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Private Island Getaway! SLEEPS 4

13 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

Upper Peninsula Michigan Cabin Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom w/ shower, stone fireplace, wifi (maximum 4)

NEW IN 2016: Screened in porch, Satellite TV + all new outdor furniture, lounge chairs and tables.

******SLEEPS 4**************

Escape the ordinary vacation. Relax or be adventurous. Fish your heart out! This historic (1800s), 2 bedroom, cedar log cabin is nestled within a 2 acre rustic private island on the Michigamme River. Electricity, running water, land-line phone and WI-fi are some of the creature comforts on this rustic island. Enjoy the wildflowers and wilderness. Rustic Decor. High beam ceilings. Kitchen, breakfast bar, bathroom with shower, plus a gorgeous natural wood-burning cobblestone fireplace warms the living room. TV (2 channels)/VCR/DVD. Linens provided. An open mind and flexibility are keys to fun here.

Electricity, running water, a land-line phone and now new wi-fi internet are some of the creature comforts on this rustic island. Enjoy the wildflowers and wilderness. Rustic Decor throughout. High beam ceilings. Kitchen, breakfast bar, bathroom with shower, plus a gorgeous natural wood-burning cobblestone fireplace warms the living room. TV (2 channels)/VCR/DVD. Linens provided.

An open mind and flexibility are keys to fun here. The island is only Water-access only. Be your own captain! One of our boats will be waiting for you, as you vernture off to the Island. A Jon boat (best in low water), pontoon**NOT guaranteed (best in high water) with electric motor, canoe, aluminum boat are all provided for your sole use during your stay. We try to keep all the boats running at all times, yet Spring and Fall are the times that it is most challenging. If you need a specific boat (i.e. pontoon) to have the fun you dream about, then the Island may not be your best choice. Flexibility is not just nice virture, yet a necessity.

Off-street and alongside road parking. Republic Island is the home of excellent fishing, bird watching (a bald eagle nests nearby), and canoeing.

Requirements for Island: You are able-bodied enough to be able to drive/row the boat/canoe, if needed. Plus you should have decent agility to walk up and down the uneven walkways. A positive, flexible attitude is essential for a good experience. As a Special Education teacher by trade, I wish we could find a way to accommodate all abilities in the Republic Island experience. While you do not need to be an athlete, at least an average level of agility is definitely required in order to have a positive experience for you and your family.

Off-street and alongside road parking. Republic Island is the home of excellent fishing, bird watching (a bald eagle nests nearby), and canoeing.

Ojibwa Casino: 1 hour, 8 miles East of Marquette or Kewadin Casino in Baraga: 1 hour Northwest of the Island.

Pictured Rocks Boat Cruises: 1 hour 45 minutes (Munising)

Dog sledding: 1 hour 45 minutes (Munising)

Snowmobiling: Enjoy 25,000 miles of trails

Visit the Historic Republic Mine: 2 miles

U.S. Ski Hall of Fame - Ishpeming: 14 miles

If you'd like to visit the Island with more than 4 people, we do have a 1/2 duplex in the town of South Republic, just 6 miles South of the Island. The duplex has 3 bedrooms-sleeps 8 total. We also have a 5 bedroom/4 bath Lodge in Rapid River (1 1/2 hours Southeast of the Island.) Call for details.

Getting to our Island is via a boat: You must have at least average agility. plus a relaxed, open mind to have a positive experience.

Getting to and from the island: You can park your car in either the off-street parking or along the small asphalt road. The boat landing is approximately a 8-10 foot walk down to the dock. Then, hop in the boat and either row or use the motor over to the island. It is approximately a 5 minute row or a 1 minute motor ride (approximately 100 yards). Once you've crossed the river, from the dock to the cabin on the island is a casual winding walk of approximately 50 feet up to the cabin.

*Boats and motors subject to change without notice for required maintenance or environmental needs We can guarantee that you will have transportation to the Island, yet we cannot guarantee that all modes will be available when you arrive. We do our best to ensure that they are all available and that the motors are in working order.

*If there is not someone in your group who is willing and able to row/paddle (if needed) 100 yards to the Island, then the Island vacation may not be for you.

The Island Experience: The Island is very quiet. There are many times you can hear silence. An American Bald Eagle has nested and flies near the Island. If you are interested in the Island, you need to keep in mind that you are actually in the wilderness. Nature abounds, creatures great and small are part of your experience.

