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Thisisit-Too Lakefront Cottage Includes 22' Pontoon Boat!

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Our beach with a picnic table and fire ring for camp fires, firewood included!

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Last updated: 08/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hale cottage description

Treat your family to a wonderful affordable lakefront vacation. Our cottage is furnished and decorated to the fullest and also includes exclusive use of our 22' pontoon boat with a new 2012, 4 stroke motor to fish and explore the lake for your entire stay!

It would be our pleasure to have you as guests at our cottage. We hope you will come and enjoy a stay at the lake. We will do everything in our power to make your stay fun and enjoyable.

Our smoke-free cottage is on beautiful West Londo Lake in Hale MI. The lake is an all sports lake that you can enjoy water-skiing, fishing, swimming, relaxing on the water and beautiful sunsets. Our beachfront is safe and inviting to your children, whether swimming or playing in the sand building castles! Fishing is also a highlight on our lake with our provided pontoon boat which makes it especially enjoyable for your family.

The kitchen adjoins the main living room. It is fully equipped with everything you will need. The kitchen also has a breakfast bar for morning cereal.

The living room exits onto a large deck which offers a breathtaking view of the lake and beautiful sunsets directly in front of you! The deck has a large picnic table with ample seating to enjoy dinners overlooking the water.

The cottage has a master bedroom with a view of the the lake. The master bedroom has it's own TV, with cable and DVD player. There is also a bunk room that sleeps three and is decorated in a fishing motif, great for the kids. In between the master bedroom and bunk room is a full bath and a third bedroom with a double bed. Plan to bring your own towels and sheets. Pillows, speads, blankets and mattress covers provided.

Our decor will make you feel at home. It's quaint, warm atmosphere and attention to detail will make you realize you chose somewhere special for your family vacation.

YOUR RENTAL WEEK STARTS SATURDAY AFTER 4PM AND GOES UNTIL THE FOLLOWING SATURDAY AT 11AM.

The weekly rental includes the cottage, canoe, pontoon boat and fire pit with wood.

Reservation/security deposit: We will hold your reservation with a $600 deposit, this will also be a security deposit. The security deposit will be refunded to you within two weeks from your departure minus the cleaning fee. ($60 fee for reasonable cleaning, if more extensive needed, cost will reflect.)

Our cancellation policy: If a reservation is canceled, you will forfeit your reservation/security deposit if under 30 days before scheduled vacation. If over 30 days there are two exceptions. If we are able to rent the week for which you have canceled we will refund your money in full or you may transfer your deposit to another available week.

Pontoon boat: We do everything in our power to keep our boat in good running order, However, if the boat is disabled and not usable for reasons out of our control for during the week of your stay we will give you a credit of $40 per day up to a full credit of $300 for the week. This credit does not apply to lack of usage due to improper use or lack of operating knowledge by the rentor. If a service person is sent to the cottage to help or service an issue that is deemed to be no fault of the owners a service fee of $40 may be deducted from your security deposit.

The pontoon boat is not to be on the lake after dark.
Thank you for your consideration.

We are located two and a half hours north of Pontiac, 50 minutes north of Standish or 25 minutes west of Tawas.

This is our second cottage on this lake, if you have a family reunion or larger groups please consider renting both cottages.

Keywords: Lakefront Cottage, cabin, waterfront, pontoon boat included

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                We have a pac-n-play in the bunkroom closet and a feeding chair stored in the pantry that attaches to a kitchen chair. We also provide vested life jackets in many youth sizes to insure our guests' safety....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                We are pet friendly, we have $45 pet fee per pet with a limit of 2. Pets must be leashed and stay on our property and be cleaned up after....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                For consideration of all our guests there is to be no smoking inside the cottage....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Flat screen TV that plays DVDs...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

                Wall mounted flat screen TV w/ DVD player....moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

                Log bunk bed has dbl & twin, with pack-n-play in closet...moreless

              • All bedrooms have TVs, the master and bedroom 2 can play DVDs, the bunkroom videos. PLEASE NOTE: PLAN TO BRING SHEETS FOR ALL BEDS BEING USED. WE SUPPLY ALL COMFORTERS, BLANKETS, PILLOWS W/COVERS AND MATTRESS PADS. ALSO BRING YOUR OWN BATH, KITCHEN AND BEACH TOWELS....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              • PLEASE NOTE: PLAN TO BRING YOUR OWN BATH, KITCHEN AND BEACH TOWELS.

