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Lake Superior Cottage on Sandy Beach, cl. houghton, calumet, LL Sunrise, beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5 comfortably)

YOU HAVE IT ALL HERE! Private sandy beach on the largest of the Great Lakes - Lake Superior. Beautiful fresh clean water to kayak, canoe, and water-ski. Also enjoy fishing on Lake Superior! Wake up to beautiful sunrises... with your favorite beverage and birds singing. Please emal or call me before booking! Behind the cottage is a natural wildlife preserve where you will see Great Blue Herons, Bald Eagles, and Sand Hill Cranes gathering their daily food! This cottage is super clean and right on Lake Superior sandy beach!

A quiet and extremely clean place to relax and only 10 minutes from Lake Linden, 30 minutes from Copper Harbor (Fort Wilkins), Houghton, and Calumet 25(mining town history and almost the capitol of Michigan in the 1800's). Enjoy the hiking and biking along the Keweenaw Peninsula or take a couple of days and go to Isle Royale National Park. The boats leave from Houghton and Copper Harbor (only 35 minutes away from your cottage).

Winter skiing (Mount Bohemia, largest vertical drop in the USA), LacLaBelle, and Mount Ripley in Houghton. Great cross country skiing at Swedetown trails and Copper Harbor, also. Snowmobile the Keweenaw!

$250 is due to hold rental. The remainder of payment is required a week prior to arrival (if writing a check) or you can pay cash when you arrive. Payment will be returned if cancellation is given 60 days prior to reserved date, or if property gets rented in the interum. Please call or email me before booking with any questions. Deposit of $350 required in separate check (will not be cashed, it is held) and returned 3 days after end of rental date.

Keywords: Cottage, Cabin, U.P. Cabins, Lake Superior, Sandy Beach, Keweenaw, Beach Rental, Beach House, Beautiful View, Lake shore, Lake, quiet, Houghton, Keweenaw, Little Traverse, sunrise, shoreline, quiet, clean, waves, kayak, canoe,

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Contact Owner (Jan) for rate information --- thank you!
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
13 April, 2017

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What makes this cottage unique

GREAT Cottage for families. Clean, neat and quiet!! Also enjoy the beautiful gradual sandy beach and kayaking, fishing, bird watching and hiking all right out your door...no driving! Beautiful sunrises and sunsets (hues of color over the water). Hear the waves lapping on the shore as you nod off to sleep!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Jan,

We had a great vacation. We enjoyed staying in your cozy, homey cottage witht he beautiful view of Lake Superior!! This is one of our favorite spots!! Thanks so much!
Jul 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Torch Lake Township in Houghton County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
  • Queen size Beds (1) Pillow Top Mattress in Master Bedroom. You can hear the waves at night!, Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), (1) Two very sturdy bunks in second bedroom.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Volley Ball Net available upon request. Kayaks available for rent. One double, one single.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Lake Superior Cottage on Sandy Beach, cl. houghton, calumet, LL Sunrise, beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Charming and memorable!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and 2 daughters (8 & 9) and I had an incredible time at the cottage and in the area. We were able to see the most incredible sunrises and countless stars! We heard the water at night, which sounded like the ocean. The cottage was clean, cozy and had everything we could need. We toured the Quincy mines, saw Lake on the Clouds, Porcupine Mountains, Brockway Mountains, Copper Harbor, many waterfalls and lighthouses, stopped at the Jam Lady, toured Fort Wilkins, brought our boat and fished some lakes and hiked to the Estivant Pines. Just thinking about it all is making me tear up. We all miss the cottage and area already. I most definitely recommend this cottage and area, it's just perfect! We will definitely be back, Jan! Thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time during our stay. It is a great place to hang out and relax while listening to the water or serve as a jumping-off spot for exploring the U.P. The cabin had everything we needed, was clean and comfortable. Jan is a wonderful hostess and made sure our needs were met.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Benton Harbor

Beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

We decided to take a week to get away. What a perfect spot!! Right on the beach. The cottage is very clean and neat and has all the amenities one would ever need! The water was beautiful and the sunrises extraordinaire!! We saw eagles flying over the water and many different kinds of birds. The trees were absolutely gorgeous! We took a ride to Copper Harbor and it was so beautiful. We even saw a bear cross the road on our way there! I would highly recommend this place!! It's clean and quiet and a gorgeous beach!

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Madison, WI

Amazing cottage! Great location! Beautiful sandy beach!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this sweet and cute cottage on the shores of Lake Superior. The cottage was very well-maintained and very clean and comfortable and had everything we needed and more. We really enjoyed the view of the Big Lake from the 2 different porches...and the view from the living room + bedroom were great too. The beach is lovely...we enjoyed walking along the pristine white sandy beach and chatting with the friendly locals + vacationers. It was warm enough that we were able to swim in the lake multiple times. We also took several trips up to Copper Harbor for some hiking and more swimming and were able to pick some wild blueberries + thimble berries on our hikes- what a treat. We recommend stopping at Fitgeralds in Eagle River off the beautiful stretch of M-26- great food + drink + hanging out on their back deck overlooking the lake is a great way to spend some of your vacation time.

The cottage is close enough to some civilization, if you want a little of that, but perfect for just hanging out and relaxing on the beach or on the porches.

The owner Jan was very friendly + helpful and got back to us quickly when we inquired about the property. This place is highly recommended and we'll definitely be back! Perfect place to get away from it all. Thanks Jan!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Madison, WI

Excellent cottage, beautiful spot

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week at the end of August, our 3rd time coming here. The cottage is sweet, well maintained, very clean, pretty much as depicted. The little screen porch in the front is especially pleasant in the mornings and evenings. Cottage feels bright and open despite modest size. The beach area is gorgeous, very shallow, which helps with the water temps, which vary with wind. No getting around that it is Lake Superior (cold) but kids seem unphased. There is a beautiful wetlands behind the beac road which you can access by kayak from down the beacH (and see from the window). Nice mountain biking nearby in Calumet; nice road biking once you are off the gravel access roads. Access to food coop in Hancock, but other grocery store in nearby Hubble. Very nice walking beach all along Little Traverse Bay. Owner is very friendly and helpful about the area.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing ,unplug from the world

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is very clean and comfortable. It was fun to cook in Jan has a great retro oven, too cook with.

We had two teenagers with us. The best was to watch them also relax and become kids again. Morning sunrise is wonderful. Walking the beach and just relaxing and having your feet in the water. Reading a book. It's is a wonderful place to just unplug from the word for the week or more. Thanks

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Houghton Co Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Car: necessary

Great blue herons, sand hill cranes, bald eagles. This is a bird watchers paradise! The natural wildlife reserve, behind the cottage is great for kayaking and birdwatching. Kayaks are provided. Lake Superior sandy shore is in the front of the cottage, just a few yards from the cottage. This is a gradual beach, so it's great for children to play. For as far as you can see, all you see is water, beautiful water!! This is a very healing and peaceful place! The beach is very private and peaceful! Sunrises are beautiful and moon rises over the water are spectacular!!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Torch Lake Township, USA

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 May 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

7 nights - $950. 6 nights -$900 5 nights 850.00 4 nights $750 3 nights $650

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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