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Barb Boggs

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

Spacious & Beautiful Year Round Lakefront Home for Rent ( sleeps 15)

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Overview

Cadillac House Rental Photos and Description

Spacious Lakefront 4 bdrm/2 bath (sleeps 12-15)

Welcome to Boggs' North Lodge! Roomy 3000 sq.ft. 4 bedroom/2 bath home overlooking beautiful, all- sports, Stoneledge Lake. Our family couldn't be more excited to share this magnificent location with you. This is just the place for a large family, group, or couples wanting to get away together. Our home will sleep 12-15 comfortably.

Our open kitchen, dining & living area on the main floor features a natural log fireplace, a vaulted ceiling, and triple patio doors for, what has to be, the best view over the lake! The patio doors open to a large upper deck where you take in a Cadillac sunrise or watch the activity on the beach. To give ultimate comfort, and an 'Up North' lodge feeling, we have purchased all new log furniture, a new 50' plasma flat screen TV. To complete the home, we have also brought in La-Z-Boy sofas & recliners for your complete comfort.

Tasteful accents & decorations will compliment the furnishings, and meticulous housekeeping will make you feel right at home.

Our kitchen features beautiful oak cabinets-fully equipped with quality pots, pans, utensils & dishes. It includes a full size refrigerator, electric stove, microwave, dishwasher, coffemaker, and toaster. The counter-top bar will seat 3 and the dining table will seat 8-10.

Bedroom#1 has a king size log bed and a beautiful lake view with private HD flatscreen TV. Bedroom #2 has a queen size log bed with a flatscreen TV. Bedroom #3 has 2 twin size log bunks(sleeps 4) and also has a lake view. Bedroom #4 has 1 full size log bunk (sleeps 4). There are 2 full bathrooms, one on each level of the home. All bedding and bath linens provided.

The lower level features a large, open recreation area. It has 2 large patio doors for 'walk out' convenience. The doors open to a huge lower patio (60 ft long) and to another beautiful lake view. The rec room furnishings include 3 log futons(with inner spring mattresses). A fourth TV, a pool table, and a air hockey table are located in the rec room as well.

Step out into the 1/2 acre manicured lawn that has 122ft of sandy beach front. The lake is shallow near the shore with a sandy bottom...great for swimming and watersports. Beach volleyball, cornhole and a campfire pit are available for guest use. Chaise loungers, lawn chairs, two picnic tables, a 6 person patio set, and a propane Weber BBQ grill are provided for your convenience.

If you are into fishing, you have come to the right lake! Bass, Pike, Perch, Specs, and Bluegill are plentiful. A rowboat comes with the rental.

We offer a motor boat, two kayaks and paddleboat for rent by the day or week for your enjoyment on the lake.

We are literally minutes from the Fred Meijer Pine trail where your family can enjoy miles of walking, biking or snowmobiing. We are also a short walking distance from the groomed scenic conservacy trail that allows you to explore the areas around our lake.

Cadillac is minutes away from our home for shopping, dining, and entertainment.

Take a closer look and you will find this location to be one you will want to come back to year after year!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Barb Boggs (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Barb Boggs

Hello, My name is Tom Boggs! My wife, Barb & I live in Newport, MI, a small farming community just north of Monroe. We have been married 31 years and have 11 children. (5 sons & 6 daughters)

Our children range from 30 to 4 years old. We have a large span of ages to provide entertainment for when we go on vacation.

Barb Boggs purchased this house in 2011

Why Barb Boggs chose Northern Michigan

Each summer since Barb and I were married, we have vacationed in various places throughout Michigan. At each destination we dreamed of someday having our own 'cabin on a lake'. Finally in 2011 we were able to make our dream a reality. Needing the space with 11 children, our 'cabin' is more like a 'home'.

When we became serious about looking for a location, we found Cadillac to be the perfect fit for families to vacation. It has activities for all four seasons and is located conveniently from locations such as Traverse City, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Mackinaw City, and much more!

We chose Stoneledge lake because it offers peace and quiet that only a private lake can bring but the ability to enjoy all sports on the lake. As you can see in our pictures, the view is breathtaking.

We are happy to be able to share a part of our dream and ourselves with our guests.

What makes this house unique

The view from the living room overlooking the lake was the first thing that really made us say 'This is it!' Trying to locate a home large enough that has a big grass yard, sandy beach, all sports lake, and convenience to other attractions is hard to find.

