lake house
in michigan’s western upper peninsula

welcome to the lake house

Saturday afternoon through Saturday morning weekly rentals are preferred at our summer home on 292 acre Lake Roland. A bonus for easy mobility – this home has been remodeled to accommodate a handicapped owner while retaining its appeal to everyone.

This house has one bedroom with a queen sized bed plus twin size bunk beds. The great room has a view of the lake; indoor sauna with a wood burning stove includes a shower; separate bathroom has two sinks and a toilet; the all electric full-sized kitchen is furnished with appliances, dishes, cookware and small appliances; dock for your use; wide walkway from the home to the dock; deck on two sides of the house. There is no bathtub or dishwasher.

  • Beautiful Lakefront View
  • 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
  • Indoor Sauna

interior photos

Exterior photos

Key features

  • Complimentary WiFi with DSL modem and router
  • Internet ready, 32″ flat screen smart TV with HDMI connection – there is no cable, satellite or local TV connection
  • AT&T and Verizon wireless services are great at the lake – other providers offer good service nearby
  • The entrance to this home has no steps and the parking area is ample
  • Gas grill on the deck
  • Full-sized, completely furnished kitchen includes range, refrigerator/freezer, microwave oven, dishes, utensils, pans and small appliances
  • Air conditioner in bedroom
  • Wood is usually available


occupancy DETAILS

  • 1-4 guests (contact owners through this site if your party contains more than 4 people)
  • 1 bedroom includes queen-sized bed and twin-sized bunk beds
  • 1 bathroom
  • Queen-sized sofa sleeper in the great room


rental details

  • $899 weekly rental price covers 2 guests. Each additional guest up to a maximum of 4 is an additional $10/night per person
  • Payment of $400 refundable security deposit secures your reservation
  • Full payment of rent must be made no later than five weeks prior to your stay
  • Charges for damages and any cleaning that’s necessary will be charged at $50/hour and deducted from your deposit
  • You’ll be treated reasonably and rewarded for referrals that result in rentals
  • PayPal and personal checks accepted


guest  expectations

  • We expect you to leave the home in the same condition it was in when you arrived and to enjoy the area peacefully – this includes cleaning the home yourself, supplies are provided.
  • We provide blankets, pillows and mattress pads – bring your own bed and bath linens, or opt to arrange to have them provided for an additional $60.


discount offers

  • 10% discount on stays of two weeks or longer
  • 15% repeat renter discount for 3rd and 4th year renters
  • Contact owners for discount information for repeat rentals beyond the 4th year

cancellation policy

  • If we are able to re-rent the home, 100% of your money will be returned.
  • In the event that we cannot re-rent the home, we will return 75% with 31+ days cancellation notice; 50% with 15-30 days notice and 25% if you cancel with 14 days notice.
  • Money is not refundable for cancellations with less than 14 days notice; special circumstances considered.
  • You may apply up to 50% of the money from a cancellation for a credit on a future rental.

the lake

  • House faces west and has a view of the lake and sunset
  • 48×4 foot dock
  • Lake is ideal for fishing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming and other water activities
  • Shallow beach at the lake house is good for launching flat bottom boats
  • A deep water boat launch is located across the lake at Twin Lakes State Park
  • Children enjoy frolicking in the shallow water at the beach
  • Click on image for a map of Twin Lakes

getting around

  • This location is rural and remote
  • There is ample parking onsite
  • Walking, ATV and biking trails are in the immediate vicinity
  • There is no public transportation

the area

  • There are neighboring cottages on both sides of the lake house
  • Twin Lakes State Park is located on the opposite side of the lake
  • Krupp’s Mini Mart convenience store is on the opposite side of lake
  • Omer’s Golf Course and Restaurant is nearby
  • Parkview Lodge and Restaurant is nearby
  • Rental of row boats and canoes through Krupp’s Twin Lakes Resort
  • Information about the area

the location

The lake house is located in Toivola, Michigan – Toivola is located in Houghton County in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan – the lake house is on the East shore of Lake Roland; one of the Twin Lakes, located off state highway M-26 – it’s a 30 minute drive West of Houghton, the nearest sizable town.


Please click on the button below to contact us for questions and reservations.