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SPECIAL! $150/nt. for Nov/Dec. ..Hot tub, wifi, snowmobile, skiing, Wellston Mi

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, Hot Tub, Fireplace, A/C, WiFi

SPECIAL! Just $150 a night for the remainder of November or until Dec 14th. (3 night min) contact us for special pricing...Hot Tub, Fireplace, WiFi, AC! Super clean vacation home with a 6 person hot tub in a fully enclosed cedar gazebo with stereo and ambiance lighting. Water is changed and sanitized between guests. In the heart of Wellston, Michigan! Lovely 4 bedroom, 2 bath home with knotty pine, satellite TV, DVD! There's more! A/C, WIFI, on-demand hot water heater so everyone gets a hot shower! This super clean home that sleeps 13 is the one you've been searching for and couldn't find in Wellston!

The living room sports 1 leather sofa,1 leather sectional and one recliner, so 9 can sit comfortably and visit or watch the big plasma TV, DVD Player and fireplace.

The attached screened in deck has a futon. There's also a fire ring in the back yard, plus picnic tables and swing set, and open deck with a propane grill. Shaded front yard and spacious back yard are fun for everyone!

NO SMOKING (except for outside), and NO PETS in this clean vacation rental. Call for security deposit info, and pricing for small groups of 1-4. Towels & linens are provided.

The kitchen is fully equipped with all the essentials - 2 full size refrigerators, one with an ice maker/water dispenser, and a second refrigerator, perfect for fisherman and large groups. Electric oven/range, dishwasher, toaster oven, toaster, crockpot, coffee maker, microwave, blender, hand mixer, popcorn popper, dishes, glasses (wine, champagne, shot), pots, pans, silverware, utensils, bakeware.

4 bedrooms plus an alcove sleep up to 11 people in real beds! A queen size air mattress and a porta-crib are also provided. Two full baths, one with a walk-in tile shower with bench complete with wall heater, the other with tub/shower combo. Both baths have fans as well.

Bedroom 1: King Bed with TV & satellite. Bedroom 2: Queen Bed with TV & satellite. Bedroom 3: 2 Twin Bunk Set w TV/DVD. Bedroom 4: Twin over Full Bunk with TV, DVD & satellite. Alcove - 2 XL Twin Bunk Set for the tall guys.

Wellston, Michigan is sheltered deep within the Heart of the Manistee National Forest, on the NW side of Lower Michigan. Enjoy the best of nature. Wellston is the place for outdoor activities because it's in the midst of nature’s year round playground, offering activities such as biking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, hunting, morel mushroom hunting, skiing, swimming, snowmobiling, and so much more. The fall Steelhead run is amazing, plus Wellston is just minutes from the Little River Casino.

Wellston has 2 diners, 3 tackle shops, a Spartan-Nash grocery store, 3 convenience stores (1 with a meat counter, less than a mile away) and more to meet your vacation needs. Just a few miles to the Dublin General Store with over 50 varieties of world-famous jerky. 10 minutes to Tippy Dam and 10 minutes to the backwaters! And just a couple minutes to D Loop Outfitters, Fisherman's Headquarters, and Pappy's. Close to Irons - Jackie's, Oak Grove Tavern, Iron's Cafe, etc.

More Details

Property Manager
Dennis Giffels 231-233-6529
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 December, 2017

About Dennis Giffels 231-233-6529

The little town Wellston is actually my hometown. I graduated from Brethren High School, and grew up fishing every fishing hole, and bicycling all over Wellston, Irons and Brethren, skiing and snowmobiling (of course). After a couple of decades in environmental drilling, I moved on to get my contractor's license and real estate license, and have spent the last 5 years learning more about creating an amazing vacation rental than I ever thought I would know. I pride myself on offering a vacation home where guests are even more impressed when they arrive than when they see the listing online. I also know how important it is for families to have a space to share and be comfortable in. When I find myself saying, 'you know, it would be great to have...', I start working on making it happen for my customers.

