage toward the sun deck and beach.

    Walkway from the cottage toward the sun deck and beach.

  • Unbelievable Colors of the Sky at Dusk

    Unbelievable Colors of the Sky at Dusk

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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