5 Top Reasons you should consider my home for your vacation; Pontoon Boat, Kayaks & Sea-Cycle Pedal Boat included; Fishing, Paddling, Mackinaw & Water! Did we mention our 5 star rating? Our summer dates fill up quickly so reserve early!
On the inland waterway, this 2100 sq ft Red Cedar wood home is on the pristine Black River decorated in an 'Up North' style. Our 1993 20' PONTOON BOAT IS INCLUDED plus (new this year) 2 kayaks, a canoe & a Sea-Cycle pedal boat. Dock access to 38 miles/Inland Waterway; inland lakes of Mullet, Burt & Crooked or Great Lakes Michigan or Huron. It is furnished with top of the line new appliances & furniture. It is surrounded by wilderness for boating, swimming, fishing, beach walking, canoeing, kayaking, golfing, ORV riding, mushroom hunting & more! Everything in this home is family, wheelchair & dog friendly. Why stay anywhere else? If you are looking for a quiet & peaceful retreat from the city, this is your vacation destination! It has all the amenities of a high end resort with the privacy of a single family home with only 1 neighbor nearby. Read our guest comments!
You can sit in the 6 person hot tub watching all the wildlife along the river including mink, otters, muskrats, beavers, bald eagles & there is waterfowl of every kind. We have some of the best fishing right from our dock with 18 species of fish right here! The water is so clear you can see them in the water.
It has a fully equipped gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops & stainless steel appliances & center island seating plus a big farmhouse style table & chairs. There is a H2O refrigerator, 5 burner stove, microwave, dishwasher & Bunn coffeemaker. Just off of the kitchen is our large family room where there is a 52” big screen TV with HD Satellite programming, DVD & surround sound. We have plenty of seating for families, a desk & WIFI is provided for your internet browsing.
Walk out from the family room to the lighted deck to enjoy the starlit evening skies. You will hear gurgling water, song birds, peepers, frogs, ducks & geese. You'll rarely hear sirens or planes! The deck has a patio table with 6 chairs, 4 white wood rockers, a stainless steel grill & lounge chairs to sit in the sun. Go down a few steps to the stone outdoor fireplace/pit(wood provided) with seating area & swing. Down the steps from there is the 40 foot dock with a seating deck. Our 1993 20' pontoon boat with seating for 9 is included. The entrance has a covered, lighted porch with seating near a rock garden with perennial flowers.
The master suite comes complete with Log King Bed with a newer mattress & a full size bath with marble counters & private toilet area. The master bedroom has a private patio door that opens to the deck overlooking the river. There are 2 additional bedrooms, 1 with a king & 1 with a queen bed plus each bedroom has a TV with satellite as well. There is a second full bath w/tub plus a ½ bath in the laundry area. There is a treadmill for your use. Sleeps up to 6 adults plus a couple children. There is a large kennel/crate on site & a doggy door to fenced area for your canine friend.
The house is within 25 miles of Mackinaw City or Indian River. There is plenty of shopping at the Mackinaw Crossings(at the foot of the Mackinac Bridge), Gaylord, Petoskey & Harbor Springs or walk along the beaches of the many nearby state parks. This area is a golf mecca with many challenging courses & extensive bicycling trails.
Within walking distance (about 1/8 mile) is a small grocery & the Township Park that has a fully equipped playground, volleyball, tennis & basketball courts & a walking trail. There are benches along the trail & a covered pavilion as well.
PRINCIPAL ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS: Recreational parks, beaches & boat harbor facilities at the City of Cheboygan & Mackinaw City parks on Lake Huron; Aloha State Park & Beach on Mullet Lake, Burt Lake State Park & Beach; Cheboygan State Park & Beach on Lake Huron; Black Lake State Park & Beach; Black Mountain Forest/Recreation Area & Ocqueoc Falls & trout stream.
CHEBOYGAN: It is a beautiful harbor town situated along Lake Huron & the Cheboygan River. Formerly known as one of the greatest logging towns in the Midwest, Cheboygan is now a haven for people who love to live & play by the water. Boating, fishing & trips to the beach are always a treat here. There is great dining, shopping, hiking, biking & hunting...you name it & we've got it! There are fireworks at the fairgrounds on the 4th of July plus many other events all summer.
MACKINAW CITY: Old Mill Creek State Historic Park; Jack Pine Lumberjack Show; Thunder Falls family water park; Mackinac Bridge & Ferries(dogs allowed) to Historic Mackinac Island, USS Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw Museum; Lighthouse Cruises; Fort Michilimackinac; Mackinac Bridge Walk (Labor Day)& Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. Mackinaw Crossings includes many restaurants, shops, & attractions. Enjoy the free laser light show nightly during the summer at dusk.
MACKINAC ISLAND: You can enjoy horse riding & horse drawn carriage tours, a butterfly house, Fort Mackinac; a Maritime Park & Museum; visit the Grand Hotel where the movie 'Somewhere in Time' was filmed; visit one of the least known National Cemeteries; see the Michigan Governor's Summer Residence; Mackinac Island State Park; Arch Rock; Lilac Tree Spa; Mackinac Magic; Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory; Biddle House plus lots of shopping & dining.
Indian River: The Cross In The Woods Catholic Shrine, Exciting Canoe, Kayak, Raft & Tube Trips on the Sturgeon River, Chillermania Book Store, Pigeon River State Forest/roaming elk & deer herds & 18 Hole Adventure Golf with kayak & raft trips.
Visitors packets & discounts are available in the home & online.
TV programs about Cheboygan you can view online:
'Michigan Out of Doors' episode #1028 aired on July 8, 2010
'Under the Radar: Michigan' new episode #10
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