Quiet relaxation, peaceful view. 35 min. to TCThe Pickeral Palace is set on a quiet, peaceful lot on Pickeral Lake. This is a no-motor lake located next to all-sports Fife Lake. The cabin features an older section with a unique cedar-wood kitchen, a more modern living room, 2 bedrooms and a full bath. The living room and master bedroom have sliders to a large deck that has a commanding view of the lake. Modern, fully-equipped kitchen and laundry facilities included. Quiet relaxation awaits.
Adventure Cottage North - Lower LevelCome and stay in beautiful northern Michigan at the Adventure Cottage North! This is a private, walkout basement/lower floor on Little Log Lake with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1 living room with gas fireplace, and 1 recreational room with pool table and kitchenette. 1500+ sqft. Has a private entrance on the lake with access to a john boat and kayaks. Basketball hoop, roku, and fire pit are also available. This is a great getaway for you and your family. A true four season destination!
Layover at Lynne'sOur mobile home is great for snowmobiling/ATV/dirt bike trips. Our circle driveway provides lots of space for your trailer. Our vintage mobile home offers the comforts of a quiet get away. The spacious kitchen area will provide you with the room to enjoy family meals during your stay. Nestled in a wooded area close to Cub Lake, Bear Lake & within a few miles of multiple other lakes & Manistee River.
Come stay away at N Blue Lake with over 50 ft of lake frontage, private dock and lake access adjacent to the property. Year-round fishing in abundance. Less than 1/4 mile to access Blue Bear Trails & Kalkaska Co. ORV and hiking trails. Visit nearby Hartwick Pines. We are also a short drive to Traverse City, or Schuss or Boyne Mountain for skiing or golfing to experience all things Pure Michigan! Other golfing and canoeing available within just 15 minutes. See more @up_northbluelakeescape !
Our home sits on a very private All Sports lake lot with a sandy beach. In fact, the DNR owns the woods next to us, so the only neighbors are on the East side. Our house offers 2 bedrooms (both with queen size beds) and 1 bath (shower, sink and toilet- no tub) as well as a Murphy bed (double) in the hallway for additional guest overflow if needed. We extensively remodeled, so its fresh and clean. Activities are abundant on/around the lake. Just bring your clothes, food and a vacation mentality.
This is a beautiful, family and pet-friendly vacation rental cottage on wonderfully pristine Cub Lake just east of Kalkaska, Michigan! The cottage has 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, and sleeps 9. (Note that we do limit the rental capacity to 8 adults.) It has a huge deck with a gorgeous view of the lake from the hillside on which it sits. There is also a nice propane grill on the deck that is available for guests to use.
Come up north and enjoy the peaceful, laid back feel of country living. Wake up early and go down to the dock, enjoy a cup of coffee and watch the sun rise over the lake. Traverse City is 20 minutes away where you have the national cherry festival, fine dining, casinos, and world class winery's with beautiful views of the bay. Orv trails abound, and in the winter, this year round cabin is in the heart of the snow belt with some of the best snowmobiling in the lower peninsula.
A Perfect cottage for families. We rent our Cottage weekly, Sunday to Sunday. The cottage is situated on the beach of Manistee Lake. You will have unobstructed views of the lake from inside your cottage. Watch the breath taking sunsets from inside your cottage, on the patio, on the beach, or on your dock. Bring your water toys and attach them to your dock. The cottage is perfect for your summer vacation. Play in the water during the day and enjoy a nice glass of wine by the fire at night.
