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Cottage on AuTrain River Near Lake Superior, Pictured Rocks, Beaches, Waterfalls

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 350 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Nice 1 bedroom on AuTrain River w/private waterfront near Lake Superior Beach

Conveniently located in the heart of the upper peninsula just minutes from Pictured Rocks, Lake Superior, dozens of waterfalls and endless outdoor activities and adventures. AuTrain River Cottages are located in a private association that is quiet and beautiful. There is about a 100 yards of river frontage to enjoy and relax next to. Cottages are pet friendly and range from one bedroom to 4 bedrooms and can accommodate from one to 8 guests. Each Cottage has all amenities included like WiFi, towels, linens, blankets, pillows and cooking supplies. There is a fire-pit area for guests to enjoy a fire w/a view of the river and wood can be purchased locally. Also included is a gas grill w/propane, and a canoe w/paddles and preservers. Launching of the canoe is on site and shuttle service is available. Additional kayaks are available for rent. A fishing boat w/motor are available to you on site for a discounted rate. Mooring your own boat is a possibility, contact me for details.

The Hemlock Cottage is within steps of the river, and has a unique feel to it. The layout is small, but spacious for it's size and easily accommodates guests. It is perfect for couples but can sleep up to 4. The kitchen is fully stocked and there's seating for 3 at the dining bar. There is A/C, WiFi, and a 32" TV with internet streaming service. The bedroom has a nice queen pillowtop mattress. The kitchen and bedroom will be getting a make-over in May for the upcoming season to better accommodate guests. The nice new deck outside is perfect for a relaxing view of the river and general lounging.

The AuTrain River provides excellent swimming, and canoeing/kayaking as it winds 12 miles through the Hiawatha National Forest. Further down river puts you into Lake Superior and quite possibly the best beach on all of Lake Superior. Up river is the beautiful AuTrain Lake which provides a wonderful place to enjoy water sports, fishing or just a relaxing cruise. Bass, Walleye or Pike are your most commonly fished.

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore located in Munising is only 15 minutes away and there are over a dozen waterfalls within a 30 mile radius. The National Lakeshore provides days worth of outdoor activities. If you are into fishing, Trout and Salmon are the most commonly fished in Lake Superior.

I have seen nearly everything in this area and am a great resource during your stay. I will meet with you after you arrive and give you advice about the area and things you can enjoy during your vacation.

More Details

Owner
Cory Cole
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 28, 2017

About Cory Cole

Plain and simply, I am a Yooper. I live locally year round and am a wealth of knowledge when it comes to exploring our area. I graduated high school and college here and I am an avid outdoors-man, I camp, hike, bike, kayak, ski, snowshoe, ATV, motorcycle, snowmobile and Jeep nearly the entire U.P. and if you have heard of it, chances are I've been there, or done that. I also know some places 'slightly off the radar' if you are looking to get away from the tourist areas. Just ask, I'll be happy to give you advice.

Cory Cole purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Cory Cole chose Upper Peninsula

I was a transplant to this area during high school years ago and left then came back. I couldn't stay away forever, this area is unlike any other. Sure there are beautiful places all over the country, but no matter where you are from, this place is special beyond words... This cottage is part of a private association with it's own river frontage. The property is the best on the river, it has a beautiful view, clean water with sandy bottom and plenty of space to relax. There are 10 cottages on this property (it was an old resort) I own/manage 7 of them for vacation rentals. I purchased these cottages with the intention of providing people a great place to stay, and the opportunity to enjoy our beautiful area. Overall, if someone doesn't enjoy staying here, it would be a first.

What makes this cottage unique

It is within 2 minutes of Lake Superior, one of the best beaches in all of Michigan, 15 minutes from Munising and the Pictured Rocks, dozens of waterfalls, hundreds of miles of hiking trails, biking trails and ATV/snowmobiling trails.(all available right from the cottage doorstep). AuTrain lake is accessible by boat right from the cottages and has tons of recreational opportunities.

Amenities

Au Train Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full size bathroom with shower stall. Towels included
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size bed with linens, pillows and blankets
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

4.2/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Cottage on AuTrain River Near Lake Superior, Pictured Rocks, Beaches, Waterfalls
average rating of 4.2 based on 5 reviews
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Nice Little Cabin

  • 3 of 5

Cabin is small but usable. Bed and couch have seen their better days. Window blinds need a good cleaning and/or replaced. Enjoyable site by the river. Evening camp fire with neighbors from Michigan and England made for a pleasant evening. It is in good area for enjoying the sights water falls, pictured rocks, and Munising.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very comfortable great area Cory was very helpful - we enjoyed our stay!

  • 4 of 5

It is in a great area, close to hiking it's right on the river. It's not fancy but works well for what we wanted.everything that we needed was there and it was very comfortable. Would go there again!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A relaxing place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage in which we stay was really nice. Just the right size for the two of us. And it was only a short drive to Munising, which was good

since we spent a lot of time there. But being from Lansing Michigan, we both enjoyed how peaceful it was there. Just so much to do in the area.

The kitchen area had everything that was needed to fix meals. We used the slow cooker a few times while visiting the water falls in the area.

Everything about the cottage and area were perfect. A memorable vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sweet Little Cabin

  • 4 of 5

This cabin was clean and adorable like a doll's house. The main room was open and airy with easy access to the kitchen and eating area. The sofa folded out into a bed large enough for our two children to sleep comfortably. Our eldest child had ample room on the floor to sleep on a blow-up mattress. The bedroom was small but comfortable, and who wants to spend time sleeping while on vacation anyway! The bathroom was also very clean and had a stock of necessary items. Our favorite part of the cabin was its front porch which overlooked the river and a small grassy area. We understand that the owner will be expanding the porch this fall and look forward to enjoying it in the future. One cool touch about the cabin was that the owner sets out a guest book. We read a number of the entries and gleened great ideas for things that we should see and do while in the area. Furthermore, the owner, Cory, was most accommodating and helpful. We will definitely rent with him in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Impressive

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time staying in a cabin and we just loved it. The place had everything and little thing you may forget packing like aluminium foil,coffee powder, sandwich bags, containers , dish washing soap etc. We had a great vacation. Would love to do it again. Pictured rocks is a beautiful place and oyr stay here in cabin made it more memorable.

Thanks,

Shwetha Vinay

  • Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles

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Rates & Availability

Au Train Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$725
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $3 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$99
From
$119
Fri,Sat,Sun
$575
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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