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Lakefront Resort on Beautiful Houghton Lake

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Sunrises are special at Wakaigan Shores!

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Last updated: 07/08/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

We're located on the west shore of the north bay on Houghton Lake and we are open Spring, Summer, and Fall. Fishing is fantastic and we have a wonderful sandy beach area for swimming and a long dock for boats. Come view the awesome sunrises or bring your ORV and ride the trails!

Houghton Lake is known for its fishing! The lake has walleye, perch, bass, northern pike, and pan fish.

We have nine 2-bedroom log cabins that will sleep a maximum of 6. There are two full size beds and a pull-out or futon in the cabins. Each cabin has a fully equipped kitchen which includes a microwave, toaster, and coffee maker. Cable TV in every cabin and free WiFi is available on the property.

We have a sauna, shuffleboard court, full size swing set, and two large community fire pits on the property. We also have ample lawn furniture, sand area, and a commons building for games!

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking in cabins...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We value the importance of pets in their owners life. Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate pets at our resort. However, dogs used for hunting will be considered during hunting season only with prior approval. A $25 cleaning fee will be added to the normal room rate. Dogs must be crated if left unattended in cabins and must be on a 6 foot leash at all times when outside your cabin. Please be considerate if your dog is a barker. Owners are expected to clean up after their dogs and are responsible for any damage caused by their pet. Of course service animals are always allowed for guests with disabilities. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Some loaner books are available in the office....moreless

  • Foosball
  • Games:

    We have many board games for our guests to enjoy....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Sandy beach area is ideal for swimming. We also have two large sand areas next to the water for building your dream sand castle!...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Located on 260 ft of Houghton Lake shoreline. Resort is on the west side of the beautiful North Bay. The lake has a nice shallow sandy bottom for swimming. ...moreless

  • Resort:

    Wakaigan Shores is a family owned resort geared towards traditional family vacations....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Each cabin has a dining table that will seat four. You can also use our commons area for larger groups. Also, each cabin has a picnic table....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking for cars, trucks, boat and snowmobile trailers...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wifi is available on the property....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    We supply a coffee maker in each cabin....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer:

    We have a shared large freezer available for guests if needed....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Stove, refridgerator. coffeemaker, microwave, toaster, dishes, pots/pans, garbage bags, dishsoap, dishtowels, paper towel furnished....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Full size refrigerator in each cabin....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large lot with plenty of open spaces, large sand area, and lots of lawn furniture....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Each cabin has a Weber Charcoal Grill....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    We have floats, a swim raft, and sand toys....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Sauna:

    We have a Swedish sauna that will seat four comfortably....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jul 8 - Aug 27, 2016
7 night min stay

$795

Changeover Day: Saturday

Labor Day weekend
Sep 2 - Sep 5, 2016
3 night min stay
$133
Memorial Weekend
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
$133
Summer
Jun 3 - Aug 26, 2017
7 night min stay

$795

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$110
$650

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

$150 deposit due on booking. Remainder must be paid in full on arrival.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 07/08/2016
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Location

84 Miles
Nearest Airport
MBS International Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Northshore Lounge
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
The Quest
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-127
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Silver Dollar Saloon
58 Miles
Nearest Ski
Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort
Houghton Lake, MI, USA
Nearest Beach
On Property

Car: Recommended

Houghton Lake is the largest inland lake in Michigan. It has over 20,000 acres and is great for fishing, swimming, and boating. The property also is close to state land that offers great hunting and trail riding (ORV, ATV, and Motorcycle).

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: My name is Nancy Page. I am the owner of Wakaigan Shores Resort and I operate the property with my husband Jim, our son Garrett, and our daughter Skylar. It has always been our dream to live in northern Michigan and to own a business. We absolutely love operating this resort! We have met many wonderful people and made many friends. We live on the property and enjoy getting to know our guests!

Why the Owner Chose Houghton Lake, MI, USA:
Houghton Lake truly offers all the wonderful activities you expect of a Michigan inland lake. Additionally it is ideally located in the 'middle of the mitten' with easy access to all the wonderful things that bring people to northern Michigan. Day trips to attractions like Mackinaw Island, Sleeping Bear Dunes, and Traverse City are all accessible from this ideal location. When we saw Wakaigan Shores Resort we immediately fell in love. We have a beautiful lakefront piece of property located on the west side of the north bay which provides us with the calmest water on the lake. Our large property is well laid out to allow all our visitors plenty of room to enjoy outdoor activities. The community of Houghton Lake is wonderful. It offers major chain shopping, some great restaurants and bars, a unique movie theater that shows first run movies, great golfing, canoeing, go-karting, and miniature golf. Houghton Lake is a four seasons destination. Fall brings travelers looking for the spectacular foliage colors. The hunting is great for deer, bear, duck, and small game. Ice fishing is well known on Houghton Lake and culminates in the largest winter festival in Michigan; Tip-Up Town. There are over 200 miles of ORV and Snowmobile trails to enjoy just minutes from our property. Spring brings Turkey hunting and more fishing!

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Wakaigan Shores has the charm and feel of the vacations your parents took you on when you were a child. Our large property offers plenty activities for the whole family! Enjoy your morning coffee on one of our bench swings looking out at the amazing sunrise. Shuffleboard and Water volleyball are lots of fun! Being on the west shore of the protected North Bay, our portion of the lake is least effected by wind and wave action. Evening brings families together around our two community fire pits to enjoy the spectacular night skies of northern Michigan.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Sunrises are special at Wakaigan Shores!

    Sunrises are special at Wakaigan Shores!

  • Shuffle board and Sauna House on the property.

    Shuffle board and Sauna House on the property.

  • Our hammock, the perfect place for an afternoon nap!

    Our hammock, the perfect place for an afternoon nap!

  • Huge Houghton Lake small mouth bass caught by a guest in June, 2012

    Huge Houghton Lake small mouth bass caught by a guest in June, 2012

  • Beautiful rainbow!

    Beautiful rainbow!

  • This bluegill qualified one of our guest for Michigan Master Angler.

    This bluegill qualified one of our guest for Michigan Master Angler.

  • We even have parking for your plane!

    We even have parking for your plane!

  • Come visit us at Wakaigan Shores Resort!

    Come visit us at Wakaigan Shores Resort!

  • Our commons building is a great place to play cards or have a meal.

    Our commons building is a great place to play cards or have a meal.

  • The south side cabins at dusk. We have plenty of sand for the kids!

    The south side cabins at dusk. We have plenty of sand for the kids!

  • Our beautiful property has plenty of seating and many places to relax!

    Our beautiful property has plenty of seating and many places to relax!

  • We have 120 feet of dock for your boat.

    We have 120 feet of dock for your boat.

  • We found your beach!

    We found your beach!

  • Making Sand Castles!

    Making Sand Castles!

  • We have a full size swing set for the kids!

    We have a full size swing set for the kids!

  • This is the resort from the air!

    This is the resort from the air!

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Saturday, July 23, 2016

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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/08/2016

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