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Gorgeous 3 Story Island Waterfront Lake Huron Home, Boats

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Top o' the Rock was named as the tallest home on 'The Rock' nickname for BBI


Last updated: 02/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Conveniently located, standing tall and overlooking Lake Huron and its beauty, Top o’ the Rock provides guests with 3 stories of comfort. We are currently scheduling guests for the 2017 Spring, Summer and Fall seasons. Come feel the warmth and love that was built into this home. Top o’ the Rock boasts 4 bedrooms including sleeping loft, 2 living rooms, dining room, 2.5 bathrooms, large kitchen, and 3 stories of decks overlooking Lake Huron. From the 3rd floor Captain's quarters to Snow Beach, the Top o' the Rock experience will bring enjoyment for a quiet get away or a family reunion. View the freighters from the Captains Quarters or decks from each of the floors. The ferry ride from Cheboygan starts the Bob-Lo experience.

Walk to the waterfront for swimming and boating. New kayaks and adult bicycles are stored on site, for touring the island on land or sea. A three person boat is being added for Lake Huron enjoyment.

The ground floor of Top o’ The Rock conveniently hosts all of your entertaining needs. Modern kitchen, large dining area (seats 10), living area with large flat screen TV for your viewing pleasure, half bath, laundry services, and even a lighthouse on the deck; all serve to complete the first floor.

The second floor provides a quiet, relaxing atmosphere for games, conversation, reading or just taking a nap. The living room with its 2 seating areas and wet-bar, bedroom and full bathroom are encapsulated by 12” walls, providing guests with the rustic Adirondack charm that can only be found in uniquely crafted log homes. Guests will note the owners love for the sea as they experience nautical artifacts and symbols throughout. Decks and comfortable furniture surround the East and Southern sides of the home, and the second floor deck has been screened in for insect free living.

The third floor stands taller than any other Boblo home, and has breathtaking views of Lake Huron from its deck. The deck is also the perfect place to view wildlife, passing ships and nature at its best. The sliding doors provide walls of glass in the final 2 bedrooms. The full bath and sleeping loft open to a 2 story view with vaulted ceiling and, of course, nautical charm at every corner. The evening ferry canal lights of Cheboygan in the distance provide nautical ambience.

Top o’ The Rock is known for its palatial size and bright red roof, which can be seen on clear days from the Cheboygan ferry channel. Nicknamed “Pizza Hut” by Cheboygan tourists spotting the red roof in the distance, Top o’ the Rock is waterfront property that provides swimming and boating pleasures that guests prefer. The island provides boating rentals and public launch facilities; contact information can be provided to interested guests.

Access the website through the VRBO link. The lease will be emailed to interested families/groups. Please contact us for prices if your group wishes to stay less than a full week.

Keywords: waterfront, log, 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, lake, views, island, loft, decks, gorgeous, new, lake front, convenient location, boats
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/13/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Children Welcome:

    Children are always welcome!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • The location of the home is perfect, the closest beach at the end of the driveway. The kayaks have wheeled pull carriers for easy access to the water from the home. Snow Beach (our favorite) is less than a mile East of the home. The pier for fishing and swimming is within three miles West. Directions to the North Shore, historic lighthouse, and other locations can be provided by our property manager or through maps at the house. The lights of Cheboygan can be seen from all floors at night. ...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library


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


  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    The formal dining table seats eight and the deck tables also serve eight, two tables of four or larger. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    The home does not have a landline however all cell services work from the home, smart phones function well as wireless hub. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless Internet is available only at Hawkes Landing, the restaurant closest to the ferry dock. Wireless can be accessed through smart phones or mobile hot spots at the house. ...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Outdoor wood pit for bon fires...moreless


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Crock Pots, most kitchen gadgets...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    3 decks, second floor deck is screened...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks and one canoe...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Both gas and charcoal available...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    1 women and 1 mens lifejackets. Please bring one for each person using watercraft. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.5
from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 17 - Oct 17, 2017
3 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500


Memorial Day to Labor Day weeks will only book Saturday to Saturday. Guests can stay partial weeks during this period but would be charged for the full week. Partial weeks during off season can be negotiated with the owner via email or phone. The security deposit check is collected at check in and returned at check out if condition of the property remains unchanged. We have been fortunate to have had considerate guests and have not had to cash one yet! The VRBO site has an alternative option for renter damage protection for a fee. Cleaning fees included in rate. If traveling with pets, please contact owner by phone.

Cancellations made during the calendar year will be 100% refunded as long as the week can be booked by another party. We have been fortunate to accommodate refunds in the past since the Summer weeks are very popular.

The property lease will be emailed to guests, which must be returned soon after the reservation is made.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 02/13/2017
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bois Blanc Airport served by Great Lakes Air
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Plaunt Transportation

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: My husband and I wish to retire in the area, and until that time, we wish to have others share in the joy of Bois Blanc Island. The house was built for us by a relative who paid attention to detail in every aspect of this gorgeous home. The inspiration came from a dream to retire on the water and was designed on a bar napkin at Hawk's Landing.

Why the Owner Chose Pointe Aux Pins, MI, USA:
Lake Huron is spectacular, and provides the calm and serenity of the ocean experience. The Ferry and Boblo's people complete the experience.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This property is waterfront, which provides the complete island experience for your family and guests. This log home was uniquely designed, and the 2 story living room is spectacular. This home is walking and biking distance to restaurants and the ferry, and the beach is the end of the driveway! Nature is found in the backyard, as the orchard nearby draws the deer and wildlife. The walking trails were created for the explorers in the group.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/13/2017

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  • Top o' the Rock was named as the tallest home on 'The Rock' nickname for BBI

    Top o' the Rock was named as the tallest home on 'The Rock' nickname for BBI

  • Outside Fire Pit

    Outside Fire Pit

  • Second Floor Living Room

    Second Floor Living Room

  • Entering Captains Quarters - Third floor

    Entering Captains Quarters - Third floor

  • Captains Quarters Seating Area

    Captains Quarters Seating Area

  • Second Floor bedroom

    Second Floor bedroom

  • First floor family room

    First floor family room

  • Mackinaw Bridge Sunset West Shore

    Mackinaw Bridge Sunset West Shore

  • Massive decks for lake viewing

    Massive decks for lake viewing

  • Top o' the Rock stands tall overlooking freighters and other boats

    Top o' the Rock stands tall overlooking freighters and other boats

  • Open staircase connecting second and third floors: railing from island driftwood

    Open staircase connecting second and third floors: railing from island driftwood

  • The view from the 3rd floor Captain's Quarters

    The view from the 3rd floor Captain's Quarters

  • Additional Third Floor Bedroom

    Additional Third Floor Bedroom

  • First floor Dining Area

    First floor Dining Area

  • First floor kitchen

    First floor kitchen

  • Lake Huron-Southern Channel of the Straits of Mackinac

    Lake Huron-Southern Channel of the Straits of Mackinac

VRBO #347423

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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