Woodland Retreat

The Woodland Retreat ~ 2 Bed 1 Bath ~ Authentic “Up North” Log Cottage ~ Rare Find
  • Houghton Lake, MI, USA
  • 305-849-5728
  • 2 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps up to 4

The tranquil beauty of the Woodland Retreat. Road end access to the beautiful Houghton Lake, the largest inland lake in Michigan. Come and enjoy a true “Up North” log cabin getaway. Located on a large lot, surrounded by mature pine, and oak, trees, and woodland decor. Step inside, and feel the stress leave your body, and the relaxation enter. Whether you are a “summer” person, or a “winter” person, or both, this beautiful log cabin will provide you the perfect home base while you enjoy your vacation activities in Houghton Lake, Michigan.~ Book Direct With The Owner For Savings. Check our reviews on facebook~ Can’t review on VRBO unless you book through VRBO. So those guests review our place on our facebook page. Woodland Retreat

The Woodland Retreat is a 2 bedroom 1 bath authentic “Up North” log cabin, with gas log fireplace for those cool summer evenings, and those snowy winter nights.

We have a spectacular back yard with water proof~ snow proof~ bluetooth speaker and grilling and dining area, and fire pit with a stack of wood to enjoy a small bonfire, and recap your fun day spent in Houghton Lake. If you have a snowmobile or four wheel, feel free to park it in the garage during your stay.

We are situated on 3 lots, so plenty of room, and even though we are in a woodland setting, we are just blocks from M-55, and all of the avtivities that Houghton Lake has to offer~ Great bars, and dining~ lush green golf courses~ grocery stores, and theaters. There are also great kids activities~pirate themed mini golf~ bumper boat racing~ bounce houses~ go carts, and batting cage.

We have road end access, to the amazing Houghton Lake,~Michigans largest inland lake, 20,044 acres, with 30 miles of shoreline known for it’s spectacular fishing~ summer, or winter~ walleye, bluegill, crappie, northern pike, large, and small mouth bass, bullhead, and yellow perch.

You don’t have to love fishing to love Houghton Lake, boating, swimming, and just sitting on the beach soaking up the warm summer Michigan sun, are fun sports also.

Surrounded by State land, and great trails for snowmobiling and cross country skiing~ Houghton Lake is the place to vacation~ Summer, and Winter.

Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type Cottage
Meals Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping Housekeeper Optional
House Rules
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum age of primary renter: 25
  • Children allowed
  • No Smoking (No smoking on this property)
  • No pets (Firm! No Pets)
  • No parties/events
Location Type
  • Cottage
  • Heater
  • No Smoking
  • Children Welcome
  • TV
  • Satellite or cable
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Coin laundry
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Fireplace (Gas logs)
  • Parking (Circle drive with straight parking on each side. Plenty of parking for 2 vehicles, and a boat trailer)
  • Internet (High Speed Cable)
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven (Counter top oven)
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • Coffee Maker (Keurig/ With Coffee Pods)
  • Toaster
  • Pantry Items (Assorted Spices)
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen (Full size refrigerator. Counter top oven, 2 burner portable stove top. Insta pot )
Bedrooms 2 Bedrooms
Bathrooms 1 Bathroom
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Books (Please enjoy a book if you get involved and don’t have time to finish while at the cottage, please feel free to take it with you, we have plenty more)
  • Video Library
  • Dining Area (Seating for 4 people)
  • Dining (Log Table and Chairs~ With 4 Extra Folding Chairs)
Safety Features
  • Smoke detector (Hallway to bedrooms)
  • Carbon-monoxide detector (Hallway to bedrooms)
  • First-aid kit
  • Exterior lighting
  • Fire extinguisher (1 in the kitchen, 1 next to the fireplace)
  • Deadbolt lock
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Beach Towels
  • Porch / Veranda (Glassed in front porch with comfortable reclining chairs, and coffee station)
  • Deck / Patio (In back yard with table and chairs, picnic table, grill, and fire pit)
  • Outdoor Furniture