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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We had 2 families with 10 people total stay at this property. There was plenty of room for all of us. Loved that the kitchen had everything you could need including crock pots! We did lose power due to a wind/snow storm that came, but the property manager and owner were on it with in minutes (both of them are super nice!). Power wasn't lost long, but impressed that there was not a minute to waste in responding. Great location, seriously 1 mile from the ski lodge, 10 minutes from downtown. Very, very clean!! Would stay here again."
Guest: Heidi K.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 13, 2015
"This unit generally caters to families or groups during the ski season. But we travel to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan at various times during the year to visit family and friends. We value our privacy and time alone. This unit is ideal for that purpose.
It has an open floor plan, is well equipped, well maintained and very clean. The WIFI is fast. The “great room” is filled with light during the day. It’s at the top of a hill and you can see the forest for miles. There is even a view of Copper Peak--the only sky flying facility in the Western Hemisphere. You really feel that you are relaxing at your home-away-from-home.
At night, the view of the starts is magical—even more amazing if you are lucky enough to be there during the dark of the moon."
Guest: James M.Date of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: December 3, 2014
"Three families stayed here with 2 kids, 2 kids, and 1 kid for a ski weekend at Indianhead. The kids slept in the same bedrooms as their parents. The house has three levels, we stayed at what they call the main or upper unit which consists of the upper two levels - so this review applies only to that unit. The upper and lower units have separate driveways- so you don't even know the other occupants are there. Beds were very comfortable.
The unit is about 500 yards (?) from the arc-de-skiomphe marking the entrance to Indianhead ski area parking lot. This puts it just outside of realistic comfortable walking distance for adults or kids in ski boots. No problem though, its a 30 second drive to drop off your stuff and get going.
As others have mentioned, it is nicer than it appears in the pictures. Everything was clean and quite nice. Owner and caretaker both VERY nice, responsive and easy to work with. We all agreed we would stay here again, and just may do so in future years."
Guest: Dan J.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 2, 2015
"My husband, brother-in-law and sister-in-law stayed in this home for a week and never wanted to leave. The view of Lake Huron and the Mackinaw Bridge are phenomenal...you can even see the cottage as you are coming over the bridge from Mackinaw City.
The home is fantastically equipped and furnished first class right down to the heated toilet seats with LED night lights and the lighted cupola on the roof of the house. Our temps were in the high 50's at night to high 70's during the day and the house is so well insulated we never had to turn on the heat or the AC. This home is so welcoming and inviting that we never wanted to leave.
My husband and I have rented multiple properties in the Caribbean, Florida and Arizona and this was by far the overall best property we have ever stayed in.
If we get the chance to return to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan we will definitely try to rent the "Cottage On the Straits" again.
I would give this property and the Owner 10 stars if I could."
Guest: Marty H.Date of Stay: July 2014Review Submitted: July 27, 2014