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Hager's Haven on Barlow Lake

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Property type house


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 10

Cottage living does not get any better than this!!!!!!!!!! PONTOON INCLUDED!!! Welcome to Hager's Haven on all-sports Barlow Lake, near Gun Lake, MI, voted one of the top ten cleanest lakes in Michigan.

This modern cottage sits on the south end of Barlow with one of the best views on the entire lake. If you are looking for a cottage that offers the amenities of Gun Lake without the heavy lake traffic, this is the rental for you!

Not only does this recently updated home feature everything you need for a great vacation, it is

appointed with the best amenities. From tile floors, walk in showers, flat screen television and so

much more this is not your typical cottage rental. You will enjoy the comfort of three beautiful

bedrooms, 2 lavish bathrooms with walk in showers - one which has two separate shower heads, gorgeous kitchen and you cannot forget about the wonderful pine-wall sun

room for reading and relaxing. The dock features an end platform large enough for a patio set that will entertain the whole

family from sunup to sundown!

Imagine a day of boating, sun bathing, grilling out on the patio and a relaxing night of reading on

the sun porch listening to the calming sounds of private Barlow Lake.

We love to accommodate our guests in any way. Please let us know if you have any special requests! We have arranged transportation to/from the Gun Lake Casino, fishing charters, personal chefs, and much more.

Also, please note, due to allergies within our family and some of our return guests, pets are prohibited from entering the cottage. We can arrange pet sitting at a nearby location, where you can visit with your pet at any point throughout the day.

More Details

Dave Hager
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 7, 2016

About Dave Hager

Hi! Our family welcomes you to Hager's Haven and we hope you enjoy your stay. We are just starting our family; currently we have one daughter named Payton, who is a very lively 2 year old who loves to swim, play "soccer", ride her rocking horse, and read books. She especially loves tearing the pages out of the books.

Dave Hager purchased this house in 2008

Why Dave Hager chose Michigan

Our guests are treated like royalty. We live just a few short miles away from the property, and we can be there at the drop of a hat for any issues that arise; even if the remote control batteries need replacing at 11pm, we will be there.

We can customize your visit with us, including adding a personal chef, coordinating fishing charters to Lake Michigan, arranging transportation to/from the Gun Lake Casino, babysitters for a night out, speed boat or jet ski rentals, and many other interests. We have even helped to coordinate two weddings and a birthday party with inflatable an inflatable bounce house at the cottage!

If you are looking for a relaxing, family-fun week, stay with us!

What makes this house unique

Pontoon rental is included; most cottages you would need to rent your own.

We can customize your stay, let us know what you would like!


Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Grand Rapids Airport (GRR)
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Lansing Airport (LAN)
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Kalamazoo Airport (AZO)

Welcome to Barlow Lake, where you can enjoy all the amenities of nearby Gun Lake, only on a cleaner and less busy lake! Let us know what your interests are and we are happy to accommodate.

For past rentals, we have coordinated many activities for our guests, including fishing charters to Lake Michigan, in-cottage massage therapist visits, personal chefs, speed boat rentals. You name it, we can make it happen!


Middleville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Cable/Internet , central air , gas grill , built in flat screen , firepit , game room for kids, pontoon are included in the rental.


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Hager's Haven on Barlow Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Hager's Haven

  • 5 of 5

Nothing but great things to say. The home is beautiful and stocked with everything you would need. It slept 10 easily. The lake is beautiful! Dave is a great person to work with and was extremely accommodating! I would recommend this house to anyone.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hager's Haven

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great time at Dave's cottage. None of us wanted to go back home! We had amazing weather, made great use of the dock for fishing, lots of rides on the pontoon with fishing and sunset cruises, the kayaks were a bonus, as well as the inflatable giant raft for lounging. Our adult children and very young grandchildren and Great-Grandma, have great memories of our week at Barlow Lake and definitely want to do it again! Jim and Sheryl

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lansing, MI

Review of Hager's Haven

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed a wonderful week at Hager's Haven. The cottage is located on the south end of Barlow Lake and is in immaculate condition. The property is neat as a pin and included a pontoon boat and wireless internet which were big hits with our children. Owner Dave Hager provided us with his cell phone number and let us know that we could contact him if there were any questions or problems. Dave even made a special trip to the cottage and brought out a fish finder at the request of our son. All the amenities listed in the property description were in good operating condition and made the stay very pleasant. The cottage is within a 10 minute drive to grocery stores, gas stations, and restaurants. We would recommend this property to all our family and friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Flushing MI

Hagers Haven

  • 5 of 5

Wow! Pictures of this place doesn't begin to show how nicely this home is. So spacely layed out. There was 10 of us and we all had our own space. Beautifully decorated. The view of the lake from the Great Room was something to wake up to.. The landscaping with all the flower pots Dave was beautiful and a nice addition to the beautiful dock and large deck at the end. Our daughter got married on the dock we had 30 guest out there. Even the sun shined! We all said this was by far our best vacation. Way more relaxing than we can say. We will return. If you visit be sure to ask where the swing over the river is. What a blast for the kids. No stairs or hills like most lake property. The owner was just a phone call away. Towels were provided as well as sheets. This home had dishes pot & pans dishwasher along with washer and dryer.. Scale from 1- 10 we rate it at a 15! Perfect.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Vail, AZ, USA

Family Fun

  • 5 of 5

Marvelous vacation home that was recently remodeled and beautifully decorated. The kitchen was very well stocked with everything needed when we cooked or barbequed. The pontoon and the party patio-dock were terrific. Amazingly warm water. Sandy bottom with a gradual slope was excellent for the smaller children. The sun room is right off the master bedroom and provided a retreat. Loved the doors directly out from two bedrooms. Being at the south end of the lake is a real plus. It afforded a fabulous view with enough action on the lake to make it interesting without a ton of noise. Having only four homes on this short, private road was excellent and made for quiet nights with good sleep. We didn't want to leave!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Weekly Rate: $2500.00

June to August Rates
*$2,500.00 a week includes pontoon
* Inquire for weekend rates and off season rates

*$300 deposit required when booking dates, refundable upon completion of check out list
*1/2 of rent due 2 months prior to move in date
* Remainder of rent due 2 weeks prior to move in date
*Cancellation is required 2 months prior to move in for a full refund
*If property and the boat is left in the same order it was entered into the deposit will be

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.