PRIVATE ON 20 ACRES--POND, FISHING & WILDLIFE-- @ CABIN IN THE PINES

Lester Sproessig

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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PRIVATE ON 20 ACRES--POND, FISHING & WILDLIFE-- @ CABIN IN THE PINES

Gladwin Chalet Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom + Semi-private Twin Bed, Sleeps 5. 1 Bath, Full Kitchen

'CABIN IN THE PINES'

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Home and property For Sale. Purchase your own Vacation Rental Home! Contact-- Points North Reality 989-965-0414. Lynn Bloomfield.

Amish built, custom chalet with covered log style porch on 20 private acres.

Loft bedroom with queen size oak bed, custom spiral staircase, overlooking the living room.

Main floor private bedroom with full size bed.

Semi-private bedroom with twin log bed.

1 bath with shower.

Open concept in living, dining and kitchen areas.

20 ft ceilings with plenty of pine, tongue and groove wall and ceiling coverings.

Great view of the large pond from the dining room table.

Forced air furnace,window a/c units and multiple ceiling fans to keep you cozy.

Free standing pellet stove with view of flames in living room.

Beautiful ceramic tile flooring in fully equipped kitchen.

Hunter green carpeting in living room with all newer log furniture and cabin decor throughout.

The living room is equipped with a 39' flat screen TV, DVD player and stereo.

Enjoy the wildlife and pond view from inside or go outside to the covered log porch which was built with local wood from an Amish Sawmill.

We offer hunting on the property with 2 hunting blinds available for additional fee or just hike the property and explore.

Outside we have a picnic table and bench seat to enjoy the campfire, also a charcoal BBQ grill for your grilling needs. (Firepit and BBQ grill not available during winter season.)

Enjoy a game of horseshoes while viewing the horses in the pasture outback !

The covered porch is equipped with rocker chairs, table and an overhead ceiling fan for a breeze if needed.

Plenty of firewood on the ground or it can be bought 24/7 locally. Please do not cut or damage any trees.

Catch and release fishing only in the stocked pond!

Bass, Bluegill, Rock Bass and Catfish are some of the fish you will catch!

We take pride in keeping things clean!

This is a pet free and smoke free cabin for your enjoyment.

Smoking is outdoor ONLY and please be respectful and dispose of garbage and cigarette butts properly.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Lester Sproessig (Owner)
Advertiser since 2013
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About Lester Sproessig

Hello, my name is Les and I am the owner of CABIN IN THE PINES. This was my home for many years and I loved the peace and quiet here so much that I decided to keep the house and share it with everyone else interested in getting away from it all. I am back working in the city now, but I still enjoy coming Up North to my Gladwin cabin and relaxing.

Lester Sproessig purchased this chalet in 2004

Why Lester Sproessig chose Gladwin

When I lived here, I enjoyed the private, peaceful, seclusion of this property and cabin, also the abundant wildlife viewed from it. Work brought me back to the city but I refuse to let go of my wilderness; CABIN IN THE PINES. I decided that I would like to share this peaceful setting with other people in hopes that they would get the same enjoyment and relaxation away from the hustle bustle of every day life.

What makes this chalet unique

The secluded and private location of this home, not a neighbor's home in sight makes it a great get away from the busy city life! Deer, Geese, Squirrels, Turkey and Ruffed Grouse will be your neighbors now.

640 ft off the paved road and hidden among the pines, but close to many towns and recreational activities.

The Tittabawasee River, with multiple boat launches to access different sections of the river, are all minutes away.

The Wixom Lake section is 20 mi. of boating.

Stop along the river for lunch at Juicy Bones Bar and Grill or gas, pizza and ice cream at other businesses on the river.

Park at Pontoon Alley on the river and enjoy the shallow sandy bottom with many other sun seekers.

Don't forget the great fishing on the river, accessible by shore or dock.

Pontoon and fishing boat rentals are available at several businesses along the river.

The Rifle, Cedar, Muskegon and Tittabawassee Rivers all offer canoe, kayak, and tubing rentals, all close enough for a day trip.

Downtown Gladwin offers the Riverwalk Trail a 1.3 mi. Asphalt trail along the Cedar River for walking, jogging, skating, biking and cross country skiing. Riverwalk Place, conveniently located on the trail is a shopping and dining experience. Stop for a coffee, ice cream, lunch dinner or even enjoy their spa!

Gladwin City Park offers a daily pass to use their beach and tennis courts.

Gladwin and the surrounding area is home to many Amish Community's, along the roads you will find Amish Family's selling their wares.