The Island is ideal for out-doorsy couples seeking romance and peace or for small families who love to fish with creature comforts of home. Beware: If ANY member of your group is not out-doorsy, or is afraid of the sounds, sites or smells of the wilderness, then your trip will be contaminated. The Island is too small of an area to escape from negativity.

**Everyone in your group must be able to entertain themselves (fishing, reading, exploring nature, non-selective TV/DVD watching) in order to enjoy the Island experience.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Animals: Yes, there are all kinds of animals that like to roam around the island. While you don't see most of them, you have to be someone who is comfortable in that true rustic, outdoorsy environment. This is not Disney World. We have seen snakes (non-poisonous), mice, squirrels, otters, beavers, skunks and a raccoon. You are on a secluded parcel of land. While we haven't seen any moose, deer or bear actually on the island, it's not an impossibility. We do our absolute best to keep all the critters away and out of the cabin. We do not use Decon within the cabin due to pets and children being part of our family of guests. Fall is the biggest challenge as the little critters, including mice, are looking for a warm place to stay the winter months. We are vigilent about keeping critters at bay, and are always open to suggestions.

Bathroom: Even though the Island is rustic, we do have a normal toilet and sink with a neat shower that has you surrounded by the logs of the 1800s. We even have a wonderful, heated floor in the bathroom. The bathroom has the historic drain slope of the room, which was customary at the time of new, indoor plumbing, though we have tried to maintain the historic feel.

Beach/Swimming: There is NOT a traditional sandy beach around the Island. Personally, I truly wish there was a way to make that happen. We've done our best to create a peaceful experience, yet being on a flowing river, there isn't a simple way to maintain a sandy beach. My apologies. We recommend that people head into town (2 miles) to enjoy the sandy beach area in Republic when they want to swim in a traditional way on a beach. Plus, to be honestly, the river bottom is generally muddy, so it isn't the ideal place to enjoy traditional swimming. If you are an excellent swimmer, we do enjoy taking the pontoon boat out into the middle of the river, with the 1-2 mph current, jumping in and swimming around, yet I wouldn't recommend that for anyone who isn't a strong swimmer. The middle of the river is 20 feet deep.

Boats: Ideally, basic boat knowledge is needed for the island. Still, a ton of patience, a flexible attitude and sense of humor can make it work as well. Generally the SPRING and the FALL are times where pontoon boat use is limited. There will be at least 1 boat available for your sole use, and we have up to 4 boats that may be available. I'm sorry, we can not guarantee which boats will be available for your use during your stay.

There will be one of the following boats available (yet no guarantee on which one), there is a :

*pontoon boat with an electric motor (you must still be able to row, if needed.)

* jon boat (flat bottom)

* old-school 14 foot fishing boat

* canoe

Bugs: Yes, there are bugs on the Island. There are mosquitos. The Island vacation is not for everyone. It is for true outdoorsy guests who are flexible and love an adventure, while enjoying many of the amenities of an historic cabin.

Cell phone service: Cell phone service is generally unreliable in the Upper Peninsula when you travel outside of Marquette and Escanaba. Therefore, we have a land line at the cabin with unlimited local and long distance service.

Children: Our experience has been that kids either absolutely love or hate the Island experience. The kids who can entertain themselves, don't need TV or electronics for fun and love the outdoors (especially fishing) think they are in heaven. It's the best trip of their lives. On the flip side, I've had even one parent leave early because her kids were so bored and therefore she couldn't relax. Plus, they were scared of every sound and never wanted to leave the cabin. We just added Dish TV, so hopefully, this will ease some minds. I just like to make sure everyone is aware of the pros and cons to the Island experience. It isn't Disney World, yet I've been surprised at how many people have that expectation. It is important to us that our guests have the best experience possible. Again, depending on the ages of your kids, it may be ok. There is just a lot more to consider when we rent to the Island with families in mind. I'll admit that it wasn't the easiest place to be when we had our 5 year old with us. It's getting easier each year, though between 1-4 years old, it was huge challenge. Our little Luke loves to explore and wander. There are steep parts of the island. We just have be extra-vigilant when he is there.

