CABIN RENTAL ON BEAUTIFUL PORTAGE LAKE AND BIKE TRAIL

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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CABIN RENTAL ON BEAUTIFUL PORTAGE LAKE AND BIKE TRAIL

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2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 4-6)

If you are looking for a place close to town and on a lake as well, this is the place! Whether it's for fishing, great swimming, bonfires, badminton games, or just to relax, come check us out! We are located on Portage Lake, between Chassell and Houghton.

NOTE: FOR SUMMER SEASON WE DO SATURDAY TO SATURDAY RENTALS, AND WE DO NOT USE THIS CALENDAR UNLESS ALL OF OUR UNITS ARE RESERVED, THANK YOU!. We have several units on the property. See the link to our other HomeAway listing below. For the Winter, this listing here is the only one we currently rent out for nightly or weekly. It is an older mobile home style cabin. There is Wi-Fi, but is not real strong. Also, we do supply the bedding, but please bring towels.

Why the Owner Chose Houghton: I (Tricia) rented at Northwoods while attending MTU, so I naturally had a liking to the property. I had gone into Real Estate when Northwoods had come up for sale. We wanted to be on the water and knew this would be a great opportunity to do that, for we also reside on the property.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: Portage Lake is a great recreational lake, including great sandy bottom for fantastic swimming. There is a biking/walking trail that runs right through the property so it's great for exercise or just a stroll along the water. There are other cabin rentals nearby, so its easy for people to visit other friends and family members that may be spread out.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Owner (Owner)
Advertiser since 2008
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About Owner

Chris Kirkish was born and raised in Houghton, MI, where his family still resides, for they own a family furniture store called Kirkish Furniture. Tricia went to MTU for Geological Engineering, met Chris, and has now been here for 18 yrs! They both love the area for its many lakes, waterfalls, and friendly people.

Owner purchased this cabin in 2003

Why Owner chose Houghton

I (Tricia) rented at Northwoods while attending MTU, so I naturally had a liking to the property. I had gone into Real Estate when Northwoods had come up for sale. We wanted to be on the water and knew this would be a great opportunity to do that, for we also reside on the property.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

Cabin Rental on Beautiful Portage Lake and Bike Trail
average rating of 3.5 based on 2 reviews
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Cabin Rental on Beautiful Portage Lake and Bike Trail
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p328141
+1 906 487-6191
Houghton Upper Peninsula Michigan
Wisconsin
2

It was fine

  • 2 of 5
If you don't mind staying in a slightly run-down trailer, this is a good low-budget option. It was nice to be on the bike path. The internet typically only worked if I left the trailer and went to the picnic table outside. There's no air conditioning and some of the windows and blinds were kind of gross to touch. The kitchen was clean, though.
  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. It is an older trailer, which we try to tell people in case they are expecting something newer like some of our other units. We have been working on updating things as we can. The bathroom was redone last year and new flooring in the kitchen, as well as a window replaced, and we plan to replace more. I will make sure to tell my cleaning staff to pay more attention to the blinds. I started just replacing those as they are so hard to keep clean. Also, there is an air conditioning unit in there. It is a portable one in the living room the doubles as a dehumidifier.

Thank you again!
business
Cabin Rental on Beautiful Portage Lake and Bike Trail
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p328141
+1 906 487-6191
Houghton Upper Peninsula Michigan
Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
5

Small but wonderful

  • 5 of 5
My husband, daughter and I t hroughly enjoyed our stay - the cabin was clean and airy. The owners are lovely people who were available either by phone or by knocking on the door. Very peaceful and quiet. Loved it. Would definately book again when we are in the area
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you!!! We loved having you : ).
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
12.4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Car: necessary

4 mi to Houghton shopping, or 3 mi to small shops in Chassell. Portage Lake Golf Course approx 2 mi, Bike/kayak rentals in Houghton, Mt Ripley downhill skiing approx 5 mi, a new bowling alley/arcade/go-karts/mini-golf/bar and grill approx 6 mi, lots of historical/natural site seeing all around!

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Photos

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Houghton Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Base Rate
3 night minimum stay
$82
$475
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees And Taxes 6% Sales tax, and a $10/nt pet fee if applicable.
Notes During the summer months, we typically do weekly only.
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Amenities

Amenities

Houghton Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
General:
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • Patio
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • miniature golf
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes:
Walking/biking trail, potential snowmobile trail this winter. Badminton/volleyball net, deck and fire pit on the water, two docks to tie up boats, sandy bottom! Great fishing lake!

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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