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Relax With Your Family By A Quiet (Private) Lake

Sleeps23
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Lodge, 4 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 3 1/2 Baths, (Sleeps 20-22)

Enjoy a truly relaxing and contented retreat with your family in a beautiful 'Natural Log Cabin' in a rural natural setting in mid Michigan on a small natural private lake, where you will create family memories you will treasure for life. --Make this your -----FISHING--(Steelhead and salmon-- with-in 35 min),--HUNTING--(with-in 30min).----GOLFING (with-in 10min).------SKIING---(with-in45min).--HEAD-QUARTERS---- You will see an abundance of birds, including water fowl and often eagles as you fish in your own private lake for , bass, bluegill, perch, and rock bass. You will also occasionally see wildlife, including deer, squirrels, chipmunks, and turkeys. In winter there are snowmobile trails within a 15 minute drive,and rails and trails within 8 miles.

New addition: We added a 'WATER FALLS' and 'CAVE' between Cabin and Lake. The sound of water is sooooo soothing.

'THE CABIN' Greatroom= Has large wood fire place, 5 reclining chairs (sofas) ; lake view, sound of the water falls;

Bedrooms= Have log design through out, (Must see)

Porches= Are covered; Have lake and water falls view, with chairs, swing, and grill.

Loft= Has lounge area, Balcony and 2 roomy bedrooms and full bath.

Breakfast nook= Large table, Lake and swinging rainbow bridge view.

Basement= 'Open daylight walk out' has Game room; large bunk room, that we named the 'Sheep Stall' as it has the barn wood design. Full bath. Plus private bedroom with lake and bridge view.

Contact us for a vacation you will not forget . This is a model home for our Log Home Business and occasionally we will show the home with advance notice. 'Dream of your VACATION'

We do not want any drinking parties

'The answer is Jesus with-in' Richard & Katie

Keywords: Ideal for family reunions, Private rural setting on private lake.

More Details

Owner
Richard and Katie Troyer
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, Pennsylvania Dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 3, 2017

About Richard and Katie Troyer

Richard has been a log home builder for 27 years. Richard and Katie have both seen their partners go through cancer and pass away. Then God so graciously brought us together in 2005. Richard had 11 children and Katie had 9 which gives us the grand total of 20. One passed on in 2000 so we cherish the others though most of them are now married and do not live at home. 55 grandchildren.

We enjoy all the natural beauty around us. We greatly appreciate what ' Our loving Father in Heaven' has created for our enjoyment.

' The answer is Jesus with-in'

Richard and Katie Troyer purchased this lodge in 1998

Why Richard and Katie Troyer chose Tustin

We are using this beautiful log home as a model as we share it with others. Totally relaxing!

What makes this lodge unique

I always enjoyed water, The depth of the lake and the high ground with its ever green trees all around is what drew me to this location. You will have to experance it yourself to know what i am saying. Bond with your children and grandchildren as you spend time together--------Richard & Katie-------

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Mr.Troyer & Family; Just want to say thank You for a wonderful stay at your "Waters Edge" Cabin; We loved all the exquisite decor of each room. We had an invigorating walk around the lake, but the highlight of the trip was the zip line experience. Your cabin is so inviting and it allowed plenty of room for 3 generation to interact.

Thank You again for a very enjoyable weekend. Mr. & Mrs Buck our Kids & GrandKids Too!
Feb 2012
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Amenities

Tustin Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 23
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , You will love this room.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , In the basement
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Half bath next to the master bathroom.
  • All towels, washclothes, soaps, shampoos provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 23
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom has king bed and a Master bath with a jacuzzi
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Cute log baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Beautiful view from this bedroom in the finished basement.
    Bedroom 5 - bunk room - 6 double , 3 bunk bed , These bunk beds are double beds- curtains- sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2) (1 in each separate room, Double Beds (1), Child Beds (1) Log baby crib, Bunk Beds (3) 3 bunk beds each on is a double bed size in one big room.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Of interest is our '56 foot rainbow bridge' that gos across a canal to a 3 acre virgin woods, Wandering through these large beech and hemlock trees on a soft spongy floor of years of built up vegetation brings you back to 'The Daniel Boons days', Also of interest is our animals,--- Mascovy & wild ducks--deer---turkey--squirriels-- rabbits--- . 20 acres of woods to play in.

