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2 Waterfront Cottages - Hot Tub, Wi-Fi, Air Conditioning - Tranquility!

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Last updated: 03/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Sleeps 6-16, 5 bedrooms/2 baths (maximum 5-6 people per home + 4 in bunkhouse)

Under new Ownership - All seasons rental options.

**Off peak season you can rent just one cabin if you want. If a date is blocked off the calendar off-peak season and you only need one cabin, please check with us as one may be open.**

It doesn't get better than this! Rippling/waterfront, gazebo with 4 person hot tub, natural-stone fireplace in one cottage, comfortable beds, kayaks, row boats, quiet side street (not main road). A 10 person Crest II pontoon rental available. Two 40 ft docks. Water on one side, woods on the other.
Walk to: Pick berries up the hill, restaurant, snowmobile, ORV and sandy dune hiking trails, quiet, peaceful, and shaded. Fire pits by water, bench swings, picnic tables, and Adirondack furniture. Wood decks and the best sandy water on the lake, walk out over 300 feet (no muck, no critters). Walleye hole is only a few hundred yards away! Relax by the water under the shade of our White Birch and Cedar trees. Enjoy the beautiful view of peaceful Black Mountain and a breathtaking sunrise over the lake.

'All Sports' 10,130 acre Black Lake has the best fishing and water sports as well as snowmobiling, cross country and downhill skiing close by. You can walk out 300 feet from home in pure gold Michigan soft sand. Easy to find on year round plowed road. Five minutes to UAW Resort with premier public golf.
8 by 10 Wood floating dock can be moved to any depth in the lake. Ocqueoc Falls is close by; kids love spending the day playing in the waterfall. Only 30 minutes to the Mackinac Bridge, historical Fort Michilamackinaw, and shopping. Enjoy evening waterfront campfire and the outdoor 4 person hot tub in screened octagonal gazebo. There is a complete kitchen, gas heat, field-stone fireplace and air-conditioning.

Enjoy TV with Cable -- over 40 channels!

Front secluded road safe for kid’s bike riding. Amish made 16x12 Log Cabin with rocking swing porch handles overflow. Hammock, wood swings, and picnic tables.

Two rowboats with life jackets, your own 40-foot dock - great for sun bathing. Bring your own boat or rent ours - there's plenty of docking room! Lake has a waterfront restaurant (The Bluffs - excellent food; dine on their beautiful patio overlooking the lake.). Deer, ducks, turkeys can be seen on or near property (seasonal). Snowmobile, cross-country, ORV trails right across the road, with Black Mountain State REC right around the corner with campground.

Both cottages have new wooden-look laminate flooring. Cottage 1 has a beautiful stone fireplace. Cottage 2 has an electric heater with faux fire-place look (in addition to whole-cottage gas furnace).

Homes only allow 5-6 people max, with 2 parking spots at each home (plan accordingly with trailers -additional parking options available, please inquire). Boat launch is about 3-4 miles down the road at now-closed marina (although marina is no longer open for business, the ramp is still open/useable). If you wish to bring a pet(s), please make arrangements with owners. They must be leashed, good-natured and completely trained (no more than 2 total). Don't want to cook? Walk up the hill to Lorenzo's Italian Restaurant. No need to drive anywhere; kick back and relax!

Air Conditioning/ceiling fans
All kitchen appliances including:
Gas Stove, oven, fan
Coffee Maker
Dining areas inside and outside
Gas Forced Air Heat
DVD/VHS player
Cable TV
Cassette Player/DVD

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Member since: 2003

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/18/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 16
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16

  • Bedroom 1cayman house: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2cayman house: 1 double


  • living room fold out cayman house: 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Bedroom1 Beach house: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2 Beach house: 1 double


  • additional log home: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single


  • Living room fold out/Beach House: 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • The two cottages sleep 5-6 each max, also we have an Amish log cabin/bunkhouse available which sleeps an additional 4 for a grand total of 16 people. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • We supply some toilet paper and liquid soap for bathrooms. Guests must bring their own bath towels and washcloths. Bathroom has shower, sink, and toilet....moreless

Other Amenities

  • ** Free Wi-Fi included! **


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    WiFi provided!...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Lake View:

    Don't miss the gorgeous sunrise over the lake. Enjoy your coffee on the swing or sunbathe on the dock....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Cottages sit on the shore of Black Lake. There are steps from the yard down into the lake (there is a seawall along the shore line to prevent erosion). Beautiful clear water and sandy bottom!...moreless

  • Town:

    Ken's Market in Onaway is a great place to grab groceries. There is also a Wal-Mart and a K-mart in Cheboygan. Maps to both are provided in the cottage information book on table in cottage....moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioning in both cottages and bunkhouse....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace:

    There is a fireplace in cottage #1,but not in cottage #2 or bunkhouse....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air heat in both cottages. Radiant heat in bunkhouse....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi available in both cottages...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    spatulas, spoons, measuring cups...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Glasses, mugs, plastic cups, bowls, plates, silverware, spatulas, wine cork, bottle opener, can opener...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Full size, gas...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Full size, gas...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    2 miles down the road is the UAW public golf course. This course was ranked #44 in Golf Digest’s “100 Greatest Public Courses in America” in May 2012 and placed #9 in the Best Value category....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Outdoor, screened-in hot tub will fit 3-4 adults. Please be careful to rinse off sand before using hot tub. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak season-*All 3 cabins only
Jun 10 - Aug 26, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $25
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Taxes Not included


**Standard rate pricing includes 2 COTTAGES. Bunkhouse (if needed) is an additional $40 nightly during non-peak season. During off-peak season you can rent one cottage ($125/night), two cottages ($250/night), or two cottages and bunkhouse ($290/night) depending on the size of your party.

