BEACHFRONT HOME WITH ENDLESS SANDY BEACH

Joan Tinskey

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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights

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Joan Tinskey

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BEACHFRONT HOME WITH ENDLESS SANDY BEACH

Harrisville Cottage Rental Photos and Description

8 double/queen beds will sleep 8-16.

A beautiful, Contemporary 2-story, four bedroom and family room home with pool table located on 160 feet of private beach on Lake Huron.

Sandy lake bottom & sand bars.

A Kid Haven.

Large lakefront deck.

Four Bedrooms and 2 full baths, one with tub and the other with large walk in shower.

Eight double/queen beds will sleep 16 people.

Additional cost if over 16. Strictly enforced.

Complete kitchen with microwave and coffee maker and all dishes, pans and utensils.

Each bedroom has its own balcony. .

There are 4 queen-size and 4 double-size beds; 2 of the beds are queen bunk on the bottom plus single bed on top bunks.

Outdoor playset and trucks to play in the sand.

Plus toys and games and puzzles inside.

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Joan Tinskey (Owner)
Advertiser since 2013
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About Joan Tinskey

Home was built in 1990.

Joan Tinskey purchased this cottage in 1990

Why Joan Tinskey chose Harrisville

Living room seats 12. Family room seats 12. and dining room seats 12; 6 at the table and 6 at the snack bar. There is another table in the family room that seats 4. First floor bedroom has a queen bed and a queen/single bunk. First floor bath has walk-in shower. Upstairs blue room has 2 double beds and a queen/single bunk bed. Pink room has one queen bed and one double bed. Master has one queen bed and desk. Upstairs bath has standard bathtub. Ceiling fan in each room. Berber carpet thruout and porcilin tile in kitchen and baths. Two steps up from outside ground level to entry level.

What makes this cottage unique

Huge sandy beach and sandy bottom Lake Huron. Great surf sometimes. Lots of trees and woods on other side of house. Great lakeview from deck and all balconies. Standard sized pool table in family room. Lots of space; house is approximately 3000 sf. Two refrigerators. Living room has wet bar. Skylights in living room cathedral ceiling.

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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 4 traveler reviews

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Beachfront Home with Endless Sandy Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
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Beachfront Home with Endless Sandy Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p482196vb
248-360-9809
Harrisville Northern Michigan
5

Amazing and Wonderful

  • 5 of 5
We rented the property for a Women's get away in June, the weather was cool, so we didn't do much swimming, but did enjoy walking the beach, kayaking, bon-fires on the beach, walking the shore to the lighthouse, exploring the woods behind the property, having coffee on the deck in the morning listening to the waves... We had plenty of room for our large group. VERY happy with our experience!! Thank you Joan!!
  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beachfront Home with Endless Sandy Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p482196vb
248-360-9809
Harrisville Northern Michigan
Saline, MI, USA
5

Beautiful House and Beach

  • 5 of 5
This house was perfect for our needs. There is A LOT of sleeping areas in the house. The bedrooms are huge with ample room for the extra beds. It really didn't feel cramped at all. We had 6 adults and 4 kids with plenty of space. Although the weather did not cooperate we were still able to have a great time on the beach with the fire pit, playing beach volleyball, and playing in the well manacured sand.

The house is well equipped with towels, linens, and especially kitchen items. There were a ton of plates/silverware/etc. that made for easy packing. We didn't even leave the house while we were there. The deck outside is nice for meals and there is a large well kept playset right outside the back deck perfect for young ones.

No air conditioning, but there was a nice breeze coming off the lake. The beach is beautiful. Some Lake Huron homes have a lot of rocks in the water, but this one is clear. So nice to not have to wear shoes out in the water playing in the sand.

The only downfall was that there was no internet service. This day and age wireless seems like a must :) But besides that, it was a great getaway location and we will (and have) booked again for next year.
  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
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Beachfront Home with Endless Sandy Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p482196vb
248-360-9809
Harrisville Northern Michigan
Mid-Michigan
5

Great Family Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5
We rented this beach home for a week for our extended family group. The home was exactly as described in the listing, with a wonderful, clean beach and room for up to 16 people to sleep. The home is clean and well-maintained. The kitchen was well equipped with plenty of dishes and silverware for a large group, cooking utensils and pots and pans.

