Manuka Lake Chalet--Charming Modern Cottage on Beautiful Manuka Lake, Gaylord

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Last updated: 09/13/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Relax and enjoy the peaceful, rural atmosphere of this charming lakeside cottage just minutes from Gaylord. Surrounded by nature's gifts you will love the quiet, secluded comfort of this newly remodeled and completely modern chalet.

For the winter sports enthusiast, sledding, snowmobiling and cross country skiing begin just outside the door. Groomed trails will take you north to Mackinac, south to Grayling, east, west and beyond. We have maps to help you plan your route. Downhill and/or XC skiing are also available nearby at Treetops, Boyne, Michiwaye and Schuss Mountain. The local Sportsplex offers swimming, skating and many other activities.

Summertime on-site activities include: hiking, hunting, fishing, swimming on sandy beaches, bird watching and simply relaxing beside lovely Lake Manuka. 300 feet from the front door is the DNR public boat launch. The Gaylord area is famous for its many golf courses. A mini-gallery of original watercolor paintings decorate the inside.

Swimming beach: The lake is 30' from the house. Walk 250' to an excellent beach for kids to swim. Walk another 100' to the DNR public access with a cement boat ramp. Plenty of room for boat trailer storage at the cabin. The activity at this ramp is minimal and is 95% small fishing boats.

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Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    18 years old - will consider on an individual basis with references...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Will consider on an individual basis...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10

  • Bedroom 2: 2 double


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bdrm #1 - 2nd fdloor with lake views and deck Bdrm #2 - Dbl. bed with dbl. hideaway - forest views Bdrm #3 - double with single on top...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • The large upstairs bath is beautifully ceramic tiled and contains an extra-large tub, shower and double sinks. The downstairs bath is brand new and contains a shower, washer/dryer with ceramic tile floor....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Canoe, rowboat, paddles and life vests on site. Outside bonfire area. Swing and chairs at bonfire area. Deck chairs and tables. Sandy beach suitable for children 200' from deck. Picnic table in yard. Smoking allowed outside if provided butt cans are used....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    HD Satellite TV with built in DVD player...moreless

  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Best swimming beach is 200' from front deck - perfect for kids...moreless

  • Lake
  • Rural:

    Very secluded cabin on the water in the woods...moreless

  • Ski In/Ski Out:

    Many resorts in the area...moreless

  • Town:

    Gaylord is approx. 9 miles away...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer:

    New in 2012...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Propane furnace...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street:

    Cabin is at the end of a 500' driveway with cul-de-sac - unlimited parking available...moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    For local calls only...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    All linens provide but feel free to bring your own...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Combination stackable washer/fryer. New in 2011...moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Electgric with coffee grinder if needed...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All you could possib le need...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All you couild possible need...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New in 2011...moreless

  • Freezer:

    Freezer built into refg. - has door water/ice cube dispenser...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equiped with cooking/serving dishes, refg. elect. stove, dishwasher, microwave, toaster oven, popcorn makers...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Above cook stove with vent ...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Large side by side with water/ice cube dispenser...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Overlooks lake from the master bedroom...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat:

    2 row boats and canoe. Trolling motor and battrery and charger available...moreless

  • Boat Dock
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large main deck and upper balcony...moreless

  • Golf:

    Many courses in the area...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large yard...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    On deck with extra propane tanks...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Floation toys for kids, fishing poles and PDF's...moreless

  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.8
from 10 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 17 - Oct 29, 2016
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150


The cleaning fee is included in rent. Any cleaning fee in excess of $50 will be deducted from the security deposit

50% to confirm reservation - 50% due 10 days before arrival

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 09/13/2016
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Otsego County Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway

Car: Necessary

Convenient and scenic location with easy access to I-75 in northern Michigan just 50 miles south of the Mackinac Bridge. Close to Otsego Lake State Park, Hartwick Pines State Park and many county parks, lakes and rivers. Gaylord is the heart of the golf mecca of northern Michigan and also offers hundreds of miles of groomed snowmobile and cross country skiing trails and downhill slopes. There are many restaurants and shopping areas nearby, including movie theaters.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

Why the Owner Chose Lake Manuka (Gaylord, MI, USA):
Our main residence is in the middle of 20 acres of woods 300 yds off the road. This cabin is a continuation of that theme, very quiet, secluded and private, perfect for us.

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Speaks: english



  • View from Lake

    View from Lake

  • Family-size bathroom w double sinks

    Family-size bathroom w double sinks

  • Dining room and deck door

    Dining room and deck door

  • A well stocked kitchen

    A well stocked kitchen

  • Split level decks plus a balcony deck

    Split level decks plus a balcony deck

  • Dbl. with pull out dbl. trundle

    Dbl. with pull out dbl. trundle

  • Maqin floor bdrm. Double and single beds

    Maqin floor bdrm. Double and single beds

  • Mstr. bdrm. Queen bed, futon, lake view

    Mstr. bdrm. Queen bed, futon, lake view

  • Living room, fold down couch to the right

    Living room, fold down couch to the right

  • Outdoor living at it's best

    Outdoor living at it's best

  • Plenty of private parking

    Plenty of private parking

  • Great children's beach

    Great children's beach

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