Berry Cottage

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This cozy, secluded cottage is located on the north shore of Lower Herring Lake with 65′ of private frontage and 75′ of shared association frontage.  It is perfect for an adventurous family or couple that want to enjoy the natural beauty of Benzie County.

Square Footage:  Approximately 1500

Frontage: 65’ of direct, private “pebbly” frontage on Lower Herring Lake, 75’ of shared association frontage next door. Lake bottom may be mucky or reedy in some spots.

July 2013 renter review: “Fireplace was great! Rowboat – excellent! Location of cottage is excellent. Deck on back of house was excellent. Cottage was perfect for our family EXCEPT the lake and not being able to swim at our frontage. The frontage for this cottage is mucky and TONS of seaweed. Kids wouldn’t swim. Overall – lovely! Thank you!”

August 2012 renter review: “Experience was good. Love the house and location. The Weber grill was wonderful!”


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Home Features

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Full kitchen (microwave, coffee-maker)
Washer & dryer
Phone, satellite TV (during prime season only) with DVD player
Several box fans in closets
Deck with outdoor furniture (4 plastic Adirondack chairs, table with 3 chairs, 2 side tables, benches along porch railing, and plastic folding table with 2 chairs)
Charcoal BBQ grill
New dock in 2015, a rowboat, and various-sizes of life jackets (2 kid, 4 adult).

Sleeps 6 with 2 doubles, 2 twins, and a futon.

Bedroom #1: 1 double (main floor – master suite)
Bedroom #2: 1 double (upstairs)
Bedroom #3: 2 twins (upstairs)
Futon in small room just off of living room
Bathroom #1: tub/shower combination (main floor – master suite)
Bathroom #2: tub/shower combination (upstairs)

**Master suite bedroom and bathroom are handicap accessible. Bathroom has entry into the kitchen area. There is also a handicap ramp leading into this cottage.**

Dining: 6 at dining table.
Parking: 3+ vehicles in driveway.

PROVIDED: Starter toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, dish soap, and bath soap. Blankets and pillows.
NOT PROVIDED: Sheets, towels, kitchen linens, beach towels, laundry supplies, standard coffee filters, firewood, and charcoal.
Check-in time is 4 p.m.
Check-out time is 10 a.m.
Pets are not allowed at this cottage, but it is not pet-free.
*This information is true and complete to the best of our knowledge.

Rates & Fees

Prime Summer
*Saturday to Saturday ONLY for above dates.*
*Nights before 6/17 and after 8/20 may be added on to weekly rentals at a pro-rated nightly rate.*
8/21 - 9/4$175.00/night$1000.00/week
5/27 - 6/16
9/5 - 10/1
*2-night minimum stay requirement for above dates. *
*Owner approval may be required for Off-Season rentals.*

Michigan Sales Tax: 6%
Benzie County Room Assessment Fee: 2%
Departure Fee: $150.00

Rates and availability are subject to change without notice. Contact NRM to confirm available dates and pricing.

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