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At-Pier Bluefin Bay *Premium Home* by Owner, Lake Superior North Shore

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Enjoy the Resort's year 'round outdoor whirlpool

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Tofte condo description

This unit is arguably the coziest, most uniquely located, condo in the famed Bluefin Bay Resort on the North Shore of Lake Superior. Recently remodeled & redecorated top to bottom in an 'elegant cabin' flavor. Sleeps up to 8. Need a little more space? We have 2 more nice Bluefin homes nearby that sleep up to 8 each (one very luxurious, one pet-friendly) so you can bring your entire entourage!

You'll welcome our Guest Appreciation Coupons - MORE $ value per day for each additional day of your stay - good as cash for selected canoeing/kayaking/biking/skiing, charter fishing, gourmet dining, spa pleasures and more.

(Excuse some background: In Bluefin Bay Resort 'language' our home is sometimes referred to as a 'Three Bedroom Elite' - & in that 'language' what we refer to as the 'A' section is a 'Studio With Loft' & what we call the 'B' section, upstairs, is a 'Lakeside Guest Room.')

Some special ways this unit DIFFERS from other units at this resort...

...one of only 2 condos right ON the historic Tofte pier, where you can gaze at the breaking waves from either of 2 decks
...3 huge ceiling fans (bigger, more effectively hung, etc., than most units) in 2 bedrooms & living room plus 2 special fans in loft
...marble vanities in 2 baths & Silastone kitchen counter
…gas fireplace mantel of huge, cedar logs oozing northwoods ambiance
...option of Ethernet for your laptop (in addition to Wi-Fi)
...3 flat-screen TVs ('A' section living room & loft and 'B' section master bedroom

Stay here & look right down on the nearby waters of Lake Superior just feet away, where frequently the crashing waves of the mighty Lake offer spectacular sights & sounds as the waters splash over'n'around the historic Tofte Pier.

You'll not regret additional nights at this neat resort! Coupons applicable nearby: dining, outdoor equipment, charter fishing, neat north country shopping, golf, spa pleasures OR future reservations! Guest Appreciation coupons substantial (more $ each successive night you add) GA coupons add up to as much as $500 for 6-night stay in busy season

This condo also be rented as two smaller units: That can sleep up to 4 people. Bluefin Bay Unit 14A has 2 new luxurious extra-long twin beds, a sofa sleeper, kitchen, gas fireplace, living room, dining area, and deck (please note there is no actual queen or king bed in this separated unit). Bluefin Unit 14B has 2 bedrooms each with a queen size bed, a 2-Person Whirlpool, flat-screen TV, and deck.

Keywords: Lakeside, resort, luxury, Lake Superior

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Loads of activities nearby for the youngsters from stone skipping to Forest Service Ranger talks. And much more....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            We're very fussy about this....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Have pets? ...check out our pet-friendly Bluefin Bay Home 56...moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

            Sorry, this home enjoys upper-level privacy & views...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Master bedroom...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Guest bedroom...moreless

          • Loft: 2 twin/ single

            Two brand new, high-end x-long twins...moreless

          • Queen beds in 'B' section master bdrm & guest bdrm; two luxurious extra-long twins in large loft. Frequently handy to have 2 additional separate beds for kids (or even adults). Plus sofabed in 'A' living room (no charge, even for adults, if used only with 'A' section)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Guest bath ('A' side)...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

            Master bath ('B' side)...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • 5 hi-performance ceiling fans (living room & loft in 'A' section, each bdrm in 'B' section. providing addl lites & hung correctly for the effect you need), marble on vanity tops throughout, full cedar log fireplace mantel...moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Three flat screens on hi-end mounts...moreless

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Fitness Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Lake View
                  • Lakefront:

                    So close you hear & see the mighty waves of Lake Superior crashing a mere stone's throw away...moreless

                  • Rural

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    In great room, conveniently close to open kitchen counter...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Available nearby to all resort guests...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    Clean, safe gas fireplace, with uniquely mesmerizing stone & blue glass jewels...moreless

                  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                    Modern fitness facility just steps away...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Totally upgraded, totally efficient off-peak electrical ...moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    Triple-sheeting & all the good stuff!...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Focal point of cozy, comfy atmosphere...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Just steps from entry...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    2 phones (one line) for 'A' section & 2 phones (one line) for 'B' section...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    Yes indeed; luxurious quality at that...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Available nearby to all resort guests...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    No charge, of course...moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    In 'A' living room; firewood furnished, of course; real cedar-log mantel...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

