Main entrance at the back door. Large patio with picnic tables and grill. Beautiful views from the deck and patio. - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Front conversation area - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Brick patio with grill for entertaining and enjoying the beautiful views - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Brick patio with grill for entertaining and enjoying the beautiful views. - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
One of a kind country views for that get away from it all feeling. - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Sunset view from the deck - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Situated on top of one of the highest hills in Jackson County.  - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Enjoy the farm animals grazing. During the spring, lots of calves are playing.  - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Kitchen with counter top bar - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Plenty of seating for meals or games - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Kitchen/dining area - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Kitchen with stainless appliances including dishwasher. - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Large living room with wide screen smart TV.  - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Roomy seating to enjoy conversations and entertainment - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Designated workspace with charging unit in living room.  - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Master bedroom and bath - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Master bedroom with smart TV. (Same as picture with red quilt.) - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Master bedroom with smart TV. (Same as picture with red quilt.) - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Queen sized bedroom closet space
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Queen sized bedroom - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Bunk room with single bed and full sized bottom bunk.  - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Master bath with small tub and shower - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Main 2nd bathroom with shower and laundry.  - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
2nd bath has shower, vanity, washer/dryer. Lots of big, thirsty bath towels. - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Laundry in the main 2nd bathroom with washer and dryer. - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Sunrise from the master bedroom window. Wildlife abounds. Note the deer left mid photo! - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Enjoy beautiful all season hikes. - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Enjoy the fire on cool evenings.  - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Pathway to lake - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Fun on the lake, rowboat, small bass boat, kayaks and basic raft included. - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Raft for swimming in the middle of the lake - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
water fun - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Swimming platform on the lake for more water fun. - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Swimming platform on the lake for more water fun. - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Golf cart rental when available. 
Ask us about our grass fed burger and steaks. - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Fishing is great for all ages.  - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Fishing is great for all ages.  - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
Fishing is great for all ages.  - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
One of these carts is available for rent during your stay. - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
The Southeast Michigan wine trail has several stops nearby  visit the website   www.pioneerwinetrail.com - Enjoy beautiful country views.  - Jackson
3 bedroom/2 bathroom retreat. Spectacular views, walking paths, private lake with fishing, swimming and lots more.
7 Guests · 3 Bedrooms · 2 Bathrooms · Cottage · 1200 Sqft
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This is the place to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, put your feet up, relax and reconnect with family and friends.

This is a fully equipped and completely furnished year round cottage. It is a 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom country cottage located on our family farm with a private 10 acre lake a short walk away.

Bedroom #1- king conversion with attached bathroom (the king conversion is two twins together with a thick foam pad bridge between the beds to create a single surface) sleeps two. A smart widescreen TV with local channels and Netflix and other streaming channels.

Bedroom #2-queen sized bed sleeps two

Bedroom #3-bunk beds with a full sized lower bed and another single bed sleeps 3 or 4 small humans.

Bathroom #1- attached to the master bedroom and hallway close to the other bedrooms has a small tub and shower
Bathroom #2-has a shower, vanity and a washer and dryer

The kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances including a dishwasher and microwave and many small appliances. The table seats 8 with lots of extra seating in the adjacent living room with tables and chairs.

The large living room has a huge sectional and a widescreen smart Roku TV with Antenna TV and Netflix. There are 2 small tables with chairs for games, private conversations or extra dining space.


Morningstar Farm Cottage is in a beautiful setting for hikes, fishing, swimming in season. Our guests enjoy sitting on the deck in the fresh air watching sunsets and farm animals.

Rowboat, basic raft with electric motor, canoe, small bass boat and 2 kayaks are included and for your use in season. A swimming platform is anchored in the middle of the lake for swimming fun (seasonal).

The cottage is less than 30 minutes from Michigan State University, The University of Michigan, Michigan International Speedway, 5 - 27 hole golf courses, the Waterloo Recreation Area, the Waterloo Hunt Club and much more.

We have installed a commercial heating and air conditioning system and are currently improving the landscaping by adding natural stone retaining walls and a large patio for outside enjoyment.

Morningstar Farm Cottage is a great place for family vacations, family reunions, girl's weekends, and corporate leasing. No need to send your out of town guests to a hotel, have them stay with us and enjoy privacy and quiet surroundings. Plenty of room for an extra tent and an electrical RV hook up for an additional charge.

Sleeping Configuration

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Master bedroom
1 king bed
Adjoins the bathroom with tub and shower. Wide screen smart tv to get away from the crowd.
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Queen
1 queen bed
Light and airy. Located just across the hall from the bathroom.
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Bunk room
1 bunk bed
Has bunk bed with full sized bottom bunk and an additional single bed.

What this place offers

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IconIron & Board
IconHair Dryer
IconLinens Provided
IconFull Kitchen
IconOven
IconPrivate Garden
IconFire Pit
IconHigh Speed Internet
IconLaptop friendly workspace
IconDesk
IconDesk Chair

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Nearby activities

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IconGolf
IconCycling
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IconFly fishing
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IconHorseback riding
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Suitability

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Child friendly
Pack and play is onsite. Let us know if you are planning to use it.
Children's books and toys
Crib/Pack 'n Play
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Events allowed
Small events like family reunions with only registered # of guests staying over and prior ok of owners.
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No smoking allowed
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Parking Included
Lots of available parking.

Meet The Host

Maxine
Owner
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My husband, Bruce and I own and operate our family farm near Jackson, Michigan. We decided to share our cottage so others can enjoy the quiet countryside and the private lake.
IconMember since: January 2018
IconSpeaks: English
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Scenic views

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Location

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Policies and Rules

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Check In: 4PM - Flexible
Key is in a locked box and the combination will be available after final payment. (self check-in).
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Check Out: 10AM
Minimum age limit for renters: 25
Minimum age for responsible renter is 25 years with photo ID
Maximum occupancy: 7
If over 7 and up to 10, there is an additional fee of $10.00/per person/night. ONLY WITH OWNER’s OK.
House Rules
Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
Max. occupancy: 7
Min. age of primary renter: 25 with picture ID
Children welcome ...
Parties/events allowed with owners ok
Pets considered ...
Additional fee of $50.00 per stay per pet
Non smoking only
additional house rules sent with inquiry and booking
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Payment Policy
Major credit cards are accepted. With chargebacks, any fees incurred will be the responsibility of the guest making the charge.
First payment is 25% of total (including refundable deposit) and final payment is due 30 days prior to check in.
Refundable Damage Deposit
Damage deposit is refunded within 7-14 days if no damage is found upon check out.
Cancellation Policy
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date, non refundable 60 days or less.
Notes
Copies of the Rental Agreement, House Rules and pet addendum will be attached for the guest to review and sign prior to booking.

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Enjoy beautiful country views. - Jackson is a Cottage located in Jackson, Michigan, United States. This Cottage is available for short term lodging and accommodates 7 guests
Enjoy beautiful country views. - Jackson has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Jan 2018

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