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Shelly Ervin

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

Beautiful Beachfront Home on Lk Huron - Spectacular Views/ Sugar Sand

34 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Au Sable charter Township House Rental Photos and Description

Lovely 3 BR 2 BA Beachfront Home on Lake Huron's Sugar Sand Beach, Sleeps 10

This 2200 s.f. beachfront home is set deep into a private wooded lot on 80' of gorgeous sugar sand Lake Huron Beach. This lovely well furnished home includes a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, family room with natural fireplace, living room, a recreational room, and 3 bedrooms (master with king, #2 bdrm with double bed and twin bunk, #3 bdrm with queen bed, 2 twin beds in the game room). The master bdrm, living room, family room, dining area and kitchen all have spectacular views of Lake Huron.

There is so much to offer with this rental! It's on the waterfront with shallow clear water. From this perfect location you can stroll for miles along the sandy beach or lounge and relax. The site is in line with a large sand reef and is shallow for several hundred feet with numerous sandbars - great for young swimmers and water games. Minutes from canoeing, great golf courses, shopping, antiques, and numerous state park attractions. For the little ones there is a swing set in the yard. And for those looking to relax you can enjoy a nap on the hammock.

Just 3 miles North in Oscoda there are restaurants, ice cream parlors, a movie theater, putt putt golf, bowling, and the Oscoda city park. Another great town is East Tawas and it's just 8 miles to the South - just a short drive. There is much to offer in East Tawas too! A beautiful park, great restaurants, shopping, the pier, Marion's Ice Cream Parlor and so much more.

The Gailes at Lakewood Shores - One of the best golf courses in Michigan, listed in the top 10, is just a few miles away. If you enjoy golfing this is one you don't want to miss out.

We have great winter activities too...GREAT sledding hill and outdoor ice rink nearby.

Amenities: Fire pit on beach, outdoor Tahiti shower, volleyball, boccie ball, basketball net, gas grill, & patio furniture.

The game room includes bumper pool, foosball, and board games.

Family Room: TV/Cable, Master Bdrm: TV/Cable

Microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, blender, dishes, pots & pans, glasses & silverware. Washer/Dryer. City water (tap).

Wooded drive with circular driveway that accommodates plenty of parking.

Wireless high speed cable.

Activities & Attractions: Golfing: Lakewood Shores is approximately 12 miles away and has many courses to choose from. Other nearby golf courses are: Greenbush, Red Hawk, Tawas Creek, White Pine and Whicker Hills.

Swimming

Boating (Lumberjack Marina & DNR launch 3 miles North)

Boat and jet ski rentals nearby

Canoe, kayak, or tube the AuSable

Snorkeling / Diving

Sailing

Fishing: steelhead, salmon, or brown trout

Antiquing

Huron National Forest attractions: Lumberman's Monument, Eagle's Nest Overlook, Largo Springs, Tawas Pt Lighthouse, Canoer's Memorial, Tuttle Marsh, hiking, & biking

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Shelly Ervin (Owner)
Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

About Shelly Ervin

We are a family of five in the SE area of Michigan. My husband and I have three children who keep us plenty busy with hockey. We both work full time and have each been with a Fortune 500 company for many years. This home is our favorite getaway and we are glad to share it with others. It has all the comforts of home and is a great place to make beautiful memories!

Shelly Ervin purchased this house in 2004

Why Shelly Ervin chose Northern Michigan

The view, the beach, the water! We have been all around Michigan and you can't beat this stretch of Lake Huron for pure sugar sand and great swimming. The home itself has so many views of the lake, you can't beat it. We put a lot of time and effort into decorating and upgrading the property. We have been very fortunate with wonderful guests who treat our home like their own. We promise you won't be disappointed.

What makes this house unique

Million dollar views! The layout of the house and windows gives great views of the lake.

The home is nestled between the piers of Oscoda and East Tawas so access to both towns is quick.

The AuSable River is just minutes away. Enjoy fishing, canoeing, or tubing on the river.

Reviews

4.9
based on 34 traveler reviews

Beautiful Beachfront Home on Lk Huron - Spectacular Views/ Sugar Sand
average rating of 4.9117646 based on 34 reviews
Madison Hts, MI
5

Wonderful Vacation Home for Couples and Families

  • 5 of 5

This fantastic beach-front home has great views of Lake Huron from the patio, living room, family room, dining room, kitchen and master bedroom. The home is fully furnished including a very nice game room. Our vacation experience actually exceeded our expectations.

