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Bedrooms 5
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Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Sleeps 19 - 5 Bedrooms (8 beds+2 Queen sofa sleepers) - 3 full Baths.

LAKESIDE GETAWAY' is located in Gladwin, MI at Sugar Springs Recreational Community. Our home is fully furnished and with the two levels is a spacious yet cozy home with lots of amenities including central air, plenty of space (both inside and out) and awesome lake views from the wrap-around deck and lower level walk-out patio. The Great Room area with well–appointed kitchen, dining room and living room, 2 door-walls to the deck and lots of windows so no mater where you are in the Great Room you will have great views of Lake Lancelot.

There are 3 bedrooms and 2 baths on the main floor. Bedroom/Bathroom #1 is a master suite with a garden tub and a stall shower. Bathroom #2 is a combo tub/shower. Bedroom #2 is a queen and bedroom #3 is a full. The 2 sofa sleepers in the Great Room are queens.

The lower level is a walk-out with access to patio, yard, fire pit and walk way to the lake and beach.

It includes a family room, additional kitchen/dining area, full bathroom with shower and 2 bedrooms (#4 and #5) that sleep 9.

Bedroom #4 sleeps 5. It has a queen bed and a bunk bed with a twin on the top and a full on the bottom.

Bedroom #5 has 2 queen beds.

Lake Lancelot and the Beach Club area are just a few steps away from the yard. There is a sandy beach, shallow roped-off swim area (just right for small kids), play/picnic area, boat launch and our dock, if you are renting our pontoon.

Whether you prefer to spend your days with lots of activities on the lake and the beach, the many area attractions or just relax on the deck with a glass of wine or at the fire pit with S'mores... 'Lakeside GetAway' is definitely the right place for it.


Are you a crafter….scrapbooking or rubberstamping, etc. Do you have a group of friends that you like to work on your craft projects with? Our home is a great place for a crafting week-end. The lower level family room has 2 additional dining tables, folding table and extra folding chairs and lots of room to spread out with your supplies and projects. If you run out of something for your project, there is a great craft supply store…Arnie’s in Houghton Lake.

GIRLS or GUYS GET-A-WAY: Do you have some girlfriends that you just want to hang out and chill with (or have a Spa Day at River Walk Spa in Gladwin)...or some 'buddies' that would like to do some ice fishing or hunting...Lakeside GetAway is the place to stay.

SUGAR SPRINGS AMENITIES: As our guest, you will have access to all amenities. A few of the amenities require a fee for the activity. There is a fee schedule in our Welcome Book. Make sure that you have a guest pass with you. You will need to provide your own sports equipment.

-Two All-Sports Lakes (Lake Lancelot-private and Lake Lancer semi-private) great for swimming, fishing, boating, tubing and jet/water skiing.

-15 Beach Clubs. Sugar Springs has Beach Clubs scattered through out the community. Not all of them have the same amenities. A large color map of Sugar Springs is provided for your convenience.

BEACH CLUB at Lakeside GetAway: boat launch, picnic area, bathrooms, sandy beach and roped off swim area, playground area and a Playscape for the kids.

**Remodeled Club House:

New Olympic-size indoor swimming pool

New Fitness Room

The Hearth Restaurant & Pub

-18 hole Championship Golf Course, Driving Range, Pro Shop and Golf Pro

-Tennis, basketball and bocce ball courts

-The Campground has a Chalet with inside fireplace and picnic tables, outside fire pit, catch & release pond for kids (ice skating pond in winter), sledding hills, playground area and hiking/x-country ski trails (the ski trail is not groomed).


SUMMER: Enjoy 'Pure Michigan's' beach & water activities (swimming, boating, fishing, and water sports) from the property or in the area.

Golfing, hiking ATV/ORV trails, shopping and restaurants.


Autumn brings beautiful color changes as well as hunting and opportunities to spot deer, elk, fox, wild turkey, raccoon, eagles and lots of native birds End your day by watching the sunset on the lake while relaxing on the deck.

There are 85,000 acres of State Forest land available in Gladwin County for all types of hunting (portion of this forest is just 4 miles from the front door). The white-tailed deer herds are so abundant in this area that seasoned hunters from farther up north come down to the Gladwin area for hunting season (once you have bagged your deer-take it into Gladwin to have it processed). Lakeside GetAway is located off of M-30 which runs thru the heart of Gladwin State Forest where you will find lots of 2 track and pull-offs to park at for your hunt.

Additional game available for hunting:

Small Game - rabbits, squirrels, ruffled grouse, woodcock, sharp tailed grouse, pheasants, quail, wild turkey, ducks and Canada Geese.

Not a hunter....there is a wide variety of fun in this area for the autumn nature or sports enthusiast. Are you a Leaf Peeper.? Hop in your car…and head over to Huron Nation Forest and take the RIVER ROAD SCENIC DRIVE for some great color changes, stop and hike to see some fantastic views or travel down the AU SABLE RIVER in a canoe/kayak. Drive around the immediate area and take in the cider mills, find great farm stands for apples, pumpkins and fresh vegetables, stumble upon Amish Farms with yummy homemade baked goods, fresh eggs, jams/jellies and quilts and crafts. You will spot all types of wildlife along the way. Just before dusk, drive the back roads near the house to spot white-tail deer and other wild life.

