House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Gotta love that big lake!
We loved playing on the rocks and swimming in the bay. The location was great and it was an easy drive to both Munising and Marquette. We felt very safe at the property and enjoyed the restaurant across the street.
The street noise is a bit loud but if there is a good wind, the wave sounds win!
Great trip on a beautiful lake.
Beautiful view of the lake, spacious rooms and quiet house. We enjoy it
I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. I've always thought my house on Lake Superior was one of the most beautiful and peaceful spots in Michigan. I especially love to listen to the waves crash on the shore at night while sleeping.
Nice location but could use some TLC.
The location was nice and private. The Brownstone Inn restaurant was good and right across the street. The house could use some maintenance even though it appeared someone recently tried to do some improvements. The hot and cold shower valves worked backwards and were virtually impossible to get to a medium temp. The bathroom lock was not functioning correctly and I got locked in for the first 10min of our stay. The sliding door that leads to the lake was very hard to open and close. The TV was outdated and in my opinion unwatchable. No WiFi made entertainment that much more difficult. The drinking water was questionable since there was a note letting us know that there was "bottled water" in the garage which turned out to be dusty, used "juice" jugs that someone filled up themselves. We ended up driving to the store and buying our own water to drink. Overall we had a great time but we probably won't be back.
Thank you for your review. I'm glad you had a great time overall.
I wish you had contacted me during your stay, as requested in the renter's agreement you signed, so that any problems you were having could have been repaired immediately. Yes, major renovations had been done during the spring, but things do break after use by numerous renters. I can't do repairs if I'm not notified when things break. The bathroom doorknob has now been replaced, the sliding glass door track sprayed with WD-40, and the waterlines for the shower reversed.
I'm sorry you didn't care for any of the 4 TV's that were hooked up to 150 channels on Dish Network, even the 50" TV in the living room. I was always able to find something to watch. I've tried having Wifi at the house, but the internet connection was unreliable, and people were continually dropped when trying to use it. They've only had internet to my house in AuTrain for the last 5 years or so.
The bottles of water you described in the garage were not for drinking. They're for priming the pump in the garage or for flushing toilets if the power goes out. The house uses well water, which is tested every year to make sure it is perfectly safe for drinking.
Lovely UP Getaway
The house was spacious and charming with an EXCELLENT view of the lake. We spent countless hours on the back porch staring at the water. We couldn't be happier with the house!!
Love this place
Great Views, Clean Home, Tons of stuff to do in the area. All around this home and its location made our vacation one we will remember!
Home is very run down. Front door is broken and unusable. Yard and landscaping has been neglected. Furniture is old, broken down and thread bare. Caretaker has stuffed foam rubber under couch cushions in an attempt to make it usable. There are 3 recliners but they are extremely old and uncomfortable. There is plywood under mattress in master bedroom and several layers of foam rubber on top of mattress. Sheets were too small and did not fit bed. The beds on the main level seemed OK for kids but the awful musty smell made sleeping there impossible. When we arrived there were 3 garbage cans full of previous tennants trash and there was food left in refrigerator. Lake Superior is spectacular and the sandy beach was amazing. However by the time we left, the sandy beach was covered with good sized rocks due to a storm that caused some very powerful waves.
This review was a sham. I'm only responding to it because I don't want others to believe the trash they wrote. The renters showed up 2 hours early in 4 vehicles with more people than scheduled to stay there and were irritated when they were told they couldn't come inside until the house cleaners were finished cleaning from the previous renters. They trashed the house while there, using every available towel, sleeping in every bed, and breaking a lamp. There are numerous items missing from the kitchen. Yes, there was a storm that week where wind and waves moved the sand around to expose some rocks on the beach, which was totally out of my control. The sand eventually comes back and covers the rocks again. A storm the previous week sprang the front storm door hinges and it has since been replaced. The renters were told a repairman had been called to come fix it. Garbage pickup day is early Friday mornings, and there will always be some garbage in the cans from the previous week renters for Friday & Saturday that needs to be put out the next Friday morning, just like these renters garbage was in the cans when the next week renters showed up. The only food left in the refrigerator were condiments and salad dressings left by previous renters for others to use, just like I leave spices, coffee filters, paper plates, etc. The yard was mowed that very day and I spend numerous hours every spring and fall mowing, pulling weeds, trimming, fertilizing, mulching, planting flowers, and tending to the garden filled with raspberry bushes, apple trees and rhubarb that I allow the renters to enjoy while there. The house may be old, but it is not run down or musty smelling. When I open the house in the spring, it is cleaned from top to bottom and all repairs are made. The furniture may be old, but it is quite comfortable for use at a beach house where people wear wet suits and track in sand. For them to say the house and yard is neglected is ridiculous. The pictures on my website are a very accurate portrayal of the condition of the house and yard and the house is always immaculately cleaned before and after every renter.
Canoeing, Pictured Rocks & Waterfalls, Alger's Underwater Preserve, Hiawatha National Wildlife Refuge, Casino Gambling