Getaway to the sunrise side of Northern Michigan in this comfortable and newly-updated vacation home! Steps to Lake Huron and a quick trip into the Huron National Forest, it's the perfect place to compliment your adventure plans. Dig your toes into the sandy beach, go tubing down the AuSable River, hike the Huron National Forest, explore Oscoda, or create your own Pure Michigan experience; it's all within minutes (or steps) from the front door.
There's a large living space for your entire family + friends with 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath. Spread out when you want some privacy or gather in the spacious, open-concept living area. Stay connected with high speed cable internet and whole home WiFi. The living room TV is smart enabled with Roku giving you access to many of the subscriptions you use at home in addition to free live TV.
Enjoy your morning coffee gazing at Lake Huron from the front porch or relax in the shaded, backyard with a glass of wine in the evening.
Located near the end of a dead-end street in-town, you're less than a few hundred feet from sandy Lake Huron. Enjoy shared access to our beach next door or walk along the shore to the Oscoda boardwalk and public park with plenty of activities for the kids: a splash pad, playground, skate park, and maintained beach.
Getting Down to the Details
There are 2 private bedrooms, each with comfortable memory foam mattresses. Both bedrooms are accessible off of the main living area with queen size beds.
The bathroom is off of the living room and features a walk in shower with handheld sprayer. While entry to the home is not accessible-friendly, the bathroom features a 36" door and shower bars with seat for those with mobility restrictions.
The living room, kitchen and dining room are all open to each other and offer plenty of space for your entire group. The living room 4K HDTV is Roku enabled/equipped.
The home is equipped and intended to sleep 4 people comfortably in 2 beds.
Allergic to animals? This home is always cat and dog free in order to provide guests with animal allergies a comfortable place to vacation.
Off the back of the home is a semi-private patio with a dining set for four, charcoal grill and firepit. Located close to the water, there’s almost always a nice breeze on the property and the large pine/maple trees offer shade most of the day making outdoor relaxation comfortable.
If there’s something we haven’t addressed, send us a message and we’ll get back with you asap (notifications go straight to our phones). If the dates you’re looking for are unavailable, we may be able to fit you into one of our other properties in the area.
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Hunger & Ransom Vacation Lodging
203 Pack Ave · Oscoda, MI, 48750
About the Area
The property is located on a short, dead-end street, one property from Lake Huron. As close as we are the water, it’s less than a mile walk to the downtown area where you can grab dinner, get drinks, cool off with some ice cream and even watch a movie at the local theater.
River Road—a national scenic bypass—runs into downtown Oscoda and has numerous activities along it’s 19 mile length: including, the AuSable River Queen Boat Cruise (gorgeous during Autumn leaves season), canoeing/tubing launches and Lumberman’s Monument Park.
With the Huron National Forest on Oscoda’s border, there are hundreds of outdoor activities within close range. Whether you’ve been coming to the area for a lifetime or this is your first trip, there’s always something new and exciting to do.
Booking & Availability
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Summer Stays Require a 3 night trip. All other trips require a minimum 2 night stay. *Booking for arrival within the next 2 weeks? All minimum stay requirements are waived.
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Cleaning Fee: $79
Damage Deposit: $200
Temporary hold placed 7 days before arrival.
Accepted Payments: Check · Electronic ACH · Visa · Mastercard · AMEX · Discover
Michigan Use Tax: 6%
House Rules & Policies
No Pets Allowed · Self-Checkin · No Smoking
We want you to have an awesome experience at our Hunger & Ransom rental and hope you enjoy your whole vacation. Our biggest philosophy is leave it as you found. I.e., clean up after yourself and treat the property as if it were your own. We think this is a place you’ll want to stay again after you experience it the first time.
During your stay, you are expected to maintain the cleanliness and order of the property. This includes but is not limited to the following: keeping floors clean and dry, maintaining the cleanliness of kitchen and bathroom fixtures, appliances, and utensils, and practicing general cleanliness so as not to cause permanent damage to the property.
If it is determined by inspection of the Owner upon the termination of your stay that an excessive amount of cleaning is required, you will be responsible for paying an additional, non-refundable $100 cleaning fee.
