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Owner

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Solitude and the best beach on Michigan's Sunrise Side

33 Reviews
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Michigan Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Huge Lot -Cozy Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-8)

North of Ordinary! Cozy, knotty pine cottage with 100 feet of Lake Huron frontage and sugar sand beach. Great boating area. Swim, sunbath or stroll along the picturesque shorelines, relax in the hammock or lounge on the lakeside deck. Amazing sun rises, keep an eye out bald eagles, and the star gazing is amazing! The cottage has a fireplace with an insert. The 1 acre lot is heavily treed and the setting is secluded. Kitchen is fully equipped, bed and bath linens provided too. Roast marshmallows over the outdoor fire pit.

Public boat launch is minutes away at Cedar Lake, a 7 mile long inland lake. Lake Huron public launches are located in Harrisville and Oscoda. The AuSable river area features public areas for hiking, boating, canoing, tubing, ATVs and more. Lighthouses, open to the public are located on Tawas Point and on Sturgeon Point north of Harrisville. Harrisville, Oscoda and Tawas also feature summertime open air public concerts.

Keywords: Adorable cottage with knotty pine interior, tastfully decorated and situated on an acre lot with lots of trees providing lots of seclusion. Our property features some of the best sugar sand beach anywhere on Lake Huron. You can walk the beach for miles in either direction. We have a large deck on the lake side of the cottage. We have a fully equipped, small but efficient kitchen with full size fridge and gas stove. This property also features a bunk house for kids (or maybe adults) provide your own sleeping bags please. Linens are provided for king & queen beds inside as well as towels. Cottage can accommodate a maximum of 6 guests - tents and fireworks are not permitted.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Why The Owner chose Michigan

Sandy grew up in nearby Harrisville. Tim grew up in Howell and spent lots of time at his grandparent's Lake Huron home. We both love the area and that big lake! This was the best beach we could find so here we are!

What makes this cottage unique

We love spending time on the beach swimming, walking and sun bathing. In the evenings we love to build a fire and star gaze. If you live in metropolitan area you will be amazed at the star shine. Keep watch for the northern lights too.

Reviews

5
based on 33 traveler reviews

Solitude and the best beach on Michigan's Sunrise Side
average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews
5

Great trip!

  • 5 of 5

The first day back to work after a vacation is always difficult. Four days of vacation is NOT enough. We stayed at Tim's cabin from a Monday and checked out on Friday. That just wasn't enough time. The cabin was cozy and very comfortable. Everything you needed was at your fingertips: from misc spices, heavy bath towels, to kitchen utensils, cast iron skillets and we even found the 'right' glasses for anything you choose to drink. The hot tub was a bonus that we took advantage of after we hiked all the stairs at the Lumberman's Memorial (what an experience - but I do recommend taking the challenge). The beach was great but we never had the opportunity to just sit and enjoy it. The deck is like a 3rd living room. I am sure that's where I'd be anytime the weather was good. The drive to town was doable and everything that you'd need you'd find there easily. We had a wonderful and memorable visit at Tim's cabin. If VRBO reviews help you make a decision as to where to stay, then this is the cabin to choose. I'd love to visit again. Tim was easily reached by text and was wonderful to work with. Thanks again Tim for your hospitality. The cabin is a gem and one I'd live in year round if I could.

Your Friends, Mara and Brian

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

What a getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Sunrises are spectacular, beach is beautiful, privacy abounds, star gazing is amazing, hot tub is relaxing, cottage is a combination of old and new, very well-kept. Kitchen was a little smaller than anticipated but worked out just fine. Bed was very comfortable. After unpacking it just felt like home! Couldn't have asked for more. Can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cottage last weekend, and found it to be very clean, and on a prime location. It was nicely secluded, and the views of the sunrise over the lake were truly amazing, (not to mention the moon reflections on the lake at night). We had a totally relaxing weekend. We will definitely be returning in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Fantastic!!

  • 5 of 5

We just arrived yesterday and I am completely in awe. The owner has been great to work with and the cottage itself is simply fabulous. The view is breathtaking. I don't want our week here in paradise to end, but when it does we will absolutely be returning!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Memorial Day Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The owner was extremely pleasant to work with and the property is just gorgeous!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful weekend at the cottage. Everything was as described. Cottage was clean and cozy, secluded but with a great view of the water. The owner was very friendly and accomodating. We would love to stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Public boat launch for Cedar Lake, an 'all sports' inlake lake, is just minutes away from cottage. Golf courses are plentiful, 3 courses at Lakewood Shores are minutes away. Fishing, boating, canoeing or tubing on the Au Sable River just minutes away in Oscoda. Historic Lumberman's Monument is nearby. ATV/snowmobile trails nearby too. Breathtaking Views! Great Lakes Maritime Museum in Alpena. Lake Huron boat launches in Harrisville and Oscoda. HIstoric light house tours in Harrisville and on Tawas Point. Some of the best kite boarding in North America at Tawas Point. Charter fishing by Calypso Charters - choose Lake Huron or guided drift fishing on the AuSable. Canoe, tube and personal watercraft rental nearby.

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Rates & Availability

Oscoda Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter - Spring
May 28 2016 - Jun 16 2016
2 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
Summer 2016
Jun 17 2016 - Sep 10 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
Fall 2016
Sep 12 2016 - Jun 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
 

Additional information about rental rates

damage deposit $300

$250 refundable damage deposit required - damage deposit is returned by mail the first business day after check out.

Payment in full prior to check-in required for weekend stays. For week or longer stays, 50% required to reserve and the balance is due a week prior to check-in.

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Amenities

Michigan Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , the queen is a high top 'aero' bed
  • King size bed (1), Queen size aero bed (1), Porta crib (1), Standard sleeper Sofa (1) Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This property is very secluded. Neighbors to the south are close but properties are separated with a stockade fence. Neighbors to the north are over 200 ft away. This property is very heavily wooded, the cottage is not visible from the highway.

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