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Cheery Beach Cabin-Pristine Douglas Lk, Canoe-Paddleboat-Kid Friendly-Sandy

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Cheery yellow cabin is cute, clean, charming inside & out-Bring your family here

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Last updated: 10/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Douglas Lake cabin description

*Book 2015 Weekly stays now for best weeks- Saturday to Saturday visits.
Welcome to 'the beach bucket', a family friendly cabin for a great holiday up north! WEEKLY.

SANDY SHORE, SANDY BOTTOM, GENTLE SLOPE-NO DROP OFF! pristine Douglas Lake, just east of Pellston, close to attractions, dining

GOT FISH? Yes, fish are here!
Got A VIEW? Yes, panoramic view of lake is awesome!
Got A BEACH? visit here to make a castle:) kid friendly
GOT TIME? we do---Come for a week!

THIS IS THE PLACE for happy getaways!

This classic cabin has a wonderful shore and beautiful views; very comfortable inside with 2 bedrooms in a great location!
Get away to nature, relaxation and family memories.

Douglas lake is scenic, quiet, great for fishing, kayaking, canoeing, water skiing, hiking, biking, napping. (we offer a free canoe and paddleboat for your usage)
Full sports lake, very large but undeveloped! Lovely!
Loons and eagles live on this large, scenic lake.

Come enjoy the cedar dock. (bring your boat or rent a pontoon nearby)
read a book
Take out the paddleboat or 2 canoes!
grill dinner overlooking the lake
make smores over our campfire area, wood provided

This is a kid friendly cottage:
From the yard, take two steps down to the dock....
From the dock, take two steps down to the sand....
--children love to play in the sand here:)

CLEAN - CHARMING - PRIVATE - SPACIOUS - PANORAMIC - LOVED BY KIDS & ADULTS :)

The fully equipped cabin offers 2 bedrooms plus large sunny porch, and spacious full bath with shower, fireplace, deck, scenic panoramic view of lake, gorgeous view of nearby Pells Island.
Close to walking trails, steps to the boat launch, a top restaurant is only 4 cabins away, quick drive to all conveniences.
**need more space? add a LITTLE RED CABIN: available for families wishing for additional accommodations, we offer this charmer directly across the gravel drive, within view of the beach bucket!
Details--The little red cabin is set up nicely with a kitchen, small dining table and living area. It has a separate bedroom with queen (tempurpedic) bed, and small bath with shower. It is charming and comfortable !
We have an additional twin bed off the living area too, so children can sleep separately.
*the Little Red Cabin is priced at half the rate of the beach bucket.

OUTDOOR FUN: Watch (& hear) the Loons from your deck overlooking the lake; go fishing off a new dock, launch the 2 person paddle boat; canoe too.....or just lounge on the front deck!

Beach Bucket--INTERIOR COMFORT: The cottage has an open floor plan for socializing and features 2 bedrooms and generous size bath with shower. The entire cabin is lined with traditional knotty pine walls, comfortable seating. Full stone fireplace has an insert for coziness! Large windows frame a wonderful view of the serene lake and sandy shore.

EASY CENTRAL LOCATION: Only 5 miles west of I-75 assures access to all of northern Michigan!... Lunch in Petoskey, shop in Harbor Springs, dinner in Cross Village... or catch a ferry to Mackinac Island! We are close to Mackinaw City, Cheboygan, Indian River, Petoskey, or Cross village for day trips or any meals.
Nearby are video rentals, many restaurants, convenience stores, & gas stops---just a few minutes away!

Classic fun in a classic cabin, close to everything.

Michigan sales tax is 6%, cleaning fee is 130-
Weekly rates 1098-
*Holiday weeks add 100-

*** We fill up preferred weeks quickly, so please check VRBO 175269 for more availability!(another cute cottage)

We make vacations easy, and welcome our repeat guests!
Book a reservation soon.

