One of a Kind - Lakefront Lodge - Caribbean of the Midwest(5 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 5 Bedrooms, 2 full Baths, 2 half baths (Sleeps 12 - including children)
Higgins Lake is the sixth most beautiful lake in the world. This spring-fed lake, with its sandy shores and lake bottom, boasts pristine clear waters, and crystal green depths. Our dock extends 80 feet from the shore. The water is knee deep with white sand bottom for 300 feet, then gradually drops off to deeper water. We have 200 feet of beautiful sandy beach front.
The Big House can sleep up to 12. It has a beautiful knotty pine interior, great room, and 2 glassed in porches. The house was built by a local well known Swedish craftsmen. There are many examples of fine carpentry throughout the house. The lake fills the view through the large picture windows which run the length of the house. The deck offers a spectacular view, especially on clear nights when the water sparkles in the myriad colors of the sunset.
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Member since: 2009
- 3400 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 12
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
- Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms
- 2 baths with showers - no tubs 2 half baths
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
2nd week June
Jun 3 - Jun 10, 2017
2 night min stay
3rd week June
Jun 11 - Jun 17, 2017
2 night min stay
4th week June
Jun 18 - Jun 23, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 24 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- linens not provided $60 + tax
- cleaning $150 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $400
- Tax Rate 6%
We do not provide linens (bed sheets, pillow cases, towels). We can order a linen service, however, for 60.00. (Linens for the 9 beds, and towels for 12 people).
We do include children in the total number of guests. There is a surcharge for exceeding 12 guests.
1/2 rental fee as deposit to reserve, and balance with cleaning and Mich. tax by Memorial day in season, or two weeks prior off season.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Year Purchased: 1935
About the owner: We are the third generation of Shields family, that originally built this gorgeous house on the south shore of Higgins Lake. We grew up spending our summers and Christmas visiting our Nana and Pompom. We now live spread across the U.S. in Washington, California, and New Mexico, but return to visit every summer.
Why the Owner Chose Roscommon, MI, USA:
We are the original owners of this house. Our grandfather and grandmother built the house in 1938.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This property gives our spread out family the opportunity to get together in a peaceful and beautiful setting, with an uninterrupted view of gorgeous Higgins Lake. (please see photos) Our beachfront is sandy and safe for water play. We enjoy being at the lake in all seasons.
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Lakeside view of the Big House
The beach at the Big House
Sunset from the porch
Dormitory facing the lake
Lake from Living Room
Backside of Big House
From the Terrace
Full Kitchen includes microwave, 2 ovens, 2 refrigerators, and all the hardware
Back Enclosed Porch
West end of Living Room
East end of Living Room
Stairs to dormitory
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 18, 2017
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