Dennis Giffels 231-233-6529 purchased this house in 1971

Why Dennis Giffels 231-233-6529 chose Wellston

Wellston is such a hidden treasure. And this home is right in the middle of all of it. There's an incredible playground across the street. The beautiful beach at Crystal Lake is 3 blocks away. Fishing within walking distance. And we've all watched the Dublin store transform into the local phenomenon it is, with it's famous Dublin Jerky. Out on the main drag, there is the White Tail Party Store, M-55 Market (great steaks!!!), The Cozy Kitchen, Fisherman's Headquarters. , the Dublin General store which is just a few miles away has great jerky & fudge. Keep on going to Irons, and you'll run into Jackie's, the Oak Grove Tavern, and the Iron's Cafe.

What makes this house unique

The 6 person Hot Tub & Gazebo has been completed and is ready for your enjoyment!! Plus LCD TV's in every bedroom. We also have installed 2 beautiful electric fireplaces, one in the living area & one in a bedroom. We already have A/C, WiFi, big screen plasma TV in the living room and a fabulous kitchen set-up. Little extras matter - supplies well stocked.. That's why I try to make sure you have starters of all the extras many other places don't provide - hand soap, dish soap, laundry detergent, paper products, trash bags, plenty of outdoor seating. Suggestions for extra amenities welcome!


Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Manistee Blacker
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Jackie's Place
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Fawn Crest Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Kozy Kitchen
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Crystal Mountain Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Crystal Lake
Car: necessary

16 miles to Caberfae Ski & Golf Resort. 26 miles to Crystal Mountain Ski Resort. 3 miles to Tippy Dam. Close to snowmobile trails!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Wellston in Manistee County

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • village ...
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Hair dryer, bathroom fan
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Custom 8' x 4' tile shower w/bench, hair dryer, fan, heater
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , LCD Satellite TV, Fireplace
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Twin Bunk Set - LCD TV
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Twin over Full Bunk - Fireplace, LCD TV
    Den - 2 Single Bed , XL Twin Bunk Set
    Screened in porch - 1 Double Bed , Serta Innerspring Futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Super comfy king bed, LCD Satellite TV
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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SPECIAL! $150/nt. for Nov/Dec. ..Hot tub, wifi, snowmobile, skiing, Wellston Mi
average rating of 4.967742 based on 31 reviews

Nice clean house with plenty of amenities

  • 5 of 5

Up in Michigan for a fishing trip with a group of friends. This house had plenty of room for the group to relax with enough amenities to make us feel at home. The house was clean and well cared for, the kitchen was up to date and well stocked. The beds were comfortable although the top bunks could be an issue if your a touch claustrophobic. Hot tub was clean and a welcome addition after a long day of fishing. All in all a great place to stay in beautiful northern Michigan.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
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  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful home!! Everything was wonderful. We hope to make this an annual trip

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Awesome place!! Hot tub is great, nice fire pit!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful spot close to bunch of nice locations! Would recommend staying here for any size group!

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Clean, well-maintained place where the owner caters to his guests.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time even the the snow was a bit lacking. Still good skiing at Caberfae and family time at the house was wonderful. 10 folks incl 4 kids (14,11, 9 &6) lots of room. Third time there for a week each. Plan to return.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location, well maintained

  • 5 of 5

This is beautiful home, fully furnished, well maintained, with plenty of parking. The hot tub is a big bonus! The owner is a Great guy that quickly responds to questions. He understands what his guests expectations are and does his best to accommodate them. We have rented twice now going back for a third time!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
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Great house!

  • 5 of 5

The house was great. The nine of us had plenty of space. The kids really enjoyed the hot tub and the game cupboard. Everything was very clean. The distance to Caberfae Peaks was good. Dennis was very helpful. We will definitely return!!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Wellston, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Nov/Dec Special! 150/nt
1 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
22 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Apr 2018 - 9 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
10 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £74.57
Tax Rate 6.0%

SPECIAL! Just $150/nt for the remainder of November and until December 14th. (3 nt min)...Towels, linens, paper products, dish soap, hand soap, wifi included. Standard rates are based on up to 10 guests, and subject to change until reservation is confirmed. $10/person per night for 11th, 12th and 13th guests.

Any free night offers are only valid with our normal nightly rates.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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