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CHARMING VAN HUIS COTTAGE IN MACKINAW CITY

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 30 nights
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CHARMING VAN HUIS COTTAGE IN MACKINAW CITY

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Mackinaw City - Van Huis #3

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath

This charming cottage has been meticulously renovated and is ready to accomodate you and your family for a great Mackinaw vacation! ( It is now offerred for sale-contact site manager for owner contact info) Located one block from Wawatam Beach on Lake Michigan, it sits on a quiet wooded lot but is walking distance to town for shopping and dining. Located in beautiful Emmet County, you can walk to Sheplers Ferry and be on beautiful, historic Mackinac Island in less than 20 minutes for a day of shopping, touring the Fort or a great bike ride around the Island. There is no shortage of things to do in the Mackinaw area. Wildlife watching, hiking, biking, swimming, parasailling, boating, fishing - the list goes on and on. If you love star-gazing, you'll really enjoy the Headlands, located about 3 minutes from the cottage. It has recently been designated as one of only 10 DARK SKY PARKS in the USA! The night sky views are incomparable!

This 2 bedroom cottage comes completely furnished and includes all linens and towels. The kitchen is well equipped and includes a washer/dryer.

Whether you're looking for an active vacation or just want to sit around with a good book, this is the place to create great family memories.

We are now able to offer cottage accommodations to sleep up to 30 people. This is the perfect location for wedding parties, family reunions or other small gatherings. If you're planning a Mackinac Island wedding and need accommodations for your guests, we have the perfect solution. Enjoy charming cottages, all with fully equipped kitchens (some even include a washer/dryer), screened porches, picnic area and firepits for evening campfires with friends and family - all a stones throw from the Mackinac Island ferries. Call us for more information.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Guestbook comments from the manager
Thank you for your help with our Mackinaw vacation. We had a great weekend and the cottage worked out perfectly!
Sep 2012
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Todd and Jackie, the owners are from Holland, Michigan and have been coming to Mackinaw City for years with their family. They have a lovely cottage in Mackinaw City and Todd is a professional builder. They recently completely renovated 3 additional cottages in the MC area for their friends and family to enjoy.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2005

The cottage is perfectly located at the tip of Michigan where you can watch the sunrise over Lake Huron and the sunset over Lake Michigan - from the same location! The Village of Mackinaw City sits at the base of the Mighty Mackinac Bridge and the cottage is walking distance to the historic Colonial Michilimackinac Fort and the Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. And you can walk to the Ferry Docks from the cottage and enjoy a great day on Mackinac Island.

Take part in the annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk - cottage is still available for the week. Book your trip now to enjoy Michigan's amazing summer or spectacular fall colors.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 30 nights
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Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Trust & Security
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£10,000 fraud protection when you pay using the secure HomeAway Payments system. 
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Reviews

Reviews

4.6
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

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Charming Van Huis Cottage in Mackinaw City
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews
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Charming Van Huis Cottage in Mackinaw City
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p407734vb
7348482441
Mackinaw City Northern Michigan
4

Nice quiet location and reasonable walking distance to downtown/ferry.

  • 4 out of 5
A nice little property on the edge of town.
  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks Tom and Stephen, we hope you'll visit us again!
Diane
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Charming Van Huis Cottage in Mackinaw City
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p407734vb
7348482441
Mackinaw City Northern Michigan
5

Relaxing vacation getaway spot

  • 5 out of 5
We just returned home after a 5 day stay at this adorable cottage and no one wanted to leave. It was the perfect place to get away and relax. My 5 yr old loved the little beach down the street, which she begged to visit every day. The location was close to everything yet it still felt you were in the woods. The neighborhood was amazingly quiet, which made it easy to relax in the evenings and sleep at night. We definitely will try to visit again next Summer.
  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice review Lisa! I hope you will visit us again.
Diane
business
Charming Van Huis Cottage in Mackinaw City
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p407734vb
7348482441
Mackinaw City Northern Michigan
skokie, Illinois USA
5

Van Huis Cottage

  • 5 out of 5
My four children and I stayed for 3 nights in the cottage. The size was perfect and the decor was charming. Very close to the strip in Makinaw city, you can easily walk or ride a bike there. I would definitely recommend to families or couples.
  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Charming Van Huis Cottage in Mackinaw City
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p407734vb
7348482441
Mackinaw City Northern Michigan
Newark, OH
5

Awesome Cottage!

