OUTSTANDING FISHING: STRAWBERRY LAKE WATERFRONT VACATION HOME-SLEEPS 24

Michael Mshar

Speaks english
Sleeps24
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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OUTSTANDING FISHING: STRAWBERRY LAKE WATERFRONT VACATION HOME-SLEEPS 24

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6 BR, 3 BA Lakefront with lots of water toys, Paddle Boats, Kayaks, canoes etc

Crystal clear water with great fishing and snorkling! Located in Evart, Michigan on Strawberry Lake, this waterfront vacation rental home has 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and tons of amenities. Relaxation, comfort and adventure! The multi-tiered deck system overlooking the lake is great for cookouts, watching the sunsets. This is the place where family and friends come together to make memories! Nestled on 20 acres of rolling wooded land backed up to approx. 10,000 acres of state land - hunting blind on property!

Plenty of parking for 6 to 8 cars! Great for holiday vacations - New Year's, Thanksgiving or Christmas getaway. Book early for July 4th week, Memorial Weekend, and Labor Day weekend! FANTASTIC YEAR-ROUND RECREATION ACTIVITIES!

Boat Dock

Boats Provided: 2 paddle boats, 2 row boats, canoe and 4 kayaks. (NOTE: No gas motors allowed per Association regulations. No boats to be brought from other locations, in order to avoid zebra mussel infestation)

Swimming Platform (Seasonal)

Gas Barbeque

Fire Ring at Water. Starter firewood provided (2 bundles). Additional available for purchase.

Waterfront Decks: Large decks off upstairs master bedroom, main level bedroom 4, and patio door from living area on main floor.

Ample Outdoor Furniture: Tables, chairs, swings, picnic tables, beach chairs provided.

Large Concrete Driveway

On-Site Fishing - trophy bass, perch and bluegills - great ice fishing, too!

On-site Deer, Turkey & Small Game Hunting (contact DNR for season/license info). Deer blind on property. Also backed up to 10,000 acres of state land.

Morel mushroom hunting in the spring.

Easy access to snowmobile & ORV trails (Pere Marquette trail is 7 miles in length).

Indoor Amenities

Central Air Conditioning & Heating

On-Demand Hot Water - a must for large groups

Electronics: Satellite TV, 2 TV's, DVD, VCR, CD Player, Satellite WiFi, Hair Dryer, Alarm Clock, Telephone with free US long distance. (Cell phone reception is not good at the property.)

Kitchen with Lake View: Full size refrigerator with ice maker in kitchen plus 2nd refrigerator in walk-out basement, dishwasher, oven/stove, dishes, glasses, cookware, utensils, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, coffee grinder, blender, garbage disposal.

Living Room with Lake View: Sofa bed, love seat, satellite TV,

Lower Level/Walk-Out Basement with Seating for 24!

Great for holiday feasts, or for puzzles, games, cards, etc. (Selection of board games and cards provided.) Extra counter space, large second kitchen sink, and the 2nd refrigerator.

Detached Game Room with foosball, air hockey and additional lounge space.

King Master Bedroom - 2nd Level Comfortable king bed, full futon, waterfront deck with bench for your morning coffee, dresser with mirror, ceiling fan, walk-in closet. Sleeps up to 4

Queen Master Bedroom - 2nd LevelQueen bed plus twin trundle set. Sleeps up to 4. Closet, nightstand.

Master Bath - 2nd LevelLarge vanity and mirror, large walk-in shower with bench. Shared between king master and queen master bedrooms.

Main Floor Queen BedroomQueen bed, closet, dresser with mirror. Sleeps up to 2.Main Floor

Bedroom 4 Sofa Sleeper, full futon, satellite TV, side tables, lamps, walk-out lakefront deck. Sleeps up to 4.

Main Level Level Living Room: Sleeper sofa. Queen air bed also provided. Sleeps up to 4.Main Floor BathOffers tub/shower combo.

Lower Level Bedroom 5: Two sets of twin bunks. Closet. Located in walk-out basement. Sleeps 4. Great for kids!

Lower Level Bedroom 6: Queen bed and twin bed sleeps 3. Also located in walk-out basement and great for kids!

Lower Level BathroomVery large bathroom with toilet, sink, shower, throw rugs.* Please note that lower level/walk-out basement has concrete floor, which is ideal for trying to clean up after the kids and/or fishermen!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Michael Mshar

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
Speaks english

My mother and dad bought the Strawberry lake property in the early 80’s. It was intended to be their place to escape to....quiet peaceful, great fishing and lots of visitors. Eagles, river otter, loons, deer, “etc.” Their first cottage on the property was a 25 foot used trailer that Dad bought for $500 dollars - not the huge home you see now.

Michael Mshar purchased this house in 1982

If you look in the lower level bathroom you will discover the hole in the concrete floor where dad sunk a well point 4 feet into the ground water for our drinking water. Before we could use it, Dad had it tested and the chemist wanted to know where he found such pure water. Being an engineer, my dad knew that the source was the springs that feed Strawberry Lake. By the way, if you wondered about the name “Strawberry Lake,” in the summer the flowers that bloom in the lake look very much like Strawberry plants.

My dad designed the house with of course input from Geri, my mother. They constructed the basement first, and used that for a weekend getaway until they built the rest of the house in 1991. The house was designed to function as an entertainment center with the Lake as the focal point.