                    Restaurants on site will deliver to room or will cater events...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    State-of-art Kuerig single-cup brewing technology, with multiple famous flavors available...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Very completely outfitted...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Very completely outfitted...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Bicycles:

                    Nearby at Sawtooth Outfitters - our Guest Appreciation Coupons are accepted!...moreless

                  • Boat:

                    Professionally guided fishing & cruising nearby at Tofte Charters - our Guest Appreciation Coupons are accepted!...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    One balcony-style with 'A' section, one balcony-style with 'B' section - both overlooking the historic Tofte Pier just feet away...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Nearby at Superior National - our Guest Appreciation Coupons are accepted!...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Nearby at Sawtooth Outfitters - our Guest Appreciation Coupons are accepted!...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    Nearby at Sawtooth Outfitters - our Guest Appreciation Coupons are accepted!...moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    Like all resort guests you may use the tennis court...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Two pools: one indoor; one outdoor (heated year 'round)...moreless

                  • Shared Hot Tub:

                    Two shared: one at indoor pool; one at outdoor pool (heated year 'round). Plus private Jacuzzi in master bath...moreless

                  • Jetted Tub:

                    In master bath...moreless

                   

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                  $119-$349/nite(for 2, sometimes 4, guests)(7th nite free); holidays $159-$379/nite
                  Add'l person 2 years & up $15/nite (except no charge if add'l must use sofabed)
                  +Guest Appreciation Coupons - $40-$100 3 nites, up to $500 6 nites, use locally
                      Use Coupons for local skis/boards/snowshoes/gourmet dining/dogsled rides
                      and/or charter fishing/golf/shopping/bikes/canoes/kayaks/spa pleasures
                  2-nite min (3 holidays); exponentially greater Coupon $ for each add'l night
                  More savings - no 7% resort fee added when renting this most special Resort home
                  Check our website Bluefin Bay by Owner dot com for details
                  

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                  Last updated: 12/16/2014
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                  Location

                  Tofte
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Bluefin Grill
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Superior National Golf Course
                  Tofte
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Highway 61
                  Tofte
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Coho Cafe
                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Lutsen Mountains

                  Car: Necessary

                  Quaint 'Americana' Tofte Town Park nearby for picnics & boat launch, close to famed Superior Hiking Trail (one of the nation's great long trails with fabulous dayhikes), winter-time ice skating on the grounds, book a winter-time dogsled ride nearby, nature talks by Forest Service rangers, best fishing by charter with Capt. Peck's North Shore Charters (Guest Appreciation coupons accepted), fabulous canoeing/kayaking/biking/skiing/boarding/snowshoeing with gear from Sawtooth Outfitters (Guest Appreciation coupons accepted) North Shore's finest spa experience at WatersMeet (Guest Appreciation coupons accepted), 36 holes of world-class golf at Superior National (Guest Appreciation coupons accepted)

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1986

                  About the owner: We're Barb & Jack, happy to meet you & muse - vicariously - that you might be thinking of enjoying our special 'home away from home' on the North Shore of Lake Superior. We may be retired, sometimes just 'tired :),' but we're fortunate we can stay active & would be pleased if you can enjoy the special wonders of Bluefin Bay Resort. We're relaxing just a bit after high-intensity careers: Barb is a long-time Registered Nurse, partly in EMT, mostly in labor & delivery. Jack's career was in the advertising business, almost entirely in his own advertising agency enterprise. We both were reared in a small-town/agricultural environment in southern Minnesota that has surely left its mark on us forever. We love family (kids, grandkids & great-grandkids!), travel, horses & mules, desert, mountains, oceans, trains, boats, hiking, Jeeping, Western music (different than 'country'!), opera, cowboy poetry, and, and, and.

