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See the fall colors! Apple Orchard & Winery minutes away! Boat/Motor included!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 8 nights

Overview

About the property

Wake up to the sunrise on our gorgeous 320 acre Lake Tipsico All Sports Lake!

Come take a peek into our piece of Heaven. Turn off the Highway and drive under a canopy of trees!! Wake up to the sunrise on our gorgeous 320 acre Lake Tipsico All Sports Lake! Our adorable cottage offers 3 private bedrooms and a complete bath. We have central air conditiong, washer / dryer, and outdoor barbeque grill. A must have ~ a backup generator!!

Fall, Winter Spring$150 night rate, $175 weekend nightly rate Weekly rate $900 weekly rate if more than two weeks $500 weekly rate.

Holiday weekend $200 per night - Example mothers/fathers day/ Easter

Summer Rate: Memorial weekend - Labor Day weekend $1300 weekly rate Friday 4pm - Friday 11am

BEDROOMS~ All the bedrooms are painted in neutral cream. Each room has white dressers for your use. Bed linens provided upon request.

Our Master Bedroom opens up with original 1925 French door. Wake up to the lovely view of the Sun Rise unplug and relax in comfort in our (2014) queen bed.

Second bedroom has a (2015) queen mattress

Third bedroom has a (2016) full size bed

KITCHEN AND FAMILY ROOM

We have a completely stocked maple kitchen and eating area. Adjoining is our knotty pine family room with a 50"; inch flat screen television, comfy sofa and love seat (2015).

"THE LAKE ROOM" ~ Everyone's favorite room in the cottage.

Open the original 1925 French door and unwind in our delightful knotty pine space. We have a breathtaking view overlooking the lake. Watch as the sunlight sparkles on the water.

DECK AND LAKE FRONT YARD

The deck has a wonderful table for six that is perfect for relaxing with your family. Our fire pit is gorgeous stone and we have seating for up to eight people. Evenings around the fire pit with the breeze off the lake will make vacation with your family unforgettable!

Fishing boat with trolling motor, Canoe and 2 single person Kayak for you to use!! Life Jackets provided.

New boat show purchase (2016) 40ft dock. 40 yards of beach sand added over the past couple years. Swim 10 feet off beach and enjoy the blue gill fish kissing your toes.

More Details

Owner
Mary and Bob Keyes
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 12, 2017

Why Mary and Bob Keyes chose Holly

Get a-way to the cottage on Lake Tipsico All Sports Lake!! Come enjoy our 14ft fshing boat with trolling motor. Whether you love to fish, kayak, golf, or go to the ski resorts, it can be found in this breathtaking area. Enjoy the day at your lake front cottage sunbathing on the dock or from the deck. Campfires will end the day with chairs for everyone and s'mores are always a treat. Make plans for your families vacation!!

What makes this cottage unique

Our adorable cottage offers 3 private bedrooms and a complete bath. We have central air conditioning, washer / dryer, and outdoor barbecue grill. A must have ~ a backup generator!! 14 ft. fishing boat with trolling motor, Canoe and 2 single person kayaks for lake fun.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family and I stayed for a week and had a great time. There was so much to do. Fishing, kayaking playing in the sand, taking the row boat out and not to mention the fishing gear, life jackets, games and movies they so graciously provided. The view of the lake from all the rooms were amazing. Evenings around the firepit with the breeze off the lake were so nice. I didn't want it to end. We were just minutes away from Spicers Orchard which we all enjoyed and took in the Rennaissance Festival. All in all Mary and her family were wonderful opening up thier home to us and we all had a wonderful time!
Jun 2014
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Amenities

Holly Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • 3 car maximum for parking. Cars will not park on grass or lawn in front of cottage, where the septic field is located or on the road.
  • Allergy concerns ~ Owners do have two large dogs.
  • Cottage is on dirt road, shoes should be left at the door.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Great hot shower!
  • We use the tub/shower for shower's only. We do not use the tub for bath's. Please note you do have to step into the tub to use the shower, as this may be difficult for some individuals. Re Glazed tub 2017
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Look over the lake & watch the sunrise! (2014) bed & dresser
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Small window facing lake (2016) bed, dresser & board games
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Great room for two (2015) bed & dresser room faces street.
  • BEDROOMS~ All the bedrooms are painted in neutral cream. Each room has white dressers for your use. Please supply linens, pillows and towels. MASTER BEDROOM opens up with original 1925 French door, with a privacy curtain. Wake up to the lovely view of the Sun Rise unplug and relax in comfort in a (2014) queen bed. Freshly painted with new carpet summer 2016 SECOND BEDROOM has a (2015) queen mattress new carpet summer 2016 THIRD BEDROOM has a (2016) double mattress freshly painted and new carpet 2016
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Wonderful time to pick your own fruit at Spicers Orchard. Walk down the road to Heavenly Scent and enjoy all the popular restaurants in downtown Fenton even a, 'secret' speakeasy. Tipsico Lake is a great fishing lake. Bring your boat and dock it at the cottage. Friday night the lake has fishing tournaments. FALL FUN! Great apple orchards, corn maze, and wineries 10 minutes away from cottage. www.spicerorchards.com The Renaissance Festival! August 20 - October 2, 2016. 30 minutes from the cottage. www.michrenfest.com 10 minutes away you can shop at Meijer, Kroger, and Target.

