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River House of Alaska Michigan in Grand Rapids

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Welcome to the River House of Alaska, Michigan, "A Retreat for the Mind, Body, and Spirit."  A unique Pure Michigan destination!

Attention: We are now accepting advanced reservations for the Summer 2014.  We anticipate full booking for 2014 so get your reservations in early!  Thanks for considering our most excellent riverside retreat for your vacation!

The River House of Alaska Michigan is located in the historic Village of Alaska Michigan, located 15 miles southeast of Grand Rapids on the Thornapple River and 30 miles from Lake Michigan. This classic Cape Cod cottage with vintage Knotty Pine interior is situated on the Thornapple River in a park like setting.

This is a great getaway from the city but also close to all the city conveniences. If you are planning on Vacationing, attending seminars, weddings, going to Meijers Gardens, visiting relatives in Grand Rapids, and or touring the #1 Micro- Breweries in America, this rental may be the ideal getaway. On-site manager is nearby for recommendations and assistance.

The River House is a beautifully landscaped riverside cottage that is a great place to relax and has excellent river access. The cottage  has a concrete pier that juts out into the river for excellent Small Mouth Bass fishing, canoeing, tubing, kayaking, and swimming.

The interior of the cottage features master bedroom (upstairs) that has a California King size bed, TV and walk-in closet with 2 twin beds. The main floor bedroom features a queen-size bed and dresser.  The mainfloor living room has a pull out queen-size sleeper sofa. The Cottage has air conditioning, cable TV, High Speed 3.0Mbps Internet Wifi, VCR, DVD player, stereo and is fully furnished.

The river has easily accessible rapids that are excellent for fly fishing. The Cottage also features a riverside patio with a field stone BBQ grille, an excellent place to relax! There are also many golf courses in the general vicinity.

Make your Dream Vacation a reality at our unique Riverside Vacation Rental and experience a piece of Heaven on Earth. The River House can be your vacation Garden of Eden in the Thornapple River Valley. Satisfy your desire to find that unique vacation destination that will provide a relaxing environment and inspire memories to last a lifetime.

Your River House experience will give you that precious and most elusive commodity, Time. Time to relax with loved ones. Time to think about your future. Time to reflect on your past. Time to contemplate the meaning of life. Time to fish. Time to swim. Time to canoe. Time to read. Time to catch up on sleep. Time to love. And most importantly, the environment to assure a Good Time.

Our Goal is to provide a vacation experience that will leave a lasting impression. We want you to experience Total Vacation Satisfaction and leave with a sense of Ownership leading to a strong desire to return. Your vacation experience at the River House of Alaska, Michigan will leave a lasting impression in your Mind, on your Body, and on your Spirit.

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Last modified on 04-14-2014 at 11:31 AM.

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Linda Bujak 616-698-9144

house rental amenities

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 6
Master (upstairs) bedroom features California King size bed, and
2 Twin beds in the (side room) on the second floor.
Main floor bedroom features Queen-size bed, dresser.
Pull out Queen-size sleeper sofa in living room.
A/C, Fully furnished, Laundry, Deck, Riverside Patio, Gas grille, and
charcoal/wood Fieldstone Outdoor Barbecue + bonfire pit.
TV/VCR/DVD/WiFi Internet access
Stereo Cassette Tape Deck/CD player
Linens and Towels provided

activities and attractions in Grand Rapids Michigan

Fishing: Small Mouth Bass, Cat Fish, Rock Bass, Walleye, Red Tail
Suckers ( bring own fishing gear and bait)
Canoeing/Tubing/Kayaking: 3 canoes, 2 kayaks, several inner tubes
River trips from 84th Street Dam to Cottage. Extra
fees apply. Note: (Available summer months only)
Swimming: There is a safe accessible area for swimming.
Walking Tour: Historical Alaska Village Map provided for walking tour.
Biking: (Bring your own bike)Kent County Trails nearby.
Outdoor Fieldstone Fireplace:(wood not provided)
Restaurant, Hair stylist and County Park within walking
Golf: Several golf courses within 5 mile radius.
Campau Lake: Public access/beach/boat rental (3 miles from cottage)

vacation rental rates

June 23-Sept 1st 2013  $3700/month $975/week. ($1200 4th of July week)

Sep 2012-June-22 2013   $2500/month $750/week.

Memorial Day Weekend (May 25th, 26th, 27th) $500.00

Weekly: Saturday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM.

Weekend rates (min. 2 nights) available Sep 1-May 31.

Pets (by advanced approval only) $75/additional fee $25 per pet.

Refundable security deposit $200.

Non-refundable Cleaning fee $50.

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traveler reviews for this grand rapids house rental

Escape to reEnergize!

Review submitted: April 3, 2012   Date of arrival: May 7, 2011

A beautiful scenic peaceful retreat.

Recommended for: age 55+, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 1 / 1


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Linda Bujak 616-698-9144

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