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Brand New In 2015!! Lakefront-Sandy Beach! Kayaks & Paddle board Included!

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

4 Br, 3 Full Bath, Huge Yard, Large Great Room & Dining Room, Brand New Home!

Our guests keep telling us that the pictures don't do it justice!

PONTIAC LAKE FRONT!!! Meticulously "renovated", nearly totally re-built home with A Huge yard, New beach, 4 large bedrooms, 3 full baths, Great room, Dining room, Large and open floorplan, Brand new Kitchen, Appliances, Bathrooms, Bedrooms, Deck, Dock, Carpet, Tile, Sinks, Toilets, Showers, Roofing, siding, flooring... Everything is new!!! Fenced in pet area, etc, etc, etc...


Relax, Get Away, Be Romantic, Family Fun: While there are 100's of activities close by for all members of the family. You may want to choose a nice quiet get away from your everyday busy lives. This property is located on a nearly 600 acre lake with canals for canoeing, kayaking, pontoon boating, water skiing, tubing, wake boarding, parasailing, fishing, diving... any water activity that you can think of on an All-Sports Lake. The lake also features many sand bars for spending entire days of leisure and/or fun. The sand bars offer all sorts of activities, including water volleyball, if you wish. Or you can choose to stay on your own private beach and have sunset drinks by you own bonfire. Perfect for relaxation, romantic get away, or family fun.

Location, Location, Location!!!: Whether you are visiting for a family reunion, attending the concert of the year at DTE (Pine Knob), or just want to get away for a few nights of gambling at one of many nearby casinos, this property is conveniently located from anything. Situated 30 mi from downtown Detroit. Which offers casinos, Comerica Park, Fox theater, Ford Field, Joe Louis Arena, Cobo Hall, The Detroit Opera House, the Auto Show... to name a few. The property is also only 30 mi from Ann Arbor and University of Michigan. Michigan State University is only 50 mi to the East. DTE Energy Music Theater (Pine Knob) & The Palace of Auburn Hills are only 10 mi away. Golf dozens of beautiful courses- just minutes away. Golf Packages available. Ski Alpine Valley ski Resort, just 5 mi up the road. Shop and Dine at World Class malls and Restaurants. This property offers almost anything that you are looking for, just minutes away.

Dozens of Courses nearby. Golf Packages available. Alpine Valley Ski Resort only 10

SANDBARS!: Swim, Boat, Float, Snorkel, etc to many SANDBARS for all day fun!!!

The upper deck overlooking the lake has chairs, table, umbrella, and a grill. Fire pit near the beach and chairs by the lake. Special discounts for all area lift tickets at Alpine Valley Ski Resort, as well as ski and snowboard rentals. Special discounts for golfers at many area courses. Inquire when booking for specifics. This is a great place for a ladies week or weekend away. It is also a wonderful place to stay when visiting friends or family. Close drive to both U of M, OCC, and MSU. Stay here and attend the home football games. A great place to stay and attend all major college, and professional sports events. There are many festivals in the area, as well as music concerts. It is a close drive to all of these events. There are lots of things to do close by!

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Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017


White Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • 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
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Brand New In 2015!! Lakefront-Sandy Beach! Kayaks & Paddle board Included!
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Great Thanksgiving

  • 5 of 5

Our family meets "in the middle" for Thanksgiving each year. White Lake was a great place! Tia's home is perfectly laid out for celebrating a holiday, and it was perfect to host Thanksgiving dinner! Tia couldn't have been any nicer to work with! Everything was clean and welcoming and we felt very comfortable! The TVs, the cable, and the wi-fi all worked perfectly - making everyone happy! The little fenced off dog area out the back door - absolutely brilliant! We recommend a visit to White Lake and a stay at Tia's to anyone with a family and a dog! Thanks for everything, Tia! ~ Lynn and family

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dublin, OH

Fun weekend with family !

  • 5 of 5

My 2 adult children, niece, nephew and their families are living in Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland and Indianapolis - and we are so glad we got to spend a long weekend together in this great lake house.

