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Spacious, Charming, Updated Lake House in Private Beach Community

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Sleeps 12, 2 kitchens, large private deck

This is a very bright, charming, family-friendly updated cottage within a Lake Erie beach community. The open floor plan accommodates gatherings well, centered with a large fireplace with ample seating. The kitchen area is very functional with a gas cooktop placed within a large island which provides seating for 6. The dining table accommodates another 6 to 8. A first floor full bathroom with laundry is available. The second floor consists of 3 private bedrooms and a full bath;the master having it's own half bath and private patio. The basement level provides TV and movie seating,a full second kitchen and bath, as well as pull outs for extra guests. The house is equipped for all season use. It is updated, but retains a cottage like atmosphere. Outdoor entertaining is convenient just off the kitchen on a large private multilevel deck. Our corner lot allows for 6 vehicle off street parking.The handicapped accessible beach is 100 yards from the property. Whether your idea of vacation includes charming coastal towns, fishing, boating, hiking, bird watching, roller coasters, or reading a good book, this cottage will suit your needs.

Ellen Brennan-Humbert
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

About Ellen Brennan-Humbert

This cottage is family owned, a dream of ours since childhood. Raised in Cleveland, one of us still resides there and the other in Newport, KY with our families. Our childhood summers always included a week, or even 2, renting a cottage along this area of Lake Erie. Those memories are still among our most precious. For a family of 13 in the 1960's, traveling 60 miles to a cottage was a cross country adventure. We even rented the cottage next to this at one time.

Ellen Brennan-Humbert purchased this house in 2006

Why Ellen Brennan-Humbert chose Huron

We fell in love with this property because of it's location and charming bungalow appeal. The first floor has 20 windows, filling the space with sunlight and lovely views of the surrounding community. It is perfect for family gatherings, and located conveniently between the Lake Erie coastal towns of Vermillion and Huron. The sandy beach is deep and well maintained. Every sunset is unique, but always spectacular.

What makes this house unique

This house is well suited for multiple generation gatherings or several families, having an open first floor plan with multiple seating areas, a full basement, 3.5 baths, 2 kitchens, and a large private deck space. Up to 6 vehicles can be parked on the drive and lot.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Huron

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No use of the fireplace
  • No use of hot tub
  • Please do not move furniture
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , First floor full bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , second floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , basement full bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Vanity sink in master bedroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master bedroom - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Queen bed, trundle bed, sink, toilet and deck. Sleeps 4
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Charming with vanity sink.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , 3rd up bedroom with a lake view. Sunny.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double bed , 1 single bed , double bottom/twin upper bunk
  • All beds are new and comfortable. Basement area has a common room with a trundle bed, futon and a separate area with a full/twin bunk. Full bath down and a second kitchen. Large screen TV.
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(8 traveller reviews)

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Spacious, Charming, Updated Lake House in Private Beach Community
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Very nice

  • 4 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time and we are so grateful to have been able to stay here. It was very convenient to our family and all of the attractions. It is always so special to come back home and be in mitiwanga where much of my family grew up.

We had to clean a little when we got there but overall the house is lovely and accommodated us well.

  • Review Submitted: 24/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to Stay for an Extended Family

  • 5 of 5

We had a week long family reunion here in June and this was a perfect location. The house provided space for the children and adults to connect and hang out both together and separately. The kids spent lots of time playing in the finished basement while the adults hung out on the back porch or the great room. It was a short walk to the kid friendly beach where we spent many hours. It is also a short drive to Cedar Point. I would recommend this for a fun, charming place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 03/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Place on The Lake To Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing experience with this house and the owner is such a fantastic person to deal with.

The house itself is gorgeous and huge with spacious dining and kitchen areas, lovely bedrooms and lots of places to enjoy inside and outside the house. The short walk to the lake is easy and the beach is so cozy and private. Everyone in the neighborhood is so friendly and kind and helpful with nearby attractions. The location is great and there is so much to do. I can't say enough about how helpful the owners are and how clean and tidy the house is. Everything you could ever need is in this house and my family and friends had the best time enjoying our time together! Would rent again and again and again!!


Shelly Marks and Family

  • Review Submitted: 02/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house!

  • 5 of 5

Our two families came together to celebrate my husbands 40th birthday. We had friends join us on the weekend and had plenty of space and then some for everyone. The house was ideal for gatherings and had all the comforts of home. We spent a day at cedar point but otherwise enjoyed the house and the beach. We would definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: 22/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home and location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with two other families (6 adults, 2 young adults and 4 children). The home is laid out really nicely and we had plenty of space. Open floor plan on first floor is very comfortable for meals and sitting and catching up. Neighbors were friendly and helpful, and view down by the lake beautiful at sunset. Owners were available and helpful with questions. We will rent again if going back to the area!

  • Review Submitted: 03/06/2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houghton, NY, USA

Nice, relaxing lake cottage

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family of 6 adults and 5 kids really enjoyed the house which was equipped with virtually everything we needed. The beach (just a short walk) was wonderful and in a park like setting. Just sitting on a bench and watching the water was great. We also used the tennis courts about a block away. It's a small beach/vacation community with friendly neighbors, small streets, and no through traffic. One family member remarked that this goes on the list for a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: 08/09/2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Patio bar and Grill, Erie Kai
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Miller Ferry
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Thunderbird, Vermillion Country Club, Eagle Creek
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 90/2
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Angry Bull
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Mitiwanga Private Beach
Car: necessary

Cedar Point is famous for multiple roller coasters with a beautiful lake view from the rides. Historic hotel and large beach accessible. Voted 'best amusement park in the world' for 15 years running. Quaint village with unique shopping nearby.

Local wineries abound. The North Coast is a Bird- watching haven. Whether your interest is migratory birds or birds of prey, there is something for every nature lover. Unlimited family entertainment found on the coast and on the surrounding islands.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Huron

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Changeover Day: Sunday
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$538.92

We greatly value our lake property and sincerely hope that our renters will too. Respect and care for this lovely place is important to sustaining it for our family and yours. There are a few restrictions we insist upon. Please do not use nail polish or hair dye while staying at the Brennan Bungalow. Take the utmost care in use of the fireplace, keeping your family and our property safe. Enjoy!

At time of booking, $500 dollars is required to reserve. Of the remainder, including $400 refundable damage protection, at least 50% must be paid 3 months before rental date, then total balance due 30 days before rental period. Damage protection will be refunded 1 week following rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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