Nice shallow area for children.  Fire pit on the beach
BEAUTIFUL BEACH HOUSE Exceptional Beach/Grounds
BEAUTIFUL BEACH HOUSE Exceptional Beach/Grounds
6 guests
3 beds
1 bath
6 guests
3 beds
1 bath
Please set the number of adults.
Please set the number of children.
Ages 2 - 12
Please set the number of infants.
Under 2
6 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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Large 100 ft beach. Includes 6 chaise lounges and 3 grass umbrellas. Seven large beach towels.

All New: Pull out sectional sofa, one trundle bed which pulls out to 2 twins and queen floor mattress.

Kitchen: single electric burner, french door refrigerator, granite island, solid surface counters, Breville toaster oven, citrus juicer, Bosch Tassimo coffee machine (asst. pods included), coffee percolator, emersion blender, kitchen aide mixer, gas grill with side burner outside.

The space

All Sports Lake (134 acres)

1 double and 1 single kayak, five rafts and some styro noodles are available to use.

Huge yard (perfect for games) with mature trees which provide shaded areas. Nice landscaping.

There are two space heaters for cool days/nights.

Kitchen utensils, plates (including paper), kitchen towels, serving bowls, glasses, coffee mugs and silverware, commercial roll plastic wrap and heavy duty foil are provided. Plenty of food storage space, which includes hutch style pantry and additional shelving with storage baskets. Large kitchen space.

Bed linens, bath towels and wash cloths provided.

No carpeted floors. Wood floors in kitchen, living and sleeping spaces.

Child Safety: Latches for cabinets and electrical plugs available for use.

For a higher level of cleanliness, paper towel is provided for hand drying in kitchen and bathroom.

Deck with full lake view, comfortable porch furniture and large umbrella.

Perfect park-like space for smaller parties such as rehearsal dinners or smaller weddings.

Venue is open for events beginning spring 2018 which does include an extra fee above regular rental. Pontoon cruises available as well.

Farm-to-Table herbs and vegetables can be brought straight to your door. Order half or full crate:Tomatoes, zuchinni, green beans, carrots, cilantro, basil, chives, dill, onions and cucumber.

Fifteen minutes away:
"Pet a calf Pick a Pumpkin" starts in September. Specialty pumpkins are available.

Late September and Early tommid October is a beautiful time to see the fall colors in a Michigan.

Guest access

Communicate with Jeff on guest access.

Interaction with guests

Please contact me anytime throughout your stay. Making sure you have the best experience possible Is my number one goal!

Other things to note

May of 2018 - Bathroom will be completely renovated to tile shower, walls and floor!

Trufant offers a large flea market on Thursday mornings during the summer months. A wide variety of vendors come from all over offering anything from beautiful Indian summer dresses, fresh farm produce, antiques, tools, perenials - annuals -shrubs and much much more!

Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements
Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed, 1 floor mattress

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 3PM - 8PM
Check out by 11AM

- Quiet hours after 10 pm. Please note: Due to neighbors having zero tolerance, loud partying is not allowed at any time. In the event that this happens, authorities will ask you to leave immediately.

Pontoon Boat:

Renters are responsible for any and all damage to pontoon including prop. Pontoon is rented upon availability. $150 a day. Renter will be asked to sign boat rental agreement. Life jackets are available.

Beach Umbrellas:

Renters are responsible for damage to beach umbrellas:

Never leave in umbrellas in upright position unattended.

Put umbrellas down at night.

Umbrellas should not be used on windy days. Be aware the wind comes up quickly on the lake.


7 Reviews

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Ira User Profile
September 2017
Jeff's cottage is beautiful, well-decorated and immaculately clean. Jeff and his wife were warm and very helpful/responsive when we had a question. The cottage is nicely appointed and great for a relaxing stay on the water. The grounds are lovely, especially the lake-front beach (along with kayaks) and fire-pit. The neighbors are nearby, so you are not completely isolated on the property- but you nevertheless have lots of space to spread out and relax. We had a great, relaxing trip and really appreciated Jeff's honesty and dedication to being a great host. Highly recommend for anyone looking for a relaxing getaway trip.

Deana User Profile
September 2017
My husband and I always pick places on Lake Michigan. I was worried about holiday traffic and congestion. I decided to go outside our comfort zone. I spotted this gem and persuaded my husband to try something different. It was perfect! We were close enough to visit towns and attractions but then away from the busy crowds. We enjoyed kayaking on the gorgeous lake, peaceful nights at the campfire and all the new places we stumbled upon. Jeff was a great host and provided more than we needed.

Jamila User Profile
September 2017
We absolutely adored this little gem of a lakehouse in Trufant, MI. It's beautifully situated on the lake and although small, it was clean, charming and felt surprisingly spacious to my husband and I. The views from the property are great whether we enjoyed them from the beach or relaxing on the front deck. Jeff and Kari are great hosts sending ahead of time all sorts of information on local restaurants and a jubilee festival that the town was having during our stay. They were great with communication and flexible with options like a later check out and pontoon rental on our final day. It didn't work out that we could take advantage of that this time around, but we will definitely be making future trips back here...highly recommend!

Said User Profile
August 2017
Very happy with the place that Jeff provided and he and his wife were in constant communication to make sure everything was in order. The pictures don't do the place justice, we parked our car and never left! Awesome Place.

Kevin User Profile
August 2017
Location was amazing, the beach was beautiful as well as the yard and landscaping. Very quiet and relaxing!

Reisha User Profile
August 2017
OMG! This place looks just as awesome as it does in the pictures. Lots and lots of yard and beach all to yourself and an the house is beautiful, with lots of windows and sunlight, great landscaping. Super clean and stocked with everything you need. Lots of vintage items that gave it that special touch. Jeff and his wife really have a talent for providing a cozy cottage experience, from décor, to soft blankets, lots of pillows, to a tiny silver spoon for the sugar. The details were impeccable. They are also very attentive and you can tell it's important to them that you have a good experience, which we more than did. The lake is beautiful with lots of wildlife including three huge beautiful swans. The kayaks were awesome and included life jackets. I will definitely be coming back yearly until I get my own cottage.

Lauren User Profile
August 2017
We loved staying at this quaint lake house - a perfect spot for couples or a small family that is looking for some room to stretch and relax. Exceptionally landscaped with lots of yard for all kinds of fun and activities! The beach is huge! Plenty of chairs and a great fire pit near the water, not to mention a new gas grill for cooking. Jeff and his wife were very responsive and extremely accommodating leading up to and throughout our weekend stay. We will definitely be back and highly recommend taking advantage of this oasis in Trufant.

Howard City, Michigan, United StatesJoined in January 2016
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Response time: within an hour

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