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Tanning Point Lodge on Nelson Lake

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Lodge lake front with circle brick firepit and deck around 3/4 of structure.

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Last updated: 04/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

* Note: Always e-mail and or call for info! *
* Note: No 2015 June/July/August weekly time available*
Last minute short rentals during unused weekdays can be requested. Previous renters have priority for the next year when they check out.

During the peak summer we favor weekly rentals from Friday to Friday or Sunday to Sunday so two weekends are not taken for family use.

This magnificent 3-floor family lodge is on 600’ of southwest facing gentle sloping shoreline on Nelson Lake with 2500 acres. It is one of the most majestic and relaxing setting for a vacation retreat. Unlike many overdeveloped lakes, more than 50% of the lakes shoreline is inhabited only by nature and her wildlife. Make sure you look for the nesting bald eagles, loons, geese, swans or osprey that we are honored to have selected this as their summer home. The property has majestic fir trees, a private small boat launch and 2 docks on the finest setting of the 31-mile shoreline of Nelson Lake with wilderness islands, bay and forest views. The large deck was expanded, two new larger docks, and a new circle brick fire pit were updated.

The lodge is ideal for retreats, several couples and family gatherings. The spacious lakefront yard is perfect for family games with a large circle brick and rock fire pit for evening bonfires (wood provided). Two nice public boat launches are not far away. Swim, fish, boat,jet ski, waterski, snowmobile, cross-country ski, or bike from the property. The beach is sandy in places by the main dock and rocky in others. We swim and float on innertubes by the main dock with a swim ladder. A 16 foot aluminum row boat and 2 person paddleboat are provided. Pontoon and fishing boat rental is available on the lake. Nelson lake is not a heavily used lake especially at our location and has several resorts, eating spots, and bars that can be boated/pontooned/driven to. The Hayward area and nearby Bayfield peninsula (60 miles) offer unlimited vacation opportunities such as the October Bayfield Apple Festival and the Stone Lake Cranbury Days. * No smoking*

Main floor: large two-story vaulted great room with gas fireplace and DirecTV HD on 52” Sony HD TV with Blueray HD DVD and VCR; spacious dining room with table seating for 12; large kitchen with granite counters, island and 2 sinks; 2 large lakeview bedrooms each with deck access (one with king bed, one with queen); large full 3/4 bath with two sinks. Every room has great lake views. Deck on 4 sides with 2 sides covered. DSL Internet with WIFI broadcast is onsite. The deck and main floor bedroom and bathroom doorways are handicap wheelchair accessable.

Upper floor: 2 large bedrooms with lake views, each with sitting areas. One bedroom with luxury queen bed, 37' flat screen HD TV and DVD, and full bath plus two-person Jacuzzi. Second bedroom suite with luxury queen bed and 3/4 bath and 32' flat screen HD TV and DVD.

Lower floor: large family room and bedroom with lake views; bedroom has a queen and twin bed. 43” DirecTV HD Samsung HD TV with DVD or gaming use. Bunk room with 2 twin bunk beds, sofa pullout with double bed and another sleeping room with single bed. Also a 3/4 bathroom and laundry room with washer/dryer.

The American Birkebeiner and Fat Boy Tire bike trails for cross country skiing/biking and snowmobile trails are a short distance away. Take back roads to Seeley, which is the central gathering spot for drinks/food, occasional entertainment, and a rest stop.



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Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Big yard, gentle sloping to lake....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Wheelchair ramp. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bunk Area: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1) Foldup crib., Baby Cribs (1) Portable, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Circle brick fire pit, two docks, 16' foot rowboat, 2 person paddle boat....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) DirecTV HD on a 52' Sony HD TV in main floor family room. DirectTV HD on another 43' Samsung HD TV in downstairs family room.....moreless

  • Television:

    (3) Stations from Duluth that do not come in great....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Some DVDs onsite....moreless

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Sandy in some areas and rocky in others. Depends on lake level....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    600 feet of sweaping lakeshore....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Broadband Access:

    Free DSL with WIFI...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

    Beach Towels are not provided!...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Large parking area....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    (4) Local calls only....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All set for gourmet cooking....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    All granite counters with two sinks and large center island....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    (2) Side by side. Downstairs has a 2nd refrigerator used only when necessary....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Boat:

    16 foot aluminum row boat. Renter can attach their own motor...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck around 3/4 of Lodge with two picnic tables....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

 

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My Standard Rate
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$400
$2,800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $200 for <8 $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

1-8 people $400 per night.

