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Cozy Beachfront Home - AuGres

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms plus loft, 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 6

Welcome to your private beach on Lake Huron! This house has been in our family for decades and has been recently remodeled in 2015.

Located just outside Downtown AuGres, this cozy beachfront house has been fully updated including new furniture, tile floor, appliances, smart 55" flat screen TV, WIFI, paint and decor!

Bedroom #1 (upstairs lake view) has one queen bed and pullout couch.

The upstairs has also has a loft area with two single beds and a shared full bathroom.

Bedroom #2 (downstairs lake view) has one queen bed with a full bathroom.

First floor walks out to your private sandy beach area. Far from highways and noise, you'll enjoy being in a protected cove with clean shallow water and a sandy bottom; great for swimming, water games and children! Next door is a heavily wooded vacant lot which gives you even more privacy. Beach fires are perfect for roasting marshmallows!

This lake house is close to golf courses, canoeing, charter fishing, hiking, boating and town (AuGres).

Even more entertainment can be found about 20 minutes drive to Tawas City.

Come enjoy time with family and friends relaxing on one of Michigan's Great Lakes!

More Details

Owner
Jerry Bostwick
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

Amenities

Au Gres House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 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
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Downstairs in Bedroom #2
    Half Bathroom - toilet , Off the kitchen
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Downstairs Suite with full bathroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Upstairs Bedroom - Sleeper sofa is a full size
  • There is also an open loft area with 2 - Twin beds.
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
Modern kitchen with a dishwasher, microwave, stove, and refrigerator. Washer & Dryer. Gas log fireplace, for use during cold months. 12 x14 ft heated cedar porch steps away from the sandy beach. Cozy private fire pit on the beach. 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 baths. Many more extras-including a boathouse with bunks for kids to stay.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Cozy Beachfront Home - AuGres
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 18 reviews
5

Best Little Beach House EVER!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here from June 17-27, 2017. The house was recently remodeled and fresh and clean. The wall-hangings, decorations, and quilted bedding looked like something out of a beach magazine. The house is listed as a two-bedroom (both bedrooms with windows facing the lake); however, it is MORE than a two-bedroom, as there is also a loft upstairs that has two twin beds and a window. Both of the actual bedrooms have doors for privacy. The house has 3 HUGE bathrooms - two with showers - and there were lots of towels, too. There is also a top-of-the-line washer/drier combo in one of the bathrooms. The kitchen is very well-stocked with an electric stove, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, dishes, glasses, pots, pans, etc. The living room is perfect - lots of seating and a huge tv on the wall over a gorgeous fireplace. The sunroom facing the lake was my favorite place in the house - 3 walls of windows with screens. This place was above and beyond for a beach rental - wine and snacks on the table waiting for us, board games in the closet, a fire pit out by the lake, beach chairs in the boat house, etc.

The house is located in a very safe area (I know this because my dad lives a couple miles down the same road). Because of that, we felt comfortable leaving our bedroom windows open at night (although we closed the sunroom up and locked the doors). And, guess what? The house is close enough to the lake, and the lake has just enough personality, that you can clearly hear the lake at night through the open bedroom window.

This part of Lake Huron is in a cove. That means that the water is more shallow and calm here, making it perfect for kayaking and swimming. You have to go quite a ways out to get over your waist. The beach is golden sand with lots of sunshine. There is a wooded lot next to the house, so you have lots of privacy to wear your swimsuit. There are also birds and wild turkeys that live in the lot next door.

This house does not have air conditioning. We opened windows and caught the lake breeze and were comfortable. The showers are small, so if you are a larger person, that might be a problem. Honestly though, those are the only two minor things I can think of that were not positive.

Yes, this house and the beach and lake are REALLY as great as I described! We did not know the owners, but we found they were very easy to work with and responsive. Will we stay there again? You bet'cha!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for so many great details of your stay Vicki. We are happy to hear you guys loved the place.
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5

Good spot ~!~!~!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice home with everything needed already there. Especially nice was the empty wooded lot next door and being Oct., all the locals were also gone. Had the entire area to ourselves. Quiet ~!~!~! Loved the front, cedar paneled room----great place to read. No issues what-so-ever.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean and cozy! Amazing beach and view. Perfect for my family! Will definitely come back.

  • 5 of 5

We visited with friends for the weekend and had an amazing time. The beach front was beautiful and water is shallow for my kids to play. Very clean and cozy! Spacious bedrooms and bathrooms. Also it was close to Tawas for a night out to dinner and we also went canoeing in the Rifle River. Perfect for my family! Will definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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4

Wonderful home

  • 4 of 5

Great vacation! Clean updated home gave us immediate comfort and the beach outside our door was incredible!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice Lake House

  • 5 of 5

Very nice property! Plan to return.

Lake house is exactly as described.

Tastefully decorated, wonderful beach, etc. Our "Golden ", Brinkley really loved the swimming.

Special Thanks to the owner, for allowing dogs.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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4

Just the right size house

  • 4 of 5

It was a nice quiet week. The house was just the right size for 5 adults, although the people sleeping upstairs said it was too hot to sleep well at night. Loved the fire on the beach at night and watching all the fireworks 4th of July week. Pleased to find a place that would allow us to bring our dog.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Bar
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Right out your back porch
Car: necessary

Great fishing

Long walks on sandy beach

Biking & Hiking

Golfing

Swimming

Movies (Tawas)

Canoeing/Kyaking

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $250

There are 2 vacant wooded lots directly next door, making this beach house even more of a special and private paradise!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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