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3 bedroom 2 Bath open concept home on Lake Michigan with incredible Sunset Views! Private Lake Michigan cottage with beautiful sunsets, and nature at your doorsteps. 100 feet of Lake MI frontage with an outstanding Western View. New owners updating everything! 1,400 sq ft with 3 bedrooms (2 queen beds, 2 twin beds) and 2 full baths newly updated! Deck on Lake side with outside seating, picnic table and a fire pit. Just a bike ride from town. WIFI, smart TVs, DVD player, washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, fully equipped kitchen. Outside gas grill too. Linens and bath towels provided (BYO beach towels). No smoking and no pet policy. This home has everything you need to have a relaxing vacation! PLEASE NOTE: Best suited for 6 people (anymore require owner’s approval) and it rents Friday to Friday! Rate: $240/night, 6 night minimum stay. Plus 6% sales tax and $150 cleaning fee. Email Nicole at nprawat@yahoo.com
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This fine home is built to take in the beauty and vastness of Lake Michigan, and the night sky. Perched on an elevated lakeshore lot, the waterfront is made up of a grassy-rocky mix. A sandy swimming beach, at Donegal Bay, is a two minute drive away. The Big Drink is north-east facing with a view of three outlying islands and a lighthouse. The owners have captured some amazing photos of the northern lights! Sleeps up to 8 comfortably, and can fit a few more guests on cots provided. There are 2 Full Bathrooms, 3 Bedrooms, (1 traditional, 2 unconventional), with 1 Queen, 1 King (2 Twin beds pushed together), 2 Twins, and a Queen size sleeper sofa. There is a third floor loft which is perfect for reading, watching the waves, or enjoying spectacular nightscapes. Additional amenities include a washer and dryer, a fully equipped kitchen, TV and WiFi, books, and games for rainy days. Linens are provided for an additional fee. Please see our website for additional information.
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services! (231) 448-2319
beaverislandliving@gmail.com – https://beaver-island-rentals.com/big-drink.html
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Resting at the southern end of Donegal Bay, you will enjoy the quiet solitude this cottage offers. The area is prized for its 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, 2 Twin), 2 Full Bathrooms, and a washer and dryer. Included is a fully equipped kitchen, TV, DVD, WiFi, books, games, a few DVDs, and a three season porch for relaxing. Outside there is a charcoal grill, deck, and beach chairs for your enjoyment. Linens are provided for an additional fee. Please see our website for additional information.
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services! (231) 448-2319
beaverislandliving@gmail.com – https://beaver-island-rentals.com/bipas.html
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Enjoy spectacular sunsets at this spacious Donegal Bay home. Designed as a year round residence, amenities abound. Beautiful cherry wood flooring, wood burning stove, screened in porch, and multiple decks. This home boasts 4 Bedrooms (1 King, 2 Queens, and a daybed with a trundle), 2 Full Bathrooms, and a washer and dryer. Bird’s Nest has a fully equipped kitchen, TV, DVD, WiFi, books, games, and a few DVDs. Outside there are multiple decks to relax on, and a well established fire-pit on the sandy beach with plenty of beach chairs. This home is ideally situated near many of the island birding trials for leisurely day hikes. Linens are provided for an additional fee. Please see our website for additional information.
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services! (231) 448-2319
beaverislandliving@gmail.com – https://beaver-island-rentals.com/birds-nest.html
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Nestled in the woods off Donegal Bay you will find this sweet cottage with a large screened in porch just calling you to enjoy those pine scented summer breezes, songs of the birds, and the distant sound of the waves on the beach. This 3 Bedroom home has 2 Queen, and 4 Twin beds, and 2 Full Bathrooms. There are beautiful vaulted ceilings in the living room, a fully equipped kitchen, and cozy woods beyond the yard for privacy. This home is a short walk away from the Kuebler Trail, and a 1/2 mile walk to McCauley’s Point beach access. Additional amenities include TV, DVD, WiFi, and a gas grill. Linens are provided for an additional fee. Please see our website for additional information.
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services! (231) 448-2319
beaverislandliving@gmail.com – https://beaver-island-rentals.com/blue-spruce-cottage.html
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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.
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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) 632-4785 or email Lisag@tds.net.
