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Charming Redbird Cottage- 3 blk walk 2 Lk MI Beach

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Redbird Cottage living area with sleeper sofa, cable TV, DVD, wireless internet
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Redbird Cottage living area with sleeper sofa, cable TV, DVD, wireless internet
Redbird Cottage front - view from street
Location of Redbird - Muskegon Lake up, Lake Michigan beach down, 3 blocks (0.3 mile/0.5 km)
Redbird Cottage close up of porch for chatting
Redbird Cottage - front view showing double-wide driveway
View from front door into living area of great room
Redbird front door, TV, DVD, door to kids hideaway closet
Redbird dining and kitchen area of great room - coffee maker, dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer show
Modern and meticulous sets the stage for the entire cottage - coffee maker to left of sink
Kitchen area - stove/oven, microwave, blender, toaster
Matching, nice dishes
Close up of matching dishes
Matching silverware, wine opener, etc.
Gleaming pots and pans
Blender, knife set, toaster - Coffee maker on other side of sink
Close up of gas stove and oven, microwave above
Half bath on main floor is opposite kitchen sink
Stacked washer and dryer by back door
Stairs off living room goes up to full bath and two bedrooms
Entering Main bedroom, Calif. King bed, TV, DVD on stand
Main bedroom showing dresser, closet door, windows with blinds and curtains
Close up of dresser, artwork, small closet in main bedroom
Second bedroom, 2 XL twin beds
Second bedroom beds combined to make King, closet, open shelves for clothes
Full bath, tub/shower upstairs between two bedrooms, matching towels
Redbird Cottage fire pit, BBQ grill, picnic table
Redbird - Chamber Commerce member since 2005
3 blocks to award-winning Pere Marquette Lake Michigan beach
Bring your bikes - 3 blocks to Shoreline Trail along Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake to town
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan
Charming, comfortable designer cottage home is 3 blocks to beautiful sandy beach at Lake Michigan in Pere Marquette award-winning beach park. Enjoy sunsets west into Lake Michigan at night and sunrises 1 block east over Muskegon Lake. Redbird Cottage is popular with families up to six, for multi-generational vacations, and for Girl Getaways. The cottage is NOT on water or beach, no view of water or beach from the property. 1 adult kayak, 1 child kayak are available for use at no charge.

We cater to families with up to 6 persons (no groups or students), the main renter must be age 25 or over, and Redbird is smoke-free and pet-free, firm. Miss Jane, local partner and manager, is available to give you a quick reply if you have questions or need help.

Located in a friendly, quaint neighborhood where you can walk 3 blocks to Lake Michigan b...
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About the Owner, Jane S
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 20 %
Calendar Updated: 18 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 2 reviews and 1 property
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MishMama
Mishawaka, Indiana
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

This is our second visit to Bluffton Harbor Cottages, and it certainly will not be our last. My husband and I were celebrating our 30th anniversary, and were traveling with another couple who were also celebrating their 30th, so our expectations were high. Redbird certainly came through.

This cottage is quaint yet stylish, cozy and bright. The owner can't seem to do enough to make your stay comfortable... she's truly thought of every little thing! (She even offers kayaks and lifejackets for your use!) She has a keen eye for interior design, which makes a stay here even more delightful.

The cottage is nestled in a congenial neighborhood, a 5-minute walk to magnificent Pere Marquette Beach. The neighbors are so friendly; always smiling, occasionally stopping to chat with us as we relaxed on the front porch in the evening.

I have to say, I saw the one negative review on this site - and I have NO what they were talking about. Everything is squeaky clean and in...

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MishMama
Mishawaka, Indiana
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2011 for a stay in October 2011
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These cottages are wonderful: Clean, comfortable, and completely updated. We actually stayed at Eagles' Nest, the cottage on the dune just behind (and above) Redbird, though through a stroke of good fortune, we had access to Redbird for a couple days.
The cottages are situated in what was once "The Actor's Colony," the summer home to Vaudeville acts of the 20s. Most notable among them was Buster Keaton; Keaton's sister once owned Redbird! Situated on Wilcox Ave., one may watch the sun come up over Muskegon Harbor at the end of the street, and watch it go down on Pere Marquette Beach - almost on the other! Behind our cottage was the remnants of "Pigeon Hill," and each morning we saw white-tailed deer just waking from their beds.
Each cottage has modern, updated furnishings... decorated as cozy beach bungalows. They are squeaky clean, with every comfort imaginable. The owner has thought of everything; all we needed were the groceries!

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
    1 Super King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
$2,077
US$1,533
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Cleaning Fee: $203 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Smoke-Free, Pet-Free, no exceptions. Main renter must be age 25 years or more.

Weekly Change-Over day weekly rental : SATURDAY.
Check In 4PM EST or later; Check Out by 10AM EST.

Rent + $150 Cleaning Fee per booking. We do not collect a damage deposit; you are responsible for any damage.

Additional 10% taxes (4% county, 6% state) will be applied.

Family rental only, no unrelated groups. Minimum stay 2-7 nights, depending on season.
We do not refund. For cancellation protection, you may purchase (or not) Cancellation Protection.
Corporate Housing and Monthly rentals available Sep thru May only, please call for rates.
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About the neighbourhood
On a peninsula in popular, historic Bluffton area between Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake. Its 0.3 mile (0.5 km) to Lake Michigan and Pere Marquette certified clean beach sugar sand and 1 block to Muskegon Lake shoreline. The best of both worlds - 2 minutes to beaches, 5 minutes to Cross Lake Express Ferry to Milwaukee, and 15 minutes to downtown, art, music festivals, major chain and grocery stores, highways, and hospitals. 30 minutes to Michigan's Adventure and Waterpark and Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. Free parking in the double-wide, private driveway shared with small guest cottage in back up on a dune. Free WIFI, fire pit, picnic table in small backyard. Free kayaks - 1 adult, 1 child. 12 steps to bedrooms and full bath upstairs.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Muskegon County Airport: 14.0 km
Railway: Holland, Michigan: 58.0 km
Ferry: Express-Ferry Muskegon-Milwaukee: 3.2 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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