QUINN CABIN SLEEPS: 4-5 BEDROOMS: 2 BATHROOMS: 1 * 100 feet of private frontage on gorgeous Log Lake * Private wood dock * Lake views from master bedroom, dining area, sun porch and living room * Swimming on property, right off the dock * Fire pit near the lake * Nest doorbell, Nest x Yale smart deadbolt, Nest thermostat for your convenience and comfort * Paddle boat provided * Row boat provided * Complimentary WiFi and Smart TV for streaming your favorites * Some low ceilings (under 6'5" in areas) for energy efficiency THIS CABIN HAS VIDEO SECURITY MONITORING. As an extra layer of security, we do have a Nest doorbell video camera at the front door of the cottage. (There are no cameras inside the cabin.) Whether you need a break from the mundane or some time to unplug, Quinn Cabin is both a relaxing destination and a convenient starting point for day trips to some of Northern Michigan's most beautiful towns. Located on beautiful Log Lake in Kalkaska, Quinn Cabin is just five to ten minutes from grocery stores, restaurants, farm markets, banks, a laundromat, and seasonal festivals like the Trout Festival and Winterfest. For a wider variety of dining and shopping, just 30 to 45 minutes away is Elk Rapids, Torch Lake, Shanty Creek and Schuss Mountain, or downtown Traverse City. Quinn Cabin is also less than 15 minutes from horse trails, three golf courses, and fly fishing on the Manistee River! For a shorter stay, simply relax by the lake, cuddle up on the couch and enjoy the gorgeous lake view, or put on a record and dance with the family before dinnertime. Quinn Cabin is a single story 806 square foot home on a private drive and on private, no-wake Log Lake in Kalkaska, Michigan. The property has plenty of room for parking in the large circle drive, including space for a small boat or personal watercraft's, travel trailers or snowmobiles. The backyard has a wide staircase that leads down to the lake and solar lights guide the way down to the dock during Spring through Fall evenings. Guests can enjoy 100 feet of private lake frontage for swimming, or using the paddle boat or row boat provided. We are also excited to add two new kayaks in the spring of 2021 for even more adventures right out the back door. The wooded land directly across the road from Quinn Cabin is our undeveloped property so it's also available if you have little ones who love to explore. Kalkaska gets a great deal of snow in the winter and Log Lake visitors will likely see snowmobiles and ice shanties on the frozen lake all winter long. The private road is plowed all season, as are the roads in town. The driveway will also be plowed for guests. We are also happy to preset the Nest smart thermostat to your desired comfort level. Just let us know prior to your stay what temperature to set it to for your arrival! There are several options for sleeping arrangements. The master bedroom includes a king size bed, two bedside tables with lamps, and plenty of closet storage space for your clothing, jackets and bags. The second bedroom is part of the original center structure of the cabin, with exposed pine beams and duct work, loft-like pine walls that do not adjoin with the high ceiling, a full size bed and small closet. (This second bedroom is not as closed off and private as the master, but our guests find it comfortable and great for the early riser of the group.) The cabin also includes a queen sofa sleeper in the living room, a twin daybed on the sun porch that can convert to a queen or be used as two separate twin beds, and two pack 'n plays for babies or toddlers. The kitchen includes a refrigerator, oven/stove, new microwave, new toaster oven, new Crock Pot, dual sink with dish rack and drain board, and a convenient coffee bar with a Keurig, coffee mugs, coffee k-cups, sugar and powdered creamer. (Under the coffee bar you'll find games, puzzles, arts and crafts supplies, and a small DVD collection!) The kitchen also includes spices and condiments for guest use, as well as new dish towels, dishes, cookware and utensils. In addition, there is a large, practical island and plenty of cabinet space for your groceries. In warmer months, there is also a gas grill right outside the front door. The bathroom has a small but new, well-lit tile shower with a dispenser full of body wash, shampoo and conditioner. It also has new flooring, new toilet, new vanity and sink, and new LED-lit mirror. There are plenty of bars and hooks for towels, and during warmer months there is also a clothing line in the front yard for beach towels and bathing suits. The bathroom linen closet is stocked with plush new bath towels, washcloths and bath mats, an iron, a hair dryer, clothes steamer, and other necessities. WiFi is provided for your convenience, so if you are working from home these days, you can work here! The smart TV makes connecting to your favorite streaming networks easy. There is also a Blu-ray player, Crosley record player with built in speakers and Bluetooth capability, a small collection of vinyl records, a small DVD collection, and board games and puzzles for rainy days. If you're like us and can't sit still, you will love how close you are to countless lakes, beach towns, state parks and preserves, and other Pure Michigan attractions that you can enjoy any time of year. The excellent location of Quinn Cabin, near the intersection of 131 and 72, is perfect for all of your Northern Michigan road trips and adventures. If you're looking for outdoor fun, bring your fishing license and gear and hit the lake right out back, any time of year. Hikers and skiers can look forward to Upper Manistee Headwaters: The Milock Family Preserve, Seven Bridges, Brinkman Bog Nature Preserve, or Hartwick Pines State Forest or head an hour west to Sleeping Bear Dunes for hiking or snowshoeing. ****THE SPEED LIMIT IS 10 MPH ONCE ON POPLAR DR**** FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Air Conditioning: Yes, there is central air conditioning. The Nest thermostat allows us to preset the temperature to your preferred comfort level. There is also a box fan for guests to use. ATV's: Yes, you can bring them! There is plenty of space for parking. There are also several trails in Kalkaska to travel on! Animals: