West Side Rentals

BECKY’S’S SUNDOWN SHORES
Private westside home with 100 feet of Lake Michigan frontage steps from the sliding door. Home has 3 bedrooms with 2 queen beds and 3 twins, and one full bath with plans for a second. Large lakeside deck for enjoying beautiful sunsets. Propane grill, picnic table and firepit. Short walk to sandy Donegal Bay beach, nature trails and into town where you can find groceries, pastries and libations. The kitchen is fully equipped including a coffee maker, microwave, and dishwasher. Home also has washer and dryer, satellite TV, WiFi, DVD player, and linens and towels are provided (BYO beach towels). Private westside home with 100 feet of Lake Michigan frontage steps from the sliding door. Home has 3 bedrooms with 2 queen beds and 3 twins, and one full bath with plans for a second. Large lakeside deck for enjoying beautiful sunsets. Propane grill, picnic table and firepit. Short walk to sandy Donegal Bay beach, nature trails and into town where you can find groceries, pastries and libations. The kitchen is fully equipped including a coffee maker, microwave, and dishwasher. Home also has washer and dryer, satellite TV, WiFi, DVD player, and linens and towels are provided (BYO beach towels). No pets and no smoking policy. This home rents from Friday to Friday and has everything you need for a relaxing or even an adventurous stay on Beaver Island   Weekly Rate: $1400.00. Plus 6% sales tax and 150.00 cleaning fee. View Web Page  E-mail Nicole at nprawat@yahoo.com

BIG DRINK
The Big Drink. Aptly named. This fine home is built to take in the beauty and vastness of Lake Michigan. Perched on a hillside, this cottage is awaiting it’s chance to host you and yours. The home is located just a mile north of Donegal bay. Lakeshore is made up of a grassy-rocky mix, but a sandy beach for swimming and sunsets is just a two minute walk away. The Big Drink itself is north-east facing with a view of three outlying islands and a lighthouse. Sleeps up to 8 comfortably; can fit a few more on cots (provided) in the third floor loft.~ 3 Bedrooms (1 traditional, 2 unconventional) (1 Queen size beds, 1 King – 2 twins pushed together, 2 Twins, Queen-sized sleeper sofa)~ Third Floor Loft perfect for sleeping, reading, watching the waves or staring up at the starry sky~ 2 Full Bathrooms ~ Washer and Dryer available for guests use~ Fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker, toaster oven, blender~ TV/WIFI~ Books, games, Lakeside deck ~ Books, games, Lakeside deck ~ Guests are asked to bring their own Linens~ We love dogs! Additional $100 fee/dog (limit 2 dogs)~ Propane Grill Off Season: Nightly Rentals – $175/night (3 night minimum), $975/week Peak Season: $1,750/week – rents Sunday to Sunday
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services (231) 448-2319 or email
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BIPAS
Resting at the southern end of Donegal Bay, you will enjoy the quiet solitude this cottage offers. Donegal Bay is known for it’s sandy beaches, and spectacular sunsets. This property borders 30+ acres of State owned land where the north end of Kuebler Trail begins. A fabulous location for hiking and biking, as well as bird watching. ~ 3 Bedrooms (2 Queen size beds, 2 Twin) ~ 2 Full Bathrooms ~ Washer and Dryer available for guests use ~ Fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker, toaster oven, blender ~ TV/DVD/WIFI ~ Books, games, a few DVDs; three season porch for relaxing ~ No pets allowed. A charcoal grill is provided for guests use. There are deck and beach chairs for outdoor use. We do ask that guests bring their own bedsheets and towels. Comforters, blankets, and pillows are provided for your comfort. Peak Season $1,495/week – rents Sat. to Sat. Off Season – $175/night (3 night min.), $950/week.
