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The Perfect Place for a Family Vacation!

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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This 1870’s Victorian is the perfect place to have a family reunion! Originally the estate of a local Lumber Baron, it is beautifully restored to accommodate today's visitor. Spacious rooms, white wicker chairs on a gracious wrap-around porch, a fire pit on the beach, 200+ feet of private beachfront, horseshoe pits, acres of lawn and beautiful flower gardens - all yours to enjoy for the week. Take in a play at the restored Opera House, visit historic sites, take the ferries to historic Mackinac Island (16 miles) or secluded Bois Blanc Island (2 miles), sail the Straits of Mackinac, cruise the 30-mile-long Inland waterway, bike the new Cheboygan to Mackinaw or Gaylord trails. Or watch the sunset from your own beach, read a book on the front porch, throw rocks in the water, gather driftwood, build a bonfire, watch the stars come out. This will be a truly unique experience, one you'll want to enjoy again and again.


Things to do Onsite - Outdoors:
There are horse shoes hanging on the back of the horse shoe pits.
In the garage: Bocce Ball game, Ladder Ball game and darts
Feel free to bring your own volleyball or croquet game.
The Fire pit is on the Beach. There are benches around it for seating, but feel free to take the white plastic chairs from the garage down to the beach for more seating. Also there are roasting forks hanging in the garage for hotdogs, marshmallows and s'mores. Yum!

Bring water shoes if you want to go in the water – rocks and shoreline stuff. There are some water shoes in the coat closet. If they fit, feel free to use them, but leave them outside when you leave so we know to wash them.

Watch out for the poison ivy in the unmown areas.


Things to do Onsite - Indoors:
Cards, dice, cribbage and dominos – in the bottom of the old Victrola
Jigsaw puzzles, Board Games & kids toys – in closet under the oak staircase
Videos – VCR – under the TV in the Library
Books - on bookshelves in the Library

Nearby: Groceries, etc.
Walmart, Glen’s, Louie’s (Shell Station), and very nearby, the Corner Store at the intersection of Duncan and State Streets. The Dollar General - in the K-Mart plaza - and K-Mart also have some groceries.

Restaurants
Chains: McDonald’s, Burger King, Big Boy
Pizza: This Old House, BC Pizza, Pizza Hut, Little Caesar’s
Family: Great Lakes Grill, Alice’s, Yeck’s Family Drive-In
Chinese: Indo-China Garden Restaurant, China Buffet
Pubs: Mulligan’s, Johny's
On the Water: The Hack-Ma-Tack, Pier 33

Movies: The Ritz Theatre

Movie Rental: Family Video, Walmart

Opera House: Cheboygan has a beautifully restored historic Opera House at 403 North Huron St. Call to find out what’s playing. (231) 627-5841

Lots of Golf: Here’s just a few
Cheboygan Golf & Country Club
Mullett Lake Golf Course
Indian River Golf Club

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 4300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

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  • Study: 1 queen

    Queen Sleep Sofa in Study...moreless

  • All four bedrooms are quite spacious. They are all on the 2nd floor. The original pine floors have been retained where possible. The study with a queen sleep sofa is on the 1st floor. It has very large double sliding doors to both the old entry and the living room. This opens the whole area up for a nice social flow, yet provides privacy for the occupants of the sleeper sofa. There is a bathroom on the first floor as well....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Jack & Jill Bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Antique Tub with shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    Large Shower...moreless

  • Master: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Separate Spa Tub & Marble Shower...moreless

  • All bathrooms are new but in keeping with the ambiance of the house. There is a jacuzzi tub in the master bath and an antique cast cement tub in one of the guest bathrooms. The other two bathrooms have showers....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Wireless internet communication is available. We provide: All linens - bed, bath, kitchen and dining room linens Soaps - laundry soap, dish soap, dishwasher soap, hand soap Spices - salt, pepper and most of the everyday spices Paper products - toilet paper, paper towels, kleenex, napkins Basics to get you started - coffee, filters, flour, sugar Besides the vinyl beach chairs, there are benches around the firepit on the beach....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Piano
  • Stereo

