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Houghton Canal Rocky Shores Retreat

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

6 Bedrooms (2 walk-thru), 2 1/2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14

Newer home on Portage Canal with beautiful views. Fire pit, grill, outdoor eating.

Large and spacious. Fully equipped kitchen. Central air conditioning, WIFI, and cable TV. Rural yet close to town (3 miles from all attractions, restaurants, universities, shopping, etc.) All you need to bring is food and toiletries. We have plenty of parking for trailers and snowmobilers machines.

Reservations are from Saturday to Saturday (June 15-30, July, and August) Sept-June 15th is a 2 day minimum stay.


Owner
LORI PROPERTY MANAGER
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About LORI PROPERTY MANAGER

We're a young family with 5 children living a simple life in the Keweenaw Peninsula and enjoying all of its natural beauty.

LORI PROPERTY MANAGER purchased this house in 2005

Why LORI PROPERTY MANAGER chose Upper Peninsula

It is a little bit of country close to town.

What makes this house unique

It allows us to enjoy our coffee in the morning sun, barbeques and the boat traffic from the deck, and end our day with a good ole' Copper Country sauna.

Amenities

Houghton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • $500.00 fee for smoking in home.
  • Please don't have your visitors/guests bring a pet to Rocky Shores Retreat. We really want it to be Pet Free for our guests who suffer with allergies.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , pack-n-play
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , master bedroom with full bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , walk thru bedroom
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , bonus add'l walk thru
  • Master Bedroom on main floor has a full bathroom. There is also a 2nd full bathroom on main floor. 5 bedrooms upstairs share a 1/2 bath.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Saturday to Saturday is our rental period during June 15th - 30th, July, and August. September - June 15th is a 2 day minimum stay. Check-in 4pm Check-out 11am

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

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Houghton Canal Rocky Shores Retreat
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews
Minneapolis
5

Great House

  • 5 of 5

We had 7 guys in the UP snowmobiling. The house was laid out great, very clean, nice amenities. Plenty of space to park trucks and trailers. Will definetely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Guys for the great review! You are most welcome anytime! We are so happy our place was spacious enough for you and your vehicles. -Phil and Lori
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5

Awesome Family Gathering Place

  • 5 of 5

We arrived to celebrate an MTU Graduation and a couple of Birthdays, one being an 80th. We were surprised also by an Engagement. We had 10 people gathering, and the space was awesome. All were comfortable and we enjoyed the welcoming environment. Access to the Portage was a plus, and even though it was Spring, the owners made certain their dock was installed for our boat. Will definitely return again...

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you James for the awesome review! It was fun to hear what an exciting weekend your family had! You are welcome always. -Phil and Lori
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Saginaw, MI
4

Great Winter Escape

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful place to stay. You can stay inside and enjoy the incredible view or use it as a base camp for all to do in the Keweenaw - snow shoe, snowmobile, historical tour. Close to everything, but far enough from town to be secluded.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jeff for the wonderful review! We love our returning visitors! See you again next year. - Phil and Lori
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5

We had a wonderful time staying in the Rocky Shores Retreat! A beautiful site!

  • 5 of 5

All was great-we loved the sauna, the kitchen was well stocked for meal prep and a relaxing atmosphere. Thanks Lori and Phil for keeping the driveway plowed and we had easy access to the local snowmobile trails.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review Lori! - So glad there was plenty of snow for riding! You are welcome anytime! - Phil and Lori
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5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful hosts and a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ben for the wonderful review. You and your ski team are welcome anytime! -Phil and Lori
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4

Lovely setting on the Lake/Canal with convenient access to stores.

  • 4 of 5

It was great and just like the listing. Very convenient with lots of space and comforts. I would suggest adding another queen bed upstairs and also reading lamps by the double beds. And perhaps better privacy windows in the middle bathroom/shower. Overall though everything was great! Thanks Lori for accommodating us with the extra twin upstairs.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jean for the great review and for the nice suggestions to better improve our place! We are happy to hear you enjoyed yourselves while on vacation! We hope to see you again! - Phil and Lori
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Map

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Houghton County Memorial Airport
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
MTU Golfcourse
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
M26
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Many restaurants within 4 mile radius
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Mt. Ripley
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Houghton Breakers LAKE SUPERIOR
Car: necessary

Our Guests will enjoy a clean, large, fully furnished home with a COMPLETE laundry room on Houghton Canal with beautiful views.

The house has EVERYTHING you need to make you and your loved ones feel at home during your stay.

There is a cedar SAUNA and a large deck within 100 ft of the shore for you to enjoy!

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Rates & Availability

Houghton House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017 Rates
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,850
 
 
August 27, 2017-June 9, 2018
Aug 27 2017 - Mar 22 2018
2 night minimum stay
$375
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$375
$1,850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

NO PETS. NO SMOKING.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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