Each additional adds $25 per night.

First half reserves the Lodge.

Second half due the month before.


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Last updated: 04/15/2015
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Location

4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hayward
68 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Bayfield
35 Miles
Nearest Train
Spooner
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 63
65 Miles
Nearest Ski
White Cap or Spirit Mountain

The Cable/Seeley American Birkebeiner trails for cross/country, ATV, and biking (FATBOY race) are close by. Seeley with the Sawmill restaurant is the center of activity to the trails.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1933

About the owner: Great Grandfather August Tanning purchased land in 1933 on the Totogetic River that in 1935 was flooded by the new dam to create Nelson Lake. Since his land was flooded a section of land was substituted. There have been several versions and updates of houses starting with a pole shed, a one bedroom, a 1980 major update to a 2 bedroom house added on to the original foundation, and finally a teardown and building of the current Lodge in 2002. The family property in owned by the parents and five siblings.

Why the Owner Chose Hayward:
The most magnificent 180% views from the house and the wrap-around deck always has a shady or sunny place to sit.

The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
Peace and solitude compared to most lake places.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Lodge lake front with circle brick firepit and deck around 3/4 of structure.

    Lodge lake front with circle brick firepit and deck around 3/4 of structure.

  • Main 33' dock ahd swim ladder for pontoon & fishing boat.  Boat launch in back.

    Main 33' dock ahd swim ladder for pontoon & fishing boat. Boat launch in back.

  • Dining Room for 10 people.

    Dining Room for 10 people.

  • Family room lake view

    Family room lake view

  • Main floor front bedroom with lake view and deck

    Main floor front bedroom with lake view and deck

  • Top floor lake view bedroom with 26' HDTV/DVD and 3/4 bathroom. Queen bed.

    Top floor lake view bedroom with 26' HDTV/DVD and 3/4 bathroom. Queen bed.

  • Downstairs family room with DirecTV and 43' HDTV and DVD.

    Downstairs family room with DirecTV and 43' HDTV and DVD.

  • Deck lounge with eight person picnic table and comfortable lounge chairs..

    Deck lounge with eight person picnic table and comfortable lounge chairs..

  • Main dock with swim ladder at end and bench seating.

    Main dock with swim ladder at end and bench seating.

  • Lodge rear main entry and driveway on 600" of SW facing sweaping lakeshore.

    Lodge rear main entry and driveway on 600" of SW facing sweaping lakeshore.

  • Two sink granite kitchen with large island and all the amenities.

    Two sink granite kitchen with large island and all the amenities.

  • Dining room look into family room with gas fireplace and hall to two bedrooms.

    Dining room look into family room with gas fireplace and hall to two bedrooms.

  • Family room setting for fireplace and TV.

    Family room setting for fireplace and TV.

  • Main floor back bedroom with king bed and deck access and lake view.

    Main floor back bedroom with king bed and deck access and lake view.

  • Top floor large lake view bedroom with 37' HDTV/DVD and couch. Queen bed.

    Top floor large lake view bedroom with 37' HDTV/DVD and couch. Queen bed.

  • Downstairs bedroom with queen and single beds.

    Downstairs bedroom with queen and single beds.

  • Firepit with boat launch by flagpole and main dock in background.

    Firepit with boat launch by flagpole and main dock in background.

  • Downstairs family room looking into the bunk room now with two single beds.

    Downstairs family room looking into the bunk room now with two single beds.

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Date last modified - Tuesday, May 05, 2015

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  • Sleeps
    14
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    4
  • Property type
    Lodge
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 40%
  • Calendar last updated 04/15/2015
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(651) 592-6062 cell (Minnesota, USA)
Ron

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