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Peaceful Sunset Lake Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Lakefront Property

This cottage has 3 bedrooms which includes 1 queen bed, a full size bed and two twin beds.

Sunset Lake is very peaceful and yet has plenty of activity going on. Sunset Lake is an excellent fishing and water sport lake.

Some of the best features of this property are evening campfires, very quiet nights and morning coffee on the property's dock (pier). The property's beach stays shallow for the first 100 feet and is a sandy bottom making it great for kids. There are canoes, kayaks and paddle boats at the property for use by guests. The pier is large enough to dock a boat.

Carol Puskala
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 3, 2018

About Carol Puskala

I have a long history with Sunset Lake in Iron River. My mom and two sets of aunts and uncles live on the lake year 'round. We bought our place in 2001 just prior to the arrival of our third child.

Carol Puskala purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Carol Puskala chose Iron River

Our cottage or 'Camp' as we call it in the UP is near family on a lake that is the best water sport recreation lake in Iron County (my opinion). The water is clean and warms up nicely in the summer.

What makes this cottage unique

We chose this property due to the nice beach and flat landscape that is very kid friendly. Our kids were 7, 1 1/2 and newborn the month we closed the sale.

A benefit we discovered later is just how quiet the place is at night.


Iron River Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Dock, Camp Fire Pit, Canoes, Kayaks, Paddle Boat, Lawn Chairs, Picnic Table with Umbrella and a grill are all provided.


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Peaceful Sunset Lake Cottage
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews
Houghton and Gladstone

Wonderful location

  • 4 of 5

The home was comfortable and very clean and the location was amazing. Sunset lake is big enough to be really fun, no shallow spots away from shore, great tubing, great fishing. The lake side yard is big and mixed shade and sun and nicely private and quiet. All the boats there were super fun and easy. Lots of parking in front and a basketball hoop was nice. The deck and dock are just perfect. There's an enclosed sun room that acts as a second living room. We fit 7 around the kitchen table and all the chairs are comfortable for us big people. It was very convenient that the town and great grocery store were only 3 miles and the boat launch for our speed boat super easy. The beds were comfortable. It was much more comfortable and convenient than a camp. We had a variety of kids and grandkids with us at various times and everybody was comfortable. We can hardly wait to go back next year for longer!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fun and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful time at this lake house! This was our first experience renting a vacation home so we were a bit unsure what to expect but the home had everything that we could need. The accommodations were comfortable and casual. Included were great bonuses like kayaks, canoes, and a paddle boat. The lake is great for all types of water sports and also excellent fishing! We could barely keep all our lines in the water. We stayed during the week of July fourth, even with the holiday the lake was very peaceful. I would definitely stay here again and would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The view of the lake is priceless! We will definitely go back.

  • 4 of 5

The only reason we didn't give it 5 stars was because the stove didn't work and the lawn service started cutting the lawn without letting us know and we had a 3yr old and baby outside. It did have a charcoal grill or a grate to cook over the firepit. The cabin itself is rustic but equipped with everything you need. The lake is an excellent fishing lake as well as kayaking, wakeboarding, tubing, etc. Iron River is so close you have groceries, gas, and supplies only 5 minutes away. One of the best family vacations!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lenoir City, TN USA

Good Value

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. Good location on a beautiful lake. Had everything we needed. It was a good value, clean, well maitained. Owner was easy to work with.. Directions and photos of property were accurate. We would stay again. We recommend eating at the Knotty Pine Cafe, 11 Main St, Gaastra, MI 49927. It is a small cafe that's family owned with great home cooked food at a good price. Fast, free WIFI can be found at Angeli's Foods, 833 Riverside Plaza, Iron River, MI 49935. They also have a movie theatre.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2012
  • Stayed: November 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Iron Mountain
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Riverside Bar and Pizzaria
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
George Young Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Alice's Italian Restaurant
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Ski Brule
Nearest Beach
This House in on Sunset Lake
Car: necessary

The setting is very quiet and peaceful, yet there are people nearby. It is not remote. There is no highway noise and very little local traffic. The lake has an enjoyable amount of activity. Evening campfires are a favorite as is morning coffee on the dock.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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