We enoyed the long walks on the beautiful beach and the evenings around the fire pit. The fall color change provided great views all along the AuSable River scenic roadways.

Oscoda is a nice little town with many little shops and several good restaurants to enjoy.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2007
  • Stayed: Sep 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great family get-a-way!

  • 5 of 5

This lovely vacation home was everything we expected plus more! There is plenty of room to spread out ( open floor-plan) and the windows across the back family room allowed for beautiful morning sunrise views on Lake Huron. We loved our trip and want to stay again!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Access to the Beach for Families

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time at Ervin's Escape and Lake Huron. The house has perfect access to the beach, making it easy for families with kids of all ages. Instead of planning for a day at the beach and having to pack, we could just walk right out the back door. We enjoyed the fire pit, the volleyball net, and of course, the soft sand. The sleeping arrangements were also lovely with plenty of room for our family of six.

Unfortunately, the black flies decided to make an appearance, but a friendly neighbor came over and offered us her "skin so soft," which worked wonders.

Our kids were super excited about the "game room" and play structure, but the room was locked and the play structure seemed to have aged past usability. Neither mattered in the end, though, because the best fun was had on the beach.

The booking process with Shelly was fast and easy and the instructions were simple to follow.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review! I do want to clarify the game room situation. We recently turned the North Garage into a screened in lounging area - but since the electrical is not finished we have not advertised this room (you won't see it on my listing) and it is locked for safety reasons. The actual "game room" is the room you walk into from the entry door of the driveway. It includes Foosball and bumper pool and it also has sleeping accommodations (it's a large room). That is how we advertise in our listing. Once the North Garage is complete we will change our advertising and open it to renters. I hope that clarifies things. As for the swing set, this will be resolved for next season. We are still deciding what to do. Thank you again for taking the time to write a review and we are so glad you enjoyed our home! :-)
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5

Summer Fun

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th summer stay at Ervin's Escape. The owners have made some really nice updates. It's full of convenience and comfort. The beach is amazing and everyone enjoyed it. Owners are super accommodating and always available.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Aurora, Indiana
5

The best family home

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property for a wedding we were attending. It couldn't have worked out better. Plenty of room for everyone and all the family that was stopping by. The beach is incredible. Nothing but beautiful sand. The house offered everything we needed, especially the 2 family rooms. Accommodations perfect. Close to everything, yet tucked away. We will certainly rent again.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

Amazing Romantic Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This home is as beautiful as it's lake front view! We absolutely loved the amenities from stocked kitchen, complete patio supplies, comfortable bedrooms, convenient laundry facilities, relaxing family room with fireplace, to the living/dining rooms with the spectacular lake view. We took a quick trip to the grocery store, so that we wouldn't have to leave the house during our stay. I even enjoyed cooking, which is a no-no when you're on a romantic getaway! We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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O'Connor's
"Shopping for unique fashions, jewelry, furniture, fine art and gifts."
G's Pizzeria & Deli
Marion's Dairy Bar
Village Chocolatier

Oscoda:

1.) Great beaches.

2.) Iargo Springs: a wooden deck juts out over a 200 foot vertical drop offering a dramatic view of Cooke Pond of the Au Sable River and 300 steps lead down to the spring area where two low level log dams create small waterfalls.boardwalk and some interpretive signs.

3.)Lumberman's Monument

4.)Foote Pond Overlook: At the top of a steep sand bluff (known locally as Champagne Hill for its champagne-glass shape), the Foote Pond Overlook offers travelers excellent opportunities to photograph Bald Eagles and panoramic river scenery.

5.) Great shops and restaurants.

East Tawas:

1.) Great beaches

2.)Great bike trail in East Tawas, 10 minute drive.

3.)Corsair Ski Trails - cross country skiing.

4.) Great shops and restaurants. Walk & fish the pier.

Golf: The Blackshire Golf Resort was ranked #1 Best New Resort course in the US by Golf Digest. Also located within Blackshire is The Gails and Seradella. Other nearby golf courses are: Greenbush, Red Hawk, Tawas creek, White Pine and Wicker Hills.

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Rates & Availability

Au Sable charter Township House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall 2016
Sep 6 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,400
 
 
Winter/Spring 16/17
Nov 1 2016 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,200
 
 
Peak 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

For rentals less than one week there is an $80 cleaning fee. Holiday's Excluded from Rate Quote System. In our off season please contact me to negotiate rates.

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Amenities

Au Sable charter Township House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telescope
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Main - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 king
    Guest Room - 1 queen
    Bunk Room - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Xtra Sleeping in Back Room - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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