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Waterfalls at Your Doorstep, Excellent Fishing, Hiking and Relaxing Await.

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Last updated: 01/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Baraga cabin description

The Tioga Falls Cabin on 80 private acres is a very unique vacation experience. Do you love to connect with nature? Have you always wanted to experience living 'off the grid'? Can you (and everyone in your group) accept the imperfections and pitfalls of what the bugs, little creatures and weather may bring to an area? As much as I would like to hope it is, the Tioga Falls Cabin isn't for everyone.

In consideration of many of my city friends level of comfort, it is a challenge to be so secluded and surrounded by nothing but the log cabin and nature itself.

Everyone in your group must be avid, authentic,outdoor-loving people. This is a technology-FREE vacation. Cell phones don't work well at all. It's not for everyone, yet absolutely IDEAL for the right people. In this environment, one unhappy or non-outdoorsy person in the group has a direct, negative impact on everyone traveling together in this secluded space.

Have you every backpacked or camped in a tent, at any point in your life? Did you love the experience? Please ask this question to everyone in your group. If your answer is yes, then this is the ideal creature comfort step-up you've been looking for. As a backpacker myself, as I age, I find myself deeply appreciating the indoor plumbing and sleeping on a standard mattress that an experience such as staying in this gorgeous, custom-crafted log cabin deep, in the U.P. woods, provides.

Sitting on the fully screened-in porch watching and listening to the soothing waterfalls below as you enjoy the amenities from home, feels as though you are truly in the heart of a wilderness oasis. Fish for trout to your heart's content. Canoe down the river. Melt into your vacation within the 80 wooded acres surrounding the cabin and take this opportunity to truly get away from it all. Drive the 2 mile 2-track trail from the main road into this peaceful log cabin. Wade in the water, hike around the property, fish and read a good book. Perfect for the family vacation that will be remembered by all. Or the romantic retreat for two. Fall asleep to the gentle sound of water falls right out your window! Your nature-loving family will love this unique, full log home to call home for a week and beg to return again. Perfect privacy and relaxation. Escape from technology, though most cell phones do work if you must turn them on. Cozy up to the wood stove with the provided wood.


Fly Fishing: The Tioga is an excellent brook trout stream with slow and fast moving sections plus beaver ponds. The Sturgeon is an excellent brown and brook trout stream.

This 80 acre property is surrounded by state forest.

Paddle down the river in the provided canoe. The Tioga River runs next to the cabin and the Sturgeon River is 1000 feet from the cabin door. There are marked trails throughout the property.

Sturgeon River: Paddle down the river in the provided canoes. The Tioga River runs next to the cabin and the Sturgeon River is 1000 feet from the cabin door. There are marked trails throughout the property.

The cabin experience, deep in the woods: After carefully driving the 2 mile 2-track rocky road toward the cabin, you will find the cabin resting perched almost on top of the soothing Tioga Falls. If you are interested in staying at the cabin, you need to keep in mind that you are actually in the wilderness. Nature abounds, creatures great and small are part of your experience. Yes, there are bugs when you explore the woods. Please bring your insect repellent. Still, the fully screened in (floor included) porch protects you inside.

The cabin is ideal for outdoorsy couples seeking romance and peace or for small families with older children who don't need to be entertained by technology, yet love to fish, explore, hike and read books, with most of the creature comforts of home. It can be challenging with more than 1 couple traveling together, as there is only 1 bedroom door. A outdoorsy couple, small outdoorsy family or a group of 6 or fewer friends have had the most positive experience at Tioga Falls

It can be a challenge if any member of your group is afraid of the sounds, sites or smells of the wilderness. Plus, everyone in your group must be able to entertain themselves (fishing, reading, exploring nature, listening to the radio) in order to enjoy the woodsy experience.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                The Tioga Falls Cabin is ideal for older children who love nature and can entertain themselves. The absence of a TV or other electronic devices can be challenging for some kids. This has the potential of effecting the whole family....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                We require very responsible pet-owners, as we do have a large screened in porch, which can be expensive if your pet damages the screen. Also, we advise you to watch your dog carefully in the wilderness, especially small dogs. While we have never received a report of anything happening to a dog to date, we advise you to use caution in this secluded,. wilderness environment....moreless

              • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

                Sorry. We'd love to find a way to make it accessible. Perhaps someday.......moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Queen Size Bed...moreless

              • Loft: 1 double, 3 twin/ single

                Loft...moreless

              • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                double bed pull-out...moreless

              • Bed linens and bath towels (1 per person) provided. The cabin is not child-proof. Extra caution is required with little ones both on the staircase and in the loft....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                good-size...moreless

              • The full-sized bathroom with a shower and toilet is very comfortable.

              Other Amenities

                  • The cabin is not child-proof. Also, some of the surrounding areas are rocky and may be unsuitable for very young children. Dogs are possible, ask when booking. Extra security deposit. Cell service is very spotty, though better outdoors vs. inside the cabin. The service depends on service provider. Based on our experience, Verizon, T-Mobile, Altel and AT&T have been ok. Sprint is almost nonexistant. NOTE: This cabin is 'off the grid' which means it is solar powered with a quiet generator backup. The system will provide normal electricity except that electric hair dryers and other electric heating devices can not be used. The refrigerator runs on propane gas, as does the stove, hot water heater, and gas lights. Basic energy conservation - turning off lights and not letting water run - is required for staying in the cabin....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    We have some on the shelves, yet I recommend bringing your own-- dust off those books you've been meaning to read for awhile...moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • Games:

                    we have a few on the shelf. Please bring your favorites along with you! Finally, a chance to finish a monopoly game!...moreless

                  • Radio

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Forests
                  • Waterfalls

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • River:

                    The cabin is nestled between the Tioga and Sturgeon Rivers....moreless

                  • Rural:

                    the cabin is not only rural, yet very secluded...moreless

                  • Water View
                  • Waterfront:

                    On the Tioga River, overlooking the beautiful rushing waterfalls...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    It is a very small dryer. It must be used in a conservative fashion with the solar generated power panels and generator back-up...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    The fire place is the wood-burning stove...moreless

                  • Firewood
                  • Garage:

                    There is a garage you can use, yet most people choose to park next to the cabin and walk down the 15 or so steps leading toward the cabin. The garage is about a 3 minute walk from the cabin. ...moreless

                  • Heating:

                    via the wood-burning stove only-- we provide wood...moreless

                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided:

                    for each of the beds...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    A part of the kitchen and dining areas. It has the double pull-out futon seating area....moreless

                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking:

                    easy parking, just up the steps from the cabin...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Yes, there are no other cars near the parking area. You are very secluded....moreless

                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided:

                    at least 1 bath towelm, hand towel and washcloth per person is provided...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    It is a very small washing machine...moreless

                  • Wood Stove:

                    The wood stove is just used for heating the cabin, not for cooking...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    a basic automatic drip coffee maker is provided. Standard filters are normally...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    spoons...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    A basic set of dishes and utensils are readily available in the kitchen...moreless

                  • Freezer:

                    Just like a standard refrigerator, yet smaller, the freezer is on top of the refrigerator....moreless

                  • Grill
                  • Kitchen:

                    Basic kitchen utensils are included. If you need something in particular, just ask. The kitchen, dining area and living room are in one area on the main level....moreless

                  • Oven:

                    A basic oven is in the kitchen...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    some may be available, yet we don't inventory the items. Therefore, if there is something you'll miss, please bring it along. The closest convenience store is about 25 minutes away....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    A basic, propane generated refrigerator is in the kitchen...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    A basic 4 burner stove is in the kitchen...moreless

                  • Stove

                  Outside

                  • Beach Towels
                  • Bicycles:

                    very simple, basic bike...moreless

                  • Binoculars
                  • Boat With Paddles
                  • Canoe
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    We have a screened in porch for your enjoyment, as well as a outside, wooden deck area....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    2 canoes- one at the Tioga River and another at the Strugeon River...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    very limited lawn/garden space. Many rocky and sloped parts of the 80 acres, though we do have a firepit area....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    We have both a basic, charcoal grill and a small propane grill for your use....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Screen Porch / Veranda
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Wood Deck

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Rental rates quoted in: $
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Spring
                          May 18 - Jun 12, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $130 $275
                          $780
                          Summer 2015
                          Jun 13 - Sep 5, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,300
                          Fall 2015
                          Sep 6 - Oct 31, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $175 $300
                          $880

                          Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency ($) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.


