Gramma's House by the Lake
|Per night:||$275 - $325|
5 bedroom, two story house; 1 1/2 baths; Sleeps 9; Includes bed linens, towels and beach towels.
WIFI and Cable TV.
Washer & Dryer in the basement, easy access to outdoor clothes line.
Fenced in yard on a double lot allows for privacy. Picnic table, Charcoal grill, fire pit, board games, 4 bicycles available for use.
The Forest and Lake room each have double beds, The Beach and Garden Room have Queen size, Captain's room has a Captains bed (twin). The Beach and Forest room can be used as a suite - there's a door between them. The Master bedroom (Garden Room) has plenty of room for a travel crib or travel bed for young children. Large eat-in kitchen, fully stocked with pots, pans, baking, serving dishes, etc. High chair, port-a-crib and booster seats available upon request. Gas stove & full size refrigerator. Dining room, two large living rooms (approx 12x15). Front porch with windows - a great place to sit and enjoy the breeze.
Garage on premises but not available for use.
No pets. No smoking indoors.
This home in Muskegon, MI is located in the quiet neighborhood of Bluffton, which is nestled between sand dunes and Muskegon Lake (1 block away). Pere Marquette Park is a city park along Lake Michigan with a mile long groomed beach. It is less than a 10 minute walk or if you prefer to drive parking is free! Activities at Lake Michigan include swimming, fishing, boating, sailing & kite boarding, beach volleyball and of course, beautiful sunsets. Take a walk along the pier to the lighthouse or have a picnic at the park while watching boats and ships come through the channel. Visit the Maritime museum & USS Silversides Submarine, or Docker's - for dining & entertainment. Muskegon Lake offers a smaller, warmer lake also great for swimming, boating, sailing, wind surfing, fishing, water skiing. Put your canoe, rowboat or kayak in Muskegon Lake at the community beach at the end of the street or launch your motor boat at the Public boat launch less than 1 mile away. Muskegon Yacht Club is one block away. Neighborhood non-denominational Church around the corner. Muskegon Country Club (private club), the Boardwalk along Lake Michigan (leading to Beachwood Park) and Kruse Park are all within 2 miles. Canoe down the Muskegon or White Rivers. Happy Mohawk Canoe livery rents canoes and kayaks for touring along the White River.
Downtown Muskegon is less than 10 minutes away and has many historic buildings and offers tours of the Hackley and Hume Homes (The lumber tycoons of the mid 1800's). Many shops with handcrafted items only 2 miles away in Lakeside.
Old time Trolley stop at the top of the hill will take you downtown & back around Pere Marquette Park. Or take the city bus - service right on the corner. The Car Ferry to Milwaukee is less than 2 miles away.
Nearby: Michigan Adventure Amusement park, North Muskegon State Park and Hoffmaster State Park which has a nature center, trails through the woods and a stair climb to the top of a dune (see photos). The city of Grand Haven offers shopping, a musical fountain and is home of the Coast Guard Festival.
Frederick Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids-40 minutes. Grand Rapids Airport (Gerald Ford) 50-60 minute drive.
Gramma's House by the Lake is a great place to come back to rest and relax after exploring the area
There are also winter activities in the area including ice skating & Hockey (LC Walker Arena), ice fishing on Muskegon Lake, groomed cross-country ski trails, a luge track in the Muskegon Winter Complex, and many nearby downhill skiing areas.
|May 15 2014||Sep 15 2015||$275||$325||$1,595||-||-|
|Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.|
|Lodging tax: 6% & fees - all inclusive|
|Deposits: $500 deposit towards total for weekly stay, Full payment for daily/weekend stay|
|Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Mastercard, Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check, Visa|
|Other Fees: 1 week includes 7 days and 6 nights. $275/night for weekdays Sun-Thurs $325/night Fri, Sat and holidays all taxes, fees included|
- 2 Queen Beds
- 2 Double Beds
- 1 Twin Bed
- 1 Crib
- Beach Towels
- Linens Provided
- High Speed Internet
- Parking Included
- Screened Porch
- Full Kitchen
- Alarm Clock
- DVD Player
- Hair Dryer
- TV (Cable/Satellite)
- Charcoal Grill
- Refrigerator (Full)
- Coffee Maker
- Movie Theater
- Basketball Court
- Shopping Area
- Water Skiing
- Miniature Golf
- Amusement Park
- Water Park
- Live Entertainment
- Gym/Fitness Center
- Jet Skiing
- Cross-Country Skiing
- Downhill Skiing
- Volleyball Court
- Ice Skating
- Grocery Store
Reviews for this vacation home rental in Muskegon, Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
A Stay at Grandma's
September 1, 2014
This a very clean and well maintained older house with a nice secluded back yard in a quiet neighborhood. It was ideal for our recent fishing trip in Lake Michigan, and has the best furnished kitchen of any home we have ever rented. Every utensile or dish you could need is available. It is about 1 mile to the Jaycees boat ramp into Muskegon Lake and has a great picnic table in the back yard and patio table and chairs in the front yard. We plan to rent the same house agin next year.
We are glad we provided everything you needed. Our goal is to make things as easy as possible for our guests so that they can relax and enjoy their vacation. That's why the location is ideal. So close to so many things, especially the boat ramp and the beach! Thanks to Dawn who does a lot of the leg work for us by checking in guests, cleaning in between and stocking the necessary paper products and Pam who maintains the gardens!
