Harbor Area Rentals

ALLURE OF THE PINES
Allure of the Pines is located on Font Lake. This is a 4 bedroom, 2 bath home that sleeps eight in 3 queen size beds and 1 set of twins. Walk-out basement opens to lake side. The kitchen and dining area are encased by large windows and overlook Font Lake. Beaver Island loons can be heard from the deck while enjoying the beautiful lake view. Sheets and towels are not provided, but amenities include wi-fi, roku, apple tv, fully equipped kitchen w/ dishwasher,washer & dryer, screened-in porch, rowboat ,kayak and dock. The township park is nearby with a convenient bike path leading into the town of St. James (about 1 mile away ). Two popular Lake Michigan beaches are nearby, Donegal Bay on the island’s west side and the Public Beach on the east side in Paradise Bay . $1,100.00 per week. (231) 448-2615. View Web Page  E-mail

ARCHIE LAFRENIERE’S PARADISE BAY COTTAGE
Clean, cozy two-bedroom cottage sleeps 6 (one bedroom has a double bed, the other twin beds, and a pull-out queen couch in living room). Its located on a private beach with a lovely view of the harbor and its activity, just 4 blocks from town/boat dock. It has a fully equipped kitchen, new living room furniture, satellite TV, VCR, DVDI charcoal grill, picnic tables, and beach fire pit. The shallow water makes it perfect for small children. Off season rates available, two night minimum. Prior to mid-June rates are $600 per week. Again, after Labor Day, rates are $600 per week. From mid-June to Labor Day rates are $850 weekly, Saturday to Saturday. No pets, please. Call (231) 448-2062View Web Page

AT LEISURE
You can truly put yourself “At Leisure” while staying at this awesome cabin just a short walk from the Whiskey Point Light. This cabin is located on Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Harbor.  It features two bedrooms and sleeps six- one queen size bed and two twin beds plus a sleeper couch. This setting is perfect for kids; has a large yard plus the beach.  Amenities include a charcoal grill, fire pit on the beach, TV/VCR, CD player, washer/dryer, beautiful fieldstone fireplace, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, microwave, full kitchen. (Sorry – no dishwasher.) No smoking or pets.  Linens are provided.  Enjoy spectacular morning vistas on the deck and watch the boats as they enter Paradise Bay. Enjoy the feeling of isolation while staying a short walk from town. On your way to the lighthouse, you can stop at the Toy Museum, buy fresh whitefish at the Beaver Island Fish Market or visit the Maritime Museum. Heading east, it is a short walk to the Gull Harbor Nature Preserve.  Keep your eyes open – you may spot a bald eagle!  Weekly rentals are Sunday to Sunday – $775 for May and September and $825 for June, July and August. Four-day minimum stays can be arranged for the off-season.  Please contact Renee Rosema at (231) 828-4185 or email Rosema455@hotmail.com. View Web Page  E-mail

