|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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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!
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!
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!
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.
We enjoyed the fact that it's a quick drive to Mackinaw, yet sits on a quiet lake that's very private. Very relaxing property, with everything we needed in the cabin, including a basket of s'more goodies. We really enjoyed our stay!
Frank and Sherry,
Thank you for the use of your cabin on Lancaster Lake. You have thought of your guests in every way! If you are looking for a perfect vacation cottage that has all the amenities and is close to all northern Michigan has to offer you found it. We loved coming "home" at the end of the day to our basically private lake, we saw only 3 other boats the entire time! And thank you for the wonderful gift basket 😉
Joe and Viki
Aug 27 - Sept 1, 2016
Great time , boats and fishing were fun, smores by the fire and having direct TV for the rainy day was great.
Our family absolutely loved out stay at Uncle Frank's Cabin! We weren't even unpacked and my husband and I were talking about coming back. The lake and the views are amazing. The small, secluded wildlife lake was exactly what we were hoping for. The views were spectacular, the fishing was plentiful and all of the amenities made it perfectly comfortable for us and our two small children.
We got a kick out of seeing the Loons everyday. We saw frogs, fish and even a water snake! (My kids weren't too fond of that one ;) )
We caught so many bass and pike that we lost count. Most fish were caught right off the dock. My daughter even caught a catfish!
The proximity to the Mackinac bridge facilitated a trip to Mackinac Island and also to the UP. We were also able to stop at Jay's in Gaylord to stock up on new fishing lures on our way up!
The boat and the paddle boats were enjoyed by all. The hammock was pretty stellar too. We didn't get around to canoeing but we can't complain.
The cabin is stocked with everything needed to make you feel at home-and we did! We enjoyed the cozy decor and the smores welcoming basket too.
I would recommend this cabin to anyone looking for a secluded spot for peace and relaxation.
Thank you for sharing your cabin with us!
Oh my goodness. Everything was wonderful. The cool nights, the frogs, the birds, the Loons and even caught a few fish. One still has my hook and rubber worm in its mouth. He was too big and snapped my line as I was holding him up reaching for my camera. My wife was able to relax and read, the girls relaxed, watched some movies, went on the paddle boats and pontoon boat (which was great by the way). They also loved the hammock. We were secluded enough but was not far from Mackinac Island. WOW. You all thought of everything a family would need to stay at your cabin . We have told many about it already. We do hope to return someday and enjoy Northern Michigan again. Thanks again fir making it possible for families like ours to enjoy the beautiful nature that God has blessed us with. God Bless. The Klein family.
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!
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:
-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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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Refundable Security Dep||$250|
Rates are subject to change at the discretion of Uncle Frank's Cabin.