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Kevin & Anna Breese

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

Cute Cottage on Quiet Lake

14 Reviews
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Northern Michigan House Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 child bunkroom, 1 full bath, sleeps 7 adults max

If you are looking for a quiet body of water to relax, fish & do some swimming, then Haven House is just what you are looking for. 115' of private lakefront on Haven Lake with a large wooded yard. The house has a large comfortable fully equipped kitchen. The living room is 20' x 16' with sliding glass doors that open onto a deck overlooking the lake. There are two bedrooms and a small bunk room for the children. There is one bathroom and a sunroom. Outside, there is a stone fire ring, picnic tables, swing, gas grill, 2 docks, a canoe and a rowboat included in the rental. The lake is canaled to four other lakes. A great place to boat from one area to another to fish, or just enjoy canoeing, or rowing around. All of the chain of lakes have the Slow/No Wake hours of 7:30PM until 11AM the next day. Motor boats are welcome. Skiing and other water sport activities allowed on the larger lakes, (there are 5 lakes total joined by canals). A boat launch is within 1 block of Haven House. No pets, no smoking inside the house. Smoking outside okay. Please understand that while we want everyone to have fun, we do not encourage loud music that disturbs the lake. Cleaning/security depost required. Taxes are included in the rental price. We try for full week rentals in summer, (Sunday to Sunday), but can be flexible. During spring and fall any day arrivals are possible and welcome provided it fits previously scheduled guests and any maintenance projects we may have in progress.

The house also has a covered patio area overlooking the lake in addition to the deck off the back of the house. There is a paved driveway with a basketball hoop for the kids to enjoy. No smoking inside the house. Smoking outside okay.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Kevin & Anna Breese (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

5
based on 14 traveler reviews

Cute Cottage on Quiet Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
5

Wonderful cottage and excellent host!

  • 5 of 5

Spent 12 days here the end of August then into Sept, very comfortable cottage! Kevin is one of the most gracious host we've ever meet. We traveled from TN to stay here and would recommend this cottage to Everyone. Thanks again Kevin for making our stay so enjoyable!

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place to vacation

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time. Cabin is truly a home and a great place to relax. Had fun taking the pontoon for a ride each night. Nice sandy beach. Weather for Mi could not had been better. In the 90's so the air conditioning was great. We are planning to stay again next year. Thank you Kevin and Anna.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Haven House addict

  • 5 of 5

We keep coming back for more! Always more than satisfied. Haven House is well maintained and equipped. Good for fishing or just relaxing. Kevin is awesome to deal with, answers all your questions, and keeps current info on site for things like restaurants, groceries, etc. The listing is accurate except that it understates the charm of this place.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

More than I even expected !

  • 5 of 5

After reading all the reviews before booking the cottage I knew it was going to be nice. I was over joyed when I arrived and seen the cottage was even bigger than i expected and on a perfect lot. Kevin the owner was there to meet me and give me a tour of the place. He was very nice and showed us the whole property and even put new spark plugs in a very nice pontoon while he was there. We throughly enjoyed our time there on the lake fishing and just relaxing. It is in a secluded area and we never heard any neighbors at anytime. We caught all kinds of fish and also enjoyed boating down the canal to the other lakes that were accessible from the cottage. A very clean cottage and more spacious than I thought it would be. I will definately rent this cottage again.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Exactly as described on website. Lots of cool things throughout the home. Kitchen had everything you could need or want. Very spacious and quiet. Just what was needed to get away from the stress of city life. Lake was like a sheet of glass. No stress, relaxing. Kevin was very helpful and friendly when we arrived. God Bless Anna and Kevin and sharing their home with others.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great rental for small groups

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the cabin for 3 nights as part of a group of 10, including 3 children. The house is a little older, but is clean, well maintained, and has the northern Michigan charm. The description on the website is accurate. The wooded lot is private and the location on the lake is great, is connected to other lakes and allows for fun trips on the pontoon, is great for swimming (the water was clean), and seems to have a lot of fish, which made yummy dinner. The sandy beach area was great and safe for kids to play in (the water was very shallow by the beach area). Having a washer and dryer was very convenient with keeping our towels clean and dry. The house is actually a lot larger inside than what it appears to be in the picture. The kitchen has a great island with plenty of space for food prep and has all kitchen necessities in it. The only problem with the house that we ran into was having 1 bathroom for 10 people, especially in the morning when everyone was getting up, however, it was accurately reflected in the description of the house. The house and the outdoors have plenty of space for a group of 10 to be together. Kevin, the owner, was very nice and accommodating and made the booking process very smooth. I would definitely recommend this place to a friend or relative. As far as nearby attractions, the city center is about 10 minutes away, and if you like kayaking on the river, you can rent them about 20 minutes away. I hope to go back to this rental next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Tri-city
Car: necessary

Haven Lake in Harrison MI. Houghton-Higgins Lakes north about 20 minutes. Lots of shopping and good eating there. Gladwin is 14 miles East. Gladwin County Fair is July. Soaring Eagle Casino is 30 minutes South. Much shopping in Mt. Pleasant. Clare is 15 miles south with the Semi-Annual Amish Flea market and quilt auction in May and August. Old fashioned movie theater in Clare. Harrison hosts the Clare County Fair in July. Lots of state land nearby for hiking, trail riding, snowmobiling, etc. Tamaracks Golf, SnowSnake Ski & Golf, Devils Knob Golf & Firefly Golf all within 15 minutes. Great dining in Harrison.

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Rates & Availability

Harrison House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
Apr 1 2016 - Jun 16 2016
2 night minimum stay
$80
From
$130
Fri,Sat
$660
 
 
Summer
Jun 17 2016 - Sep 5 2016
4 night minimum stay
$110
From
$175
Fri,Sat
$900
 
 
Fall
Sep 6 2016 - Oct 23 2016
2 night minimum stay
$80
From
$130
Fri,Sat
$660
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$110
From
$175
Fri,Sat
$900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100

Spring/ 2014- March 21st-June 19th. $75.00/night weekday, weekend $250.00, $625.00 week.
Summer 2014-June 20th to Aug 28th $100/night, $350/weekend, $850/week.
$100/night weekday $350/weekend $850/week

Rentals by week preferred June 20th - Aug 28th. Prices includes taxes.
Prior to Memorial Day weekend, and after Labor Day weekend, $75/weekday night, $250/weekend,$625/week, includes tax.

50% deposit to reserve dates of rental. Remainder including pontoon rental fees due two weeks prior to arrival. Deposit fully refunded up to two weeks prior to date of rental period.

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Amenities

Northern Michigan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1267 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Sofa Bed
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom - 2 double
    Bedroom - 1 double
  • Bunk room with 2 single bed bunks suitable for children. Living room has queen-size sofa-sleeper. Additional full size couch.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Boat
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Sand Box
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
3 double, 2 twins. Rowboat; gas BBQ grill. Canoe, Pontoon available for additional fee.

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