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View of Lake Michigan from the upper level of the duplex.

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Last updated: 09/04/2016

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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Rent this entire two story duplex located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula just 20 minutes west of St. Ignace (near Brevort). This home offers a spectacular view of Lake Michigan's north shore. There is a small sandy shore in front of the duplex (smaller every year thanks to erosion!) but beaches are accessible all along US2.

This duplex is ideal for large families, or 2 small families, and offers a 2 bedroom 1st floor (1 Queen, 1 Full) with spacious living room w/sofa, comfortably sleeping up to 4 people. The second floor has 2 bedrooms (both Queen) and a spacious kitchen/living room w/Futon and will comfortably sleep up to 6. The upstairs and downstairs have separate entrances, offering both the kids and adults the privacy they desire.

The duplex is easy to get to, located on West US 2, just 20 minutes from the Mackinac Bridge. The property is about 100 ft. back from the 2 lane highway. The highway runs adjacent to the beach, and is between the duplex and the beach.

Hiking: The property abuts a vast area of state and federal forest land and offers great wilderness hiking including Switchback Ridge which is a large inland dune just 1/2 mile away. There are some majestic views from that ridge line! As well, the popular North Country Trail that stretches from New York to North Dakota can be picked up just a few miles away. There are a network of trails and 2 tracks leading through the woods so be sure to bring your compass if you plan to do any adventuring.

Nearby Attractions: Nearby attractions include Mackinac Island (a ferry ride from St. Ignace), Tahquamenon Falls (1 Hr.), Whitefish Point (1 Hr.) the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie (1 Hr.). Pictured Rocks is about 2+1/2 Hrs away, but it is worth it! You can take the boat tour (though its a bit pricey) or just take in the land lover's view for free at Miners Castle. It's breath taking. If you go, don't forget to stop and stick your toes in the sand at beautiful Miners Beach - you'll see it through the woods from the lookout at Miners Castle. P.S. Don't expect a man made castle at the lookout, but it's no less impressive!

If you enjoy some occasional gambling, there are casinos in many of the 'major' cities of the UP.

If you just like souvenier shopping and tasting the flavors of the local cuisine, St. Ignace will have what you are looking for.

Fishing: Rent a boat or canoe (or drop in your own) in nearby Big Brevort Lake to work on a a fresh fish dinner (perch, pike, walleye, bass & panfish) for the evening. Alternately, charter a fishing boat out of St. Ignace and try your luck in the waters of Lake Michigan or Lake Huron.

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Owner

Member since: 2002

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 09/04/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Upstairs...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Downstairs...moreless

Other Amenities

  • The residence offers satellite TV but internet is not yet available in the area. The St. Ignace libarary or the McDonalds in St. Ignace offer free wireless access however. Downstairs: Washer and Dryer, TV, Phone, Furnished Kitchen (Microwave, Stove, Fridge, Coffee Maker), Large Living Room with Sofa and Love Seat, Charcoal Grill for Outdoor Cooking, 3/4 Bath with Shower, Sink and Toilet. Upstairs: TV, Phone, Furnished Kitchen (Microwave, Stove, Fridge, Coffee Maker), Large Living Room with a Futon. Full bath upstairs. Bedding and Towels are provided. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
May 1 - Jun 15
2 night min stay
$175
$890
Summer
Jun 16 - Sep 7
7 night min stay

$990
Fall
Sep 8 - Oct 15
2 night min stay
$175
$890
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$990

Additional information about rental rates

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Notes:

Spring and Fall Rates are $890/week or $175/Night (2 night min.)

Summer Rates are $990/week

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Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Location

Car: Necessary

The property borders Lake Superior State Forest land. The setting is serene, and the view out the front windows of either the upstaris or downstairs are spectacular. There are a network of trails in both the State and nearby Federal forest land. Switchback Ridge hiking trail runs along a steep inland dune (pick it up approx 1/2 mile behind the duplex) and offers a scenic view across the upper peninsula. You can also see across Lake Michigan to the lower peninsula on a clear day. This is a great place to escape from it all, while still being in close range to some of the upper penninsula's most popular attractions.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: I am very, very happy

Why the Owner Chose Brevort, MI, USA:
Fresh water, beautiful scenery out your front window, lot's of woods & hiking trails.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 09/04/2016

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Photos

  • View of Lake Michigan from the upper level of the duplex.

    View of Lake Michigan from the upper level of the duplex.

  • View of Duplex (shed is visible in back)

    View of Duplex (shed is visible in back)

  • View from road, across from the driveway, looking West

    View from road, across from the driveway, looking West

  • Downstairs Living Room

    Downstairs Living Room

  • Upstairs Living Room / Kitchen

    Upstairs Living Room / Kitchen

  • Upstairs Bedroom 2

    Upstairs Bedroom 2

  • River running from Little Brevort Lake to Big Brevort Lake along Switchback Ridg

    River running from Little Brevort Lake to Big Brevort Lake along Switchback Ridg

  • Colors over the lake and the color of the lake itself can change fast!

    Colors over the lake and the color of the lake itself can change fast!

  • An early September sunset, taken from the upper level of the duplex.

    An early September sunset, taken from the upper level of the duplex.

  • "beach" area directly in front of duplex, looking West.  Taken June 2016

    "beach" area directly in front of duplex, looking West. Taken June 2016

  • Downstairs Kitchen

    Downstairs Kitchen

  • Downstairs - Main Bedroom

    Downstairs - Main Bedroom

  • Upstairs Bedroom 1

    Upstairs Bedroom 1

  • View of Switchback Ridge Hiking Trail

    View of Switchback Ridge Hiking Trail

  • Pointing to inland dune Switchback Ridge runs across. (1/4 mile behind duplex)

    Pointing to inland dune Switchback Ridge runs across. (1/4 mile behind duplex)

  • Upper Tahquamenon Falls, about an hour drive away

    Upper Tahquamenon Falls, about an hour drive away

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This listing was first published here in 2002.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016

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