Waterfront Irish Hills Cottage (Round Lake)
|Per night:||$100 - $250|
|Per week:||$450 - $1,100|
Description of the Irish Hills vacation cottage rental
Pontoon boat available for rent for additional charge ($500/wk or $150/day). I also have late jet skis for rent through an independent provider. They are $700/week (two for $1100), $300 for one day ($500 for two), or $400 for 2 days ($600 for two).
I have two two bedroom cottages available, and one 3 bedroom/2 bath cottage available. I have one summer 2014 week remaining, Aug 23-Aug 30 in a 2 bedroom, just $800 for the week. Don't worry, September is a great time at the lake as well. Discounted rates, plus I do weekends and 2 night rentals in Sept/Oct. I will start taking 2015 reservations Sept 1.. I keep my availability calender up to date, if the calender shows an open day, at least one of my cottages is available. Make plans now for a great time at the lake, and life long family memories. My cottages are very Family friendly. My property is great for larger family groups as well, rent 2-3 cottages to have everyone together, yet give each family some space. Many 3 (and even 4) generational families have created some great family memories here. If you desire 2 or more cottages, now is the time to plan for 2015!
I only rent on a weekly basis during prime summer (Mid June-Late Aug). I offer 2 night (or longer) rentals at all other times except prime summer.
Cottages come fully equipped (with the exceptions of bed linens and towels) for you to enjoy your family vacation.
I take reservations up to 11 months in advance..
Round lake is about 550 acres. All sports. Good fishing. Lake is very deep in spots, but very popular sandbar in middle of lake draws a decent amount of boats on weekends for swimming, partying, and relaxing.
Round Lake does connect to larger Devils Lake (about 1000 acres) but only very small boats, and jet skis can make it under the brige.
|Jun 21 2014||Aug 22 2014||$200||-||$1,100||-||4 Nights|
|Aug 23 2014||Sep 07 2014||$150||$250||$800||$1,800||2 Nights|
|Sep 08 2014||Sep 27 2014||$125||$200||$600||$1,200||2 Nights|
|Sep 28 2014||May 21 2015||$100||$150||$450||$900||2 Nights|
|May 03 2015||Jun 07 2015||$100||$200||$600||-||2 Nights|
|May 22 2015||Jun 19 2015||$125||$200||$800||$2,000||2 Nights|
|Jun 07 2015||Jun 21 2015||$125||$200||$800||-||2 Nights|
|Jun 20 2015||Aug 21 2015||$200||-||$1,100||-||1 Week|
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|Check In: 2 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.|
|Deposits: $50 Non Refundable deposit to hold 2014 summer weeks until March 1, 2014. 50% deposit due by March 1, 2014. Deposit is nor refundable for cancellations less than 60 days out, 75% refundable for cancellations 60+ days out.|
|Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Personal Check|
|Other Fees: no other fees, no cleaning fees. Pets allowed with advance approal. $50 pet fee! IF I provide sheets and towels, $50 for a 2 bedroom/$75 for 3 bedroom.|
- 1 Queen Bed
- 2 Twin Beds
- 1 Sofa Bed
- Air Conditioning
- Dock/Boat Slip
- Pet Friendly
- Full Kitchen
- Parking Included
- View (Lake)
- Beach Chairs
- Alarm Clock
- Refrigerator (Full)
- TV (Cable/Satellite)
- Coffee Maker
- Gas Grill
- Jet Skiing
- Grocery Store
- Live Entertainment
- Shopping Area
- Water Skiing
- Movie Theater
- Miniature Golf
- Ice Skating
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
Reviews for this vacation cottage rental in Irish Hills, Michigan
Great Summer Get-Away
July 12, 2014
I had the opportunity for an extended stay in the upstairs 2 bedroom cottage. Mike was very accommodating and a pleasure to make arrangements with. This is a perfect little property for a summer get-away whether its just a couple of you or several families. The sand bottom lake at the shore of the property makes it easy to get in and enjoy the lake. This is a very comfortable lake cottage setting!
