Along the Bayshore Houghton Lake

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Along The Bayshore(Houghton Lake, Mi): Sleeps 6, swimming from property, Newly remodeled!






Along The Bayshore




*Lakefront- on Houghton Lake
*Swimming directly from property
*Security cameras on premises
*Newly remodeled


Experience the ultimate lakeside relaxation at "Along The Bayshore" on Houghton Lake. This two-story vacation home sleeps 6 with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, offering breathtaking waterfront views and direct swimming access. The newly remodeled property boasts large picture windows for expansive views, a lakeside deck with a propane grill, and a 60 ft dock available from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Whether you're looking to fish, golf, or simply unwind, this home provides all the comforts, including streaming-capable TVs, high-speed internet, and a community environment with nature parks. Located just minutes from local amenities and within driving distance from major cities, it's the perfect getaway for families or couples seeking a tranquil escape in Michigan's beautiful landscape.



Air Conditioning: No, but plenty of fans available for use

ATV's: Not on property

Main Floor- Shower, toilet, sink
Upstairs- Shower, toilet, tub, sink

Beach/Swimming:  There is not a traditional beach but rather a seawall.  You can definitely swim from property, there is a ladder attached to dock for entry to sandy bottom lake

Bedroom Configurations:
Main Floor-
Master Bedroom- King size bed with 50" Smart TV
Master- King size bed
2nd Bedroom- Queen size


Boats: None provided but you are welcome to bring kayaks, canoes and launch from property.  

Boat Launch: Public boat launch nearby for larger boats, you can utilize dock from Memorial to Labor Day to tie off your boat

Cable: Not traditional cable but TV's capable of streaming
Cell Phone Service: Most major providers work well 


Coffee Maker:  Keurig dual coffee maker-pods or pot, coffee and k-cups provided


         * Detroit: 3 hours and 15 minutes ( 190 miles)
         * Grand Rapids: 2 hours 10 minutes (130 miles)
         * Lansing:  2 hours (125 miles)
         * Saginaw: 1 hour and 45 minutes (105 miles)               
         * Traverse City: 1 hour (60 miles) 
         * Mackinac Bridge: 1 hour 10 minutes (100 miles)

Dock: Yes! 60 Ft. dock provided from Memorial to Labor Day


Drinking Water: Drinkable well water with water softener


Drugs/Smoking/Fireworks: Freshwater does not permit illegal drugs of any kind on the property. Due to the location of the properties, smoking is strongly discouraged around the home and strictly prohibited in the home. Fireworks are prohibited at a Freshwater location for the safety of all persons in and around the property, even if it is legal in that city.

Fireplace: No

Fire-pit: Yes, wood not provided but available locally .

Houghton Lake is known for its excellent fishing! Here you will find walleye, pike, bass & bluegill.  Please be sure to bring your own poles as there are none at this property.

Fishing License:  A license is required in order to fish in Michigan.

Golf: Pineview Highlands Golf Course 11 minutes(6.9 miles)

Grill: Propane grill provided

Grocery Store: Walmart is 9 minutes away(4.4 miles)

Handicap Friendly
While there are minimal steps for entry, the home is not ADA complaint.

Home Automation: Our property contains a YourWelcome Guest Tablet which is a complimentary smart home device for use during your stay. The tablet can be used for checking in on arrival as well as accessing property specific guides, local area information and many other useful features to improve your stay. The tablet includes a camera on the front and rear however no features used on the tablet utilize or activate the camera or mic. The option to turn off the device is always possible should you feel it necessary, and the large power button is found along the top side of the tablet.


Heat: Electric heat- Thermostat in every room so everyone can be at their own comfort level!

Hunting: Not on Property

Internet/WiFi: Yes, with speeds capable of working from location!

Linens: Yes, we provide your sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. We have just the basic sheets, pillows, pillowcases, and bath towels.

Parking: 3 vehicles in driveway max. No street parking, or risk being towed.  Sorry, the garage and lawn is not for parking.

Pets: No pets allowed owner has severe allergies

Privacy: Very particular neighbors, very close,  on both sides.  

Snowmobiles: a person (resident and nonresident) that operates a snowmobile in Michigan is required to purchase a snowmobile trail permit. The trail permit enables snowmobilers to ride state-designated trails and thousands more miles of public roads and on public lands (where authorized). It is valid for one year, which begins Oct. 1 and ends Sept. 30 of the following year. State-designated trails are open Dec. 1-March 31 and grooming occurs when there is enough snow on the ground.

Space: 2 story home, lakefront

Seniors: Welcome there are steps in to home but there is a lower level bedroom

Main floor Master- 50" Smart TV
Living Room- Smart TV

Towels: All bath and kitchen towels will be provided during your stay. Please bring beach towels with you!

Washer and Dryer: Yes, laundry detergent provided

Wood: Not provided but available locally





Property/Indoor Amenities
  • Basic Paper Products (Paper Towel & TP)
  • Beach Towels
  • Blankets
  • Blow Dryer
  • Board Games
  • Books
  • Box Fans
  • Ceiling fans
  • Heat- Electric Heaters Only
  • Internet/ WiFi
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Linens & Towels included
  • Oscillating Fans
  • Radio
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Smart TV w/ streaming
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Vacuum
  • Washer & dryer
Kitchen Amenities
  • Air Fryer
  • Antibacterial Hand-Sanitizer
  • Baking Flour and Sugar
  • Blender
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Coffee Makers: Drip and Keurig (some K-cups provided)
  • Cooking and Baking Pans
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Soaps (Hand & Dish Soap)
  • Standard Kitchenware & Utensils
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Outdoor Amenities
  • Deck/Patio
  • Fire Pit
  • Good Fishing
  • Grill-Propane
  • Patio Chairs
  • Private Boat Dock
  • Swimming on Property

Season Period Min.Stay Nightly Weekly
January - December 2024 01/01/2024 - 12/31/2024 2 $229.00
January - December 2025 01/01/2025 - 12/31/2025 2 $229.00

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