House is newly furnished 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with 3 separate living areas. House is approximately 1750 square feet so there's plenty of space to spread out. Interior is completely finished with knotty pine. You'll smell the pine and think your in a tree house.
Family room features a 50 inch TV with satellite TV, dvd/vcr (some movies) and some board games. Living room features a fully functional wood burning fireplace (exterior to be finished by summer 2018), 50 inch TV with satellite, 2 recliners and couch. Partially finished walk out basement is an excellent place for teenagers to hang out. There are two couches, a single bed, a mini fridge, darts and a weight bench.
Beds available: Loft bedroom has one queen bed, bedroom #2 has a full size bed, bedroom #3 has two twin beds. There is also a twin bed in the basement. There's plenty of space in the living areas to bring your own air mattresses if needed.
House has two bathrooms (one with tub/shower combination and the other with stand up shower).
Property features: Garage parking, horseshoe pit, throwing block (for axes or knives - must bring your own), campfire pit (hot dog forks and campfire pie cookers on site), and boat dock.
Avery Lake is 350 Acre All-Sport Lake with quiet hours from 7 pm to 10 am. Quiet hours are for fishing and observing nature. This lake has a mostly natural shoreline and beautifully clean water. Two-thirds of lake is surrounded by state forest land. Excellent fishing for Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Sucker, Sunfish, Walleye, and Yellow Perch.
Canoe, kayak and life jackets are available. Please use at your own risk. Bring your own boat, jet-skis, etc. Launch 1/2 mile down the road at Avery Lake State Campground and park at our dock.
Avery Lake offers excellent swimming opportunities for families of all ages. There's a nice beach at the state campground 1/2 mile from the house.
ATV/Snowmobile riders paradise. There's miles and miles of trails throughout the state land. Many of the trails are groomed.
Excellent home base for day trips. Only one hour to Cross in the Woods Shrine in Indian River, 90 minutes to Mackinac City. Take the kids on a ferry ride to Mackinac Island or across the Mackinac Bridge to the UP of Michigan.
We want your family to enjoy northern Michigan as much a we do. Our family vacations are always best if our entire family is together which includes our beagle Reilly and our labrador Duke. We will consider allowing your dog to vacation with you if the following rules are followed:
1. Must be up to date on all vaccinations.
2. Must be on current heart worm, flea/tick preventative (area is wooded and bugs are around).
3. Must be friendly (non-aggressive breed), house trained and NOT get on any furniture.
4. Must not be allowed to roam free outside.
5. Must be crated when not with family (crate available in garage).
6. Owner must clean up all pet waste from yard.
7. Pay additional pet deposit and cleaning fee of $100 (other renters have allergies and house needs to be allergy free).