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Relax at Perch Lake Lodge!!

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,550 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Lodge, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Pulling into the driveway of the carefully constructed Perch Lake Lodge, the visitor will be immediately impressed by the character and design of this log home. Stepping onto the front porch, you will be greeted by beautiful etched glass loon doors with sidelights. Loons on the lake will often be seen fishing, and will be heard at any hour making their distinctive loon calls. As you enter through the door, gleaming maple floors and the soaring cathedral ceiling of the great room present you with an inspirational welcome.

The modern kitchen is fully equipped to allow our guests to prepare the finest of meals. The highlight of the kitchen is the custom made knotty pine cabinets and countertops. Perhaps you would rather use the gas grill in front of the walkout, as you sit on the patio, with its spectacular view of Perch Lake. The patio has been designed with the comfort of the guest in mind, as you gather around the fire pit. Once your meal is ready, eat wherever your fancy chooses.......you may not want to leave the patio, so there is a glass table for your convenience or perhaps you may want to enjoy a soaring view of the lake from the deck....maybe you will choose to dine in the dining nook of the great room.

As the evening unwinds, spend some time curled up on the sofa, or relaxing in the oak rocker. You can watch TV, read, or just spend time conversing. This is a place to relax and leave your worries behind.

The master bedroom and bath are located in the rear of the main floor. The king sized bed has the same Park Place mattress used in Fairfield Inn by Marriott. Sleeping on this bed is a truly comfortable experience as you have plenty of room to stretch out and enjoy the cool night air entering though windows on two sides of the bed. Awake refreshed and ready to start your day in the spacious shower, which has an insertable seat, if you prefer, or maybe you will choose the oversized jetted tub.

A beautiful log staircase and railing lead to the privacy of the loft, with its own queen sized bed, and yes, it too has a Park Place mattress and a half bath. There is an exceptional view of the lake from the loft, through the character tree.

For additional sleeping and living space, the finished walkout is furnished with a sleeper sofa, TV, and small bathroom. In the rear corner of the walkout there is a game room equipped with a 72 inch, 4 in 1 game table. Guests can play air hockey, ping pong, or pool. The Pere Marquette Trail is about a mile from the lodge and is an ideal place for walking or bicycling, and snowmobiling in winter. Snowsnake Ski, golf, and zip line is only about 15 miles from the lodge. If you wish to fish on the lake, the property managers will advise you, and set up a possible boat rental. They live two doors down the street from the lodge and will help you with any concern or problem that may arise at the lodge. As our guests, you will never feel abandoned once the rental is made.

This is truly an outstanding property on a quiet and peaceful lake setting in rural mid-Michigan

Perch Lake Lodge was featured on The Today Show!

More pictures are available at the link below.

Perch Lake

All Sports Lake

Approximately 50 +/- Acres

Deepest Point: 17 ft.

Several sandy swimming areas.

Location: Clare County, Garfield Township.

Perch Lake Lodge is conveniently located within easy driving distance to several major cities:

103 miles from Lansing

176 miles from Detroit

275 miles from Chicago

350 miles from Indianapolis

350 miles from Columbus

330 miles from Cleveland

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Seashore is 102 miles away.

Mackinac Island is 140 miles away

Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan is 108 miles away.

Capital City Airport in Lansing, Michigan is 104 miles away

Keywords: Log Home, Lodge, Chalet, Cabin, Cottage

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 September, 2017

About The Owner

My wife and I bought this beautiful lot on Perch Lake four years ago after an extensive search, and it took two more years to find the right builder to transform Perch Lake Lodge from a dream into a reality.

We are Bill and Jeannie Beaushaw, and we are career educators, teaching in the same high school, and residing in Pearl River, Louisiana, located on the northshore of Lake Ponchartrain in St. Tammany Parish.

I taught social studies 33 years in the local high school, where my entire career was spent. In addition, I was the head girls basketball coach for 19 years, winning 64% of the games I coached and winning numerous state playoff games. My wife taught chemistry and biology for 11 years before obtaining her Masters degree in guidance and counseling, and she has been in that position for the last 20 years.

She was a successful soccer and volleyball coach for several years, before resigning those positions last year. Our son, Derek, is a 2002 graduate and was our valedictorian. In addition he was an all-state cross country runner, qualified and ran the 2 mile in the state outdoor meet as a sophomore, and was a two time all-district second baseman on the baseball team, which reached the state semi-finals his sophomore year.

As we have aged, the heat and humidity of Louisiana summers are harder to deal with. This is why we built the lodge. We wish to share this unique property until we can enjoy it ouselves. We hope you will feel as refreshed and renewed as we did when we left in early July.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2010

Why The Owner chose Michigan

Perch lake is located in the small town of Lake, but is within close proximity to many attractions and shopping. Many public golf courses are within a short drive.

What makes this cottage unique

Our property manager, a neighbor, is immediately accessible to address any concerns.

