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Lovely Beach Cottage With View Of Channel, Park, & Lighthouse.

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Glorious Views Of Channel, Tree-filled Park, And Lighthouse. 3BR, Deck, Garage

From the living room, dining room and deck you can view the beautiful channel and the fascinating ships and boats passing through. Directly across the street is a shady park with playground equipment, grills, and the historic Coast Guard Station. Continue on to beautiful Pere Marquette beach, just a 2-minute stroll from your front door.

4 bedrooms, sleeps 9 with a maximum capacity of 11

Central Air Conditioning

Please page to very bottom to see $ rates. We only consider weekend rentals if it's 10 days or more in advance of date, since we generally host week-long family vacations.

Huge deck with glorious views

Living room (cable TV, WiFi)

Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher upstairs with microwave and coffee-maker.

Dining room

South bedroom with Queen bedroom set

North bedroom with double bedroom set

Smaller bedroom with bunk bed + twin bed

Also includes 1 Queen bedroom set furnished apt. downstairs with kitchen, bathroom (toilet and stand up shower) sofa, fireplace, dining table etc.

Double car garage


Deck has table & chairs

Side patio has picnic table

Gas Grill

Side yard & back yard to enjoy w/fire pit


Pets add $50 plus $500 refundable damage deposit.

No smoking inside

No fireworks

Quiet Hours: After sunset on weeknights, after 11pm Fri & Sat.

This is a family friendly neighborhood, so if festivities are loud after quiet hours, we suggest taking a walk on the moonlit shore, or going to the taverns in Lakeside 6 minutes away.

Nearby pubs:

Dockers (walking distance)

The Deck (walking distance)

Boat Yard BBQ

Marine Tap

Lakeshore Tavern


Skeetown Tavern


Nicer Restaurants:

Dockers - walking distance

Lake House -6 miles, 13 minutes

Hearthstone -6 miles, 13 minutes

CF Prime -6 miles, 12 minutes

USS Silversides submarine tour - walking distance

Michigan Adventure - 17 miles north, 28 minutes

Bat'n Club (mini golf, batting cages) - 4 miles, 9 minutes

Craig's Cruisers - 12 miles, 19 minutes (Arcade, Go cars, mini golf, etc)

Blueberry Picking in season

Nearby playgrounds:

On the beach

Spider Park; also has shady picnic areas

Beachwood Park (by Dune Street) - 1.3 miles, 27 minute walk

There's a very nice walk back through the woods by Bluffton Ave

I encourage you to call me at 231-755-5226 with any questions you may have.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 6, 2018


Beachwood-Bluffton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No Fireworks Quiet time outside after sunset or 11pm on weekends. This is a family friendly neighborhood. No Maid service, clean up after yourself
  • If I allow pets it is $50.00 per pet.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Lake View
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • full size bedroom outfit - 1 double
    twin size bedroom outfit - 1 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed
    Queen size bed - 1 queen
    Queem size bed - 1 queen
  • 1 Full bedroom set w/dresser, chest, and night stand, 2 Queen bedroom sets w/dresser and mirror and one bedroom with bunk bed and 1 twin bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Lovely Beach Cottage With View Of Channel, Park, & Lighthouse.
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Relaxing and fun, GREAT LOCATION!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the beach! Our location was easily accessible to so many things. We (4 sibling couples) spent a lot of time on the deck facing the park across the street and in the side yard visiting with each other and watching the sunsets at Lake Michigan! We also had a hotdog & s'more roast on the beach, walked along the channel and out to the breakwater pier and south channel pier. Jeff was accommodating and helpful with anything we might need with regard to the house and our time in Muskegon. The house is set off from the main beach traffic, yet walkable to the beach. The area is safe and the Muskegon Parks department does a good job of keeping the park and the beach clean! In town we enjoyed seeing the Hackley house, Old Fire Barn and Hackley Library as well as a drive down Jefferson street (between Southern Ave and Laketon) to see the old victorian homes. The farmers Market was nice, the musical fountain in Grand Haven and Mr. Scrib's pizza (the best around!) ended our time on a good note. We had wanted to visit the Milwaukee Clipper but it is only available for tours on Sat & Sun and we looked into it on Monday! The Maritime Museum is within walking distance right down the road. There is plenty more to do, we just enjoyed hanging out and catching up wth each other! One of the siblings from Minnesota took the Lake Express Ferry over from Milwaukee to Muskegon - so convenient. We were able to drop them off at the ferry terminal (2 miles down the road) and get back in plenty of time to wave to them on the ferry by walking to the channel from the house. A great send off! Location is everything and this is a GREAT LOCATION!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh Wow! Thanks for the great review and kind words! Listening to everything you did and all the different places/things you mentioned, I do believe that you should be employed by the Muskegon Chamber of Commerce and/or Muskegon Visitors bureau! I'm so glad you enjoyed yourself and welcome you back anytime you desire! Thanks again, Jeff
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Recommended Beach House

