Welcome to Sandy Shore Cottage. A lakefront gem, enjoy 100 feet of waterfront & a charming updated cottage that sleeps 10 comfortably. The perfect spot to make life long memories! Styled in classic lake decor, experience the best of Lake Life at Pretty Lake. The hardest decision you'll have to make is to relax in the hammock, take a kayak ride or warm up by the beachfront campfire.
The cottage is well stocked, the full kitchen includes a variety of cottage dishes, pots & pans, silverware, coffee maker, keurig, toaster, microwave & washer/dryer. With a great layout a pack-n-play & highchair will easily fit. The living room has a tv/dvd player with dvd's, books & games and a beautiful lake view with a wall of windows. There is no cable or wi-fi, the cell reception is good. The two bedrooms & a separate sleeping porch (3rd bedroom) include all bedding, pillows & linens. There is 1 1/2 baths including a bath tub & bath towels. Enjoy a Weber grill for outdoor dining on the viewing deck or at the picnic table. There will be a starter stock of paper towel & toilet paper for the week. The sandy beach includes sand toys, adirondack chairs, lawn chairs, 2 person hammock, 2 kayaks & a paddle board. There is a also a fishing boat with oars & life jackets to use.
The cottage is located on a hill overlooking the water with 10 steps down to a viewing deck with chairs and iron table set. Take 38 stairs down to the sandy beach. Enjoy gorgeous sunsets on the beach. There is also a large grassy yard for family game night. Pretty Lake is a 120 acre all sports lake it has a public boat launch if you'd like to bring your own boat. Very sandy swimming area and clear, clean water. This cottage would fit 2 families comfortably. The nice thing about the sleeping porch is that is is separate if needed by a door that closes for privacy. Non smoking and no pets.
About the area ~ Mecosta has a small village with a gas station called Fates - this stop has everything you might need including gas, a small grocery, misc. items, etc. it is about 6 miles from cottage, there is also a delicious bakery, grocery store, family diner style restaurant and a family dollar 6 miles from cottage. There is also a fabulous book store that is only open on weekends, a must stop and see. There are amazing photo opportunities at the cottage as well as the surrounding farms & country setting.
The cottage is 10 miles from Canadian Lakes, this resort town features world-class golf and dining. Tullymore and St. Ives along with other golf courses are located here. Antlers is an excellent fine dining option. Remus is about 12 miles from cottage and also has a nice grocery store, tavern, pizza and ice cream stand.
Bluegill Lake campground is close by with a camp store that is open to the public. Soaring Eagle Casino is 34 miles away & Big Rapids is 15 miles (Ferris State University, excellent downtown shopping, breweries, dining & a great Farmer's Market on Tuesdays & Fridays).
There is so much to see and do visiting Mecosta and Mecosta County. We hope your journey leads you to Sandy Shore Cottage. A place for new memories to last a lifetime!
Across the street from the cottage is the Martiny State Game Area, open to the public for hunting, hiking & exploring.