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Near Timber Ridge Ski Resort, Indoor Pool, On Private Small Lake, Very Private

Bedrooms 5
Space 6,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom, 4 Baths, 6000+ Sq Ft Home On 10 Acres. Indoor Pool And Private Lake

Check us out, make some memories. This home is a family, group, and kid friendly home however NO PROM GROUPS or high school groups allowed. It is in a rural area and very private. The private lake is suitable for fishing (bass, bluegills and catfish) but don't expect large catches or large fish. Other lake uses include kayaking and paddle boating, also ice skating if the lake freezes in the winter. We are under an hour drive from Lake Michigan for all of your big water needs. There is a basketball hoop in cemented parking area for all ages. Other outdoor amenities include 2 decks looking out over the lake. An outdoor area with grill and bar upstairs. A 2 level deck with a table, umbrella and chairs off poolhouse. Numerous other lounge chairs are also available for use on the deck and pool. The upper deck off the den and master bedroom has additional dinning and seating areas. The house is surrounded by woods with an abundance of wildlife such as deer, turkey, water fowl and birds.

The home has a Master Bedroom with Bath (king size bed), Guest Bedroom (king size bed), Living Room, Den/with big screen TV, Formal Dinning Room, Kitchen with Breakfast Room and a Bath on the main level. There is also a heated 3 car garage attached to the house. On the lower level there are 3 Bedrooms. Two bedrooms (1 queen bed the other has 2 twin beds and 2 doubles) are connecting by a Jack and Jill bath with a large walk-in closet. The 3rd bedroom on lower level (queen bed) is across from the 4th bathroom. The lower level has a Family/TV room with a 3-D TV. This room also has a game table with chairs. On this level there is also a Laundry/Office area, mechanical room and the Arizona Room which has 2 queen hide-a-beds, a pool table with ping pong top and is a good place for children to play. From the Arizona Room you have access to the Indoor Pool. This room has a keypad entry system for safety reasons. The Pool has access to the lower deck. All rooms in the house are large which leaves room to bring extra blow up beds.

There is satellite TV, DVD/blueray player, a few DVD's . One TV is 3-D so bring glasses (there are a few in the house) and 3D movies is you wish. As we are surrounded by trees cell phones are not always reliable. Verizon does well but sometimes you need to be close to windows.

Kitchen is stocked with basic cooking needs. This is a large people friendly kitchen so several people can work at the same time. There is a crock pot, griddle, waffle maker, microwave, toaster, vegetable steamer, hand mixer, food chopper, coffee bean grinder and coffee pot. Plates, bowls, cups, glassware and silverware for 24.

The size of the home allows for many people to be together or alone. With the Den, Living Room, Family Room and Arizona Room there is room for the TV watchers and non watchers to co-exist. Sound does not travel from room to room and by closing doors almost any room can be a place to relax.

More Details

Beth Soisson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Beth Soisson

We are the Soisson's. We have 10 children. Our youngest three are still at home. We love to relax at our home, play golf, and watch our children participate in numerous extra curricular activities.

Beth Soisson purchased this house in 1999

Why Beth Soisson chose Southwest

This gorgeous property came to our attention at a time when we wanted to get out of the city life we were experiencing. We were raising seven children and this seemed the perfect backdrop for that to happen. The woods have a walking path, the lake, although privately shared by two owners, is large enough to use our pontoon boat yet small enough we could allow our children to swim in the waters and use kayaks. The indoor pool allowed for swimming even in the Michigan winters. The property provides enough hill we are able to use the back driveway for a sledding hill. There are deer, turkey, and other wild animals here to enjoy as well. It was a perfect fit.

What makes this house unique

This property allows visitors to stop and relax. The quality workmanship of the home allows you to relax undisturbed even as the kids are downstairs playing hard you can sit and have a cup of coffee on the deck or look out the windows while nature provides squirrels, turkey, deer, and/or birds for your enjoyment. You are within 15 minutes of two ski resorts for winter sports enthusiasts, 30-45 minutes from Lake Michigan, and 20-30 minutes from two malls if you want to adventure out. This property includes the ability to entertain without going anywhere. The indoor pool, larger hills for sledding in the winter, and lake for summer fun provides hours of enjoyable entertainment without taking the car out of the three car garage!


