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Lake Huron's peaceful beach retreat!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, (Sleeps 6. Maximum number of Guests is 6)

Enjoy a Quiet Beach Retreat in North Eastern Michigan.

Lake Huron Beach House is located 5 Miles North of Harrisville, and just North of the Sturgeon Point Lighthouse. Pristine sand beach and water clarity. No Rocks! The Huron Beach House is a contemporary styled saltbox nestled in the trees and natural surroundings offering a private setting and many great views of the lake.

* Please note that due to increasingly high water, beach walks are more difficult on Lake Huron. We wear shoes to stay on the beach, or swimsuits to wade around obstacles.

The master bedroom on the main floor, with TV, has a patio door view of the lake and an adjacent full bath. 2 bedrooms on the upper level with 3/4 bath between include 1 queen size bed on the lakeside with a wonderful view of the lake and the other bedroom has two extra long twin beds which can be combined to make one king bed. Fully equipped kitchen includes range, fridge, built-in dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker and other small appliances. Washer & dryer are also available.

The open living room and dining room has gas fireplace, vaulted ceiling and more lake views. Flat screen TV with DISH Network and Internet. Large deck on the lakeside and winding boardwalk to the beach.

Beach area has lounge chairs, fire pit, picnic table with umbrella, hammock, child's swing and two kayaks for your use. Altogether, a touch of paradise.

Reviews Note:

This home was on VRBO (affiliate) for several years. Our reviews were excellent there, and not carried over by HomeAway. The following reviews are from our previous VRBO listing, and from our Guestbook:

* June 2014 from Bowling Green

Would love to return!

* October 2013 from Deb

Peaceful Retreat Location.

We had a quiet, peaceful, incredible time of relaxation and just plain chillin'. It was just what we needed to be re-energized. Everything we needed was there making the stay one need for running. Would recommend this for anyone seeking a retreat setting.

* August 2013 from U.P.

A Cherished Paradise

This place is truly a hidden treasure! Few places are left in the world where one can find quiet and mostly empty stretches of a sandy shore. Tucked into the trees, this cottage provides privacy, yet with an upfront view of the ever-changing lake. We loved listening to the waves crashing on the shore every night and watching the sun rise each morning without even getting out of bed! We enjoyed both bike riding via road as well as beach walking the easy 2 mile stretch the historic Sturgeon Point Lighthouse. Tennis courts a few miles into town, song singing at the campfire under the full moon, body surfing the waves that came up one windy day, and most of all, enjoying a quiet paradise on the shore of a beautiful fresh water sea. The cottage itself was a delight, very well maintained and a very comfortable atmosphere to spend inside when tired of the beach. Wouldn't mind a cozy fall or spring time stay either, with the indoor fireplace and sky lights, it sure makes a great place for the variety of weather that Michigan has to offer! Though there was no internet, it was a good reminder to spend quality time together and less on Facebook or e-mail!! This will always be a cherished place in our memory, and we hope to return frequently in the future.

* August 2013 from Family Ties

Best weekend Ever at the Beach House

Very cute, and clean home. The outside deck and walkway were so nice and of course "Lake Huron" in the backyard was amazing.

• 8-11-2012 to 8-18-2013

Your home is very beautiful. :-) Thank you for letting us stay here. We had tons of fun swimming and enjoying all the great activities in Harrisville. We also enjoyed seeing the boat wreck down the beach. Thank you again for letting us stay here. The Long Family

• 9-2-2012

Your home is beautiful. Enjoyed it a lot. Jim and Diane

• August 2012

Had a wonderful time at your family vacation home. The accommodations were great and your beach area was beautifully maintained and well equipped for relaxing and engaging the sand and water. You have a nice balance between the serenity of the woods and fun of the beach.

Dined at the Courtyard in Alpena and would highly recommend it. They were very accommodating and made great efforts to please the appetites of our little ones. Thanks for sharing your home with us and we hope we can return again next year! Lorinc Family

• 9-11-2011

Thanks for your generosity & hospitality. We LOVE it here! – the Timmons

• 8-21-2011

Had a great time this week – the grandkids loved the beach and the water was wonderful…we will be back next summer for another enjoyable stay! – Tabor & Alvarez families.