BACK BEACH BUNGALOW
Enjoy your island visit with the best of both worlds. Our cottage is tucked away in the woods on a sandy beach overlooking Garden and Squaw Islands. Located within walking distance to downtown beach and playground, you have easy access to all the activities in town. Walk or bike to the library, Resale Shop, Art in the Harbor, Baroque on Beaver events, grocery store, tennis courts, Community Center, restaurants, and more. On the lakeside there is a large deck for enjoying those summer breezes and grilling parties. Comforters, blankets, and pillows provided for our guests. We kindly ask that you bring your own bed sheets and towels. ~ 3 Bedrooms (3 Queen, 1 Twin) ~ 1 Bathroom ~ Fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker, toaster oven ~ TV/DVD/WIFI ~ Washer and Dryer available for guests use ~ No pets allowed. Peak Season $1,550/week – Off Season $975/week
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services (231) 675-6717 or email S.Richards.REALTOR@gmail.com
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BEAVER ISLAND HARBOR VIEW COTTAGE
A view of the bay is worth the stay!  A breath-taking view (180°) of the beaver island harbor (Paradise Bay) overlooking the entire village of St. James.  Complete with a full front deck for watching the sail boats enter the harbor and front row seats to Lake Michigan’s most stunning sunsets. Weekly rates: $750 $1050.  Over-looking Beaver Island’s main harbor (180°) – 3 bedroom house, sleeps 6 – 1 bedroom lower w/twins and master bathroom with shower – 2 bedrooms upper with twins and bathroom with tub – Fireplace, pot-belly stove – Front and rear decks with deck furniture – Weber Charcoal grill – Fully equipped  kitchen (microwave, coffee-maker, toaster ,dishes, pots, and pans) – Linens included – Satellite Television, DVD, stereo system  CD – In town, overlooking bay, minutes to shopping, stores, and ferry dock. Call today to reserve your week in Northern Michigan’s emerald Isle. Contact Keith (978) 340-0077 or  keith_pierson@hotmail.com
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THE CONVENT
The Convent is a “stone’s throw” to the public beach and playground and is situated on a huge expanse of lawn overlooking the beautiful harbor and breathtaking sunrises. The convent is short walking distance to the Island’s restaurants and pubs, shops, Community Center, the municipal marina and the ferry dock. Sleeping occupancy is a maximum of fifteen people, as there are eight bedrooms, all on the second floor. (Four with double beds, three sets of twin bedrooms and one room with a twin bed and two cribs) There are two full baths also on the second floor. We do not provide linens and bath towels but do provide pillows and blankets. Downstairs, the kitchen is completely equipped with all the necessary cooking and eating accessories, including microwave, toaster and two coffee makers. This floor has a large dining room, a spacious (double) living room, a play room and a half bath. The living rooms are equipped with Satellite TVs, a VCR, DVD player. The paved deck contains three grills, lawn chairs, two large picnic tables, and privacy from the street. All this for only $1600.00 per week plus $200.00 refundable deposit. Open year round, minimum of 3 night stay during slow season (September-May). For more information, contact Pam O’Brien at (231)-448-2206. View Web Page  E-mail

THE FISHERMAN’S HOUSE
The house is located across the street from St. James Harbor on the harbor road. It is a fully restored turn of the century home. Four bedrooms, three rooms with double beds and one room with twin beds, two bathrooms, bed linens and bath towels provided, fully equipped modern kitchen, washer/dryer, TV, enclosed porch, and open deck with grill. Reduced off-season rates. For rentals, please call Bill or Tammy at (231)448-2499View Web Page  E-mail

FONT LAKE FISHING RETREAT
This vacation home overlooks Font Lake. The cabin sleeps seven with a full bath and a half bath upstairs. There is a satellite dish and Wi-Fi. The home is located on Donegal Bay Road one mile from town and 300 yards from the bike path. A sun porch overlooks the lake. A fishing boat with a motor is provided. Bikes are included. Two hundred feet to the east are sand dunes surrounding a lagoon off Font Lake. It is perfect for sun bathing and swimming if the beavers have not blocked off the inlet. Bring your own bed linens and towels. The fee is $850 per week with a $300 deposit. Call (479) 957-5528 or email at ldryan1934@gmail.com for contract and details.
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HAGGARD SUMMER RENTAL
In town sleeps 8/10. 3 full bath home. $1,400.00 week plus cleaning deposit. Use of vehicle for $200.00 deposit. (231) 547-4046 evening (231) 547-6600. View Web Page E-mail

HARBOR LOFT
Stunning views of Paradise Bay! Come and stay with us in this luxurious loft overlooking the harbor. You will enjoy having a birds eye view of harbor activity, and a great spot for birding. This loft is a two bedroom apartment located on the second floor above the Erin Motel. Just half a block from the Beaver Island Boat Company, you could plan your Hike & Bike vacation. There is a laundry facility for your convenience. LINENS PROVIDED ~ 2 Bedrooms with Queen size beds ~ 1 Bathroom ~ Fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker, toaster oven ~ TV/DVD/WIFI ~ Washer and Dryer available for guests use ~ No pets allowed. Located within walking distance to downtown beach and playground, you have easy access to all the activities in town. Walk or bike to the library, Resale Shop, Art in the Harbor, Baroque on Beaver events, grocery store, tennis courts, Community Center, restaurants, and more… Rentals available: Off Season Nightly Rentals – $185/night (3 night min.) Peak Season $1,200/week – rents Sun. to Sun.
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services (231) 675-6717 or email S.Richards.REALTOR@gmail.com
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HERON HOUSE
The Heron house is located on the back beach secluded, but walking distance to town for shopping and restaurants. Beautiful views of Whiskey, Squaw, and Garden Islands; and sunsets. This is a modern, completely renovated home with a fully equipped kitchen. other amenities include washer, dryer, WiFi, Roku, TV, Gas grill, Porch fire pit, beach fire pit, Full kitchen. Nice beach, a little stony. (water shoes suggested) The water stays shallow a long way out. Great for swimming and water sports. Kayaks can be rented in town at Happy Paddle. www.happypaddle.com 3 bed rms. 2 baths limit 6. Summer weekly rentals are $1500.00. From Saturday to Saturday Check out time is 10:00 am. Must bring sheets and towels. No pets Contact Michael Collins for reservations (231) 313-8739 or (231) 448-2923 View Web Page E-mail

