NEW! Full Cabin: 28 Steps to the Lake!

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On the beach
Fridge, microwave, oven, stovetop
Fridge, microwave, oven, stovetop

Overview of NEW! Full Cabin: 28 Steps to the Lake!

Entire cabin

NEW! Full Cabin: 28 Steps to the Lake!

8.6/10 Excellent

Entire cabin

2 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 6

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Pet friendly
  • Barbecue grill
Houghton Lake, Michigan

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationQuest Golf Club6 min drive
  • Popular LocationPineview Highlands Golf Course11 min drive
  • Popular LocationJR Resort12 min drive
  • AirportRoscommon County – Blodgett Memorial Airport (HTL)17 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 6
300 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 double bed
Bedroom 2
    1 double bed
Common area
    1 sleep sofa/futon

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cabin to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

NEW! Full Cabin: 28 Steps to the Lake!

Beachfront cabin in Houghton Lake with kitchen
Become one with the wind, water, and trees at this authentic outdoorsy abode where any activity you seek is easily within reach. Beyond its private well-equipped kitchen, Roku Smart TV, charcoal grill, and outdoor seating, the shared kayaks, boat dock, and fire pit bring more excitement to each day just like the nearby activities. You can set sail, catch fish, hike trails, and kayak with your family and furry friends while you forget to check the time at this 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom gem.


Step-Free Access | Grab Rail in Shower | Shared Swing Set

Swiftly transition into a carefree mindset at this Houghton Lake vacation rental where avid fishers and water sport enthusiasts will take the lead.

Bedroom 1: Full Bed | Bedroom 2: Full Bed | Living Room: Futon

SHARED AMENITIES: Fish cleaning station (take remains to dumpster), boat dock (boat rentals available), beach access, fire pit (BYOW), kayaks, splash boards, shuffleboard, tetherball, horseshoes
OUTDOOR LIVING: Picnic table, charcoal grill (BYOC), 2 beach chairs
INDOOR LIVING: Roku Smart TV w/ Spectrum App, 4-person dining table
KITCHEN: Well-equipped, cooking basics, dishware & flatware, microwave, toaster, drip coffee maker, knife set
GENERAL: Free WiFi (high-speed 1GB, reaches dock), starter toilet paper, trash bags & paper towels, hangers
FAQ: 5 external security cameras (facing out), linens/towels not provided, pet fee (paid pre-trip)
PARKING: Community parking lot (1 vehicle), additional vehicle & RV/trailer parking available across the street
ADDT’L ACCOMMODATIONS: There are 7 additional properties available on-site, each with separate nightly rates. If you would like to reserve multiple rentals, please inquire for more information prior to booking


HOUGHTON LAKE (on-site): Boating, fishing, tubing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, Houghton Lake Marina & Power (2.4 miles), Houghton Lake State Forest Park (3.6 miles), Lakeland Recreation (4.5 miles)
FUN IN THE SNOW: Snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, Cross Country Ski Headquarters (14.0 miles), Skyline Ski Resort - downhill skiing (16.4 miles), Snow Snake Ski & Golf (29.9 miles)
OUTDOOR REC: Trestle Park (10.8 miles), Hartwick Pines State Park (27.2 miles), Mason Tract Pathway (29.5 miles), Ogemaw Nature Park (32.5 miles), Traverse City State Forest ORV Trailhead (48.5 miles)
FESTIVAL FUN: Tip-Up Town Ice-Fishing Festival - Houghton Lake (4.8 miles), National Cherry Festival (64.7 miles)
FAMILY FRIENDLY: Pineview Highlands Gold (golf course, 6.7 miles), Pines Theatre (6.8 miles), Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf (11.7 miles), Campbell's Canoe & Kayak Livery (19.6 miles)
STORES TO EXPLORE: Journeys Unique Boutique (4.1 miles), Just Around the Corner (4.3 miles), Knitty Gritty Treasures (6.0 miles), Attic Treasures (6.8 miles), Rockin Chair Gift Shop Inc (7.6 miles), Arnies Arts and Crafts (7.7 miles), Morning Glory Mercantile (10.1 miles)
AIRPORT: Cherry Capital Airport (61.1 miles)


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- No smoking
- Pet friendly with a $200 fee (+ fees & taxes)
- No events, parties, or large gatherings
- Must be at least 25 years old to book
- Additional fees and taxes may apply
- Photo ID may be required upon check-in
- NOTE: There are other bookable vacation rentals on-site; other travelers may be present during your stay and share the WiFi connection
- NOTE: Your safety matters. This property features 5 external security cameras. These cameras are outward-facing and do not look into any interior spaces. Camera 1 is located in the parking lot, camera 2 is located in the parking lot across the street, camera 3 is located on the front of the lodge facing the road, camera 4 faces the yard, and camera 5 faces the beach and dock. All cameras actively record video and audio when motion is detected and will be turned on during your stay
- NOTE: Linens, towels, and pillows are not provided at the property. It is recommended that you supply your own
Guest accommodations at this cabin offer coffee/tea makers. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager



English, French, German, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • On the beach


  • Internet access

Parking and transportation

  • Parking on site


  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sofa bed


  • 1 bathroom


  • TV

Outdoor areas

  • Barbecue grill


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Location highlights

  • Near the marina
  • On the waterfront

Things to do

  • Hunting nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Motor boating nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector


  • 1 room
  • Sleeps 6
  • Unit size: 300 square feet (28 square meters)

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age: 25


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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About this area

Houghton Lake

Located in Houghton Lake, this cabin is on the beach. Quest Golf Club and Pineview Highlands Golf Course are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore South Higgins Lake State Park and North Higgins Lake State Park. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and motor boating nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hunting.

What's nearby

  • Quest Golf Club - 6 min drive
  • Pineview Highlands Golf Course - 11 min drive
  • South Higgins Lake State Park - 12 min drive
  • JR Resort - 12 min drive
  • White Deer Country Club - 17 min drive


  • Back Door Saloon - 9 min drive
  • McDonald's - 5 min drive
  • MJ's Eatery - 5 min drive
  • Little Boots Country Diner - 8 min drive
  • Spikehorn Restaurant & Lounge - 20 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Is NEW! Full Cabin: 28 Steps to the Lake! pet-friendly?

Yes, pets are allowed at this property.

What time is check-in at NEW! Full Cabin: 28 Steps to the Lake!?

Check-in begins at 3:00 PM.

What time is check-out at NEW! Full Cabin: 28 Steps to the Lake!?

Check-out is at 10:00 AM.

Where is NEW! Full Cabin: 28 Steps to the Lake! located?

Situated on the beach, this cabin is within 9 mi (15 km) of Quest Golf Club, Pineview Highlands Golf Course, and JR Resort. South Higgins Lake State Park and North Higgins Lake State Park are also within 12 mi (20 km).




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10/10 Excellent

Dawn S.

Nice little cabin!
Great cabin for winter getaway
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2023

8/10 Good

Jody S.

Great place
We had a great time. Lots of things to do on and off the property. Management was available anytime we needed them for questions or to add to your stay. Had an over all great time. The online listing was not totally accurate on the cottage discrimination but still a great place to go.
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022

8/10 Good

Rick F.

Houghton lake
Cabin was o.k. Nice to have a dock to keep our boat.
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022