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The house is very well situated, overlooking the lake.The lake was frozen, with a light dusting of snow most of the week of Christmas. It was a very attractive view.
The layout of the house with 3-bedrooms & 2 bathrooms up, plus a bedroom & bathroom down suited our family. My daughter and her family used the lower level (which was cooler -- as expected). [Note: a stove was available, if needed.] The large family-room downstairs occasionally provided a separate play-area for our 3 year-old grandson. [Also note that toys were available for children. Since we were there during the winter, we didn't pay attention to what was available outside for the yard and the lake.]
The house itself was set up well with plenty of seating (both upstairs and down) and was also well decorated (including a Christmas small tree for our week). There are two good size tables (up & down), some seating at a kitchen bar, and also TV-tables available.
The house is well stocked with kitchen & cooking supplies, extra blankets, towels, etc.
There are plenty of beds, as noted in the listing. Notice that the larger beds are "double" size; none are "queen" size. Moreover, the mattresses are not as firm as we would prefer.
Mobile phone reception is limited throughout the area, but the owner provides a land-line phone at the house.
Houses situated on lakes are generally in the country. But the nearby roads seem to be well maintained. Shopping, gas-stations, and restaurants are located in Lowell (about 15-minutes away). Eastern Grand Rapids suburbs, Ada, and Rockford are only a few minutes further.
We all enjoyed our stay on Murry Lake, and will certainly check on its availability in the future, when we next visit Grand Rapids with all our family.