Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

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

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

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
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2017

Amenities

Big Bay Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • 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
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
PLEASE NOTE: Due to limitations associated with the cabin, as well as neighborhood agreements, we do not rent as a snowmobile destination.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

Stunning Views From Beautiful Log Home On The Shore Of Lake Superior.
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 30 reviews
5

Wonderful place to relax and unwind

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I wanted to escape the stress of work and get away from it all. What a perfect place to do just that. The cabin was exceptionally clean and comfortable (the beds were great. No morning back pain like I've experienced elsewhere) and you can't beat the views. We loved the location as well. There is great hiking and fishing nearby but it's not too far to take a day trip to must-sees in the UP like the falls and pictures rocks. There are also yummy restaurants in Marquette if you feel like getting out one night (You probably won't. The sunsets and fireplace are so inviting, you'll have a hard time justifying an evening out). Dave answered our questions quickly and his property manager, Kristin, was very helpful as well. Both are very friendly and work to make your stay as good as it can be. In a nutshell, you won't regret a stay in Dave's cabin!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Breathtaking

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. Manager was right there if we had any issues. It was absolutely beautiful. The telescope was awesome. Well stocked with everything you would need. We hiked nearby and checked out the lighthouse. Gorgeous views. Visited town and ate dinner. Highly recommend this home. Simply breathtaking. We would love to visit again in the summer.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

New Year's Family Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

Our family greatly enjoyed our retreat at Big Bay. The location is beautiful - right on the lake. The waves (despite the end of December) were wonderful to listen to while falling asleep. The home is spacious (for our group of 6), quite comfortable and well maintained. We had everything we could have needed. Dave was very helpful with our reservation, timely and considerate. We did get a change to get out hiking and snowshoeing. There wasn't a ton of snow, but enough to enjoy the area. The fireplace was a great addition on the windy days. Thank you for making your beautiful home available. If we return to the UP, we would definitely consider a stay at Big Bay!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Beautiful and perfect!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and two teenage daughters spent our Thanksgiving here. I took everything we needed to make a turkey and all the fixin's. The kitchen was very well stocked and our dinner was perfect!

The skies were mostly gray while we were there but it didn't matter...still beautiful! We loved exploring Thomas Rock and Yellow Dog Falls. But my favorite part was spending quality time with my family playing games and doing puzzles inside the cozy cabin.

We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
4

Lake Superior Gem

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was really nice and my Pastor guest was really appreciative that I invited him to such a nice facility right on beautiful Lake Superior.

Although we didn't do very well with deer hunting we sure enjoyed our stay at this beautiful facility and we had exceptional warm weather during our stay. Our cell phones only picked up one bar signal during our evenings. The cabin came with a land line so that helped with the one local call we needed to make one evening. The view from the cabin was astounding and we found out that the Big Bay Hotel-Restuarant was closed the first two days we were in town. Call ahead if you plan to eat there, but the food is excellent. We did do some sight seeing a few times and checked out the Burns Landing Marina and camping area at Perkins Park on the Northwest corner of Independence Lake. I have to rate the cabin at 4 1/2 stars out of five due to only one bathroom and no dishwasher. But the absolutely beautiful log cabin on the water made up for any inconvenience. I highly recommend staying at the cabin any time of the year. The listing of the cabin was very accurate, clean and nicely decorated. Fireplace was awesome. Kristin, the property manager was also very helpful in taking care of some last minute items we needed.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous home with magnificent view of Big Bay

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

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

Photos

Rates & Availability

Big Bay Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,250
$3,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fees $100

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Contact Manager
Available
Unavailable

You might like these similar properties