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5br 1 Ba Cottage In The Heart Of St. Ignace

Bedrooms 5
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 9

This cozy cottage is the perfect family get away. The kitchen is well equipped and linens and towels are provided. The home has 5 bedrooms & 1 bath. There is a queen bed & private balcony on the upstairs master and a queen bed right off the living room in the downstairs master. There is a gas fireplace in the living room for chilly evenings, a flat screen TV with a dvd player, there are also many games, books and cards for your enjoyment. It has a large yard with lots of room for little ones to play. Look out of your glass enclosed porch with a glass of wine or a cup of coffee and watch the ferries shuffle people to Mackinac Island. There is a public boat launch waiting for your boat 300 yards away. The cottage is in a perfect location for access to all the interesting points in the U.P. Only a few blocks I-75 or US-2 and only about a mile from the Mackinac Bridge. You can easily make day trips to Mackinac Island, Tahquamenon Falls, Pictured Rocks or Sault Ste. Marie, but don’t forget about all the happening in St. Ignace itself. Fireworks every Saturday (in season), movies in the park, music on the Bay, wine tasting in town, and so much more.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Mark

Lori & I have been coming up to St. Ignace for twenty two years. Being professional photographers we loved the scenery and fell in love with the people. After ten years of looking for our own little piece of heaven we stumbled upon The Love Shack.

Mark purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Mark chose Saint Ignace

The location of the love shack is perfect. When we bought the home it had been vacant for many years. Noone saw what we saw. We have redone almost everything but as we all know the work of an older home keeps us jumping. It is close to town and all the happenings. The views are wonderful and with 4 children in our family the playground is right down the street.


Saint Ignace Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming


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5br 1 Ba Cottage In The Heart Of St. Ignace
average rating of 3.862069 based on 29 reviews
Flower Mound

Not the Ritz but charming.

  • 5 of 5

St. Ignace is a beautiful waterside town with great food, views, and relaxing times. The Love Shack is located in walking distance to everything and has a character all its own. My family enjoyed our stay and the property was just as described in the listing.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and we are so happy you enjoyed yourself. I love your analogy that it's not the ritz but charming. The house is quirky but the old adage in St Ignace is that they decide where to build their house by "throwing a rock over their shoulder." That's what is was a hundred years ago and I am not sure it has gotten any more sophisticated since;)
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Conveniently located cottage

  • 4 of 5

We appreciated having WiFi and a smart tv for down times, and the kids enjoyed the PS2. The upstairs outdoor balcony was delightful, and we also enjoyed the main floor enclosed porch with the lake breeze and views of the island and lake. The location was convenient and also within walking distance to a park on the lake. Being an older cottage, there was a shortage of places to keep our clothing and hang bath towels, and the lighting was a little dim. It met our expectations based on previous reviews (no a/c, just fans). The cottage was clean, and there was always hot water for 7 of us sharing one bathroom. Mark was very good about quickly answering any questions we had. We also made use of the fire pit, and a neighbor kindly brought over some kindling.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review and staying with us. We hope to see you again.
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Foristell, Missouri

Very Charming house

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in St. Ignace. It is a very charming house. Close to downtown, parks and stores. Fireworks on Saturday night, free movie on Sunday night. House was clean. New living room furniture was very comfortable. Didn't need fans since house was close to lake and with windows open the breeze was great. Had wifi with DTV Now. Having washer and dryer was great. Nice view upstairs balcony. Nice place to sit and read in the morning. Would rent again.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation in spacious home.

  • 3 of 5

It was spacious and clean. Furnishings were comfortable but in need of updates as was parts of house - but they’re working on it. Location was great. Nice to have washer and dryer on hand. Talking with Mark the owner was wonderful. He was responsive and friendly.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cottage....we loved it.

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is located in a well suited area that has easy access to a grocery store, restuarants and ferry service to Mackinac Island. It is a bit rustic but if you pay close attention to the small details, you can tell it is cherished by the owners. Mark was very responsive to all of our questions and concerns. We were originally worried because the cottage does not have AC, but the lake breeze is just enough to keep cool. Mark also provided fans to ensure the comfort of our furry family member, which was great! There is a nice playground within walking distance that is on the lake and makes for a great morning walk. While its not perfect cosmetically, its much better than camping in a hot tent. We would stay again!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

No complaints. Quiet neighborhood, close to everything.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $99
Pet Fee $99

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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