|Space||2,800 sq. ft.|
|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
**For more information and photos of this and our other Gladwin properties, click on the AMENITIES tab at the top of the page, then click on the Three Sisters Vacation Rentals website link at the bottom of the AMENITIES page.
'LAKESIDE GETAWAY' is located in Gladwin, MI at Sugar Springs Recreational Community. Our home is fully furnished and with the two levels is a spacious yet cozy home with lots of amenities including central air, plenty of space (both inside and out) and awesome lake views from the wrap-around deck and lower level walk-out patio. The Great Room Area; with well–appointed kitchen, dining room and living room, 2 door-walls to the deck and lots of windows so no mater where you are in the Great Room you will have great views of Lake Lancelot.
Main Floor: 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths
Bedroom/Bathroom #1 is a master suite with a garden tub and a stall shower. . Bedroom #2 is a queen
Bedroom #3 is a full.
2 sofa sleepers in the Great Room are queens.
Bathroom #2 is a combo tub/shower
Lower Level Walk-out:
Access to patio, yard, fire pit and walk way to the lake and beach.
Includes a family room and additional kitchen/dining area
Full bathroom with shower and 2 bedrooms that sleep 9.
Bedroom #4 sleeps 5. It has a queen bed and a bunk bed with a twin on the top and a full on the bottom.
Bedroom #5 has 2 queen beds.
Very large front and back yard. Volleyball Net and Hammock
Large Wrap-around Deck with electric awning and table and chairs
Patio with table and chairs and picnic table with umbrella
Plenty of deck and patio seating, as well as chairs for around firepit.
Lake Lancelot and the Beach Club area are just a few steps away from the yard. There is a sandy beach, shallow roped-off swim area (just right for small kids), play/picnic area, PlayScape, pavilion, boat launch and our dock (if you are renting our pontoon).
Whether you prefer to spend your days with lots of activities on the lake and the beach, the many area attractions or just relax on the deck with a glass of wine or at the fire pit with S'mores... 'Lakeside GetAway' is definitely the right place for it.
SUGAR SPRINGS is a private recreation community in Gladwin, MI which is located half-way between the towns of Gladwin and West Branch off of M-30 and Sugar River Road.
Sugar Springs offers; 2 All-Sports lakes…..Lake Lancelot (semi-private) and Lake Lancer (private),
private (gated) Beach Clubs, several of which have a sandy beaches on shore, a roped off swimming areas (with sandy bottom and a shallow area that gradually becomes deeper), a PlayScape, swing sets. picnic tables and/or a pavilion, restrooms and a boat launch. One of the Beach Clubs has a sand volley ball area.
It is home to the Sugar Springs Championship Golf Course, with a Pro Shop, Golf Pro and Clubhouse. The Clubhouse contains The Hearth (restaurant and pub) a Fitness Center and an Indoor Swimming Pool.
During your stay with us, visit the Sugar Springs Campground which is the starting point for several hiking trails and in the summer, kids can enjoy the catch and release pond just outside of the Chalet. Inside the Chalet is equipped with picnic tables and fans (for summer) and heat and a fireplace… with wood provided (for winter). You may use it as a large game room or during the winter, a place to warm up, make some hot chocolate or roast hot dogs over the open fire after skating on the frozen catch & release pond or sledding down one of the 3 sledding hills.
Keep an eye out for wildlife that is often seen in this area.
SUGAR SPRINGS AMENITIES: As our guest, you will have access to all amenities. A few of the amenities require a fee for the activity. There is a fee schedule in our Welcome Book. Make sure that you have a guest pass with you. You will need to provide your own sports equipment.
-Two All-Sports Lakes (Lake Lancelot is private and Lake Lancer semi-private) great for swimming, fishing, boating, tubing and jet/water skiing.
-15 Beach Clubs. Sugar Springs has Beach Clubs scattered through out the community. A large color map of Sugar Springs is provided for your convenience.