Gobles House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Jack/Jill Bath between Bedrooms 3 & 4 toilet room, 2 showers
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Brown Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Blue Bath Main- Walk-in shower w/seat & handheld faucet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master Bath with steam shower, jetted soaking tub, sinks
  • Master Bath, steam shower, jetted soaking tub, and double sinks. Blue Bath with Sit down Shower Jack and Jill Bath with Showers Brown Bath with Tub & Shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 3rd downstairs bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Main floor bedroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main floor Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , Boy's Downstairs Bedroom doubles with twin trundles
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Girl's Downstairs Bedroom Queen with pullout twin
  • Master Bedroom - King Size Bed Guest Bedroom - King Size Bed Lower Bedroom - Queen Bed Boy's Bedroom - 2 Twin Beds & 2 Double Beds Girl's Bedroom - Queen Bed All Bedrooms are Large with plenty of floor room for blow up beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
Excellent for Family Reunions, Couples Week-end, Corporate Retreats, Church Ski Groups or Retreats. Enough room for large groups but also places to seek seclusion within the same walls.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Near Timber Ridge Ski Resort, Indoor Pool, On Private Small Lake, Very Private
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews

Awesome house for large groups and families

  • 5 of 5

We stayed two nights in February and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We were three families with little kids and we had more than enough space for all of us and didn't even use all the bedrooms and living space. The indoor pool is huge and we all had a blast using it. The house is well-equipped for multiple families with lots of bathrooms, kitchen equipment, toys, etc. There was snow on the ground and we had a great time running around in the yard and sledding down the hills. We created some great memories here and will return.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Love to help friends and family create memories. Looking forward to seeing you next time.
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Perfect Home Away from it all!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was amazing! It perfectly fit our group comfortably, as well as our diverse interests and our desire to sometimes be together and sometimes be on our own. The hosts were incredibly gracious and welcoming. We hope to be able to make this an annual trip!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great house for a winter visit

  • 5 of 5

I enjoyed this house. The property is huge and very unique. It is peaceful and remote yet it provides a lot of space for various activities. We were here in the winter but we were never bored. There are large entertainment areas and even an indoor pool. All of the guests were impressed with the setup and it made the weekend memorable. Working with the owner was transparent and simple. I would consider this house again in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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2017 Ames Winter Weekend

  • 5 of 5

An amazing property for our family. While, our winter weekend usually involves snow activities, the indoor pool more than made up for the lack of snow, this year. The weather cooperated and several walks were taken around the area. Fourteen adults, nine children and one dog enjoyed the weekend stay. What an awesome house for "Hide and Seek". We are definitely keeping this property on our revisit list. If only the walls could share all the laughter that happened during our visit! Memories made and kept forever!

Thank you Beth and family for allowing us to stay in your wonderful home.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house was amazing, except that poor cell phone signal and wifi which did not work well.

  • 5 of 5

House was huge with enough bedrooms and extra linens. Good for large groups. Since house is huge, it was really cold at night.

Swimming pool with hot water was awesome.

Everything was perfect except poor cell phone signal and wifi.

Also, we had to do the laundry for used towels before we check out, which was not common in homeaway properties. I've been to several home away properties for few years and it was my first time had to do the laundry for them. And we had to pay $100 for checking out 3hours later than we supposed to be.

Overall, it was great :) Owner was nice.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased you enjoyed your time. We do point out in our description that the Internet connection is slow due to our remote location so thank you for helping those who need to prepare to "disconnect" for a time.
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HUGE Rental; Private & Secluded!

  • 5 of 5

We wanted to do something special with my son, 7, who was just recently diagnosed with brain cancer and has a very grim prognosis. 15 of my family members (6 adults & 9 children) stayed here right after Christmas. We had such a wonderful time! Quality family time was spent relaxing and playing games and swimming in the HUMONGOUS pool, which is bigger than some hotel pools I've seen! We were truly amazed! Very private and secluded and has a gorgeous view of the night sky over the private lake right in the backyard. There was plenty of room/beds for everyone to sleep comfortably. The owners are very accommodating and replied to all of my questions promptly when inquiring about the property. We would love to make a return visit in the near future and hopefully make it an annual tradition!! Thank you Beth & John for the wonderful memories that will be cherished forever...

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
70 Miles
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Timber Ridge Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Car: necessary

Home is within 2 miles of Timber Ridge Ski Area

Kal-Haven Trail is also within 2 miles good for hiking and bicycle riding.


Rates & Availability

Gobles House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
late spring
May 19 2017 - Jun 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 4 2017 - Jun 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Peak Summer
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Late summer
Aug 1 2017 - Sep 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Holiday 2
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring Holiday
Mar 29 2018 - Apr 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
May 25 2018 - Jun 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Peak Summer 2018
Jul 1 2018 - Jul 29 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
late summer 2018
Aug 1 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350
Refundable damage deposit $200
Property Damage Protection $99
Pet Fee $50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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