The House on the Hill


Entire residential home hosted by Ed

5 guests, 2 bedrooms, 2 beds, 1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Enhanced Clean
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Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great location
90% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
This house is located outside Alden. It sits on 35 acres and is 1/4 of a mile from the road. The location is rural, secluded and quiet. There is ample parking for boats and recreational vehicles. The view from the deck is spectacular, you can see out over 10 miles. It's private and has a wide wraparound deck, with a covered area at the front. It's perfect for grilling, relaxing and watching the sky after a day out. The kitchen is open and provides ample space for food preparation.

The space
There was a bad storm on August 11 and the driveway was destroyed. We are using a new driveway through the field that leads to the house. It is a mowed two-track that has been a reliable alternate that we have used in the winter. Message me if you have questions about access.

This house was built by my father after he retired. He enjoyed ten years of retirement here. I like the idea of sharing with others this beautiful space he created.

The house faces a five-acre pasture that supports two horses in the summer. You may meet my sister, Julie, in the morning when she waters the horses. With deer, horses, sandhill cranes, ground squirrels, the occasional eagle, various wildbirds, and upland sandpipers, there is a lot of animal watching to do from the deck.

The house does not have cable or internet. The TV does have a digital antenna.

The kitchen is stocked with nonperisable essentials (Salt, pepper, sugar, dishwashing soap).

I have listed that AC is available. I have a window unit. Since the house isn't that big, it works really well. Fortunately, the nights during the summer are mild and it's not needed a lot of the time.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common space
1 air mattress

What this place offers

Valley view
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
40" HDTV
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony

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5.0 out of 5 stars from 10 reviews


Where you’ll be

Bellaire, Michigan, United States

The house is close to public access locations on Clam Lake, Torch Lake and Lake Bellaire. Just down the road is a rustic access point on Clam Lake that gives you easy access to the Grass River.

The Grass River Natural Areas is a five-minute drive away.

Hosted by Ed

  1. Joined in October 2018
  • 10 Reviews
  • Identity verified

During your stay

I live in Charlotte, NC. The key to house is in a lock box on the deck. I will be available via email or phone.
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy

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