-Sugar Springs (18 hole) Championship Golf Course, Driving Range, Pro Shop and Golf Pro
**Remodeled Club House:
New indoor swimming pool (fee required-see SS Fee Schedule in our Welcome Book)
New Fitness Room (fee required-see SS Fee Schedule in our Welcome Book)
The Hearth Restaurant & Pub
-Tennis, basketball and bocce ball courts
-The Sugar Springs Campground has a Chalet with inside fireplace and picnic tables, outside fire pit, playground area, hiking trails, a catch & release pond for kids (ice skating pond in winter), sledding hills, and x-country ski trails (trail is not groomed).
The SS Campground road to the Chalet, Hiking Trails and Sledding Hills (etc) is only open on weekends during the winter.
'PURE MICHIGAN'- ALL SEASONS
-SUMMER: Enjoy 'Pure Michigan's' beach & water activities (swimming, boating, fishing, and water sports) from the property or in the area.
Golfing, hiking ATV/ORV trails, shopping and restaurants.
Autumn brings beautiful color changes as well as hunting and opportunities to spot deer, elk, fox, wild turkey, raccoon, eagles and lots of native birds End your day by watching the sunset on the lake while relaxing on the deck.
There are 85,000 acres of State Forest land available in Gladwin County for all types of hunting (portion of this forest is just 4 miles from the front door). The white-tailed deer herds are so abundant in this area that seasoned hunters from farther up north come down to the Gladwin area for hunting season (once you have bagged your deer-take it into Gladwin to have it processed). Lakeside GetAway is located off of M-30 which runs thru the heart of Gladwin State Forest where you will find lots of 2 track and pull-offs to park at for your hunt.
Additional game available for hunting:
Small Game - rabbits, squirrels, ruffled grouse, woodcock, sharp tailed grouse, pheasants, quail, wild turkey, ducks and Canada Geese.
Not a hunter....there is a wide variety of fun in this area for the autumn nature or sports enthusiast. Are you a Leaf Peeper.? Hop in your car…and head over to Huron Nation Forest and take the RIVER ROAD SCENIC DRIVE for some great color changes, stop and hike to see some fantastic views or travel down the AU SABLE RIVER in a canoe/kayak. Drive around the immediate area and take in the cider mills, find great farm stands for apples, pumpkins and fresh vegetables, stumble upon Amish Farms with yummy homemade baked goods, fresh eggs, jams/jellies and quilts and crafts. You will spot all types of wildlife along the way. Just before dusk, drive the back roads near the house to spot white-tail deer and other wild life.
Want a more exciting fast pace….bring your ATV/ORV for fun on any of the numerous trails in the area.
**Enjoy all Winter Sports in the heart of North Michigan's Snowbelt. Gladwin county and surrounding areas have numerous, x-country skiing, snowmobiling, hiking and some snowshoe trails.
-Ice Fishing, X-Country Ski or Snowmobile right on Lake Lancelot (or any of the great trails in the area).
-Higgins Lake Cross Country Ski Headquarters. 9 nationally recognized trails. Trails are groomed. Once a month they offer: Headlight Night skiing and Full Moon Night Skiing.
Ski/snowshoe rentals & lessons are available. Learn to ski for free on their special dates thru-out the winter. Trails for snowshoeing are also available (special dates where you can snowshoe at night and the trails are lit by lanterns). Warm up at their Stone Turtle Day Lodge with hot chili, one of their daily specials or bring your own picnic lunch or roast marshmallows over the new outdoor bonfire pit
-Ogemaw Hills Pathway snowmobile trails (and numerous other trails in the area). Bring your own snowmobile or rent them in the area.
-Down hill skiing at Apple Mountain Golf & Ski in Freeman or Snow Snake Golf & skiing, tubing and a Terrain Park.
-If you missSki in Harrison for skiing or snowboarding & tubing in their Terrain Park. ZIPLINING at Snow Snake. Hanson Hills Recreation Area in Grayling has downhill and Nordic hiking the great trails in the area this fall...give it a try when the snow flies!
Group of 10 fishermen - had great time and loved your house ! The lake was beautiful with 18" of ice. While the weather was unseasonably warm - at nearly 60 degrees, we fished all day and caught pike, crappie and blue gill. One of the nights we ate a wonderful prime rib dinner and were surprised to find (and touched) , what a nice gesture ! ) three bottles of wine which we found was the perfect compliment to dinner :~) thank you for sharing your house with us, we would recommend anybody stay here, and we hope to return some day. Thanks again.