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Relax With Your Family By A Quiet (Private) Lake
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 36 reviews
5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing Very well equipped with all the necessary items. Enjoyed every minute did not want to leave!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The log cabin was perfect, we had a party of 22 for a reunion that couldn't of fit better!

  • 5 of 5

The lake was great for canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and swimming. We had a great time everyone commented we should re book for next year.

It's a very nestled and quiet place in the woods for the perfect get away. There was tons of trails and wildlife for the kids and adults to enjoy also. Thanks again for having us Richard and Katie!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having you with us and always enjoy our return families. The large groups seem to enjoy the various activities and love the privacy of the home. Thanks again for joining us.
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Columbus,IN
5

Very peaceful and lots of activities.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the cabin and at Lake Michigan! The grandchildren especially enjoyed the beach. boats, swimming and trying to catch minnows.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Mark for joining us and are glad the children and all enjoyed their stay. Yes, there are 3 canoes and we are getting ready to put a new seat on our water wheeler and hopefully can get that out late summer yet.
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5

Relaxing and enjoyable stay!

  • 5 of 5

Water's Edge is a beautiful cabin with great property around it! Very peaceful and relaxing stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed our quiet spot.
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Des Moines, Iowa
5

A Five star Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

From Reservation to vacations last day Richard and Katie were the perfect Hosts. Our annual family vacation could not have been better.

Our brood of 15 found the accommodations beyond our expectations, amenities made our lives easier. The surrounding environment peaceful and would you believe N Michigan and no mosquitoes (not guaranteed). All was a safe wonderful respite from our daily lives. Thank You again for providing this wonderful place for a peaceful place where one can reconnect with nature. Roland Leveque

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for joining us Roland/ It was good to have you here and enjoying the nature and family time together. How wonderful to have family. Yes, you are right, this year we have been blessed with less mosquitoes which we are very thankful for . We also put an airconditioner in since there were a few weeks of much warmer temperatures. However, those days are already past. Usually we do not need an airconditioner. Log homes do well in that, and a fan is often all I use. May you have many more happy years together as a family and extended family.
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5

Our Family Paradise

  • 5 of 5

As our week began July 15th, we gathered our troops of 7 active grandchildren and 5 adults and shared a week on the grounds of Richard and Katie in their beautiful log home. Our daughter took to the loft with her 4 active children where we took the main bedroom and had all the amenities one would ask and our son and 3 children headed to the bunkhouse and downstairs area where our fun all began. It was a week filled with everlasting joy as we shared days swimming, boating, fishing and using the fire ring provided for our nightly treats of chocolate. We used the zip line and swing provided to add pleasure to our daily fun and explored the grounds around the cabin as we took hikes, played baseball, watched turtles and played in the sand. The pleasures were endless as the privacy of our private lake provided the beautiful sunrises as those beautiful sunsets. We awoke each morning to the coffee being brewed and the feet coming down the stairs from that upper loft. It was a week full of joy and memories and a place we would sincerely consider coming back. We thank both Richard and Katie for their endless hospitality and would highly recommend this private and peaceful place to share a week together.

With much regards, the Colasanti, Willis and Hubbard Families from Denver, Chicago and St. Louis.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks friends for having joined us at the peaceful, private, home around the lake. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and made many memories---I think you did a wonderful job as grandparents and parents to make memories that will last for a lifetime! It takes effort on your parts and energy to direct the children to play together and to teach them the beauty of outdoors. It is so much more than sitting and watching TV. You have an impact on each of the future generations by spending that time with them. Thanks again for joining us.
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
GRR (Grand Rapids)
Nearest Ferry
68 Miles
Ludington, Michigan
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
115 on the east and 131 on the west
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Marion
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Caberfae
Nearest Beach
13 Miles
Big Hanes (at sight) West Cadillac, Rose Lake

Private Lake Boating and Fishing and Swimming in nearby RoseLake is also available. with-in 15 to 45 minutes there is golfing, steel head and samom fishing, golfing, hunting , down hill and cross country and jet skiing, Rafting, lots of restaurants. and much more. Volleybal court and games for the family

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 6.0%

In the off season we will except less than 3 days if the total is $525 or greater

A reservation/damage deposit is needed to reserve the dates you want, and will be returned to you after your stay if all is left in good condition.
The rest is due within the first couple days of your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.