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Rob & Cat Preston

Member since: 2008
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Speaks english

Beautiful Home Near Marquette Mountain and Minutes From Everything. Est. 2008.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


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Beautiful 4-bedroom, 2.5-bath home near the ski hill and minutes from everything in Marquette.

Cliffs Ridge is a comfortable, spacious home with four separate bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2 futons and a reclining full-size sofa and chair. It has cathedral ceilings and a corner wood-burning fireplace for family togetherness and privacy all wrapped in one. The home is located less than one mile south of Marquette Mountain Ski Area on M-553 (the closest accommodation to the hill), minutes from downtown Marquette and magnificent Lake Superior.

Cliffs Ridge is so-named because you can see its rooftop from Cliffs Ridge Run at the top of Chair #1 at Marquette Mountain, formerly Cliffs Ridge Ski Area. There is no apostrophe in 'Cliffs' because it was originally named after the Cliffs Dow Company. The exposed beams in the roof and Great Room are actually recycled from the old Tracy Mine in Ishpeming.

Part of the beauty of renting Cliffs Ridge is its personality and warmth -- you can enjoy family and friends without the commercial feeling of a hotel, and with the great kitchen space you can enjoy excellent family dining without the expense of going out to eat for every meal.

Fully furnished, it is a wonderful place to rejuvenate and spend time with the ones you love. Relax in front of the fireplace after a great day of skiing, curl up and watch a movie in the comfortable seating in the living room, enjoy drinks on the 2nd-story deck after a day at the beach, or read a book in one of the private bedrooms.

Cliffs Ridge has four separate bedrooms: a master queen with master bath and futon; a bunk-bed room with two singles; two queen rooms separated by French doors with another full bath and door to outside. It also has two futons suitable for kids (one in master and one in living room) and reclining sofa and chair in the living room. There is an additional bathroom on the floor with the living room, dining and kitchen area.

The kitchen is fully stocked with everything necessary to feed a crowd including two crock pots. There are two gas grills; one on the upper deck off the living area; the other is in the garage and can be used as backup.

This year-around vacation home is the perfect spot for family reunions, ski vacations, NMU parent activity weekends, wedding parties and more. Our hope is that your family can enjoy it the way we have for 25+ years – and that it can become your Marquette home-away-from-home as well!

The Marquette area has 35 miles of interconnected paved bike trails and miles of mountain biking trails as well – accessible directly from the house. Snowmobile parking is available at Marquette Mountain with access to the trails. Cliffs Ridge is also two miles from Blueberry Ridge Cross-Country Ski Trails.

Keywords: House, Ski Hill, Lake Superior, Northern Michigan University, Weddings, Skiing, Snowmobiling, XC Skiing, Hiking, Biking, Fat-Tire Biking, Fishing, Beaches, Community Events, UP 200, Midnight Run, Coast Guard Station, Little Presque Isle, Presque Isle, breakwalls, Brewfest, Foodfest, Seafood Fest, Northern Michigan University Football and Hockey, Marquette, Big Bay, Pictured Rocks, Golfing, Anatomy of a Murder, Thunder Bay Inn and all area sporting events.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Rob & Cat Preston (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks english


Nearest Airport
12 Miles
KI Sawyer
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Crossroads Bar & Grill
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Marquette Mountain Ski Area
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Lake Superior
Car: necessary

Minutes from Lake Superior with miles of gorgeous sand beach; minutes from Marquette with great shopping and restaurants; Northern Michigan University functions; seconds from one of the best ski hills in the Midwest and XC ski trails; M-553 connects to all of the surrounding bike paths and trails; mountain biking and climbing on the dirt road immediately north of the house. This is a great gathering house for bridal functions and family reunions.


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2 night minimum stay

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Refundable Damage Deposit C$333

Please contact us directly regarding rates. We customize our rates based on the season, number of people and number of nights by emailing or calling 906.236.2702 (CST).

There is a $125 cleaning fee that is paid directly to property management and refundable $250 damage deposit that is returned to you within 30 days.

Rates run between $185-275 per night and depend on the number of adults and children, nights and the season. Check out our website at

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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Marquette, Michigan

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , The shower is a large shower with seat
    French Door Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs Bath - This bathroom is on the second floor with main living area
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen Bedroom - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Queen Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bunk bed Room - 2 bunk bed
  • Queen size Beds (3) There are three queen-size beds in individual bedrooms. Bunk Beds (1) One bedroom has a bunk bed set consisting of two twin-size beds. There are also a reclining sofa and chair in the living room as well as a futon, and a futon in the master bedroom. The maximum occupancy is considered on an individual basis. For instance, there is carpeted floor space where some families have kids sleep in sleeping bags, and this is perfectly acceptable. Just let us know how many people who would like to bring.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Great new outdoor fire pit. One of our most requested items and now it's here.