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Lake Front Vacation Cottage in Family-friendly Lexington Heights

People7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

A lovely family vacation spot on Lake Huron with gorgeous large sandy beach.

This cottage-on-the-lake includes a large fully supplied kitchen, utility room with washer/dryer, living room overlooking lake, dining room, two/three bedroom and a very large family room

• One bedroom has a bunk bed and a twin bed

• One bedroom has full size bed

• Living room has sofa bed

• Spacious full bath and separate vanity room.

• Handicap accessible beach just steps from the cottage

• Boat launch in Lexington Heights sub division

• Large yard for volleyball, corn hole and other family friendly sports

• BBQ, picnic and bon fires. Use of Weber grill, picnic table and fire pit

• Ample space for boat/jet ski/kayak storage on the property

• Breathtaking sunrise view

• Crystal clear blue waters of Lake Huron

• One of the largest most gorgeous sandy beaches in the Lexington area, even with the record high water levels

• Gulf cart friendly community

. Wonderful salmon/trout fishing in early spring and fall

More Details

Owner
Tom Wilson
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2017

About Tom Wilson

Hi! My name is Tom and I am happy to offer you a stay at Jack & Mare's cottage. This cottage has been in our family for three generations. The property was purchased by my grandparents in the 30's. They were among the first to build a summer cottage in Lexington Heights. Growing up, I spent the entire summer at the cottage enjoying the beach, the water and much enjoyable time with family and friends. Later the cottage was renovated by my dad, Jack, and turned to a year-round home. In 2015 we prepared this lake home as a vacation spot.

Why Tom Wilson chose Eastern Michigan

Located directly on Lake Huron with a beautiful view of the lake, easy access to the beach, and close to many summer activities in the surrounding area. "The Heights," as it is called, is a very family friendly vacation community where you will most surely feel welcome and get a heavy dose of relaxation along the way.

What makes this cottage unique

In addition to the obvious summer vacation activities, Lexington is known for its excellent salmon/lake trout fishing in the spring and fall. So bring your boat and down riggers and a few buddies and get out on the water and get your lines wet.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Lexington in Lexington Township

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Tub, toilet and sink. Also has seperate vanity area.
  • This bathroom not only has an area with sink, toilet and tub/shower combo, it has a separate counter/mirror/sink area.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Sleeping Area - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Listen to the waves, watch the sunrise on this pull out sofa
    Master Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Spacious master bedroom with comfortable full size bed.
    Kids Bedroom - 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Bedroom faces lake. Bunk bed and a twin bed. Sleeps three
  • There is plenty of space to accommodate your family. In addition to the beds listed, there is a large family area with a couch, lots of floor space and a blow-up air mattress.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • swimming
Notes:
Excellent salmon/lake trout fishing in the spring and fall. Bring your boat and down riggers for this popular sport fishing activity.

Reviews

4.6/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

Lake Front Vacation Cottage in Family-friendly Lexington Heights
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews
5

Breathtaking!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was absolutely beautiful! So relaxing and peaceful! It is everything I could want in a cottage. The beach was perfect and the view was amazing! I will definitely be booking this beauty next year!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the glowing review. I also appreciate having guests like yourself as you took very good care of our special place.
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S/V Eliza
4

Great house, big yard, & fire pit w/wood for our family vacation!

  • 4 of 5

This vintage beach house worked great for our family vacation! It is close to Lake Huron's sandy beach. It has everything needed to grill out & enjoy the beautiful scenery under shady trees. We made great memories with family we don't see often enough!

Just need a land line in case cell svc isn't available. Hope to return next August!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathy: Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and we enjoyed having you. I look forward to you staying again in the future should you consider this area again. I realized the Carolinas are a long way to travel from. but the great lakes are worth it. Salt and shark free. Plus the best beach in the area. Thanks again, Tom
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4

View and access to the lake was great, property not so great.

  • 4 of 5

I gave this rental a 4 star for the yard size and access to the beach. For the house its self I would give it a 3. The house was really dated (which you can tell by the photos) a little bit of TLC would really make a difference. If I am staying some place for a week I would like to unpack and the dressers in the main bedroom were full of their family items. I felt like I was intruding. Box that stuff up so I don't have to live out of a suitcase for a week. The back bedroom was REALLY musty smelling. Not sure what can be done about that but it was pretty bad. The shower should have some kind of rail or something to hold on to for older people. The plastic insert is very slippery. It was a bit hard not having cell phones - I have Verizon and there was very sporadic usage - none at all over the 4th of July. In case of an emergency, not sure what you would do. The yard was big, I think this is where the place could use the most care. Fill the pots with flowers or something instead of just weeds. Trim the bushes and pull the weeds from the flower beds. Get rid of that swing and all of the spiderwebs all over it and the outside of the house. The garage could really use some help too. It was pretty much a disaster inside. A little bit of landscaping and it would look nice. It stands out as kind of a sore thumb compared to the other properties around. The owner was very good about answering all of my questions prior to arrival. Overall, the bare minimum maintenance has been done to the house and property and for the price, I kind of expected more. The pictures of the well kept outside area were not quite the reality.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York
5

Just 30 minutes from Port Huron!

  • 5 of 5

The photo here does not do the place justice. The view from the front window was stunning! I watched the lake change color as the sky and winds changed. The lake was too cold for these old bones but I enjoyed walking doe to the beach and enjoying the lake close up. We grilled out for dinner at the picnic table and had a big fire to chase off the chill and provide more ambiance. The firewood was included which was a plus. The bed was comfortable and I went to sleep to the sound of only waves and awoke to the waves complemented by birdsong.

The location was so convenient. Just 1/2 hour from blue water bridge in Port Huron. I just had to bring my suitcase an a few groceries. The kitchen was stocked with spices along with the cookware and dishes. I didn't need to bring bed linens or towels. Just walked in and made myself to home!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. It is encouraging to read that our hard work has paid off.
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5

A nice place on a very beautiful lake! (BIG YARD!)

  • 5 of 5

It's not the newest place on the block, but with the beautiful lake, the BIG yard, relaxing fire pit, nice amenities and ideal location near the beach, I would say it's still one of the best places in Lexington Heights.

We ate outside most of the time at the picnic table which was great. There were also 8-10 chairs outside so really nice there. Plenty of space for yard games, (volleyball, corn hole etc.) and it was close to the beach (stairs and dirt ramp). Bring games and kayaks and bikes and stuff and enjoy :)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Beach
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Lexington, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Early Summer
29 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£483
for 3 nights
From
£135
From
£143
Fri,Sat
£928
 
 
Mid/late Summer
24 Jun 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£649
for 4 nights
From
£143
From
£158
Fri,Sat
£1,005
 
 
Fall, Winter and Spring
10 Sep 2017 - 19 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£294
for 2 nights
From
£108
£734
£1,237
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£506
for 3 nights
From
£143
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £19.33
Refundable Damage Deposit £77.3
Cleaning fee £77.3

Owner is pet friendly, however you need to contact owner regarding pet policy and fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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