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Wake up at the Ridge Road Cabin to Lake Superior skyline - SPECIAL Apr2-May17

Grand Marais, MI, USA
  • Cabin1231 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms and loft area + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6-8)

The Ridge Road Cabin is one of the nicest all-year cabins/cottages available in the area and is open year round. The Cabin is fully equipped with furniture, linen, fully equipped kitchen, gas fireplace, cable TV and DVD players, as well as an IPOD and MP3 speaker docking station. The Cabin also has a collection of movies, books and games for those times spent indoors.

The Ridge Road Cabin is located on an acre, on a no through road, with lots of seclusion and privacy, and just a short half mile walk from town. It is peaceful and quiet and it is surrounded on three sides by trees and woods. When you wake in the morning, in the main bedroom king size bed, look out across the ridge and trees to the Lake Superior's skyline. You may catch a glimpse of Lake Superior's water after the leaves have fallen in the fall. Sunsets can be magnificent from the second floor master bedroom at anytime of the year as you get the low sky colors at dusk. You might also enjoy sitting on the deck watching the sunset or the deer making their way through the woods, or sitting by the fire pit at night with little, except firelight, to interfere with your night sky.

The environmentally friendly cabin is all electric, which means you get just clean Upper Peninsula Michigan air. The gas fireplace is for extra ambiance and back-up heat. The beds have soft white comforters and warm fleece blankets, quilts or coverlets.

The Ridge Road Cabin now has two bedrooms and a small loft area on the second floor. The master bedroom has a king size bed, and bedroom two has a full bed, perfect for two couples. The loft area has a loft L-shaped bunkbed (2 large twins). There is some additional bedding available at a small fee (see the notes under "rates"). On the first floor is the living room, kitchen and bathroom as well as the deck area and garage. The set up is ideal to allow some people to continue to sleep while the remainder of the guests are using the living areas below.

In summer, spring and autumn, laying in a hammock beside the deck, and reading a book while waiting for your dinner to grill, is always a favorite. The cabin has a large gas grill on the deck as well as a fire pit in an open grassy area. There is also a small charcoal grill available for use.

The driveway is paved and a good size for boats and snowmobiles and trailers. A large attached lockable garage can house the car or motorcycles. When your car or motorbike is not parked, take a drive or ride down to Sable Lake or the dunes or to the start of the many walking trails in the area. The Cabin is center to accessing the snow mobile trails, both east and west of the town. In summer, it is just a short stroll down to the lake for a swim.

The Cabin's location is approximately 0.38 of a mile from the lake as the crow flies, and is approximately 0.5 mile from the lake and center of town by road. There are a number of quaint restaurants and bars in town within easy walking distance, if you like to walk. The West Bay Diner and Delicatessen has an excellent chef who makes fresh bread and dishes made from scratch, and it is all contained in an old fashioned diner facade. The Dune Saloon makes a mean pizza and some very good beer,, and is the favorite watering hole for the locals. The Breakwall Bakery and Cafe is also popular with visitors.

You'll relax at the Ridge Road Cabin.

INTERNET: None in the Ridge Road Cabin. Available at various places around town, including (subject to change without notice) at the Diner a short distance away, the Grand Marais Tavern, and at the Grand Marais Outfitters in town.


FROM M-77 - Travel on M-77 toward Grand Marais, turn right on Ridge Road (next after Carpenter Rd) before going down the hill into town, cross over Woodruff St and the Ridge Road Cabin is approximately 100 yards on your right.

FROM GRAND MARAIS TOWN CENTER: Travel along Grand Marais Ave running along the bay, turn right on Woodruff St, go up the hill and cross Wilson St then turn left on Ridge Road and the Ridge Road Cabin is approximately 100 yards on your right.

(If the Ridge Road Cabin is unavailable for you please check out Anchor House #682005, the Bay Cabin #421494, or the Bay Watch Cabin #596236)

Keywords: Cabin, cottage, house, fireplace, view, lake superior, grand marais, deck, acreage, garage, furnished, linen supplied


Owner/Property Manager

Member Since 2010
Premier Partner
This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.
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Response time:
within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 21, 2018
About Owner/Property Manager

Our connection with this area started during childhood summers and has remained ever since. It is peaceful and quiet here and we know that every time we leave we don't want to go.