Barb wanted to make sure that we updated the decor since the house was recently renovated. Barb decided to put all new log furniture for a rustic feel along with La-Z-Boy furniture to give it that comfortable 'At Home' feeling.

We also wanted to make sure there were activities right at the lodge. There is swimming, beach volleyball, paddle boat, kayaking, fishing, and sunbathing on the deck or beach. We also have indoor fun such as air hockey, pool table, cable tv on a new 51' plasma tv, and wifi.

If you want to venture out, take a bike ride down the Meijer Pine Trail. Golf courses abound within minutes from our front door. Maybe skiing is something your family enjoys. Caberfae is minutes away.

The location of the home is minutes from thousands of acres of state land for hunting or hiking. The Meijer Pine Trail offers miles of groomed trails for biking, snowmobiling, or walking. All the entertainment of downtown Cadillac is just a few minutes away.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)
Spacious & Beautiful Year Round Lakefront Home for Rent ( sleeps 15)
average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews
5

A memorable week!

  • 5 of 5

Myself and my kids' families (grandkids ages 4 to 20) had a wonderful week at Boggs' Lodge! We were fortunate to have a sunny, hot and sometimes humid week, so the a/c was a blessing. The house is beautiful and perfectly maintained. We loved the open kitchen and the big farmhouse dining table where we could all sit down together. Mrs. Boggs and Bill the next-door manager were johnny-on-the-spot with every question. We had no maintenance issues at all, except for the lower level being a little cooler than the main level with the a/c -an issue with many homes with a walkout lower level. It actually made for good sleeping down there.

The lake is peaceful, shallow, clean and sandy for the little ones. They also had a great time chasing frogs, hunting for clams and building sand castles. The big boys had surprisingly productive fishing. We rented the pontoon and other boats- beautiful pontoon- and followed the bald eagles around the lake and watched the loons play hide-n-seek with us. We ran, biked and walked around the lake. Good internet- the dads

"worked from home." I fell in love with the farmhouse across the street and loved seeing rolling farm fields from the boat. A beautiful week. Highly recommend for your family, especially if you have little ones.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We love having families like yours.
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5

Awesome Experience

  • 5 of 5

We really had a good time.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, well maintained property for a large family

  • 5 of 5

We had a get together for our family members all coming from out of state with children. We were super happy with the space that this property offered and the accommodations, such as the well stocked kitchen, two large living areas, gaming areas and nice furniture (*beautiful wood furniture by the way*). There was a large table in the kitchen with bench seating for large families and despite much of our trip was rainy, we were still able to enjoy the lake and the beach. The lake is small but was adequate for our family who barefoot skis, wakeboards, skis, sky skis etc. The one thing that was a surprise the night after we arrived was that this lake is partial to fishing. As a family who barefoots, we intend to use the water when it is 'glass' and that is usually early morning or just before the sun sets, we were surprised to find out that this particular lake had restrictions on boating for people who want to fish. We had specifically looked for a place that did not set these type of restrictions for that reason, but luckily the weather was mild enough and we were able to get great water during the boating hours allowed. The next door neighbor who manages the property was a very sweet man who was extremely helpful and kind. Barb was nothing but helpful in anticipation of the vacation and even leading up to committing to booking the vacation. The beach area was fantastic, nicely groomed and super fun for the kids. It was also a great lake to use the paddle boards and kayaks on. Meijer was not far away for grocery needs. Aside from the small surprise mentioned above this is a great property to rent and is highly recommended by our family.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words and compliments on our lake house. Our manager enjoyed your family immensely. We appreciate our guests who enjoy our place and take care of it as if it were their own. Thank you for that. Our small, private lake does have its restrictions.We feel the peace and quiet (from low boat traffic) more than makes up for the give and take we make towards accommodating all types of lake users. We do hope you will keep us in mind and return in the future. If not for a summer stay, then maybe a winter ski weekend!
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Boggs Family Retreat

  • 4 of 5

The home is clean, well maintained with ample room and furnishings for a larger group, including a sizeable dining room table. we enjoyed the stay and will return. I received my deposit back promptly and would recommend the location to others.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Autumn Get Away

