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Riverfront Cabin. Last week of August STILL AVAILABLE!!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Full Baths, 1500 SqFt Very Private Wooded Setting On the River

NOTE>>>>>>NOTE: The site has eliminated all ways for you as a guest to call us and when you send us a request, they have eliminated all ways for us as owners to communicate with you as well, UNTIL, we accept your reservation. So, what does this mean to you??? It means that as home owners, we want to make sure that whomever is renting our place is the right fit for our property. The ONLY way for us to do this is via a phone conversation. The ONLY way for us to get your phone number is for us to accept your reservation. HOWEVER, just because we "accept" your reservation does not necessarily mean that we will truly "ACCEPT" your reservation. We will make that final determination after we make phone contact with you. If all seems legit per our phone conversation, then the reservation stays accepted and end of story. IF, on the slim chance, that we determine that the fit isn't right for our property, we will go back in and CANCEL the reservation immediately and you will be refunded whatever was placed on your credit card through VRBO/HomeAway. We apologize for this note and having to explain ourselves like this. Unfortunately, the site has forced us to protect our investment in this manner. We are hoping they open their eyes and make it better for both owners and guests!

Also, please note that we have a pet fee if you are bringing a dog. We ask that you check that box on your reservation request because it saves a lot of hassle to correct it when we find out a dog is being brought with you.

Rainbow Reel was constructed (in 2013) 1,500 sq ft home that sits directly along the banks of the beautiful White River in Newaygo County.

The home offers three bedrooms, two full baths, main floor laundry, a large great room/kitchen/dining area combined with a 21 ft high ceiling. The interior of the home is decked out with Up North cabin décor throughout and the entire great room, loft and upstairs bedroom has knotty pine. The main floor has a beautiful dark walnut stained, rustic circle sawn oak flooring. The inside of the home has a very rustic feeling atmosphere yet, has all the modern conveniences of a modern home.

The 3 bedrooms are as follows:

The Bear Den has a queen cedar log bed.

The Mossy Moose has a full over full cedar log bunk bed.

The Loons Nest has a built in queen bed and also a built in twin bed.

The home will comfortably sleep nine individuals when doubled up in beds (except the twin)

Dogs (Max. 2) welcome for extra pet fee. Short, medium length hair dogs preferably. Long haired dogs such as German Shepherds, Huskies, Mastiff, etc. might not be allowed without prior permission due to large amounts of shedding and family allergy! Ask us about your pet.

If you are looking for a place where you can TRULY RELAX, unwind, recharge and accomplish all of this with the utmost privacy, then this is the place for you.

HOWEVER, if you are looking for a place to party, then PLEASE LOOK ELSEWHERE!

The home sits on 3.5 wooded acres with 229' of direct river frontage. You would be hard pressed to find a more private and relaxing vacation home. It is like you have the whole river to yourself.

The river is great for kayaking, canoeing and tubing. It is also very well known for its trout fishing. (Tubes and Kayaks NOT provided. Please bring your own items for floating down the river)

The home has a large deck and a fire pit that overlooks the river. We will even provide the firewood.

All bedding (for the 5 beds) is provided, dinner service (plates, silverware, etc) provided as well. Pots, pans, blender, crock pot, electric griddle, coffee maker and various other small kitchen appliances provided. The only things that you have to provide would be your own food and drinks.

Outside we have provided a 6 place patio table/chair set under the pergola on the deck (early spring through late fall). We also have a beautiful 3 season porch with a 5 piece, cushioned conversation set which is absolutely amazing to relax and watch nature.

On the deck you will also find 2 lounge chairs for your enjoyment (early spring through late fall).

There is a 6 ft picnic table, a 2 person wooden swing and various other chairs for sitting around the camp fire at the rivers edge.

We have also provided a GAS GRILL.

There is NOT any WiFi or Internet Service provided at the cabin! There is excellent 4G LTE service at the cabin if you choose to use your smartphones or tablets.

Holidays require a 3 night minimum.

