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Country Lake Cottage, Lakefront , Sandy Beach on Saddle Lake

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Property Details

Updated: Aug 20, 2016
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Linens provided

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.

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About the Owner

Nora Glab
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2016

1 Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

Southfield, Michigan

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
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Activity and Interests

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


Free outdoor concerts along the harbor


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

Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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.
Please contact for further information

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double


  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • *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***

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