Lake Front Cottage On Jewell Lake, 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 7
About Ken Kosal
Hi, I am Ken, and with my wife Michelle, we are offering this cabin for rent. We live in South Lyon and are 'up north' most weekends (we have a cabin across the lake from this rental). We have 2 college age boys and 2 English Setters.
Ken Kosal purchased this Cabin in 2013
Why Ken Kosal chose Barton City
Michelle and I purchased this cabin in the fall of 2013 to 'keep it in the family'. We built a cabin on the other side of the lake in 2000, however from the time I was a baby I was coming up to this 'side of the lake'. This cabin is next to other family members and was very important to us to keep it in the family. I have 2 boys that will eventually end up with this place. In the interim we have chosen to rent this so others can enjoy the area/cabin/lake as I have for 50yrs.
What makes this Cabin unique
This is a very family friendly location. Lots of room to enjoy the outdoors with the large lot, fire pit, deck, lakeside bench. There is a hiking trail around the lake, accessible from the end of the road, as well as Reid Lake nature area 3miles away. The 'ball diamond' is located in the park 1 block away with 'old fashion' playground equipment, a basketball court, horseshoe pits and is the 'center' of the Biggest 4th in the North.
Children allowed - Large lawn area for kids to playLarge lawn area for kids to play
Pets allowed - Dogs allowed with owner approval, sorry no catsDogs allowed with owner approval, sorry no cats
Max guests: 7
Minimum age of primary renter: 21
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Weekend fishin trip with some buddies. We had an awesome time. Nice place, really clean, close lake access, had tip up's going off all day long catchin pike. Would definately book this place again.
Could not have asked for a better get away cabin
If I could give this property an 11 I would. we have stayed at many vacation homes, and I have learned not to expect any thing more than what is stated in the listing. This cabin exceeded my expectations in so many ways. My fiance and I visited in February and looked forward to snow and a frozen lake. We found miles of hiking trails at the end of the road in the National Forest. The fire place added ambience and the fully stocked kitchen was much appreciated. We grilled steaks on the gas grill and watched a few DVDs that were available. We were greeted with a very nice welcome basket of wine and snacks. The BC Bar and Grill was just up the road and had great food. Just a note, the pizza that they are known for is not served on Fridays because they offer their Friday Fish Fry. We are looking forward to coming back in the summer to enjoy boating and time on the water. We have nothing but positve things to say about this wonderful vacation get awy.
Glad you enjoyed your stay and we're able to enjoy the many miles of trails during winter in NE Michigan. Michelle and I enjoy it when we are able to exceed guests expectations, we look forward to hosting you during the summer months, as Mr.&Mrs. It was a pleasure hosting you.
Ken & Michelle
Lovely, winter getaway in a cozy, lakeside cabin
We had the best weekend at the Knotty Pine Retreat! Ken was so wonderful and made the check-in process easy for us. The cabin was very clean and stocked with cookware and utensils, board games and outdoor activities, towels to clean our dog's feet and lots of extra blankets and pillows. We really enjoyed the beautiful, large backyard right against the lake. Inside, we played board games by the fire and enjoyed the goodies from the welcome basket Ken left for us. Ken also went above and beyond as a host! When we got our car stuck in the snow, he drove over and towed us out with his tractor. Thank you so much Ken for helping us and providing a wonderful, cozy cabin for us to enjoy a birthday weekend.
Glad you were able to enjoy a Michigan Winter at the Knotty Pine Retreat. We were glad you enjoyed the fully stocked cabin, including playing board games by the fire in the fireplace. The snowman and snowdog you guys built were Great! This is a first, we've had other guests build fairy-gardens by the lake in the summer, not snowman. Glad I could help with the tow.... the road you were on is great in the summer, however it's used as a trail head for the snowmobile trail in the winter. We are glad we could provide you with a great weekend to celebrate your birthday. We look forward to hosting you in the future.
Ken & Michelle
stunning time at Knotty Pine
Very cozy, nothing we missed, friendly neighborhood, great place
We are glad you enjoyed your time at the Knotty Pine, experiencing a Michigan Winter landscape. As many guests have commented the area is very peaceful, friendly, and inviting. We are pleased to have provided you with more family memories, especially while celebrating a birthday. We look forward to hosting you and your family in the future.
Ken & Michelle
Great little cabin in BC
My fiance and siblings stayed a few days here while visiting family in Barton City. It was perfect for our trip - clean, cozy, and included nice perks like a welcome basket of goodies and a gas fireplace. Great lake views made us wish it was summer. We would love to stay here again for future visits.
Glad you were able to get together with your family at the Knotty Pine Retreat. As you mentioned, the views of the lake are stunning, the sunsets over the ice are especially nice during winter. Michelle and I would love to host you in the summer so you cane enjoy the lake.
Ken and Michelle