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Lakefront Home in Exclusive Pointe Aux Barques (Est. 1896)

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View of house from driveway

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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Built in 1924, this beautiful home sits at west end of 62 home sites located within 975 acre private township. Sandstone cliffs line the west end, offering unique cove beaches and incredible sunset views. 300 yards to the east begin over 1 mile of private beach. You'll enjoy lake views from five bedrooms (3 with screened balconies) and every room downstairs. Stepping outside, nearly an acre of grassy lawn and towering oak trees add to 200 feet of private lakefront splendor.

Stroll only 100 feet west of the yard and you'll be standing on Thumbnail point, offering perhaps the most incredible sunset views on Lake Huron. Immediately behind you, gentle waves will lap landmark Turnip rock as you take in the magic of a Michigan spring/summer/fall.

Established in 1896 and once the [summer] home to many 20th century industrialists, Pointe Aux Barques community retains courtesy, friendliness, and respect toward others common to that era. While in our home, you'll have access to our modest, private (no fee) golf course, tennis courts, miles of walking and biking trails, kid play structure, and golf cart rentals. Dress codes required for golf and tennis. NO WEDDINGS or large reunions.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    Kids think it is the coolest place on earth!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Old wooden house and small town fire department do NOT mix with smoking. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Must gain owner approval first. Two pets maximum!...moreless

Bedrooms: 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 18

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Unlimited use of modest 9-hole golf course, 3 tennis courts, 1 mile of private beach, miles of secluded walking and biking trails, kid play structure, light lunches served in golf house, week-end breakfasts served in main clubhouse, and golf cart rental....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    TVs are not large as TV is never a priority up there for us....moreless

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    It sits 40 feet directly above Lake Huron. Beaches are very close. It is on the lake, but you can't simply walk out front yard to swim....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Yes, it is lakefront, but it sits of a cliff and the water is not directly accessible. Beaches are within 1 minute walk....moreless

  • Monument View:

    Google Thumbnail Point and Turnip Rock. These landmarks are adjacent to property....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Window a/c only. Most of downstairs and three master bedrooms....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    You have option of dedicated line or WiFi...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    single car...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    No RVs allowed. Only boats...moreless

  • Telephone:

    (3)...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Details provided later and provider is subject to change....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Balconies extend toward the lake from bedrooms 1,2,4 and 5...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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$3200/1 week .. $6200/2 weeks. Plus $175 cleaning fee and a $200/wk amenities fee.
June/Sept/Oct long week-ends will be considered.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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Photos

  • View of house from driveway

    View of house from driveway

  • Cottage taken from near Turnip Rock

    Cottage taken from near Turnip Rock

  • At the kitchen sink

    At the kitchen sink

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Florida room

    Florida room

  • Bedroom #4 with small porch

    Bedroom #4 with small porch

  • Beach near cottage

    Beach near cottage

  • Tennis courts. Proper attire required.

    Tennis courts. Proper attire required.

  • Front yard view, beach across the bay is for your use

    Front yard view, beach across the bay is for your use

  • Turnip Rock - 200 ft. from cottage

    Turnip Rock - 200 ft. from cottage

  • Dining room (with many more chairs to the sides)

    Dining room (with many more chairs to the sides)

  • View from TV room

    View from TV room

  • Bedroom #3. No pets here

    Bedroom #3. No pets here

  • Bedroom #5 with small balcony

    Bedroom #5 with small balcony

  • Community golf course. Proper attire required.

    Community golf course. Proper attire required.

VRBO #222111

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, May 04, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    18
  • Bedrooms
    9
  • Bathrooms
    6
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 60%
  • Calendar last updated 04/28/2015
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(248) 462-1807

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Lakefront Home in Exclusive Pointe Aux Barques (Est. 1896)

Port Austin #222111

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