Travel the back roads and find Amish hardware's, sawmills and other Amish businesses. Looking for more excitement? The Soaring Eagle Casino, in Mt. Pleasant, Mi. is only a 40 mi. Ride. On your way back to the cabin stop at Jays Sporting Goods in Clare, Mi. Where you will find huge selection of hunting, camping and sporting goods. With all the daily activities in the area to keep you busy, you will truly enjoy a relaxing evening at CABIN IN THE PINES, when you return.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautiful cabin. 4-6 inches of fresh snow helped with the winter ambiance. 1st winter bonfire in the snow, awesome, thanks Les.

Great place and beautiful property. Loved watching the deer feeding and drinking at dusk
Feb 2012
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Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 16 traveler reviews

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Private on 20 acres--Pond, Fishing & Wildlife-- @ CABIN IN THE PINES
average rating of 4.8125 based on 16 reviews
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Private on 20 acres--Pond, Fishing & Wildlife-- @ CABIN IN THE PINES
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p451289vb
+810 347-0804
Gladwin Northern Michigan
Flint
5

Quiet week for the Family

  • 5 of 5
My husband, 8 month old daughter, and myself stayed the week at "Cabin in the Pines". As other reviews mentioned, it is even nicer than the photos suggest. The description in the listing is very accurate. The stairs were not a problem for us, we quickly became accustomed to them. I even went up and down them in the middle of the night to attend to my daughter. The house was very clean, cozy, and inviting. We spent most of the week relaxing and resting. Every day we found a new place nearby to go for a run or walk. Gladwin provided us with a nice bakery (Blue Ribbon Bakery) and coffee shop (Northern Espresso) to visit. The Pierre-Marquette rail trail is a about 20-25min away and is lovely for a walk, run or bike ride.

Our interaction with Les (the owner) was very positive. I called him during the week with a question and he immediately responded to my voicemail. Our deposit was promptly returned to us (within days) of our return home!

I have nothing negative to comment on - we had a very positive experience. I would recommend this place to a friend or relative who was looking to unplug and unwind. I definitely can see us staying here again in the future.
  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Private on 20 acres--Pond, Fishing & Wildlife-- @ CABIN IN THE PINES
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p451289vb
+810 347-0804
Gladwin Northern Michigan
Westland, MI
5

Love this rental home

  • 5 of 5
Les, we had such a wonderful time at your property. The house was great, fishing was really fun and the weather was absolutely gorgeous. We couldn't have asked for a better vacation! Thank you so much!! We truly enjoyed ourselves.

Just a quick note also to let you know that we came across two bee hives of some sort in the ground. One next to the pond and the other across from the cabin on the side by your stoage unit. My husband bought some spray for them and he marked them both with sticks that are standing up so others wouldnt walk over them by accident.
  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Laura, thank you for the review and Im glad you had an enjoyable stay. I appreciate the tip on the ground bees and will have the Landscape Company take care of that for me!
business
Private on 20 acres--Pond, Fishing & Wildlife-- @ CABIN IN THE PINES
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p451289vb
+810 347-0804
Gladwin Northern Michigan
5

Beautiful, clean cabin!

  • 5 of 5
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the cabin. Les clearly thought of everything - the cabin was stocked with all the necessary amenities. It made our stay hassle-free.

The pictures really do not do this place justice. I was impressed with the beauty and cleanliness.

I loved that the cabin is secluded, and not visible from the main road. It added to the peacefulness.

The diners in the area offer excellent food as well.
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amber, thank you for your review. Im happy that you enjoyed the cabin. It sounds like you found some of the good places to eat that I recommended. I hope you can come back where you can see the stars again sometime!
Thank you
Les
business
Private on 20 acres--Pond, Fishing & Wildlife-- @ CABIN IN THE PINES
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p451289vb
+810 347-0804
Gladwin Northern Michigan
Murfreesboro Tennessee
5

Perfect In Every Way

  • 5 of 5
My daughter and I traveled to the Wooden Shoe area to help my Mother out who lives up there. We needed a close place and this was only two miles away. Each day we would go to her house and work and then come back to the cabin to relax and unwind. This place was the best. The quiet, calm atmosphere was just what we needed. Getting up with a cup of coffee and sitting out front and just looking at the pond started each day out great. Les thank you so much for all your help. The cabin was better than expected and just perfect for what we needed. I hope to come back for an actual "vacation" soon.
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mary, I appreciate your business and hope that you're able to make it back again soon. The front porch sure is a great spot to relax and unwind. Im glad you and your daughter were also able to see the deer roaming the yard!
Thanks again.
Les
business
Private on 20 acres--Pond, Fishing & Wildlife-- @ CABIN IN THE PINES
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p451289vb
+810 347-0804
Gladwin Northern Michigan
Farmington Hills, MI
5

