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Secluded Beach Front Log Cabin Next to Nature Preserve

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Last updated: 10/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cheboygan cabin description

One of a kind. This is a log cabin originally built in the 40s as a hunting lodge. It is on Lake Huron with gorgeous views of the straits of Mackinaw, Bois Blanc Island and on a clear day the Mackinaw Bridge. The sunsets are out of this world. We are surrounded on all sides by Nature Conservancy forest, and it is not unusual to walk the beach for a couple of miles without encountering a soul. The beach is largely sandy and the drop off is shallow with several sand bars. The swimming is excellent. We have a canoe and kayaks for exploring the area or even going out to Poe Reef lighthouse if you are adventurous.

The cottage itself is, in a word, rustic. We are unencumbered by modern conveniences, but that is not to say we are without comfort. The kitchen is basic but well outfitted with quality kitchenware. We have a washer and dryer. On the ground floor is a small bedroom and a larger "dormitory" style room with four beds. The living area is a combination dining/living room with a very large stone fireplace. There is a half upstairs with three single beds.

We are close to Mackinaw, Petoskey and the Upper Peninsula.

This was our cottage when we were children, and now our children have spent their summers here as well. We are looking for guests who will appreciate, and respect, the special qualities of this very unique cottage. We are more interested in getting the right "match" than the highest price, and we will give first priority to somebody looking to stay for three or more weeks, and hopefully come back year after year.

Keywords: Log Cabin

Property Type

      • Cabin

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Peace and quiet

              Entertainment

                  • Ping Pong Table

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View:

                    See freighters passing by....moreless

                  • Beachfront:

                    Long, secluded and sandy beach right out the front door....moreless

                  • Lake View:

                    See freighters passing by....moreless

                  • Lakefront:

                    Long, secluded and sandy beach right out the front door....moreless

                  • Water View:

                    Poe Reef lighthouse directly in front....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Swimming

                  General

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace

                  Kitchen

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator

                  Outside

                      • Outdoor Grill
                       

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                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Spring/Early Summer
                      May 1 - Jun 6, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $200 $225
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,400
                      June
                      Jun 7 - Jun 27, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,500
                      High season
                      Jun 28 - Sep 5, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,600

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $600
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Discounts are available for multiple week rentals.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Last updated: 10/06/2014
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                      Location

                      25 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Pelston
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      I-75
                      30 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Right out the front door!

                      Minutes to Mackinaw and perfect gateway to the Upper Peninsula

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1961


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Front view from the lake

                        Front view from the lake

                      • typical sunset

                        typical sunset

                      • Kayaking to Poe Reef Lighthouse.

                        Kayaking to Poe Reef Lighthouse.

                      • Over a mile of secluded, sandy beach to walk.

                        Over a mile of secluded, sandy beach to walk.

                      • Sun setting in the Northwest

                        Sun setting in the Northwest

                      • Enjoy a long hike in the woods.

                        Enjoy a long hike in the woods.

                      • Take a day trip to the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes National Park.

                        Take a day trip to the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes National Park.

                      • Meet the neighbors.

                        Meet the neighbors.

                      • Main living area

                        Main living area

                      • A cozy fire for chilly mornings.

                        A cozy fire for chilly mornings.

                      • View from the cottage looking Northwest.

                        View from the cottage looking Northwest.

                      • Freighters pass right in front of the cottage.

                        Freighters pass right in front of the cottage.

                      • Beach at sunset.

                        Beach at sunset.

                      • An almost endless beach.

                        An almost endless beach.

                      • Tahquamenon Falls is less than 2 hours away.

                        Tahquamenon Falls is less than 2 hours away.

                      • Circa 1962, not long after my parents bought the cottage.  Not much has changed.

                        Circa 1962, not long after my parents bought the cottage. Not much has changed.

                      VRBO #283172

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Monday, October 06, 2014

                      $200 - $229 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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                      Member since: 2010
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated 10/06/2014
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