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large dining table with 12 chairs. Plus there is another table in the living room and another one on the deck that can be used for dining....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    There is no air conditioning. Most of the time the house cools off quite nicely in the evening with breezes off the lake....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    There are four beautiful fireplaces in the house. All of them have gas logs installed to keep the house cozy should it get cool enough to use them....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    There is an old stationery bike and treadmill in the basement. You are more than welcome to use them....moreless

  • Garage:

    2 parking spaces in the garage, plus outdoor parking....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All bed, bath and kitchen linens are provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    The living room opens onto the Study which provides a very large group space....moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Verizon MIFi wireless available...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of dishes, flatware, glasses, wineglasses, etc. for 12 guests....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Very quiet....moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Natural cherry cabinets and white tile countertops...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Wall oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas Cooktop...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    The balcony off the master suite provides superb views of the nearby marina and bay...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles:

    (2)...moreless

  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    The deck is about 16' X 30'. Large enough for the whole family to enjoy....moreless

  • Golf:

    Plenty of golf courses nearby...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    The 4 kayaks are for rent at $100 for all 4 for the whole week....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    The property has 4+ acres. About 3 of the acres are mowed - ask Rich! It makes a great area for family games....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Nice, large Weber grill....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda:

    The house has a gracious wrap-around porch with plenty of chairs for relaxing, reading, etc. One of our guests even wrote an 'Ode to the Porch' after spending a week here with his family....moreless

  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2015
Jun 5 - Jun 25, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,000
Summer 2015
Jun 26 - Sep 3, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,500
Fall - 2015
Sep 4 - Oct 9, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $250
  • Kayak rental - 4 kayaks $100
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Rate - $2500 + $200 Cleaning Fee

Weeks are from Friday 5:00 PM to Friday 11:00 AM.

When you reserve your week, we will send you a rental agreement. Within 10 days you need to sign & date the agreement and mail it back along with the $500 deposit. The remainder of the rent plus cleaning fee is due 2 weeks (14 days) prior to your arrival date

When you reserve your week, we will send you a rental agreement. Within 10 days you need to sign & date the agreement and mail it back along with the $500 deposit. The remainder of the rent plus cleaning fee is due 2 weeks (14 days) prior to your arrival date.


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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Pellston
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Mulligan's
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cheboygan Golf Club
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 75
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Great Lakes Grill
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
Boyne Mountain & Nubs Nob
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
on property

Car: Necessary

The Northern Michigan area is 'Pure Michigan' It offers the ultimate in boating, swimming, hiking, fishing, kayaking, sailing and a great variety of entertainment, restaurants & other activities.

Other Activities: Restored Opera House, Historic Mackinaw Island, Bonfires on Beach, Extensive bike trails, shopping. Day trips to Tahquamenon Falls, the Pictured Rocks National Seashore & the Soo Locks. 45 minutes to Petoskey and Harbor Springs.

Golf: Several golf courses nearby.

Ski: 45 minutes to Boyne Highlands and Nubs Nob.

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Early morning full double rainbow

    Early morning full double rainbow

  • Aerial View

    Aerial View

  • House from Lake side

    House from Lake side

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Study with queen-size sleeper sofa

    Study with queen-size sleeper sofa

  • King & Twin Bed Guest Room

    King & Twin Bed Guest Room

  • Guest Room wth queen and twin beds

    Guest Room wth queen and twin beds

  • The original formal entry with fireplace and 4 foot wide grand entry door.

    The original formal entry with fireplace and 4 foot wide grand entry door.

  • Duncan Point Lighthouse

    Duncan Point Lighthouse

  • Swan and ship

    Swan and ship

  • Fall morning

    Fall morning

  • Mid-summer sunset from beach

    Mid-summer sunset from beach

  • Beautiful fall Colors

    Beautiful fall Colors

  • Dining Room table expands to accommodate 12.

    Dining Room table expands to accommodate 12.

  • The Living Room opens to the Library for a nice large gathering place

    The Living Room opens to the Library for a nice large gathering place

  • The octogon bedroom with queen bed.  I call this the

    The octogon bedroom with queen bed. I call this the

  • Master Bedroom with jacuzzi tub and separate shower

    Master Bedroom with jacuzzi tub and separate shower

  • Sail boat with Bois Blanc Island in background

    Sail boat with Bois Blanc Island in background

  • Firepit on the beach

    Firepit on the beach

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    4
  • Property type
    Estate
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/04/2015
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