ENJOY THE PEACEFUL BEAUTY OF STARVATION LAKE

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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ENJOY THE PEACEFUL BEAUTY OF STARVATION LAKE

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4 Bedroom, 3 Bath (sleeps 10) Cottage With Decks, Dock And 113 Feet Of Beach

After following a long beautiful wooded drive you will arrive at our three-story lake house overlooking pristine Starvation Lake. Step onto our covered porch and begin your relaxing vacation. Upon entering you will find yourself in a tree house setting, bright open floor plan, wood ceilings and a wall of windows overlooking beautiful Starvation Lake. This level includes a private bedroom with a king size bed, closets and a bathroom with a tub/shower. Down the hall a newly renovated, fully outfitted kitchen with stainless steel appliances and peninsula for eating awaits you. Or, you can dine at our large table overlooking the lake. Better yet...how about dining al fresco on the first floor deck with spectacular views. A homey living room complete with a wood burning fireplace, 42' flat screen TV, including cable, makes the first level a place you'll never want to leave.

Want some solitude? Choose the upstairs master bedroom, with a king size bed and private balcony overlooking the lake. Imagine yourself waking up to a serene view of the sun rising over the lake, while enjoying a cup of coffee from your in-room coffee pot. This floor also has a bedroom with a double bed and bathroom with a shower.

If you prefer the feel of the North, head down to our walkout level. You will find a rustic living room, bedroom with two full-sized beds, laundry, and bathroom with large shower. Walk out the sliding glass door onto our 1,800 square foot, three-level deck which leads to the beach and dock. This area offers plenty of space for family and friends to chat, read, eat, play, nap, relax and enjoy the views.

For your convenience we have a washer and dryer, baby pack-n-play, high chair, life jackets, beach towels, chairs and sand toys, on site.

Starvation Lake is a spring fed all-sports lake. Motorized crafts are allowed from 11:30 am to 7:30 pm. This give you plenty of time to play on the water and still sleep in or enjoy the peacefulness of the woods. Public access is located at the North end of the lake for easy launching of your boat or jet skis. Swim in the crystal clear lake; build sand castles on the beach, sun bathe or fish for brown trout (stocked annually by the DNR) off our 50' dock. At night sit around the beach fire pit and enjoy s'mores while gazing at the clear star-filled skies.

We are just minutes from the trails and seasonal roads where you can ride your dirt bikes and 4-wheelers.

Are cities and great food your thing? We are centrally located between Bellaire/Shanty Creek, Lakes of the North, Boyne, Gaylord, Traverse City and Petoskey; you can even plan a day trip to Macinaw Island. Throughout the year, there are a variety of festivals, fairs and farmers markets in the area for you to enjoy.

Our lake house is the perfect place for your peaceful get away. Just pack your bags and let your vacation begin.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Chris

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We bought this lake house when we both had busy careers and two teenage children. It provided us the perfect spot for family gatherings or a peaceful romantic getaway. Now we are both retired and the children are grown and moved away. This special place does not get used as often so we thought it was a great time to share it with other families to enjoy and make wonderful memories.

Chris purchased this house in 1999

This property was perfect for us because of the proximity to the snowmobile trails in winter and the quiet crystal clear lake in the summer. You are surrounded by nature, but can be in multiple towns within an hour.

We fell in love with this property the minute we drove into the long wooded driveway and saw the view of the lake. This lake is not well know but is quiet,beautiful and clean. Every season has something special to offer its visitors.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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4.9
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Enjoy the peaceful beauty of Starvation Lake
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Enjoy the peaceful beauty of Starvation Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p455743vb
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Mancelona Northern Michigan
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5

WONDERFUL TIME

  • 5 of 5
Absolutely wonderful. We had a great time on vacation and loved your home and how it was tastefully decorated. Very peaceful, loved the boat parade on the 4th of July. Watched the family of loons every morning, went fishing, kayaking...just a fabulous time. Thanks for everything.
  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Enjoy the peaceful beauty of Starvation Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p455743vb
810-740-1540
Mancelona Northern Michigan
5

GREAT GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5
The cabin layout is really nice. We enjoyed our stay. We really enjoyed Shorts brewery less than a half hour drive. We look forward to returning!
  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoy the peaceful beauty of Starvation Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p455743vb
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Mancelona Northern Michigan
4

MRS.

