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Summer 17 only 2 weeks left Spring Lake Cottage w/ lake views & private boat doc

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,450 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 - 31 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms & 1.5 Bath Renovated Spring Lake View Cottage w/ private dock access

Our completely renovated Spring Lake bungalow-style cottage offers over 1450 square feet of fully furnished living space with a beach décor theme. There are 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths and also a day bed with a twin mattress. The main level has gorgeous hand scraped teak hardwood floors and refinished pine floors upstairs. Relax in our inviting living room next to the gas fireplace or cool off with the central air. The kitchen is fully equipped for all of your cooking needs and stainless steel appliances. A bistro style dining table offers you a lake view to enjoy along with your morning cup of coffee. Just off of the kitchen is a laundry room with a full-sized washer and dryer for your use. We provide the linens, towels and beach towels so no need to worry about packing these.

The backyard patio furniture has seating for 6 and full-size gas grill. Enjoy an outdoor dining experience while watching sailboat races, views of the lake or just relax and let your cares melt away. Our cottage is just around the corner from the public access to spring lake and is located 1 block off of the bike path. A neighborhood park with a play set for the kids is just 1.5 blocks away.

Renters have access to a 100 foot private dock and deck with patio set that is just one and a half block away from the cottage. The dock has electric and can accommodate up to a 25ft boat if you want to bring your boat along. Love to fish? Enjoying fishing off of our private dock or check out one of the charters Grand Haven has to offer.

Want to spend the day on one of lake Michigan’s best beaches? Grand haven beach is just 2.5 miles away or north beach park 3.3 miles away. Our cottage is in the perfect location to offer you peace and quiet, lake views and easy access to all of grand haven’s greatest attractions and charm! Upon arrival, we will meet you at the cottage, give you a tour, answer your questions and make sure you have everything you need to enjoy your stay. We want your vacation with us to be worry and hassle free.

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Ann & Dan Smith
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
May 8, 2017

About Ann & Dan Smith

We purchased our second home in the Grand Haven area, which is a block away from the cottage and will be our retirement home. We have been vacationing and boating here for the last 10 years. We love the Grand Haven/Spring Lake area! It has some of the best beaches, boating and sunsets anywhere in the world. We enjoy being able to walk the boardwalk to the lighthouse, attend the many festivals and events in the area and watch the musical fountain. We have visited many places and our favorite place to vacation is Grand Haven/Spring Lake. We love Lake Michigan 'Salt free and Shark Free!'

Ann & Dan Smith purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Ann & Dan Smith chose West Central

Best of both worlds, close to downtown Grand Haven and all the hustle and bustle, yet far enough away to enjoy Spring Lake, relaxing in the backyard watching the sailboats. Or better yet, bring your own boat and enjoy boating and use of the private dock just a block and a half away. The public access is one house away, perfect for launching your kayaks or if you prefer biking, the bike path is at the end of the block. There is a garage to store the kayaks or bikes you bring along. Want to bring your own boat, you have access to our private 100 foot dock with electric and private deck to just enjoy relaxing by the water.

What makes this cottage unique

Spring Lake, is a nice lake offering 1.741 square miles, a great place for boating, tubing and a channel that provides access to Lake Michigan. At night you can watch the musical fountain in downtown Grand Haven. Cottage has Lake view & provides lake access without the cost of paying for 'waterfront' cottages and includes a private dock on Spring Lake. We love the quaint charm of the bungalow cottage and watching the sailboat races is one of our favorite things to do while relaxing at the lake.


Spring Lake Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • First floor bath - toilet , tub , shower , Features a pedestal sink with shower/tub combo & beach theme
    Upstairs half bath - toilet
  • Towels, hair dyer provided
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Master Bedroom, has a dressing table and room for crib
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Has view of lake
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Has view of lake
  • Living room has a twin daybed on main level.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Summer 17 only 2 weeks left Spring Lake Cottage w/ lake views & private boat doc
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Great place to bring your family

  • 5 of 5

Your cottage was a beautiful place, very roomy, very clean, and very accomodating. We also enjoyed the patio outside and the grill. Your boat dock was not to far and we had a great time hanging out there a couple of evenings. Your cottage was in a peaceful quiet neighborhood. Grand Haven and Spring Lake area is a nice place to vacation. Lots of things to do, great beaches, good eating places, and plenty of shops to go in. We enjoyed the Community worship service on Sunday evening, enjoyed walking out to the lighthouse several times, and enjoyed the water fountain lightshow. The temperatures and the water were just right most of the week. The cottage and the area of Grand Haven/Spring Lake is a wonderful place to have a family vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and kind words. We are very glad that your family enjoyed your vacation at our home.
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Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing stay. We have 4 boys and this house had plenty of space for all of us! I love being able to pack only personal items, this house had everything from dishes, to towels, and even a baby gate for the stairs! Thank you so much for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you had a wonderful vacation and enjoyed our cottage for your vacation!
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Beautiful Lake, Fun cottage