The Battle Creek Fishermen
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The house was just as described and fit our needs very well. The only problem we had was locating the Closing House instructions. They were not in the notebook and could not be found anywhere else in the house or in the paperwork sent to us ahead of our arrival.
Our girlfriends getaway was a success!!! We stayed two nights at this beautiful home. It is in a scenic location... peaceful and gorgeous view of the lake. Our first evening we had dinner at Iva's chicken dinners in Sterling which was enjoyed by all. The next day we had breakfast at the Pepper Mill in Gladwin. Then on to excellent spa treatments at the Oasis in Gladwin. We checked out the area and found an apple farm then played games back at the house. In the evening, we went to the Hearth restaurant near the rental home. It was fabulous and all of us enjoyed the meal. The final morning we went back to the Pepper Mill because the food was so delicious. Our group of ladies had the best time together... an extension of our 50th high school reunion. The house was stocked with everything we needed and well-maintained. We would highly recommend a stay at the Lakeside Getaway.
We loved this place. Three siblings, their spouses and their children and grandma all shared the space and made it work.13 total folks. It was what it said it was. The Sugar Springs resort is beautiful and the people are nice. We used t
he lake, the beach, tennis courts, the deck, lawn chairs and every room of the house, etc. And made road trips to Tawas State Park and Wixom Lake.
My only quibble is that the owners/managers could be a little less tight on some things. Other VRBO properties I've rented don't ration TP and dish soap. We had to go out and buy that stuff plus dishwasher detergent. The other VRBOs either provided it, or left the stuff that other guests bought in the property. You know,.matches, condiments, dishwasher soap, coffee, etc. Plus, we brought a stand-up paddleboard with us, with the impression that life preservers would be available with the canoe on the property. Well they're not available and I was surprised by that. It's just more safe to provide these items
The house has a lot of space for groups and families. The association beach is just a short walk away and also has a nice playscape for the kids (right in the sand). We rented the pontoon boat which added a lot of fun to our stay. The fishing was great, we caught quite a few pike and large mouth bass. The large deck with retractable awning made hanging out on the deck very enjoyable.
The property was spacious and roomy. The AC was a excellent feature. The 2 refrigerators were an added bonus. The views were spectacular. The separate living spaces on each level were nice.
Negatives for us were no WI-FI, public beach when we were used to a private one and squeaky floors.
Also for your information, we never did find the beaters for the mixer in the kitchen.
If I were going to design the perfect place for an "Up North" vacation, it would be this cottage. It is well laid out and well maintained with everything you need to eat, sleep and have fun in the sun. The huge deck off the living area is the perfect place to soak up the sun, have a meal, or just take in the great view of the lake and public beach. You can walk to the beach area, and the vehicle entrance to the boat launch is right next to the property!
NORTHERN MICHIGAN is a year-round vacation destination filled with an abundance of things to do. It is our 'Pure' Michigan backyard. Whether you are visiting Northern Michigan to play or relax, there is something for everyone.
Discover scenic beauty, remote beaches, challenging golf, quaint shops, delightful restaurants and outdoor activities. From outdoor adventurers to history enthusiasts, there will be plenty to explore. Visit a local museum and learn about the legends and history of early settlers and the Great Lakes maritime. Explore haunts of Ernest Hemingway or attend local festivals and art shows. There is something for all ages, all interests and all seasons.
GLADWIN is located in the middle of the “mitten” and is a short drive from just about anywhere in the Lower Peninsula and is fairly close to surrounding states.
Distance From: Detroit-163 miles / Saginaw-65 miles / Traverse City-100 miles / Mackinac Island-120 miles / Chicago-340 miles / Indianapolis-380 miles / Toledo-240 miles.
Houghton and Higgins Lakes, Clare, Harrison, Roscommon, Prudenville, St. Helen, West Branch, Rose City, Grayling, Tawas, Oscoda
If you are looking for entertainment in addition to what you will find at this home...Gladwin County and the surrounding area has lots to do. There are lakes, beaches, rivers and marinas for swimming, boating/boat rentals, fishing, canoeing/kayaking /tubing, and jet & water skiing. Hiking, mountain biking, AVT/ORV & Motor Cross trails. Golf courses, scenic drives, light houses, wineries, Amish farms/crafts/fresh food & baked goods. National & State Forests, wild life preserves, bird watching, morel mushroom hunting, state recreation areas, restaurants, shopping, petting zoo’s, etc.