  • 4 of 5
The house was perfect for our family dynamics with the separate floors and restroom facilities. It's a lovely home. The scenery was beautiful. We appreciated the ample parking and dishwasher!! We thought all the stairs were great for getting in a little exercise on vacation, outside and inside. Everything was well provided for and communication with the owners was easy and quick. A wonderful stay.
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoy the peaceful beauty of Starvation Lake
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Mancelona Northern Michigan
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5

SERENE SETTING AND WELCOMING COTTAGE!

  • 5 of 5
My family really enjoyed our stay at this beautiful property. Very nice accommodations and everything you can think of to make your stay comfortable and pleasant. It is a very quiet lake and we enjoyed kayaking in the morning and evening. We also did a fair amount of fishing but didn't have any luck even though we could see fish jumping everywhere! The cottage is really nice for a large family and spacious and decorated really nicely. It is fairly remote but within an hours drive to many great attractions including Mackinaw, Petoskey, Traverse City, and the Sleeping Bear Dunes. It's a great location to relax or take in some of the sights.
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
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Enjoy the peaceful beauty of Starvation Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p455743vb
810-740-1540
Mancelona Northern Michigan
5

FABULOUS!

  • 5 of 5
We loved staying in this home! Everything was so clean, comfy and well stocked (yes, we could even cook for a group!). We have rented six homes over the last six summers, and this is by far the best we've found. Chris and Greg are terrific to work with, and their attention to detail for renters really shows. We loved being able to spread out, having two living spaces and decks galore! The lake is also clear and warm -- everyone enjoyed swimming and rowing. We will be back!
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Enjoy the peaceful beauty of Starvation Lake
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p455743vb
810-740-1540
Mancelona Northern Michigan
5

FABULOUS!

  • 5 of 5
What a wonderful home and location! This was the sixth annual gathering of our group, and by far the bext rental home we've experienced. Clean and well-stocked (yes, we could actually cook!), comfy beds, and plenty of extra touches. The lake was gorgeous, clear and warm -- perfect for kids and adults alike. We loved having room to spread out, with two indoor living spaces and decks galore. Chris and Greg were very easy to work with and they clearly put a lot of thought and care into setting up the house for renters. We will be back!
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Traverse City
Nearest Beach
On-site
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Hide-Away Bar
Car: necessary
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Availability & Rates

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Mancelona House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2014 - Sep 14 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
August Mid-Week Special
Aug 4 2014 - Aug 8 2014
5 night minimum stay
$850
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$265
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes Check in after 5:00 pm - Checkout by 11:00am. Maximum occupancy 10 people.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Mancelona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2030 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Beachfront ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Adventure
General:
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Stove ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Oven
  • Toaster ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - combination tub/shower , toilet , 1st Floor
    Bathroom 3 - shower , toilet , Walk-out Level
    Bathroom 2 - shower , toilet , 2nd Floor
  • Towels included in each bath. One bath towel per person, plus hand towels and wash cloths. Each bath has a memory foam bathmat.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Master Bedroom - 2nd Floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double , Walkout level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2nd Floor - Pack and play available
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1st Floor - Tempurpedic King size mattress
  • All beds have new high thread count luxury linens provided. Extra pillows and blankets available.
Entertainment:
  • Video Library
  • Music Library
  • Books
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Boat ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • library
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • ice skating
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • freshwater fishing
  • water tubing
  • kayaking
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • snowmobiling
  • hiking
  • fishing
Notes:
All rooms have ceiling fans for your comfort. We do not have air conditioning. There is usually a very nice breeze off the lake, so with the windows and fans you are usually quite comfortable. Local maps and tourist information provided.
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