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Rest And Relaxation At The Lake

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,350 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath House For Vacation Rental

Are you looking for a private get-away on your own piece of Lake Gogebic in the UP? What you will find upon arrival at Whitecap Shores is a clean, well-maintained space to stretch out and relax while enjoying the best that nature has to offer. Calmness and relaxation are guaranteed upon arrival.

This 2 bedroom, 1 bath cabin is located on 110' of Lake Gogebic. It sleeps 5. The house has an open floor plan with lots of amenities like a private pier, washer/dryer, new stainless steel appliances, dishwasher, wi-fi access, Dish TV, wood burning fireplace, jacuzzi bathtub, wrap-around deck, propane grill, picnic table, Adirondack chairs, and an outdoor fire pit with firewood. Relax and kick back in the hammock on the lake.

The house is centrally located on the west shore of Lake Gogebic. There are many fish cribs located just off the end of the pier with an abundance of perch and walley.

Snowmobiling? Easy lake access to the snowmobile trails right from the backyard. Plenty of space to store your sleds and trailers overnight with a driveway for easy turn around.

On-lake dining options include The Root Cellar, Hoop N Holler, Fishtales and Gogebic Lodge.

Ski Big Powderhorn, located just 40 minutes away.

Take a day trip to explore the wonders and waterfalls of the Porcupine Mountains or marvel at the vastness from the shores of Lake Superior.

Book this cabin today. John and Chris will be your hosts and are located just minutes away, so onsite management and hospitality can be expected. We would love to have you as our guests.

More Details

John or Christine Luxton
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2018

About John or Christine Luxton

We are a married couple who gave up the stress of city living for the comfort and solace of the Northwoods. We spend our time fishing and boating on our pontoon boat (The Pugtoon) with our three pugs. When life gets too stressful, we enjoy our time on the back deck with the waves of Lake Gogebic gently rolling onto the shore. There is nothing a little nature can't make better.

John or Christine Luxton purchased this house in 2013

Why John or Christine Luxton chose Marenisco

We have been vacationing on Lake Gogebic for over 20 years. Every vacation we would rent a cabin to get our nature fix. We spent a lot of time boating around the lake fantasizing about living up there someday. We started spending more and more time in the UP so In 2013 we purchased our own piece of heaven, Whitecap Shores. The plan was to use this as our vacation home until we retired. We started spending as much time as we could on Lake Gogebic and realized that we were always sad when we left to go back to our lives in Madison. In 2016 we took a leap of faith. We were not going to wait for retirement to start living our dream, so we moved to Lake Gogebic permanently. We do not want to part with Whitecap Shores, as we really love the house. We opened it up in 2016 as a vacation rental, so that we can share this amazing piece of heaven with others looking for the wonderful experience that is the UP of Michigan.

What makes this house unique

Clean and equipped with everything you need. Open floor plan with a lake view from everywhere.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Marenisco in Marenisco Township

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Jacuzzi
  • Deep tub with jacuzzi jets
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Air conditioning in bedrooms only
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Rest And Relaxation At The Lake
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews

We had an amazing week!! The house was amazing and the owners were absolutely Great!!

  • 5 of 5

Could not have asked for a more perfect vacation the owners were absolutely amazing and very willing to help as well the house was much better than the pictures described and the lake and views were beautiful Thank you John and Chris for sharing your home with our family for the week!!!! Tell Ed thanks again as well for me!!!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at our place. We are so happy you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and our hospitality. I know Ed appreciates your bait business and we thank you for buying "small" and "local." Come again in the winter. It is just as beautiful. :)
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Clean, relaxing and beautiful veiws!

  • 5 of 5

This property has everything we needed. The owners were very helpful and easy to get a hold of. We had a great stay boating, hiking the porkies and just relaxing.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Not fancy, but very clean and comfortable. We’ve stayed at 2 motels in the area last fall and while they were clean, they also had threadbare blankets and a variety of non-functioning items. Not here - everything was in good order and nice. We appreciated the open floor plan, making the cabin seem much bigger, and all the nice windows. Did not need to communicate with the owners at all since the whole process was so smooth and easy.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We want our guests to feel comfortable and at home and we do our best to make sure they have everything they need. Please consider us again. We would love to have you back.
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Snowmobile Trip

  • 5 of 5

Great place and people close to many nice places to eat and drink. Thanks for having us we will be back!!!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, David. We love it up here and we are glad you enjoyed it as well. Come back to Lake Gogebic and see us any time.
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Excellent stay! Extremely accommodating!

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was very cozy. Location was great! Will definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Tim. We really enjoyed having your group. You were extremely courteous and clean guests and we would love to have you back any time. Consider us for the summer too. The perch are amazing.
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Snowmobiling heaven

  • 5 of 5

We loved our visit. It had great access to the snowmobiling trail. Loved all the windows that provided a view of the lake. It was bitter cold outside, so we really appreciated the fire place, jetted bath tub, and heated blankets on the beds. Thanks for a relaxing holiday visit!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Connie. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and even though the weather was somewhat miserable you found enjoyment in the coziness of the cabin. Come again.
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Ski
41 Miles
Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Gogebic State Park
Car: necessary

30 mins from Lake Superior and the Porcupine Mountain State Park. There are several ATV, bike and hiking trails in the area, both for the beginners and experienced. The snowmobile trail can be accessed from the backyard directly onto Lake Gogebic. Want to rent boats and snowmobiles? There are several resorts and businesses nearby on the lake that offer these rental items.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Marenisco, Upper Peninsula Michigan

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £37.79 + Tax
Pet Fee £22.67 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £226.74

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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