'Lakeside Getaway' (Sugar Springs/Gladwin)(34 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Sleeps 19 - 5 Bedrooms (8 beds+2 Queen sofa sleepers) - 3 full Baths.
'LAKESIDE GETAWAY' is located in Gladwin, MI at Sugar Springs Recreational Community. Our home is fully furnished and with the two levels is a spacious yet cozy home with lots of amenities including central air, plenty of space (both inside and out) and awesome lake views from the wrap-around deck and lower level walk-out patio. The Great Room Area; with well–appointed kitchen, dining room and living room, 2 door-walls to the deck and lots of windows so no mater where you are in the Great Room you will have great views of Lake Lancelot.
Main Floor: 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths
Bedroom/Bathroom #1 is a master suite with a garden tub and a stall shower. . Bedroom #2 is a queen
Bedroom #3 is a full.
2 sofa sleepers in the Great Room are queens.
Lower Level Walk-out:
Access to patio, yard, fire pit and walk way to the lake and beach.
Includes a family room and additional kitchen/dining area
Full bathroom with shower and 2 bedrooms that sleep 9.
Bedroom #4 sleeps 5. It has a queen bed and a bunk bed with a twin on the top and a full on the bottom.
Bedroom #5 has 2 queen beds.
Very large front and back yard. Volleyball Net and Hammock
Large Wrap-around Deck with electric awning and table and chairs
Patio with table and chairs and picnic table with umbrella
Plenty of deck and patio seating, as well as chairs for around firepit.
Lake Lancelot and the Beach Club area are just a few steps away from the yard. There is a sandy beach, shallow roped-off swim area (just right for small kids), play/picnic area, PlayScape, pavilion, boat launch and our dock (if you are renting our pontoon).
Whether you prefer to spend your days with lots of activities on the lake and the beach, the many area attractions or just relax on the deck with a glass of wine or at the fire pit with S'mores... 'Lakeside GetAway' is definitely the right place for it.
SUGAR SPRINGS is a private recreation community in Gladwin, MI which is located half-way between the towns of Gladwin and West Branch off of M-30 and Sugar River Road.
Sugar Springs offers; 2 All-Sports lakes…..Lake Lancelot (semi-private) and Lake Lancer (private),
private (gated) Beach Clubs, several of which have a sandy beaches on shore, a roped off swimming areas (with sandy bottom and a shallow area that gradually becomes deeper), a PlayScape, swing sets. picnic tables and/or a pavilion, restrooms and a boat launch. One of the Beach Clubs has a sand volley ball area.
It is home to the Sugar Springs Championship Golf Course, with a Pro Shop, Golf Pro and Clubhouse. The Clubhouse contains The Hearth (restaurant and pub) a Fitness Center and an Indoor Swimming Pool.
During your stay with us, visit the Sugar Springs Campground which is the starting point for several hiking trails and in the summer, kids can enjoy the catch and release pond just outside of the Chalet. Inside the Chalet is equipped with picnic tables and fans (for summer) and heat and a fireplace… with wood provided (for winter). You may use it as a large game room or during the winter, a place to warm up, make some hot chocolate or roast hot dogs over the open fire after skating on the frozen catch & release pond or sledding down one of the 3 sledding hills.
Keep an eye out for wildlife that is often seen in this area.
SUGAR SPRINGS AMENITIES: As our guest, you will have access to all amenities. A few of the amenities require a fee for the activity. There is a fee schedule in our Welcome Book. Make sure that you have a guest pass with you. You will need to provide your own sports equipment.
-Two All-Sports Lakes (Lake Lancelot is private and Lake Lancer semi-private) great for swimming, fishing, boating, tubing and jet/water skiing.
-15 Beach Clubs. Sugar Springs has Beach Clubs scattered through out the community. A large color map of Sugar Springs is provided for your convenience.
-Sugar Springs (18 hole) Championship Golf Course, Driving Range, Pro Shop and Golf Pro
**Remodeled Club House:
New indoor swimming pool (fee required-see SS Fee Schedule in our Welcome Book)
New Fitness Room (fee required-see SS Fee Schedule in our Welcome Book)
The Hearth Restaurant & Pub
-Tennis, basketball and bocce ball courts
-The Sugar Springs Campground has a Chalet with inside fireplace and picnic tables, outside fire pit, playground area, hiking trails, a catch & release pond for kids (ice skating pond in winter), sledding hills, and x-country ski trails (trail is not groomed).
