Cedar Cabin on the Bay Stephenson

CEDAR CABIN on the BAY (Lake Michigan--Green Bay): Sleeps 6, Dog friendly, Excellent Swimming 

Pets Welcome







*LAKEFRONT (Green Bay—Lake Michigan)

Located right on beautiful Green Bay (Lake Michigan), Cedar Cabin on the Bay, is a wonderful space which sleeps 6, has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and fully-equipped kitchen. Nestled among the trees, this home has excellent swimming conditions; the water’s calm will relax your mind and body. High ceilings in great room and 16 feet of windows will allow you to see gorgeous Lake Michigan!

This true log cabin is situated to accommodate summer fun, fall hunters, winter warriors, and spring fishermen. Guests can use the 2 car garage on site. Throw a couple logs on the fire pit or inside on the wood-burning stove, and savor in the tranquil surroundings. With board games, books, and a smart tv, on rainy days, you can still have fun together!

Air Conditioning: None at the home, however, there are ceiling fans in the great room. In addition, there are 2 oscillating fans for the bedrooms.

ATV's: Not allowed on the property.  

Animals: Variety of birds, deer, wild turkey, eagles, swans, frogs

    Bathroom #1: Full Bathroom--walk in shower--duel sinks (connected to bedroom #1)
    Bathroom #2: Full Bathroom—Shower/tub combo—1 sink

Beach/Swimming: There is a nice 10-15 feet of sand beach area. The lake is a beautiful sandy-bottom lake which has a very gradual slope. Fifty feet in and water is still at your mid thigh. Great for smaller children to play and swim. It goes grass—moss— 15ft. deep of sandy beach—sandy-bottom lake. The property is excellent for swimming.

Bedroom Configuration:
     Bedroom #1: 1 King Bed
     Bedroom #2: 2 Double Beds

Boats:  No boats are available at the property.
Bugs: Typical Michigan bugs.
Cell phone service: Verizon is perfect, everything else is spotty or non-existent. You will need to connect to wi-fi to make calls.

              * Pictured Rocks: 1 hour and 42 minutes ( 92 miles)
              * Marquette: 1 hour 42 minutes (92 miles)
              * Green Bay, WI: 1 hour and 26 minutes (81 miles)
              * Iron Mountain: 1 hour  and 13 minutes ( 98 miles)               
              * Milwaukee, WI: 3 hours and 6 minutes (198 miles) 
              * Mackinac Bridge: 2 hours and 58 minutes away (174 miles)

Dock: No dock is available at the property.

Fireplace: There is a wood-burning stove in the cabin.

Fire-pit: Yes! Gather the family or the fellas and grab some s'more fixins'.

Fishing: You can wade in the water a bit and fish by the shore, or you can travel 2.3 miles to Cedar River and fish along the river. Ask the friendly locals for the good fishing holes.

Fishing License: You can purchase your fishing license online.

Fishing poles: Bring your own!

Grill: Charcoal grill. Fuel is already provided.

Grocery Store: Gas station/Convenience store is 2. 3 miles away which also has a restaurant in it. In Stevenson, there is a Family Dollar store and Convenience store, among other restaurants, which is 18 minutes away.

Handicap Friendly: Canes and walkers are welcomed. One-step to get into the home; no other steps are in the home. Gentle slope into the water.

Internet: Free wi-fi for guests to use.  

Linens: Yes, we provide your sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. If you are fussy about the thread count of your sheets, just let me know, and I’ll make sure we leave a bed open for your sheets. We have just the basic sheets, pillows, pillow cases and bath towels.

Parking: Guests can use the garage (2 car garage) extra deep. Maximum of 4 cars allowed. Truck/trailer combo would easily fit at the property.

Pets: One dog is welcome at Cedar Cabin! Freshwater Vacation Rentals currently charges $50/per pet for your entire stay. Yes, we do accept dogs, yet we do ask that you please clean up after them both inside and outside the cabin. Plus, if you allow them on the furniture, we do ask that you please bring your own linens/blankets for them to sleep on.  Just let us know which bed you will be using with them, and we’ll make sure it is ready for your sheets when you arrive. Plus, if the pet hair starts to build, we do ask that you please run the vacuum. Generally, dogs love the water and places to explore. Pet food does tend to attract mice, so vigilance is needed.

