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4 BDRoom Family Friendly Estate with pool on river. Retreat for families/groups

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 bedroom, 4 bath, with inground pool on River.

This three story dream home with atrium is the perfect oasis for a family gathering, group retreat,romantic getaway, or just a place to get away. 4500 square feet on over 3 acres of property. Featuring a gourmet kitchen, family room, informal and formal dining room. Reading room, sunroom, full lower level, plus a three level atrium. Grand player piano. Deck overlooking panoramic views of the river. Breathtaking views from all rooms. Gazebo, walkways, and bridge add to the beautiful picturesque grounds. Plenty of room for indoor and outdoor activities.

Family Setting -NO PARTYING OR EVENT RENTALS- This is NOT an event center.

I want to make sure all my guests are aware that the main house DOES NOT have air conditioning. The house has attic fans and several portable fans. Our guests have not complained in the past. The house is in a wooded area on the water so it stays comfortable. If the weather got into the 90's then it could be uncomfortable but that is usually not the case it our part of Michigan.

The pool is not heated but gets direct sunlight all day. Pool is open Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Check-In time is 3:00 PM on day of arrival. Check-Out time is 1:00 PM on day of departure.

Please do not contact me and ask for a reduced rate. Our prices are set and I don't want to negotiate with guests. Thank you for understanding.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About Samantha

I am a school librarian and teacher that fell in love with this house as a child. I am so fortunate to now be the owner and be able to share it with the world. It is a very unique home.

Samantha purchased this estate in 2011

Why Samantha chose East Central

This property is the perfect place to gather with your extended family or get away to reflect and spend time relaxing on your own. Breathtaking views of nature with wildlife all around you. A very peaceful setting with extraordinary views.


Owosso Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 queen , private sitting room off master
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Sunporch - 2 twin/ single , daybed with trundle below
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
No parties, this is NOT an event center. NO Air conditioning. Pool is not heated but gets lots of direct sun.


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4 BDRoom Family Friendly Estate with pool on river. Retreat for families/groups
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
Fargo, North Dakota

Our little slice of Heaven for a week!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing & relaxing get away. The house with was large enough to accomidate 12 people, and we never felt crowded. Tha character of the house enveloped us and it felt like home. The pool was a welcome addition to the summer heat. The owner of the house was so wonderful and accomidating! Anything we forgot or needed was brought to us. I would love to comeback!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, peaceful. Great accommodations.

  • 5 of 5

7 kids, 2 adults. Plenty of space. Very clean. No a/c but plenty of windows and fans. Great experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good place for a large group

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed a family reunion for 10. Plenty of room for both group discussions and private 'get-away' spaces. A very unusual house apparently built for the house and property to provide multiple settings for 'staging' wedding photos. Beautiful grounds. Very nice swimming pool. Without air conditioning can get warm by the end of the day if the two powerful roof fans are not kept active. Cools down at night. Thanks for providing us a very enjoyable week!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grounds were lovely

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay on the River

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time by the river! This was a very large and unique property with a lot of character. The house was very comfortable with great river views! The beds were very comfortable and there was plenty of seating room through out the house. It was stocked with almost anything you could need such as pots, pans, cooking oil, spices, towels, silverware, dishes, coffee pots, a BBQ, etc (maybe bring your own personal soap, and folding chairs for outside or by the river). The kitchen had plenty of room to cook and serve food for a large group. The land itself was very beautiful with an amazing garden and pond behind the house. The pool was also a lot of fun (but a little cold) with a nice deep end, slide, and diving board. They even had a nice washer and dryer for the towels or suits after swimming. This house has a lot of stairs both inside and outside of the property so be ready for a workout! The house does not have air conditioning but it was never really a problem, we founds fans in every bedroom and throughout the house. We also had a nice breeze through the house when we opened the windows. The house is well water so if you don't want to drink that make sure to bring bottled water. Overall I would definitely recommend this house, especially if you are a large group or family because you will have plenty of room to be comfortable.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Denver NC

Wonderful gathering in this beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

From five states we traveled to celebrate graduation from SVSU this past weekend and stayed in Samantha's beautiful retreat!! Working with Samantha was easy with great customer service and her home supplied all the needed items to relax and enjoy ourselves. The outdoor space was spectacular with fountains, a pool setting with flowers planted, and the river flowing by as we relaxed on the deck overlooking the kayakers paddling by. The younger children pretended they were the princess of the castle enjoying the brook flowing from the pond into the river. The indoor spaces were large with plenty of places to play games, enjoy conversation and eat. The bedrooms were very comfortable and we rented the guest house across the driveway sleeping 19 family members all together. I can not thank Samantha enough for all she did to get her home ready for our visit. Thank you for helping to make this dream come true, our family reunion-graduation and making a wonderful memory in your home. All our visitors and guests loved their visit to Samantha's home for the graduation party. We also had one cousin who enjoyed the pool. Your kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed along with plenty of towels, sheets and pillows. Everything was clean, well maintained, with a lot of parking space and if the weather is not good the inside space is plentiful. Google map will take you North of the property on the dirt road, so look closely to the house numbers and you will find the property just North of downtown, FYI

  • Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Flint Bishop
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Owosso Country Club
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Durand, MI
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
I 69 or I 75

Steam Railroad Institute

Curwood Castle

Shiawassee Arts Center

Historical Home Tour

Curwood Festival


Rates & Availability

Owosso Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $79

Check-In time is 3:00 PM on day of arrival. Check-Out time is 1:00 PM on day of departure.

Please do not contact me and ask for a reduced rate. Our prices are set and I don't want to get into negotiations with guests. Thank you for understanding.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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