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Edge of Brothersbay Point, BOOK FALL SPECIAL $98.00 RATE (Double Occupancy)

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 8 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 4)

Private year-round waterfront vacation home. Located 9 miles from Alpena, MI. Only 90 south of Mackinac City. This property offers over 115 feet of waterfront on Edge of Brothersbay Point. A sandy beach area for swimming.

Fishing is close from the docks or boat. Fish species include Walleye, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed Sunfish, Rock Bass and Yellow Perch. Alpena also offers Lake Huron charter fishing or scuba diving Thunder Bay Shipwrecks. Watercrafts are canoe or Zodiac inflatable or paddle Boat, 14 foot Alum Craft with outboard motor for rent. Cedar picnic table, 3 decks, chairs, beach towels. Outdoor cooking with gas or charcoal grills.

While the sliding French Doors from the main entrance give a panoramic 180 degree view of Long Lake from Brothers Bay Point. The main deck and docks are covered with white vinyl. The interior is a collection of aromatic red and white cedar 1/2 logs and paneling.

Further Details: Overhead the ceilings are covered with random widths of white Aspen boards.

The Kitchen and major appliances are all new. Bamboo Woven Roman shades covering the wood casement windows. The building has a Radiant Heated floor system. A family weekend get-away, the summer vacationer, hunters, snowmobilers, ice fishermen welcome. Three day, extended weekend, weekly or monthly rates.

About The Owner: Owner of the Vacation Home on Long Lake. Likes bird watching and water sports. Mostly, boating on both inland lakes and that of Lake Huron. Enjoys exploring the ship wrecks of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Taking the Fall color tours in Mid-September. The annual Lighthouse Festival & Tour.

Why the Owner Chose Alpena:

Long Lake is 5,625-acre lake in Northeastern Lower Michigan. The lake is 9 miles long on the boundary between Alpena County to the south. With Presque Isle County and Rogers City to the north. Lake Huron is a few miles away to the east. This area offers waterfront living and family attractions. Includes City or State Parks, Beaches, Boating, Fishing, Brewery, Winery,

Bird Watching, Festivals, Concerts, Presque Lighthouses and Alpena Farmers Market.

The Unique Benefits of this Cottage: This year-round vacation home for your comfort and enjoyment. Located on Private Road. Early morning bird watching. Great fishing from the dock or boat. While the sliding French Doors from the main entrance give a panoramic view of Brothers Bay Point. The cottage interior is a collection of aromatic Michigan white cedar 1/2 logs and red cedar paneling. All of the ceilings are covered with random widths of white aspen boards. Fire pit with firewood included.

More Details

Owner
Fred
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

About Fred

Owner of the Vacation Home on Long Lake. Likes bird watching and water sports. Mostly, boating on both inland lakes and that of Lake Huron. Enjoys exploring the ship wrecks of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Taking the Fall color tours in Mid-September. The annual Fall Lighthouse Festival & Tour.

Fred purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Fred chose Northeast

Long Lake is 5,625-acre lake in Northeastern Lower Michigan. The lake is 9 miles long on the boundary between Alpena County to the south. With Presque Isle County and Rogers City to the north. Lake Huron is a few miles away to the east. This area offers waterfront living and family attractions. Includes City or State Parks, Beaches, Boating, Fishing, Brewery, Winery, Bird Watching, Festivals, Concerts, Lighthouses and produce from the Alpena Farmers Market.

What makes this cottage unique

Private Property on the Edge of Brothersbay Point. Enjoy both Sunrise and Sunset from the front porch or shore. Open campfire pit, enjoy an outdoor cookout. Panoramic view of Long Lake from the Edge of Brothersbay.Two boat lifts for safe and secure boat storage.

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Alpena
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Sand Bar
Nearest Ferry
90 Miles
Mackinaw City
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Alpena
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
US23
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Sand Bar and Grill
Car: necessary

1/3 Mile from West Long Lake Road and Brothers Bay Road.

Other Activities: Cross Country Skiing, Wildlife Viewing, Racquetball, Boating, Snowmobiling, Miniature Golf, Shopping, Kayaking, Spa, Glass Bottom Boat, Lake Huron Lighthouse Tours.

