Rivers Edge Newaygo

Popular! Recently viewed by 66 other travelers!

Rivers Edge(Newaygo, MI) Two Cabins, Hot Tub, Overlooks Muskegon River

Pets Welcome







RIVERS EDGE- Main House and Guest House

SLEEPS:  11- 5 in Main, 6 in Guesthouse

BEDROOMS: 2 in Main, 2 in Guesthouse

BATHROOMS: 1.5 in Main, 1 in Guesthouse


* Breathtaking view overlooking the Muskegon River
* Pet Friendly
* Hot Tub
* There is taxidermy on site 
* Noise ordinance in place for location
***Please be advised that in the winter season to plan accordingly for snow and ice conditions as drive entrance may be difficult to maneuver unless driving a 4-wheel drive vehicle. Smaller vehicles may find it difficult to drive up the incline to reach the cabins.



River's Edge offers a unique escape with its Main House and Guest House comfortably sleeping a total of 11 guests—5 in the Main House and 6 in the Guesthouse. Both houses feature 2 bedrooms, with the Main House including 1.5 bathrooms and the Guesthouse 1 bathroom. Situated with breathtaking views over the Muskegon River, this pet-friendly property includes a hot tub for relaxing soaks. Please note, the decor includes taxidermy, and a noise ordinance is in effect to ensure peace for all guests. Modern conveniences such as internet access and a washer dryer are also provided, enhancing your stay at this serene riverside retreat.


Air Conditioning:  Both have central air

ATV's: Trailhead in White Cloud about 13 miles away. ATV's can be ridden on edge of road.

Animals:  Eagles are spotted soaring around the area frequently


Main House:  Main Floor- Full bathroom with Stand up shower, Jacuzzi tub, toilet, sink
                         Upper Floor- Half bath- toilet, sink

Guest House: 1 Full bathroom with shower/tub combo, sink, and toilet
Beach/Swimming: Not on property. There is a sharp drop off to the water and it is not easily accessible from the property.

Bedroom Configurations:

Main House:  Bedroom 1: King bed
                         Bedroom 2: 1 Full bed, 1 Twin/Full bunkbed

Guest House: Bedroom 1: King bed
                         Bunkroom: 2 Twin/Full bunkbeds
Boats:  Not provided

Boat Launch: Al duChemin Park (3.7 miles)

Cable: There is NOT traditional cable. Streaming capabilities only. 

Cell Phone Service
:  Most major carriers work well


Coffee Maker: Both Main and guest house have coffee makers-filters and coffee provided

Distances: The Heritage Museum of Newaygo County: 4.7 miles
                   White Cloud Alpacas: 4.9 miles 
                   Sandy Beach Trail Head- The Dragon: 9.6 miles
                   The Wildlife Center at Legends Ranch: 30 miles
                   Grand Rapids: 47 miles
                   Traverse City: 118 miles
Dock: There is not a dock


Drinking Water: Drinkable well water


Drugs/Smoking/Fireworks: Freshwater does not permit illegal drugs of any kind on the property. Due to the location of the properties, smoking is strongly discouraged around the home and strictly prohibited in the home. Fireworks are prohibited at a Freshwater location for the safety of all persons in and around the property, even if it is legal in that city.

Fireplace: Main house- Wood burning fireplace

Fire-pit: Yes- between Main House and Guest House

Fishing: Steel head, Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Small Mouth Bass can be caught in river. Croton Dam Pond and Hardy Dam Pond are known for Black Crappie, Bluegill, Walleye, and Yellow Perch. 

Fishing License:  A license is required in order to fish in Michigan.

Games:  A dart board and ping pong table are in the garage of the Guest House for guests to use(not available if renting main cabin only during winter months)

Golf: Village Green Golf Club (8.6 miles)
          Pilgrim's Run Golf Course(15 miles)

Grill: Charcoal grill provided(please bring charcoal and lighter fluid)

Grocery Store: Save-A-Lot(6.4 miles)

Heat: Forced Air Propane

Hot Tub- There is a bromine hot tub at the property. It fits 4-6 people(please shower before entering and after hot tub) An additional hot tub cleaning charge may be assessed if Hot Tub is left excessively dirty

Hunting: Not on Property

Internet: Yes! A fiber optic WiFi system is there for guest use

Linens: Yes, we provide your sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. We have just the basic sheets, pillows, pillowcases, and bath towels.


Parking: 6-8 cars or 3-4 cars with trailers

Pets: Allows 2 pets total at property up to 50 lbs. each. Freshwater Vacation Rentals currently charges $75/per pet for your entire stay. Yes, we do accept dogs, yet we do ask that you please clean up after them both inside and outside the cabin. Plus, if you allow them on the furniture, we do ask that you please bring your own linens/blankets for them to sleep on.  Just let us know which bed you will be using with them, and we’ll make sure it is ready for your sheets when you arrive. Plus, if the pet hair starts to build, we do ask that you please run the vacuum. Generally, dogs love the water and places to explore. Pet food does tend to attract mice, so vigilance is needed.

Privacy: Fairly private closest neighbor to the East is 150 ft away, closest neighbor to the West 100 yds. 

Snowmobiles: a person (resident and nonresident) that operates a snowmobile in Michigan is required to purchase a snowmobile trail permit. The trail permit enables snowmobilers to ride state-designated trails and thousands more miles of public roads and on public lands (where authorized). It is valid for one year, which begins Oct. 1 and ends Sept. 30 of the following year. State-designated trails are open Dec. 1-March 31 and grooming occurs when there is enough snow on the ground.


Space: 2 living areas- Main house has stairs going down and then up to entrance and has 2 floors
                                       Guest house is one level

Taxidermy:  There is taxidermy on site 

Main House- Kitchen: 40" TV with a Roku Device 
                        Living Room:  65" Smart TV
Guest House-Living Room: 65" TV
                        Kitchen: 40" TV       

Towels: All bath and kitchen towels will be provided during your stay. Please bring beach towels with you!

Washer and Dryer: There is a stackable washer & dryer in the main house, and a side by side washer & dryer in the guest house. 

Wood: Not provided. Please pick some up on your way to the property



Property/Indoor Amenities
  • Acreage
  • Air Filtration System
  • Animal Statues (taxidermy)
  • Basic Paper Products (Paper Towel & TP)
  • Blankets
  • Blow Dryer
  • Board Games
  • Books
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Ceiling fans
  • Central air conditioning
  • Fireplace-wood-burning
  • Heat - Propane Forced Air
  • Internet/ WiFi
  • Linens & Towels included
  • Pets allowed
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Shampoo
  • Smart TV
  • Smart TV or TV with Roku, Chromecast, Streaming Abilities
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Vacuum
  • Washer & dryer
Kitchen Amenities
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Coffee maker
  • Cooking and Baking Pans
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Standard Kitchenware & Utensils
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Outdoor Amenities
  • Deck/Patio
  • Fire Pit
  • Good Fishing
  • Grill-Charcoal
  • Hot Tub
  • Lawn Games
Special Features
  • Pack and Play
  • Large Individual Rentals

Season Period Min.Stay Nightly Weekly
Summer 2024 05/24/2024 - 09/08/2024 3 $299.00
Fall 2024 09/09/2024 - 12/31/2024 2 $299.00


Beautiful house, such a unique spot to stay! Plan to come back forsure and enjoy it more. Thanks so much for having us, everyone absolutely loved it!


Hi Alli! We are so delighted to know that you and everyone in your group enjoyed your stay, and plan to come back! It truly is such a wonderful unique home, and hopefully we will have a chance to host you again in the future! 
Feb 2024

Write a Review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Click to View Map