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LUXURY ON THE THE AUSABLE!

Nathan Foster

Advertiser since 2012
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Speaks english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Nathan Foster

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LUXURY ON THE THE AUSABLE!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Grayling Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Unique, private luxury home on secluded river lot

Enjoy a wonderful luxury home experience on one of northern Michigan's most famous rivers. The two-and-a-half bathroom home has three bedrooms and two loft rooms that are versatile and can accommodate a number of guests. The outdoor deck (riverside), the many windows, and the long kitchen bar are among the many unique features. However, the Rumford fireplace with Black River Michigan stone on the exterior is the centerpiece attraction. The house also features a three-zone geothermal heating and cooling system. The upper lofts are reached by ascending an iron-rod spiral staircase.

The ground-floor bedrooms feature foam beds. The master bathroom includes a stone-tiled Jacuzzi tub and shower highlighted with inlaid Petoskey stone. WiFi access and Dish Network satellite television are also available. In addition, you can access your personal Netflix account via Apple TV if desired.

Outdoor activities include easy trail access to the nearby Rayburn property (state-owned) and/or Hanson Hills on the edge of town for hiking, biking, snowshoeing, downhill and cross country skiing, or disc golf, depending on the season. In addition, there are miles of two-tracks, as well as hiking and skiing trails in nearby national forests. Kayak and canoe rental is just five minutes away in downtown Grayling. The local bike shop also has rentals for the town's many bike paths. And of course, the AuSable River provides some of the best fly-fishing in the country!

River access is just steps away from the house, where the water is clear and shallow, and the river bottom sandy for leisurely walks in the great AuSable.

Come and enjoy the river amid privacy and cedar trees all around.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Nathan Foster (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
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About Nathan Foster

Nathan and Randi Foster purchased the property in 2006, returning it to the Foster Family after three decades of various ownership.

In 1975, Nathan’s grandfather Dud Foster purchased a large swath of land at the headwaters of the AuSable, near Grayling, named by early trappers as Breakfast Point. Dud eventually subdivided his holding it into several parcels. He saw something in the river and surrounding cedar swamp that intrigued him. He turned the swamp into little hobbits of habitability one truck load of sand and a handful of Petosky stones at time.

Nathan’s other grandfather Art Lindauer, who lived his life as an architect and farmer, designed the home. Inspired by famous architects before him, Art’s vision and unique ideas have come to life inside and out. Some notable features include stained concrete floors, spiral staircase, natural light, large windows, diamond windows in the lofts, the Rumford fireplace, tight white stucco with a splash of color. The drawings of the River House at Breakfast Point hang in the walkway overlooking the great room in tribute to his efforts.

We are proud to offer a unique, modern, luxury home on the banks of the Au Sable River at a place called Breakfast Point.

Nathan Foster purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Nathan Foster chose Grayling

2012 New Build, with all the modern features and a design unlike any other... The best Fly Fishing and floating river in Michigan and one of the best in the US!

What makes this cottage unique

White stucco with fire Concrete floors, Rumford Fireplace, Spiral Staircase, Diamond windows, Loft rooms, Petosky Stone tile, long bar, wine/beer cooler, large deck, Gourmet kitchen, recreational areas everywhere... and the best water only feet away.

Mountain biking trails

Grayling Golf Course

Boyne Mt Skiing

The Hanson Hills Recreation Area

Hartwick Pines State Park

The Bike Shop

Northbound Outfitters

Snowmobile rentals

Snowmobile trails

Fly Fishing Guides

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
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

Reviews

5
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Luxury on the the AuSable!
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
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Luxury on the the AuSable!
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Grayling Northern Michigan
Clarkston, MI
5

Great vaca spot!

  • 5 of 5
We rented this beautiful house for Labor Day weekend. The group included my husband, 4 year old daughter, my brother and sister in law, my 10 year old nephew and myself. The house is brand new with great amenities. There are 3 downstairs bedrooms (2 queen, bunk beds) which had plenty of space and comfy beds. There were also 2 bedrooms upstairs, one empty and one with futon. That space could totally be utilized for more people! There is limited seating inside, with 5 bar stools and a card table & chairs. I do wish they had a dining room table for family meals. The property is beautiful, and right on the au sable. There were 2 kayaks at the house to use, which we did daily. The owner's father lives next door, and he let us borrow another canoe & kayak to outfit the family. We spent an afternoon heading downriver and planned a picnic lunch. There are also nice trails on property for walking or biking. Overall a great weekend to relax and enjoy time outdoors!
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Luxury on the the AuSable!
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Grayling Northern Michigan
5

