Au Train Island View Lodge Au Train


AU TRAIN ISLAND VIEW LODGE (Au Train--20 minutes to Pictured Rocks):  4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11-15 
Bedrooms

4

Baths

4

Sleeps

14

AU TRAIN ISLAND VIEW LODGE
SLEEPS: 11-15 
BEDROOMS:  4
BATHROOMS: 4
*LAKEFRONT (Great Lake: Superior)
*SAND-STONE BEACH AREA

*SWIMMING ON PROPERTY
*97 FT. LAKE-VIEW DECK WITH CHAIRS

*SNOWMOBILES ENCOURAGED—GREAT TRAILS STEPS AWAY
*ATVs ENCOURAGED—GREAT TRAILS STEPS AWAY

There is nothing like waking up on a relaxing morning, grabbing a cup of coffee and looking out onto Lake Superior from your 97 ft. deck. The view is, without hesitation, refreshing and tranquil. Come and enjoy this 4- bedroom, 4-bathroom, entertaining home, which sleeps up to 15 guests comfortably. With a spacious loft area for the kids to play in and 2 acres for the teens to explore, you can sit back and enjoy the bald eagles flying overhead and the sounds of the water splashing about. The home is n
icely wooded with towering pine and mixed hardwood trees, a beautiful view. A smooth 1300 sq. ft. rock ledge beach with varying heights grace the property. ATIVL faces west and looks over Au Train Island. The sunsets are gorgeous!

Want a sandy beach or want to throw your boat into the water? No worries, Au Train Public Beach and Boat launch is just a couple miles away. This duplex-style home is ideal for small family reunions, yoga retreats, or just a group of friends who want to get away!


Winter Warriors---this place is fantastic! With multiple snowmobile trails less than half a mile up the road, you are sure to have some winter fun! Bring your own snowmobile or ATV and enjoy Michigan’s beauty! Don’t need that much space? Give us a call, and we will rent out only half of the Lodge to accommodate your intimate group.     


 


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
 


Air Conditioning: With great windows and Lake Superior’s breeze, why would you want any? No air conditioning in this home; however, ceiling and box fans are found throughout the home in great rooms/lofts/bedrooms.


Alger County Chamber website: Take a look at this site to see interactive map for the falls, restaurants, and boat cruise information. 

ATV's: YES! There is plenty of parking on-site and trails right across the street off of Highway M-28

 


Animals: Squirrels, deer, ground hog, birds-variety, bald eagles.



Bathrooms:


Master Bathroom: Double sink, Roman Tub, Shower


Bathroom #2: Full Bath with shower only


Bathroom #3: Full Bath with shower only


Bathroom #4 In Loft: Half Bath
 


Beach/Swimming: Sand-stone shoreline, which could be slippery at times (when wet). Private beach is approximately 50 ft. long. The Au Train Public Beach is about a mile up the shoreline.   


 


Bedroom Configuration:


Master Bedroom: 2 Queen beds


Bedroom #2: 2 Full beds


Bedroom #3: 1 Queen bed


Loft Area: 1 Full, 2 twin-sized cots, Blow-up mattress available

Boats:  Boat launches can be found in Au Train less than 5 miles away from the home or in Munising, which is only 8 miles away!


Bugs: Typical flies, mosquitos and ants.


Cable/Satellite TVs: 2 TVs, one in each great room, both equipped with a satellite receiver.
 


Cell phone service: Depending on carrier. Verizon=great and AT&T=zero. There is a land-line on the property for guests to use. The strong wi-fi presence should help in making phone calls from your mobile.
Distances:
              * Pictured Rocks: 20 minutes ( 15 miles)
              * Marquette: 35 minutes ( 31 miles)
              * Ishpeming: 53 minutes ( 44 miles)
              * Iron Mountain: 2 hours (109 miles)               
              * Tahquamenon Falls State Park: 1 hour and 46 minutes (99 miles) 
              * Mackinac Bridge: 2 hours and 30 minutes away (136 miles)

2 Fire-places: 1 propane and 1 wood burning. Please bring your own firewood, which could be bought in Au Train (3 miles away)


Fishing: You are able to fish off the shore right on the property.

Fishing License: You can purchase your fishing license online at http://www.mdnr-elicense.com/Welcome/Default.aspx
 


Fishing poles: Please bring your own
 


Grill: 1 propane. Propane is provided for guests to use
 


Grocery Store: Au Train Grocery (convenient store) is 3 miles away and a full-grocery store is in Munising which is about 11 miles away.

Handicap Friendly: Yes. There are just a few small steps upon entry into Lodge.

Internet:  Free Wi-Fi for guests to use. It works quite well!

Linens: Yes, we provide your sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. If you are fussy about the thread count of your sheets, just let me know, and I’ll make sure we leave a bed open for your sheets. We have just the basic sheets, pillows, pillow cases and bath towels.

Parking: Plenty of parking for cars, trucks and trailers.

Pets: Pets are not allowed. Enjoy this allergen-free Lodge.



Picnic Tables: Enjoy eating outside on the 2 picnic tables 

Privacy:You can see 2 other homes; however, they are pretty distant. Trees line the property to help enhance privacy.  


Snowmobiles: YES! Please bring them and enjoy nearby trails.  


Space:  1 Floor with a loft space


Towels: Yes, we provide towels.  Please bring your own beach towels to take to the water.

Washer and dryer:  Not on-site. There is a laundry-mat in Munising about 11 miles away.

Wood: Guests need to purchase their own wood for the indoor fire-place.


Amenities

Property/indoor Amenities
  • Acreage
  • Fireplace-wood-burning
  • Fireplace- gas
  • Basic paper products included.
  • Cable- Satellite TV
  • Ceiling fans
  • Linens & towels included
  • Handicap accessible
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Internet/ WI FI
  • Telephone/Landline
  • Heat type: furnace
  • Box Fans
  • Board Games
  • Blow Dryer
  • Books
Kitchen Amenities
  • Blender
  • Coffee maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Standard kitchenware & utensils
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Ice maker
Outdoor Amenities
  • Sandy Beach
  • Snowmobile from property
  • Swimming on property
  • Patio chairs
  • Deck/patio
  • Picnic table
  • grill-propane
Local Amenities
  • Winery
Special Features
  • ATV allowed
Show All
SeasonPeriodMin.StayNightlyWeekly
01/07/2019 - 05/23/20192$200.00
201905/24/2019 - 06/13/20192$300.00
06/14/2019 - 09/05/20193$700.00
Sept-after Labor Day--Oct.09/06/2019 - 10/31/20192$600.00
11/01/2019 - 12/31/20202$500.00

Reviews

House layout was great to accommodate all guests.
Everything was great. Kitchen had everything need to prepare meals. Very clean. The beds and pillows need to be updated. Overall a great place to stay for snowmobiling

FRESHWATER RESPONSE:
Bryan, we are happy to hear that Au Train Island View Lodge worked out so well for your snowmobiling trip.  We hope to work with you again soon!
Bryan
Mar 2019


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