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Finigan's Rainbow on Magician Lake

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 15 Sleeps

Sixty feet of magical lakefront a mere two hours from Chicago! This three bedroom, 3 bath home sits just above a shallow, sandy shoreline with a gradual depth reaching just 4 feet at the end of the dock. Perfect for young and old alike. Bring your boat or rent one from a marina close by. Three tiers of patios from lake to house. Perfect for morning coffee or late night bonfires. Magician Lake is a 500 acre natural spring fed lake. Great fishing as well as water sports.

With the lower level walk out, you have a perfect spacious area for kids for sleeping at night and hanging out during the day. Fuse ball & air hockey table, lots of board games, just in case there's rain.

Just 6 miles northwest of quaint downtown Dowagiac. Twenty minute ride to St. Joe/Benton Harbor.

More Details

Kate Walsh
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018


Dowagiac 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: 15
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
Fully equipped kitchen, microwave, filtered water. central air, 5 cable TV's, DVD/VCR player, High speed internet Gas grill. row boat (oars included). Pedal boat. Ample parking.


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Finigan's Rainbow on Magician Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

We spent the 4th of July weekend at Finigan's Rainbow in 2017. The property location is the best! In addition, we rented the Pontoon boat available with the property and went out to the sand bar on the lake; which was such a great experience since we had 2 smaller kids with us. Kate, the owner was fantastic too! When we got there the 2 grills that were available were in rough shape. Kate sent a brand new grill over and had it set up for us within hours! The neighbors are also so friendly! PJ from next door even sent over some ribs for us from his smoker. We had an excellent time and will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: guests like this wonderful family make renting our lake home a pleasure! thank you!
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Great place to relax with friends. Cozy, clean and plenty of space!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great waterfront space, lots of space for the family!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time at Finegan's rainbow. Host was extremely communicative throughout our stay. We rented lots of fun water toys including a pontoon, lily pad, kayak and paddle board. House has plenty of space both indoors and outdoors. Basement space is excellent for the kids - fully decked out with 3 sets of bunk beds, toys and all the board games you'd ever need.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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WOW! So much greater than we dreamed.

  • 5 of 5

This place is perfect! Our family felt right at home here. The house is large and roomy. It is full of charm as well as activities. We look forward to a return visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our Home Away. From Home

  • 5 of 5

We have recently returned from a glorious family weekend vacation at Finigan's Rainbow. It was perfect. The only way it could've been more perfect is if we had had the time to spend a week, and had the opportunity to meet Kate.

Due to last minute planning on our part, there was much uncertainty. The owner, Kate Walsh, was gracious, helpful, cooperative, and most accommodating. She put us at ease and make our planning go smoothly.

Finigan Rainbow's accommodations are lovely and were very comfortable for our family of eleven. It truly was "our home away from home". The paddleboat and water slide were big attractions to our group. The air hockey, fooseball, Barbie dolls and toys were added wonders. We only had time to admire the stack of family games.

Kate goes the "Extra Mile". Whatever you may have forgotten Kate has it there for you. Although we never met, by the time our short vacation had concluded, Kate was a new friend. Thank you Kate for EVERYTHING!!!

You can't go wrong by renting Finigan's Rainbow. You will have a relaxing, memorable time!!! We would love to do so every year.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Place to Suit all Ages

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our time at the lake house very much. More than plenty of space for our group of 11, ages 4 to 68. The downstairs slept our five kids 10 and under with room to spare. The downstairs space is a kid's dream-bunking in with cousins, with games and TV. and walk out patio.

The main floor, with walk out lake view patio as well, is perfect for morning coffee. Family dinners at the picnic table. Or just sitting.

The lake, although no beachfront per se, is shallow enough for small children, and sandy, at least half if not more, of the length of the pier.

More upscale accommodations might be some peoples' choice, but for us and those who enjoy a homey atmosphere, particularly with active children, Finigan's will be give a very satisfying experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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* Swimming

* Watersports

* Fishing

* Bird Watching

* Golfing

* Shopping

* Drive-in Theatre

* Restaurants and Bars

* Marina (including boat and jetski rentals)

* Fruit and vegetable stands & u-pick

* Ice cream shop

* Bowling Alley

* Roller skating

* Miniature Golf

* Wineries




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Weekly Rate: $2000 - $2500

Memorial Day Week through Labor Day Week
All other (September through May)
50% deposit due withing 7 days of reservation. 100% due 45 days prior to rental.
$100 Cleaning fee.
Check in 4pm. Check out 11am (times listed are eastern)
Cancellations: $500 cancellation fee when cancelled with 30 days notice. No refunds withing 30 days of reservation date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.