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Contemporary Two Bedroom Charmer Close to Downtown and Beachfront

(37 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/30/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 bedroom, 1 bath home close to beach and downtown Marquette

This charming home was built in 1890 in Marquette’s historic east side neighborhood area. The home is 5 short blocks to Lake Superior beaches and walking/biking trails. It is under two blocks from the Third Street Shopping District which boasts several locally respected restaurants, brew pubs, shopping and art galleries. The Downtown District is within easy walking distance and has additional shopping, restaurants, brew pubs and the lower harbor area where most of our festivals take place. Staying at this home gives you the ‘local’ experience.

Marquette is a very biker friendly community with miles of trails to explore nearby. Guided mountain biking tours are available on request. There are year round events and activities to keep you busy during your stay regardless of the season.

The home consists of an updated kitchen that has every appliance any home would have. It is fully equipped so you can be as culinary as you like. The spacious bathroom has also been updated and offers a deep soaker tub/shower combination and radiant in floor heat. A full size washer & dryer are also housed within the space.

Entry, living room and bedroom furnishings are all brand new. Mattresses are also new. The home has a modern/contemporary style with some whimsical elements that complement the décor. The single level living makes watching your children easy as you have a full range of sight throughout the home. The home sleeps 4 in bedrooms. The entry room accommodates two additional people on the sleeper sofa without interfering with activities in the living area.

The back deck has an outdoor grill and dining set so you can enjoy dining al fresco, if you like. The backyard also has a standalone (locked) storage shed that you can use to store outdoor recreational equipment during your stay. The backyard is fenced so your children can play out back without concern for traffic or neighbors.

So, bring your suitcase and enjoy Marquette for a few days, a week, month or longer. Regardless of your length of stay, you’ll leave with memories that will make you want to return year after year.

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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/30/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 970 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be at least 21 years of age....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double


  • Sleeper sofa in entry entry room sleeps two (full size bed).

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Modern, updated bathroom with a full size shower and tub with heated floors, washer/dryer....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Secure storage shed available for outdoor recreational equipment. Guided mountain biking tours available by request. Experience our nationally recognized trail system....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    The home is walking distance to downtown restaurants, bars and brewpubs....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Dining table will seat six, however, it is initially set up to accommodate four people....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $75
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300


Check In: 3:00 p.m. or after

Check Out: noon

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/30/2017
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18 Miles
Nearest Airport
KI Sawyer International Airport
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Blackrocks Brewpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Marquette Golf & Country Club
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 41 Highway
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sweetwater Cafe
3.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Marquette Mountain
0.4 Miles
Nearest Beach
McCarty's Cove

Car: Recommended

The home is located 5 short blocks from the beach and bike trail system. Downtown shops, restaurants, breweries and festivals are also 5 blocks from the house. Third street restaurants, breweries and art galleries can be found just two blocks away in the village area. Northern Michigan University and UP Health Systems hospital facility are also nearby.

Marquette's summer season hosts festivals, farmers markets and numerous outdoor events not to mention miles of beautiful sand beaches along the shores of Lake Superior.

Winter days are filled with downhill and cross country skiing, snow biking, the annual UP200 dog sled race, the downtown showdown snowboard event, Noquemanon ski marathon and the polar roll snow bike race.

Whatever the season, Marquette has something for everyone!!.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2015

About the owner: Pat was born and raised in Marquette. Bruce attended college at NMU and MTU and fell in love with the area. After a 25 year absence, we returned to make Marquette our home once again. We love the outdoor beauty and the sense of community and pride by those that call Marquette home.

Why the Owner Chose Marquette, MI, USA:
We'd been looking for a vacation rental property for a while and when we saw this home, we knew we found what we were looking for. It's an ideal home for couples or a small family. The home is quaint while comfortably providing everything you need for an enjoyable stay. The proximity to all of the key attractions was perfect. You have ready access to Lake Superior, lower harbor where most of our summer festivals occur, bike trails that connect to almost 50 miles of trails that have put Marquette on the mountain biking map. You'll also find the university and hospital conventiently nearby. As a person who loves food and entertainment, we were also attracted to the homes proximity to several Marquette institutions: Vangos Pizza, Stuckos Pub & Grill, Casa Calabria Restaurant & Lounge, Thai House, Sweetwater Cafe, Blackrocks Brewery, Third Street Bagel, Das Steinhaus, Elizabeths Chop House, Ore Dock Brewing Company, Vierling Restaurant and more.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The modern, updated kitchen and bath appealed to our architectural tastes. The layout of the home works well for a rental home. The single level living makes oversight of your children easy as you have a full range of sight throughout the home. The entry room has sufficient space to accommodate a sleeper sofa without interfering with activities in the living area. The kitchen is a fully functional kitchen and has every appliance I have in my own home. The radiant heated bathroom floor adds a touch of luxury that is very welcome during our cold winters. The outdoor shed gives guests an opportunity to store bikes, hockey equipment, etc. in a secured outbuilding.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/30/2017

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  • Entry Room looking into Living Room

    Entry Room looking into Living Room

  • Entry room with sleeper sofa

    Entry room with sleeper sofa

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining alcove

    Dining alcove

  • Bathroom w/radiant in-floor heat

    Bathroom w/radiant in-floor heat

  • Laundry in Bathroom

    Laundry in Bathroom

  • Second Bedroom with Full Size Bed

    Second Bedroom with Full Size Bed

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Curbside view of home

    Curbside view of home

  • Backyard with secured storage shed

    Backyard with secured storage shed

  • Entry Room

    Entry Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen / Dining Area

    Kitchen / Dining Area

  • Kitchen


  • Full size Tub/Shower

    Full size Tub/Shower

  • Second Bedroom with Full Size Bed

    Second Bedroom with Full Size Bed

  • Master Bedroom with Queen Size Bed

    Master Bedroom with Queen Size Bed

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Backyard with outdoor dining deck

    Backyard with outdoor dining deck

  • Yes, we sometimes have snow here for Halloween.

    Yes, we sometimes have snow here for Halloween.

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 30, 2017

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