Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)
Why Jay chose Barryton
We had been renting this cabin from the previous owners for 8 years, and jumped and the chance to buy this property. We are happy to be able to share our cabin with you. Every time we get to visit, we leave feeling relaxed and renewed.
What makes this Cabin unique
Gorrel lake, being only a few feet from the cabin and deck, provides great views, a nice breeze, boating, and fishing. The adjacent county park offers sandy beaches on two lakes, horseshoes, a playground, and a fish cleaning station.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
The cabin is wonderful, we absolutely loved it!
Our stay was awesome, the cabin had everything we could possibly need. I think I overpacked😆. The kids had a wonderful time fishing, kayaking and swimming. The town people were very friendly. Great vacation, we will definitely come back.
Very enjoyable, peaceful.
Grandkids love the fishing and swimming and the playground in the park. Great to have the paddle boat, kayaks and canoe to use.
We were short a few bed sheets at check in, but we got by.
Bachelor Party/Guys Weekend
The Card's Nest made for a great spot for a relaxing yet entertaining weekend away to celebrate one of my buddies getting married soon. The cabin itself is a very comfortable place to stay, and it has everything you need to enjoy your time there. Taking the kayaks and the canoe out on the perpetually peaceful lake to do some paddling and fishing was an absolute highlight! The fire pit area makes a great spot to toss back a few cold ones and enjoy the scenery and time away from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life. This was my second time staying at The Card's Nest and it certainly won't be my last!
The Cards Nest will forever be a memorable place. All you need to bring are your clothes and food. My family just got back from the best vacation ever!!! We enjoyed the fishing and boats (supplied by the cards nest). It's so pieceful there that you forget your next to a campground. I've never been so relaxed as I was in the hammock! If your looking for a place that has beautiful scenery, is quiet, relaxing, fully equipped, and ready to make amazing memories then I recommend you stay here. This cabin easily accomidated the 10 of us. They were very nice at answering my questions, and easy to check in and out with. We can't wait to plan our next stay here!
Probably best outfitted cabin we've ever stayed in over 24 years.
A lot of care went into the planning of this cabin, both inside and out. If U sit outside with your coffee, tea or whatever, you can feel your cares melting away as you watch the sun rise or set on the lake.
Saw our first loon, which I had thought was some sort of exotic bird but is actually in the duck family.
Loved the town of Big Rapids, don't miss the River Walk.
Chip and Dale were very entertaining but declined to come home with us. Probably heard about the cat.
True relaxation at the Cards Nest
This was a different vacation then we've ever taken. We weren't sure what we were going to find once we arrived or what we would think about it, given the location (in a campground). However, I can honestly say that it was the most relaxing vacation we've ever had. The only time we left was to go into Big Rapids to get groceries. We spend the rest of the time fishing, relaxing on the beach, going out on the boats, sitting in the hammock, and then spent every evening by the fire pit. We had many questions before arriving and the owner was very responsive, helpful, and friendly. Thanks for sharing your cabin with us!
Located Adjacent to Merill Lake County Park