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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"When we started to plan this year's trip to the US which had to include a visit with old friends on Douglas Lake, south of the Mackinaw bridge, we realized that this would be a chance to spend some days on the UP, an area which was totally unknown to us Swiss. Grand Marais with its proximity to the Pictured Rock National Lakeshore, and also not too far from the Seney National Wildlife Refuge, was soon the choice. Then we found the description of Plover Retreat in the internet and thought: That's it. How right we were. Rental agreement and payment from overseas functioned with the kind support by the local manager. Her directions by e-mail how to drive to the cabin helped us to find it without any problem on a sunny late afternoon and to settle there with ease.
It was the start of a marvelous week in which we enjoyed to explore the beautiful and fascinating landscape on Lake Superior by hiking, to learn about the local history and to be at leisure in this wonderful cabin. Its rustic and carefully decorated wooden interior is well arranged and equipped with everything what is needed for a real 'retreat'. It was so peaceful to sit back in one of the comfortable armchairs and to page through the botany and wildlife books from the little cupboard. Even the Webster's rendered its service when we were lost with an American term. In town, we met friendly people who gave us many interesting information about passed days and everyday life in this region.
If Plover Retreat wasn't so far away from home we would come back very soon to this neat spot. Well, who knows? A big 'thank you' to the owners for making Plover Retreat available for rent and to the local manager for her perfect administrative Service."
Guest: The Swiss coupleDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 19, 2014
"My new husband and I had a wonderful time here. It was peaceful, private and relaxing. Just what we were looking for after the hustle and bustle of wedding planning. Everything we needed was included. Steve and Sue were great hosts and very helpful. The cabin was very clean and well kept. Thank you so much!"
Guest: NewlywedsDate of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: October 8, 2014
"This year marks our 3rd stay at this beautiful little cottage. It is absolutely perfect for our family. It is very neat and clean and in a fabulous location. We take advantage of the canoe and paddle the pristine Peshekee River. The fishing on Michigamme was great. We also enjoy the short drive to Marquette and spend a day on Lake Superior. I highly recommend this cottage for those who love peace and quiet and birds and nature."
Guest: BirdloverDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 12, 2014
So Much to Do in this beautiful part of the UP! Great Communication with Owner.
"We stayed at this nice Cabin and found so much to do we ended up using it as a home base. We want to stay again sometime when we can just enjoy the private beach and other amenities that come with this Home away from Home.
The Lake is peaceful & Sun Rises wonderful. Even though it was just my husband and myself this home could easily accommodate 3 couples each having their own area one downstairs, one on the main level and the other in the loft above or great place for an extended family i.e. grandchildren, teenagers and the like.
We found Sandy beaches all over the area including the one right here at this cabin. Picked rock, hiked a number of trails to the most beautiful Waterfalls and saw some of the best Scenic Overlooks anywhere.
We visited a number of Antique shops. There is shopping available for any taste.
Our goal was to spend as much time hiking and with nature that we could and we did!
I took over 1,000 pictures.
We had some rain but mostly Sun and mid 70's and one day even 80 in Sept!
It was one of our most awesome Vacations!!
Thanks Ed for sharing this lovely home and piece of earth with us!
Ed is wonderful to work with. We rent a number of VRBO's each summer and this rental was so easy to rent! Seamless really.
The feel is inviting and the surroundings made it easy for us to make this our home for the week.
Thanks Ed for being so great to work with and sharing your wonderful Lake Home.
Lisa & Jeff Labor Day 2014"
Guest: Lisa & JeffDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 14, 2014