Located in southwest Michigan (about 20 minutes northeast of
Elkhart, Indiana). It is located on beautiful Shavehead Lake with
100 ft. of lake frontage. Swim, fish, canoe or read - do as much or
as little as you want. The cottage has been in our family for over
50 years. If you're looking for a resort type setting, this ISN'T
it. It is an old, very well used cottage with mismatched furniture
It has always been a special place to us.
The southwest Michigan/northern Indiana area is filled with
places to go and things to do within a 1-2 hour drive.
Grand Rapids and Meijer Gardens, the Paw Paw wineries, Battle
Creek, the western Michigan fruit belt, Lake Michigan and it's sand
dunes, South Bend and Elkhart, Indiana, Shipshewana (home of one of
the country's largest flea markets, open every Tues. and Wed., May -
Oct.), Goshen and Nappannee, IN (home of Amish Acres, The Old Bag
Factory, etc.). And Chicago is only about a 2+ hour drive.
Four Winds Casino is one hour to the west in New Buffalo, MI and Firekeeper's Casino is 1.5 hrs. to the northeast in Battle Creek, MI as well as several Indiana waterfront casinos toward Chicago.
Cottage activities available include; outdoor games
(horseshoes, badmitton, ladder golf), swimming/floating, fishing,
canoeing, walking, indoor games.
Or, you can sit on the deck swing and just relax as you look at the
beautiful lake or the swans swimming by.