INNISFREE CABIN AND BOAT HOUSE
Located on a quiet 4 acres with 300’ of Lake Michigan frontage, this cottage & boat house is also a short 5 min bike ride or 10 min walk to town. Cabin – 3BRM (2 Queens, 3 Twins)plus couch bed, 1.5 BA, Boat house – 2 BRM (1 Queen, 2 Twins), 1 BA. Enjoy sunsets from the deck of the boat house, which offers a stunning view of three different islands. Home includes wireless internet and satellite TV, but the best option is to read a book on the screened-in porch while enjoying the peace and quiet. Peak Season $1,450/week(cabin) or $1,750(cabin & boathouse) – rents Sat. to Sat. (7 night min.) Off Season Nightly Rentals – Cabin – $175/night or $225/night (cabin & boat house) (4 night min.)
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services (231) 675-6717 or email S.Richards.REALTOR@gmail.com
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ISLAND AERIE
Custom-built 3-story house of unique reclaimed barnwood post and beam construction. Open design, south facing with lots of windows and light. Maximum of 12 persons allowed. Located 1 ½ miles from ferry dock at 37891 Gull Harbor Drive, adjacent to Gull Harbor Natural Area. Waterfront, with rocky, weedy beach. Water view of entrance to Paradise Bay from first and second story decks. 4 bedrooms, with 2 kings, 4 sets of bunks with extra long twins, and 2 twins. 3 bathrooms. Large well-appointed kitchen. Dish TV. Laundry room. Bath and bed linens provided. No pets. No smoking. Summer season rate: $1800.00 per week. Available year round with reduced off-season rates.  For info call or text Jan Terry at (989) 560-8639, or email at hazimaterry@yahoo.com  View Web Site  E-mail

ISLE HAVEN RESORT
Isle Haven consists of four efficiency apartments with weekly rentals (Saturday to Saturday). Each apartment has two bedrooms complete with a full kitchen, bathroom and living room on one of the island’s most beautiful beaches and is located very close to town. In each apartment there is one bedroom with a double bed and the other has two single beds, with a futon in the living room that folds down to a double size bed. Please understand that there is a maximum of six people. All you really need to bring are sheets and towels since there are plenty of pillows and blankets in each apartment. Complimentary Wifi is available to all of our guests! A well mannered pet will be considered and accommodated with a nonrefundable $50.00 fee. Summer rentals are $625/week. There are weekly rentals only (Sat. to Sat.) June – August. Three day rentals are considered May, Sept. & Oct. (3 days $400). For more information or to make your reservation, please e-mail Marijean at: pikedut@yahoo.com or, between the months of May and October you may call
(231) 448-2853 and November through April, (231) 740-8551. View Web Page E-mail

