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***Extremely Clean -- 1 Mile to South Higgins Lake Beach & Park***

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

******Come & Explore The Beauty Of S. Higgins Lake In Our Beautiful, Chalet Cottage Home****

Located just 1 mile from Higgins Lake South State Park in a quiet, relaxing area.

After a day at the beach, enjoy ICE CREAM at the park or Nibbles (located 1/2 mile from the beach.) Enjoy games, cards and conversations with your guests in our four season room.

We have BOOKS, GAMES, & some TOYS for kids to play with and three twin beds in the upper loft area for them to sleep on.

Cable TV, board games, playstation to play on a rainy day.

This is an extremely nice place with all the amenities to make it feel like home.

Please NO SMOKING (you can smoke outdoors away from the house and deck, but not indoor smoking) and NO PETS. We love pets too and thoroughly understand that pets are a part of your family, but they are not allowed at the beach so they would be left behind unattended.

- - We have updated the furniture in the family room with two couches, the upstairs trundle bed has a new Sealy posturepedic mattress, a brand new twin aerobed, AND WE JUST PURCHASED A PORTABLE AIR CONDITIONER for the Upstairs Bedroom for summer 2018!!!! - -

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About Annette

I take pride in our beautiful, well decorated, extremely clean cottage and work extremely hard to keep it looking brand new :)

As one of our guests wrote in our guest book (located at the cottage), "Annette you should be extremely proud of your place. We enjoyed our stay and look forward to coming back." The guest book is filled with years of wonderful comments and places our guest have been to.

Annette purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Annette chose Roscommon

Higgins Lake was once rated the 6th most beautiful lake in the world. With its deep, (stunning different blue colors) clear waters and mile of shoreline, the South Higgins Lake State Park and Beach is a lake you will want to spend the day at. Rent a boat, pontoon, jet skis, kayak and enjoy the day at Higgins Lake! The opportunities are endless fishing, boating, swimming (in the winter, people enjoy ice fishing and snowmobiling). Higgins Lake runs into Houghton Lake. Come and enjoy the beauty of Higgins Lake and spend time with your family and friends!

What makes this cottage unique

You will enjoy the many benefits our place has to offer and one of the top is the cleanliness!! Next, is the feeling of 'home' as our renters have stated to us. The cottage has beautiful Amish hand-made log furniture throughout including queen log beds & kitchen tabIe. I truly believe in getting away with your family and friends and doing activities together that don't seem to happen in everyday busy lives we all lead, so you will find games to play, some books to read, movies to watch together and if its a rainy day (playstation to play together). What makes our place nice is the fact that I try really hard to make it 'feel like home'. We have some toilet paper, garbage bags, napkins, usually paper towels, and sometimes even coffee. Please feel free to call me or email me with any questions you may have regarding this wonderful, clean, place to enjoy with your family and friends. To help keep the place so clean we do not allow smoking or pets.

Just added premium Art Van couches for the family room!! We have a nice area to enjoy your food outside with our wrought iron patio set with umbrella. We also have 4 colorful wrought iron patio chairs to sit and enjoy in the front of the house on our nice spacious deck along with a bristo table and chairs.

July 2018 added New Gas Grill!

July 2018 added Super nice portable room air conditioner.

July 2018 Aerobed one touch comfort air mattress, twin.

June 2018 New Twin orthopedic foam mattress.

Going above and beyond to make our place super nice, clean and comfortable!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

139 Heritage Way, Roscommon Township, MI, 48653, United States (7019312)

Date of Stay

June 21, 2015

Helpful votes:0/0

This was a very nice and clean rental property. Lots of room for the 4 of us girls. They had a nice sized TV, DVD, CD, Playstation, alot of board games which we used every night. A grill and fire pit (plus wood) outside on the patio. I can't think of one thing we was very well supplied. I would recommend this property to anyone who wants a comfortable place to stay. It was about 1 mile to Higgins Lake and close to Houghton Lake also. Also about 100 miles to Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island. Take the ferry across and enjoy yourself. Lots of fudge and good food and plenty of scenery for taking pictures. Also the horse carriage tours. Very well worth the money to stay here.