Selina Brosamer Stephan
West Bloomfield, MI
Summer Solstice Fun
June 26, 2014
We were just there last weekend. Stayed at the 3bdrm/2bath home on the road. PERFECT for our needs (1 couple, 3 single adults, 1 child). Great area for the kids to swim and jump on the floaty! Picnic table and grassy area to hang and watch. Took the paddle boat out for a spin! Great deck area to lounge, party, and tan. Close to the store. Will be back next year! Thanks Mike!
Great Place to Stay!
October 14, 2013
Our Family would difinelty recommend this vaction get away! It was perfect! The cottage had everything we needed! The view and the accomidations were excellent. We plan on going back a few times next summer! I can'y say enough good things about the place, it was clean, roomy, and was equiped with everything we needed, like a home away from home!
Kelly Burnett Klingman
Very nice time.
September 16, 2013
I grew up on the lake so was very familiar with the area. We stayed in the lower 2 bd than moved to the 3 bd. I also saw the upper 2bd. All three were very nice, especially the 3 bedroom. Beach/lakefront area was great. Good location. Owner very nice and accommadating. Paddle boat is a little rough and needs rudder adjusted, but it is also end of season so it may have had a hard summer. We had a great time and can't wait to go back to the lake next year!
Sherri Huhn Hufnagel
August 19, 2013
I stayed here with my niece (14 yrs) and nephew (16 yrs) and we LOVED it! The cottage is right on the water (literally just feet) and it has the perfect cottage feel... nautical decorations, older furniture, floors a little crooked, etc. Reminds me of my grandparents cottage as a kid :). We used the free paddle boat probably 10 times throughout the week. The lake is so small we could paddle all the way across and back within an hour or so. There is no DVD player and no internet (if there was I didn't know about it) which was really great because we could "unplug" for the week and just hang out. Mike and Chuck were very nice to deal with and tolerated my million questions before we even got there. There is a great grocery store just outside of town maybe a mile which had everything we needed (thanks Chuck for telling us about that :)) I loved this place so much I'm going to come back next year and bring my Mom and Sister for our week long vacation!!!
Las Vegas, NV
Great summer rental!
August 14, 2013
The rental property was clean and was everything we were looking for in a lake cottage. The owner was so helpful and making sure our stay was as great as possible. Very happy with this experience !! :)
Hawaii and Las Vegas
Round lake vacation property
August 12, 2013
Our family had a great time and the lake is one of the best in the area . We were aware that we were sharing the upstairs with the downstairs. We did not know that there was another unit just above and behind us. Parking was always a problem because of limited space. It was not the type unit you would rent if you want privacy because there are lots of people and pets sharing common areas. Also it seems that dogs are very welcome, allot of dogs and barking and hair and poop. It was ackward using the grass area with dogs sniffing us and digging holes and poop in grass when our small children wanted to play in area. I am not a dog person so that did come as a surprise that dogs had full run of house and yard. I do not like sleeping in house were dogs from stranger slept previously , but I guess people feel the need to have them with them everywhere like they are people. The owner was great and very helpful with any questions we had. I recommend this rental to anyone, especially if you are a animal lover who wants to travel with their pets and enjoy other renters pets also.
I do not allow dogs to have full use of the yard or the common areas. Unfortunately, I had a guest who did let their dog roam more than they should have. Parking is always limited at the lake. Each cottage has 3 designated parking spots, there are an addition 4 spots available for guests. This particular guest had a large amount of visitors which caused the parking congestion. I post all reviews, even the "bad" ones.
June 24, 2013
The good things the other reviewers said are all true. The lake is peaceful and great for swimming and fishing with a sandy, weedless shore. There were no issues with shared spaces; there was room enough for everyone, we had great neighbors. We stayed in the upper two bedroom and found it as described with no issues. There was no shortage of places to sit throughout the well-maintained property, very nice waking to a sunrise over the water. You'll find that the owner, Mike, is accommodating and wants you to enjoy your stay. Just the right amount of communication--the whole process was a breeze. He takes pride in his place and likes what he does---it shows, and we'll be back.
