Maplewood Cottages - Unit 2

Dowagiac, Michigan

This newly listed cottage is great for the water lover! Big Crooked Lake and Little Crooked Lake are within 1 mile from the cottage and they are both all sports lakes. They are nearly the same size - Little Crooked is 103 acres, Big Crooked 110 - their shape and the lay of the land leaves Big Crooked with nearly twice as much shoreline. Updated photos to arrive once the place has been tastefully decorated and furnished throughout. Cottage will become available April 15, 2021.
Not only is this home conveniently located to tourist attractions but great resturants as well. Take an evening stroll to the Sisters Lakes Brewing company of 14 microbrews produced by the owner's family or the Strand Brewery & Grill. Other dining and shopping are in Dowagiac and nearby towns. There are also public parks in the area as well as golf courses, wineries, breweries, theaters, shopping, and the Four Winds Casino in Dowagiac. The resort town of St. Joseph on Lake Michigan is only 20 minutes away. Looking for a little adventure outside of water sports... Check out the snowmobile trail that runs between Sister Lakes and Grand Rapids and a biking trail that runs between Sister Lakes and the airport in Dowagiac. The surrounding countryside is part of the Michigan fruit belt, with wineries and apple, strawberry, peach, and cherry farms with roadside stands or you pick excursions.
The entire cottage is for your private use with an easy self-check-in process to accommodate various arrival times. There is a private entrance with your own access code that will function between yourcheck-in and check-out times. Come back after a great day of exploring and enjoy access to a kitchen with a stovetop, toaster oven, microwave, refrigerator, and coffee maker as well as dishes and utensils. Sleeps 4 comfortably. Enjoy relaxing by the waterfront or bring some kayaks or water toys and enjoy full access to the lake. Guests will find the space to be warm, comfortable, and inviting and the hosts to be responsive and diligent to provide an excellent stay for each guest. Here for a quick visit, enjoy resting in this budget friendly option with all needed amenties for a shorter or lengthier stay.
Great restaurants less than 1 mile away and multiple lakes to enjoy on a nice summer day within 0.1 – 1 mile from your stay! Only ~25 miles from Notre Dame University and other Beaches in the area!! Check out below for other enjoyable attractions and restaurants we recommend. Please read our policies before booking. 

ACTIVITIES around the area: (with driving distance from the home)
1. Round Lake Public Beach – (0.3 miles) 
2. Crooked Lake – (0.1 miles) 
3. Big Crooked Lake – (1 mile) 
4. Little Crooked Lake – (0.6 miles) 
5. Woodland Beach – (0.9 miles) 
6. Ramona Roller Rink – (0.4 miles) 
7. South Beach – Shoreline & pier with recreation areas (25.3 miles) 
8. Notre Dame – (29.5 miles) 
9. South Haven – Unspoiled beach beauty with old fashioned charm, South Haven offers an idyllic lakeside escape and beach town (24.9 miles) 
10.Van Buren State Park – Park with high dunes & woodland hiking (22.9 miles) 
11. Heddon Museum – (9.7 miles) 
12.Love Creek Nature Center – (13.6 miles) 
13.Riverfront Park – (18.9 miles) 
14.Four Winds Casino Dowagiac – (12.5 miles) 
RESTAURANTS/SHOPS/STORES (with driving distance from the home) 
1. The Wright Place – (0.7 miles) 
2. The Strand Brewery – (0.3 miles) 
3. Dockside Dan’s Restaurant & Bar – (0.1 miles) 
4. Sister Lakes Brewing Company – (0.6 miles) 
5. Propaganda Pizza – Pizza (1.5 miles) 
6. Wood Fire Trattoria – Atmospheric Italian eatery with music (11.1 miles) 
7. Taqueria Del Rey Food Truck – Mexican (10.5 miles) 
8. Indian Lake Pub – American (6.7 miles) 
9. Mimi Sarducci’s – Pizza (11 miles) 
10.Saylor’s Front Street Pizzeria – Pizza (11.1miles) 
11.Lifestyle Nutrition – Health Food (10.9 miles) 
12. El Supermercado – Grocery Store (0.8 miles) 
13.Walmart Supercenter – (12.9 miles) 
14.Lakeland Hospital Watervliet – (10.7 miles) 
As a hosting family, we strongly believe in making memories wherever you are. That is why we have provided local suggestions so you can enjoy the experience of fully immersing yourself into the local culture. We are here to help with any questions or suggestions as we aim to create memories through Unique Stays! 



  • Paddle Boating
  • Boating
  • Water Sports


  • Fishing
  • Water Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Jet Skiing


  • Museums
  • Winery Tours


  • Recommended


  • Lake


  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Microwave


  • Heating
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided


  • Television

Houses Rules

  • 04:00 PM
  • 11:00 AM
  • No parties/events
  • Smoking allowed
  • Pets allowed
  • Children allowed
  • Max occupancy: 4


Cancellation Policy

  • 75% refund if canceled at least 120 days before arrival date.

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      Dowagiac, Michigan

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