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Lakefront 3 Bedroom Cottage/Silver Lake in Rockford - Grand Rapids Area

(18 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/20/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 bedroom 2 bath updated cottage/home.

The cottage is on Silver Lake, which is one of the premier lakes in West Michigan, only 15 miles from Downtown Grand Rapids and 5 miles from Downtown Rockford. The home was updated in 2013 and has about 1700 sq. feet with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, plus a 3 Season porch. The cottage is in a quiet and safe neighborhood on a large flat lot with 80 feet of sandy beach with a fire pit for gathering with your family and friends. The property also includes a 300 foot deep back lot with a large driveway and garage.

Silver Lake is an all sports lake with about 225 acres that is in the top 5% of lakes in Michigan in water clarity. The home faces southeast so you will enjoy waking up to beautiful sunrises and sunsets that can be seen from the water.

A dock is included with a 14 foot rowboat, 4 person paddle boat, kayaks, a canoe, and a stand up paddle board is provided for your enjoyment. The cottage also has a basketball hoop, corn toss, croquet, horseshoes, volleyball, boccie, 4 bikes, etc. are available for your use.

There are numerous recreational activities in area with numerous parks and bike trails close by. Many golf courses are located close by with Silver Lake Country club located adjacent to the lake that is open to the public. A variety of wonderful shops and restaurants are located within 5 miles of the cottage. In the winter Cannonsburg Ski Resort is 2 miles to the south of the home.

Please note * This is a private lake. There is a boat ramp, but it is only open on Monday and Wednesday nights from 6 pm
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Owner

Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/20/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1700 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Children Welcome:

    Fantastic flat lot with many toys for kids and adults to play with. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking only allowed outside...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Main floor bedroom...moreless

  • bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Upstairs bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Main floor bedroom and two bedrooms on the 2nd floor. 1 king and 2 queen beds. There is an additional futon in the TV room upstairs and a single sleeper sofa in the living room. Also includes a queen and single air mattress. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Main level full bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Upstairs full bath...moreless

  • Tile floors with large showers.

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Board games, horse shoes, bocce, jenga, volleyball, and basketball hoop available. ...moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screen telvision in living room as well as master bedroom and upstairs area with futon. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    Board games and beach toys included...moreless

  • Video Games:

    X-box and Wii and games available....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    80 feet of frontage...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Small table in Kitchen with that can expand for 4 people. Additional high top table on the 3 season porch with 6 chairs. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Window units are included. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage:

    Available for storing toys, bikes, etc. ...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Sectional leather couch and chair ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking in driveway and on street if needed. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    4 hybrid/mountain bikes will be available for renters....moreless

  • Boat:

    A newer 21 foot Pontoon Boat with a quiet 4 stroke motor is available for rent for the 2017 season. Row boat, canoe, large 4 person paddle boat, kayaks, and stand up paddle board is included....moreless

  • Golf:

    Many courses near by, with Silver Lake Country Club on the east side of the lake that is open to the public. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks, canoe, stand up paddle board available. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Gas Grill...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Cannonsburg Ski area is only 3 miles away. ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    life jackets and swimming raft available. ...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 18 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
Jun 3 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,950

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Peak Summer
Jun 24 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,450 $8,600

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Late Summer
Sep 10 - Oct 8, 2017
2 night min stay
$195 $245
Fri, Sat
$1,300 $3,500

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Fall
Oct 9 - Nov 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$195 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,100 $3,500

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving
Nov 22 - Nov 26, 2017
4 night min stay
$275

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Christmas/New Years
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2018
4 night min stay
$275
$1,400

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Early Summer
May 26 - Jun 15, 2018
7 night min stay

$2,100

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Peak Summer 2018
Jun 16 - Sep 7, 2018
7 night min stay

$2,600

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$195 $220
Fri, Sat
$1,100 $3,500

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning/Linens $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

25% of payment due at booking with the remaining 30 days prior. Normal check in time is 4 p.m. and check out is 11 a.m. Depending on if renters are in the cottage before your arrival or after, we can have some flexibility on times.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Grand Rapids Ford Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Timbers
50 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Muskegon
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Silver Lake Country Club
15 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Grand Rapids
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
131
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Timbers
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
Cannonsburg
40 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Michigan

Car: Necessary

Silver Lake Golf Club is on the West side of the lake. Numerous mountain bike parks within 5 miles. Bike trail starts at North end of the lake through beautiful scenery to the village of Cannonsburg.

Downtown Rockford has many shops, restaurants and activities for the family.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: Professional life long resident of the Grand Rapids area. This is the 3rd home that I have lived in on Silver Lake. Proud father of 2 great kids. Career change has prompted move to Portland, OR and allowed the opportunity to offer my home for your family and friends enjoyment. Two of my brothers also live on the lake and are also available to help with any issues or questions you may have with the property.

Why the Owner Chose Rockford, MI, USA:
Great location only 15 miles from downtown Grand Rapids and 5 miles from quant and historic Rockford. Home is on a quiet and safe street with plenty of room outside for many activities. Home shows pride of ownership and offers a variety of amenities for guests of all ages.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The back lot has space for a trailer or if extra space is needed.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/20/2017

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Photos

  • View of Silver Lake from Property

    View of Silver Lake from Property

  • View from lawn

    View from lawn

  • canoe, stand up paddle board, kayaks, and row boat

    canoe, stand up paddle board, kayaks, and row boat

  • Pontoon that is available for rent

    Pontoon that is available for rent

  • Kitchen, new stainless appliances

    Kitchen, new stainless appliances

  • Office and family/sitting room

    Office and family/sitting room

  • master bedroom - King bed

    master bedroom - King bed

  • sunroom

    sunroom

  • 21 foot pontoon with a quiet 4 stroke motor.  Available for rent

    21 foot pontoon with a quiet 4 stroke motor. Available for rent

  • Home from street

    Home from street

  • Pontoon available for rent

    Pontoon available for rent

  • Sunrise

    Sunrise

  • Kitchen/living room

    Kitchen/living room

  • Living room with leather sectional and chair.

    Living room with leather sectional and chair.

  • Back lot.  Plenty of room additional vehicles and activities

    Back lot. Plenty of room additional vehicles and activities

  • Sunroom

    Sunroom

  • Sunroom

    Sunroom

  • Upstairs TV room with futon

    Upstairs TV room with futon

  • Upstairs bedroom queen bed

    Upstairs bedroom queen bed

  • New 4 person paddle boat, great for fishing and swimming.

    New 4 person paddle boat, great for fishing and swimming.

VRBO #710565

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Monday, March 20, 2017

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