This private, quiet getaway sits only 150 feet from the shore of Helmer Bay on Big Manistique Lake. It is just 4 miles north of Curtis in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan! It can be viewed on Google Maps / Google Earth by searching "Charming Big Manistique Lake Cottage".
This unique cottage offers 2 bedrooms with 3 queen size beds, a full bath, kitchen, living-room with fireplace and picture window view of the lake, a separate eating area and large deck with choice of gas or charcoal grill. The interior decor includes knotty pine throughout that was locally cut and milled at the family mill.
Feel free to bring your own boat for pleasure or fishing or rent one from one of our boat dealers in Curtis. You will have dock access and a permanent anchor to tie up your boat just off the shore. Paddle boats, pontoon boats, jet skis and ATV's are also available for rent in Curtis.
Curtis is centrally located in the eastern U.P. with easy drives to Tahquamenon Falls, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Seney Wildlife Refuge, Mackinac Island, Paradise, Whitefish Point and the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, Grand Marais, Oswald's Bear Ranch, the Soo Locks, Kitch-iti-kipi (The Big Spring) and the Toonerville Trolley Riverboat Tour.
Kitchen includes stove, refrigerator, microwave plus kitchen utensils, dishes, pots and pans and coffeepot. Bed linens and bath towels are provided but beach towels are recommended. Dogs are welcome with pre-approval.
This is a seasonal rental which is available Mid-May (available for the Walleye opener) through late September. Minimum stay of 7 nights (Saturday - Saturday).
**New for 2018 we have upgraded our old 20 gallon water heater to a new high efficiency 50 gallon heater.**
Please feel free to contact us with any questions.
John & Lorrie Zagelmeier