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You can't get closer to the lake than at this Cabin on Gun Lake.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 8 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Cabin on Gun Lake. Absolutely the best vacation spot

You can't get closer to the lake than at this Cabin on Gun Lake. LUXURY PRIME POINT LOCATION! Absolutely the best vacation spot on Gun Lake! Just step out the back door of your 2 bedroom 1 bath Cabin and enjoy an expansive view of the lake, or jump right into the lake and enjoy a day of fun and excitement...your beach is sandy and shallow near shore but plenty deep at the end of the dock for your boat. Rent a boat, paddle board or jet ski, at the nearby Marina and take a tour of our 2600 acre lake, catch your dinner and enjoy fresh lake Perch, Walleye or Bass...when its time to relax either come inside and enjoy your comfortable cabin or sit out by the campfire...you decide. Conveniently located between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo. Weekly or Monthly Seasonal rental with Saturday check-in. Sleeping for 6-8 with central air, cable and internet service. Gun Lake Casino just 10 miles away for nightly entertainment. Great food nearby. Less than ½ mile from Gun Lake State Park.


Owner
Barry Paxton
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About Barry Paxton

Michigan State Grads

Barry Paxton purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Barry Paxton chose Michigan

You can't get closer to the lake than at this Cabin on Gun Lake. LUXURY PRIME POINT LOCATION! Absolutely the best vacation spot on Gun Lake! Just step out the back door of your 2 bedroom 1 bath Cabin and enjoy an expansive view of the lake, or jump right into the lake and enjoy a day of fun and excitement...your beach is sandy and shallow near shore but plenty deep at the end of the dock for your boat. Rent a boat, paddle board or jet ski, at the nearby Marina and take a tour of our 2600 acre lake, catch your dinner and enjoy fresh lake Perch, Walleye or Bass...when its time to relax either come inside and enjoy your comfortable cabin or sit out by the campfire...you decide.

What makes this cottage unique

Conveniently located between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo. Weekly or Monthly Seasonal rental with Saturday check-in. Sleeping for 6-8 with central air, cable and internet service. Gun Lake Casino just 10 miles away for nightly entertainment. Great food nearby. Less than ½ mile from Gun Lake State Park.

Amenities

Middleville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • newly remodled
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • Master bedroom sleeps two in full size bed and bunk room has two bunk beds to sleep four
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

You can't get closer to the lake than at this Cabin on Gun Lake.
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Great Lake view, right on the water

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is exactly what we were looking for. Relaxing, great view right on the water, near a state park, and not too far of a drive from metro detroit. We have never stayed on Gun lake, it is a large, beautiful lake that exceeded our expectations. The owner was very accommodating,we would highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

By far, the nicest cottage we have ever stayed in for vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed with how well the cottage was supplied w/everything we needed, from cooking, to sleeping, cleaning (great having a dishwasher!). The view of the lake from the patio doors was incredible! Made you just want to stay outside more! Loved the kayaks: I think we all tried them out. Eating our meals by the windows with views of the lake was great. Plenty of sleeping space for

us all to sleep well. The fishing could have been better but at least we could all fish from the dock, especially Frankie, our 4 yr. old nephew who caught the very first fish! We enjoyed having a bonfire our last night, especially seeing sooooooo many stars in the clear sky. We came home with many great memories to share for years to come.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lynn we are glad you had such a great stay!
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5

Nice cottage and great location

  • 5 of 5

We rented this cottage for 6 weeks while our nearby home was being remodeled. Me, wife, daughter, and dog.

Nice roomy two bedroom cottage 50 feet within the water's edge. Amazing views. Sandy bottom lake with gradual drop-off is great for swimming and other water sports. Neighbors on both sides are very nice, polite, quiet, and respectful.

Lots to do in the immediate area. Deep lake mountain bike trail is awesome and only 5 minutes away. Great hiking trails too.

Barry is a good landlord. He will do his best to accommodate any needs and is very responsive.

