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Country Lake Cottage, Lakefront , Sandy Beach on Saddle Lake

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, sleeps 4

*Country Lake Cottage is a private, lakefront home on a 1 1/2 acre, partially wooded lot with 135 feet of frontage with a nice sandy beach. Looking out from the screened-in front porch is a park-like setting with a beautiful view of the lake.

*The cottage is located in Grand Junction, Michigan on beautiful 300+ acre Spring-fed Saddle Lake. It's approximately a 2 hr. 20 min. drive from Chicago and the nearest beachtown is South Haven which is a 20 minute drive. Other nearby towns include the beachtown of Saugatuck (40 min) and Kalamazoo (40 min).

*This turn of the century cottage was recently remodeled/restored and has 9 foot ceilings, ceiling fans in every room and hardwood floors throughout.

*The kitchen is fully equipped with new appliances.

*Two bedrooms with a full-size bed in each(new matresses), sleeps up to 4.

*The bathroom is updated (with shower stall only)

*screened in porch.

More Details

Owner
Nora Glab
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
June 12, 2017

Why Nora Glab chose Michigan

We fell in love with the area and it's history. Many cottages on this lake have been passed down through the generations. if you love woods, nature and a beautiful spring-fed, sandy bottom lake to enjoy and relax near, this is the place for you. It has created lasting memories for our family.

What makes this house unique

We love the large yard and wooded areas near the property. The view from the porch is wonderful and relaxing. It's the best of both worlds with the smaller inland lake in your backyard or the larger Lake Michigan a short drive away. Whatever you're in the mood for.

Amenities

Grand Junction House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
*2 bedroom with 1 full-size bed in each. * Fully equipped kitchen; refrigerater, oven, microwave, coffee maker, , toaster, pots, pans glasses, dishes, utensils. *flat-screen tv, vcr/dvd player *pillows, bed linens, blankets, dish towels ( you provide your own bath towels and beach towels) *The pier comes in handy for fishing or boating, 14 foot rowboat provided, or bring your own. The public access is only a short drive away.(fishing is good with Bluegills, Crappie, Bass, and Catfish) *weber grill *nice private beach, ideal for swimming and relaxing, with Adirondack chairs, a picnic table, fire pit and firewood for your cozy lakeside fire. ***NO SMOKING*** ***NO PETS***

Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

Country Lake Cottage, Lakefront , Sandy Beach on Saddle Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Southfield, Michigan
5

A perfect cottage on a perfect lage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed her for the past three years. It is a wonderfully maintained cottage with period antiques (that we put away out of the way of our children). The sandy bottom lake front of the cottage is great for small children. The had great fun trying to catch the small fish with their little nets. The water was also much warmer than lake Michigan so this was the perfect location for us earlier on in the season. It is about a 25 min trip to South Haven so we would often take the kids to the big cool wooden play area over there, and day trips to St Josephs were good family fun.

The owner's have been great to us over the years, and they take pride in their home, so please treat it well for them.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. It was such a pleasure having you stay with us!
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Map

Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Beautiful Sandy Beach.

* Bike the Kal-Haven trail.

* Stop for ice cream at Sherman's.

* Visit a local winery.

* Visit nearby town of Saugatuck.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Swim in spring-fed Saddle Lake.

* Fish from the pier.

* relax by a lakeside campfire.

* relax on the large screened-in porch.

* roast hotdogs and marshmellows.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* horseback riding.

* watch a movie at South Haven Theater.

* hike or bike.

* boating.

* apple, strawberry, blueberry picking.

Charter fishing on Lake Michigan

Gingerman racetrack

Michigan theater in South Haven(best bargain in town)

Take a stroll along the harbor in South Haven and boat/yacht watch

Canoeing, boating, swimming, bike riding

visit an orchard/farm where you can purchase fruit or pick your own

Festivals

Free outdoor concerts along the harbor

golfing

Stop by Sherman's ice cream and grab a cone

antique, gift shops

winery tours

visit The Air Zoo Museum in Kalamazoo(Aviation History Museum)

Visit the Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery visitors center near Kalamazoo

Visit the Kalamazoo Nature Center

Visit Van Buren State Park and climb the dunes(spectacular views of Lake Michigan), hike the trails or swim on the beach

hike the Van Buren State Trail

bike the Kal-Haven Trail

Go on a dunes ride at "Saugatuck Dunes Ride"

take a boat cruise down the Kalamazoo river at "Saugatuck Boat Cruises"

Get your exercise while climbing Mt. Baldy in Saugatuck(262 steps to the top of the 600' dune) then hike the 13 miles of trails of "Saugatuck Dunes State Park"

visit the "Michigan Center for the Arts" in South Haven

Take a canoe ride down the Kalamazoo river at "Old Allegan Canoe" in Fennville, MI

visit the spectacular beaches of South Haven, then take a stroll down the lighthouse pier and watch the beautiful sunset

grab your fishing pole and fish on the pier

blow up your raft, float and relax on the water while sipping your favorite beverage

roast hot dogs, marshmellows and smores over the fire-pit.

dine on the porch with a beautiful view of the lake

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Rates & Availability

Grand Junction House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,150
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

available for weekly rentals
Saturday to Saturday (memorial Day to Labor Day)
All weekly rentals require a 50% deposit to reserve (due within 7 days of reservation)
Balance + $300 refundable security deposit due 30 days before arrival.
Cancelation policy: Reservations canceled 30 days or more in advance will be charged 20% of the total rent as a fee. If you cancel with less than 30 days notice there is no refund. Cleaning charge may apply.
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