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Huge new waterfront vacation home on 2 acres in Harsens Island

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  • bedrooms 5
  • baths 2
  • sleeps 14
  • pool no
  • hot tub no
  • pets allowed no
  • type House
  • community
  • rates (USD) $ 900 - $ 1,900 / week

vacation rental description

Very private, comfortable, large second home, totally renovated
in 2006/2007 approximately 2200 square feet. This is the newest and
nicest available rental on the island. Nothing else has the
frontage,
the lot size, the amenities, the parking, or the dockage.
Renovations included:
New design including addition of full ceiling height sleeping lofts
with conventional staircase access;
New old fashioned front porch with swing;
City water;
New plumbing, fixtures, water heater, septic field and tank;
New windows;
New moldings, interior doors, exterior doors, Anderson doorwall;
New kitchen, gas fireplace-
Two new full ceramic/granite bathrooms;
New siding and exterior roughsawn trim;
Privacy. No busy street between you and the water, no noisy bar
next door, not musty-this bright, airy, roomy, clean and luxurious
setting is exactly what you are looking for. Well over $400,000.00
has been invested to provide you all the top drawer features of a
high end vacation home.
Situated on nearly two acres, you can enjoy the water view and sunsets
from the air conditioned comfort of the house, from the deck, or
from the platform at the end of the dock.
Why have a $3000.00 plus monthly second home mortgage payment when
you can just pick and choose the time you need, and pay for only
that time...

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house rental amenities

Lots of bedrooms, plus normal ceilinged and staircased sleeping
lofts.
Central gas heat and air conditioning.
City water.
Clean, new, sheets, pillows, and bedding.
Excellent new mattresses.
Full size refrigerator, microwave, gas stove, all pans, dishes,
flatware, serving platters, wine glasses, coffee mugs, dishtowels,
etc.
Coffeemaker, toaster.
Gas grille. Oversize deck with plenty of comfortable seating, on the
blue water of the North
Channel.
Docking with sheltered boat access, deep water for diving, sandy
bottom for swimming. Deck at end of
dock for sunning, picnicking, fishing.
Ample off street parking for vehicles and trailers.
Direct TV with premium channels and surround sound, DVD player.
Leather furniture. Very
comfortable.
Firepit, two double waterfront swings, playscape.

activities and attractions in Harsens Island Michigan

Sunning, swimming, relaxing, fishing, boating, shopping, relaxing.
Golf and tennis. Miniature golf, bowling, horseback riding, more
golf, and more shopping nearby.
In hunting season, duck, goose, and deer.
Harsen's Island has no motels or hotels, and very few vacation
rentals, so do not expect a strip of tourist attractions, as the
population is about one third residents, and two thirds seasonal
residents. Do expect a friendly small town attitude, and a safe,
clean, and friendly environment to spend some time with your friends
and family-its plenty close enough to entertain day visitors, and
this
place is large enough to accommodate plenty of overnight guests.
There are three markets and a couple of bar/restaurants on the
island.
It is, for the most part, pretty quiet.
When you wake up in the morning and realize that you have full
control
of your very own spacious, modern, clean, and private vacation home,
you will likely pinch yourself to make sure you are not dreaming.
Grab a cup of coffee and take a walk down your dock, greeted by the
swans, ducks, and egrets likewise enjoying the calm clear blue waters
of the North Channel of the St. Clair River. Have a seat at the
patio
on the end of the dock, or lie in the in the hammock while you map
out your day.
Join the family for a quick breakfast on the patio, or in the air
conditioned comfort of the summer residence. Take a ride to one of
the markets for a morning paper.
Later, dive into the clear blue waters at the end of the dock for a
refreshing swim. Marvel at the water quality, the sandy bottom,
consider some snorkeling with the kids. Bring a boat? Take a ride
and get lunch at one of the waterfront restaurants. Do some tubing
in
one of the sheltered bays in the Flats.
Grab the fishing poles-pike and panfish off the dock, then use the
fishing boat to take a trip out to the Channel and bounce the bottom
for walleye.
Take a bike ride with the kids to the park, play some tennis, let
them
on the swingsets for a bit, maybe take a ride into town, enjoy some
of
the little shops, check out a book from the library if you cannot
find
anything you like at the house.
Think about dinner-go out or grille something quick?
Later, its roasting marshmallows and having a few cold ones around
the
campfire.
Tomorrow, do it all over again.

