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Stunning Views From Beautiful Log Home On The Shore Of Lake Superior.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,700 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps up to 6

Walk through the door of this recently built log home and you immediately feel the warmth of the cedar logs and hardwood floors that surround you. Enter further, and you’ll utter the exact word that nearly every single person that came before you: WOW! It’s the 2 story, floor to ceiling windows, filled with a stunning view of Lake Superior a mere 60 feet away that causes this involuntary response. The undeniable sights, sounds, and smells of the environs of Lake Superior have taken over. It is now that you realize your journey has ended and your vacation has begun.

To take advantage of this spectacular view, you’ll enjoy it from a very open living space with vaulted ceilings. The dining room and living room are centered on a natural stone fireplace. You’ll move around the space as you prepare meals in the well-equipped kitchen, enjoy eating at the 6-seat dining room table, and then move into the relaxing living room for an evening of a crackling fire, good conversation, reading, darts... or whatever suits the mood.

When it’s time to retire for the evening, the downstairs bedroom sleeps 2 in a double bed while the master suite/loft includes a queen bed and very comfortable double air-mattress. As you awake from your lofted slumber in the master suite, you’re once again face-to-face with beauty of Lake Superior.

There’s no doubt you’ll be drawn to explore all the area has to offer. From fishing and hiking to snowshoeing and cross country skiing… If it’s the pristine outdoors you seek, step outside and you’re there. Just be sure you’re back in time to enjoy the most amazing lakeside sunsets and cozy bonfires.

This very special home is conveniently located just 3 miles from the community of Big Bay. There you’ll find most everything you need to make your stay complete including an outdoor outfitter with kayak rentals, general/mini-grocery store, a cafe and restaurants. About 25 miles further down the road you’ll find the charming yet progressive town of Marquette. You’ll definitely want to spend a day exploring the variety of shops, restaurants and lakeside parks that make this town one of the most livable and friendly cities you’ll visit.

More Details

Property Manager
Dave Peyton
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018


Big Bay Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • The bathroom continues the theme of cedar and hardwood, and includes a closet that holds towels as well as extra paper products. The closet also includes shelving for dopp kits and make up bags. There are baskets available to hold your toiletries. A small shelf sits to the right of the pedestal sink to hold your basket so you don’t have to reach far for your toiletries.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Bedroom 1: 1 Queen, 1 Double air/futon
  • Bedroom 1 is an upstairs loft boasting vaulted ceilings and amazing views of Lake Superior. It features a Queen Sized sleigh bed, ceiling fan, cool Lake Superior breezes and a lot of warm, natural light streaming through the large windows. The loft also includes a very comfortable double sized air-mattress as additional sleeping space. This loft bedroom overlooks the dramatic vaulted great room. Bedroom 2 is set off the main living area. It's very cozy with a comfortable double bed.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
PLEASE NOTE: Due to limitations associated with the cabin, as well as neighborhood agreements, we do not rent as a snowmobile destination.


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Stunning Views From Beautiful Log Home On The Shore Of Lake Superior.
average rating of 4.8863635 based on 44 reviews

Amazingly tranquil and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We were in Big Bay the week of 6/25/18 and had previously stayed at Dave’s cabin in 2015. The cabin was as we remembered it. It is beautifully situated on the shores of Big Bay with excellent views of the bay and forested shoreline. The cabin is perfectly located to take full advantage of kayaking, hiking & access to Marquette. We took advantage of visiting Little Presque Isle Park to kayak the shoreline and could not recommend it enough. The different contrasting scenery, sandy shores transitioning to rocky island and dramatic cliffs were stunning. I would highly recommend renting this cabin to anyone interested in insuring they had the best time possible while vacationing in the UP.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice home...description of the property and amenities are as advertised

  • 4 of 5

5 stars for the property and amenities. Really nice home on a very pretty cove of Lake Superior. With Marquette only about a 35 min drive away, you can bounce between rural and urban fairly quickly. So why 4 stars... I did want to draw attention to anyone wanting to stay in Big Bay exclusively....the Black flies were very, very active during our stay. With all the forest around, it was near impossible to enjoy the beach near the property or even walking around outside the home without getting attacked almost instantly. Bug matter how “deep woods” it claimed did not detract from their onslaught. This is not the owners fault or anyone’s fault, just wanted to be known that if they are active, it does limit your outdoor activities on this beautiful property unless you cover up. And being it was 90 degrees for some days, that is the last thing you wanted to just be mindful of this potential problem. Maybe being from SE Michigan I am over-exaggerating the UP experience, but it was real and limited our outdoor plans.

Once again, Dave and Kristin and the home, 5 stars! Very nice place!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house—comfortable—great views and amazing sunsets.

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful house and nicely sized for a couple on their own or with a pair of friends. Easy drives to good hiking, Marquette, and sand beaches (Little Presque Isle). Area immediately surrounding house has a lot of neighbors, but is low traffic and quiet, good for runners if you are okay with running on the side of the road (dirt and paved). Not the most scenic neighborhood, but that’s what the bay is for.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect. Most beautiful, quietest, best ever

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is gorgeous. The view from the living area is wonderful. The deck is spacious and comfortable. The view out from the upper bedroom deck is what you want to wake up to.

The folks in the village, about three miles out, were terrific. The Thunder Bay Inn (where much of ANATOMY OF A MURDER was filmed), and the Lumberjack Tavern (where the actual shooting took place back in the early 1950s) are terrific places to talk with locals, who seem very happy to have you there. The food is terrific in the village, everywhere we ate.

Good beds. Great kitchen. Kristin took care of everything for us. If you want to relax (we were working on books and wanted quiet), this place is what you are looking for.

JUST. PERFECT. And we're going back next year :)

  • Submitted: May 28, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Everything was as expected or better...the pictures do not lie!

We vacationed in February. The UP was everything we had hoped for! There was wood for the fireplace and propane for the grill. Standard household items were available (towels, dishes, coffee maker, pots/pans, spices, etc.).

We rented snowmobiles from Marquette Powersports and spent a day on the well-marked snowmobile trails. We highly recommend this adventure. We also went to the Eben Ice Caves. It was a hike, but well worth it.

A very relaxing atmosphere in a beautifully constructed home.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home with a beautiful view.

  • 5 of 5

If your are looking to get away from it all and enjoy some peace and quite, this is the place to be.

We enjoyed sitting in front of the fire place and watching the scenery. The home was very clean and warm. Dave Peyton was great to work with and responded quickly to questions.

Highly recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Sawyer International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Thunder Bay Inn & Lumberjack Tavern
Nearest Golf
33 Miles
Grey Walls Golf Course, Marquette, MI
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Highway 550
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Thunder Bay Inn
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Marquette Mountain
Nearest Beach
Front Yard
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fees $100
Refundable damage deposit $250

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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