Wonderful River Side Home

  • 5 of 5
This is a beautiful property on the AuSable River. Not far from Grayling, the house seems like miles away from cares and work! All of the furnishings and amenities are top-notch - from plush bath towels, to kitchen ware, appliances and the Keurig Platinum coffee maker. The home was spotless when we arrived, and every detail was attended to. Between kayaking, relaxing, fishing my near-by home waters, and just watching the river, this was a perfect get away. I hope to return next year! (Great place to celebrate a birthday!) Thanks for sharing this beauitiful space.
  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Grayling Northern Michigan
Granger, IN
5

Private Getaway on The River

  • 5 of 5
This home is located in a very private setting on the AuSable but is very convenient to Grayling and to prime fishing stretches of the river. Our visit included a kayaking outing and numerous fly fishing trips to the "Holy Waters" stretch of the river.

The home is architecturally unique and provides great views of woods or the river from all rooms. It is well equipped and provided everything we needed for a pleasant and comfortable stay.
  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Luxury on the the AuSable!
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Grayling Northern Michigan
5

Wonderful home on the Au Sable!

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed our stay at the MI River house @ breakfast point. It's such a beautiful home right on the Au Sable river. The river is shallow near the home which is nice and safe.
The house is well appointed with all the amenities - a full kitchen with cookware and utensils. The Keurig coffee maker with k-cups provided was very nice. The mattresses in all the bedrooms were very comfortable. The loft space is lovely to sit and enjoy some reading time. There is a nice back yard with a hearth for lighting a fire.
All the restaurants and stores are just a mile away which is so convenient if you choose not to cook. Canoe rentals are also just a mile away. Great location.
The neighbors Scott & Tina are friendly and helpful.
We truly felt at home here. There is no place else we'd rather stay on our next visit to Grayling area.
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Grayling Northern Michigan
Chelsea, MI
5

Wonderful Weekend on the AuSable!

  • 5 of 5
The photos and description do not do this home justice. It's beautiful with all of the comforts of home, nestled in the woods with walk-out access to the river. Upon arrival the home was very clean, with all details attended to (Keurig coffee maker with coffee and tea provided, towels so thick that I wanted to keep showering, internet and satellite tv to name a few). We spent a glorious 4 days canoeing, kayaking, campfires, s'mores, and simply enjoying the river. The water is shallow and great spot for kids to play. Although the listing says the home sleeps 6, we brought a couple of air mattresses and put 2 teenage boys upstairs and they loved having their own space. The large deck is perfect because it accommodates those who love sun or shade. We're already talking about a winter stay, and plan to come back again next summer.
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Luxury on the the AuSable!
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-3034080904
Grayling Northern Michigan
Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
5

R&R Up North

R&R Up North
  • 5 of 5
What a wonderful river house experience! A beautiful, spacious home privately situated on the river. It was much larger than we expected and the 2 loft rooms offered extra play quarters for our children - one became a LEGO room and one a reading room. With ages 5, 11 and nearly 14, it can be difficult to find a place and activities that they can all enjoy. This was not a problem on this vacation. While the older 2 went kayaking on the river, our youngest went mussel, snail or crawfish hunting in the river. The very expansive deck offered wonderful shade so we could catch up on our reading or play board games. The boys were able to do some fly fishing in the evenings as well, while the girls watched with a fire in the chimnea, getting the s'mores ready. We ate mostly at the house, and it was wonderful with the spacious and well equipped kitchen. A great family vacation that none of us wanted to leave!
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Traverse City, MI
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Spikes
Nearest Golf
1.7 Miles
Grayling Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-75
Nearest Restaurant
2.2 Miles
Grayling Restaurant
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Boyne Mountain. (XC course is 4 miles)
Nearest Beach
0.02 Miles
Partner Property
Car: recommended

Canoeing, Fishing, Golf, Skiing, Snowmobiling... all here!

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $270 Per night

Grayling Cottage Rental Rates

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$6,860
 

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Refundable damage deposit $150
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Amenities

Amenities

Grayling Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • River ...
  • Town ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wet Bar
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4)
Entertainment:
  • Books for Kids
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck Furniture
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Sand Box
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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