CHARITY ISLAND LIGHTKEEPERS HOME BIG CHARITY ISLAND

Robert Wiltse

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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CHARITY ISLAND LIGHTKEEPERS HOME BIG CHARITY ISLAND

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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.

Be Advised:

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

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered

Robert Wiltse

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My wife and I have been married 35 years and have two

children and three grand children.

Robert Wiltse purchased this house in 1992

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.

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Charity Island Lightkeepers Home Big Charity Island
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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PEACEFUL ISLAND SECLUSION

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed an awesome 4 nights stay here. It was nice to be able to enjoy both the sunrise and sunset. The owners and the boat captain were very friendly and helpful. It was nice to see all the fireworks going on all over the mainland on the 4th of july. The meal prepared for us when the dinner cruise came to the island was delicious. We made a lifetime of memories there and can't wait to go back again one day. Great experience overall.
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you folks enjoyed your stay, it was a pleasure
meeting you and I mean that sincerely. I hope to see you again.
Robert & Karen
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Availability & Rates

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East Tawas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$450
$3,000
$9,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $89
Transportation to Island $250
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes Add $250 for round trip transportation to the Island.
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Amenities

East Tawas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • four bedrooms upstairs and one down
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • arboretum
  • marina
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • fishing
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