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Authentic Log Cabin on Silver Lake

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Last updated: 10/12/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Enjoy our beautiful authentic 1950's log home on 65 feet of private lake frontage on the 'quiet side' of Silver Lake. Decorated with treasures from the family farm, the cabin is cozy and quaint with hardwood floors, handcrafted log, hickory and pine furnishings, leather sofa and love seat, maple cabinets, and ceramic tile.

The kitchen is bright and cheery and is well stocked with all the pots and pans you will need, including a coffee pot. The dining area has a beautiful handmade hickory table with leaves to accommodate up to eight. In the living room is a Vermont Castings gas stove with a glass front for those evenings when you want to sit by the fire.

The cabin, with its original logs and chinking throughout, sleeps up to seven people. The sleeping arrangements are: two queen bedrooms, both beds are fitted with luxury mattress covers and bedding.
The bunk room facing the lake features new cedar log bunk beds (the bunk room is not air conditioned).
The living room has a leather couch with a queen sleeper sofa.
All linens and towels are provided. We give you a starter paper supplies kit which includes a few paper towels and toilet paper rolls.

For the angler, enjoy good fishing. Bass, bluegill, perch, pike, sunfish, and walleye. We provide an aluminum boat with oars (no motor allowed), or you can rent the pontoon boat. There is a lakeside deck with patio furniture and a charcoal grill for outdoor eating where you can enjoy the spectacular sunsets after dinner. Enjoy the sandy beach and fire-pit. Firewood is available at several roadside stands or the nearby campground.

We offer a pontoon boat for rent, be sure and reserve it. Our guests receive the boat at substantial discounts from the regular local rates.

We know you will enjoy your stay in what we like to call 'our little treasure.'
NOTICE: For your protection and security please call me (Emily) cell # 407-455-0281 to confirm your reservation before sending money to my address in North Carolina. Thanks, Emily

Keywords: Cabin, Log Home, Traverse City Rental,


Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Please, smoking outdoors only...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • 1 with large handicap shower/tub

Other Amenities

  • Internet, Cable television, DVD, Charcoal Grill, Portable Cooler for the boat. SORRY PETS NOT ALLOWED, NO SMOKING INDOORS- THANK-YOU!...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Expanded Cable and Internet...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Beautiful beach view from the deck....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    This has a nice sloping yard to the beach with an old wooden boat filled with play sand for small children....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    There is a nice grassy backyard with campfire pit and clean sandy beach....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The dining table seats six when you add the bench. There is also a table leaf in the bedroom closet to expand the table even larger....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped with dishes, cooking utencils, coffee pot, gas stove, refrigerator, microwave and dishwasher....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster Oven...moreless


  • Boat:

    Pontoon boat rental available for $1000/week...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    The Crown Golf Course just 5 minutes from the cabin...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Row boat available at no extra cost...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal Grill...moreless



Write a review 4.7
from 28 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Prime Weeks
Jun 25 - Jul 16, 2016
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Pontoon Boat Rental $1,000 + tax
  • Fee per person over 6 $50 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%


There is an additional fee of $50 per person over 6 people.

$500 security deposit due to hold the reservation. 50% of Payment is due 60 days in advance, the balance is due 30 days in advance. No refunds for cancellation from 30 days prior to arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/12/2015
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7.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cherry Capital Airport

Car: Recommended

Interlochen Arts Academy (5 min), Grand Traverse Mall (5 min), Downtown Shopping (10 min), Choice of many restaurants (5min), Sleeping Bear Dunes (45 min),Beach Bums Baseball Stadium (2 min), There are also casino's and many wineries in the area.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: We love to travel and have done so extensively with our two children. We have logged over 20,000 miles in our RV while taking our children to all fifty states. Even though we now we live in Black Mountain North Carolina, Traverse City is still considered one of the most beautiful places in the country in our book. We always look forward to spending time at the cabin because it is such a cozy and peaceful place.

Why the Owner Chose Traverse City:
As a native of Traverse City, I grew up enjoying the lakes around the area. I was thrilled when Kurt and I had the chance to buy this log cabin. We worked hard to update it by adding modern amenities without losing the character and charm and that 'up-north' feel. It is just ten minutes to downtown Traverse City, yet you feel like you are away from it all. Traverse City offers such a great quality of life along with many wonderful local shops and restaurants to enjoy.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
A quiet and peaceful setting on the East side of Silver Lake. Our favorite thing to do during our stay at the cabin is pack up a picnic lunch and take a cruise around the lake on the pontoon boat. With the boat conveniently docked at the private sandy beach, there is little effort to enjoying the beauty of Silver Lake. This pristine, all sports lake, is the closest lake to Traverse City with easy access to everything. Our evenings usually consist of cooking delicious steaks from our family market, Burritt's Fresh Market while watching the fabulous sunsets. We always end the evening with a campfire next to the lake listening to the frogs and loons. Life doesn't get any better than that!

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Private road with roadside parking

    Private road with roadside parking

  • Kitchen & Living Room

    Kitchen & Living Room

  • Bunk Room facing the lake

    Bunk Room facing the lake

  • Bunk Room

    Bunk Room

  • 1st Queen Bedroom

    1st Queen Bedroom

  • 1st Queen Bedroom

    1st Queen Bedroom

  • 2nd Queen Bedroom

    2nd Queen Bedroom

  • Linens


  • Sunset on Silver Lake

    Sunset on Silver Lake

  • Kitchen


  • Bunk Room

    Bunk Room

  • 1st Queen Bedroom

    1st Queen Bedroom

  • 1st Queen Bedroom

    1st Queen Bedroom

  • 2nd Queen Bedroom

    2nd Queen Bedroom

  • Bathroom


  • Sunset in the backyard on Silver Lake

    Sunset in the backyard on Silver Lake

VRBO #13381

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