All bookings are are subject to the cancelation terms below. Additionally, partial stays and early termination are not subject to pro-rated refunds.
- Reservations cancelled at least 30 days before arrival will receive a 100% refund.
- Reservations cancelled at least 14 days before arrival will receive a 50% refund.
- Reservations cancelled less than 14 days before arrival are not eligible for refund.
Incidental holds and cleaning fees are fully refunded when a trip has been cancelled prior to check-in.
What to Expect
Each of our vacation rental properties possesses distinctive traits, and we consider it essential for you to be aware of these prior to your visit. Our goal is to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience for every guest, and understanding these differences from your home can contribute to that. To assist in making your booking decision more informed, we present some key points for your consideration.
- Shared Beach: This cottage shares beach access with Cottage Cove (a dog-friendly property). Consequently, the beach is shared with other guests and the possibility of dogs.
- Cleanliness: We prioritize offering a clean environment for your vacation. Every linen, appliance, surface, and fixture is thoroughly cleaned between stays. However, there are some points to note:
- Our spacious, circular driveway at Cottage Cove is a great playground for kids and provides a smooth walking surface. However, it can lead to oil being tracked into the cottage from the asphalt, especially when guests walk barefoot from the beach. Despite our diligent cleaning efforts, the asphalt can sometimes leave oil marks on the cottage floors and bathtubs.
- With the beach comes sand, which we endeavor to remove completely. However, if we miss a few grains, rest assured they've been mopped, sprayed, or wiped clean.
- Please note, these points are not meant to excuse substandard cleaning. If you ever feel our cleaning is insufficient, let us know immediately, and we'll rectify the situation.
- Coastal Living Challenges: Our vacation rental homes are located on Lake Huron's shore, close to the Huron National Forest. Given our location and the age of our properties, please be aware of the following:
- Ants and other insects may find their way into the cottage, despite regular pest control efforts. You can help by maintaining food cleanliness and immediate cleanup.
- Rarely, mice may get past our precautions, especially during cooler weather. It's unlikely but worth considering when deciding to book.
- The location's humidity and higher water table might introduce unfamiliar smells. We assure you, however, that these scents don't indicate mold, and your health is our priority. Every rental is regularly inspected.
- Accessibility: Our cottages are not handicap-accessible. Most doorways are narrow, and some spaces may present obstacles for those with mobility issues. Please review all photos to assess suitability before booking.
- Provided Items: To simplify your packing, we supply essentials for your trip, but with certain limitations to stay competitive:
- Sanitary Items: Expect roughly 1 roll of paper towel, 1 roll of toilet paper per bathroom, and 2 trash bags.
- Linens/Bedding: We provide each guest with 1 towel and 1 washcloth, based on the cottage's occupancy limit. Each bed is fitted with a flat sheet, a fitted sheet, pillows with cases, and a light quilt. In the bathrooms, you'll find 1 floor towel and 1 hand towel. The kitchen is equipped with 1 dishcloth and 1 dish towel. Please note that we do not offer towel exchange services, nor do we provide extra linens beyond what is mentioned here.
- Kitchenware: We provide dinnerware to accommodate the maximum number of guests, plus basic cookware. e.g. at least 1 saucepan, 1 frypan and simple cooking utensils.
As frequent travelers, we value honesty and transparency about our properties to ensure you're well-prepared and can fully enjoy your vacation. If you need more information or have questions before booking, please don't hesitate to contact us. We're here to assist you.
Amenities & Photos Disclaimer
We do our best to accurately reflect our properties and included amenities through photos and text. We also regularly make improvements to our properties. While we strive to update our website quickly after changes are made, property photos and descriptions provided through our website may not be current, nor do we guarantee that our descriptions and photos are error-free. Additionally, the listed amenities and visual depictions of our properties at the time of booking may change prior to your arrival, without notice. Common changes may include new decor, furniture, appliances, fixtures and landscaping. Core details that will not change include: location, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, size of beds and the inclusion of major appliances as noted within property descriptions. Should any core details detrimentally change after booking and before arrival, you will be notified and granted exception to the current cancellation policy. No other changes provide exception to the cancellation policy in effect at the time of booking. It’s important to us that you arrive to a place that meets or exceeds your expectations; check back periodically to view changes.
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