Austin Lake Lodge Reed City

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Austin Lake Lodge (Reed City, MI): Sleeps 6, Sandy Beach, located on Austin Lake!






Austin Lake Lodge

*Sandy Beach 
*On Austin Lake

*Ring Doorbell & Security Camera 

Welcome to Austin Lake Lodge, located on the serene shores of Austin Lake near Reed City, Michigan. This charming lodge comfortably sleeps six guests with its three cozy bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. Enjoy sun-soaked days and refreshing swims on our private sandy beach, or take in the breathtaking views of Austin Lake from the lodge and deck. The fully equipped kitchen, comfortable living spaces, and stylish decor provide all the modern amenities you need for a relaxing vacation.

Reed City, known as Michigan’s Crossroads, is where the White Pine Trail and the Pere Marquette Trail intersect, making it a popular destination for hiking, biking, and exploring. The city is a leader in paving trails, offering a great base for a day or weeklong trip. Whether you’re looking for a day trip or a weeklong adventure, Reed City offers something for everyone. Come and experience the charm and beauty of Austin Lake Lodge. Book your stay today and create unforgettable memories!




Air Conditioning: This property has central AC

ATV's: ATVs are not permitted for use on this property. 

Animals: Deer, beavers, turtles, orioles, and loons are common in this area

Located on the Main Floor 
*Bathroom #1: Full Bath with shower and tub
Located on the Second Floor (Loft)
*Bathroom #2: Half Bath
Located on the Lower Level
*Bathroom #3: Full Bath with shower 

Beach/Swimming: This property sits just yards away from Austin Lake. While the beach is sandy, the lake bottom is mucky. We recommend water shoes. It is not a sandy-bottom lake. 

Bedroom Configurations:

Located on the Main Floor  
*Bedroom #1: Queen Bed 
*Bedroom #2: Daybed with trundle 

Located on the Lower Level
*Bedroom #3: Twin bunkbed

Boats: Boats are not provided 

Boat Launch: There is no public launch on this lake.  Canoes, kayaks, or paddle boards can be launched from property 

Bugs: Mosquitoes are common during the summer months

Cable: Cable is not provided at this property. Please see TV section for more info. 

Cell Phone Service: All major carriers work well 

Coffee Maker: There is a 12 cup coffee maker with coffee and filters provided

Distances/Things to do:          
* Ferris State University: 26 minutes (25.8 miles)
* Kilwins Chocolate & Ice Cream Shop: 28 minutes (25.4 miles)
* Big Rapids Riverwalk: 30 minutes (26.3 miles)  
* Grand Rapids: 1 hour & 12 minutes (78.7 miles)
* Detroit: 3 hours & 7 minutes (206 miles)
* Chicago: 3 hours & 54 minutes (255 miles)

Dock: This property does feature a dock!  

Drinking Water: Drinkable well water is used at this property

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: There is an electric fireplace. 

Fire-pit: Bring your firewood! This property has an outdoor firepit for guest use. 

Fishing: Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, Muskie, Northern Pike, and Yellow Perch can be found in Austin Lake.

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

*The Fairway: 14 minutes (9.1 miles)
*Spring Valley Golf Course: 14 minutes (10.3 miles)
*Intimidator Golf Course: 27 minutes (20.6 miles)

Grill: There is a charcoal grill for guest use. Please bring charcoal and fluid for your stay

Grocery Store: Ebels General Store: 14 minutes (8.8 miles)

Handicap Friendly: This property does not have additional features to make it handicap accessible. 

Heat: There is propane central heating 

Hunting: Hunting is not permitted on the property. 

Internet/WIFI: There is WiFi at the property! 5G cell network. Since this is cellular, it is not ideal for video meetings or streaming multiple devices. 

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: There is room for 3 to 4 cars to park.

Pets:  This property does not allow pets.

Privacy: We ask our guests to be courteous of the neighbors, as they are within view from the house. 

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: 2,400 sqft Cottage with loft area and basement

Seniors: This property has 4 steps in to the bedroom on the main floor, and two steps on the deck. 

Televisions: There is a 65" Smart TV in the downstairs area of the house. 

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

Washer and Dryer: There is a washer and dryer for guest use. 

Wood: Firewood is not provided. 




Property/Indoor Amenities
  • Basic Paper Products (Paper Towel & TP)
  • Beach Towels
  • Blankets
  • Blow Dryer
  • Books
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Ceiling fans
  • Central air conditioning
  • Fireplace - Electric
  • Heat - Propane Forced Air
  • Internet/ WiFi
  • Linens & Towels included
  • Oscillating Fans
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Smart TV
  • Vacuum
  • Washer & dryer
Kitchen Amenities
  • Blender
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Coffee maker
  • Cooking and Baking Pans
  • Crockpot
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Soaps (Hand & Dish Soap)
  • Standard Kitchenware & Utensils
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Toaster Oven
Outdoor Amenities
  • Deck/Patio
  • Fire Pit
  • Good Fishing
  • Grill-Charcoal
  • Hammock
  • Patio Chairs
  • Private Boat Dock
  • Swimming on Property
Special Features
  • Pack and Play

Season Period Min.Stay Nightly Weekly
January - December 2024 01/01/2024 - 12/31/2024 2 $199.00
January - December 2025 01/01/2025 - 12/31/2025 2 $199.00

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