Our cabin is a custom-built cedar log home on the Sturgeon River completely surrounded by Northern Michigan’s best golfing, kayaking, trout and walleye fishing, canoeing, boating, mountain biking, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and x-country and downhill skiing! This is a GORGEOUS PROPERTY and is directly on the beautiful Sturgeon River and walking distance to Trail #7 of the infamous Rails-to-Trails mountain biking and snowmobiling trails and only 1/4 mile from the Michigan DNR Trailhead for ORVs, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, mountain biking and back country hiking. There’s nothing like this 4 bedroom (plus loft), 3 bathroom home in Indian River so close to everything, including:
1. 20 miles from the Gaylord golf courses, Bay Harbor Golf Club, Boyne Highlands, Little Traverse Bay Golf, Black Lake Golf Club, and Crooked Tree Golf Club
2. 25 mins. from Mackinaw City
3. 20 mins. from Petoskey, Harbor Springs, and the Odawa Casino
4. 5 min. from the Inland Waterways for boating and jet skiing.
5. 2 miles from Burt Lake State Park with a beautiful sandy beach.
6. 2.5 miles from beautiful DeVoe Beach in the village of Indian River on Burt Lake
7. 1 mile from Burt Lake Marina for snowmobile rentals
8. 3 miles from Indian River Marina for pontoon boat rentals
Plus, there's lots of parking space for your boat trailers, motorcycles, and extra vehicles!
Inside Details: This is the perfect cabin for Northern Michigan enthusiasts looking to live large while on vacation Up North. Holidays, weekends, and weekly trips here will certainly be extra special with your family and friends! The home comes complete with oak hardwood flooring throughout and terra cotta tile in all the wet areas. It has custom-built cabinetry and stainless steel appliances in the chef’s kitchen and a BBQ deck and gas grill just off of the dining area. The main level also has a tidy living area with comfy seating and a 46” flat panel TV (complete with an Onkyo surround sound system) and a main-floor bedroom with a private entrance to the deck overlooking the Sturgeon River and a queen-size Tempur-Pedic mattress for extra comfort . The upstairs is perfect for a couple and at least 4 children; two in the smaller bedroom and two in the loft overlooking the great room. The upstairs bedroom has gorgeous views of the Sturgeon River and large back yard and has vaulted ceilings.
Outside Details: Outside, between the home and the river, is a nice lawn to run around on with your dog and a beautiful paver patio with stone bonfire pit overlooking the river (firewood and seating provided). The cabin is well lit at night while you’re enjoying the late night bonfires at the river. On the big timber cedar deck overlooking the Sturgeon River is a nice outdoor table and chairs with umbrella for relaxing and a staircase that goes down to the lawn going to the river and the bonfire patio/pit. In the front of the home is a smaller lawn and driveway as well as another vacant lot for extra parking space for your extra vehicles, boats, trailers, etc. Also in the front is paver patio with a cedar log pergola, picnic table, and gas grill just off of the indoor dining area.
Extra Features: Our vacation cabin comes complete with two kayaks for our guests to use at no additional cost. The finished lower level has a custom-built cedar sauna, a 46" screen TV set up to play Wii, and a foosball table! All three levels have full bathrooms, at least one bedroom with a queen-size bed, and custom-made furnishings.
Once you've reserved the cabin online I'll receive your email address so I can send you the rental documents to sign and return to me along with your damage deposit of State of Michigan Use/Lodging Tax of 6%. This is deposited into a separate real estate trust account and paid to the State of Michigan directly.
Thanks for reading and for considering our cabin for your trip. We've put a lot into this home and it's a very special place. Feel free to let me know if you have any questions about the cabin, Indian River, N. MI, etc. I grew up not far from where I built our home and I know a ton about the region. I'm happy to help you plan your trip the best I can!