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Rustic Waterfront Getaway Cabin with Private Hot Tub near Traverse City, Michigan

Boardman, Michigan (United States)

Rustic Waterfront Getaway Cabin with Private Hot Tub near Traverse City, Michigan

Log Cabins
1 unit
8 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed
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  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
  • Barbecue
This rustic, waterfront getaway cabin is located near Traverse City, Michigan, and can accommodate eight guests. There are three bedrooms and one full bathroom. The first bedroom has a queen-size bed and the second bedroom has a double bed. The third bedroom has two double beds and a twin bed. A child crib is also available upon request. In the full bathroom, guests will find a sink, a toilet, basic toiletries, and a shower. Linens and towels are provided.
In the knotty pine living room, guests will find a stone fireplace, a sofa bed, two comfy recliners, a cable TV with a DVD player, and a stereo CD player. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with an oven, a stove, a refrigerator, a dishwasher, a microwave, a toaster, and a coffeemaker. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, air conditioning, heating, ceiling fans, a hairdryer, a washer and dryer, an iron and board, and parking.

Outside, there is a furnished deck, a gas grill, a hot tub, a fire pit, and access to Perch Lake and the surrounding sandy beach.


  • Queen-size bed
  • Double bed
  • Child's bed
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Cell service
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Firewood
  • Picnic area
  • Heating
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Blender
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Dining room
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Toiletries
  • Linens and pillows
  • Stove
  • Iron
  • Dining table
  • Movie library
  • Television
  • Hammock
  • Washing machine
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Cooking basics
  • Fan
  • Fire pit
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Games
  • Sound system
  • BR/DVD player
  • Air conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Parking
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
This rental includes complimentary Wi-Fi and parking. For entertainment, guests will find a cable TV with a DVD player, movies, books, board games, and a radio/CD Player. Two boats, a canoe, and two kayaks are provided free of charge for use at the cottage. Guests should bring their own fishing poles. The hot tub on the deck is popular in all seasons.

No matter the temperature outside, guests can stay cozy with the indoor heating and bedroom air conditioning. Nothing beats cuddling up next to the stone fireplace on a cold day. Wood is provided for the fireplace and outside fire pit. There is also a washer and dryer to keep clothes fresh during any stay.

Outside, guests can have a barbecue on the grill while enjoying the fresh air and roast marshmallows over the fire pit as the stars begin to twinkle in the night sky. There is also a private hot tub, in addition to direct waterfront access with two docks on Perch Lake right out the door. Glampers are welcome to take the property's rowboat, canoe, paddle boat, and kayaks out for a spin. Guests should note that gas motors are not allowed on the lake.

Guest Services

  • Bar/Pub
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bottle of wine
Yankee Boy restaurant, an award winning diner with great food and service is nearby to the property. Fife Lake Inn, dining and bar is eight miles away. While many other restaurants are in surrounding communities, hosts have provided reference at the property. The property includes, a row boat canoe, a paddle boat, and two kayaks.Linens had robes for the hot tub are included.Washer/Dryer and detergent available on the property. Maps and flyers are available at the cabin.

The hosts would be happy to answer any questions and give ideas for visit planning. They live close-by and can be available if needed.

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
  • Shopping
This tranquil waterfront getaway is located in South Boardman, Michigan, in a private area overlooking peaceful 40 acre Perch Lake. Just an hour away from the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore—recently named the “Most Beautiful Place in America” by Good Morning America—this breathtaking vacation spot is well worth a visit.

Traverse City, 20 miles east, has been called one of the top five foodie towns as well as one of the top 10 beach towns in the U.S. by Bon Appetit Magazine and AOL Travel News respectively. Cherry Capital Airport is conveniently located 30 minutes away. Manistee is an hour and a half away, and guests can be in Grand Rapids or the Mackinac Bridge or Mackinac Island in about two hours.


  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Wine tasting
  • Horseback riding
  • Hiking
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Wildlife watching

Golf enthusiasts can head to one of the nearby top-tier greens to practice their swing. With warm weather in the summer and scenic beaches, as well as the choice between Glen Lake and Lake Michigan, guests can choose any body of water to spend their vacation relaxing, swimming, waterskiing, fishing, boating, canoeing, or kayaking. With lots of relaxing activities available, such as hiking, biking, visiting the beaches and lakes, and exploring the huge selection of vineyards and wineries offering wine tasting, this truly is a great place to get away from it all and relax. In the colder months, winter sports are also very popular, such as downhill skiing and cross-country skiing.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: From 4:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.

Additional Information

There is a minimum renting age of 25.

Guests will be required to pay a $250 damage deposit.

Small pets are allowed at the discretion of the host for a fee per pet.

Wood is available on property for the outside fire pit and wood burning fireplace.

Smoking is not allowed.

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