East Side Rentals

ARDENSTONE
Escape to a cozy log cabin nestled on the tranquil shores of Beaver Island. This carefully crafted retreat offers unobstructed lake views, a private sandy beach, breathtaking sunrises, a spacious waterfront deck, and a screened-in porch immersed in nature. Unwind on the private beach, gaze at the starry sky, and gather around a campfire for an unforgettable and relaxing island experience. Some of the amenities include two bedrooms, one bath, fully equipped kitchen and laundry with internet and linens provided. The perfect pet-friendly retreat for couples, small groups, or families looking for a comfortable place to gather and rediscover life’s simple joys. Céad Míle Fáilte to Ardenstone.
Contact – laura Gillespie (231) 620-3454
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BEACH HOUSE ON BEAVER
With the perfect combination of beauty and function, this lakefront property on Lake Michigan is truly unlike any other. From the exquisite location on beautiful Sand Bay to the personality built-in throughout the design, this cozy cottage on the beach is ready and waiting to become your ideal vacation rental. Beautiful wood work inside is only surpassed by the amazing views of the water. Watch the sunrise in the morning with a good cup of coffee and in the evening relax on a spacious deck to view the amazing canopy of stars at night while creating memories to last a lifetime. Rental starting at $1,500/week. Master bedroom has a queen bed, other two bedrooms have 2 twins in each. Off season rates are 1,100 per week or 175.00 a night (3 night minimum). Contact Laura Gillespie at (231) 448-2366. For pictures and additional information please view our website.
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BEAUTIFUL LAKE GENESERETH HIDEAWAY
New Listing! This beautiful home is tucked away at the south end of Lake Genesereth, a 10 mile drive from town. The home faces west and has a spacious deck so you can enjoy our beautiful sunsets. The home had
a private dock and fire pit. The home has a fully stocked modern kitchen and comes with towels and linens .The upstairs bedroom has a king bed and a twin bed, there are three bedrooms on the main floor, two rooms each have a queen bed and the last room has two bunk beds. We also offer horse back riding!
Please book your vacation today. Contact Nicole at wildranch2022@gmail.com
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BEAVER ISLAND SUNRISE
A charming cottage on the soft, sandy shores of Lake Michigan, just a short 10 minute drive from downtown shopping, groceries, and dining. Watch gorgeous sunrises and enjoy the sound of the waves while relaxing in the cozy three season room or out on the deck in the island breeze. The two bedrooms with Queen sized beds are a perfect place for a small family or two couples to get away and enjoy the island life. Walk down the stairs to enjoy a day at the beach or a leisurely stroll along the water. A short distance from hiking/biking trails if you feel adventurous. Fully equipped kitchen, TV/DVD/WIFI, small dog friendly(extra fee). No need to bring linens or towels, just yourself and your suitcase! Rentals start May 23rd through October 31st. Rates are $225-$425 depending on dates requested. A cleaning fee of $200 will apply to all reservations. Well behaved dogs welcome for a $75 pet fee. Reservations may begin on any day of the week! (depending on availability)
Contact Lisa: saltfreeld@gmail.com or (812) 320-8206 for availability
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BUNGALOW WICKLOW
** NEW Listing ** ~ Sandy Beach House ~ Prepare to be amazed!!! This remarkable house is perfectly positioned on the bank of Lake Michigan, offering you the most incredible views. With its expansive deck and multiple patios on different levels, you’ll have plenty of space to unwind and enjoy the serene surroundings. The staircase leading to the beach adds an extra touch of convenience, making it easy for you to take a leisurely stroll along the shore. You won’t even need to step outside to experience the beauty of this location. The open floor plan with multiple seating areas, panoramic views, and access to a sandy beach make this house an absolute dream come true. This home is not too far South and not too far North, it’s just RIGHT!!! 3 bedrooms (2 with Queens and 1 set up as a den with a futon bed), 1.5 baths, WiFi, TV with DVD player, Beach chairs, Patio Furniture, Bedding, Pillows, and Towels provided! Please feel free to reach out with any and all questions. My name is Sarah Siller I’m a fulltime Beaver Island Resident here to help you before and throughout your stay!
