Taylor's Lakeside Retreat

Our Guests

Great cottage!

Beautiful cottage with great views of the lake. Lots of room inside with a lot of extras provided.
Beach is nice for the little kids. Kayak provided is a bonus. Good fishing also.
The Taylor’s are very easy to deal with.
We had a great week.

7/30/22 thru 8/6/22

Our family had a great

Our family had a great time at Taylor’s Lakeside Retreat. The home and grounds are beautiful and our family was so comfortable there. Plenty of room and Kayak, Paddleboard, small rowboat, and life jackets provided. This is our third time staying here. Jeff is wonderful to work with. Highly recommend. We made wonderful memories!

Tom & Lori Wernet
7-2-22 – 7-9-22

Great Week!

We had a great week at Taylor’s Lakeside Retreat! We rented the home with family and had a range of ages, the house fit everyone’s needs. The finished basement was perfect for playing games at night, or for those who wanted to stay up later. It was very clear that the owner takes pride in… Read more “Great Week!”

D. Stemen

Great Vacation!

We had a great vacation! The house is amazing and had everything that we needed for our trip. Our grandkids loved the beach area and taking kayak rides. We highly recommend this home!

C. Poremba

Excellent place for vacation A++

We enjoyed our stay in your wonderfully appointed home on Wiggins Lake.
The location is great, this large home is exceptionally well furnished (everything you can think of in the kitchen, all rooms and grounds.)
The resort is exactly as pictured on line and communication was great.
You will not go wrong… Read more “Excellent place for vacation A++”

Steve Calkins
w/o 9/4/2021

We had an awesome week

We had an awesome week with our family at Wiggins Lake. This house is absolutely perfect. We enjoyed kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming, fishing, playing games, go carting and miniature golfing in Harrison, and horseback riding. It was relaxing and fun to spend time with our children and grandchildren. This is our second time at Taylor’s… Read more “We had an awesome week”

Lori Wernet
07/31/21 – 08/07/21


My family and I stayed for 1 week and had an excellent time! The house is laid out wonderfully and easily works for 10 people. With the separate full kitchen and living area downstairs we never felt crowded or in each other’s way…even with 3 small grandchildren present. It would have been nice to have… Read more “Excellent!”

July 3rd- 10th

Time flies when you are having fun!

We had a great week at Taylor’s Lakeside Retreat! We rented the home with family and had a range of ages, the house fit everyone’s needs. The finished basement was perfect for playing games at night, or for those who wanted to stay up later. It was very clear that the owner takes pride in… Read more “Time flies when you are having fun!”


Great trip!

Taylor’s lakeside retreat offers so much! We had campfires, played yard games, air hockey, fishing, kayaking, I could go on! We rented a pontoon boat from a local marina and got to see more of the lake. Very peaceful and relaxing trip. Jeff is a fantastic communicator and made sure we had everything we needed.… Read more “Great trip!”


We had a wonderful time.

Stayed a week at Taylor’s for a family vacation. We had a wonderful time. The house has everything you need. There are plenty of water toys available. We used the fire pit just about every night. You are far enough from town to enjoy the quiet but close enough that you can get anything you… Read more “We had a wonderful time.”

L. Harper

Just spent a week here.

Just spent a week here for our family vacation and I think we’ve found our destination for the foreseeable future. Firstly, the house itself is amazing! Roomy with a full finished basement and TONS of games to play — table games, bumper pool, air hockey, etc. I think we played a new board game every… Read more “Just spent a week here.”


The Taylor’s house is perfect for a lake vacation.

Both kitchens are very well stocked with all you need. The house was very clean and ready for us. The bedrooms are spacious and very comfortable. The basement is so much fun. The games are great and the late night crowd was able to play games and stay up as late as they wanted and… Read more “The Taylor’s house is perfect for a lake vacation.”


Jeff was incredibly communicative, quick to respond, and very pleasant.

The house was very clean and lots of activities for the kids. (paddleboard, kayak, rowboat, foosball table, air hockey, bumper pool) Golf in the area was good for families of all levels, and the Corner Store ice cream was amazing!


Great Stay!!

A beautiful comfortable home. Plenty of room. So much to do there. We had beautiful weather except for one day of rain, and we went to the show in Midland that day. Jeff was so easy to work with, and kept in touch to see if we needed anything. We had ages 7 to 72,… Read more “Great Stay!!”

6-22-19 to 6-29-19

Great Family Vacation!!

What a beautiful place for a family vacation. Plenty of room and lots of fun for all from 18 month old little one to 66 year old gramma. Everything we needed was there and it was perfect!

Pat A
August 11, 2018

Clean, everything we needed to enjoy our week

Perfect family getaway. Two levels of living space made it easy to accommodate everyone. The owner is very quick to answer questions and solve any issues. Great communication. The lake was a little weedy for swimming but our grandson caught lots of pan fish from the dock. We enjoyed our stay very much. House is… Read more “Clean, everything we needed to enjoy our week”

Pete B
July 27, 2018

Best place we rented for family vacation

This home was not a cottage on the lake it was a home away from home. Jeff kept the place in great shape and nothing was wanting. clean, comfortable, spacious and top drawer accommodations. having two refrigerators was a blessing as our week was HOT and cold beverages were always ready to go. not to… Read more “Best place we rented for family vacation”

George S
June 29, 2018

Great house

We had a great vacation. The house was big enough for everyone and something to do for everyone. Would definitely rent again.