Reviews

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See the fall colors! Apple Orchard & Winery minutes away! Boat/Motor included!
average rating of 4.84 based on 28 reviews
Chicago, IL
5

Scenic and Secluded, Hidden off the winding dirt country Roads

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at the Keyes cottage in Holly and had a wonderful time. It is so scenic and secluded, hidden off winding dirt country roads, yet still close enough to town to go out for day trips and find neat things to do. The kids loved the boating and the sandy beach area in front was also a plus. Overall, it was a wonderful and seamless vacation. We will definitely come back! Thanks so much to the Keyes family :)

Char

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved our time at the cabin. Would definitely recommend this to anyone. Grandchildren loved it.

  • 5 of 5

If you like simple this is the place. The grandchildren loved the boats during the day and then the fire pit for Smores at night.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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second year in a row visit!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our second visit to the Keyes' cottage. Second year in a row when we only left the property to go to church on Sunday....rest of time enjoyed at this relaxing cottage/lake. We appreciate all the outdoor seating areas, the available kayaks, and row boat. Kitchen has all the needed tools, etc. We enjoyed a relaxing week....also enjoyed almost nightly outdoor fires! Thank you so much for hosting our visit!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cottage close to metro detroit

  • 5 of 5

We really had a great experience. Lots of toys for the kids to play with in the water. The owner Mary was very nice and you could tell she really wanted you to enjoy your stay. The views of the water from the deck, fire pit, and back of the house are beautiful. Rate 5/5, and we would definently come back!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Classic cabin with great comfort. Beautiful lake views and nicely decorated.

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful experience at the lake. Would definitely recommend to anyone that wants to enjoy the lake and relax.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Cute Lake Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We wanted to get away for a couple days to the lake May 19 - 21st. The weather was freezing (but the day before was 90 degrees - got to love Michigan weather) but that didn't stop us from going out and having a bonfire to keep us cozy. The fire pit was nice but I suggest bringing your own camping chairs. If you rest your feet on the brick around the fires your toes will stay nice and warm. The cottage itself is cute and surprisingly there is a decent amount of room. The master is sweet - the French doors are see through so I'd advise on brining something to hang over one door at night for privacy (if needed). The kitchen has all you need - and then some. The bedrooms are all fine - master was my favorite because you could see out to the water. All very charming with lake decor around the house and a cute rustic feel. The bathroom was larger than expected - the toilet is newer and gives the appearance of struggle but works perfectly fine (survived two grown men). The shower - could use a little love (but it is a lake house).

Didn't use any of the lake toys on account of it only being 45 - 50 degrees while we stayed.

We enjoyed our stay and would return again.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lauren I am so happy you had a good time at the cottage with your family enjoying your husbands 30th birthday!! Thank you for your input regarding the privacy in the master bedroom. There is a curtain for the french door but I have it tucked away for individual needs/wants. I will put the curtain location in the cottage notes for future renters. The french doors are from the 1940's with lots of charm but not much privacy for changing :) Have a wonderful summer, we hope to see you all soon!! Thank you for taking wonderful care of the cottage. Happy 30th again!!
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
metro airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Spicers Winery and Fenton winery & beer garden
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Tyrone Hills, Fenton Farms, and Coyote Preserve
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Ann Arbor
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
M59 and US23
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
lots of trendy places downtown fenton
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Alpine, Mt. Holly, Mt Brighton
Car: necessary

Wonderful time to pick your own fruit at Spicers Orchard. Walk down the road to Heavenly Scent and enjoy all the popular restaurants in downtown Fenton. 10 minutes away

Tipsico Lake is a great fishing lake. Bring your boat and dock it at the cottage. Friday night the lake has fishing tournaments.

FALL FUN!

Great apple orchards, corn maze, and wineries 10 minutes away from cottage.

The Renaissance Festival! August - October 2nd, 2016. 30 minutes from the cottage.

Halloween in Hollygroveis ope n Saturdays & Sundays October 10 thru November 1! 30 minutes from the cottage.

10 minutes away you can shop at Meijer, Kroger, and Target.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

website service $20
linens, pillows, towels $45
Refundable damage deposit $200

Arrival Friday at 4pm
Departure following Friday at 11am

$200 security deposit required and returned if home is left clean and no damage.

This is a non-smoking cottage.
No pets
Cancellation:
Tenant agrees to give a minimum of 45 days notice before canceling the dates agreed upon for full refund. If less than 45 days is given landlord and Tenant must agree on another date within 30 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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