Vacation Home Rentals of Drummond Island, MI
Upper Peninsula Vacation Homes on Lake Huron
Due to Covid-19 we are offering a no contact 'grab and go' check in procedure. If you would like just give us a call prior to check in and we will get payment up front, and have your packet outside our office ready for you to grab!
Welcome to Northern Properties and our Drummond Island Vacation Homes & Cottage Rentals, located on the "Gem of the Huron". Northern Properties has been in business for 30 years, and offers the largest selection of privately owned vacation homes on Drummond Island. Our selection includes log cabin rentals, as well as modern vacation homes and cottages, and each is furnished and decorated with the owners individual taste. Our wide variety of vacation rentals will ensure that you will find one that will match your specific Upper Peninsula vacation needs. Please visit our Vacation Homes page to see an extensive list of homes we have to offer. If you know which home you would like to stay in you can check that homes availability from the upper right corner of that homes page. *Our online calendars are updated after every reservation. You can also book a home from our website using the 'book online' link on the homes page! Do you know what dates will be traveling, but not sure what homes are available? You can now Find available cabins using specific dates!! *Located under 'vacation home info' on our main page. To make sure your home is in your desired location on the Island be sure to also check out the Cabin Locations link. *hover over the pin and the home name will pop up.
If you prefer to book over the phone, of if you have any questions please do not hesitate to call! We know the Island & our homes very well and can help you narrow down your search based off of your preferences. We have years of experience & take pride in honesty, your satisfaction is our priority!
Your Hosts—Andrew & Nicole Ellis, Owners
Before Your Arrival to Drummond Island
Please be sure you have read the 'rental terms' and 'check in procedures', there is important information you will need to know! Also be sure to read over 'what to bring' so you will have everything you need! You will be asked to fill out, sign & return our 'agreement form' which states you have read and agree to this information. *In an effort to make our reservation process simple we have recently updated this form, which will be good for all return visits at any home booked with NP. All of this information can be found on our website.
Important Things to Remember
♦ Click here to learn more about our Rental Terms
When looking for a dog friendly home, please remember that all of our homes have a 1-2 pet max, and there is an additional fee.. Sorry, no cats.
When booking your home online please keep in mind~
1: We do not take bookings more than one year in advance, and bookings for the following year are not accepted until the first day of the following month in the current year. (ie: You want to book for a week in Aug 2022. You MUST wait until Sept. 1st of 2021 to make your reservation If you are staying at one of our homes and would like to re-book that home for the following year, be sure to contact us during your stay to guarantee your dates.
2: Your 'ending date' is always the day of your departure.
3: Our online booking processor is not connected to our homes availability calendars and will allow you to book specific dates online that may not be available, please check the homes calendar to confirm availability before booking!
4: We take bookings online in the same order as we do phone calls, so if someone books online and their notification reaches our email before yours than we have to honor the first in.
5: You commit to your reservation at the time you put a deposit down. It is important to make sure you can commit to your dates BEFORE reserving and putting a deposit down. If you need to cancel after you have reserved/paid a deposit please refer to our cancellation policy.
6: NO 2 night bookings. *exceptions may be made if there are only two nights available but must be pre-approved.
If you have guests arriving late, it is important that they know how to get to the home before they get to the Island, as the NP office may not be open and they might not be able to reach you as cell phones do not always work here. You can call if you will be having friends or family arriving after you who will need to know how to get to your rental home, we would be happy to email you directions to give to them.
If you will require excess parking, have a large boat, or more than one boat, please be sure your home will accommodate you. Please keep in mind during certain times of the year, such as spring/fall, some amenities may not be available, ie docks, boat lifts or hot tubs. Please confirm before booking.
If you are a repeat at a particular home please do not assume that things will be exactly the same from year to year. Homeowners may decide to make updates, or take away something that you may have enjoyed the year prior. Please check our homes pages for any changes to the amenities & descriptions, OR you can also refer to our websites main page for highlights of any unexpected changes due to things that are out of our control, such as weather or water levels. We appreciate your understanding in these unfortunate situations!
Check out time is 9am during our "Peak Season", Memorial Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. 10 Am Off Peak Season (all other times). PLEASE PLAN AHEAD.
Make Drummond Island Your Vacation Destination
Drummond Island is a beautiful destination any time of year. Our guests enjoy each season full of wildlife, fishing and recreational activities. Let us know how we can help you attain your Upper Peninsula and Drummond Island experience.
Extra Services & Amenities
We offer fax services, shipping & receiving packages, and assistance with boat/motor, ATV, kayak & snowmobile rentals. If you plan to bonfire or use a wood burning fireplace and will be needing firewood, you can avoid buying bundles by simply letting us know how much you would like (half face cord or full face cord only/**fees apply) and we can arrange to have it delivered right to your home and ready for you when you arrive! *Please note that a minimum of one weeks notice prior to your arrival day is required to set up this service. There is also a fitness center on site at Northern Properties that is available to all NP guests for 25% off during your visit with us, call or stop in for prices!
Northern Properties Vacation Home Rentals is a management company working for private home owners. Our company started in 1991 and has been growing ever since! We have Drummond Island's largest selection of vacation homes that are located throughout the Island. We offer homes that are seasonal, as well as many year-round options. Our homes range from luxurious waterfront homes with sleeping for up to 16, to several 1 or 2 bedroom options perfect for couples or small families. Many of Our homes have hot tubs, fireplaces, private docks, and WIFI. With 40+ homes to chose from, we are certain we will find you a vacation destination that will suit your needs! We like to consider our homeowners and our guests part of our 'NP' family, and are truly blessed & honored that you have put your trust in us.
Please read over our check in procedures before leaving home for your vacation:
♦ Click here to learn more about our Check-in Procedure
Payments must be made at check in. If you will be arriving late please be sure to make prior arrangements.
29507 E Channel Rd
PO Box 376
Drummond Island, MI 49726
Toll Free (800)292-5064
Fax # (906)493-6944
Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Check in at the address above. From there, we will give you your directions & key to your home. We do not give out addresses to homes. GPS units don't always work on the island.