This cottage rental is a very good value.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bert and his family were great guests and we would welcome them again anytime in the future. We are glad your stay was enjoyable and exactly what you were looking for.
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5

Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family absolutely loved our stay on beautiful Gun Lake. The cottage was perfect and our teens loved kayaking the lake every day. We had a great time and would recommend it to anyone wanting a relaxing vacation. The kids are already wanting to go back!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Barry's Gun Lake Cottage. Coming from California, we didn't know what to expect. The cottage was very cozy and it's location on the lake is just spot on perfect. Everything you would want to do on the lake is right outside of the back door and the fishing is just amazing. My son caught his first fish, while my wife enjoyed the Kayaking every day on the lake. Just an amazing time and we would definitely recommend this cottage and the family who rented it to us to anyone looking for a relaxing yet memorable experience at Gun Lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words, we are glad you all had such an enjoyable stay! Most families tell us they enjoy the great location to swim, fish, kayak and enjoy a relaxing stay on beautiful Gun Lake!
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5

Father and son fishing trip

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time on gun lake. The cottage was nice and had all the appliances that we needed. Felt like home. The view ofvthe lake was great.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review and being our guest, we are glad you had an enjoyable time with your father.
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Grand Rapids Gerald Ford
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sand Bar
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Yankee Springs Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
131
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Sandy's Dinner
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Cannonsburg
Nearest Beach
on site and Yankee Springs State Park
Car: necessary

You can't get closer to the lake than at this Cabin on Gun Lake. LUXURY PRIME POINT LOCATION! Absolutely the best vacation spot on Gun Lake! Just step out the back door of your 2 bedroom 1 bath Cabin and enjoy an expansive view of the lake, or jump right into the lake and enjoy a day of fun and excitement...your beach is sandy and shallow near shore but plenty deep at the end of the dock for your boat. Rent a boat, paddle board or jet ski, at the nearby Marina and take a tour of our 2600 acre lake, catch your dinner and enjoy fresh lake Perch, Walleye or Bass...when its time to relax either come inside and enjoy your comfortable cabin or sit out by the campfire...you decide. Conveniently located between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo. Weekly or Monthly Seasonal rental with Saturday check-in. Sleeping for 6-8 with central air, cable and internet service. Gun Lake Casino just 10 miles away for nightly entertainment. Great food nearby. Less than ½ mile from Gun Lake State Park.

Gun lake is shaped like a butterfly; it has two halves that are somewhat symmetrical and shaped like the wings of a butterfly. In the southeast quarter is an island known as 'Party Island' to those that do not own it. The owner has then such filed a complaint and the island is no longer open to the public. Hence the name 'Party Island' was retired early summer of 2010. On the weekends many boats gather there because of the shallow, sandy rim around the island. Its official name is Orangeville Island. Other than Robbin's Bay, popular fishing spots include Pickerel Cove, on the southern shore, on the left 'wing' of the lake, Bairds Cove, and the many channels that protrude off the 'butterfly' part of the lake. It is the popular tourist destination in the summer. The shops and businesses sprinkled along the shores and inland enjoy that time of year. In the winter, many activities play a part in the lives of people that live there, such and Winterfest, where events such as a polar bear dip take place, and ice fishing in also a common sight in the cold months.

In the lake there are populations of Black Bullhead, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Bowfin, Brown Bullhead, Green Sunfish, Largemouth Bass, Longnose Gar, Muskie, Northern Pike, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Gar, Walleye, and Yellow Perch. Freshwater Crustaceans, known as Crayfish, also have some residency in the lake, and can be found in many of the shallows in the summertime as their young grow. The lake is most famous for its large Walleye population, although according to the last Michigan DNR report in 1991, they only make up about 8.6 percent of the lake's fish. Bullheads are the most prosperous species in the lake, although many of the other species exists peacefully despite their lower percentage of existence.

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Rates & Availability

Middleville Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
June 2017
May 30 2017 - Jun 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
From
$350
Fri,Sat
$1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
July 4th Weekend
Jun 29 2017 - Jul 5 2017
4 night minimum stay
$375
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
Jul 9 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
From
$400
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall/Winter
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,750
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday rate
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 29 2017
8 night minimum stay
$1,400
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$275
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning fee less than 7 $40
Pet Fee $75

Rates are subject to change until booking confirmed, higher rates apply during holidays including Memorial, Fourth of July, Labor Day and Christmas/New years weeks in addition to summer months. NO SMOKING, FIREWORKS or PARTIES allowed. Parking limited to 3 vehicles.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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