I appreciated the open concept and ranch with very few steps/stairs. Everything was in very good condition and there was plenty of room for 8 adults, 4 small children and our dogs. Plenty of parking and lots of stores nearby. We rented the pontoon boat and enjoyed relaxing on the lake, did some fishing but only caught a few little ones. The kids enjoyed the sandy beach area to play and dig, and if it was summer, I am sure they would have enjoyed swimming too. Easy walk from house to dock and fire pit. Enjoyed the paddle boat and kayaks. House was clean and beds were comfortable, plenty of towels and nice bathrooms, no problems - plenty of pressure and hot water. Spacious well stocked kitchen made it fun to cook for my family, we made and ate all our meals and didn't eat out once. The deck with a nice gas grill and table and chairs was used a lot. We only had one occasion that we had to contact owners with a question about the boat and they quickly replied.

We had a very nice long weekend and would recommend this property.

Thanks Tia !

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Mother and Sister Reunion

  • 5 of 5

My sisters rented this home to celebrate our Mother's Birthday. The home was perfect with an open floor plan that let all us visit. All on one level for older folks. The home is decorated very nicely and has a resort but homey feel. I highly recommend this vacation paradise.

Stores are close by and easy to get to.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hendersonville, NC

Beautiful home , lovely lake and great location

  • 5 of 5

Our family of nine, ages 5 to 80 enjoyed our week on Pontiac Lake. House is very comfortable and decorated very nicely. We had plenty of room. The house sits right on a quiet inlet of the lake with a nice deck. The dock was perfect for fishing. We rented the pontoon boat which is a must. Getting out on the water was the best part. Volleyball Island, not to be missed. Nice state park, too. Owners were very responsive to a clogged toilet and a boat issue. Both handled promptly with good cheer. Go for will have a grand time!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Great Place for Family Stay

  • 5 of 5

My family (adult children and grandchildren) stayed at White Lake Property for a family wedding in June. What a GREAT property! The 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms worked well for our family, The children had a SUPER time playing on the beach, paddling the kayak, and cruising in the paddle boat. They also enjoyed the games, books, and dvds in the well-equipped children's bedroom. Mike and Tia were very responsive ad promptly answered all of our questions.

I highly recommend this property, and look forward to another visit in the future. Thanks so much, Tia and Mike, for shaing your beautiful home and for your gracious hospitality! We had a GREAT time!

Marie and John Peterson

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Could Not Have Asked For a Better Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! Where to begin? Everything with this rental home has been a great experience for me. From communicating with the owners to the home itself, I was very happy and impressed! Tia was super responsive to all my questions (I asked a lot!) and very helpful and accommodating. The home itself was stunning. It was perfect for my family of 14! We all had a comfy bed to sleep in, the home was very clean and large enough for all of us to have dinner inside and out. The yard was huge! They have an impressive fire pit and even had some extra wood for us. We rented the pontoon boat as well which made the trip even better! We were able to spend time at the beach which is a short boat ride away and the sand bar where we played volleyball in the water. So much fun. We had a small issue with starting the boat, but Mike was there within minutes and had us rolling. Beautiful view from the great room, the pictures really don't do it justice! Tia and Mike have covered every corner with this home and literally had everything we could possibly need.

My family and I had such a great time here and I absolutely recommend it to anyone else looking for a lake house!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
FRONT YARD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pontiac Lake is a man-made impoundment created in 1926 when Lime Lake, a small lake in the upper Huron River watershed, was dammed. It lies about 7 miles west of Pontiac, Michigan.

A mosaic of wooded rolling hills, marshes, old farm fields, and highly urbanized sections characterize the geography of the area. Soils are predominantly sandy with scattered gravel deposits. The Huron River, a major Lake Erie tributary, begins 6 miles northwest of Pontiac Lake and flows through the lake, entering at the western end and exiting at the dam on the southeastern shore.

Pontiac Lake is 585 acres in size and up to 34 feet deep. It has numerous islands and peninsulas. The lake bottom is primarily composed of fiberous peat and other organics with some sand. Over 60% of the lake is 5-feet deep or less, while approximately 20% is over 10 feet deep. Aquatic vegetation, including milfoil, has been at nuisance levels since the mid-1970s.

