We're trying to find a private residence on Lake Michigan to hold our ceremony and reception in July 2012 but we're having trouble finding anything suitable (ex.backyard is too steep/uneven to accomodate a large tent) or affordable. Most houses require a week-long rental and at $6000/week - that puts a major dent in my budget
We're looking anywhere along the southwest michigan coast (st. joe all the way up to holland area) and we need to fit about 200 guests. We've gone through all the vrbo.com and homeaway.com listings without too much luck.
If you have any recommendations of properties you've been to for weddings or other webistes we can check, I'd love to hear them! Thanks!