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Boating,Fishing,Romantic & Rustic and up todate! -Cabin on Burt Lake Michigan

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Cheboygan Cabin Rental Photos and Description

- 4 Bedrooms & 1 loft bedroom- 3 Bathrooms & 1 Sofa Bed

Beautiful 75 year old log cabin located on the North East end of Burt Lake in scenic northern Michigan.

Completely renovated and up to date situated on 80 feet of shoreline, our cabin offers four bedrooms and three new bathrooms.

Master bedroom includes a queen size bed with whirlpool in the room. Cozy loft with a low ceiling is just great for kids.

A private dock provides easy access to your boat along with a private 2 mooring buoy.

Recreational Items that come with Cabin outside.

1. Volley Ball net & Ball

2. Two kayaks and Life Jackets for Adults.

3. Shuffle Board Court

Recreational Items that come with Cabin inside.

1. Foosball Table

Complete modern amenities compliment our cabin with all you will need for a comfortable and memorable stay.

Everything is new except the walls and the Antiques!


Master bedroom with with queen size bed along with whirlpool tub.

Two beautiful bedrooms with 2 singles in each and one large bedroom with 2 double beds.

Loft has 1 double bed.

Sleeper sofa may accommodate 2 extra guests for a total of fourteen people.

Kitchen - Fully equipped, including dishwasher, microwave, and stove.

Living room - entertainment a new Big screen TV with VCR and DVD Player.

Laundry room- located in walkout basement.

Fire pit with fire wood, gas grill, picnic table, and 10 x10 sand box for the kids are all located lake side.

Activities: Boating on the Inland Water Way, horse back riding, skiing, hiking, hunting, fishing, Foosball in our game room and a shuffle board court are just a few of the many activities you can do at our cabin.

A private dock provides easy access to your boat along with a 2 private mooring buoy.

Cabin water front has a rocky shore the first 20 feet out then turns into a sandy bottom staying waist high for almost 100 yards. It’s excellent for younger kids 5 years and up who enjoy swimming.

We furnish a sand box for smaller children who want to play in the sand. Off the dock, kids and adults that act like kids will enjoy catching crawfish and minnows.

Boats can be rented at Indian River Marina for the week or the day.

Area: Cabin is located less than 22 miles to Makinaw, less than 25 miles to Petoskey, and 10 miles from Indian River Golf Club.

Riding stable is located ¼ mile from cabin just across the street from Hoppies Tavern.

Snowmobile trails are just 10 minutes away.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Chuck -Leasing & Information /// Gene- Information Only!
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, italian
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based on 23 traveler reviews

Boating,Fishing,Romantic & Rustic and up todate! -Cabin on Burt Lake Michigan
average rating of 4.3913045 based on 23 reviews

Amazing Lake Cabin -- GREAT for Larger Family

  • 5 of 5

We rented this cabin for a big of a family reunion up north. We had 8 adults and 4 kids in the cabin. The pictures don't do it justice, the cabin was extremely roomy -- everyone had plenty of room to move around. The kitchen was well equipped. The jewel of the house was the basement level master bedroom --complete with jacuzzi tub. The free firewood was a nice added bonus as we had a nice lakefront bonfire each and every night of our stay. The lake itself is pretty shallow, great for families with younger children -- it doesn't get deep until probably 50-yards from the end of the dock. Gene is an excellent caretaker and provided a wonderful overview of the house and surrounding area. The cabin was close to all of Northern Michigan's most famous sites. It was a wonderful stay! The only negative was some of the mattresses could be replaced and I definitely do not recommend Hoppy's Restaurant at the end of the street -- we had a very poor service and food quality when we went there. Our family would definitely rent this cabin again!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It’s great to get a nice review and renters opinions of the Cabin. It helps us as Management keep the Cabin looking the way it does and makes the next quests stay even better. Management takes great pride in the Cabin so when we get a review we try and correct anything that might make it unpleasant. Most large Items which pertain to upkeep are worked on in the spring before the season starts. Mattress’s that need to be changed will be replaced before the next season. It’s hard to comment on Hoppies Restaurant which is located within walking distance from the Cabin it is usually really good. Maybe it was just a bad night for them? Thanks for the review! Management
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Excellent place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place to stay! We had 2 family’s stay and had a great time. It’s our first time on Burt but what a lake. Adults and kids loved it! Having activities already there at the cabin made it more fun. Kids used the kayaks and shuffle board court most the days we didn’t travel in our rented boat. Gene did a great job making sure we understood where everything was and gave us help to understand the lake and the surroundings.

We enjoyed the camp fires at night making smores!Cabin was in excellent shape down to where the fire wood is kept. One family flew into Pleston and rented a car which worked out great.Its close to most everything we planned to do.

Marina delivered the boat right to the front of the cabin and even picked it up at the end. Super cool! Crooked river trip was great using the locks and just getting away as there is so much to see on the lake. Inland waterway is something my kids will never forget. Amount of wildlife we saw on the trip was awesome! Our family’s have already confirmed a date for next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review ! Owner & Manager
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Cabin on Burt simply awesome

  • 5 of 5

We just finished our 5th year in a row at this beautiful cabin. Clean cozy and big. Great kitchen with huge table..We love the rustic living room with all the comfortable furniture. Upper level bedrooms are very comfortable and spacious with 2 bathrooms. The suite in the lower level is huge with full bath and hot tub.There is plenty of parking too. Great pub with good food just up the road. Very friendly owner and fair. We booked year six today. You will not find a better play in the area. Highly recommend you give it a try.


