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William Douglas

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

Sturgeon River Hideaway

22 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

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Overview

Indian River Chalet Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms. 1 1/2 bath

Enjoy a beautiful, spacious, quiet hideaway on the banks of the Sturgeon river. With 3 bedrooms, it will sleep 6-8 adults comfortably. 1 1/2 bath, large fireplace, large deck, full and well equipped kitchen. Linens and firewood included.

Located approx 2 miles south from Burt Lake, it is conveniently located yet at the same time private enough to stretch out and relax. Across road from Rail-trail for biking, hiking, etc.. It has frontage and easy access to the Sturgeon river for fishing, canoeing, kayaking, etc...

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
William Douglas (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.9
based on 22 traveler reviews

Sturgeon River Hideaway
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 22 reviews
Ann Arbor, MI
5

Great getaway and conveniently located

  • 5 of 5

We had 10 adults stay comfortably with one each on air mattresses (8 can fit on the beds). William was a great host, very prompt with responses and allowed a small dog to come as well. It was cozy and had a great view of the river. The firepit was amazing and there were enough chairs. They supplied firewood and we made smores; it was a very relaxing night with the river next to us and the firepit. The grill was also great too and we enjoyed grilling for dinner one night. The kitchen is well equipped! One night we pitched a tent along the river and by the firepit; it was a nice with the flowing water in the background and a few stars above that weren't covered by clouds.

The cabin is also conveniently located - about a half hour drive to Mackinaw City and the Headlands International Dark Sky Park. We were hoping to catch the meteor showers but it was raining/too cloudy both days. There is also a fun putt putt golf just north in town near the I-75 310 exit.

The cabin was really damp the first day since it was raining, really humid and the windows were open when we arrived. The carpet and even the bedsheets were wet but once we turned on the heat before going to bed it became comfortable to sleep in. Wifi is weak and I did not have service from Verizon at the cabin, so expect to use this as a getaway and not be connected.

We would be happy to return again if the cabin is available, and would recommend it to others!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review. Unfortunately our internet choices are limited to satellite due to the remote location. I hear rumors that our road will be wired in the next couple years, so everyone is looking forward to that. We've contacted Verizon about the poor reception. They claimed it's due to "line of sight" and therefore are unable to improve it. However, we did get a regular telephone hooked up just this week. The dampness is really unavoidable this time of year because we're located in the woods and down in a river valley. Our cleaning lady opens the windows when a guest is arriving just to air out the stuffiness. We're considering getting air conditioning which should improve it. Thanks again for staying!
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5

Great place to take your vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location and value.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

we survived the sturgeon

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the chalet. It was so charming with a vintage style. The knotting wood in the home was gorgeous. It was so clean and cozy. The river was beautiful. We floated and fished every day. We took our golden retriever and he loved it as well. The owner was very prompt at getting in touch with us. Our family needed this hideaway. We will be back. The hammock.. Oh the hammock.... Richard, Michelle, Cameron and Drew Thompson. Birch Run, Mi.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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survived the sturgeon

  • 5 of 5

It was absolutely beautiful. The cabin was clean and cozy. We tubed down the river and fished. We had our golden and he loved swimming. Watching the canoers etc while sitting on patio or couch and firepit was so neat. The inside was retro so that was neat, but with a nice flat screen and a sweet updated shower head. We will miss the mighty sturgeon and thank you to the owner. We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect location for some rest and relaxation

  • 5 of 5

This house has everything you need. It's right on the river. I really needed a vacation and a place to unplug, this was it. A full grocery store is nearby. The owner noted firewood was included, boy was it! I was overall impressed with everything that was supplied. I plan on returning. This was a great value.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sturgeon River

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed this rental due to the amazing view of the river and location away from town.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I-75
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Vivios
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Burt Lake
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Indian River Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall 2016
Sep 6 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$165
$800
$2,000
 
 
Winter 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 15 2017
6 night minimum stay
$165
$800
$2,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$170
From
$205
Fri,Sat
$915
$2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Cleaning Fee $70
Property Damage Protection $59

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.
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Amenities

Indian River Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , Washer/Dryer in room
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , One bunk bed of double-sized mattresses.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing

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