Want a more exciting fast pace….bring your ATV/ORV for fun on any of the numerous trails in the area.


**Enjoy all Winter Sports in the heart of North Michigan's Snowbelt. Gladwin county and surrounding areas have numerous, x-country skiing, snowmobiling, hiking and some snowshoe trails.

-Ice Fishing, X-Country Ski or Snowmobile right on Lake Lancelot (or any of the great trails in the area).

-Higgins Lake Cross Country Ski Headquarters. 9 nationally recognized trails. Trails are groomed. Once a month they offer: Headlight Night skiing and Full Moon Night Skiing.

Ski/snowshoe rentals & lessons are available. Learn to ski for free on their special dates thru-out the winter. Trails for snowshoeing are also available (special dates where you can snowshoe at night and the trails are lit by lanterns).Warm up at their Stone Turtle Day Lodge with hot chili, one of their daily specials or bring your own picnic lunch or roast marshmallows over the new outdoor bonfire pit

-Ogemaw Hills Pathway snowmobile trails (and numerous other trails in the area). Bring your own snowmobile or rent them in the area.

-Down hill skiing at Apple Mountain Golf & Ski in Freeman or Snow Snake Golf & Ski in Harrison for skiing or snowboarding & tubing in their Terrain Park. ZIPLINING at Snow Snake. Hanson Hills Recreation Area in Grayling has downhill and Nordic skiing, tubing and a Terrain Park.

-If you missed hiking the great trails in the area this fall...give it a try when the snow flies!

**For more information and photos of this and our other Gladwin properties, click on the AMENITIES tab at the top of the page, then click on the Three Sisters Vacation Rentals website link at the bottom of the AMENITIES page.

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  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only

Lin and Sue

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Bedrooms 5
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Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Jack Barstow Municipal Airport-Midland
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
M-30 and Sugar River Road
Nearest Beach
Lake Lancelot & Beach Area-Next to property
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
The Hearth Restaurant & Pub (at Sugar Springs)
Nearest Ski
29 Miles
Snow Snake Ski & Golf (Harrison)
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Sugar Springs Championship Golf Course & Pro Shop
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
The Hearth Restaurant & Pub (at Sugar Springs)
Car: necessary

NORTHERN MICHIGAN is a year-round vacation destination filled with an abundance of things to do. It is our 'Pure' Michigan backyard. Whether you are visiting Northern Michigan to play or relax, there is something for everyone.

Discover scenic beauty, remote beaches, challenging golf, quaint shops, delightful restaurants and outdoor activities. From outdoor adventurers to history enthusiasts, there will be plenty to explore. Visit a local museum and learn about the legends and history of early settlers and the Great Lakes maritime. Explore haunts of Ernest Hemingway or attend local festivals and art shows. There is something for all ages, all interests and all seasons.

GLADWIN is located in the middle of the “mitten” and is a short drive from just about anywhere in the Lower Peninsula and is fairly close to surrounding states.

Distance From: Detroit-163 miles / Saginaw-65 miles / Traverse City-100 miles / Mackinac Island-120 miles / Chicago-340 miles / Indianapolis-380 miles / Toledo-240 miles.


Houghton and Higgins Lakes, Clare, Harrison, Roscommon, Prudenville, St. Helen, West Branch, Rose City, Grayling, Tawas, Oscoda

If you are looking for entertainment in addition to what you will find at this home...Gladwin County and the surrounding area has lots to do. There are lakes, beaches, rivers and marinas for swimming, boating/boat rentals, fishing, canoeing/kayaking /tubing, and jet & water skiing. Hiking, mountain biking, AVT/ORV & Motor Cross trails. Golf courses, scenic drives, light houses, wineries, Amish farms/crafts/fresh food & baked goods. National & State Forests, wild life preserves, bird watching, morel mushroom hunting, state recreation areas, restaurants, shopping, petting zoo’s, etc.

Cider mills/apples/pumpkins, farm stands, autumn color drives, hunting and hiking. Snowmobile trails, snowmobile rentals, X-country ski/snowshoe trails, downhill skiing/tubing/Terrain Parks/ziplining, ice fishing, ice skating, sledding hills.


-Riverwalk Place-Gladwin (RW Oasis Spa and Salon / RW Grill / RW Threads (shopping) / River Rock Lounge

-Au Sable, Rifle, Tittabawassee, Tobacco, & Cedar Rivers for tubing, canoeing or kayaking, fishing and swimming.

-Secord Lake and Secord Lake Marina (boat rentals): swimming (2 public beaches) and public boat launches.

-Sugar Springs Marine (pontoon rentals)

*State & National Forests, Parks and Recreation Areas:

-Gladwin County Recreation Area: hiking, biking and cross country ski trails.

