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Huge Private Sandy Beach with Spectacular Sunset Views

Bedrooms 7
Space 2,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 7Bedrooms, 6 Baths, Sleeps 16

Lake living at its best! This beautiful vacation home is located on the sunset side of Black Lake with a huge private sandy beach (approximately 150 feet). And features 7 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms.

Five of the bedrooms are Motel type with exterior entrances, private bathrooms, TV, and coffee pot. Four of bedrooms feature adjoining doors ( makes a suite) includes refrigerator ,microwave, as well as a coffee pot and TV.

It is adjacent to Onaway State Park and all of its amenities. Dining and grocery shopping are just 5 minutes away.

Enjoy your time on gorgeous Black Lake, which is known for its wonderful fishing, boating, swimming, and hiking. Black Lake features safe sandy beaches and bottom. Trails are minutes away for biking, hiking, and ATVing. Fish for Walleye, Perch, Muskie, and Bass. End your days making memories watching the most breathtaking sunsets you’ve ever seen!!

Four Brand new kayaks that we just purchased for your enjoyment! We also have two 16 ft. aluminum boats, with a dock and boat hoist (4000 pounds capacity) for conveniently storing your boat. We also have a front patio that is furnished with a grill and patio furniture. Our back porch is equipped with an additional full size refrigerator for extra food and drinks.

More Details

Kathy Mcconnell
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 9, 2018


Onaway House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • I understand that all activities are performed at my own risk. I am responsible for my own safety and the safety of my guests.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Inside house
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Inside house
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , With tv, mini frig, microwave and coffeemaker
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , With TV, mini fridge, microwave, and coffee maker
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , With TV. Ajoins to room 5
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , With TV, mini fridge, microwave, and coffee maker
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , With TV and coffee pot, adjoins to bedroom 6
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Master bedroom features luxurious King size Simmons mattress Additional bedroom features luxurious Queen size Simmons mattress Air conditioned bedrooms Queen size hide-a-bed sleeper sofa- sleeps 2 Plus 5 Attached Private entrance bedroom with exterior entrance: with 6 private bathrooms, Luxurious Queen size mattresses with 32” flat screen cable TVs, Small refrigerator, Microwave and Coffee Maker. Home Features: Dishwasher, 2 Large refrigerator/ freezer, Gas range/ oven, Microwave, Toaster, Coffee Maker. Includes all pots, pans, dishes, and utensils Big Screen cable TV and DVD player Faux fireplace Utility room with front load washer and dryer Linens and towels included Outdoor: Adjacent to state park with amenities including outdoor charcoal grills, volleyball, trails, playground etc. Large private sandy beach Boat dock & Boat Hoist to store your boat safely 2- Aluminum 16 ft. boats 4- kayaks Weber charcoal grill Outdoor Furniture.


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Huge Private Sandy Beach with Spectacular Sunset Views
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
Troy, MI

Great vacation spot for extended families and kids

  • 5 of 5

I'm a bit hesitant to review this property because I would prefer to keep this little gem a secret. We stayed with a large group of family ranging from grandparents to 1 year old kids, a total of 14. Black Lake is a perfect swimming lake for anyone young and old, the water was warm and clear, there is no muck or seaweed anywhere and in the water the ground is all sand. I walked 400 yards from the beach and was only 3 feet deep. The beach is huge and pristine. The yard is also huge and immaculate with plenty of room for our family games of croquet and soccer. Nice bonfire pit with adirondack chairs made for a great end to the day to watch the gorgeous sunsets. The house and rooms are all comfortable and having that many bathrooms was great. I can't say enough nice things about this place and the only tip I would recommend is if you are looking to fish, either bring your own boat with motor or an electric motor. There is also a boat delivery service that will rent for a day or the week so we'll be doing that the next time we vacation here! Thank you Jerry and Kathy for an amazing time, I really enjoyed getting to meet you both and really appreciate the care and effort you've put into this place. Thanks, Mike Young

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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The property was great and the lake was beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a fantastic time there. The lake and the sunsets were absolutely beautiful, had nice trails to ride and the guys really liked the golf course. We would definitely go back there again. The owners were really super nice .

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful property. Perfect for large group

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the lake and kayaks on the day's the weather cooperated. Lots of things to do in close proximity also!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ideal Property

  • 5 of 5

This property worked out very well for our family. The adjoining suite suited my oldest daughter's family, while the single rooms suited my other daughters. The main gathering area was large enough to accommodate the whole crew. Located next to the state park was perfect for launching my boat and the boat hoist worked well for storing it. Plenty of room for everyone to park and store my boat trailer.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic stay!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our family vacation at Black Lake! The property was perfect for our group of eleven. The individual units were perfect for privacy and the main house for group activities. I will honestly say the lake was perfect for swimming with the sandy bottom. It was great for all swimming levels in our group. We brought our kayaks and enjoyed many hours kayaking on the lake. The black mountain recreation trail was nearby as well as a great bike path near Onaway. The property was a great location for our day trips to the Huron Sunrise trail, the Tunnel of Trees, Mackinac Island, and biking in petoskey. Many thanks to Kathy for stopping by to check on me after my bee sting. That was so very thoughtful and kind of her. We enjoyed our vacation and would highly recommend this vacation rental!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation destination

  • 4 of 5

Kathy was extremely welcoming, and took care of everything we needed. Highly recommend this place for big family vacations !

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Fishing.

* Hiking.

* Boating.

* Swimming.

* atv.

Top Thing to do in Budget:.....

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Nationally renowned Black Lake Golf Course only 5 minutes away

10 minutes to Stoney Links Golf Course in Onaway

Adjacent to state land

Approximately 45 minutes to Mackinaw City, Petoskey, and Gaylord

Catch a ferry to Mackinaw Island 45 minutes away at Mackinaw City

5 minutes to Black Lake Recreation park with several trails and dunes for ATVs, hiking, and biking

30 minutes to Cheboygan and Rogers City

Bowling and movie theaters in Cheboygan and Rogers City

20 minutes to Ocqueoc Falls

5 minutes to Onaway

Surrounded by dining options minutes away (211 Restaurant, Lorenzo’s, The Bluffs, Rosa’s Italian restaurant, Black Lake Lodge, Black Lake Golf Club, Woodwinds, Manzanas)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Refundable Damage Deposit $300

Available to rent May 26th through September.
Weekly rental (Saturday to Saturday)
No smoking allowed in units due to Michigan Law

Contact owner Kathy McConnell 989-614-6663

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.