Distances:

* Pictured Rocks: 1 hour and 45 minute drive

* Marquette: 45 minutes (northeast)

* Ishpeming: 20 minutes

* Iron Mountain: 45 minutes (south)

Dock: The docks are floating docks. Due to the fluctuation of the river levels, we are not able to control, yet do our best to control the placement of the docks. During the late summer/fall, and the Michigamme River can be low and muddy. We advise you to please bring boots, plus your patience between mid-August and October.

Fishing: Generally the Island has very good fishing. Small mouth bass, walleye, perch, pike and pan fish are what most of our guests report catching. If you are a trout fisherman, trout can be caught in the upper Michigamme River. Most tributaries have brook trout that flow into the Michigamme, yet it is not a trout stream per se. I would recommend our Tioga Falls Cabin if you are interested in trout fishing.

Fishing poles: I would advise you to bring your own fishing poles to the Island. While we normally have fishing poles there, I can never be sure. At times there are many, other times I can't find one. They pop in and out, get left outside and on the boats. If it's important for you to fish, please bring your own.

Grocery Store: The closest, full-sized grocery store is about a 1/2 hour drive from the cabin, Ishpeming. It is the IGA Jubilee right on U.S 41. If you are driving from Wisconsin/Chicago, the last grocery store is in Iron Mountain.

There is a little store in the town of Republic, about 15 minutes from the cabin, yet there isn't a large selection, and the prices are convenience-store equivalent.

There is a larger convenience store/BP Gas station on the corner of U.S. 41 and MI-95, about 20 minutes north of the cabin.

Hammock: We do have a hammock on the Island. I love it! Enjoy!

Internet: Wi-fi is on the Island! Personally, I do think it is good to disconnect from technology for a while, yet I listened to our guests and realized that many do need to check in with work while they are vacationing.

Linens: Yes, we provide your sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. If you are fussy about the thread count of your sheets, just let me know, and I'll make sure we leave a bed open for your sheets. We have just the basic sheets, pillows, pillow cases and bath towels.

Parking: You can either park your car in the off-road parking spot or alongside River Road. We highly recommend that you pull into the parking space, just in case one of the logging trucks drives by.

Pets: Yes, we do accept dogs, yet we do ask that you please clean up after them both inside and outside the cabin. Plus, if you allow them on the furniture, we do ask that you please bring your own linens/blankets for them to sleep on. Just let us know which bed you will be using with them, and we'll make sure it is ready for your sheets when you arrive. Plus, if the pet hair starts to build, we do ask that you please run the vacuum. Generally, dogs love the Island with all the water and places to explore. Their food does tend to attract mice, so vigilance is needed.

Space: Our 1100 sq. ft. log cabin on a 2 acre Island, it is IDEAL FOR 2-4 PEOPLE. It is considered very tight for 6 people, and therefore I do not recommend 6 people on the island together. The island experience is unique in that it brings out the true essence in people when they truly have a chance to get away from it all. Still, six different personalities, especially if they aren't in one family unit can bring out conflict. There are people who feel claustrophobic on an island, even though you can literally see your car 300 feet across the river. We have always had very positive feedback from couples and small families. It's an ideal, private get-away.

Towels: Yes, we provide towels. It's always good to bring extra though.

Washer and dryer: No. It's on my wish list.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
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About Freshwater Vacation Rentals

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Freshwater Vacation Rentals purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Freshwater Vacation Rentals chose Republic

Cara (glancing through a real estate catalog while driving through Michigan's Upper Peninsula) to Mark: 'How cool. A private island for sale!'

Mark: 'We can't afford it.'' (implying that as a teacher and steelworker, those ideas are crazy)

Cara: 'But...... perhaps.....other people would find it just as neat of an idea and want to rent it.

Mark: 'That's an idea.'

Then, the owner let us spend the night on the Island. We realized that this 1800s cabin would take a lot of work to get it up to a good condition. Still, we figured we were up for the challenge, even though we lived 9 hours away. We have since developed many local relationships so that we are able to maintain the property.

What makes this cabin unique

Not many people have an opportunity to stay on a deeded private island with no other cabins and a sweet sense of peace and tranquility.. We offer 4 simple boats, as a boat is the only way to get across the 300 feet to the Island.

