Welcome to Walden! Walden is a couples retreat. Our cabin is brand new construction. It has an open layout, large windows, full kitchen and living room. One bedroom and bathroom complete with washer and dryer. Walden is tucked into the trees on a private lot. The deck is the best spot to sit and let the sun wash over you. At night its quiet and the stars are bright.
We welcome you to your Cottage on the Hill in picturesque Eagle Harbor. The Hill is quiet, with lovely breezes, and is only steps away from our historic 1871 lighthouse. The beach is a block away. This cottage is cozy and roomy, all at the same time. Make use of the provided BBQ grill, enjoy card games after dinner, put together a puzzle with the kids, and make memories. We accept a dog with prior approval-please contact us with details! An additional $25 pet fee (per stay) will apply.
SCHOOLHOUSE COTTAGE SLEEPS: 2 BEDROOMS: 1 BATHROOM: 1 *RENT 1 CABIN OR ALL 4 TOGETHER This cottage was originally a one-room schoolhouse that was moved from a mine (mine unknown.) A bedroom, bath and kitchen were then added on along with a log front porch (covered) which offers a magnificent view of Eagle Harbor. There is one bedroom with a queen bed. This cottage has a FULL kitchen and a living room area. The best view of the water is from this cozy cottage! Frequently Asked Questions Beach: The beach is just a short walk across the street. This beautiful sandy beach is perfect for swimming, and even has an old-fashioned slide! Beach Chairs: Each cottage has beach chairs, beach bags, and a line to hang up your beach towels outside! Bed Layout: 1 Queen bed Cable: Yes, there is cable! Cell phone service: Cell phone service is generally unreliable in the U.P. Fire pit: There are NO fires allowed at the cottages, but down by the beach there are fire pits available for your use. Grill: Gas grill and charcoal grill available. There are also grills at the park. Hot Water: The hot water is slow to get hot (in comparison to city water). The hot water tank is shared with the cabin behind (Lake Breeze) Parking: Very limited, 1 car or truck. If you have a trailer you can park it down by the light house. Pets: Sorry, pets are not welcome. Picnic Tables: There are picnic tables near for everyone to enjoy. Privacy: All four cottages are right next to each other. Smoking: Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the property, including the porch. Swimming: Swimming is definitely recommended at the beautiful beach down the street. There are rafts available in the cottage for you to use. TV's- There are new TV's in every cottage. Washer & Dryer: There is not a washer & dryer at the property. There are 2 laundromats in Calumet (30 miles south), and so many things to do, see and eat while you wait for your laundry. Wi-Fi: Yes there is Wi-Fi. It is shared by all 4 cottages. Therefore, it is intermittent at times. It is very basic WiFi. LOCAL ATTRACTIONS: Copper Harbor Attractions: Copper Harbor is a town that is a short 14 miles away from the cottages. In Copper Harbor you can find some very unique places that are a must see while you are in town! The Brick House- This is a microbrewery where you can find all of the finest craft beers in the area! The Haus- Authentic German food that you must try! The Bakery- Freshly baked goods are produced here every day. The General Store- Across the street from dining is where you will find an old fashioned general store that has a gas station as well. State Campground- Historical sightings where Indians once were. Eagle Harbor Attractions: Eagle Harbor Restaurant- Come to this very delicious restaurant where you will find the freshest fish and the coldest craft beers! Gift Shop- "The Gem Store" is the perfect gift shop, especially for anyone who is a rock hound. Great Sand Bay- Similar to the Traverse City "Sleeping Bear Dunes", you will get this feel here! Just a short 3 miles away. Lighthouse- The lighthouse is just a two minute walk! There is a historical museum and a gift shop that also provides a huge observation deck where you go up the steps to sit and watch the freighters go by. Playground- In the middle of the village, there was an old fire station turned into a huge playground for kids with picnic tables and grills. Houghton Attractions: Houghton is a short 30 minute drive and there is an airport in the area where you are able to rent a car. This city is on your way up to Eagle Harbor and is where we suggest buying your groceries and anything you may need for the property! There are also gas stations here as well. Michigan Technological University (MTU): Just 30 Minutes south of the Eagle Harbor Cottages. These cottages are an ideal way to give your student space while you enjoy the gorgeous Keweenaw Peninsula!