Location

Nearest Airport
108 Miles
Gerald R. Ford Intl. Airport, Grand Rapids, MI
Car: necessary

Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant is only 30 minutes away.

With more than 50,000 acres of state land and forest, Clare County offers the outdoor enthusiast a vast playground to enjoy nature at it's finest.

Snow Snake Golf Course - It´s beauty originates from the natural rolling terrain and tree-lined fairways carved out of a hardwood forest. When designed, special attention was given to retain natural hazards and foster undulating greens.

Eagle Glen Golf Course - Situated on 188 acres of rolling Northern Michigan terrain, Ray Hearn and Jerry Mathews of Matthews and Associates have created a little corner of Scotland right here in Central Michigan. Among the unique features of the course are bent grass tees, greens, natural wetlands, 70 bunkers and hundreds of mounds.

Enjoy shopping in our quaint gift and antique shops or spend a day relaxing in the serenity of Amish country.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Lake in Clare County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews
5

Beautiful and relaxing holiday weekend

  • 5 of 5

As promised, have now visited this great get-a-way for a second time over Labor Day weekend. The cabin is perfect! Extremely clean and well maintained with attention to all the details. There is a sitting nook at all levels to maximize the view of the lake and take full advantage of the sun rise or set. Took off for a long weekend with my husband and just relaxed and enjoyed the calming effects of the water. We stop for groceries on the way in at Super Walmart/ Meijers and cook most meals on grill. Also had a nice dinner and lunch at Lakeside Grill. We walked the bike trail near railroad every day and ended back at the restaurant for lunch and MSU football. I read an entire book and completely chilled out from the rigors of everyday life and work. Also shopped at the local store and have to say, it had all essentials and the owners were great and the prices were very fair and reasonable. Next time, I'll bring bikes for the bike trail. It would be beautiful in the Fall. It's a great place to stay as a couple, small family, or two couples. There are two very nice bedroom with king/queen size beds. We did not go on the lake as it was cool and the pontoon boat has seen better days. Based on another recommendation, we did bring our own sharp knives, since my husband likes to cook. Otherwise, this cabin is a small piece of paradise, perfectly decorated, and we will be returning again real soon.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property on small, quiet lake in Clare County - Great Open Water swimming!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a weekend at Perch Lake Lodge and really enjoyed our stay. We are swimmers and were able to swim all over the lake. There were very few motor boats even during a warm August weekend, so we could venture across the water without worrying about being run over. And the lake water is very clean and refreshing. The lodge is very well appointed, very clean, and wonderfully quiet. We were also took advantage of nearby state park at Lake Higgins - another Michigan gem! Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Third stay. I'm sure there will be more!

  • 5 of 5

The fact that this was our third stay should say it all. All positives. No hesitation in recommending this property. Try it. You'll love it.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Simply amazing. You did a fabulous job on everything.

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing Lodge you have!! My two daughters and our spouses thoroughly enjoyed our weekend getaway. Thank you so much for allowing us to rent from you. Hoping to be able to come back and enjoy another getaway in the fall.

The only thing missing was the warmth and sun. Hey, but that's our Michigan :)

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property and a relaxing atmosphere

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here over a long weekend and it was everything we hoped for! The lodge itself is wonderfully kept and very clean. All of the woodwork instead of the lodge is great and the fireplace makes it very inviting. There are a lot of great amenities but the wrap-around deck was the best. We thoroughly enjoyed just sitting out there and watching the water. It was very peaceful. Everyone involved in the property, especially Jeannie, was extremely helpful and made sure we had everything we needed during our stay. We'd love to come back and visit sometime!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Loved the cabin.

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect location to meet our MI family to celebrate a special 8th birthday. We loved watching the ice fishermen and then the fog come in and out.

Beautiful, warm home. Very welcoming and even had some items that we weren't expecting. I.e. Night lights (we had some with us but more was great) and birthday candles (needed for that cake!). Loved that there was always enough hot water for all showers.

We would like to come back in warmer weather to experience the outside next time.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Lake, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Fall/Winter
19 Sep 2017 - 5 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£314
for 2 nights
From
£157
£942
 
 
Nightly Rate
6 Oct 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£314
for 2 nights
From
£157
£942
 
 
Fall/Winter
7 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£314
for 2 nights
From
£157
£942
 
 
Christmas/New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£589
for 3 nights
From
£196
 
 
Winter/Spring
3 Jan 2018 - 24 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£275
for 2 nights
From
£137
£746
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day Holiday
25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£589
for 3 nights
From
£196
 
 
Summer
29 May 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
£314
for 2 nights
From
£157
£942
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day Weekend
31 Aug 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£589
for 3 nights
From
£196
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£314
for 2 nights
From
£157
£942
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Additional Guest Fee £7.41 per person per night
Damage Deposit £185.2

These rates exclude holidays.
There will be a surcharge of $ 10.00 per night for each additional guest in excess of four guests.
Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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