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Waterfront, Serenity's Nest Private Riverfront 3 Bed Near the Woods

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Last updated: 10/02/2014

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Houghton Lake cabin description

Serenity's Nest was named for the beauty and serenity I felt when I first visited. On the front porch are at least 5 undisturbed birds nest that yearly have new arrivals and can be viewed from the couch in the front room. In spring feedings may be viewed. I have viewed beavers, deer, raccoons so many different birds, including the Blue Herring, chipmunks, squirrels, and of course the fish that jump from the river and occasionally a turtle is spotted. This cabin is a great place to bring your family for a great peaceful vacation, but yet close to the many activities that Houghton Lake area offers. Fishing from the rivers edge can be great fun for the whole family, the evening campfire can be a relaxing way to end your day, or enjoy a late night snack, a hot dog (Koegles Vienna best in MI) or maybe a smore. Come and enjoy your home away from home at Serenity's Nest.


Recreation.: Houghton Lake offers many activities. Lots of shopping, a movie theater ,boat and skido rentals available. There is a state boat launch and room to park your boat at the cabin. Merritt Speedway just minutes from the cabin. Lake City 15 miles from the cabin.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                must be 21 years old to rent...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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              • Air Mattress: 2 double

                sleeps 6 for fee...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 2 sleep sofa /futon

                double pull out couch...moreless

              • Sleeps 6 in beds one on couch and on in recliner and 2 on Air mattress for larger groups :up to Max 20 people tents r welcome with limits, along with 2 canoes, and a flat bottom boat....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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              • Bathroom 2: tub

                Outdoor balcony old fashion soaking tub that fills w/ hose ...moreless

              • Over sized shower

              Other Amenities

                  • Linens not provided Sheets and towels. they are available for a per-person fee. 2 canoes and a flat bottom fishing boat available for rent...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Spa
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Festivals
                  • Forests
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Waterfalls

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • River
                  • Water View
                  • Waterfront
                  • Waterfront:

                    The river is in the front yard , fishing can be great fun for whole family. ...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Sailing
                  • Ski Lift Privileges
                  • Ski Privileges Optional
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 7 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Heating
                  • Living Room
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    land for trailors and boats to park...moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Wood Stove

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Boat
                  • Boat With Paddles
                  • Canoe
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    front porch, upper bedroom has deck and balcony...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        Old fashion Soaking tub on upper deck,outside, fill with hose from faucet with Hot water....moreless

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional
                               

                              Reviews

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                              from 8 traveler reviews
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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Winter
                              Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                              2 night min stay
                              $150
                              $900
                              My Standard Rate
                              2 night min stay
                              $100
                              $700 $1,800
                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Pet Fee $50
                              • Tax Rate 10%

                              Notes:

                              Pets are welcome with a 50.00 additional cleaning fee. You are still responsible to remove all dog waist from the property. We will have to vacuum entire cabin .Pet cleaning fee is not the same as cabin cleaning fee two separate fees.

                              Call for reservation with a BANK credit or debit card. Deposit is 50.00 a nt or 200.00 for a week ,non refundable if canceled within 30 days of reservation. A 50.00 refundable cleaning fee, if u clean . For pets a 50.00 refundable deposit.


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                              Location

                              Serenity's Nest is located on M-55, 5 miles west of highway 27 exit at Houghton Lake in the small city of Merrit on the west branch of the Muskegon river only 1 mile west of the main branch of the Muskegon River and Jeff Bens park. Houghton Lake is only a 10 minute drive. The quite country setting is 15 miles away from Lake City and the Merrit Speedway is a 10 minute drive. The cabin is on a 1 acre piece of land that sits way back from the road. A peaceful but convenient location to fit all the needs of your family members.

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2000

                              About the owner: My name is Wendy , i own and operate Serenitys Nest with a little help from my friends. I am a care provider in lower Mi, caring for the elderly in my home. Wisdom Living Senior Assisted Living Flint Mi. near airport.

                              Why the Owner Chose Houghton Lake:
                              My family has livied in Houghton lake for over 40 years and i have been visiting since a young child. I choose Serenitys Nest for my cabin as it was so peacful and a fixer upper at the time.It has just enough space inside and out.


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                              Speaks: english

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                              Photos

                              • View from sitting on couch in living room.

                                View from sitting on couch in living room.

                              • The soaking tub ! Hose runs through ceiling to kitchen faucet for a hot tub!

                                The soaking tub ! Hose runs through ceiling to kitchen faucet for a hot tub!

                              • Up river view.

                                Up river view.

                              • Wood burner for a cozy fire!

                                Wood burner for a cozy fire!

                              • Up river view.

                                Up river view.

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                              There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

                              This listing was first published here in 2007.

                              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                              $100 - $150 per night (USD)
                              8

                              3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

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                              Minimum stay: 2 nights
                              Dates are unavailable
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                              Member since: 2007
                              Speaks: english
                              • Response time: Within 12 hours
                              • Response rate: 80%
                              • Calendar last updated: 10/02/2014
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