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R-n-R On the Chocolay River

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, Two Bathroom On 2 Acres With 300 Feet River Frontage and River View

Property is 1 mile from Marquette on 2 acres and 300 feet of Chocolay river with a river view from the home. 200 yards out the front door is the Iron Ore Heritage Trail bike/hike/snowmobile path that runs along Lake Superior into Marquette or the opposite direction all the way to Munising - easily accessed by snowmobile from the house. Less than 1/2 mile off Lake Superior. 35 minute kayak paddle to Lake Superior from the property. Two kayaks and stand up paddle board are provided. Screen porch with river view. Fire pit down at the river (firewood provided). Weber gas grill. The master bedroom is on the main floor. There are two bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs. Fully furnished kitchen to cook up a feast. Driveway can park 4 cars. High speed Wi-Fi and Vizio 55" HD Smart TV provided with Roku streaming device that allows you to access channels via your home cable package. Ping-pong table in the basement for rainy-day fun. Central air conditioning. Gas fireplace in the living room.


Owner
John and Laura Brummer
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2017

About John and Laura Brummer

We are John and Laura. In our picture we are standing at the top of Sugar Loaf mountain just a couple miles outside Marquette overlooking Lake Superior. Great place to go. We have been married 19 years and live in Illinois and wish we could spend every day in the beautiful Upper Peninsula. While we are not able to do that we could not resist buying a property that we could begin enjoying now. We spend our summers and holidays here enjoying the Chocolay River, Lake Superior, the great town of Marquette and hiking and biking and kayaking and marveling at the open friendliness of people who are fortunate to truly be Yoopers.

John and Laura Brummer purchased this house in 2014

Why John and Laura Brummer chose Michigan

We love water. We love wildlife. We love biking and hiking and camping. We love fun people. These qualities cannot be better represented than Marquette, MI.

What makes this house unique

The property was designed and built by a couple named Jerry and Carolyn. We saw the property and loved it. They developed the property and built the home in 2007. We have benefited from their vision and tried to follow in their footsteps enjoying it like they did. The home sits on two acres and there is a mulched and gravel path that flows down to the river through beautiful red and white pines, fir trees and amazing looking cedar trees. And when you step out the back door you are not able to see a neighbor or even another light at night which makes it great for enjoying the fire pit down at the river. It is secluded and beautiful. We kayak and stand up paddle board right from the property down to the mouth of the Chocolay river and Lake Superior. Salmon and trout run in the river. Walk 200 yards out the front door and you are on a limestone and paved path along Lake Superior that runs into Marquette or you can take an adventure on your bike and pedal the 40 miles to Munising. And our neighbors are the best - retired NMU professor and a local businessman. Say hello and you will know what we love about the friendliness of the area.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Harvey in Chocolay charter Township

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Upstairs
    Master bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Main floor
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Upstairs
    Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Main floor
  • There is a futon couch that folds out in master bedroom that can sleep two. For max occupancy of 10 guests will need to bring an inflatable mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Life jackets recommended to be worn at all times on the water. 3 life jackets are provided with paddles on the screen porch.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(31 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.935484 based on 31 reviews
5

Ideal family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We chose this home based on it's proximity between Lapeer, MI and Minneapolis, MN as well as the amenities we were looking for. The homeowners were very quick to respond to any inquiries. Upon arrival the home was very clean and welcoming. There were plenty of towels for our party of 10, 4 adults and 6 children. Beds were comfy and had many different pillows. Kitchen was well stocked for our needs. The grill was nice to use as well. We enjoyed coffee on the porch every morning and a game of Yahtzee every night. The property was beautiful and fun for my kids to explore. The river was perfect for kayaking. There is also a nice trail right nearby that we enjoyed walking. The location was great, about 10 minutes from beautiful Marquette. Overall, just what our family needed!! Thanks for a wonderful stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Spot

  • 5 of 5

The location was excellent for the activities we enjoyed while there. It was central to the wedding which was our primary reason for being there.

The house was very comfortable for our family and we would recommend it to others as a great place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful summer vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at the R-n-R on the Chocolay River! So many beautiful hikes and walks to Lake Superior. The house had everything we needed and more! We enjoyed breakfast every morning on the screened in porch..absolutely beautiful.

Be sure to bring your bug spray!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This vacation house is in a great location. The furnishings were wonderful and there was plenty of room for our whole family.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over Memorial weekend, and had just a wonderful time. The home was well stocked, and the layout worked just perfect for our group. John went out of his way to make sure we had all we needed, and we can't wait to stay here again!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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4

Fantastic weekend

  • 4 of 5

Thank you for sharing your home with my family. We had a fantastic time!

Your home is very comfortable with all the amenities of home. The hosts were very responsive,

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Sawyer International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Vierling and Marquette Harbor Brewery
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Grey Walls Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
The Vierling
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Marquette Mountain
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
South Beach Park
Car: recommended

Marquette MI has it all. Sitting along the southern shore of the largest freshwater lake in the world and in the heart of the Michigan Upper Peninsula and home to Northern Michigan University. Way too much to list all the things to do. All the water and land outdoor adventure you can hope to find in one place is at your fingertips. Charter a fishing boat, go kayaking, camp, ski, snowmobile, hike up Sugarloaf Mountain for a beautiful view of Lake Superior. The list goes on. Marquette is also on the leading edge of the craft beer brewing scene with 4 craft breweries right in town each offering their own unique brews and fun attitudes. The university brings the flavor of academics, sports, and the laid back vibe of a college town. There are the maritime and iron ore museums to checkout. A premier national library. Multiple beaches. Biking/hiking paths everywhere. Did I mention the micro-breweries - worth mentioning twice. And excellent restaurants serving it all from whitefish and steak to all the pub food. There are Cajun, Mexican, Thai, Chinese and Italian restaurants. And don't forget to try the local pasty cuisine at places like Jean Kay's. And after dinner we highly recommend finding your way to the top of the historic Landmark Inn for an excellent cocktail while you look out over the Marquette Harbor. And can't be last because I know we are leaving things out, but Marquette is home to festivals like the Blueberry festival, the Hiawatha music festival, Arts on the Rock fine arts show, Marquette Blues festival, Marquette Trails fest, and more. Still can't be last......the shopping in downtown Marquette is outstanding for all things Yooper and excellent photography and fine art studios. Then stop by Doncker's to satisfy your sweet tooth with chocolates or some ice cream. Finally don't leave town without taking in the sites around Presque Isle Park and maybe leap off Blackrocks into Lake Superior. You can't do it all in one trip so plan to come back again!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Harvey, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
NMU Commencement
3 May 2018 - 5 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£811
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend 2018
25 May 2018 - 27 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£811
 
 
Labor Day Weekend 2018
31 Aug 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£811
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£433
for 2 nights
From
£181
From
£222
Fri,Sat
£1,265
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £66.06
Damage Deposit £194.3

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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