  • 5 of 5

Home was clean and inviting. Owner was quick to please and meet our requests. Property is across the street from a nice park with adequate parking for visitors. There's room at the property for 2 vehicles in the garage and 2 in the driveway. Lake Michigan beach, Lighthouses, channel, submarine are all within walking distance. Warmer water and a nice beach on Muskegon Lake are a 5 minute drive away. Definitely recommended!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your pleasing comments about my property Marvin. I'm very glad you enjoyed yourself and would love to welcome you back in the future should you be so inclined. You as well as your family were a complete pleasure to accommodate! Thanks again, Jeff
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Beachfront House

  • 5 of 5

Our six adult, three child family stayed here for the Labor Day weekend. We could not have asked for a better location to suit our needs. The house was clean and the owner, Jeff, was extremely accommodating. We would definitely recommend this rental and stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Claudia and Terry for your kind words. I'm very happy that you had a good time as that is my wish for everyone that stays at my home. Please come back anytime that you desire. It was a pleasure to meet you and I definitely would be happy to see you again. Thanks again, Jeff
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Perfect Muskegon Beachfront Rental!

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend this cottage for a family or group of friends visiting Muskegon! The house is only a block from the water, Pere Marquette Beach Park, and The Deck, a great beach restaurant. It is spacious with big bedrooms, a wonderful deck with a view of the water and great common areas with Wi-Fi and premium TV. Jeff the owner is great - friendly, accommodating and helpful with the house and with things to do around Muskegon. Great rate for our long weekend that blew any of the hotels in the area out of the water. Looking forward to another trip to Muskegon and another stay in this cottage.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Andrew, I'm really glad that you enjoyed your stay. My opinion may be biased, but I don't think that there is any better place to vacation in the summertime than the shores of Lake Michigan. Please come back anytime!
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Outstanding rental

  • 5 of 5

My family and I rent a beach house every year and this one was, by far, one of the best if not the very best. The house offers easy access to the channel, Lake Michigan, The Silversides Museum and other venues in the area and is located directly across from a beautiful park with playground equipment. The views and the deck only enhance the experience. The children in our group were pleased to discover WiFi and cable TV. There was ample room for all of us and our families that were attending a family reunion. The owner is very attentive and makes sure that everything is well stocked. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kevan, That is so sweet of you to say such nice things about my home and how it was so accommodating for you. I know I may have a bias opinion, but I truly believe that my home as well as the location to the channel, park, and beach, invoke good times that turn into great memories of a vacation well spent! Please visit me again! Thank you, Jeff
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Lake House on Lake Michigan

  • 5 of 5

The location is excellent for a family of nine which included two children. Having a park across the street and easy access to Lake Michigan made the stay perfect. We were having a large family reunion and the house provided enough room to have several of the families from the reunion over to visit individually. The owner provided many items that made the stay easier for all of us: dishwashing liquid, blender, toaster, cleaning supplies, provisions for doing laundry and a large supply of towels. This allowed us to move in without having to buy items that we probably would not completely use up. Restaurants within walking distance. Lake Michigan was not very warm but the area between the lighthouses gave shelter from the wind and a beach where we could swim. We are originally from Muskegon and the property made our return visit a wonderful trip down memory lane.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Bill for your kind words and I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay in my home. I grew up in that home and summertime always left me with a lot of fond memories. Please come back whenever you get the notion to relax at my lake house and re-visit your home town! It was my pleasure to accommodate you and your family! Thanks again, Jeff
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Nearest Airport
9.5 Miles
Muskegon County Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Deck and Dockers
Nearest Ferry
3.2 Miles
Cross Lake Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Deck and Dockers
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Pere Marquette Beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $500

There is a $500 dollar damage deposit due at booking that is fully refundable at check-out barring any damage to property. Also pets are allowed provided I agree to accept said pet, meaning I want to know about your pet and how well behaved it is.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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