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            over age 25 please, family friendly neighborhood...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Kid friendly beach and lake frontage. Beach toys at cabin for our little guests! Play in sand, gentle slope, no drop off, swimming lake, paddleboat, canoe...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 4-7

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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          • Sleeping Porch: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Plus additional couch on porch...moreless

          • Queen bed (1)& Double Beds (1) Plus sleeper sofa

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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          • This bathroom is spacious, offering built in cabinets along a full wall, a shower, stool, and sink....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Classic cabin for great family experience. great lake for kids, fishing, nice sand bottom.. this is 'upnorth' like you remember it! easy access to cabin from 75 and 31. minutes from necessities and entertainment, dining options closeby...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                flat screen! DVD player, few DVDs on site, Redbox rental located within 5 miles...moreless

              • Toys:

                Young child beach toys on site...moreless

              Theme

              • Family
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beachfront
              • Lake View:

                panoramic lake view, island view...moreless

              • Lakefront:

                just a few steps to the lake and beach and dock...moreless

              • Water View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Heating:

                wall unit and wood stove...moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                leather seating, sofa sleeper, dvd and flat screen...moreless

              • Parking:

                enough for 2 cars and boat trailer...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Room for 2 vehicles plus boat trailer parking....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                1 boat trailers allowed...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Please bring beach towels...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                Split fieldstone fireplace with wood burning insert...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                for ground coffee...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen:

                Dining area with chairs for 6, game table for 6 also, bar seating, spacious...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Deck with seating faces lake, view of beach...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Paddle boat on site, canoe, and kayak too...moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              fall weeks
              May 23 - Oct 17, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $925
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $1,098

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • cleaning $130 + tax
              • Tax Rate 6%

              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Location

              4 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Pellston Regional Airport of Emmet County
              Douglas Lake
              Nearest Barpub
              DLB, log cabin restaurant and bar(4 cabins away)
              20 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Mackinac Island Ferries
              15 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Mackinaw Club of Mackinaw City
              4 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              31 north
              5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              DLB,Village Inn,Hoppies,Pellston Market-all nearby
              Douglas Lake
              Nearest Beach
              10 steps out the front door of the Beach Bucket!

              Car: Necessary

              the Beach Bucket is located just east of Pellston, & north of Indian River off Riggsville Road(20 Min to Indian River, Cheboygan, Mackinaw City, 10 Min to I-75!) close to Burt Lake, Pellston Airport, Golf, Mackinac Island ferries

              we recommend a day trip to Mackinac Island:6-8 hours....Mackinac Island is a one-of-a-kind community where motor vehicles are not allowed. For visitors, we suggest a chauffeured carriage tour, to rent a bicycle or a horse and explore Mackinac Island’s breathtaking beauty. (circle the island on a tandem bike!)

              Highlights of Mackinac Island include Arch Rock, the Grand Hotel, Fort Mackinac and the historical downtown and shopping area.; fudge!

              History is nearby: visit Fort Michilimackinac in Mackinaw City & Coast Guard Ice Breaker Mackinac Museum Ship,McGulpin Point Lighthouse, Jack Pine Lumberjack Show located in Mackinaw City, MI. Where you can experience skills of the lumberjack like ax throwing, pole climbing, chainsaw carving.

              Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park is located in Mackinaw City, MI just 1/4 mile south of Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping on US23....INFO: Adventure Tour and children's discovery stations. Climb the Nature Trail Climbing Wall. Soar like an eagle down the Eagle’s Flight Zip Line. Walk through the treetops on the Forest Canopy Bridge. Adventure to the top of the five-story Treetop Discovery Tower. The youngest adventurers can explore the Water Power Station & Forest Friends Children’s Play Area.(We suggest a visit time of two hours)

              In the Upper Peninsula of Michigan: Tahquamenon Falls; the 2nd largest waterfall this side of the Mississippi River.

              Whitefish Point Shipwreck Museum, Garlyn Zoo of Naubinway, Soo Locks located in Sault Ste Marie, MI and learn how the 1000 foot ocean freighters are lowered and raised in the locks to navigate between Lake Superior and Lake Huron.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2012

              About the owner: We are a family of five whom love northern Michigan!

