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Multi Family- Friendly Home On Hamlin Lake- South Bayou In Ludington

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom/3 Full Bath With Walk- Out To The Water

**Huge "THANK YOU" to our amazing guest for our sold out summer for 2017**

The only dates we currently have available are: Now to May 25 and then Sept. 2-8, Sept. 10-22.

We are taking reservations for 2018 and are expecting to sell out before December of this year. If you wish to stay with us, please contact me at your earliest convenience to discuss availability.


If you are looking for a getaway to relax, enjoy some family time by the waters edge with all the conveniences of home while still being a 5 minute drive from all the action, we have the perfect home for you. Our home is large enough to accommodate multiple families comfortably.

We are offering you a home with over 2,700 sq. feet of living which includes:

• Well decorated-comfortable home for you to enjoy during your stay

• 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths, sleeps 10 comfortably

• Rural & private setting to ensure a relaxing vacation

• Updated interior to include all the conveniences of home

• Fully stocked with kitchenware, linens and towels

• South facing deck overlooking the water with a patio set with seating for 6

• A large grassy front yard along with lawn down by the water's edge for

enjoying the sunshine and bonfires at night

• An attached 2-car garage

• Open boat house is available with the property for your use

• WIFI, Cable TV, Land Line and DVD players on each TV

We are located 4 miles from Stearns Beach in downtown Ludington and 6 miles from the State Park which is home to the Lake Michigan beach and Hamlin Lake beach along with the dam and walking bridge, numerous running/hiking trails and the popular river to float down.

Our home is furnished with tasteful welcoming decor along with all fresh linens, blankets and pillows for all the beds and washcloths, hand & bath towels for all baths and kitchen. The kitchen is fully furnished as well.

We pride ourselves in the home we are offering to you and will do our best to honor all requests.

Our home is very clean and well kept.

Please honor our non-smoking requirement.

Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

We are not able to rent to vacationing students or singles under the age of 24 unless accompanied by an adult guardian or parent.

Pets Considered:

Pet are not preferred but we understand they may be part of the family and will consider dogs only which are under 10 pounds. Maximum of 1 dog. No others pets allowed. Please call ahead for permission from the owner. We do charge a pet fee and a pet agreement must be executed.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Marta

Mike and I both work in Ludington and have called Ludington our home for over 15 years. We live here year round so we take full advantage of our beautiful lakes in the summer and also all the shoveling due to the lake effect snow that comes our way. We love the small community and the luxury of seeing friends when we are shopping or drop in at one of the local establishments to have a cocktail.

We have traveled many, many places and we are always happy to be able to come back to our home on Hamlin Lake.

Marta purchased this house in 2014

Why Marta chose Northwest

We love living on this little body of water and when our neighbor approached us with the option to purchase her home, we jumped on the opportunity.

We want to give others the opportunity to relax and enjoy what we believe is a great place to live. We bought this property so we could share our little piece of heaven with others.

Since this is a new property for us, we already completed many updates to the home and will continue this year on additional updates to improve the comforts for our guests.

What makes this house unique

Hamlin Lake-South Bayou is a spectacular lake for swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding and fishing. Once you cross through the bridges, you have access to Hamlin Lake where you can enjoy endless hours of boating, tubing and the magnificent sand dunes along with a waterside restaurant and access to the State Park.

To gain access to Hamlin Lake, you will need to go through two bridges which accommodate smaller boats without a problem. We have a Four Winns 180 Horizon boat and we are able to float through both bridges without any issues. The dimensions of our boat is LOA 18', Beam 7' 7" and Total Height 4'9"


Ludington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Full Baths on Main Level 1 Full Bath on Lower Level
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
    Living Room-Lower Level - 2 twin/ single , Single beds are a trundle bed.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We have a firepit down by the lake for bonfires.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Multi Family- Friendly Home On Hamlin Lake- South Bayou In Ludington
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews

Our home away from home

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Marta and Mike lovely vacation rental. We absolutely love our time spent here. My husband and I rent quite a few vacation homes, this is our absolute favorite. The house is perfect, always very clean, beds are comfy, houses is very roomy. The layout is great, we have family visit while we are here, never feel crowded at all. Oh, can't forget the view, so wonderful to have a nice cup of coffee while looking out over the water. Marta and Mike are always available if you have any questions, or need help with anything. If I could rate our overall stay ten stars I sure would.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week with our adult kids and grand kids at this hideaway and thoroughly enjoyed every minute. The owner met us when we arrived, gave us tour, had reading material for us about things to do in the area, and even had fresh homemade cookies for us.

The place is very clean! The kitchen is well stocked with dishes, utensils, cooking tools - everything you need. There was even a big basket full of clean beach towels for us to use.

The owner is very easy to work with, very accommodating and we highly recommend this place!

DeGraaf Family

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous week! Mike and Marta are so accommodating and their place is amazing. The comfort of this home is more than anyone could ever expect. Absolutely equipped with everything plus more than you will need for your vacation. The views were outstanding, the rides on the SS Minnow with Gilligan were a memory I will never ever forget. I will recommend this home to many of my friends and co-workers as an awesome place for a family vacation. Thank you again and Yes you will see us next year. Working on dates this weekend!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful home! We had 6 adults and 4 small children staying there and we had everything we needed, it was one of the best stocked homes we had been in. Also...Marta was a delight! We will definitely be back in the future.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent views, location and hospitality!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I brought 5 of our 6 children with us to Ludington Hideaway for our first family vacation. We are very experienced in renting vacation homes and Marta's fell right in line with comfort and convenience. The views were awesome of the lake, the available rental of the stand up boards, kayaks, canoe and rowboat added to our enjoyment of the property. Marta was very receptive to hearing feedback regarding any concerns, plus we filled out a comment card at the end of our stay. One thing that we felt should be mentioned is that the home does not have air conditioning. We had a great week with weather and Marta had fans for every bedroom, but we have family with allergies that were not used to not having a/c. Plus it is a matter of comfort for sleeping at night. That was our only real disappointment with the home. The rest of the suggestions we had for Marta were merely a matter of preference and convenience from our experience in other vacation homes. The provided linens were a huge plus, as were available sundries like dish washing soaps and laundry soaps...thank you Marta!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very comfortable vacation spot.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous vacation week at Ludington Hideaway. The house is stocked with everything you need and then some. We'll be booking our stay for next year very soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
108 Miles
Grand Rapids
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Stix Bar
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
S.S. Badger
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Hamlock Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
M31 or M10
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Jamesport Brewing Company
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Stearns Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Ludington House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 2017
May 6 2017 - May 20 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
2017 Summer
May 21 2017 - Oct 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fall Colors
Oct 8 2017 - Nov 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $140
Refundable damage deposit $250
Property Damage Protection $99

Damage Protection Required for all rentals.
We Reserve the Right to Adjust Fees as Needed. All Confirmed Rates will be Honored.
We Prefer eCheck through Home Away/VRBO booking option or personal checks but will accept Credit Cards.

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.

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