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services (231) 448-2319 or email beaverislandrentals@gmail.com
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BIRD’S NEST
Enjoy spectacular sunsets daily at this Donegal Bay home. Designed as a year round residence, amenities abound. Beautiful cherry wood flooring, wood burning stove, screened in porch, & multiple decks. Master & 2nd bedroom with patio doors facing Lake Michigan. Spacious 4th bedroom in walkout basement with den area for the kids. ~ 4 Bedrooms (2 Queen size beds, 2 twins upstairs that can be pushed together as a king, couch bed w trundle upstairs, & fold out sleeper in basement) ~ 2 Full bathrooms ~ Washer and Dryer available for guests use ~ Fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker ~ TV/DVD/WIFI ~ Books, games, a few DVDs; multiple decks and screened in porch for relaxing ~ Well established fire-pit on the sandy beach ~ We love well behaved dogs – an additional $100 pet fee required. Location! Location! Location! Some excellent trails are easily accessible from the house—Kuebler Trail to Barney’s Lake & Protar’s Tomb, Barney’s Lake Trail, Sweeney’s Swamp Trail and Hidden Valley Trail, and Barney’s Lake Preserve. Cross Country Ski out your front door to these trails in winter. The location is close to both airports, the Donegal Bay bike trail, the golf course and the tennis courts, and the gas station and transfer station. Peak Season $1,750/week – rents Saturday to Saturday Off Season: $225/night (3 night minimum), $1,150/week
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services (231) 448-2319 or email beaverislandrentals@gmail.com
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BLUE SPRUCE COTTAGE
Nestled in the woods off Donegal Bay you will find a cottage with a large screened in porch just calling you to enjoy those pine scented summer breezes, songs of the birds, and the sound of the waves pounding the sandy shore. This
three bedroom, two bath home has been well maintained and is comfortably laid out. With golden elevated ceilings, main floor laundry, dishwasher and an extra wooded lot for privacy. Just a short walk away from the Kuebler Trail, and about 1/2 a mile walk to McCauley’s Point beach access. – 3 Bedrooms with 2 Queen beds, and 4 Twin beds- 2 Full Baths- TV/DVD/WIFI- Dishwasher- Washer/DryerGas grill- Optional linen service ~ additional $100 fee- NO PETS ALLOWED Off Season: $195/night (3 night minimum), $850/week Peak Season: $1,250/week – rents Sunday to Sunday * These rates are based on up to 6 guests. Up to 8 guests allowed for an additional $75/person.Contact – Richards Rental Management Services (231) 448-2319 or email beaverislandrentals@gmail.com
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BLYMY RODE
Blymy Rode is located on Donegal Bay and is the perfect spot for summer relaxation. Wide decks surround the house for expansive views of Lake Michigan and spectacular sunsets. Swim all day at the private beach and enjoy the stars under bonfire at the beach. It is a 3- bedroom, 2- full bath, house that sleeps 8: 2 bedrooms with queen beds, 1 bedroom with twin beds and a pullout couch that sleeps 2. Fully equipped kitchen that includes dishwasher, microwave, full size coffee maker, dishes, glasses, silverware, pots and pans. Includes: washer/dryer, gas grill, WiFi, Smart TV, DVR and movie library. We provide pillows and blankets, you need to bring sheets, pillowcases and towels for the bathroom, kitchen and beach. Firepit available for bonfires. Non-smoking, pet free. $1900/week, June-August, off-season rates available. Contact: Blymyrode@gmail.com, (773)391-1133. View Web Page E-mail

BUTTERFLY BEACH – DONEGAL BAY
Resting on beautiful sandy Donegal Bay this home offers spectacular sunsets daily while being close to town. Swim in Lake Michigan, walk the bay after you have climbed Mt. Pisgah, hike nearby Kuebler Trail or Hidden Valley Trail. Our location is close to Donegal Bay bike trail, Barney’s Lake Nature Preserve and all the amenities of the town of St. James. Relax in this 3 bedroom home. 2 bedroom’s have Queens, 1 has a set of twins. Open floor plan allows for relaxation and visiting while cooking in a full equipped kitchen. Coffee maker, Microwave, pots, plates etc…everything you need to make this your home away from home. Wifi and smart TV, games, books, DVD with tapes for relaxing. Enjoy our wrap around deck which has a picnic table, chairs, grill while you create memories to last a lifetime. Once the sunset is ended watch the Island’s amazing night sky unfold relaxing under a canopy of a thousand stars. Build a fire in our outdoor fire pit and get the smore ingredients ready. No need to bring towels or sheets- they are provided. We love well behaved pets. Contact the owner about your pet for additional information. Non Smoking. Rents Saturday to Saturday for 1200 a week from June 1st to Labor Day weekend. Off season rates available. Contact Lisa Gillespie at (231) 448-2888 or email Lisag@tds.net.