Squirrels, chipmunks, raccoons, deer, toads, a variety of birds. Bathroom: The newly updated bathroom has plenty of towels, hair dryer, iron and clothes steamer, and the tile shower is stocked with body wash, shampoo and conditioner. Beach/Swimming: The water is great for swimming. We will do a major lake raking prior to summer. However, there may be leaves or algae present, especially if no guests have swam recently. We will always make sure lake rakes are accessible for your convenience. Bedroom Configuration: Bedroom 1: Spacious private room with one King bed Bedroom 2: Smaller room with one Double bed in original center log cabin section of cabin with pony walls (do not adjoin with the high ceiling) Other Sleeping: There are also two pack n plays, one Queen sofa sleeper, and the convertible day bed on the sun porch is suitable for kids. Boats: There is a row boat and a paddle boat for guests to use on Log Lake. Across the lake at the county campground is a boat launch. It is a no-wake lake. Bugs: Typical Michigan bugs Cell phone service: No issues with Sprint or Verizon Distances: * Traverse City: 45 minutes * Torch Lake: 30 minutes * Elk Rapids (great restaurants/beach): 30 minutes * Chicago: 5 hours * Petoskey: 1 hour * Lansing: 2 hours 30 minutes * Mackinac Bridge: 1 hour 37 minutes Dock: solar-lit private 24ft. dock. Feel free to bring your own boat (tie to dock pole). The water at the end of the dock is approximately 3-4 feet deep. 30 feet out is typically over 6 feet deep. Drinking Water: It is potable well water. There is also a water filter pitcher in the kitchen if you would prefer to fill it up. Some guests may choose to bring bottled water for drinking. Drugs/Smoking/Fireworks: Freshwater does not permit illegal drugs of any kind on the property. Due to the location of the properties, smoking is strongly discouraged around the home and strictly prohibited in the home. Fireworks are prohibited at a Freshwater location for the safety of all persons in and around the property, even if it is legal in that city. Fireplace: No fireplace Fire-pit: Yes! It is located near the water. Fishing/Ice Fishing: Fish off the end of the dock! Some common fish you will see in Log Lake are pike, walleye, panfish, trout, bass, bluegill, sunfish, and perch. Please be sure to bring your own fishing equipment including poles as there are none provided. Also, in order to fish in Michigan lakes, one is required to hold a fishing license. Click here to purchase your fishing license online. Grill: Propane Grill. The propane is provided. Grocery Store: 5 minutes up road is Northland and Family Fare and Cherry Street Market is open ¾ of the year. Acme has a Meijer as well. Internet: Yes. There is WiFi Linens: Yes, we provide your sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. If you are fussy about the thread count of your sheets, just let me know, and I'll make sure we leave a bed open for your sheets. We have just the basic sheets, pillows, pillow cases and bath towels. Parking: 3-4 cars or a truck/trailer combo will fit just fine. Pets: No pets are allowed in or on the property. Privacy: You do see homes to the left/right of the cabin. Snowmobiles: A person (resident and nonresident) that operates a snowmobile in Michigan is required to purchase a snowmobile trail permit. The trail permit enables snowmobilers to ride state-designated trails and thousands more miles of public roads and on public lands (where authorized). It is valid for one year, which begins Oct. 1 and ends Sept. 30 of the following year. State-designated trails are open Dec. 1-March 31 and grooming occurs when there is enough snow on the ground. Click here to purchase your snowmobile trail permit. Space: 1-floor with lower ceilings in certain areas. Televisions: One smart Roku TV in the living room area. Guests can use their personal steaming services log ins or can use Freshwater's log in credentials upon request. Towels: Yes, we provide towels. It's always good to bring extra though. Washer and dryer: No washer/dryer on property. Laundromat is 5 minutes away. Wood: Wood is provided
4 bedroom, 2 1/5 bath newly remodeled home on the Rapid River. Very close to Torch Lake, less than 10 minute no wake boat ride, or half mile walk to Torch Lake sand bar. In the boat house you can park a fishing boat, or at the dock you can park any size pontoon or 20’ and under boats. The bottom of the river is really mucky by the dock, so you don’t really want to swim off the dock.
Beautiful new cabin accross from trailhead, restaurant, Bear Lake. Perfect for ATV’s, snowmobiles, fisherman, hunters. Unfortunately, we have a strict no pets policy and the person renting must be at least 21 years old with no exceptions. Children are welcome with a renter over the age of 21.
Our log cottage on beautiful Blue Lake in Kalkaska County Mi is a wonderful place to stay. If you like peace and quiet this is the place for you. You will hear the loons calling through out the day. The cottage sits on 100' of lake frontage. Blue Lake is an all sports lake that also connects to two other lakes-North Blue to the North and Little Blue to the South. ATV trails and snowmobile trails are just down the road from the cottage. The area also has many golf courses, wineries, and casinos.
Cozy, sparkling clean cottage that sleeps 6 on Starvation Lake! Enjoy breathtaking views of the beautiful spring fed lake in the summer with water just steps from the door, beautiful colors in the fall and the crystal white snow in the winter with the best snowmobile trails (Blue Bear)around starting from the driveway. This cottage is equipped with basic needs. Dogs only allowed for additional fee of 25.00 per night. Contact owner for pontoon/fishing boat details.
Quiet cabin in the woods! 2 bedroom 1 bath cedar walls and ceilings. 200 ft to snow mobile trail right out the driveway no need to trailer your sleds to ride!! All the comforts of home in a peaceful cabin on 10 wooded acres. Hundreds of acres of State land surround cabin . Pellet stove and wood stove for heat. A 4 wheel drive or all wheel drive vehicle is best to access cabin in winter. Drive will be plowed for your arrival. Flat rate for a dog/s to stay is additional fee of $75.00.