History buffs will love the real logs that were hand cut and placed to create the cabin. Privacy seekers will love the peace and tranquility. Nature lovers will enjoy seeing all types critters and small animals. I love when the eagle nests on the Island. Fishermen/women will love the ease of fishing right off the Island, or taking the boat just feet from shore. Adventure seekers will love the whole experience of an unpredictable vacation where you can truly make the fun your own.

Why Freshwater Vacation Rentals chose Upper Peninsula Michigan

Cara (glancing through a real estate catalog while driving through Michigan's Upper Peninsula) to Mark: 'How cool. A private island for sale!'

Mark: 'We can't afford it.'' (implying that as a teacher and steelworker, those ideas are crazy)

\Cara: 'But...... perhaps.....other people would find it just as neat of an idea and want to rent it.

Mark: 'That's an idea.'

Then, the owner let us spend the night on the Island. We realized that this 1800s cabin would take a lot of work to get it up to a good condition. Still, we figured we were up for the challenge, even though we lived 9 hours away. We have since developed many local relationships so that we are able to maintain the property.

What makes this cabin unique

Not many people have an opportunity to stay on a deeded private island with no other cabins and a sweet sense of peace and tranquility.. We offer 4 simple boats, as a boat is the only way to get across the 300 feet to the Island.

History buffs will love the real logs that were hand cut and placed to create the cabin. Privacy seekers will love the peace and tranquility. Nature lovers will enjoy seeing all types critters and small animals. I love when the eagle nests on the Island. Fishermen/women will love the ease of fishing right off the Island, or taking the boat just feet from shore. Adventure seekers will love the whole experience of an unpredictable vacation where you can truly make the fun your own.

Reviews

5
based on 13 traveler reviews

Private Island Getaway! SLEEPS 4
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
Port Washington, WI
5

Crossing the river to a bygone time

  • 5 of 5

The Republic Island getaway cabin in Michigan's Upper Peninsula proved to be an ideal place for my wife and I to celebrate the countless adventures we have experienced during our 10 years together.

The log cabin on the Michigamme River brings the "roughing it" experience adventurers want with most of the modern conveniences.

Getting to the cabin requires a bit of a leap of faith, since you need to to use the provide canoe, rowboat or paddle boat to reach the isolated lodging (which is actually located atop a peninsula that juts into the river). The boat ride allows you to feel you are leaving your day-to-day worries behind in the roadside parking area.

Hauling baggage and a week's worth of supplies across the river makes the island of limited appeal to some, but there is a sense you earned your stay once you get to the island.

A few minutes of paddling, and you reach the dock, where a pontoon boat awaits. The beauty of nature quickly envelopes you. A short climb takes you to the cabin, a real log cabin with a modern-day addition.

If you go to Republic Island expecting modern hotel services, you will be disappointed. But if you are open to adventure, it is a sheer delight.

The large living room has a view of the river on one side, and a striking stone fireplace on another. The furniture is comfy, as you would expect from a well-lived-in cabin. Unexpectedly, the room features a TV with a DVD player and a surprisingly large collection of movies and TV shows.

But you don't go to Republic Island for the video entertainment — there are gorgeous scenes of the river and trees from every room.

The bedrooms are small, but more than adequate. The same can be said about the bathroom, which features a shower stall.

The kitchen offers all your cooking need, including a spectator gallery created by the line of stools that line the breaks bar. A stove, refrigerator, microwave oven, toaster and coffe maker are available. A charcoal grill and a gas grill are offered on the deck, located through sliding glass doors from the kitchen. The place cries for outdoor dining and coffee sipping whenever possible.

We loved watching the myriad of birds flitting through the trees and on the river. We saw eagles, mocking birds, mergansers, jays and woodpeckers. Tracks in the riverside mud showed frequent four-footed visitors, too.

Fishing from the dock or any of the provided boats can provide a challenge for even the avid angler.

The greatest appeal of Republic Island is the solitude — often the loudest noise you'll hear is the wind blowing through the towering pines.

