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Beautiful views of channel & close to town and beach - classic summer cottage

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Nov 14, 2016
Available for weekend autumn rental

This traditional cottage was one of the first built on Channel Lane in the 1930's and overlooks the channel that connects Lake Michigan to Pentwater Lake. This is a large cottage with 4 bedrooms, one small single bedroom, and a den with a futon. Cottage can sleep 11 comfortably and is a great cottage for two families to share. There are two queen bedrooms downstairs with a full bath and two bedrooms (one with queen bed and one with twin beds) upstairs with two full bathrooms. In addition, there is an open plan A frame living room and dining room, kitchen and second living room/den. There are two televisions one with cable and one for dvd's and games. Internet is included. The kitchen appliances have recently been replaced. There is a patio area outside with new furniture, gas grill and picnic table. The cottage is located on a double lot and there is plenty of room for parking and for playing in the yard. Cottage is tastefully decorated in cottage style with many personal touches. Kitchen is well equipped with all cooking supplies. Tenants have a choice of bringing their own linens or using linens supplied but they must be laundered before departure. There is a washer and drier on the 2nd floor.

This cottage has the best location in town. It is 5 minutes from the beach and five minutes from town. You can sit in the front and watch the boats come in and out of the channel. This cottage has been in the same family since it was built in 1934. It was structurally updated in the late 80's with the second floor addition added in the 90's.

More Details
  • Sleeps 11
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

I am a middle school principal living in Boca Raton, Florida. I have spent a portion of every summer of my life in Pentwater and have many happy family memories. Some of our neighbors have been our friends since birth. Our family has a long history in Pentwater. My great grandfather ran the ice and coal business in the early 1900's. My grandmother was one of seven children and she grew up in Pentwater. My parents retired in the late 80's and spent their summers in Pentwater. Sadly, my mother passed away in February and we are hoping to keep the cottage in our family. I am one of four children. We all love Pentwater and do not want to sever our connections. My sister and brother both own their own cottages in Pentwater.

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From the Owner

This cottage was built by my grandparents in 1934 and has stayed in our family for two generations. After my mother's passing last April, we decided to rent to cover some of our expenses since we are unable to be in Pentwater all summer. This home has great sentimental value to our family and we hope that renters will treat it as their own. Pentwater is the perfect location to completely unwind and relax. This cottage has a mixture of charm plus convenience with the perfect location close to town and the beach.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Antler at 0.4 Miles Nearest Ferry : Ludington at 10 Miles Nearest Train : Holland (amtrak to chigago) at 70 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Gull Landing at 0.4 Miles Nearest Beach : Mears State Park at 0.2 Miles Car: necessary

Pentwater is a historic, quaint town on the shores of Lake Michigan that has artist studios, marinas, shops, and reasonably priced golf courses. There are also many restaurants and bars to enjoy. The beautiful sandy beach is the highlight for most visitors. Pentwater is quiet enough to allow children to explore on their own. Charter boats regularly catch their limit of salmon in Lake Michigan. Farmers bring produce to a Green Market twice each week and the weekly band concerts pulls in most of the summer residents to the Village Green every Thursday night. The annual Homecoming Festival brings in visitors from August 13 - 17, 2015. An annual 'Back from the Mac' party, hosted by the Pentwater Yacht Club, welcomes residents and sailors as they make their return to Chicago after completing the Chicago Mackinaw sailboat race. Children can take sailing lessons from members of the Yacht Club. The SS Badger Car Ferry from Wisconsin arrives in Ludington, just 10 miles away. One of the top golf courses in the country, Arcadia Bluff, is a reasonable drive through scenic cherry orchards.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017 Low Season
Apr 29 2017 - Jun 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Summer 2017 High Season
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,600
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $200

If there is any damage, renters are responsible for the cost of the repair and if items are broken or damaged, the renters should attempt to replace.

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Amenities

From the Owner

Because this is a family home, there are some personal items not usually available in a rental unit. It also has plenty of living space so it is perfect for two families to share. You will love sitting in the front yard with a glass of wine, watching the boat traffic in and out of the channel.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Family

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...

Location Type

  • Waterfront

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Floor Area

  • 2500 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, combination tub/shower

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 6 - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 4 bedrooms that sleep two, 1 small twin room, double futon in den. All have closets and dressers.

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

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