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Soothing Superior Sunset Views

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:15
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

5 bedroom 2 bath cabin on Lake Superior with sauna.

Located 5 miles from the town of Calumet on the western shore of Lake Superior. Enjoy walking the beach, agate hunting, campfires, refreshing swims and rest in those wonderful soothing sunsets. This place is located 40 miles from Copper Harbor or 15 miles from the Michigan Tech and Finlandia College. Calumet is a part of the National Park that offers antique and gift shops, art galleries, coffee shops with Wifi, and great restaurants.

Lake Superior is the largest fresh water lake in the world. It is rivaled by one lake in Russia which is larger by volume because of the depth. However, the shore line of this Great Lake is the largest in the world. As a result it has tides a bit like the ocean. The winter storms in this area are nothing short of amazing and the waves can get to 10-12 feet high and on rare occasions up to 20 ft. Because of this water action the shore and lake bottom changes constantly and sometimes it is rocky and sometimes it is sandy .
Usually you will find a mixture of sand and rock on the beach. As you enter the water the first 10-20 feet is rocky and then you reach the sand about waist to breast high. Water shoes and water toys are available to make your swimming a bit more fun.

The cabin is 1850 sq ft on 2 floors with 5 bedrooms and 2 baths. The electric outdoor sauna has a window view of Lake Superior. Both shuffleboard and horse-shoe pits on the property. The cabin beds are: 2 queen beds, 2 double beds, 3 twins beds with room for airbeds if necessary. Fully equipped kitchen complete with basic cooking needs i.e. sugar, salt, flour; You just bring the food.

This is the famous area called the Copper Country which is rich in copper mining history. Visit the Quincy Mine, 13 mi, or the Delaware Mine, 29 mi, to get a better understanding of this history. Make sure to come to the historic Calumet Theater that offers performances throughout the year. Fishing is as easy as walking to one of the streams nearby to catch the brook trout. The inland lakes are rich with northern and walleye if you have a boat. Perhaps chartering a boat to get out on the Big Lake for the salmon and lake trout is what you are after. Perhaps you are interested in the Snowmobile trails that are a few short miles away as well as the cross country ski trails. Downhill skiing is as close as Mount Ripley,15 miles away; Mount Bohemia, 40 miles; or Powderhorn and Indianhead, 2+ hr drive.
If the colors of fall trees are your desire here in the Copper Country the brilliant reds, oranges and yellows are unsurpassed anywhere in the great United States. Come relax, be a tourist, enjoy what this area has to offer.
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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, german, spanish, finnish
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1850 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 15
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renter must be 25 or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Any signs of indoor smoking (including smoke odor) will result in loss of damage deposit. Any other damage may require additional damage fee....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    No pets over 40 lbs. Any other pets require a $40 non-refundable deposit. Not reporting pets will result in loss of damage deposit....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There are 5 steps to go up to get into the cabin and there is not a ramp for wheelchairs....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 11-15

  • 1 Master Bedroom Upstairs : 1 queen

    Attached bathroom with shower, walk-in closet 165 sq ft....moreless

  • 2 Upstairs bedroom : 1 queen

    Large closet, 2nd bathroom down the hall, 128 sq ft....moreless

  • 3 Downstairs Bedroom Double: 1 double

    ~105 sq. ft....moreless

  • 4 Downstairs Bedroom Double : 1 double

    ~110 sq. ft....moreless

  • 5 Downstairs Bedroom Singles: 3 twin/ single

    3 beds perfect for singles, kids love this room, ~126 sq. ft...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • 1 Master Bath: toilet, shower


  • 2 Guest Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Washer and dryer in this bathroom...moreless

  • One main upstairs with full tub. Washer and Dryer are in 2nd bathroom.

Other Amenities

  • There are many historical sites in the Keweenaw County. We have brochures in the cabin but we recommend you go to the Visitors Center in Calumet or the Tourist Information Center on the highway as you enter Calumet. ...moreless


  • DVD Player:

    VHS, DVD and Blur-ray player available. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV Entertainment pkg....moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screen TVs in living room and both bedrooms upstairs. One 48" TV in downstairs family room. Direct TV Entertainment Pkg provided with VHS, DVD and Blur-ray player available. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    We have a limited amount of toys, games, puzzles and children's books. ...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    The property is facing west so there are breath taking sunsets most of the summer. Sometimes clouds come to steal our joy and the sunset is under cloud cover. The beach stretches for miles each way....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    145' of beachfront property on lake Superior. The beach is a mixture of sand and rocks, sometimes more of one or the other depending on the "tides of Lake Superior". ...moreless

  • Downtown:

    Downtown Calumet is a 5 mile drive from the cabin. There are numerous art galleries, gift and antique shops, bars, coffee shops with Wi-Fi, and grocery stores....moreless

  • Lake View:

    A beautiful western sky and lake view that can be enjoyed from inside the cabin, sitting on the deck or from chairs in the yard....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    The beach is a mix of rock and sand. As you enter the lake you will encounter 20-30 ft of rock before reaching the hard sand. Water shoes of all sizes available in the dressing room of the sauna....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Table and 6 chairs open to galley kitchen. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    Gas dryer for your use ...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    There is an electric fireplace downstairs in the family/TV room....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric baseboards and forced air propane...moreless

  • Internet:

    We now have high-speed internet service. It is provided by Exede and works great. There are 2 spaces in the downstairs to set up work stations. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortably seats 7 with room to add chairs. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    There is plenty of parking in the side yard and front for 6+ vehicles....moreless

  • Telephone:

    AT&T is the only cell service available. We have an AT&T phones available for your use....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of towels in the house as well as beach towels in the sauna....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Electric washer with clothes soap and water softening agent available....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    There are 2 coffee makers. 1 is a Kuerig to make single cups. There is a 2nd to brew full pots of coffee....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Included. ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Galley kitchen has gas stove with oven, microwave, fridge. We also leave the basics flour, sugar, oliveoil, spices etc along with plenty of dishes and pots/pans for cooking.There is no dishwasher...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We try to provide white and brown sugar, flour, salt, pepper, olive and coconut oils, and various spices to make your packing easier. Just bring food and you are ready to go....moreless


  • Bicycles:

    There are 2 bicycles available in the shed. One is for a child approx. 8-14 yrs and one for an adult....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    See picture, 200 sf deck included with outdoor dining....moreless

  • Golf:

    Calumet Golf Course:54270 Golf Course Rd, Calumet (906) 337-3911 Sandy Pebbles Golf Course a unique, challenging course designed by a VietNam vet. Located on 5 mile Pt Rd a few mi from Ahmeek....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoe available with a few life vests. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Outdoor gas grill available....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Several ski hills within a one hour drive. Miles of snowmobiling trails with the entrance a few miles away....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    A few flotation toys available. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Not available in Winter. Summer Rental has hot tub for an additional $65/day or $250 per week (caretaker fee). ...moreless

  • Sauna:

    Window over-looking Lake Superior. Comfortable for 2 adults, but can fit 3 adults or 4 children. Electric....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


from 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$275 $300
Fri, Sat
$1,850 $5,000

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$250 $275
Fri, Sat
$1,250 $3,500

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Dec 1 - May 31, 2018
2 night min stay
$225 $250
Fri, Sat
$1,100 $3,500

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$250 $325
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Pet Fee $40
  • Cleaning fee $85 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Damage deposit is due on 1st night of stay and will be returned within 7 days of departure.

Failure to report a Pet will result in a loss of deposit fee.

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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11.7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Houghton County Memorial Aiport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Shutes Bar
42 Miles
Nearest Ferry
The Isle Royal Queen to Isle Royale
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Calumet Golf Course
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 41
5 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Michigan House
18 Miles
Nearest Ski
Ripley Ski hill
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
Lake Superior shore

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2003

About: Brita grew up in Laurium and graduated from Calumet High School in 1969. She left the area to make her future and married Howard. After Howard retired they purchased this wonderful place on the Lake Superior which was a dream come true. Gathering their family at the 'camp' on Lake Superior is one of their favorite vacations on earth.

Why Calumet, MI, USA:
This property is clean, well-maintained and very comfortable with many amenities including a sauna and hot tub* overlooking the Lake. There is a large flat lawn where it is fun to play yard games with the family or lay out the lawn chairs to rest in the sun.

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Speaks: english, german, spanish, finnish
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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  • Stone patio overlooking the lake

    Stone patio overlooking the lake

  •  Sometimes sandy Beach

    Sometimes sandy Beach

  • Deck facing the lake.

    Deck facing the lake.

  • Driving in. Shuffle board.

    Driving in. Shuffle board.

  • Kitchen


  • Master bedroom upstairs

    Master bedroom upstairs

  • full size bed downstairs

    full size bed downstairs

  • Full size bed downstairs

    Full size bed downstairs

  • Sunset view

    Sunset view

  • Cabin view coming up from beach

    Cabin view coming up from beach

  • Family room downstairs

    Family room downstairs

  • When the sun kisses the horizen

    When the sun kisses the horizen

  • Sometimes rocky beach

    Sometimes rocky beach

  • Sauna


  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Queen bed upstairs

    Queen bed upstairs

  • 3 twin beds downstairs

    3 twin beds downstairs

  • Hill view of sauna

    Hill view of sauna

  • Making memories

    Making memories

  • Scene in January

    Scene in January

  • Work station

    Work station

  • upstairs livingroom w/electric fireplace

    upstairs livingroom w/electric fireplace

VRBO #627020

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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