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Scott Sanderson

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Slope Side Custom Log Home on Boyne Mountain - Truly Unique

46 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Cabin, 5 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12-16)

Idlewood Cabin was built in 2011 and is a One of a Kind Custom Log Cabin built with hand hewn Appalachian square logs. Idlewood is located in the Edelweiss gated community. Edelweiss is Boyne's newest development situated slope-side in the woods above the Mountain Cabins.

Idlewood Cabin will work great for either a large 2 or 3 family group or a small intimate charming getaway. The cabin is approximately 3100 square feet on 2 levels and has 5 bedrooms ( including the Bunkroom).

Our cabin is truly Ski In Ski Out and sits right on the Helga's Hideaway ski run and is served by the Alpine Chair Lift. In fact, our road goes right under the Apline Lift. We have received many inquiries about just how 'ski in/ ski out' our cabin is. There are 2 YouTube videos down below that are filmed skiing in and out from our back door.

Our cabin is high enough on the hill that you can ski directly to the Alpine Lift, Disciples Ridge Lift and Disciples II Lift. This is important because the Alpine and Disciples II lift do not run all day every weekday. Disciples Ridge Lift is one of the primary lifts and is rarely shutdown. One of the videos below shows the run from our back door to Disciples Ridge Lift.....Hemingway to Pritchards Pass to Grices Way to Disciples Ridge Lift. Boyne has night skiing a few nights a week, our home is on the Northern part of Boyne Mountain and is not lighted.

Idlewood Cabin has a custom ski locker room that is open to the lower level family room and walks out to the ski hill. The locker room has 8 built in lockers for ski apparel and hanging racks for skis gear. The locker room is crafted with custom carpentry and has a certain nordic charm to it.

The kitchen and dining area are designed for large gatherings. The kitchen is nicely appointed and very functional. The dining room table seats 8 and the adjoing breakfast bar seats 4.

Idlewood offers 5 bedrooms, including a custom bunk room that sleeps 4.

-The Master Bedroom has a Queen Bedroom and Master Bath Suite.

- Bedrooms 2 & 3 are on the main level and each has aFull Bed. Bedrooms 2 & 3 share a full bathroom.

-Bedroom 4 is on the lower level and has 2 twin beds and shares a full bathroom with the Bunk Room.

- The Bunkroom has 4 built in bunk beds that sleep 4. The Bunkroom is cozy and has built in lockers and drawers and a large window. It is open to the game room and lower level family room.

As a guest at our cabin, you are considered a 'house guest' at Boyne Mountain and allowed privileges such as use of the outdoor heated pool and hot tub at the Clock Tower Lodge, no charge pick up and delivery by the Boyne Shuttle Service and discounts on lift tickets.

Our cabin is pet friendly. Your well mannered pets are welcome.

Look down below for a link to about 50 photos of our Cabin.

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More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Scott Sanderson (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english


based on 46 traveler reviews

Slope Side Custom Log Home on Boyne Mountain - Truly Unique
average rating of 4.869565 based on 46 reviews
Southeast Iowa

Great Family Vacation Location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in Boyne Mountain. The cabin was perfect for all of us (5 teenage boys, daughter & son-in-law and 6mo old son. The boys used the basement as their own 'man-cave' and it really worked well. The kitchen was pretty well equipped, some of the baking pans looked a bit used but I just lined them with foil if needed. Plenty of cupboard space for any food, supplies or snacks that we either bought or brought along. The laundry facilities there were very high end so it made all the laundry sorta fun! We did not have lp in the tank for the grill and our ice machine wasn't working when we arrived, but after I contacted Scott, he sent someone out the following morning with a full tank and 2 large bags of ice. Anytime we needed to contact the owners, they responded quickly and were very helpful.

The location was really perfect. We felt like we were in the mountains, secluded, and yet only a short distance from Deer Lake and a nice beach, golf course, etc. The trail behind our place was a nice walk up to the top of Boyne Mountain and then over to the ski lift where we could ride the ski-lift down into the little village. We found plenty to do around our Cabin. We did not realize until we arrived that the Deer Lake beach and Golf Course area was a part of the resort so that added more things to keep us busy...and for no extra cost! There was Disc Golf at the Ski Resort, little shops in the resort, a large hot tub and pool, tennis courts (we rented rackets there-$2/day), a putting Green by Deer Lake, shuffle board, kayaks, and more tennis courts. We visited Petosky State Park, Macinac Island, and rented a pontoon near Boyne City another day. Other than that, we spent our time at the cabin and the resort and had plenty to do to keep us entertained. The firepit in the back was a nice way to spend an evening too. I would recommend this property to all of my was a relaxing family retreat with few extra costs for entertainment. I would definitely visit again.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Beautiful home with room for all.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home. Beautiful kitchen, room

for all the cooks. Fire pit was well used. Great time had by all. We'll be back next year. Thanks Scott

