Shoreline Oasis Manistique

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SHORELINE OASIS (Manistique --Lake Michigan): Sleeps 8, 300 ft. of gorgeous sandy shoreline on Lake Michigan, 12 miles to Manistique  Dog Friendly

Pets Welcome

Bedrooms

4

Baths

1

Sleeps

8

SHORELINE OASIS
SLEEPS: 8 
BEDROOMS: 4 
BATHROOMS: 1
*LAKEFRONT (Lake Michigan)

*GORGEOUS SANDY SHORELINE
*SWIMMING ON PROPERTY
*DOG FRIENDLY

*****The roads around the property are private property. Please do not ride ATV's down the private roads or on the powerline trail. Please be empathetic to the neighbors that live in the neighborhood full-time***


NEW ADDITIONS: Volleyball net on the beach for guest to use, outdoor shower, 4 (1 double, & 3 single) kayaks, paddle boat and an electric V2 car charger in the garage! Also added - Dish Network for your TV viewing. 

You will be hard-pressed to find another vacation rental with this beautiful view of lake Michigan and 300 feet of private-untouched sandy shoreline.  This home is truly a shoreline oasis. With wrap-around deck and enclosed sun porch, you won’t miss a minute of the sunrise.


Shoreline Oasis is a 3 bedroom/1 full bathroom cottage which sleeps 8 comfortably. There is laundry onsite, a cozy kitchen, coffee bar and wi-fi for those working while vacationing. Grab your friends or family and BBQ on the deck while you watch the kids play in the water and hear the waves tumble ashore.


Less than 12 miles to Manistique makes Shoreline Oasis a convenient location yet still private & secluded.


 


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Air Conditioning: There is no air conditioning at this property. However, there are a few fans for guests to use. ATV's: ATV’s are welcome. Please do not drive on the beach, but there are nearby trails.
Animals:  Deer, squirrel, variety of birds, racoons.
Bathroom: One full bathroom with shower and tub
Beach/Swimming: The shoreline of Lake Michigan is absolutely gorgeous. Private Sandy beach for 300 ft. There is also a volleyball net setup and balls are in the garage.
Bedroom Configuration:


    Bedroom #1: main floor-- 1 Queen bed


      Bedroom #2: upstairs-- 1 Full bed


        Bedroom #3: upstairs—1 Full bed (not fully enclosed)


         Bedroom #4: upstairs-- 2 twin beds (not fully enclosed)
Boats:  4 kayaks- 1 double & 3 single, & paddle boat for guest use
Bugs: Typical Northern Michigan bugs.
Car Charger:
 There is a V2 car charger located in the garage for guest use.

Distances:
              * Pictured Rocks: 1 hour and 15 minutes
              * Manistique: 12 minutes
              * Marquette:1 hour 44 minutes
              * Escanaba: 1 hour and 7 minutes               
              * Tahquamenon Falls State Park: 1 hour 53 minutes 
              * Mackinac Bridge: 2 hours
Dock: no dock


Drinking Water: It is well water. Some guests may choose to bring bottled water for drinking. 


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: Electric fireplace


Fire-pit: There is firepit for guests to use on the beach.


Fishing: 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.
 


Garage: There is a garage which is used for toys. Guests can place snowmobiles/atv/boats inside.
 


Grill: A propane grill is present. Propane is provided.
 


Grocery Store: Manistique has many stores to shop in, which is only 12 miles away.



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…There is wi-fi. It can be intermittent since the property is remote. Zoom calls and video streaming are not recommended.

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.

Outdoor Shower: To wash off a fun day in the sand there is an outdoor shower for you to rinse off. 


Parking: PLEASE BE CAREFUL when it comes to turning around. It is easy to get your car/truck/trailer stuck in the sand.  Tows are not easy in the U.P. Up to 5 cars can park comfortably or a 2 truck/trailer combo. EV car Charger on site

Pets: Dogs are welcome (up to 3)! Freshwater Vacation Rentals currently charges $75/per pet for your entire stay. 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: It is a very private space.


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:  1 ½ story


Televisions: There is a smart tv with streaming & Dish Network Satellite TV


Towels: Yes, we provide towels.  It's always good to bring extra though.

Washer and dryer:  Yes! Laundry soap is provided

Wood: Wood is provided.