The SS Campground road to the Chalet, Hiking Trails and Sledding Hills (etc) is only open on weekends during the winter.
'PURE MICHIGAN'- ALL SEASONS
-SUMMER: Enjoy 'Pure Michigan's' beach & water activities (swimming, boating, fishing, and water sports) from the property or in the area.
Golfing, hiking ATV/ORV trails, shopping and restaurants.
Autumn brings beautiful color changes as well as hunting and opportunities to spot deer, elk, fox, wild turkey, raccoon, eagles and lots of native birds End your day by watching the sunset on the lake while relaxing on the deck.
There are 85,000 acres of State Forest land available in Gladwin County for all types of hunting (portion of this forest is just 4 miles from the front door). The white-tailed deer herds are so abundant in this area that seasoned hunters from farther up north come down to the Gladwin area for hunting season (once you have bagged your deer-take it into Gladwin to have it processed). Lakeside GetAway is located off of M-30 which runs thru the heart of Gladwin State Forest where you will find lots of 2 track and pull-offs to park at for your hunt.
Additional game available for hunting:
Small Game - rabbits, squirrels, ruffled grouse, woodcock, sharp tailed grouse, pheasants, quail, wild turkey, ducks and Canada Geese.
Not a hunter....there is a wide variety of fun in this area for the autumn nature or sports enthusiast. Are you a Leaf Peeper.? Hop in your car…and head over to Huron Nation Forest and take the RIVER ROAD SCENIC DRIVE for some great color changes, stop and hike to see some fantastic views or travel down the AU SABLE RIVER in a canoe/kayak. Drive around the immediate area and take in the cider mills, find great farm stands for apples, pumpkins and fresh vegetables, stumble upon Amish Farms with yummy homemade baked goods, fresh eggs, jams/jellies and quilts and crafts. You will spot all types of wildlife along the way. Just before dusk, drive the back roads near the house to spot white-tail deer and other wild life.
Want a more exciting fast pace….bring your ATV/ORV for fun on any of the numerous trails in the area.
**Enjoy all Winter Sports in the heart of North Michigan's Snowbelt. Gladwin county and surrounding areas have numerous, x-country skiing, snowmobiling, hiking and some snowshoe trails.
-Ice Fishing, X-Country Ski or Snowmobile right on Lake Lancelot (or any of the great trails in the area).
-Higgins Lake Cross Country Ski Headquarters. 9 nationally recognized trails. Trails are groomed. Once a month they offer: Headlight Night skiing and Full Moon Night Skiing.
Ski/snowshoe rentals & lessons are available. Learn to ski for free on their special dates thru-out the winter. Trails for snowshoeing are also available (special dates where you can snowshoe at night and the trails are lit by lanterns). Warm up at their Stone Turtle Day Lodge with hot chili, one of their daily specials or bring your own picnic lunch or roast marshmallows over the new outdoor bonfire pit
-Ogemaw Hills Pathway snowmobile trails (and numerous other trails in the area). Bring your own snowmobile or rent them in the area.
-Down hill skiing at Apple Mountain Golf & Ski in Freeman or Snow Snake Golf & skiing, tubing and a Terrain Park.
-If you missSki in Harrison for skiing or snowboarding & tubing in their Terrain Park. ZIPLINING at Snow Snake. Hanson Hills Recreation Area in Grayling has downhill and Nordic hiking the great trails in the area this fall...give it a try when the snow flies!
