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Beautiful Walloon Lake Rental Home (near Petoskey, Michigan)

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Fireplace


About the property

- 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, sleeps 10

160 ft. of frontage on beautiful Walloon Lake (all sports lake), located close to Petoskey, Charlevoix, Harbor Springs, Boyne Highlands, Boyne Mountain, Nubs Nob - 45 minutes to Mackinaw. 1700 square foot ranch home is available anytime during the year. New kitchen is fully equipped. First floor laundry room. Deck, patio, BBQ, lawn furniture, etc. Sand beach (no drop off), dock, swim raft, row boat, and 2 kayaks.

Includes sand beach (no drop off), dock, swim raft, row boat and 2 kayaks.

Amenities: All new kitchen includes 2 sinks, main refrigerator with ice maker, 2nd under cabinet refrigerator, stove, microwave, cooking utensils, etc. Laundry room with washer, dryer, and laundry tub. Fireplace, phone, internet, cable TV, DVD players, etc.

Activities (on site or nearby): Hiking, biking, golf, tennis, fishing, shopping, restaurants, cinemas, museums, sightseeing, swimming, boating, sailing, water skiing, windsurfing, jet skiing, downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, sledding. Walking paths in the woods across the road.

Optional Pontoon Boat Rental: An option when you rent this house - 21 ft. Bennington Pontoon Boat with 40 hp 4 stroke EFI outboard motor - $800/week - this is less than half the going rate for a Pontoon boat rental on the lake. Also a $200 damage deposit is required for the boat & motor (fully refundable if no abuse/damage).

More Details

Brian Decker
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 19, 2017

About Brian Decker

Home address in Rochester Hills, Michigan


Brian Decker purchased this house in 1980

Why Brian Decker chose Northern Michigan

Michigan's northwest lower peninsula is the best part of the state - lots of hills, water, quaint little towns, excellent restaurants & shops, major casino, golf courses, boating, swimming, fishing, etc.

What makes this house unique

This property features 160 ft. of frontage on Walloon Lake, one of Michigan's finest inland lakes - only 6 miles south of Petoskey, Michigan and close to other interesting towns, activities and places to see.


Petoskey House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lake ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort
  • Town ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • Master Bedroom includes a full bathroom (shower) 2nd & 3rd bedrooms are on a common hallway with the 2nd full bathroom (tub & shower) The half bath is off the Family Room
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Raft
  • Sand Box
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Bed sheets & towels are available; if you use ours we require that you wash & dry them before leaving (first floor laundry room)


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Walloon Lake Rental Home (near Petoskey, Michigan)
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

Walloon Lake Rental

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautiful and right on the Lake. It is remodeled in parts and very cozy. There is so much land to run around, play volleyball and just enjoy your family. I would recommend this property to anyonw.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2007
  • Stayed: May 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Northern Michigan Gem

  • 5 of 5

A friend and I took our motorcycles up there to explore a portion of the Michigan Cross Country Trail and other curvy stretches of pavement near Petoskey for a weekend. We were not disappointed. To put the icing on the cake after a long day of riding through rough terrain, the amenities at the house relieved us from our aches and pains. The showers were excellent, had plenty of heat & water pressure. There is ample space at every room, the wrap around couch in the living room was perfect to kick your feet up and relax to the awesome view of the lake. The backyard is awesome to have a bonfire and I was looking forward to a warm cup of coffee on the beach the next day. If we had any regrets it would be not staying there longer. I would recommend this to my friends and family 10/10.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, perfect weekend

  • 5 of 5

A group of 3 of us went up north for a weekend of skiing and exploring. Upon initial arrival, it was obvious that this house had plenty of room, even fitting up to 10 people if required. It was warm and cozy, with the heat and WiFi supplying the creature comforts of home. The kitchen was very well equipped with everything needed to make a hearty meal. We had a great time skiing at Boyne Mountain which was only a short drive away. There were many restaurants close by as well, which helped with a few spontaneous dinner plans. We definitely plan to come back again as this place must be outstanding during the summertime as well with the beautiful view of Walloon lake. We would gladly recommend this place to anyone.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Shelby Township, MI

Great for winter fun!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this house for three nights with our family of 9 (5 adults and 4 children). The house was very nice and convenient with the large remodeled kitchen and the spacious living room. The large dining table was a huge bonus as we were all able to sit down for dinner together! The sleeping arrangements were also fine and comfortably housed all of us. The kids loved sleeping on the bunk beds.

