IDYLLIC COTTAGE ON CLEAR LAKE

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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
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IDYLLIC COTTAGE ON CLEAR LAKE

West Branch Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

Gorgeous waterfront home on Clear Lake offers 3 Bedrooms and 2 full baths (Jacuzzi tub for two), a huge deck overlooking the lake, fireplace, two-car garage, gas barbecue grill, fire pit, and all the conveniences of home. We have a dock out front so bring your boat or jet ski.

Clear Lake is a 200 acre all-sports lake which as its name suggests, is crystal clear. The lake is up to 50' deep, has 3 islands, boat rentals, and a sandy beach. It is great for fishing, swimming, sailing, water skiing, as well as ice skating in the winter.

Clear Lake is a small, friendly community. The property is within walking distance to two restaurants/bar and a convenience store. Also within a few miles are championship golf courses, hunting, 100's of miles of manicured snowmobile and ATV trails, wonderful cross-country skiing, and horseback riding.

Available within a short drive is canoeing/kayaking on the Rifle River or AuSable River. In the picturesque town of West Branch you will find fine dining, a cinema, antique stores, outlet mall shopping and much more!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
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I grew up in Bay City, Michigan and spent my summers at the lake swimming, fishing, waterskiing and well, living the good life. My father eventually moved to the cottage on Clear Lake and it became our family home for many years. Now it is a vacation home and still one of my favorite places on earth. I live in Los Angeles where I work as a director in film and television, but each year I find time to return to my idyllic cottage on Clear Lake. I hope you enjoy it, too.

The Victorian Art Fair - Irons Park, West Branch, MI 48661

Chamber of Commerce

West Branch Area - 422 W. Houghton Ave. West Branch, MI 48661

Clear Lake Bar - 2212 Clear Lake Road, West branch, MI 48661

Telephone: (989) 345-1155

Boat Rental

Clear Lake Resort - 3802 Grass Lake Road, West branch, MI 48661

Telephone: (989) 345-2459

Camping

Beaver Trail Campground - 4408 Grass Lake Road West Branch, MI 48661

Telephone: (989) 345-2971

Ogemaw Sport and Trail Center - 2374 Lentz Rd. Rose City, MI 48654

Telephone: (989) 685-2999

Dance

Carol Ann’s Dance Studio - 107 S 2nd St.,West Branch, MI 48661

(989) 345-7055

Golf Courses

(Within 15 Minutes)

Apple Valley Golf Course - 2100 East Maes Road, West Branch, MI 48661

Telephone: (989) 345-2971

The Dream Golf Course - 5266 Old 76, West Branch, Michigan 48661

Telephone: (989) 345-6300

The Nightmare - 5745 Old 76 (M-55), West Branch, MI 48661

Telephone: (989) 345-1500

West Branch Country Club - 1905 Fairview Rd., West Branch, MI 48661

Telephone: (989) 345-2501

Golf Courses

(Within 45 Minutes)

Burning Oak Country Club - 4345 Redwood Drive. Roscommon MI 48653

Telephone: (989) 821-9821

Fox Run Country Club - 5825 West Four Mile Road Grayling, MI 49738

Telephone: (800) 436-9786

Pine View Highlands - 4761 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629

Telephone: (989) 366-7726

White Deer Country Club - 1309 Bright Angel Drive Prudenville, MI 48651

Telephone: (989) 366-5812

Ye’ Olde Country Club - 904 West Sunset Drive Roscommon, Michigan 48653

Telephone: (989) 275-5582

Power Sports

St. Helen Power Sports - 1901 N. Saint Helen Rd. Saint Helen, MI 48656

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Reviews

Property Reviews

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Idyllic Cottage on Clear Lake
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews
business
Idyllic Cottage on Clear Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p185389vb
(231) 388-3464 (Michigan, USA)
West Branch Northern Michigan
United States
5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
We had a great week on Clear Lake. Lots of room at a beautiful location. The renters were very helpful and very nice. I would recommend this place to anyone.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
Idyllic Cottage on Clear Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p185389vb
(231) 388-3464 (Michigan, USA)
West Branch Northern Michigan
United States
5

Beautiful View!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
We had a very nice stay. The cottage was very clean when we arrived and the weather for our week's stay was perfect. Randy and Jackie were very nice and made us feel very much at home. We enjoyed the fire pit almost every night, roasting and toasting our marshmallows for s'mores, hot dogs, and such. Our 8 yr. old black lab loved the water and we even got her to jump off the dock! A great time was had by all.
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
Idyllic Cottage on Clear Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p185389vb
(231) 388-3464 (Michigan, USA)
West Branch Northern Michigan
Allendale, Michigan
4

First full family vacation

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
Plenty of room for 4 adults, 2 grandchildren and one small dog. More of a home then a cottege. Perfect for little ones to go swimming. Nice yard and neighbors. Weekends are more noisy then during the week, but not more than expected. Cottege is shaded, plenty of windows and fans which helps with no air conditioning. Care takers are very nice. Boat rental is high from a separate location on lake. I woulndn't walk to restaurant but I would recommend it.
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
Idyllic Cottage on Clear Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p185389vb
(231) 388-3464 (Michigan, USA)
West Branch Northern Michigan
Novi, MI
5

Great location, good cottage; overall had a great time

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
This was our first time with the whole family to Clear Lake (and this cottage). We really enjoyed our stay and the property managers are very friendly and accommodating. The place was clean and nicely set up when we arrived. There's even a grill up there for renters to use.

The cottage itself has a good deal of charm (sort of how you picture an "up north" cottage). The view from the rear deck is amazing and the deck itself is quite large... we spent alot of time out there. The cottage is a little dated and could use a little updating, but that's part of the charm.

We loved the location. The cottage is right on the water and has a nice yard for the kids to play in (and it's fun roasting marshmallows in the fire pit).

Overall, we had a great stay and will likely be returning next year.
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
Idyllic Cottage on Clear Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p185389vb
(231) 388-3464 (Michigan, USA)
West Branch Northern Michigan
Owosso, Michigan
5

Week of July 4, 2012

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
My husband, myself and some of our children spent the week at Clear Lake. We loved the house....it was furnished with everything we needed and then some! The weather and lake were beautiful and the setting was perfect. Definitely want to go back! Thanks Randy and Jackie!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1

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There is a deer park ten minutes away where kids can see deer up-close and feed them.

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Availability & Rates

West Branch Cottage Rental Rates

Notes

  • $850-$1150/wk
  • US Dollars
  • June 1 - Sept 15 ... $1150/week
  • Off Season ........ $ 850/week
  • Weeks run Saturday to Saturday.
  • Balance must be received in full to secure your reservation.
  • $350 refundable security deposit - returned after cottage is inspected.
  • 50% cancellation fee if less than 30 days.
  • $50 non-refundable pet fee. Call about weekend or monthly rentals.
  • Check-in 3:00 PM, Check-out 10 AM. Absolutely no smoking

Amenities

West Branch Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
General:
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Video Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • shopping
  • horseshoes
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • parasailing
  • cross country skiing
  • kayaking
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • hunting
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • basketball court
  • rafting
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
Notes:
cappuccino maker, fire pit

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