Kimberlyn Ross Brooks
Great family bonding
June 13, 2013
We rented 2 of the units and all of our expectations were met. The house and duplex were clean and well maintained. The lake was quiet and the water very clear. Thanks for the memories! Kim
Great place to stay!
November 27, 2012
We enjoyed the week we stayed there during our hunting trip. The cottage was clean and had everything we needed to have a pleasant stay. Would recommend this place to anyone. The owner was friendly and great to work with.
Great Family Vacation
August 3, 2012
We rented the 3 bedroom cottage. It was very clean and more roomy than I expected. The kids had so much fun with the row boat and paddle boat. They also had a chance to fish by the dock and caught some blue gill and bass. Very family oriented atmosphere. The owner Mike is very professional to deal with from the start, was very helpful with awesome costumer service.
August 3, 2012
The cottage was great, beautiful water, had a lot of fun at the sandbar. Mike was terrific and we loved the pontoon boat. The only thing we didn't love was that the people in the 3 bedroom cottage had like 20 people with them every single day. We only had people up on the weekend, because we wanted to be considerate. Otherwise, the week was one of my favorite vacations ever! Visit Highland Inn for great food and drinks and Jerry's Pub on Wampler's Lake.
July 14, 2012
The renting process was simple with Mike. The place was pretty much as advertised and is in a great location. We rented the pontoon, and other then being hard to start (which I figured out the magic touch by the 3rd day) was great.. It allowed us to get to the very cool sand bar... Great beach, great location, very clean... Mike & Chuck the property manager, we're both great to deal with... We had a great vacation and will be ack..
Pottstown, PA USA
Nice Place in a very good location
July 8, 2012
My family and I rented the upstairs 2 bdrm apartment and had a great time. It was really nice to have the water right there. The lake is great. Our dog loved wading into the water to fetch his ball. The weather was great. The other neighbors turned out to be great. Overall, it was a great vacation. We definitely would go back.
Vicki Vollmer Button
Sterling Heights, MI
July 7, 2012
My husband and I had a chance for a spontaneous getaway and Mike had the perfect dates and cottage available. We stayed in the upstairs 2 bdrm unit and absolutely loved our time there! The unit was very clean and bug free! The water toys were so much fun and the sandy bottom right at the docks are a plus! We had fantastic neighbors below us, which made our experience that much more enjoyable! Chuck took very good care of us too. Thanks Mike, it's a beautiful lake, great property, and we can't wait to come back! John & Vicki
Summer vacation 2012
July 1, 2012
We had so much fun! Cottage is clean, view is spectacular and the weather was perfect! Room air conditioners are in the bedrooms and a fan in the master bedroom because it was hot! Walking around to see the local cottages is a treat as attractive landscaping and renovations are everywhere. We enjoyed the floating raft and the water was just the right temp. Would definitely go back to this lake again if not the same cottage. Visited Hidden Lake Gardens, the Cherry Creek Winery and Walker Tavern which were all nice. Wish I owned property on this lake!
Property as advertised, yet beyond expectations
June 25, 2012
What a great time, on a beautiful lake, with a homely feel. We stayed at the 3-bedroom ranch cottage in June 2012 for a 5 day/4 night stay, and it was beyond all of our expectations. Start to finish, we had zero issues on communication and follow-thru from the owner (Mike) to the maintenance guy (Chuck). Mike was pleasant during the entire reservation and confirmation process, and was very considerate with a follow-up call upon checkout to get our feedback and opinions. Chuck was there within a few hours upon arrival to make sure everything was to our satisfaction, and provided some local tips and tricks for eateries, directions, etc. He was open with the instructions to call for ANYTHING that we needed, but because of the wonderful condition of the property, we never had to take him up on that offer, as we required no additional services or immediate needs. The property was clean, and believe it or not, I think the lake was cleaner. Crystal clear water! The amenities to play on the lake were enough to help pass the time and aid in the relaxation process. And the accommodations of the 3-bedroom cottage itself left nothing to be desired. Full kitchen (stocked with all the essentials - pots, pans, silverware, etc.), comfortable living room with big-screen TV with Dish Network service, and all the necessities needed in the bedrooms and bathrooms. This really was an amazing trip, at an amazing cottage, with an amazing setting. Two thumbs up, and we are already looking forward to our next stay there! Thanks for everything!
