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KALKASKA GETAWAY (Kalkaska, MI): Pet-friendly, wifi, kayaks included

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
14 guests
2 nights minimum
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KALKASKA GETAWAY SLEEPS: 12-14 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2.5 *MANISTEE LAKE IS 150 yards away (sandy bottom) *KAYAKS/CANOES + 1 simple, aluminum boat *SNOWMOBILE and ATV'S ENCOURAGED *PETS are WELCOMED Kalkaska Getaway is perfect for larger groups looking to vacation, sleeping up to 14, plus kayaks/canoes, along with a simple aluminum fishing boat which are provided for your summer-time water fun. This home is perfect for fishing families and explorers alike. Bring your ORV's or Snowmobiles and ride from the front door! With plenty of parking, Kalkaska Getaway allows for truck/trailer combos and multiple cars to park on-site. So, grab your buddies or the kids and fish, swim, or ride until dawn! Kalkaska Getaway is a 3-level home: Main floor (with all new GE Appliances in June 2019!), up...KALKASKA GETAWAY SLEEPS: 12-14 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2.5 *MANISTEE LAKE IS 150 yards away (sandy bottom) *KAYAKS/CANOES + 1 simple, aluminum boat *SNOWMOBILE and ATV'S ENCOURAGED *PETS are WELCOMED Kalkaska Getaway is perfect for larger groups looking to vacation, sleeping up to 14, plus kayaks/canoes, along with a simple aluminum fishing boat which are provided for your summer-time water fun. This home is perfect for fishing families and explorers alike. Bring your ORV's or Snowmobiles and ride from the front door! With plenty of parking, Kalkaska Getaway allows for truck/trailer combos and multiple cars to park on-site. So, grab your buddies or the kids and fish, swim, or ride until dawn! Kalkaska Getaway is a 3-level home: Main floor (with all new GE Appliances in June 2019!), upstairs bedrooms and a walk-out basement that is geared for fun with a shuffleboard table, foosball table and air hockey table for your enjoyment! Although you can barely see the lake in the summertime from this property, you are only 150 yards to the water, where you can swim, lounge around, or board a boat! Manistee Lake is a shallow lake, and from the shore has a gradual slope so it is great for smaller kids (max depth is 16 feet). Kalkaska Getaway is located on the northeast corner of the lake. If you would like to take a short 5 minute drive to Manistee Lake Sands Park, you will find a playground, public beach, picnic area, and public boat launch. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS A/C: No. Each bedroom has a ceiling fan and the dining room has a ceiling fan. There are also a few oscillating floor fans which can be used throughout the home. Animals: Variety of birds, squirrels, turkey, coyotes, fox, deer and bear. ATV/Snowmobiles: Yes. You can drive from the front door to nearby trails. Leetsville Trail is the closest. Here is a map of ORV trails nearby. Bathroom: Bathroom #1: main floor Full-bath with tub and shower Bathroom#2: upstairs Half-bath Bathroom #3: walk-out basement shower stall, sink, toilet connected; washer/dryer Beach/Swimming: Only 150 yards away is the access to the lake. It is shared access with 6 other homes. There is about a 12 x 4 ft. patch of sand in which kids can play. Manistee Lake is a sandy-bottom lake, very shallow with a gradual slope. The average person can walk out about 75 yards with the water only reaching your neck. The public beach and playground is on the southwest side of Manistee Lake. Bedroom Configuration: Bedroom #1: main floor: Queen Bedroom #2: upstairs: 3 Queens and a crib Bedroom #3: upstairs: 1 Queen and a full over full bunk bed Boats: (Available May - September) 5 Kayaks with paddles with a variety of Adult-size life jackets. 2 canoes (3 seats). There is also a canoe trailer that can be attached to your own vehicle if you want to explore the Manistee River. In addition, guests can use the 12' aluminum rowboat with oars on any nearby lake. There is a trailer for the that boat as well, if you want to hook it up to your own car and explore. You can attach your own motor (up to 6 horse) if you would like to use the 12' aluminum boat for easier fishing. Guests - simply walk a kayak, canoe, or even the boat 150 yards away and jump on in. Boat Launch: Public launch, Manistee Lake Sands Park, southwest end of lake. You will need to pull boat in/out, however, you can park your truck/trailer combo right in front of the house. (You can always pick up your family at the dock 150 yards away, but please, do not tie up there! This is shared dock and is typically pulled out Labor Day Weekend.) Bugs: Typical flies, mosquitoes, spiders, and ants. Cable/Satellite TVs: No cable. 1 TV on main floor in living room = Samsung Smart TV. Next TV is in walk-out basement and has the Chromecast and a DVD. Cell phone service: Verizon/AT&T - Good! Coffee Maker: Coffee pot/carafe style. Bring your own coffee. Distances (approximate): *Higgins Lake: 45 minutes *Torch Lake: 55 minutes *Traverse City: 40 minutes * Lansing: 2 hours 36 minutes * Crystal Mountain: 1 hour 18 minutes * Mackinac Bridge: 1 hours and 37 minutes away Dock: Shared dock for loading/unloading only. May not tie your boat to the dock. Fire Pit: YES! Fishing: Bring your poles. Jumbo Bluegill, Jumbo Perch, Crapie, Pike and Walleye! The best fishing is from a boat. Fishing License: You can purchase your fishing license online at http://www.*****************/Welcome/Default.aspx Grill: Propane Grill- 6 burner. Propane is provided. Handicap Accessible: Guests must be able to navigate stairs. Hunting: Not onsite Internet: Wi-Fi for guests to use. Strong service. Linens: Yes, we provide you with basic sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. If you are particular about the thread count of your sheets, let us know, and we will make sure we leave a bed open for your sheets. Neighbors: Please be conscientious of the nearby neighbors, especially on your walk down to the beach. You are wMore
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Freshwater Vacation Rentals
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2019 via mobile

Great Vacation Spot! Enjoyed ourselves hoping to rent again. Very nice cabin & all its amenities. Smooth rental experience.

Date of stay: August 2019
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Sightsee795718, VR Owner at KALKASKA GETAWAY (Kalkaska, MI): Pet-friendly, wifi, kayaks included, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2019

Thanks for being great guests! We loved having you at the Kalkaska Getaway and hope you return soon. Sincerely, Cara

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Ceiling Fans
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Microwave
Refrigerator
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