Great New Lake home, Pontoon, Kayaks, Sandy beach

Road side shot Spring of 2014Rear Deck to lake frontRear deck shot to LakeView of part of Rainbow lake from deck on Spring 2014Another Spring 2014 Lake shot from Great roomPart of kitchen and great roomSnack Bar Kitchen, Sliders to deck and lake viewPart of Kitchen to North Side laundry room and 1/2 and entrySnack barNorth side entry viewPull out Queen Sofas in Great Room, sliders to deck and lakePart of Great Room and Road side view. Great View all around the home.Great Room and sliders to deck and lake views and ground views and firepitAdditional seating in Great Room with view of ground and lakeSleeper sofas and nature picturesGreat room view to road side and plantingsAnother Great room shotView from KitPart of Master suiteMaster Suite Deck and view of Lake and fire pit and groundsMaster BathMore Master BathQueen in Master2nd large bedroomDifferent view 2nd large bed rmAnother shot of second large bedroomBetter view of Second Large BedroomKids Bunk Room with additional large  pull out mattress under bunkAnother shot of Bunk roomMain Full BathMain full bath againSecond full bath againSecond full bath again.Half Bath at North Entry from LakeLaundry room at North entry from beach
“ Excellent ”
2 Reviews
Baldwin, MI


Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Sleeps: 9
Type: Cottage
Per night: $238
Per week: $1,200 - $2,150
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the Baldwin vacation cottage rental
Beautiful 1600 sq. ft. ranch built in 2007, 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, gourment kitchen, 10ft. ceilings, Central air, Great views from home to water in most of the rooms. This home features 4 sets of sliders to two decks. Three Sliders off the Great Room and Kitchen to a 40 ft. deck over looking the grounds, lake and beach.

This home has a Master suite with it's own sliders to another seperate deck. The master bath is large with shower and jet tub and has access to the master closet.
Home features gas heatolater fireplace in the great room, a new HD flat screen 32 in. LG-TV and Dish network. Home has Wi Fi and Verizon cell phone antena booster. The home phone is only good for local calls but anyone can call in.
The home has a large refrigerator with ice maker, microwave, gas stove, dishwasher and super large kitchen for the awesome cook in your group.
Spices and cleaning supplies are all included. At the side entry way we have a laundry room with washer and dryer and we suppy the washer soap and softener.

In the Laundrey room closet we have charcoal, lighter, fourteen life jackets from infant to large adult, firepit hotdog forks and ironing board, iron etc.
The home is complete with linens, spices, wine glass, games, DVD's, books, magazines, hair dryers, food processor, coffee grinder, toaster, new coffee maker and more. On the deck we have 2 glass tables with umbrellas and seating for 12.
Area Information
The home also has a gas grill on the deck and we supply the gas for the grill and gas for the pontoon. We also supply oak firewood for the professionally built firepit over looking the grounds and the lake.

We provide Volleyball at the waters edge, horseshoes, tether ball in the water for fun, boat dock and swim dock. We also have a buck pole and hoist for deer hunters for the hunting season.

All of our roads at the lake are private so we have no traffic.
These are quiet peaseful no wake lakes so you can swim, fish and float all day long. We also have wooded lots yet plenty of Sun and great sun sets.

No Smoking - No Pets - No Smoking - No Pets - No Smoking - No Pets


30 min to the West on US 10 is Ludding Michigan and Lake Michgian, another 20 min South is Pentwater on Lake Michigan. If you want a super fun day at the huge outdoor mall go the Traverse City 1.5 hours North and you can spend the day their and not be able to do all you can do. You also have Grand Traverse Bay there and it's one of the Most beautiful areas in the State of Michgian. If you like winter skiing there are several ski lodges and and large slopes in and around Traverse City.

Availability Calendar


Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Jun 01 2014 Jun 26 2015 $238 $238 $1,850 - 1 Week
Jun 01 2015 Jun 14 2015 $238 - $1,850 $7,000 2 Nights
Jun 15 2015 Aug 31 2015 - - $2,150 $8,000 1 Week
Sep 01 2015 Oct 15 2015 $238 - $1,750 $7,000 2 Nights
Oct 15 2015 Dec 01 2015 - - $1,200 $3,000 2 Nights
Check In: 5 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Lodging tax: Included
Tax I.D.: N/A
Deposits: $150 to $450 depending on stay and number of people. $450 for a week and $150 to $250 for weekends. Security deposits are always additional to rent not included. Cash, cashiers check or money orders only. Cash, cashiers check or money orders only.
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Money Order
Other Fees: None. All Secuirty deposit are considered prepaid rents and booking fees. However they are all refunded if the home, boats and grounds are left as nice as when taken. Security deposits are in addition to rents.


  • Beds

  • 2 Queen Beds
  • 1 Double Bed
  • 1 Twin Bed
  • 2 Sofa Beds
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Deck
  • High Speed Internet
  • Parking Included
  • Beach Chairs
  • Dock/Boat Slip
  • Kayak
  • View (Lake)
  • Beach Towels
  • Fireplace
  • Lakefront
  • View (Water)
  • Beachfront
  • Full Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Canoe
  • Heating
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Blender
  • Gas Grill
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • CD Player
  • Hair Dryer
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Toaster
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Coffee Maker
  • Iron
  • Stove
  • Washer/Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Microwave
  • Activities

  • Beach
  • Fishing
  • Lake
  • Restaurant
    (8 miles)
  • Bicycling
  • Hiking
  • Snowmobiling
  • Grocery Store
    (10 miles)
  • Boating
  • Ice Skating
  • Hunting
    (1 mile)
  • Shopping Area
    (10 miles)
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Golf
    (8 miles)
  • Live Entertainment
    (12 miles)
  • Cross-Country Skiing

Other Vacation Rental Amenities
Quads and snowmobils can be used right from the lake homes.
The area is great for biding, hiking, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, ice fishing, hiking and so much more.

We have 100's of different species of Birds and abundant wild life. Eagles and Loon's, deer etc. Clear Clear water, great swimming.

Reviews for this vacation cottage rental in Baldwin, Michigan

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Cheryl Vaughn

Cheryl Vaughn

Brighton, MI USA


August 18, 2014

Thank you! Very clean and homey! Everything you could possibly want, and more. We enjoyed the beautiful and clean lake with the kayaks, paddle board and pontoon. Absolutely enjoyed every minute of it. We are trying to determine when we can come again!

Gene Riggs

Owner's reply:

Thank so much and we loved having you, we hope you enjoy the rest of your summer and 2014.
God Bless,
Gene & Martha

Steve Rieker

Steve Rieker

Peoria, IL

Beautiful Home with All Amenities Included

July 14, 2014

Very nice home. Clean and modern with more comforts than home. We used the pontoon boat and kayaks every day to enjoy the lake.

Gene Riggs

Owner's reply:

Hello Rieker Family~ We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Loons' Ridge. Our goal is to provide the amenities and comforts that will lead to a pleasant and memorable visit! Thank you for choosing to spend a week at the lake! We hope to see you again!

Warm Regards,

Gene and Martha Riggs

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