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Lakefront - Beautiful Views of the Lake !

Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Lower Portion of House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-5)

A newly constructed beautiful home in Irish Hills/Brooklyn area of Southeastern Michigan. Located in a quiet neighborhood on Mirror Lake which is a private 90 acre lake. This is our primary residence and we rent out the lower portion of the house. The accommodations are spacious and comfortable. Enjoy the sunrises/sunsets on the numerous decks and patios. Watch the raccoons climb the tree from the relaxing hot tub on the deck, overlooking the calm lake. Observe geese, swans, cranes, and blue herons daily as they feed down front in the shallows. If fishing is what you're interested in, Mirror Lake is a great fishing lake with many Blue Gills, Bass, and Northern Pike. After a good catch, cook them up on the open fire pit near the lake on one of the decks.

The home is centrally located to many other activities near by, cider mills, wineries, antique stores, hiking and bike trails, etc. Race fans and NASCAR fans, Michigan International Speedway is just down the road about 10 minutes. With the extremely close proximity to the track (MIS), it is simple to avoid the race traffic by traveling down one of the back roads leading directly to the home.

Be sure to ask about the pontoon rental.

And if you are a fiend for mojitos, enjoy picking your fresh mint along the lake and following our famous recipe for a few refreshing drinks, or experiment with your own for that perfect taste.

Enjoy any part of the mornings, days, evenings, in the relaxing hot tub to relieve you of your aches and pains. Come here and just relax from the everyday stress, big or small.

Keywords: Relaxing, Romantic, Get Away, Cozy, Fall Colors, Bikers, Swimmers,

More Details

Brent A. Askins
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 10, 2017


Jerome House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen and single air mattress.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Lakefront - Beautiful Views of the Lake !
average rating of 4.92 based on 50 reviews

Very peaceful and relaxing

  • 4 of 5

Would definitely come back here again.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect spot for a getaway or extended stay.

  • 5 of 5

I had to be nearby on business for three weeks and wanted a more homey atmosphere where I could cook for myself. Aside from the gorgeous lakefront location and spectacular views, the homeowners are awesome as well as accommodating.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing and Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Loved the House. The view from the patio is wonderful. Rented the Pontoon Boat. WORTH IT! Went fishing and just boating around the lake everyday. Relaxed in the Hot Tub every evening. Restaurants are a little bit of a drive. One of Our Favorite vacations. Got lots of Rest and Relaxation. Listened to Our favorite music. and read. Would love to come back again.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at Brent & Mary's place for a four night extended weekend. It was the perfect quiet, relaxing getaway that we were looking for. We spent most of our time on Mirror Lake using both the rowboat and pontoon to fish and just enjoy the peaceful surroundings. We also took advantage of their hot tub most of the days. The accommodations were well-furnished, clean and comfortable. For dinners, we went to Artesian Wells (walleye), Klavon's Pizzeria in Jackson and Saucy Dog's (BBQ) in Jonesville...all were really good. Brent and Mary are very nice people and easy to work with. They are quick to respond for anything that comes up and at the same time they respect your right to privacy. We would definitely book it again.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome time

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I had a great time at Brent and Mary's place. We stayed for 5 days in July. There home and rental were beautiful. There home sits on Mirror lake which is just the right size. The sunrises in the morning were breathtaking. We used Brent's kayaks everyday sometimes two or three times. There is a small community park that we kayaked to for a picnic and swimming. We used there hot tub every night and watched all the fireflies. The fishing was great, we have never caught so many while on vacation. The residents in this community were all more than friendly while on our daily walks. We ate one night at Artisian Wells. The rest of the days we bar-b-q ed. We also enjoyed an afternoon at the Ann Arbor Art Fair. Thanks Brent and Mary can't wait to come back again.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice

  • 3 of 5

It was a very nice place to stay. They provided with a lot of things to do so you do not have to leave. I did not like that being out side eating or in the hot tube, you as the renter have no control over what music is being played. That made it hard and upsetting. Working the technology inside other then the TV was not easy. But the place was very clean when we got there. The lake is small but very nice to be on and boat around. There is also no oven, but there is a grill with a burner so plan your food according. I do not think I would go back, but it can definitely be a good place for others!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Rates & Availability

Jerome House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
July - August
Jul 10 2017 - Aug 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
Aug 24 2017 - Aug 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 11 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Oct - Dec
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 7 2018
4 night minimum stay
Jan - Apr
Jan 8 2018 - Apr 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
April - May
Apr 15 2018 - May 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 28 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $50

Please contact owner about flexibility on dates.
Race weeks, 3 days prior and 2 days after Sunday's Race is $225/Night.
July 4th week before and/or after is $1,100/week
Pontoon Rental Available - $125/Day or $400/Week or less.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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