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Great home for an off the grid vacation

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
6 nights

About the property

Beautiful 3 Bedroom 2.5 Bath Home On Crystal Lake, Hart

Very private setting on the west end of Crystal Lake. Large Great Room, Large Dinning room and galley kitchen.

Master Bedroom with Bathroom and queen bed, Guest room and bathroom not attached. Lower Level huge room with 2 queen beds, 2 twin beds.

Beautiful sandy beach and dock with fishing boat.

Great fishing lake. Also full boating lake with public launch.

Kitchen included double oven, dishwasher with all the plates and dishes you will need. Charcoal grill

Large deck with steps down to lake.

Close to Lake Michigan and Silver Lake Sand dunes. Golf, horseback riding, pet farm and wine tasting all close by. Great bike trail also with bike rental available.

More Details

Property Manager
Theresa Sorensen
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 3, 2017


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Great home for an off the grid vacation
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Quiet Lake

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a tranquil and relaxing stay. The lake is clean and quiet. The home was perfect for our family with a large gathering area, plenty of outdoor space and a bunk room. The owner lives next door and was available if we needed anything (which we did not) but did not intrude on us. The home was clean and well-maintained. The house is close to Lake Michigan, so we spent a day in Pentwater and a day at Silver Lake. We would stay at Pleasant Valley Farm again and would recommend the place to our friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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From beginning to end, this home provided a positively memorable vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Great vacation home! Of all the choices we could have made for our extended family vacation, we chose this one in little Hart, Michigan. So very glad we did! The house with multi-levels was perfect for teens all the way down to the one year old. Lots of site seeing opportunities and lazy afternoons on the lake. The homeowner, Theresa, greeted us with a big hug, was most helpful with supplies and questions and we became fast friends. Our stay was truly more than we imagined.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Cottage on the Lake...Fishing, Kayaking, Swimming

  • 5 of 5

My family and another family rented this cottage for 6 nights. I was very happy with the communication from the owner of the home prior to arrival in answering all of my questions and she was very helpful upon arrival in showing us around the property/house. The house was even better than we hoped for! Pictures don't do it justice, it's nicely furnished and very clean and well taken care of. Along with the house though are the fantastic extras! A fishing boat with a small motor, a canoe, kayak and a couple floats for the kids to use in the water. Plenty of chairs to sit out on the deck, which has a BBQ grill. There were more chairs down near the water so you can relax, watch the kids play, and there's even a firepit to roast s'mores. There was also some yard games to play- bean bag toss, croquet. Inside there were dvd's and board games plus a Wii. FYI- there's only one working TV but it has cable. What we loved most was that there was so much to do right at the house!

There were 9 of us so we were provided with more than enough towels, including beach towels. Unfortunately there is no washer/dryer, but there is one in town 5 minutes away, next to the Hanson's grocery store and across the street is a great local farmers market. Also right there you can pick up the Hart Montague paved trail, great for biking, walking or running. Also a few restaurants in that 5-10 minute vicinity, That Place had good breakfasts.

The house also has everything kitchen-wise you would need, including some paper towel, zip lock bags, lots of dishes, cups, pots, pans, crock pot, etc.

Overall it was a fantastic time and we were very pleased.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We were undersold. Great value.

  • 5 of 5

The house is very private and so is the fire pit and beach area, back deck, and docks. There are no visible neighbors from the beach. Theresa was accommodating and helpful. We were able to bring the 15 lb dog, who is 8 months old, and that worked well. Had relatives over a couple of days and everyone had a great time. We rented the paddle board from the owner and that was great. I caught a bunch of largemouth bass the last day when I finally figured out to throw my night crawlers right along shore under the shrubs from the boat. We would stay there again. We were able to bring a verizon MiFi hotspot and had internet for everyone's devices.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely vacation home

  • 5 of 5

My family had an excellent visit to Crystal Lake! The house is very big and has plenty of space for sleeping, dining, and hanging out as a family. Our kids loved the sandy shore of the lake and played out in the water for hours. The kayak and canoe were fun additions as well as the fishing boat. We loved having meals on the large deck and enjoyed the shade of the trees and the lake view. The house is stocked with everything that we needed to make it a home away from home. The owners are friendly, helpful, and kind. We would love to come back again next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic vacation destination

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this place on Crystal Lake! It has a lot of charm and is nestled in an orchard. The deck provides a beautiful view of the lake. There is a neat fishing boat that made my son and husband quite happy because they caught some nice bass and pike. There is also a neat inner tube for lounging on the water. We brought our bikes and although the Hart-Montage bike trail was under construction we were able to bike around the lake which was lots of fun. The owners are super friendly and very accommodating. It is close to the dunes which is the main reason we came but would definitely visit again even if we weren't bringing our Jeep. It is also close to the Lewis Petting Farm which was super fun. I would definitely recommend this rental to a friend!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Car: recommended

Close to the Silver Lake State park where you can ride the sand dunes. Close to Lake Michigan and the Bike Path. Bike Rental available. Pent water offers shopping and restaurants. Ludington only 45 min. away.


Rates & Availability

Hart House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $200

There is an additional charge for holiday stays. Please contact owner regrading Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day to see if available and what the additional charge will be.

Manager'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.
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Hart House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom #3 has two queen beds and 2 twin beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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