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Ultimate Northwoods Retreat

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Last updated: 09/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Boulder Junction cabin description

LaBri is the ultimate Northwoods retreat. LaBri means shelter or calm place in French, and you will understand why as you pull down the drive to an inviting one level log cabin. The kids will run around to the lakefront, passing a hammock strung between trees, en-route to the multiple watercraft lined up for their enjoyment. Canoes, kayaks, inflatable water toys, a 14 foot fishing boat await them. The pier invites them out, as they gaze longingly at the swim raft.

Meanwhile, you will enter the living space to find a real Northwoods retreat. The kitchen is equipped with every modern appliance, including the sub zero fridge, and the cabinets reveal every cooking and baking spice you may wish for during your stay. 2 wood burning fireplaces and a large screened in porch will begin to paint the picture of your time to come. Games for all ages are available and the martini glasses stand proud in the cabinet.

Serenity surrounds you as you listen to the haunting cry of the resident pair of loons, zealously protecting a chick or two in the spring or early summer. The eagles will be circling, also looking for the newborn loon chicks. Check out the multiplicity of wildlife, including birds, squirrels of many colors, otters, and the ever present deer. Fill up the bird feeder and watch from the kitchen window, as the deer come through in a parade at night.

Grab a sundowner in the gazebo, and listen to the happy screams of your children playing in the lake. Muskellunge await the clever fisher people, whilst the little fisher people will find the little fishes all day long off the end of the dock.

The fire pit by the lake has hosted countless schmoors parties, and awaits you. Remain quietly after the kids are gone, and you may well be visited by the hoot of the owl.

The forest and trails that surround LaBri make for endless hiking and biking in the summer, and snowshoeing, and cross country skiing in the winter. The slopes of Indianhead and Powderhorn mountains lie just 45 minutes to the north in the UP of Michigan.

Summer or winter LaBri will massage your soul. Come stay with us. It is very likely you will return.

Keywords: Log Cabin

Property Type

      • Cabin

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • 2 canoes, multiple kayaks and mountain bikes, cross country skis and snowshoes, games for all ages, swim raft, outdoor fire pit, screened in porch, hammock....moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beachfront
              • Lakefront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Garage
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Telephone
              • Washing Machine
              • Wood Fireplace
              • Wood Stove

              Kitchen

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Gazebo
              • Outdoor Grill

              Pool / Spa

                  • Jetted Tub
                   

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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall, winter, spring
                  Sep 25 - May 22, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $350
                  Memorial Day through Labor Day
                  May 23 - Sep 7, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,200
                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,200

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Cancellation policy:

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                  Last updated: 09/04/2014
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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1995

                  About the owner: Rick, Helen, Christopher, Taylor and Anna Sweitzer are the proud owners of LaBri. Rick owns and runs an adventure travel company, The Northwest Passage, and Helen is an artist, who runs the Women's program for a large refugee resettlement agency in Chicago. We all love the outdoors, with an emphasis on quiet sports. Skiing, hiking, biking, and paddling are high on our list of loves.

                  Why the Owner Chose Boulder Junction:
                  We chose this place because of its evident and very good Karma. Located a very easy and drivable distance from Chicago, and smack dab in the midst of the boreal forest, it offers us the instant peacefulness required.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                  You will enjoy the fact that LaBri is not a 'rental' unit. It is our second home, replete with books, artwork, nice furnishings, and tastefully 'knickknacked'. Old skis and snowshoes adorn the walls and the quiet will force you into calm.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Welcome to LaBri!

                    Welcome to LaBri!

                  • Pier and boats

                    Pier and boats

                  • Master bedroom

                    Master bedroom

                  • Shoreline

                    Shoreline

                  • Twin bedroom

                    Twin bedroom

                  • Pier and swimming raft

                    Pier and swimming raft

                  • Garage toys

                    Garage toys

                  • Picnic area

                    Picnic area

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • Screened porch

                    Screened porch

                  • Play time!

                    Play time!

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Dining room and kitchen

                    Dining room and kitchen

                  • Gazebo

                    Gazebo

                  • Fire pit

                    Fire pit

                  • Back deck

                    Back deck

                  VRBO #282085

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

                  $314 - $350 per night (USD)
                  6

                  4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

                  View calendar: Updated 09/04/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated 09/04/2014
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