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Great SPRING Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We just completed our annual spring family gathering and found the property to be an excellent place for fun and family. We spent a great deal of time just enjoying the time together while having the modern conveniences of a beautiful home. The house had ample space and the two levels allowed for places where one could "get away" when needed. We made use of the screened porch and the fire pit. It was a quiet place, but not out in the middle of nowhere. We also did some exploring on the local trails through walks and a rental cart ride. The short trips to visit Boyne City and Petoskey added to a wonderful week. We are thankful to the Lord for another family gathering and an excellent vacation destination!!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Perfect in everyway!

  • 5 of 5

This truly unique log lodge was perfect for us. We enjoyed the surroundings and all the amenities. We would love to stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Family stay for 50th Birthday. Slightly disappointed, 3 1/2 star.

  • 4 of 5

The cabin home is beautiful along with the surroundings of Boyne Mountain. Lots of hiking in the area, restaurants close by, and some shopping venues. There is also a horseback riding stable very close to cabin. The kitchen, for the most part was fully equipped with the exception of a blender, functioning manual can opener, no foil/plastic wrap/baggies, limited on seasonings, condiments, etc. The sleeping accommodations were adequate for 9 people with enough bedding for all your needs, however there is not a door on the bunk room and one guest had to use mattress off of another twin to drown out late night chatter amongst family members. The bathrooms were great (the master bath is not well lit), however you are limited to towels and toilet paper (which we purchased).

Needless to say, we had a wonderful time with family members and will have beautiful memories of our stay at Idylewood Cabin.

Thank you Scott for sharing your beautiful cabin home!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Had a wonderful weekend.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time. The house was just right for our family size, the weather was good and we found plenty to fo.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Nearest Airport
0.5 Miles
Boyne Mountain Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Boyne Mountain Village
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Boyne Mountain Golf
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
US 131
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Boyne Mountain Village
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Deer Lake
Nearest Point of Interest
Idlewood Cabin

Indoor Water Park, Year Round Zip Lining, Year Round Outdoor Heated Pool at Lodge, Nightly Hayrides, Ice Skating, Nightly Campfires, Outdoor Movies, Video Arcade, Daycare, Playcare


Rates & Availability

Boyne Falls Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall 2016
Sep 12 2016 - Nov 20 2016
2 night minimum stay
Early Ski Season 2016/17
Nov 21 2016 - Dec 18 2016
2 night minimum stay
Holiday Ski Season 2016/17
Dec 19 2016 - Dec 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
New Years 2016/17
Dec 31 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Jan 2017
Jan 3 2017 - Jan 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
MLK Weekend 2017
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jan/Feb 2017
Jan 16 2017 - Feb 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Presidents Weekend 2017
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Feb 2017
Feb 20 2017 - Mar 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early March 2017
Mar 3 2017 - Mar 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mid March 2017
Mar 10 2017 - Mar 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
Spring Ski Season 2017
Mar 19 2017 - Apr 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Apr 17 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
June 2017
May 26 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Sep 10 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 11 2017 - Nov 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

The Monday of MLK and Presidents Day weekends is the same as the weekend rate.

Idlewood Cabin is truly ski in / ski out during the primary ski season. In December and later in March the Alpine lift will probably be closed and you will need to shuttle down to base ski area. Early and Late Ski Season pricing reflects substantial discounts because of this.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Boyne Falls Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Gas Heating
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom - Sleeps 2 - Main Floor w/ Master Bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Bedroom 2 - Sleeps 2 - Main Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , Bedroom 3 - Sleeps 2 - Main Floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Bedroom 4 - Sleeps 2 - Lower Walkout Level
    Bunkroom - 2 bunk bed , Bunkroom - Sleeps 4 - Lower Walkout Level
  • Queen size Beds (1) Master Bedroom, Double Beds (2) Full Beds in the #2 & #3 bedrooms on the main level., Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twin beds in the lower bedroom #4, Bunk Beds (2) The bunk room has 2 bunks and sleeps 4
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis

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