Cracklewood Cabins is a two bedroom yellow pine full log 1000 sq. ft. home completed in 2007. The flooring throughout the cabin is hardwood and ceramic. The interior walls are tongue and groove pine. This northern Michigan log home is decorated as a rustic logging cabin utilizing Michigan photographs from the logging era as well as logging tools.
The home sleeps 6-8 comfortably. Sleeping accommodations include one bedroom on the first floor with a queen size bed, a full size futon in the living room, one bedroom upstairs with a queen size bed, and a full size futon in the loft.
The cabin is located on a treed two acre site. Decks extend the length of the home in both the front and back of the house providing a shady spot to relax and listen to the wind rustling the leaves of the trees. You may even catch a glimpse of the humingbirds that frequent our feeders.
We have also been working on cutting a meandering path accessible from the back yard through the property. A bench has been added so guests can escape with a good book or sip their morning coffee while watching the sun rise through the trees.
Guest Membership Pass - Access to all Lakes of the North facilities (see below)
Local Telephone Service (telephone is located in the first floor bedroom)
Linens and Towels
Washer and Dryer
Plates, bowls, glasses, and silverware
Ceiling Fans are located in each bedroom and the loft
Window Air Conditioning Unit in the Loft
Fire Pit with cooking area
Wi-Fi is available at Settings Restaurant (within a five minute drive)
We have a U-shaped driveway so no need to back up if you are bringing your trailer. Also, no need to trailer your sled if you want to enjoy the local snowmobile trails. You can drive to them from our front door. Our street deadends at trail #4. Click here for Map (You will connect north of Mancelona Road within Lakes of the North).
We are located in Lakes of the North which offers the following facilities:
Deer Run Golf Course (231) 585-6800 - see www.deerrungc.com
Clubhouse (231) 586-6320 - exercise room, game room, lounge,
heated indoor pool,piano, pool table, tennis
courts,shuffle board, fireplace
Location: 6273 Pineview Drive, Mancelona MI 49659
Summer Hours: Open Daily 10 am - 9:00 pm.
Winter Hours (as of 9/21): Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10 am - 9:00pm
Tuesday - closed
Wednesday 10 am - 3 pm
Thursday 4 pm - 9 pm
Pool closes 1/2 hour before building.
Settings Restaurant (231) 585-6880 - see www.settingsrestaurant.com
& Pro Tavern
Lake Harold* 40 acre spring fed lake, row boats, canoes, paddle boats
Open 11am - 7pm Saturday and Sunday
Open 11am - 7pm 7 Days a week from June 27 - July 19, 2015
Pencil Lake* 45 acre spring fed lake, row boats, canoes
Summer Hours: 11am - 6pm Sat & Sun
Exception: Open 11am - 6pm Thurs - Sun from June 27 - July 19
Riding Stables (231) 585-6555 - supervised trail rides by reservation only
*Lakes are accessible daily but rental of equipment is limited to the above noted hours.
P.O. Box 180170
Utica, MI 48318
Elmira, MI 49730
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. EST