Nestled a mile deep into the serene woods, accessible via a rugged dirt two-track, lies the enchanting retreat Gabriel’s Cabin near LeRoy, MI. This hidden gem is a mere stone's throw from the tranquil Hersey Creek, an expansive forest, and an extensive trail network sprawled across 125 acres of pristine natural beauty, dedicated to eco-spiritual rejuvenation.
Within the cozy cabin's rustic embrace, discover your choice of sleeping arrangements: three separate twin beds or a combination of one twin daybed and a spacious king bed in the loft. A love seat, rocking chair, and a functional desk create an inviting ambiance.
For those seeking a digital connection, Wi-Fi access is available upon prior request. Kindly reach out before your visit to secure access to this modern luxury.
This cabin harmoniously blends the comforts of home with the untamed spirit of the wilderness. A compact kitchenette with running cold water, a convenient kitchen table, a loft designed for restful slumber, and a desk space for those work commitments you can't leave behind. As the day unfolds, savor the breathtaking sunset from the cabin's inviting porch.
As stewards of this eco-spiritual retreat center, we encourage our guests to embrace the serenity of the surroundings. Your retreat experience promises solitude, with exclusive access to the cabin and its immediate surroundings. The caretaker resides on the land and is readily available to acquaint you with the cabin's operations, provide local insights, or address any queries concerning the property and its environs.
Ample parking is available, conveniently located right in front of or beside the cabin, barring extreme weather conditions. We entrust that as you embark on this retreat, you recognize the inherent wilderness risks and embrace the simplicity of our rustic cabins. Exercise due caution and wisdom while traversing both the cabins and the land.
In keeping with the "Wilderness Ethic," we urge you to adhere to the principle of "Leave no trace" and conscientiously pack out all waste and belongings you bring in. Let your time here be a testament to your reverence for the natural world that cradles this special cabin in LeRoy, MI.
The cabin boasts modern amenities, including electricity, a fully equipped kitchen, cold running water, a gas fireplace for cozy evenings, and an outdoor fire pit that beckons gatherings beneath the starry sky. An outhouse and an indoor camping commode cater to your bathroom needs, while a refreshing outdoor cold shower is primed for the summer months. Please note that this cabin uniquely offers no other bathing facilities, enhancing your immersion in the natural surroundings.
For over three decades, these cabins and this land have been cherished as sacred spaces, offering solace and healing. We implore you to honor this legacy with thoughtful and respectful stewardship as you embark on your retreat.
Her-See Path: A forest and creek trail leading to the Chartres Labyrinth. Return via the trail along the fence or wind back to the main two-track.
Northstar Trail: Starts between the main house and garage, crosses the creek, and runs across from the Mother Lodge.
Heron Path: Starts just south of Keefer Cabin, crosses the creek, and makes a loop.
Spirit Wheel and Julie's Memorial Stone:
As you step out your front door, walk up the driveway toward Kay Blue. Once at the road facing KB, turn right. The spirit wheel will be through the trees. Instructions are inside the box by the spirit wheel.
Meander along the trails spread across our 35 acres, with a small labyrinth across from the main house, or explore the adjacent 90 acres, fostering a seamless connection with our neighboring friends MorningStar Adventures to the south. The expansive property beckons with a second labyrinth, a spirit wheel, and a contemplative wailing wall, all nestled within the encompassing 125 acres of woodlands, babbling creek, verdant gardens, and hidden corners for contemplation. A short stroll past the campsite leads you to the White Pine Linear State Park, a 90-mile paved pathway stretching from Grand Rapids to Cadillac, perfect for a leisurely bike excursion and a halfway rest stop.
Just a brief five-minute drive away, Ashton Corner Store caters to your immediate needs, while the town of LeRoy, a mere five miles north, offers a small market and a selection of restaurants. White Pine Trail Linear State Park: Paved for biking, roller skating, and hiking (and snowmobiling in winter). Accessed by walking past the campsite area to the west of the fork in the road at the entrance to the property.
$113 - $113 per night
Add cleaning fee and sales tax.
Check-in: 3 pm and check-out: 11 am
Smoking inside: not allowed
Parties and events: allowed
All guests booking are required to have proper identification.
Krista Arendsen lives in the main house 734-210-7812.
If Krista is not available Brian and Karen Cool are our amazing and helpful property managers. 231-768-4624.
"Very nice for a weekend getaway. The trails around the property were well marked. The Christmas lights put up were a nice touch. I would definitely go again in the fall to see the colors. Only downside is no indoor restrooms. Had a good stay overall." - Chris M.
"A wonderful place to stay if looking for some time in nature, the cabin is comfortable and very cute. The hosts are lovely and it is nice and secluded. Would love to come again!" - Saija B.
"Staying at Gabriel’s Cabin with Air and Sun Acres this weekend was an amazing, peaceful, and relaxing experience. The cabin was clean and cozy with all necessary amenities. The surrounding land was serene and a joy to explore. Walking the trails, Medicine Wheel, labyrinths, and to the Wailing Wall was intriguing and centering. I will definitely be returning." - Hayley G.
20587 Morningstar Trl
LeRoy, MI 49655
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520-906-6079 If you call, mention "Rent Michigan Cabins". Visit website (if listed) then return and send your inquiry.
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Hello, I'm Krista, and I'm delighted to be your host at The Mother Lodge at Air & Sun Acres in LeRoy, MI. Allow me to share the story of how my lifelong dream became a reality, and how I'm building a community to sustain and share this dream with you.
In 2020, I returned to Michigan and serendipitously found myself on this enchanting land. I was told it would be a lot of work, and it has been, but I've never been one to shy away from a challenge. The journey has been nothing short of magical, and it's a dream I've cherished for as long as I can remember.
At Air & Sun Acres, we aren't just hosts; we're stewards of this land. Our deep connection to nature is what drives us to share its beauty with you. This place isn't just something we 'own'; it's something we inhabit, cherish, and respect.
Prepare to embark on a journey that goes beyond a typical getaway. At Gabriel's Cabin, you'll not only find a rustic retreat but also a sense of belonging and a deep connection to the land. I personally invite you to be a part of this extraordinary adventure - a dream realized and shared with you.
I can't wait to welcome you with open arms and share the magic of this special place. Come, be a part of this inspiring journey into the heart of nature in LeRoy, MI. I look forward to hosting you and creating unforgettable memories.