Cheryl R.
June 22, 2018

Perfect Getaway!

We had a wonderful time staying at Taylor’s Lakeside Retreat! The home is so comfortable and well-equipped. It really sets itself apart from other lake rentals. From the start, I could tell that I would like this lake home. Jeff does such a great job in his description and photos that we knew just what… Read more “Perfect Getaway!”

Mary Beth
June 16, 2018

Roomier than the pictures show.

The home was a good size for us 8 adults. The kitchen was very well equipped so we found everything we needed for our stay. Beds were comfortable and so was the living room furniture. The only issues were that there were no hangers for our clothing and no access to the garage where we… Read more “Roomier than the pictures show.”

Al A.
May 2018

A great family get away

The house was very clean and well kept. It is stocked with pretty much anything that you will need, pots, pans, towels, ect. It was very spacious as well, there was plenty of room for everyone to be there(I stayed with 8 people and we had plenty of room, we had empty rooms actually) the… Read more “A great family get away”

Alex H
July 2016

Beautiful home with all the amenities and toys!

My extended family and I have been renting a different cabin on different lakes for a week over the 4th for the past 8 years. This house was by the the nicest and most spacious for the $ so far. Jeff was very easy to deal with and prompt and professional. The house was clean… Read more “Beautiful home with all the amenities and toys!”

Molly S
July 2016

Perfect summer family getaway

We absolutely loved our time at the Allison’s Lakefront Home in Gladwin Michigan. They have thought of absolutely everything from the firewood to the kayak/canoe/paddle boat and outdoor grill to the amenities inside with well equipped kitchens, games to play and an up to date very clean place. Plenty of room for 3 families as… Read more “Perfect summer family getaway”

John E
July 2016

Top Notch

We had a great week! Our family has rented before and this time we all agreed: this home was perfect! It is extremely clean, tastefully decorated, has very comfortable beds with high end bedding(even in the downstairs rooms), and has fully furnished kitchens with everything you could possibly need. The basement area worked out great… Read more “Top Notch”

The Hopewells
July 2016

Perfect Up north family vacation rental!

Our family just stayed here a week and everything was perfect for us! The house was clean and well stocked with everything we could possibly need. The beds are very comfortable. There was something for everyone! Paddle boat, canoe, clean beach area for sand toys , double kayak, and a swing to sit back on… Read more “Perfect Up north family vacation rental!”

Jane K
Stayed: August 2016

Beautiful house with lots of space!

This house was great, had such space and everything you need for a getaway. We didn’t use the beach or the lake since it is cold that time of year. But the house was perfect for our needs. I love that the kitchen is fully stocked with everything you could possibly need to cook. Bathrooms… Read more “Beautiful house with lots of space!”

Andrea F
October 2016

Very nice home

We had 9 people total and the space was fine. It’s a nice home and not too far from Ski Slopes & Casino. We will probably rent from this owner again sometime.

February 2017

Great home and yard!

This home is wonderful! Great set-up for large or multiple families with both upper and lower level bedrooms, kitchens, dining areas, and living room areas. The yard has a lot of great grassy area for games, a wonderful shade tree by the beach area, good fishing, a great fire pit area by the lake, and… Read more “Great home and yard!”

Jason N
June 2017

Great, spacious, very clean, comfortable home!

Home was above expectations. Nice newer furnishings and lakefront decor. Beds comfortable and having a master suite with bathroom was a big plus. Spacious kitchen with new appliances, even dishwasher, was fully stocked but had to move some of the cupboard contents around to store the groceries we brought for the week. Nice deck, deck… Read more “Great, spacious, very clean, comfortable home!”

Sibyl C
June 2017

Clean and organized home on a great lake.

Beautiful home with plenty of room for large families to enjoy. Everything in the home is high quality and like new. The kitchen is the most organized, well equipped rental we have ever stayed in. The beds and bathrooms were great. The yard was well groomed and a perfect distance from the water. We really… Read more “Clean and organized home on a great lake.”

Kathy J
July 2017

Great family vacation

We just stayed a week at this lakehouse. We had 8 adults and 4 kids. The house is perfect for families. Large house spacious enough for everyone. Rooms are decorated nicely, beds are comfy, kitchen has everything you need. We cooked every meal for the entire week. The yard is perfect for games and flows… Read more “Great family vacation”

Elliot J
July 2017

Great find!

Great house, plenty of space for the 10 of us! All the comforts of home were provided, owner was great to work with!

Judy R
August 2017

Wonderful restful & fun vacation…

The property was as represented, to our delight. Everything was very clean, the grounds were well groomed. Wiggins Lake although not huge was plenty big enough for tubing and fishing was good also; yet the lake was always quiet. The whole family had a great time. We hope to go there again… The owner was… Read more “Wonderful restful & fun vacation…”

Phillip N
July 2017

Very nice! Clean and well maintained. Lots of thoughtful amenities.

We loved it! The house was great for our large multilevel family to spread out in. We loved the yard and sandy spot for the little ones to play. The lake was kinda of weedy for swimming too far but the boating and fishing were awesome. The Taylors were very friendly and helpful. They thought… Read more “Very nice! Clean and well maintained. Lots of thoughtful amenities.”

Pete B.
August 2017

So cozy!

This house is just perfect for a getaway, this is our second year staying here and it won’t be our last! The home is just so cozy feeling, not like your typical vacations rentals. The moment you walk into this home you feel so comfortable and just like it is your own, it does not… Read more “So cozy!”

Andrea F
October 2017

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