'The Cottage' is great for simply relaxing or for a ton of fun and sun on Secord Lake.
Enjoy your morning coffee on the patio as the lake and area come alive for the day with bird song.
Head out on the lake for some boating, skiing, tubing,swimming great fishing (Bass, Walleye, Northern Pike, Crappie, Perch, Bullhead, Trout and Pan fish) or go for a ride on the 2 person paddle boat (provided for guests).
Bring your own boat and personal watercraft or rent a pontoon or speedboat from Secord Lake Marina.
In the evening, finish your day around the fire pit with a glass of wine or make that all time favorite....S’mores.
'The Cottage' has that great “Up North” feeling that we all love and is only 2 ½-3 hours from Detroit, half way between Gladwin and West Branch.
Main house has:
2 bedrooms & full bath
Full kitchen with eating area (seats 4)
Living Room with access to patio and lake
Separate Bunkhouse sleeps 6 with a half bath.
Laundry room-washer and dryer
2 piece bathroom
1 bunk bed (full size top & bottom bunks)
2 futon sofas that fold into slightly larger than twin beds each
Kitchenette with microwave, dishes, coffee maker, toaster and small fridge.
Table with 4 chairs
2 canvas chairs
Chalkboard /assorted family games
Desk with chair
Radio that has CD player
TV with DVD player
PS2 game system including games
Window a/c unit
There is also a garage storage unit attached
Secord Lake is an All-Sports lake with 90 miles of shoreline...during the summer enjoy the lake with swimming, boating, skiing/tubing, and fishing etc.
Bring your own boat & personal watercraft or rent our pontoon.
The lake view is not just for summer…. enjoy all the changing seasons of Michigan.....great view of the colors of autumn…beautiful snow covered lake during the winter (snowmobiling and ice fishing).
Gladwin is a great place for hunters and fisherman and if you love Michigan outdoor sports there are lots and lots of trails in the area for hiking, ATV/ORV, X-country skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing as we are just off of M-30 that runs thru the 85,000 acres of the Gladwin State Forest and also near Clare, Houghton Lake, West Branch, Tawas and Oscoda, etc.
Winter is also a great time to enjoy the lake with Snowmobiling, X-County Skiing and Ice Fishing….all of which you can do right outside the door or just about anywhere nearby.
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***SEE BOTTOM OF PAGE under Other Attractions & Activities for information regarding Local Places of Interest.
'PURE MICHIGAN' - ALL SEASONS.....
There are numerous recreational opportunities to enjoy in this beautiful area.
Take a drive thru Clare and Amish country. Stop at the Amish farm on M-18 for fresh eggs, homemade jam & jellies and some really yummy baked goods.
Just before dusk, drive the back roads around the property to spot the local wildlife…white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, etc.
Numerous trails for Hiking/Biking, ATV/ORV/Motor Cross, ski, snowmobile and snowshoe trails in the area. Canoe/Kayak the Rifle or Au Sable Rivers. Snowsnake Golf & Ski has Ziplining as well as golf & downhill skiing.
Drive the River Road Scenic Byway thru Huron National Forest as the trees change to their beautiful autumn colors. Drive F-97 or M-18 north towards Prudenville/St. Helen to see the awesome Fall color change or head over to the West Branch area and drive north on Fairview Rd where you will pass the Ogemaw Trails for snowmobiling and X-country skiing…stop and go for a hike with your camera and see the beautiful color change up close (note your favorite trails so that you can come back again to ski, snowmobile or ride your ATV).
Cider Mills and Orchards, there is a great one right in Gladwin...Fruitful Orchards (yummy cider and a variety of donuts and has some really nice crafts). Stop by a farm stand and stock up on apples, pumpkins or fresh vegetables. Go for a hay ride at Lost Arrow overlooking the Tittabawassee River.
WINTER FUN: Enjoy ice skating, skiing, snowmobiling, sledding, snowshoeing & ice fishing in Michigan's 'Winter Wonderland’.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event||Minimum Stay|
Nov 1 2013 - May 22 2014
May 23 2014 - Sep 1 2014
|Refundable damage deposit||$300.00|
|For rates for less than 7 nights please contact owner.
Our preferred method of payment is by check.
We accept online payments (credit card or e-check) when necessary and for last minute bookings
Change over days are Friday-Friday or Sunday-Sunday
Pets - Dogs Only
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.
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