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Peaceful Log Cabin, Tucked in the Woods, on Riverfront Property - GORGEOUS!!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,534 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Clean & comfortable! Secluded 3 bdrms, 2 baths, Grt Room/Kitchen w/cathedrl cei

Welcome to our cabin in the woods, located 200 feet from the Au Sable River. Open year-round, you will find it to be well-equipped, clean and perfect for relaxing. Our cabin is on a quiet, private dirt road that dead-ends into state land! The kitchen comes stocked with spices, condiments, coffee and tea. Our cabin is convenient to charming, downtown Grayling. While downtown, step back in time and visit Dawson-Stevens Ice Cream Parlor. On the opposite side of the ice cream parlor, enjoy some of the best pizza and breadsticks around at the Bears Den. While there, take time to look at some of the pictures of the legendary bow hunter, Fred Bear. Visit the antique store, the Quilt Store, the Bike Shop, the Rialto movie house, Spike’s (famous for its Spike Burgers), Goodale's Bakery, and the new North Country Corner in addition to other downtown stores. Spend time fly fishing or kayaking/canoeing the famous Au Sable River. Close to wonderful skiing and snowmobile trails for winter fun!

Amenities: Washer, Dryer, Wood Stove, Satellite T.V., Full Kitchen, Microwave, Refrigerator, Gas Stove, Coffee maker, Coffee, Waffle Maker, Juicer, Blender, Cooking Utensils provided. All linens provided, Spices, Condiments, Charcoal Grill, Books, Games, Puzzles and plenty of brochures on the surrounding areas, 4 kayaks with paddles and life jackets, inner tubes, TV, DVD, Movies, Fire-Pit, horseshoes, porch swing, Adirondack chairs, deck furniture and table umbrellas.

We're sorry...NO PETS without prior approval.

Activities (on site or near-by): : Hiking, Biking, Fishing, Hunting, Wildlife Viewing, Golf, Canoeing, Kayaking, Snowshoeing, Cross-country Skiing, Tubing, Festivals, Shopping, Restaurants, Casinos (1 Hour drive), Sightseeing, the famous Au Sable River Canoe Marathon during the last full weekend of July, or just relaxing on the porch or deck, enjoying nature. Miniature golf, Horseback Riding, Cinema, Swimming, Boating, Water Skiing, Downhill Skiing, Snowmobiling (Ride to the trails from the cabin), Sledding

More Details

Owner
Maureen
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Maureen



I tried to submit a review tonight and the website wouldn't accept it,

saying it encountered an error, so here is my review (see below):





An enjoyable stay for all three generations of us!



Grams, Gramps, son, daughter-in-law, all three grandkids and two dogs - we

all had a really great time at Maureen's cabin in the north woods. It felt

like magic when a deer greeted us in the driveway upon our arrival. The

cabin was lovely - spacious, cheery, clean, beds comfortable, loved the

high ceiling in the great room, plenty of lighting, kitchen well equipped,

and we all made good use of the covered front porch where Grams was twice

buzzed by curious hummingbirds while relaxing in one of the rocking chairs

there. Grownups, kids, and dogs all found plenty to do down by the river,

wading and swimming, catching crawdads and fish, paddling the kayaks and

rubber raft, panning for gold (our grandson found a tiny grain of gold in

the black sand of the river!), and chilling out on the covered swinging

bench (hummingbirds there, too!). Found a Pictionary game among the games

provided and had a blast playing it in the evening, laughing our heads off!

We even watched a Tigers game on TV one day - and they won! Hartwick Pines

State Park nearby was a nice surprise - be sure to check out the logging

camp museum. The bakery in Grayling is something special and the staff at

the nearby gift shop so friendly, helping us find the site of Pere Cheney,

a local ghost town. And Maureen is the perfect balance of gracious and

professional - thank you Maureen!



Thanks again!



