Enjoy your next vacation surrounded by natural beauty at Ventura Pines Cottage on the shores of Lake Michigan in charming and historic Holland, Michigan.
Ventura Pines Cottage is a stunning craftsman cottage with incredible views of Lake Michigan and can easily accommodate large groups within it 4000 square feet of living area, as well as in neighboring cottages. Natural beauty abounds in the 140 feet of direct lake frontage, private beach (37 total steps in 3 sections) and large 1+ acre yard that is well groomed and lushly landscaped. The cottage is handsome and sturdy in the craftsman style, is recently renovated and well appointed with master carpentry throughout, hardwood floors with inlays, stone fireplaces, leaded glass doors, granite countertops, stained glass lighting and windows. There is a spacious great room living area, well equipped gourmet kitchen with cherry cabinets, lakeside breakfast nook that seats 12, dining room table that seats 12, family room, den, recreation room with pool table and ping pong, 2nd kitchen on upper floor, 2 laundry rooms, 2-car garage, heated floors, security system, air conditioning and ample parking. Of the six bedrooms, two are master suites; the 2nd floor master suite has breathtaking lake views, fireplace, canopy bed, access to sundeck, large master bathroom with whirlpool tub and heated floors. The 1st floor master suite has a ½ bath, sliding door to private patio, and provides garden and lake views. For your outdoor enjoyment the cottage also has a large lakeside screened porch with 2nd floor sundeck above, boulder-lined campfire pit on bluff surrounded by log benches, outdoor patio, charcoal grill, and a huge, awesome private beach. No smoking or pets allowed.
AVAILABILITY AND RATES: Summer weeks are available Saturday - Saturday with rates ranging from $4500 – $6500. Additional charges for large groups and event hosting. Please see availability tab above to check what weeks may be available. Reduced rates are available in off season and monthly winter rates are available upon request.
BEDROOM CAPACITY: The maximum number of overnight guests is 14 that can be accommodated in the 6 bedrooms. Three bedrooms each have a Queen bed, and one bedroom has a Queen and two twins, the den bedroom on main floor has a full sized futon, and small bedroom upstairs has twin bunk beds.
Larger group capacity: Please also see link to Ventura Pines Cabin, the sister property to Ventura Pines Cottage, which is located across the Lakeshore Drive 1000 feet to the south. These two properties are available together for vacations, family reunions and other special occasions. A vacation at Ventura Pines Cottage and Cabin can be a unique and wonderful way to celebrate and unite with family and friends for a reunion, anniversary, birthday or other special occasion. These precious times together can become an extended celebration as up to 60 overnight guests guests can be accommodated at Ventura Pines and neighboring cottages.
Please visit WWW.VENTURAPINES.COM for more photos including most recent beach photos that reflect current beach conditions and lake levels.
PLEASE NOTE: Ventura Pines Cottage is NOT available by the day and is not a wedding venue. It is available exclusively for use by family and friends for vacations and casual events. Small celebrations that are respectful to the neighbors and home may be allowed during your stay under certain circumstances. For more information, please call 561-889-4245. and visit www.VenturaPinesCottageEvents.Shutterfly.com
2018 BEACH UPDATE: Rising Lake MI levels have reduced the size of the beach, and is causing some bluff erosion. There are still 15 stair steps to lower pre-dune, then another set of lower stairs (20 steps) to beach and water level. JANUARY 2018 - PERMIT HAS BEEN APPLIED FOR WITH DEQ STATE OF MI FOR BEACH REVETMENT PROJECT THAT WILL REINFORCE FOOT OF DUNE WITH STONES TO PREVENT FURTHER EROSION. APPROVAL EXPECTED IN 4-6 MONTHS. JOB WILL TAKE 3-4 WEEKS TO COMPLETE, DATES TBD. Please inquire about current conditions, and view recent photos at WWW.VenturaPines.com and on Facebook page. Thanks!