The Keweenaw Cordwood Cabin was constructed in 2005-06. It overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway which is about one-half mile wide at this point. The cabin has one bedroom downstairs and a loft above and sleeps a maximum of four persons. A covered deck at the front of the cabin provides a spectacular view of the waterway and the hills along the opposite shore. Fall colors are especially dramatic across the water. The private, sandy beach is great for swimming and wading and is only a stone's throw from the cabin. A dock slip with shore power is available. The town of Houghton has a full range of amenities and is only 5 miles by car or boat. Michigan Technological University is located in Houghton and enriches the cultural opportunities. Tourist attractions abound nearby. Fishing is excellent in the waterway and deep water fishing is available on Lake Superior. A trout pond is available for use of children. A full range of water sports are available locally.
- Cabin750 sq. ft.
- Separate WCs0
- Min. Stay7 nights
1 bedroom, 1 three-quarter bathroom, loft, sleeps 4
- Calendar last updated:
- 23 Aug 2018
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100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Home away from home
The property was very clean and welcoming!
Amazing location! Amazing cabin!
The week we spent in the Houghton area at the Cordwood Cabin was one of the most relaxing weeks we've experienced. The cabin is comfortably furnished, very clean, and is supplied with everything needed (and beyond) for the entire week. The bed was very comfortable and there was a new table and chairs on the porch where we enjoyed all our meals. It is obvious the owners, Bruce and Jackie, take pride in their cabin and want their guests to enjoy the time spent there. They were very helpful and respected our privacy. Though we didn't use the loft, it would be perfect for kids or extra guests. The view of the canal was beautiful with enough water activity but not annoying at all. An added benefit was being 10 minutes from a quality grocery store (Econo Foods). This was our first time in the area, but we will be back to see the waterfalls we missed, the fall colors, and to spend time at the Cordwood Cabin. Thank you, Bruce and Jackie. Look forward to seeing you again. Dwayne and Linda, Jenison. MI
PARADISE ON THE PORTAGE
We enjoyed a blissful week at the Cordwood Cabin, with perfect July weather, almost constant lake traffic, and endless evenings (still daylight at 10 pm) sitting on the deck. The accommodations were superb and hosts very gracious, augmenting a rejuvenating visit to our beloved Copper Country.
Paul & Debbie Nancarrow
Beautiful and peaceful
Owners are a total class act and the property is stunning. We are so glad we chose this spot to stay for our vacation. Highly recommended!
The cabin was beautiful clean and we'll kept.
The cabin is wonderfully built. There is a great sandbar for kids to swim off of. Also Bruce is a wonderful host and gives you plenty of privacy. There is a lot to see and do around the area and a grocery store is only 10 minutes away. A great experience and we would go back again.
What a perfect getaway! The cabin was cozy and clean, and had a perfect view of the canal waterway. Especially enjoying morning coffee as we sat on the patio. Bruce was a gracious host and made the perfect campfire for us so we could sit and enjoy the stars. Lots of good local recommendations; and the location was fabulous! It had everything we were looking for and cannot wait to return!
The Cordwood Cabin is located on the Keweenaw Waterway about 5 miles west of Houghton and 5 miles east of Lake Superior. The Waterway stretches 26 miles across the base of the Keweenaw Peninsula and provides deep water access to Lake Superior at each end. The passenger ship to Isle Royale National Park passes in front of the cabin several times each week and freighters also often pass by as they traverse the Waterway. A bridge at Houghton provides access to the Keweenaw Peninsula which juts about 40 miles into Lake Superior and is home to numerous major tourist attractions. The rich mining history of the region is highlighted by the National Historic Park headquartered at Calumet. At the tip of the Peninsula are Copper Harbor and Brockway Mountain, Fort Wilkins, Keweenaw Mountain Lodge and Golf Course, lighthouse tours, lakes, rivers, trails, and islands. Boating, deepsea fishing, stream fishing, sailing, canoeing and sea kayaking are popular around the Peninsula and harbors.
Other Activities: Sea Kayaking, Deep Water Fishing
Weekly rates are $950 Saturday to Saturday. A damage/cleaning deposit of $250 is also required.