We loved our stay and plan to return to our Anniversary Island.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2007
  • Stayed: Aug 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our favorite adventures were fishing, cooking everyday enjoying steaks, chicken, brats and pasta. Enjoyed my time out here, loved the cabin and liked the ideas of there being different boats to choose from, also liked that the cabin was stocked. Very peaceful and relaxing would love to come back!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you had a wonderful set of adventures on the Island. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We always appreciate great guests such as yourselves. We hope to have you back again! Sincerely, Cara
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5

Very Quiet and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Republic Island twice now. It is very quite. There are only a handful of cabins on the river between the rapids and town and most of them appeared unoccupied while we were there. We caught fish (pike, smallmouth, rock bass, a couple of walleye and one very large perch). We saw the eagle. We saw a momma moose and her calf cross the bottom of the rapids one evening while fishing. The cabin is rustic and relatively comfortable. The kids were a bit disappointed that the paddle boat was not there this time. Maybe because it was early in the season. Also, I had brought my own canoe paddles just in case and I was glad I did because one of the cabins paddles appeared to have been left in the rain and lost all of its finish. If you want quiet and seclusion, this is the right place. We are avid campers and this appeals to us. This vacation is not like Disney World or Vegas. We are glad we found it and we plan on returning again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your accurate, clear description of the Island. I'm glad you had a positive experience with great animal sightings as well. We love having guests who truly appreciate the outdoors. I'm sorry the paddle boat rudder was broken right before your stay. We hope to have it replaced soon. We are working getting it fixed now, and have removed it from the website so no one else is disappointed. My apologies. I'm sad to hear that the canoe paddles were left in the rain. My husband left a 2nd set of paddles on the Island. We look forward to having you back again in the future! Take care!
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5

Whaaah - Don't make me leave/ I want to go back!!

  • 5 of 5

What a delightful cabin - very rustic and homey. I don't think there is anything they forgot to put in this cabin. Felt right at home. The quirks of staying in a historic cabin made it so fun and full of character. It was very quiet - enjoyed the downtime. (Watch out for those mosquitoes though - there is a reason they're called the "state bird" - mean little buggars!)

If you want 4 start luxury w/ a pool and someone to keep you entertained- don't come here. But if you enjoy playing games and connecting w/ your family, toodling about on a river that is so calm you think you're on a lake, cooking meals at home and roasting marshmallows, exploring the UP and pretending (if only for a minute) that you're a "Youper" - then this is paradise!! I've already recommended this place to others - run, don't walk - reserve your space now!!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You've captured the true essence of the Island! Thanks for visiting! We'd love to have you back again! Great guests are the cornerstone to why we love sharing the Island experience. Thank you! You made my day! Sincerely, Cara
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PERFECT FAMILY GETAWAY.....TRULY AMAZING =)

  • 5 of 5

Spent the week together with my daughter and her boyfriend just before they left for college, and my teenage son and his best friend as well as my husband and my puppy. Absolutely loved the cabin! So beautiful and peaceful and secluded. Much to do around the area and explore with the family. Played a lot of board games included with the cabin (the newlywed game was the best!). Lots of fish were caught and ate up =) The heated floor and the shower were great...lots of water pressure and everyone had their own room thanks to the fold out loveseat. Also the wifi was great. Firepit, hammock, patio, grill, you name it...we utilized it...including the indoor fireplace when it was raining we roasted marshmallows..lol What an excellent getaway for you and your family and Kara was great and more than helpful....the local guide and the notebook with entries helped us find the best fishing spots (even though my husbands bobber is still attached to one of the fish...lol) We had an awesome time and can't wait to get together and book another week as soon as we get the chance <3 Thank you Kara for the accurate description of the property. It was even more beautiful than the pictures and was very clean and well taken care of....I have recommended this vacation spot to everyone I see, especially those with fur-babies....our dog just loved being able to go with us WHAT AN ADVENTURE!!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kalamazoo, MI
5

