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Houghton Lake, Lake Front Home, Feel The Lake Breeze

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, Loft, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6-8

A wonderful getaway within an easy drive from all areas of Northern Michigan. Macinac Island 100 miles, Traverse city 80 miles, Gaylord 50 miles. Eay walking distance to family fun centers

The home features a wonderfull view of Houghton Lake, Home of Tip Up Town USA. Close to The Limberlost (2 mi}, Long Branch Saloon (1.5 mi.), and two family fun centers. Walmart and other shopping within 2 miles of the location, Houghton Lake is a full season area for boating, fishing, swimming, snowmobiles, UTVS and RTVs. Approved DNR trails are numerous throughout the county.

The home has one bedroom downstairs and a large open 'loft' area upstairs that will sleep 6 or more, A sun porch catches the aftenoon rays and the rear deck is great for grilling and entertaining. A large living room, dining room, sitting area and single bathroom round out the 1100 square feet. The kitchen is equiped with microwave, coffee pot, stove and fridge, Cable TV is provided. Your hosts are available to help you find the best places to eat, shop and play. Outdoors you can park snowmobiles on the lawn,enjoy and evening campfire or dock your boat. Summer or winter this is a great vacation.

This is our second year of offering this property for rent and are looking for repeat guest for many years to come.

More Details

Chuck Quiney
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

About Chuck Quiney

Resident of Houghton Lake Area for over 37 years. Local business owner retired. I am a Canadian from the Toronto area, my wife is from Dearborn, Mi. She was active in yoga, hospitality and healtrh clubs. I owned a business in Grayling that manufactures fire apparatus for many fire departments in the this state and many others. I am just a frustrated mechanic that can't stop fixing things. This home has been in the wifes family since 1968.

Chuck Quiney purchased this house in 1968

Why Chuck Quiney chose Houghton Lake

Great for family or groups of couples. Since this is the forth year we have offered the property for vacation rentals. It is important for us to provide a great rate with great accomodations and service to encourage our guest to return.

What makes this house unique

The back deck has a panaramic view to the north east and offers a great campfire pit for night time views unhindered by buildings. The fishing is excellent just off shore. Accessible with just a row boat.


Houghton Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 3 double , Open Loft
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

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Houghton Lake, Lake Front Home, Feel The Lake Breeze
average rating of 4.6 based on 25 reviews
Jackson, MI

Perfect vacation spot!!

  • 5 of 5

Home is lake front and is much larger than it looks from the outside! We are always very happy with how clean it is. They have everything we need already there for us! Perfect spot for our Memorial Day weekend fun! Thanks Chuck!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great quests. Hope we can have you back nest year. Thanks
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This place was the worst place we've stayed. Everything was old. Bugs everywhere. We left early.

  • 1 of 5

This place was old. Sheets and blankets were old. Couches were old. Little bugs were everywhere. A leaky dishwasher. The carpet was dirty. We do not recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quaint but very clean

  • 3 of 5

Water very hard and unable to get on internet which was a problem. Other then that found this vacation home charming.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Elkton Mi

Great Vacation House in Houghton

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay... tons of sitting room, lots of beds.. big back yard, Just a good place to get away... the dock was plenty big for our pontoon.. and we had no trouble getting around.. We will be back

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Week at the Lake

  • 5 of 5

The weather was beautiful, grandsons caught a few fish, and we enjoyed the shallow water for the little ones. Cottage was perfect for the 8 of us, and had all the comforts of home, with very nice sleep spaces. Having a washer and dryer was a bonus. We were thankful that the refrigerator quit at the end of our stay, and appreciated Jeff's quick response to our call, and Chuck showing up with a new one to use. We would consider a return stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is the second year in a row me and my mother have come here with my four children and spent a week. Extremely nice and clean house with a beautiful lot on the lake. Neighbors are awesome as well highly recommend. Looking forward to next year!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Long Branch, Back Door, Limberlost
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Quest, White Deer,Pines
Nearest Motorway
M-55 between I-75 and US 127
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Beach on the property, Township beach and park
Car: necessary

A inland resort area with a small town feel but easy access to shopping and restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $90
Damage Deposit $300

PROPERTY IS ONLY AVAILABLE DURING THE MONTHS OF MAY - SEPTEMBER. No Smoking inside the home. Sun Porch and outside only. For special pricing for more guest or special dates Call 989-387-3261

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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