Thisisit-Too Lakefront Cottage Includes 22' Pontoon Boat and Sandy Beach!(22 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 7)
Treat your family to a wonderful affordable lakefront vacation. Our cottage is furnished and decorated to the fullest and also includes exclusive use of our 22' pontoon boat with a new 2012, 4 stroke motor to fish and explore the lake for your entire stay!
It would be our pleasure to have you as guests at our cottage. We hope you will come and enjoy a stay at the lake. We will do everything in our power to make your stay fun and enjoyable.
Our smoke-free cottage is on beautiful West Londo Lake in Hale MI. The lake is an all sports lake that you can enjoy water-skiing, fishing, swimming, relaxing on the water and beautiful sunsets. Our beachfront is safe and inviting to your children, whether swimming or playing in the sand building castles! Fishing is also a highlight on our lake with our provided pontoon boat which makes it especially enjoyable for your family.
The kitchen adjoins the main living room providing an open concept. It is fully equipped with everything you will need. Along with many new amenities our kitchen provides a built in eating area for 6 plus and a unique live edge black walnut bar with stools that is also great for serving from. Our hanging miners lamps add special lighting to add to the uniqueness.
The living room exits onto a large deck which offers a breathtaking view of the lake and beautiful sunsets directly in front of you! The deck has a large picnic table with ample seating to enjoy dinners overlooking the water.
The cottage has a master bedroom with a view of the the lake. The master bedroom has it's own TV, with cable and DVD player. There is also a bunk room that sleeps three and is decorated in a fishing motif, great for the kids. In between the master bedroom and bunk room is a full bath and a third bedroom with a double bed. Plan to bring your own towels and sheets. Pillows, speads, blankets and mattress covers provided.
Our decor will make you feel at home. It's quaint, warm atmosphere and attention to detail will make you realize you choose somewhere special for your family vacation.
SINCE WE DON'T ACCEPT CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS,
IF INTERESTED IN MORE INFO OR RESERVING PLEASE PLAN TO CALL OR TEXT ME AT 248-568-1129 SINCE I TALK WITH EVERYONE BEFORE RENTING. THANK YOU
YOUR RENTAL WEEK STARTS SATURDAY AFTER 4PM AND GOES UNTIL THE FOLLOWING SATURDAY AT 11AM.
The weekly rental includes the cottage, canoe, pontoon boat and fire pit with wood.
Reservation/security deposit: We will hold your reservation with a $600 deposit, this will also be a security deposit. The security deposit will be refunded to you within two weeks from your departure minus the cleaning fee. ($60 fee for reasonable cleaning, if more extensive needed, cost will reflect.)
Our cancellation policy: If a reservation is canceled, you will forfeit your reservation/security deposit if under 30 days before scheduled vacation. If over 30 days there are two exceptions. If we are able to rent the week for which you have canceled we will refund your money in full or you may transfer your deposit to another available week.
Pontoon boat: We do everything in our power to keep our boat in good running order, However, if the boat is disabled and not usable for reasons out of our control for during the week of your stay we will give you a credit of $40 per day up to a full credit of $300 for the week. This credit does not apply to lack of usage due to improper use or lack of operating knowledge by the renter. If a service person is sent to the cottage to help or service an issue that is deemed to be no fault of the owners a service fee of $40 may be deducted from your security deposit.
The pontoon boat is not to be on the lake after dark.
Please know that if cable or electric outages occur out of our control we will do our best to accommodate and rectify but no refunds will be issued.
Thank you for your consideration.
We are located two and a half hours north of Pontiac, 50 minutes north of Standish or 25 minutes west of Tawas.
This is our second cottage on this lake, if you have a family reunion or larger groups please consider renting both cottages.
Keywords: Lakefront Cottage, cabin, waterfront, pontoon boat included
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Member since: 2005
- Max. occupancy 8
We have a pac-n-play in the bunkroom closet and a feeding chair stored in the pantry that attaches to a kitchen chair. We also provide vested life jackets in many youth sizes to insure our guests' safety....moreless
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- PLEASE NOTE: PLAN TO BRING YOUR OWN BATH, KITCHEN AND BEACH TOWELS.
- Beach fire pit with fire wood included. No AC but a newly installed whole house fan with timer that runs very quiet, we also are on the side of the lake that gets the cool breezes with the help from our beautiful trees above. New renovations also provides extra insulation throughout that keeps the cool morning air lingering....moreless
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
We were told by Charter Communications (our current cable provider) that we will be able to provide WIFI for our renting season. If that is true come this summer we will include WIFI to our guest....moreless
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Outdoor Grill:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 3 - Jun 16, 2017
7 night min stay
Jun 17 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 5 - Oct 28, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $600
- Pet Fee $45
- Normal cleaning $60
- Taxes Not included
All rental weeks come with the exclusive use of our 22' pontoon boat, canoe and 2 kayaks.
