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Beautiful Strawberry Lake is Waiting for You!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Modern Lakefront Ranch Home, 3 Bedrooms , 2.5 Baths, great escape!

You will love the beauty and calm of of this amazing lakefront vacation home. The deck is a perfect spot to watch the boats go by. Or sit out by the lake and bask in the warm sun. A perfect location, close to Ann Arbor, Lansing, Detroit, and Chelsea- each area offering something for every traveler. September is still warm, fishing and boating is even more relaxing! October is a great time for campfires and fishing. The lake is quiet Our kayaks are available and a trip down the gentle Huron River is the perfect way to see the fall foliage. Our convenient location makes our home a great central meeting place for family to enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner.

Campfires with som'mores for the cool nights is the best way to end the day. It is like being up North and away from it all. The holiday season is coming, if you want a beautiful private place to stay, make your reservation now! We have parking spots for the entire family ! Please read the notes about the Fall and Winter below.

Lakefront living: Our home is fully equipped to provide a wonderful vacation for you and your family or friends. In the early morning get up to enjoy the sun rising over the lake. It's beautiful. Later sit out by the dock to watch boats go by, if you get too hot take a dip in the lake. In the evening, a campfire is a must, roast hotdogs and sing songs. After,go for late night ride to experience the starry night and the full moon, its so relaxing...

Our home features three private spacious bedrooms, and 2 1/2 baths. The main bedroom has a private full bath with a wirlpool tub, nice way to end the day! Our kitchen and living room are open and face the lake, giving you beautiful views at all times. The deck has large comfy chairs, great for reading or just relaxing. The converstation room has a gas fireplace, and is perfect for those who want to read or just have a quiet conversation. It is also a favorite place to set up our queen sized air mattress for extra guests. It has a half bath very close by. We have full internet services for your convenience. (Cable HD TV included)

Children love our home for the swimming, fishing and large sand area in which to build sand castles. We now have a pontoon boat that is larger and very comfortable and is included for your summer rental.(Summer rentals also include the kayaks too!) If you want to explore all of the lakes, we have maps of each lake and directions for you. If you have GPS on your phone, this will work on the river and is quite interesting to use. The Huron River is beautiful and it is an experience you shouldn't miss. Call us today and book your summer vaction now! Your family will have a great time!

What to do, when you're not on the lake???: For your dining pleasure, you can boat to Zukey Lake Tavern. It is appropriate for the entire family, and has a vast menu. Go on a Wednesday night for their delicious large specialty pizza and receive a free Zukey Lake Tavern Tee Shirt. There are many wonderful other dining experiences within a 5 mile radius, just head to M-36 and go in either direction.

For the Golfer, there are ten public courses within ten miles, My favorite places are the Links At Whitmore Lake and Whispering Pines Golf Course. The Links is very reasonable and offers an unique golfing experience.

For the shopper or movie buff, head into Ann Arbor or Brighton there are malls and resale shops everywhere!

For the those who enjoy walking and riding bikes, the Lakeland Trail is less than 1/2 mile away. You can ride all the way to downtown Pickney and Beyond! (20 mile path)

Fall and Winter on the Chain: The Huron River Chain of Lakes in the fall is beautiful. The abundant wildlife is easier to see, and the flocks of birds heading north overhead is amazing. In November (late fall) the river is a popular duck hunting spot.

Football fans travel here to attend the nearby football games at the University of Michigan, they enjoy the peace and quiet at the end of the day!

We like to decorate the house for the holidays, so your family photos will be complete with a decorated tree. The holiday dishes are available for your use, and your Christmas table will be beautiful! After dinner relax around the gas fireplace for coffee and conversation with those you love. Please call if you have any special needs to make your holiday special and complete!

Keywords: Waterfront, Strawberry Lake, fishing, swimming, clean, comfortable, spacious, Home rental, Vacation, Get a way. Beach, sand, Beautiful, family vacation, romance, honeymoon, modern,non-smokings only,boating,kayaking,family reunion,company retreats, church get-a-way, small weddings. ample parking

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 9, 2017

About Robert

Robert and I bought the home in 2010, we quickly discovered we were not using it much, due to work and family demands. We saw a need for a vacation home on Strawberry lake, for families like ours , that needed an occasional place to meet and reconnect with each other. With this thought in mind, we began to share our home, this has been a gratifying experience for us. We appreciate our guests and love to meet them when ever we are able.

Why Robert chose Southeast

We chose to buy on Strawberry Lake because we liked the adventure of exploring the Huron River and visiting 6 other lakes. We thought it would be a place our adult children would also enjoy for years to come. Now, they are so busy and 4 of the 5 live out of state, it's wonderful to have such a special place for them to visit when they come home.

What makes this house unique

We love the large yard with the expansive view of the lake.

We love our main bedroom, for it's size and huge spa type shower. Convenient to shopping, yet you feel like you are away from it all.


