EXCEPTIONAL LAKEFRONT PROPERTY PRIVATE BEACH ON PORTAGE LAKE AND LAKE MICHIGAN

Abby Hurst

Speaks english
Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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EXCEPTIONAL LAKEFRONT PROPERTY PRIVATE BEACH ON PORTAGE LAKE AND LAKE MICHIGAN

Onekama House Rental Photos and Description

5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Sleeps 15

Unique family vacation home on beautiful Portage Lake with private beach access to Lake Michigan. The house is ideally situated on a quiet private peninsula between Portage Lake and Lake Michigan and is designed for entertaining and a quintessential vacation experience. The cottage has 2.5 acres of beautifully landscaped green space and gardens. The home boast over 300 feet of private waterfront on Portage lake, complete with terraced gardens, a waterfront boardwalk, a huge sandy beach area, fire pit, patio area, dock and swimming platform.

The main house has 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, and can comfortably sleeps 11. There are two fabulous sleeping porches on each end of the house. Each porch has two twin beds which can easily be configured into a king size bed. One room has 2 bunk beds and another has two twin beds. Each sleeping porch has an interior dressing room, one with another twin bed. There is a studio apartment next to the garage with a queen bed, bunk bed, and full bath -- ideal for a family or individuals wanting privacy.

The kitchen is charming and fully equipped. It is located between two large dining rooms. With a combined seating capacity for 22. The front room has over 30 feet of large glass windows to view and enjoy the splendor of the lake. The sun rise is directly across the lake and makes for an unforgettable morning. The home has a wonderful brick fireplace and has a spacious and flowing floor plan.

There are two patios on each end of the home with porch furniture. The incredible yard is ideal for bochi, croquet, yard tennis, and every conceivable game of tag or hide and seek. Across the road is a deteriorating but functional private tennis court and basketball court.

The home is situated on the south west corner of Portage Lake with easy access to Lake Michigan through the channel yet offering the natural protection of a cove which is ideal for mooring motor and sail boats. There are two kayaks available. The water is clean and great for swimming

A pristine and private Lake Michigan beach is accessible via the nearby channel. Enchanting sunsets, fishing and beach combing are at your fingertips.

Beach chairs, towels, umbrellas, fire pit, wood, is included.

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

Abby Hurst

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2013
Speaks english

This is a historic family cottage occupied and loved by five generations.

Abby Hurst purchased this house in 1922

Spectacular summer lake home with 300 feet of lake front, beautiful yard, and full of character.

Home on Portage Lake and access to pristine Lake Michigan! Sleeping Bear Dunes is a short drive north. Excellent Golf in Onekama, Manistee and Arcadia. Arcadia Bluffs is one of Michigan's premier golf destinations. Little River Casino is less than 5 miles away. Manistee is a fascinating victorian town with lots of shopping and summer attractions.

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Exceptional Lakefront Property Private Beach on Portage Lake and Lake Michigan
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Exceptional Lakefront Property Private Beach on Portage Lake and Lake Michigan
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Onekama Northern Michigan
Chicago, IL
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CHARMING LAKE GETAWAY!

  • 5 of 5
We spent a wonderfully nostalgic week at this lake home last summer. It is a beautiful place with everything you need to unwind. I look forward to my return!
  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Manistee
Nearest Ferry
38 Miles
Ludington
Nearest Train
130 Miles
Grand Rapids
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
M22
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Lake Michigan
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Shays Chop House
Nearest Ski
23 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Heathlands
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Shays Chop House
Car: necessary
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Availability & Rates

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Onekama House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 6 2014 - Sep 12 2014
7 night minimum stay
$3,800
 
 
Fall
Sep 13 2014 - Oct 17 2014
7 night minimum stay
$2,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit 500
Cleaning 350 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Cancellation Policy

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

Onekama House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Dining
  • seating for 22 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , The fourth bathroom is located in the studio apartment
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
  • live theater
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • water tubing
  • golf
  • tennis
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • fishing
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