Amenities

Alpena Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • * FULL Bed * Twin/Single Bed * Convertible Bed: twin day bed with trundle pop-up.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Binoculars
  • Boat
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Raft
  • Sand Box
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
WiFi (Wireless Internet): Private Lakefront: On Brothersbay Point. Gas/BBQ Grill: propane tank included. Charcoal BBQ Grill: full size Kingsford. Microwave: over the range with light and exhaust fan. Cooking Utensils Provided: toaster, coffee grinder, coffee brewer. Satellite TV: WI-FI Washer: New front load washer, Dryer: New electric dryer. Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer.

Reviews

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Edge of Brothersbay Point, BOOK FALL SPECIAL $98.00 RATE (Double Occupancy)
average rating of 4.7826085 based on 23 reviews
5

Quiet Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little cottage with excellent view of Brother's Bay. Quiet retreat with full connection to internet/satellite TV for those who need it, and beautiful sounds of nature and lapping of the waves against the shore for those who don't. :) Fred was a gracious and available host if we needed anything, and had lots of info about where to go explore and have fun. The listing notes "pantry items" but I think this refers more to pots/pans/dishes. There are no spices, oils, sugar, and such, so be sure to pack those if you plan to do some cooking.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Janna, and her mother were excellent guest. Enjoying the girls week out. Sorry, "Panty Items" not included at this time. Ladies are welcome to return. Regards, On the Edge of Brothersbay.
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5

Cute cabin and beautiful lake

  • 5 of 5

Cute cabin. Beautiful French doors right off living room to deck and lot of windows. The lake is right outside the house. Beautiful view from the living room we could hear the waves inside the house at night. Cute little deck and fire pit with chairs. Water looked nice and clear to jump right in in warmer weather. Owner lives right next door and was very nice and helpful. We had a lovely girls weekend. Thanks Fred!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad the girls enjoyed a glorious colorful Michigan Fall weekend on Long Lake. They are welcome to return for a winter ice fishing weekend. Hope to see you in the future. Regards, On the Edge of Brothersbay.
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5

absolutely beautiful setting on Long Lake

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolute wonderful time at Fred's cabin! The cabin alone was quaint and very modern. The view was stunning and so vert relaxing. I would definitely go back and highly recommend this for others!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

nice and pretty quiet.good viewings of lake life.

  • 4 of 5

was clean. + things are comfy couch, comfy bed, nice tv but no local stations, nice shower and showerhead. big sink in bathroom was nice. - things negative were could use more lighting over the kitchen sink and work counter area especially for winter guests.beautiful tile slate floors but uncomfortable to walk on.thanks for doing no major work when I was there so it was quiet.seemed to be a bit of yard stuff around but i guess it was all lake life related .maybe some could be stored (stuff around the porch)

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Owner Reply, Yes, Long Lake is an "all sports lake" Particularly, fishing. Identification of "Stuff" around shoreline & porch, Sporting Equipment provided for the Fishermen and thier boats or, for fishing from the docks. Following items; fish cleaning table, live well for "catch of the day" extra, fishing nets, both Walleye & Northern Pike are predators with teeth, live bait buckets, extra boat bumpers various sizes, boat lines, extra boat anchors, storage chests, with life vests, Coolers, Battery charging station, Water pumping station for wash down. Cottage Floor is a Radiant or "Heated Floor System" Covered with Colorful Imported Hand Cut Chinese Slate, has both Durablity & High Thermal Qualities, Sink light switch located on microwave
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5

Comfortable Lake Front Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The owner is friendly and helpful; the cottage is well maintained and comfortable. Plenty of lake front access and activities. The natural setting is lovely.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home and location. We really enjoy it!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location and home. We had a very pleasant stay and would recommend this rental to others.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $20
Tax Rate 6.0%

(SPECIAL) Winter-Spring 2017-2018, $693.00 weekly, Based on Double Occupancy,Weekend Rates Apply.
2018 Summer Weekly $1,113.00,
Holiday Premiums Apply,
Boat Rental Packages: 14 Foot AlumaCraft Fishing boat. Free Canoe, Inflatable, Kayak, Paddle Boat + Refundable Damage deposit.
Motorized boats for Adults 21 Years of age.
No / Smoking / PETS of renters or guests
$20.0 per additional person, If over 4 person max.
1/2 Deposit will get reservation confirmation
Optional: Fishing Boat rental available for additional fee: Contact owner for details

Owner'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.

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