Anchor Lodge Indian River

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Anchor Lodge (Indian River, MI) On Mullett Lake, Private Work Space, Great for Swimming!






ANCHOR LODGE on Mullett Lake




* There are a few trail cams at entry side of property



Air Conditioning: The property does not have central AC, but it stays relatively cool in the summer. The primary bedroom has an individual, window vented AC unit for particularly warm days, and all bedrooms have fans. 

Bathrooms: The property has two full bathrooms, designed in a split-bathroom style offering flexibility for multiple guests to get ready and utilize the space at one time. There is also an outdoor shower with hot & cold water, and a changing area! 
Bathroom #1: Located on the 1st floor with a powder room off main living area (toilet & sink). Separate room                                   with a 5'x5' rain shower and sink accessed through laundry room. 
Bathroom #2:Located on the 3rd floor with a powder room accessed from the hallway between bedrooms
                        (toilet & sink).
Vanity and 5'x5' shower accessed through primary bedroom. 

Beach/Swimming: This property is located on Mullett Lake, which features a rocky shoreline. This is not a traditional sandy beach. We also have an outdoor shower area to wash off after swimming. Water shoes are recommended

Bedroom Configurations:
Primary Bedroom: Located on the 3rd level with a king bed, ceiling fan, an office space with desk and double                                            monitors, and lake views from both bedroom and office space.
Bedroom #2: Located on the 3rd level with a full bed, ceiling fan, and a balcony (great for star-gazing) with small                             seating area. 
Bedroom #3: Located on the 2nd level with a full bed and one twin bunk bed.
Bedroom #4: Located on the 1st floor with a queen bed and a partial lake view.
Boats: Two kayaks and two stand-up paddleboards are available for guest use. There are slip boat rentals in the area, but please note boats cannot be tied off at the property dock. Boats are available to use from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Landings on Indian River: 8 minutes (4.5 miles)
Jack's Mullett Lake Marina: 21 minutes (17.1 miles)


Boat Launch: The Jewell Boat Launch is 8 minutes away! (4.9 miles)

Bugs: Mosquitoes are common in the summer months


Cable: There is not traditional cable at this location.
Cell Phone Service: All major carriers work in this area


Coffee Maker: A drip coffee maker with filters is available 

Distances/Things to do:
Big Bear Adventures: 12 minutes (7.7 miles)
Chillermania (Home of the Michigan Chillers Book Series): 13 minutes (9 miles)
North Eastern State Trail: 13 minutes (9.7 miles) 

Black Mountain Nordic Ski Trails: 22 minutes (17.7 miles)
Nautical North Family Adventures (Glass bottom shipwreck & lighthouse tours in Cheboygan): 23 minutes (17.4 miles)

Mackinac Bridge: 35 minutes (36 miles)
Mackinac Ferry to Mackinac Island: 37 minutes (35.1 miles)
Harbor Springs (Great area for shopping and dinning): 37 minutes (28.4 miles)

Petoskey: 40 minutes (27.3)
Headlands International Dark Sky Park: 41 minutes (38.1)
Tunnel of Trees: 50 mins (37.6 miles)
Detroit: 3 hours & 50 minutes (268 miles)

Dock: A floating dock is available from mid-June to Labor Day. Please be advised this dock is not usable for boat tie offs. 


Drinking Water: Well water is used at this property. We advise guests to bring bottled water if they do not like the taste of well water. 


Drugs/Smoking/Fireworks: Freshwater does not permit illegal drugs of any kind on the property. Due to the location of the properties, smoking is strongly discouraged around the home and strictly prohibited in the home. Fireworks are prohibited at a Freshwater location for the safety of all persons in and around the property, even if it is legal in that city.

Fireplace: There is a wood burning fireplace!

Fire-pit: Bring your firewood! There is an outdoor fire pit for guest use, but please watch the edge! 

Fishing: Walleye, perch, bass, sturgeon, northern pike, and trout are common to the area. There are two fishing charters within an hour from Anchor Lodge.
*Boyne Outfitters (Fly fishing outfitters including Sturgeon and Pigeon Rivers): 44 minutes (38.9 miles)
*Northern Exposure Charters: 45 minutes (31 miles)

Fishing License:  A license is required in order to fish in Michigan.

Fishing Poles: Fishing poles are located in the outdoor shed!

Indian River Golf Club: 12 minutes (7.9 miles)
Mullett Lake Country Club: 22 minutes (17.5 miles)
Hidden River Golf & Casting Club: 32 minutes (23.3 miles)
Treetops Resort (Gaylord): 44 minutes (41.3 miles)

Grill: A propane & Weber Kettle charcoal grill are available for guest use. Note: guests will need to bring charcoal briquettes.

Grocery Store: Ken's Village Market is 12 minutes away (7.6 miles), and there is a Walmart in Cheboygan that is 21 minutes away (16.3 miles). 

