This recently remodeled 3 bedroom, 1bathroom chalet sits in the shadows of the old Thunder Mountain ski area. Located 5 miles east of Boyne Falls Village this 60’s era ski-chalet offers the convenience of Boyne Mountain with added access to thousands of acres of state land.
Tucked up next to the Gaylord State Forest Area, the chalet sits only ¼ of a mile from the from North Country Trail, the MCCCT trail system, the Michigan Snow Mobile trail system as well as an abundance of ORV trails.
The newly furnished downstairs bedroom has a full bed and flat screen TV. The second bedroom has a queen bed and a built in twin bed with pullout trundle. The third bedroom has a queen bed and two built in twins. The bedrooms offer many options for packing in families or large groups looking to bunk up for some outdoor escapades.
The living room has a sectional couch, two lounge chairs, a 55” flat screen TV and a dining area. Plenty of room for relaxing, playing cards and talking about the day’s adventures.
The kitchen is fully equipped with hard counter tops, a full size refrigerator and oven.
Centrally located in the “Tip of the Mitt”, this chalet is the perfect base camp for your next Northern Michigan adventure.
Skiers can enjoy a short drive to Boyne Mountain or venture further north to enjoy the slopes at Boyne Highlands or Nub’s Nob. Shanty Creek Resorts is only a 45-minute drive to the south and the Gaylord area ski hills (Tree Tops resort & Otsego Club) sit within 20 minutes of your front door.
Snowmobilers can leave from the chalet and be on trail 76 within ½ mile. This gorgeous section of DNR Snowmobile Trail allows easy access to the Jordan River Valley to the south and the Wolverine trail cluster to the northeast.
Mountain Bikers can pedal from the cabin right onto the North Country Trail or take a drive into Boyne City to take advantage of the new trail systems at Avalanche Park and the Boyne City Forest Trails. This region has some amazing biking trails: The Boyne Highlands Bike Park, Shingle Mills Pathway and Glacial Hills trail system are all easy drives from the chalet.
Hikers can find entry to a number of excellent trails. With the North Country Trail and Gaylord State Forest out the back door and The Pigeon River Valley & The Jordan River Valley a short drive away, there is no shortage of natural solitude. The state land adjacent to the property is famous for its abundance of trillium morel mushrooms in the springtime!
Have a boat? The chalet sits two miles from the Thumb Lake public boat launch. Thumb Lake is perfect for kayaking, fishing, and motor sports.
Golfers can enjoy the convenience of being centrally located between Gaylord, Boyne, and Petoskey.
Be on a ferry to Mackinaw Island in under an hour, 20 minutes from shopping in Petoskey or Gaylord. 12 minutes to Boyne City, 30 minutes to Charlevoix and little over an hour from Traverse City… This chalet is in the “middle of nowhere”, but close to everything!
***DURING THE WINTER MONTHS 4WHEEL DRIVE OR ALL WHEEL DRIVE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO ACCESS THIS PROPERTY***
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