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                Table in kitchen for 6, snack bar w 4 stools. Ample seating at large oblong picnic table outside on deck....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                We provide an electric griddle, crock pot and blender, coffee maker and toaster....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                6...moreless

              • Child's Highchair
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Parking:

                Ample parking for 3 vehicles is provided across road on gravel area on our back lot....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                There is room to park a trailer on our lot across road....moreless

              • Gas Fireplace
              • Parking Off Street
              • Heating
              • Living Room

              Entertainment

              • Games:

                Various board and card games provided....moreless

              • Video Library:

                Family friendly DVD's provided....moreless

              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • Satellite / Cable

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Large spacious deck overlooking the lake and beach area. Provided are chase lounges and stack chairs....moreless

              • Boat:

                Exclusive use of our 22' pontoon boat with a 60hp Mercury 4 stroke 2012 motor included in rental....moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                vested life jackets provided in plastic storage box on deck....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                On the deck a gas grill with propane tanks is provided....moreless

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Sports & Activities

              Location & View

              • Beachfront:

                Great boating, fishing, swimming and nature are just beyond the door! We don't want our guest to just only look at the lake, we want you to be able to get out and enjoy it!...moreless

              • Lakefront

              Activities

              • Cinemas
              • Kayaking
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Golf
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Laundromat
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Sight Seeing
              • Antiquing
              • Walking
              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Sailing
              • Hiking
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Early Summer
              Jun 6 - Jun 19, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,895
              Summer
              Jun 20 - Sep 5, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $2,095
              Late Summer
              Sep 8 - Oct 3, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,695

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Reasonable cleaning $60
              • Pet Fee $45
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $600
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              All rental weeks come with the exclusive use of our 22' pontoon boat, canoe and 2 kayaks.

              We are pet friendly, up to 2 pets, with a pet fee of $45 per pet. We will email you a pet form which will need to be filled out showing that vaccinations are up to date and there is no bite history. Since we value the relationship with our neighbors, pets will need to be leashed and contained to our property.

              To reserve a $600 security deposit is taken by check through the mail. One month before scheduled vacation an email is sent containing all needed info and forms. Lease and pet forms along with full week's rental amount is to reach us no later then 2 weeks before vacation. Original security deposit less the cleaning fee will be returned within 2 weeks after vacation when all checks out fine.


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              Last updated: 08/18/2014
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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2008

              About the owner: We are Randy and Melody Hulten. We have been married since 1998. We are a blended family with 1 daughter and 3 sons. They range in age from 19 to 27 years of age. Because of our blended family we have 2 sons named Joshua. As if that wasn't enough our daughter married one as well! Our 2 youngest boys are 4 months a part in age and will be graduating from high school in 2012. We are expecting a very busy year on the homefront. We also have a welsh terrier that has us all wrapped around her paw, and always so excited to go up north. Randy is an engineer in the auto industry and Melody has been blessed to be a stay at home Mom but is kept very busy with kids, aging parents and of course vacation rentals. We enjoy doing projects around our home and cottages too. We very much enjoy seeing the excitement in our guests as they arrive and hear or read their guestbook comments of how they enjoyed the lake and cottage.