Handicap Friendly: This property is not handicap accessible. Parking is in the circular drive at the top of the property. A path leads to stairs and a bridge to the house. Entry to the house is on the second floor- the primary bedroom and one guest room are on the third floor with the bunk room on the entry floor, and the fourth bedroom on the first. There are stairs to the water from the first floor deck. 


Heat: A gas furnace is used at this property. There are individual space heaters in the bunk room and 3rd floor bedroom.

Home Automation: Our property contains a YourWelcome Guest Tablet which is a complimentary smart home device for use during your stay. The tablet can be used for checking in on arrival as well as accessing property specific guides, local area information and many other useful features to improve your stay. The tablet includes a camera on the front and rear however no features used on the tablet utilize or activate the camera or mic. The option to turn off the device is always possible should you feel it necessary, and the large power button is found along the top side of the tablet.

Hunting: Hunting is prohibited on the property. Please follow all local and state guidelines. 

Internet: There is WiFi at this location! 

Linens: Yes, we provide your sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. We have just the basic sheets, pillows, pillowcases, quilts, blankets, and bath towels.

Office Space: The Artist's Cabin, completely separate from the main house, is perfect for those looking to work while traveling. The cabin is a few steps off the lakeside deck and provides 180 degree lake views and WIFI through the Google-Mesh system. Dual monitors, a Dell WD19S docking station, keyboard, and mouse are available for your use. Note: There is no AC in the Artist's Cabin, but a fan is available. 

The second office space is located in the primary bedroom on the third floor. Offering sweeping lake views through the bank of windows, the desk is around the corner from the sleeping area and equipped with dual monitors, Dell WD19S docking station, keyboard, and mouse. 

Parking: Four cars can fit in the circular driveway. 

Pets:  Pets are not allowed at this property. 

Privacy: This location is fairly secluded. 

Wigwam Inc.: 8 mins (5.3 miles)
Christopher's Cafe (breakfast & lunch only): 11 mins (7.2 miles)
Dairy Mart: 11 minutes (7.2 miles)
Drost's Chocolates: 11 mins (7.2 miles)
Northland Brewing Co.*: 11 minutes (7.6 miles)
*Food Trucks are located at Northland are: Le Casa de Rosas (Mexican), Dusty's Dogz (Gourmet hot dogs), and The Digs (Asian fusion). Hours and days may for the trucks. 
Wilson's River Edge: 12 mins (7.7 miles)
The Greenside Grille at Indian River Golf: 12 mins (7.9 miles)
Vivio's: 13 minutes (8.4 miles)
Michael's Tavern & Steakhouse: 13 mins (8.5 miles)
Seasons of the North Winery & Burk Lake Brewery: 15 minutes (10.8 miles)
The Breakers: 17 minutes (12.2 miles)
Crooked Vine Vineyard and Winery: 23 minutes (17.8 miles)


Space: 3,360 sqft multilevel home

Seniors: This property sits on a hill, and features a 100 yd walk to the house. There are multiple stairs and steps within the home, and 14 steps down to the water. 

Televisions: 65" TV with Chromecast is available for guest use

Towels: All bath and kitchen towels will be provided during your stay. Please bring beach towels with you!

Washer and Dryer: A stackable washer & dryer is available for guest use on the first floor. A large capacity washer and dryer is located on the third floor in the primary suite. 




Property/Indoor Amenities
  • Balcony
  • Basic Paper Products (Paper Towel & TP)
  • Beach Towels
  • Blankets
  • Blow Dryer
  • Board Games
  • Box Fans
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Ceiling fans
  • Fireplace-wood-burning
  • Foosball Table
  • Generator-live off the grid
  • Heat - Forced Air Furnace
  • Internet/ WiFi
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Linens & Towels included
  • Oscillating Fans
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Smart TV or TV with Roku, Chromecast, Streaming Abilities
  • Vacuum
  • Washer & dryer
Kitchen Amenities
  • Antibacterial Hand-Sanitizer
  • Baking Flour and Sugar
  • Blender
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Coffee maker
  • Cooking and Baking Pans
  • Crockpot
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric Skillet
  • Hand Mixer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Soaps (Hand & Dish Soap)
  • Small Food Processor
  • Standard Kitchenware & Utensils
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Outdoor Amenities
  • All Sports Lake
  • Canoe or Kayak included
  • Deck/Patio
  • Fire Pit
  • Good Fishing
  • Grill-Charcoal
  • Grill-Propane
  • Kayak Included
  • Lawn Games
  • Paddle Board
  • Picnic Table
  • Private Boat Dock
  • Swimming on Property
  • Walkway to Lake-Private Beach
Special Features
  • Large Individual Rentals

Season Period Min.Stay Nightly Weekly
All seasons-3 night mim 04/05/2022 - 12/31/2030 3 $299.00

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