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Property Details

Updated: May 14, 2015
House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 11 Sleeps

Don't spend your vacation in a cramped, musty cottage with neighbors crowding you from all directions. Relax in our 2400 sf year-round home, set on an acre of shade trees and tall pine, less than a block away from a beautiful, sandy beach with gazebo and bathhouse. Spread out at our Higgins Lake Retreat, relax, breathe the clear air of Northern MIchigan pine and lakeshore breezes.

Visit our website at higginslakeretreat to view the photo gallery and email us to request a full print-out of our vacation home's layout and amenities.

  • Sleeps 11
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Barbecue
  • Internet

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Higgins Lake Retreat
+1 -989-466-9705
Higgins Lake Northern Michigan
Mason, Michigan

Perfect family getaway

  • 5 of 5
When my husband and I rented this house, we had high hopes that it would be a good place to spend a week with our two grown daughters, their husbands, and our four grandchildren -- ages 3 and under. We were not disappointed. The rambling layout provided privacy for each family when needed, but we especially appreciated the enormous dining room where we could gather for playing games as well as eating together. The little ones thoroughly enjoyed running in the huge yard while the adults watched from the deck or pitched horseshoes. The township park was just a short walk away and offered a small playground as well as a sandy beach and calm, shallow water. This was the perfect place for three generations to connect, and on our last night we unanimously decided that we want to go back again next summer.
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
Higgins Lake Retreat
+1 -989-466-9705
Higgins Lake Northern Michigan
Birmingham, MI

A Great Week and a Great Value

  • 5 of 5
My three children and I had a terrific week at this spacious home, only a two-minute walk to a sandy, secluded beach (the water is warm and the sandy bottom goes out for over a hundred yards)--the lake is visible from the backyard. When we weren't in the lake we played foosball, made s'mores in the large firepit, pitched horseshoes, grilled on the huge deck, went canoeing on a local river, hiked the nearby state park, and even drove about 20 minutes south to Houghton Lake for miniature golf and go-karts. The house is only minutes from the freeways but is completely Up North. Large, well-equipped kitchen and even WiFi. Highly recommended!
  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children


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Activity and Interests

Nearest Beach : Gerrish Township at 1 Miles Car: necessary

We are five houses down from what we consider the best beach on Higgins Lake, tucked away in our freindly neighborhood where kids ride their bikes and neighbors take walks in the evening. The beach is a real beach, not a road end, that is beautiflly maintained by the township with gazebo, bathhouse, volleyball, sandy beach area for sun bathing, roped swimming area. The lake bottom is sandy and water clear and shallow for the kids to play.


Rental rates


  • Weekly Rate: $995 - $1495

  • We are a private vacation home that is available for rentals of a week or more. We do not rent nightly. Typical summer rental is Sat - Sat. Please contact owner for rates.
    No pets allowed. No smoking in the house.
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Updated: May 14, 2015


Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4


  • Outdoor Grill


  • We have beds to sleep 11 with three bedrooms, two baths plus a huge rec room that includes a futon bunk and pull-out. The master bedroom has a new, king size, beautyrest pillowtop mattress. The second bedroom has two twins that can be pushed together and used as a king. The third bedroom is a bunk room that has one bunk set and two single twins. Our yard has two driveways with plenty of room for parking, including boats on a trailer. We have a modern, fully equipped kitchen, TV in the living room and master bedroom, and wireless high speed cable internet. The huge attached deck includes outdoor patio furniture, tables, and gas grill.

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