About the property
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay7 nights
3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, Sleeps 8
Built in 2011; light and airy 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath beach bungalow. Quiet retreat steps from one of only three nationally certified 'clean beaches' on the Great Lakes, and the largest white sand beach in West Michigan. Start your day walking or fishing off the channel, watching the boats cruise by. Afternoons are great spent playing on the all white sand beach and in the clear waters of Lake Michigan. Evenings are wonderful watching the famous Western Michigan sunsets while strolling out to the Red Lighthouse at the end of Pere Marquette. Or, stay home and relax on the huge front porch, enjoying the Lake Michigan Breezes.
Master bedroom on the first floor, fully appointed kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Enjoy the fireplace in the family room on those cooler nights at the beach. Have fun heading out to the back deck to grill, or go down to the fire pit to make late light s'mores!
Great 'beach forest' steps from the house, explore the dunes all the way to Muskegon Lake. Walk down to the Channel to the Historic National Submarine, Sliversides, and take a tour.
Michigan Adventure Theme Park/Water Park, Craig's Cruisers (go carts and miniature golf), Ice Cream Shoppes, Lake Side Emporium Candy, Harbour Towne Theatre, The Frauenthal Theater, 6 State Parks, all easy distances away. Cross Lake Ferry, Boat Charters - fishing and sailing, kite surfing and stand up paddle board lessons offered at Pere Marquette Beach. Catch the local trolley on Beach Street and for 25 cents you can visit local tourist spots. Hiking, birding and dune walks available in the dunes of nearby (12 minute drive) Hoffmaster State Park. Duck Lake State Park is a great family destination and a 'locals' hang out for skim boarding and swimming with smaller children.
Check with the Chamber of Commerce for the many seasonal events and festivals along the lake shore area. We will have local interest information for you at the house.
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Perfect family house and great location!
The house was perfect. Clean, comfortable, open and airy etc. It was fully stocked with pretty much anything you could need and the owners answered questions quickly when needed. There were plenty of towels, chairs and toys for the beach and plenty of extra games and books to keep my kids occupied. The front porch was perfect for morning coffee and the fire pit was fantastic for after dinner smores. The front sand yard was great for the kids and although not a beach front property, you still had a small water view, and being on the end of a dead end street is something that most parents can truly appreciate. The beaches were super clean and less then a 5 min' walk down the street and across and the sunsets by the light house were beautiful. Overall our family had a great week and would happily come back for a stay at this home!
Perfect home for beach vacation
Our family spent a week in this charming home which was tastefully decorated and was meant for folks to enjoy a week's getaway. Perfect location...just a walk to the beach, to a scenic channel for recreational boats, to a great outdoor restaurant, and a playground for kids. I recommend this home for a vacation anytime of the year. The home owners were very easy to work with. They had all vacation needs considered.
Our family just spent a week in this home and we enjoyed every minute. It is beautifully decorated, well-equipped with so many extras, and an easy walk to the beach. We are looking forward to coming back next summer!
Beautiful, Clean, Comfortable Cottage
No one was totally surprised when our family first walked into this newly built, lovely house, since we had viewed the photos of the property, on the VRBO website Everything inside and outside the house was spotless, and accommodating for our adult children and grandchildren. The open floor plan and large front porch, gave our family the opportunity to visit and share meals together. The house is located one street away from Pere Marquette Beach, and is situated on a dead-end street - ideal for families with children.
The owners of this property, Robert and Bonny Reed are exceptional landlords. Our family plans to reserve this lovely house for our next summer vacation.
This beautiful home is the perfect place to vacation. The house is even more beautiful than described. Very well maintained. My family of 7 (husband, son and wife and three grandchildren) spent a week here and we could not have asked for more. The beach is just a short walk away. The owners provide beach chairs, boogie boards, beach toys, everything a child could want. The kitchen is well equipped. The grandkids loved the bunk beds. Rooms are spacious. There are board games, books for adults and children. The outside is like a mini recreation area with a sandy front yard for playing games, the deck out back, picnic tables, chairs and fire pit just complete the place as the perfect spot. It is nice and shady out back. One evening we were using the fire pit and two deer walked right up to us. We had never been to this area before and we found plenty to do nearby. The owners are so sweet and helpful. They offered good advice on things to see and do. Could not have asked for a better place to stay.
Amazing wedding spot!!
My husband and I have been married for two years on June 7th. It made me think of our perfect wedding day!! we stayed for a week at this house and it couldnt have been more perfect! Everything that you could ever need is in the house. I dream of the next time we are able to go again!
Nearby attractions include: huge sugar-sand Pere Marquette Beach and lighthouse (steps from front door), restaurants within walking distance, Michigan Adventure Theme Park and Water Park (14 miles/30 mins), the Port City Princess (sunset and dinner cruises), the Muskegon Channel where the Lake Michigan freighter boats quietly pass by and where there is great fishing. Also nearby is a bike/running trail as well as a wooded, sandy trail perfect for exploring and adventuring. Wonderful rivers and lakes to kayak on. Two children's playgrounds within walking distance as is Silversides Historic Submarine Tour. The Lake Express Ferry travels between Muskegon and Milwaukee and is 2 miles away Boat launch onto Muskegon Lake is less than a mile away Several marinas appx 1 mile away.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Check in 4pm, check out 10:00 am please. $500 security deposit for any damage incurred or items lost during your stay. Refunded to you, provided no damage, 1 week after your stay. 2nd Payment of $1,150 due 30 days prior to your stay. We do not accept credit cards at this time.