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Executive Riverfront Retreat + You = Primo Family Holiday!

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Professionally Renovated 4BR/2BA on the Clam River between Lake City & Cadillac

10% Discount for 7 or more days stay!

Four Seasons of Northern Michigan Fun in this Newly Remodeled Chalet Style Home. Situated on 4+ acres nestled in the woods on the Beautiful Clam River. Just mins to Cadillac and Lake City. Surrounded by wildlife galore. 1/2 Mile to Organic Farmer's Market (In season). Minutes to several All-Sports Lakes with the Quiet and Privacy you Yearn for!

Perfect for:

*Family Vacation (Kid Friendly)


*Fall Color Tour



*Winter Sports

*Secluded Getaway

*Romantic Getaway

*Book Club

*Greatest Fourth in the North

*Festival of the Pines

*Harvest Gathering Music Festival

Three Full Bedrooms plus a loft with a King Sized bed.

Plenty of parking for Several Vehicles.

More Details

Property Manager
Denise Nathe
Member since: 2018
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

About Denise Nathe

Diane and Phil are the owners of this beautiful home. They enjoy the serenity the river offers, as neighbors to this property. They enjoy gardening, hunting, fishing and everything outdoors! Recently retired from the Christmas Tree Industry, and owners of a Conifer Nursery, they now have time for their 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Diane and Phil's daughter and son in law manage the property. Denise and Tom will meet you and see to your needs.

Denise Nathe purchased this house in 2017

Why Denise Nathe chose Lake City

This property is centrally located and off the beaten path. 45 mins to Traverse City and just ten mins to Cadillac and Lake City. The river offers great swimming, fishing, kayaking or canoeing. Bring your family and spend some quiet time together!

What makes this house unique

New interior with new furnishings. Comfortable beds with sleeping space for up to ten!


Lake City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Upstairs
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Main floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Main Floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , Upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 3 twin/ single , Upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Loft area-
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Sofa Sleeper in Living Room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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(8 traveler reviews)

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Executive Riverfront Retreat + You = Primo Family Holiday!
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
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Beautiful house and peaceful property great for families

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent a few nights at the Lake City house with another family. The house is absolutely beautiful inside, with lovely finishings and comfortable beds. Downstairs is open concept, and it had lots of room for the two-year-old and six-year-old to play. It also had super comfortable furniture for lounging, internet, and a television with lots and lots of channels. The kitchen and bathrooms were well-equipped. There were lots of toys for the kids to play with, as well as a pack n play, a booster seat and high chair. Even though we rented during the hottest weekend of the year to date, the house stayed amazingly cool inside. We stayed completely comfortable, even with just one window unit air conditioner and a couple of fans running. Outside there was tons of grass for the kids to run around, many outdoor toys, and very comfy lawn furniture. Although there are neighbors on both sides, you can't see or hear them because of the trees. The property is right against Clam River. The river was very easy to enter (the banks were just a foot high), and the water was nice and shallow with a totally sandy bottom. The kids loved it. We spent half of our time in the water searching for minnows and crayfish, swimming, and floating on tubes. Like all Michigan houses near water, there were mosquitoes and flies, but they were not a problem at all so long as we were careful to apply bug spray. I'd recommend this property really highly. It was absolutely the most family-friendly vacation rental we've used, and one of the most comfortable!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for the wonderful review! We are so glad you enjoyed the home- we also hope you come again!
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I loved it!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, clean, nicely laid out, very spacious and just a great place to stay.Loved the gazebo and spent lots of hours out there. The kids had a great time!!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, amazing scenery, peaceful and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had an AMAZING week long stay. The home was beautiful and had everything you could possible need in it. We enjoyed playing games in the large yard during the day and the fire pit at night!!

It was very close to many different attractions for fun things to do and see.

Denise, the property manager was very kind and helped us make our trip great by answering all our questions right away as well as giving us suggestions of nearby things to do.

Paul, the owner stopped by just to say hi. He was very nice and we enjoyed meeting him.

We will most defiantly be coming back to this home for future stays and would recommend this house to anyone!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review... So very glad your family enjoyed your stay- and the horseback ride! ;) We hope you come again sometime!
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Excellent stay all around!

  • 5 of 5

This housed worked out perfectly for two families. Updated, clean, beautiful property on a river. We just needed a place to sleep while visiting other family close by so didn’t get to use the nice fire pit or gazebo but this house has everything you would need for a nice stay. There were even a few toys for the little ones. Highly recommend! The WiFi worked well and we used the one AC unit and fan but the house kept pretty cool even without using them.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for the great review! We are glad it worked well for your family and we hope to see you again soon!
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Wonderful property and great host

  • 5 of 5

What a great location to gather. We met up with friends and relaxed here for several days. It was perfect for our 4 kids aged 4-7. The river was a daily adventure for the kids and grownups alike. There is a lot of room and a variety of spaces to hang out in. We would definitely stay here again if we were headed in this direction.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review! We are so happy you enjoyed the property! We look forward to hosting your gang again!
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Lovely home and getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The accommodations were great and the location was very peaceful.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so very glad your family enjoyed the home and your time together! We hope you will consider us again!
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Traverse City
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Lake City or Cadillac
Nearest Ferry
75 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Missaukee Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Lake City or Cadillac
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Lake City
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Lake City

Small ski hill within ten minutes of property, several larger hills within 45 minutes. Golf locally at Missaukee Golf Course, or many other options in Cadillac. Several all sports lakes within 10 minutes of home. Shopping and convenience all just ten minutes away. Casino's 45 minutes.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Property Damage Insurance $59

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.