(517) 672-2334 BeaverIslandPropertyServices.com Email
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BUNKA CABIN
Located in the middle of Sand Bay, 5 miles from down town, 3 miles from the golf course and steps away from a 150 feet of sandy private beach, there is enough room for two families or more to stay in this 1400 square foot cabin with 4 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. The large cabin easily sleeps nine (4 full beds and 1 twin bed), with the addition of two cots for extra sleeping. You can enjoy preparing for your days adventure as you fashion meals in our newly renovated eat in kitchen with dishwasher and garbage disposal. The full kitchen is fully equipped with microwave, toaster, Instant Pot and blender. The evening can be spent enjoying time in the screened in porch, on the outdoor deck or in the living room where you can enjoy a fireplace, Bluetooth TV, DVD/VCR, WIFI and lots of books and board games. For those that like to cook outdoors, we have a charcoal grill. A new washer and dryer is available to keep your clothes clean. We ask that guest bring their own bedsheets, pillow cases and towels. Comforters, blankets and pillows are provided. Linen Service is available for additional charge. Peak times are June through September at $2500/week from Saturday-Saturday. Please contact for non-peak pricing and availability. The July fourth week is $3000 for the week. Small well behaved dogs are welcome (limit 1), for an additional fee.
Contact John Bunka (810) 845-1796 or JPBunka@gmail.com for booking or additional information.
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CLEVELAND’S BIG CHILL
Cleveland’s Big Chill is situated just a few dozen yards from the edge of Lake Michigan on the island’s East side, ideal for sunbathing, swimming and waterside picnics. This cottage has three main bedrooms and a basement with two additional rooms. In the top loft, there is a king size bed that sleeps two adults very comfortably, or an entire sleepover of kids. The morning sunrise rolls up above the horizon each morning lighting the lake and the beach visible right from the bed through the eastward facing picture windows. And so we recommend that adults commandeer the room for themselves. The loft also has its own bathroom with a standing shower too. Downstairs, guests will find a second, full living area complete with a wood burning fireplace, an entertainment center with flat-screen TV, DVD player and Roku. Washer and Dryer available for guests use, fully equipped kitchen, and WiFi. We ask that guests bring their own bedsheets and towels. Please see our website for more information.
Contact Richards Rental Management Services! (231) 675-6717 beaverislandliving@gmail.com – https://beaver-island-rentals.com
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CROWS NEST
Relax and unplug at our comfy cabin! You’ll feel perfectly secluded and conveniently close to town. Wake up to deer visiting the backyard apple trees. Take a short walk to the beach and watch the sun rise with a cup of coffee. Later, relax and swim in Lake Michigan as you watch the boat traffic on warm summer days. Or, explore the island on nearby walking trails and beautiful beaches at Cables Bay and Iron Ore Bay. For a quiet night in, choose from TV/DVD, board games, books, puzzles and classic smores around the bon fire. Prepare dinner in a fully equipped kitchen, or grill out on the spacious balcony deck. Take in the view from there of Beaver Island’s incredible dark sky’s. We have two bedrooms, perfect for a family or even a fun getaway with friends. The master bedroom features a queen bed while the second bedroom sleeps 4 additional people on the two sets of twin bunk beds. Please bring towels, sheets and pillows. We are pet friendly! Rate is $900.00 a week. Renting Saturday to Saturday. Off season rates available. For booking and additional information email Crystal at rentthecrowsnest@gmail.com
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DAVE’S PLACE
Dave’s Place is on Lake Michigan, 9 miles from the ferry dock on the east side of the island. This peaceful cottage is nestled in the trees on Lake Michigan 300 feet off East Side Drive. It is secluded and quiet with a large, sandy beach with fire pit, beach chairs, and spectacular views of Lake Michigan. Experience exquisite sunrises and starry nights from the screened in gazebo. Amenities include: 1 bedroom with queen bed (queen size air bed available for extra guests); 1 bathroom with walk in shower and washer/dryer; full kitchen including microwave, coffee maker, toaster, blender, cooking utensils, tableware and glassware; open dining and living room; charcoal grill with utensils; books, games and puzzles; antennae for local channels, TV with Roku (can be used with your personal hotspot), DVD player and movies. We ask that guests bring their own bedsheets, pillowcases and towels. Comforters, blankets and pillows are provided. Limit of 5 people. Well-mannered dogs are allowed with a $100 pet fee. If you’re looking for quality beach time, privacy and a chance to unwind, Dave’s Place is for you. Rental rate is $1050 weekly Sunday – Sunday in season (Memorial Day – Labor Day). Off season rates are also available. Call Dave at (231) 645-1425 with any questions or if you’d like to book. You can also email at drmay_crfm@hotmail.com.
