Douglas Lake House Levering

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DOUGLAS LAKE HOUSE (Levering, MI): 23 minutes from Mackinac Bridge, Sleeps 8, Private Dock, 6 Kayaks

Pets Welcome

Bedrooms

2

Baths

2

Sleeps

8

DOUGLAS LAKE HOUSE
SLEEPS: 8 
BEDROOMS:  2
BATHROOMS: 2
*LAKEFRONT (Douglas Lake)
*SWIMMING ON PROPERTY

*4 Adult KAYAKS
*2 Kid KAYAKS
*PRIVATE DOCK
*DOG FRIENDLY-Please keep on leash while outside

*OPEN YEAR ROUND
*23min. from MACKINAC BRIDGE


Looking to relax on a quiet peaceful lake, bird watch, kayak with family and friends, and tell stories around the campfire? Then, Douglas Lake House is the perfect vacation rental for you. Sleeping 8, this ranch house is nestled just 23 minutes from the Mackinac Bridge. Come swim off the dock, cook on the propane grill, and gaze at the night stars (beautiful sight). 


 


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
 


Air Conditioning: No air condition, but there are ceiling fans in each bedroom and 2 in family room areas. You will also find 1-2 oscillating fans as well to use.


 


ATV's: Yes, you can bring them. Please refrain from diving on the lawn. You are able to park just 1 truck/trailer sideways. The lawn across the street is also available for guests to park (near pole barn).
 


Animals: Eagles, loons, ducks, deer, turtles, squirrels, bear are present.
 


Bathroom:


      Bathroom #1: Shower, toilet, sink, and laundry room


      Bathroom #2: Tub only (no shower), sink, toilet
 


Beach/Swimming: Swimming should be done off the dock. The lake is sandy bottom lake, but boulders line the edge, therefore, you should swim off the dock. At end of the dock, the water is typically less than 3 feet. About 150ft. out is waist-high. Please rinse off with the Fels-Naptha soap after swimming to avoid any irritation or swimmers itch. Soap is provided.


 


Bedroom Configuration:
         Bedroom #1: main floor Queen bed


         Bedroom #2: 1 King bed and 2 sets of bunk beds



Boats:  4 adult single-kayaks are available and 2 kid kayaks for guests to use. Life jackets are present and encouraged when boating.


 


Bugs: Typical Michigan bugs. May-flies are present a few days in June.


 


Cell phone service: Verizon service is wonderful. Not too sure on others.

Camera: For security of the property when vacant, there is one camera on the roadside. 


Distances:
              * Pictured Rocks: 2 hour and 35 minutes (144 miles)
              * Marquette: 3 hours 8 min (183  miles)
              * Traverse City: 1 hour and 52 min (90 miles)
              
* Petoskey: 32 minutes (24 miles)
              * Tunnel of Trees: 30 min (25 miles)
              * Kitch-iti-kipi: 2 hours 7 min. (107 miles)
              * Detroit: 4 hours 3 min (287  miles)               
              * Tahquamenon Falls State Park: 1 hour 47 min (100 miles) 
              * Mackinac Bridge: 26 minutes (21 miles)

Dock: Private dock: 24 ft. long, 12 feet wide at end (l-shape). If you choose to bring your own boat, there is a public launch onto the lake. You can tie off to the dock or deeper in the water.


Drinking Water: It is well water. There is a water tank guests can use for drinking. Some guests may choose to bring bottled water of their own. 


Drugs/Smoking/Fireworks: Freshwater does not permit illegal drugs of any kind on the property, including marijuana. 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 a wood-burning stove guests can use. Wood can be found in the shed.


Fire-pit: Yes! Wood can be found in the wood shed by the garage.


Fishing: Some common fish you will see in the nearby lake are bluegill, perch, walleye. A bit shallow to fish off the dock. Please be sure to bring your own poles as there are none at this property. Also, in order to fish in Michigan lakes, one is required to hold a fishing license. Click here to purchase your fishing license online.
 


Grill: Propane grill. Propane provided.
 


Grocery Store: Approximately 5 miles is a Market with wine, beer, deli, pizza, gas, fruits, veggies. Also, 2 miles away is a party store. Petoskey has larger stores.


Handicap Friendly: Let us explain what we mean by handicap friendly…there is a zero-1 step entry into this home, and it is one level (a ranch-style home). The bathrooms and hallways are not up to official handicap standards and do not come equipped with special apparatus to help those in need.

Internet:  YES! High speed internet.

Linens: Yes, we provide your sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. If you are fussy about the thread count of your sheets, just let me know, and I’ll make sure we leave a bed open for your sheets. We have just the basic sheets, pillows, pillow cases and bath towels.

Parking: Maximum 3 cars on property.

Pets: Pets are welcome; up to 2 dogs! Freshwater Vacation Rentals currently charges $50/per pet for your entire stay. There are 2 dog crates (for small dogs—under 40lbs.) for guests to use while on-site. Also, we have dog dishes for you as well. Yes, we do accept dogs, yet we do ask that you please clean up after them both inside and outside the cabin. Plus, if you allow them on the furniture, we do ask that you please bring your own linens/blankets for them to sleep on.  Just let us know which bed you will be using with them, and we’ll make sure it is ready for your sheets when you arrive. Plus, if the pet hair starts to build, we do ask that you please run the vacuum. Generally, dogs love the water and places to explore. Pet food does tend to attract mice, so vigilance is needed.

Privacy: Neighbors are right next door.


Seniors:Come one, come all! This space is great for those over 60. Sometimes when renting a home, you are never too sure about the terrain: is the home on top of a hill, is parking on a steep slope, are there 100 steps to the beach or the unit, etc. This home gets the FVR approval for the young at heart!


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. Click here to purchase your snowmobile trail permit.    


Space:  Ranch-style home


Televisions: There is one 65”- smart TV with local channels.


Towels: Yes, we provide towels.  It's always good to bring extra though. Also, bringing beach towels is not a bad idea.

Washer and dryer:  YES! Laundry soap is provided.

Wood: Provided for guests in the shed.

Amenities

Property/indoor Amenities
  • Basic Paper Products (Paper Towel & TP)
  • Blankets
  • Blow Dryer
  • Board Games
  • Box Fans
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Ceiling fans
  • DVD player
  • DVD's
  • Fireplace-wood-burning
  • Firewood is Provided.
  • Handicap accessible
  • Heat- Electric Heaters Only
  • Internet/ WiFi
  • Linens & Towels included
  • Oscillating Fans
  • Pets allowed.
  • Smart TV w/ streaming
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Vacuum
  • Washer & Dryer (plus Detergent and Dryer Sheets)
Kitchen Amenities
  • Blender
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Cooking and Baking Pans
  • Crockpot
  • Keurig---bring your own K-cups
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Soaps (Hand & Dish Soap)
  • Standard Kitchenware & Utensils
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Air Fryer
Outdoor Amenities
  • Canoe or Kayak included
  • Deck/Patio
  • Fire Pit
  • Firewood Provided for guests
  • Good Fishing
  • Grill-Propane
  • Kayak Included
  • Kayaks (1 adult sit-upon, 1 youth sit-upon)
  • Patio Chairs
  • Private Boat Dock
  • Swimming on Property
Special Features
  • ATV allowed

Season Period Min.Stay Nightly Weekly
01/02/2021 - 01/01/2022 2 $289.00

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