Pinckney House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • There is no parking on the grass, or on the road behind our house.
  • Use only linens in the bedroom closets. Extra towels are in the bathrooms are for your use.
  • Relax, have fun, enjoy your family and friends.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Located in Main bedroom, updated the shower, 5 spa sprays!
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    air mattress (queen) - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Located in the fireplace room
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) A
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 8 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Books, books adult, books kids, games adult, games kids, garden, barbeque, bike, boat, canoe, sand box, walkway to water, binoculars, boat+paddles, cooler large, beach chairs, cooler small, beach towels, central heating ducted cooling, firewood, jacuzzi, local maps, restaurant dining guide, soaps basic, ducted heating, laundry soap, split type AC, toilet paper, alarm clock, events allowed, gas heating, split type heating, towels provided, hair dryer, living area, paper towels, ceiling fans, local activities guide. Kitchen has dining area, with two dining tables, four at each table, total of eight eatting spaces. Please call if you have additional questions. Lakefront home with large sand area for children. Home has cable and internet service. Let us know if you have any questions!


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Beautiful Strawberry Lake is Waiting for You!
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Peaceful retreat

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home! Laid out perfectly for a couple guests or many! Beautiful view of the lake and a big deck to watch the birds. Everything you need is provided! Slept good in the comfy bed.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Experience!

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautiful, well maintained, and the house is updated and extremely comfortable. We will be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house for Christmas.

  • 4 of 5

Great holiday home! The owners decorated for Christmas, including a tree, which made our stay extra special. The house is much lovelier than the pictures portray; the layout is spacious and the cathedral ceilings make it perfect fora large gathering. The bedrooms are spread out for privacy, and there were plenty of linens. Very well equipped kitchen -- and all with a lake view. Convenient to Ann Arbor, with lots of fun eating & shopping. We enjoyed our stay very much.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC

Wonderful Place to Spend Thanksgiving!!

  • 5 of 5

We spent Thanksgiving here to visit our daughter ( a UMich student) and go to the football game on Sat. Robert is easy to work with and responds quickly to all questions. The pictures of this house do not do it justice! It is roomy, has a good layout for privacy and is very spacious and comfortable. The kitchen is the best stocked in any vacation house we have ever rented and we were able to cook a full holiday dinner no problem! The deck facing the lake is huge (although we didn't use it) and would be a great hangout in the summer. I would definitely rent here again. Just hope no one beats me to it for Thanksgiving of 2017! Thanks Robert!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Robert and I are so happy you found our home so prepared for your Thanksgiving Feast. Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review. Yes, the pictures do not clearly reflect our home, and I love how you described our place so perfectly. We look forward towards your next visit. Robert and Marian
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Sterling Heights, Michigan

Magical Wedding Location

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home was the location for our lakefront wedding! We couldn't have asked for a more perfect spot to say, "I Do!" Robert and Marian were more than helpful. They made sure the house looked wonderful and helped with the planning of our special day. Boats ventured up during our ceremony to look on as we exchanged vows, and many offered a "toot" of their horn as we were pronounced husband and wife. After the ceremony, our friends and families shared in our special day with a backyard barbeque. We received much praise from our guests about how perfect our location was. Many said this was the best wedding they had ever attended!! Our week continued after our magical wedding with beautiful morning views and daily trips out on the boat and kayaks. We swam, fished, kayaked, went boating, and shared countless family memories during our stay at this beautiful home. We are looking forward to our return trip to this home!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to your future visits! Thank you for sharing your special day with us! Robert & Marian
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Livonia, Michigan

Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time on Strawberry Lake. The house is at a perfect location on the chain of lakes. The house is beautifully decorated and is very cozy. I love the deck and has alot of room to entire a large party. Rob and Marian were very hospitable with fresh flowers and left us cake from their family party. The house is equipped with all necessities! Our young kids loved it with the huge sand box by the lake and the fishing. They caught lots of fish not far from the dock. We used the pontoon daily and went thru alot of gas. Pizza was fabulous at Zukey lake tavern! Neighbors were very friendly. Would love to spend time with the family again! Awesome place!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you this summer. We have two new kayaks for your family to use for a change from pontooning.
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Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Detroit Wayne County
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Zuckey Lake Travern
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Wispering Pines
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Ann Arbor Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
Mount Brighton
Car: necessary

Relaxing Lakefront vacation home, located on beautiful Strawberry Lake, part of the Huron Chain of Lakes. Spend your days cruising the nine lakes and your nights around the campfire. Great location for those who want a unique vacation experience that is not too far from home. Our home is not a cottage, it is a modern beautiful year around get a way home. Close to Ann Arbor, Chelsea, Brighton and Metro Detroit. Winter is here, time for ice fishing and relaxing! Please note our home is Lakefront and our view is amazing. The location map does not show our actual location, due to current technology available by the site.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Additional Guest Fee $30 per person per night
Damage Insurance $79

Summer rentals are weekly only. The cost of the Summer 2018 season is 2800 for a week. The cleaning fee is included in the summer rental. All other seasons, the cost is $150.00/ over 8 people cleaning fee increases to 200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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