              Why the Owner Chose Hale:
              We have enjoyed this area for years and have another lakefront cottage just around the corner from this one. We have always loved the location because of it only being 2 1/2 hours north of our home in Auburn Hills. All our children grew up vacationing up north and still enjoy going (except for the work weekends of course) The main reason we bought this cottage was because of the lake frontage and beach. We knew from experience that our guests really appreciate a decent swimming area. The cottage itself lends to such a fun quaint cottage atmosphere and our guests love it.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              All our guests that stay at our cottage very much get to enjoy the lake experience because of the pontoon boat included. It is a great feature for families with kids of all ages. The pontoon makes fishing with kids much more enjoyable (we know from experience.) The reason why we include the pontoon is to give our guests the ability to enjoy the lake to the fullest instead of just looking at it. We often have beautiful sunsets to enjoy straight across the lake or on a sunset cruise. After sunset it is time for a campfire and smores down on the sandy beach. Our boat also allows you to get more up close to the wildlfe on the lake. We have a small island that nests our loons that often have 2 babies each spring. Hearing them call and sing to each other in the evening or early morning is breathtaking. As of 2007 we have bald eagles as well! We have watched them swoop down and fish themselves. They often perch in near by trees or fly over the cottage. Randy has taken many photos of them, he has been labeled 'obsessed' ! Both the loons and eagles are such beautiful creations. We desire for all our guests to enjoy our cottage as we have been blessed to do for so many years.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Our beach with a picnic table and fire ring for camp fires, firewood included!

                Our beach with a picnic table and fire ring for camp fires, firewood included!

              • Your first view of the lake!

                Your first view of the lake!

              • Our 22' pontoon boat with a new 2012 Mercury 4 stroke 60hp bigfoot outboard motor!

                Our 22' pontoon boat with a new 2012 Mercury 4 stroke 60hp bigfoot outboard motor!

              • Our gravel parking area in front of our back lot, just across the road.

                Our gravel parking area in front of our back lot, just across the road.

              • Living room looking out toward the lake. FYI- the furniture has been recently changed so futon is no longer available.

                Living room looking out toward the lake. FYI- the furniture has been recently changed so futon is no longer available.

              • Our 2nd bedroom has a full size bed and a wall mounted flat screen TV and DVD player.

                Our 2nd bedroom has a full size bed and a wall mounted flat screen TV and DVD player.

              • Bathroom has full size sink and counter and walk-in shower.

                Bathroom has full size sink and counter and walk-in shower.

              • Fishing is a must at Thisisit-too cottage! Bass, perch, pike, sunfish, crappie is what we typically catch.

                Fishing is a must at Thisisit-too cottage! Bass, perch, pike, sunfish, crappie is what we typically catch.

              • Beautiful eagles are often seen on the lake. While out on the pontoon you may see one fishing!

                Beautiful eagles are often seen on the lake. While out on the pontoon you may see one fishing!

              • As evening falls there is still time for one more fishing trip and beautiful sunsets.

                As evening falls there is still time for one more fishing trip and beautiful sunsets.

              • New comfortable benches at the beach fire pit are all ready for roasting!

                New comfortable benches at the beach fire pit are all ready for roasting!

              • Road side view as you pull up.

                Road side view as you pull up.

              • Spacious deck with picnic table that seats 8, 2 chase lounges and chairs provided.

                Spacious deck with picnic table that seats 8, 2 chase lounges and chairs provided.

              • As you enter....

                As you enter....

              • Kitchen area open to living room with snack bar between, giving an open concept.

                Kitchen area open to living room with snack bar between, giving an open concept.

              • Our quaint master with a comfortable queen size mattress is waiting for you!

                Our quaint master with a comfortable queen size mattress is waiting for you!

              • Bunkroom is decorated with fun fishing motif for the kids, with nets and all!

                Bunkroom is decorated with fun fishing motif for the kids, with nets and all!

              • 2 kayaks and a canoe are provided along with the 22' pontoon boat.

                2 kayaks and a canoe are provided along with the 22' pontoon boat.

              • Randy with one of his Pikes.

                Randy with one of his Pikes.

              • Every spring our loons have 1 or 2 babies. You will not stay the week without hearing the loons sing several different calls.

                Every spring our loons have 1 or 2 babies. You will not stay the week without hearing the loons sing several different calls.

              • An aerial shot of our lake. It's just under 200 acres and is considered an all sports lake.

                An aerial shot of our lake. It's just under 200 acres and is considered an all sports lake.

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