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Beautiful Sunsets! Muskegon Lakefront Cottage! Sandy Beach! PONTOON BOAT!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

Modern Cottage with Cathedral Ceilings

Forget everything you know about cottages. This one’s a treat. Start your day with a dash straight from the grass to the sandy beach, and end it with a view of the starry sky.

The trees in the area make this a beautiful vacation destination, and it’s absolutely stunning in the fall. Choose between the row boat or the paddleboat to float through the lake, and put together a s’mores party at the bonfire pit.

Inside the House

Take in the stunning lake with your coffee in the morning on the back deck. High ceilings and large windows add more character to the great room, with plenty of natural light during the day. The great room features:

•Cathedral ceilings

•Electric fireplace

•Dining area

•Sleeper sofa

The spacious 3 BR, 1.5 BA cottage includes a fully-equipped kitchen and new appliances. The master bedroom is on the upper floor, furnished with a queen bed. The ½ bath and the full bathroom are both upstairs.

Downstairs, the kids can play around in the fort-like bunkroom, and challenge each other to a quick game of foosball. One bedroom has a queen bed and the other has a bunk bed. Also includes:

•Living room

•Sleeper sofa

•TV

Wander right out the lower level and down to the crystal clear lake. The water level starts out shallow, so it’s the perfect depth for little ones to splash around in. Settle in on the patio and put your feet up while you wait for your burgers to finish cooking on the grill.

Our Location

The cottage is just a few miles from major highways, but is still close enough to everything you need. (And you’ll still have reliable Wi-Fi.) While you’re in town, be sure to check out:

•Local Lighthouses

•Scenic Drives

•Lake Michigan

•Sand Dunes

Take a long walk along the beach at Lake Michigan, visit a few of the area festivals and bring your clubs to hit a few at the golf course. A short drive will take you wherever you want to go:

•Stonegate Golf Course (3 miles)

•Michigan’s Adventure Amusement and Water Park (8 miles)

•Silver Lake Sand Dunes (30 miles)

•Grand Haven (22 miles)

•Blue Lake Fine Arts Center (5 miles)

Take advantage of the cottage’s waterfront location, all while you dip your toes in the water and catch your own dinner. You can even rent our pontoon boat during your stay. It’s shared with our nearby house with enough space for 10 guests, if you need more space. Twin Lake has the best western Michigan has to offer. Come see us!

** Please note that outdoor equipment and furnishings are stored away from November until May **

More Details

Owner
Sandy Shores of Twin Lake, LLC
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Sandy Shores of Twin Lake, LLC

Welcome! We’re Kathy and Chuck Kircus, owners of Sandy Shores of Twin Lake. Until the economic downturn, we were both involved in the automotive industry. We’re hard workers, and we love Michigan, so we immediately started looking for a new opportunity. Usually some unexpected event is what makes you realize what’s most important to you. For us, it was spending time with our family, relaxing on our pontoon boat, taking in a crisp view of the night sky.

We knew that in Michigan, we could always find a new start. So, we used the money from our retirement and created Sandy Shores of Twin Lake, LLC. We purchased the cottage in 2005, and the house in 2007.

We understand the importance of family, a calm, relaxing vacation, and how a cozy atmosphere helps bring people together. Our properties aren’t just rentals. This place is home! My family takes an annual 10-day vacation together here ourselves. We adopted four special needs children and we experience our house and cottage with them, our parents, and our close friends.

Each year, we see these children grow as they make little sandcastles and chase fireflies in the yard. Our story started with some hardship and continues with great joy. A house and a cottage later, we’re still planning our vacations and deciding who brings the marshmallows and the graham crackers for s’mores around the bonfire.

In 2015 we celebrated our 10th anniversary as Sandy Shores of Twin Lake. It’s such a gift to us to see our guests making memories with their family and friends here, just like we have. We’d be happy for you to see why our family cherishes Western Michigan so much!

Sandy Shores of Twin Lake, LLC purchased this house in 2005

Why Sandy Shores of Twin Lake, LLC chose West Central

Discover Twin Lake, a freshwater haven that inspires both awe and adventure. Our rentals are designed to give you uninhibited access to the lake and views of its shoreline. Perfect for small children, the lakefront has crystal-clear, warm inland waters, a sandy bottom, and a gradual depth with no muck.

Cozy cottage-like interiors let you curl up fireside while looking out over acres of deep water. Grassy yards lead to picture-perfect beaches. And just a short drive away, historical scenic lighthouses and fun-packed Michigan's Adventure Amusement & Water Park await.

