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

Big Bay, Powell, MI, USA
  • Cabin1700 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay4 - 7 nights

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.

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.
Response rate:
Response time:
within one day
Calendar last updated:
Apr 11, 2018


    • Internet
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Kids Welcome
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon, Bedroom 1: 1 Queen, 1 Double air/futon
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double
      • 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.


      • 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.

      Location Type

        • Lake View
        • Lakefront
        • Mountain View
          Not one sunset is complete from the beachfront without a beautiful silhouette of the Huron Mountains.
        • Water View
        • Waterfront


            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Fireplace
                      Natural burning with supplied seasoned wood. We love watching a crackling fire and hope you do too.
                    • Heating
                      Year round central heating.
                    • Internet
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Parking
                    • Telephone
                      Local and long distance calls included.
                    • Towels Provided


                        • Coffee Maker
                          8 Cup, Automatic drip. Coffee and filters provided.
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          A full set of dishes, silverware and pots & pans are provided so you should have everything you need to prepare meals.
                        • Kitchen
                          Full sized & fully equipped. Ample work surface & space to allow for the most incredible lakeside meals. Includes all pots/pans, dishes, glassware, etc. to make the best chef feel right at home.
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                          Full-size. Propane/Gas.
                        • Refrigerator
                          Full size. Ice cube trays in the freezer.
                        • Stove
                          Full-size. Propane/Gas.
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                            • Dining Room
                            • comfy seating for 6 people


                                • DVD Player
                                  39-inch LED TV that is attached to a Blue Ray disc player (plays standard DVD’s too). The Blue Ray also has an option to stream Netflix (and a few other channels) through the WiFi.
                                • Games
                                  All the classic board games, puzzles and cards are in the front hall closet.
                                • Stereo
                                  Bose bluetooth speaker available to link to your electronic device to play from your library.
                                • Television
                                  39-inch LED TV that is attached to a Blue Ray disc player (plays standard DVD’s too). The Blue Ray also has an option to stream Netflix (and a few other channels) through the WiFi.


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Deck furniture including a dining table and umbrella are available for use during your stay.
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Propane grill on deck when weather is suitable


                                        • 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

                                                        • rock climbing
                                                        • cross country skiing
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • fly fishing
                                                        • freshwater fishing
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • hunting
                                                        • ice skating
                                                        • kayaking
                                                        • mountain biking
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • 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.

                                                              40 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews


                                                              Sandra K.

                                                              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.

                                                              Great home with a beautiful view.

                                                              Gary M.

                                                              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.

                                                              Nice Cabin and Great Location

                                                              Tom and Michele C.Springfield

                                                              We stayed here during winter break to get out and enjoy winter activities and unplug and this property worked great for that.

                                                              The positives were the cabin is very comfortable, Kristen (the manager) met us at the gas station and drove us to the property and was available if we needed anything. She was great to communicate with. The snow was cleared very well so access was easy (wouldn't have needed 4WD to access this place but still would be recommended), there was plenty of firewood for a fire, and the property was well equipped for cooking, spices, utensils, linens, etc. We had fun playing darts, the Wi-Fi worked very well almost all the time (when we used it), there's access to Netflix and Hulu if you want it, and overall the place is great to just hang out. We also had our deposit returned in full within about a week, which is very reasonable.

                                                              The areas of improvement were the housekeeping could have been better. There were dishes in the cabinet we had to rewash because they were kind of greasy/dirty, there were some small cobwebs and looks like they had recently exterminated because there were some small bugs that were dead (probably from the cabin not being occupied as much in winter). The water filtration system worked fine, although the water is still pretty mineralized. That wasn't a problem as we are used to well water, and they even left us a gallon jug of spring water in the fridge. However, I would recommend bring an extra gallon or two for ice and for coffee.

                                                              The only other issue was the owner responded very quickly when I first sent a message asking if we could rent 3 days instead of the minimum of 4, but he never accepted our request for renting four days, even after I told him we would rent for the four days. My request expired and then it took over a week for us to be able to rebook it. We were getting close on time so I proceeded to book another place but this owner finally got the mess with VRBO fixed. When I went to check out, it asked me to verify that I agree to the owner's cancellation and rental terms. I sent him two messages requesting that information and never received a response. It is also not posted on his ad (at least at the time).

                                                              I would consider re-renting overall as long as owner is more timely in following up, responding, and take care of the nominal housekeeping items.

                                                              Exactly what we wanted

                                                              robert s.

                                                              This property is exactly what we wanted. Peace and quiet in a comfortable clean cabin (house).The place is in perfect condition, and appointed with higher end furnishings and cooking equipment. Our jobs drive us crazy in these "modern" times and we wanted a place to decompress. Big Bay is not much more than an intersection and that was perfect. The cabin is spacious and comfortable. It's right on the shore and the waves lapping the rocks is like medicine for the soul. We had a couple of stormy days where the surf was crashing into the rocks which was exciting. And it so happens that there was a spectacular display of the northern lights during our stay, Something I will never forget. If you want to reconnect with yourself this is the place. Dave and Kristen couldn't have been nicer or more accommodating. 5+ stars

                                                              Beautiful Log Cabin

                                                              Jerry S.

                                                              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!

                                                              Beautiful Getaway

                                                              Amanda D.

                                                              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!


                                                              Big Bay, Powell, MI, USA


                                                              40 Reviews
                                                              Wonderful 4.9/5
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