We rented this beautiful cabin to celebrate and host the Christmas holidays for our large families. The pictures are great, but they don’t represent how amazing the place is. We drove onto a winter wonderland property, where even the entrance way columns were decorated with ivy and lights for the season.
Once we stepped inside, the 14 ft decorated Christmas tree and sweeping views of Lake Huron were quite impressive. My husband, son, and I had arrived a few days early to enjoy the cabin and prepare for our holiday guests.
Most of the cabin interior is knotty pine and the rooms are quite spacious. The large inviting stone fireplace in the great room even had Christmas stockings hanging from the mantel. Pillows, comforters, & blankets are provided. You could rent their sheets, but I brought holiday flannel sheets for all the beds.
We hosted 32 people for Christmas Eve dinner. There was plenty of room to have our appetizers and cocktails separate in the beautifully appointed kitchen and foyer. We had our formal Christmas Eve dinner in the main room with the tree, view of the lake, and fireplace. We did have the event catered. We have some religious and family traditions that we follow on Christmas Eve and being in this beautiful home, just made it all the more special. After dinner we cleared the tables and chairs, sat around the fire and tree singing Christmas Carols, while waiting for Santa to arrive. Once Santa came we passed out all the presents. Some went to Midnight Mass and some spent the night. In between the festivities, people could go downstairs and play pool, ping pong, basketball, or foosball.
15 people very comfortably spent the night and we all helped prepare a wonderful Christmas morning breakfast. There was room for all of us to enjoy our breakfast and each other’s company around the kitchen table.
Later on Christmas Day, early evening, we hosted my husband’s family of 20. It was all so very magical. A few guests spent the night.
Even with so many people, the home has such a special peaceful quality, full of sunshine, endless views of the lake. The home emanates peace, joy & harmony. It was serene to watch a few freighters passing by in the distance.
Sometimes we couldn’t get cell phone service, but that wasn’t the case with all our guests.
The owner was quite accommodating and very easy to work with. Peter would get back to me right away with any questions or concerns I had.
Hope to be able to rent in the future.
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