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South Shore Resort Lodge in Twin Lake MI

Bedrooms 7
Half Baths2
Space 4,000 sq ft
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

7 Bedrooms with 3 full Baths/2 half baths (Sleeps 18)

The South Shore Resort was built in 1909, we tried to preserve the past so each cabin is decorated with the olden days in mind along with the necessities of today. There are 4 cabins, the main Lodge, and 100' of private sandy beach here on our 3 acres of picket fenced in land.

This property is truly the perfect place for a large family or groups that are looking to spend time together.

Lodge: This accommodation is one of a kind. Uniquely designed, you will always see something interesting within the walls. The Lodge is 4000 square feet and has more space than you will ever need.

The main level has four bedrooms each with a queen bed along with two half baths. The second level has 3 bedrooms. One room with a king bed with an attached bath with shower, one with two queen beds with an attached bath with shower/tub, and the master room with a king and queen bed with an attached bath with shower.

**Only two 5 night dates left available in 2018 for the Lodge!

June 4th-9th

August 25th-30th

**We do have two other listings (three total cabins) with other available dates!!

VRBO# 1086675 Sparrow and Wren

VRBO# 283850 Bluejay

Rental includes the use of our canoes, row boats, kayak's, fire pits, shuffle board, bikes, recreational garage, gas grills, TV channels, VCR/video library, towels, children's playground, bikes, volleyball, basketball and much more.

This area features countless opportunities such as golf courses, amusement/water parks, theaters, nature trails, festivals, shopping, horseback riding, antique malls, museums, bike trails, arts and craft shows, dining, breweries, sand dunes and of course the incredible sunsets over Lake Michigan!

The South Shore Resort is ideally located just east of Muskegon and is the perfect destination for families in search of both recreation and relaxation!

If you are looking for a relaxing getaway call or e-mail for details and arrangements!

Thank you for your time!

More Details

Jeffrey Smith
Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Jeffrey Smith

My Name is Jeffery Smith

Jeffrey Smith purchased this lodge in 2006

Why Jeffrey Smith chose Twin Lake

I purchased this property with the intent of retiring here, and one day passing it onto my daughters. I have always liked this area and I am grateful for having a comfortable place for families to come and enjoy themselves.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation lodge rental in Twin Lake, Michigan

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No smoking or fire exposure in Lodge.
  • No additional guests without prior approval.
  • Pick up after yourself.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Downstairs - toilet
    Downstairs - toilet
    Upstairs - toilet , shower
    Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs - toilet , shower
  • There are 2 half baths on the main level, and 3 full bath upstairs.
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Downstairs - 1 queen
    Downstairs - 1 queen
    Downstairs - 1 queen
    Downstairs - 1 queen
    Upstairs - 1 king
    Upstairs - 2 queen
    Upstairs - 1 king , 1 queen
  • There are 4 bedrooms on the main level, each with a queen bed. On the second level there are 3 bedrooms. One room with a king bed, one room with 2 queen beds, and the master room with a king bed and queen bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 12 bicycles
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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South Shore Resort Lodge in Twin Lake MI
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Canton, Michigan

Great Escape!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a four night stay in August. By the time I booked in Feb/March, only the two smaller cabins were left, but we were able to fit two families of 4-5 members each into each cabin. The cabins were very clean. AC unit in one and central air in the other. Paper towels, toilet paper, and a few dish towels, wash cloths and larger towels provided in a laundry basket. You could leave the basket out with dirty towels and a request for replenished paper products on Monday and Thursday. Lots of dishes and utensils provided. You can tell the owner, Jeff, and his family takes great pride in this property. Jeff lives onsite and can be seen often doing work around the grounds. Very friendly and talkative :). It looked like there were maybe two other family groups on the property at the same time, but it never felt crowded. There is a nice sized beach, lots of grassy areas for the kids to run and play and a "game garage" complete with bikes of all sizes (bring helmets), foosball, shuffleboard and a few other things. Water smelled a little funny (maybe just because we are city folk!) Water pressure and temperature were good. We drank bottled water. Meijer is just off the main expressway about 10 min down the road. There is a mom and pop corner store a two minute walk if you need pop, chips, etc. but I wouldn't do big shopping there. Bring your own fishing poles. There were canoes and kayaks to use and some provided sand toys, noodles and a few inflatables. We really enjoyed our stay and hope to return!

  • Submitted: 17-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great place for Family Reunions!

  • 5 of 5

We had our week long family reunion here and it was the perfect place!! Each family had there own rooms, but enjoyed sharing the big den and kitchen area. The lake was beautiful!! We all enjoyed playing in the beach area, kayaking and fishing in the lake. In the evening, we built a bon fire on the beach and made smores. The recreation/massive game room had lots of things to pong table, fooseball and pinball machine. There were plenty of bikes to ride for all ages. We had a wonderful relaxing family reunion! I would highly recommend!!!

  • Submitted: 23-Aug-2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to spend your summer!

  • 5 of 5

I have known about the South Shore Resort for many years, but just as of last summer inquired about it. It looks like a completely different resort since Jeff took it over 9 yrs. ago. He has done so much to make it a home away from home for everyone. This summer I finally got to use the facilities for myself. We had our family reunion here and it was so much fun. You don't have to leave the resort at all if you don't want too. It has everything you need from swimming in the lake to kayaking, boating, fishing, children playing in the sand and me relaxing on the beach in the warm sun. There's a play ground for the children, shuffle board, ping-pong, bicycling, basketball and much more. And you are a walk away from an ice-cream store which my grandchildren enjoyed. The best part of all is watching the sunset over the lake. Gorgeous! Thanks Jeff for making it our home away from home. See ya again I'm sure!

  • Submitted: 23-Aug-2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hobart, IN

Wonderful place for family reunions.

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time staying at South Shore Resort, and we're already booked for next year. The cottages and lodge are perfect for family reunions. The cottages are very clean, and the grounds expertly maintained. There's a lot of space for people to get together but still have their own family time. The resort is furnished with bikes, canoes, a fire pit, picnic tables, grills, and plenty of games. The lake is the perfect size and is warm! The staff is friendly and great to work with. Can't wait to go again next year!

  • Submitted: 21-Aug-2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Holt, MI

Need a 4th of July vacation spot? Then this is it!!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I stayed in the smaller Wren cabin for a few nights during the 4th of July. Very cool fireworks!! Clean cabin, friendly staff, stuff to do around the area! I will indeed keep this place in mind!

Thank you

  • Submitted: 31-Jul-2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Frankfort, IL

Great place for families with kids of all ages.

  • 5 of 5

Our family has been coming to this resort for 21 years now!! We love it. The lake is the perfect size & the cottages accommodate our family, great beach & awesome people who go the same week as us every year. When Jeff took it over, he did wonders to it & really made it comfortable for all. Our kids are now in their 20's & can't wait to go the South Shore each year. Thanks for all you have done to the place Jeff. See you soon!!!

  • Submitted: 23-Jun-2015
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Grand Rapids
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Train
55 Miles
Grand Rapids
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 31
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Overboard Inn
Nearest Beach
Our Beach
Car: necessary

Relax and Play the South Shore Way!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation lodge rental in Twin Lake, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 6.0%

Reasons we may keep a security deposit:
- Smoking in cabins
- More people than the cabins will sleep without prior approval
- Damaged items due to misuse or missing items
- Gum, cigarette butts, water balloons, stickers, and other materials that make cleaning more difficult around the yard

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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