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Lake Superior Sand Beach Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Beautiful cottage on Lake Superior. The cottage is on 162' of water frontage with sugar sand beach, just 10 miles from downtown Marquette. You'll enjoy the sweeping view of Lake Superior, as well as Marquette sky line and lights. Casino is a half mile away if you feel lucky!

Keywords: Lake Superior Cottage

Mark Keegan
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 31, 2018

About Mark Keegan

The owners, Mark (from Southfield, MI and Mary (from Green Bay, WI) Keegan met at Northern Michigan University and fell in love with the area and have been living in Marquette ever since. They have the best of both worlds, a house on the east side of Marquette and a cottage (or 'camp') as all the 'Uppers' call them. They have renovated both of there properties and love to share there hard work for others to enjoy.

Mark Keegan purchased this cottage in 1993

Why Mark Keegan chose Chocolay charter Township

Mark is an AVID boater but since boating season is sooooooo short, Mary convinced him that having a house on the beach would provide even more time on the water!! When driving by one rainy Sunday evening (after coming home from Munising to look at buying a 38' house boat), Mark found the 'for sale' sign out in front of what is now their beach house and the rest is history.

What makes this cottage unique

The most amazing benefit to this particular piece of paradise are the Oar boats that skim across the lake and the SUN SETS 'over the city', each one is unique and displays the most vibrant colors. Afterwards, the city lights come up just before the moon rise and if you are lucky enough you may even see Northern Lights late in the summer. Of course the sunset wouldn't be as spectacular if the light were not reflecting in the pristine waters as it laps up the edges of our endless beach...and this can all be seen by just sitting on the couch enjoying a glass of wine and the comfort of an air conditioned home (but I would suggest getting out and walking the miles of beach or like we so often do, just the property line).

The other amazing benefit is that the cottage is so close to Marquette, a beautiful city that must be experienced. There is so much going on all year long.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy our little place on the beach!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for letting us sty here. It's really nice and we loved it so much. We were staying for the Junior Olympic skiing try outs. We did great too!

Your friend,
Feb 2011
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Chocolay charter Township

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , On loft level
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , On main level
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Outside walk out double sliding doors
  • New, clean, with good water pressure.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Loft bedroom with full bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Bedroom is located on ground level walk out
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , On ground level walkout
    Sofa Sleepers - One queen sofa sleeper on main floor and one on ground level
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , In the peak of the A-frame is a king size sleep number bed.
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Fire wood available just about 3 miles east of the cottage. Please do not bring firewood if you live more than 50 miles away.State of Michigan Rule


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Lake Superior Sand Beach Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Beautiful Beach Escape

  • 5 of 5

A group of friends and I had the best time at this lovely beach house. It is right on the water, which we jumped into every day. The trees surrounding the property make it a secluded peaceful escape. The beds were incredibly comfortable, and with four levels of sleeping possibilities, so everyone in the group was able to retreat to their own private area. The fire pit was perfect for evening fires, and the lawn was immaculate and soft for afternoon games such as bocce and badminton. We all had a fantastic time and would absolutely stay here again.

  • Submitted: 4-Jun-2016
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Green Bay, WI

Had the time of our lives!

  • 5 of 5

Last week I, my son and 2 grandsons, age 4 and 7; spent a glorious week at this home. We spent the majority of our days on the private sandy beach.Some days the water was like glass, and other days the water had fun waves. The boys loved playing in the sand, splashing in the water, jumping waves, being pulled around in inner tubes, walking the beach looking for treasures, etc. We made pizza's and s'mores on the fire pit every night. The home was beautiful, comfortable, spacious...with an amazing view of the lake. This was the best vacation, and I will hold the memories in my heart forever!

  • Submitted: 3-Aug-2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington DC

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this spacious and comfortable home for 10 days with my two teenage kids during the winter. The views are spectacular and the weather was snowy and cold but nature was a tremendous sight through the glass windows overlooking the lake from the warmth of the house. The house has a great main floor where we watched TV, listened to music (great sound system) and ate meals together. The lower level give the kids privacy with their own living room and separate bedrooms and the upper level was great for me. Can't wait to try the house in the summer - as the place connects with the lake beautifully. Our host Mark was accessible and enormously helpful.

  • Submitted: 6-Apr-2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Sawyer International Airport
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Verling Restaurant and Sample Room
Car: recommended

The City of Marquette has long been appreciated for it's' abundant natural beauty, unique climate, and the high quality of life that is enjoyed here. See our 'Points of Interest'

. Go around Presque Isle, walk up Sugar Loaf or just play in the water at McCartys Cove with the kids, or jump off the black rocks with the teens. Marquette has become one of the nation’s premier cities and has won a series of national recognitions such as “America’s Most Livable Communities”, Michigan’s “Cool Cities” initiative, and the “All-American City” award. See website for listing of all the awards.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Chocolay charter Township

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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$1,284.4
Tax Rate 6.0%

Please call Mark 906 362 8463 for last minute rate specials!! Good times await, well within your budget!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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