Welcome to solitude and serenity on Lake Michigan
This beachfront cottage is the absolute best in the Lake Macatawa area. From the spacious deck, it’s just three steps to the beautiful beach of Lake Michigan. Lake Macatawa is only a couple of hundred yards on the other side.
The cottage is located in a private, gated enclave of luxurious homes. It has four bedrooms, and sleeps ten. It has been recently remodeled and is extremely well equipped for your enjoyment.
If you bring a boat, docking is available on Lake Macatawa (at an additional charge).
Macatawa Beach on the shores of Lake Michigan is possibly the most picturesque of all places on the “Big Lake”. Picture this: a National Landmark Red Lighthouse, beaches that rival the best that Florida has to offer, a gated community on a small peninsula, Lake Macatawa behind the cottages no more than 200 yards away. The Victorian cottages that dot this shore line, the cool breezes off the Lake keeping temperatures always pleasant, even on the hottest of August days make this location the perfect get away place.
L.Frank Baum, the author of the Wizard of Oz knew of this spot one hundred years ago. The “Dorothy” from his book was named for one of the little girls there.
From the deck, it’s entertaining to watch ocean going freighters that travel once or twice a day past the light house, through the channel and then four miles further East docking at the town of Holland.
The village of Saugatuck is eight miles South. It’s filled with special shops and restaurants. The Town of Holland itself is unusually quaint and was judged to be the second most friendly community in America.
The Dutch settled Western Michigan in the 1800’s…it is fun to watch how some of their different attitudes remain to this day. The Amway owners spend their summers here, as do many from St. Louis, Detroit, Indianapolis, Chicago (two hours by car away), Grand Rapids and even from places in Pennsylvania, Texas and beyond.