Very clean five bedroom home accommodates 3 or more families (sleeps up to 24) on lakeside property. Party barge pontoon, 3-seat fishing boat with trolling motor, 2 kids kayaks, 1 adult kayak and 2-seat paddle boat included in rental (during summer months). Fire pit with chairs, 2 decks with picnic tables, steps to lakeside, and BBQ grill make outdoor entertaining a breeze. Two fireplaces, living, dining and family rooms, plus extra TV room make indoor entertaining cozy and enjoyable. Board games, television, cable, internet, and video games included. Kitchen features 2 ovens, microwave & dishwasher. Extra refrigerator in attached garage. All linens provided - just bring beach towels. Fully functional kitchen is completely stocked with cooking & baking equipment - just bring your own groceries! Washer & dryer.
The lake is a private lake with approximately 40 cottages/homes scattered around lake. Motor boats & jet skis permitted. We provide a beautiful pontoon that holds 10-12 people, a small fishing boat with trolling motor that seats 3, 2 kids' kayaks and 1 adult kayak, and a paddle boat that seats 2 adults or 4 kids. Everyone will enjoy fishing off the dock (new dock fall 2018) and jumping into the beautiful lake off the pontoon. Kids of all sizes will enjoy the water mat. Across the lake is a sandy area where pontoons anchor to enjoy the sun and allow smaller children to swim in shallower water. Our home is a perfect spot for an extended family vacation.
This is our family vacation home so we are constantly adding and updating for our own enjoyment and yours. Our house is cleaned between rentals by 2 ladies who own their own business. It is always spotless. In addition, the house is deep cleaned twice per year inside & out. We always supply enough towels for your stay and provide extra towels and sheets, if needed. All linens (except beach towels) provided.
The kitchen is a full kitchen with two ovens, microwave, refrigerator (2nd refrigerator in garage), toaster, coffee maker, griddle, electric skillet, pots, pans, trays, cookie sheets, enough dishes to serve 24 people, dishwasher and 2 pantries. In short, everything you need to prepare meals for your family. You just need to bring groceries.
We can seat 10 adults at the dining room table and have an additional table that seats 6 children. We have two folding tables can be set up if needed. But you will probably decide to eat most of your meals on our back deck off the kitchen. The back deck has a BBQ grill (new in 2018). Our front deck has 4 outdoor couches, great for enjoying your morning coffee, curling up for an afternoon nap or enjoying the lake view. We have a semi-finished garage with a full size picnic table and fold out table for cards or kids crafts.
We have 4 bedrooms with queen beds in each. Each bedroom has a closet and luggage stands. Our kids' bunkroom will be very popular with your kids. The bunkroom sleeps 10 kids in beds room for a couple more in sleeping bags, if needed. Toys and books are stored under the bunks for your use. At the end of a busy day, turn on a movie for the kids in the bunkroom while the adults relax and play cards!
Additional sleeping: Sitting room attached to Master Bedroom has pullout sofa, Loft on main level has pullout sofa and basement has a rollout bed.
Our home is perfect for extending families looking to enjoy a summer family vacation with boating, swimming, fishing, and bonfires. We are a short drive away from the beaches of Lake Huron in Tawas and outlet shopping in West Branch. Book in the fall or winter at off-season rates and enjoy the fall color. Take a ride on the Au Sable River Queen and take in the beautiful fall scenery or bring a group of ladies for a weekend of scrapbooking/crafting (3 or 4 night rentals available Oct-April). Bring your cross country skis & snowmobiles in winter to enjoy miles of groomed trails in nearby Tawas/Oscoda area (30-45 minute drive from our house) or enjoy ice-fishing and ice skating (we have multiple sizes on site) on our lake. Come enjoy a week on the lake with your family in our beautifully maintained home. The pontoon is included in weekly rental May-September.
Please read our reviews and look at our pictures (interior pictures updated Oct 2018). We are always happy to answer your questions. We will meet you at the start of your stay to welcome you to our home, show you how to operate the pontoon and during your stay we are just a call away should you need any assistance. By renting our home, we are able to maintain this beautiful asset for our family's use. We are committed to making sure you enjoy your stay. Thank you for considering our home for your next family vacation.