Owner/Property Manager purchased this Cabin in 2010

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Grand Marais

It is away from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

What makes this Cabin unique

We enjoy the many snowmobile trails and walking trails in the area. We also have fun mixing with the local residents.


    • Pets Welcome
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Master bedroom (second floor)
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double, Bedroom 2, with a full bed, is at the east end of the cabin
      • Additional bedding @$30 per make up
        3 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon, Recommend choice of twin mattresses over sofa = space.
      • Loft area
        1 bunk bed, Bunk beds L-shaped. The loft surrounds the stairs 2nd flr
      • Beds
        1 king, 1 full, and 1 set of twin bunks. Small additional cost for additional make up of mattresses (up to 3 avail) and/or Sleep Sofa Bed (1). Sofa bed is on the first floor but impedes use of the living area - recommend guest use additional mattresses option in 2nd floor sleeping areas over use of sofa bed. Sofa bed is useful if some guests have trouble with stairs.


      • 1 Bathroom
        • Shower, toilet, vanity, washer and dryer

        Location Type

          • Lake View
            Cabin master bedroom large window looks over pines to Lake Superior and skyline
          • Water View
            Cabin master bedroom large window looks over pines to Lake Superior and skyline


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Romantic


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Living Room
                        1 sofa, 2 recliners, Flat screen LCD TV, Cable TV, DVDs, coffee table, side tables and gas fireplace.
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        Large modern front loading washer and dryer stacked.
                      • Gas Fireplace
                        Gas fireplace for ambiance and back-up heating.
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                        Bed, bathroom and kitchen linen supplied
                      • Garage
                      • Parking
                        Garage and cement driveway
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Towels Provided
                        Bathroom linen provided. Bring your own beach towels.
                      • Washing Machine
                        Large modern front loading washer and dryer stacked.


                          • Coffee Maker
                            2 coffee makers - 1 x Percolator, 1 x filter system
                          • Cooking Utensils
                            Pots, pans, frying pan, crockpot
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen
                            Includes coffee makers, toaster, flatware and crockery, glasses (drinking and wine glasses), coffee cups, plastic cups and plastic glasses (for outside use), pots and pans, and bowls, etc.
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                            Electric range
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                            full size with freezer
                          • Stove
                            Electric range
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                                4 chairs at table. 2-3 spare chairs stored in bedrooms.
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 4 people


                                  • Books
                                    Assorted books in loft area
                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                    Various child and adult board games in living room.
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    Cable America
                                  • Stereo
                                    Stereo unit and IPOD docking station
                                  • Television
                                    LCD Flat Screen in living room. Small portable TV in kitchen and master bedroom.
                                  • Toys
                                    Some toys in garage
                                  • VCR
                                  • Video Library
                                    50+ DVDs


                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        Wrap around deck with patio furniture and gas grill.
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        Large front yard with firepit and Adirondack chairs. Back area is wooded.
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                        Large gas. Also a small portable charcoal.
                                      • Ski & Snowboard
                                        Surrounding area is good for cross-country skiing and snowmobiling


                                          • churches
                                          • festivals
                                          • marina
                                          • playground
                                          • restaurants

                                            Leisure Activities

                                              • antiquing
                                              • beachcombing
                                              • bird watching
                                              • boating
                                              • scenic drives
                                              • shopping
                                              • sight seeing
                                              • sledding
                                              • walking
                                              • wildlife viewing

                                                Local Services & Businesses

                                                  • ATM/bank
                                                  • groceries
                                                  • massage therapist

                                                    Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                      • pier fishing
                                                      • cross country skiing
                                                      • fishing
                                                      • freshwater fishing
                                                      • hiking
                                                      • hunting
                                                      • kayaking
                                                      • mountain biking
                                                      • cycling
                                                      • sailing
                                                      • snowmobiling
                                                      • sound/bay fishing
                                                      • spelunking
                                                      • surfing
                                                      • swimming
                                                      • water skiing
                                                      • wind-surfing


                                                          • IPOD/MP3 Speaker Docking Station

                                                            House Rules

                                                            Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                            Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                            Cancellation Policy

                                                            100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                            77 Reviews


                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            Wonderful Father, Son and Grandfather getaway

                                                            Jon L.