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful long weekend in this up north lodge. It is a beautiful home right on Stoneledge lake with gorgeous views from both levels of this two story home. It is immaculate with all the amenities! We went to see the fall foliage and took a ride up M22 along Lake Michigan. The colors were beautiful through the Manistee National Forest and the Sleeping Bear Dunes. We also enjoyed shopping in Traverse City. This lodge is centrally located to visit multiple places and the colors were peak in late October. We shared our weekend with another couple and are looking forward to returning next year. This was a perfect weekend get away!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 6 friends that wanted to get away up north for a weekend of kayaking on the lake and nearby rivers. We definitely picked a the right house to rent! It was very clean and nicely decorated. We enjoyed the use of the pool table and air hockey. The view from the living room of the lake was beautiful to say the least. The kitchen was nicely stocked with all the cookware you may need. The only 1 complaint our group had was the low water pressure in the kitchen sink which made it hard to wash the pots and pans but no reason not to rent this place again. Barb the owner was a pleasure to work with on renting the house and promptly returned our deposit right away. We look forward to renting your place next year and had a great time. Thank you again Barb.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the positive comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you again...by the way the kitchen sink is fixed...sorry for the inconvenience.
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Map

Nearest Airport
46 Miles
Cherry Capital Airport (TVC)
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Curly's Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
71 Miles
Ludington MI
Nearest Golf
2.8 Miles
Eldorado Golf Course (18 Holes)
Nearest Train
94 Miles
Amtrak in Grand Rapids
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
131
Nearest Restaurant
2.8 Miles
Cadillac Grill
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Caberfae
Nearest Beach
Lakefront Home
Car: recommended

Truly a 'Four Season' destination, Cadillac offers a wide variety of spring, summer, fall, snd winter recreation. There is plenty of restaurants, appealing attractions, unique shops, nightlife, and outdoor activities....all within a small town atmoshpere. There is no way that a family can take in all of the attractions in just one week. You will definitely need to come back!

We offer over 200 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort with 34 downhill ski runs and over 485 feet of vertical drop, over 58 miles of cross country ski and snow shoe trails (15 groomed miles), 90,000+ acres of state and national forest, three major rivers, and a private all sports lake literally right in our back yard.

Stoneledge lake is 82 acres large. It is an all sports lake but offers a no pressure fishing atmosphere because it is private. Our beach area is sandy and has water depth of approx 5ft out to 150 ft. The deepest part of the lake is 20 ft. Most of the lake is 5 to 10 ft. There are also two large public lakes nearby.

If you are a golfing enthusiast or want to learn the sport, there are multiple 'Top Notch' golf courses and learning facilities just 10 minutes from our front door.

The well known Fred Meijer White Pine Trail, 2 miles from our home, is a 92 mile linear state park that winds its way from Grand Rapids to Cadillac, offering natural scenery and several stops at cities along the way. The trail can be used for biking, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, walking, and hiking. The trail is maintained by local governments and Michigan's Department of Natural Resources.

After the day in the great outdoors, Cadillac offers unique shopping boutiques, three bowling centers, a roller skating rink, a championship ice rink, two full service health & fitness facilities, a 3D movie complex, and of course mouthwatering cuisine at the many locally owned restaurants around the area.

Add these attractions to a full line-up of various festivals and you can spend a fun-filled, or relaxing vacation. Either way, bring yourself, your family, or group to Cadillac, you’ll keep coming back for more.

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Rates & Availability

Cadillac House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall/Winter 2016
Sep 6 2016 - Dec 21 2016
2 night minimum stay
$275
From
$300
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,900
 
 
Christmas/NewYr
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
From
$350
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
Jan 3 - May 25,2017
Jan 3 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$275
From
$300
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,900
 
 
Memorial Weekend 2017
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,475
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 6.0%

Until confirmed, all rates subject to change without notice

Optional Items for Use/Rent:
14ft Aluminum Boat with 15 hp Evidrude Motor *
2 Kayaks *
Paddle Boat *
Stand Up Paddle Board *
Pontoon *

*Contact owner for pricing.

Rowboat included with rental

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Amenities

Cadillac House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Lower Level Bathroom - toilet , shower , Bathroom with Standup Shower, Sink, Vanity, and Toilet
    Upper Level Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Fully Remodeled Bathroom with X-Large Tub/Shower Combination
  • Bathrooms exist on each floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , New Queen Size Log Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , New King Size Log Bed with View of Lake
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double , 2 bunk bed , Double over Double Log Bunk Bed (Lower Level)
    Bedroom 3 - 4 bunk bed , 2 Sets of Twin Over Twin Log Beds with View of Lake
    Bedroom 5 - 3 double , 3 sleep sofa /futon , Log Futons in the Lower Rec Area
  • All bedrooms have closets with plenty of storage
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Firepit available next to beach area Linens include 16 bath towels/cloths & 8 bath hand towels. Includes linen bedding for all beds Includes 6 kitchen towels/cloths.

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