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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 4 - 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:
October 19, 2017

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

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

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Beautiful Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous views, quiet road, and wonderful house to stay in! This house is open and has all the supplies you need. Plenty of space to tuck away your stuff so you feel like the place is your own! The water is amazing and if you want to go in - grab your water shoes - fun to play and splash in. My kids are 8 and 6 and had a blast one night when the wind picked up and the waves were huge. This house has all the accommodations you need - a full kitchen, BBQ, and plenty of space to sit around and enjoy a wonderful meal together. The fire pit outside and the fireplace inside were fantastic! We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Log Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful home in a quiet location. It was very clean and well stocked with everything we needed. We really enjoyed using the fire pit in the evenings. Great for star gazing! This house comes with a large gas grill on the deck which we used a few times. And to top everything off, there is an incredible view overlooking Big Bay on Lake Superior! I will return to this fantastic home in paradise!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This place is wonderful. My family enjoyed listening to the waves crashing on the beach.

  • 5 of 5

This log cabin really has the "wow" factor. Nothing beats the sunsets.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunning!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our week in the UP in Big Bay. Dave gave us great suggestions if we were doubtful on how best to spend our time. The weather was fantastic and we will always look back at this vacation as a wonderful one! I am grateful that Dave shares his place so others can enjoy it!

Kristen was local to provide assistance if needed. She arranged the arrival so it ran smoothly and reassured us that she was minutes away if a problem arose that might require her help. We wouldn't think twice about going again, there is so many beautiful sites to see and explore.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect!! I do not have one negative comment as I couldn't have asked for a more inviting home.

  • 5 of 5

From reserving to checking out, the owner Dave and Property Manager Kristen couldn't have made it easier. I've been to the UP one to two times a year in the last 15 years and this is one trip that will stand out due to the location of the retreat and the comforts it furnished us. It was a great home to come back to in the evenings after fishing numerous streams and lakes, hiking, and day road trips (saw our first bobcat on one of these road trips!!!) The kitchen is stocked with anything you may need to cook your meals, loved this! Suggestion.....Dead River Coffee in Marquette has the best whole bean and ground coffee in the state of Michigan, be sure to grab some while getting your groceries :) The retreats location makes it perfect to get to anywhere without being on the road for what sometimes can feel like forever in the UP. I would suggest the Big Bay retreat to anyone looking to get away. We will definitely be staying again before our move to Washington and will most likely return when visiting Michigan in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location on lake Superior!

  • 5 of 5

The kitchen has everything you could ever need. It is like being at home. Kristin was a great help and the town of Big Bay has tons of friendly people.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fees $100
Refundable damage deposit $250

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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