  • 5 out of 5
We love this place! This was our second year staying at the Van Huis Cottage. It's Home! Beautiful location and close to everything! So peaceful and quiet. Very clean, bright and cheery! We stayed in '12 and couldn't wait to book again for this year and counted down the days until we could get back here!
  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Vanessa - we enjoy having you. We work very hard at making sure everything is great for a memorable vacation experience and love having guests like you.
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Charming Van Huis Cottage in Mackinaw City
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p407734vb
7348482441
Mackinaw City Northern Michigan
3

Good location, small, old bedding

  • 3 out of 5
My husband and I with our 3 children(youngest 7 year old) chose this house to stay for 3 nights while we toured around the area and visiting Mackinac Island. The house is at a very convenient location, still away from all busy streets. Very close to the beach and tennis courts.
It is a little too crowded for 5 of us. The kitchen is very small but very functional with coffee and coffee make. Plenty plates and silverware to use. We encountered several spiders in the bedroom and living room. I did not call the manager right away since we had a busy schedule. My son did not really rest well because he was worried about spiders.
Inside the house feels very humid since no need to turn on the A/C. Our bedding is clean but you can feel and see that it is extremely worn and old.
The bathroom is very very small. Overall, I think the house is really not suitable for more than 4 people to sleep.
  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tina,
Thank you for your feedback. I was sorry to hear about the spiders! Due to the wooded location, we do get a few spiders from time to time. I only wish you would have contacted us so we could have taken care of it right away. Thank you for the heads up on the set of sheets, they have since been replaced. The cottage is small and designed to sleep 4, which is noted in both our ad and the rental agreement. We do appreciate your feedback as it helps us to continue to improve our properties.
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Charming Van Huis Cottage in Mackinaw City
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p407734vb
7348482441
Mackinaw City Northern Michigan
Chicago
5

Love and comfort oozes from the walls

  • 5 out of 5
Absolutely loved this place! It was conveniently located close to "downtown" but had a kind of secluded feel to it. Although there were neighbors nearby. we felt like we were in our own little Northwoods oasis. There is a small "beach" nearby that you can walk to in about 5 minutes.

The house was extremely clean and inviting. The decorations and colors were so comforting and cheerful! It was well stocked with pretty much anything we needed, and the owners are kind enough to leave laundry detergent for the washer/dryer (such a wonderful convenience!)

My favorite "morning" ritual was sitting at the cozy table next to the huge window overlooking the pines outside, sipping my coffee and eating eggs that I prepared in the well stocked kitchen (on a side note, I noticed there was no spatula or large slotted spoons so I picked some up and left them in the kitchen, ha!).

My furry friend, a golden retriever, was also welcome here. My options were limited because I wanted to bring my four legged companion, and I am so grateful this place was available! My dog is a senior and I wanted her to enjoy some time "up north." From my understanding, each dog has to be approved, but I am sure if you treat the home with care, your dog wouldn't be a problem either!
It is evident that much love was put into rehabbing this place. I definitely plan on staying here again in the future!
  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review - we love having guests like you!
I hope you'll come back and see us again soon.
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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Mackinaw City, Northern Michigan

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
May-October
1 May 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
30 night minimum stay
$3,351
for 30 nights
$3,351
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $60 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.5%
Notes Minimum stay may be required for peak seasons. $10/nt/guest over 4
There will be added fees of 9.5% (6% Michigan Tax; 3.5% processing fee if paying by credit card.)
Check in is 3pm, check out is 10am
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Mackinaw City in Northern Michigan

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Budget
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Adventure
General:
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Living Room
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Pantry Items
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Attractions:
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • water parks
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • basketball court
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • hunting
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • skiing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • cross country skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • snorkeling
  • water tubing
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
Notes:
Guests need to provide their own paper products, soaps, shampoo and firewood. This property is now offered for sale. Please contact vrbo manager for owner contact info for serious inquiries.
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