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Fantastic Lake Michigan Beach House, Lower Bluff

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,632 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, ( sleeps 6 )

This Lake Michigan Beach cottage is the perfect place to relax and unwind. You will be treated to beautiful views of the water, dunes, and forest as you vacation in a setting that is loaded with natural beauty. Walks on the beach, hiking through the forest, and swimming in the clear, refreshing waters of Lake Michigan await those who would treat this home as their own.

The cottage is located between Ludington and Muskegon in Oceana county. Less than 10 miles from a major highway, we are off the beaten path in a shoreline association of private homes and cottages.

Features of the home include a large wrap around deck where you can lounge, grill, or take a 'just up from the beach” deck shower. The interior of the home has three bedrooms, a living and dining area, full kitchen, and two baths. There are ceiling fans in all bedrooms and living areas. We offer satellite TV and Internet, and free local and long distance calling. There are DVD and VHS players for movies, plus a limited book/video library.

The first floor has a bedroom with two twin beds and the first bath. Two additional bedrooms and bath are on the second floor -- one bedroom with queen bed, the second bedroom with full sized bed. Sheets and towels are provided for renters and included in the rental rate.

The property is lower bluff and includes 100 feet of your own private beach. We have around 20 deck steps-- two sets of 10 or so down to the beach area (which you can see in the photos). Use of two recreational kayaks is included with your rental stay.

This area of Michigan is known for its produce and has abundant cherry, apple, peach, blueberry, and asparagus farms. There are several produce stands and a few wineries in the immediate area.

We are three miles north of Stoney Lake, and four miles south of the Silver Lake area. You will find historic Little Point Sable Lighthouse in the Silver Lake area as well as the magnificent dunes bordering Silver Lake.

The village of Pentwater with its quaint artisan shops and antiques is about a 25 minute drive away.

The area has several golf courses-- Benona Shores golf is just 2 miles away. A tour of nearby Country Dairy Farm is a favorite outing for families with young children, and the thrill of Macwood Dune rides in Silver Lake is not to be missed. There are many additional activity offerings in the surrounding vicinity including a rodeo, an amusement/water park , and the Silver Lake area offers go karts, mini golf, jet skis, windsurfing, and more.

After a day of fun in the sun or sightseeing, make sure you are back in time for the magnificent sunsets. As darkness settles the night sky fills with brilliant stars. A backdrop of chirping tree frogs and waves lapping the shoreline now set the stage. When it's time to call it a day, the sounds of nature remind you that you're here to unwind.

Keywords: Lake Michigan, Michigan, Silver Lake, Sand Dunes, Shelby, beach front, low bluff, sandy beach, vacation house, vacation rental, Stoney Lake, Stony Lake, Michigan, Pentwater, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, private, nice deck, accommodating, Michigan Adventure, Double JJ, Little Point Sable, Lighthouse, golf

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 30, 2017


Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Stoney Lake Inn
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Benona Shores
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
US 31
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Stoney Lake Inn, Stoney Lake cafe, Honk and Holler
Car: necessary

Oceana county is a hilly region dotted with farms, orchards, a few wineries and inland lakes. Quaint towns including Pentwater and Montague are within a half hour's drive. The 'one of a kind' Silver Lake sand dunes are 4 miles away.


Shelby House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1632 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , first floor bath has tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Second floor bath with shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Linens included in rental rate. Queen size Beds (1), Double(full size) Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sheets and bath towel included in rental rate. Two rollaway beds in cottage , suitable for small child only.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Fantastic Lake Michigan Beach House, Lower Bluff
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Great Lake Michigan view

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for a better Lake Michigan experience. Wonderful view of the lake from the deck and just a short walk to the beach from a quiet, clean cottage. The owner could not have been more accommodating

and obviously takes pride in the property. We walked for miles on the beach (even saw a couple of bald eagles there) and used our canoe on nearby Stony Lake and Silver Lake. Prepare meals in the well equipped kitchen or

choose one of the restaurants close by- you can't go wrong here. We will return!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you were able to enjoy the cottage and some of the many natural beauty sightings in this area. Stoney and Silver Lakes are just a couple miles away- which makes for an easy drive for shorter canoe trips. In 2015 two kayaks are provided with rental for paddling in the Lake Michigan waters. Hope to see you back!
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Sunsets and walks on the beach

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a quiet lake experience, and we found it here. The cottage was great, but, for us, the highlight was the perfect location. We enjoyed walks on the beach, morning coffee and evening sunsets on the deck, and drives through the country. The kids loved playing in the waves, showering outside, and climbing the dune behind the cottage. Adults appreciated the easy walk to the beach for preschoolers and a child with special needs. We'll be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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medina ohio

shelby at its' finest

  • 5 of 5

week of pure beauty- house one mile in the woods - beach is the best ! walk for miles either way- lodging was just right- we will be back again and again - great house for six adults and two little ones'-

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.