My Response

Thank-you so much for your review. We take pride in our cottage and strive to make it feel just like home. The cottage is located in a perfect area with Higgins Lake South State Park located a mile away, canoe rentals in Roscommon, hike the trails at Marl Lake (located across the street from Higgins). Beautiful Macinaw 1 & 1/2 hours north of the cottage, Traverse City about an hour from the cottage or hike the dunes at Sleeping Bear Dunes. We welcome more fantastic renters to build memories with their family and friends at our higginslakecottage.
Jul 2015
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Roscommon Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • --No shoes on carpet. Please remove your shoes in our sunroom. Thank-you! We strive to keep a super clean place for you and your guest to enjoy :)
  • --No Indoor Smoking --No Pets --No candles, signs or decorations inside or outside. --No Subrental to Others --No Illegal Activities on Premise
  • -To place garbage in trash bags & put in garbage container by mailbox. -Renter must leave the house as it was found upon arrival. Check-out by 10:00
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The nicely decorated bathroom is on the main level. It is a full bathroom with a shower/tub and beautiful sink.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Bedroom has a beautiful hand-made log bed.
    Loft - 3 twin/ single , In the loft area are 3 twin size beds.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bedroom downstairs has a beautiful queen log bed.
  • There is two bedooms, one upstairs and one downstairs each with a queen size bed and ceiling fans. Kids love the half loft upstairs (3 twin size beds) with toys, games and books to read. We also have a nice aerobed.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
As Previous Renters Have Told Us Our Place Feels 'just Like Home'. It is VERY CLEAN, nicely decorated and we have extra ammenities such as napkins, toliet paper , some condiments in the frig, Games and Books to read. We have a guest book located at the cottage that you are welcome to read after check in and see what wonderful comments all of our previous renters have shared about the cottage and their vacation.


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***Extremely Clean -- 1 Mile to South Higgins Lake Beach & Park***
average rating of 4.96 based on 31 reviews

Repeat Customer

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice cabin. My wife and I have rented 4 times in the past 7 years. Always clean and well maintained! Its been fun to see the improvements over the years. Higgins Lake is AWESOME - I also recommend renting a pontoon at B&B Marina. Relaxing vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute cabin with woods and water

  • 5 of 5

We loved our experience at this cute cabin. The moose and bear theme throughout the house captured the feeling of the woods directly outside. The kids loved the loft bedroom...they thought it was so cool.

The place is so close to the South State Park, we were able to enjoy the water within minutes.

Overall, the place had all the things you need when away from home. The owner was easy to contact and left very clear guidance on navigating the cabin & area. The friendly support was great.

Thank you for having us!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was very neat and clean.

  • 5 of 5

It's was a great place. It exceeded our expectations. It was the perfect place for me and the whole family. I will definitely go again in the future. Thank you so much for the wonderful stay, Annette.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you so much for your wonderful review!! We are so happy you and your guests enjoyed the cottage. We work extremely hard to keep it exceptionally clean and well decorated. We welcome our awesome renters to come back and build more memories with their family and friends. :)
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Beautiful Get Away!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! Looking forward to our next stay! Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The Cottage was very clean and tidy. All related instructions were very easy to follow. The Cottage met all expectations and then some.

Well Done!

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you so much for staying at our cottage and for your wonderful review! We are blessed to have such fantastic renters that enjoy and build memories with their family and friends at our beautiful higgins lake cottage.
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Loved it...❤

  • 5 of 5

Super cute, super clean, super cozy! We enjoyed our stay very much!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you so much for your review. We are so happy you loved the cottage and enjoyed your time up north. Thanks again for your sweet review :) Annette (I love hearing from our fantastic renters who love our place as much as we do. This is why I strive really hard to have an exceptionally nice, clean and comfortable place. Thanks again and we hope you can come back.)
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Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
The Silver Dollar Saloon
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Ye Olde Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Timbers Restaurant
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Cross Country Ski Headquarters
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
South Higgins Lake Beach and Park

SOUTH HIGGINS LAKE, has beautiful blue different water depth colors and A MILE OF SHORELINE.

A fantastic location for SWIMMING, BOATING (pontoon, power boats, etc are available for rent at Higgins Lake South State Park. and B&B Marina)


Enjoy a nice hike with your family at Marl Lake across from Higgins Lake.

There is plenty of trails to go snowmobiling or use your ATV.

Located within a few miles of the cottage is a Par 3 GOLF COURSE which is perfect if you have little kids or enjoy a family game of golf.

Higgins lake is the perfect area to get away with your family and friends and build memories at our beautiful cottage.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $79 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250

All rentals require a rental form to be filled out. This property does not allow pets or smoking. Thank-you for renting our beautiful cottage. Please feel free to call Annette at 517-655-7024 if you have any questions.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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