Cordially,



Gregg
Aug 2016
  • 1 of 2

Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Traverse City
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
I75, Exit 254 in Michigan
Car: necessary

Nearby attractions include the famous 'Holy Waters' fly-fishing area, Mackinac Island (85 miles north), Hartwick Pines State Park (15 minutes), Hanson Hills Ski Resort/Park (10 minutes), Lake Margrethe, Higgins & Houghton Lakes, Gaylord (golf), Traverse City, Petoskey, Tanger Outlet Center (45 minutes south) and many others. Snowmobiling on the many trails that meet in Grayling. Brochures are at the cabin, if needed, for many nearby sites. Activities (on site or near-by): Hiking, Biking, Fishing, Hunting, Wildlife Viewing, Golf, Canoeing, Kayaking, Snowshoeing, Cross-country Skiing, Tubing, Festivals, Shopping, Restaurants, Casinos (1 Hour drive), Sightseeing, the famous Au Sable River Canoe Marathon during the last full weekend of July, or just relaxing on the porch or deck, enjoying nature. Our cabin is easily accessible, located on a private, dead-end road that is maintained year-round. E-mail for more interior pictures of the cabin.

Other Activities: Canoeing, Kayaking, Snowshoeing, Snowmobiling, Cross-country Skiing,

Amenities

Grayling Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1534 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • River ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • I full bathroom on each floor, with tub/shower and vanities.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Upstairs Master - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon
    Downstairs 1 - 1 double
    Twin Bedroom - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Great Room
  • Sleeps 11 1 Queen & 1 futon in upstairs master bedroom with master bath 3 singles in downstairs bedroom - 2 are log beds 1 full size log bed in downstairs bedroom 1 sleeper sofa in Great room port-a-crib available
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
We offer all kinds of conveniences. We provide board games, cards, checkers, puzzles and children's books. There is a charcoal grill right outside and a wrap-around deck. Relax there and have your supper, read a book or stretch out in the hammock and watch for deer, wild turkey and other wildlife. Our cabin is easily accessible, located on a private, dead-end road that is maintained year-round. E-mail for more interior pictures of cabin. Pets Allowed with Prior Approval and Additional Fee. (Cats not allowed) Absolutely No Smoking Inside the Cabin, Amenities: Washer, Dryer, Wood Stove, Full Kitchen, Microwave, Refrigerator, Gas Stove, Coffee maker, Coffee, Cooking Utensils provided. Linens provided, Spices, Condiments, Charcoal Grill, Books, Games, Puzzles and plenty of brochures on the surrounding areas, kayaks with paddles and life jackets, inner tubes for floating, TV, DVD, Movies, Fire-Pit. If you would like cleaning service during your visit, our caretakers can help.

Reviews

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Peaceful Log Cabin, Tucked in the Woods, on Riverfront Property - GORGEOUS!!
average rating of 4.915493 based on 73 reviews
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Re-laxing!

  • 5 of 5

We are return guests and just love this cottage. The area is our old stomping grounds and we go with aspirations of lots of hiking and fishing. Although we do some, we find ourselves spending much of the time relaxing at the cottage. Absolutely love this stay!!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a very relaxing long weekend.

Grayling is such a great area for outdoor activities. We enjoyed kayaking, horseshoes, camp fire pit, the cabin was clean and we enjoyed the entire experience. Maureen has wonderful customer service skills.

Thanks again,

We will return.

Steve

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice Scenic relaxing getaway

  • 4 of 5

Nice and quiet.great to get away from the city for a few days. Nice to see wildlife and the smell of autumn in the air and see the nice color of the leaves changing.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Beautiful setting in a peaceful invirment

  • 4 of 5

Saw deer and wild turkeys. Very relaxing

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Clean, comfortable, private... and we had absolutely everything we needed for our stay. Morning was a pleasure to work with. It's obvious she cares about her guests. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Get getaway!

  • 5 of 5

What an awesome week! The cabin was beautiful as was the surrounding woods. Deer and pheasant visited us everyday. Hartwick Pine State Park is a beautiful place to hike . . . lots of trails. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30
Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning (over 7 + $10) $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Rates are based on the number of guests and season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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