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Elegant Waterfront Cabin in the Woods w/ Fireplace, Air, & Pool Table!

People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 2,143 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

- 2 BR, 1 loft, 1 full BA, sleeps 8

Secluded riverfront cabin in the woods located in Alger, Michigan just two hours north of Detroit. This spacious vacation haven provides a quiet waterfront property with water activity amenities. Guests have access to an all-sports lake and thousands of acres of state forest. The property has window air conditioners in the queen and king bedrooms as well as the recreation room. It does not have central air conditioning. Golfing, shopping, antiquing and great restaurants are just minutes away. Enjoy satellite television, DVD movies or play billiards in the recreation room. Relax and chat with friends and family in the elegant sitting room, feeling the warmth of the fireplace in the dining room and enjoying the view of the river and state land. Enjoy a fully functional kitchen with an outdoor gas grill, and on-site laundry round out the amenities available at this great hideaway. Romantic master suite is ideal for newlyweds or those celebrating an anniversary. Whether its fishing, golfing, canoeing and ATVing in the summer or hunting in the fall and snowmobiling in the winter, the Sanctuary can offer your family a relaxing vacation to remember.

Dog friendly. Pet friendly.

Dog friendly. Pet friendly.

Further details for this holiday rental

Dog friendly. Pet friendly.

More Details

Owner
Ginger Miller
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
4 October, 2017

Location

Nearest Airport : West Branch Community Airport at 14 Miles;

Nearest Ferry : Ferry to Charity Island from Tawas City at 38 Miles;

Nearest Motorway : I-75 and Exit 202 (Alger) at 12 Miles;

Nearest Beach : beach at 38 Miles;

Car: necessary;

The Alger/West Branch/Gladwin area offers plenty for those who love the outdoors. The property is located on the Tittabawassee River which flows into all-sports Secord Lake. Exploring the river and lake can take days.

Other Activities: miniature golf

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Gladwin in Michigan

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2143 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1) Bedroom 1: Romantic king size canopy bed. Two large nightstands and an armoire which stores bedding and can accommodate some luggage. Two closets. Plenty of storage space. Reading lamps on both nightstands. Bring a good book. Candles round out the decor. Walls are wood and add to the 'up north' feel., Queen size Beds (2) Bedroom 2: This room is not nearly as large as the master yet still has plenty of space for luggage. There is a small closet in this room. The bed has an electric blanket for winter nights., Twin or Single Beds (2) Bedroom 3: This is a loft with a trundle bed (two twin sized beds) one higher and one lower. Great for children. Please note that the loft has an octagon window and as such cannot accommodate a window air conditioner and our property does not have central air. Additional note: Sleeping bags available to accommodate at least two more people. Also two full length couches for those extra guests.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
Notes:
8 foot long picnic table onsite and outdoor gas grill. Use of the Weeres Fish 160 pontoon is available for additional rental fee.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(38 traveller reviews)

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Elegant Waterfront Cabin in the Woods w/ Fireplace, Air, & Pool Table!
average rating of 4.6842103 based on 38 reviews
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Just What We Were Looking For

  • 5 of 5

Myself, my husband, and two of our friends decided at very last minute to get away for the Memorial Day weekend. We wanted on the water, quiet, private, secluded, and something that allowed pets. This was the right place for all of that! The house is right on the water and the property is fantastic! It is quiet, peaceful, and secluded. There are houses around, but you couldn't hear or see anyone from any of them. The house is exactly as advertised on the listing. It had all the amenities listed- everything you need to have an enjoyable stay and not pack up your entire home to go.

The owners were very easy to work with and were accommodating for our last minute decision. We also took our two pups with us and they absolutely loved having the whole property to run. This house is great for a romantic getaway for two or a family vacation for a week and anything in between. We did see bald eagle our first night there which was great!

Thanks for an enjoyable weekend!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

July 7 -July 9, 2006

Thanks so much for your hospitality. The Miller Sanctuary is a nice place to relax. This was the perfect location to Cole Canoe Base [Campground] to pick our Boy Scouts up. The boys loved playing pool and relaxing in front of the TV after a week of camping.

The Parents of Troop 1615 (Royal Oak, MI)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2006
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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Campfire, smores, stars, water and more!

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast! Good times by the firepit. House was spacious and had everything we needed. We brought our two dogs and they really enjoyed being on vacation too!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely sanctuary in the woods!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first family getaway for our combined family of 8. Two adults, six kids (and two dogs). This place absolutely lived up to what we were hoping. Though the drive down the dirt roads was a bit treacherous for a car and we were wondering what we were getting ourselves into since the surrounding homes were very "rustic". But once we reached the paved circle drive of the Miller Sanctuary all of our hesitation went right out the door.

The layout is ideal for a large family or group. The open concept in the dining/living room is only enhanced by the vaulted ceiling. We loved the "pool room" as the kids nicknamed it. The billiards table (bar box=7 ft) was used every single day. Lots of light throughout and very nice cross-breeze with all of the windows on those days where it didn't get too warm outside to have the air conditioning on. We were there from July 31-August 6.

Plenty of storage for food and I really didn't mind washing the dishes but yes, a dishwasher would have been heavenly. Washer and dryer is a bit small for all of the clothes we had to wash but we were very thankful to have these on-site.

I was the only one who had consistent phone reception (VERIZON). Everyone else had to go to the dirt road or even into town before theirs was accessible.

Plenty of nature all around, which I loved. We fished, went on the pontoon (a bit small for our family size) and canoed several times. SO MUCH FUN!

Overall a very positive experience for each of us. This place was such a great getaway for us to really sit down and talk, laugh, argue and listen to what the other had to say.

Thank you so much Miller Family for allowing us in your sanctuary.

-Scott, Holly, Seth, Chase, Raeden, Hudson, Wyatt and Walker (also Domino and Lucy too)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay. It was refreshing, quiet, pleasant and we defiantly wanna come back next year. We didn't wanna leave. The pontoon rides was very enjoyable and we loved the scenery, part nature and then to go through the tunnel and see all the cottages.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very enjoyable stay!!

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful house in a secluded spot made for a very relaxing experience. Caught some nice bass off the dock in the mornings and all the wildlife in the area is amazing. The mosquitoes were brutal but not surprising due to the location on the river. Overall, a very positive experience and we would definitely rent this property again. One suggestion: add a few more lights in the house if possible. The inside of the house is too dark in most places. Thank you!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Gladwin, Michigan

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2 night minimum stay
£320
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£3,361
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150.98
Pet Fee £18.87 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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