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Cozy Secluded Cottage


Property Details

Updated: Aug 17, 2016
Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Weekly rentals only during June, July, and August.

Beautiful 3 bedroom cottage with a tremendous view of Hamlin Lake on 1.2 acres. Features newly remodeled bathroom. Fantastic yard, with fire pit, leading to a deck overlooking Hamlin Lake. Wade 40 feet out into the lake on a sandy bottom. Fish of the dock and catch small mouth bass and walleye. Escape from the noise to this quiet, hidden and extremely private property on Hamlin Lake or enjoy the peaceful community of downtown Ludington only 10 minutes away! Sleeping Arrangements include: Master Bedroom sleeps 2, Bedroom 1 & 2 have bunkbeds and sleeps 2/ room. Hamlin lake is 12 miles long with miles of sand dunes accessible by boat . Excellent fishing and all water sports available. Walk across the road into Ludington State Park and its 300 miles of hiking trails. Drive into the state park and float down the river to the mouth of Lake Michigan.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered

About the Owner

Speaks: english

1 Reviews

1 traveler review

Royal Oak, MI

just so so

  • 2 of 5

This is a small cottage and would be crowded with more than 2 adults. There are many steps to haul your stuff up and down. The entry way is the kitchen and it is a single file/person area. The grounds are a bit overgrown and lack sunlight due to the many trees. It is difficult to get into and out of the water as there are no steps off of the dock or a cleared pathway into the water. Hamlin Lake is great. Lake Mich. is just over 1 mile away, the state park about 3 miles away. The cottage is clean however you have to take your garbage with you. There is no where to keep your bags of the garbage except your car or the cottage...Yuck!!! Do not expect a prompt return of your security deposit.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As the title states this is a cozy secluded cottage that has three rooms that can sleep 6 people. I recently remodeled the bathroom and it can easily accommodate 6 people. I bought this cottage specifically because I enjoy being around trees and don't want to be bothered by neighbors. The yard is very large and there is a deck to sun on. The cottage sits in front of the ridge and there are steps to reach the cottage. The steps have been remodeled and are large and wide. I returned the deposit after I confirmed there was no damage per the rental agreement. If you want a place to relax and enjoy the water and sun this is the place!!!
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Activity and Interests

* Take the Badger car ferry across the lake. The Badger is the last steam powered ferry on the Great Lakes.

* 10 minutes from downtown Ludington shopping and great beach

* Ludington State Park across the road

* Hemlock Golf Course approx 4 miles away; public course is ranked as one of the top ten courses in Michigan.

* 5 miles to Manistee National Forest on Lake Michigan with miles of hiking and biking trails on the north and west side of hamlin lake.

* Big Sable light house in the state park

* Great drive on a winding road to Pentwater

* Little River casino in manistee just 22 miles away

* Lake Michigan salmon charter fishing

* Canoing on the Pere Marquette river or at the state park 10 miles away

* Float down the Sable river to the mouth of Lake Michigan at the state park

* Walk the pier to the light house

* Take your boat or jet ski to Lake Michigan. Ludington has the best access to the big lake in the state

* Fish Hamlin Lake for bass, walleye, pike, muskee, and pan fish

* Relax and get away from it all!!!!!


Rental rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $100

Weekly Rate: $850 - $850

Monthly Rate: $3000 - $3200

Only weekly Saturday to Saturday rentals during June, July, and August.
Weekly from 6/1 to 8/31 $850
Pet fee of $100/pet/week rental
Cleaning fee of $75/week
Security Deposit $500 returned to you within 14 days of your visit minus any cost for repairs.

50% of the total including the damage deposit to confirm the reservation with the remainder due 30 days prior to your stay. If you use Paypal to submit any payment there will be an additional convenience fee of $25 per transaction.

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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Dining Area


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

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


  • Bathroom 1


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3


  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • * Large yard * Fire pit * BBQ grill * Fully stocked kitchen, * Color TV with DVD player * Newly remodeled bathroom * Boat pier * Store 2 miles away * Several restaurants minutes away * Bowling alley minutes away

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