The Whirlpool River Lodge

A Classic 50's Era Cabin on "The Holy Waters" of the AuSauble

Whirlpool Property

You can't beat this pet friendly, riverfront, luxury cabin retreat on the Holy waters of the AuSable River!

Settled on 4 acres and 800 frontage feet of AuSable River perfection, this luxury up north cottage is perfect for family vacations, fishing trips, guys/girls weekends, and so much more. 

A wandering creek shoots off the main branch of the AuSable thru the cedar forest directly into a private reflection pond. This water then returns to the main branch of the AuSable creating a private island, accessible by two wooden foot bridges on the East and West sides of the property.


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Pet Friendly

350 ft

River Frontage

3.1 Acres

of Green Space

Vacation Here and Live the Lifestyle

The island boasts several Adirondack chairs strategically placed for different secluded views of the river and the grounds. Fire pit, 10-person picnic table, hammocks and more.

Located on a private peninsula, the cabin is nestled among towering, mature pines, with the perimeter outlined in mature cedars, birch, tamarack and an array of other pines. 

Cozy, warm and humble, take a step back in time to enjoy the beauty of the world-renowned, blue ribbon, AuSable River.  

The cabin is 1,550 square feet with a large wood burning fireplace. 3 bedrooms (one king bed in master, two back bedrooms both with a twin over full and a pull-out twin below and a large sitting area and two pull-out couches for additional sleeping. You can sleep a total of 14 people. We can comfortably accommodate 3 adult couples and up to 8 children. 2 full baths (one master en suite and one in main room) and a full-size washer and dryer. 

Add 3 more people during the warm summer months as they can sleep on the screened in riverside porch, complete with cots, pillows and sleeping bags

COMING SOON - 1,000+ square feet of riverside deck for outside enjoyment, plus bonfire pits. 

Full kitchen comes completely stocked with everything you need to cook for your family and guests. 

Great room complete with fieldstone fireplace, vaulted wood beam ceiling with two skylights. 

Rustic knotty pine interiors and a riverside/reflection pond.

Master bedroom suite with custom en suite bathroom

Fishing amenities are outstanding, on the Holy waters just upstream of Whirlpool where boats/canoes/kayaks can easily be launched for your put-in or take-out convenience. 

You can enjoy fishing, hiking, bird watching, mountain biking, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, hunting and much, much more. 

The Whirlpool River Lodge is a recreational DREAM come true. 

We know you will enjoy your stay.


This property is located on the "flies only" and "catch and release" only section of the river. Traditional rods, lures or bait are NOT allowed.

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Whirlpool River Lodge Game Room

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