Hunters, Snowmobilers Welcome- Loghome Sleeps 10-12 Firepit, Wifi, Satelli
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
St. Ignace cottage description
This pristine lakefront, log home is nestled on 100 feet of beautiful sandy bottom Brevort Lake. Minutes from Mackinaw Island, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, and the Hiawatha National Forest. Tahquemenon Falls, Whitefish Point, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Seney wildlife refuge, Mackinaw Island and Soo Locks are all nearby points of interest. This is a year-round getaway ideal for watersports,sightseeing, golf, boating, fishing, hunting, biking, hiking,snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and downhill skiing. Snowmobile to the trails. The Kewadin casino is ten miles and 20 golf courses are within an hour drive. Thunder Falls Water Family Water Park is located just 25 minutes away.
This spacious log home offers three bedrooms and two-and-one-half baths. The master bedroom has a King bed and private bathroom with granite counters. The master walks out to the spacious deck. One large bedroom on second level has a Queen Log Bed and two Twin beds (sleeps 4). The other large bedroom on the second level has a Queen Log Bed and Two Full Beds (sleeps 6). A large balcony overlooks the great room with three large couches and stone fireplace and has a beautiful view of the lake. The spacious deck has patio furniture for outdoor entertaining overlooking the lake. We also offer a gas BBQ grill with all the accessories. The fully-equipped kitchen has all the accessories - it is just like being at home. We offer all the spices and fresh coffee for your our guests. Enjoy a cup of coffee and catch a glimpse of wildlife from the dining room table, the great room, or the deck which extends the entire back of the house. The bald eagle is a daily visitor. A dock and boat mooring are available for mooring your own boat or rented pontoon, fishing boat or waverunner from Hunt and Fish shop in Curtis. Children love to swim in the shallow, sandy bottom lake. The lake is about 2 feet in depth with sandy bottom out to about 150 yards. Kayaks, canoe, rowboat, firepit, hammock and yard games for outdoor enjoyment. Stone firepit is available down at the lake for our guests. This area is perfect for smores, roasting hot dogs and telling stories. Board games, books, satellite tv, dvd, movie library and wireless internet are available for indoor enjoyment.
Perfect day trips:
1. Tahquamenon Falls - open year round; visit Whitefish Point also.
2. Mackinaw Island
3. Pictured Rocks
4. Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie
5. Mackinaw City shopping
For our winter guests, we offer cozy blankets and bedding and indoor stone fireplace.
For our holiday guests, we offer all the trimmings for hosting Thanksgiving, special dishes and decor for our Christmas and New Years guests.
Open year round for family fun. Snowmobiliers, cross country skiers, hunters and fisherman are welcome. This home is an ideal getaway for family vacations, romantic getaways, guys fishing trips, girls weekends, couples weekends and special events.
Keywords: Waterfront Cottage, lakefront home, log home, luxury home, mackinaw island, upper peninsula, st. ignace
- 2600 sq. ft.