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed a wonderful, relaxing week at Spring Lake in July, 2016.The cottage was perfect for our needs. We loved the nautical theme and found it to be very neat and clean. The bedding was very adequate and comfortable.The private dock space on the lake was our favorite place "to chill out"! Even though it was a very hot week, down by the lake it was always 10 degrees cooler. The owners were most pleasant and accommodating. A ceiling fan on the front porch would make it perfect. Hope to return in the future. We loved the slower pace of the Spring Lake area.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed our cottage! We look forward to having your return for a vacation in the future. We will look into that suggestion of a ceiling fan on the front porch, have thought about it myself!
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St. Louis, MO

Wonderful, clean home that is close to everything

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this cottage in July, 2016. The cottage was very clean and had everything that we needed, right down to beach towels. The owners are very personable and take great care to make sure that guests have an enjoyable time. They provided us recommendations for restaurants and beaches that made our stay even better, including where to go to see fireworks on the Fourth of July. When something small broke, they stopped by right away to fix it. I enjoyed having laundry on site to clean beach towels and kids' clothes. We were close to Grand Haven beaches and were just a few minutes' drive away from downtown Grand Haven but far enough away from the Grand Haven traffic and crowds. We enjoyed walking along Spring Lake in the evening. We loved staying here!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy you enjoyed our home! We provide ourselves in making sure our guests have a wonderful vacation. We look forward to having you stay with us again.
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Off Season Rental

  • 5 of 5

Due to a plumbing issue with a previous rental my husband and I had to move in the last month of my pregnancy with our first child. Finding this house was a blessing. We rented it for nine months during the off season and I have loved every minute here. The house has so much charm, everyone who comes over absolutely loves it. I have really enjoyed going for walks as the area is beautiful with views of the lake and lots of big trees around. If you enjoy walking there are some beautiful paths nearby and you can also walk to Grand Haven. Kids can play outside safely as the house is on a small, quiet street in a quaint little lakeside neighborhood. I will be very sad to leave this home because I love the house and it is where we became a family.

Our experience with the landlords has been top notch. They are very friendly and took excellent care of us during our stay.

The house itself if wonderful with a large living room area, beautiful three season porch, a cozy kitchen with newer stainless steel appliances, a laundry/mud room, three bedrooms (all are good size with one being quite large) and one and a half baths. Anything you could need for cooking is provided, even a grill. You could not ask for a better home to stay at during your vacation.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you have loved our cottage and were able to make it a home for your family and have many cherished memories. It holds a special place in our hearts as well and we are thankful to have such great tenants to take care of our cottage.
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A Great Value

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week last summer, and the cottage was exactly what we had hoped for. It was very clean and well maintained. The owners were very responsive and pleasant to deal with. The location itself was excellent as well, as it is close enough to the busy Grand Haven attractions, and far enough away to relax and enjoy some quiet time on Spring Lake. We went during Coast Guard week, so it was nice to be able to get away from the crowds and the bustle from time to time. We had our (3) young children with us and the cottage was more than accommodating for them. A favorite was the large enclosed front porch where the little ones enjoyed their breakfast each morning. We will definitely consider staying here again during future vacations to the Grand Haven area.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We throughly enjoyed getting to meet your family. The front porch is one of the things I miss the most about the cottage, as I loved sitting out there in morning and reading or playing games in the evening. We hope to see you and your family in the future when you return to the Grand Haven area.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Gerald Ford International Airport, Grand Rapids
Nearest Barpub
1.75 Miles
Jack's tiki bar Holiday Inn
Nearest Ferry
21 Miles
Lake Express in Muskegon
Nearest Golf
4.1 Miles
Spring Lake Country Club
Nearest Train
36 Miles
Grand Rapids Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Highway 31
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Pine Street Cafe, Ferrysburg
Nearest Beach
2.5 Miles
Grand Haven Public Beach & State Park on Lake M
Car: necessary

Grand Haven/Spring Lake is a great place for a family vacation, offering some of the most beautiful beaches, gorgeous sunsets, the musical fountain, coast guard & salmon festivals. Or if fishing is something you enjoy, there are numerous charters who can take you salmon fishing. Maybe renting a boat or jet ski or a sunset cruise is more your style, all are available in downtown Grand Haven. Or stroll along the boardwalk for along the channel to the lighthouse at the end of the pier and don't forget to try Pronto Pups or one of the many ice cream shops along the way. If you are into adventure parks, Michigan's Largest Amusement & Water Park is less than an hour away. Or take a scenic drive along the coast and visit the many quaint beach towns and wonderful shops or take a dune buggy ride. The area has so much to offer you will want to return time and again.


Rates & Availability

Spring Lake Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Season
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
July 4th Week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jul 8 2017 - Jul 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Coast Guard week
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 5 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
31 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Off season long term rental $1,195 a month.

Holiday weeks, 4th of July, and Coast Guard are $1,350 plus tax, cleaning fee and security deposit.

Checking in time 4 pm, check out 11 am. Mulitple week rental are encouraged in the summer season, discounts offered for multiple weeks rental. We only rent by full weeks, no nightly rental minimum rental is 7 nights.

Rates are subject to change until reservation has been secured. MI sales tax is 6%.

Cancellations – A sixty (60) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellation less than 60 days does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit unless the time period reserved is able to be rented then the deposit will be refunded less a $100 service fee. There is no refund for early departures.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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