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The Yellow House at Evans Lake in Michigan's Beautiful Irish Hills

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The Yellow House! Large windows for great views of Evans Lake!

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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Yellow House at Evans Lake in Michigan's beautiful Irish Hills. Located within an hours drive from Toledo and Detroit near Brooklyn the home of Michigan International Speedway.

The Yellow House features the kitchen, dining, and great room in a large open floor plan; with 6 bedrooms, 2 family rooms, a loft overlooking the great room, and 3.5 bathrooms. Situated on a beautiful park-like large yard on Evans Lake; there are breathtaking views from every room! There is outdoor living space with three decks to enjoy the lake views and a covered front porch. There is parking for up to 8 vehicles and/or trailers.

Sleeps 16 comfortably.
Two bedrooms downstairs with a queen size bed in each room. These bedrooms are just down the hall from a 'senior' friendly bathroom (grab bars in the shower/tub).
Four bedrooms upstairs. The first bedroom has a queen size bed, the second bedroom has a queen size bed and two sets of bunk beds, the third bedroom has a queen size bed, and the fourth bedroom has two twin beds. The upstairs family room has two day beds. All linens and towels are included. Also included are laundry soap, hand soap, toilet paper, tissue, dish soap, and paper towel.

Evans Lake is a clean, all sports, great fishing, and all fun lake. There is a large yard with a volleyball net, swimming platform, dock, lakeside paver patio with fire pit, deck with gas grill, and sandy beach perfect for the little ones. A pontoon boat, 2 kayaks, and peddle boat are included.

The Yellow House is not just for summer! We offer weekend autumn, winter, and spring special rates. Need a bigger place for your holiday gathering? Guys - want to do a fishing or golf weekend? There are plenty of area golf courses. Ice fishing is also popular on Evans Lake. Gals - need a weekend away? The Irish Hills has wineries, antique shops, spas, and quaint historic small town shops.

The Yellow House was reconstructed in 2007. We believe it is the best lake home in Irish Hills! It is perfect for your multi-generational family getaway!

CAN ACCOMMODATE UP TO 22 WITH RENTING THE LITTLE WILLOW COTTAGE NEXT DOOR!.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely no smoking on the premises....moreless

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Small bedroom downstairs steps from a 'senior' friendly bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Small bedroom downstairs steps from a 'senior' friendly bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 4 twin/ single

    Large upstairs with two bunk beds and a queen...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Upstairs Queen bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single

    Upstairs two twin beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 7: 2 twin/ single

    Upstairs semi-private with two day beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Large upstairs bedroom with sitting area...moreless

  • 6 bedrooms, 2 downstairs and 4 upstairs. Also, semi-private area with two day beds. Sleeps 16 comfortably. All linens are included and kept in a linen closet by the laundry facility....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    'Senior' friendly with grab bars in the tub/shower....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    Downstairs...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Upstairs, Jack-n-Jill bathroom between the large bedrooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Upstairs...moreless

  • All towels are included.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys:

    Board Games and Puzzles...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Beach front on Evans Lake. Perfect for small children. The water has a gradual slope....moreless

  • Lake View:

    Lake view from every room in The Yellow House!...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    On beautiful Evans Lake. All Sports, great fishing, all fun lake!...moreless

  • Water View:

    Evans Lake...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Two tables. One seats 10 and the other seats 6. There is also a kitchen island that seats 6....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 16 people

General

  • Heating:

    Forced Air....moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Great room open to dining room and kitchen with awesome views of the lake! Loft over looking great room. Family room....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Two Coffee Makers...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Two. One in kitchen, one in bar....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, pepper, cooking oil/spray, other seasonings....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Two. One in kitchen, one in bar....moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Three Decks, covered porch, and lakeside paver patio....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Two Kayaks and a peddle boat....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large with volleyball net. Mature trees. Two picnic tables....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill on deck....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 26 - Jun 10, 2015
4 night min stay
$500
$3,000
Late Summer
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$400
$2,100
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 3 - Sep 6, 2015
4 night min stay

$2,400
flat fee
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$600
$4,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

The Yellow House rents for 7 nights during the core summer months from Sunday to Sunday.

