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HomeAway Inc.

Charming cottage on Houghton Lake

#416562 · Vacation Rental in , ,

4 Bedrooms
12 guests
1 Full Bathroom
Vacation Rental

Property Description

Come and enjoy time away at the lake! Located on beautiful East Bay, the sunsets are stunning. The water is clear, sandy bottom, and is approximately 2.5ft deep for 100 yards out from the dock. We do have a kayak that you are welcome to use.

Outdoors we have deck, an outdoor Pergola with a picnic table that seats 12. There is a fire pit for bonfires(NO bonfires after Labor day weekend thru Memorial day weekend).

Inside the main floor has 3 bedrooms.

Bedroom 1: Queen bed

Bedroom 2: Queen bed with a twin bunk bed above it.

Bedroom 3: Queen bed

Bathroom: full with shower, pedestal sink

The cottage is an older cottage that has been remodeled. The main floor has a living room(there is a bench behind the sofa that has a pull out bench an extra area for sitting/dinning), breakfast nook(small table), full kitchen with all the appliances you would need to use. Flat screen tv and fireplace in living room. WI-FI IS provided, tv hooks up to Netflix and Hulu. There is a stackable washer and dryer also. The upstairs is a loft with 3 built-in beds. Two of which have twin trundles that pull out. We have an extra hide-a-bed, twin cot and air mattress's that can be utilized for more sleeping.

Please bring your own linens and towels.

Check in 4pm, check-out 10am.

In the SUMMER SEASON (June 1st-Sept 1st) we prefer WEEKLY rentals.

After Labor Day Weekend the dock and lift is removed and sits in the yard (lakeside), it takes up half of the yard. It covers the bonfire pit area, so no fires between Labor Day and Memorial Day weekend. Docks and lifts go back in the water Memorial day weekend.

The lot for parking is small, it will ONLY fit 3 vehicles(not trailers) tightly. No campers, RV's, motorhomes.

Close to many attractions. Putt Putt golf, fruit market, ice cream shops, restaurants, movie theatre, marina. Great fishing lake. Close to a great ORV trail bring your toys!

Great place to stay for retreats, couple's weekend away, fall color tours, snowmobiling in the winters, Tip Up Town!

If you have any further questions feel free to ask!

This unit is privately owned; the owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities. The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.

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House Rules

Check In Time: 02:00
Check Out Time:
Max occupancy: 12

Sleeping Arrangements

Common Space
Bed types not specified
Bedroom 1
1 Queen Bed
Bedroom 2
1 Twin
1 Queen Bed
1 Bed
Bedroom 3
1 Queen Bed
Bedroom 4
5 Twins
1 Bed


Rate Name Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Default Rate
No Minimum Stay
$259 CAD - - -
01/18/18 - 01/18/21
1 Night Minimum
$250 CAD - - -
01/18/18 - 01/18/21
7 Nights Minimum
$250 CAD - - -
01/18/18 - 01/18/21
30 Nights Minimum
$232 CAD - - -
05/31/18 - 09/03/18
3 Nights Minimum
$250 CAD - - -
05/31/18 - 09/03/18
7 Nights Minimum
$250 CAD - - -
05/31/18 - 09/03/18
30 Nights Minimum
$232 CAD - - -




Availability Calendar

January 2018

  • Unavailable
  • Check In Available
  • Check Out Available
Availability last updated Jan 19, 2018
Overall Rating

Beautiful spot for a family gathering

Our family of 11 stayed at this lovely cottage for 3 days in July. This included 4 kids ages 2-12, and we found that this place fit all of our needs. The kids loved the shallow, warm water just outside the back door, and also spent a lot of time in the kayak. The adults lounged outside and also enjoyed some water play. One day we rented a pontoon b... Read More

August 2017

Great value for groups

I booked this cottage last minute for a weekend in July. No other listings approached the value created by the waterfront location and sleeping accommodations for 12 at such a reasonable price. I would definitely visit again.

July 2017

Nice escape

Had a great long weekend with our children and grand children, 15 in our party. Cottage was charming as advertised. Weather was not so charming. Rained much of our weekend but luckily was quite warm. The lake in front of the cottage is beautiful sand and is 2 ft deep for literally 100 yards out into the lake. Our 6 G. C. (Ages 2 - 10) played in the... Read More

September 2016

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