Cam and Nancy
St. Charles, IL
Great Time at Gramma's House!
August 17, 2014
Our family had a great time at Gramma's House. The owners were very accommodating as we only had 4 days for a vacation. The house was comfortable to stay in, everyone had their own bedroom. The kitchen had everything we needed for meals and the fire-pit was great. The house is very close to Lake Michigan beaches(about 2 blocks away) and Muskegon Lake is down the street. Thanks for a wonderful time!
Great family house in quiet location
August 1, 2014
Gramma's house is a large clean house on a corner site in a residential area. It is within 5 minutes walking distance to the local beach. The house was very clean and fresh and well stocked with linens and beach towels, BBQ, sand-pit to light outdoor fires and all kitchen utensils you can imagine. It even has a working piano-organ to play with! There are five large bedrooms (all on upper floor) and a lot of space. The house is in a residential area so you are unlikely to meet other tourists staying near by. We were met by Dawn from across the street who was super helpful and friendly. Happy to recommend this house.
Traverse City, MI, USA
Our grandchildren loved "Gramma's House"
June 18, 2014
Three generations stayed at this home for a family reunion weekend and it provided a perfect proximity to the site of the reunion, as well as a respite once the reunion was over. The family tradition for our family of s'mores was easily held at its fire pit in the lovely fenced back yard, and two trips to beautiful Pere Marquette Beach delighted not only the grandchildren, but all of us. Sand castles were created, holes dug, and playground equipment enjoyed on two balmy June evenings. The neighborhood character of the Bluffton area gave it a real family feel. The seasoned home felt, indeed, like someone's grandma's house, with bedrooms and room for all to stretch out. It was also nicely equipped with necessities, much appreciated. A nice option for a family gathering. The proximity to stunning Pere Marquette Beach can't be beat.
Lamartine, WI USA
Weekend to remember
October 15, 2013
Although my weekend was a winner to begin with (just having time alone with my wonderful hubby) it was even better because of this rental. Soooo comfortable, quiet and scenic. Recommend strongly for anyone wanting these wonderful assets in a rental.
Great house, excellent location (sort of)
July 29, 2013
First off, Gramma's house is great. Plenty of room for the 3 families that stayed there to live. We enjoyed use of the firepit in the backyard, the close proximity to lake Michigan and Muskegon lake, and the provided bicycles, toys, and beach towels. They really make you feel welcome here. My only reservation is that Muskegon the city appears to be in serious economic decline. Some of the neighborhoods around the city (NOT gramma's neighborhood) seem a bit sketchy. Also, the downtown area lacks the charm of most of the other lakeside spots along Michigan's coast. Oh well, it's a short trip to Grand Haven where the downtown is great. I would recommend gramma's house.
Yes Muskegon has been hit hard. It was once a manufacturing city. As the factories became outdated owners closed them and moved to the south where they could get a tax break for bringing new business. Many buildings have been torn down or converted into apts., but there are still a few standing. Beautifying the city has been an ongoing process. A little history lesson. : ). I hope you had a chance to see some of the historic buildings downtown like Hackley Library and Hackley and Hume houses.
Grand Rapids, Michigan
August 14, 2012
Although no AC fans were sufficient. It was the perfect spot due to us attending a regatta at the Muskegon Yacht Club. The dryer came in handy for the foul weather gear needed due to rain on third day. All worked out great. Definitely would rent again.
albuquerque new, mexico. USA
home at last
July 14, 2012
it was a very wonderful place to stay for me and my family, a block or two walk to muskegon lake nice view, great fishing.. 7 or 8 blocks to lake michigan lot of fun on the beach and yes i will be back
Erjeta Pasho Seferi
Sterling Hts MI
spacious house and relaxing
July 15, 2011
We had a wonderful time at Grammas House it was very spacious for 5 kids to run around plus everything in the house was very organized ,it had everything that you really need .The manager was very friendly and very helpful...very close to a very clean beach . Very satisfied overall
Muskegon, MI USA
Peace, serenity and sunsets
April 18, 2011
My time spent at Gramma's House by the Lake will always be a special time that I can reflect on. The wonderful breeze when sitting outside and walking down to Lake Michigan to see the beautiful sunsets can only be described as serene. The huge rooms were great for entertaining, and the kitchen great for cooking. The house has multiple windows which was so nice when the sun came up. I would highly recommend this large house for a nice quiet place to get away from the rat race.
Westminster, MD USA
Serenity at Gramma's House by the Lake.
April 11, 2011
I had the pleasure of being a guest at this wonderful home near Lake Mukegon over Memorial Weekend 2010. Serenity is what best describes my stay. What a prestine beach! I was impressed by the many sights and activities in the area. History lovers will very much enjoy Muskegon and the surround Great Lakes area. There was also a great deal of restoration and investing going on in the downtown district area. This spacious home, just a block from the beach is perfect for multiple families to share. And I loved the many beautiful flowers surrounding the house. I highly recommend Gramma's House by the Lake!
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About:My sister, Camille (Cam) and I own this house together. We grew up in this house and have such fond memories. As adults we spent many vacations visiting "Gramma" with our families, going to the beach, walking along the pier to the lighthouse, watching the big ships come through the channel, and...
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