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Great Freighter Viewing;(Side Trips) Close to Mackinac Island/Soo Locks

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"K's Cottage


Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, Sleeps up to 6

Recently Re-stored. Very Nice In Town, walking, biking/viewing river, freighters and fishing and pleasure boats.
Quaint/Comfortable! 'K's' is a picturesque cottage (sleeps six) that will bring you back in time. It has pretty tin ceilings, charming furniture and bright paint colors. The bi-level decks and covered porch are a perfect spot to hang out, relax, and watch the freighters on the St. Mary's River. DeTour Village is a quiet little town, camera ready with abundant nature, ever-changing water, and a colorful sunrise and sunset almost daily. On a clear night, the sky will light up with too many stars to count. For those who sail, the cottage is near the marina; the entrance to the North Channel and Canada.

'K's' Cottage is located downtown DeTour Village within walking distance of restaurants, neat shops, the marina, a grocery market, ice cream, a gas station, and the library. Five lighthouses are in DeTour Village or close by. Four casinos for your entertainment 30 minutes -1 hour drive from property. And, the cottage is a short drive along the Scenic Highway to more beautiful beaches. And, we recently found out that our area has 6 of the state's top 7 atractions within one hour to a day trip.

Burton Hills says 'Happiness is not a destination, it is a method of life' - So make DeTour Village your method!

Keywords: From this 'Cottage' rental in the Village, you can enjoy the Great Lake Freighters and the International 'Salties' - every one that goes up or down the St. Mary's River can be seen from this charming cottage. Consider a long weekend with a discount of $20 on a Breakfast for Two in one of our local restaurants.
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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 1: 2 double


  • Double Bed, Queen Size Sleep Sofa (2), 2 upstairs singles

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Village:

    The Village is normally quiet, friendly and has a botanical garden as well as many homes and businesses with attractive gardens....moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis


from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 7 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $35
  • Tax Rate 6%

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach

Just heard that our rentals are within 1 hour to a 1 day trip to 6 of Michigan' s 7 top attractions . Three casinos are approximately 1/2 to 1 hr drive from property. Five Lighthouses nearby. A mile of sand dunes and swimming beaches a short drive west ap 1+ miles. A beautiful Botanical Garden right here in DeTour Village.


Owner info

About the owner: We have been residents of Michigan's Eastern Upper Peninsula for 38 years. We enjoy the closeness to nature here and yet we have the necessities of life and more. We enjoy seeing the freighters, and nearby wild life including loons, swans, otters, bald eagles and more. Plus DeTour is a quaint and comfortable Village, with friendly people.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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  • "K's Cottage

    "K's Cottage

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    Living Room

  • Upstairs Bedroom

    Upstairs Bedroom

  • Screen Porch

    Screen Porch

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Screen Porch

    Screen Porch

VRBO #326866

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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