*RIVERFRONT (Ravine River-small bubbling stream in 2016)
*SNOWMOBILING FROM PROPERTY
*PETS ARE WELCOME
This quaint 2 bedroom cabin faces the beautiful, Ravine River in Skanee, MI, which is just a short distance from Witz's Marina. The river is approximately 4 feet deep in front of the cottage. 2 upstairs bedrooms, full main floor kitchen, main floor bathroom with a shower and comfortable living room. Just 15 miles from the Baraga Community Hospital. Excellent for visiting physicians, visiting your college student at Michigan Tech or just a relaxing couple get-away for nature lovers.
There are two bedrooms, however, there is a an extra futon provided for you in the rooms! The upstairs staircase provides a open-air see-through view, with narrow, wooden slats heading upstairs. Yes, a small dog could fit through the wooden bars. This cabin is pet-friendly with a small fenced in area outside.
Snuggle up to the wood-burning stove.
Bedroom #1 (Master bedroom- Upstairs)- One queen-size bed.
Bedroom Two (Upstairs)- Two twin-size beds with additional twin pull-out bed.
Bathroom (Main floor)- One full bathroom.
Baraga: approximately 35 minutes away.
Houghton: 48 miles (1 hour northwest)
Copper Harbor: Michigan's northernmost community, a truly unique community is about 1 hour North, you can take your time enjoying Baraga State Park as well as Houghton City on your way. The port of Copper Harbor, one of the main shipping points for copper going out and supplies coming in, much of what was built back in the late 1800's is still there for you too appreciate today.
Mt. Avron: The highest peak in Michigan.
Golfing: Nearest golf course is in L'Anse. 9 hole course with driving range.
Ojibwa Casino: Located in Baraga (35 min. away)
How far is...
Tahquamenon Falls State Park: 3 hours 15 minutes away. (174 miles)
Mackinac Bridge: 3 hours 52 minutes away. (211 miles)
The Finns Bar: Located in L'Anse, (11.2 miles away)
Cross country skiing- "Pinery Lakes Trail" is a great place to check out . Here you will find 3.9 miles of groomed trails.
Snowmobiling: Lots of area to explore here in Baraga County! 146 miles of state-assisted and groomed trails, and 150+ miles of un-groomed trails.
Snowmobile rentals: Dollar Bay Motorsports Address: 21125 Royce Rd, Hancock, MI 49930
M&M PowerSports Inc Address: 90 Navy St, Hancock, MI 49930
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Snowshoeing: 5 minutes away at L'Anse Township Park on Skanee Rd.
Cell phone service: Cell phone service is generally unreliable in the Upper Peninsula when you travel outside of Marquette and Escanaba. AT&T has been very unreliable in the cabin. Walking down to the road is the best option.
Grills: There is a charcoal grill.
Fire-pit: There is an outdoor fire-pit for your use. Please provide your own wood, we cannot guarantee there will be any at the property!
Fishing: There is not gear here. However, you are more than welcome to bring your own fishing supplies.
Marina: Witz's Marina in Skanee.
Patio Chairs: There is a patio set with chairs provided.
Pets: *Pets are welcome! Freshwater Vacation Rentals currently charges $50/per pet. There is a small fenced in area outside that they may use. Also, inside-just an fyi~ the wooden slats between the staircase and interior balcony in front of the bedrooms is wide enough for a small dog to fit through.
Phone: Yes, we do have a basic landline for LOCAL calls only.
Privacy: Yes, there is more privacy here than in most standard cottage. Still, you can see your neighbors.
Swimming: Traditional swimming is not available on the property. Many people like to just splash around in the river behind the cabin. Still, there is not a traditional beach. There is a traditional beach that is 3 miles down the road called Second Sand Beach. On the North Shore there are even picnic tables. Locals say it is normally its a good place and not crowded. You can also launch your boat at Wintz Marina. Between L'Anse & Barage, there is a traditional sandy beach off of U.S.41
TV: We have a flat screen TV (no cable) + a DVD player.
Washer/Dryer: Yes, there is a washer and dryer on the main level.
Wi-Fi: Yes! There is WiFi.