Cider mills/apples/pumpkins, farm stands, autumn color drives, hunting and hiking. Snowmobile trails, snowmobile rentals, X-country ski/snowshoe trails, downhill skiing/tubing/Terrain Parks/ziplining, ice fishing, ice skating, sledding hills.
**LOCAL PLACES OF INTEREST:
-Riverwalk Place-Gladwin (RW Oasis Spa and Salon / RW Grill / RW Threads (shopping) / River Rock Lounge
-Au Sable, Rifle, Tittabawassee, Tobacco, & Cedar Rivers for tubing, canoeing or kayaking, fishing and swimming.
-Secord Lake and Secord Lake Marina (boat rentals): swimming (2 public beaches) and public boat launches.
-Sugar Springs Marine (pontoon rentals)
*State & National Forests, Parks and Recreation Areas:
-Gladwin County Recreation Area: hiking, biking and cross country ski trails.
-Rifle River Recreation Area - Hunting, lakes, Au Sable River, fishing, scenic drive, observation tower and canoeing, picnic area, hiking/biking/cross country ski trails.
-Hartwick Pines State Forest - Visitors Center, Hunting, fishing, mountain bike/hiking/cross country ski trails, picnic area/playground, wildlife viewing.
-Huron National Forest: River Road Scenic Drive, Lumberman’s Monument Visitors Center (HNF information area)/Dune Overlook (has breath taking views of the Au Sable River Valley, Iargo Springs (observation deck, beautiful scenery, Au Sable river, springs, waterfalls), hiking/x-country ski/snowmobile trails, sightseeing, fishing/boating/swimming/canoeing/kayaking.
-Tuttle Marsh Wildlife Area
*Golf Courses: Sugar Springs/Tamarack/The Dream/The Nightmare/Snowsnake Golf & Ski, Apple Mountain Golf & Ski and Snowsnake Golf and Ski (etc).
- Snowmobile/ORV Trails: Huron Trail, Alley Park Trail,
-Cross Country Ski/Snowshoe/Hiking Trails: Eagle Run, Ogemaw Hills Pathway (Au Sable Forest), Hartwick Pines, Rifle River Recreation Area, Corsair.
-Downhill Skiing/Tubing/Snowboarding/Terrain Parks: Snowsnake Golf & Ski (Harrison), Apple Mountain Golf & Ski (also has Zip Line), Hanson Hills Recreation Area (1000 acre Summer/Winter Sports Park)
-Cider Mills/Apple Orchards (Fruitful Orchard)/Farm Stands/Crafts/Amish Country
-Shopping: Antiques/Tangier Outlet Mall
-Restaurants: The Hearth Restaurant and Bar/Grill (Sugar Springs), The Camp, Lost Arrow, The Willow Tree.
-Casinos: Saganing/Soaring Eagle
-Wineries: Valley Mist, Moderncraft and Rose Valley
-Gladwin, Houghton Lake and West Branch have “kid” activities…..movie theater, putt-put golf, bowling, etc.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Off Peak 2016-2017
Sep 6 2016 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest|
May 26 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
Off Peak 2017-2018
Sep 6 2017 - May 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
|Pontoon Rental Daily||$150|
|Refundable damage deposit||$300|
|Pontoon Rental Weekly||$600|
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• Rates posted are for up to 6 guests
• Additional guests rates (above the base of 6)
extra adult rate = $30/per adult per night
extra child rate (ages 13-18) = $15/per child per night
• Pet Fee = $25 per pet
• Pontoon Rental = $150/day or $600/week
Preferred Pmt Method = Check.
We accept online payments when necessary & for last minute bookings.
Reservation Deposit = 50% of rental rate.
Cancellation notice must be given no later than 30 days prior to arrival date to receive a full refund. Otherwise, we will apply the deposit to a future rental, within one year of the original booking dates.