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Luxury Fun on the Lake! Winter Weekend Getaways

Bedrooms 7
Space 3,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

7 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms (both homes) Large home is 5 bedroom and 2 bath

Looking for a home that offers the quality and luxury that provides the ultimate getaway? You have found it, and at a reasonable price!

This spectacular lakefront home features some of the best beach sand on this coast! Lake Huron is at a 30 year high right now allowing the water to be much closer to the house (hearing the waves at night is extremely relaxing)

NOTE ------ Prices listed for summer rates include second home. Off season pricing does not include second home. When a family rents the big house I will generally not rent the second home to another family (to date I have not).

Enjoy a beach bonfire, drinks on the patio in the shade of a mature maple, or play basketball on the concrete drive out back.

When your outdoor activities are done, come inside for an easy meal prepared in the efficient kitchen then eaten at the dining table with a full view of the water, freighters, and lake activity. Top the day off by watching the sky change as the sun goes down behind you.

The large house offers sleeping for up to 12+ people comfortably situated in 5 bedrooms (2 king, 3 queen, 2 twin), one bedroom downstairs, 4 bedrooms upstairs. The second home has two bedrooms with 3 queen beds (and an extra twin you can put on the floor)

The kitchen and bathrooms are state-of-the-art and feature the latest fixtures. The shower in the master bath is built for 2 and both baths are decorated with granite countertops and ceramic tile.

Having visitors? There is parking for a motor home or RV, up to 40 feet long, at the top of the hill for added guests and available as part of your weekly or 3-day weekend. There is parking for about 10 cars.

Pets are loved but not allowed in this home, keeping it as allergen-free as possible.

I do have a second home on the property that can be added to your rental. This is a completely renovated two bedroom home (new furniture, new appliances, new kitchen, bathroom, paint... winter 2013) The home is very nice inside! There is an extra charge for this home - please call me for details as it depends on how many people are staying and what time of year. It is also available to rent by the week - please call me for details and pricing.

I have 30 acres of wooded property with 4 heated hunting blinds set up -if you are interested in hunting or trap shooting please call me to discuss. There is 100++ acres of public land within 5 miles of the property.

After your stay I ask for a quick email letting me know if there is anything we can add to make your next stay more enjoyable. We also keep a variety of books and movies at the home.

I have had a number of requests to have larger groups of single people stay for a long weekend or week.

Please note - for reservations for the summer I am only accepting reservations that take both homes (June - July - Aug) the price per week for both homes is $5,000. You will not find two homes 30 yards apart that are nicer in the area!!!

The lake is at a 30 year high. The water is much closer to the house then the picture I️ have posted. I️ will update when I️ can get up there and get a picture

Please no college type parties.

More Details

Frank Mossett
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018

About Frank Mossett

My family purchased this home when we lived out of state, now we live in state and simply don't use it. Rather than selling it we rent it to good people to help offset the expenses of keeping it up.

When we purchased this home it was a very small two bedroom home - as you can see from the pictures we added the second story along with a new kitchen and bath... Our builder Rick Faszczewski continues to update the two homes and keep them in great condition.

In 2014 we completed a $40,000+ remodel to the back house. The tile work on the first floor is amazing! All new furniture on the second floor that has a great deck off the front of the house. Using both homes offers the proximity to enjoy family, however it offers you two homes to enjoy (when enough is enough you can grab a cold beverage and go to the house the loud family member is not in... haha)

Frank Mossett purchased this house in 2003

Why Frank Mossett chose Port Sanilac

This is one of the few homes that does not sit on a bluff and has a sandy shore beach. We wanted to be close enough to town where we could walk, however we didn't want the noise of living in town.. This house is not a musty smelling nasty cottage that has not been cared for - rather it is very well cared for and will continue to be. No smoking is allowed in or near the house. No pets.

What makes this house unique

The second home makes for a great family gettogether. With the two homes there are seven bedrooms total. There is a huge tree out front this allows you to sit in the shade most of the day or move your chair to the beach to enjoy the sun.

