Blue Heron Property description
Hunters Welcome or Hunters wives retreat. (Spa Services: massage and acupunture available - inquire for pricing)
Bring your fishing pole and enjoy breathtaking sunsets overlooking the no wake Ribeck Lake, one of four Beautiful chain of lakes in Hillsdale Co., Mi.
Enjoy the breeze and the view as you relax, read a book, or just chill on the spacious open deck. As evening approaches you can sip on your favorite beverage or play your favorite game on the attached screened room that features a decorative light and fan. Below, is an additional covered deck, offering yet another perspective of the beautiful view, includes a large outdoor dining table, with seating for 8 and a large gas grill.
The lower floor features an Open floor plan with a large, fully equipped kitchen, with upgrades of granite counter tops and a wine cooler fridge, a Dining Area, ½ bath and sitting room with a Large 60” flat screen TV with DVD player. In the sitting area, rest your eyes on an amazing view of the lake as you sink into comfortable soft chairs, one with an ottoman and the other a recliner. A couch with lap blankets and pillows make this sitting room nap worthy, between pages of reading a good book.
On the second floor are 3 very comfortably sized Bedrooms with queen beds, closet and a dresser. 2 of the bedrooms have access to the open deck thru large glass doors and the third bedroom has two large windows. What a plus to have two full baths, including one with a tub on this floor. That’s not all, there is also a large Living area with a couch and a wraparound pull out queen sectional that offers extra sleeping space. This room has a spectacular view of the lake and walks out thru double doors to the screened room. The Blue Heron offers comfortable sleeping for 8 guests.
You have chosen the right place if you like to fish, wake-board, paddle boat, kayak or just relax floating in a tube. 120 acres of 4 connecting no-wake lakes is perfect for this kind of a vacation. Your pontoon is welcome and can be launched at the public access and tied up at our 20' dock. We also provide, a fishing boat with oars, a paddle-boat and 4 kayaks with life jackets for your use.
As the sun sets, roast your marshmallows at the water’s edge fire pit and relax as the frogs serenade you with their song and the fire flies lite the sky.
The Peaceful Waters Homes are not child proof or handicap friendly. There are no socket covers, child gates for steps, baby beds, etc.
The Peaceful Waters Homes are well equipped, beautifully decorated, and large enough not to be just another lake cottage, but more like 'your' home on the lake.
Book today and experience for yourself a long weekend, a week, or even a month or two at the serene Peaceful Waters Homes. We want to share our home with you!
• Limited Accessibility:
There is an upper & lower level with steps. There is no elevator. There are no special
bathroom accommodations for handicap access or use..
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
• BEDROOM 1 - Main Level: 1 Queen
Two windows dresser and a closet, very pleasant and peaceful room.
• BEDROOM 2 - Main Level: 1 Queen
Lake view - Glass door with access to deck overlooking the lake. Dresser and closet
BEDROOM 3 - Main Level: 1 Queen
Lake view - Glass door with access to deck overlooking the lake. Dresser and closet
• Living Room Sectional PULL OUT: - Main Level: 1 Queen
Lake view - Glass door with access to screen room overlooking the lake
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
• Bathroom 1 -- Main Floor: toilet, combination tub/shower
• Bathroom 2 – Main Floor: toilet, shower
• Bathroom 3 – Lower Floor: toilet, sink
There are several romance paperbacks to help unwind the mind and unplug, a little
escape from real life.
Large 60” TV
DVD Player - There are limited movies provided for your enjoyment. Feel free to
bring your favorites or rental stores are minutes away.
There are several board games and cards for family time.
• Away From It All – Relaxation
• Sports & Activities
Attractions and Activities
• All sports Lakes; Coldwater and Baw Beese Lake in Hillsdale
• Michigan International Speedway
• Antique Shops especially in Allen, Mich “Antique Capital”
• Shipshewana Flea Market (summer time)
• Rapid Raceway/Go Carts Angola IN
• Capri Drive In Theater Coldwater MI
• Farmers Market and Open Air Market on Saturdays – May thru October
• Auction at Hillsdale Fairgrounds every Saturday
• Theaters – Purple Rose
• Snake Indian Mounds
• Horseback riding
• Wild Winds Buffalo farm Fremont IN
. Fire Keepers Casino and Entertainment Venue
. Craft beer breweries; Arcadia, Bells, Dark Horse, Grand River Brewery
• Outlet Shopping
• Paddle Boating/Kayak
• Scenic Drives
• Shopping in Antique stores
• Sight Seeing
• Sledding/Cross Country Skiing
• Visiting local Colleges; Hillsdale College, Tri-State Trine College
Local Services & Businesses
• Medical Services
• Lake View
Sports & Adventure Activities
• Ice Skating
• Mountain Biking
• Dining Area Inside
The dining room table comfortably seats 6. With the added bar stools (4).
