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Lodge,2 Refrigerators,Pontoon,Kayaks,Fishing Boats Included. (8/20 & 27 AVAIL )

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House,4 B. R.+Bunk Area,3 Baths, Sleeps 12.(12 not enough ? Ask about the Annex)

The Beaver Lodge is a gem hidden in the woods surrounding Gorrel Lake. The log lodge is on the lake, and provides a nice private setting for your vacation. There are only 3 houses on the entire lake. Enjoy the lake from the sun deck at the end of the pier, the provided pontoon boat, or one of the other smaller boats provided at no additional fee for your use.

You will find The Beaver Lodge to be fully furnished for your use. The kitchen/dining/gaming area downstairs is often a 'hub' of activity, with a fully stocked kitchen, washer and dryer,dishwasher, pool table, video games, foosball, air hockey, board games, cable TV, full bathroom, and much more. The glass/screened porch off this level provides a hot tub and sitting area.

On the main level, you will find the wet bar, family room with Satilite TV, fireplace, and a nice vaulted ceiling with a view of the loft area. The 'Lake View' bedroom on this level has a queen bed. The second of three full baths is on this floor in the hallway between the bedrooms. The 'Library' bedroom on this floor has a set of bunk beds. Off this level, you will find a nice glass/screen enclosed porch area (best room in the house ) facing the lake.

Upstairs you will find the loft, often the favorite sleeping area of younger guests. It has two sets of bunk beds, and a nice view of the family room ,the electric train that chuggs around the the open space above the main level, and the fireplace. There is also the 'Grand View' Bedroom with a queen bed, the 'West View' bedroom also with a queen bed, and the third full bath located in the hallway between the bedrooms. All 4 bedrooms are fully furnished with quality furniture befitting the true log cabin interior.

The outdoor area provides a nice area to relax; lay in the hammock, picnic in the gazebo, stroll through the woods, or sit around the fire-pit.

Keywords: lodge, lake, cottage, fishing, family, dock, pier, fire-pit, rustic, remote, isolated, game room, Kayaks,Fishing Boats, Canoe,Pontoon, Quiet, Lake side,

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, Korean
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Steve

Steve and Q-He are both retired and enjoying life to the fullest, spoiling our 5 grand children. Steve was an Academic Administrator at Ferris State University for 30 years, and Kyu Hui ( Q-He ) managed Talon Holding Co. Specializing in family, Student, and Vacation Rental properties for the past 30 plus years.We look forward to your family joing the Beaver Lodge family. We are truly a family orientated facility.

Steve purchased this lodge in 1980

Why Steve chose Western Michigan

We built this log cabin on this special property in the year 2000 on Gorrel Lake for our family, and are proud to be able to share this property with you.

What makes this lodge unique

While this is a very remote and private location, basic needs can be met in Barryton, less than 10 minutes away. Many of our renters come the same week each year, and we enjoy getting to know them and see their families grow and enjoy The Beaver Lodge.


Barryton Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , First Level / Kitchen and Game room
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Second Level
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Third Level
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , Second Level Orthopedic Mattress, NOT BUNKIES
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Third Level , Great Lake View
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Third Level not lake side
    Bunk Area - 2 bunk bed , Third Level open loft area.Orthopedic Mattress, NOT BUNKIES
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Second Level Lake view
  • Queen size Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1) Not a crib, But a ' Pack and Play ', Bunk Beds (3) With Full twin Orthopedic mattress NO BUNKIES
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Pontoon boat, 2 row boats with electric motors, 1 Canoe ,2 Kayaks, 1 paddle boat ( All Boats are removed from the Water November 1st and put in the water May 1st ) Full Size Video games,Darts,shuffle board table, children's play scape, basketball hoop,(1/2 Court), hammock, wet bar in living room,Stair gates,high chair,Play pen,


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Lodge,2 Refrigerators,Pontoon,Kayaks,Fishing Boats Included. (8/20 & 27 AVAIL )
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews

It was fantastic!!!

