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Kathy Johnson

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

Cottage on 450' of Private Beach on Lake Superior's Keweenaw Bay

11 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Baraga Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2BR/1BA/Sleeps 6

We have the perfect location for those who want to enjoy a private quiet setting on the shores of Lake Superior and view mother nature at her best. Our cottage is in the western end of Upper Michigan in the town of Keweenaw Bay. We are located six miles north of Baraga and twenty miles from the City of Houghton. It is situated on two private acres with 435' of private beach. We have easy access off US 41, yet are tucked in on a private drive. The cottage has 850 square feet of modern, nicely decorated living area with an open design and lots of light. The cottage is exceptionally clean with central air and heat. It has a full bath, two bedrooms with queen beds and a queen air mattress. The kitchen is fully equipped with full size appliances, microwave and utensils. All linens, towels and furnishing are provided. A laundry facility, TV/DVD/VCR with a large assortment of movies and DISH television are also available. The deck is fully furnished with gas grill and patio furniture. Enjoy a campfire as well. Please visit us at our homepage www.upcottage.com for more information, including rates and reservation details.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Kathy Johnson (Owner)
Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

About Kathy Johnson

We purchased this property when our daughter was a baby and it became our weekend/vacation escape. We have had so many wonderful memories through the years. She is all grown up now, and we recently retired, so we decided to share our special place with other families.

What makes this cottage unique

This property offers incredible views, excellent swimming as well as privacy.

Reviews

5
based on 11 traveler reviews

Cottage on 450' of Private Beach on Lake Superior's Keweenaw Bay
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
Flint Michigan
5

WOW!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our week at this lovely cottage. Very clean and comfortable and I can't say enough about the wonderful view of the lake. The deck was our favorite spot. Loved the sunrises, the Bald Eagle we saw close up as it flew by, the rainbows, the sound of the waves, the bright stars and the fresh air.

Thanks for the nice basket of goodies that was waiting on our arrival. The towels are clean and fluffy, the beds were very comfortable with nice linens. Also, thanks for the excellent selection of travel brochures and menus provided.

I recommend this cottage without hesitation and hope to go back again!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We're so glad we met your expectations. We hope you visit us again in the future.
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5

Perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time at the Johnson's Cottage. Everything was perfect. Clean, well-maintained and relaxing. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Stress-free vacationing!

  • 5 of 5

You always worry when you book a house sight-unseen, but we read the reviews before ours and trusted in them. You can trust in this one as well....this was a very peaceful vacation home. No close neighbors, off the highway far enough to not hear the traffic and truly restful. Cool breezes kept the bugs at bay and the open concept of the home gave us hours of family bonding and conversation.

We have rented dozens of homes through this site and this has been the cleanest by far. We wanted for nothing and could not be happier with our week. The owners were friendly and prompt and the listing was accurate and fair.

Not only would I recommend this home to friends, we already have. By sending them pictures of the Bald Eagles nesting nearby and sharing stories with them about our canoe adventures- I think they are hooked. I thought we would be disappointed by no wifi service- but truthfully we did not miss it. We reconnected with our children and spent as much time on the beach and lake as possible. Would consider returning if our travels take us to the U.P. again.

Thanks Johnson family for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time and sharing your experience. We are so glad you had a wonderful vacation! We try very hard to offer a clean and comfortable cottage, reviews such as yours make it very rewarding! We too rent vacation homes and worry about what we will find upon arrival, so we understand the apprehension of our guests. Again thank you, we hope to see you again should you travel this way.
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5

I could have stayed forever!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had the most relaxing vacation! The views on the lake are amazing! While there is one neighbor somewhat close; the way the homes are placed it is still very private. The beach is large and the kids enjoyed looking for rocks, playing with the beach toys & evening campfires. There is also a large grassy yard to play in as well. We went on lots of hikes and saw many spectacular views...Some we had to drive a bit for, but all were worth it! We went to Munising and went on a speed boat ride around Pictured Rocks by Riptide Rides Inc. This was our favorite activity combining a thrill ride with nature's beauty! We also did the Adventure Copper Mine tour which was a lot of fun! The owners of the cottage provide everything you need and some extras! It was clean and well maintained. The owners were kind. We will likely be back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great vacation! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on our site. We hope to have you as our guests again in the future should you travel this way. Enjoy the rest of the summer.
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5

Location, Location, Location.

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful place to get away from it all. The house is super clean, well equipped and you cannot improve on the location. While there we enjoyed, walking the beach, taking photos of the spectacular view, canoeing to the red cliffs, fishing - with great success, bonfires with s'mores, great meals including the very best ice cream in the world and just being with our precious family and creating memories to last a life time. Anyone wanting to really get a taste for the charms of Northern Michigan should give this vacation rental a try. No complaints just happy memories!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time and for giving us a great review!! So glad you had a wonderful time. Enjoy the rest of the summer!
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5

Absolutely breathtaking views!

  • 5 of 5

Very friendly owners, cottage was just what we expected and more. Very clean. Our children had a blast on the beach every day. We enjoyed drinks on the patio overlooking the lake "daily". Would recommend to anyone wanting to get away from the daily hustle of everyday city life. Only issue was an empty tank for grilling out. But we managed and continued to grill out nightly. Was a much needed get a way with our family. Thank you for a lifetime of memories!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! So glad your family enjoyed your vacation. So Sorry about the empty propane tank for the grill, we didn't realize it was so close to empty. Enjoy the rest of the summer!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Houghton
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
L'Anse
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
U.S. 41
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Carla's Restaurant
Nearest Beach
15 Metres
Waterfront Cottage
Car: necessary

There are many hiking and nature trails as well as several waterfalls, beautiful scenic sites and state parks to visit. There are many small towns nearby to visit offering a variety of shops and sites to explore. Copper harbor is just a short drive away. Houghton offers all your shopping and dining needs. The Ojibway Casino is just a few miles away if you want to try your luck! The summer months are great, but two of our favorite months in the U.P are September and October. The fall colors are spectacular! Warm sunny days and comfortable nights.

Golf: L'Anse is just 7 miles from the cottage. They have a very nice public golf course. Please see my vistors guide or visit our homepage www.upcottage.com for more fun things to do in the Keweenaw!

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Rates & Availability

Baraga Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $300

Prior pet approval required. $125.00 pet fee would apply.
Weekly rentals only June 15 -September 15. Weekly rates: $1300.00 a week
Daily rates after August 31st : $200.00 per day per couple/family up to six persons

Maximum Capacity 6
$300.00 (refundable) hold / damage deposit required.

Please visit our homepage www.upcottage.com for a full guideline of pricing, policy and reservation information.

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Amenities

Baraga Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Clean Northern themed bathroom, with sink, toilet and shower/tub combination. Please see my photos.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Other - 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen air mattress
  • Both bedrooms feature queen size beds and closets. Please see my photos.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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

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