Privacy: Neighbors home is about 50 yards away, but there are trees which separate the spaces.

Snowmobiles: Not allowed on property.

Space:  1 floor, log cabin

Televisions: 1 Smart TV with streaming capabilities (Netflix and Amazon Prime work well, Sling TV is a bit sketchy).

Towels: Yes, we provide towels.  It's always good to bring extra though.

Washer and dryer:  Yes! The property has a washer and dryer for guests to use. Laundry soap is provided.

Wood: Guests will need to purchase their wood to burn. You can buy wood approximately 2.3 miles away in Cedar River or 30 min Menominee.


Property/indoor Amenities
  • Acreage
  • Basic paper products included.
  • Blow Dryer
  • Board Games
  • Books
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Ceiling fans
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace-wood-burning
  • Garage
  • Heat - Forced Air Furnace
  • Internet/ WI FI
  • Linens & towels included
  • Log Cabin
  • Mini-fridge
  • Oscillating Fans
  • Pets allowed.
  • Smart TV w/ streaming
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Washer & dryer
  • Wood burning stove
Kitchen Amenities
  • Coffee maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric Skillet
  • Ice maker
  • Microwave
  • Mixer
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Smoothie Blender
  • Standard kitchenware & utensils
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Outdoor Amenities
  • Fire pit
  • Grill-charcoal
  • Patio chairs
  • Sandy Beach
  • Swimming on property

Season Period Min.Stay Nightly Weekly
11/01/2019 - 01/01/2021 2 $179.00
01/02/2021 - 01/01/2022 2 $0.00


I still can not get over the view and how beautiful the sandy beach is along with shallow water which was perfect for my younger daughter and dogs to swim and play. This was exactly what my family needed and we wish we could have stayed longer!!

Shawna, giving you exactly what your family needed makes our day!  Kids and dogs in water water is simply the best.  It was our pleasure to have you as our guests!
Aug 2020
5 stars
Hello, The property is beautiful and serene. We enjoyed the stay and it provided a much needed change of scenery and break from all the turmoil in the world right now. We enjoyed the visits to surrounding attractions (Dave's Falls in Wisconsin and Pictured Rocks). The bay is spectacular and our dog LOVED fetching a ball in it every chance she got! Thanks! Renee Upham

Renee, there is nothing better than playing fetch with your dog while on vacation!  Cedar Cabin on the Bay certainly is the perfect spot to do that.  Located right on beautiful Green Bay (Lake Michigan), it is a wonderful space which sleeps 6, has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and fully-equipped kitchen.  There is a firepit for late night storytelling.  We look forward to working with you again!
Jul 2020
Amazing beach location
Amazing beach location with privacy. It is a rare and beautiful beach that provides the sand ridges under your feet! Level escalation made launching kayaks easy. Gradual depth of shoreline perfect for swimming and floating. Many beach chairs were provided to enjoy the outdoors. Home bathrooms are super cute and the master bath has an amazing shower! Beds were comfortable Great place for a get away. I’ll definitively book again.

Colleen, thanks for this great review!  Great beaches are the best!  We look forward to hosting you again
Jul 2020
A wonderful cabin....
If you are looking for a northwoods cabin to get away, this is the place for you! Beautiful view of the bay, charm, remote feel, everything you could need is provided to allow you to just enjoy the U.P. The shower was AMAZING, the bedrooms were more than ample. The only blemish is a waste disposal under the sink that needs repair. There is a warning about it, and if you heed that warning you will be fine. We will use this cabin for future fishing trips, of that there is no doubt.

