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Welcome to South Channel Serenity Vacation Rental – NEW Listing for 2022 Season!

@ Licata’s Landing on beautiful Harsen’s Island!

This South Channel Harsen’s Island quiet getaway one-room studio has a beautiful view of the St. Clair River.

Our “carriage house” at Licata’s Landing is ideal for up to 4 people.  Perfect location for fishing enthusiasts & duck hunters with plenty of trailer parking.  Small families welcome – bring your bikes and ride the scenic island!

Questions before you book below?   Bernardo @ 586-530-7100 or licatabernardo@gmail.com

“South Channel Serenity”
1825 South Channel Drive – Harsens Island, MI 48028

GREAT all species fishing!  Most popular fishing areas with quick access include the South Channel, Muscamoot Bay, North Channel, and the open waters of Lake St. Clair.

All species fishing are accessible from the Snooks Access Ramp across from the famous Brown’s Bar on Harsen’s Island (10 minute drive on county roads).

 The closest ramp to South Channel Serenity is the DNR Ramp on the mainland, near Kroger on the North Channel (see map above).  It is a short boat ride across North Channel, through Grand Pointe Cut to South Channel and about 1 mile downstream.

Lots of parking at South Channel Serenity!

Welcome to South Channel Serenity!  Enjoy the dock and watch the freighters pass by very close!

One Queen Bed and Two Twin beds may accommodate up to 4 guests.

Mini Kitchen (see below for amenities provided) and inside and outside shower.


2022 Nightly Rates:  3 Night Minimum

$125/Night – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

$140/Night – Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

$150/Night – Holiday Weekends

$875 Weekly Rate

$3,150 Monthly Rate (4 weeks)

Winter Monthly – please call or email for full details – December thru March

OPTIONAL Boat Dockage, Boat Hoist, and the Boat House with Hoist are all available at an extra charge.  

In Water Dockage:  $15/Night (Up to 30′ Boat)

Deep Water Hoist:  $20/Night (Up to 23 or 24′ boat depending on weight)

Inside Boat House Hoist:  $25/Night (Up to 18-20′ Boat)

TERMS & Policies:

  • $200 Security Deposit & 1st Night’s Rent Due within 5 Days of Booking via Check
  • Balance of Full Rental Due 30 Days Prior to Arrival via Check
  • Refund 50%, IF >14 Days Before Check-in | No Refunds 14 Days or Less, Prior to Arrival Date
  • $200 Security Deposit will be returned, if no damage, within 7 days of departure, via same method as payment
  • No Pets however, bird hunters may keep ‘Hunting Dogs’ in the garage below the Studio. (In your provided Kennels.)
  • No Smoking
  • Renters must be 25 years of age or older
  • No Parties or Events
  • Clay Township Rental Ordinance Link – Renting this unit will include abiding by all Clay Township Ordinances
  • Clay Township Good Visitors Guide Link


  • Four Season Rentals!
  • One Queen Bed / 2 Twins
  • Indoor & Outdoor Shower
  • 4 Guest Maximum on Property
  • A/C 
  • Smart TV & WIFI
  • Kitchen area includes Mini Fridge, Microwave, Coffee Pot, Hot Water Pot, Toaster, Induction Burner, Table Service for 4, Cooking Pots/Pans/Utensils
  • Fish cleaning station with potable water
  • LIVE Bait Tank!
  • Dock & Freighter Viewing Platform
  • Sandy Beach (swim at your own risk)
  • BBQ Grill & Picnic Table
  • Plenty of parking for up to 3 boats & 3 trailers
  • Check in 3pm / Check out 11am.  We will try to accommodate earlier arrivals when possible

Fish Cleaning Station – LIVE Bait Tank

Outside River View from Deck



Sandy Beach Area (swim at your own risk)

Boat Lift and Boat House Hoist, along with dock space available at extra charge – See rates above for details.  


Location & Things to Do: 

  • Minutes from the Harsen’s Island Ferry, Algonac, Michigan – $15 Round Trip Ferry Fee
  • Groceries off the island – Kroger in Algonac (5 minutes off the ferry) along with CVS, West Marine and much more close by
  • Groceries on Harsen’s Island – Jane’s San Souci Market featuring staples, beer etc., deli counter, baked goods, along with pizza, chicken and many other hot and cold breakfast, lunch, and dinner items
  • Live Bait on Harsen’s Island @ Walker’s Marina & Middle Channel Marina
  • Restaurants / Eateries:  Brown’s Bar, Schoolhouse Grille, and the Island Grind Coffee House for some local color & great coffee
  • Shopping in our small downtown area @ San Souci (French for Without-Cares) includes the Waterfront Shoppe & Harsen’s Island Distillery…stop in for a free tasting!
  • Harsen’s Island Historical Museum – Stop by the Museum and Pick-up a Walking/Driving Tour Guide to ‘Turn-of-the-Century Victorian Homes’ along South Channel.
  • Reader’s Cove Library – Forget your book at home…they have plenty
  • Bring your Bicycles!  We have many miles of roads with very little traffic to enjoy the wildlife and waterways
  • If it’s not hunting season, take a walk on the DNR property pathways into the marsh
  • Stewart Farm ecology center is available for individual or group tours
  • Be sure to check out Stacy Williams, wildlife photographer.  Stacy’s Latest Publication is: “Harsens Island Through My Lens”.  You will find her work at: https://www.harsensislandphoto.com.
  • AND – I’m known to share Organic Garden Vegetables (in season) and Fresh Eggs when the Hens are cooperating.


Bike Ride the scenic island.  Plenty of birds and water views!

Downtown San Souci

 Questions before you book below? Bernardo @ 586-530-7100 or licatabernardo@gmail.com

If you are ready to confirm availability and reserve, please click on “EACH NIGHT” you would like to book & complete form below.  We will get back with you shortly with confirmation. 

Numerous Launch Ramps around Lake St. Clair


Hope to see you soon!