                          Additional information about rental rates:

                          No more than 6 adults allowed.
                          Last-minute bookings are welcome. Bookings within 30 days require a full payment by credit card.

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                          • Tax Rate 6%

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                          Location

                          45 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Marquette (MQT)
                          14 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Hardwood Steakhouse, Covington
                          200 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Mackinac Island- St. Ignace
                          20 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          L'Anse Golf Club
                          180 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Green Bay, WI
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          US 41
                          14 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Hardwood Steakhouse, Covington
                          46 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Marquette Mountain
                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Craig's Lake State Park

                          Car: Necessary

                          At the meeting of the Tioga Falls and the Sturgeon River, just 2 miles North of US 41 on a 2-track road. The 2-track road is hilly, rocky and uneven. While in comparison to most 2-track roads in the UP, the 2-track is in pretty good condition (and excellent for running or mountain biking). Still, it requires caution as you venture into the cabin. A truck or SUV is the recommended mode of transportation. A perfect place to get away from it all. Search google.maps for 'Tioga Falls' - the cabin is next to the falls! Enjoy the 80 acres with many acres of State land to explore too. ATV and snowmobiling trails are near.

                          Other Activities: Hiking, mountain biking (2 bikes provided), and soaking in the cool pools of the Tioga River and Falls. The terrain is not easy, so traditional swimming is not to be expected. This is a wonderful, unique adventure-filled natural vacation spot.

                           

                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 2007

                          Why Baraga:
                          A true dream for someone who truly loves and appreciates nature, exactly as it is, with many of the creature comforts from home. An opportunity to truly live green.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                          The sound of waterfalls-- all day and all night. A deep relaxation experience like no other.


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english, spanish

                           

                          Photos

                          • Soaking pools after a long day hike

                            Soaking pools after a long day hike

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Master Bedroom

                            Master Bedroom

                          • Sturgeon River frontage - Excellent fishing!

                            Sturgeon River frontage - Excellent fishing!

                          • Late Fall at the Tioga Falls

                            Late Fall at the Tioga Falls

                          • View down river  from the deck

                            View down river from the deck

                          • View up river from the deck

                            View up river from the deck

                          • Tioga Falls Cabin on 80 private acres

                            Tioga Falls Cabin on 80 private acres

                          • Gorgeous Fall colors

                            Gorgeous Fall colors

                          • Sturgeon River Brook Trout

                            Sturgeon River Brook Trout

                          • Peaceful cabin along the Tioga River

                            Peaceful cabin along the Tioga River

                          • The Tioga Falls next to the Cabin

                            The Tioga Falls next to the Cabin

                          • View from the Living Room of the Loft

                            View from the Living Room of the Loft

                          • Loft - three  twins and one full

                            Loft - three twins and one full

                          • State-of-the-art solar system

                            State-of-the-art solar system

                          • Down the Tioga from the Cabin deck

                            Down the Tioga from the Cabin deck

                          • Pets are welcome here!

                            Pets are welcome here!

                          • Tioga Falls Cabin

                            Tioga Falls Cabin

                          • View from Loft

                            View from Loft

                          • Tioga River Brook Trout

                            Tioga River Brook Trout

                          • Two-track to the Cabin

                            Two-track to the Cabin

                          $130 - $300 per night
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                          Member since: 2005
                          Speaks: english, spanish
                          • Manager indicates their response time is: Within 2 days
                          • Calendar last updated: 01/27/2015
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                          +1 734-284-5677

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