Fresh-water Island Paradise

Entire home/apt

12 guests

2 bedrooms

6 beds
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Beautiful spot (view of both sunrise and sunset in August) on exclusive Beaver Island. Private but within walking distance (about 1 mile) to the ferry dock and town of St. James. Sleeps twelve.

Can find directions via Gew-gle maps. Also for sale.

The space

This A-frame style home sits on a dune overlooking Garden and Squaw Islands. Beautiful private setting is still within walking distance (about 1 mile) to the ferry dock and town of St. James. The house was completely remodeled in 2001 and has all the features and comforts of a modern home with that island cottage feel.

The home sleeps 12 in a master bedroom with queen bed, 2nd bedroom with 2 double beds, and 3rd bedroom in the walk-out lower level with 4 single beds and a pull-out couch.

A large leather sectional in the living room surrounds a wood burning stove under a lofted wood-beamed ceiling. For rainy days, the house has a stereo, TV with VCR and DVD players, books, and board games. The spacious kitchen has all of the cooking basics and a long breakfast bar with stools. The dining area has a large oak table which can expand to seat 12 and is perfect for family meals or entertaining.

A large wrap-around porch offers unforgettable sunrise and sunset lake views, another dining table, rocking chairs, and a grill. A large rope hammock in the sunny side yard is the perfect spot to see deer, wild turkeys, and other passing wildlife.

A beautiful private pebble beach is at the end of a short stairway. Enjoy the beachside fire pit and deck area with lounge chairs, 5 kayaks, and plenty of life jackets and aqua socks for island fun. 3 bicycles are also available for use.

Pets are allowed with pre-approval. Linens and washer/dryer are provided. Caretaker will pick-up/drop-off at the ferry dock if necessary.

Listed for sale with Ed Wojan Realty.

Guest access

There is a ferry to the island run by Beaver Island Boat Company--just search for that or "Beaver Island Ferry" (we're not allowed to include links to websites here).

Caretaker will pick-up/drop-off at the ferry dock if necessary. Key is inside a lockbox on the door next to the garage as you pull up, the code is 41902.

Interaction with guests

Host will not be at the house.

Other things to note

You can use the leading search engine's map function for directions (Gew-gle maps; we're not allowed to post websites here).

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 double beds
Common spaces
4 single beds

The space
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 2
Bed: 6
Check In: 3PM - 10PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Free parking on premises

Extra people No Charge
Cleaning Fee $139 NZD
Security Deposit $420 NZD
Weekly Discount: 99%
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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in time is 3PM - 10PM

See photo of house rules under photos.

What are the check in/out times?
-You can check in at 3 pm and must check out by 10 am

Are there plenty of blankets, towels and sheets to use for a home that sleeps 12?
-Yes, all linens are provided

Does the facility have a TV that works with cable or Direct TV?
-There is a TV with a combination VCR/DVD player, however there is not satellite or cable TV. Most people like this. After all you're on vacation, time to unplug! :)

Does the facility have a C/D player?

Are there games like Monopoly or Scrabble in the home?
-There are many board games to choose from, although they vary from year to year

Are there beach toys for kids?
-Not currently

What is the phone number in the residence to provide to my office in the event of an emergency?
-Airbnb doesn't let us put these here, but it's in the house once you get there


2 nights minimum stay

10 Reviews

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Cassie User Profile
August 2017
Great house with beautiful views!

Susie User Profile
August 2017
This place is perfect for a relaxing beautiful vacation.

Fran User Profile
July 2017
Lovely beach home with steps to a quiet beach. The home was so comfortable and the kitchen large. The game playing eating table was large. We had so much fun and the views were beautiful.

Kristin User Profile
July 2017
Beautiful view! Close to town while still having a very private location. The home is well maintained, comfortable and appears to have been recently updated. It as larger than we anticipated, especially the kitchen. We had plenty of room for 4 adults and 3 kids. The kayaks and bikes are in good working order. The dishwasher and laundry are great bonuses! We would certainly here stay again.

Trevor User Profile
July 2017
The picture do not do this place justice. The entire adventure of taking a ferry just sets the mood to relax and enjoy. A few restaurants were simply amazing while some were over priced and made you regret eating. The private setting was amazing. The house is clean and well stocked. Made us feel like we were invited to stay at our rich uncles house we don't have. Great house. Great views. Great vacation. We had nine people in our group and had room to spare.

Andrea User Profile
July 2017
Awesome week, house and beach were Perfect.

Jasmine User Profile
July 2017
Beautiful cabin on the lake. We spent days kayaking, hiking, beach side and relaxing. We would definitely come back if this place is still for rent.

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About the home

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