• Dining Area Outside
There is an outside dining area available underneath deck with seating for 8 people
• Air Conditioning
• Hair Dryer
Heated by propane
Linens and Towels Provided:
Enough linens and Towels for 8. (No Beach towels) If needed, you must clean your towels/linens yourself during the week. Washer and dryer not available at this time.
Spacious room with oversized sectional couch, Large couch and recliner and it’s just a very comfortable gathering place.
There is room to accommodate 3 vehicles.
Water is a well system.
The cell phone coverage may be a little spotty.
The well-lit kitchen is stocked full of pots, pans, dishes, cutlery, and small appliances; coffee maker, toaster: as well as dish soap, other cleaning supplies, a few garbage bags.
The microwave located above the stove also has a built in fan.
The refrigerator is a large side by side refrigerator.
There is an electric stove with oven that should meet all of your cooking and baking needs
• Deck / Patio:
There are 3 locations; the main deck, the patio underneath the deck; the screen room with ceiling fan and light
• Outdoor Grill:
Gas grill is on the lower deck. Propane tank should remain 'OFF' (have to turn knob off) when not in use
Peaceful Waters Lake front Cottages are nestled in Amish countryside situated in the tri-state area -- MI, OH, & IN, with activities in each direction. Take a day and visit Shipshewana, IN and see for yourself how the Amish and Mennonites live, & enjoy a great meal at the Blue Gate Restaurant while you are there. In the summer you can shop the oversized flea market in the middle of the week. Swing past Pokagon State Park, Angola, IN where there are always many activities. Have dinner at Timbuktoo's, Fremont, IN. There's also the Clubhouse Sports Bar in Camden that serves a good burger. Bryan, Ohio has an interesting Restaurant called Father John’s (Great food in an old church) featuring their own farm raised buffalo.
Nascar fan? Nascar races at the MI Int'l Speedway in Brooklyn, MI. It's just about a short hour away. Stay here and enjoy both worlds in one stop!
For you car buffs; the Auburn Cord Dusenberg Automotible Museum is not a far drive, and neither is the Gilmore Car Museum, Hickory Corners, MI (Battle Creek), or the Studebaker National Museum in South Bend, IN.
Visiting Hillsdale College or Tri-State (Trine) College for a family/student visit? We are only a short 20 minute drive from Hillsdale and 30 minutes from Angola.
It goes without saying, Hillsdale County is known for its many lakes, great hunting (one of the top counties in MI for number of deer), fishing (perch, blue gill), swimming, sunbathing, boating, wake-boarding, snowmobiling, sledding, biking, and hiking are all just outside the door, with restaurants, golfing, horseback riding and other activities just minutes to a 1/2 hour away.
If you like wine tasting tours, you are in the right place. Several wineries are conveniently located within a half hours (+/-) drive (Satek and Briali Wineries in Fremont, IN; Stoney Ridge in Bryan, OH; and Cherry Creek Cellars, Albion, MI).
Do you "savor the flavor" of an exceptional craft brewed Beer? Travel to Kalamazoo and experience Bells Brewery or Arcadia. Join the fun at the Annual Eccentric Ale Bells Bash or enjoy the summer music down by the river at Arcadia. Jackson MI offers Grand River Brewery with numerous delicious unique stouts and IPAs. Dark Horse Brewery home of Bad Ass Beer is located in Marshall MI and offers Taproom Tours.
Do you dream of playing Craps, Black Jack and pulling the lever of Slots? Fire Keepers is a short drive away in Battle Creek MI offering live entertainment, great buffets and of course the dream of riches and retiring early.
Whether you are looking for a peaceful get-away to reboot the mind and replenish the soul or a simply a place to hang your tired head traveling thru, Peaceful Waters is your destination...See you soon!Get the full listing »