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12 Acre Wooded Estate Between Long Lake And Clear Lake

Bedrooms 5
Space sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Lots Of Fun And Privacy On This 12 Acre Sanctuary Close To The Lakes!

The ultimate vacation escape property with endless possibilities for recreation and relaxation. Bring family and friends - there is plenty of room and activities for everybody!

The property is the historic - original - Delihant farm home (circa 1900) that has been completely remodeled over the years. Spacious, sunny rooms with beautiful wood flooring in most common rooms.

The Main House and Guest House are located on a large hill-top with beautiful black walnut trees that create a shaded canopy over the four acre front yard. An additional eight acres (located behind the houses) have woods, ravines and plenty of nature watching and hiking for everyone.

The property is complete with a private pool, trampoline, zip-line, jungle gym, game room (ping pong, air hockey,foosball and tons of board games), recreation room - with a GIANT 75' TV screen ideal for movie night. Plenty available for never ending family fun.

You might never want to leave the property but if you do - nearby activities include, boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing on Long Lake, Clear Lake or Corey Lake. Public access to lakes and boat rentals are available. The area also has many rivers and is great for canoeing/kayaking (several locations offer rentals)

Horseback riding is available year round only a few miles away at Camp Eberhart (YMCA). There are several golf courses in the area and cycling is popular as well. Also, the extremely adventurous can try Powerchutes (powered parachute planes) at Rouch Outdoor.

The nearby town of Three Rivers has a charming Main Street with wonderful stores and restaurants. Also the town has several national chain grocery stores, restaurants, a movie theater, bowling alley, miniature golf and much more.

In the winter, Swiss Valley Ski and Snowboard area is only six miles away. The property has a large private hill for sledding and on the many surrounding frozen lakes ice skating and ice fishing are popular activities.

Regardless of the season there is always plenty of activities for family and friends to have a great time together. This magnificent property has been a retreat for families for over 100 years.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 March, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Three Rivers in St. Joseph County

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - Main House Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 -Main House - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - Guest House - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - Main House - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - Maine House - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Sleigh Bed
  • In addition, queen inflatable bed available for guest house
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

12 Acre Wooded Estate Between Long Lake And Clear Lake
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 18 reviews

The property was truly gorgeous. There was lots of places to walk around and explore.

  • 5 of 5

The house looked just like its pictures. We had plenty of room to gather with our family and to find our own spaces.Everything we could need was provided and we enjoyed cooking and playing in the pool. We had a wonderful vacation surrounded by lakes and rivers.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Three Rivers, MI

Best Vacation Home Yet!!

  • 5 of 5

A little piece of Heaven! The house and grounds were amazing, everything we needed was right there. We have rented homes for the last 7 years and this was the best by far! Becky was awesome making sure everything was perfect! Absolutely the most relaxing week ever!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Westland MI

Nice Pool and Grounds

  • 4 of 5

Large grounds, great heated pool with outdoor sitting area. Nice to sit under the covered porch area to get out of the sun/rain. We enjoyed the heated pool and wandering the grounds with our dogs. WiFi was good and worked well. Large TV was nice. When we wanted to BBQ the gas for the BBQ was empty, and no additional tank available. Had to call and it was taken care of. The BBQ catch tray was also overflowing with food and I had to empty it (Fire hazard). BBQ brush was filthy, so I bought a new one. Sure it's still there. Inside the microwave was dirty so we had to clean it out. Covered porch was infested with spiders, webs everywhere. Expect a few, but there were everywhere. Spent a couple days spraying. Fire pit area was invaded by a ground hog, another one was living under the carriage house. They were entertaining, but made us not want to have a fire. No chairs, only logs to sit on at the fire pit. Firewood was available, but get it at your own risk. Stairs in the home would be tough for older people. For the money, upstairs bath should be updated and stain in upstairs bedroom carpet and carriage house should have been cleaned. Walking the trash down and having to get it was a bummer. A TV in the main house would be nice, even if it only had a DVD player. A bathroom in the carriage house would work. Air hockey has seen it's better days. If you want to go into town to pick up anything, expect a little cruise. With the 'Estate', you're basically paying for the pool area and the grounds. House is nice and big, but nothing spectacular. Expected more for the money. Grounds and pool 5 stars, and house 3 stars.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful family gathering

  • 5 of 5

My family used this property while we were in the area for my son's wedding. We found the property to perfectly fit our needs. We invited my son's fiance's family for an afternoon barbeque and added to the wonderful occassion. We had adults visiting in the pool area, teens playing air hockey or watching big screen TV, and the younger kids on the trampoline or in the pool (heated for October use). Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house and grounds

  • 4 of 5

We rented this lovely house for a family gathering of 11 adults and one infant. It was clean and well maintained, and except for a bit of a challenge with shower times (more on that below), we never felt crowded.

It was hot and humid during our stay, so the pool was much used and appreciated. One day friends with preteen kids visited, and they enjoyed the zip line, pool, and playground area immensely.

The house is very convenient to Garezers, the Latvian Center where we had a family christening. It was convenient to shopping in Three Rivers and Corey Lake orchards where we bought organic fruits and vegetables.There were fun restaurants and pontoons on lakes nearby for bachelor and bachelorette parties for one of the couples. We enjoyed the Amish town in nearby Shipshewana, indiana.

There was plenty of room for all of us. The only reason I didn't give five stars was that the downstairs bath had a claw foot tub with hand-held shower, which was charming, but...as most of us were over 55, it was too hard for us to get in and out of, and even the younger ones preferred the shower. This meant that 10 of us were sharing one bathroom for showers. It became quite a challenge when we all had to get ready for the same events and outings.

Becky, the manager, was very helpful, and the kitchen was well stocked with what we needed to prepare meals for a large group. The dining room accommodated all of us at meals.

The living room was a cool, quiet sanctuary with comfortable leather chairs and recliners. It was too hot to spend any time in the sunroom, but it looked inviting.

Most of the time we spent in the large breezeway between the main house and carriage house. We enjoyed walking around the beautifully maintained grounds.

I don't think anyone had time to watch TV, but it is huge.

My sister-in-law, who is Latvian and had rented other homes in the area in the past, said it was the nicest house and property by far of any they had ever stayed in.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful accommodations.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property. Private, clean, well furnished, lots of things for the kids (and adults!) to do. Becky, the property manager, was very helpful and quick to respond to our questions. We hope to return next year.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fishing/water skiing and pontoon boats are available for rent for cruising the local lakes. Kayaks and canoes can be rented for trips down the many rivers. Horseback riding is available at stables close by. If you like picking your own fruits (seasonal) you can pick your own strawberries, grapes, apples and peaches at nearby orchards. Swiss Valley Ski and Snowboard Area is only 7 miles away. Notre Dame is only 40 miles away if you want to watch a football game in the fall. Much to do any time of year!!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday estate in Three Rivers, Michigan

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Memorial Day Weekend 2017
26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
Early June 2017
30 May 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2017
17 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
Aug 2017 Partial Week
21 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
2016 Christmas
22 Dec 2017 - 25 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
2016-17 New Year's Weekend
30 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £79
Cleaning & Grounds Fee £200 + Tax
Pet Fee £80 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £400
Tax Rate 6.0%

Cleaning & Grounds Fee: We charge a $250 to clean both houses, maintain the pool and to maintain the 12 acre property (includes mowing almost 5 acres of lawn weekly in the summer).

Property Damage Protection Fee: protects from accidental damage caused by guests without requiring a damage deposit. Up to $5k in coverage available for items such as broken lamps, windows and glass; electronics, etc.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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