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Pets Considered:
- Limited Accessibility:
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Coffee Maker:
- Pantry Items:
- Dining Area Seats:
- Child's Highchair
- Ice Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Air Conditioning:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Linens Provided
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Living Room seats 10
- Towels Provided
- Iron & Board
- Hair Dryer
- Video Games
- Video Game Console
- CD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- DVD Player
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Kayak / Canoe
- Wood Deck
- Tourist Attractions
- Sports & Activities
- Away From It All
- Hunting Small Game
- Hunting Big Game
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Fly Fishing
- Cross Country Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Water Parks
- Wildlife Viewing
- Autumn Foliage
- Scenic Drives
- Paddle Boating
- Gambling Casinos
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Eastern Upper Peninsula Michigan close to Mackinaw Island, St. Ignace, Tahquamenon Falls, Pictured Rocks, lake Michigan beaches. Other Activities: Watch wildlife on the lake, watch fireworks in downtown St. Ignace, kayak on Brevort Lake, take a pontoon to sand dunes and camp store and fish on Brevort Lake, visit Tahquamenon Falls year round...I love to cross country ski there and have lunch at the brewery. Rent snowmobiles and ride the trails of Eastern Upper Peninsula. Visit Mackinaw Island. Take kids to Thunder Falls waterpark in Mackinaw City. Spend an evening in Mackinaw city shopping and dining. Hiking on Brevort Lake south shore. Take kids to Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie. Take kids downhill skiing at Boyne Highlands. Take kids snowtubing at Silver Mountain on south side of Brevort Lake. Take kids canoeing at Seney Wildlife Refuge. Golf: Golf: The Mackinac Straits area features beautiful shorelines, rustic woods and stunning views, where long, warm summer days continue into late evening. Golfing is a favorite seasonal pastime for visitors and residents alike. Long summer hours of daylight allow golfers to play the links late into the evening while enjoying the twilight of the Straits. The closest course for your enjoyment is the St. Ignace Golf and Country Club. Spectacular vistas of the Mackinac Bridge make this public course a 'must play'. Full pro shop with rentals and carts. Another option is The Mackinaw Club, which is a professionally designed 18 hole golf course. Featuring 24 hour tee time reservations, a driving range and open to the public the golf course has just undergone a facelift with brand new carts, flags, markers and an emphasis on turf management. The Mackinaw Club course features scenic views sprawling over 310 acres. This Jerry Matthews designed course is ideally located within minutes of downtown Mackinaw's unique shopping, dining and entertainment district. In Mackinaw City you can plan a great day of golfing and an evening of dining, or your morning practicing on the driving range followed by a scenic afternoon trip to historic Mackinac Island. Ski: Boyne Highlands, Nubs Nob 55 minute drive. Searchmont in Canada is 1 hour 15 minutes. Silver Mountain offers tubing and one run for skiing/snowboarding. Seven miles of cross country ski trails on the other side of the lake. Cross country ski trails within 20 minutes - silver mountain trails, sand dune trails in Hiawatha forest, Hessel....moreless
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Beautiful, clean new log cabin. Brand new everything, aplliances , dishes, etc. Well stocked, barbeque, paddle boat, beach chairs.....everything you could think of. If you desire this area, you won't find a classier place. Of all the places we have rented, this one was the nicest.
- Guest Cathy and Dave (Shelby Twp, Mich)
- Date of stay 07/01/05
- Review Submitted 07/31/05
Our family isn't large, but it had been nearly two years since grandparents, kids and grandkids had all been together at one time, (ages 20 months to 60 years). We selected this home for our long Memorial Weekend gathering and it couldn't have been any better. The weather was sunny and warm the entire time we were there. The home is perfectly designed to accommodate a group of families - a large master with private bath downstairs, two large bedrooms and a bath up. One of the upper bedrooms has a queen and two doubles, the other, a queen and two singles. The log home is beautiful inside with an extremely well-equipped kitchen, a table large enough for a big group and a generously sized living room, with three big comfy sofas. The laundry room is a bonus! The view of the lake from inside and out on the large deck is stunning. There is a nice lawn with a great hammock and room for games. Down a few stone steps is the lakeshore. We loved the new fire pit - perfect for s'mores. While sitting around the fire one night, a large snowy owl perched on the wood swing just a few yards away. There is enough sand to keep the tiniest tots happy and the long pier is perfect for watching the resident swan and ducks. We all enjoyed a lot of time in the canoe and kayaks, exploring the lake and river. The lake is clean and shallow for a long way out, so we were comfortable letting our 9, 10, and 12 year olds man their 'own' kayaks, (with life jackets and an adult along in a canoe), when the lake was calm. The girls couldn't resist swimming one day, even though the water was chilly! We had a professional photographer come to the home for family photos one day. There are several areas on the property that make a perfect backdrop for outside pictures. It's a short drive to St. Ignace to catch the ferry to Mackinac Island. We spent one day on the island and had a great time, but were very happy to spend all of our remaining time at this home. Wendy was responsive and easy to work with; she provides all the info you need to arrive equipped to enjoy your time there. You don't need to bring much other than food - this home has everything. You will want to heed her advice to bring extra TP if you have girls in the group, and we hadn't brought a yard fogger or bug spray thinking it was too early in the season for bugs. It wasn't. One other thing I would bring next time is disposable plastic tablecloths; it would save laundering a tablecloth daily. Great home!
