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234 acre all-sports lakefront

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

This is a 2 bedroom one bath unit with beautiful lake view

Daylight Basement apartment, new construction with two bedrooms and full bath, Sleeps 4+ . Dewey Lake is a best kept secret. The 200+ acre all-sports lake is relatively quiet, safe and great for swimming. We are located approximately 2 hours from Chicago, 100 miles, 30 minutes from South Bend, Indiana, and 170 miles from Detroit Airport.

The apartment is approximately 800 square feet plus rec room, brightly painted, and newly furnished. It features an outdoor patio, picnic table, a grill for cooking and wi-fi.

This is an all-season home with heat and optional air-conditioning in master bedroom only. Visit Southwest Michigan in the fall when the leaves are robust with color, the orchards are bursting, and the concord grapes are fragrant.

Our goal is to provide a peaceful retreat for a couple or small family. A dock is available for a boat rental or fishing opportunities. We have two kayak's and a canoe available for use.

We offer a good size galley kitchen with all the furnished basics, microwave oven, toaster, coffee maker, kitchenware and pots & pans. Linens are provided for the King size bed and bunk beds. Bath and kitchen towels are also provided.

A patio down at the lake offers a quiet retreat. A fire pit is a perfect spot to huddle together after a delightful day in the water. We are nearby should you forget something or want to borrow a lake toy. Please note that this unit is not equipped with central air conditioning.

More Details

Owner
Chris
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 December, 2017

About Chris

An avid traveler herself, Chris is a sales engineer for a valve company. She formerly worked as an engineer for the local gas company.

Chris purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Chris chose Dowagiac

Dewey Lake is much safer to swim than Lake Michigan. You don't have to worry about Rip currents. This property is a life long dream for us. With so many beautiful lakes in the area, we spent many sunday afternoons driving around and dreaming of our very own lake front property. We built this house recently and thought we might like to share it with others.

What makes this apartment unique

The wonderful views and quiet evenings make this property extra special. You can boat on the lake with peaceful enjoyment. You can ski and jet ski without feeling unsafe. It is indeed a paradise.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Dowagiac in Cass County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Life jackets must be worn (or taken out) when using kayaks or canoe.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Walk in 48' shower with shower head and second hand sprayer.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Bunk Bed
  • Ideal for two adults with 2-3 children. Bedrooms face the lake. A roll-away cot is available for a third child.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
5

Perfect Weekend Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed every minute of our stay! The house is very well stocked, comes with everything you need and more. We had great weather and the lake was amazing! Chris was a fantastic host. Thanks for everything, we will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Christine is a wonderful host! The place was clean and welcoming.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful! Close to the water. This is a very quiet and relaxing place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for a family!

  • 5 of 5

The garden suite is truly adorable. It was a sweet retreat away from the busy city life. The lake is really calm and just the right size for tubing/jet skiing or just cruising on a pontoon. We enjoyed swimming and playing right off the front of the property and the dock. Chris is very sweet and a great host. Thanks again for the corn! Great way to wrap up the summer!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beach Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed at this place for the past 2 years. The accommodations are clean and new with all the necessities. The beach is great for swimming, sitting on the raft, or having a bonfire. We also love the ping pong table for rainy days. Compared to other places I've visited, this is perfect for a family of 4.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great rental for young families!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property for 3 nights (7/26 – 7/29) and it was a great fit for our family with 3 kids (7 y/o and 4.5 y/o twins). Pictures and description for the property were accurate and Chris was very helpful prior to and during our stay, as needed. She even asked if we wanted her to pick-up some sweet corn for us as she was stopping at a farmers market one morning!

Highlights for Us: 1) Outdoor fun – access to paddleboat, kayaks, life jackets, dock for fishing and patio near lake access for relaxing and fire/cook-out. 2) Movies and Ping Pong – Kids enjoyed all the Harry Potter movies and ping pong table when we weren’t at the lake or exploring SW Michigan. 3) 3 nights meant each kiddo could enjoy the top bunk and took turns “rotating” to the bottom bunk and roll-away bed each night. They had fun all sharing a room.

As noted, areas other than the master bedroom can get a little warm, but there are plenty of fans. We found the wifi a little spotty in areas of the unit at times. Neither would deter us from considering this property again or recommending it. We had a great time; the unit/location is a great value!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This place was great!

  • 5 of 5

The home was fantastic! We had everything we needed! The home was well stocked all we had to bring was our food. The veiw was great. The lakefront patio was excellent. Everything was new and the the owner was very nice and accommodating! We would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
36 Miles
South Bend Regional, IN
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
BT's Pub
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Pipestone Creek
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Niles, MI
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Montegomery's Restaurant
Car: necessary

Situated on Dewey Lake, one of 11 of the Sister Lakes located in Southwest Michigan. There are 15 wineries within 20 miles with many offering tastings and wonderful food. We are 20 miles from magnificant Lake Michigan and its white sandy beaches. Be sure to visit Grandpa's Cider Mill and the Chocolate Garden. There are two wonderful golf courses within 10 miles, Pipestone Creek and Indian Lake. Take a short walk to Jo-Ho's for hand dipped ice-cream or drive a few miles to Caruso's soda bar and candy kitchen. Drive a few miles to 5 mile drive in for evening entertainment. Enjoy Lutz's drive up restaurant next door, after the show.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £37.54
Damage Deposit £112.62

children must be supervised at all times. There is a road between the house and the lake.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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