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Excellent water front view of Lake Michigan.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1700 square foot home 3 bedrooms 1.5 bath

This beautiful lake front home with 110 ft of Lake Michigan frontage offers (1) king & (2) Queen beds. This property is an excellent vacation home for adventurists and nature lovers.The island has an abundance of nature trails for walking or biking. Lake Michigan's crystal clear water makes it feel like you are in the Caribbean without the expense of getting there. Beaver Island also has a very large wildlife population, which can be seen from the comfort of the home. Some other activities on the Island can be found through the Beaver Island Chamber of Commerce such as (fishing charters, scuba lessons, jet ski rentals and many others).


Owner
Nancy and Terry Saxton
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2017

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with Beaver Island because it is like going back in time to a much simpler life style. Materialistic things don't really seem to matter on the island. When we vacation there ourselves time is not an important part of the day.

Amenities

Beaver Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Bed room with King bed has 1/2 bath in it. Also has small balcony with two chairs and a table on it.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Excellent water front view of Lake Michigan.
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 18 reviews
5

Great

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed stay. It was good talking to Terry. Need to come up when the colors are out. Place was clean and more than adequate.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Serenity and Calm!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful week on Beaver Island. The home is very well kept, incredibly clean and has everything you need. We went kayaking, fishing and hiking, and spent hours outdoors on the beautiful property. This cottage is excellent for families with young children. Terry is such a kindred spirit! If you need to know anything about the island - history, wildlife, recreation - he's your guy. Can't wait to come again!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Honeymoon #5 - a Winner

  • 5 of 5

A great place, a great view. I woke up wondering why the 'fan' was so loud. Turns out it was the sound of Lake Michigan waves crashing on the shore coming through the patio door of our bedroom. Took days to boodle around the isle, take in the sights, and swim in the lake. Maul in the shed to split some wood. Loved it. A great experience on a Great Lake. Thank you for sharing your place!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just what we hoped it would be!

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything!!! The house was exactly as pictured, and was immaculate and comfortable with everything we needed. Porch overlooking the lake was where we spent most of our time in the motning and evening. The view and sunrises are AMAZING. We saw tons of ships out on the water, along with deer, frogs, snakes, chipmunks, an eagle, and a coyote! We explored several beaches but always came back to Iron Ore Bay. The water in front of the house is warm and shallow, good for kids. I do recommend water shoes. Terry stopped by to offer tips and sightseeing opportunities and was very knowledgeable about the island which was very helpful. We literally had the best time at this house. We enjoyed making a nightly fire and exploring the woods to collect wood to burn, and our 9 year old Boxer had the time of her life. We gad dinner at Daddy Franks and at the Stoney Acre Grill and both were great. We make most meals at home on the superior stainless 6 burner grill that is a work of art! We are now in the market for a new grill at home :)

My minor suggestions to make the place even better would be:

1. Replace the 2 arm chairs with another couch for more seating as a family. There were a few rainy days that we wished we had a tad more couch:)

2. A normal skillet. There was a tiny one and giant one, and a channeled squafe pancake griddle but no normal 10-12" skillet that we could find.

Literally that is it. The place was fantastic. Thank you so much!!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good Morning, so glad you enjoyed yourself. I will look in to getting another fry pan. Please feel free to come again.
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5

Just what we needed

  • 5 of 5

Terry was very helpful and kind. We wanted a nice view with lots of nature and not many people and so we were very happy.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A little piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent experience on Beaver Island, and the vacation home surpassed our expectation. The house was very clean and had all needed amenities.Terry was wonderful and made sure we were all comfortable and knew about the best sites to see on the island. I loved that the house was away from all hustle and bustle. We had fun exploring the many different roads into town. Every morning my husband and I enjoyed going on a run following the gorgeous Lake Michigan coastline every morning. I am already starting to plan my trip to Beaver Island for next year! I can't wait to get back.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good Morning, We are so please you enjoy your stay. Please come back next summer.Any thing we can different let us know Thanks
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Map

Nearest Ferry
14.24 Miles
Beaver Island Ferry Dock
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Cable's Bay Public Beach
Car: necessary

[url=http://www.beaverisland.org/]Beaver Island Visitors Guide

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Rates & Availability

Beaver Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$150
$1,050
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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