Dave, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at Cedar Cabin on the Bay.  Nothing beats being on Lake Michigan.  The cabin sleeps 6 in 2 bedrooms, plus your dog is welcome to join you!  It has 16 feet of windows allowing you  gorgeous views of Lake Michigan!  It also has excellent swimming.  We look forward to your return!
May 2020
Lovely Anniversary Trip
We thoroughly enjoyed our cabin experience ... a long weekend for our anniversary. The location and beach are beautiful ... looking out at the moon over the water. The bed is very comfortable and snug. We enjoyed fires in the evening and cooked delicious meals in the well stocked kitchen. Thank you for a lovely stay.

FVR response:
Heather, first off, happy anniversary!  We are so pleased that you spent it at Cedar Cabin on the Bay, and that you enjoyed your stay.  There is nothing better than being on Lake Michigan with the beaches and the views.   Cedar Cabin on the Bay  is a real log cabin that sleeps 6.  We hope to see you back again.
Nov 2019
Cedar River
The property was absolutely beautiful! Waking up to the waves was breathtaking! The convenience of the 2 full bathrooms worked great with having 3 kids. I would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a great getaway!

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Kaitlin, thanks for taking the time to write this review and for your strong recommendation.  We agree, waking up to the sounds of waves just can't be beat, especially when those waves are on Lake Michigan.  We do hope to see you again.
Oct 2019
The cabin is amazing! You can see deer and turkey sometimes as you drive up to the cabin! The lake waves are so peaceful to listen to and to watch! It is in a quiet area, and you are away from people! You feel like you are all alone in the woods, and not right off of the highway. The internet is a little slow, but honestly it wasn't terrible! The only issue my new husband and I had was locating the cabin. Google Maps had us going to the middle of Highway M-35 even when we did a direct navigation to the address. That was our only issue, but we figured it out eventually. If you struggle finding it, we suggest putting a pin in the Google Maps app to easily find it later. But honestly, this was a fantastic location for our honeymoon! It is clean, quiet, peaceful, and super cozy! We loved every second of our honeymoon!

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Kelly, we are thrilled that you chose Cedar Cabin on the Bay for your honeymoon!  Thank you for writing this great review.  This log cabin sleeps 6 and has 16 feet of windows that allows guests to see gorgeous Lake Michigan!  Plus it's pet friendly!  We're sorry that you had problems in finding the cabin.  It's best to use our directions instead of GPS.  We hope to see you back again!

Oct 2019
Peaceful Hidden Gem
Slept so soundly and the bed was super comfy! Gorgeous Lake Michigan view with lots of deer and wildlife on the property. Highly recommend the Stone House restaurant in Escanaba!

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Patricia, there is nothing better than comfy beds while you are on vacation!  We are happy that Cedar Cabin on the Bay worked out so well for you.  This is a true log cabin that sleeps 6.  We appreciate your recommendation and hope to see you back again.
Oct 2019
Cedar Cabin on the Bay
The home is well equipped and looks just like on the pictures. There is no AC but the temperature was fairly comfortable in the house. It has a charcoal grill and fire pit right on the beach. The surroundings are beautiful. We loved the clear and shallow water and the private sandy beach. It's perfect for swimming, especially for kids. The only problem we encountered was the sandflies that were horrible to the point we had to stay home all day. Despite that issue, we still had a wonderful time. Thank you for hosting us and the welcome goody bag.

Freshwater Vacation Rentals Response
Sylwia, we  love that Cedar Cabin on the Bay worked out so well for you.  Staying right on Lake MIchigan is such a joy. Swimming, fishing, a fire pit plus being pet friendly makes this the perfect summer vacation spot.  Sorry about the sandflies - they can be pesty at times.  We hope to see you again.
Jul 2019
Beautiful place!
I definitely recommend the property. I stayed there with my 2 teenage kids and a dog and it was a memorable experience. The house is located beautifully in the woods at a small beach on Michigan Lake. Lots of privacy and peace. The house is very clean and cosy, with beautiful new bathrooms. We would definitely come again!

Monika, we are so please to hear that you and your family enjoyed Cedar Cabin on the Bay.  Located right on beautiful Green Bay (Lake Michigan), Cedar Cabin on the Bay, is a wonderful space to vacation.  Bring your pet and sit by the fire pit for late evening conversations.  This is a true log cabin.
Jul 2019

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