Waterfront rental cottage near Marquette, Mi
Lakeview Cottage on Lake Independence
W3737 KCC Road, Big Bay, MI 49808
Phone: 262-424-1793

Lakeview Cottage is located on the north shore of Lake Independence in Big Bay, MI, only 25 miles north of Marquette in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Lakeview cottage is a cozy upper level one-bedroom cottage with a loft. Enjoy your meals or your favorite beverage on the deck overlooking the lake and the Huron Mountains or relax in the screened-in porch on the back of the cottage.

April, May, September, & October
20% Discount on all Weekly Rentals

Lakeview Cottage is newly remodeled, has a new furnace to keep you comfortable on the coolest of mornings, and is air conditioned for the summer months.

The living area has Wi-Fi, flat screen with DirecTV and a DVD player, and a wood-burning stove. The kitchen has full size appliances with a microwave, coffee maker, toaster, dishes, silverware, and cooking utensils. Patio doors open onto the deck.


The bedroom is furnished with a queen-size bed. A ladder leads up to the loft furnished with two twin beds. The large bathroom has a tub/shower combination. Linens and paper products are furnished for our guests, but please bring your own towels.

Lakeview Cottage has a southern exposure providing lots of sunshine by the lake. The sand bottomed beach is ideal for swimming and shallow for the kids. There is a public boat ramp at Perkins Park, just a short distance from the cottage if you would like to bring your own boat. Lake Independence offers great fishing for Walleye, Perch, Northern Pike, and Panfish, delicious cooked on the charcoal grill.

Canoes, kayaks, and 12' and 14' fishing boats with safety gear are available for our guests to rent.

There is a fire pit for evening campfires under the stars.

Outdoor lovers will find numerous trails and back roads for hiking and mountain biking in the nearby forest wilderness. Try your luck fishing in the nearby streams or go charter fishing on Lake Superior. There are hundreds of acres of public lands for hunting. There is easy ATV trail access from the cottage door and lots of great riding in this rugged territory. There is ample parking for your boat or ATV trailers. Visit the Thomas Rock Overlook for a great view of Lake Independence and Lake Superior. Bikers Welcome

Sorry, No Pets

Weekly Rate: $800.00 per week
Nightly Rate: $200 per night with a 2-night minimum
$500 security deposit


For reservations and additional information call Paul at 262-424-1793

Click Here for a printable Rental Agreement

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Mountain View Lodge, next door to Lake View Cottage, has 4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms and a wood-burning fireplace in the living room. Only 8' from the shoreline of Lake Independence with a sand bottomed beach and awesome view.

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