• 8-14-2011

Once again we had a wonderful time. We went tubing on the AuSable River. It was so relaxing. Our new English son-in-law thought that Lake Huron and the beach was exquisite. - the Shermetaros

• 7-31-2011

This is our sixth year coming on vacation here and we honestly couldn’t ask for a better beach house. We love it. Thank you sooo much for letting us return :-), we are so thankful. We enjoyed long walks on the beach and swimming in the amazing water. See you next year!! – Murray & Hartman families.

• 7-9-2011

Caught some trout in the pond for dinner. Just great! Enjoyed the beach. Quiet dinners on the deck were most enjoyable. Thanks for letting us enjoy your Beach House. It is well furnished and maintained that it certainly doesn’t feel like a rental. Hopefully we can return again next year. - the Cordero Family

• 6-26-2011

We were so excited as we pulled in the driveway and pleased with how private and quiet the Beach House is! We are so thankful that you opened your home for us to experience the beach and nature. We enjoyed many walks on the beach, and fires in your fireplace. We are looking forward to coming back next year for some more fun and relaxation. Thank you again. - the Vollstaedt Family

• 8-7-2010

We enjoyed our vacation at your beautiful cottage. A very relaxing and peaceful time for all of us. The lake and waves are so calming to the soul! Your home is so welcoming! – Pat, Holly, Gerry, Henry & Helen

• 8-7-2010

What a beautiful place to relax and enjoy nature. We had a wonderful visit in Harrisville! – the Martins

• 7-24-2010

We arrived when it was pouring out and immediately fell in love! The house was just what we hoped it would be. We are so excited we found this slice of heaven! We plan on this being an annual trip that the whole family will forward to all year long. Thank you for sharing your home with us! – the Corderos

• 7-14-2008

We enjoyed walks on the beach, kayaking on the lake, checking out the shipwreck and the lighthouse. It’s an awesome beach house and we hope to be back! – the Urbs

• 7-6-2008

We all had a blast. Walks on the beach, swimming, sand castles, fireworks and campfires! Thank you so much for letting us return…this is by far the most awesome beach house EVER! – Emily & Nick

• 7-8-2007

I will always remember long walks on the beach, swimming in beautiful water and sun tanning! This was the best beach house we have ever stayed in. We all hope we can return again next year. - Emily & Nick

• 7-8-2006

This place is paradise! I’m leaving sun-kissed and very relaxed. Thanks for sharing your space. It's beautiful and the birdsong and pine scents are topping on the cake. – Nancy McD

• 8-14-2005

Thank you very much for the opportunity of experiencing this slice of heaven on earth!! We were delighted to swim in such a warm and sandy lake!! We swam, sunbathed, BBQed, went on roadtrips through farmlands and little towns, and more. Thank you for sharing your beautiful beach house with our family- the Shermetaros

• 7-12-2005

We canoed down the AuSable, walked to Sturgeon Point Lighthouse, bicycled, played games, talked around the bonfire, had fun in the water, went charter fishing. We packed a lot in. Thank you for sharing your beach house and Northern Michigan experience with us – the Fosses

• 8-25-2004

We have been in some fine (rental) homes over the years, but this is the finest. We are quite appreciative. …By the way, your stretch of the beach is by far the finest for miles in either direction! – Dan & Marcia

• 8-1-2004

Thank You!! Thank You!! We had such a wonderful vacation at your beautiful cottage!" We have been coming to Lake Huron since our children were in diapers…your beautiful home is our favorite! :-) - Rutledges & Cavanaughs

• 9-29-2003

We enjoyed our stay at your beach house. Everything about the cottage shows great care has been taken of it. We’re looking forward to coming back next summer. – the Fletchers

• 8-9-2003

(we) really enjoyed our stay. The view, beach, lake and lovely beach house were great! – the Marshalls

• 7-20-2003

...we've only just arrived and already we're in love with yourbeach house. Spent a lot of time at the beach with our kayak & kites / golfing / exploring the area and relaxing. It’s the best. – the Orlowskis

More Details

Huron Beach House
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2018

About Huron Beach House

We are an artistic family, sharing some of our art with you.

