Right across from Big Bay Harbor
Mary Pat Johnson
About Mary Pat Johnson
We were born and raised in Marquette/Big Bay area. Always had a great love for Lake Superior and the UP. Never wanted to leave.
Mary Pat Johnson purchased this House in 2011
Why Mary Pat Johnson chose Big Bay
This was a dream home of my parents. They built late in life, but were able to enjoy 8 years of what my Dad called 'His Heaven'.
What makes this House unique
Located inside the Big Bay Harbor of Refuge. Watch boats coming and going. The break wall can put on a spectacular waterfall-like show in a storm
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
Private peninsula on Big Bay
This is a very unique property with magnificent views and surrounded on 3 sides by water. There is a protected harbor with a beautiful beach perfect for young children, and another beach lakeside right next to it. Both beaches are just 20 steps out your back door, and virtually private. The home also comes with a lovely canoe so you can take a tour of the surrounding waterways. The home itself is beautiful, well—appointed and very comfortable. 7 bedrooms total, can easily host a large group. Finally, Mary Pat is a fine host and made our stay very enjoyable with her warm hospitality and local tips. You can not go wrong with this listing – highly recommended!
Thank you Tom. You were truly great guests...wonderful family.
Mary Pat was wonderful to work with. We rented her home for our workers and their family for two weeks while we were completing a project in Marquette. The location was far enough from Marquette to relax but close enough to everything we needed. House was clean and comfortable. More than enough beds to go around. The house is on a little peninsula with water on 3 sides of the house. Perfect house to open the windows to let the breeze come in or have a small campfire while listening to the water. The extra fridge in the garage was great for the size of group we had. The house had more than everything we needed. I would be more than happy to visit here again in the future.
Thank you...you were very generous. Especially liked that they set up the old ping pong table that hasn't been used in many, many years.
Attending a wedding in Marquette, so needed lots of room for all the groomsmen. This home was perfect for all of us. There were plenty of beds and separation for the guys and their girlfriends (and for me!) Loved having the water on all sides of the house, so all the rooms had views! The beach was great. Would have liked one more shower for when they were all getting ready, but we managed! The kitchen was well equipped and we loved having the extra refrigerator. Mary Pat was great to work with and very pleasant. Highly recommend this property.
This home provided plenty of room for my brothers family and ours and was located conveniently within driving distance from Marquette . We have been spending our summer vacations together for the past 10 years picking a different place in Northern Michigan every year. We all agreed this was our favorite trip so far. We were able to swim & kayak on Lake Superior , swim in local water falls as well as drive to Pictured Rocks for day trips. Mary Pat was very accommodating for us and we look forward to coming back here !!
Glenn & Cindy
Up from downstate absolutely loved accomadations. Gorgeous lakeviews, sheltered beach for our boat. Launch mere minutes away also close to Lake Independance, great fishing a Great layout for families, spacious and beautifully maintained. No one will be disappointed
Terry and family from Plymouth, MI
My wife & I, our son and his wife and four children (6 yrs and under) stayed here the first week in August, 2015. The home was wonderful, excellent views with water on 3 sides and great sunrises. Kids enjoyed swimming on private beach and adults used the kayaks provided. Everyone had a great time and the owner, Mary Pat, was great. She was easy to work with and even allowed us to show up early which was awesome after an 8 plus hour drive with 4 small kids. She made us feel like family. We can't say enough good things about this property or the owners. We will come back to this one!
Beautiful home located on Squaw Beach and Big Bay Harbor of Refuge in Big Bay, MI which is approximately 30 miles north of Marquette, MI. Home features 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, beautiful stone fireplace, large fully equipped kitchen, dining room, loft area, skylights. Outdoor features include, front and back decks, including a walk out deck from the front bedroom, gas grill, log swing, swimming beach and beach for access to boating. Exceptional views of the Lake Superior coastline. Beautiful sunrises can be viewed while having your morning cup of coffee in the living room. See the Northern Lights. Away from city lights, the star gazing is exceptional. Watch boats approaching the harbor. Walk the beach which is only steps from the front door. Town of Big Bay located about 1 mile from home.