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Welcome to Magician Lake

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 1 bath, lakefront cottage. Sleeps 8.


2 Hours from Chicago

Sleeps 8

Enjoy an entire weekend during your stay....


*********EARLY JUNE SPECIAL 2018: 2 WEEKS FOR $2500

*** Check-in Friday 4:00pm (Chicago time) 2017 and 2018

***Check-out Friday 11:00am (Chicago time) 2017 and 2018

Weekly rental rate for 2018= $1500 (Memorial Day through Labor Day)

Weekly rentals only between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

3 Bedrooms:

Trundle bed

Queen bed

2 twin beds

Full-size futon in family room. All linens are included.

1 newly remodeled bathroom with shower. Bath towels are included.

Fully equipped, newly remodeled kitchen. Includes stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator and dishwasher. Toaster and coffee maker. All dishes, pots and pans, silverware and glasses are provided.

Flat screen TV and DVD in Family Room.

Air Conditioning

Ceiling Fans, floor and table fans.

Wireless internet and cable tv

Large porch with conversation seating and dining table.

Large concrete patio with picnic table and charcoal grill

Use of swim raft, pier, boat lift and rowboat

Large parking area for autos (limit 5 autos) and boat trailers

NO Tents, Campers, Motor-homes or similar

More Details

Debbie Freeman
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Debbie Freeman

Rick and Debbie Freeman.

My parents have owned the cottage next door for over 40 years. We have had many wonderful summers with family and friends. We love boating, swimming, fishing and enjoying everything lake life offers.

Debbie Freeman purchased this cottage in 2011


Dowagiac Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , vanity
  • New vanity, toilet and shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - Trundle bed, sleeps 2
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Family room: Full size futon
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Loved our trip to Michigan! The cottage was beautiful. I have never rented a cottage before, so I was a little worried about it not being clean. This place was spotless! The sheets were folded up in the closets perfectly. I went to put them on the beds and you could tell that they had just been washed. That made me feel very comfortable about staying there. The kids were able to swim everyday. They loved the diving deck. And we were able to sit in the yard and relax while they would swim. We rented a boat and were able to dock it there. Great vacation! This is the only place that we willl stay when we come to magician lake.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: That you so much for the wonderful review. Your family is welcome anytime because you were great guests.
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Great family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect for our family of 7. The house was very clean with everything you would need. My kids kept busy swimming, fishing and using row boat. Would definitely rent again. We had a blast!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Spent a wonderful weeks vacation. The cottage was immaculate and had everything we needed. The enclosed porch is huge and was great for games and morning coffee. Another plus is that we rented a boat from the marina and were able to tie up right at their pier. I would definitely recommend this cottage.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing & Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place to stay on Magician Lake! The owners are friendly & attentive, and they also keep this gem immaculate. It's simply adorable, chic & comfortable. Everything you need is there and it's also an easy drive to town and other attractions. Make sure you take a look at Debbie's homemade souvenir Magician Lake shirts as well. I would highly recommend this cottage to anyone and look forward to visiting it again. We miss it already!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Palatine, IL USE

Wonderful Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The house is immaculate. The beds are comfortable. The porch is huge and great even on a rainy evening. The floor are easy to clean and great for a family with young children or a dog.

The lake is beautiful. We rented a boat and spent a ton of time on the water. There is a nice protected area to swim with little kids in front of the owners yard. There is a raft off of the dock to swim up to and sun on.

The owners live next door. They respect your privacy, but are extremely attentive and helpful! Debbie makes really nice souvenir tshirts and sells them from her dock. They have an adorable puppy that played well with our small dog too. Very friendly neighbors on all sides.

Would love to return next summer!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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northwest suburbs Chicago Illinois

Excellent family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Cute cottage, quaint and cozy. Immaculate and had all of the necessary items to make our stay comfortable. Great porch for the whole family to gather on in the morning and evening. Wonderful landlord was very friendly and helpful. We would love to return and repeat our stay in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Car: necessary

PGA Harbor Shores Golf & Lake Michigan, Silver Beach in St. Joseph, MI, Orchards Mall, Walmart, Home Depot, Lowes all 20 minutes away. Casinos in Dowagiac, Hartford and New Buffalo, MI. Roller rink, laundromat and restaurants nearby in Sister Lakes and Dowagiac. University of Notre Dame approximately 30 miles away. Winery tours are also nearby. Old time drive-in 5 minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

2018 RATES
1 WEEK $1500
2 WEEKS $2800
3 WEEKS $4100
4 WEEKS $5400


Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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