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Woods N Wildlife ***Beautiful Country Setting***

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Ranch w/ walkout on 20 Acres of Hard Woods SLEEPS 10! Additonal Sleeping Avail

What better way to get away from the hustle /bustle of the everyday life but, to enjoy this BEAUTIFUL country setting! Lakes and Trails within minutes of this wonderful setting TIME to plan your family vacation, bachelor party or a wonderful family gathering. The Home 2800 sq ft has been totally remodeled since 2008 to high light the pine tongue and groove well decorated has so much to offer from the peaceful living lifestyle and perfect for the large family gatherings. The home has been fully stocked all appliances including dishwasher all linens, pots & pans, blender, toaster, coffee pot,microwave, dish washer, crock pot much more this home has 4 bedrooms / 1sleeping room including 3 - with queen beds, 1- 24x24 master suite with a kalifornia king and 1 with 2 double beds. 2 full bathrooms the walk in basement offers a ton of space for riding gear also in the walk in is a full size washer and dryer for your use. The driveway has a large area for large trailers, boats etc you may have. The home is equipped to sleep up to ten people would be great for groups wanting to enjoy the great North outdoors! YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED IN THIS WONDERFUL COTTAGE! Call today and reserve your stay! Check our FB page! 989-786-2757, 989-350-8408 or 989-786-7433

Vito & Carol Tranchida
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Vito & Carol Tranchida

Enjoying the small town life style and yet have all the area to enjoy all of our favorite past times. Vito and I both moved to the Lewiston area in 1995/1996. Vito was born and raised in Warren, MI and attended Centerline high school after he worked as a mechanic building engines and working at local marinas until deciding to relocate to Northern, MI where he worked at a local Marina and today Owns and operates a local powersports business (Lewiston Sun N Snow LLC 989-786-7433) . He enjoys snowmobiling, ATVing and Classic Cars. I was born and raised in Davenport, IA and attended West High School after school I worked for local Schwinn Bicycle dealer and UAW factory. In 1995 I too moved to Northern, MI. I work for the Otsego Memorial Hospital in Gaylord . We are raising our three children Kathryn, Kristopher and Mikayla who also enjoy ATVing, Dirtbiking, Snowmobiling and the great out doors activities. Call 989 786 2757 for details

Vito & Carol Tranchida purchased this cottage in 1995

Why Vito & Carol Tranchida chose Lewiston

****PLEASE if you have ALLERGIES NOTE I USE SCENTED DETERGENTS, DRYER SHEETS ETC PLEASE LET ME KNOW PRIOR TO YOUR RENTAL I WILL DO WHATEVER I NEED TO DO TO ACCOMIDATE YOU DURING YOUR STAY!**** The property was purchased in 1995 for the beautiful setting surrounded by hardwoods and wildlife. Four years ago we decided to make the home a Vacation rental so everyone can have the chance to enjoy the scenic country views. The home is a ranch style house located on just over 20 acres nestled in a quite surrounding. The home is located just off the main road within 10 minutes from town and has so much to offer you will be absolutely amazed!

What makes this cottage unique

The unique piece of land offers the chance to watch wildlife throughout the land. We have seen deer, elk, bear and many small game. Sit out of one of the three decks and enjoy the moonlite or a great bonfire in the firepit. The peaceful surroundings are within 10 mintues of several lakes so you can go enjoy the lake but, come back to the home for a evening with the whole family!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Vito & Carol

Thank you so much for letting us stay in your beautiful home! We had a great time and look forward to returning very soon! You did a great job with the house we had everything we could ever imagine!

Thanks Again!

A.J. Brandi, Gimmy, Amber and the Kids
Feb 2014
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Lewiston Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • **PLEASE note to past renters we had our builder remove the large Jacuzzi jetted tub and replace it with a shower tub combo at this time**
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Suite 24x24 w/ California King/Dressers/2 Walkin
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen bed -Dresser -Large Walkin Closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen-Dresser-Large Walkin Closet
    Open Area Room - 2 double , 2 Double Beds
    Basement - 1 queen , Queen Bed, Dresser, Dresser & Mirror, Nightstand , Closet
  • King size beds (1) Master Suite 24x24 has a Kalifornia King Bed all bedding provided!, Queen size Beds (1) 3 Bedrooms have 1 queen in each room all bedding provided!, Double Beds - 1 room with 2 double beds all bedding provided, Portable Crib & Youth Bed - EXTRA fees apply with over 10 guests (Children or Adults)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
20+ acres of hardwoods, trail riding, morel mushrooms, wildlife throughout deer, bear,elk etc, decks out of each door including a gazebo, firepit, huge area parking for large trailers or campers


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Woods N Wildlife ***Beautiful Country Setting***
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 45 reviews

A comfortable retreat with appropriate amenities for a weekend stay and close proximity to activiti

  • 5 of 5

The property was the perfect weekend retreat the group was looking forward to. The hpuse was clean and the basement entrance was very convenient o store our many layers of snowmobiling and winter weather gear. We all enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Cabin in the Woods

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay and it was every bit as good as the first. The cabin is setup really well for a group with big kitchen and plenty of room. The location is great too, out in the woods but close enough to town that it's a breeze to run in to the store or grab dinner.

Thanks for another great stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for staying with us again! We always appreciate each of our great renters and welcome you back anytime!
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Snow Drift Rally Guys Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is absolutely amazing. When my friend invited me to stay in a cabin for the snow drift rally guys weekend I was expecting a deer camp style cabin, boy was I wrong. The cabin was fully furnished, clean and HUGE. I also want to say that the owners are incredibly accommodating. I can't wait to stay their again I plan on renting it again soon to take the wife on a ski weekend at Tree Tops.

Thanks again,

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for the nice review! We take GREAT pride in this Cottage and we want each and every one of our guests to enjoy some much needed R & R after most of us put in a hard weeks work ...we need it! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! This Cottage is rented 365 days a year you can message us anytime to return! Vito and Carol
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Guys weekend

  • 5 of 5

Great time... The home is out in a beautiful woods with a fire pit and stars in the nighttime sky are crystal clear! The home is spacious and has everything you need for a great stay. The owners make you feel welcome and it was great to stay at their home! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying in our Cottage! I agree it's awesome here when they say "God's Country" we truly believe it is! Vito and Carol
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Great time in the woods!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin in the woods is an excellent location and it was perfect for our group. Everything was as described on the web page and the kitchen and dinning room were perfect for our group. Thanks for making such a great place available to rent.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You're so welcome! Vito and I are glad you had such a great time feel free coming back to Northern MI anytime! Check the bird tournament for Lewiston Area for next year!
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  • 5 of 5

My Wife and i decided to spend our 1st anniversary here and it was so relaxing. i would recommend it to anyone looking to get away from the city life with friends and family.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Brian for choosing Woods N Wildlife Vacation Rental to spend your Anniversary we appreciate our great renters! Happy Anniversary wishing you both many more!!!
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Car: necessary

This house ables you to Snowmobile, Dirtbike or ATV right from the driveway to catch the trails within minutes of the property or enjoy the property trails, The property offers the availability of hunting morel mushrooms/deer hunting right out the back yard over the 20 acres of rolling hardwoods. A Beautiful relaxing Cottage in the country gives true meaning to R and R.....This is "God's Country"...


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Over 10 Guests $100
Pet Fee PER PET $100
Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 6.0%

PLEASE be advised every potential renter ****You will need to sign and mail your contract back to us ASAP as we DO NOT hold a potential rental date**** To be absolutely sure you DO NOT miss out on your rental date you may now use paypal your security/ damage deposit!!!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.