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THE GUEST HOUSE
** New Vacation Rental ** ~ Lake Michigan Beachfront Home ~ This home offers scenic sights from every window. Relish in your own private beachfront oasis (directly across the road), on a remote Island, situated in a remote forest setting. Beachfront and forest views! Experience the convenience of easy access to Lake Geneserath, offering exceptional opportunities for inland fishing. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature as you explore a breathtaking scenic trail leading to Cables Bay or indulge in a full day of relaxation at Iron Ore Bay public beach. All of these incredible options are within close proximity. This home is clean, spacious, and clutter free! Towels pillows and linens provided, laundry onsite, 3 bedrooms (sleeps 8), 1.5 baths, fully equipped kitchen, expansive decks overlooking Lake Michigan, 2 fireplace locations (one is waterfront), charcoal grill, pet friendly, with a spacious flat grassy backyard, a 12×7 dog kennel for your use, picnic table and chairs located on beach, and much more! Take a look at our amenities and all this home has to offer! Please feel free to reach out with any and all questions. My name is Sarah Siller I’m a fulltime Beaver Island Resident here to help you before and throughout your stay! Island Property Services – Sarah Siller (517) 672-2334
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ISLAND WINDSONG
Unplug in this Beaver Island waterfront home. Wake up to beautiful sunrises, marvel at the bright stars in our dark skies, and watch the wild waves form on magnificent Lake Michigan. All while you are snug inside this cozy oasis. The house has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, an open kitchen and dining room, and large decks on the lakeside of the house. Conveniently located 10 minutes from town on beautiful Sand Bay. 3-night minimum. Rentals start on your choice of day. Linens and cleaning included. $3360.00 for 7 nights/$1531 for 3 night minimum. Email vicki.BIrealtor@yahoo.com or lkperez319@gmail.com
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THE LUCKY CHARM
Step back to quieter times on peaceful Lake Geneserath! Located on the sunny south end of Beaver Island is Hemlock Point, a quiet peninsula on Lake G. The southern end of the island is home to some of the best beaches! You’re close to Cables Bay, Iron Ore Beach and the Beaver Head Lighthouse. Come for the sun, sand, and beautiful blue waters of summer or enjoy a fall getaway to marvel at the autumn colors! The Lucky Charm has 4 bedrooms, 2 baths the perfect spot to get away from it all, enjoy family or catch up with old friends. A fishing getaway, girls weekend or maybe you want to work remote? Good Wi-Fi! A fantastic view in a peaceful setting! Nestled in hemlock trees, the lake boasts the best fishing and is home to many nesting loons. Sit on the deck and enjoy a morning coffee, raise a glass to the sunset then take in the dark starry skies! Rates vary by season and peak time, check website for details.
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MCSWEENEY’S CABIN
McSweeney’s Cabin is located approximately 5 miles from town in the middle of Sand Bay on the east side of the island. Recently renovated, the 1950s cabin is a true get-away with a real cabin feel. Nestled along the forest’s edge, just a few steps from the white sandy beaches, this place definitely satisfies the need for a quiet beach, clean, clear water and lots of family time. The cabin’s spectacular lake views host incredible sunrises, unique sunsets and a stunning view of the moon and stars. Two bedrooms offer a queen, a full-size and twin bunk beds providing sleeping for 6 (two cots available for extra sleeping as well). Fully equipped kitchen, TV/DVD/WIFI, dog friendly. Rentals available May through October. $1500.00 per week.
Contact Lori & Gene McSweeney (517) 896-5526. Email lorimcsweeney1234@gmail.com
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THE NEON BEAVER
Neon Beaver is a premium beach front vacation rental with sandy beaches, unbelievable sunrises, and activities for all ages. With accommodations for seventeen, the whole family can relax in this spacious and unique property. 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms – 3 full, 2 half, Fully Equipped Kitchen,ncredible Lake Michigan views, unobstructed and east facing, Wifi, Roku TV, DVD player and DVDs, Wood burning fireplace, Patio set for 6, Kid life jacket x2, Sand toys, Kayak x2, Cornhole boards/bags, Kid swing x2, Firepit on the beach with seating, Adult bike x3, Kid bike. Contact Laura Gillespie at (231) 448-2366
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RILEYS RIDGE
In this beachfront paradise, located about 9 miles from the center of St James, you’ll find it enjoyable to visit town and then slip away for a quiet retreat with a night sky loaded full of stars. This two bedroom home has an additional loft sleep space and two full bathrooms. Relax to the sounds of the waves as you fall asleep in new comfortable beds (two fulls, three twins, and one queen). Wake refreshed as you take in the stunning sunrises from the house length porch. The views won’t be missed while you prep meals in the fully equipped kitchen that looks out into the great room with floor to vaulted ceiling windows! Nearby to Martin Bluff or a short drive to many other trails you’ll find adventures easily accessible. If staying at the home base is more your style, there is complimentary WIFI, DVD player with small selection of DVDs, cards/games, children toys, and outside furniture set to help recharge on island time.
