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Charming Rustic Cabin Lake Superior Lakeview


Property Details

Updated: Sep 2, 2016
Charming Rustic Cabin Lake Superior Lakeview

Charming, rustic cabin just across the street from scenic Whitefish Bay, Lake Superior. Watch freighters passing enroute to Soo Locks. Full public access with beautiful beach. Situated on the Lake Superior scenic byway Lakeshore Drive. One bedroom with full bed, single bed nook, fold down sofa and room for cots. Sleeps 4, 6 with cots. Campfire pit, hiking, access to inland Monocle Lake, most sightseeing attractions within an hour drive. Wood/cedar interior, wood burning stove, electric baseboard heat, full kitchen.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

We purchased this property in 2003 as an interim destination until, and while, we built our waterfront dream cabin in 2013 nearby. We loved every minute of our stay in this little rustic cabin. We purchased waterfront in 1994 with the dream of building on it, but until that was possible, we enjoyed this little cabin. We have developed a love for the beauty and rustic feel of the UP. This little cabin has the feel of waterfront, the smell of waterfront, the sound of waterfront, and a partial view like waterfront....but just a short walk across the street to the public access. It's our joy to offer a stay for your relaxation and break from the media saturated world around you and retreat to a slower pace, with campfires, beach walks, hiking, swimming and many fun filled day trips.

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18 Reviews

based on 18 traveler reviews


Great fun

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time on Lake Superior. Taquamenon Falls were beautiful, as was our public/private beach across the street. Enjoyed Sault Ste Marie and St. Ignace. Our cabin was cozy and the perfect size for us. Doreen, our owner, even left us some tasty monkey bread! Great trip.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy up north retreat

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the cozy retreat of the cottage nightly. We walked along the shoreline across the street from the cottage and enjoyed breath taking views of the morning sun and water. We did not have a fire in the fire pit. We had all the comforts of home at the cottage.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Great Escape

  • 5 of 5

This Charming Rustic Cabin with a Lake Superior Lake View was just what the doctor ordered! My girlfriend and I wanted to get away for Labor Day weekend, we were looking for something where we could relax and get away from everyday life. This was the perfect spot for us! The cabin was very clean and had a vintage style to it! The Cabin offered everything that we needed for everyday use. All that we did was pack our personal belongings and enjoy the ride up from the metro Detroit area. It was about 40 minutes away from Tahquamenon Falls (which was beautiful) and it was about one hour and forty minutes from Pictured Rocks (which was absolutely gorgeous). We are already talking about coming back next year for another getaway! This is not only the perfect spot for vacation or a weekend getaway, but also the perfect spot to fall in love with someone! I am absolutely 100% in love with the woman of my dreams and I realized it even more on our trip together! We will never ever forget our time at the Charming Rustic Cabin with a Lake Superior Lake View!!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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great cabin for a rustic UP experience

  • 4 of 5

This cabin was perfect for us, it was nice to be able to unplug for the week and the location was great - not too far from Saulte Ste Marie, Tahquamenon Falls, Pictured Rocks etc. and the owners were lovely, they keep the place clean and well stocked with everything you need. Loses 1 star because of 2 things - when we first arrived we needed to clean out the shower head and kitchen sink filter to improve the water pressure, and we did remove 3 shrews from the house(this really didn't bother us but if you aren't handy or your kids are scaredy cats this might not work for you) honestly if you're looking for a luxurious stay at the Ritz then don't go to the UP... but if you want to enjoy the great outdoors this is the perfect home base to crash after a long day of activities!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Welcome to the UP! Great to know our ongoing treatment for "God's little nuisance creatures" is working! When you live on the edge of a wooded forest and close to the lake, the little creatures like it too, but we don't want to share our space with them, so control treatment is always ongoing. I guess is goes along with the rustic nature, and it's not for everyone. Thank you for your honest review, it helps people choose what is right for their family vacation.
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Cabin was Rustic as described.My sons enjoyed the Water the best. We enjoyed ourselves.Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The sound of the waves was great. The hill behind was good exercise. All the comforts of home. Full bed was kind of springy. Overall we would go again! The Sexton Family.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kindness and cozy

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay. Very cozy cabin life. The beach is breathtaking. The owner is very accommodating and kind. I felt exactly as if I were at camp... With a very cute bathroom! Perfect distance from the soo, whitefish pt, and not a bad drive to pictured rocks. We will be staying again at some point! A must rent!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

This property is a break from the fast pace media saturated world. No in house internet access, but locally available, no cable TV, limited local stations with a VHS video player, totally "old school" complete with a selection of movies. It's our hope that our guests will be so busy enjoying the outdoor beauty, day trips and playing games with family that media won't be necessary except for a nice cup of coffee at the Dancing Crane Coffee Shop to "check up" on your Facebook or emails with their free WiFi access just 3 miles down Lakeshore Dr. The smell of real firewood burning in the woodstove touches off the rustic ambiance of those cool UP evenings or a campfire with marshmellows roasting or hot dogs lightly charred!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Sault Ste Marie at 25 Miles Nearest Barpub : Bay Mills Resort at 5 Miles Nearest Golf : Wild Bluff Bay Mills Casino & Golf at 5 Miles Nearest Motorway : I75 at 20 Miles Car: necessary

One hour drive or less: Mackinac island, Sault Ste Marie, Soo Locks, Whitefish Pointe, Edmund Fitzgerald Shipwreck Museum , Bay Mills Casino, Wild Bluff Golf,Kings Club Casino, Old Indian Burial Grounds. Day trips may include Tahquamenon Falls;

Coffee house with wifi "Dancing Crane" 6 miles


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4 night minimum stay

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Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $50

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From the Owner

Watching freighters passing on their way through to the Soo Locks and on to the St.Lawrence Seaway. Breathtaking sunsets and beautiful "public" beach that only the locals know about right across the street, long walks on the beach and the beautiful vintage Point Iroquois Lighthouse just a short walk down the beach is a destination in itself.

Property Type

  • cabin


  • Away From It All


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  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
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  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Lake View


  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower
  • Plenty of cabinet/counter space, shower stall plus bathtub


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • The sleeping accommodations are: One Bedroom with a full bed, a single bed "nook", fold down sofa bed in main living area (not a pull out sofa) 3/4 bed size, 2 single cots. Linens and bedding provided for all sleeping accommodations, however, your own sleeping bag necessary for cots, extra pillows available.


  • Outdoor Grill ...


  • Guests provide their own meals

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