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Stately 5 bedroom beach house on Lake Superior, 3 miles to Calumet.

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

5 bedroom, 2.5 bathrooms, Fireplace, Sauna, Large Deck with gas grill, Beach

Large beamed living room with beautiful gas fireplace, 50" flat screen TV and multiple couches, chairs and tables. House is tastefully decorated with a mix of brand new furnishings as well as historical antiques and mementos. Kitchen is all stainless steel appliances including dish washer and wine/beverage chiller. Huge Master bedroom with KING bed including en suite bathroom on main level as well as 1 bedroom with a QUEEN bed and 1 bedroom with a TWIN. Main bathroom located on main floor as well. Upstairs is a bedroom with a QUEEN bed and the other bedroom has 2 FULL beds. Upper level is original birds eye maple hardwood floors and lower level is hardwood laminate floors throughout. Large deck for lounging or entertaining, has a large gas/charcoal grill. Hammock in the yard, and beautiful gardens throughout. Beach is just steps away with plenty of beach chairs and umbrellas.

Philip Roberts
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Philip Roberts

5th generation Copper Island resident. Long line of copper mining history in my family.

Philip Roberts purchased this house in 1932

Why Philip Roberts chose Calumet

Grandfather purchased the house, guest house and surrounding properties in 1932. Additional property and neighboring cottages were bought in early to mid 2000's. Only one other neighbor besides the 3 other rental cottages at separate addresses all private from one another. Beach is all private property for miles with no development.

What makes this house unique

Great design and layout! Modern elegant and tasteful while still remaining relaxing and informal.


Calumet House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Located near laundry room in basement.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , En suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single
  • Professional laundry service provides all linens including bath towels.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

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Stately 5 bedroom beach house on Lake Superior, 3 miles to Calumet.
average rating of 4.888889 based on 27 reviews

Beautiful Property!

  • 5 of 5

Philip's cottages never disappoint! We have visited North Shore many times, but our first at this retreat. It has plenty of space for everyone..Comfortable seating, well stocked kitchen, huge deck overlooking Lake Superior, comfy beds, and CLEAN! No wonder he has so many return customers. Thank you as always!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Thumbs up!!!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect! Kitchen is well stocked with every pan and gadget you could need. House was clean. Beach and fire pit to die for! Lovely week and couldn't ask for more. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location with miles of Beaches for walking

  • 5 of 5

The Cabin was very well equipped and had just about anything

you could ask for. Phil was very attentive and let us know what

the options for the area were. The fire pit on the beach was an

unexpected find and the deck had a great view of Lake Superior.

A great place for a quite get away from it all vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome Stay

  • 5 of 5

We all enjoyed a lot this place and stay. It was an awesome stay there :)

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A little tight

  • 3 of 5

For the amount of people that stayed, there is not enough Kitchen and Dinning area to accommodate. Also the dinning chairs need to be replaced. They are about to collapse.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stately beach house REALLY impressed my guests!

  • 5 of 5

I reserved this beautiful beach house for a ski weekend at Mt. Bohemia for myself and a group of friends. Once we arrived, I received MAJOR bonus points from everyone for finding such a unique, historic house for us to stay. The fireplace and scenic view of Lake Superior from the living room immediately set us into the relaxed vacation mood we were looking for. With plenty of sleeping accommodations, a full kitchen, and even a sauna, we had everything we needed for our large group of 8 adults. Phillip is very responsive and does a fantastic job making you feel welcome and excited for your stay. His "heikki lunta" snow dance was very effective for excellent ski conditions! We made the trip for the skiing, but now we're looking forward to returning to enjoy this relaxing beach house as well! I look forward every year to my return to North Shore Cottages!

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Houghton County Memorial Airport
Nearest Barpub
3.5 Miles
Shutes 1890's Saloon
Nearest Golf
7.4 Miles
Calumet Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
2.7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Miles
Michigan House
Nearest Ski
31 Miles
Mount Bohemia
Nearest Beach
Car: necessary

Nestled in the wooded shore line of Keweenaw County, this stunning property on Lake Superior is a short 3 miles to historic Calumet. Calumet was once the epicenter of Copper Mining and one of the wealthiest cities in the state. Today it serves as a National Historic Park and a view into yesteryear. This house was built by C&H (Calumet & Hecla) Mining company over 100 years ago. Come relax on the large deck or sandy beach with a speckled shoreline of agates, thompsonite, as well as other Superior treasures. Explore the almost 4 miles of undeveloped beach surrounding the home and the near by nature preserve, Black Creek Nature Preserve. Great for bird watching, northern lights sightings, rock hounding, and well deserved rest & relaxation. Come see why our customers prefer our properties, and keep coming back. To ensure availability of desired dates, we recommend booking 6-9 months prior as we fill up fast.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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