Cabins for Sale in West Michigan

The Local Element Real Estate Agency

West Michigan is known for its natural beauty, unique landscapes, and enchanting summer getaways. As temperatures rise and the sun shines its golden rays over this great state, the appeal of owning your own cabin or cottage becomes truly irresistible.

Whether nestled between a relaxing lake, hidden in a lush forest, or perched atop a sandy dune, buying a cabin or cottage in Michigan during summer is an investment that promises both relaxation and adventure.

Michigan’s great lakes, inland lakes, and rivers offer endless opportunities for water-based activities! Swimming, fishing, and boating to name a few. Just imagine waking up to gentle waves and witnessing breathtaking sunsets reflecting on the water.

Or just escape from the daily grind. A cabin or cottage in West Michigan provides a peaceful retreat away from the noise and stress of city life. Disconnect from technology, unwind on a hammock with a book, and enjoy the luxury of doing nothing at all.

It’s also the perfect opportunity to reconnect with yourself and your loved ones. A family cottage could become a cherished tradition, where generations come year after year. From campfire gatherings to friendly competitions on the beach, these moments will be lifelong memories. 

Are you ready to create memorable experiences in your very own cottage getaway?

Top 5 Cabins/Cottages for Sale in West Michigan

This lovely Lake Allegan Log Home has been truly loved and is ready for your dream life. Completely finished from top to bottom with a massive main bedroom suite and bonus room and very eclectic bathrooms. Big kitchen, new appliances big center island prep area.

Massive Great room with stunning lake views from the wrap-around deck. The octagonal dining area is absolutely stunning! A finished walkout basement with a full bathroom will be a perfect spot for your guests to stay.  Plus there is tons of storage, a workspace, a cement drive, and a two-car attached garage.

Ultra-private wooded .8 acre lot has steps and landings to your dock and sandy lake frontage. This is a BIG lake with lots of game fish and unlimited boating. Close to Lake Michigan. Only 40 min to Grand Rapids and 2 hours to Chicago.

Listing Courtesy of Clinton Makiat Five Star Real Estate

Welcome to one of the most unique properties located on Morrison Lake with private, all sports lake frontage.

The style of this cottage screams character and beach vibes with board & batten accent walls, exposed white cathedral ceilings, wood floors, cedar shake siding, chalkboard accent doors, and a copper metal roof (6 years old).

Favorite spots are the newer screened-in porch addition with custom wood fireplace (sometimes used as extra sleeping quarters), patio looking out to large cove (no direct boat traffic w/out sacrificing the view), mudroom transformed into extra sleeping for guests (fits a queen bed).

The North Chain of Lakes consists of 7 in total. Some lake perks included amazing kayaking in many channels and creeks, great dock fishing, and swimming. By boat, you can visit The Narrows Restaurant, Coldwater Golf Club, and Country Cove Store for ice cream, pizza, and bait. 

Listing Courtesy of Megan Duthler at Five Star Real Estate

Very rare opportunity to own 2 charming adjacent Lake Michigan cottages that are carefully situated onto the dune, affording panoramic water views and a large beach.

The combined sites create enormous privacy on 1.92 acres with over 260′ of water frontage. Close-in location near Scenic Drive and Southshore Drive give you nearly back yard access to White Lake Golf Club and White Lake Yacht Club. 

Enjoy the best of both worlds with quiet Lake Michigan living and immediate access to all the conveniences of the Whitehall and Montague communities.

Listing Courtesy of Kendall Grashuis at Greenridge Realty

This cottage comes right out of the 1960’s with very large rooms including a 20ft by 32ft living room with massive stone fireplace.

The walk out basement features a large attached 2 car garage, family room, full bath and large bedrooms. On the main level we find 2 large bedrooms and 1 and a half bath. Massive Deck for outdoor living and entertaining.

The setting is private with around 200ft of Lake Michigan frontage. There is a steel seawall and stones for erosion protection but there is also a small beach area. View the Pentwater pierhead from your sunset deck in the large front lawn.

Listing Courtesy of Larry Byl at Wickstra Realty

Updated inside and out, top to bottom PLUS it can have a BOAT SLIP (assigned by association if available) on Pigeon Lake w/ access to Lake Michigan! PLUS it is part of an association with a LAKE MICHIGAN beach, tennis/pickle ball court, sunset viewing deck, playground and more! Nearly new (down to the studs) 2 BR, 2 BA cottage w/ new well & septic, new roof, windows, and everything else! 1 stall detached garage. Buy a golf cart and enjoy summer on Lake Michigan! Walk to Sandy Point Beach House for dinner & live music, short ride to Grand Haven fun to the North and Holland fun to the South! Golf is nearby along with boat launches, parks and miles of bike paths. Move right in to enjoy the amazing Michigan summer! Call for a private tour before it’s too late!

Listing Courtesy of Wendy Holstege at Keller Williams Realty Holland

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