• bath Property Type : Cottage
  • bath 3 Bedroom
  • bath 2 Bathrooms
  • bath 1 to 6 Sleeps


Are you looking for a private retreat away from the vacation crowds? Want to slow your pace and enjoy all that nature has to offer? Then, Croton Shores Cottage is your kind of place! It's nestled on a hillside along the western shore of Croton Pond, a 1,320-acre boating and fishing lake that's part of the Muskegon River between Croton and Hardy Dams. Come, take a tour through our website at www.crotonshores.com and see why our guests agree that Croton Shores Cottage is a very special place.

Located on beautiful Croton Pond between the historic Croton & Hardy Dams and just a 15-minute drive from the charming town of Newaygo, Croton Shores Cottage offers an opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle of your daily routine. It's the place to unplug, kick back and leave the outside world behind.

No matter what you're looking for during your vacation getaway--fishing, boating, hiking, enjoying nature or just relaxing and taking time for yourself and your family, Croton Shores Cottage is the place for you.

Croton Shores Cottage is your year-round place to retreat and relax. The cottage is centrally heated and provides a warm and toasty escape during the winter. It's also centrally cooled for those occasional hot summer days. Enjoy a meal on the large deck or just relax and enjoy the fresh air and sounds of nature.

Enjoy the comforts of modern living while experiencing the wonders of being in the woods. It's a perfect place to kick back, relax and enjoy the ever-changing view.

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July 10 to September 4: Only week-long reservations accepted until 30 days prior to arrival date.

Summer weekly reservations are Saturday to Saturday.

You may call us to be placed on a priority waiting list for shorter stays.

Two-night minimum at other times of the year; three nights on holiday weekends.

Amenities & Activities

  • Private Gas Barbecue
  • Barbecue on deck just off kitchen
  • Bathtub
  • Spa Bath/Jetted Tub
  • Shower
  • Hair Dryer
  • Main floor bath has jetted tub. Downstairs bath has tile shower.
  • Twin Bed
  • Queen Bed
  • Split King - Turns into 2 Twins
  • Master BR has King
  • Main floor BR has Queen
  • Downstairs BR has 2 Twins
  • Downstairs Sleeping Area has 1 Double + 2 Twins
Bedroom Extras
  • Downstairs bathroom is attached to one of the bedrooms
  • also has hallway access.
  • Boat Dock
Cooling Comfort
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
Dining Room
  • Dining Table
  • Antique farmer\'s table in eating area
Disability Access Features
  • Cottage is not suitable for persons confined to wheelchair.
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD Player
  • DVD Library
  • CD Player
  • Board Games
  • Reading Library
  • Linens Included
  • No Smoking
  • We accept pets on an individual basis. Must be <40 lb
  • house trained and under owner\'s control. Additional fees apply.
Home Office
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Water Filter
  • Utensils
  • Pots and Pans
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Coffee Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen
  • Everything you\'ll need for everyday cooking is provided.
  • Washer/Dryer
Layout and Decor
  • Vaulted Ceilings
  • Decor is an eclectic mix of rustic and contemporary. Main room walls are of beadboard pine. Ceramic tile and carpeted floors.
Outside Living
  • Deck
  • Fire Pit
  • Parking for Multiple Cars
  • Car Recommended
Nearby Activities
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Rodeo
  • Snow Shoeing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tubing
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • If you like outdoor activities--this is the place!
Nearby Attractions
  • Waterfront
  • Located on a quiet cove just off the main part of 1
  • 320-acre Croton Pond. Public boat launch within 3 miles. Local restaurants 4-5 miles
  • downtown Newaygo 10 miles.

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Location Information

Mighty Mo - The Muskegon River! Historic Croton & Hardy Dams!

Located 10 miles outside small town of Newaygo, Croton is a village nestled along the 1,320 all-sports Croton Pond and alongside the century-old Croton Dam.

Plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy on land and water.

Early summer, fall

Exit 118 off Rt. 131, go west on Rt 82 to Elm St. End at T intersection brings you to Croton.

Must have car.


About the Owner

Owner Info
Joy Meiser Mendis

Speaks: English, ,

About the Owner

During 27 years of marriage, Joy & husband Ken have lived in Rhode Island, South Carolina, Switzerland and Canada, moved to Joy\'s home state of Michigan in 2005 and now live in Pennsylvania. They enjoy both international and domestic travel. They have always been involved in community and faith-based organizations. They are proud grandparents of three great kids.

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