**If calendar shows booked during "off peak" season, please inquire if you only need one cabin as a cabin may be open if only one is booked.

***Peak season pricing includes both cabins and the bunkhouse

$300 security deposit to book.

Security deposit will be fully refunded if house is clean and no damage. Homes are non Smoking, smoking permitted outside.

Check in time is 4:00 pm Sat. Check out is at 10 am Saturday .

** We provide blankets and pillows for all beds, but renters must bring their own sheets/pillowcases and towels! **

Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking

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Last updated: 03/18/2017
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35 Miles
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
UAW Golf Course (open to public)
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lorenzo's Pizza

Located on nice quiet side street off main road (Black River Rd. which can get busy) . Kids can ride their bikes on our road or walk feeling very safe. There is a woods and hill between house and main road. 2 miles from excellent course at the UAW; great dining at UAW Golf Dining room. Both are open to the public! They have a great Brunch on Sunday. Yes we have wi-fi as well as 2 TV's with Cable (over 40 Channels!).

Other Activities: River Kayaking, Ocquaoc Falls waterfall is an awesome place to take the kids.

Golf, DVD movies in both cottages and bunk house

Board Games

Ceiling fans

4 person Hot Tub in Octagonal Screened Gazebo


Additional Pull-out double sofa bed


2 Row Boats w/life jackets

2 Riot Kayaks

12 Ft. Aluminum Canoe

8x10 Floating Dock can be moved to any depth your family desires


2 wooden swings, glider chairs and 4 camp chairs provided

4 picnic tables (2 in front, 2 in back)

40 foot Docks

BR B Activities: /B BR




Hiking/Biking Trails

ORV Trails

Snowmobiling trails galore

Hunting Bow and Rifle

Jet Skiing

2 Row Boats

Scuba Diving (companies in Cheboygan will take you into Lake Huron for this)





Boat Rentals/Charters (on Lake Huron)

Horseback Riding



BR B Area: /B BR Only five minutes to Black Lake Premier Public Golf and UAW Resort. 45 minutes from Mackinaw City, and a short ferry ride to Mackinac Island. Walking distance to Lorenzo's Italian Restaurant (open Thursday through Sunday only).

Ski, ORV, Snowmobile, Hiking, Biking, Fishing, Swimming all from this location.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2014

About: My wife Theresa and I were introduced to Black Lake 18 years ago. We fell in love on the first day there and decided that when the time was right we would own property on the lake. We were fortunate enough to find these wonderful cottages that we can not only use when travelling to the lake with family and friends, but that we can share with other families so that they can enjoy the lake as much as we do.

Why Onaway, MI, USA:
We are an ideal place for families to gather. The separate cottages allow everyone to enjoy being together, yet still have their own space when it's time for a quiet nap. This is the best side of the lake in summer. The wind generally comes out of the west, and we have a hill protecting us. It is typically calm here and wavy on the east side when the wind picks up. Walk out over 300 feet with a gradual depth increase over hard packed sand. This gradual increase is great for kids.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We have a hot tub for 4 if you're getting cold or want to have some time away from the kids and just relax. We are on a quiet safe side street, not the main road (Black River Rd.). You are close to everything; walk up the hill and across the road and there is a restaurant, the state ORV Trails, and sand hills. No need to go anywhere else! We have it all right here: fireplace, cable tv, outdoor hot tub in a screened-in gazebo. This property is perfect for youth groups, family reunions, or a girls' or guys' getaway.

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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/18/2017

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Interior - Cottage #1

    Interior - Cottage #1

  • Kitchen - Cottage #1

    Kitchen - Cottage #1

  • Cottage 1 from Dock

    Cottage 1 from Dock

  • Cottage 2 from dock

    Cottage 2 from dock

  • Cottage #2 interior

    Cottage #2 interior

  • Cottage 2 and yard from end of dock

    Cottage 2 and yard from end of dock

  • Cottages from the road

    Cottages from the road

  • BunkHouse Interior

    BunkHouse Interior

  • Cottage 2 dock

    Cottage 2 dock

  • Pontoon (Inquire)

    Pontoon (Inquire)

  • Nice Smallmouth bass caught by a guest

    Nice Smallmouth bass caught by a guest

  • Exterior of Cottage #1 - Street Side

    Exterior of Cottage #1 - Street Side

  • Interior - Cottage #1

    Interior - Cottage #1

  • FirePlace - Cottage #1

    FirePlace - Cottage #1

  • Cottage 2 from yard

    Cottage 2 from yard

  • Cottage #2 interior

    Cottage #2 interior

  • Cottage #2 kitchen

    Cottage #2 kitchen

  • Screened gazebo with 4 person hot tub

    Screened gazebo with 4 person hot tub

  • Log Cabin has porch swing

    Log Cabin has porch swing

  • Rippling sand out 300 feet

    Rippling sand out 300 feet

  • Cottage 1 dock

    Cottage 1 dock

  • Pontoon interior

    Pontoon interior

  • Ice Fishing - All caught on the same day

    Ice Fishing - All caught on the same day

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