Rustic Family Cabin Rental on a Secluded Island near Ann Arbor, Michigan

Manchester, Michigan (United States)

Rustic Family Cabin Rental on a Secluded Island near Ann Arbor, Michigan

1 unit
14 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed

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Accommodation Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Barbecue
This amazing and rustic cabin rental lies directly on an island in the center of a secluded lake in the Ann Arbor countryside of Michigan. Able to sleep up to 12 guests comfortably, this family-friendly cabin features two bedrooms and two bathrooms and is complete with a rustic yet comfortable feel. The master bedroom is fitted with a queen-size bed, while the upstairs loft contains two queen-size beds, one full-size bed, and two twin beds. The loft also has a large flat-screen television with Blu-Ray player, so guests can watch a movie while they drift off to sleep. If guests are in need of any additional sleeping room, a full-size sofa bed in the loft can be utilized.

As guests make their way to the main level they will find the living, dining, and kitchen areas which are perfect places for relaxing and socializing after a long day on the lake. The living area is fitted with comfortable furniture as well as a cozy wood-burning stove and a television with satellite programming. The open kitchen area includes everything that guests would need to prepare meals or themselves throughout their vacation such as an oven, stove, microwave, refrigerator, toaster, and a Keurig coffeemaker. Guests will also find the kitchen fully stocked with all necessary utensils, dishes, and cutlery. A rustic picnic-like dining table lies right in the kitchen, so guests do not have to go far to enjoy meals.

Outside, guests can enjoy the large outdoor deck that has amazing views of the lake with comfortable outdoor furniture, a propane grill, and a fire pit for chilly nights. The property is also equipped with floating docks directly on the lake so guests can enjoy immediate and easy access to the water.

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Telephone
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Queen-size bed
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Heating
  • Deck/Patio
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Dining table
  • Linens and pillows
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Hammock
  • Fire pit
  • Satellite/Cable
  • BR/DVD player
  • Fan
  • Washing machine
  • Cooking basics
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Fireplace
  • Air conditioning
This property is equipped with everything that glampers will appreciate throughout the duration of their stay. Indoors, the property is fitted with air conditioning, heating, and internet, so guests will remain comfortable and connected throughout their vacation. A washing machine and clothes dryer can be found in the laundry room and are available for use.

Guests have the option of using the wood-burning stove throughout the colder months, however, permission to operate must be acquired from the host before use.

Outside, guests can enjoy the best of the lake with a swimming beach, a floating dock, and an additional 40-foot dock. Two kayaks and two canoes are also available for use. The property also features a large deck with outdoor furniture, a fire pit, and a propane grill which creates a perfect atmosphere for spending a warm evening under the Michigan sky.

Parking is available on the premises.

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
  • Shopping
This amazing property is located on a secluded and historic private island just 40 minutes west of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and is home to lush green trees and a tranquil sandy waterfront. Situated on the peaceful Iron Mill Pond, the property is just nine miles away from the small town of Manchester and right on the cusp of the Irish Hills region of the state, those who stay here will not be disappointed with the endless opportunities to spend time outdoors. Other outdoor destinations nearby to the island include Waterloo State Recreation Area and Pinckney Recreation Area


General activities
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Horseback riding
  • Wildlife watching
Adventures and sports
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Water sports
  • Stand-up paddleboarding

The rolling landscape of rural Michigan is a glampers paradise, with lush forests, pristine lakes, and endless walking trails. The peaceful atmosphere provides many opportunities to spend the day outside, and there is something for every outdoor enthusiast to enjoy.

The property itself lies directly on a secluded lake, where during warm weather months guests can do everything from swimming, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, fishing, and boating. The surrounding woodlands sport excellent trails for hiking, trekking, horseback riding, and even for birdwatching and practicing photography.

If glampers choose to venture off of the property and explore the nearby towns of Manchester and Ann Arbor and visit the golf courses or try the local gastronomy in the family-owned bars and restaurants. Nearby Manchester is also home to antique shops and nice boutiques, so guests who love to shop can spend a nice afternoon in taking a stroll around town.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 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


You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.

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Additional Information

This property allows a two-pet maximum, with a fee per pet.

There is a refundable damage deposit of $1,500 that is held on the guest's card at the time of booking that will be released back to them three days after check out pending no damages.

Linens, bedding, and bath towels are provided by the host free of charge; however, guests are required to provide their own beach towels.

The age restriction for head renter is 30 years old.

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