You’ll love this Kalkaska, Michigan, United States 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom cabin rental that sleeps up to 6 guests. Bring the whole family for a winter getaway at this peaceful log cabin home on Manistee Lake. Come unwind and enjoy time off making memories that last a lifetime. The cabin offers ice fishing opportunities with pike, panfish, small bass, and walleye. Snowmobilers bring their trailers and take off right from the driveway to nearby trails. Skiers and snowboarders can hit the slopes at Hanson Hills in Grayling 20 miles away or Schuss Mountain at Shanty Creek in Bellaire 20 miles. The cabin has a main bedroom with a queen size bed, an upstairs bedroom with a bunk bed, and 2 twin size beds. The cabin has a full bathroom, no air conditioning with window fans available for use. You’ll want to note that the house does not have a beachfront, the lake is sandy and shallow, great for swimming. The public beach is available at Lake Sands Park (a 5-minute drive).
There is a public boat launch at Manistee Lake Sands Park, located on the Southwest end of the lake just a 5-minute drive. Sands Park also has a playground, a small beach, a pavilion, and composting toilets. Boat rentals are available at the Fennco Powersports Rental in Kalkaska just 13 minutes away and offer pontoon rents and can pick up and deliver. There is fishing with Jumbo Bluegill, Jumbo Perch, Crappie, Pike, and Walleye. The firepit is available for use, you’ll want to note that firewood is not supplied, and can be purchased at a local convenience just store 5 minutes away.
Golf Courses in the area include the Timber Wolf Golf Club is just 8 miles (13 minutes) away, the Grandview Golf Club 5.6 miles (11 minutes), the Shanty Creek Resort (5 Courses) 21 miles away (26 minutes), and the Twin Birch Golf Club just 10.5 miles (15 minutes) away. You’ll want to note that there are neighbors close by so you will want to be conscientious as you are within a quaint cottage community. The owners ask that there is please, no loud music, booming fireworks, or outside smoking of substances. The driveway is about 100 feet long and has 3 additional offset parking areas with room for 3 cars or trailers. Outdoor amenities at the cabin include a grill that is included (you will want to please plan on bringing your propane tank), picnic tables that convert into benches, two wicker chairs, and 6 plastic chairs.
Snowmobiling in the area with the Blue Bear Trail right down the road. Skiing and snowboarding at Schuss Mountain at Shanty Creek and Hanson Hills in Grayling are only 20 miles away. Towels are provided with bath towels. Please bring your beach towels to take to the water. The cabin has a washer and dryer. The cabin has internet for guest use. The cabin is located in Kalkaska, Michigan, United States in a quaint lake community. There is parking for 6 cars and 1 trailer/boat trailer and RV.