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Sand Beachfront Family Home

11 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Bois Blanc Island House Rental Photos and Description

Quiet 4BR/1BA Lake Huron Retreat Cottage

A place for your family to remember for generations. Cape Cod style cottage looks directly down Lake Huron on the Straits of Mackinac. Sand Beach. Four bedrooms, one bath. Home is in pristine condition,

Located on a 100 ft. sandy beach with incredible views of the Straits. Watch the freighters go by while swimming in crystal clear water. A Boater's paradise. Back yard is heavily treed, growing wildflowers and miniture purple iris.

Find unbelievable fossils along the shoreline, or catch the deer, turkey or fox as they walk by! The home is 1170 sq ft, completely furnished, washer/dryer, with a 24 x 10 screened in porch. Electric baseboard heat, anderson thermopane windows. Take a ferry from Cheboygan, Michigan or fly in. During the winter months enjoy flying in and riding your snowmobile. This is the family cottage you have always wanted to visit!

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

Linda McGeorge
Member since: 1999
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 15, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family hails from Blue Island, IL and we enjoyed every early sunrise and every late sunset. Mom, Dad, 9 year old, 7 year old and 1 1/2 year old found this week to be relaxing, fun and adventurous! We took full advantage of the beach every day and the rowboat! Early mornings were great for seeing nature right out the window. Turkeys, geese, deer, swans and ducks, right in front of us! The kids loved it! The well stocked kitchen was awesome! Thank you! We also enjoyed the games and reading materials. Thanks again for a beautiful vacation location.
Jul 2015
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based on 11 traveler reviews

Sand Beachfront Family Home
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 35 reviews

Bois Blanc Island Relaxing Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the better vacation getaways we have had in a few years. The house was clean, beds were comfortable, and there was plenty enough available in the home to cook, clean laundry, and relax.

The beach was wonderful, and the sunrises were beautiful, along with the freighters passing through. We had a long four day weekend stay with beautiful weather. There is plenty to do, enjoying the refreshing "COLD" water on Lake Huron, hiking, fishing, and canoeing.

I would highly recommend staying here and we will be coming again. Linda has a very accommodating home, perfect place to stay on vacation.

The Marsh's

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and will be visiting us again.
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Rustic Island Getaway

  • 4 of 5

First off, the view from the house, of the beach, was absolutely beautiful. You saw the sun rise in the morning from the living room and a great view of the stars at night. The screened porch was great for just lounging back with some cocktails, enjoying the sound of the waves and breezes off the lake. The beach is literally about 150ft away from the house. Water was clear. It’s about a quarter mile arc of sandy/pebbly beach with just 3 cottages. The cottage is at the end of the 3, so there is plenty of beach for kids to play on. Lots of sea animal fossils are on the shore line if you look for them. There are board games at the house plus some old movies for the kids (Aladdin/Matilda). We were told by the locals in Cheboygan that this island was “rugged and wild”. They weren’t kidding. We saw wild turkeys, a couple of does with fawns, and swans in the morning, right in front of the big window of the house. The main roads are packed dirt covered with gravel with trails leading into the dense forest in the center of the island. I have a Land Rover and I was putting it through its paces getting through the trails. There are no lights on the main roads. This is not a small island. I drove for 9 miles on the main road circling the island before I had to turn around and go back (kids were getting hungry). I had covered about a quarter of the island. No issue with cell phone reception (LTE). There is a land line phone in the cottage for emergencies. Bring cash with you to dispose of the garbage on the island ($2) per bag (about 28 gallon bags). Issue we had was with biting flies at the beach, but only for 2 days there, and the provided fly swatters made sure they didn’t come back. Overall it was a great family experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review. It is truly a vacation "back in time". Everyone deserves a time away at the island! Please visit again and thanks for leaving the house so clean.
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  • 4 of 5

surprised to see the cottage looks exactly as appears on this site. The house was well stocked with all the things you would need at the lake. General Store was great and had reasonable prices. We saw 30 plus deer in the week we were there. Caught some fish on Lake Mary. Found that we didn't have the necessary equipment to catch big fish on Lake Huron. Was told there was no one who charters on the island. Overall, we really enjoyed our stay in this home.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review and taking such care of the cottage. Bois Blanc Island awaits your return!
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Great location on BBI with amazing views..

  • 5 of 5

House is close to the ferry, Hawks Landing, Twin Lakes and Thompson Lake. The house is on a sandy beach which was great for our kids. House was clean and well stocked. Owner was quick to respond to questions and had everything ready to go. We had a great time and are hoping we have time to get back again next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you a a great time on the island. Looking forward to hearing from you for the 2016 season.
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Nunica, MI USA

A Great Place to get away from it all..............

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here four days with three other couples. Great location only two miles from the ferry dock and a 1/4 mile to Bob-Lo Tavern. Beds were good, the house was well furnished except for hand towels in the bathroom. One bath, but plenty of room for all. Nice screened in porch and awesome views of the lake. I would stay here again anytime!!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! I will address the hand towels. Hope you will stay with us again!
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Vacation 2014

  • 5 of 5

Clean and comfortable. Lots of amenities. Exceptional location and setting.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Deb. So happy you enjoyed your first trip to the island. Linda
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Bois Blanc Island
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Car: recommended

Boating, swimming, fishing, reading, walking and just plain relaxation!


Rates & Availability

Bois Blanc Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall 2016
Sep 4 2016 - Nov 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
May 20 2017 - Jun 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 25 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $130 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

From $900 per week Off-Season $1200 In-Season

$300 Damage/Security Deposit required at booking.
Personal checks are accepted.

Owner'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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Bois Blanc Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1170 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Washer and Dryer
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Microwave. Fully equipped kitchen. Washer and Dryer. TV, VCR, Radio/Cassette/DVD. Aluminum boat.

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