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Deciding Which Cabin Features Are Right for You

Off-grid Norwegian cabin in the woods powered by solar energy

There are many things to consider when choosing the right cabin for you. Not only should you consider size, but you should also consider the amenities it offers. You may want to include a hot tub and a wood stove, or you might opt for something simpler.

The cabin layout should accommodate your lifestyle and preferences, so carefully consider how many people you'll be traveling with. If you're planning to spend a lot of time outdoors, a spacious deck and outdoor space are vital.

Cabin Features to Make Your Stay Comfortable

Deciding Which Cabin Features Are Right for You

Deciding which cabin features suit you depends on your lifestyle and budget. It would be best to consider how you'll use the cabin, including whether you'll have plenty of people or if you'll have your pets with you. If you're looking for a vacation home, consider the climate. If the climate in which you plan to have a vacation is extreme, you'll need to consider that.

Next, consider your budget. You can choose extravagant features or keep it simple and bare bones.

Decide what amenities are important to you and check to ensure the cabin has those amenities. You'll also want to determine if these amenities are included in the price of the cabin. If so, check the details. If not, move on to the next option.

Keep reading for information on our cabins.


With two log futon bedrooms, one queen, and one full size, this beautiful cabin can accommodate up to six people. The fully air-conditioned cabin also includes a bathroom with shower facilities. You'll also enjoy the large deck in front of the property!

The Loon's Nest

This lovely, one-room cabin has air conditioning and is perfect for up to six people. It has a lower duplex with two full beds and a bathroom with a tub and shower. Additionally, the sleeper couch allows for even more comfort during your stay.

The Aerie

This picturesque cabin has a 5-bedroom upper level, fully furnished with full beds. The perfect getaway for up to 12 people, it features air conditioning and a log couch in the large living area. There is also a 1 ½ shower-tub combo and stunning views from the spacious deck overlooking the lake.

Hollyhock Haven

With two full beds and a queen sleeper sofa, this fully air-conditioned cabin can comfortably sleep up to six people. In addition to the bedrooms and bathroom with shower/tub, there is also a large picture window and deck.


This lovely cabin was formerly the home of its owners and has a warm and inviting atmosphere. It has five bedrooms, including one king, two queens, two double beds, and a bunk bed set.

Many features are included, such as central air conditioning, laundry facilities, and two full bathrooms. This house also has a sleeper sofa and a rollaway bed. This house overlooks the resort and lake from a slope. It can accommodate up to 14 people in this space comfortably.


This comfortable cabin has three levels, knotty pine walls, and is fully air-conditioned. It can accommodate up to ten people with a log futon, sleeper sofa, and one and a half bathrooms. The best part? It overlooks the lake from its deck!

Water's Edge

This recently remodeled knotty pine cabin with a large deck is very remote and level with the lake. It is completely air-conditioned and includes two bedrooms and two log futons. There's a huge bathroom with a tub/shower to boot. It can comfortably seat up to 8 people.

Buena Vista

This air-conditioned knotty pine cabin offers a lovely view of the beach. It is conveniently located near the store and beach area. It has two bedrooms, a log sofa, a bathroom with shower/tub, and a big deck. It can accommodate up to 6 people.

Sunset Cabin

This two-bedroom, knotty pine cabin was remodeled in 2014. It has a deck with lake views and is air-conditioned. The bathroom has a shower, two queen beds, and a sleeper couch—perfect for up to 6 people.

Island's View

This cabin added a new bedroom in 2014, so it now has two bedrooms with two queen beds and a full sleeper couch. It is air-conditioned and has a bathroom with a shower. Up to 6 people can stay here comfortably.

Loon Lookout

A gorgeous lakefront log cabin with a spacious deck and fantastic views, it is air-conditioned and includes two bedrooms with two queen beds, two log sofas, and a bathroom with a shower. It can accommodate up to 8 people.

The Summit

This cabin is perfect for a group of six people. It has two bedrooms, each with a queen bed and a sleeper couch in the living room. The bathroom has a shower, and the whole cabin is air-conditioned for your comfort. Knotty pine walls give the space an inviting feel, while the large deck overlooking the lake provides plenty of privacy.

The Lakefront

This air-conditioned, knotty pine lakefront house with a large deck has three bedrooms and queen beds. The home has a sleeper couch, a full bathroom with tub/shower, and a half bathroom. It can accommodate up to 8 people.

The Bottomline

You deserve the Island View Resort difference! Island View Resort on the lovely Nest lake has been a go-to vacation spot for many years! Aside from the already picturesque scenery, you can expect to be greeted by new owners passionate about creating a hospitable environment complete with fun activities, cozy lodgings, and plenty of opportunities to relax.

Make your memories with us! Our elegant, tree-shaded grounds with nicely-spaced cabins allow for some intimate relaxation! Contact us now for reservations.

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