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'Superior Bay' Luxurious Lake Superior Waterfront Home in historic Big Bay

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 full Baths, full RV hookup, home sleeps 8-10 comfortably

Welcome to Superior Bay! This custom Lake Superior waterfont home located just north of the quaint Upper Penninsula village of Big Bay is a truely unique property. Built in 2008 this home offers nothing less than the finest craftsmanship and highest quality amenities. Upon arriving you will get the feeling of 'Big Lake Living' almost immediatly. Lake Superior or Gitche Gumee as it is often called greets your arrival, motioning herself a mere fifty feet in front of the home. You will instanly feel the magnitude of standing before one of the largest bodies of fresh water in the world. Enter the home and settle in to a beautifully decorated, contemporary/rustic home so comfortable and inviting you may never want to leave. Views of the lake dominate this home giving a truely indoor/outdoor living experience.

'Superior Bay' offers our guests four spacious individually unique bedrooms. Each bedroom is furnished with a queen size bed and plenty of closet and dresser space for all your belongings. There are three full baths, main floor laundry, and lots of closet space for all of your indoor/outdoor, summer/winter gear. This beautiful home boasts a full kithchen with stainless appliances, a very comfortable living room, multiple eating/dining areas and three gas fireplaces. Sandstone accents, beautiful natural woodwork and lodgelike furnishings dominate the interior decor. Views of Lake Superior can be seen from the expansinve and numerous windows throughout. As if that isn't enough, step outside and take a look at one of the most breathtaking views immaginable from the 12 X 48ft. deck with a 12 X 12ft. four seasons room with panoramic views of the big lake. There is a gas grill and outdoor firepit to use and enjoy. Under the enormous deck there is a fully screened patio/porch with retractable screen sections that attach to the undreside of the deck to open this area up as well. An outdoor hot tub completes the experience after those long days of snowmobiling or summer activities. Did I also mention there is a full RV hookup (50amp./water/sewage) in the driveway to allow your guest list room to expand. This is truely a year round vacation home that is sure to accommodate whatever you have in mind. Summer vacations, Family reunions, Weddings/honeymoons/anniversaries, Fall color tours, Snowmobiling, Snowshoeing, Waterfalling, Swimming/snorkeling, Kyaking and Canoeing, Hiking, Fishing, Hunting or just enjoying the paeceful beauty of the Upper Penninsula are all easily within reach at 'Superior Bay'. Thank you for your interest and we hope to here from you soon.

More Details

Owner
Michael Verlinden
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

Amenities

Big Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , steamshower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , whirlpool
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Air filtration system, exceptionally clean climate controlled home

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

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'Superior Bay' Luxurious Lake Superior Waterfront Home in historic Big Bay
average rating of 4.818182 based on 33 reviews
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We would come again.

  • 4 of 5

Very nice home , extremely comfortable.!! The sunset view was spectacular.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Setting and Ample Room

  • 4 of 5

My mother, two brothers (along with their families) rented this house for a long weekend. It was the perfect setting and had enough space for the nine of us. Three bedrooms and two baths upstairs with one bedroom and one bath downstairs. Loved the fire pit stocked with tons of wood, the beach and the canoe. Later at night as it got colder we played games in the four season porch. We only had a few items to note / suggestions for the owner. The hot tub did not appear to have been serviced, the water was very low (below the filter level) which resulted in impurities not being filtered out. We did add water and some chemicals as one person in our group was familiar with hot tubs. It would have been nice if the door to the deck from the kitchen had a screen on it. More lighting in the kitchen would have helped as its pretty dim when preparing meals (the microwave light was out). The addition of measuring cups would be nice as well (otherwise it was a well stocked kitchen). if you're bringing a dog, the posting had said fenced front yard, it's not completely fenced, only partially in places (and not grass but landscaping). Most VRBOs I rent have shampoo and conditioner, this one did not so please remember yours. We did a great job of keeping doors closed when going in and out of the house but we could not believe the amount of flies inside the house, if there was any way to fix that issue alone, we would have rated 5 stars. Even with my suggestions (they are pretty minor), we would stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This is a beautiful well cared for vacation home!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The view is amazing!!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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An amazing week at Superior Bay

  • 5 of 5

Two families joined together to share this fantastic rental property. The 4 bedrooms and 3 baths made our stay most convenient and everything was set up for comfort and enjoyment. The weather was lovely--we even got to see the power of a thunderstorm as it rolled into the bay right in front of us. We are all into cooking, and the kitchen was set up with just about everything reasonable one could expect. The extra refrigerator in the garage was great to have, and the enclosed porch room was a delightful plus.

We are happily returning again next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

Four couples in their 50-60's booked this house for the beginning of August 2017. We brought up our trailer with four motorcycles and had a great time enjoying the area on the bikes. The house was comfortable for all eight of us, the driveway roomy enough for the four trucks and a trailer. We enjoyed the three-season sun room, the hottub, the screened porch below, and Lake Superior. The rocky beach was a little dicey to get over for us old folks so you do need water shoes, but the lake had a smooth hard slate bottom that was interesting-no sand! We canoed out pretty far and the slate/rock bottom continued. We also were able to enjoy the water with a few of us placing our lawn chairs in the lake to cool off from the hot day. Yes, we swam in Lake Superior!!! We all decided if we came up to this area again, we would rent the same house. It was very nice and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A spacious haven

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here! We had 6 adults and 1 seven year old, and the home was perfect. Everyone had plenty of room to spread out and find a quiet corner to read and view the bay. And the table in the kitchen was more than adequate for our dinners of whitefish (from Shill's in Marquette), prepared using the grill on the deck. I would certainly recommend this wonderful spot to others.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Freshwater fishing, hunting big game, hunting small game, beachcombing, marina, bird watching, walking, eco tourism, paddle boating, fly fishing, ATM/bank, groceries.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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