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Great Vacation Cottage at Crystal-Clear All-Sports Lake!

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5-7)

Great family vacation cottage located at Crystal Lake, a 725 acre all-sports lake with excellent fishing, swimming and boating, thirty minutes east of Greenville, Michigan.

Our cottage is located one block from the lake on a large shaded lot in a quiet area. Cottage guests enjoy their own private dock on the lake just a short walk from the cottage. For boating and fishing, a pontoon boat is available for our guests to rent for an additional fee. Inquire about rates and availability. We also offer mens and womens 21 speed bikes for rent, as well as a classic two seater Schwinn 5-speed tandem.

A shallow sandy bottom at the shore makes for great swimming for the kids. Movie theatre, restaurants and ice cream parlor are all within easy walking distance or a short drive if you prefer.

The smoke-free cottage has an enclosed sunroom and a deck for your enjoyment. This is a great place to kick back and relax!

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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017


Crystal Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Double Beds (1) Double bed in main bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is a queen hide-a-bed in the living room and a day bed on the enclosed porch., Bunk Beds (1) Bunk bed with double bottom bunk and single top bunk in second bedroom
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
A pontoon boat (life preservers included) is available to our guests for an additional rental fee. Inquire about price and availability. Bikes including a classic Schwinn tandem 5-speed are also available for rental. Guests should provide their own helmets if wanted.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Great Vacation Cottage at Crystal-Clear All-Sports Lake!
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the cottage. It was even better than we expected and spotless clean.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little Gem!

  • 5 of 5

We are so happy we discovered Red Cottage, it was perfect! Super clean, well stocked with everything from napkins to firewood. The lake access is sandy-bottomed, wonderful for swimmers, just a short walk from the cottage. We appreciated that it was located on a quiet back street. The sunroom was a plus,pleasant to use for games. Though we didn't rent the pontoon, we enjoyed swimming from it and just relaxing there. The owners are so congenial and helpful. Truly an outstanding property.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cedar Springs, MI

Perfect affordable escape

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely perfect! Had several guests out to enjoy the weekend and they all awed over the affordability and the location and the perfectness! It was super clean, fully stocked with firewood, lawn chairs, kitchen everything, blankets, towels, just bring your clothes and you will be set! Dock was a short walk from cottage but beautiful. The water is very sandy with no seaweed perfect for kids to swim right off dock. We decided to not rent the pontoon but was wonderful that it was made available if we wanted to. Renter was so hospitable. Met us at cottage to show us around and make sure we had all our questions answered and we knew where Dock was. Kids loved the tree swing in the front yard. Many memories were made, thanks for an enjoyable time!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Durham, NC

Relaxing Cottage Getaway on a Beautiful Lake

  • 5 of 5

My family and I truly enjoyed our stay at this quaint cottage on Crystal Lake. This getaway is located in the quiet town of Crystal on a beautiful recreation lake. This cottage was the perfect size for our small family of four and could have easily slept 2-3 more people. The A/C window units served as great "white noise" for our little ones so they weren't woken up by the adults that stayed up later talking, watching TV, or enjoying the fire pit outside. There is a great rope swing that the kids definitely enjoyed! Even though this rental is in a more remote destination, we still got great cell phone service, and the cable television was nice one evening when it rained. We definitely look forward to staying at the little red cottage again!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family get together

  • 5 of 5

This cute little cottage - a block from the lake had everything we could want & then some! We were looking for a cottage to rent on a lake in Michigan - near where we "used to live" so we could visit old friends & family (and have a comfortable home base) - just before my son deployed for Afghanistan.

It was a little chilly - early in the season - but the owners had heaters - plenty of blankets - and a generous amount of firewood for us! With 2 bedrooms & the sunporch - the accomadations were roomy for: Granny, Son, Daughter-in-Law, and grandson!

We had plenty of room to entertain dinner guests & they have a nice firering (for roasting up those "S'mores!). Walking distance to the beach & playround (then too several nice resturants - AND an Ice Cream stand) were additional - plus's to this rental. We had great times on the pontoon - plus cuaght a few fish! Our stay was all too short & we'd love to come back again!!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Phoenix, Arizona USA

Great family gathering spot!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Red Cottage! Lots of room for gathering on the deck outside when weather permits or inside in the enclosed sunroom with huge windows with screens to keep the bugs out. Beds were very comfortable and lots of them... ny husband and I took the sunroom's twin trundle beds and loved the fresh air coming in through the screens at night. Ceiling fans helped move the air, but if it had been hot enough every room has its own A/C. Lots of towels, supplies, and dishes, the owners thought of everything!

Thanks for a great Memorial Day weekend! We will be back!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind comments. We strive to make sure all of our guests have a relaxing, stress-free stay!
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Nearest Point of Interest
Roller Rink
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Public Boat Launch
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The Chocolate Store
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Bait Shop
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Crystal Cafe
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Crystal Box Office
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Ice Cream Shop
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Lake Street Station
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Pizza Parlor
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LG's Restaurant
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Blanchards Supermarket
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Crystal Raceway
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red cottage private dock
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Candle Cottage
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Stone House Treasures

Crystal Lake is home to an age-old roller rink that is open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings. The local stock car track has races every Saturday night weather permitting. There are several quality restaurants within 1/2 hour drive. Access to an extensive paved bike/walking trail is twenty minutes away, or you can join many others in their daily walk/bike five miles around our beautiful lake. The Crystal Box Office theatre is a classic old small-town theatre that operates Friday through Sunday, with inexpensive small town prices to boot. Or, walk to the local ice cream parlor for your favorite hand-dipped cone or sundae.


Rates & Availability

Crystal Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Nov 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 6.0%

Rental by the full week only, Saturday to Saturday, from mid-June through Labor Day. Ask for rental rates for pontoon and/or bikes.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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