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Slope Side Custom Log Home on Boyne Mountain - Truly Unique

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,100 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cabin, 5 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12-16)

Idlewood Cabin was built in 2011 and is a One of a Kind Custom Log Cabin built with hand hewn Appalachian square logs. Idlewood is located in the Edelweiss gated community. Edelweiss is Boyne's newest development situated slope-side in the woods above the Mountain Cabins.

Idlewood Cabin will work great for either a large 2 or 3 family group or a small intimate charming getaway. The cabin is approximately 3100 square feet on 2 levels and has 5 bedrooms ( including the Bunkroom).

Our cabin is truly Ski In Ski Out and sits right on the Helga's Hideaway ski run and is served by the Alpine Chair Lift. In fact, our road goes right under the Apline Lift. We have received many inquiries about just how 'ski in/ ski out' our cabin is. There are 2 YouTube videos down below that are filmed skiing in and out from our back door.

Our cabin is high enough on the hill that you can ski directly to the Alpine Lift, Disciples Ridge Lift and Disciples II Lift. This is important because the Alpine and Disciples II lift do not run all day every weekday. Disciples Ridge Lift is one of the primary lifts and is rarely shutdown. One of the videos below shows the run from our back door to Disciples Ridge Lift.....Hemingway to Pritchards Pass to Grices Way to Disciples Ridge Lift. Boyne has night skiing a few nights a week, our home is on the Northern part of Boyne Mountain and is not lighted.

Idlewood Cabin has a custom ski locker room that is open to the lower level family room and walks out to the ski hill. The locker room has 8 built in lockers for ski apparel and hanging racks for skis gear. The locker room is crafted with custom carpentry and has a certain nordic charm to it.

The kitchen and dining area are designed for large gatherings. The kitchen is nicely appointed and very functional. The dining room table seats 8 and the adjoing breakfast bar seats 4.

Idlewood offers 5 bedrooms, including a custom bunk room that sleeps 4.

-The Master Bedroom has a Queen Bedroom and Master Bath Suite.

- Bedrooms 2 & 3 are on the main level and each has aFull Bed. Bedrooms 2 & 3 share a full bathroom.

-Bedroom 4 is on the lower level and has 2 twin beds and shares a full bathroom with the Bunk Room.

- The Bunkroom has 4 built in bunk beds that sleep 4. The Bunkroom is cozy and has built in lockers and drawers and a large window. It is open to the game room and lower level family room. Please note that the Bunkroom is open to the area with the foosball table. There is not a door closing off the Bunkroom. The lack of a door has surprised a few guests, but it is how it works best for our sons and friends.

The sofa in the Family Room is a sleeper sofa.

As a guest at our cabin, you are considered a 'house guest' at Boyne Mountain and allowed privileges such as use of the outdoor heated pool and hot tub at the Clock Tower Lodge, no charge pick up and delivery by the Boyne Shuttle Service and discounts on lift tickets.

Our cabin is pet friendly. Your well mannered pets are welcome.

Look down below for a link to about 50 photos of our Cabin.

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More Details

Scott Sanderson
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017


Boyne Falls Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Gas Heating
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom - Sleeps 2 - Main Floor w/ Master Bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Bedroom 2 - Sleeps 2 - Main Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , Bedroom 3 - Sleeps 2 - Main Floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Bedroom 4 - Sleeps 2 - Lower Walkout Level
    Bunkroom - 2 bunk bed , Bunkroom - Sleeps 4 - Lower Walkout Level
  • Queen size Beds (1) Master Bedroom, Double Beds (2) Full Beds in the #2 & #3 bedrooms on the main level., Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twin beds in the lower bedroom #4, Bunk Beds (2) The bunk room has 2 bunks and sleeps 4
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


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Slope Side Custom Log Home on Boyne Mountain - Truly Unique
average rating of 4.8472223 based on 72 reviews

Rehearsal Dinner Dream Space

  • 5 of 5

My fiancé and I booked this rental for our rehearsal dinner and it could not have been more beautiful. The spaciousness, attention to detail, and price is unbeatable. The wood burning fireplace and fire pit out back were the icing on top. It now holds a special place in our hearts, so we'll likely return for a future anniversary! Thanks so much for offering this spectacular property!!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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  • 5 of 5

We love this house. It has plenty of room for our family and everything we need to enjoy our stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Stay at Boyne Mountain

  • 4 of 5

House was clean and very nice.

Dishes in the cupboard dirty, glasses and coffee cup had lipstick on them. Need better dishwasher soap.

Coffee pot is missing the inside filter and the other pot takes 2 hours to make a pot of coffee.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Lovely stay at Idlewood Cabin

  • 4 of 5

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our week away at Idlewood Cabin. The cabin is beautifully designed and decorated. It slept 10 of us with two bunks and pull out sofa to spare. The kitchen was well stocked with all the necessary cookware and dinnerware. Unlike our other VRBO experiences, the kitchen did not have any condiments or spices whatsoever.

Wood burning fireplaces were lovely. Great big dining table accommodated all our family and was excellent for games. The proximity to the beach and the village were also great. All of the beds were comfortable and cozy. WiFi connection was good.

Gave 4 out of 5 because some of our older family members wished that their rooms had TV's. Also there were a couple minor maintenance issues: two door knobs repeatedly fell off, cups and mugs were quite distressed, bathroom drawer kept coming off the track, dishwasher worked well but was not attached to cupboard and had a lot of build up. We bought a dishwasher cleaner and it only slightly removed the build up. All things we can live with but thought a good idea to mention.

Cabin has lots of movies, books and games to enjoy. Would love to come back during ski season to utilize the custom ski locker.

Thanks for having us Sanderson family- we got our "sparkle back" and we're happy to head home to reality!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Great summer retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent property! We were able to fit 4 families 8 adults and 8 kids surprisingly comfortably. Screened in porch was a bonus and excellent fire pit. Everything was as expected and very spacious. Lots of unique decorations. If your looking for a boyne mountain home this is in an excellent spot. Easy in/out and close to everything.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Idlewood. The location was perfect and the amenities kept us busy during our week there.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Nearest Airport
0.5 Miles
Boyne Mountain Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Boyne Mountain Village
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Boyne Mountain Golf
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
US 131
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Boyne Mountain Village
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Deer Lake
Nearest Point of Interest
Idlewood Cabin

Indoor Water Park, Year Round Zip Lining, Year Round Outdoor Heated Pool at Lodge, Nightly Hayrides, Ice Skating, Nightly Campfires, Outdoor Movies, Video Arcade, Daycare, Playcare


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $195 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 6.0%

The Monday of MLK and Presidents Day weekends is the same as the weekend rate.

Idlewood Cabin is truly ski in / ski out during the primary ski season. In December and later in March the Alpine lift will probably be closed and you will need to shuttle down to base ski area. Early and Late Ski Season pricing reflects substantial discounts because of this.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.