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Cedar Rest Resort: On Gorgeous Lake Charlevoix. Relaxing & Family Friend

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Beach On Property. Multiple Cabins Available. Cedar Rest Resort

Welcome to Cedar Rest Resort offering families a peaceful and secluded Northern Michigan getaway situated on Lake Charlevoix. Located on one of the most picturesque shorelines in Northern Michigan, Cedar Rest sits on Lake Charlevoix’s South Arm offering breathtaking sunsets, steady cool breezes and no mosquitoes. The resort sits on 53 private acres, which includes 13 wooded acres, 1,400 feet of Lake Charlevoix footage and a sandy beach.

As the only family resort on Lake Charlevoix, Cedar Rest Resort has the perfect up north setting for summer family vacations, large or small family reunions, or any family celebration or special milestone. Stay in one of our 12 rustic, 2 and 3 bedroom lake cottages or log cabins, sleeping five to eight people comfortably. Each cottage lies within a stone’s throw from Lake Charlevoix’s shore surrounded by trees for added privacy. All cottages include running water, heaters and fireplaces and are equipped with a refrigerator, gas stove, dishes, cooking utensils, blankets and pillows.

Families love the kid-friendly, secluded atmosphere at Cedar Rest Resort. For those looking to relax and unwind, enjoy a quiet hike in the woods, lounge by the lake, or just watch the sunset. For active family members, spend the day swimming in the lake, playing on the sandy beach, or fishing for walleye or lake trout. Boat enthusiasts can dock their boat on Lake Charlevoix and enjoy waterskiing, tubing or a sunset cruise. Pontoon boat rental is also available onsite as well as the local marina just minutes away.

This area is a true fisherman’s delight. Lake Charlevoix has excellent pan, walleye and lake trout fishing, and Lake Michigan is easily accessible by boat for even more great fishing. The famous Jordan River is only minutes away and is known for its brown and brook trout, fishing by flat boat, canoeing or wading. Golfers will be delighted to find that there are (2) 9-hole golf courses and (2) 18-hole golf courses within 10 miles and 18 golf courses, some world-class, all within one hour drive.

Guests are also able to enjoy the beautiful sites, shopping, local festivals and events in nearby East Jordan and Boyne City (4 miles), Charlevoix and Boyne Mountain (10 miles), Traverse City and Mackinaw Bridge (50 miles.)

Come experience what generation of families have discovered for over 50 years… a piece of paradise on the shores of Lake Charlevoix.

More Details

Bob or Pam Draves
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 7, 2017

About Bob or Pam Draves

This family owned vacation destination has been in my family since 1957. Cedar Rest Resort can be your vacation home away from home.

Bob or Pam Draves purchased this cabin in 1957

Why Bob or Pam Draves chose Northern Michigan

This property provides a place for families to enjoy not only the area but each other. The closest road is over a 1/4 mile away, situated in 13 acres of woods and buffered with 40 acres of farmers fields.

We provide high speed internet for the workaholic if they can not break away, otherwise just enjoy what nature has to offer.

What makes this cabin unique

The uniqueness of this property is the seclusion that you can enjoy yet within an hours drive a multitude of things to do and see. This is one, if not the only place, on Lake Charlevoix, where a family can have a reunion secluded with their only space and living quarters.


East Jordan Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 625 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Parking ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
  • Each cottage/cabin has a single bathroom containing a shower, sink, and toilet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 62
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , All cottages are either two or three bedrooms.
  • Cottage No. 1 two bedroom, each with a standard double bed, with a hide-a-bed in the living room. Gas fireplace with screened in front porch Cottage No. 2, two bedroom, Gas fireplace with a screened in front porch. Log Cabin no.'s 6 - 9 have two bedrooms each. They contain the standard double bed, with a hide-a-bed in the living room. Cottages no. 4 & 5 have three bedrooms with a standard double bed in each room. Cottages no.'s 10 & 11 have two bedrooms each with a double bed. Cottages no.'s 12 & 14 have two bedrooms each. One with a standard double bed, the other 3/4 bunk beds.
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

Cedar Rest Resort: On Gorgeous Lake Charlevoix. Relaxing & Family Friend
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Bentonville, AR

Fantastic Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My dad rented just about the entire place last summer; we were the only family there, and all four of us kids were able to bring our children, spouses, etc. The lakefront playground, sandy lake bottom and seclusion made a great environment for the kids to shout and jump and splash without bothering a soul. The grownups spent our time around a campfire, and one night we stayed up nearly the entire night to watch the northern lights over Lake Charlevoix. Every sunset was spectacular, the mosquitoes were minimal, the home owners were onsite and available but generally out of sight, and we had everything we could possibly want. It isn't your typical upscale Lake Charlevoix fudgy cabin, affordable and perfectly suited for my family. I can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the comment. Glad we can be seen and not a bother while you enjoy your stay.. Bob
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Traverse City, Mi
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Ironton Ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Ye Nine Ole Holes
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Peninsula Rd
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Castle Farms
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Boyne Mountain
Nearest Beach
Front Door
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Dock Fee $35
Tax Rate 6.0%

50% deposit is required within 14 days of booking.
If a booking is made for the next calendar year, 25% is required within 14 days, and additional 25% is due by the 15th of January. The balance due upon arrival. See our web site for any further information.

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