Large Cabin in Forest

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Enswell Cabin front porches, north loft deck


Last updated: 06/16/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Nestled in the sunny woods with an adjoining private beach on East Bay, Enswell Cabin has easy walking access to the warm bay for swimming and canoeing, large open blueberry picking areas in Whiskey Jack Wildlife Refuge and School Forest. East Bay is now a small lake holding huge northern pike and walleye. The nearby Sucker River is a major steelhead and brook trout stream.

The cabin was designed according to ancient Indian principals for sacred architecture (called Stahpatya Ved) to enhance the experience of peace, meditation and attunement with Nature. The owners and builders are life-long teachers and practitioners of Transcendental Meditation. The cabin is carefully aligned so that light flows through the building from all four cardinal directions. Each room was designed so that the activities happening there would be in optimal alignment with natural earth forces to promote life, health and happiness.

Relax in front of the beautiful living room hearth built of natural Superior stone (the futon chairs and coach all convert to beds for slumber parties in front of the fire.) Enjoy meals in the cozy eat-in kitchen, dining table, or in the adjoining screened-in eating porch.

There are four primary sleeping areas - two complete bedrooms downstairs and two sleeping areas in the loft (kids will especially love the hobbit-like sleeping nook with huge tree root entrance.) Both floors have complete bathrooms (a fantastic large shower head downstairs and traditional clawfoot tub upstairs for soaking after a day at the beach). The tankless water heater never runs out of hot water.

In addition to the fully equipped office with high speed wifi, and a meditation nook upstairs, there are two large, upper decks for sunbathing and sleeping. The owners encourage you to try their special all-screen tents with thick, custom foam mattresses for an unforgettable night under the stars and, if you are lucky, the aurora borealis.

All in all, Enswell cabin offers the best of Grand Marais, all within an easy walk. Located in School Forest just six miles from town.

The owners request that there be no smoking or pets indoors, to preserve furniture and the atmosphere.

Keywords: log home, cabin

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Kitchen


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio


Write a review 4.8
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July and August
Jun 25 - Sep 5, 2016
7 night min stay

September and October
Sep 6 - Sep 30, 2016
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $105
  • Tax Rate 6%


Pets are not allowed at the Enswell Cabin or property.

Half of total amount due at time of reservation. Second half due thirty days prior to arrival.

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Last updated: 06/16/2016
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  • Enswell Cabin front porches, north loft deck

    Enswell Cabin front porches, north loft deck

  • South Loft view

    South Loft view

  • Enswell Cabin private beach on East Bay

    Enswell Cabin private beach on East Bay

  • Living Room, Dining Room view from Kitchen

    Living Room, Dining Room view from Kitchen

  • Master Loft bed

    Master Loft bed

VRBO #361207

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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Large Cabin in Forest

Burt Township, MI, USA #361207

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