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Spring Special $200 nt: Hip/Affordable 4 Bedroom Island Retreat in the Woods

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Last updated: 06/08/2013

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Madeline Island house description

(NOTE: INSTANT QUOTE NOT ACCURATE ABOUT DATES-- CONTACT PROPERTY MANAGER ONLY) Located ten minutes from Big Bay Town Park (the jewel of Lake Superior) and fifteen minutes from the quaint village of La Pointe, you will find the hip 'Better Than A Tent' manufactured home with clean modern lines and antique accents which create a soothing Northwood's escape. A Tiki Bar, screened-in porch, outdoor shower, firepit and hammock mandate f-u-n, while four bedrooms with feather down blankets promise some deep z-z-z-z's.

Serene, modern, with a brand new well appointed interior, this retreat in the woods offers some serious get-away in the spirit of Madeline Island.
This is the ultimate Midwestern Island getaway for a budget-minded family (sleeps 8-10) or for couples that appreciate a more current aesthetic. You won't be alone when you walk in and nod, 'Heck, this is better than a tent!'

Frequently Asked Questions: The rental is about 2 miles from the beach (Big Bay) and 8 miles from town. It's located on Northshore Road, just north of Benjamin Blvd. For sleeping arrangements there are 4 bedrooms: one queen, two full, and one with two twins. There is also a fold-out couch for an extra charge ($15). For a fee, guests can use the pool, spa, and sauna at the Inn on Madeline Island in town. There are two full bathrooms and an outdoor shower.

Keywords: Home in Woods

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Madeline Island is a kid heaven! Also, this home is very easy for kids with no stairs inside and little breakable....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            No wheelchair ramp, but home is one level, wood floors....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Non-refundable pet deposit of $30....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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          • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) $15 per additional guests. Linens for sleep sofa required....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Coffee maker and toaster provided. Please bring paper products, soaps, and candles if wanted....moreless

          • Catering Available:

            Check with owners for catering options....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided:

            Guests provided with one set of sheets and towels. Guest should bring their own beach towels and extra linens anticipated....moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            RV's welcome although must back out of driveway. Limited power hook-up. Additional $25 per stay charge....moreless

          • Parking Off Street
          • Towels Provided

          Other Amenities

              • Tiki Bar, view of woods, screened-in porch, and fire pit.

              Entertainment

              • Shared Hot Tub:

                The hot tub at the Inn on Madeline Island is open to guests for free....moreless

              • Video Library:

                We have some kid's VHS and some adult movies too...moreless

              Communications

                  • Telephone:

                    Local calls only. Bring calling card for long distance. Cell phone coverage is spotty....moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Sauna:

                    The Sauna at the Inn on Madeline Island is open to guests for free....moreless

                  • Communal Pool:

                    The pool at the Inn on Madeline Island is open to guests for free!...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Also, a screened-in porch. Tiki torches available... bring fluid....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Firepit with wood swing......moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Charcoal......moreless

                  • Tennis
                  • Golf
                  • Boat
                  • Kayak / Canoe
                  • Water Sports Gear

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Fishing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Tennis
                  • Hiking
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Golf
                  • Swimming
                  • Hunting
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Antiquing
                  • Shelling
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Boating
                  • Sledding
                  • Shuffleboard
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Museums
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Snowmobiling
                   

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                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $255

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                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $30
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  CALENDAR IS NOT UP TO DATE... CONTACT PROPERTY MANAGER.

                  ***SPRING SPECIAL**** $200 WITH MIN 2 NT. DURING WEEKEND, 3 NT. DURING WEEK


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                  Location

                  Wonderful live entertainment at "Tom's Burned Down Cafe."

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About: Sarah Luck Pearson and Bob Douglas have lived on beautiful Madeline Island for 7 years where she wrote and he built custom homes. Bob's parents, Lynn and Ginny, also owners, live South of the Twin Cities but love to make the trip North to spend time with family, fish, play cards, and boat. 'Better Than A Tent' is an extension of family and of their love of the magical island of Madeline.

                  Why Madeline Island:
                  Madeline Island is the jewel of Lake Superior and the only place in the Midwest that has humidity-free summers. It's the Caribbean of the Northwoods! It also has one of the warmest communities we have ever experienced. Come one year, make friends, and you will be back for years to come. We also are enchanted with the nearby Big Bay Town Park that has a long white sand beach and lagoon... one of the most stunning places we've ever seen!

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Wake up and can only see the woods, hear the wind. Have coffee in fresh new space decorated by young designer. Ride bikes to Big Bay, swim under bridge in lagoon out into the waves. At home, wash the lake off in outdoor shower, nap in hammock, have a drink at the Tiki Bar, grill, then around the firepit watch the sparks join the stars above. Fall into goose-down bedding and dream that your vacation never ends...


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • New Kitchen

                    New Kitchen

                  • Queen bed, goose down

                    Queen bed, goose down

                  • Full bed, goose down

                    Full bed, goose down

                  • Dining and Kitchen, outdoor dining table on screened in porch

                    Dining and Kitchen, outdoor dining table on screened in porch

                  • Tiki Bar!

                    Tiki Bar!

                  • Orange Bedroom, Full bed, goose down

                    Orange Bedroom, Full bed, goose down

                  • 2 twins...

                    2 twins...

                  VRBO #278626

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                  Date last modified - Thursday, March 20, 2014

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                  4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

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