-Rifle River Recreation Area - Hunting, lakes, Au Sable River, fishing, scenic drive, observation tower and canoeing, picnic area, hiking/biking/cross country ski trails.

-Hartwick Pines State Forest - Visitors Center, Hunting, fishing, mountain bike/hiking/cross country ski trails, picnic area/playground, wildlife viewing.

-Huron National Forest: River Road Scenic Drive, Lumberman’s Monument Visitors Center (HNF information area)/Dune Overlook (has breath taking views of the Au Sable River Valley, Iargo Springs (observation deck, beautiful scenery, Au Sable river, springs, waterfalls), hiking/x-country ski/snowmobile trails, sightseeing, fishing/boating/swimming/canoeing/kayaking.

-Tuttle Marsh Wildlife Area

*Golf Courses: Sugar Springs/Tamarack/The Dream/The Nightmare/Snowsnake Golf & Ski, Apple Mountain Golf & Ski and Snowsnake Golf and Ski (etc).

- Snowmobile/ORV Trails: Huron Trail, Alley Park Trail,

-Cross Country Ski/Snowshoe/Hiking Trails: Eagle Run, Ogemaw Hills Pathway (Au Sable Forest), Hartwick Pines, Rifle River Recreation Area, Corsair.

-Downhill Skiing/Tubing/Snowboarding/Terrain Parks: Snowsnake Golf & Ski (Harrison), Apple Mountain Golf & Ski (also has Zip Line), Hanson Hills Recreation Area (1000 acre Summer/Winter Sports Park)

-Cider Mills/Apple Orchards (Fruitful Orchard)/Farm Stands/Crafts/Amish Country

-Shopping: Antiques/Tangier Outlet Mall

-Restaurants: The Hearth Restaurant and Bar/Grill (Sugar Springs), The Camp, Lost Arrow, The Willow Tree.

-Casinos: Saganing/Soaring Eagle

-Wineries: Valley Mist, Moderncraft and Rose Valley

-Gladwin, Houghton Lake and West Branch have “kid” activities… theater, putt-put golf, bowling, etc.

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Availability & Rates

Gladwin House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
Dec 1 2013 - May 22 2014
2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Peak 2014
May 23 2014 - Sep 1 2014
2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Off Peak
Sep 2 2014 - Dec 31 2014
2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25.00
Cleaning $50.00
Refundable damage deposit $300.00
Tax Rate 6.0%
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Preferred Pmt Method: Check or e-check. We accept online payments when necessary & for last minute bookings.
**Pontoon Rental: $150/day or $600/wk
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Gladwin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Beach ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Beach View
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Suite Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Garden Tub and Walk-in Closet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Plenty of storage, skylight
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Lower Level-stand up shower
  • The Master bath is part of a bed/bath suite and has a large linen closet, a walk-in closet, and a garden tub with separate shower. Hall bath is a full bath with combination tub/shower, a sky light and large linen closet. Lower level bath is a full bath with shower. Bath linens are provided. It is recommended that you bring beach towels. A limited amount of toilet paper and hand soap will be supplied to get you started.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 19
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Dresser & Chest of Drawers, Walk-in Closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Dresser, 2 closets
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 double , TV, Dresser & Chest of Drawers
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunkbed/Twin & Full, dresser
    Master Suite - 1 queen , TV, Dresser, Armoire & Night Stand, Walk-in Closet
  • There are three bedrooms on the main floor, one of which is a master bed/bath suite. All three bedrooms have walk-in or double closets. The Living Room has two queen size sleeper sofas. The lower level has two large bedrooms, one with both a queen and a double. The second bedroom has a queen bed and a bunk bed (the bunk bed has a double on the bottom and a twin on the top). Bed linens are provided as are additional pillows and blankets.
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
  • Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Wood Deck
  • Boat Dock
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Yard
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Deck Furniture
  • Tennis ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Golf ...
  • Boat ...
  • 14 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • cinemas
  • zoo
  • library
  • pond
  • autumn foliage
  • marina
  • synagogues
  • coin laundry
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • sledding
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • laundromat
  • medical services
  • massage therapist
  • hospital
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • golf
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • hunting small game
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • hunting big game
  • jet skiing
  • freshwater fishing
  • water skiing
  • fishing
  • golf privileges optional
Awesome views from lakeside wrap-around deck: retractable awning, deck table /chairs and charcoal grill, lower level patio with a picnic table & umbrella, patio table w/chairs. Main level kitchen is fully equipped, including service for 24 and kitchen linens. A 2nd full kitchen (no stove) is located in the lower level walk-out. There are 2 additional dining tables in the eating area, TV & lap trays, card table and folding chairs. Arrival/Departure Instructions & Welcome Book are located in the home (Policies/Procedures, Sugar Springs Amenities, Area Attractions, Restaurants, Pontoon Instructions, etc.) Dogs are allowed-Fee and pet addendum are required. Smoking is permitted outside only-ashtrays are provided. No telephone in home-suggest bring cell phone.
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