Gladwin Wedding Stay

  • 5 of 5
We came up for a wedding in Gladwin and stayed at this BEAUTIFUL cabin instead of a hotel. BEST decision I could've made! Cabin in the Pines was AMAZING! The kids enjoyed frog hunting and fishing while I got to relax and enjoy the peace. Cabin was clean and cozy; EVERYTHING we needed! We will DEFINITELY be back!
  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Patricia, thank you for reviewing my vacation rental home. Im glad your family was able to get a much deserved weekend break! The privacy of the cabin, property and pond make it a nice getaway, which I enjoy as often as possible. The pond is stocked with fish and I continue that process. I hope you and your family can get back and visit soon.
Sincerely
Les Sproessig
CABIN IN THE PINES
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Private on 20 acres--Pond, Fishing & Wildlife-- @ CABIN IN THE PINES
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p451289vb
+810 347-0804
Gladwin Northern Michigan
Rochester, Wa.
5

Bryan

  • 5 of 5
Great vacation getaway, exceptional value, very well kept and above all extremely quiet. Steps are a bit hairy but only if you are intoxicated.
  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Bryan, thank you for choosing my VRBO cabin. Im happy that everything was to your liking and you enjoyed your stay.
Les
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
41.5 Miles
MBS International Airport
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
M-61
Nearest Beach
16.7 Miles
River Valley RV Park
Nearest Barpub
1.4 Miles
O'Sullivan Pub
Nearest Ski
24.3 Miles
Snowsnake Ski and Golf
Nearest Golf
8.5 Miles
Gladwin Heights Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
7.9 Miles
Riverwalk Grill
Car: necessary

CABIN IN THE PINES is located just 7 miles east of Gladwin.

Centrally located between Midland, Houghton Lake, Harrison and Standish, this allows quick access to all recreational activities, dining and shopping in these areas.

Harrison has Snow Snake Ski Lodge for skiing, tubing and boarding during the winter and zip line tours, golfing in the summer.

Standish has the popular Rifle River for the canoeing enthusiast, slow moving and an average of 18 to 24 inch depth makes it a great family canoeing river. Visit the new Saganing Eagles Landing Casino in Standish, for live entertainment and try your luck at the slot machines.

Midland offers multiple good restaurants, movie theater, shopping mall, Dow Gardens and Midland Center for the Arts, canoeing and much more!

Houghton Lake, Mi. is home to the largest inland lake in Mi, Houghton Lake. This is a great fishing , swimming and all sports lake. Winter time brings the famous Houghton Lake 63rd annual Tip Up Town Festival for 2013. There are many tourist attractions and restaurants on and off the lake to enjoy also.

These are just a few of the exciting things to do and see. With a little research you will find many other activities like; horseback riding, snowmobile rentals, 4 wheeler rentals, multiple rivers with canoe/tube and kayak rentals, pontoon rentals, powered parachute rentals, Amish stores and foods, farmers markets and more................. Come north and stay at CABIN IN THE PINES AND START YOUR ADVENTURE!

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Gladwin Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall Season
Oct 1 2014 - Nov 14 2014
2 night minimum stay
$99
$650
 
 
Thanksgiving Weekend
Nov 27 2014 - Nov 29 2014
3 night minimum stay
$297
Flat fee
 
 
Winter Season
Dec 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$99
$650
 
 
Christmas
Dec 25 2014 - Dec 27 2014
3 night minimum stay
$297
Flat fee
 
 
New years Eve
Dec 30 2014 - Jan 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
$297
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$90
$587
$2,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

House keeping fee $60
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes 7 night stay discount at $75/night. Holiday rates still apply.
Minimum 3 night stay on all holidays at $88.00 night.
Cleaning Fee $60.00
Private property Hunting Fee $50.00/per person/per day, with ground blind.
Rates are subject to change without notice.
Door entry code and cabin instructions will be e-mailed the day prior to arrival, also phone call will be made to renter.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Gladwin Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Heating ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Garage ...
Kitchen:
  • Toaster
  • Oven ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Ceramic tiled bathroom. Stand up shower surround and single corner sink. Sample toiletries supplied. Ceramic electric heater for extra warmth during winter months!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Loft bedroom with oak queen bed and spiral staircase.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Main floor private bedroom with full size bed.
    Main floor semi-private - 1 twin/ single , Main floor Semi-Private Twin log bed.
  • Spiral staircase to loft bedroom. Built in closets and dresser drawers. Ceiling fan and window for fresh air. Bedroom overlooks the view of living room below.
Entertainment:
  • Video Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 3 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • recreation center
  • museums
  • winery tours
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • pier fishing
  • water tubing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • cross country skiing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • hunting
Notes:
Private property, hunting and hunting blinds on 20 acres also available. Pole barn long term storage is available for additional monthly fee. Large pond for swimming and fishing, catch and release only.
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