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COTTAGE ON KUEBLER
Beautiful cottage located at 36675 Allens Lakeview Rd. It’s on the west side of Beaver Island, quietly sits in the woods right next to Kueblers Walking Trail, 4.1 miles from town and walking or biking distance to the beautiful Donegal Bay Beach. Cottage sleeps 9 – 3 bedrooms with queen size beds – 1 small crib room with twin bed. The loft area has 2 fold out cots for children – 2 full baths. Full size kitchen. Amenities include: Fireplace, Washer & Dryer, Free Wi-Fi, Charcoal Grill, Towels & Linens, Weekly rental $950.00. Contact Erin at (231) 448-3355 View Web Page E-Mail

DEERWOOD LODGE
Deerwood Lodge is located on the Western shore of the island on 16 private wooded acres surrounded by conservation land on all sides. It is approximately 3 miles from town. The main levels of Deerwood boast over 8,500 square feet of living space with 6 bedrooms with private baths, a large great room with fireplace, formal and casual dining spaces, a professional kitchen, a three season room, and much more. The finished basement features a home theater and the Shipwreck Bar. The grounds of Deerwood Lodge include a two tier deck for enjoying the view of High Island and spectacular sunsets, 1,000 feet of private beach frontage, access to miles of hiking trails, and close proximity to Barney’s Lake. Deerwood Lodge provides the perfect setting for your island retreat and is great for large groups, multiple families, weddings and corporate meetings and retreats. Deerwood sleeps 18 guests and rents for $5,750 per week in peak season (Saturday to Saturday). Off-peak rates are also available. Deerwood is a no-pet, no smoking home and grounds. Additional information and current availability can be found on the website: www.deerwood.net For more information and to make reservations please contact Meg at mebersoldt@eplusa-arch.com or call (314) 494-1435.
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DONEGAL WAVEFRONT
Experience beautiful Lake Michigan sunsets at “Donegal Wavefront,” one of only a few summer homes available on scenic Donegal Bay.  Wavefront sleeps eight easily with the extra comfort of two and half bathrooms! It is located on the west side of Beaver Island, just 3.5 miles from town. The master bedroom, with a queen size bed affords a gorgeous view of Lake Michigan from a private deck. Three other bedrooms feature twin beds, complete with pillows and blankets.   The galley style kitchen, telephone, washer/dryer, TV, DVD, Dish Network Satellite System, WI-FI  will add to your family fun. All you need to bring to this fully furnished home are your sheets and towels. Wavefront is no smoking home.   This lovely home rents for $1,400 per week (Saturday to Saturday). For more information or to make reservations, email Pam at:  Pamo1@tds.net or call Pam at (231) 448-2206 View Web Page  E-mail

DRIFTWOOD
This beautiful home has an open floor plan and sits in the heart of Donegal Bay with 155 feet of sandy beach.  No need to drive to a beach when it’s right in your front yard!  Enjoy the views of the outer Islands from the screened in porch or sunroom or out on the decks.  This is a 4 bedroom home that sleeps 8:  2 queen beds, 3 twins and a day bed. 2,860 square feet of living space, 2¼ miles from town. Fireplace, ceiling fans in all rooms, Laundry room with washer and dryer, Fully equipped kitchen, 2 full baths and 2 half baths; Linens and bath towels provided.  Master suite is on the Lower level with 3 bedrooms on the upper level.  Outdoor furniture, Gas grill, Satellite TV, DVD player, Wifi and Beautiful Sunsets. Rental fee is $2,600 per week (Sunday to Sunday).  3 night minimum stay May, September, and October. Call for rates for parties exceeding 8 and also for Special Events!  NO PETS & NO SMOKING.  (231) 448-2164  View Web Page  E-mail

