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39 Reviews
Wonderful! 4.8/5
Free cancellation until60 days before check-in

Property # 926509vb

Getaway! Rekindle Love & Romance: Lake MI Sunsets, Beach Walks, Wine by the Fire

Property overview

About this rental

  • House
    • 1400 sq. ft
  • 3 bedrooms
    • 6 beds
    • Sleeps 7
  • 2 bathrooms
    • 1 full bath
    • 1 half bath
  • Spaces
    • Kitchen
    • Living Room
    • Terrace

Beauty Year Around! Scenic, wooded, peaceful, private, comfy, spacious.

Rooms and beds

Bedrooms: 3(People: 7)

Bedroom 1

king · Cot

Private Den

single (3)

Bedroom 2


Bathrooms: 1, Separate WCs: 1

Bathroom 2


Bathroom 1

Toilet · Shower


  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Terrace
  • Dining
    Seating for 9 people
  • Garden
  • Outdoor play area



  • Children Welcome
  • No Smoking
  • TV
  • Heater
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Accessible

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First-aid kit
  • Deadbolt lock
  • Exterior lighting
  • Smoke detectorOne in every room with the exception of the bathroom.
  • Carbon-monoxide detectorKitchen

Location Type

  • lake1/2 mile of Lake Michigan beach Access - never crowded
  • waterfrontAccess to Lake Michigan- Our beachfront is covered with sugar soft sand, the water is clear and beautiful - not squishy mud bottom lake - it's sandy bottom, no algae. Sunsets are spectacular!
  • beachAccess to sugar soft sandy beaches of Lake Michigan, only 10 minute walk from La Bella Vie cottage OR drive - there is parking at the beach.
  • BeachfrontAccess to 1/2 mile of Lake Michigan Shoreline in a private association. Lake Michigan beach is a 10 minute walk, along a tree lined meandering gravel road. There is also parking at the beach.
  • RuralQuiet, peaceful, relaxed, yet within 15 miles of golf, dirt track racing, farm markets, wineries, petting zoo, dune rides, indoor water park and more - only 7 minutes to the highway.


  • Baby monitor
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Travel cot
  • Wood stoveWood Stove - It's a bit finicky, for use by experienced wood stove users only, with permission.
  • Hair dryer
  • Basic soaps
  • ParkingPrivate Parking on gravel driveway in front of La Bella Vie Cottage.
  • Towels availableBoth Bath & Kitchen towels provided.
  • Iron & board
  • Toilet roll
  • Washing machineNot included, but may be available upon special request.
  • InternetInternet/WiFi available May-October or upon request November - April.
  • Linens providedCrisp, clean, white sheets are on all beds. Hosts will strip the beds and clean bedding after guests depart.
  • Wireless InternetAvailable May-October or upon request November-April
  • Clothes dryerNot included, but may be available upon special request.
  • Baby Gate
  • Fitness room/equipmentNot a room but...*Swim in the crystal waters of Lake Michigan *Kayak at sunset *Tube Stony Creek *Walk our tree lined, gravel roads
  • Shampoo
  • Kitchen roll


  • Coffee grinder
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Pantry itemsSalt, pepper, sugar, coffee, flour & corn starch. Toilet paper, paper towels, soap, shampoo. Trash bags, small baggies, tin foil, plastic wrap.
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & utensilsCookware, dishes, utensils... everything you will need
  • Dining table
  • Barbecue
  • Ice maker
  • Dishes & utensils for kids
  • Hob
  • Kettle
  • Oven
  • FridgeLarge capacity refrigerator with ice maker.
  • Blender
  • Toaster


  • Dining table
  • Childs highchair


  • ToysMatch box cars, blocks, army guys, Lincoln logs. Games: jenga, boggle, cards, scrabble... to name a few.
  • GamesYahtzee, Risk, Twister, Life, Sorry, Boggle, outdoor lawn games in the bathhouse.
  • BooksMany books, including children's story books. Appropriate for family reading.
  • Games for kids
  • Television48" Smart TV includes Amazon Prime TV Shows & Movies. Plus, smaller TV in Den for playing movies from the video library. Amazon Prime available May-September - or by request October-April
  • StereoBasic Tabletop Stereo
  • Video libraryPrincess Bride, The Fugitive, Father of the Bride, Forever Young, Men In Black, My Girl, Field of Dreams, Pelican Brief, A Beautiful Mind, Sabrina, Always, First Knight, Pearl Harbor... and more
  • Books for kids
  • Smart TV


  • BoatKayak & Paddle Board available for rent. Bring your jet ski or small boat and put it in Stony Lake or Lake Michigan - boat access 1 mile from La Bella Vie Cottage. Sorry, no refunds on beach rentals.
  • Kayak/canoeRent Ocean Tandem Kayak - holds 2 adults - available for rent. Paddle Board and wave boards
  • Beach towels
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Fire pit
  • Golf1 mile away is Benona Shores Golf Course - special pricing on Mondays.
  • Ski & snowboardCross country ski or snowmobile the Hart-Montague trail... 4 inches of snow required for snowmobiling. Ninety minute drive to Caberfae Peaks skiing.
  • Water sports equipmentRent: Tandem Kayak, Paddle Board, & Adult-size Wave Boards from owner. Sorry, no refunds on beach rentals. Owner provides: beach chairs, umbrella & toys, child size wave boards & a few life jackets.
  • Deck chairs


  • wheelchair accessibleThere are no stairs, shower has grab bars. Best for those who have some mobility. Not ADA approved.
  • Long-term renters welcome


  • Rentals are available: Our weekly rates for kayak and other rentals are equal to other's hourly rates; we do not offer refunds for non-use. Tandem Ocean kayak with paddles and life jackets Paddle board with paddle and life jacket 2 adult size wave boards 1 pack n play with 3" mattress Firewood on site, available for purchase


Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.
  • 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
  • No refund if you cancel less than 30 days before check-in.
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100% refund
60 days before check-in
50% refund
30 days before check-in
No refund
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Damage and incidentals

You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.

House Rules

  • Check in after 6:00 PM

  • Check out before 10:30 AM

  • Maximum overnight guests: 7

  • Minimum age to rent: 25

  • Children allowed: ages 0-17toys, books, games, lifejackets, wave boards, more

  • No pets allowed

  • No events allowed

  • No smoking allowedNo outdoor use of strong smelling smoking products

Cleaning practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant

  • All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC

  • Check in and check out with no person-to-person contact

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (e.g. countertops, light switches, handles and taps)


Hosted by Linda

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