                                                            Your cabin worked out wonderful for our first annual father, son and grandfather trip. We couldn't have asked for a nicer time together.

                                                            Clean, roomy, private

                                                            This is a very nice, clean house to stay in. Very comfortable for the 4 people I stayed with. I did like how there is a garage because it snowed a bit while I was Up there. I stayed here for 3 nights and had something to do everyday. It’s a great location because you’re not too far from town Incase you need to grab something, but also far enough way to still feel secluded. Only thing had an issue with was the people I stayed with “claimed” they heard footsteps and knocking throughout the night, wouldn’t be too worried about it though. Would recommend to friends/family.

                                                            Clean & Cozy


                                                            Modern with electric heat and kept CLEAN. Great for snowmobilers with garage, except for bare gravel streets in mild winters.

                                                            Clean, cozy and comfortable

                                                            Kyle K.

                                                            Very well taken care of, the cabin was a joy to stay in. Close to town and trails, very clean and inviting. We didn't have a single issue while staying, I highly recommend.

                                                            Pet Friendly

                                                            PATRICK K.

                                                            Wonderful place to stay for snowmobiling Clean as could be. One exception-- Pet hair on bedspread Big turn-0ff for me. Next time no pets rental.

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            Thank you for your review. I believe that we, the owners, were the last people to stay at the cabin with pets prior to your stay. We believe that pets are part of a family. I apologize if we missed a strand of my dog's fur. We use duvet covers on our bed comforters and wash and change them with each stay. You have to swish them up and down to get them onto the comforter. Maybe it dislodged a hair behind or under a piece of furniture which floated up and down. We do our very best to make sure everything is clean and tidy, but occasionally something small can be inadvertently missed. The caretaker is going to keep an even closer eye out to try and avoid it occurring again. .

                                                            Great property

                                                            Joseph P.

                                                            Overall great experience. Place was clean and comfortable.


                                                            Grand Marais, MI, USA

                                                            Boat ramp close by for your boat and water activities. Rock collecting and bird watching are popular too. Snow shoe rental (winter), 4 wheelers rental and kayak (summer) - contact Grand Marais Outfitters at (906) 494-3333.

                                                            Rates & Availability

                                                            Additional information about rental rates

                                                            Pet Fee
                                                            Additional Guest Fee
                                                            Tax Rate

                                                            Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. CANCELLATION POLICY: 100% refund if you cancel more than 60 days prior to arrival; Any cancellation within 60 days of arrival will attract a minimum of 10% of total booking; Cancellation 7-21 days from date of arrival and you will forfeit your deposit; Cancellation between 0-6 days from date of arrival and you will forfeit your deposit and the balance of any night not re-booked by a third party. (Please note that VRBO will retain 100% of your service fee amount if you cancel within 60 days of arrival.) Important Notes: -Pet fee $50. Your pet fee is non-refundable and covers the additional cost of cleaning, spraying and deodorizing the cabin associated with pets staying in the cabin. Owners of pets are kindly asked to pick up pet deposits around the yard and dispose of them into the trash for the convenience of renters who stay after you. -Administrative fee: Accidental property damage coverage fee of $39 for coverage up to $1,000 is non-refundable (except if booking is cancelled more than 24 hours prior to check in date). Alternatively, guests have the option of paying a refundable security deposit of $500 that is subject to any loss, damage or exceptional cleaning circumstances occurring during guest's stay. -Sofa/Additional mattress $30 each per stay (optional extra) Important note: PLACING AN RV/CAMPER VAN ON THE PROPERTY ATTRACTS AN ADDITIONAL $15 PER NIGHT CHARGE. RVs are PROHIBITED from hooking into to the electrical supply in the Ridge Road Cabin. ANY DAMAGE TO THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM DUE TO OVERLOADING WHILE AN RV/CAMPER IS ON THE PROPERTY IS PRESUMED TO BE CAUSED BY A RV/CAMPER HOOKING IN AND TENANT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR COST OF REPAIR (excluded from accidental property damage coverage as a willful act).

                                                            77 Reviews
                                                            Excellent 4.7/5
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