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Tucked Away on a Wooded Island surounded by WildWood Lake. Available Year Round!

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,400 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 seasons of rest, realaxation and fun in the Northern Wilderness.

Newly remodeled Chalet home is the perfect family get-away. Off the deck enjoy overlooking Wildwood Lake with sunset views. You can view eagles soaring overhead, loons calling, and even spot the occasional deer. Wildwood Lake is an all-sports lake with a public access for your motor craft.

If the weather does not cooperate, stay indoors enjoy the game room with bar, pool table, dart board, and entertainment center, or take a dip in the hot tub. For the perfect ending to a fun-packed day, you can relax around the fire pit and view the spectacular Northern Michigan star-filled sky.

For our fall and winter guest, we provide a perfect home base to take of from.

-- 5 minutes from Trowbridge (I-75) to get on the trail. ( ATV's & Snowmobiles ) Please make reservations in Indian River for ATV's and Snowmobiles before your arrival.

-- 40 minutes from Nubs Nob, Boyne Mountain Ski Resort and Treetop's Resort.

-- Just a few miles from some of the most remote forest in the lower peninsula.

Come back to the Wildwood Island Lodge and take a dip in the Hot Tub to warm up after a long day on the Slopes or on the Trail.

More Details

Andrew Danowski
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

About Andrew Danowski

As a Michigan native, Northern Michigan was always full of some of the best memories I had growing up. The last 12 years I have lived abroad serving in the Army and later supporting the Army as a contractor. I was finally able to save enough money to buy my dream vacation home close to the tip of the mitt. However my wife and I would like to rent our home so you can also share the same memories we have been able to enjoy since purchasing this property.

Andrew Danowski purchased this chalet in 2014

Why Andrew Danowski chose Wolverine

This is a cozy Lake Side Chelat hidden 10 minutes off I-75. Just enjoy the Day on the all sports lake with the family. We offer a paddle boat, two kayaks and there is a public launch if you decide to bring or rent a water craft. Kids like to search and catch frogs and turtles or just jump of the dock and swim with a raft. In 2015 we put up a new swing set and dumped 30 yards of sandy beachfront. This is not just a rental property but what we call home when we are in the US and take care of it as such. Our goal is to make sure you are as happy and as comfortable as we are when we are home.

What makes this chalet unique

Perfectly located to visit near by towns, like Petoskey, Gaylord, Mackinac and Rodgers City are all roughly 30 minutes drive if you want to get out and explore the Northern tip of MI. Indian river is a 10 minute drive if you want to rent virtually any kind of outdoor utility vehicle or water craft. When you are done exploring you can come back to the quite lake of Wildwood and listen to the Loons calling and enjoy the sunset view. Cap of the evening with a bon-fire while staring at an umbrella of twinkling Northern stars when the moon is away.


Wolverine Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 ( main floor ) - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 ( Basement ) - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 ( master bath ) - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 (Master) - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Twin Mattress under King Bed
    Bedroom 2 ( Bunk room ) - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , Two twin + full Bunk Beds
    Bedroom 3 (Main Floor) - 1 queen , Suite with just Queen Bed
    Bedroom 4 (Basment) - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Queen and Twin
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Tucked Away on a Wooded Island surounded by WildWood Lake. Available Year Round!
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews

This "cottage" is superb! It's more like a house than a cottage as it's large, convenient and fun!

  • 4 of 5

The property was everything it was shown to be on the VRBO website. It really is as nice as the pictures show. Everything is clean and well taken care looks brand new!

The owner is gracious and generous (although the soap in the hand soap dispensers at sinks appeared to have been watered down, the cottage is furnished with an adequate supply of dishwasher and laundry detergent). We had forgotten that there is no cable TV service nor is there internet, which could be a problem for vacationers who need access from time to time for their professions. There are some DVDs, but we suggest bringing some of your own if you wish for rainy days and/or for entertainment for children. Cell service does work fine, though.

The beach sand is quite nice and large enough for playing~~lots of children's beach toys are there at the cottage. (The geese did visit the beach occasionally....). There is also a very nice swing set. The paddle boat and the two kayaks are in great condition. The bench at the end of the dock is great for viewing sunsets, as are all the windows facing West in the cottage. The lake is beautiful and it's easy to paddle around it.

The yard is nicely shaded with trees, so that you are not in complete sun all day, and the beach and dock are just a very short walk from the cottage door.

The hot tub is very clean and hot! ~~ very very nice.

There is a new asphalt semi-circle driveway.

All appliances worked fine, although we weren't fans of the Bunn coffee maker; there is a Keurig at the cottage as well.

We would definitely recommend renting this cottage!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for letting us know what you liked about your stay. We did want to add we are offering Dish Net TV services and Hughsnet Satellite Internet on there Gen 5 service which is a much better service then previously offered when we first started renting our home in 2016. WIFI will be available to the guest for the late 2017 and 2018 Rental season.
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Best vacation cottage ever!!!

  • 5 of 5

I have been renting cottages for the past 21 years in Michigan and I have to say this is the best one yet! We swam, barbequed, used the hot tub, played pool, had movie night and so many other adventures! The cottage is beautifully furnished and very spacious! Our grandsons did not want to leave!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing vacation rental for large group!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing! We have rented 8 lakehouse rentals now and this was by far the best one! With a large group of 14 (8 adults and 6 kids) we always worry about space.... and having enough hot water! This house was wonderful, as it had 3 levels and plenty of room. We had one rainy day inside and never felt like we were on top of one another. The higher end appliances, extra refrigerator and upgraded bathrooms were all a plus! The kids enjoyed the sandy beach area and fishing off the dock. The hot tub was also a big hit and the outdoor shower was a special feature! We saw lots of deer and even a bald eagle while there. The communication from the homeowner was outstanding and made sure to take care of any questions we had right away. We would highly recommend this lakehouse and will definitely be returning in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our time in Wolverine MI very much. The rental home was very comfortable and the kids loved the beach and fishing off of the dock. The view was awesome. I also liked that

things to do and see were very close by. Our family had a fun and relaxing time. I would do this again.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful accomodations

  • 5 of 5

Excellent private sand area, clear water for kids, and fishing from dock

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful and had everything we wanted. Owner was great to work with and very helpful. Loved our vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

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.

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