LOONSONG
Peaceful and still, Loonsong is absolutely refreshing. A large screened in porch overlooks Font Lake. South facing, this home is sunny and inviting. Located about 1/2 a mile off the bike path, this rental is close to town, yet tucked away. You will totally love the large screened in porch! It is cozy and inviting. The main floor has an updated living room adjoining the kitchen/dining room. A large walk out basement with den. ~ 2 Bedrooms with Queen size beds ~ 1 Bathroom ~ Gas grill ~ Fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker, toaster, blender, microwave ~ Flat screened TV/DVD/WIFI ~ Large screened in porch ~ Doggies welcome – $100 pet fee Peak Season $1,350/week
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services (231) 675-6717 or email S.Richards.REALTOR@gmail.com
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LYONS APARTMENT
Lovely brand new (2014)above- garage apartment overlooking Font Lake.  Located 1 mile from town & tennis courts and 1 mile west to Donegal Bay public beach.  Sleeps 4 (1 bedroom with queen size bed and queen fold-out in LR).  One bath with walk-in shower.  Full kitchen, screened-in porch and open deck, WiFi and satellite TV included.  Apartment is on second story therefore not handicapped accessible.  Bring own sheets/towels.   $600/week, Sat-Sat rental,  $95/per night with 3-day rentals considered.  No smoking, no pets. Call Michael or Mary Beth Lyons 630-854-9052 or 630-854-9053. View Web Page  E-mail

NO LAND, JUST SEA
Formerly Nolan’s Corner, This cozy cabin is on Johnson’s Point, within biking distance of the Library, Island Treasures Resale, Stony Acre Grill and downtown St. James. Nestled in a private woods, No Land, Just Sea sleeps 6 and up to 8 with extra rollaway beds, and includes linens, towels, and blankets. Equipped with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, has handicapped ramp, a full service kitchen (fridge, oven, dishwasher, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster), and a laundry room with washer and dryer, this cabin is perfect for your next family getaway. The open concept living area includes a stereo, phone for local calls, and TV with VCR, DVD and DirecTV. The cabin is stocked with books, puzzles, and family games for the occasional rainy day. The screened-in back porch with Adirondack chairs and a porch swing is the perfect place to enjoy a beautiful sunrise or dinner at the outdoor dining table. A view of the St. James Lighthouse and sailboats entering the bay provides for a peaceful afternoon watching the water. The backyard features a grill and firepit to BBQ or roast hot dogs. The cabin also has a wood burning stove for fall and winter visitors. $1,125/week rcole18.rc@gmail.com (231) 459-5589. View Web Page  E-mail

A PAINTED TURTLE COTTAGE
New in 2008, this three bedroom (3 full baths) contemporary/craftsman cottage is located on Font Lake (one mile from St. James.) The property includes: sandy beach, wetlands with bridge and woods. The township park is adjacent to the home, where the bike path leads into town. It also includes Port of St. James common areas, hiking trails, and a private beach on Lake Michigan. A row boat and kayaks are included. Sleeps six in three queen size beds. Satellite TV with DVD player, radio, cd player, microwave, dishwasher, washer, dryer, weber gas grille, fully equipped kitchen, books, games, wifi and a gas fireplace. The home has two covered porches and two decks overlooking Font Lake. Please: No Pets and No Smoking. $1100/week includes linens, blankets, and pillows. Call (231) 448-2615. View Web Page E-mail

PARADISE BAY RETREAT
Located in the Harbor district of Beaver Island, just past the St James Boat Shop and McDonough’s Market. This cozy, historic home has a beautiful view of the harbor. Spend all day in the hammock, or visit the nearby museum, lighthouse, toy store, and deli. It’s an easy walk downtown for more restaurants, museums, shopping, and beaches with kayaks and paddleboards for rent. The home is ideal for a large family or multiple families. The first bedroom has a king bed and 2 twins. The second bedroom has a queen bed and 2 twins. The master bedroom has a queen bed and satellite television. Linens included Living room has satellite television, DVD, and stereo, game room has a satellite television, xbox, and fireplace. The kitchen is well equipped with coffee maker, toaster, microwave, stove, dishwasher, 2 full size refrigerators, and ice maker. WiFi is available throughout the house and large yard. Gas grill for barbecues. Washer and dryer is included. A cozy screened in porch is a great place to enjoy your morning coffee with a beautiful view of the harbor. Weekly rentals Memorial weekend thru Labor Day $1400/week, off season rentals $175/night, $1100/week.
Contact Rose Cole; (231) 459-5598 View Web Page E-mail