The location was just perfect! It was nice and quiet, right on the lake, but yet close enough to everything. We spent some time at Winter Sports Park and we all had a great time sledding and ice-skating. Boyne Mt. was close too for anyone who'd want to do some downhill skiing.

Overall, we were very happy with our stay and the owner was pleasant and responsive to our emails/questions. Would definitely stay here again...

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Ski Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this loving home. The remodeled kitchen and dining area are wonderful and extremely spacious - had everything we could possibly need and tons of cupboard space. Property is large and beautiful. Brian the owner was wonderful - excellent communication, responded quickly to any questions we had. Location was wonderful - close to 3 ski areas and Petosky. Would highly recommend this place/owner to anyone!!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place for a family to relax enjoy the lake

  • 5 of 5

We stayed this house for 5 nights and it was just perfect place to hang out and relax with young kids. We were a party of 6 people and it was just perfect size for Grandparents and us (2 adults & 2 kids at age 6 & 4). We didn't use the room with 2 bunk beds since there was a room with a queen bed & two twin-size beds with a window facing the lake.

The main reason to stay here was to spend some time with kids' aunt in Petoskey, so we spend our day at the beach and mostly just hanging out in the property, then she will join us for dinner after her work. It worked out really good for us to relax in one place instead of wondering around the town with kids when we stayed at the hotel previous years.

Even though it rained most of days during our stay which is unusual in June, it felt so warm and cozy for everyone inside and there were enough room for everyone.

We could only tell there are some people around us only after late Friday and weekends. It was so quite during the weekdays. My kids were so excited to see a few jet skis or motorboats on weekend when people are arriving to their lake homes for the weekend.

If you're having a family reunion or a gathering of a several family and friends (up to 10 people), this house would be great to be shared and split the cost too since it could be a bit high in July & August.

We had an absolutely fantastic and comfortable stay at this place and the owner's within the easy reach of phone calls and emails before and during our stay.

The paddle boat (purple one in the picture) was fun to ride with kids (with provided PFDs) as well as a little canoe. Ducks were coming in and out of the little beach in the property which delighted our kids. When sun comes out it's so beautiful overlooking the ocean and green shore in the opposite side, you could just sit there on the patio or at the beach for hours.

A huge kitchen for a couple of people could prepare a meal together and there seems a plenty of plates, utensils and dishes for more than 15 people if I recall correctly. Also having a washer & dryer in the house was great when kids got wet from the beach everyday. Bring your bug spray or lotion if you want to stay outside at sunset.

We thought houses on this side of the lake (East arm of Walloon lake and the house/beach is facing East (West shore of East arm)) has more beautiful view since the opposite side (East shore of East arm) was developed very little, so more greenery to look above the lake.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Our property has 160 ft private sand beach

Located 6 miles south of Petoskey, Michigan with 160 ft of frontage on beautiful Walloon Lake (one of the finest lakes in Michigan) - also near Charlevoix, Harbor Springs, Bay Harbor, and Little Traverse Bay of Lake Michigan. About 45 minutes from Mackinaw City, Mackinaw Island, and the Big Mack Bridge to Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Half way between Boyne Mountain and Boyne Highlands for downhill skiing in winter.


Rates & Availability

Petoskey House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late May
May 16 2017 - Jun 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jul 8 2017 - Jul 14 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jul 15 2017 - Jul 21 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 16 2017 - Sep 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 23 2017 - Sep 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Oct 16 2017 - Dec 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas Holidays
Dec 26 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

For summer rentals (Weekly) - 3 payments may be agreed (25%, 25%, 50%) instead of suggested 2 (50%, 50%) .
Rates may be modified slightly by owner based on individual circumstances (such as number of tenants, holidays, pets, etc.)
Under unusual circumstances a damage deposit may be required by owner.
Cancelation Policy - discuss with owner (Brian Decker) - he can provide his written cancelation policy upon request

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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