Category Archives: In The News

A Summer Cottage–with Wheels

The Washington Post
A Summer Cottage–with Wheels
Park-Model RVs Have Growing Appeal as Second Homes
By Kari Lydersen, July 2007

Nikki Laff, a single mother and dental office manager in Chicago, thought a vacation home “was not in my life plan.”

But then her friend Tim O’Neil shared his idea to fill a campground in southwest Michigan with 400-square-foot trailers called park models, recreational vehicles that have become “Everyman’s summer cottages” for growing numbers of people. Continue reading

A Fresh Approach–Resort Set to Begin Second Phases

South County Gazette
A Fresh Approach–Resort Set to Begin Second Phases
By Terri Gordon, March 2008

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Four and a half years ago, when the old Bob-A-Ron campground in Three Oaks went up for sale, brothers Ted and Tim O’Neil had an idea. They decided to buy the property and build a vacation home campground community. With home prices soaring, they felt they could offer an affordable alternative to both short-term renting and second home owning. The result is Lakeside Cabins Resort. Continue reading

Introducing Phase 2–Expansion of Lakeside Cabins Resort

Family Time Magazine
Introducing Phase 2–Expansion of Lakeside Cabins Resort
March 2008

Lakeside Cabins Resort offers an affordable and fun-filled lifestyle in beautiful Harbor Country, Michigan, just 75 miles from Chicago.

The Developer of Lakeside Cabins Resort in Three Oaks, Michigan announces its Phase 2 expansion. The expansion, including 165 more sites on an additional 46 acres, follows the sale of 45 new sites in 2007. Continue reading

Lakeside Cabins a Family Friendly Resort

Harbor Country News
Lakeside Cabins a Family Friendly Resort
By Kate Sheridan, September 2007

THREE OAKS — When it comes to the Lakeside Cabins Resort lifestyle, Tim O’Neil is a man who lives what he loves, and practices what he preaches.

The former camp counselor and father of three is one of the creators and developers of the park-model cabin-camping community at the former Bob-A-Ron Camp-ground on Warren Woods Road in Chikaming Township. Continue reading

Lakeside Cabins Offers Affordable Resort Living

Harbor Country News
Lakeside Cabins Offers Affordable Resort Living
By Sharon Dettmer, June 2004

THREE OAKS — The Lakeside Cabins Resort community is awaiting your arrival into the terrain of serene country living.

Linked to the scenic back roads, beautiful lakes and wooded-footpaths of Harbor Country, the 62-acre resort community is destined to become a home-away-from-home for those who love the great outdoors. Continue reading