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Welcome renters! We are so excited you are considering Uncle Frank's Cabin for your 2015 vacation, as this is our 4 year renting our cottage. Uncle Frank's Cabin is a medium-sized lakefront cottage located on quiet Lancaster Lake in Levering, MI. We are the perfect choice for the family or couple looking for a 'R & R' vacation away from the hustle and bustle of city life or the travelers' that seek adventure by visiting all the attractions Northern Michigan has to offer. We are located a few miles off I-75 and about 15 miles South of Mackinaw City, so we are easy to travel to and from.
Uncle Frank's Cabin is nestled on a 3.5 acre property full of wild raspberries, birch trees, and a large yard. Enjoy the lakefront of Lancaster Lake, a small yet deep inland lake (50+ acre). The lake is perfect for canoeing, kayaking, fishing, swimming, and small or slow moving motor boats. Enjoy using of our 8 passenger PONTOON BOAT, CANOE, and PADDLE BOAT all FREE of Charge!
In addition to enjoying the lake activities please utilize our iron ring fire pit, hammock, new pine deck, propane BBQ grill, picnic table, and horseshoe pit.
When you are not soaking up the sunshine outside, Uncle Frank's Cabin provides all the comforts of home. Uncle Frank's cabin has 2 bedrooms, 1 baths, a fire place living room (with extra sleeping space), a fully equipped kitchen, and relaxing front family room.
Although we only rent our cottage for week durations in the Summer (June, July, August: minimum of 5 nights); 2+ nights days are available in the spring and fall. Please do not hesitate to send us an inquiry!
Strict no smoking policy inside Uncle Frank's Cabin. An additional fee will be added to renters that violate this. Please clean up your cigarette butts outside; again, a fee will be added for excessive smoking trash/butts left on the property. ...moreless
Pets Not Allowed:
We enforce a strict no pet policy regardless of size, because of pet hair and dander. NO EXCEPTIONS. Uncle Frank's Cabin would like to maintain a safe environment for patrons with allergies....moreless
Uncle Frank's Cabin is nestled right along the South shoreline of peaceful Lancaster Lake. Our 178 feet shoreline borders quiet marshland and tall birch trees, leaving you feel secluded from neighbors. Take advantage of having the best view of the lake from watching the fog roll in the early morning to the strawberry sunsets in the evening. ...moreless
Pontoon Boat (FREE with rental)
*Lancaster Lake is a small wildlife lake. The shoreline is filled with lilly pads and reeds. Rocky/muddy bottom. Ideal for fishing, canoeing, etc.
NO beach front...moreless
Deck / Patio:
Medium size front deck, small size back deck...moreless
Spring Rental Apr 1 - May 21, 2015 2 night min stay
Summer Rental May 22 - Sep 7, 2015 5 night min stay
Fall Rental Sep 8 - Nov 1, 2015 2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Security Dep$250
Rates are subject to change at the discretion of Uncle Frank's Cabin.
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We look forward to our 4th year of VRBO renting at Uncle Frank's Cabin as the 2015 summer season approaches. Each year we are improving Uncle Frank's Cabin and we look forward to new and returning travelers.
Uncle Frank's Cabin is ideal vacation rental for the traveler looking for a secluded hideaway or the traveler looking to sight see Northern Michigan. Uncle Frank's Cabin brings together the best of both worlds. Wake up to the soft cooing of loons and an early round of Lancaster Lake fishing right off the dock. Then enjoy lunch and fudge tasting in Mackinaw City, followed by a beach afternoon at the crystal waters of Sturgeon Bay located near Cross Village. Finish the evening with a flame grilled cookout at Uncle Frank's Cabin with alternating rounds of horseshoes and gooey s'mores.
Uncle Frank's Cabin is located
-15 Miles South of Mackinaw City
-25 Miles North of Petoskey and Harbor Springs
-18 Miles East of Cross Village
-12 Miles West of Cheboygan
-23 Miles South of St. Ignace
Uncle Frank's Cabin is located near I-75 and US-31, so enjoy a quick scenic car ride to your favorite Northern Michigan Attractions:
-Historic Mill Creek
-Mackinaw Crossing Mall and Fudge Shops
-Thunder Falls Family Water Park
-Cross Village 'Legs Inn' Restaurant
-Sturgeon Bay State Park
-Sea Shell City Attraction
-The Mystery Spot
-Kewadin Casino of St. Ignace
-Odawa Casino of Petoskey
-Gaslight Shopping District in Downtown Petoskey
-The Famous 'Tunnel of Trees' on M-119
-Bay Harbor District of Petoskey, MI
-Big Bear Adventure River Tubing and Rafting
-Numerous Golf Courses
About: Greetings future renters! We are Frank and Sherry Petrowski proud owners of Uncle Frank's Cabin. We live in Petoskey, MI (only 40 minutes from Uncle Frank's Cabin) and we love Northern Michigan, Summer time, and family. We have shared 35 years of married bliss and we are the proud parents of two adult children and the proud grandparents to one granddaughter.
Frank is the residential 'handy man' of Uncle Frank's Cabin as he is a certified service technician and has built many of the additions to Uncle Frank's Cabin. Including our famous 'Fish Chairs' out by our fire-pit. Frank is also the outdoors man of the duo and loves fishing as much as he can. So ask him where to score the monster fish!
Sherry is the resident 'concierge' of Uncle Frank's Cabin and she loves traveling and community events. So ask her about where to go for dinner or what local festivals are going on. Oh, and enjoy her 'Welcome' basket when you enjoy your stay at Uncle Frank's Cabin. Sherry professionally works at a Petoskey Child Development Center.
We are here to make your stay enjoyable and we look forward to meeting you!
Why Mackinaw City: We genuinely care about our renters and try to provide the best vacation experience. Make our home yours. Don't just take our word for it, read our reviews!