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The Bear Cabin Famliy Retreat in the Manistee Nat. Forest, fully furnished

#410214 · Vacation rental in , ,

2 Bedrooms
5 guests
1 Full Bathroom
Vacation rental

Property Description

The Bear Cabin is located in the Manistee National Forest. This 2 bedroom 1 full bathroom home was built in 2005 and, is located in the Manistee National Forest. There may be a walking path to the Pine Creek(property was bought), and plenty of wildlife. See the deer at dusk come in for carrots, and all Michigan Species of woodpeckers have been seen from the house at the suet cake feeder. Only one mile from the world famous Dublin General Store known for their Jerky and Sausage. Just a 25 minute drive to Cadillac, a 30 minute drive to Manistee, Lake Michigan, and the Little River Casino. Golf at the Caberfae resort 20 minutes away or kayak/canoe the Pine river with launches just a short drive away. Bring your own boat and launch at the Norman Township Boat Launch on the Tippy Dam Pond just minutes away. Several small lakes for swimming nearby especially Sand Lake Beach and Campground only 3.5 miles away.
Living room has an HD TV, stereo system with 5 CD carousel, plus a DVD Blueray player, a Sirius XM radio for your listening enjoyment, and the Nintendo Wii with several games. Plenty of DVDs for the evenings, or rainy days, approximately 50. Propane Gas Grill for grilling, and all the utensils on the new back deck(Oct. 2017). Fire-pit with a new picnic table(2017). Deck on the front of the house. NO Smoking inside - ashtray provided on the deck(for me too). No pets allowed. Not handicap accessible. No WiFi or cable, TV picks up 9 local digital stations. AT&T cell phones have no problem with 4G. A/C window unit if the days/nights are too warm. Living room and Master Bedroom have ceiling fans. The kitchen has a new toaster, oven/range combo, coffee maker, microwave, and refrigerator/freezer. The bathroom has a full bath/shower combo, toilet and sink.

The 2nd bedroom has a futon bunk with new mattresses and new mattresses pads and sheets. The master bedroom's mattress is like new with a new mattress pad - so comfy...

The refrigerator has condiments for your use (ketchup/mustard/mayo/dressings/bottled water....) and the cupboard next to the fridge has cereal/crackers/soup/croutons. The cupboard next to the sink has Coffee filters, and seasonings, plus whole pot coffee packets in the basket. In the Freezer there is coffee, and a few other things. Plus, the cupboard left of the sink has stoneware plates/paper plates/plastic plate baskets/plastic cups/champagne flutes/margarita glasses/plastic bowls/egg cooker for the microwave/paper towels....Bathroom has TP. Please feel free to use what you need, if something runs out please replace - everything can be purchased at the famous Dublin General Store . Linens are provided as are bath towels/and 2 beach towels - you can bring your own bath/beach towels if you wish.

If you want to make a fire outside in the fire-pit you need to follow fire danger status because we are in the Manistee National Forest. Please no vacation/rental requests after 9:00 PM, as there is a good chance we won't respond until the following morning...

Bedroom Description

1 Acre, 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath with tub/shower for the little ones.

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House Rules

Check In Time: 04:00
Check Out Time: 11:00
Max occupancy: 5 guests

Sleeping Arrangements

Common Space
Bed types not specified
Bedroom 1
1 Bed
Bedroom 2
1 Queen Bed


Rate Name Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Default Rate
2 Nights Minimum
$65 CAD - - -
01/12/18 - 01/12/21
2 Nights Minimum
$128 CAD - - -



Video Games
DVD Player
Stereo System
Cable / Satellite TV


Air Conditioned


Dishes / Utensils
Small Appliances


Deck / Patio
BBQ / Grill
Parking Available


Restaurant On Site
Guided Fishing Tours

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