Amenities

Property/indoor Amenities
  • Acreage
  • Basic Paper Products (Paper Towel & TP)
  • Blankets
  • Blow Dryer
  • Board Games
  • Books
  • Cable- Satellite TV
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Firewood is Provided.
  • Garage
  • Heat- Electric Heaters Only
  • Internet/ WiFi
  • Linens & Towels included
  • Pets allowed
  • Portable Fans
  • Screened-in porch
  • Smart TV w/ streaming
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Vacuum
  • Washer & Dryer (plus Detergent and Dryer Sheets)
Kitchen Amenities
  • Blender
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Coffee maker
  • Cooking and Baking Pans
  • Crockpot
  • Hand Mixer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Standard Kitchenware & Utensils
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Outdoor Amenities
  • Deck/Patio
  • Fire Pit
  • Firewood Provided for guests
  • Grill-Propane
  • Kayak Included
  • Patio Chairs
  • Paddle Boat Included
  • Picnic Table
  • Private Outdoor Shower
  • Sandy Beach
  • Snowmobile from Property
  • Swimming on Property
Special Features
  • ATV allowed

Season Period Min.Stay Nightly Weekly
All seasons-3 night mim 04/05/2022 - 12/31/2030 3 $399.00

Reviews

We all had a great time at your amazing beach house!
Victoria
Oct 2022
Girls trip of 5 had a wonderful relaxing time. We loved the home and the setting. Sleeping with the waves in the background was amazing!
Melissa and the Ladies
Oct 2022
Such a beautiful place! Very much what we needed to regroup and reconnect. We saw lots of wildlife right outside the window. A porcupine wandered by. We seen an eagle many times. Everyday a mama and daddy goose walked by with their 7 babies. We also enjoyed all the state parks. Fayette Historic State Park was a great place for kids and adults alike. Kitch-iti-kipi was pretty as well. A great time had by all! ------------------------------------------------------------- The home provided all the things we needed. It was comfy, we turned on 2 fans upstairs one night. The beach and chairs were relaxing. The bald ealge was sooooo cool!
Tony, Stacy, Brooke and Ben
Oct 2022
Thank you so much for allowing pets!
Thank you all so very much for allowing pets at this Wonderful beach retreat! It was the first time our ENTIRE family could vacation together :) It was the most perfect, relaxing vacation and we cannot wait to come back! The cottage is so cozy and the views are spectacular! As a teacher- I really could live here all summer! We thought maybe the previous guests were mistaken, but we saw the porcupine too! We stayed for 5 nights and even want to leave the property! Again, thank you so much for sharing this place!
Ryan
Oct 2022
This was our first vacation in about 13 years and it was wonderful. The way the beach changes everyday, the porcupine, the bald eagle, the breeze, and the accommodations were all delightful. I drew a picture of the property and will email it to you all. Thank you! ------------------------------------- It was great. We saw a bald eagle and a porcupine. We did the Pictured Rocks in Munising cruise and it was wonderful. We came all the way from Grand Rapids -Kingsley
Rebekah
Oct 2022
This is so fun :) I love this place! The shipwreck adds to the mystery
Colt
Oct 2022
We loved every second of our stay
Our family is originally from downriver Detroit. I live in Wabash Indiana, my brother and his family live in Fort Drum NY, my sister and her family live in Melvindale MI. We came up here to spread our mother's ashes in the UP. Our stay was amazing. We loved every second of it. Our family will definitely be back next year.
Troy
Oct 2022
We didn't think a place like this existed!
What a breathtaking view everywhere you look! Peaceful, revitalizing, comforting, fun family time. We enjoyed the kayaks and a few of our own inflatables we brought from home. Walks on the beach, reading, volleyball, football catch, frisbee, and listening to the waves were our other activities. There was no need to turn on the TV! I will admit there was a little phone time though :) Didn't think a place like this existed; reminds me how beautiful God's creation is. Hope this will be a new family tradition!
Jacki
Oct 2022
Would recommend for those needing to away from everyday life
This house was just the perfect spot for our honeymoon! The view was absolutely breathtaking, my husband and I found ourselves looking out over the lake as the sun set each night! We ran into a few neighbors and they were so kind and friendly to us. The peace from outside life was a blessing. We will recommend this house to family and friends if they ever need to get away from everyday life! Thank you again for giving us this opportunity to experience such a fantastic vacation spot!
Jessica
Oct 2022
We stayed here for Labor Day weekend specifically to get away from it all. Many beach walks with the dogs as well. It was very enjoyable
Jodi
Oct 2022
We enjoyed every minute, and the dogs loved it just as much!
We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived! We enjoyed the beach house. Joe and I never wanted to leave because it was so peaceful here. If you are sitting outside or in the house, there was always a beautiful view. We will return next year! Our dogs loved it as much as we did. We enjoyed every minute. We LOVE this place. It's our paradise!
Joe & Wendy
Oct 2022
Shoreline Oasis
This was a great location on the beach. My only suggestion is to provide the directions with approximate miles.