  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review !
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Holland, Michigan

Great Place for a vacation on Burt Lake

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was a great place to spend a week with family and friends.

When we arrived we were greeted by Dolly who showed us around the cabin. She showed us the four nice bedrooms, a kitchen with a gigantic table, a wonderful living room, three bathrooms, the laundry room, a deck and a nice dock. There is a fire ring by the lake too. Dolly and her sister had just finished getting the cabin ready for our arrival and, I must say, they did a great job. Very clean.

The cabin accommodated our group of four couples easily. We totally enjoyed our stay and are talking about coming back again. Of course, having ideal weather always improves a vacation. We enjoyed shorts and swimsuit weather during the day and pleasantly cool nights.

We launched our boat at a marina in Indian River that we had used before. In the time we stayed at the cabin we made a couple of trips up the Crooked River. The river winds through the country and there are sections of the trip with and without riverside cottages. There is a lock on the river before entering Crooked Lake and the adjoining Pickerel Lake.

Burt Lake also feeds Indian River. For this vacation we only ventured through the river to Mullet Lake. However, you can take your boat out of Mullet Lake on the Cheboygan River, past town of Cheboygan and into Lake Huron. There is a larger lock if you go this way. The name of the whole water route is called the Inland Waterway and is a blast to cruise.

We did a little fishing. Although our catch was nothing to write about, my son and I had an experience we won’t soon forget. Noisy seagulls were swooping near our boat and one grabbed a fish in its beak. During the seagull’s struggles to gain some height, it dropped the fish. To our surprise, a beautiful adult Bald Eagle dove down and snatched the fish in its talons and cruised away. It was majestic.

If northern Michigan is your destination for a vacation, this is a good place to stay

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review ! Owner & Manager
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East Lansing

Burt Lake was everything and more, love it.

  • 5 of 5

This property was everything and more. Our family rents a cabin every summer and this was one of our favorites. The house is close to everything, especially water and wonderful sunsets. Our favorite memories this summer were the kids playing shuffle board in the backyard, my brother taking the kayak for a spin or the marina bringing our rental pontoon right to our dock, what more could a person ask for? We had four generations (age 4 days to old age 77) stay during the week and all were very happy with the choice this year. We all left feeling relaxed, rested, and made many memories that will always bring a smile to our hearts. Thank you to Gene the manager, he was kind and so thoughtful, it didn't go unnoticed. In fact we absently (we had not even noticed yet) left our spare set of keys at cottage and he called us right away to tell us he would mail first thing Monday morning, he went above and beyond, we were very grateful. This cottage has been updated, taken care of, clean and just felt homey, if this area works for you don't hesitate, well worth the money. We look forward to every summer the family getting together and making memories, on the water, around the fire pit, at the local restaurant, or just hanging out on the deck, if this is how you think of a vacation then give Burt Lake a chance, we are glad we did. This is a cabin we would consider again and again, thank you Chuck and Gene for a wonderful week filled with memories that time can never replace. Burt lake was everything and more, love it.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review ! Owner & Manager
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Beautiful cabin

  • 5 of 5

We rented the cabin for a long weekend. I contacted Gene to see if it was possible to check in early because we were arriving around noon. (4:00 check in). Gene told us that this shouldn't be a problem and it wasn't. Some of the previous reviews stated how awful this cabin was kept, we did not have or see any of this. Everything worked fine and the cabin was beautiful. We had 10 adults stay and had plenty of room for everyone. Everyone in our group enjoyed the cabin and are looking to book it in the future. Everyone has different opinions on places like this. Mine and the group that I was with rate this cabin a "5" !!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Pelston Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Hoppies Tavern walking distance
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Indian River Golf Course & Boyne Highlands
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 75
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Hoppies Tavern & Restaurant walking distance
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Boyne Highlands
Car: necessary

If you ski two major ski resorts are only 15 min. away.

Cabin is located on the north east end of beautiful Burt Lake Michigan just a short drive to Makinaw, Petoskey, Cheboygan and Indian River. Cabin is located just a short walk from a restaurant and a Riding stable less then 1/4 mile away.

Other Activities: Game room with Foosball table.

Golf: Boyne Highlands and Indian River Golf Resorts are both 10 miles away from the cabin.

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Rates & Availability

Cheboygan Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall -Winter
Sep 10 2016 - Dec 24 2016
2 night minimum stay
Dec 25 2016 - Jan 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter -Spring
Jan 3 2017 - Jun 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
June 3-10
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
June 10-17
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
June 17-24
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
June 24-July 1
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
August 19-sept 1
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Dec 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning $140

Stays are from Saturday to Saturday unless off season.

Check In: 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Check Out:10:00am

*****All prices tax included.

Cleaning Fee $125 and can be reduced with less then 6 quests.
Deposit $400

First 50 % of rent is due with lease at sign up.
Last 50% of rent due at check in.

Kids are free up to 3 years old!

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Cheboygan Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • All blankets, sheets, pillows and towels are new in 2015 and are included in the rental. We have a pop up baby crib for kids up to 3 years old for no additional cost.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • Master bedroom has a queen size bed and whirlpool. Loft is excellent for kids!
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Sand Box
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Recreation items that come with Cabin. * 2 Kayaks and Life Jackets for Adults only. * Shuffle board Court. * Volley Ball net and Ball. Croquet set.

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