  • 5 of 5

Very secluded and private!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for a relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

We vacationed here for a week in June, with our 3-college aged kids. It was a great week - weather was in the high 70's, everyone enjoyed spending time on the lake in the boats, fishing, playing games, reading, and playing pool and other games in the game room. We cooked on a campfire most nights in the fire pit, but also in the fully supplied kitchen. Drove to Big Rapids one day and went canoeing. The cabin gave us plenty of room to spread out and lots to do together. We did bring a Mi-Fi so the kids could have some internet access. It was nice to have the laundry facilities and a dishwasher. The owner was great to work with and answered all our questions.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Catawba Island, OH

Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year at Beaver Lodge and we had a great time. There were six adults and two kids, aged 4 and 8. Plenty of places to sleep and lots of things to do. Fishing was good. My son used the kayak and caught 53 bass during our week's stay. The rest of us also caught fish, even the 4 year old. The weather was fantastic in the 70's with only one day of rain-- a perfect day to visit Big Rapids--about a 30 minute drive. Looking forward to next year's family vacation at Beaver Lodge.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always pleased when our guests share their fishing experiences. Not being a fisherman, I am only able to share with our guests what others have said.. Remember the Fall and Winter seasons also have great outdoor activities at the Beaver Lodge... Come join us.
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Perfect for extended familgy gathering to celebrate a graduation at Ferris!

  • 5 of 5

We had 12 people coming in from all over Michigan to celebrate our daughters graduation from Ferris. The lodge worked perfectly for our family. Plenty of room to spread out, the game tables were a great hit with our college aged kids and the adults. We're looking to book a week in the summer so we can enjoy the lake and outdoor activities! Thanks for opening your lodge to us... WIFI at the lodge would be a great addition.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The Lodge is perfectly located between Ferris state and Central Michigan Universities. We are proud to share your momentous occasions such as graduations, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Weddings and many other special occasions. Verizon's my-fi works great,since a New Verizon tower was brought on line this Summer 2013 and is located within three miles from the Lodge. Please think about joining the Beaver Lodge Family of Guests.
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Catawba Island, OH

Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Beaver Lodge with our kids, grandkids, nephew and niece and great nephews. We came from NY, OH, WI and MI. There were 7 adults and 4 kids, age 21 7 yrs. As described by other reviewers the house was clean and extremely well stocked with everything you might need for 12 people. The pool table, foosball, air hockey and shuffleboard were great. There was also a round table and chairs to do crafts for kids or use for additional dining area. The boats were also great for just going around the lake or for fishing. We went to Big Rapids one day that it rained and had lunch at a brewpub. My son and his family brought golf clubs and bikes but did not use them as we had plenty to do at Beaver Lodge. I would definitely recommend this property for a family or group vacation. The only problem we had was with the water temperature when someone was showering and someone else flushed a toilet or also took a shower. We mentioned this to Steve and I am sure he will take care of it as he seems to be a very conscientious host and wants everyone to have a good time.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were able resolve the situation regarding the water temperature fluctuation by replacing the shower control valve in the shower. We are very proud of our property and appreciate it when folks tell us when they have a problem.. Remember Fall is absolutely beautiful at the Beaver Lodge. We hope future guests will enjoy the Lodge as much as our Lodge family of guest have in the past and will have in the future
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Grand Rapids, MI

Family Vacation Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the Beaver Lodge last week. Family members from 5 different states all converged for a family reunion getaway, and the Beaver Lodge did not disappoint. Every amenity imaginable for both indoor & outdoor fun was at our disposal. The closest town was 30 minutes away, but with all the Beaver Lodge had to offer, we had no need to go anywhere else! Steve was incredibly accommodating and attentive to every detail of our needs - including wheelchair accessibility. Family ages ranged from 2 to 74, and there was something for everyone. The boats (oh, so many kinds of boats!), the playground, the hammock, the fire pit, the hot tub, the pool table, the air hockey, walks in the woods, board games. . . the options really are endless! The lodge was clean, stocked with everything you might need (and a little more - including kitchen spices), and actually had comfortable seating enough for the number of people it slept - surprisingly, not everyone thinks of this important detail! Thank you, Steve, for sharing your home for a wonderful week full of memories that will last a lifetime.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Reservation Deposits are refundable ONLY after your date has been re scheduled.

50 % Reservation deposit due when reservation is made,then balance due at check in plus tax on rental fee and a second check for the security deposit. We do not cash the security deposit check... It is returned upon your departure providing no deductions for damage or additional cleaning are required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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