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Crooked Lake Log Cabin - Lakefront (Chelsea - Ann Arbor Area)

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

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Michigan Cabin Rental Photos and Description

This original lakefront log cabin was built in 1930 as a fishing camp. It has a private dock and a spectacular view of Crooked Lake. This lake is a beautiful 110 acre all sports lake adjacent to the Waterloo Recreation Area. The recreation area encompasses 20,000 acres, has 47 miles of hiking trails, fishing lakes, nature and equestrian trails.

The cabin is approximately 950 sq. ft., with 2 bedrooms and 1 bath. It still maintains the rustic ambiance but has been updated with modern conveniences. The front bedroom has a full bed and there are 2 built in log twin beds. Ideal as a private retreat for a couple or 4 people, but is capable of sleeping 6. The log sofa in the living room can be converted to a full size futon bed.

The lake has a public boat launch and you may bring your own boat. We provide a paddle boat, canoe and a couple of kayaks for your use.

  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english


based on 23 traveler reviews

Crooked Lake Log Cabin - Lakefront (Chelsea - Ann Arbor Area)
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews

We loved staying here!

  • 5 of 5

We chose Crooked Lake cabin for our sisters annual spring get-together. It was wonderful. The cabin was spotless and so well taken care of. The owners, Doreen & Dominie were so kind and helpful. It was a joy to meet them. Being able to relax by a campfire overlooking the lake is about as peaceful as you can get. We had a special treat! We watched a momma chipmunk move her babies from their nest by the water to the back of the property. I didn't think anything could be so cute as a tiny baby chipmunk.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonder Lake, IL.

Our Anniversary

  • 5 of 5

As advertised, it was exactly what we wanted and more. We had a great time. Beautiful fall colors surround a great fishing lake. The rustic cabin and

fireplace made are stay even more enjoyable. It's a place where you can sit back and relax listening to nature. Doreen and Dominie were unbelievable

with their hospitality. They greeted us like family.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rochester Hills, Michigan

Excellent location and cottage was perfect to unplug

  • 5 of 5

Your cottage was perfect for the rest I needed. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for us!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here while we were in the area for our wedding! It was the perfect home base for us. Close enough to civilization that we could get to family events easily, but still secluded and beautiful. Our families joined us for BBQs a few afternoons, and the kids (big and small) loved the paddleboat and playing by the lake. I wish we could've stayed for a month!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

It was great! My husband and I will be back next year. Loved it so much we call it "our place." It really was perfect :)

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful cottage

  • 5 of 5

My mother, husband and I stayed recently and had a great time. The owners are available for any needs and the cabin had everything we needed. It is a rustic, charming log cabin on a peaceful lake. We enjoyed going into Chelsea and Ann Arbor, which are easy to get to. We had a great dinner at BBQ 52 in Chelsea one night and picked up groceries and snacks at Plum Market in Ann Arbor the next day. I highly recommend the restaurant and grocery store, as well as this cabin. I will definitely be back, hopefully for a longer trip next time!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The log cabin is located 6 miles from the village of Chelsea and 22 miles from Ann Arbor. It is only 3 miles from the expressway (I-94), yet secluded and away from all the bustle once you arrive at this lakeside sanctuary.


Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2016 3-4 nt min
Jun 25 2016 - Sep 17 2016
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

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Summer: 4 night minimum applies to stays over a weekend. Please contact us for availability for shorter stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Michigan Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Portable air conditioner.

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