NOTE - I have been having problems with my email and home away, if you don't hear back within a couple hours please text me.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Frank, last week we spent the week having breakfast at Marys Diner and dinner at the Stone lodge (although we had Pizza one night from the blue water in) and loved it. Both my husband and I have been working 50 plus hours a week at the hospital and needed to recharge our batteries. Needless to say a week at your place did the trick. Our batteries are recharged and we are thankful for the stay. The hot tub, the waves at night, and the comfort of your home did the trick. Thank you
Nov 2017
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Port Sanilac House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Double shower
    Bathroom 3 (second home) - toilet , shower , This bathroom has a very cool oversized tiled shower
  • Master bath provides a shower for two and both baths are updated with upscale tile. You dont need to put your flip flops on to get in - the house was designed and built my Rick Faszczewski, a well known builder in the area. He personally designed the bathroom upstairs (the tile work is very nice). After visiting if you need his number let me know
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 king , first floor bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Very large room - 25 by 20
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 7 (second home) - 2 queen , This bedroom is in the second home
    Bedroom 6 (second home) - 1 queen , This bedroom is in the second home.
  • Pricing is for both homes for summer rates. I price only the front home for all other times (simply summer I get bigger parties. The spring/fall/winter seems do draw 1-3 families that only want the big home). When I rent the big home I will generally not rent the small one to another group (to date I have not rented to two groups). In the big boom I have - one king size bed is on the first floor, one king size is on the second floor. the other three bedrooms are up. Full bathroom upstairs (double shower) and one full bath downstairs. If additional space is needed, call me as there is a second hoome (small two bedroom) that can be added to your rental. The second home is finished as nice (if not nicer) than the home listed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The hot tub is available but vacationers are cautioned to use with care. No glass is allowed in the hot tub. Persons with health conditions that may be compromised by the heat of the water are advised to avoid being in the hot tub for long periods of time. Discretion and common sense is expected when using the hot tub. There is a second two bedroom home that can be added to your rental if you need the additional space. The price is reasonable if you add it to your rental - call me for details as it does depend on the time of year and number of guests staying.


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Crestview, Fl

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

This place was wonderful. Great space for the family. Everything we needed was there. It was just wonderful.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. My wife and I continue to try to update the furniture and add outdoor toys. Please come visit again
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Athens ohio

Great spot for a large family gathering.

  • 4 of 5

LOVED the fire pit with seating for 10 right at the water. Bring water shoes, for sure BUT there were many kayaks and life jackets that more than made up for it. The owner was very accommodating and provides anything you could ever need.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. With the water at a 25 year high the beach is more rocky for sure. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay
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Awesome time!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I visited Frank's Lakehouse

Memorial Day weekend and had an amazing time. The house was wonderful! Everything was very clean and worker fine. We'll definitely plan to return again, if free. I definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Candice - please come visit again. We are adding a few things this winter to make it an even better stay next year!!!
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Nice house

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the stay. House has 5 bed rooms. Well maintained and clean.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rochester Hills, MI

An absolute jewel! Beautiful cottages, beautiful sandy beach. We absolutely loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The two homes on the property are beautifully decorated. You won't find bathroom and kitchen decor like this in most cottages. The beach area is sugar sandy and just a short flat walk out. No hills or bluffs. Fire ring out on the beach is great for night time entertaining. Hot tub on the back porch makes it easy to get comfortable and relax. We'll be back if there are any openings on the 2017 spring/summer/fall schedule.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cass City, MI

Fantastic place for a girls weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We had twelve girls get together for our annual weekend and the house was perfect. Beds were comfortable, there was a large couch that held most of us and also a large dining table with a view of the lake that seated all. We also had perfect evening weather for a bonfire and several enjoyed the hot tub. Would certainly recommend this for large groups. There is also another house in back of the main house that sleeps six.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Stone Lodge
Van Camp House LLC -- CLOSED
Mary's Diner
Uri's Landing -- CLOSED
"Uri's overlooks the marina "
Blue Water Sports Bar & Grill
"Good Pizza"
Steis's Village Inn
"Great Pizza - casual family restaurant"
Huron Shores Golf Course & Restaurant
Lake Huron Campground
Lakeview Hills Golf Resort
"Golf or Bowl - food is ok"
Port Sanilac Marina
"Marina - you can rent small paddle boats and find a fishing charter"
Oldford's Marina Inc
"If you want to get away for a day - caseville is a little bit of a hike, however its a fun l..."
Hi Way Drive Inn
"Whens the last time you were at a drive in? This is located about 10 minutes from the cottage"
Firebird Theatre
"A nice little theatre right next to a Dairy Queen - located about 20 minutes from the cottage."
"This is a fun little town - about 10 minutes from the cottage. Not a lot of great restaur..."
Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Detroit Metro
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Stone Lodge, Blue Water, Uri's, VCH
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Huron Shores Golf Course, Lakeview Hills
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Port Huron
Nearest Motorway
1.25 Miles
M25 & M46
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Stone Lodge, Uri's, VanCamp House, Blue Water
Car: necessary

Port Sanilac, Michigan is a quaint, quiet, quality village located on the shores of Lake Huron, just about 90 minutes north of Detroit, but a world away from any metropolitan hustle & bustle. The town offers live community theatre, a museum, marinas, harbor, award-winning restaurants, and so much more for vacationers. There are a number of small towns to visit that are all within an hour drive of the home.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Damage Deposit $250

If you have a group of more then 10 there will be an additional charge for the second home. Please note the second home is included for the summer months.

Events will have an additoinal fee added.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.