INDIAN POINT OF VIEW
Beautiful, well maintained home. This cottage rests on the NW point of Beaver Island, Indian Point. With westerly facing views, you will enjoy sunsets as well as views of the exterior Squaw, Whiskey, and Garden Islands. Two bedrooms are located on the main floor – one with a Queen sized bed, and another with two Twin beds. Upstairs there is a loft bedroom that has a deluxe Murphy bed (queen sized), as well as a full second bathroom. There is also a pull-out couch in the living room for the kiddos. Sleeping up to 8, this cottage will be very comfortable for your stay on the island! ~ 2 Bedrooms + Loft (2 Queen size beds, 2 Twin) ~ 2 Full Bathrooms ~ Washer and Dryer on main floor ~ Fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker, toaster oven, microwave ~ TV/DVD/WIFI ~ Books, games, a few DVDs; deck for relaxing ~ Well established fire-pit ~ Gas grill ~ No pets allowed. A flat screen television is located up in the loft. Gas grill is provided for guests use. We do ask that guests bring their own bedsheets and towels. Comforters, blankets, and pillows are provided for your comfort. Peak Season $1,350/week – rents Sunday to Sunday Off Season – $185/night (3 night min.), $975/week
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services (231) 448-2319 or email beaverislandrentals@gmail.com
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INISH PINES
Inish Pines, a place of seclusion tucked in among towering White Pines. Looking west from the deck you have a spectacular view of both High & Gull Islands. Days end, a Lake Michigan sunset. Fall asleep to the sound of waves breaking on the rocks. *Four bedroom, 2 ½ bath, 2400 sq. ft. * Sleeps 10 * The screen porch seats 10 for dinner * A fire pit on the deck * Pets welcome (sorry, no smoking) * Bring your own sheets and pillow cases. Towels, pillows and blankets provided. * Fully equipped kitchen, TV dish, washer & dryer, two refrigerators. VCR & tapes, charcoal grills. Sun-Sun,check in 3:00 PM, check out 10:00 AM. Peak season: Mid-June to Labor Day Weekly rate $1,998 Sunday-Sunday Pets Allowed $100 each, Limit 2
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services (231) 448-2319 or email beaverislandrentals@gmail.com
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LOVELY’S OF DONEGAL BAY
Escape to the serenity of one of Lake Michigan’s most beautiful beaches with a stay at Loveley’s Bay House, located on Donegal Bay. This charming 963 square foot Saltbox home lined in Island Cedar sleeps six and offers all the comforts of gracious living. The beautifully appointed beachfront home features two decks with expansive views of Lake Michigan and spectacular sunsets. Three bedrooms, two full baths and indoor/outdoor dining space. During the day enjoy the kayaks or canoe and, at night, fall asleep to the sound of the waves lapping against the shore. You will wake up blissfully well rested! Additional features: cable tv, stereo system, washer, dryer, bbq grill, microwave, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, blender, local phone, deck umbrella table, working fireplace, library, large selection of board and card games. Breakfast bar seats 3, main dining room seats 6. $1180 per week mid June – August. Special fall rates available September – October. $100 refundable deposit. Saturday through Saturday only during summer months. This cottage recently sold and will possible be a rental in the summer of 2021. Contact info will be added if it becomes a rental.
