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Rentals- 2 Cabins with Lake access for boats.

Chris Crowley

Member since: 2014
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Speaks: english, spanish
Sleeps10
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Chris Crowley

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Tell the manager when you would like to travel.
Call Manager
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Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
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Rentals- 2 Cabins with Lake access for boats.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

West Branch Lodge Rental Photos and Description

A 2 Building Lodge W/ Sleeping For 10+, Plenty Of Parking Close To Lake And Bar

The Guidepost is a 2 building lodge right in the heart of Clear Lake ( officially Foster Township), just 15 minutes from !-75, as well as from West Branch, Rose City and St. Helen.

The main house is designed as a lodge, with two rooms. One room is a 3/4 bathroom with a shower, as well as a regular size washer & dryer. The main room is an studio floor plan with a complete kitchen, including a refrigerator, stove and microwave. High ceilings and 14 windows provide a lot of light and a sense of openness. There is also a dining area, TV section (DVD player, no cable), couch, tables and chairs, and 5 twin beds. There is room to add more beds if desired. Total of 900 square feet.

Charcoal grill, coffee maker, linens, towels and paper products are provided. We also have a fire pit (firewood can be purchased at the corner store) and horseshoe pits.

The second building is ideal for vacationers who need a lot of beds, or just want more space to relax. The second building is also 2 rooms. The main room is an open floor plan including a bar with a full sink and refrigerator, 5 twin beds (and room for more) couch, chairs and tables, a Foosball table . There is a half bath, wheel chair accessible. Overall this adds an additional 900 square feet.

Both houses were completely refurbished in the last 3 years, with a rustic cabin decor.

The buildings are located on a corner lot just across from Clear Lake, and yards from the corner grocery store, marina and Clear Lake restaurant & bar. The Guidepost was formally a gas station and store, so it has plenty of parking for your cars and toys. The property is about a quarter acre, with room to set up yard games and have a campfire.

Across the street, Clear Lake has a marina with boat and dock rentals, a public boat launch and beach. It is a beautifull all sports lake .

About a mile away is a public park with tennis courts, softball diamond, covered picnic area, barbecue grills and a basketball court.

The Guidepost is just 15 minutes from several towns which have golf courses, restaurants and bars. West Branch has 3 golf courses as well as an outlet mall and many nice restaurants, fast food bars and a cinema.

There are several lakes in addition to Clear Lake, for fishing and boating. The area is also very popular with hunters (state land), off road riders and a trail head 2 miles away at the Ogemaw National Forest, there are plenty of trails for all of your favorite outdoor activities (atv's can travel on the side of the road). Hiking and bike trails are 5 miles away with car parking.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Chris Crowley (Property Manager)
Member since: 2014
Call Manager
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Speaks: english, spanish

About Chris Crowley

i grew up in Michigan, and spent as much of my summers and weekends in the Clear Lake area, where much of my family lives. I now have four kids, who are part of the 5 generations of our family that enjoys Clear Lake.

Chris Crowley purchased this lodge in 2007

Why Chris Crowley chose West Branch

We bought the Guidepost in 2007, with the goal of rebuilding and restoring the property into a place that could handle our large family. It was important to also preserve the hisotry of the Gudepost in the community.

The buildings were rebuilt from the foundation, completely replacing the plumbing, well, electric, floors, windows, walls, etc. The inside and outside have a rustic up north decor.

We also chose the Guidepost for its location, close to all community amenities and just down the street from the first cabin my great grandfather owned.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Bay City Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Clear Lake Bar
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
The Dream/The Nighmare, West Branch Country Club
Nearest Motorway
14 Miles
I-75
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Side Door Restaurant, Clear Lake Bar & Grill
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Gaylord
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Clear Lake

Clear Lake (Foster Township) is located between West Branch, Rose City and St. Helen, each about 14 miles away. It is a quaint community with several lakes, two restaurants, a corner grocery store, ATM's full service marina and a recreation park.

Clear Lake is located next to the Ogemaw National Forest, with pletny of trails for hunting snowmobiling, ATV and bike riding, etc.

In addition to Clear lake, there are several other lakes wiithin 5 miles, porviding fishing and boating okpportunities. There are public launches, and Clear Lake also has s full service marina with fuel, boats and docks.

If you enjoy golfing there are 3 excellent courses within 15 minutes. West Branch hosts The Dream and The Nightmare, as well as the West Bracnh Golf & Country Club.

The public park is just one mile away from teh property. The park as a softball field, tennis courts, basketball court, pavillion, picnic tables andbarbeque grills.

About 3 miles away is a small game reseve, wiith plenty of wildlife for the kids to feed and pet.

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Rates & Availability

From $110 Per night

West Branch Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall/Winter
Mar 28 2015 - Apr 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$110
$750
$2,000
 
 
Summer
May 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$130
$900
$2,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Price of rental is also charged 8% hospitality tax to the total. A credit card is needed to hold requested dates and 30% paid on date of confirmation and the balance is due upon receiving the keys for the rental.
Prices listed are for the main house only. If you wish to rent both houses, the prices are:
-Summer: $200 per night, $1400 weekly. Winter: $170 per night, $1200 weekly

Payment Terms: please call Ronda Caverly (989) 384-9549 for booking and payment terms or email me at rcaverly1966@gmail.com Brian Walsh at (989) 345-5193.
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Amenities

West Branch Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • The bathroom in the bunk house is a toilet and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 3 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed
  • There is plenty of floor space to add addtional beds (stored next door), a full size couch, and a blow-up mattress for extra sleeping options.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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