Fourth of July (Mom's birthday) always found the house crowded with visitors...Mom’s brothers and their families from Wisconsin and many local residents just dropping by. There have been several weddings at the lake including mine, and my sister’s. Mom liked to cook and was very good at feeding lots of people, so the holidays were always busy. She would cook for the many deer hunters who visited the house for the annual November 14th party. I do however believe that her favorite occasion was the annual “Thanksgiving Dinner.”

The house truly is a four season playground . It can be a serene, healing experience, or a place bubbling with a variety of family activities - swimming, fishing, volleyball, and the older folks playing cards on the spacious decks soaking in the energy of the lake and the forest.

Sleeps24
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Outstanding fishing: Strawberry Lake Waterfront Vacation Home-Sleeps 24
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Beautiful Lake House

  • 5 of 5
My family rented this house at Strawberry Lake for a week for Noltepalooza 2014! We had 16 people (8 adults and 8 kids) ages 15 months up to 65. There was plenty of room for everyone. The house is beautiful, well-kept, and well-stocked. There are many things there not even listed on the site such as a high chair, booster chairs, pack-n-plays, tons of toys, etc.
The lake is beautiful and peaceful. The pontoon boat and kayaks were used daily by the adults and kids. The kids were able to fish off the shore and catch small fish, but we were never able to catch any big fish out on the lake.
We did two day trips - one to Sawmill Tubing in Big Rapids and one to the Dunes at Silver Lake. Both places were great and within close distance.
The fire pit was used nightly and we were able to buy enough wood in town off the side of the road to fill the back of my honda pilot for $30, and that lasted all week with some to leave behind.
No complaints at all and we definitely plan to go back and make this our annual family vacation!
  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Outstanding fishing: Strawberry Lake Waterfront Vacation Home-Sleeps 24
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5

Wonderful family vacation!

  • 5 of 5
The property was absolutely beautiful. The home was very clean and spatious for our big group of 24. Our entire group had a great time. The kayaks and boats were a huge hit! We would all definetly love to come again.
  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Outstanding fishing: Strawberry Lake Waterfront Vacation Home-Sleeps 24
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Cadillac Northern Michigan
5

Beautiful and secluded - Just as advertised

  • 5 of 5
A great getaway destination. Our group of 12 had plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the UP. Crystal clear waters, plenty of fish, with beautiful, remote surroundings. We had a great time using the kayaks and boats.
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Outstanding fishing: Strawberry Lake Waterfront Vacation Home-Sleeps 24
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Cadillac Northern Michigan
5

Had a great time

  • 5 of 5
This was or 2nd time we stayed here and it was another perfect week! Sitting down on the beach by a fire every night is priceless. The fishing was great. Having internet but no cell phone makes this the perfect spot to relax and get a true vacation from work.
Looking at the house and it's location the maintenance must be endless. Mike your crew does an excellent job. I always look for up keep on places we stay. It was nice to see fresh paint in the stair well and in the down stairs bath room.
Thank you for opening you door to me and my family to build lasting memories.
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Cadillac Northern Michigan
5

A perfect vacation

  • 5 of 5
This was the best vacation my family has had. We rented the house with 2 other families, This makes it affordable. Having internet but no cell service is the best. We went there knowing we would be back in the woods and we were right. The fishing was great. Watching my 11 year old catch a 16 inch bass with a Barbie pole is priceless. Absolutely no complaints.
Thanks for the memories.
  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Outstanding fishing: Strawberry Lake Waterfront Vacation Home-Sleeps 24
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Cadillac Northern Michigan
5

Great vacation home!

  • 5 of 5
Just got home from our visit to this property. It was a true Northern Michigan experience. Beautiful quiet lake. We had an age range from 3 to 87 and all had a great time. Boating,fishing and fires on the beach were a hit. Great local golf and tubing on the Muskegon (J&J's in Evart is outstanding). Did a day trip to Traverse City and had a great time. Amenties in the house were great. Owner took care of the little things noted in other reviews. No problems with the hot water heater etc. There was something for everyone. It was a great week.
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
95 Miles
Grand Rapids (GRR)
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
US-131
Nearest Beach
On site
Nearest Ski
27 Miles
Caberfae Peaks
Car: necessary

Snowmobiling, ATV trails. Caberfae Peaks Downhill and XX Skiing 30 mins. away. Cadillac is also 30 minutes away and offer dozens of restaurants, Meijer's, Walmart, Gordon Foods (perfect for groceries for large groups), theaters, mini-golf, and more!

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Cadillac House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Base Rate
3 night minimum stay
$395
 
 
Summer
Jun 14 - Aug 31
7 night minimum stay
$3,990
 
Discounts: 8 nights or more: $570 Nightly
 
Labor Day through Mid-June
Sep 2 - Jun 12
3 night minimum stay
$395
 
Discounts: 8 nights or more: $570 Nightly

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $750
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes June is pan fish month! Spring special - 4th & 5th nights FREE! Call for info.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Cadillac House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
  • Lake View
  • Waterfront
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Sofa Bed
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Stove
  • Pantry Items
  • Kitchen
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 24 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , King Bed, Full Futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Queen Bed, Twin Trundle Set
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Twin Bunk Set
    Bedroom 7 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa Bed in Living Room, plus Queen Air Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 twin/ single , 1 queen , queen bed, twin bed
Entertainment:
  • Game Room ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Games
  • Foosball
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Boat
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • forests
  • autumn foliage
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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