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Awesome Location by Lake Michigan and Bass Lake!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 10 guests

Big Bass Cabin is a newer cabin conveniently located between Lake Michigan and Bass Lake, near Pentwater, Michigan. The road is quiet, and there is a wonderful fire pit right out front - great for summer evens or relaxing, roasting marshmallows and making memories. You can walk to either Bass Lake (where we also have a dock for you boat), or you can walk one mile to the Lake Michigan beach, which has a huge shallow inlet and access to miles and miles of walking. Bass Lake is a 500-acre all-sports lake. We love the fact that there are two lakes literally right there.

The cabin is a beautiful log cabin with the interior finished all in natural pine. The ceilings soar as the whole cabin (with exception of the two main level bedrooms and bathroom) are wide open up to the ceiling. The kitchen is new and modern and includes a dishwasher, microwave, oven/range, full size refrigerator, coffee maker, pots and pans and everything you need to make your stay convenient. There is a large island that also has seating for five.

The kitchen is open to the main living space that has a large sectional along with a large flatscreen television and access to the back deck. The back deck face miles of natural forest and at night you literally can sit back and hear nothing but the sounds of the woods.

The two bedrooms on the main floor feature queen beds. Both rooms are identical in size. They also each have a full-size closet to store your clothes.

The bathroom can be found at the end of the hall between the two bedrooms. The bathroom has a tub/shower combo and a beautiful custom vanity. The floor is tile.

Also in the hall to the bedrooms and bathroom, you'll find a stacked washer and dryer. This is available to use during your stay.

Through the main living area you'll see the custom-built log stairs that lead to a huge loft. The loft features a good size game table, two queen beds, and a fold out sofa sleeper. The sofa sleeper is located in the dormer area towards the front of the house, so it provides a nice play space and separate area for the kids. There is also another flat screen television up there. Great for when the parents and the kids need a little bit of space!

In front of the home there's a place for the kids to play in the sand and there's a large deck area with a picnic table, a four-person table and chairs, and several other chairs for plenty of seating. The back deck also has several chairs for morning coffee or evening chats.

We love the cabin's vibe ... it's an excellent choice for making family memories. Plus I can underscore the location between the two lakes. You are literally a one-minute drive or short walk from both Lake Michigan and Bass Lake. On top of that, you are also about 10 minutes from the beachside communities of Pentwater, MI and Ludington, MI. Both communities feature unique shopping opportunities and plenty of good restaurants.

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Mark Kemink
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2018

About Mark Kemink

I've been building a vacation rental business since 2012 and love every part of the process of providing a nice home-base for your stay. My goal is to make your stay comfortable and problem free. I personally manage all my properties so I'm just a call away - no dealing with management companies who are slow to respond.

Mark Kemink purchased this cabin in 2016

Why Mark Kemink chose Pentwater

Location! Location! Location!

Awesome vibe! Awesome vibe! Awesome vibe!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin around the Pentwater around the Summit Township

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 3 Large Double Bed
  • The third bedroom is a large loft with three queen beds, one of which is a sofa sleeper.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Awesome Location by Lake Michigan and Bass Lake!
average rating of 4.5882354 based on 17 reviews

Perfect for us!

  • 5 of 5

This place is everything the pictures show and then some. We've made many memories on the large front deck area with the fire pit. The place is well stocked and clean and we had such a great time. Best part is all there is to do in the area...Bass Lake, Lake Michigan, exploring Ludington and Pentwater, and the Silver Lake Sand Dunes are close by too. I highly recommend this place and plan on coming back next year for the third time.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great log cottage feel!

  • 4 of 5

What a great location! Access to Bass Lake as well as Lake Michigan. Both Pentwater and Ludington so close! Great restaurants, shopping and relaxing with family and not too far for friends to come for a day visit.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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beautiful, everything the pictures show and more. would come again

  • 5 of 5

this was a beautiful cabin. it looked just like the pictures. we enjoyed the quiet as well as being near things to do. kayaking on bass lake was a bonus.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin and location

  • 4 of 5

We rented the cabin for a guys get away weekend and really enjoyed our stay. The cabin was clean, well maintained, and had a very nice layout. It also was located very centrally located for all of our activities. Mark was great to with!

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and Accommodating.

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here with 6 adults and 5 kids in September. Plenty of space and everyone had a great time. We had all the amenities, including cable and wifi. The outdoor patio is nice, we spent our evenings in front of the fire pit while the kids explored the woods. Nobody got poison ivy and there were surprisingly no mosquitoes! There's a great little market down the street that has fuel and a good beer selection. Great location for Pentwater and the Silver Lake Sand Dunes.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Centrally located to all Western MI has to offer

  • 3 of 5

Had the pleasure of renting here with a group of friends recently. Mark was very kind and informative. He even called to make sure we arrived ok (we were coming from out of state)! I thought there would be more of a yard or area to play outdoor games but the back yard is on a downward slope leading to a vast field of ferns. Absolutely beautiful but not what we were expecting. We made it work with the empty lot next door that Mark also owned so it wasn't too big a deal. Very quiet for being nestled around other lake houses/properties. I don't think we saw/heard anyone the entire week.

It was very snug for the 9 people we had. The listing says it sleeps 10, which is true if you have 5 couples or people willing to share beds (there are only 6). Beautiful woodwork on the inside. You can tell a lot of love went into building it! The outside could use a little TLC- some of the steps leading up to the back porch were rotted and split when stepped on. Thoroughly enjoyed the front patio with swing and fire pit- it was where we spent almost every single night. We also ate most of our meals on the picnic table since the counter in the kitchen could not accommodate everyone.

Really great place to rent if you have kids or a smaller group of adults. Would not recommend to a group of adults larger than 6. Has some great features and also a few opportunities for improvement.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The cabin sits in an awesome location between Lake Michigan and Bass Lake (a 500-acre, all sports lake). In fact, we have a shared dock on Bass Lake where you can leave your boat for the week. The Lake Michigan beach is about a one minute or so drive (one mile exactly). The cabin isn't that far from Lake Michigan, but you have to go to that beach to access it. The beach is great with a shallow inlet and lots of space. In fact you can walk the beach for an endless amount of time.

Bass Lake is just a short jog around the corner. If you have a lot of stuff to carry, it is also about a one minute drive (or a little walk, if you prefer). You can leave your car by the dock while you boat for the day or afternoon.

We have an outdoor shower to clean you off before you come into the cabin.

The location really is ideal...between two incredible lakes, and between Pentwater and Ludington - both fun, beachside towns with great restaurants and unique shops.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Property Damage Insurance £44.98

You are responsible to leave the cabin in the same condition as you found it. We will clean floors, windows, counters, bathroom, kitchen, etc. You are responsible to clean sheets and towels. We provide the laundry soap.

Refund Policy
*Cancelation within 30 days of arrival: No refund unless home is rented at same rate during the time cancelled. In that case all paid rental fees are returned less $250.
*Cancellation within 90 days of arrival: 50% refund unless home is rented at same rate during the time cancelled. In that case all paid rental fees are returned less $250.
Rates are subject to change.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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