FVR RESPONSE:

Hi Tami, thank you for letting us know that our directions may need to be updated. We love knowing that you enjoyed your time at the cottage, and getting to take in the feel of having your own beach on Lake Michigan! Hopefully we can have you back! 
Tami
Aug 2022
Totally worth it
Such an amazing secluded cottage yet still close enough to local attractions. We could not have asked for a better cottage for my family. Right on the water clean rustic secluded.

FVR RESPONSE:

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay, Hollyn! We are so happy to know you and your family had a great stay, and found the cottages location and amenities able to provide everything you could have needed! Hopefully we will have a chance to host another stay with you!
Hollyn
Aug 2022
Beautiful and Peaceful Location
We enjoyed our stay at Shoreline Oasis. It was amazing to be able to walk out the front door and be on the beach of Lake Michigan. The location was beautiful, peaceful, and perfect. Enjoyed sitting on the many outdoor chairs and on the screened-in porch listening to the waves. Great amenities were an added bonus. Everyone used the kayaks, outdoor shower, and fire pit.


FVR RESPONSE:

Thank you Jennifer, for reviewing your stay at Shoreline. The home truly has a setting that is not quite like anything else when it comes to having a peaceful getaway. We are delighted to know everyone enjoyed their stay, and made good use of the provided amenities. We look forward to having the chance to host you again!
 
Jennifer
Jul 2022
Darn near perfect
My wife, myself and our two very active dogs had a great time. The lake front cabin is comfortable, clean and welcoming. It’s location is ideal…one step off the deck lands you on the beach. Though the water was too cold for the two of us, our dogs couldn’t stay out of it. We loved our stay and plan on returning next year

FVR RESPONE
Joe, don't you just love taking your pups on vacation with you and knowing that they had a  blast!  We're glad that you had a good time and that you plan on coming back in 2023.
Joe
Jun 2022
Splendid Isolation
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The property is beautiful. The seating, indoors and out, was fabulous. And we simply can't say enough good things about the Freswatef team. They are responsive and the epitome of professionalism. This was the seventh consecutive year we have worked through them to find a place to stay in the UP for vacation. Every time has been a wonderful experience. They are a top flight operation in every sense. We look forward to working with them again soon. I highly recommend them.


FVR FRESPONSE
Paul and Terry, you made our day!  Thank you for the kind words for thy staff of FVR, ad  for your recommendation.  Our guest relations are so very important to us.  The fact that you have rented from us for seven consecutive years says a lot!  We look forward to your next stay.
Paul & Terry
Oct 2021
Splendid Isolation
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The property is beautiful. The seating, indoors and out, was fabulous. And we simply can't say enough good things about the Freswatef team. They are responsive and the epitome of professionalism. This was the seventh consecutive year we have worked through them to find a place to stay in the UP for vacation. Every time has been a wonderful experience. They are a top flight operation in every sense. We look forward to working with them again soon. I highly recommend them.


FVR RESPONSE
Paul & Terry, you made our day with your review and recommendation!  Thank you for your kind words for the staff at FVR.  Good guest relations is very important to us.  The fact that you have rented from us for seven consecutive years says it all!  We look forward to your next adventure with us.
Paul & Terry
Oct 2021
So beautiful!!!
Thank you so much for making our honeymoon so wonderful!!!! Couldn't believe the little extras that were displayed for us in order for us to celebrate. The home was absolutely gorgeous, it was hard to leave. We will stay again!


FVR RESPONSE
Christina, we are so happy to have been a part of making your honeymoon so wonderful!  When guests say it was hard to leave the property, we know we've done something right.  We hope you come back to celebrate your 1st anniversary if not before.
Christina
Oct 2021
Great Family Get-away Spot!
Looking for a place to get away from it all and spend time with family reconnecting? This is the place! Enjoyed the seclusion, being steps from the shoreline and all the amenities of home.


FVR RESPONSE
Jill, thanks for this great review!  It's a perfect description of Shoreline Oasis, and we hope to see you back again.
Jill
Oct 2021
Definitely a beach front home!!
It was a great location. The house was amazing. Wish we would of booked a longer stay!! Only 1 true bedroom was the only downfall.

FVR RESPONSE
Cathy, you'll simply have to come back again and stay longer!   We love knowing that you enjoyed your stay.
Cathy
Sep 2021

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