              Why the Owner Chose Douglas Lake:
              Family hotspot, quiet and serene lake, undeveloped.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
              family oriented lakeside cabin area, best shoreline, sandy bottom, close to boat launch, walk a few doors to DLB restaurant, easy access to Pells Island, hiking, walking, biking, near freeway or ATV trails, skiing, fun!


              Contact us

              Speaks: english
               

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              • Cheery yellow cabin is cute, clean, charming inside & out-Bring your family here

                Cheery yellow cabin is cute, clean, charming inside & out-Bring your family here

              • Visit this classic cabin on a a postcard shore; the sandy coast of Douglas Lake

                Visit this classic cabin on a a postcard shore; the sandy coast of Douglas Lake

              • roomy sunporch, cute decor, beach toys on site

                roomy sunporch, cute decor, beach toys on site

              • spacious dining with a great lake view, seating for 6 at each table inside

                spacious dining with a great lake view, seating for 6 at each table inside

              • BEST VIEW:) look out toward scenic Pell's Island with virgin forest, history

                BEST VIEW:) look out toward scenic Pell's Island with virgin forest, history

              • RELAX: charming master bedroom, built-in cedar closet, nice linens

                RELAX: charming master bedroom, built-in cedar closet, nice linens

              • COOK? here is a classic, clean cottage kitchen--fully equipped, pass through!

                COOK? here is a classic, clean cottage kitchen--fully equipped, pass through!

              • calm coast and island view with sand bar, great fishing here off the dock!

                calm coast and island view with sand bar, great fishing here off the dock!

              • happy shoreline for kids, slope is slow, no drop off

                happy shoreline for kids, slope is slow, no drop off

              • knotty pine divine!...view from mstr bedroom looking out to hall towards kitchen

                knotty pine divine!...view from mstr bedroom looking out to hall towards kitchen

              • 2 car parking area --just behind cabin in front of cheery garage!

                2 car parking area --just behind cabin in front of cheery garage!

              • delightfully orange classic kitchen:)

                delightfully orange classic kitchen:)

              • GORGEOUS- Pristine lake; 40% is owned by U of M for biological studies, unique!

                GORGEOUS- Pristine lake; 40% is owned by U of M for biological studies, unique!

              • Lovely new deck-cheery new paint, plently of seating for outdoor dining, grill

                Lovely new deck-cheery new paint, plently of seating for outdoor dining, grill

              • charming & comfy interior: leather sofas, wood floors, elevated ceiling~Lovely!

                charming & comfy interior: leather sofas, wood floors, elevated ceiling~Lovely!

              • SWEET & roomy game area, flat TV, dvd, cute decor, cozy

                SWEET & roomy game area, flat TV, dvd, cute decor, cozy

              • GOT SAND? YES! --Sit on the beach and make a castle!

                GOT SAND? YES! --Sit on the beach and make a castle!

              • ESCAPE: just a stones-throw to the beach--only a few steps from the front door!

                ESCAPE: just a stones-throw to the beach--only a few steps from the front door!

              • COME STAY!...friendly kids and adults nearby--Your family will love it here!

                COME STAY!...friendly kids and adults nearby--Your family will love it here!

              • second bedroom with nice antique furnishings, fans in each room

                second bedroom with nice antique furnishings, fans in each room

              • spacious full bath, clean, bath towels provided

                spacious full bath, clean, bath towels provided

              • rippling sand, few stones for collecting, no swim shoes necessary, gentle slope

                rippling sand, few stones for collecting, no swim shoes necessary, gentle slope

              • Walk to the DLB restaurant, yummy food in a charming log cabin--lakeside!

                Walk to the DLB restaurant, yummy food in a charming log cabin--lakeside!

              • ALSO-extra cute cottage option:1 bd/1 ba near Beach Bucket,$ sleeps3: 2 beds-Q/T

                ALSO-extra cute cottage option:1 bd/1 ba near Beach Bucket,$ sleeps3: 2 beds-Q/T

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              Date last modified - Monday, October 20, 2014

              $925 - $1,098 per week (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 7

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              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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