REWIND, RELAX AND RETREAT TO INDIAN LAKE!

Patty McManus

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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REWIND, RELAX AND RETREAT TO INDIAN LAKE!

Manistique Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, sleeps 8 (with pull out sofa)

Looking for a get-away? Come to the Donaldson's Bar-D on Indian Lake in Manistique, MI for a great time. Manistique is a smaller town in the U.P., just 1.5 hours west of the Mackinaw Bridge.

The cabin is a great place for family and friends to vacation, with plenty to do and see. The lake is fairly sandy, (not mucky) so it makes wading in the shallow water inviting. There is also some fishing to be done for Walleye, Perch and Pike. Just be careful, there's a large rock pile on the north end! Other endless lake activities include: jet-skiing, waterskiing, tubing, kayaking, swimming, etc.

Lake Michigan is also just a few miles away if you feel like exploring the rest of Manistique.

*Ask us about our dock and where to launch your watercraft!

Besides aquatic activities, there's a huge front lawn to host outdoor activities like football and baseball and plenty of trails to take a walk or run.

Cabin Amenities

3 Bedrooms

-2 queen beds (Brand new mattresses!)

-1 w/bunk bed

-BRING OWN LINENS AND PILLOWS

3 Large couches

-1 w/pull out queen bed

-2 large enough to sleep on

Kitchen

-Basic cooking accoutrements

-Electric Stove / Oven

-Microwave

1 Full Bathroom

TV

-13' VHS playing TV

-Could hook up portable DVD player

-No cable

2 Tables

- plenty of room for card playing

Deck

-Gas Grill

-Some patio furniture

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Patty McManus

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
Speaks english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.2
based on 6 traveler reviews

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Rewind, Relax and Retreat to Indian Lake!
average rating of 4.1666665 based on 6 reviews
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Rewind, Relax and Retreat to Indian Lake!
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Manistique Upper Peninsula Michigan
5

GREAT PLACE TO STAY, VERY PRIVATE

  • 5 of 5
needs some minor repairs but over all a very nice place to stay. I hope to stay there again. Thank You!!!
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, we are addressing the minor repairs before this new renting season in (2014). Thank you!
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4

WONDERFUL!

  • 4 of 5
We had a wonderful time at the cottage,excellent location,just beautiful view on the lake and the woods around the house. I would definitely go again,would however prefer if there is a functioning washer/dryer/dishwasher. Also with such a beautiful landscape it was too bad that there is no functional lawn/patio furniture to enjoy spending time outside. The only 2 seats outside have damaged cushions that get soaking wet in the rain so we were unable to use them. These 2 negatives were the only reason I gave it 4 stars,but overall a wonderful place and very friendly and helpful owner/manager
  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the response. The washer and dryer can be a little temperamental so we ask guests not to use them. Yes, we are purchasing new cushions and lawn furniture before the 2014 renting season.
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WE LOVED THE LOCATION AND PRIVACY OF THE CABIN.

  • 3 of 5
This cabin has a spacious layout and great potential. Trying to accommodate more than six people with one bathroom, however, is not very easy. I would hope that a good cleaning team could bring it into better shape between rentals. These were our observations and findings:
1) A dangerous hornet nest needs to be removed from the base of the birch tree in front of the cabin.
2) The windows, window casings, and skylights (which bring in wonderful light) need to be cleaned--at least at the beginning of the season--and some in the porch area are stuck or the handles have been broken. We had to fix the handle on the front door as best we could before it could be closed or locked.
3) The cords on the ceiling fans should be changed out for chains and labeled as to which one is for the lights or the fan. We were unable to turn on the lights on the fan by the bedroom because the string cord had been broken off.
4) Much of the furniture and the table lamps were charming, but the lamp with the basket weave base in the living room has a cord that could start a fire.
5) There was no propane fuel left in the tank for the outside gas grill.
6) The wash machine and dryer had a note that they weren't working but fortunately, we were able to use the dryer.
7) New shades are greatly needed in the front bedroom.
8) Some more organizers are needed in the drawers with the silverware, cutting knives, and cooking utensils. Everything was there (some scissors would have been nice, however) but we found everything thrown together.
9) Some better frying pans and pots are very much needed.
10) I have already informed the manager, that I came home with a bad case of bedbug bites. This takes a lot of time and energy to eradicate from ones clothing and luggage and a long course of antihistamines and ointments to cure. I think all the quilts and carpets should be washed more than once throughout the rental season and the couches sprayed so that this doesn't spread to other renters and ruin the reputation of this otherwise very desirable cabin.

