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Waterfront, Great View, Private Beach & Dock, Sunsets

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Lower Herring Lake and Lake Michigan Beach, stream visible in the center.

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Last updated: 06/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

60' of private frontage on sandy bottom Lower Herring Lake, sandy beach, gradual drop-off, private dock. New carpeting, furniture, refinished interior walls, fireplace glass doors.
We also have a house on the water 3 doors north, vrbo 370427 that sleeps 8-10. House comes with access by boat or car (parking pass) to miles of beautiful, private beach on Lake Michigan (see photos). This is pristine, undeveloped beach, which Jerry Dennis said in the June 2006 Traverse Magazine article, 'The Greatest Walkabout', 'It is surely one of the most pristine beaches in the world, broad and clean, with elaborate back dunes blending into forests'...saved from development by the Noble family. Half of the lakeshore on Lower Herring Lake is in a privately held protective easement, which means there is very little boat traffic and your view of the sunset is over pristine forest.
We are 1/4 mile from the paved road through the woods, very quiet and peaceful. Deer and wildlife sightings are frequent. Large grass lawn on the lake is perfect for games, BBQs, fires etc. Satellite TV, WIFI, and all linens provided except beach towels provided. Many other rentals are bring your own linens.

Watch postcard perfect sunsets over either lake. We are 6 miles south of Frankfort, MI, 5 miles north of Arcadia. Rails to trails bike paths close by, or pedal around Upper Herring Lake through the orchards. Canoe and rowboat included. Second lake front house also available, 3 doors down that sleeps 8-10, VRBO #370427.

Keywords: Cabin, Lakefront, Lower Herring Lake, Frankfort, Arcadia, Rowboat, Kayak.

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    On the lake...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

    2 Twins...moreless

  • Sleeping Porch: 2 twin/ single

    2 roll-away twins on sleeping porch...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) Bedrooms are as follows, Queen, Queen, 2 twins bunkbeds, 2 roll-aways on porch., Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • All linens provided, rowboat and canoe come with the house. Satellite TV, fire ring, fire place, fire wood provided, plus all linens except beach towels. Many rentals involve bringing your own linens. Thanks...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    We have about 10 movies in the house plus satellite TV....moreless

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table on screened in porch seats 6....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Linens Provided:

    We provide all linens except beach towels....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Toaster, microwave, oven, coffee pot, Fiesta dishes for 8, utensils, Tupperware, pots and pans....moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak
Jun 20 - Aug 21, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,395
Late August
Aug 22 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,195
Early Sep
Aug 29 - Sep 4, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,195
Labor Day Week
Sep 5 - Sep 11, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,195
Late September
Sep 12 - Sep 25, 2015
2 night min stay
$160
$695
Fall
Sep 26 - Oct 19, 2015
2 night min stay
$160
$600
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$145
$595

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Personal checks are best, thank you.

$1,000 deposit with balance due prior to arrival, personal checks are best.


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Last updated: 06/29/2015
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Location

6 Miles
Nearest Airport
Frankfort Municipal
50 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ludington, Michigan

Car: Necessary

Rails to trails bike paths 10 min away in Elberta. Miles of private Lake Michigan beach is accessable via canoe, 10 min, or car, 2 min. Lake Michigan is ideal for kiteboarding, body surfing, sunsets, and stand up paddleboarding. The house is on Lower Herring Lake looking west towards the sunsets over preserved forests and dunes. There is very little boat traffic even during peak season. Crystal Mountain Ski and Golf Resort, 20 min away. I'll email a detailed list of hikes, bike trails, restaurants, libraries, theaters, historical museums, fishing spots etc.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Please see guest feedback and reviews on our other rental house, VRBO 370427, all 5-stars.

Why the Owner Chose Frankfort:
The beauty of Lower Herring Lake and proximity to Lake Michigan are unparalleled.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Access to miles of private Lake Michigan beach (otherwise posted), which is owned by the Noble family through the Watervale Inn. Even during peak summer season on Lake Michigan, as far as you can see in both directions, there are few people.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Lower Herring Lake and Lake Michigan Beach, stream visible in the center.

    Lower Herring Lake and Lake Michigan Beach, stream visible in the center.

  • Lower Herring Lake on right, house is at 3 o'clock, right side the lake.

    Lower Herring Lake on right, house is at 3 o'clock, right side the lake.

  • From Lower Herring Lake, you can see the lake in the reflection.

    From Lower Herring Lake, you can see the lake in the reflection.

  • Queen bedroom on the lake.

    Queen bedroom on the lake.

  • Twin bunkbeds, there are also 2 rollaway twin beds on the screened in porch.

    Twin bunkbeds, there are also 2 rollaway twin beds on the screened in porch.

  • Looking north towards Frankfort

    Looking north towards Frankfort

  • The outlet into Lake Michigan from Lower Herring Lake.

    The outlet into Lake Michigan from Lower Herring Lake.

  • Kitchen, fully equipped.

    Kitchen, fully equipped.

  • Sunset on Lake Michigan, across the lake or 2 min away by car.

    Sunset on Lake Michigan, across the lake or 2 min away by car.

  • Lower Herring Lake and Lake Michigan.

    Lower Herring Lake and Lake Michigan.

  • Outlet viewed from Lake Michigan

    Outlet viewed from Lake Michigan

  • Fireplace, lake on your left

    Fireplace, lake on your left

  • Living room and view of Lower Herring Lake

    Living room and view of Lower Herring Lake

  • Living Room and fireplace

    Living Room and fireplace

  • Miles of private Lake Michigan Beach, untouched.

    Miles of private Lake Michigan Beach, untouched.

  • Queen bedroom.

    Queen bedroom.

  • Rails to bike trails, 6 min away, Frankfort-Elberta-Beulah-Thompsonville, 22 m

    Rails to bike trails, 6 min away, Frankfort-Elberta-Beulah-Thompsonville, 22 m

  • Sunset, looking south. Arcadia is around the bluff, about 4 miles.

    Sunset, looking south. Arcadia is around the bluff, about 4 miles.

  • Stand up paddleboarding, house comes with a canoe and rowboat.

    Stand up paddleboarding, house comes with a canoe and rowboat.

  • Salmon fishing, by boat or off the breakwater in Frankfort.

    Salmon fishing, by boat or off the breakwater in Frankfort.

  • Screened in porch in back with second table.

    Screened in porch in back with second table.

  • Your dock, Lake Michigan is just over the trees.

    Your dock, Lake Michigan is just over the trees.

  • From the bluffs on Lake Michigan

    From the bluffs on Lake Michigan

  • June 2015, looking north towards Frankfort 5 miles away

    June 2015, looking north towards Frankfort 5 miles away

VRBO #398063

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Date last modified - Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 06/29/2015
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