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The Card's Nest Rental Cabin on Lake in Wooded Area

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Last updated: 09/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Big Rapids cabin description

The Card's Nest rental cabin is nestled in the woods located on Gorrel lake. Gorrel lake provides a very nice, private setting. There are only 3 dwellings located on the entire lake. The property is adjacent to Merrill Lake County Park, which provides a place for the children to play, including a playground and swimming beaches on two lakes within walking distance. Located near the Pier Marquette snowmobile trail, The Card's Nest offers something for every season. Nature abounds in the surrounding woods, and is great for spotting birds, animals, and just enjoying nature.

We provide a fully furnished cabin, you need only bring your personal items and towels. A rowboat, two kayaks, and a paddle boat are provided. These can be launched from our small private sandy area, or tied to the dock during your stay.

The kitchen area has recently been upgraded with all new cabinets, counter tops, cast iron sink, range, and refrigerator. We also provide a 'beer and bait' refrigerator in the downstairs entranceway. The kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, pots, pans, utensils, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, and more.

Bedroom 1 downstairs in newly renovated, and has a double bed, rustic pine furniture (locally crafted) and a beatiful view of the lake. Bedroom 2 has a double bed. Bedroom 3 provides a double bed and twin bunk beds. There are two double sized futons in family room.

Outdoor area provides a large deck overlooking the lake. There is a charcoal grill, as well as a fire pit with cooking grates. Build in benches and a picnic table provide seating around the deck and firepit area. There is a balcony off the upper floor that offers beautiful views of the lake and woods.

While this is a remote setting, basic needs can be met in Barryton, less than 10 minutes away, and a larger town is only 15 minutes away.

Our weekly rentals run from Sunday to Sunday.

Keywords: private, fishing, furnished, snowmobile, fireplace, boat, lodge, family, dock, pier, firepit, rustic, remote

Property Type

      • Cabin

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Newly renovated kitchen is fully furnished. All new cabinets, countertops, cast iron sink, and appliances in spring of 2010....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Refrigerator in kitchen, as well as a second 'beer and bait' refrigerator in downstairs entryway....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                0...moreless

              • Dining
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Microwave

              Amenities

              • Linens Provided:

                Bed linens are provided. Please bring bath and hand towels....moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                Firewood for the fireplace is provided...moreless

              • Parking Off Street
              • Air Conditioning
              • Heating

              Other Amenities

                  • Row boat, paddle boat, canoe, 2 kayaks, private dock, small beach area, outdoor firepit with cooking grates (wood provided)...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • CD Player
                  • Stereo

                  Communications

                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Telephone

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    We have a canoe, two kayaks, a paddle boat, and a row boat for your use....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Balcony

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family

                  Location & View

                  • Lakefront
                  • Waterfront
                  • Rural

                  Activities

                  • Library
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Kayaking
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Laundromat
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Boating
                  • Restaurants
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Playground
                  • Golf
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                   

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                  Off Season
                  Sep 8 - May 23, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $200
                  $750

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                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
                  • Tax Rate 6%

                  Notes:

                  We ask for a 50% deposit at the time of the booking, with the balance due at or before check-in.


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                  Last updated: 09/15/2014
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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2009

                  Why the Owner Chose Big Rapids:
                  We had been renting this cabin from the previous owners for 8 years, and jumped and the chance to buy this property. We are happy to be able to share our cabin with you. Every time we get to visit, we leave feeling relaxed and renewed.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                  Gorrel lake, being only a few feet from the cabin and deck, provides great views, a nice breeze, boating, and fishing. The adjacent county park offers sandy beaches on two lakes, horseshoes, a playground, and a fish cleaning station.


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                  Photos

                  • Cabin as viewed from Lake

                    Cabin as viewed from Lake

                  • Fieldstone fireplace on upper level

                    Fieldstone fireplace on upper level

                  • Family room area on upper level

                    Family room area on upper level

                  • Firepit area, complete with cooking grates.  There is also a charcoal grill.

                    Firepit area, complete with cooking grates. There is also a charcoal grill.

                  • Bedroom #2 upstairs - bunk beds and a double bed

                    Bedroom #2 upstairs - bunk beds and a double bed

                  • Beach and dock area

                    Beach and dock area

                  • View of the lake from the balcony

                    View of the lake from the balcony

                  • Kitchen area on lower level

                    Kitchen area on lower level

                  • Downstairs bedroom with views of the lake, just outside the windows.  Double bed

                    Downstairs bedroom with views of the lake, just outside the windows. Double bed

                  • Bedroom #1 upstairs -double bed

                    Bedroom #1 upstairs -double bed

                  • Sunset as viewed from the deck.

                    Sunset as viewed from the deck.

                  • Frozen lake, as viewed from cabin window.

                    Frozen lake, as viewed from cabin window.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Monday, May 19, 2014

                  $200 per night (USD)
                  10

                  3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

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                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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