- Guest Jan (Wisconsin)
- Date of stay 05/24/13
- Review Submitted 06/02/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with teenagers, girls getaway, adventure seekers.
Wendy, Thank you very much for allowing us to stay at your residence. The cabin was very neat and clean. We had a blast and were hoping to get some very snowy days, which unfortunately did not happen. The area is very peaceful and quiet. The ammenities inside were all functional and clean. The description of the cabin was accurate. The owner provided very good customer service and the handouts at the cabin were helpful in finding other activities to do. I would definitely recommend this property to friends and relatives and are planning to come back. Not much going on when we went, and were just looking for some peace and relaxation, which we got! Thanks again!
- Guest Tim N.
- Date of stay 12/27/12
- Review Submitted 01/09/13
GREAT VACATION RENTAL
GREAT VACATION RENTAL
From the moment we walked in we knew we had chosen the right place to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. The home is beautiful. Very well equipped with everything one would need. Everything was labeled from light switches to electronics. Owner supplied a listing of local restaurants and activities as well as trails for snowmobiling in the winter months. The home is immaculate inside and out. It is located on a beautiful lake in a great area close to everything you need. We are anxious to stay during the summer months and chill out on the beach and beautiful deck. Very serene and secluded. The only thing one has to bring are personal belongings. Best vacation rental by far. The owner has outdid herself with this property. Highly recommended. It is truly a home away from home.
- Guest Sue (Hancock, MI)
- Date of stay 11/21/12
- Review Submitted 01/08/13
Sue and Ron
Sue and Ron
This is a top notch rental. The home is beautiful. Very clean and fully equipped with everything you need. Huge deck with top of the line grill. Inside and outside in very good clean condition. Would definitely recommend. Very secluded and quiet. It was the perfect place for our family to meet for the Thanksgiving holiday.
- Guest Sue (Hancock, MI)
- Date of stay 11/21/12
- Review Submitted 11/30/12
Wonderful home and location
Wonderful home and location
On our arrival the only word to describe walking into the home is Wow! Absolutely stunning home with a wonderful lake view. I have had the opportunity to stay in vacation rentals in the past. All too often it is exactly that; a rental, just enough amenities to get by. Staying here in this home was a privilege; it is obvious that the owner goes out of her way to make sure everything is perfect. From the welcoming basket of flavored coffee and scones to the ample supply of amenities. (the kitchen is equipped better than most homes) This Labor Day week I did not just rent a place on a lake but my family truly felt as if we were guests. I would highly recommend this home to anyone wishing to spend quality time in a wonderful home and location with your loved ones.
- Guest Dennis (Medina, Ohio)
- Date of stay 08/30/12
- Review Submitted 09/04/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, romantic getaway.
Clean & organized with a perfect setting This log cabin was a perfect vacation home. Thank you Wendy for making sure everything was perfect. Great open floor plan. Would go back again. So many extras that weren't expected. Thanks again
- Guest Dianne H.
- Date of stay 08/10/12
- Review Submitted 08/29/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, romantic getaway, families with teenagers, girls getaway.
Darmstadt, Indiana visitors
Darmstadt, Indiana visitors
We truly enjoyed your home. We only regret we had more time than a 3 night stay. The home was very clean, well organized and PEACEFUL. we loved the home layout so much we have found the exact home and working to build the same floor plan. We hope to make it back!
- Guest HRF (Darmstadt, Indiana)
- Date of stay 06/19/12
- Review Submitted 07/09/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with teenagers, adventure seekers, sightseeing.
Once again, this home does not disappoint! A very well stocked, home (dishes, cleaning supplies, linens, DVDs, games, books, ipod docking, etc) with everything you will need. Beautifully decorated. Beds and furniture are comfortable. And did I mention CLEAN?! Nicely organized info on sight seeing, resturants, and outdoor recreation is available at this home as well. Although this was a winter visit, I would not hesitate to stay here during other seasons. As always, Wendy was available to answer any and all questions that we had. We have been renting for years from Wendy and she is definitely easy to work with. Looking forward to more vacations at the Eagles Nest.