The majority of our group was looking for rest and relaxation and a mini family reunion. We enjoyed the ability to walk to the lighthouse and old Bailey schoolhouse for a tour. We spent lots of time on the large deck, long walks on the beach, and the nice fire pit area with plenty of seating. When needed, the television was available, along with DVD and video players. It was nice that the owners have a cell phone booster that gave us the ability to use our cell phones. Our teen member looked up some activities in Alpena, and we had fun on two different day trips to the city. Harrisville is a quiet little town and has a few nice restaurants, a couple of nice gift shops, a nice park and harbor, a nice state park and a small IGA grocery store. One thing we hadn't anticipated was the spotty cell phone service in the area, so it was good to have great directions to the house and a paper map of the area, since GPS didn't always work and cell phones sometimes didn't have service while driving up US 23.

I would say that if you're looking for night life or places to take children for commercial attractions, you might need to drive north to Alpena or south toward East Tawas. We were perfectly satisfied with the solitude and relaxation at the beach and had a lot of fun.

Regarding space, we had one bedroom for each of our families, with some of the younger people opting to sleep on a couch or in the family room, just to spread out a little bit. The nice thing about this home was that even with 13 people at one time, we never felt crowded.

The owner of the property was very helpful in answering questions and keeping in touch prior to and during our rental week. Although I prefer not to send a check directly to a property owner, I did some research and talked to the owner prior to sending a deposit. Everything about our financial transactions went smoothly. She called during our rental week to make sure everything was okay and to answer any additional questions.

Our whole family was so pleased with this rental that we've already booked for 2015.
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Beachfront Home with Endless Sandy Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p482196vb
248-360-9809
Harrisville Northern Michigan
Reed City
5

Absolutely Perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5
My family of seven (2 adults, 5 children) just returned home from this perfect beach house! Both sets of grandparents also visited at different times and there was plenty of room for everyone. The location is perfect - nice sandy beach, dead-end drive with little traffic, and beautiful sunrises and moonrises! The house has everything you need - just bring your clothes, swimsuits, and groceries. Our kids loved the swingset play area, kayaking, walking the beach, finding sticks for the campfire, and the rollicking waves with multiple sand bars in the water. The owners made sure all of our needs were met - including having a campfire built and ready to light! The Sturgeon Point Lighthouse is a short walk away and the Harrisville area was fun to visit. We are already planning a return visit next summer!
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Alpena
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Alpena or Oscoda
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US 23 & I-75
Nearest Beach
Onsite
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Kylers or Shotmakers
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Springport
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Flower Garden
Car: not necessary

House built in the sand of huge sandy beach; kid haven!

Large diagonal deck with table, chairs, swing & gas BBQ.

Lakeview Balcony in each bedroom.

Sturgeon Point Lighthouse & museum in walking distance.

Antique Baily One-room School in walking distance; fun for the kids.

Ausable Lazy River tube rides in Oscoda.

Can walk or run the beach endlessly.

Grocery Store and Dollar Store nearby.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Harrisville Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My standard rate
Jun 1 2014 - Oct 4 2014
6 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
$7,500
 
 
Summer 2015
Jun 1 2015 - Sep 7 2015
5 night minimum stay
$400
$2,500
$9,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$300
From
$350
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,925
$7,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes No RV's, campers or tents are permitted for overnight stay on property. Check-in time is 4:00 pm and check out time is 10 am.
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Amenities

Amenities

Harrisville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Garage ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Hair Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • First floor bathroom - toilet , shower , and a sink with generous countertop.
    2nd level bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , and a sink with generous countertop.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Pink room - 2nd level - 1 queen , 1 double
    First floor bedroom - entry level - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
    Blue room - second level - 1 bunk bed , 2 double
    Master bedroom - second level - 1 queen
  • All beds have mattress pad, pillows, sheets and comforter.
Entertainment:
  • Pool Table ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Toys ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Golf ...
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • boating
  • shelling
  • wildlife viewing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water tubing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • golf
  • sailing
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • freshwater fishing
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