80 Acre Farm with an Awesome View of the Ausable Valley(21 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Farmhouse
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 bedroom renovated farmhouse, sleeps 4 to 6, 1 full bath, stainless kitchen
The Farm is literally just minutes from AuSable River fishing, swimming, picnicking; canoeing/kayaking/tubing and launch sites. In addition, the Huron National Forest and AuSable State Forest offer hundreds of miles of trails for Hiking, Horseback Riding, ORV, Motorcycle and Groomed Snowmobile trails. By the way, ORV's are allowed on all Oscoda County Roads... Hey Golfers; ever heard of Garland? Just 13 miles away! Not a bad drive to enjoy a few great ones...
Our Farmhouse: Our quaint and cozy farmhouse, with a wrap-around valley view country porch, sleeps 4 to 6 and has been fully renovated (inside and out/top to bottom); especially the refurbishment of the original farm-grown and on-site milled hardwood flooring throughout, including the two upstairs bedrooms. The farmhouse features air-conditioning units on both floors; propane heat; free wifi: HD TV; Satellite DIRECTV; and Blu-ray Disc/DVD Player. Carbon dioxide, smoke detectors, fire extinguishers and emergency lighting also provided. For your arrival security, a pre-assigned coded entry pad (no keys) awaits your private code input. For your convenience, the entry pad allows you to enter your own private entry code for the duration of your stay.
The Living Room consists of a full size La-Z-Boy Sleeper couch that pulls out to comfortably sleep two. An HD TV with DIRECTV and Blu-ray DVD/Disc player rounds out this entertainment center.
Kitchen and Dining Room: The Fully-Equipped Tiled Kitchen, with two tiled entries, is all stainless steel with two electric stove tops, each with overhead venting; oven; micro-wave and oven combination; dishwasher; ice making side-by-side refrigerator/freezer; 12-cup automatic drip coffee maker; electric can opener; blender; mixer; safety toaster; dish towels and wash cloths; and Amish made Hickory cabinets. A gas grill, located just off the end of the lower deck, is also available for your outdoor grilling.
The Dining Room, located between the kitchen and living room, is very handy for preparing and serving snacks or meals from the peninsula stovetop kitchen counter. An antique dining room table, with an overhead stained glass chandelier, can seat six and can be extended to comfortably seat more (or, if nothing else, for the convenient placement of food). It is a warming experience having dinner, and through the dining room windows, watching big snowflakes floating down.
Our Property: The 80 acres consist of rolling/hilly meadows overlooking an awesome panoramic view of miles of the AuSable River Valley Forest; and a 3 acre, spring(s)-fed, stocked pond (beach deep up to 36 feet) featuring a 'right-on-the-shoreline' finished fishing cabin that offers electricity, propane heat, ceiling fan, covered porch and raised fire pit.
The property is as natural as natural can get. . . Groomed trails lead down from the meadows, through hardwood and evergreen forests (consisting of beautiful wooded valleys with four flowing streams) to and through beautiful cedar swamps.
The Pond-Side Finished Fishing Cabin makes for an excellent hangout for tubing, catch and release fishing, etc.
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Member since: 2011
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
- Two Upstairs Bedrooms consist of a nice size Master Bedroom with one Queen Size bed and the second bedroom, also a nice size, features one set of Twin Size Beds. In the Living Room, a full size La-Z-Boy Sleeper couch also pulls out to comfortably sleep two. Included are all linens, mattress covers, hardwood floors, furniture amenities, cozy windows, air conditioning and ceiling fans....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- The Upstairs Bathroom consists of a shower and tub combination, sink and cabinet combination and medicine cabinet with a lighted mirror; bath, hand towels and washcloths. From 'The Throne' (which is in very easy reach of a current Farmer's Almanac) is an incredible overview of the barn, corral, pond and the majestic AuSable River Valley. The 'Throne View' alone is fit for any Royal Family....moreless
- Away From It All
- Autumn Foliage
- Coin Laundry
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Ski Privileges Optional
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Evaporative Cooling
- Filtered Water
- Gas Heating
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Area
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning
- Sofa Bed
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Garbage Disposal
- Ice Maker
- Lobster Pot
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Deck Furniture
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Furniture
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Porch / Veranda
- Porch Furniture
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Walkway To Water
- Wood Deck
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Tax Rate 6%
Rates are based on 4 Farmhouse guests. Payments are as follows: $250 deposit to book the farmhouse. Then, 50% of balance is due 30 days prior to rental. The final payment is due 7 days prior to arrival.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Pulling up the driveway to the Farmhouse
Pond and AuSable Valley View from the bathroom window
Kitchen - Front Door
Living Room from Dining Room and Kitchen
Master Bedroom with Queen Bed
Pond with view of The AuSable River Valley
3 acre Pond with Finished Fishing Cabin at the edge of the woods
View of Pond, Fishing Cabin, Barn and Farm House
Partial view of pond from the porch
Groomed Sumac Trail to the Fishing Cabin and beyond
Amish Horses. Tell ya, these Big Boy's do not horse around...
View of Turkeys from Porch
Barn view from the porch
Stainless steel and tiled kitchen - Side Door
Dining Room just off Kitchen
Living Room - off of Dining Room and Kitchen
Second Bedroom with Twin Beds
Interior of the Fishing Cabin
View from the Porch
Second of three trails to the Pond and beyond
Amish removing wood from the backyard
Taking our wood to a one-room Amish schoolhouse for winter heating
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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