Peaceful Cottage in the North Bay of Lake Houghton, Michigan

Houghton Lake, Michigan (United States)
1 unit
8 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Barbecue

This peaceful cottage is located on the shores of the North Bay of the beautiful Lake Houghton, Michigan, making it perfect for a fun waterside getaway with the family. Boasting three bedrooms and one bathroom, up to eight guests can sleep here comfortably. There is both a king-size bed and a queen-size bed, and also two sets of twin-size bunk beds. In the bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Guests must provide their own linens and towels.

The full kitchen comes with a stove, a refrigerator, a microwave, a toaster, a coffeemaker, and basic cooking utensils, so guests can make themselves home-cooked food without having to leave their own space. Boasting a TV with satellite and a DVD player, as well as Wi-Fi, guests will also enjoy the living area, where they can relax after a busy day on the lake or exploring the area.

Outside, guests can make use of the picnic table and barbecue to prepare and enjoy freshly-caught fish from the lake, against the spectacular backdrop of the lake. As night falls, guests can light up a bonfire in the fire pit, and while away the hours swapping stories and roasting s'mores. Guests must provide their own charcoal and lighter fluid. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Bathroom
  • Electricity
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • King-size bed
  • Parking
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Queen-size bed
  • Bunk bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Garden
  • Game room
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Toiletries
  • Stove
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Fire pit
  • Television
  • Satellite/Cable
  • BR/DVD player

This vacation rental offers incredible waterside facilities at a very affordable price. There is a huge shared grass yard leading to the lakefront fire pit and beach. Down at the water, there is a 100-foot dock, rowboats, oars, and boat moorings. Alternatively, guests can bring their own boats and use any of the seven boat launches around the lake. There is also a volleyball court, a basketball court, a playground, and games like horseshoe and corn toss are available. The cottage has its own swing, a picnic table, and a charcoal grill.

Inside the cottage, guests will have a satellite/cable TV with a DVD player. Other facilities include complimentary Wi-Fi and firewood.

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Guest Services

  • Cleaning services additional charge

Location + Surroundings

  • Antiquing
  • Museums

This vacation rental is located in a small community of eight rentals with 150 feet of lakefront on Michigan's largest inland lake, Houghton Lake. Michigan's other Great Lakes, Higgins Lake and Lake St. Helen, are also nearby and the central location makes it ideal for a Michigan staycation. The region is teeming with natural beauty and is a paradise for glampers who love to get on the water or go fishing. The property boasts one of the best views of the 22,000-acre lake and is perfectly situated for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a family reunion. Read More


  • Bird watching
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Water sports

Glampers who fish will love staying here, with direct access to the lake, which is full of walleye, pike, bass, and blue gill, they can take the boat out and explore the lake or soak in the sun on the beach. After a long day of adventures, the fire pit by the lake is the perfect place to unwind and watch the sunset.

Near the cottage, there are plenty of great trails among the mature pines for exploring like the Lost Twin Lakes Pathway, which passes a covered bridge. There are great ATV trails nearby like the Geels to Roscommon Route and the area is also a popular hunting destination in fall.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in:
    2:30 p.m.
  • Check-out:
    9:30 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 30 days prior to check in.
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Additional Information

Guests need to provide their own sheets, as well as bath, kitchen, and swim towels.

Guests should also bring their own soap, toilet paper, paper towels, and garbage bags.

Pets are not permitted on the property.

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