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Starting at $150 a night

The Sand Box

Type: CottageBedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 3Sleeps: 5Pets: No
Min Night Stay: 3

    A sweet beach escape can be found in this cute cottage directly across from Pere Marquette Beach on the shores of Lake Michigan. An unbeatable location and proximity to the area’s limitless recreational activities make The Sand Box perfect for your next weekend getaway or family vacation. Spend days splashing in the calm lake waters, hiking the dunes, touring a lighthouse, or strolling downtown Muskegon’s social district, then head back to the cottage and enjoy a sunset toast on the deck with the best view around.

    INSIDE

    This darling, 2-story beach cottage features 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath to comfortably accommodate up to 5 guests, and every room in the residence was designed to take advantage of the gorgeous lake views. Enjoy the laid-back beach lifestyle with fantastic indoor/outdoor living options on both levels of the home. Downstairs features a spacious family room with a full glass wall overlooking the lake, and Smart TV’s. Sliding doors open to a huge, covered deck with seating, dining table, and a BBQ grill. The kitchen and full 4-piece bathroom with dual sinks are also on this level. Two bedrooms offer sleeping options either upstairs or down making for nice separation from the kids or for couples traveling together. The bright and airy first floor bedroom has a queen bed and loads of storage for tucking away travel items. Head up a spiral staircase to find a king bed and a fun twin loft that the kids will love. There is also an oversized deck off the room with amazing views of the lake – a perfect spot to enjoy morning coffee or relax with after dinner drinks.

    SLEEPING

    The cottage sleeps 5.
    All bed and bath linens are provided.
    Main Level Bedroom: queen bed
    Upper-Level Bedroom: king bed + loft twin bed

    EATING

    Everything is provided to prepare full course meals in the kitchen that has a gas range, standard large and small appliances, a coffee maker, and comprehensive housewares package. Enjoy alfresco dining on the covered outdoor deck with an amazing view of the lake.

    Check-In Time: 4pm
    Check Out Time: 10am

    PARKING

    There are two parking spots available. Guests are responsible for finding parking for additional vehicles.

    THE LOCATION

    Step out the door and immediately feel the sand between your toes! This beach cottage is located directly across from Pere Marquette Beach, a nationally certified clean beach on the shores of Lake Michigan. Visitors will enjoy a wide expanse of beach, volleyball courts, a playground, and access to lighthouses and the Muskegon Channel. Be sure to walk over and check out “The Deck” restaurant right on the beach which serves up a very cool atmosphere, live concerts, and of course great drinks.

    Not to be missed is downtown Muskegon’s “social sandbox”, a 12-block district featuring restaurants, breweries, shopping, outdoor art installations, open seating, a splashpad, and two adult-sized sandboxes. Most weekend evenings one can find live music and dance in the sand – downtown! Even more exciting, the city allows patrons to purchase an alcoholic beverage in a specially marked to-go cup and the beverage can then travel outdoors with the consumer within the district limits.

    Muskegon’s shoreline along Lake Michigan features 26 miles of sandy beaches, over 60 miles of trails, and the opportunity to hike the dunes in 3 state parks and 7 county parks. Thrill-seekers should visit Michigan’s Adventure Amusement and Wild Water Park home to 60+ rides and attractions including world-class wooden roller coaster, Shivering Timbers, which is 125 feet tall and over a mile long. The Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park offers another rare thrill, an 850′ luge run and a fiberglass summer luge which is the only wheeled luge in North America. With one of the deepest ports in the Great Lakes and a nice a collection of inland lakes and rivers, Muskegon County is a well-known playground for recreational boaters and fisherman. Maritime tours are offered in several lighthouses and at the USS LST 393 Veterans Museum, USS Silversides Submarine Museum, and the S.S. Milwaukee Clipper.

    CANCELLATION POLICY

    Our cancellation policy is as follows:
    -100% refund (minus a $300 cancellation fee) if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.
    -50% refund (minus a $300 cancellation fee) if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
    -No refund if you cancel less than 30 days before the reservation date.

    There are no refunds for early departures, reduction of nights rented, or delayed arrivals due to inclement weather or any other factor. Please consider trip insurance to protect your investment.

    MANAGEMENT

    This property is managed locally by BVW Unsalted Vacations Property Management in Holland, MI. We provide professionally laundered linens, bath and beach towels, a starter supply of paper and cleaning products and after hours emergency maintenance services. Contact one of our Escape Artists today and let us help you plan your perfect getaway!

    All BVW Unsalted Vacations rentals follow local and state tax rules. Your reservation includes applicable taxes, a cleaning fee, and a Damage Protection policy. Please note that guests are required to sign a rental agreement after booking.

    Enjoy your Unsalted Vacation – free of stress, free of salt!

    Amenities

    • cooking basics
    • marina
    • museums
    • theme parks
    • water parks
    • dishes & silverware
    • heating
    • kitchen
    • microwave
    • oven
    • refrigerator
    • toaster
    • antiquing
    • shopping
    • stove
    • cross country skiing
    • fishing
    • fishing - freshwater
    • golf
    • hiking
    • ice skating
    • pier fishing
    • water tubing
    • family
    • historic
    • romantic
    • sports activities
    • tourist attractions
    • bed linens
    • cleaning: included
    • essentials
    • towels
    • hot water
    • long term stays allowed
    • living room
    • air conditioning
    • bathtub
    • beachfront
    • coffee maker
    • car recommended
    • books
    • dishwasher
    • dryer
    • wireless internet
    • fire extinguisher
    • parking provided
    • yard space
    • hangers
    • lake front
    • lake view
    • balcony or patio
    • private entrance
    • shampoo
    • smoke detector
    • bird watching
    • boating
    • fitness center
    • hospital
    • laundromat
    • beach view
    • water view
    • television
    • washer
    • waterfront
    • deck or patio uncovered
    • grill
    • swimming
    • smart tv
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