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People12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, sleeps 8+, lakefront, and close to the city.

This adorable log cabin is located on 100 feet of Strawberry Lake frontage. Just 20 minutes from Ann Arbor. Nice sandy bottom for swimming. Long dock to tie up your boat. Great fishing at the end of the dock. Comes with use of a paddle boat. Huge yard with rainbow play set. Huge sand box for kids w/toys and floats. Fire pit. On the Huron chain of lakes so able to boat from lake to lake for hours of fun. Beautiful sunset side of lake so plenty of daylight hours. 1 Bedroom w/ king bed. 1 Bedroom with queen bed. 1 bedroom with 2 twin bunk and a queen bed. Equipped kitchen. Sheets and 2 towels per per person.


Owner
Sandy Gerlach
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
20 August, 2017

About Sandy Gerlach

We are a family of 6 with 2 dogs. Grew up spending summers on Strawberry Lake and loved it so much we bought a place of our own.

Sandy Gerlach purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Sandy Gerlach chose Michigan

This property is beautiful being one of only 2 lots with double frontage on Bobwhite Beach. Bobwhite Beach is on the East side of the lake which is the best for the sunset views. It is a great location because it is in close proximity to our home. Being between Ann Arbor and Brighton, we love to attend the Ann Arbor Art fair each year as well as the many local festivals. We love being on the chain of lakes to take a 3-4 hour boat tour up river, or heading over to Zukey Lake Tavern for dinner by boat. Great sandy bottom for swimming. Wonderful fishing right off the end of the dock!

What makes this cabin unique

Staying in this quaint log cabin reminds us of the peaceful slow pace, and lazy summer days that people have enjoyed for the past 80 years. Sitting around he big stone fireplace, relaxing on the porch and playing games at the table are some of our favorite memory spots.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Whitmore Lake in Northfield

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 1 full bathroom, completely remodeled on 8/2013.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
  • 1 King bedroom 2 twin & queen bedroom 1 queen bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • Shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.5555553 based on 18 reviews
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LOVE THIS PLACE!!!

  • 5 of 5

Second time staying here and will be staying again. Great central location and you cannot beat the price. Having a house on a lake with the paddle boat, canoe, and the red raft is fantastic but furthermore, somehow there are few to no mosquitoes. Sandy is always responsive and so easy to work with. HIGHLY recommend staying here!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy cottage great for family togetherness

  • 5 of 5

We rented this lakeside home for my daughter's graduation weekend and really enjoyed our stay here. We had three generations of family together, and there was plenty of comfortable space to hang out, tell stories and play games. We found everything we needed in the kitchen and enjoyed watching the lake from the front porch (it was too cold to be outside much, but I'd love to come back in the summer!). Both of my college-age kids thanked us afterwards for choosing a place away from the busyness of downtown Ann Arbor but close enough to get there for all the graduation festivities.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy Cottage - Feels like Home!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here while visiting family in the Ann Arbor area. The home was well equipped, cozy, and so much better than renting a hotel room! We had plenty of room for our family of 7 to sleep and enjoy ourselves during the day. The lake view and outdoor areas were a big plus. It was easy access to highways and groceries. The owners were very gracious and accommodating! We would definitely rent here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great stay - taking in the Fall colors and UMIch Homecoming

  • 4 of 5

I rented the cabin to come up with friends to visit my son - who's going to UMich ~20 minutes away (and take in a football game). The cabin is exactly as advertised - and Sandy was prompt answering questions I had.

Will definitely consider renting this property again - during summer looks like it could be a lot of fun as well.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time and really we all really enjoyed the property. Sandy was quick to respond and check-in/out process was very easy. The view of the lake is great!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, rustic cabin

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Strawberry Lake - it is truly a gorgeous property right on the lake. The kids and adults all enjoyed swimming in the lake, canoeing, and relaxing in the backyard. Unfortunately the cabin itself needs a lot of work. There is only one window unit air conditioner and a washing machine would have been very helpful. The clean dishes in cupboard were grimey and the ants were a problem. They could consider getting a dehumidifier to help deal with the mustiness, as well. The owners are very nice and stopped by to help address the iron in the well water. The bedroom and bathroom doors are very old and hard to close and lock. Overall a great week with family, but a bit more rustic than we were anticipating.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Detroit Metro
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Ann Arbor

100 ft. lake frontage with large yard. Swing sets, dock for boat tie up or fishing & swimming off of. Big sand box/beach. On the Huron River chain of lakes for hours of boating fun to other lakes or restaurants. 30 mile bike path within 4 miles. Fire pit at lakeside. Just 20 min. from Ann Arbor, 15 min. from Brighton.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Whitmore Lake, USA

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
 
Choice Summer Week
9 Jul 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£840
for 3 nights
From
£247
From
£292
Fri,Sat
£1,745
 
 
Late August
20 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£778
for 3 nights
From
£226
From
£235
Fri,Sat
£1,580
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£872
 
 
U of M Football Weekend
8 Sep 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£839
 
 
U of M football
15 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£839
 
 
U of M vs. MSU
6 Oct 2017 - 7 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£1,086
 
 
U of M football weekend
27 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£839
 
 
U of M football weekend
3 Nov 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£839
 
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 23 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£655
 
 
U of M vs. Ohio St.
24 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£1,086
 
 
U of M Graduation
27 Apr 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£641
 
 
Memorial Weekend
25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£839
 
 
Early summer
29 May 2018 - 9 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£704
for 3 nights
From
£202
From
£230
Fri,Sat
 
 
Schools out!
10 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
3 night minimum stay
£887
for 3 nights
From
£263
From
£301
Fri,Sat
£1,910
 
 
4th of July Week
1 Jul 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
3 night minimum stay
£1,010
for 3 nights
From
£304
From
£320
Fri,Sat
£2,157
 
 
Summer is Here!
8 Jul 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£887
for 3 nights
From
£263
From
£301
Fri,Sat
£1,910
 
 
Late Summer
19 Aug 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
£558
for 2 nights
From
£230
From
£254
Fri,Sat
 
 
Labor Day weekend
31 Aug 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£877
for 3 nights
From
£259
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£478
for 2 nights
From
£189
From
£214
Fri,Sat
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £93.22
Damage Deposit £194.2

Reservations can be made for weekly rentals (Sat-Sat) for the summer months. Shorter stays are approved on a case by case basis or if available within a few weeks. Special discounts for monthly, and mid week off season. Contact owner, Sandy Gerlach (248)515-2049

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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