With 25 years of experience in customer service, we’ll ensure your vacation goes off without a hitch. Join us for a lakeside retreat you won’t soon forget at Sandy Shores of Twin Lake, LLC.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This cottage location is great for young grandchildren. Felt very safe tor them while they were in the lake. Cleanliness Five Stars. Very nice neighbors, loved the pedal boat and the row boat. Really close to Michigan Adventure!
Aug 2013
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Amenities

Twin Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , on-suite
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen , On the upper level
    Lower Level Queen - 1 queen , Lower Level Bedroom with Queen Bed
    Bunk Room - 1 bunk bed , Two twin beds/bunk bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , 1 double , Upper level sleeper sofa & Lower Level sleeper sofa
  • Queen size Beds (2) Premium quality mattress on all queen beds, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2), Bunk Beds (1) Bunk Bed that has two twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Fully Stocked Kitchen, Coffee Maker, Toaster, Blender, Griddle, Crock Pot, Pedal Boat, 14 ft, Aluminum row boat with oars, Dock, Patio Set

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Sunsets! Muskegon Lakefront Cottage! Sandy Beach! PONTOON BOAT!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 27 reviews
5

Lovely cottage on the lake

  • 5 of 5

This property was a great value for the price. The cottage is immaculate. It is obviously well maintained and it appeared it had some updates from my original view of the property. The owner has been wonderful to work with. We rented the pontoon that is with the property. Asked to have it for 3 days and then extended to 5. The beach and outdoor amenities were also exactly as portrayed on Homeaway.

The weather cooperated very nicely for us, with only short times of rain and clouds. This was an extremely relaxing way to spend vacation. I highly recommend this property.

The nearby county park was great for our 4 year old grandson.

Enjoyed breakfast at the Anchor Inn on 2 occasions during our stay. Food and service excellent.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great cottage

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, all amenities are great! Nice quiet, beautiful lake.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review! Glad you enjoyed your stay :-)
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5

Great for kids! (and the rest of the family, too!)

  • 5 of 5

In selecting a vacation home, our primary goal was to find one with a nice, sandy beach for the kids (two 9 year olds). The water was very clear, a nice sandy bottom and shallow way beyond the end of the pier. Although we kept an eye on them, we really didn't have to worry about them when they were in the water. They loved the little kayaks and the pedal boat and my daughter and the boys pedaled over to the island twice, where they were pleased to find a nice sandy beach on the other side. The home itself was immaculate and very well stocked - more dishes and glasses than we would possible use. The array of small kitchen appliances was great, and we got a bit of use out of the electric skillet. We enjoyed beautiful sunsets and after-dark bonfires. We didn't do much exploring in western Michigan because we were happy to stay put where we were. I didn't have any reason to contact Kathy, but received a text welcome message from her and was confident that if we did have a problem, she would have resolved it for us right away. The welcome packet sent out in advance was most helpful and contained more information than I have ever received for a vacation rental. All in all, a perfect vacation experience and I hope we can return at some point in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the Great Review! Glad you enjoyed your stay!!
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5

Had a great time exploring western Michigan!

  • 5 of 5

The property was really nice. The lake was clear. Went with a few friends. We had a lot of fun on the boats and having BBQs and bonfires by the water. We visited a lot of wineries and breweries in the area. We watched the fountain light show in Grand Haven and went to Mac Wood's Dunes. It was a nice week away. Would definitely recommend it.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

This is a well cared for beautiful cottage with perfect swimming, and beach activities for the kids. The sunset was gorgeous too!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review! Hope to see you back again!
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Peach13

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time! The views were beautiful, neighbors were friendly and house so cozy we felt like we were at our own home! We were there for business but are thinking about bringing our family back for vacation! Thank you Kathy for being so wonderful to work with!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We are centrally located to major attractions, Cedar Point's Michigan Adventure (8 mins away), Lake Michigan, Grand Haven, Silver Lake, Lighthouses, County Parks, Sand Dunes and Scenic Drives!

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Rates & Availability

Twin Lake House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Memorial Weekend 2018
May 24 2018 - May 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
6/2/18- 6/9/18
Jun 2 2018 - Jun 8 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,495
 
 
6/9/18 - 6/16/18
Jun 9 2018 - Jun 15 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,495
 
 
6/16/18 - 6/23/18
Jun 16 2018 - Jun 22 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,595
 
 
6/23/18 - 6/30/18
Jun 23 2018 - Jun 29 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,695
 
 
6/30/18 - 7/7/18
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,795
 
 
7/7/18 - 7/14/18
Jul 7 2018 - Jul 13 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,695
 
 
7/14/18 - 7/21/18
Jul 14 2018 - Jul 20 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,695
 
 
7/21/18 - 7/28/18
Jul 21 2018 - Jul 27 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,695
 
 
7/28/18 - 8/4/18
Jul 28 2018 - Aug 3 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,695
 
 
8/4/18 - 8/11/18
Aug 4 2018 - Aug 10 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,595
 
 
8/11/18 - 8/18/18
Aug 11 2018 - Aug 17 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,595
 
 
8/18/18 - 8/25/18
Aug 18 2018 - Aug 24 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,595
 
 
8/25/18 - 9/1/18
Aug 25 2018 - Aug 31 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,595
 
 
Labor Day weekend 2018
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$135
From
$150
Fri,Sat
$900
$950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change.
Must be 25 years of age to rent
No Pets allowed
Monthly rates do not include utilities
Pontoon Boat available to rent
Check-in at 3pm and Check-out at 10am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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