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Beautiful views of Burt Lake

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Alanson House Rental Photos and Description

5 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, Sleeps 12

Beautiful lakefront home with room for the whole family, cozy fireplace, hot tub with a beautiful view of the lake. The house sits up on a hill to provide the most beautiful views of the lake from almost every room in the house. Our home is on the south side of the lake providing you with shallow, calm waters perfect for swimming. Dock or mooring available for your boat and large deck down by the lake for a perfect summer day at the lake.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Kim Baker
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016
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About Kim Baker

This home was built to enjoy family and friends with plenty of room and all of the comforts of home away from home. We can't spend as much time there as we would like so we want to share our home and it's beautiful experience with others.

Why Kim Baker chose Northern Michigan

Beautiful, serene environment with lots of activities close by.


based on 3 traveler reviews

Beautiful views of Burt Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Wonderful Northern Michigan Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 3-4 families has traveled to Northern Michigan for a summer vacation for the past 22 years. We are returning to this Burt Lake property this summer (2015) for our 5th year in a row. This lovely home is well maintained with all the amenities you will need for relaxing, as well as numerous activities in the surrounding area for a variety of interests. We always bring two boats with us, and the state park has a boat launch just down the road. There is a large deck by the water for the sunbathers, curl up on the comfy outdoor furniture to read a book, the chain of lakes to explore, and our fisherman caught 21 walleye last year, which was great for our Friday night dinner. The golfers in the group have several courses to choose from. We love the location, as we venture to Petoskey for shopping and casino that is 30 minutes away, Mackinaw City is 40 minutes away, a walking bike trail in downtown Alanson that you can take into Petoskey, and the smoked fish at the canoe place in Indian River is always a must stop. The home is beautiful with the granite countertops and hardwood floors, but it has a very "comfortable" feel without feeling like you cannot "live" there for a week. The owners are easy to work with and respond to any questions in a timely manner. We would highly recommend this vacation property!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful location, excellent property

  • 5 of 5

This was my second time staying at the house and it was absolutely beautiful during the fall. I had experienced the beauty of the property and the surrounding area in the summer, when visitors can enjoy the waterfront access and beach area. In the autumn, the property was surrounded by the beautiful changing colors of the trees. In both seasons, the house itself was very well-maintained and clean. The management was consistently professional and pleasant when making arrangements for the rental. During both visits, I enjoyed dinner at a local restaurant, Vivio’s. Other local attractions include the “cross in the woods.”

Overall, I was impressed with maintenance of the property, the conduct of the management and the natural beauty of the locale. I have spoken highly of this rental to interested friends and family, and personally look forward to staying there again in the future.


  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vermontville, MI

Close to Heaven

  • 5 of 5

I've stayed at this Burt Lake home several times with a group of teachers, and even a motorcycle group. The hospitality couldn't be better and the price is incredible for all that is offered. Such a relaxing location and yet so close to shopping areas and the ski/snow parks. Everything is there to have a wonderful time and make lots of memories. Very clean and beautifully decorated. It's easy to find and the Brown Trout Restaurant/Bar is close by for excellent food and a good time dancing. We love this place, and it's owners are pretty cool too!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Feb 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Burt lake state park
Car: recommended

Lake, fishing, hiking, skiing, snowmobiling


Rates & Availability

Alanson House Rental Rates

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Holiday Weeks
Aug 31 2016 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Deposit of half down and contract to reserve. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Alanson House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single , 2 bunk beds
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , In walk-out basement with bath
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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