Waterville, Oh USA
All in all a good time.
June 24, 2012
We rented the lower section of the 2 bedroom cottage - as suggested by Mike, the owner. I am a heart transplant patient and sometimes struggle with stairs. In short we would go again. This time we would rent the upper unit just so you don't have people walking on top of you - an older couple but could still hear every step. The unit was clean and the pontoon boat was old but ran fairly well. The manager, Chuck is a great asset - a very helpful guy. We felt we got our money's worth but wish that previous tennants had more respect for the property. Love the Irish Hills and plan to return.
the villages fl
June 15, 2012
we had great weather, owner was very helpful, nice patio ,overlooking lake, lots of lake toys to use....great for weekend get away
North Port, FL USA
Family Fun at the Lake
June 14, 2012
Our recent family trip home to Michigan was an excellent one. This time instead of staying with family we decided to rent a cottage. Mike's cottage on Round Lake in Manitou Beach, MI was a great one. We stayed in the upper half of his bi-level lake front cottage. My boys ages 2 and 5 years had a blast fishing off the dock, swimming, and having there first bonfire. We had access to the paddle and row boats which my nephews and oldest son had so much fun using. We are already planning to rent Mike's place again next year, and this time will be considering renting the pontoon boat for the week too. The only reason I gave the place 4 stars was due to the garbage container and parking situation. Unfortunately the main garbage container began to smell by our fourth day and the smell could be smelt in not only our place but the next door neighbor lady said it was coming in through her windows too. So an earlier garbage pick up mid week would be beneficial especially on a busy week. The parking may be better to if spots were assigned. Twice in our 9 day stay we were blocked in by other renters who had multiple cars and boat trailers. This was quite aggravating when we had places to be. Other than that our stay was perfect. The cottage was clean, fully stocked with cooking utensils, plates, cups, coffee maker, microwave etc... The water view from the upper level was beautiful. And the hot water tank was awesome, not a cold shower all week.
Unforunately, this particular week the garbage dumpster was a major problem. I have never had this problem before, I don't know why it became an issue this week. I think someone not associated with my property illegally dumped something into the container. As for parking, sometimes parking can be an issue. I have space for about 13 cars for the 3 cottages if properly parked. Occassionally if people do not park "smartly", it lowers the amount of cars that can be parked.
Southfield, MI USA
Wonderful Time had by All
May 30, 2012
We loved our stay at Mike's lower unit rental on Round Lake. The accommodations were perfect for us and our dog, Jesse, had a better time than anyone. Mike was a perfect host, we felt right at home. Water was wonderful for swimming right off the dock. The neighbors were very nice. Everything we could have asked for. Thanks, Mike.
Las Vegas, NV
May 2, 2012
This was a great stay! The owner was easy to get ahold of if I had any questions. The property was clean and comfortable. The landscape was always taking care of. The kitchen is large with a beautiful view of the lake. The small town has the convience of everything you. This was an all around great stay and will definetly stay there again!
Patricia Bender Wixson
Wonderful Winter Retreat 2012
March 2, 2012
We stayed at the 3 bedroom ranch from November 2011 to March 2012. There was plenty of room and at the same time cozy. The large door window in the eating area allowed us to view a beautiful frozen, snowy lake.....gorgeous during typical Michigan winters. The home heat-wise was very comfortable The owner is a positive person who is great to work with and the maintenance man stays right on top of any questions we had..There were no problems at all. The home is well - maintained. We are blessed to have found such a nice house and great people to work with for our winter in Michigan. This place is highly recommended by us! :) It must be gorgeous in the spring and summer months! Enjoy!
