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Marquette. Walk to Lake Superior! Close to events & bike paths! Free Wifi & AC

Marquette, MI, USA
  • House1200 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps7
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

3 Bedroom, 1 1/2 Bath, front screened in porch, all in a central location.

Welcome to Morgan Street Homestead, a top rated accommodation, located in the heart of Marquette. The home is within walking distance to NMU, MGH - Duke Lifepoint, Elwood Mattson Park, bike path system, bars, restaurants, events and activities. Across the street is Harlow Park with playground equipment, large open area and a basketball court. Across from the park is the Marquette Food Co-op which will accommodate your grocery and deli needs.

Marquette is well known for their great pubs, many are nearby. We’re also a destination for hiking and bike paths, access to the bike path is just south of the home across Washington Street. Marquette has a 'Fit Strip' which is just north of the house. This includes a cross country ski trail, no need to drive, just grab your skis.

The home has three bedrooms, one and one-half bath, completely updated and well maintained.

The front of the home has a beautiful large screened in porch along with an outdoor porch that faces Harlow Park. Great place to enjoy your morning coffee, relax in the evenings after a full day enjoying the Upper Peninsula.

Bedroom #1 = Queen Size Bed (Master)

Bedroom #2 = Full Size Bed

Bedroom #3 = Bunk Bed (full on bottom and single on top)

All bedrooms have a closet and a dresser.

Bathroom #1 = Full bath-tub with shower combo

Bathroom #2 = half bath

Washer and Dryer are available for your use at no additional charge.

Long term rentals are also encouraged, please contact Barb for information.


Barb O'Neill

Member Since 2011
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 03, 2018
About Barb O'Neill

We are Marquette natives we lived away while my husband was in the US Navy during the Vietnam Era, stationed on the USS Kitty Hawk. My husband is a retired carpenter and I retired from the City of Marquette along with owning my own business, Embroidery Wearhouse. We are the proud parents of three daughters and two granddaughters. Our plan is to travel to Europe and here in the US.

Barb O'Neill purchased this House in 1989

Why Barb O'Neill chose Marquette Township

This home previously belonged to our grandparents. The home has been in the family since 1923, we wish to continue the family legacy. We purchased it in 1989 and lived in it while we built our house. Central location is convenient yet offers privacy within the City of Marquette. We generally walk to restaurants, bars, the Food Co-op, Lake Superior and Mattson Park. Mattson Park is where most of the festivals are held, it's easier to walk from the house then try to find a parking spot. Park Cemetery is located just to the north of the home, access is available straight up the hill, past the American Legion. This is a cemetery but it's also a park. Beautiful trees, ponds, ski trail and monuments, it's a peaceful place to take a walk, or a bike ride.

What makes this House unique

The home is close to activities but yet off the path so you can enjoy your privacy and quiet time. Love the history of the home, original hardwood floors and rounded archways and the front screen porch are my favorite place to enjoy a drink and the view. The design of the home is all on one level which is convenient for young and old.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double, 1 twin/ single, Bedroom has a bunk bed, double on bottom and single on top
      • Bedroom 3
        1 double
      • Master Bedroom
        1 queen


        • 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bath
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, Located in the half bath is a new washer & dryer

          Location Type

            • Downtown
              Within walking distance to shops, restaurants, pubs and groceries.


                • Adventure
                • Away From It All
                • Family
                • Historic
                • Romantic
                • Sports & Activities
                • Tourist Attractions


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Iron & Board
                        • Air Conditioning
                          Central air , most homes in our area do not have air conditioning. We have found over the years our weather has been getting warmer and it's needed.
                        • Fitness Room / Equipment
                          No equipment or room on site, the house is located across the street from bike, running, walking path which goes through the beautiful Marquette area. North is the "Fit Strip."
                        • Garage
                          We do not have a garage but we have two storage sheds should you want to store your bikes, sleds or smaller items.
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                          Gas forced air, new furnace, keeps you warm in our beautiful winter season.
                        • Internet
                          Hi Speed Internet (Charter)
                        • Clothes Dryer
                          Dryer is available. No additional charge for use of the washer & dryer
                        • Linens Provided
                          Sheets & Towels are provided.
                        • Living Room
                          Living room accommodates 4-6, dining room is open to living room for additional space.
                        • Parking
                          Driveway will accommodate two vehicles, additional street parking is available. No overnight winter parking on street is allowed. Overnight parking on the street in the summer is permitted.
                        • Towels Provided
                          Towels are provided, please bring swimming towels.
                        • Washing Machine
                          Energy efficient washing machine available, please bring HE clothes soap if you wish to wash. There "may" be some available in the cupboard, if it's there please feel free to use it.
                        • Free Wifi


                            • Coffee Maker
                              Keurig available along with some pods, love my Keurig! Regular coffee pot also available.
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Kitchen
                              Includes an assortment of mixing bowels, pots, pans, dishes, towels etc.
                            • Microwave
                              Microwave above stove
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                              Some spices are available
                            • Refrigerator
                              Refrigerator with ice/water in the door
                            • Stove
                              Electric flat top stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Dining
                                  Dining table, seats 6 Kitchen also has a retro table that seats 4 Child's booster seat is in the master closet, upper shelf
                                • Dining Room
                                • comfy seating for 6 people


                                    • Books
                                      Some books are on the shelf, if you love books, check out our local Peter White Public library. It's one of the best, love our library!
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                      Charter Internet along with TV
                                    • Television
                                      Flat smart screen with Charter cable included
                                    • Video Library
                                      Small collection of videos are available.


