Come to the Thumb of Mich. and enjoy quiet relaxation on the 2 shady acres surrounding this large vacation home. Great hunting & fishing areas. Two State Game Lands nearby for hunting. Water activities in Lake Huron just a short drive away.
Prime location for outdoors men--great fishing and hunting area! Bait & party store directly across the street. Close to Minden & Verona State Game Areas where pheasant, deer & turkeys abound. The marina in Harbor Beach has two boat launches & docking facilities, as well as a fish cleaning station. Fishing charter service is also available locally. A pier & bathing beach park for swimming & picnics is within the City of Harbor Beach. This park offers a spectacular view of the lighthouse which sits inside the sheltered harbor. The city has a theater, bowling alley, restaurants, video rental, Laundromat & hospital as well as many unique shops. Many festivals held throughout the year. Vacation & restaurant guides available at the home.
Numerous craft shows & water sport activities are held during the summer & fall months. The Can-Am Watercraft Races are held in the harbor in July with a gigantic fireworks display. Baseball tournaments are also held at nearby Port Hope.
Wagener County Park is nearby and has camping & picnic areas in addition to nature & bike trails. Three public golf courses (Huron Shores, Verona Hills & Ubly Heights) are within 20 miles for duffers in the family who like a challenge. North Park located at the north end of Harbor Beach on the west side of M25 directly across from the marina offers camping, picnic/play areas for family entertainment. Both parks offer shower facilities for campers.
A driving range is located 2 miles south of the home, with a bar and restaurant across the street from it.
The house is situated 4 miles north of the Village of Forestville.
Small boat launch & picnic area available at the Forestville Park, with a nice beach for sunbathing.
4 BR 1B Amenities: 1/B 4BR Home has fully-equipped kitchen including all cooking/dining utensils, stove, refrigerator/freezer, microwave, toaster & coffee maker. Living room has satellite TV with VCR--some VCR tapes available for your enjoyment). 2 downstairs bedrooms each have double beds; 1 upstairs bedroom has a double bed, and 2nd upstairs bedroom has 2 twin beds. Rollaway bed also available. Double bed size sleeper sofa also available. Linens & towels are also provided (must bring own beach towels).
You'll need a cell phone since there is no phone in the home. Cottage has well water and also an Abso-Pure type water dispenser for drinking and/or cooking.
Large shaded 2 acre lot in a very quiet, peaceful setting provides lots of room for outdoor sports such as volleyball, badminton (must bring your own), or just relaxing. Picnic table & grill provided.
4 BR 1B Activities: 1/B 4BR Hunting, fishing, swimming, golfing, antiquing, or just relaxing.
Polite, housebroken pets for extra fee:4 BR 1B Area: 1/B 4BR Close to Minden City & Verona State Game Areas
This home has had a colorful past. It was once home to the 2nd wife of auto magnate Horace Dodge. She stayed on after the divorce and became personal sec'y to the last Mrs. Dodge, Matilda Dodge Wilson of Meadowbrook Hall & Oakland University.
This house also served as a hideout for Detroit's infamous Purple Gang. Another resident for a short time was author John Steinbeck.
PEACE & QUIET! Awaken to the birds chirping, no fire or police sirens. Enjoy sitting on the porches and watching hummingbirds get nectar from the flowers of nearby feeding station.
My husband and myself and another couple stayed for the 4th of July weekend and had a wonderful time. The weather was perfect and the people in the area are so friendly and accomodating. We cant' wait to do it again:)
Other Activities: Great Lakes Sunken Ship Museum in Lexington/Pt. Sanilac Area for underwater divers
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Rental group of 6 or more, call for pricing. Weekly rates are based on a Thurs. thru Tues. stay. 2 night stay $280; 3 night stay $405; 4 night stay $520; 6 night stay $780; week long stay (Thurs. thru Tues.) $800.00
Personal check, cash, money order or cashier's check accepted for deposit (1/2 of rental fee) due at time of booking. Balance payable in CASH only at time of arrival. No credit cards accepted. All monies payable in US currency only.