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Island Home away from Home

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Harsens Island is paradise that is just a ferry ride away. You can walk to the turn-around to view the two Lighthouses, enjoy all the wildlife, fishing, and water activitys. Parking for a fishing boat up to 28' just bring bumpers.

Our house is located on a canal with access to the South Channel and Muskemoot Bay in Lake St. Clair. There is a smaller house on property that we will be fixing up for our use. There is a fire pit, and small play scape.


Owner
Catherine and Jay Monday
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About Catherine and Jay Monday

I grew up on Anchor Bay. The water feels like home to me. Harsens Island was a trip we could make that was not that far, but you felt like you were in another state.

Catherine and Jay Monday purchased this house in 2007

Why Catherine and Jay Monday chose Michigan

The 9 neighbors we have are family. They watch out for you, and if you need anything its yours. The Old Club it is a very unique boat club is right down the street.

What makes this house unique

There is nothing better than sitting on the porch under the huge willow tree and listening to the sounds of the island.

Amenities

Clay Township House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 1 Full 1 - 1/2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    other - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , One twin roll away
  • Master Bedroom Queen Bed 2nd Bedroom Full Bed Pull-out couch single Twin roll away
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have a home for some who wants to relax, or have fun in the water. Fishing is great. Bring water shoes for swimming at the turn around (rocky), and beach towels. 25.00 Cleaning Fee If you have more then 4 people I'm sorry you will lose your sec. deposit.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Island Home away from Home
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews
5

Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Great location, very clean and relaxing.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely cottage, great location

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from celebrating our 30th anniversary at this cottage. It was a surprise for my husband. How I wish I would have booked it for a longer stay. Clean, spacious, comfortable and in a great location. We drove around and walked a lot. We ate at Sans Souci and Browns and had fun at both. I swam every day at the turnaround....found the perfect spot to avoid a lot of rocks so I could get to that beautiful sandy bottom quickly. Ahhhhh. We thoroughly relaxed. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very roomy and clean

  • 5 of 5

We were suprised by the size of this rental.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Great time! Nice clean cottage on Harsens Island

  • 5 of 5

Cottage is very well-kept and clean. Great location, access to south channel and to muscamoot bay. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Very nice place to stay and keep the boat in a protected channel.

  • 5 of 5

Boat ramp 1 mile away included fuel, live bait & snacks. Easy access to fishing Big Muscamoot Bay and the Firecracker.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

EVERYTHING CLEAN AND NICE. NO HASSELS.

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time I've rented this house. Everything is always clean and functional. I've not had any complaints or problems. I plan to stay there again if possible.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Map

Harsens Island Schoolhouse Grille
Sans Souci Bar
Walkers Landing
Brown's Bar
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Detroit Metro
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Sans Souci Bar
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Island Ferry
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
I-94
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Sans Souci-School House Restaurant
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Metro Beach
Car: necessary

Muskemoot Bay raft off is right in our back yard. The School House restaurant a great place to eat. You can walk down the driveway to the turn around and take a beach chair, put it in the water to watch all the action. You can also walk out in the water to all the action. Bring water shoes.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $25
Damage Deposit $300

A $300 refundable security deposit will be due at the time of booking. The security deposit will be sent back with in 5 business days less any damages. Rates are subject to change with out notice prior to booking. 25.00 Cleaning fee. We had problems with some guest when the party was more then four, so four people max if more show up you lose your 300.00 deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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