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Cozy Log Cabin In The Woods

Bedrooms Studio
Space 500 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Private Acres In The Woods With Huge Yard For All Your Outdoor Pleasures!

You are going to love this sweet little northern Michigan getaway located on 3 acres and adjoining thousands of acres of Wakeley lake area federal and with miles of hiking trails. Lots of great fishing and swimming lakes close by. But-- the main attraction to this location is the famous Au Sable River mainstream-- just 500 yards from the cabin. This river is nationally known for its world class fly fishing for brown, rainbow, and brook trout.

The Au Sable river is also a popular destination for canoeing, kayaking, and tubing with several local rental liveries in grayling.

Cabin has 2 double bed futons and a double bed air mattress that can be used if needed to sleep up to 6 guests. The cabin has a fully equipped kitchen with everything-- just like home. Nothing you need to bring. All bedding, towels and washcloths provided. Both charcoal and gas grills provided. Basically-- all you need to bring is your clothes, food, and drink and you are good to go!

Pet friendly. Huge yard with big campfire pit and the campfire wood is provided! Picnic table and lawn chairs. A great place for the kids with swing set, sandbox, yard games, basketball hoop, horseshoes, and more. Just a 500 yard walk down the road to the Au Sable river mainstream to a great spot to swim, fish, canoe, tube, kayak. You have free access to 2 canoes on a trailer with paddles & cushions for your personal use. Our cabin is located just 15 minutes from grayling.

No internet service at the cabin other than Verizon cellular. No TV service, but equipped with TV/DVD/VCR player and over 200 movies. Also has Wii gaming system

Our cabin is available to rent May 27 thru Oct 31, 2016

More Details

Rod Larkin
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018

About Rod Larkin

This cabin was built in 1963 and has been in our family since 1970. We moved to Grayling in 2010 and we live less than 10 minutes from our cabin. We love living in the Grayling area and especially on the Au Sable River. This is God's Country for sure!

Rod Larkin purchased this cabin in 1970

Why Rod Larkin chose Grayling

My parents bought this property when I was 13 years old and I've been spending time here for 47 years and counting. I purchased this property from my parents in 1986.

The Grayling area has so much to offer from pristine rivers and lakes to Hartwick Pines, endless miles of hiking and ORV trails. It's a great place to stay and a great place to play!

What makes this cabin unique

Our little log cabin is nothing fancy so if you are looking for a posh resort-- keep looking. We cater to people who want to get away from it all. We cater to families with kids and pets. We cater to sportsman who love to fish and hunt. People come here and return here more for the outdoors and all it has to offer more than the indoors.

With both the Au Sable and Manistee river systems in the Grayling area-- it's a fly fishing, canoeing, kayaking, float tubing meca!

Everyone who stays with us says-- "You have thought of everything we might need or want to have during our stay." We love helping people make great memories Up North!

We offer all this at a price that's hard to beat-- less than just about any motel/hotel overnight price you'll find.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Grayling in Grayling Township

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 14:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • No aerial fireworks allowed and no fireworks after 10 PM
  • Please close driveway gate at night
  • Use campfire wood from under the brown tarp-- not the wood shed
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Studio, Sleeps 6
  • The cabin has one open 14 X 20 room consisting of kitchen and eating area and living room area with 2 comfy double bed futons that convert your living area to sleeping area. There is also a double bed air mattress and a single bed air mattress available. You can sleep up to 6 in the cabin. The second room in the cabin is a walk-in entry and closet area and bathroom with shower.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Check in time is any time after 12 PM on your arrival date. Check out time is by 2 PM on your departure date.


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Cozy Log Cabin In The Woods
average rating of 4.909091 based on 44 reviews
Canton, Ohio

Cabin In The Woods

  • 5 of 5

Had a great second trip to the Lark Inn. We enjoy the natural beauty & peaceful setting and Rod has always been a terrific host & source of local information. The pictures and description of the cabin and setting is very accurate & everything is as presented. We hope to back next year.

Brock & Cleo

Canton, Ohio

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice review of our cabin. When we have guests return each year like you do, we know we must be doing something right!
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Cabin is quite cozy just as described but the area exceeded expectation.

  • 5 of 5

Cabin while being small on footprint was quite adequate for 4 men on a hunting trip. It is clean and very well stocked with most everything you will need.

The property is tucked away in a quiet setting. The yard is large with many amenities from a large Fire Pit (with all the wood you could need) to horseshoe pits!

The surrounding area has so much to offer an outdoors person with thousands of acres of state/federal lands across the private road and the beautiful AuSable River just a short walk to the north. Hiking, bike riding, fishing, hunting, kayakin, canoeing, you name it!

The owner, Rod, was prompt to answer questions and lives nearby so meeting him at the cabin was easy. Thx Rod!

We certainly enjoyed our stay and I recommend you check it out too!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review on our cabin!
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So comfortable!!

  • 5 of 5

We love this place! Spent a nice weekend relaxing in his cozy gem. The fall colors are beautiful!! Thanks for having us again and we look forward to coming back. Excellent hosts!!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review of our cabin. We get a lot of return guest like yourselves which tells us our cozy cabin in the woods is a place people want to keep coming back to!
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Troy, MI

Perfect spot for rest and relaxation for a family getaway in the woods and close to the river!

  • 5 of 5

This cozy cabin was perfect for our family weekend! We just brought our cooler and the rest was already for us! Rod even had the wood and kindling for us to make our bonfire! We really enjoyed strolling in the woods and walking down to the river! Thanks for for letting us bring our dog! He loved the yard and was entertained by all the sights and sounds of the forest!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Peaceful, fully stocked, host is very friendly & accommodating. We definitely will stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, Illinois


  • 5 of 5

Loved it. I will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
13 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Forest Dunes
Nearest Restaurant
13 Miles
Rays BBQ, Big Boy, Pizza Hut, Dead Bear, Subway
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Kneff Lake

Hartwick Pines State Park & Logging Museum, Wellington Farms, Au Sable River, Manistee River, Wakeley Lake , Kneff Lake, Lake Margethe, Camp Grayling, all are with 10 to 20 minutes driving time. Higgins Lake is within 30 minutes


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Grayling, Michigan

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £186.13
Cleaning Fee £33.5
Pet Fee £7.45

Regarding pet fees. Pets are welcome and there is a fee of $10 per pet. However, this site only allows for a single pet fee of $10 which you can include in your booking. If you bring more than 1 pet, you can pay the additional pet fee/s upon your arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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