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Frank & Sherry Petrowski

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

A Northern Michigan Hideaway Right in the Middle of Great Attractions

24 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Overview

Michigan Cottage Rental Photos and Description

MINIMUM NIGHT STAY IS 5 NIGHTS in the summer season

Welcome renters! We are so excited you are considering Uncle Frank's Cabin for your 2016 vacation, as this is our 5 year renting our cottage. Uncle Frank's Cabin is a medium-sized lakefront cottage located on quiet Lancaster Lake in Levering, MI. We are the perfect choice for the family or couple looking for a 'R & R' vacation away from the hustle and bustle of city life or the travelers' that seek adventure by visiting all the attractions Northern Michigan has to offer. We are located a 4 miles off I-75 and about 15 miles South of Mackinaw City, so we are easy to travel to and from.

Uncle Frank's Cabin is nestled on a 3.5 acre property full of wild raspberries, birch trees, and a large yard. Enjoy the lakefront of Lancaster Lake, a small yet deep inland lake (50+ acre). The lake is perfect for canoeing, kayaking, fishing, swimming, and small or slow moving motor boats. Enjoy using of our 8 passenger PONTOON BOAT, CANOE, and PADDLE BOAT all FREE of Charge!

In addition to enjoying the lake activities please utilize our iron ring fire pit, hammock, new pine deck, propane BBQ grill, picnic table, and horseshoe pit.

When you are not soaking up the sunshine outside, Uncle Frank's Cabin provides all the comforts of home. Uncle Frank's cabin has 2 bedrooms, 1 baths, a fire place living room (with extra sleeping space), a fully equipped kitchen, and relaxing front family room.

Although we only rent our cottage for week durations in the Summer (June, July, August: minimum of 5 nights); 2+ nights days are available in the spring and fall. Please do not hesitate to send us an inquiry!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Frank & Sherry Petrowski (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Frank & Sherry Petrowski

Greetings future renters! We are Frank and Sherry Petrowski proud owners of Uncle Frank's Cabin. We live in Petoskey, MI (only 40 minutes from Uncle Frank's Cabin) and we love Northern Michigan, Summer time, and family. We have shared 36 years of married bliss and we are the proud parents of two adult children and the proud grandparents to two granddaughters.

Frank is the residential 'handy man' of Uncle Frank's Cabin as he is a certified service technician and has built many of the additions to Uncle Frank's Cabin. Including our famous 'Fish Chairs' out by our fire-pit. Frank is also the outdoors man of the duo and loves fishing as much as he can. So ask him where to score the monster fish!

Sherry is the resident 'concierge' of Uncle Frank's Cabin and she loves traveling and community events. So ask her about where to go for dinner or what local festivals are going on. Oh, and enjoy her 'Welcome' basket when you enjoy your stay at Uncle Frank's Cabin. Sherry professionally works at a Petoskey Child Development Center.

We are here to make your stay enjoyable and we look forward to meeting you!

Why Frank & Sherry Petrowski chose Michigan

We genuinely care about our renters and try to provide the best vacation experience. Make our home yours. Don't just take our word for it, read our reviews!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Dear Frank & Sherry,

Thank-you for making your cabin available to renters.

We had a very good time here - fishing every morning & night – using your Pontoon Boat & paddle boats & canoes & fires nightly. We loved the Loons, geese, Blue Heron & just the atmosphere of Uncle Frank’s Cabin. We also loved the location & enjoyed the nearby cities & beaches.
Aug 2012
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Reviews

4.7
based on 24 traveler reviews

A Northern Michigan Hideaway Right in the Middle of Great Attractions
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 28 reviews
4

Great spot! Beautiful cabin at a great location.

  • 4 of 5

The only thing stopping me from giving a 5 star is the fishing was slow and that was probably on me. This property was just as advertised, very clean very cute. It is a great location to make as a "base camp" for day trips to the coast or U.P. Having the use of a pontoon boat was another great plus. We loved our stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Great time with family!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was perfect for our family. It was clean and had everything we needed. Our boys had a great time on the smaller lake trying out their new kayaks. It was super easy to get to Makinaw City in the evening for dinner.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Anniversary get away

  • 5 of 5

This was a very nice house. Everything that you need was at the cabin. As for the fish, they didn't show up. We would stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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the crew

  • 5 of 5

we had an amazing time!!!!! And would love to to this again .

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Beautiful, serene and restful

  • 4 of 5

My wife and thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the cabin. My wife soon took to believing the loons were family pets. Nothing like the call of a loon across a northern Michigan lake. We thought the cabin had whatever we needed, was neat and tidy throughout. Only 15 minutes to Cheboygan, a little more to the bridge, which facilitated a few day trips. We always desired to return for a campfire at day's end. It was great to have the variety of boats to peruse the waters...canoed every day. I did some snorkeling as well. I hoped for better fishing, even though a few bass were accommodating in the shallows...the panfish appear to be stunted. Perhaps the DNR can come up with a plan. Great get away, thanks a lot!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice place.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and able to enjoy wild life. Close to everything we went to. Will stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Pellston Regional Airport, Pellston, MI
Nearest Ferry
18 Miles
Mackinac Island Ferries
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Hidden River, Little Traverse Bay,Boyne Highlands
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-75 and US-31
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Levering Cafe
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Nubs Nob, Boyne Highlands
Nearest Beach
17.5 Miles
Sturgeon Bay, Cross Village, MI
Car: necessary

We look forward to our 5th year of VRBO renting at Uncle Frank's Cabin as the 2016 summer season approaches. Each year we are improving Uncle Frank's Cabin and we look forward to new and returning travelers.

Uncle Frank's Cabin is ideal vacation rental for the traveler looking for a secluded hideaway or the traveler looking to sight see Northern Michigan. Uncle Frank's Cabin brings together the best of both worlds. Wake up to the soft cooing of loons and an early round of Lancaster Lake fishing right off the dock. Then enjoy lunch and fudge tasting in Mackinaw City, followed by a beach afternoon at the crystal waters of Sturgeon Bay located near Cross Village. Finish the evening with a flame grilled cookout at Uncle Frank's Cabin with alternating rounds of horseshoes and gooey s'mores.

Uncle Frank's Cabin is located 10775 MacArtur Rd., Levering 49755

-15 Miles South of Mackinaw City

-25 Miles North of Petoskey and Harbor Springs

-18 Miles East of Cross Village

-12 Miles West of Cheboygan

-23 Miles South of St. Ignace

Uncle Frank's Cabin is located near I-75 and US-31, so enjoy a quick scenic car ride to your favorite Northern Michigan Attractions:

-Mackinaw Island

-Fort Michilimackinac

-Historic Mill Creek

-Mackinaw Crossing Mall and Fudge Shops

-Thunder Falls Family Water Park

-Cross Village 'Legs Inn' Restaurant

-Sturgeon Bay State Park

-Sea Shell City Attraction

-The Mystery Spot

-Kewadin Casino of St. Ignace

-Odawa Casino of Petoskey

-Gaslight Shopping District in Downtown Petoskey

-The Famous 'Tunnel of Trees' on M-119

-Bay Harbor District of Petoskey, MI

-Big Bear Adventure River Tubing and Rafting

-Numerous Golf Courses

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Rates & Availability

Pellston Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Rental
Jun 19 2016 - Sep 6 2016
5 night minimum stay
$185
 
 
Fall Rental
Sep 7 2016 - Nov 13 2016
2 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Security Dep $250

Rates are subject to change at the discretion of Uncle Frank's Cabin.

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Amenities

Michigan Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water tubing

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