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SALINY’S AT EASE
Enjoy your time on Beaver Island in this spacious 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home. With cathedral ceilings and windows all around, this is the perfect place to enjoy sunsets on a daily basis. Donegal Bay is known for it’s large sandy beaches, clear blue water, and stellar sunsets. This is ideal location for star gazing and campfires. Multiple decks around the house in order to comfortably enjoy the view. ~ 3 Bedrooms (2 Queen, 1 Full, 2 Twin bed) ~ 2.5 Bathroom ~ Wood burning fireplace ~ Fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker, toaster, and more ~ Flat screened TV/DVD/WIFI ~ Books, games, a few DVDs, telescope ~ Dogs welcome, $100 pet fee. LINENS PROVIDED! There are hiking trails nearby as well as a beach volleyball court located at Donegal Bay Public Beach (just 1/2 mile away). Off Season – $200/night (3 night min.), $975/week Peak Season $1,895/week – rents Sat. to Sat.
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services (231) 448-2319 or email beaverislandrentals@gmail.com
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SANDPIPER
Located a half mile south of “Sunset Beach”, this adorable cottage is a great getaway. Very well maintained, the great room has a wall of windows to the outdoors. Nicely trimmed with wood floors, dishwasher, two bedrooms, washer/dryer combo, full bathroom and a comfortable outdoor setup around the campfire.~ 2 Bedrooms: 1st Bedroom – 1 Queen, 2nd Bedroom – 1 Full, 1 Bunk Bed (2 Twins)~ 1 Full Bathroom ~ Washer and Dryer available for guests use~ Fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker, toaster, microwave~ TV/DVD/WIFI~ Books, games, a few DVDs~ No pets allowed A charcoal grill is provided for guests’ use. We do ask that guests bring their own bedsheets and towels. Comforters, blankets, and pillows are provided for your comfort. Peak Season: $850/week – rents Friday to Friday Off Season: $185/night (3 night minimum), $750/week
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services (231) 448-2319 or email beaverislandrentals@gmail.com
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SHANOULE LODGE
A beautiful handcrafted wood  lodge situated in 30 acres of hardwood trees yet only 7 minutes to town or a beach to enjoy your time on Beaver Island.
This home has beautiful wood interior with 5 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths to comfortably sleep 10 people. It is perfect for weddings, hunting/fishing groups and large families. The main floor has 2 bedrooms with Queen beds, two full baths, and half bath. Wonderfully equipped kitchen with Dishwasher, oven, coffeemaker and every utensil you would need for cooking. Open concept with a dining area and beautiful fireplace in the living room. T.V. on the main floor and also upstairs bedroom. Wi-Fi is available. Downstairs are 2 more bedrooms with Queens in each room and one extra twin bed. Also downstairs is another living room and a laundry room with washer and dryer. Upstairs is a open loft over looking the main floor with a king sofa and chair. Master bedroom upstairs has King size bed, full bathroom, and large closet. A huge deck  outside for relaxing and creating memories with your family under amazing dark skies A wonderful place to getaway and explore all the beauty of Beaver Island. Think about morel mushroom hunting in the spring, hiking trails and swimming in beautiful bays or relaxing in fall colors viewing deer and turkey from your deck. Great place to having hunting group  for your visit to the Island. Rents Sunday to Saturday. High Season: May-September: $1750/week, $100/dog and $275 for cleaning service. Low season: Oct.-April: $1400/week, $100/dog and $275 for cleaning service. Minimum 3 day rental at $1000/3 days. Call Gustavo Artaza for reservations at (512) 633-7994 or email gustavoartaza4@gmail.com View Web Page  E-mail .