Greatest short week ever
January 30, 2012
My husband and I just wanted an easy and relaxing vacation. Got it here - especially being able to bring our dog. He loved it and was great fun for all the area kids. Liked the bottom cottage so we could just walk out the door and be on the lake. A few issues with the stairs, but just because we are older. Loved it! Hope to go again this year at the end of August. GREAT PLACE to relax even with others in the other cottages - no problems with anyone. We all got along great.
Potential guests are frequently concerned about the other 2 cottages on the property. My property is larger than most, so there is plenty of privacy for everyone despite the lakefront being shared by the 3 cottages. Almost all guests who stay, state that they enjoyed having some other people on the property. Have owned the property for 6+ years, never have had a problem with guests having any issue with guests in other cottages.
Ron & Sandy Tandy
Port Charlotte, Florida
September 8, 2011
My family & I stayed at this property for 3 weeks in July 2011. The cottage was clean, comfortable, and well equiped. The lake view was beautiful. We are already booked for another 3 week stay for July/Aug 2012. Tandy Family
Amy L Knorr Krimmel
Adrian, MI USA
September 2, 2011
Had a great week at the lake. My kids had a blast in the water and fishing off the dock.The water was clean and clear, without seaweed. Couldnt believe how many fish we caught. The sunrise every morning was beautiful. Took the boat out to the sandbar a few times and enjoyed that. Also the evening boat rides were really nice. We walked to the ice cream parlor which was just down the road. The accomadations couldnt have been better. We had a wonderful time, no complaints and would go back again.
August 8, 2011
Perfect setting for our needs. Close to the lake, not any sand to track into the house. Well equipped kitchen. Minor plumbing issues which the owner handled promptly.
Allen Park, MI
Great Owner and Location!
June 23, 2011
Just spent a long weekend at this adorable little cottage on Round Lake. The owner was wonderful and very accomodating. The lake was amazing and so clear that you could swim off the dock. It was not murky or full of seaweed which I hate. I would definitely recommend this location to anyone that wants a nice get away on the water. I personally liked the lower cottage where we stayed. There are also two other cottages located above this unit but I liked sitting on the porch and hearing the water two feet away from me.
June 2, 2011
best trip ever
May 31, 2011
fishing was good the roof over the patio could have used something to keep water from coming down when it rained but other than that things were great. had a great time
Nice lake, great cottage
September 13, 2010
We had a wonderful time here. The lake was beautiful, the cottage was nice. Even though it was REALLY hot while we were there, the main bedroom had air and the rest of the cottage wasn't too bad with a couple of fans going. Overall, just an great place!
September 13, 2010
Family and I had a great time staying in the 1st floor cottage.It was great that we could bring our dog and not have to worry about him. The parking on the other hand needs to be mapped out better,once we spoke to the manager about where to park the parking issues were resolved. We do plan to come back next summer for another great stay...
Very nice view of the lake....
July 5, 2010
The accomodations were good but there was just a window unit for the air conditioner. Thank goodness it was cool in the evenings. Only issue was that you have to share the pier, paddle boat, and row boat with another cottage. Which we did not know but other than that everything was good.
At the time of this review, this particular cottage had just one window ac unit in the bedroom which kept only the bedroom cool. In June 2012 I added a 2nd ac unit in the kitchen that will help keep this cottage cooler. This cottage does get alot of sun, and is quite bright, on the hottest of summer days this cottage is likely not to be "cool" (although the main bedroom will be), but should be relatively comfortable.
Great family cottage
May 20, 2010
We have stayed here a few times over the years, great cottage. Clean and very comfortable, great place for family. Excellent swimming, great owner and local property managers. Owner makes a few improvements each year!
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About:After years of driving to Northern Michigan, I bought these cottages about 6 years ago. Though the drive to Northern Michigan never really bothered me (we would go 30- 35 weekends a year), I don't know how I did it. The quick one hour drive to the Irish Hills makes a trip to the lake so easy. I ...
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