The cabin remains available on a first come first serve basis until we have a paid reservation deposit.

Cabin availability changes quickly. Certain times of the year, our cabin books months in advance and our best advice is that if we have the dates open that you are looking for, we urge you to reserve the dates quickly.

Our cabin sleeps 9 and is designed for 9 or less, (5 beds, so read above what beds we have) but we are willing to allow up to 12 individuals to occupy the cabin but we prefer not to have more than 9 adults.

Our cabin is strictly meant for relaxation, family gatherings, family vacations or a romantic get-a-way. Again, this is NOT a party cabin and we don't rent out for large family reunions...meant for small family gatherings. Every situation is looked at individually so please contact us with your request and we will do our very best to accommodate your needs.


Peak Summer weeks are in VERY high demand and are from Saturday-Saturday only (unless otherwise specified) and require a 7 Night Stay! Shorter stays are granted, however, the same rate will apply (again, this only applies to PEAK SUMMER WEEKS)

We welcome your inquiry. Contacting us allows us to give you the best service and answer any and all your questions with ease but the new site restrictions have taken off our phone number unless you do a search for Rainbow Reel online.

Today is the day to reserve your spot at one of Michigan's best kept cabins. Thank you and happy vacationing!

More Details

Rod and Beth Pentoney
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2018

About Rod and Beth Pentoney

Hardworking family of 4. We love being able to share our property with other responsible families who will treat our cabin with the care that we would.

Rod and Beth Pentoney purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Rod and Beth Pentoney chose White Cloud

We have always wanted a vacation home with that 'Up North' cabin décor/feeling on a river and after many years of searching for a nice buildable piece of property to build on, we finally found this property.

We then spent most of 2013 building the home/cabin ourselves and we made it a point to make sure that it meet all of our 'Up North' feelings and a place that was completely different than a standard home. We know that our cabin will leave you as breathless as it does us.

What makes this cabin unique

From the outside, the home looks like any modern chalet (with some unique siding features), but upon entering the cabin, you will find yourself in a rustic, yet modern, 'Up North' cabin feeling.

As soon as you walk in the front door, you will step into the Great Room which is decked out with knotty pine walls and ceiling and a rustic circle sawn oak hardwood flooring stained with a dark walnut stain.

You will also notice a full sized 1930's cedar strip canoe hanging in the rafters. The canoe is also wired with lighting for those romantic evenings. The great room has a really neat trout fishing theme to it with some really neat lantern style lights in the dining and kitchen areas.

The bedrooms are themed to add a unique, yet fun touch to the property. We have, The Bear Den, The Mossy Moose and The Loons Nest for bedrooms. The Loons Nest bedroom has some very cool and unique built in bed options.

Another unique feature is the built on wall shelf over the slider door and windows that face the river. We have several cabin related decorative items on this shelf.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in White Cloud in Newaygo County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Lower Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Spacious full bath with Hickory Cabinets.
    Upper Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Full bath with Hickory Vanity.
  • Two full bathrooms.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bear Den - 1 Large Double Bed , Cedar Log Bed
    Loon's Nest - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Built in Beds. Really neat!
    Mossy Moose - 2 Double Bed , This room has a Full over Full Cedar Log Bunk Bed
  • Three Bedrooms.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Guests to provide their own tubes or kayaks for floating down the river. Guests to also provide their own beach towels for use outside the cabin. We do not allow our inside bath towels to be used for anything other than drying off after a tub or shower. Please don't use bath towels or washcloths to clean boots or anything else that will stain or ruin these items. Any misrepresentation of how many people are in your group or with pets will result in the guest being asked to leave the premises without a refund. We are honest of what we expect from our guests and we expect the exact same from those who rent our beautiful home/cabin. Thank you again!


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average rating of 5.0 based on 37 reviews

Awesome cabin

  • 5 of 5

Nice get away in a secluded setting. Clean, comfortable, and had everything we needed and more! Beth was great to work with!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mishawaka, IN

So comfortable and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Everything about our stay at Rainbow Reel was wonderful. Beth and Rod have built an amazing cabin and have generously shared it with us! The cabin was spotless, full of every amenity, and made to feel like home. We greatly appreciated the welcome basket as well!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

Clean, comfortable and cozy.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic home away from home experience!