SUNSET RIDGE
Spacious but cozy, two secluded wooded acres, 200ft. frontage. Comfortable and inviting. Warmth and coziness throughout. Lake views from the living room and kitchen, as well as a remarkable view from the master bedroom. There is a spiral staircase that leads to the loft area. The loft holds a King sized bed as well as a Twin futon. ~ 2 Bedrooms & 1 Loft (2 King beds, 1 Full, 1 Twin) ~ Wood stove in living room ~ Separate TV room for the kids ~ 1.5 Bathrooms ~ Fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker, toaster, and microwave ~ Flat screened TV/DVD/WIFI ~ Books, games, a few DVD’s; deck complete with lounging chairs and dining table ~ Washer and Dryer available for guests use ~ Brand new gas grill available ~ Pets welcome ~ an additional $100 pet fee required. We do ask that guests bring their own bedsheets and towels. Comforters, blankets, and pillows are provided for your use. This property is located on Western Shores, which is right off of Mrs. Reddings Trail. Mrs. Reddings Trail is home to the Stone Circle, which is a revered site of the Indian Tribes in Michigan. The beachfront to the south of the home, down Reddings Trail, has beautiful stones and would definitely be a destination for rock hounds. Off Season Nightly Rentals – $175/night (3 night min.), $975/week Peak Season $1,350/week – rents Sun. to Sun.
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services (231) 448-2319 or email beaverislandrentals@gmail.com
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TAYLOR’S CAMP
Beautiful home Located at 32143 Mrs. Reddings Trail. The home has an open floor plan with windows and sliders on the lakeside to the deck. Secluded, quiet location. With over 200′ of Lake Michigan frontage (It’s like having your own private beach) 2 bedrooms on the main floor with 2 full baths and 1 bedroom upstairs with an additional half bath. High end kitchen with all the amenities you need just like home! Fireplace, Gas Grill, dishwasher, Internet, TV, Dish, Linens, Bath towels, washer & dryer. Sleeps 6 possibly 8 with small children. No Smoking and NO pets For additional fee there is also an apartment above the garage that sleeps 4; 1 queen bed, 1-Futon, 1 bath and it’s own kitchen. Weekly Rate for Camp – $2,100 , plus 150.00 cleaning fee./week Full weeks only during Peak Season) (4 night minimum non-peak season) Camp with Apartment – 2,450./week
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THE WILD GOOSE 
A 20 minute drive from St. James takes you to The Wild Goose, a 12 acre, family-owned property with over 600’ of private Lake Michigan beach. This beautiful, custom built home sits on the Western shore with spectacular sunset viewing. High Island can be seen 3 miles off shore and there are 20 steps down to the beach. Kitchen is full-sized, fully stocked, laundry, 1.5 baths, large TV, DVD, movies, books, 3-5 bikes, 2 SUP’s, beach chairs, grill, beach bonfire pit. The main house sleeps a maximum of 6 people, $2,800/wk. Additional guest house, with additional full bath, can also be rented to sleep up to 4 additional people for $1,200/wk. Contact Dan and Sarah Cooper danandsarahcooper@yahoo.com
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WINDWOOD COTTAGE
Windwood Cottage is located directly on Lake Michigan on the northern tip of Beaver Island, 35 miles from Charlevoix on the mainland where most visitors embark by scheduled seasonal ferry service or year round air service. One of a half dozen lakefront homes located within a mile radius, Windwood Cottage offers guests the ultimate in comfort and peaceful solitude. Oriental rugs, original works of art, a hand built stone fireplace, fully equipped gourmet kitchen, and a screened in dining and sleeping porch running the width of the lakefront side of the home are a few of the best features. A beach side deck and fire pit is the perfect location to view the adjoining archipelago of islands or for stargazing at night. Go swimming on the sandy mile long crescent of Donegal Bay just 1 mile from the cottage, or hike, bike or run on the primarily flat dirt roads and trails out the back door. 3 Bedrooms, (2 Queen sized beds, 2 Twin beds), Optional 4th bedroom (sleeps 6), 1 Queen sized bed + 4 Twin beds, 2.5 Bathroom, Wood burning fireplace, Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with coffee maker, toaster, and more. Flat screened TV/DVD/WIFI, Books, games, a few DVDs, telescope, Screened in lakeside porch, No pets allowed, Charcoal grill. Rentals available June – August. OFF SEASON Nightly Rentals – $195/night (4 night min.), weekly/$1,250 PEAK SEASON – rents Friday to Friday 3 Bedrooms – $1,850/week 4 Bedrooms – $2,100/week
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