Lake Front Custom-Built Cottage

EntranceFrontLake and Beach areaLake FrontDining AreaKitchenKitchenFireplaceGathering AreaWindow SeatStairs to the LoftLoftHallway to BedroomsScreened Sitting PorchMaster BedroomMaster BathMaster BathMaster BathBedroomWomens' BathroomMens' BathroomBedroomBunk RoomEntertainment AreaLake side
“ Excellent ”
9 Reviews
6380 Kilkenny, Stanwood, MI 49346


Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3.5
Sleeps: 10
Type: Cottage
Per night: $350
Per week: $1,475
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the Stanwood vacation cottage rental
New in 2007, this "Canadian Lakes" lodge is one hour north of Grand Rapids, MI. Nestled among the pines on "Lake Kilkenny," this unique vacation home was built to accommodate groups and is handicap accessible. It boasts a bunk room with two sets of extra long bunk beds, a "Mens" and "Womens" bathroom, t.v. and internet.
While the open floor plan and gourmet kitchen suggest large gatherings, there are ample spaces for privacy as well. The loft, for example, is a wonderful place to read a book or take a nap. A screened-in porch has chairs enough to encourage memorable conversations and is ideal for sipping a morning cup of coffee or an afternoon cocktail. The beach is perfect for catching a few fish or some rays, and a deck strung along the beach-side of the cottage, is the perfect observation point. There are many opportunities for outdoor winter activities as well, making this a year-round haven!
Area Information
Vacationers to "Kilkenny of Tullymore" enjoy Canadian Lakes membership perks, as well. These include access to all beaches, admittance to indoor and outdoor pools, use of tennis and basketball courts, and golf at three private courses. In addition, two nationally recognized golf courses, "St. Ives" and "Tullymore," are minutes from the front door.
Canadian Lakes also offers miles of paved roads for walking or bike riding, as well as opportunities for off-road exploration. Horse back riding is available at the Outback riding stable on Buchanan Rd., and the Little Muskegon River is ideal for canoeing, tubing and fly fishing.

Availability Calendar


Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Jan 01 2015 Dec 31 2015 - $350 $1,475 - Full Period
Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Deposits: 50% deposit at booking, balance at check-in $200.00 refundable damage deposit
Payment Options: Personal Check
Other Fees: Cleaning fee $75.00


  • Beds

  • 1 King Bed
  • 2 Queen Beds
  • 4 Twin Beds
  • 1 Sofa Bed
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Lakefront
  • View (Lake)
  • Beach Chairs
  • Full Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • View (Water)
  • Canoe
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Parking Included
  • Waterfront
  • Deck
  • Heating
  • Porch
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dock/Boat Slip
  • High Speed Internet
  • Screened Porch
  • Appliances

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

  • Beach
  • Hiking
  • Children's Pool
    (<1 mile)
  • Grocery Store
    (2 miles)
  • Bicycling
  • Hunting
  • Golf
    (<1 mile)
  • Gym/Fitness Center
    (2 miles)
  • Boating
  • Ice Skating
  • Playground
    (<1 mile)
  • Horseback Riding
    (2 miles)
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Pool
    (<1 mile)
  • Shopping Area
    (2 miles)
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Lake
  • Restaurant
    (<1 mile)
  • Movie Theater
    (20 miles)
  • Fishing
  • Basketball Court
    (<1 mile)
  • Tennis
    (<1 mile)
  • Casino
    (25 miles)

Reviews for this vacation cottage rental in Stanwood, Michigan

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Fred Grossman

Fred Grossman

London, Ont, Canada

Truly Fabulous Cottage Experience

August 25, 2014

The cottage and its owners (Pat & Lisa) were wonderful. This was our first true family vacation and we could not have asked for a better set-up for our family. Our children (ages 5 & 6) were so excited everyday to go swimming, fishing and exploring.. The sandy beach and clear water made it safe and fun for everyone. As parents we appreciated the excellent design in the lay-out of the cottage and everything we needed was included. We are already talking about our next vacation which we will be booking again at the same place. Our vacation could not have been better. Thanks again to the owners who have thought of everything and the excellent location for a true family bonding experience.

Patrick Morrow

Owner's reply:

Special people in a special place, a perfect combination. Thanks for taking such good care of our cottage.

