USA Michigan Crystal Lake, MI Beulah Listing #42487

Crystal Clear Cottage - Beulah, MI

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6 reviews
Max. occupancy: 4 2 Queen Bed 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom No pets 
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Family-friendly cottage w/beach access, deck, & partial lake views!

With all the comforts of a home away from home and a location that will enchant outdoor enthusiasts and families alike, this budget-friendly cottage is ready to host your next getaway to Beulah! This incredible retreat offers a convenient, fully-equipped kitchen to prepare everything you want, from full-course meals, quick snacks on the go, anything! Dine indoors or take advantage of the outdoor dining area to enjoy your meals al fresco. There's a gas grill available in case you'd like to step up your cooking game a bit and surprise the group with a memorable BBQ. After lunch, you all can unwind in the living area and watch everyone's favorite TV show or facetime your family back home using the free WiFi available. Cold days and nights won't stand a chance thanks to the wood-burning fireplace (wood included).

What's nearby:
You better pack your swimsuit and sunscreen! This convenient cottage is right in front of Crystal Lake, five miles south from Long Lake, Platte Lake, and Rush Lake, and six and a half miles away from Lake Michigan. Ready for a swim, people? Endless aquatic activities will be at your fingertips. You’ll find a beach right in town, where you can kayak, stand-up paddleboard, boat, or swim in the crystal-clear waters. In the wintertime, it’s a great place for ice fishing. Or you can head to the incredibly vast Lake Michigan, where you can explore the miles of sandy beaches and climb the huge dunes at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore where you'll also find plenty of hiking trails to choose from. Crystal Mountain is 16 miles away and broadcasts endless activities no matter the season. If you visit during winter, you must try the slopes and shred some powder there. Snowboarding, skiing, cross-country skiing, and even horse-drawn surrey rides are the most popular winter activities here. Summer months at Crystal Mountain mean access to numerous hiking trails, golf, and fun activities like a zip-line, ropes course, archery, outdoor laser tag, and more.

Things to know:
Full kitchen without a dishwasher
Free WiFi
Wood included

This property is managed by Vacasa Michigan LLC.

*Please Note: Crystal Mountain Resort will be limiting access to the ski slopes this winter. All guests arriving during the time the resort is open should be aware to purchase lift tickets in advance as walk-ups may be turned away.
This rental is located on floor 1.

Parking Notes: Guests can park two small vehicles or one large vehicle maximum in the driveway. RV/campers are prohibited at this property.

Dock Details: Guests should walk directly across the street and next to the neighbors house to access the water frontage. There is only 10' available for guests to use. There is a dock but no watercraft available to guests.

City/town permit number: 51-2021

You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.


Heating & cooling

Central AC


Partial AC

Wood-burning fireplace

Kitchen & dining





Water view





Wireless router

Nearby activities & attractions

Downhill Skiing


Golf Nearby


Gas grill : Private

Beach chairs




6 reviews

Jean S. Nov 2021
Perfect place for getaway weekend with my best friend. We spent most of our time just hanging around in the house, with a few day trips out. This was a great place for this - so cozy. Good kitchen. Nice spaces to gather. Beds were really comfortable. Only disappointment - we were looking forward to having a fire in the nice fireplace - wood and everything needed was provided! But I could not get the damper open.
Manager response:
Hi Jean, thank you for choosing our home! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. We are sorry that you had problems opening the damper and we wish we had been informed during your stay to send our staff over to help you. We look forward to hosting you again!
TIMOTHY M. Oct 2021
Great location with lake view.. A lot of dark knotty pine and no accessible lighting in bedrooms. There were was not one table spoon in the house.
Manager response:
Hi, Timothy! Thank you for letting us know about your experience. The homeowner will be taking care of the lighting and kitchen inventory before the home reopens in April. We hope to see you then!
Jay L. Oct 2021
Small but nice. Perfect location….right in the middle of everything.
Ann M. Oct 2021
The humidity grab bags cast off a horrible odor. The lighting throughout the cottage was poor especially in bedrooms. The fans in bathroom and over stove was too loud abs should be replaced. On the positive side, the view and location was perfect. We loved sitting by the lake. The beds were comfortable.
Patrice H. Sep 2021
Loved being close to the lake! The cottage is cute and quaint with all of the knotty pine. Lots of fans to help keep you comfortable at night. Cable TV, bring your roku or fire stick, if you want to watch your shows. The small deck by the water was a great place to watch the sunset. We brought our SUPs and were able to launch from the dock. The water is clear and and clean to swim in as you access it from the dock.
Karen M. Jun 2021
This was such a delightful cottage to stay in during my trip to Crystal Lake! It was very clean and came prepared with essentials like toilet paper, trash bags, a sponge, dish soap, etc as well as small toiletries in the bathroom. The beds and furniture were all very comfortable. The WiFi was reliable and strong which was great considering that I had to work remotely during the weekdays. I particularly enjoyed opening all the windows for a cross breeze and reading on the comfy couch.

One great surprise that was not advertised on VRBO was the back porch! It includes a gas grill and a table that seats six and best of all, it juts off to the side of the house with a beautiful view of the lake. Despite being right up against the bluff, it wasn’t buggy (in early June).

The beach is about 10’ wide and has a small wooden dock. It has a rocky drop down from the sand to the water so it’s not great for wading into but you can certainly enter from the dock.

One thing of note: while this wasn’t a problem for me, it would be for tall people - the house is really short! I’m 5’7” and could easily touch all the ceilings without extending my arms all the way. If you’re 6’, you might spend your stay crouching.

I look forward to hopefully staying here again on future trips up north!