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This brick ranch home is located on three acres and a small lake in the Pinckney Recreation Area. The lake is great for swimming and taking a leisurely paddle around the lake. In the summer time it is a great place for a family get together. Fire pit, gas grill, picnic tables, swing, volleyball net, outdoor shower all make for a great summer vacation. The fireplace and hot tub make for a great fall, winter and spring getaway. The house comes completely furnished with 2 king sized beds, one full size and 2 futons mattresses allow up to 10 people. There is an amazing feeling of peace and tranquility in this setting. You cannot see any other houses so you really have privacy. There are 2 canoes and 2 kayaks that come with the rental. The living room has a 42 inch HD TV, the porch bedroom has a 31 inch TV with cable, the master bedroom has a 21 inch tv with cable, the garage has a 52 inch tv with cable and the other bedroom has a small tv (no cable) with a dvd player and an assortment of dvds available. The kitchen is completely stocked with everything you need including a Keurig coffee maker, popcorn popper, Kitchen Aid Mixer and several sizes of Crock Pots.
Futon mattress stored here - can be moved to living room....moreless
Two king size beds. One bed is locating in the sunroom. This room can be used most of the year. (In extreme cold conditions this room may not be available.) This room faces the lake and makes a great bedroom with a view. Double Bed (1) located in second bedroom, (1) Pack-n-play available, 2 Futon mattresses available (one goes in sunroom and the other in the living room- best for kids) ...moreless
Christmas- New Year's Dec 18 - Jan 3, 2016 15 night min stay
December - May Jan 4 - May 26, 2016 30 night min stay
Summer 2016 Friday - Thursday May 27 - Sep 29, 2016 6 night min stay
My Standard Rate 1 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Optional Cleaning Fee$150
Weekly rate $1100 (optional hot tub feature add $100 per week)
Daily rate $175 per night (add $25 per day for hot tub)
Cleaning fee option: $150 to have it cleaned or no charge if you clean prior to departure and return it to rental condition.
Pet fee $100 week or $50 a weekend
Cancellation policy: $300 non-refundable to hold dates. Balance due 60 days prior to arrival- not refundable.
$300 non-refundable deposit to hold a reservation. Balance due 90 days prior to arrival and non refundable 60 days prior to arrival date.
$400 security deposit is due at check in. This is held to ensure there is no damage or violation on rental agreement terms.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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This tranquil setting is located just 15 miles from Ann Arbor but a world away. Bordering the Pinckney Recreation area gives you over a thousand acres of state land to hike, mountain bike, play beach volleyball, and hunt. Silver Lake beach is less than a mile away and Hudson Mills Metropark is a short 5 minute drive. Hudson Mills has 7 miles of paved trails along the river and in the woods. Go to Hell and enjoy ice cream and putt-putt golf.
Year Purchased: 1957
About the owner: As a kid I have many fond memories of this place- Christmas dinner, Easter egg hunts, swimming and watching baseball on TV with my Grandpa. I was lucky enough to get to live here with my Grandpa for a few years while I was in college. I told him I wanted to buy the place-he thought I was crazy. Somehow it all worked out that in 2003 I got the unique opportunity to own this place. Everyday there are amazing encounters with nature and a peaceful and serene setting that renews your spirit.
Why the Owner Chose Pinckney: Grandma and Grandpa Devine bought this property in 1957 and then built the house 3 years later.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Sitting on the dock, kayak or lawn chair you are surrounded by nature and it is rejuvenating. Swimming in this lake you don't have any boats to worry about. You can just swim or float for hours and enjoy the serenity. Every season has its unique characteristics and each is dramatic and magical.