LAKEFRONT HOUSE ON BEAUTIFUL NORTHERN MICHIGAN LAKE

Daniel McCormick

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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LAKEFRONT HOUSE ON BEAUTIFUL NORTHERN MICHIGAN LAKE

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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Listen to the call of the loons from a modern, 3 bedroom, 2 bath A-frame house located on the shores of serene, 415 acre Avery Lake near Lewiston, MI. A quiet place to appreciate nature and just relax. Area wildlife includes deer, elk, black bear, bald eagles and more. Enjoy excellent fishing for smallmouth bass, walleye, pike and panfish. Fly fishing for smallmouth bass is great in the summer and fall, and we encourage catch and release. Three kayaks, a canoe, a row boat (on which you can put your own outboard motor, up to 15hp) and a new STAND-UP PADDLE BOARD are provided. Numerous trout streams are nearby too.

Much of the lake is surrounded by Mackinaw State Forest, which provides miles of trails for snowmobiling, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, hiking and thousands of acres for hunting. About a half hour drive to the fabulous Garland Resort for golfing or cross-country skiing or less than an hour drive to Gaylord, the Golf Mecca of the Midwest.

The house is located in a very private, wooded setting, on a small island with a drivable causeway and bridge. There are three large bedrooms, each having access to outside decks. Also, there is a large deck off the living room with a great view of the sunset over the lake. The front of the house facing the lake contains large windows affording a panoramic view of the lake and surrounding hills from the living room and kitchen areas. The interior of the house is paneled in rustic knotty pine complemented by a cathedral ceiling. There is a nice lakeside deck, which provides access to a great swimming area. We want you to have a great experience here and will be happy to provide you with any information about area fishing, canoeing, hiking, etc. Maximum of six guests during any stay, please, and we have had a long-standing policy of no pets, as some of our regular and repeating guests have allergies.

AREA INFORMATION:

Montmorency County is probably one of the least developed counties of northern Michigan. Much of the county consists of state forest land. The area abounds in beautiful lakes and clear trout streams. Very close to Avery Lake, are small streams like Hunt Creek and Gilchrist Creek, each having gin-clear water with good populations of brown trout. Canada Creek is just north of Atlanta, and has some surprisingly good brook trout fishing. About 25 miles directly south, the Au Sable River flows through Huron National Forest and is designated a National Wild and Scenic River in this stretch. Great opportunities for floating this river exist, and you are welcome to transport our canoes and/or kayaks to the river for a great day of fishing or just enjoying nature.

In the northwest part of Montmorency County, the beautiful Pigeon River State Forest has abundant small lakes and some very decent trout streams as well. Try fishing on the East Branch of the Black River, or the Main Branch of the Black for wild brookies, or the Sturgeon River or the Pigeon River for brookies, rainbows and browns. All are within about a 30 to 45 minute drive from Avery Lake.

For golfers, Garland Resort is probably one of the nicest courses in the area. And of course there are the many fabulous courses in the Gaylord area.

Great dining is found at the Lewiston Lodge, about a 20 minute drive from Avery Lake, between the huge lakes of East Twin and West Twin. Lewiston, Michigan is located on East Twin and has a decent grocery store and additional great restaurants - like the Redwood Steak House.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Daniel McCormick

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We are Dan and Cheryl, and although we actually purchased the property in 2003, it has been in our family since the mid 70s. We both grew up in Toledo, Ohio, but we have been coming to beautiful Avery Lake since the late 60s, when we camped at the state forest campground. We now divide our time between Avery Lake, Ohio, and Florida.

Daniel McCormick purchased this house in 2003

We absolutely love the area that Avery Lake is located in. It is so removed from the hustle-bustle of downstate life. It is located in Montmorency County, which is probably the least developed of all the counties the northern part of lower Michigan. The lake water is of the highest quality. The drinking water comes from an 80 foot well and we think its the best!

We have two (now adult) children who were practically raised at Avery Lake in the summer, and they come back each year for a wonderful family reunion. The memories of this place are an important part of all of our lives, and Cheryl and Dan want to share with you the beauty that the house and area offer.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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This is a nature-lovers paradise! So many trails to explore on state forest land; mountain biking opportunities on back roads; running, swimming, etc. Grocery shopping abut 9 miles away. Good restaurants in Lewiston and Atlanta; Golfing at Garland is about a 25 minute drive. All the fabulous golf courses around Gaylord are an easy drive from the house.

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Spring/Summer/Fall
May 1 2014 - Nov 15 2014
2 night minimum stay
$200
 

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Notes During the period between June 1, 2014, and September 6, 2014, rentals are available for one week only, and our rental weeks run from Sunday to the following Saturday. Limit of 6 guests during any one rental period.
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Amenities

Amenities

Lewiston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Adventure
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
Kitchen:
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located on first floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Located on second floor, accessible from master bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Second floor bedroom with bathroom/ shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , First floor bedroom with double bed. Bath just across hall
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , First floor bedroom with two twin beds
  • The house is an 'A' Frame. The master bedroom is on second floor, with its own bathroom. The other two bedrooms are on first floor, with bathroom just across the hall
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Golf ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • hunting
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • kayaking
  • water tubing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
Notes:
If you are looking for a place to just kick back and relax, our house on Avery Lake is for you! My wife and I absolutely love being there and I think you will too. It is also a great place to use as a base for exploring the area, as there are numerous trout streams, rivers to kayak, trails to walk and bike on, other lakes to explore/fish, in the area. I love to fly fish on Avery Lake with poppers - both smallmouth and largemouth bass love 'em. Great to canoe or kayak on the Au Sable River too, just a 35 minute drive south from Avery Lake. We also enjoy bicycling around the lake, especially because so much of it is surrounded by state forest land. Fall has some of the greatest weather, and starting about mid-September, the foliage starts to gradually change, exploding into full color during October. I can't fail to mention what a delight it is to swim in water that is about the highest quality lake water you will find in Michigan.
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