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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,050 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Just a 5 minute walk to Lake Superior and a few more minutes to downtown shops and dining. We are open from June thru September. Minimum 7 night stay Sunday to Sunday.

We have a full kitchen with everything you will need, washer/dryer towels provided, good size bathroom with tub/shower combo.

Master bedroom has 1 queen bed and and 1 full bed and lots of closet space. the second bedroom is a loft over the living room with a queen bed. All linens are provided.

Large deck in the back and firepit. Gas grill

More Details

Jill and Paul McDonald
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 31, 2017


Grand Marais Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming


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(7 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for my wife and me. The property was in good shape and had everything that we needed. It was in a quiet area but plenty close enough to walk to the towns diner and two bar/restaurants. Going in September, we did not run into a lot of tourists. If you are looking for a peaceful vacation, this is a great time to go. The location is close enough to the pictured rocks sea shore and plenty of trails. There is a lot to see in the UP. Plan on doing some driving if you want to see it all. This will apply to anywhere you stay. I suggest seeing as much as you can nearby and planning another trip to see more. I know I will be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Conscious anytime!
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The home was beautiful. I love it!

  • 5 of 5

The home we stayed in was just beautiful and very comfortable to stay in. It was very clean. It was located close enough to town allowing us to walk and look around. I loved our stay there. It allowed me to relax. I would recommend staying at this home and would go back.

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Malibu, CA

Nice place and in a great location

  • 5 of 5

The house was well equipped, clean and the location was perfect. We had a create time there with our 5 year old son.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Come back anytime and thank you!
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Thank you!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Gus & Jill's. The house felt larger than we were anticipating. We especially enjoyed the sunny living/dining room with the high ceiling and skylights. My kids loved sleeping up in the cozy loft. It was so nice to relax on the large deck. The house was very clean. We could tell that a lot of thought and care was put into making the house comfortable for guests. Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was an amazing cottage.

  • 5 of 5

The stay here was great. Everything was clean and tidy. Great view from the back deck.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ronald! You are welcome here anytime!
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WARREN, Michigan

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

Jill and Gus' place was amazing! Very cozy, decorated like an "up north" home. Jill was so accommodating from the initial inquiry till we left to go there. I had so many questions before we left, and Jill was patient and answered them all. I can't think of one thing that could have made our stay in Grand Marais any better. It is a short walk to the public beach, into town for ice cream, and just a little over an hour to Munising to see the Pictured Rocks National Park. We also drove the nearly 2 hours to Paradise to Taquamenon Falls. I highly recommend this gorgeous little house for your family vacation. I'm hoping to talk the family into returning next year! Thank you Gus and Jill!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Teresa and family!!!
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Lake Superior State Park

Muskallonge Lake State Park

Seney National Wildlife Refuge

Tahquahmenon Falls State Park

Whitefish Point

Sable Falls


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $25

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.