What makes this house unique

Great section of sandy beach.

The Beach House is cozily tucked into the trees, allowing for privacy and quiet; while the beach is just little walk down the boardwalk.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The location is very private which lends itself to a very relaxing time away from home.
Jun 2014
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Harrisville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , First floor bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Second floor bathroom
  • 2 Full bathrooms: one with shower, one with tub. One bathroom is upstairs and one is down.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom with walk out onto Beach side deck.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Twin Beds are extra long and can be made into King bed.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen Bedroom overlooks Lake Huron from upstairs.
  • Master Bedroom with French Door to deck viewing the Lake. Upstairs: Queen Bedroom & Twin Bedroom.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Lake Huron's peaceful beach retreat!
average rating of 4.894737 based on 26 reviews

Doesn't get any better!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home, wonderful beach, great star gazing around the fire pit. The cottage was very clean and the kitchen was well stocked with everything one needs for cooking. We loved having the kayaks to visit nearby friends. Will definitely try to book again.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A perect week on the beach.

  • 5 of 5

A peaceful and lovely setting on Lake Huron.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful sunrises

  • 5 of 5

Huron Beach House is wonderful inside and out. The inside was clean, nicely updated and had many extra little touches that made our stay special The owner has thought of everything you might need. The outside was beautiful, the water looked like the Caribbean. The sunrises were worth getting up extra early for. Outside we enjoyed kayaking, fishing, tubing, walks on the beach, and laying in the hammock. At night the fire pit was most enjoyable. Our vacation was a pure Michigan experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bright Airy House with Pristine Beach Access

  • 5 of 5

Great place to get away from it all and enjoy the pristine beach on the shore of Lake Huron. The house is located off a wooded lane with a charming boardwalk path to the beach. The fire pit is a great place for evening camp fires and roasting s’mores. The house is bright and open and decorated in an eclectic style with lots of local photography, and other treasures. We can’t wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thank you, Mark, for the beautiful, descriptive words. It is nice to hear them from others, as we love our home, so may be a bit biased!
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  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for Memorial Day weekend. We've rented homes on the water in other areas, but this was by far the best. The view of the lake is amazing, the house was clean and comfortable, and the area was quiet and serene. Definitely will consider renting again next summer.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words, Kati. We are very happy you enjoyed the Beach House. It was a pleasure to have you. Our cleaner reported that you left our home in 'pristine' condition. Thank you! Barb and Diane
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Everything we had desired and more

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Huron Beach House. It is tastefully artistic while also very comfortable and conveniently arranged for guests. It was the perfect choice for a 'restorative' long weekend. The property is a well maintained combination of wooded seclusion and beach access. Every aspect of the experience was pleasant and professionally conducted. We plan to return in the future and would highly recommend it to our friends and relatives.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
120 Miles
Mackinaw City - to Mackinaw Is
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
You are HERE
Car: necessary

Local Activities in and around Harrisville:

Lighthouse, Ship Wreck, Trout Farm, bicycle or drive the country roads, hike the trails at Negwegon State Park, Golf, Restaurants, Antique & gift shops, Harbor, Tennis courts, Library (internet access), Wine Tasting.

Within 25 miles:

Ossineke: Dinosaur Gardens, Paul Bunyan monument.

Oscoda: Canoeing on the AuSable,

Alpena: Museums, Marine Sanctuary, Go Karts, Mini Golf, Shopping, Many restaurants, Hospital

MUCH More!

Mio: Amish Country. Maple Syrup, baked goods, country stores.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $500

Maximum number of guests is 6.

A minimum of a two night stay is available from April - June and Labor Day - October for $500, with additional nights for $150.
We rent full weeks only, during July & August, with Sun. - Sun. check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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