A Week On a Private Island

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean and well-maintained. Honestly, they thought of everything, right down to spices in the kitchen. Cara was super-friendly and helpful. The cabin was well appointed. Beds were comfy. Heated bathroom floor was a huge plus. We were able to bring our dog, who loved the trip, but has decided she isn't much into fishing. We saw a MOOSE from the jon boat, which was a rare treat. Also had the opportunity to view a doe and her fawn. Caught lots of fish, cooked and ate most of them. Water was pretty low, which is normal for the fall, so we weren't able to use the pontoon, but the jon boat worked just fine. We brought our own trolling motor and battery. If you aren't into rowing, consider it. Well worth the added effort. The listing was pretty accurate, so we knew what to expect. The information packet was helpful. I would recommend this property to any friend or relative who desires a true "get the heck away from everyone else" adventure. I would not recommend it to anyone with any mobility issues. We fished everyday. I am a fishing maniac. My husband isn't. But the location was great, so there were plenty of opportunities to take photos. The Island is located really close to a number of other areas. It was surprising how easy it was to get to Lake Michigamme, Houghton, Hancock, etc. We toured the Quincy Mine in Hancock. If you go, try Tony's steak house on US41. Great food. If you want a really nice, decently priced meal, I would highly recommend Mt. Shasta right outside of Michigamme. The food was excellent, as was the service. The place is very cozy, an 1800's log cabin. And it was the site of filming Anatomy of a Murder, with some interesting stories / pics on display. We will be back, and are also so impressed with the management we are looking forward to renting other properties they manage in Michigan. Could not be happier!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. I appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. It is a very special place. Fall is a unique time on the Island. So glad you took time to explore the surrounding area as well. Thanks again! Cara
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Map

Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Marquette Sawyer International Airport (MQT)
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Pine Grove Bar
Nearest Ferry
180 Miles
Mackinac Island- out of St. Ignace
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Crystal View Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
259 Miles
Milwaukee, WI
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
MI-95 (1.5 miles) US41- 8 miles
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Summer Place
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Marquette Mountain
Nearest Beach
1.8 Miles
Republic Township

The Island is on the Michigamme River, a wide part of the river where you feel like you are on a lake!

A beach with playground is a 1.5 mile canoe or car ride away.

34 miles to Marquette and Northern Michigan University.

20 miles to Ishpeming, where you can easily eat out or shop. Visit the National Ski Hall of Fame or the Historic Republic Mine. Plenty to do, or not to do, every season.

Fall: Immerse yourself in the Fall colors. Hunting:deer, duck, grouse and small game on the island or off the boat. Large tracts of public land, which are also available for hunting.

Spring: Fish for Small and Large Mouth Bass, Rock Bass, Walleye, Perch, Northern Pike, Bluegill, Crappie and Trout (boats provided),

Summer: fishing, canoeing, boating, bird watching and some swimming.

Other Activities: x-country skiing, Fall colors, canoeing, absolute relaxation, dog sledding, lighthouses

Golf: GreyWalls Golf is one of the most talked about golf courses in Michigan. The course has tumbling, rugged fairways with few flat lines, some awkward-looking shots and rugged rough and bunkering. Chances are, your ball is going to bounce off one of the granite walls during your round at Greywalls. This is not a pasture-flat golf course. The course has rolling hills to it but many outcroppings on the sides and in fairways. Greywalls is a course worth experiencing because it is one of a kind.

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Amenities

Upper Peninsula Michigan Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area ...
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , The bathroom has a traditional sink, faucet, toilet and
  • If you'd like to be truly green, there is an additional composting toilet located in the utility shed. The bathroom has a traditional sink, faucet, toilet and shower with running water electronically pumped from the well on the Island.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master bedroom - 1 double , Enjoy the electric fireplace on cool nights.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Wake up to a beautiful view of the river through the trees
    Bedroom 3 - Closet to hang your belongings.
  • Each of the bedrooms have 2+ windows, each with a water view. Bedroom 2 has the best view of the river with the view at eye level of the bed and the trees in perfect position. We have 3 small bedrooms with one double bed in each room. Enjoy the electric fireplace in the Master Bedroom with a strong blower on those chilly nights. For more information go to www.freshwatervr.com
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching ...
  • eco tourism
  • photography
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
Notes:
* Electricity + running water. * Telephone with local and long distance (voice only) service.Wi-Fi Internet just added this year! *The bathroom w/ indoor toilet, shower and sink. * Boat motors can be sensitive, and challenging, without boating experience. *We guarantee you access to the Island. There is no guarantee which of the boats will be available, although normally they all are up and running. The river fluctuates throughout the seasons, so patience is required. You may have to paddle the 100 yards (1-5 minutes) across. The river may be too low for a motor. *The kitchen has staples and cookware available for your use. * High chair available upon request. *Outdoor fire pit with wood for gazing at the stars or making smores. *Guided fishing (ice or boat) and canoeing on inland lakes and streams can be arranged. *Snowmobiles, cross country skis, and snowshoes can be rented in Ishpeming-20 min

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