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Beautiful Hiawatha Forest Home,Tranquil Lake,King Bed,Stone Fireplace

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All Season Dancing Bear Lodge on Boot Lake

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Last updated: 07/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Munising house description

Dancing Bear Lodge on Boot Lake is one of a kind in the heart of the Hiawatha Forest. Enjoy the best of ALL worlds in this unique, custom home available during all four beautiful Michigan seasons. Private location with 200 foot frontage on quiet, tranquil Boot Lake and just 13 minutes from the Pictured Rocks. This 2600 square foot home was designed with artistic elements in mind and boasts a one of a kind view from the Master bedroom. Master is vaulted with natural wood beams and celing fan. Master adjoins personal powder room with sink/vanity and walk-in closet. Master bedroom also has sitting area with windows on lakeside of house. Wake up in the King Size bed and see picturesque view of Boot Lake from windows perched high up in the tree tops. Enjoy gourmet kitchen with custom island and cooktop, double oven, and stone archway. A walk-around stone fireplace opens to large cathedral ceiling living room adorned with windows facing lake. Dining table with plenty of eating space also provides beautiful view of lake. Wrap around deck provides outdoor enjoyment and view of lake. Amenities include cable TV, Wifi, washer, dryer, jacuzzi tub.

Outdoor Amenities: Enjoy the 'treehouse' like feeling as you descend the 67 step deck walkway down to the lake. Dock your own boat on this peaceful inland lake or use Dancing Bear 12 ft and 14ft aluminum boats and 15 ft canoe. Campfires can be enjoyed down by the lake or up by the house. Barbecue and picnic table are included. Two garages are available to pull your recreational equipment into. A kennel is available for hunting or outdoor dogs. Fish cleaning table is available in walk-out basement. Enjoy nearby snowmobile, ATV, and bike trails.

Enjoy a drink, a book, or relaxed conversation on the wrap-around deck facing the lake or the deck off master bedroom. Many guests enjoy spending their entire vacation at the property while others enjoy the property and also take advantage of the many nearby sightseeing and recreational opportunities.

Boot Lake is approximately 110 acres with depths up to 30-40 feet. It is a quiet lake where the homeowners prefer the use of boats with electric trolling motors or small gas motors. Fish in the lake include Pike, Large Mouth Bass, Walleye, Blue Gill, Sunfish, Rock Bass, and Perch.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Suitability

      • Children Welcome
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Not Allowed

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 2 Half Bathrooms

      Entertainment

      • Books For Kids
      • Games
      • Games For Kids
      • Video Library
      • DVD Player

      Theme

      • Family
      • Away From It All

      Attractions

      • Autumn Foliage
      • Forests
      • Restaurants
      • Waterfalls
      • Library
      • Playground
      • Coin Laundry
      • Bay/Sound
      • Caves
      • Churches

      Leisure Activities

      • Beachcombing
      • Bird Watching
      • Walking
      • Scenic Drives
      • Sight Seeing
      • Sledding
      • Gambling Casinos
      • Paddle Boating
      • Antiquing
      • Boating
      • Miniature Golf
      • Wildlife Viewing

      local services and businesses

      • Groceries
      • Hospital
      • Laundromat
      • ATM/Bank
      • Medical Services

      Location Type

      • Waterfront
      • Lake
      • Lake View:

        Beautiful views of lake from Master Bedroom, Living room, and Dining Area....moreless

      • Lakefront:

        210 foot frontage on Boot Lake...moreless

      • Water View:

        A portion of Boot Lake sits within the Hiawatha National Forest. Dancing Bear Lodge sits way up in the treetops and boasts a view of that undeveloped area....moreless

      sports and adventure activities

      • Golf
      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
      • Swimming
      • Pier Fishing
      • Hiking
      • Hunting Big Game
      • Hunting Small Game
      • Cycling
      • Fishing
      • Mountain Biking
      • Hunting
      • Fly Fishing
      • Freshwater Fishing
      • Snorkeling/Diving
      • Snowmobiling
      • Cross Country Skiing
      • Kayaking

      Dining

      • Dining Area
      • Seating for 8 people

      forms of payment

          • Accept Credit Card

          General

          • Iron & Board
          • Living Area
          • Internet
          • Towels Provided
          • Wireless Internet
          • Activities Guide
          • Alarm Clock
          • Firewood
          • Laundry Soap
          • Local Activities Guide
          • Local Maps
          • Paper Towels
          • Local Restaurant Guide
          • Basic Soaps
          • Toilet Paper
          • Garage
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided:

            Towels are also provided....moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace
          • Wood Stove:

            Wood Stove is for decorative purposes only. Not to be used for heating purposes....moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Large storage garage for parking RV/Boats/Snowmobiles...moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            Custom Stone Fireplace...moreless

          Kitchen

          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Freezer
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Blender
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Grill
          • 4 Ring Stove
          • Kitchenette
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen

          Outside

          • Boat
          • Motorboat
          • Canoe
          • Shed
          • Boat With Paddles
          • Fish Cleaning Table
          • Wood Deck
          • Boat Dock
          • Outdoor Grill Gas
          • Walkway To Water
          • Balcony
          • Barbecue
          • Deck / Patio
          • Outdoor Grill

          Payment Type

          • Visa
          • Mastercard
          • Discover

          Pool / Spa

              • Jetted Tub
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              Jun 14 - Sep 6, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,850
              Fall 2014
              Sep 7 - Oct 31, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $225

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning $120 + tax
              • Tax Rate 6%

              Notes:

              Summer and Fall rates will be reduced for small parties (Family of 4 or 2 couples).