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Member since: 2010
- 2800 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 19
- Events Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
There are 4 steps up to house. Main living area is all on first floor. Home is not actually Handicap Accessible as there are 4 steps to enter but the main floor has all items needed (living area, kitchen/dining area, bedrooms and baths) without going to lower level. ...moreless
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 19, Beds for 19
- There are three bedrooms on the main floor, one of which is a master bed/bath suite. All three bedrooms have walk-in or double closets. The Living Room has two queen size sleeper sofas. The lower level has two large bedrooms, one with both a queen and a double. The second bedroom has a queen bed and a bunk bed (the bunk bed has a double on the bottom and a twin on the top). Bed linens are provided as are additional pillows and blankets....moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- The Master bath is part of a bed/bath suite and has a large linen closet, a walk-in closet, and a garden tub with separate shower. Hall bath is a full bath with combination tub/shower, a sky light and large linen closet. Lower level bath is a full bath with shower. Bath linens are provided. It is recommended that you bring beach towels. ...moreless
- Awesome views from lakeside wrap-around deck: retractable awning, deck table /chairs and charcoal grill, lower level patio with a picnic table & umbrella, patio table w/chairs. Main level kitchen is fully equipped, including service for 24 and kitchen linens. A 2nd full kitchen (no stove) is located in the lower level walk-out. There are 2 additional dining tables in the eating area, TV & lap trays, card table and folding chairs. Arrival/Departure Instructions & Welcome Book are located in the home (Policies/Procedures, Sugar Springs Amenities, Area Attractions, Restaurants, Pontoon Instructions, etc.) Dogs are allowed-Fee and pet addendum are required. Smoking is permitted outside only-ashtrays are provided. ...moreless
- Audio Tape Player
- Books For Adults
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Coin Laundry
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Lake View:
Sugar Springs is a private recreation community with a Championship Golf Course, Golf Pro, 2 All-Sports Lakes, Olympic size pool, tennis courts, hiking trails, sledding hills and fishing/skating pond....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Boat Dock
- Deck / Patio:
- Deck Furniture
- Golf Clubs
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Furniture
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Off Peak 2016-2017
Sep 6 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
May 26 - Sep 5, 2017
2 night min stay
Off Peak 2017-2018
Sep 6 - May 24, 2018
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $100
- Pet Fee $25
- Pontoon Rental Daily $150
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Pontoon Rental Weekly $600
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• Rates posted are for up to 6 guests
• Additional guests rates (above the base of 6)
extra adult rate = $30/per adult per night
extra child rate (ages 13-18) = $15/per child per night
• Pet Fee = $25 per pet
• Pontoon Rental = $150/day or $600/week
Preferred Pmt Method = Check.
We accept online payments when necessary & for last minute bookings.
Reservation Deposit = 50% of rental rate.
Cancellation notice must be given no later than 30 days prior to arrival date to receive a full refund. Otherwise, we will apply the deposit to a future rental, within one year of the original booking dates.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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NORTHERN MICHIGAN is a year-round vacation destination filled with an abundance of things to do. It is our 'Pure' Michigan backyard. Whether you are visiting Northern Michigan to play or relax, there is something for everyone.
Discover scenic beauty, remote beaches, challenging golf, quaint shops, delightful restaurants and outdoor activities. From outdoor adventurers to history enthusiasts, there will be plenty to explore. Visit a local museum and learn about the legends and history of early settlers and the Great Lakes maritime. Explore haunts of Ernest Hemingway or attend local festivals and art shows. There is something for all ages, all interests and all seasons.
GLADWIN is located in the middle of the “mitten” and is a short drive from just about anywhere in the Lower Peninsula and is fairly close to surrounding states.
Distance From: Detroit-163 miles / Saginaw-65 miles / Traverse City-100 miles / Mackinac Island-120 miles / Chicago-340 miles / Indianapolis-380 miles / Toledo-240 miles.
Houghton and Higgins Lakes, Clare, Harrison, Roscommon, Prudenville, St. Helen, West Branch, Rose City, Grayling, Tawas, Oscoda
If you are looking for entertainment in addition to what you will find at this home...Gladwin County and the surrounding area has lots to do. There are lakes, beaches, rivers and marinas for swimming, boating/boat rentals, fishing, canoeing/kayaking /tubing, and jet & water skiing. Hiking, mountain biking, AVT/ORV & Motor Cross trails. Golf courses, scenic drives, light houses, wineries, Amish farms/crafts/fresh food & baked goods. National & State Forests, wild life preserves, bird watching, morel mushroom hunting, state recreation areas, restaurants, shopping, petting zoo’s, etc.
