Tranquil Northern Michigan Woodland Cottage

Tranquil Northern Michigan Woodland Cottage
Vacation Home hosted by Jade
2 Guests . 1 Bedroom . 1 Bathroom
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Peaceful custom built wood sided home with unique details, solid wood floors, gourmet kitchen, copper clad bathroom with a red cedar floor and dual shower heads, many windows for ample natural light and observation of wildlife (Pileated woodpeckers, deer, fox..). This northern Michigan home is surrounded by mature woodland and is conveniently located 3 miles from centrally located Mancelona for endless day trips. Large deck crafted from recycled clear cedar in the front and rear of the home.

Digital detox in the deep woods. A couple can escape the noisier options and enjoy a peaceful respite at our cottage. There are endless opportunities for Forest bathing (shinrin-yoku) with bonus of comfortable accommodations.

Guests will have access to the entire home (except small room in the basement used for storage and a outside storage shed) and the 7 acres located on the Cedar River.

I guests will be provided with detailed check in information to be able to easily access the property and self check in after 3pm. Russ and I are accessible by phone, text or email 24 hours.

The house is surrounded by a mature woods and is located on the Cedar River. There is one seasonally occupied log home that is visible from the property.

This northern Michigan home is conveniently located for endless day trips (45 min to Traverse City, 45 minutes to Petoskey, 15 minutes to Shorts microbrewery, 10 minute drive to Jordan River pathway and landslide overlook, 10 minute drive to Shanty/Schuss Mountain, 1.5 hour drive to sleeping bear dunes, 1.5 hour drive to Mackinaw).

Cell phone coverage is limited. Att works but not perfect and same for Verizon.

Guest Access

Sleeping Configuration
No Pets Allowed
No Smoking Allowed
Not Family/Kid Friendly
Not Handicap Accessible
Not Suitable for Events
Parking Included
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Iron & Board
Clothes Dryer
Hair Dryer
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Laptop friendly workspace
Coffee Maker
Cooking Utensils
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher



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Russ is an exhibit builder traveling all over the world for installs. I was medical technologist at a small local hospital. When we are not working we are traveling ,kite boarding, snorkeling, fishing or stand up paddle-boarding.
Speaks: English
Credit cards not accepted

Policies and Rules

Check In Flexible
Check OutFlexible
House Rules
Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
- No shoes in house, only TP and human waste in toilet. No pets on furniture or beds and up to date flea medication.


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Tranquil Northern Michigan Woodland Cottage is a Vacation Home located in Mancelona, Michigan, United States. This Vacation Home is available for short term lodging and accommodates 2 guests
Tranquil Northern Michigan Woodland Cottage has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom


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