Water quality conditions were last surveyed on July 20, 1992. The water was slightly brown with a Secchi disk reading of 6 feet, indicating moderate clarity. Within the water column, alkalinity ranged from 126 ppm to 176 ppm and pH ranged from 7.7 to 8.2. These indicated the water is hard and well buffered. Temperature varied from 69.4°F at the surface to 49.1°F at the bottom, with the thermocline occurring between 16 and 28 feet. Typically, summer oxygen levels are sufficient for fish down to a depth of 18 feet. Overall water quality is good, but limits fish populations to those suited for shallow, warmwater conditions.

Development around Pontiac Lake has been intense. With the exception of approximately 1 mile of state-owned shoreline on the north side and extensive marshes at the west end, the shoreline is completely developed with residential dwellings and associated bulkheads and riprap. Several of the islands have seasonal or permanent residences on them. A major highway, M&endash;59, borders the lake at a point on the south shore. Much of the surrounding area has been highly urbanized with residential dwellings, businesses, and the Pontiac Airport. A public boat ramp is located in the State Recreation Area at the east end of the lake. A private boat ramp and boat rentals/marinas are available at the western end. Shore fishing is available along the Pontiac State Recreation Area and from a state fishing pier.

Fisheries Resource

According to historical records, fishery management at Pontiac Lake was limited prior to 1970. A state public fishing site existed prior to 1945. In 1945, the lake was mapped and a fish survey was conducted. The fish community included bluegill, pumpkinseed, black crappie, yellow perch, largemouth bass, and bullhead.

A creel census was conducted from spring 1946 through winter 1961-62 to evaluate several changes in fishing regulations (Schneider and Lockwood 1979). During this period, Pontiac Lake supported a strong recreational fishery. Bluegill and largemouth bass were the primary target species. In 1947, anglers harvested an amazing 449 bluegill per acre from the lake. Northern pike were not a major component of the fishery. Bluegill growth declined over the 16-year period, while largemouth bass and northern pike growth remained above average. The regulation changes had little apparent affect on the fish populations in the lake.

Tiger musky were introduced in 1970 and added through 1980. Surveys during this time indicated the species composition of the fish community remained about the same with an occasional tiger musky, rock bass, and northern pike included in the samples. Slow panfish growth rates became a concern in the mid&endash;70's. A panfish thinning project was proposed in 1976, but was never conducted.

In 1980 another creel census was conducted on Pontiac Lake (Ryckman and Lockwood 1985). Overall fishing pressure, total catch, and catch per hour had significantly declined since the 1946-62 creel census. Certainly much of this decline was a result of the substantial decline in the bluegill fishery. While the bluegill was the primary species sought by Pontiac Lake anglers in the early census period, the largemouth bass accounted for 50% of the angler pressure in 1980. Bluegill harvest during the May to October 1980 period was only 15.3 fish per acre.

The change in the statewide largemouth bass size limit in 1976 (10-inch minimum to 12-inch minimum) and its effect on the bass fishery and population at Pontiac Lake were examined in 1980 (Goudy 1981). Largemouth bass population density was found to be about average for similar-size southern Michigan lakes. Angler harvest of largemouth bass at Pontiac Lake was above average, but bass mortality rates were slightly below average. The increased minimum size limit effectively decreased largemouth bass harvest, increased population size, and provided better fishing for larger bass.

In 1981, Pontiac Lake was drawn down 10 feet to facilitate dam repairs.


Rates & Availability

White Lake House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 2017 - May 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
JUNE 2017
May 23 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jul 5 2017 - Jul 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
JULY 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Jul 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Aug 1 2017 - Sep 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
FALL 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Dec 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
Jan 3 2018 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 6.0%

Security Deposit required for ALL STAYS



Holiday nights and the night before AND after that Holiday are charged as weekend nights

One month is equal to 4 weeks, or 28 days.

Cancellation & Refund Policy is per Rental Agreement, and may not always be similar to the next line:

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  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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