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Get Away Cottage for Two
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No Discounts
** Until confirmed rates are subject to change with out notice **
For rent a privately owned,  furnished cottage for two next to our home on the bluff of Lake MI. This is the place for you to relax and enjoy the private setting and beach. The cottage sleeps 2 with 1 queen size pillow top bed. One small child who can sleep in a pack and play is welcome.

   Rental information, with no deductions, no pets or weddings. 
This cottage has a 2 night min. rental period. All rentals must be paid in full at the time the agreement lease is signed.   
Early spring March 4- April 29, 2018. 2 night min. $225.00 per night, plus 6% state tax $50.00 cleaning fee

Summer 2018 May 1 until Sept 30, 2018.  $250.000 per night 2 night min. or $1,750.00 per week plus  6% state tax and $50.00 cleaning fee. 
Fall dates are from OCT 1, 2018  - Dec. 30 2018.  2 night min. $175.00 per night, plus 6% state tax and $50.00 cleaning fee.

Security deposit in separate check is $250.00,  which is returnable if not needed.

After you have read the policy page please go to the next agreement page, make a  copy of the agreement page, fill it in and send with rental amount due according to how many days you will be staying.   PLEASE make out all your checks  and send to 

                              Marilyn Darby
                              1062 Lake MI Ave.
                               South Haven, MI 49090

   A $35.00 service charge will be incurred for all returned checks.
 This cottage  must be occupied by 2 persons listed on the rental agreement,  one person must be over the age of 21. A small child  3 years or younger may stay when you provide a pack and play for sleeping.
Many local restaurant menu and information of local attractions are in boxes at the cottage.

The new Meijer  grocery store is 5 miles to the south of the cottage, big, well supplied, nice clean shopping for anything you would like. 

Due to high water levels in Lake Mich. we can not use the stairs to the beach. We are waiting to see what this spring of 2018 will show and hopefully we can have use of our beach again.



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 2.  Check in time is 2:30 p.m. due to the cleaning lady schedule there will be no early check in time is allowed.

3.  Check out time is 9:30 a.m..  Renters not vacating property at check-out time will be assessed a fee equal to rental rate for (1) day. Remember we are on the Eastern Time zone. Set your clocks accordingly.

4. Subletting is not permitted. Only those on the Agreement page will be allowed to stay during the nights of this rental.

5. Security Deposit $250.00 is not cashed unless needed .This check will be returned within 7 days of departure date assuming there is no damage or missing items caused by the renters. The security deposit will be used to cover the costs of any damages/losses to the property/appliances/furniture and cover any other cost including extra cleaning, handling of excess garbage.  Your liability is for the entire cost of all damages/losses without limitations.

6. Cleaning: The renters must leave the cottage in the same state of cleanliness and general condition that it was found when your arrive. Dirty dishes must be washed.  Grill is clean when you arrive.  propane is furnished, if grill is not cleaned by you when you leave there will be a deduction of $75.00 from your security deposit.

 All of garbage must be put in  furnished draw string plastic bags to be put in  our garbage container.  Please do not put a single item in the garbage container without  it not properly handled . We do charge $50.00 if you are careless  with your garbage. Our garbage pick up day is on Tues. 

Please check the cottage for all of your belongs when you leave, I do not send any left behind items back to you, I do hold them for one week for you pick them up, after that week I give all items to charity.

7. No outdoor camping is permitted.  The renters are to agree to abide by such limitations.

8. Parking is available in the driveway for not more than 1 car.( 2 at the most)

9. Telephone: Renters are asked to bring your own cell phone to communicate with friends and family. Wifi is provided.

10. Smoking is not allowed in the cottage at all. You may smoke away from the cottage. Never leave any smoke smell in the cottage and do not put your cigarette butts  in any indoor waste baskets. A sand pail will be provided.


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Number 11 is removed as of Aug. 2017
11. Beach: to access the private beach you take a very short walk across the board walk to the south of the cottage, descend the lighter staircase to a white sandy paradise. The beach is to be used for sunbathing, swimming, and general recreation. There will be 2 beach chairs, 1 umbrella, for this rental, which may not be removed from the beach area. Fires are allowed on the beach only in the  fire-pit provided. No fires are allowed on the sand, or on days with high wind, or extreme dry conditions. Please furnish your own firewood.

12. Access: The landlord or agent may enter the cottage at any reasonable time. We will attempt to contact renters prior to entry. 
We respect your privacy and ask you to do the same for us.

13. Indemnification: the Renter's holds the Landlord, Property Owners and agents free of all liabilities and rent this Cottage at their own risk. The Renter’s agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Manage Change Inc. its agents and the property owners (or their agents) against any liability for personal injury or personal property damage sustained by any person (including Renters guest). The Renter’s and their Guest’s assume all risk such as injury or loss. There are no life guards on the beach you are to swim at your own risk.

14. Linens: You must bring all your own towels, beach towels and  queen size a bedding sheets and blankets..There is a fresh  mattress pad and  2 covered  pillows with each rental.

15. Pets: No pets allowed, no exceptions, please do not ask.

16. Drugs: No  illegal drugs of any kind are allowed on the property.

17. Fireworks:  We allow fireworks on the beach on  JULY 4th one night from 9 to 10 p.m. only. NO bottle rocket or loud fireworks, clean the beach after use and take this garbage home with you and  do not put any of it in the garbage can.
 18.Cancellations: Payments received are refundable to the extent the cottage is subsequently rented 60 days before your arrive time. Less a $500.00 cancellation fee.  
 19. Repairs: Please notify Joe or Marilyn if you discover any items that need the attention of our maintenance. Appliances, TV’s etc. occasionally malfunction. While we cannot guarantee them to perform 100% of the time, we will however, correct the problem as soon as possible. There will be no refunds.

 20. T.V.  There is a new flat screen T.V. and DVD/CD player. Please keep the sound at a level that will not be disruptive to the neighborhood.  

 21. Key: The cottage will be open when you arrive. There will be one key in the kitchen for your use. A $25.00  cost will be sent to you if the key is not returned or lost.

22. All personal items are to be brought by you, body soap, creams,  shampoo, ect.

 Please go to the Agreement Page, sign that you have read and agree to the policy pages. Print the Agreement page, fill it out and mail it with your 1st payment.