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Near Ludington - 2019 Summer dates available incl. 3 boats

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 12, 3 full Baths, Quiet location on all sports lake just off of Hwy 10

Stunning! More than a Lake House! Relax in this beautiful home located in the Manistee National Forest at the end of a quiet all sport and fishing lake. Perfect for large families or 2-3 small families. Here you will enjoy the fun-filled days and peaceful evenings in this secluded location with lots to do. More activities are just a 15-30 minute drive. A perfect get away with family or friends.

"Great place to enjoy your morning coffee"

Large living room windows overlook the water, with a wrap around deck where you can dine outside and view the private swimming area and watching boats cruise in the evening. A fire pit, glider swing, and flat area at the waterfront makes for fun summer nights and star gazing. Lake depth is about 10-20 feet in front of pier for fishing or docking your boat. Lots of mature shade trees so bring your hammocks!

Central Air. Modern kitchen with DW, MW, small appliances and cooking utensils. Grill available. Exceptionally clean throughout the home with updated decor reminiscent of Western Michigan. Beds for 12. Master bedroom upstairs has a queen bed, Second bedroom upstairs has a twin/full bunk & trundle, 1 lower level guest room with queen includes a lake view. Additional entertainment space with high quality sleeper sofa plus bonus room/office with full bed and desk. 3 baths with 3 showers plus a jetted tub. Enough room for everyone to find a quiet place to relax giving you peace of mind. WiFi and cable are currently unavailable, however, we have a 2 BlueRay/DVD players, and Wii gaming system. Cellular service for ATT is very good. Bring your own gaming system, movies, and music to sync to the house speakers. New in 2019, 2 kayaks & 1 canoe included in rate.

Plenty to do in the area! 20 min or less - Ludington State Beach, Dunes, all kinds of trails, shopping, dining, river rafting, kayaking, hiking. 30 min - Dunes, golf, ski hills, ATV trails, orchards, snowmobile trails. 45+min - Traverse City, Amusement parks, ranches, more.

More Details

Michael Ottoman
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2018

About Michael Ottoman

Veteran owned and supporter of all men and women who serve and have served in our U.S. Military. We love Western Michigan and appreciate all it has to offer. We always have a great time with our family and friends exploring Ludington, hanging out by the fire or on the deck, and making lots of new memories.

Michael Ottoman purchased this house in 2014

Why Michael Ottoman chose Fountain

Childhood memories have brought us back to this wonderful area that has many activities for all ages and all seasons. We bought this home to make many more memories with family and friends, and, we invite guests to find out what makes Western MI great, and to make their own memories during their stay at our private retreat.

What makes this house unique

We purchased this home because it gives us a peace of mind! Remarkably relaxing, beautiful views, and a private place to get away, but close enough to so many activities and events at anytime of the year. Perfect to enjoy with large families and several friends. Ludington and the surrounding areas have so much to offer. We care for this home and come back often to enjoy it. We hope others can too!


Fountain House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 Main floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 Main floor - toilet , shower
    Master Bath upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Skylight, jetted tub
  • 1 bathroom upstairs, 2 on main level, no bath on lower level
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Guest Bedroom 3 Lower level - 1 queen , Lake view
    Master Bedroom 2nd floor - 1 queen , Walk in closet, view of lake and woods
    Bunk room 2nd floor - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Twin/Full bunk, Twin trundle view of the woods
  • Office in lower level includes Full bed, desk, night stand, ceiling fan. Living room in lower level has High quality Queen sleeper sofa with newer inflatable mattress.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Public launch available. Boats 18' and under recommended. Pere Marquette River launch 5 min away. Hamlin Lake public launch for larger boats. Motorcycle, ATV, snowmobile trails 4 miles away


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Near Ludington - 2019 Summer dates available incl. 3 boats
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Great home

  • 5 of 5

This home is beautiful. The water is great. Kitchen comes with all the items required to cook. Great place to relax and unwind. We were in the water every day!!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home gorgeous view

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week and had a wonderful time. The house is clean with newer furnishings. Gorgeous view, beautiful quiet lake. Lovely deck to sit and enjoy view. Enjoyed swimming, boating and catching turtles. Not a lot of fish for fishing but with small kids was able to fish off dock for lil fish perfect for the kids. Close to Ludington and Pere Marquette river.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely great

  • 5 of 5

Very scenic with wonderful ammenities. Loved that house was right on the water for swimming, kayaking, even fishing for the kids. Great activities near by. The house was clean and neat. A second DVD player downstairs would be nice so kids can watch a movie (and hopefully fall asleep) when they are tired but keyed up from a busy day. We loved the square table for wonderful family dinners and conversations.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We've now added a second DVD/BlueRay player in the lower level for watching movies, or falling asleep!
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Wonderful house on the lake. Enjoyed cool mornings sitting on back deck enjoying cup of coffee.

  • 5 of 5

Would stay at this house again. Beautifully updated and a great place to chill out.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Warm, comfortable, and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Fully enjoyed the weekend. Kitchen had everything I needed to make a complete Thanksgiving Day dinner. Looking forward to spending more Holidays here.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house at a beautiful location.

  • 5 of 5

This house had everything you needed or ever wanted in a rental. Beautifully appointed furnishings. The kitchen was stocked with everything your kitchen could ever want or need. It had lots of room to spread out both inside and out. The addition of the handrail down the steps to the lake was great !! The wildlife that we saw there and the quietness of the evenings around the campfire were so peaceful and enjoyable. I highly recommend this beautiful home in a very quiet neighborhood! The owners were very responsive to my questions and very easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Mason County Airport
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Ludington, S.S. Badger
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Hwy 31
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Rendezvous Family Dining
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Caberfae Peaks
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Ludington State Beach #1 in Midwest
Car: necessary

Manistee National Forest, Dunes, Lake Michigan, Pere Marquette River, Jeep Dune tours,beaches, light houses, ATV trails, Snowmobile trails, skiing, hiking, biking, boating, Horseback riding, kyacking, Orchards, festivals, shopping, art galleries, restaurants, pubs, sporting events, Holiday events


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $180
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

First payment is due at time of reservation. An Agreement will be sent to you 3 business days following receipt of 1st payment. The signed agreement along with a copy of your driver's license needs to be returned in 7 business days to secure your reservation. Information including details about the house and surrounding area will be forwarded to you after receiving the signed Agreement. Access to the house and driving directions will be sent 1 week prior to check in dates. A second and final payment is due 30 days prior to check in. If cancelled less than 30 days prior to check in date, guest shall forfeit 50% of prepaid rent & taxes. Rates based on maximum occupancy of 12 guests. Weekly rates are Saturday - Saturday rentals. All check out times are 11:00 am EST and check in times are 4:00 pm EST. A $180 cleaning fee and taxes are not included in the rental rate listed and are applied as a separate line items. Travelers should examine the quote given which will include a VRBO Service Fee, which is paid to VRBO (not to the owner).

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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