Jenny Stelzner

Jenny Stelzner

Princeton, WI

Kilkenny lake home

August 18, 2014

We loved staying at this lake house! We arrived later than planned, and the owners accommodated us by answering our questions via phone and email. They helped us navigate through some unplanned road closures. During our stay, we enjoyed the many activities and amenities, including swimming, fishing, kayaking ( our own kayak... they supply a canoe and row boat), volleyball, biking, and horseback riding. We used the nearby indoor pool during 2 of the days that it was rainy. There are a few local stores and a gas station which met our needs. There are some local restaurants that we could have eaten at, but we enjoyed using the beautiful kitchen in the house. The house is beautiful, yet not over the top, and is sure to please most tastes. We had the lake to ourselves all week long. All of the linens were provided, very high quality towels and bedding. The beds were super comfy! The down sides ( very minor issues) were that there were not enough chairs around the dining table, but the kids liked sitting on the stools on the counter peninsula. Not enough chairs for sitting by the beach or fire pit, so bring your own along. The WI FI was not very fast, but I honestly didn't plan on using much of the technology anyway. There was no extra toilet paper, so bring your own. The soap dispensers in the bathrooms were almost out, and I ended up buying a large bottle and filling them all. Same with the dish soap. This was our first experience with a vacation home rental, and I don't know if these things are common, so just thought I would mention them. The fire place inside the house was out of commission, and the hot tub was empty. We didn't realize that we would not have access to these things until we arrived. One would not anticipate using these items in mid - August, but we had a coolish week. Again, very minor issues, but overall it was a wonderful home and we will definitely plan on returning!! None of us wanted to leave this beautiful house, it was truly a paradise for all!

Andrew Horning

Andrew Horning

Ann Arbor, MI

Perfect Getaway

October 15, 2013

Lovely large home with plenty of space in a remote location and great golf and fishing within minutes. Perfect place for a small reunion of old friends.

Patrick Morrow

Owner's reply:

Glad you enjoyed "Kilkenny" Andrew. Thanks for leaving the place in great shape!

Leigh Ann VanHaitsma

Leigh Ann VanHaitsma

Potterville, Mi.

Beautiful, Relaxing Getaway!

August 27, 2013

My family stayed at the cabin for a week and we enjoyed every minute of it! The cabin and surroundings are absolutely gorgeous! Lots to do in the area also! Highly recommend-will definitely be coming back for another stay!

Britt Barnett

Britt Barnett

Grand Rapids, MI

Great weekend getaway!

June 18, 2013

Beautiful cabin and setting. Great weekend getaway! Very clean and well kept. Very close to Tullymoore golf course. Made for a perfect trip.

Angie Eaton

Angie Eaton

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Eaton's Weekend Get-A-Way

January 19, 2013

My birthday was coming up at the end of the month for my "Big 70"and I wanted to give back to my Family as they have given to me. So I decided, with my wife, to gather my two Son's, their wives, Daughter and Friend and our two grand children, Riley and Liam to a winter treat as a gift from me. The criteria was to be a country setting, on water with lot's of room to roam, relax and just hang out and be within an hours drive from where everyone lives. Well we did just that. Lake front custom - built cottage provider that and much more than expected. All four of our family each had their own bedroom with very restful beds, the two kids loved the bunk beds, with four bathrooms and showers to go around. The hot tub and setting around the fire place was the most favorite place while my son prepared in the kitchen which is part of the great room so he did not miss out on anything and could join in with the laughter. Weather was super outside so we could take walks, jog, site see, and see some of Michigan's wild life. Many pictures were taken of all our activities inside and out as a remembrance of My Birthday and the Gift I gave back to my Family. We are all still thinking of our great time together and talking about, Let's Do It Again. We want to thank the host for opening up this beautiful vacation home, showing us around and it's use of the many unexpected extras that made this a "Great 70".

Becky Myers

Becky Myers

Buffalo, NY

Great relaxing week

August 21, 2012

We had an amazing week. This house is beautiful and big. There is lots of room, tons of space for everything you want to do. The kitchen is great we actually did more cooking then planned because eveything was so handy. All of the beds were very comfortable no cheap mattresses or linens here. The house has a lot of privacy which is different from many lake houses. The lake is pretty clean for playing but there are a lot of fish and turtles. There is a pretty big drop off if you have children. We spent most of the week floating on rafts in the lake and it was heaven. One thing to note is there is only one tv, this was not really a problem for us but if we would have had more men it may have been. We didn't have any trouble with cell phone usage, interent, or tv. We look foraward to another family vacation at this wonderful lake home.

Patrick Morrow

Owner's reply:

Thank you Becky. You were amazing guests as well! It is indeed a very clean and healthy lake!

Joanie Couch Latsch

Joanie Couch Latsch

Twin Lake, Michigan

Great Vacation Home for Multi-Family Getaway

April 28, 2012

Located between 15-20 minutes from Big Rapids. Awesome kitchen, fully stocked and open floor plan with family room and fireplace. Families enjoyed the proximity of the cottage to the water; the kids had a wonderful experience fishing this catch-n-release lake. Minimal neighbors surrounding property made for a secluded weekend vacation. Thanks Lisa and Patrick - everyone had a great time - looking forward to returning next year!

Michelle S Lee

Michelle S Lee

Chicago, IL

Amazing place to stay!

September 2, 2011

This home was better than we imagined! Upon first entering, our group was amazed at how beautiful the house and surrounding area is. The adjacent lake is clean and a fun place to hang out and swim. The owners, Lisa and Pat, are also very friendly and helpful. I'd highly recommend this location!

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