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Unique Cabin with Private Beach on Lake Michigan

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath with full kitchen/laundry and stunning lake view.

This unique two bedroom cabin is like nothing you've ever seen or stayed at before. Located in the woods at the tip of Leelanau County, it lies on the shores of beautiful Cathead Bay - a natural, pristine, sandy bay with shallow water for great swimming, kayaking, and water sports. This is the getaway location with access to an inland lake for fishing, bird watching, and hiking. Miles of uninterrupted beach makes for pleasant walks searching for Petoskey stones or enjoying the ever changing shoreline, natural dunes, and area wildlife.

This distinctive cabin sleeps 4 with two Queen Beds. It includes a fire-pit, horseshoes, gas-grill, and an open deck that allows for awesome sunrises, sunsets, and star-gazing. Don't let your fantastic 'Up North' experience end with summer. This area is well known for its spectacular Fall Color Tour. You can enjoy being in the center of the amazing color changes with biking, golfing, hiking and wine tasting.

The Cabin at Cathead Bay is a place to take you 'Off The Grid' and enjoy a peaceful, affordable get away.

More Details

Owner
Cynthia Jackson
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
22 August, 2017

Why Cynthia Jackson chose Northern Michigan

This lakefront property was purchased in the early 1900's by the Bradley family and passed down to the current owner. The cabin was started in 1968 and became a summer working project for the entire family.

What makes this cabin unique

Clear days provide views of both North and South Fox Islands. Mackinac sailboats can be seen during the annual race. Not uncommon for sailboats to anchor in the bay overnight. Light from the Lighthouse can be seen at night along with excellent star gazing. This property has the best section of beach on Cathead Bay!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Northport in Leelanau

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Refer to Rental Agreement for specifics on Cancellation Policy.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full Bathroom with Shower/Tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Second bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen size Beds (2) Upstairs bedroom overlooking Lake Michigan.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • 3 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

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Unique Cabin with Private Beach on Lake Michigan
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews
5

Sweet Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 had a wonderful time at the cabin on cathead bay. We took a couple of day trips in between days of soaking up the sun. We went to Northport, Leland, Pyramid Point, Glen Arbor and Glen Haven. The beach the cabin is on is amazing and cabin is very comfortable. We cooked dinner every night at the cabin and used the fire pit to roast marshmallows and hotdogs. The area surrounding the cabin is very secluded. Even though it's short drive to Northport you still feel like you are faraway! The beach is perfect for finding petoskey stones (we found over 25!), swimming, running and hiking into Leelanau State Park. The cabin is situated close enough to the beach so we could watch our kids safely play on beach while we enjoyed the view from the deck. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and feel very relaxed and happy after our week of vacation at the cabin. Thank you to our wonderful hosts for providing this cabin and who were very responsive to our needs and questions!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The cabin on Cathead Bay is lovely and the view is outstanding!

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed the peace and tranquility that this location afforded us. The cabin was cozy, comfortable, and nicely appointed. I would heartily recommend this spot for those looking for a quiet, get a way vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peace & quiet & sunrises & sunsets & coffee on the porch & did I mention peace & quiet?

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our time at the cabin. We couldn't have asked for anything better. Walking on the beach, coffee on the front deck, and a time of intense quiet were enormously appreciated. It just was perfect, and yes, we're talking to the accountant, that would be me, about another trip next year there. 5-Star rating for Cynthia and Kevin!!

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great summer getaway!

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful little cabin with great access to Lake Michigan. It was perfect for our family and allowed us to really relax and enjoy our vacation. Thanks so much!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely comfortable and private cabin in a spectacular location

  • 5 of 5

We visited for a long weekend in early fall and found everything delightful. The cabin is spotless, well designed, and equipped with everything we needed. During chilly evenings the wood stove made the whole place toasty, with well maintained piles of dry wood just outside the door. The living room and porch look directly out onto Cathead Bay, which is steps away. The beach is lovely too, perfect for long walks. Definitely a place we'll return to.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Simply perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely wonderful stay with perfect weather. The house is a great getaway if you are looking for quiet and seclusion. The house is thoughtfully designed and impeccably clean. The owners provide all amenities and very thoughtfully so.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Traverse Cherry Capital Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Garage
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Northport Creek
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
M22
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Tucker's
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Car: necessary

Leelanau State Park - Lighthouse, Peterson Park for amazing sunsets, Sleeping Bear Dunes (Glen Arbor), Fishtown in Leland, local vineyards and wine tasting, and Woolsey Airport - grass runway with annual pancake fly-in / antique car show.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Northport, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Fall 2017
10 Sep 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£413
for 2 nights
From
£207
From
£248
Fri,Sat
£1,075
 
 
Spring 2018
13 May 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£413
for 2 nights
From
£207
From
£248
Fri,Sat
£909
 
 
Summer 2018
3 Jun 2018 - 9 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,405
for 7 nights
£1,405
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £233.97

Weekly rental during Summer season is Sunday 5pm to Sunday 11am. Sorry - No early check-ins or late checkouts. A signed Rental Agreement is required. Cancellation Policy: 30+ days prior - 25% of rate. All others 75% of rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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