PRATT LAKE PLACE (Gladwin, MI): Ice fishing, snowmobile trails & more! Pet-friendly cottage open year-round!


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  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 3 beds
  4. 1 bathroom
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*LAKE VIEW (Pratt Lake)
*BOAT WELL ON SITE for dropping in small vessels
*2 KAYAKS for guests to use

Renovated, cozy ranch-style home with a lake view of Pratt Lake. Come enjoy a simple getaway, just 10 minutes from downtown Gladwin. BBQ on the grill, sing camp songs around the fire, and go swim in the nearby beach. Sleeps 4 comfortably in air conditioning, has 1 bathroom, and a patio to sip your coffee in the morning. Also, there are 2 kayaks for your boating enjoyment.

Please excuse the landscaping straw on the front lawn; we are working quickly to make sure the grass is beautiful and green for seasons to come.


Air Conditioning: Yes, there is central air condition at this home.

ATV's: Yes, you are welcome to bring your ORVs. There is plenty of parking for a truck/trailer combination.

Animals: Deer, squirrel, red-headed woodpeckers, loons, variety of birds.

Bathroom: Toilet, sink, shower, tub

Beach/Swimming: Pratt Public Beach is a half mile around the lake. That is the only place you can swim on Pratt Lake. There is not swimming directly on property.

Bedroom Configuration:

Bedroom #1: 2 Twin beds

Bedroom #2: 1 Queen bed

Boats: There are 2 kayaks onsite for guests to use. Also, the Public Boat Launch is less than a quarter-mile up the road.

Bugs: Typical Michigan bugs

Cell phone service: Spotty, unless you connect to wi-fi

*Traverse City: 1 hour and 52 min.
* Sleeping Bear Dunes: 2 hours and 21 min
* Detroit:; 2 hours and 30 min
* Mackinac Bridge: 2 hours

Dock: About 5-6 feet long. You can tie your water vessel if you need to.

Drinking Water: It is well water with a filtration system. Some guests may choose to bring bottled water for drinking.

Drugs/Smoking/Fireworks: Freshwater does not permit illegal drugs of any kind on the property. Due to the location of the properties, smoking is strongly discouraged around the home and strictly prohibited in the home. Fireworks are prohibited at a Freshwater location for the safety of all persons in and around the property, even if it is legal in that city.

Fireplace: Electric Fireplace under the tv.

Fire-pit: YES!

Fishing: Some common fish you will see in the nearby lake are small mouth bass, bluegill, pike. Please be sure to bring your own poles as there are none at this property. Also, in order to fish in Michigan lakes, one is required to hold a fishing license.

Grill: Propane. Propane is provided.

Grocery Store: Closest is 10 min drive to Gladwin center

Handicap Friendly: Let us explain what we mean by handicap friendly…there is a zero-1 step entry into this home, and it is one level (a ranch-style home). The bathrooms and hallways are not up to official handicap standards and do not come equipped with special apparatus to help those in need.

Internet: Yes.

Lake Rules: There are rules at this all sports lake, they are posted at the property. Most importantly they have a quiet time at 11:00 pm.

Linens: Yes, we provide your sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. If you are fussy about the thread count of your sheets, just let me know, and I'll make sure we leave a bed open for your sheets. We have just the basic sheets, pillows, pillow cases and bath towels.

Parking: There is enough room for up to 3 cars or 2 truck/trailer combo.

Pets: 2 Dogs are welcome! Freshwater Vacation Rentals currently charges $75/per pet for your entire stay. Yes, we do accept dogs, yet we do ask that you please clean up after them both inside and outside the cabin. Plus, if you allow them on the furniture, we do ask that you please bring your own linens/blankets for them to sleep on. Just let us know which bed you will be using with them, and we'll make sure it is ready for your sheets when you arrive. Plus, if the pet hair starts to build, we do ask that you please run the vacuum. Generally, dogs love the water and places to explore. Pet food does tend to attract mice, so vigilance is needed.

Privacy: Cottage right next door.

Seniors: Come one, come all! This space is great for those over 60. Sometimes when renting a home, you are never too sure about the terrain: is the home on top of a hill, is parking on a steep slope, are there 100 steps to the beach or the unit, etc. This home gets the FVR approval for the young at heart!

Snowmobiles: a person (resident and nonresident) that operates a snowmobile in Michigan is required to purchase a snowmobile trail permit. The trail permit enables snowmobilers to ride state-designated trails and thousands more miles of public roads and on public lands (where authorized). It is valid for one year, which begins Oct. 1 and ends Sept. 30 of the following year. State-designated trails are open Dec. 1-March 31 and grooming occurs when there is enough snow on the ground.

Space: ranch level home

Televisions: There is an Amazon Fire TV. Bring your account info.

Towels: Yes, we provide towels. It's always good to bring extra though.

Washer and dryer: No.

Winter Sports/Activities: Ice fishing, cross country skiing, snowmobile trails, and down hill skiing at Snow Snake Ski & Golf Course in nearby Harrison!

Wood: Wood is provided for guests to use

Guest access
Freshwater Vacation Rentals will email your arrival/departure instructions with door/lock box code. You will let yourselves in and out. The house is yours during your stay, enjoy and relax.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace

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Where you’ll be

Gladwin, Michigan, United States

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 pm
Check out: 11:00 am
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

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