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Crooked Lake Log Cabin - Lakefront (Chelsea - Ann Arbor Area)

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

This original lakefront log cabin was built in the late1930s as a fishing camp. It has a private dock and a spectacular view of Crooked Lake. This lake is a beautiful 110 acre all sports lake adjacent to the Waterloo Recreation Area. The recreation area encompasses 20,000 acres, has 47 miles of hiking trails, fishing lakes, nature and equestrian trails.

The cabin is approximately 950 sq. ft., with 2 bedrooms and 1 bath. It still maintains the rustic ambiance but has been updated with modern conveniences. The front bedroom has a Queen bed and there are 2 built in log twin beds. Ideal as a private retreat for a couple or 4 people, but is capable of sleeping 6. The log sofa in the living room can be converted to a full size futon bed.

The lake has a public boat launch and you may bring your own boat. We provide a paddle boat, canoe and a couple of kayaks for your use.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017


Chelsea Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single
  • Queen Bed (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Portable air conditioner.


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Crooked Lake Log Cabin - Lakefront (Chelsea - Ann Arbor Area)
average rating of 4.965517 based on 29 reviews


  • 5 of 5

I stayed for two weeks and it was great. It's a lovely setting and I enjoyed kayaking every day. Except for 4th of july weekend, the lake was never crowded even though it is fairly small. The cabin is well equipped and charming though very "campy," which was fine with me but might not appeal to everyone. Hope to go again.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Louisville, KY

A little slice of heaven.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to unwind and get refreshed! Thank you D&D for always making our trip memorable.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Perrysburg, OH

Peaceful and Relaxing Stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five loved using their kayaks and paddleboat and very much appreciated that we could bring our pug along. It was also nice that we could bring our fishing boat and dock it right there. Only caught small fish but the rustic cabin and peaceful lake atmosphere made the stay perfect. We liked the charming town of Chelsea for its shopping, Jiffy Tour and Smokehouse BBQ 52. We were not as impress with Waterloo Recreation because we could not find any paved bike trails. We stopped by Ann Arbor on the way our out and saw it had a lot to offer. The owners were so nice and helpful with any questions we had!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Petersburg, MI

First class cabin!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at the cabin. The owners always help us with any questions and are so nice. We have fallen in love with the cabin. It is great for water sports, hiking or relaxing.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Petersburg, MI

This cabin was 5 stars!

  • 5 of 5

We have been staying in cabins for 10 years, this is by far the best. The owners had everything we could possibly need in the cabin. We enjoyed the paddleboat and fire each night. The kitchen had everything to stay in and cook each meal. The pictures don't do the cabin justice, it was just perfect. The owners had the leaves blown and firewood ready for the fire (in or outside). I can't say enough about this cabin. The owners showed up the nicest hospitality. Excellent stay and very close to all the Waterloo trails.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A lovely holiday

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this picturesque lake. The cabin was very clean and well- equipped, meanwhile our stay was enhanced by the friendly and welcoming nature of our hosts. The lake was very peaceful, however our children also really enjoyed using the variety of watersports equipment available at the cabin. We hope to return at some point soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The log cabin is located 6 miles from the village of Chelsea and 22 miles from Ann Arbor. It is only 3 miles from the expressway (I-94), yet secluded and away from all the bustle once you arrive at this lakeside sanctuary.


Rates & Availability

Chelsea Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 8 2017 - Sep 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 11 2017 - Nov 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Deposit required to confirm reservation.


Please contact us for availability for shorter stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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