Experience the quiet peace of Island living and the mystique of gone by days staying at the Charity Island Lightkeepers Home Located next to the lighthouse which was built in 1857. The Lighthouse and keepers quarters are located on the very northern tip of Big Charity Island located10 miles offshore in the very middle of 20 mile wide Saginaw Bay.
The Home has a full bath and four bdrooms upstairs, each with a trundle bed and the master bedroom located downstairs has a queen size bed and full bath.
(Each bedroom is named after a lightkeeper that served on Charity Island).
A half bath is located off the spacious living room that features lots of large windows that provide unique panaramic views of the Lake Huron..
The galley style Kitchen comes complete with modern conveniences including microwave and gas range and full size gas powered refrigerator. (no garbage disposal). Maritime history surrounds this Lightkeepers home and nearly all of the Island is managed by Federal Fish & Wildlife Service as Wildlife Sanctuary.
This two story home has a wrap-around deck with a dozen comfortable wicker chairs from to enjoy breath taking views of Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron and little charity Island just 2 miles south.
Enjoy exploring three miles of natural shoreline on the Island. Song Birds are abundant.
Island Wildlife includes Fox, Mink, raccoons, chipmunks, three bald eagles nests , dozens of swans, geese, woodducks
Spring Wildflowers are amazing throughout the month of May as is the birdwatching . In addition,
World Class fishing surrounds the island and great fishing can be had at in the small Island marina or
wading off the rocky shoreline.
On Weekends a Dinner Cruise boat arrives at 5:00 pm with 30 - 40 guests who will dine at the Island Dining Pavilon which is located on the grounds of the Lighkeepers home – Dinner Cruises are “ weather permitting” and all Dinner cruise guests are gone by 8- 8:30pm (www.charityisland.com
Lighthouse Guests may dine free of Charge with the Dinner Cruise people.
The home is available to be rented from May 2nd through October
Includes all linens, appliances, ect
Add $250 for Round Trip Transportation. Departures can
be arranged from Caseville or Au Gres Michigan
Other Amenities include – Fire pit on beach, BBQ on Deck, TV, Radio, Cd player
My wife and I have been married 35 years and have two
children and three grand children.
We purchased charity Island after working 3 years to obtain the permits to build the marina. Its a rare and beautiful Island
Its location allows one to experience the quiet peaceful solitude of the island while boaters visit on the weekends.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||$89|
|Transportation to Island||$250|
|Notes||Add $250 for round trip transportation to the Island.|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay. Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.