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Large 4 BR with 40' Private Dock on Pentwater Lake - Sleeps 8

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View from the upper deck of dining room.


Last updated: 03/17/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

80 feet of lake frontage with a 40 foot dock for your private use. Full access to Lake Michigan for fishing or other sports. Two large family rooms (1 with wet bar and gas fireplace) provide plenty of room for everyone. Large dining room with gas fireplace. Open-air deck and 3-season room. Large picnic table on the basement patio. Over 2400 sq. ft. with views of Pentwater's famous sunsets from every room!

Enjoy shopping in the friendly local stores. Ice-fishing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing available in the winter. Only 1.5 hours from Crystal Mt. for great family skiing and snowboarding. (Contact owner for winter availability.) Festivals, art fairs, band concerts on the Village Green in the summer.

Keywords: House, dock

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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/17/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome:

    No fence on seawall and property is close to road....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Not allowed anywhere in the house or 3-season room. May smoke on the outside patio. Please use ashtray provided....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No pets of booked guests or pets of visitors are allowed on the property....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Doorways are not wide enough for wheelchairs....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    on main floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    on main floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    on main floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    on lower level with own sink, shower, toilet...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3) Two upper level bedrooms have Queen beds. One lower level bedroom has a Queen bed. , Twin or Single Beds (2) 1 upper level bedroom has 2 twin beds. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    On main floor....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    On lower level....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Games, Puzzles, Books, Color Books, etc. available. Guest book with lists of restauants, shops, activites in the area, etc. ...moreless


  • Books:

    Children's books and adult books and magazines are on shelves in upper famliy room. ...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    1 Blue-Ray DVD player in upper family room. DVD/VCR combo player in lower family room....moreless

  • Games:

    A selection of games, puzzles, coloring books and crayons/markers, crafting ideas and paper....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Ipod player in upper family room....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    One 27' TV/VCR/DVD combo (not HD) in lower level family room. One 32' HDTV in upper family room. 1 flatscreen on wall in dining room....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Ipod/phone receiver in Upper Family Room hooked up to speakers. Cassette tapes for music and kareoke in lower level family room with some LP records....moreless

  • Toys:

    Some beach toys are available....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    A few family VHS tapes and DVD's are available at the house. You may also rent them from the library in town....moreless


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Includes a 40 foot private dock; seawall - no beach area....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Table in dining room has 4 leaves and seats 10-12. Additional tables in each family room....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air and 2 window air conditioners...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Natural gas front loader....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    1 in upstairs family room....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas heat...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets and pillow cases (2 pillows per guest), comforters, extra blankets....moreless

  • Living Room:

    1 main level and 1 on lower level....moreless

  • Parking:

    Room for up to 4 vehicles on cement driveway....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Room for 1 boat trailer. RV's not permited....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    2 bath towels per guest, washcloths, handtowels and some beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Large capacity top-loader...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Highspeed wireless....moreless


  • Catering Available:

    At the Boathouse Bar and Grille across the street....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup drip...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Table service (dishes, glasses, silverware, etc.) for 8 (with a double set of everything). All pots and pans plus a crock pot, blender, mixer, roster, electric fry pan and bakeware....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 16...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Toaster, blender, crock pot, roaster, griddle, electric fry pan...moreless

  • Microwave:

    (3) One in kitchen. One in each of the family rooms....moreless


  • Balcony:

    Off the dining room with table, umbrella and 6 chairs....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    For rent at the kayak shop in Pentwater....moreless

  • Boat:

    Available in Pentwater for rental....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (3) Large open deck off dining room. Patio with picnic table off basement family room. Small deck off the kitchen with gas grill....moreless

  • Golf:

    Many courses available nearby in Hart, Shelby and Ludington....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Available in Pentwater for rental....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Small 3-season room off the upper famly room. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Narrow grassy area off lower level....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Hooked up to natural gas on deck off of the kitchen....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Public courts nearby in Pentwater....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Jet skis, ski boats, pontoon boats available for rent in Pentwater. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 5
from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 6%


No renter or visitor pets allowed on the property - inside or out. Strict limit of 8 overnight guests. Limited parking area: oversized boat trailers may need to be stored elsewhere. Call owner for information.

Reservation/damage deposit is due within 1 week of reservation. Final payment is due no later than 30 days before start of vacation. Payment is by personal check to: Denlar Lakefront Rental.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/17/2017
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90 Miles
Nearest Airport
Muskegon 40 miles, Grand Rapids 90 miles
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Boathouse Bar and Grille
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 31 North
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Boathouse Bar and Grille
70 Miles
Nearest Ski
Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville, MI
2.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Charles Mears State Park, Pentwater, MI

Car: Necessary

Sandcastle Children's Museum in Ludington, MI

Petting Zoo in New Era, MI

Pentwater Historical Museum in Pentwater, MI

Jet Ski and Pontoon Boat Rental in town.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1982

About the owner: Originally from Bethesda, MD outside of Washington, DC. Teacher and Executive Secretary at Blue Cross 1970-1994 in Lansing, MI. Permanently moved to Pentwater in 1997. Moved into Mack Place Condos in town (by the blue water tower) in 2005 and opened up the Lakehouse for rentals. Used to sail up and down Lake Michigan shoreline from 1972-1982.

Why the Owner Chose Pentwater, MI, USA:
Bought this property in 1982 because it was on Pentwater Lake. Beautiful view in the fall! Easy acces to town.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Private 40' dock right outside your door. Easy access to the Expressway and also to the village of Pentwater. Walking distance to Boathouse Bar and Grille for excellent pizza, soup and sandwiches. Many, many amenities provided to make it feel "just like home!"

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/17/2017

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  • View from the upper deck of dining room.

    View from the upper deck of dining room.

  • Upper family room -TV, gas fireplace. Opens to 3-season room. Wet bar in back.

    Upper family room -TV, gas fireplace. Opens to 3-season room. Wet bar in back.

  • Twin bedroom on main level.

    Twin bedroom on main level.

  • 5245 Monroe Rd.  Parking for 4 cars. Garage N/A.

    5245 Monroe Rd. Parking for 4 cars. Garage N/A.

  • Fully equiped kitchen with dishwasher.  Gas grill on front porch right of photo.

    Fully equiped kitchen with dishwasher. Gas grill on front porch right of photo.

  • Back/lakeside view.  Private dock and water just 20 ft to the right!

    Back/lakeside view. Private dock and water just 20 ft to the right!

VRBO #79680

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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