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The Best Grand Marais has to Offer: A peaceful stay and EASY Walk to Everything!

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Babe's is a cozy traditional knotty pine cottage with 2 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths

You could not ask for more than Babe's Place! This house offers easy walking to all of Grand Marais' amenities including the beach, restaurants, shopping, entertainment and we are a very short drive to all Pictured Rocks east end attractions, including hiking, kayaking, bicycling, rock hounding, hunting and all motorized trails. All of this AND your accommodations are in a comfortable and peaceful location nestled against the Grand Marais ridge on a quiet dead end street. Babe's Place is perfect for any type of visit to Grand Marais! With two queen bedrooms and one and a half baths there is ample room for a family, two couples, a girl's weekend, your snow mobile group or a romantic for any occasion! We also feature Wi Fi and Direct TV with an upgraded package including 20 sports channels! Babe's has the added convenience of a car and a half garage to store your outdoor toys, fishing and hunting gear. While we do not permit pets at this time we do allow hunting dogs crated/kenneled on premises making Babe's the perfect place to stay for all of Grand Marais' attractions! Welcome!!


Owner
John Morrison and Toni Whaley
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
15 November, 2017

About John Morrison and Toni Whaley

John moved here with his family in 1984 and has built a trusted contracting business. He has built or improved on many of the homes in town and surrounding area. He is known as a craftsman and has an artistic eye. Toni's family moved here in 1993 and she visited for years moving here in 2013. She is a yoga instructor, baker and artist. Look for her yoga classes taught in town throughout the year and come by to say hi and sample of her backed goods at the Farmers Market held every weekend Memorial Day through Mid-September.

Why John Morrison and Toni Whaley chose Grand Marais

The Babe's property is owned by John Morrison and has been in his family for years! John's family is part of Grand Marais history owning one of the original farms that supported the Grand Marais residents. His grandmother's baked goods still spark the memories of the locals!! John is in co-ownership with Toni Whaley who manages the property. Her family moved here in 1993 after finding Grand Marais while exploring the Upper Peninsula and found this magical place.

What makes this house unique

Babe's is located on a quiet dead end street nestled against the natural ridge that runs along the south side of the village. It boasts a 1 1/2 car garage that allows storage of all of your outdoor toys so bring your kayaks, skis, snowmobiles, ATVs! Bring it all and come enjoy the Grand Marais outdoors or just come sit on the patio, enjoy the fire and take a short 3 block walk to the downtown area for good food, libations and even some weekend live entertainment!!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Grand Marais in Alger County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Washer and Dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , Rollaway
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

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The Best Grand Marais has to Offer: A peaceful stay and EASY Walk to Everything!
average rating of 4.6190476 based on 21 reviews
5

Great get away

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time. Great location. Quiet and comfortable. Hope to be back soon

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This rental was absolutely perfect! My family and I have been going to the U.P. for many years, but this was our first time staying in Grand Marais, and we loved it. Not much to look at from the outside, but the inside is wonderful. The kitchen was very well stocked with supplies, and it was nice to have the two bathrooms and the washer and dryer available. Would definitely visit again!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway for a young family

  • 5 of 5

We loved Babe's place and hope to stay there again with our next trip. Perfect location in the "downtown" area and walking distance to the beach.

Great bathroom, bedrooms and amenities. Also really helpful to have wifi since my cell phone reception was often sparse.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very good place

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was well maintained, and offers many features for those who wish to tour the U.P.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cozy and just right for us

  • 5 of 5

This is a small, but homey and cozy and well-maintained house that was just right for my husband and I to get away to in a quiet, beautiful location. It really is within walking distance of everything in town, and the town is near to several hiking trails and the Pictured Rocks Lakeshore. It was our first time in the UP and we hope to return!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We'll do it again

  • 5 of 5

Clean, comfortable, well-equipped, convenient.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Lake Superior Brewing Co
"Good Food, Microbrewed beers and local color!!"
Grand Marais Outfitters
Pickle Barrel House Museum
Grand Sable Visitor Center
Grand Marais Harbor Rear Range Lights
Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Sawyer International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Sportsmans
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Sportsmans
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Grand Marais Beach
Car: necessary

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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