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Cozy Beachfront Home - AuGres

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 nights


Au Gres House Rental Photos and Description

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
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Jerry Bostwick
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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October 21, 2016
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based on 7 traveler reviews

Cozy Beachfront Home - AuGres
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Our first family vacation with adult children and grandkids. The house is beautiful, the kids ages were 3,5,6,6,17,18. It was a wonderful time and would make for a great comedy series. Our pet Toby scared the caretaker so she didn't come back for the trash, so after 10 days....there was a lot. If we would have thought about it, we would have taken care of it by finding out where the dump was. I replaced the homes decoration to early and one of the vases got broken, and needless to say, the same kid locked us out of the house before we could finish our clean up. We would love to come back if the owners are interested in our Dennis the Menace family. We still received some of our deposit back, which was greatly appreciated. We saw eagles, fox, turkey, raccoon, lots of chipmunks for morning entertainment (we didn't feed them). Water was great, chilly, but kids don't care.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Hollerback's

  • 5 of 5

This property was the best place for our family vacation. The pictures do not do it justice. The beach, yard and lake house our well maintained (and up to date). Our kids (3 & 5) loved the beach and the large waves that Lake Huron provided. We enjoyed walking along the beach, coffee on the patio (we spotted a bald eagle), splashing in the water and s'mores on the fire!

Many amenities are provided for you: towels, shampoo/conditioner, washer/dryer, hair dryer, pots, pans, dishes, etc. I overpacked!!

Looking forward to our next stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect and charming!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our time here and we will definitely come back. The photos online do not do the cottage justice! Everything you need is right there for a perfect home away from home time. The view of the lake is gorgeous and also a spectacular view from the bedroom upstairs and downstairs. It was fun to have the fire pit so close to the lake and we really enjoyed that in the evening. My parents rented this house in hopes of it being handicapped accessible for my mother who uses a motorized wheelchair. It worked out for all of us. There are no steps and a walkway around the house. My mom was able to get around and we worked through any slight obstacle. I had read one review that mentioned some troubles with a couple of things so if you have very specific needs I would always recommend calling and asking anywhere you are renting first! The bathrooms and kitchen and living room were spacious enough for her to move about freely which weak really appreciated. We were happy to walk into a clean and updated cottage and had a nice note from the owners with some snacks and a bottle of wine. The little touches are nice. We loved it so much that we stayed an extra day- and the owners were more than generous. We can't wait to come back! 💖 Sarah, Eric, Dave and Peg

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Loved it!!!

  • 5 of 5

It is a beautiful cottage on a beautiful site. The cottage was nicely decorated and we felt right at home. It has a great beach area. It was enjoyed by the adults and the children!! We plan on returning next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the house was very relaxing. Very nice home. Everything we needed was supplied. We loved sitting looking out at the lake.

I thought the home would have been a little more accomadating for my husband being he is in a wheelchair and paralyzed. He couldn't take a shower because it was just not big enough for him to transfer into. He could not go through the slider to the patio because it was not wide enough, so he would just go around from the side door. When he brushed his teeth and shaved that had to be done with a dishpan at the table because he couldn't get close enough to the vanities. Above all of this we made it work.

I would recommend you take wheelchair accessible off your listing because the only room that was easy to maneuver around was the kitchen.

I have checked out several listings for handicap and wheelchair accessible and the first thing I see is steps on the homes. People really need to understand the meaning of accessible.

I would highly recommend the lake house to anyone who is not impaired.The pictures on the website don't do it justice. Just so nice and relaxing.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Very relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the lake house! It was very clean with great details (the bottle of wine, little toiletries in the master bath). We spent the week biking, kayaking, and watching the bald eagles hunt. There isn't a whole lot to "do" in the area but if you're looking to unwind and spend a week relaxing, this is the place for you.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Great fishing

Long walks on sandy beach

Biking & Hiking



Movies (Tawas)



Rates & Availability

Au Gres House Rental Rates

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2017 Summer Rates
Jun 10 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $250

The vacent wooded lots next door makes this beach house even more special!

***** 2014 Rates *****
January - June
$200 Week day Nights (Sunday - Thursday)
$250 Weekend Nights (Friday- Saturday)
Rent by the day: 3-night min
$1350 per week (check-in)after 3:00 PM Saturday
(check-out) before 11:00 AM Saturday
July & August
$225 per weekday night (Sun

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Au Gres House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Half Bathroom -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • 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
Modern kitchen- dishwasher,microwave,stove,refrigerator Washer & Dryer Gas log fireplace, for use during cold months 12 x14 T$G cedar porch overlooking the lake Fire pit on the beach 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 baths Lower bedroom-queen size bed and has own full bath Upper bedroom #1 queen size bed/picture window overlooking the lake Upper bedroom #2 2- single beds-full bathroom for both bedrooms Many more extras-including a boathouse with bunks for kids to stay

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