Contact Kaytee or Pat Riley at Patrick.Riley0626@gmail.com or (269) 271-0786
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SHAMROCK SHORES
2550 sq ft 4 bedroom, three bath on 100 ft of Lake Michigan waterfront. Come unplug on Beaver Island with beautiful four bedroom, three bath home right on Lake Michigan….beach literally in back yard!! Sweeping views with amazing window seats flanking entire upstairs living room. Beautiful natural landscaping, stunning sunrises! Incredible screened porch and decks. See why Beaver Island is called the Emerald Isle and a “hidden gem.” Stunning 100 ft of beach, sandy bottom on 1.5 wooded lot. Stunning views from living room and decks. Great view from downstairs living room also! Private setting. We have kayaks in garage for use, as well as several bikes. Firepit and charcoal grill also on site, along with pack-n-play for little ones. Accommodates 8-10 adults with current bedding and one small child in pack and play. Make your reservations at https://www.vrbo.com/2666099?unitId=3236783&noDates=true
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SOUTHERNMOST BEACH HOUSE 
This elegant home sits high above the dunes with a short walk to its sugar sand beach, beautiful Lake Michigan views and will truly leave you feeling relaxed and rested. With the island being in the middle of northern Lake Michigan this home is in a much desired location – close to the Dark Sky Sanctuary – which means the night sky will be amazing. The Island is the perfect spot to get away from it all and this home is the icing on the cake. Four bedrooms sleep eight, three of the bedrooms have their own sliding doors out on to the wraparound deck, the fourth bedroom is up the stairs in the cupola; it’ll be like sleeping in your own lighthouse! 2 Kings size and 2 Queen size beds for your comfort. Linens and towels are provided. 2 baths with walk-in showers. The cupola has 360* views of Iron Ore Bay and surrounding area. This octagon custom designed home has decking completely around the home with a wide entertaining deck facing the beach, propane BBQ and picnic tables for entertaining. Streaming WIFI TV for those rainy nights. Fujitsu units in the bedrooms to keep you cool or warm. A large kitchen to accommodate everyone has a snack bar and stools for extra dining along with the dining area, and all the amenities you will need for your home away from home in. Enjoy the beach, hike on the properties 12 acres or the many trails of Beaver Island. Go fishing or kayaking over at Lake Geneserath, less than 4 miles away. Rates are June through October at $3,500/week we offer nightly rates of $620 a night with a 3 night minimum. Arrival day can be any day of the week. A discounted rate for monthly stays can be arranged. Small, well behaved dogs are welcome. There is a $50 fee extra for each dog (maximum of 2).
Contact Lisa at saltfreeld@gmail.com or (812) 320-8206 for availability.
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STARRY SKIES SANCTUARY – LUXURY LAKEFRONT HOME ON LAKE G W/WATERCRAFTSY
This lakefront luxury retreat was newly renovated in 2021. If you are looking for a calm and relaxing retreat, look no further! At 2,000 sq. ft, this home is large enough to comfortably sleep 10 people. Grab your favorite friends and family and come enjoy nature like never before. The home boasts 2 stories and a full basement, including 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, a fully stocked kitchen, a well appointed main living area, and a large wrap around deck that overlooks Lake G. The space provides ample room for comfortably enjoying your visit to Beaver Island! The name Starry Skies Sanctuary was inspired by the pending “Dark Skies Sanctuary” designation being sought on Beaver Island. This location has unobstructed views of the night sky to the south and southwest, ideal for star gazing year round and viewing specific night sky events. Bath and beach towels, all bedding, coffee, spices, a fully stocked kitchen for cooking and baking including a crock pot, 2 adult, 2 child, and 1 infant life jacket, a medium and small cooler, fishing poles, board games and books, meditation pillows, water crafts, 2 sets of snorkel gear, small set of sand toys, a Weber charcoal grill, 1 large green bag for your trash (additional bags can be purchased at the grocery store in town if needed), a Bose Bluetooth speaker, a few starter pods for laundry and dishwasher, hand and dish soap, toilet paper, paper towel, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, a hose to wash feet after playing in the lake, a vacuum and mop to help keep the sand and dirt from floors(it’s a lake house but we try our best to keep the home clean), corn hole, beach and lounge chairs, croquet set, 65 inch flat screen TV with Amazon fire stick and streaming services from Netflix and Amazon Prime depending on WiFi connection, binoculars, a telescope, a first aid kit, and condiments(vary depending on what guests leave behind)Weekly booking required during peak season (June-August)Check-in Friday at 4:00 pm Check-out Friday at 10:00 am
4 night minimum during fall (May, Sept.-Dec) Weekly and monthly discounts available Phone (314) 623-1200
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