                                        • Deck / Patio
                                          Screened in front porch along with an outside porch both in front of house.
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                          Weber Charcoal grill, located in the storage shed.


                                            • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                            • wheelchair inaccessible


                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • festivals
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • library
                                                • live theater
                                                • marina
                                                • museums
                                                • playground
                                                • restaurants

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • boating
                                                    • gambling casinos
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • photography
                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • shuffleboard
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • sledding
                                                    • walking
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • basketball court
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • equestrian events
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • freshwater fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • hunting
                                                            • ice skating
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • cross country skiing
                                                            • pier fishing
                                                            • racquetball
                                                            • rafting
                                                            • rock climbing
                                                            • roller blading
                                                            • skiing
                                                            • snorkeling/diving
                                                            • snowboarding
                                                            • snowmobiling
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis


                                                                • We have two lawn sheds for storage of bikes, sleds or anything you may need for your stay.

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  41 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Very convenient and kid friendly

                                                                  Kyle R.

                                                                  We loved being so close to the park and they had two sleds readily available. Was nice and quiet too. This house has been through a beautiful remodel and you can tell time was taken and attention to detail was kept. Everything was very clean and owners were very easy to contact if I had any questions. Would definitely love to stay longer and will definitely rebook for future trips back up here.

                                                                  Great stay, perfect fit for our group

                                                                  Jeremiah G.Bay City, MI

                                                                  Very convenient location for our base camp. 4 adults, 3 kids. Spent a day ice climbing in Munising, a day skiing Marq Mtn, did some ice skating and hiked sugarloaf. Close to restaurants, the food co-op is right down the street. As for the house itself, the front porch was great for keeping all of our gear out of the way. Loved the wood floors (bring slippers if it's wintertime). Furnishings were adequate. Bedrooms were fine. Kitchen was great. House was clean with no noticeable smells. Being so cold outdoors, the house was pretty dry - a whole house humidifier would have been nice. Had a breaker trip during the stay and the owner was SUPER responsive pointing out where the panel was located. Overall we were very happy and would definitely stay here again.


                                                                  Tracey C.

                                                                  We enjoyed the house. Sure beats hotel rooms. The house was warm and inviting and very well stocked. We will definitely do this again.


                                                                  J B.

                                                                  This place is perfect! It's an updated older home and they did an amazing job. We were so impressed with the inside (the outside pictures online do not do it justice). The location was great for us, as we like to walk to town. It is near a busy street (Washington), but it was very quiet, and we were there during NMU's homecoming.

                                                                  Only thing I would suggest to future renters: bring your own pillow if your picky about pillows, the ones provided are stiff.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you for the great review. Pillows are such a personal choice that I found it difficult to choose which type most people would like. After your review I added feather pillows to add to the mix. We now have firm, feather and squishy pillows, something for just about everyone. We'll do our best to provide the best experience possible. Thank you, hope to see you on your next trip to Marquette.

                                                                  Barb & Bob


                                                                  Camala K.

                                                                  Clean, well maintained, well stocked. Great view across from the park, easy walk downtown. The inclosed porch is an extra bonus and beds are comfortable. Thank you for a great stay.

                                                                  Great place to stay in Marquette.

                                                                  michele c.

                                                                  We had a wonderful stay on Morgan Street. This house was clean, comfortable and very well equipped. The location is perfect. The owners were very responsive to our needs. Highly recommend!


                                                                  Marquette, MI, USA

                                                                  Morgan Street has been completely renovated and is continually evaluated and updated. As a top rated property our promise to you is “We will do our best to make your stay clean, comfortable and a place you will want to return.” Morgan Street offers a comfortable and updated, living, dining, large kitchen, two bathrooms, three bedrooms, central air, and enclosed screen room along with an outdoor porch. The home will sleep seven comfortably making this an affordable accommodations for your family and friends. Convenient central location. Within walking distance to events and activities, across the street is beautiful Harlow Park with playground equipment, basketball court, sledding hill etc. Across from the park is the Marquette Food Co-op for your grocery needs. Lake Superior, Mattson Park, bike path access, all are within walking distance to Morgan Street. Marquette is known for their great biking & hiking trails, a bike path to connect is across the street, south of the house. You can store your bikes in the lawn shed or in the secure porch.

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                                                                  There is a non-refundable cleaning fee with each rental.

                                                                  41 Reviews
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