We are pet friendly, up to 2 pets, with a pet fee of $45 per pet. We will email you a pet form which will need to be filled out showing that vaccinations are up to date and there is no bite history. Since we value the relationship with our neighbors, pets will need to be leashed and contained to our property.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: We are Randy and Melody Hulten. We have been married since 1998. We are a blended family with 1 daughter and 3 sons. They range in age from 21 to 29 years of age. Because of our blended family we have 2 sons named Joshua. As if that wasn't enough our daughter married one as well! Our 2 youngest boys are 4 months a part in age and in college. In July of 2013 we were blessed with our first grandson who is a blast! We also have a welsh terrier that has us all wrapped around her paw, and always so excited to go up north. Randy is an engineer in the auto industry and Melody has been blessed to be a stay at home Mom but is kept very busy with watching our grandson and managing our two vacation rentals. We enjoy doing projects around our home and cottages too. We very much enjoy seeing the excitement in our guests as they arrive. We also love to hear or read their guestbook comments of how they enjoyed the lake and cottage.
Why the Owner Chose Hale, MI, USA:
We have enjoyed this area for years and have another lakefront cottage just around the corner from this one. We have always loved the location because of it only being 2 1/2 hours north of our home in Auburn Hills. All our children grew up vacationing up north and still enjoy going (except for the work weekends of course) The main reason we bought this cottage was because of the lake frontage and beach. We knew from experience that our guests really appreciate a decent swimming area. The cottage itself lends to such a fun quaint cottage atmosphere and our guests love it.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
All our guests that stay at our cottage very much get to enjoy the lake experience because of the pontoon boat included. It is a great feature for families with kids of all ages. The pontoon makes fishing with kids much more enjoyable (we know from experience.) The reason why we include the pontoon is to give our guests the ability to enjoy the lake to the fullest instead of just looking at it. We often have beautiful sunsets to enjoy straight across the lake or on a sunset cruise. After sunset it is time for a campfire and smores down on the sandy beach. Our boat also allows you to get more up close to the wildlfe on the lake. We have a small island that nests our loons that often have 2 babies each spring. Hearing them call and sing to each other in the evening or early morning is breathtaking. As of 2007 we have bald eagles as well! We have watched them swoop down and fish themselves. They often perch in near by trees or fly over the cottage. Randy has taken many photos of them, he has been labeled 'obsessed' ! Both the loons and eagles are such beautiful creations. We desire for all our guests to enjoy our cottage as we have been blessed to do for so many years.
- Primary: (248) 568-1129 Melody's cell
- Secondary: (248) 961-4184 (Michigan, USA) Randy's cell
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Our beach with a picnic table and fire ring for camp fires, firewood included!
Spacious deck with picnic table that seats 8, 2 chase lounges and chairs provided.
As evening falls there is still time for one more fishing trip and beautiful sunsets.
Our 22' pontoon boat with a new 2012 Mercury 4 stroke 60hp bigfoot outboard motor!
Newly renovated open concept floor plan with cathedral ceilings and unique decor
New live edge black walnut slab snack bar, great for serving buffet style!
Our quaint master with a comfortable queen size mattress is waiting for you!
Bunkroom is decorated with fun fishing motif for the kids, with nets and all!
2 kayaks and a canoe are provided along with the 22' pontoon boat.
Randy with one of his Pikes.
Every spring our loons have 1 or 2 babies. You will not stay the week without hearing the loons sing several different calls.
As you enter....
Your first view of the lake!
Newly renovated main area with cathedral ceilings, kitchen and open floor plan.
Beautiful wood planked ceilings, beams and fan for summer cooling.
Our gravel parking area in front of our back lot, just across the road.
Our 2nd bedroom has a full size bed and a wall mounted flat screen TV and DVD player.
Bathroom has full size sink and counter and walk-in shower.
Fishing is a must at Thisisit-too cottage! Bass, perch, pike, sunfish, crappie is what we typically catch.
Beautiful eagles are often seen on the lake. While out on the pontoon you may see one fishing!
New comfortable benches at the beach fire pit are all ready for roasting!
An aerial shot of our lake. It's just under 200 acres and is considered an all sports lake.
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017
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