Cider mills/apples/pumpkins, farm stands, autumn color drives, hunting and hiking. Snowmobile trails, snowmobile rentals, X-country ski/snowshoe trails, downhill skiing/tubing/Terrain Parks/ziplining, ice fishing, ice skating, sledding hills.
**LOCAL PLACES OF INTEREST:
-Riverwalk Place-Gladwin (RW Oasis Spa and Salon / RW Grill / RW Threads (shopping) / River Rock Lounge
-Au Sable, Rifle, Tittabawassee, Tobacco, & Cedar Rivers for tubing, canoeing or kayaking, fishing and swimming.
-Secord Lake and Secord Lake Marina (boat rentals): swimming (2 public beaches) and public boat launches.
-Sugar Springs Marine (pontoon rentals)
*State & National Forests, Parks and Recreation Areas:
-Gladwin County Recreation Area: hiking, biking and cross country ski trails.
-Rifle River Recreation Area - Hunting, lakes, Au Sable River, fishing, scenic drive, observation tower and canoeing, picnic area, hiking/biking/cross country ski trails.
-Hartwick Pines State Forest - Visitors Center, Hunting, fishing, mountain bike/hiking/cross country ski trails, picnic area/playground, wildlife viewing.
-Huron National Forest: River Road Scenic Drive, Lumberman’s Monument Visitors Center (HNF information area)/Dune Overlook (has breath taking views of the Au Sable River Valley, Iargo Springs (observation deck, beautiful scenery, Au Sable river, springs, waterfalls), hiking/x-country ski/snowmobile trails, sightseeing, fishing/boating/swimming/canoeing/kayaking.
-Tuttle Marsh Wildlife Area
*Golf Courses: Sugar Springs/Tamarack/The Dream/The Nightmare/Snowsnake Golf & Ski, Apple Mountain Golf & Ski and Snowsnake Golf and Ski (etc).
- Snowmobile/ORV Trails: Huron Trail, Alley Park Trail,
-Cross Country Ski/Snowshoe/Hiking Trails: Eagle Run, Ogemaw Hills Pathway (Au Sable Forest), Hartwick Pines, Rifle River Recreation Area, Corsair.
-Downhill Skiing/Tubing/Snowboarding/Terrain Parks: Snowsnake Golf & Ski (Harrison), Apple Mountain Golf & Ski (also has Zip Line), Hanson Hills Recreation Area (1000 acre Summer/Winter Sports Park)
-Cider Mills/Apple Orchards (Fruitful Orchard)/Farm Stands/Crafts/Amish Country
-Shopping: Antiques/Tangier Outlet Mall
-Restaurants: The Hearth Restaurant and Bar/Grill (Sugar Springs), The Camp, Lost Arrow, The Willow Tree.
-Casinos: Saganing/Soaring Eagle
-Wineries: Valley Mist, Moderncraft and Rose Valley
-Gladwin, Houghton Lake and West Branch have “kid” activities…..movie theater, putt-put golf, bowling, etc.
Three Sisters Vacation Rentals
Year Purchased: 2009
- Primary: +1 2487551618 Call from 9am to 7pm (EST)
- Secondary: +1 3133870690 Call from 9am to 7pm (EST)
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Well appointed Kitchen #1
Master Bath with Garden tub -Main Level
Bedroom #3-Main Level
Family Room (lower level)
Bedroom #4-lower level (sleeps 5)
Fall Color at Lakeside GetAway Take a color tour drive thru the area.
Ice skating on Lake Lancelot.
From Deck - Beach Club area (roped off swim, boat launch, boat dock, play area)
Pontoon for rent. ($150/day or $600/wk)
This is so much fun...... (kids roped off swim area)
Sandy Beach and Playscape (view from Deck)
Great Room/Main Level
Master Bedroom-Main Level (with attached bath)
Bedroom #2-Main Level
Bathroom #2 (main level)
Eating Area/Kitchen #2 (lower level)
Bedroom #5 -lower level (sleeps 4)
Canoeing before dusk (canoe for guest use)
Lake Lancelot-Early Morning Mist
Getting ready for a ride
Lake Lancelot-All Sports Lake
Making mud pies
Listen to the Loons on Lake Lancelot
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