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Beautiful Lake Independance Cabin - Private with Large Living Space

(4 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Beautiful Cabin on the South Shore of Lake Independence

Beautiful 2 BR cabin on the South Shore of Lake Independence. Large living space with large eat in kitchen, sun porch overlooking deck/lake, living room, 42' flat screen TV (Direct TV). 2 small adjoining bedrooms upstairs (1st BR room has queen & twin, 2nd BR has King bed). Cabin rental includes wireless Internet, fire pit/enough wood for at least one fire, dock, gas grill. Bring your groceries and plan on a relaxing stay, if you forget something Big Bay is only 5 mins away with a general store. Big Bay is a small town, there are a couple places to grab a burger and if you prefer fine dining or the vibe of Marquette's lower harbor/ historic downtown area, its only 25 min drive to Marquette. Lake Superior/Squaw Beach is 5 minutes away so you can enjoy the big lake at your leisure. Lake Independence is large enough to easily fish or water ski on yet not crowd each other. Very private setting, cabin on one side and empty lot on the other side of the cabin. 170' of Lake Independence beach frontage. Good swimming out front, shallow to end of dock then becomes deeper so great for kids and grown ups. Sand bottom with some small stones.


Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 05/26/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    1 pet welcome with additional deposit and $100 pet fee. Pets not allowed on furniture or bedding. Pets not to be left alone in cabin....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    2 adjoining bedrooms, Flatscreen TV in King Bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    2 Bedrooms are adjoining...moreless

  • 2 adjoining bedrooms on 2nd level with A/C. One has a king bed and flat screen TV. 2nd bedroom has a queen and twin beds....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • 1 bathroom with shower, no tub.


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Toys:

    Some beach toys, games, etc....moreless

  • Video Library

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    170' of Private Lake Independance Lakefront...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    A/C unit on 2nd floor (bedrooms)....moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Large eat in kitchen....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck overlooking lake with table/chairs....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill available for renters use....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts available at Big Bay school....moreless



from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer 2017
May 25 - Jun 21, 2017
3 night min stay
$125 $150
Fri, Sat, Sun
$825 $2,475
Summer 2017
Jun 22 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
$250 $350
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,800 $5,400
Fall/Winter 2017
Sep 6 - Jan 8, 2018
3 night min stay
$125 $150
Fri, Sat, Sun
$825 $2,475
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $60 + tax
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%


Payment is 100% refundable if cancelled within 30 days of start date of rental agreement.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 05/26/2017
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Lumberjack Tavern
25 Miles
Nearest Golf
Marquette Golf & Country Club
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Thunder Bay Inn
27 Miles
Nearest Ski
Marquette Mountain
Big Bay, Powell, MI, USA
Nearest Beach
Front yard

Car: Necessary

Cabin is about 2 miles South of Big Bay Michigan on beautiful Lake Independance. Nice lake that is big enough to waterski and not bother fisherman.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We live in Marquette and spend as much time in Big Bay as possible, its a great place!

Why the Owner Chose Big Bay, Powell, MI, USA:
Our cabin is in a private area with vacant land on one side and cabin that sits back further on the other. When you are sitting on the deck or in the sunporch it is very private and peaceful.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Lots of beach toys! Lawn chairs, fire pit, dock, beach toys, and tennis rackets for renters use.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 05/26/2017

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  • Sunporch has view of sunrise AND sunset.  Direct TV w/42' flatscreen, wireless.

    Sunporch has view of sunrise AND sunset. Direct TV w/42' flatscreen, wireless.

  • Fireplace, leather sofa, & reliner in living room.

    Fireplace, leather sofa, & reliner in living room.

VRBO #471220

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, May 26, 2017

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