NEW LOG CABIN HOME JUST MINUTES FROM SLEEPING BEAR DUNES N. L.

Phil Lavender

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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NEW LOG CABIN HOME JUST MINUTES FROM SLEEPING BEAR DUNES N. L.

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Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6-8)

Located on 30 acres of woods with a creek, this new log home has a campfire area for evening good times and s'mores, and close proximity to Lake Michigan and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The cabin has a lovely back porch, loft, living area, well-furnished bedrooms, laundry area, modern kitchen, televisions, internet and wi-fi.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • limited accessibility

Phil Lavender

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Phil and Ginny Lavender are the property owners. We are both retired and would love to share our new vacation home with you. Our primary home is in Lake Orion, MI. although we both were born and raised in western Michigan.

Phil Lavender purchased this cabin in 2012

Phil's mother and grandparents grew up in the area and Benzie County has always been a second home. The family cabin, built in the late '30's is located just a few hundred yards away. Building our own log cabin has always been a goal for Phil and his sister who also built a cabin nearby.

Special attractions to our place are the birds and other wildlife, the closeness of Lake Michigan and the Sleeping Bear Dunes, Little Platte Lake and the Platte River. We especially enjoy our back porch overlooking a quiet stream and woods. We also enjoy evening campfires and back-yard barbecues.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Pay with confidence
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New Log Cabin Home Just Minutes From Sleeping Bear Dunes N. L.
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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New Log Cabin Home Just Minutes From Sleeping Bear Dunes N. L.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p455200vb
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Honor Sleeping Bear Dunes
5

PERFECT GETAWAY!

  • 5 of 5
If you are looking for a newly constructed cabin that is spacious, comfortable, and in a perfect location to experience all that northern Michigan has to offer, this is where you need to stay! Great for outdoor adventures, within a short drive to local wineries and Sleeping Bear Dunes, and a place where at the end of your stay you are already looking forward to coming back the following year.
  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review, Colin!
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New Log Cabin Home Just Minutes From Sleeping Bear Dunes N. L.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p455200vb
248-770-7816
Honor Sleeping Bear Dunes
5

MINI VACATION

  • 5 of 5
This cabin was fantastic. It had everything my friends and I wanted for a three day stay. It is located near an amazing ski slope and the cabin was very clean.
  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Log Cabin Home Just Minutes From Sleeping Bear Dunes N. L.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p455200vb
248-770-7816
Honor Sleeping Bear Dunes
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BRIAN

  • 5 of 5
A very quiet place to visit in the center of many activities. Very close to Sleeping Bear Dunes, Chrystal Lake and a short drive to Traverse City. There is a creek in the back where the kids will love to play and get soakers (bring extra shoes :) ). We made two trips to Sleeping Bear Dunes and explored for hours. Beaulah has several nice restaurants to eat at. The house is new and well maintained and the owners are very accomadating.
  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review, Brian!
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New Log Cabin Home Just Minutes From Sleeping Bear Dunes N. L.
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248-770-7816
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The Villages, Florida/Central Florida
5

COUPLE FROM THE VILLAGES, FLORIDA

  • 5 of 5
It couldn't have been more delightful. We'd wake in the morning to the sounds of birds chirping and go to bed at night after having s'mores by the campfire. What a way to spend a get-away. The stars by campfire are unbelievable! Sitting at the kitchen table you see a myriad of birds, rabbits, deer, and other species pass you by. It was great getting back to nature. The creek that runs through the back of the property is delightful.

The cabin is breathtakingly beautiful. It is new and clean and bright. Everything was as it was pictured and was totally as we expected. If not better. The beds were very comfortable. The place was even prettier than the pictures indicated. The owner was very helpful in assisting with recommendations, and assisting with questions we had.

We had planned this trip to mostly get away, but we found plenty to do. Since it was chilly (April) we didn't utilize the lake that is only about a block away, but did go hiking and traveled to see Sleeping Bear National Park. It was amazing. Also, with Traverse City only about 25 minutes away it was nice to go up and go shopping and paint the town red. We also went to restaurants and shopped in Honor and Beulah as well. Lots to do and see. I understand there are a lot of festivals in the spring and summer months.

We stayed with our children in our cabin, but also met up with some friends, so it was nice to also have a cabin across the street for them to rent. How incredibly convenient! This was another nice advantage for a large group.

I would recommend this beautiful cabin to anyone who enjoys getting away from the noise of busy life and wants to enjoy nature. You will really enjoy yourself in this restful, lovely cabin.
  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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New Log Cabin Home Just Minutes From Sleeping Bear Dunes N. L.
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Muskegon, MI
5

SPRING BREAK GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at the Log Cabin in Honor Michigan was very enjoyable. The beds where comfortable with nice linen. The bathrooms where very roomy. The kitchen was well stocked and overall the place was very clean. I would recommend it to whoever is looking for an "up north" getaway.
  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
M-22
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Peterson Beach-Lake Michigan
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Sleeping Bear Lounge
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Champion Hills
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Papa J's Diner
Car: recommended

Come visit our new log cabin and have a wonderful time visiting the Sleeping Bear Dune National Lakeshore area. We are just minutes from many of the local tourist areas you will want to visit such as Empire, Frankfort, Crystal Lake, Traverse City and, of course, the dunes and shorelines of Lake Michigan.

Saffron Road has public access to Little Platte Lake which is a scenic 800 acre lake with quiet, natural beauty. Wildlife includes loons, beaver, eagles, and excellent fishing. The lake is connected to Big Platte Lake via Deadstream and Platte River and continues to Lake Michigan. Canoeing, kayaking,tubing and fishing are the main attractions.

Our log cabin is located in a wooded area only a mile from the the beautiful Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore park and all of its natural attractions such as Pierce Stocking scenic drive, the world-famous Dune Climb, Glen Arbor and the Manitou Islands. The sandy beaches of Lake Michigan are just a few minutes away. You may swim, build sand castles, or walk along the shore and hunt for Petoskey stones!

Our log cabin is open year-round for summer vacations, fall color tours, fishing, winter skiing and snowmobiling and spring mushrooming.

The area has many quaint lakeside communities, wineries, shopping, arts, antiques, dining, golf, casinos, and sight-seeing, etc. Fine arts and museums are located at nearby Traverse City and Interlochen Arts Academy. Take a lighthouse tour at Point Betsie or take the family to the nearby Cherry Bowl Drive-in Movie!

We are located only minutes from Empire, Frankfort, Crystal Mountain(Skiing and golf), Interlochen and Traverse City. Other great golf opportunities are only minutes away as well as cross-country and snowmobile trails.

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Availability & Rates

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Honor Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Pre-season/post season
Sep 28 2014 - May 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
$150
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,610
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Pet Fee $50
Notes Nightly rates include taxes.
Weekly rate of $1610 includes ALL fees and taxes.
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Amenities

Honor Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ceramic tile floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Shower has ceramic tile throughout
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Second Floor Bedroom
    Bedroom 3/ Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen-size futon
  • Two cots with sleeping bags also available
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Video Library ...
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water tubing
  • golf
  • tennis
  • rafting
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • parasailing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • snorkeling/diving
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • cross country skiing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • hot air ballooning
Notes:
This is a new facility. If you seek additional amenities not listed, contact owner.
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