The Royal Stag Lodge

Royal Stag Properties

An Elite River Lodging Experience

As you pull up to the stone pillars framing the custom metal entrance gate, you know that you are in for something special.

Proceed slowly down a long, towering pine tree lined driveway and descend down to the beautiful AuSable river valley.

You will see signs at the fork in the road for our sister properties: Uncle Tom's Cabin and The Pine Bend Cottage, but you're headed to the mother ship. Our vacation rentals brand, name and legacy was created here... and now you're part of its rich history. 


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Pet Friendly


Water Frontage

2500 ft

River Frontage

4 Acres

of Green Space
Additional Charge Applies

Royal Stag Lodge Game Room

Vacation Here and Live the Lifestyle

The Royal Stag Lodge is a late 1940s, wide plank knotty pine, tongue and groove lodge built on a massive exposed beam construction frame. 

Four 5 feet tall elk antler chandeliers illuminate the beautiful craftsmanship. 

A perfect mix of wood, custom metal railings, big game mounts and pelts let you know that you will be living in a recreational masterpiece.

From every window in the house you have a river view, and most importantly those relaxing sounds of flowing water over rocks, mother nature, peace and quiet flowing in.

The lodge is built on a peninsula so your wrapped 300 degrees in water frontage. On the north end inside the lodge, is a 60' wall of floor to ceiling windows where you are consumed by the river views only 15' away.

A legendary property on the main branch of the AuSable River below Wakeley Bridge.

Located on over 2,500 feet of private, secluded frontage, this northern Michigan oasis is the perfect getaway spot for large or multi-family vacation, reunions, golf, fishing/hunting trips or any other special occasion. 

This property boasts a bridge over to your private island complete with a series of 4 relaxing waterfalls and perennial gardens. 

Several strategically positioned hammock spots for ultimate river therapy, and many sitting benches to take in all the sites and sounds of the Huron National Forest.

For the music lovers we have sirius Xm, CD, and iPod dock music piped across the 4 acres of green space.

Enjoy guides rest screened in room for your morning coffee, mid day nap, dessert, or evening burbon, wine and cigar pairings

Combine this property with its guest house the Pine Bend Cottage, also on vrbo and you can comfortably sleep 30 people!

Together they provide thousands of feet, both upstream and downstream thanks to its strategic placement. 

For a  small additional fee add on the RSL game room for extra entertainment space. Complete with an 18' shuffle board table, pool table, table tennis, foosball table, poker table, extra fridges/freezer space, stereo and satellite tv over a 55" flat screen TV.

This location and its beauty is unrivaled on the river market in the state. 

The lodge is perfectly manicured. Surrounded by towering spruce, tamarack, cedar, birch and white pine and sits on 4 acres of lush green grass, a truly parklike setting. 

This allows for our guests to have the privacy needed to truly enjoy an up north river vacation alongside family, friends, or co-workers. 

The Royal Stag Lodge has been exclusively used for the owner's family, friends and distinguished guests. 

This is the APEX of privacy and private access on the river, now available to you!

The overall 32 acres compound boasts 1 main lodge, the RSL, and two guest lodges: the Pine bend Cottage and Uncle Toms Cabin.

All told, we offer just under 1 mile of river frontage complete with a private island, accessible by bridge, is perfect for picnics, lounging, and wading in and out of the river when fly fishing.

Multiple private walking paths for ease to and from the best fishing spots, some leading to a private spring-fed pond, nestled in the forest, perfect for ice skating in the winter.

Mary's Trail takes you into a private 10-acre section of our own Hartwick Pines style forest where only the oldest and tallest trees have been left standing, leaving you awe inspired in their towering beauty.

The lodge is 3,500 square feet with a larger than life wood burning fireplace and more custom features than you can even take in, in a 3-day period.

6 bedrooms (upstairs the Royal Stag master with full en suite bathroom - boasts a king bed. Down the hall overlooking the great room you have the Brook Trout room - which offers a single over full bunk set with a single pull-out trundle mattress below.)


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