  • 5 of 5

This was an absolutely beautiful home that exceeded our expectations! Rod and Beth have built a beautiful home and they they have made sure that it truly feels like a home away from home for their guests. Great communication from the time of booking all the way through our stay. We would absolutely stay here again if we return to the area.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Utica,Michigan US

An AMAZING place!!!

  • 5 of 5

We rented for the weekend to attend a graduation at Ferris State. There were 7 of us staying and it was PERFECT! It was so spacious, comfortable and beautiful, exceeded our expectations. Being on the river was great! We spent the whole afternoon outside by the river, watched kayakers go by and had a bonfire in the evening. The kitchen has everything you could want and the cabin was super clean! None of us wanted to leave. Rod and Beth take great pride in their property and they were so easy to work with. We certainly hope to rent here again!!

  • Review Submitted: 06-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Rapids, MI

Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

A big thank you to Rod and Beth for lending their cabin to us over the Christmas Holiday. It was everything we wanted and more! A perfect amount of room for 9, a very peaceful setting, ample amount of supplies, and most importantly, snow! The last one isn't guaranteed to be supplied by the owners. :)

Again, thank you to Beth and Rod for this awesome experience!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Grand Rapids-GRR
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Hesperia, MI
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Lake Express in Muskegon
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Fremont, MI
Nearest Train
55 Miles
Grand Rapids
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
US 131
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Hesperia, MI
Nearest Ski
57 Miles
Caberfae Peaks - Cadillac
Nearest Beach
38 Miles
Lake Michigan
Car: necessary

We highly recommend a day trip to Silver Lake Sand Dunes, ride the Dunes with Mac Woods Dune Rides, rent a wave runner and enjoy some of the biggest dunes in the Mid-West, over 2000 acres of dunes and the only dunes east of the Mississippi where you can ride on the dunes. There is horseback riding, the Lake Michigan Shoreline, Orchard Tours all within about 30-35 minutes to the west of the cabin. Michigan's Adventure Amusement/Water Park is just a short drive away. We are also centrally located in beautiful Newaygo County, MI for many water related activities, hiking and fall colors.

4 miles east of the cabin is The North Country National Scenic Trail. This is a famous trail system for hiking and some biking that extends over 4,600 miles starting in North Dakota and ending in New York. Be sure to bring your cross country ski's or snow shoes and enjoy a Michigan winter.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in White Cloud, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late August partial week
25 Aug 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest
Labor day weekend
31 Aug 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Fall 2018
4 Sep 2018 - 29 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Winter 2019
1 Jan 2019 - 28 Mar 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest
Spring 2019
29 Mar 2019 - 23 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest
Early Summer
24 May 2019 - 7 Jun 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest
8 Jun 2019 - 2 Sep 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £196.1
Pet Fee £78.44

If requesting a booking, please provide a number where you can be reached so we can verify that you are the right fit for our property and to make sure your quoted rate is correct. This will save on back and forth emails and save time for all of us. Thank you.
$250 refundable reservation/damage due at time of booking!
50% rental due at time of booking, 50% rental due 20 days prior to arrival.
Payment due in full at time of booking for all rentals booked 20 days or less prior to arrival.
Pet fee (dog) $100 per reservation
Failure to return contract in timely manner or failure to make payments by due date may result in cancellation of your reservation.
Minimum Age to rent the cabin (sign the lease) is 25 yrs old.
Person who signs rental agreement must be present during the entire stay and must also be the person of whom we've spoken with to set up the reservation.
NON-SMOKING CABIN -inside, also applies to the 3 season porch. NO PARTIES!

Peak Summer weeks are "sold" as full week slots. If you are looking for less than 7 nights, the price remains the same, however, you will still need to tell us your arrival date and departure date so we can put it into the rental agreement.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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