Bring:  Fishing poles, landing net-pike and panfish off the dock- flip flops sunblock beach towel swim toys marshmallows and sticks hamburgers and buns sunglasses mosquito repellent flashlights bicycles golf clubs mask and flippers beach toys jar for frog turtle and dragonfly camera walking shoes dress clothes for dinner out play clothes not too many we have laundry facilities.

vacation rental rates

All rentals are Friday at 5 till Friday at 11:30. 

January to the end of April is $900 a week, April and most of May is $1000 a week.  May is a beautiful month on the island, the birdsong in the morning is overwhelming.

Memorial Week is $1500.

The first two weeks of June are $1300.  The balance of June, all of July, August, and until the second week of September is $1900 a week for the first 6 occupants, then $100 each for additional occupants. The balance of September is $1500 a week.

Holiday weeks-Fourth of July-add $600  Labor Day-add $500

 

Less than full week rentals are available. but are subject to being bumped by a full week renter during high season.


You will need a $300.00 deposit to hold your week, then one half the rent is due eight weeks before your rental, with the other half due at move in.  The $300 is over and above the rent, for your damage deposit.

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Top things to do in Harsens Island
  • Great, interesting boating and exploring
  • Wide variety of fishing
  • Ride bikes to downtown
  • Golf
  • Shopping trip to Lakeside Mall area
Top things to do on a budget
  • Fish
  • Swim
  • Sun
  • Bike ride
  • Nothing
Top things to do with a family
  • Walk to the park
  • Swim in the clear blue water
  • Catch frogs and butterflies
  • Have a campfire
  • Play a board game
have-fun

Donn , owner

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traveler reviews for this harsens island house rental

Fantastic place

Review submitted: August 25, 2014   Date of arrival: August 21, 2014

Everything was exactly as stated. What a beautiful home. It's as if you don't have any neighbors. With all the shade trees you feel and really are completely secluded. Lake St. Clair is known for it's smallmouth bass and wow are they fun to catch. You could spend the summer at this place and never run out things to do. Owner was great and very easy to work with. The pier is over 100 yards long and it takes you out past the sandy beach to deeper water which was a plus for those bringing up boats. There is a line of reeds 30 yards past the pier and it really knocks down all the waves coming in from the bigger boats going down the channel and really helps protect the boats from banging the pier. There's just nothing negative about this home. Big, well decorated, nice comfortable beds and everything you need for a great time.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, romantic getaway

Owners response: The dock is capable of mooring several boats, the largest we had was a 50 foot Sea Ray. The swimming and diving are excellent, the water is blue and clear.

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

A little piece of Heaven

Review submitted: August 7, 2012   Date of arrival: July 20, 2012

The owner is very nice and professional. The house is fully furnished and has plenty of sleeping room. It's by far the best house I've rented on the island. The dock is in deep water and the boat parking is proper for a 30' formula without issue. 10' of water at the end of the dock makes for perfect diving and flips without hitting the bottom.
The beds are all comfortable, and the kitchen is perfect for getaways or longer stays. Flat screen TV in the main living room worked great.
The neighbors are quiet and respectful, I got along perfectly with everyone.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 6 / 6

 

Family time on Harsens Island

Review submitted: July 23, 2012   Date of arrival: July 16, 2012

Thank you Donn we had a great time! We swam, fished, played games, and enjoyed the the home and the deck as much as we could. The pictures don't do the home justice. It has everything you need. We took many great pictures. Thanks Don.

The Baker Family

Recommended for: families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway

Owners response: Good to hear, and thanks for leaving everything in such great shape.

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 

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