              Cleaning fee based on size of party is $120-$150+.

              A signed rental agreement is required.


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              Last updated: 07/10/2014
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              Location

              Other Activities: SNOWMOBILING

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2003

              About the owner: Joe and Robin live in the lower peninsula in a smaller community close to the Ann Arbor area. We have 2 children and 2 labs that we bring to Boot Lake along with family and friends. It is our wonderfully relaxing 'home away from home' where many activities are enjoyed including fishing, hunting, walking and swimming along the Lake Superior shoreline and beaches, enjoying waterfalls, hikes, bike-riding, canoeing, and all of the special attractions that the town of Munising and the Pictured Rocks National Park provide. At the property we fish off the dock, enjoy campfires and dinners at the picnic table in the summer. During the winter we love to see the freshly fallen snow on the pine bows while looking out at the lake and curling up to read a book or to enjoy family conversations by the fireplace.

              Why the Owner Chose Munising:
              Joe has a rustic cabin located nearby along the Driggs River. Although it is a Men's paradise and it is beautiful, it does not have electricity and other common amenities that we wanted to enjoy during family vacations. For several years while our children were little, we rented cabins along Lake Superior in Grand Marais and also west of Munising in the Autrain area. We realized that the central location of Munising is what felt most like home to us. We started looking for a cottage or cabin, but when we stumbled upon this very unique home we decided to make it our own. It has been the source of wonderful traditions and experiences for our family as well as many of our guests.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Dancing Bear Lodge on Boot Lake is a very unique, custom built home and we are proud to be the third owners of this special property built in 1980. The original owners designed and built the home with him being a custom builder and her being a highschool art teacher. You will enjoy many of the artistic elements in the design as well as the planning that maximized all views of the lake. For historic considerations, the stone foundation lamp-posts that welcome guests to Dancing Bear Lodge were originally located at the entry of the old Munising Walter Mather Highschool. When it closed in 1979 to make way for the current highschool which is located on Lake Superior, the lamp-posts were gifted to the original owner. We named our vacation property the Dancing Bear Lodge on Boot Lake based on the current interior decor which includes elements of the dancing bears made famous by the 19th Century Artist, William Holbrook Beard.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • All Season Dancing Bear Lodge on Boot Lake

                All Season Dancing Bear Lodge on Boot Lake

              • Garage

                Garage

              • Extra Barn for parking recreational vehicles

                Extra Barn for parking recreational vehicles

              • Brick Archway in Kitchen Area with View of Open Great Room

                Brick Archway in Kitchen Area with View of Open Great Room

              • Sitting Area with BookShelf Library

                Sitting Area with BookShelf Library

              • Nature's China Hutch

                Nature's China Hutch

              • Living Room with Vaulted Ceiling. All Windows View Lake.

                Living Room with Vaulted Ceiling. All Windows View Lake.

              • Gourmet Custom Kitchen with Large Workspace Island

                Gourmet Custom Kitchen with Large Workspace Island

              • Kid's Room- 4 Bunks

                Kid's Room- 4 Bunks

              • The Captain's Tub and Glass Shower

                The Captain's Tub and Glass Shower

              • Living Room view of Lake in Winter

                Living Room view of Lake in Winter

              • Kitchen with Large Island work space and cooktop

                Kitchen with Large Island work space and cooktop

              • Lake side of House with Wrap Around Deck

                Lake side of House with Wrap Around Deck

              • Living Room with view of vaulted beams

                Living Room with view of vaulted beams

              • Master Bedroom View of Lake and Sitting Area

                Master Bedroom View of Lake and Sitting Area

              • King Size Master Bed with View into Powder Room

                King Size Master Bed with View into Powder Room

              • Stone Fireplace with Dancing Bears

                Stone Fireplace with Dancing Bears

              • Sitting Area with Books and Games

                Sitting Area with Books and Games

              • Vaulted Ceiling in Master Bedroom

                Vaulted Ceiling in Master Bedroom

              • Dining Area with view of Boot Lake on Winter Day

                Dining Area with view of Boot Lake on Winter Day

              • Bedroom

                Bedroom

              • Dancing Bear half bath

                Dancing Bear half bath

              • View of Boot Lake from Kitchen and Living Room

                View of Boot Lake from Kitchen and Living Room

              • Double Oven in Kitchen

                Double Oven in Kitchen

              $225 - $264 per night (USD)
              21

              3 Bedroom / 1.5+ Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

              View calendar: Updated 07/10/14
              Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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