- Guest Melissa P. (Paw Paw, Michigan)
- Date of stay 02/08/12
- Review Submitted 02/21/12
Winter Pond Hockey
Winter Pond Hockey
We stayed at this beautiful cabin for three nights in Feb. 2012....their were 8 of us....had a fantastic time!! This cabin is so warm and comfortable. It has everything you need for your vacation away from home. The kitchen was supplied with all the dishes, pans, untinsels. Big dinning room table for dinners, playing games, cards. The bedrooms were very comfortable with plenty of warm blankets. Two big bathrooms, perfect for large groups. We had a fire going the whole time we were there, so warm and cozy. We would stay here again if we come back for the next Hockey tournament, or just a winter time away from home. Loved it!!!
- Guest Patti (Fenton MI US)
- Date of stay 02/16/12
- Review Submitted 02/20/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, adventure seekers.
Owner response: I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. Our goal is to provide a peaceful experience with all the amenities. Its a wonderful year-round retreat. Hope to see you next year.
2014Prime season June16-Sept 1 $3650/week (weekly rental ONLY, Friday to Friday). 2014 Early summer May 15-June 15 ......$2650/week (weekly only,Friday to Friday) 2014 Early Fall Sept. 2-October 15.......$2450/week; 3 nights $900 minimum stay 2014 Off Season October 16-May 14 $900/3 nights; $600/2 nights; $1950/wk. Inquire about holiday rates, extra person over 10 charge, pet policy $175 Cleaning Fee (non-refundable); $49 Carefree Rental Guarantee ;$100 pet fee Deposit of 30% due at time of booking; Full Payment due 90 days prior. RATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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- Nearest Airport: St. Ignace private airport at 12 Miles
- Nearest Ferry: Mackinaw Island Ferries at 10 Miles
- Nearest Motorway: I-75 at 7 Miles
- Nearest Beach: Lake Michigan at 6 Miles
- Nearest Barpub: Bullwinkles at 3 Miles
- Nearest Ski: Boyne Highlands/Nubs Nob at 50 Miles
- Nearest Golf: St. Ignace at 15 Miles
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: Wendy Kusler has been renting two vacation rentals for over 8 years. She offers extensive knowledge of the Mackinaw area, prompt response and attention to every detail inside the homes.
Why the Owner Chose St. Ignace:
There are so many things to see and do in this area. Pictured rocks, Tahquemenon Falls, Whitefish Point, Mackinaw Island, ThunderFalls waterpark, casino, snowmobiling, skiing, Lake Michigan. Most of all, I love the lake. Brevort Lake is an all sports lake with great fishing, boating and touring
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
I love sitting on the deck in the morning and drinking coffee. It is so relaxing. The bald eagle often flies over, ducks come in for visits and we see plenty of deer. The house is decorated for a comfortable feel to all who visit. When trails are open, I can hop on snowmobile and ride to hundreds of miles of trails. My favorite loop is to ride the lake to 123, go to Trout lake for lunch and head back through the woods to Brevort Lake Campground and back home.
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winter at eagles nest - ride to hundreds of miles of trails. cross country ski
snowmobile the lake to the trail system. ride to trout lake, tahquamenon.
Stone fireplace; woodburning.
view from second floor balcony
inviting table setting. seats 8-10 comfortably. Table settings for holidays.
Attention to detail
Rustic area rugs
cozy bedroom 2 sleeps 4. 2 twin beds, 1 queen log bed. Rustic bedding.
100 ft. sandy beach on beautiful brevort lake with sandy bottom lake
tell stories and roast marshmallows by the firepit. wood is furnished.
Sunny winter day. ride to hundreds of miles of snowmobile trails
View from the lake
great room overlooking brevort lake complete with rustic lodge decor
Dining area overlooking lake
Gourmet kitchen stocked with everything you need to make delicious meals.
Upstairs bedroom sleeps 6; two full beds, 1 queen
sleeps 2. Comfortable King bed with private full bath.
dock. mooring also available
take a nap in the hammock
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