Lakefront Cottage 25 Mi. from Marquette on Lake Independence/Big Bay - Sleeps 9.

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Last updated: 10/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Big Bay cottage rental on Lake Independence. Cottage is located in a private cove on the North Shore of the lake. Cottage has 100 feet of lake frontage and is level to the shoreline. There is a dock for easy access to the lake - bring your boat and enjoy, fishing, boating tubing and water skiiing. There is a canoe and kayaks available for use, (renters are responsible for bringing their own life jackets). Cottage is 5 years new with an open concept perfect for family gatherings. Large fully stocked kitchen overlooks the living area. Bedrooms each have 1 Queen bed and one twin bed + a trundle bed under each twin. They are spacious and come complete with linens. 2 sets of sliding glass doors open to the massive deck - enjoy the sunrise and the amazing views. If the nights get cool warm up by the fireplace. If you need to work or stay in touch with family while on vacation we provide free wireless internet access.
Cottage is located within walking distance to restaraunts, bars and unique shops.
If you're coming to fish there is a bait and tackle shop only a block away. Lake Independence has an abundance of Pike, Small Mouth Bass, Walleye and Perch.
Cottage is located near hiking, biking trails, snowmobile and ATV trails. There is a historic lighthouse nearby along with many mapped water falls.

Keywords: waterfront, fishing, boating, swimming, shopping, restaraunts, snowmobiling, water falls, hiking trails, biking trails, four wheeling, light house, historic, like new, kayaking, ice fishing, site seeing, walking distance, wildlife, tennis, rock climbing, marquette, sled dog races, derby, wireless, pellet stove, fully equipped

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    must be 21 years of age to rent...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    no smoking inside or $150.00 fee will be charged...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets considered but a $25.00 charge will be added....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single


  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • 2 full bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • City water, dock, boat launch nearby


  • Games:

    Board Games and puzzles for rainy days....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:


  • Video Game Console:

    X-Box provided but you will need to bring your own games....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Photography
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    table and chairs for 6 as well as bar seating for another 4...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens are provided, bedding, towels ect......moreless

  • Living Room:

    Satellite provided We also have a Smart TV. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided:

    Yes but please bring your own beach towels...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free Internet and WIFI available. Wireless - G 2.4 GHz 54 Mbps Broadband...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Pellet Stove warms the cottage nicely on cool nights...moreless


  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked kitchen with microwave, stove, fridge and dishwasher. Place settings for 10....moreless

  • Microwave:


  • Oven:



  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 Kayak's 1 Canoe *You must bring your own life jackets....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas Grill Provided...moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 14 - May 13, 2017
2 night min stay
$175 $225
Fri, Sat
May 14 - Nov 13, 2017
2 night min stay
$185 $250
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $25
  • Taxes Not included


There is a one time cleaning fee of $60.00 for renters staying 3 night or less. We reserve the right to charge up to an additional $ 10.00 per person/per night for guests in excess of the original booking reservation. This includes those who stay in motorhomes, tents etc. parked or setup on the property.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/22/2016
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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sawyer International Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
Marquette Golf and Country Club

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: I can be reached at Re/max 1st Realty from 7:30 am - 5:30 pm.

Why the Owner Chose Big Bay, Powell, MI, USA:
Proximity to Marquette, Large Lake, Private location. Camp ground close by for additional family and friends.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Privacy yet close to town. About 30 minutes from Marquette.

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • Side


  • Lake View

    Lake View

  • Lake Independence - view from the deck

    Lake Independence - view from the deck

  • Kitchen/Dining Area

    Kitchen/Dining Area

  • Living/dining/kitchen


  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Bedroom 1 - Sleeps 4

    Bedroom 1 - Sleeps 4

  • Front


  • kitchen


  • Breakfast Bar

    Breakfast Bar

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Sitting area

    Sitting area

  • Bathroom


VRBO #350640

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, October 22, 2016

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Lakefront Cottage 25 mi. from Marquette on Lake Independence/Big Bay - sleeps 9.

Big Bay, Powell, MI, USA #350640

2 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 8

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