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Steve Kellar

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, Call or E-Mail before making reservations!

Very Secluded, Lakefront Cottage On Ocqueoc Lake

19 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Fully Equipped 2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Cottage on Ocqueoc Lake

Silver Rock is a fully equipped vacation rental that offers a true 'Up North' Michigan feel. It offers 272 ft of private lake frontage with a 14 ft boat and dock included for your use. A firepit (wood provided at no cost) is also included. Directv is always a touch away for those rainy days. You can Fish, Hunt, Hike, Bike, ORV, Canoe, Kayak, Golf, Casino, or just relax. There are thousands of acres of state owned land nearby that are also available for your use.

Silver Rock is available the last Saturday in April through the last day in October.

Fishing season opens the last Saturday in April.

Ocqueoc Lake is a no wake lake!

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Steve Kellar (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, Call or E-Mail before making reservations!

About Steve Kellar

My wife and I have been sharing our 'slice of heaven' for 32 years.

Steve Kellar purchased this cottage in 1984

Why Steve Kellar chose Northern Michigan

Unlike many lake properties where the cabins are close to one another, Silver Rock will give you the feel of the only cottage on the entire lake. Another cottage cannot be seen from our shore.

What makes this cottage unique

One visit to Silver Rock will give you that true 'up north' feeling. Lake Huron is approx. 3 miles away and there are smaller Trout streams in any direction. The American Indians referred to this area as 'Sacred Land'. It is the ideal location for outdoor lovers and sportsman. Owner lives next door to help out when at all possible....


based on 19 traveler reviews

Very Secluded, Lakefront Cottage On Ocqueoc Lake
average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews

A Beautiful Place to Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is an absolutely beautiful, perfectly manicured property! The lake is a hidden gem in northern Michigan. We had a great time paddle boating around the lake which was provided by the property owners. We canoed down the river to Lake Huron which was difficult but reaching the lake was quite a visual reward. I would definitely recommend this! We saw 3 bald eagles, one from about 150 feet away! At dark we had a campfire in the fire pit and were amazed by the amount of stars !!! Steve and Vickie are exceptional people and made our stay one we will never forget. We definitely plan on returning, we miss it already!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't wait to go back again!

  • 5 of 5

We took our family of 4 and one of our friends up for 4 days/3 nights and even though it was chilly (55* avg) and windy, we still had an amazing time! My 3 and 5 year olds loved all the space to run, especially across the deck and jumping off at the end. :) Vickie and Steve were so very sweet and helpful, as well as a pleasure to hang out with around the fire on our last night! (The only night that the wind died down enough to have a fire.) Being able to hike along Ocqueoc Falls, drive up to the UP for a day, and splash in Lake Huron at Rogers City were all possible because we knew we have a comfy little cottage to come back to each night. We definitely want to go back, and sooner rather than later! Thank you, both, for the relaxing and enjoyable stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review! You only saw half of the 7 wonders of Ocqueoc. Best wishes, Steve
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Little slice of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying here. The accommodations are great. Scenery is breathtaking. The hosts are fantastic! I can't say enough about Steve and Vickie. They even shared some of their brook trout that they caught, since we didn't do that great fishing ourselves. We did manage to hook into a steelhead for about 10 seconds, but spit the hook when he came out of the water. Tons of bald eagles around the lake. We did the canoe trip this time. I definitely recommend taking a few hours to paddle down the river and out to Lake Huron. The view at the end is amazing. We will be coming back again. Hopefully this year!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. The fishing for Steelhead is best in mid September thru first ice. Steve
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Beautiful and welcoming!

  • 5 of 5

Nice cottage, beautiful lake, and friendly owners! This cottage has all the amenities, very well kept, and friendly owner right next door. Great for one or two couples or small family. We took out the row boat and went canoeing down the Ocqueoc. The weather was mostly good, very quiet area, friendly people. Highly recommend this property and would return in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Los Angeles, ca

Return to Serenity

  • 4 of 5

I have been coming to this place since I was less than a year old. This spot has it all from fishing, adventure seekers, hunting, or relaxation. Case in point, the weather was not as favorable as my previous visits, but I found myself meditating at the sounds of nature near the lake as it was an escape from the everyday (Hustle and bustle) I deal with. Highly recommend

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That almost sounds like a 5 star review.......
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Medford, Oregon

Awesome Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the week we spent at Ocqueoc Lake. The cabin was AWESOME!!! They have done an excellent job updating it and there was plenty of room for the two of us and our dog. The cabin is exactly as pictured and was very clean and adequately furnished with everything we needed. There was only one day where we had to stay inside because of the weather. We did not fish but it was so relaxing to sit on the porch or down by the lake and watch bald eagles, sand cranes, ducks and loons on the water and listen to their calls.

There was absolutely no drawback to having the owner’s literally right across the driveway. We were in and out a lot and saw them frequently but they were totally respectful of our privacy. They made us feel right at home and never infringed on our privacy. When time permitted, their hospitably was unmatched. We met some great people who live around the lake too and we all were able to share some good times together and will always have good memories of Ocqueoc Lake. Zoe the dog was a dear; just loved her smile!

This rental definitely rates a giant #1 in our books and we would highly recommend it to anyone who wants that true, up-north experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Alpena or Pellston
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Jolly Dutchman Tavern
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Bois Blanc, Mackinaw
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Black Lake Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Miles
Rosa's Italian Restaurant
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Nearest Beach
11 Miles
Hoeft State Park
Car: recommended

Although our cottage is a very secluded setting, there are many activities within a 1 hour drive. Gaylord is a golf mecca. Petosky has many shops as well as a Casino. Mackinaw Island is famous for its shops as well as it's historical importance.


Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20

A $150 deposit is acceptable for stays of 3 nights or less.
Rates are based on double occupancy.
Open last Saturday in April through last day in October.
Check-In Time- 3:00 pm, Check-Out Time- 11:00 am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Northern Michigan Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bath/Shower Towels not provided
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • 2 Bedrooms with full size beds Linens not provided
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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