We did like the manager very much and we realize that it's hard to manage from a distance. Perhaps over the years, a list of preferred renters will become possible.
  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: To address renters concerns/review:
-Yes, there are some minor repairs that need to be made, as this is only our second season renting we have been trying to focus on more pressing matters first, but we will get to those details!
-The propane is normally filled for guests, but there must have been a lot of grilling done from previous renters, we'll be sure to check it more frequently!
-Our website does not advertise that there is a dishwasher/clothes washer or dryer available. Yes, they are there, but the machines can be so temperamental, we choose to put up the do not use signs.
-Not sure if the bites were from actual bed bugs, the mattresses were purchased brand new in Summer of 2012, and the mattress covers are replaced every spring. Seeing as how the cabin is in the woods it could be bites from other bugs or even "the itch" from the lake.
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OVERALL THE CABIN SERVED THE PURPOSE I WAS AFTER.

  • 3 of 5
Overall my impression of the cabin was satisfactory. It felt and smelled damp inside the cabin also there were dead bugs inside the cabin upon arrival. I understand it's in the middle of the woods so I was able to overlook the bugs. I think if it hadn't been so damp inside I would have been more satisfied. The pictures online are a little deceiving. All-in-all we had a great time though and it's understood that it's a cabin in the woods.
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

GREAT SETTING

  • 5 of 5
The cottage is a great place to relax with friends. The front lawn is huge, Indian Lake is peaceful. It's a wonderful place to build a fire and get away for a while.
  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Manistique Upper Peninsula Michigan
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DONALDSON'S BAR D

Donaldson's Bar D
  • 5 of 5
We had a lovely time at this cottage. It was just perfect. The place is clean and comfortable. It has everything you need to have a home-away-from-home. It is peacful and quiet. The lake is just beautiful. The access to it is down the steps and while its not great for swimming, its fun for kids to put on their water shoes and explore. There are several swimming beaches near by. The location is perfect - it was a great central location to explore the many beautiful sites that the UP has to offer including Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, The Big Spring, Pictured Rocks, Taqh Falls, and the national forests.

We had a wonderful time and are thankful to have had a nice place to stay on our trip.
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
51 Miles
Delta County Airport
Nearest Ferry
200 Miles
Ludington, MI
Nearest Train
300 Miles
Green Bay, WI
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
US 2
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Big Spring Inn
Nearest Ski
180 Miles
Marquette Mountain
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Big Spring Inn
Car: necessary

-The Big Spring, also known as Kitch-iti-Kippi, is a sight you won't want to miss, just 4 miles from cabin.

-Depending on which direction you're coming from, you could hop on the ferry at the Mackinaw Bridge to visit Mackinaw Island (2 hours from cabin).

-Pictured Rocks, Tahquamenon Falls, and Chappel Beach make great day trips (no more than 2 hours away).

-Fayette Historic Townsite in Garden, MI (less than an hour away).

-Kewadin Cascino (15 min).

-Thompson State Fish Hatchery (5 min.).

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Availability & Rates

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Manistique Cottage Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$125
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $89
Pet Fee $25
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes Nightly Rate:
- $125, discounts are sometimes given for longer stays.

Cancellation policy:
-If the cancellation is 30 or more days from the reservation date, the deposit will be returned, less a $50.00 handling fee.
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Amenities

Manistique Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Lake
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Rustic
General:
  • Parking
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Books
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water tubing
  • hunting
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
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