Cottage on Tubbs Lake w/ Kayaks, Grill & Fire Pit!

Property ID: 471269MecostaMIUS
Sleeps 82 BR1 BA


Enjoy a classic lakefront vacation at this charming 2-bedroom, 1-bath Mecosta cottage. Conveniently located on Lake Tubbs, this vacation rental features stunning lake views and all the comforts of home. When you’re not relaxing on the deck or showing off your skills on the grill, get out on the water for swimming, fishing, and kayaking! After teeing off at St Ives Golf Course and exploring peaceful hiking trails, return to the pet-friendly property for a s’mores night around the fire pit!


  • Kitchen
  • Pets Allowed
  • Waterfront
  • Free Parking
  • Deck
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Essentials
  • Central Heating
  • Self Check-In


Location Details

TUBBS LAKE (on-site): Lake State Forrest Campground Public Boat Launch and Swimming (.3 miles), The New Tubbs Lake Resort Public Convenient Store (1.2 miles), boating, kayaking, fishing, swimming

AREA ATTRACTIONS: Bundy Hill Preserve (14.0 miles), St Ives Golf Course (15.2 miles), The Pines at Canadian Lakes (15.4 miles), The Pines Golf Course At Lake Isabella (15.7 miles), The Highlands (16.0 miles), Hemlock Park (19.0 miles), Deerfield Nature Park (23.3 miles), Paris, Michigan Eiffel Tower (23.8 miles)

DAY TRIPS: Houghton Lake (66.2 miles), Ludington (86.5 miles), Traverse City (94.6 miles)

AIRPORTS: MBS International Airport (69.1 miles), Gerald R. Ford International Airport (81.9 miles)


2 reviews
  • Disappointed


    Entered on dirt road

    Not equipped for seniors 70+ We are 70+ but don’t have mobility issues. Low beds, low toilet and bathroom not equipped with grab handles.

    No cable TV

    Can not fish from shore and no where to rent a boat on lake.

    This facility is best suited for families with children even though there is no beach access.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published June 6, 2024
    Manager's Response:

    Hi Wesley, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We apologize that your experience did not meet your expectations. We strive to listen to our guests and continuously make improvements. Here are the actions we are taking based on your comments:

    - We have ordered additional box springs to raise the beds by 8 inches, making it easier to get in and out of them.
    - We have plans to remodel the bathroom.
    - We will invest in a taller toilet and install grab handles for added convenience and safety.
    - There is excellent dock fishing available and guests can bring their own boats.
    - Due to the cabin's remote location, boat rentals are not available on the lake.
    - We are considering adding a fishing boat to the property in the future.
    - Currently, we offer fishing kayaks for guests to enjoy.
    - We offer a large DVD collection and HDMI capability for streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime.
    - Birch Haven Getaway is designed to encourage guests to unplug, with numerous indoor and outdoor activities available.

    Again, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We sincerely appreciate your feedback, as it helps us understand our guests' perspectives and identify areas for improvement. We are committed to making enhancements to ensure our guests have the best possible experiences. Thank you again for sharing your insights and allowing us the opportunity to address these concerns.

  • Lakeside


    Your property was as pictured, no red cushions. Needed basic tv, and a radio would of been nice. Had a nice time.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    jill w.
    Published October 3, 2023
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  • Pets are allowed at this property.
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