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Relax In This Private Setting Directly On The Crystal Clear Platte River!

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

Log Cabin With 2 Bedrooms Plus Loft Directly Overlooking The Upper Platte River

Two bedrooms on main floor with 1 Queen in each. Loft has 2 full size beds. TV/DVD, Washer/Dryer. Full kitchen (no dishwasher), hardwood floors and tastefully decorated for a cabin feel. Deck overlooks river. Fish from your front yard! Put your feet in the river and watch the canoes and kayaks float by. Enjoy an evening campfire while listening to the sound of the river. Begin your canoe/kayak adventure from the front yard!

Bill and Holly O'Dwyer
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2017

About Bill and Holly O'Dwyer

We live nearby in Elberta, MI. We have 3 boys in Elementary School. I recently retired from The Federal Aviation Administration and my wife works at the local hospital in Frankfort.

Bill and Holly O'Dwyer purchased this cabin in 1996

Why Bill and Holly O'Dwyer chose Northern Michigan

This is an Up North Destination! We built this cabin in 1996. We chose this location for it's seclusion and proximity to the Platte River. Without any other homes in view, this truly feels private.

What makes this cabin unique

Relaxing on the deck, listening to the river and watching kayaks and canoes drift by. Not a care in the world. Put your chair in the river and soak your feet. The river is crystal clear with a gravel bottom. Occasionally you will see fish swim by.


Beulah Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • stackable washer/dryer in bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , This is an open loft
  • 2 bedrooms on main floor with 1 queen in each. Open loft has 2 full beds.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
Parking is available for three vehicles.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Relax In This Private Setting Directly On The Crystal Clear Platte River!
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews

Beautiful setting on the Platte river. Quiet and peaceful

  • 4 of 5

We spent Christmas at the cabin and it was perfect, the view of the river and snow covered trees made it the perfect retreat for the holidays. Thank you Bill and Holly!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Northern Michigan Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Bill and Holly's cabin on the Platte river was the perfect weekend getaway for our family. The property is private with lots of nice wooded area surrounding it and the river is beautiful. There's a long stretch of the Platte river steps away from the cabin, giving you an amazing view and the wonderful sound of the rushing water. The big windows and wraparound porch provide great views of the river. We could see large salmon swimming pretty much every time we looked in the water. Even from inside the cabin! The fire ring outside was great for evening fires and there was plenty of cut wood provided and covered to keep it dry.

The inside of the cabin was very clean and had a nice, cozy feel. It has a large vaulted ceiling in the living room and kitchen with big windows and a sliding door leading out to the deck and river. We enjoyed watching the river as we ate breakfast or relaxed on the couch. Two nice bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor. There's also a nice loft area above the living room with two additional beds. Nobody slept in the loft beds but we did bring the baby up to the glider chair to rock and look out the high windows to the river.

All the amenities we needed were provided. Kitchen supplies, towels, bedding, laundry soap for the washer and dryer, and plenty of extras if we needed them. Bill and Holly also did a great job sharing information about the area. They had a binder with info and maps, even writing little notes about hikes and places of interest on the maps. The area is beautiful and we enjoyed hikes on Sleeping Bear Dunes and walks by Lake Michigan which were both quite close to the property.

The customer service from Bill and Holly was also top notch! They were very quick to respond by email, gave detailed directions, and provided contact numbers for both of them if we had any questions.

I would definitely recommend this rental and I'm sure we will be back for another visit!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This property is exactly as advertised and more!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Cedar Glen immensely! The photos are exactly as advertised, the property immaculate and well cared for. A perfect getaway for folks who love the outdoors and all that Leelanau county has to offer!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding cabin for the perfect getaway. Very private and peaceful setting with everything you need for a great stay. We would definitely stay here again and highly recommend for anyone else inquiring.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Little Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Lovely location. Very clean and comfortable. Wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't wait to go back!!!

  • 5 of 5

If you want the perfect Northern Michigan experience, this is perfect -snuggled in the woods, clean and comfy, gorgeous river side location. We had the best, most relaxing weekend!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Traverse City
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Jody's Antler
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Nearest Motorway
US 31
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Lake Michigan
Car: necessary

Private, wooded setting right on the Platte River. Log cabin is 1/4 mile from road. Minutes from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park and Leelanau County Wine Tours. Cabin is .5 mile West of State salmon fish hatchery. The only drive in movie theater in the State of MI, Cherryland Drive In, is located 7 miles west of cabin.


Rates & Availability

Beulah Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2016-2017
Sep 6 2016 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
May 26 2017 - Jun 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 6.0%

No pets. If the no pet policy is violated, renter agrees to pay a deep cleaning carpet fee of $500. Check in is 3pm and check out is 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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