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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
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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 $6,5000 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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Experience beautiful Lake Michigan and a nice sandy beach at “Donegal Wavefront” on scenic Donegal Bay. Wavefront sleeps eight with the extra comfort of three full bathrooms. It is located on the west side of the Island only 3.5 miles from town, on Allen’s Lakeview Road. This beautiful home has a firepit near the beach for roasting hot dogs, making s’mores and a closer look at the lovely colors of our Island sunsets. The master bedroom, on the second floor, features a queen bed, and a private deck. One of the full bathrooms separate it from a twin bed room. Ground floor has a twin bed room and bathroom as does the lower level. The gallery style kitchen, washer/dryer, TV, DVD, Dish Network Satellite system and WIFI will add to family fun. The lower level offers a chest full of games, game table and an array of floating devices and beach toys. All you need to bring is your own sheets and towels. This lovely home rents for 1600.00, Saturday through Saturday during the peak season and offers a three night minimum stay after Labor Day.  For more information or to make reservations,
email Pam at:  pamoemail48@gmail.com or call Pam at (231) 448-2206
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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 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 $2,850 plus fees & tax 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.
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A bit of Heaven… duly named. Sunset views, sugar sand beach, expansive lakeside deck, newly renovated with an upscale kitchen. This cottage is on Bonner’s Landing, which is just a 10 minute drive from town. Heaven rests in a beautiful woodland setting just to the west of Protar’s Tomb and Kuebler Trail. Hop on your bikes for an amazing off road experience or hike through the woods. This cottage was recently remodeled. It has an upscale kitchen with all the bells and whistles. An awesome gated lakeside deck which is convenient for your pups or children. With two bedrooms, a loft, and two full bathrooms, Heaven sleeps 4-6 people with . Fully equipped kitchen with Induction stove – Instapot, convection oven, coffee filters provided. Please see our website for more information.
Contact Richards Rental Management Services! (231) 448-2319 beaverislandliving@gmail.com – https://beaver-island-rentals.com/heaven.html
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We have a very nice and well-maintained home on the northwest tip of Beaver Island. Indian Point of View is a beautiful place to view Whiskey, Squaw, and Garden Islands. Our home on the island is 1500 sq ft including 2 bedrooms and a loft with a murphy bed. It sleeps 6 adults with an additional pull-out for children. Internet is available. If this interest you, please visit our website for further details including all the pictures and information you will need, as well as contact information, if you are interested in renting. A calendar is available on the website to check availability. Our website is indianpointofview.com.
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MIGINI’s CAMP (formerly known as 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 House – $2,200 , plus cleaning fee./week (Full weeks only during Peak Season) (4 night minimum non-peak season). $725./week for Apartment.  Rents from Saturday to Saturday.week plus sales tax & cleaning fee. For reservations please contact: drp.1124@gmail.com
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Cozy and peaceful home for rent on Donegal Bay. This 2 bedroom get away has all the amenities you need for a relaxing vacation. Can accommodate up to 4 persons. Fully functional kitchen with all you need to create and enjoy a meal. The outdoor deck with gas grill and lots of seating, allows spectacular, unobstructed views of Lake Michigan. Whether you just want to enjoy the clean, fresh air, or view the magnificent sunsets, plenty of room is available. Just a short distance to the water and miles of beach, bike trails or town where you can take in kayaking, fishing, groceries and local delicacies. Home also has full sized washer and dryer as well as cable and internet. Plenty of beauty to see on the island as well, should you want to explore. Amenities include bikes, kayaks, beach towels, and linens so you can enjoy your staycation! It rents Friday to Friday – Check in 3…check out 10. $1500 June- Labor Day. Contact us for off season rates.
Contact Nicole at (517) 927-2374)
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If you would like to trade the demands of modern life for a simpler existence on Beaver Island, this is your chance! Stop in town for groceries and snacks, and spend a week or two on the beach. Located on Donegal Bay all you need to bring is your sunscreen, and swimsuit. Built in 1985 as a cabin on the beach, the Sandy Owl’s current owners have preserved the original feel of this quirky two open-bedroom, one full bath cabin. Excellent view of the sunset from inside or on the deck, or stroll a few feet down to the beach! If you are the type of person who needs a dishwasher while on vacation, this is not the place for you. However, the cabin does have everything you need to cook a great meal. The Sandy Owl rents Saturday to Saturday for $1800, dogs stay for free with a $200 deposit, because what is vacation on the island without your trusty companion? The rental fee includes towels, linens, and cleaning services. This cozy cabin has a limit of 6 people. Email or call for available dates, Heather (231)350-9414, SandyOwlHouse@gmail.com
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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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