A signed rental agreement and $600 security deposit is required to reserve.

$600 security deposit.


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Last updated: 05/14/2015
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Location

45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Detroit Metro Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Jerry's Pub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Many
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Jackson Amtrack
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I 94
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Many
Brooklyn
Nearest Beach
The Yellow House

Car: Necessary

The Yellow House at Evans Lake in Michigan's beautiful Irish Hills. Located within an hours drive from Toledo and Detroit near Brooklyn the home of Michigan International Speedway.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We lived in the Irish Hills when we first got married in the early 90's. In 1999, career opportunities moved us away from the area. In 2005, we jumped at the opportunity to purchase a second home on one of the nicest lakes in the area.

Why the Owner Chose Brooklyn:
This property is large for a lake front property with mature trees and great lake views. We reconstructed a small cottage into The Yellow House in 2008.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
One our favorite things to do is sit under the maple tree, drinking a tall cool one while watching the lake activity! Of course, that's when we are not tubing, skiing, swimming, wake boarding, or fishing ourselves! There is a porch swing that greets you when you arrive and many other little cozy areas around the yard. Mornings are a wonderful time at The Yellow House. If you are a morning person, you will love enjoying a cup of coffee on the deck watching the sun rise, wildlife starting their day, and the early morning fisherman reeling in their catches! During the day, there is a yard big enough for lots of activities, including volleyball! There are kayaks, a peddle boat, and a swimming platform to enjoy the lake! And a wonderful beach front to play in. You can fish right from the dock! The Yellow House includes a pontoon boat. After dinner, you will see the 'parade' of pontoons from around the lake doing their evening cruise. It takes about an hour to go around the lake and is a perfect way to wined down the day. At night, the paver patio with fire pit is the way to end the day. Telling campfire stories and roasting marsh mellows is a classic.


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Photos

  • The Yellow House!  Large windows for great views of Evans Lake!

    The Yellow House! Large windows for great views of Evans Lake!

  • A view from under the maple.  Fun on the yellow swim platform!

    A view from under the maple. Fun on the yellow swim platform!

  • Evans Lake is an all sports lake.

    Evans Lake is an all sports lake.

  • Playing in the sand.

    Playing in the sand.

  • A view of The Yellow House from the middle of Evans Lake.

    A view of The Yellow House from the middle of Evans Lake.

  • Rainbow over Evans Lake.

    Rainbow over Evans Lake.

  • Great Room.

    Great Room.

  • Family room.

    Family room.

  • Downstairs queen bedroom #1.

    Downstairs queen bedroom #1.

  • Upstairs king bedroom.

    Upstairs king bedroom.

  • Queen size bed upstairs.

    Queen size bed upstairs.

  • Two day beds.

    Two day beds.

  • The Yellow House.  A view from the road.

    The Yellow House. A view from the road.

  • This 15' bass caught right from the dock.

    This 15' bass caught right from the dock.

  • Volleyball in the large yard.

    Volleyball in the large yard.

  • Lake side paver patio with fire pit.

    Lake side paver patio with fire pit.

  • Fourth of July pontoon boat parade.  Every 4th of July at noon on Evans Lake.

    Fourth of July pontoon boat parade. Every 4th of July at noon on Evans Lake.

  • Deck with gas grill.  Relax!

    Deck with gas grill. Relax!

  • Open kitchen.

    Open kitchen.

  • Downstairs 'senior' friendly bathroom.

    Downstairs 'senior' friendly bathroom.

  • Downstairs queen bedroom #2.

    Downstairs queen bedroom #2.

  • Bunk room.  Two sets of bunk beds and a queen bed.

    Bunk room. Two sets of bunk beds and a queen bed.

  • Twin beds upstairs.

    Twin beds upstairs.

  • Dawn on Evans Lake.  Beautiful way to start the day!

    Dawn on Evans Lake. Beautiful way to start the day!

$400 - $600 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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  • Bedrooms
    6
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/14/2015
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