PLAY OUTSIDE BEACH HOUSE
Located 4 blocks from the ferry dock overlooking your own sandy beach on the north shore. Play Outside SLEEPS EIGHT, and has 3 bedrooms with 5 beds. See photos, rates, reservation calendar + list of amenities at playoutsidebeachhouse.com. INSIDE: Two bedrooms on the main floor (at opposite ends of the house) each with a queen size bed. The third bedroom is downstairs and has 1 full size bed & 2 twin beds. Two full bathrooms on main floor; one en suite with a second vanity and walk-in closet. Bed & bath linens are provided with a mid-week “fresh towel exchange”. The great room has a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable living room seating, WiFi, Smart TV, Netflix, board games and books. OUTSIDE: There’s a gas grill, patio table & chairs on the deck. Beach toys, yard games and 2 adult bikes are provided. Roast marshmallows around the bonfire pit on the beach while you watch the sunset! No smoking and no pets. Contact Rene at (231) 313-0102 or playoutsidebeachhouse@gmail.com to make reservations.
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REFLECTIONS
Reflections ~~~ when the lake is calm, the water reflects the sky, clouds, trees and shoreline. This home is located on Font Lake, just west of the harbor area. The northernmost inland lake on Beaver Island. It is a three bedroom, two bathroom home with a nice great room and open floor plan on the main floor. Wood floors recently redone, whole home freshly painted. A lakeside “sitting deck” for your enjoyment as well as a dock in the lake for mooring your boat. ~ 3 Bedrooms + loft ~ 2 Full Bathrooms ~ Fully equipped kitchen ~ TV/WIFI (no cable) ~ Books, games, a few DVDs ~ Pets allowed: additional $100 pet fee ~ Washer and dryer available for renters use ~ Gas grill ~ We ask that guests bring their own bedsheets and towels. Comforters, mattress pads, blankets, and pillows provided. Peak Season $1,450/week – Sunday to Sunday Off Season: $185/night (3 night minimum), $950/week
Contact – Richards Rental Management Services (231) 675-6717 or email S.Richards.REALTOR@gmail.com
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REST OF OUR LIVES
Formerly ENNISMORE. With an amazing Paradise Bay harbor view and private beach, situated just south of St. James and within quick walking distance to the boat dock and all harbor activities, this home is the perfect combination of everything that makes visiting Beaver Island the perfect family vacation. Ennismore consists of: 1,750sf of newly furnished living space, large living room with wood burning fireplace and a view of the lighthouse and harbor, large dining room with a view of the lighthouse and harbor,full size kitchen is perfect for cooking and entertaining and has a microwave, coffee maker, toaster, pots & pans, and large side by side refrigerator, sleeping accommodations for 8 – 10 (2 private bedrooms w queen size beds, large bunk room), covered porch and outdoor deck space with gas grill, his and her mountain bikes, private beach w lounging deck, lower level laundry room with washer and dryer, linens and bath towels are provided. No smoking or pets please. Memorial Day thru Labor Day weekly rental only (Saturday 3pm to Saturday 10am). $1,600.00 off season: 1,050.00 per week or $500.00 Friday thru Sunday. Please email or call with questions or to reserve your rental.
Phone: (765) 977-7236. email:sfelix@live.com View Web Page E-mail

THE TEAGHLAIGH HOUSE
If you’re looking for a Beaver Island getaway with a delicate blend of seclusion and convenience, look no further. This newly-constructed 3000-sqare foot cabin is located on the north end of the Island, nestled in a wooded setting, adjacent to a nature preserve. Less than one mile from the Boat Dock and yards away from 350 feet of pristine Lake Michigan waterfront, you and your family can enjoy the best of both Beaver Island worlds. The cabin includes comfortable sleeping accommodations: 5 bedrooms with 3 queen beds and 4 sets of bunk beds, a portable crib, and 2 full bathrooms. A cozy loft overlooks the spacious living room, complete with a TV, DVD player, and wood-burning fireplace. Other amenities include a ping pong table, fully furnished kitchen (including dishwasher and microwave), and washer/dryer. Bath towels and linens are included.
$1,700 per week (June through Labor Day) for parties of 8 or less. Parties larger than 8 please contact owner for rate. Four day minimum with a deposit required. No pets and no smoking. Off season rates available.
Contact Jean McDonough at (231) 675-5437 or email Jean McDonough at sjmcdonough@charter.net
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