A Piece of Paradise in the Central Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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The sauna/party room is the log cabin and the house is the building on the right


Last updated: 08/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Located on a trophy trout lake. Great swimming, boating and all water recreation. Located close to miles of snowmobile and ORV trails. 3 bedroom/2 bathroom/ 2 saunas/outdoor shower. It is the last house on the north shore of the lake in a quiet location. Wake up to sound of the loons and the soaring of eagles. Comes with canoe, kayaks, swimming raft and paddle boat. A pontoon boat can be made available. Separate 24x24 screened in log sauna on property. Great for outdoor entertaining.

Amenities include a "stocked" kitchen with microwave, oven, full fridge and dishwasher. Coffee Pot, Toaster and other appliances. TV with DVD player. Washer and dryer. Wood for sauna is provided,

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    It is good for kids of all ages good swimming ,boating and and fishing. There are also frogs and turtles to catch. There are life jackets all sizes . There also is an aluminum raft to swim to. There also is a 24 foot pontoon boat with a 25 horse four stroke motor. I provide gas for the pontoon boat. There are miles of trails available for riding or walking ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking in the buildings...moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There's one step from the driveway to the entry way and 1 more step in to the main house...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Lower level with full bathroom and an electric sauna. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 queen

    Main level 1 step up beautiful log head board ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 queen

    Queen size log bunk bed also 1 step up fr...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • The house has two full bath rooms and a separate log sauna and a stone out door shower...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Board games Bean bag toss games...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    TV and DVD player lots of movies available ...moreless

  • Video Library


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


  • Churches
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View:

    The house is located on the North shore of the lake where it has plenty of sun to enjoy in the yard. ...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Sporley Lake is about an 80 acre spring fed lake that is 44 feet deep at its deepest point. It is a trophy trout lake with Lake Trout, Splake, German Browns, Perch, Sunfish, Large and Small mouth Bass...moreless

  • Rural:

    Secluded area surrounded mostly by camps with only 21 properties on the 80 acre lake. It's a great spot for all outdoor recreation activities. And you will see various wild life in the area....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    I table in house 1 in sauna party room 3 tables outside ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    In sauna...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    2 kayaks 1 canoe 1 paddle boat 1 raft ...moreless

  • Heating:

    Forced air and wood...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Provided just ask when you leave to strip the beds and put by wash machine ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Couch 2 recliners and a long window bench...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Electric also has tea maker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dish and utensils provided...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully kitchen stove microwave toaster coffee pot all pans and dishes dishwasher this is my home and all you need to cook is there spices are also provided ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Above stove...moreless

  • Oven:

    Electric ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    There is a stocked pantry just replace what you need or leave a list and some money so I can....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side may tag with freezer ...moreless

  • Stove:


  • Toaster


  • Boat:

    24 food pontoon boat with 4 stroke motor. I provide gas. This is an additional fee that I will discuss apon a rival ....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    1 deck by house 1 deck by lake...moreless

  • Golf:

    5 miles from red fox golf course ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks 1 canoe 1 paddle boat 1 swimming raft...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas and a charcoal both there...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Marquette mountain is a 20 minutes ride away .there are also several cross country ski trails in area...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Life jackets ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Sauna:

    Log wood fired and an electric sauna ...moreless



Write a review 5
from 9 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 23 - Jan 1, 2017
6 night min stay
4th of July
Jul 1 - Jul 9, 2017
6 night min stay
Jul 10 - Aug 31, 2017
6 night min stay
My Standard Rate
6 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Property Damage Protection $59

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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Last updated: 08/29/2016
Check availability
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21 Unavailable
22 Today
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
KI Sawyer International Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Throttle
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Red Fox Run

Car: Recommended

40 miles from picture rocks national park. 20minutes from Marquette mountain. 25 minutes from Marquette. 20 miles from Lake superior. Can get to snowmobile trails and rv trails from house. Marquette is known for bike trails and cross country and down hill sking . Lots of water falls in UP close by. There are 5 lakes within walking distance.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

About the owner: This is my family home I raised two great kids here. Now I'm enjoying sharing it with others .letting them enjoy what my family and I built. It is perfect for kids ,no drop offs, clear warm water. 40 miles from picture rocks national park. 20 miles from Marquette mountain, and 24 miles from Marquette.

Why the Owner Chose Skandia, MI, USA:
It is a beautiful home on a pristine 80 acre in land lake 40 feet deep clear waters .quite area loons eagles frogs and turtles. Trophy trout lake along with bass perch and sun fish. Hand scribed log sauna with a stone fireplace and large screen room. Fire pit on beach.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The lake is a trophy trout lake also with bass ,sunfish and perch. The house comes with 2 kayaks, a canoe, paddle boat and there is a 24 foot pontoon boat also available. Fire wood is available for out door fires on beach and also for fire place in log sauna. There is a rock and log gazebo with an outdoor shower. It is close to snowmobile trails and also dirt trails for summer riding. There are several water falls in area.

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Speaks: english



  • The sauna/party room is the log cabin and the house is the building on the right

    The sauna/party room is the log cabin and the house is the building on the right

  • Interior of wood-fire sauna

    Interior of wood-fire sauna

  • Living room and kitchen

    Living room and kitchen

  • King sized bed in one of the three bedrooms

    King sized bed in one of the three bedrooms

  • Upstairs bathroom

    Upstairs bathroom

  • Outdoor shower

    Outdoor shower

  • Entry way

    Entry way

  • Electric sauna in basement bathrrom

    Electric sauna in basement bathrrom

VRBO #707226

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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A Piece Of Paradise In The Central Upper Peninsula Of Michigan

Skandia, MI, USA #707226

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