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"The Lilac House" - Waterfront Lake Home on Lake Michigan

#416905 · Vacation Rental in , ,

3 Bedrooms
6 guests
2 Full Bathrooms
Vacation Rental

Property Description

Located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the Lilac House is nestled on 675 feet of Lake Michigan’s Garden Bay. Known for its fantastic fishing, Garden Bay also offers excellent waters for all boating activities including waterskiing, kayaking, sailing and jet skis. The property is unique positioned on the bays south shore which makes for a spectacular sunrise The property includes two piers and a 3000 lb boat lift. Pier 1 can be used for fishing and swimming and pier two is dedicated to boat moorage. In addition, boats can be launched from a DNR launch point located just ¼ mile from the home. Built in 1999, the Lilac House is a 3 Bedroom 2 bath home with a wonderful great room, loft and screened in porch. The home offers updated appliances and furnishings including a flat screen television with Direct TV, full kitchen and laundry room. The home sits on 7 acers and is surrounded by cedar trees with an open area badminton court. A large fire pit is located on the shoreline which makes for great times in the evening. The town of Garden is just 2 miles away and includes a well-stocked grocery store and gas station. There are also some quality eateries including The Dock Restaurant that can be accessed by car or boat. For additional fun, the town Garden is located within close proximity to several other attractions. This includes;

Fayette Historic State Park-8 miles

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (Lake Superior)-80 miles

Big Springs (Kitch-iti-kipi) State Park-25 miles

Seney National Wildlife Refuge-100 miles

Mackinaw Island-120 miles

Keywords: Lake front, waterfront, hiking, cabin, UP, Manistique, Escanaba

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House Rules

Check In Time: 04:00
Check Out Time: 11:00
Max occupancy: 6

Sleeping Arrangements

Common Space
Bed types not specified
Bedroom 1
1 King Bed
Bedroom 2
1 Queen Bed
Bedroom 3
1 Bed


Rate Name Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Default Rate
3 Nights Minimum
$249 CAD - - -
01/12/18 - 01/12/21
3 Nights Minimum
$350 CAD - - -
01/12/18 - 01/12/21
7 Nights Minimum
$343 CAD - - -



Heated Pool


Snow Machine
Sandy Beach


Restaurant On Site
Guided Fishing Tours

Availability Calendar

January 2018

  • Unavailable
  • Check In Available
  • Check Out Available
Availability last updated Dec 26, 2017
Overall Rating

Breath taking!!! Great for a family vacation!

My family 8, including a toddler rented this house from a Thursday-Sunday. Plenty of room! Huge spaces! Great firepit area on the water. We had the most incredible weekend there and WILL be back next year for sure!!! Katie was amazing to work with and available by phone the entire time we were there if we needed anything at all. The house is just 5... Read More

November 2017

Great place to stay!

Loved it! Stayed here with my grown children. We enjoyed the lake, playing badmi nton, and the beautiful surroundings. Gracious owners greeted us at arrival. Handwritten "Welcome" from their son made me smile every time I saw it!

July 2017

Wonderful Private Home

We actually planned to stay 6 nights and the owners let us extend our stay 2 more days.The home is comfortable and private. Centrally located to get to sites like Painted Rocks, Soo Locks. We spent some days just lounging around on the deck or dock. We are returning Labor Day. That's how much we loved the home. The owners are just wonderful and att... Read More

July 2017

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