                  Why the Owner Chose Tofte:
                  It's easy to fall in love with this part of the country, the North Shore of Lake Superior, largest body of fresh water in the world. We've certainly been smitten. Sometimes this rugged coast is compared to the New England coast. Sometimes the nearby Sawtooth Mountains remind us of the west. The vast range of outdoor recreation opportunities -'right out the back door' - have been a huge attraction: unlimited hiking opportunities, hundreds of miles of XC trails, fishing, charming Americana in the small towns, best Alpine skiing east of the Rockies, kayaking & canoeing, on & on. And, of course, we were also attracted to the wonderful amenities of Bluefin Bay Resort, 2 pools (one outdoor & heated year 'round), 2 hot tubs (one also outdoor), and much more. Bottom line: We're glad we chose Bluefin Bay. We think you will be, too.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  We've done our share of hiking (including backpacking some 200 miles of the famed Superior Hiking Trail & day hikes galore) ...enjoyed picnics overlooking the Lake from atop Mt. Oberg or Carlton Peak ...relaxing (on our deck, or on the rocks a few feet away) to listen to the waves of the Lake crashing (or just lapping at the shoreline) a stone's throw away ...visiting the cascading streams feeding the lake, the cauldrons of the Temperance River, Devil's Kettle on the Brule River, the spectacular double waterfall of the Caribou River ...watching the kids & grand-kids skip rocks when the Lake is quiet ...the 'Smore's sessions around the campfire ...we could go on & on.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  • Enjoy the Resort's year 'round outdoor whirlpool

                    Enjoy the Resort's year 'round outdoor whirlpool

                  • Complete remodel: custom furniture, full kitchen, loft bdrm (new x-long twins)

                    Complete remodel: custom furniture, full kitchen, loft bdrm (new x-long twins)

                  • Steamer America docked here when roads had not yet come this far up this far

                    Steamer America docked here when roads had not yet come this far up this far

                  • Only here: master bdrm gives end-unit brightness, closest to Lake and Tofte Pier

                    Only here: master bdrm gives end-unit brightness, closest to Lake and Tofte Pier

                  • Living-room focal point: wood-burning fireplace; crackling, northwoods aromas

                    Living-room focal point: wood-burning fireplace; crackling, northwoods aromas

                  • Bluefin unique: extensive remodeling, ceiling fans in all bdrms & living room

                    Bluefin unique: extensive remodeling, ceiling fans in all bdrms & living room

                  • Bluefin unique: owner-selected decor gives is casual - all appliances updated

                    Bluefin unique: owner-selected decor gives is casual - all appliances updated

                  • Bluefin unique: 3 silk-sachet Harney teas, 6 flavors Land O Lake Cocoa Classics

                    Bluefin unique: 3 silk-sachet Harney teas, 6 flavors Land O Lake Cocoa Classics

                  • Special touches: owner decor, SS Edmund Fitzgerald painting, cedar-log mantel

                    Special touches: owner decor, SS Edmund Fitzgerald painting, cedar-log mantel

                  • Year 'round outdoor pool - Lake views/whirlpool/sun decks; just take Boardwalk

                    Year 'round outdoor pool - Lake views/whirlpool/sun decks; just take Boardwalk

                  • Exclusive at Bluefin: loft view shows owner's decor, window seat for Lake gazing

                    Exclusive at Bluefin: loft view shows owner's decor, window seat for Lake gazing

                  • Shower, and in this case, a 2-person Jacuzzi; fresh air & pretty Mountain Ash

                    Shower, and in this case, a 2-person Jacuzzi; fresh air & pretty Mountain Ash

                  • Not the usual Bluefin: Premium Home, remodeled/updated with owner's-choice decor

                    Not the usual Bluefin: Premium Home, remodeled/updated with owner's-choice decor

                  • Premium Home: at historic Tofte Pier, (lake gull entertainment no extra charge)

                    Premium Home: at historic Tofte Pier, (lake gull entertainment no extra charge)

                  • Note: now hotel-class, triple-sheet bedding (some following pics will changed)

                    Note: now hotel-class, triple-sheet bedding (some following pics will changed)

                  • Historic steamship America is lovingly depicted in historic photo and painting

                    Historic steamship America is lovingly depicted in historic photo and painting

                  • Special here: firewood box filled for you at check-in, fixin's from local folks

                    Special here: firewood box filled for you at check-in, fixin's from local folks

                  • Take kids/grandkids to nearby Tofte Town Park, savor the Lake while they play

                    Take kids/grandkids to nearby Tofte Town Park, savor the Lake while they play

                  • Premium Home special: high-end Keurig coffee brewing, choose from famous flavors

                    Premium Home special: high-end Keurig coffee brewing, choose from famous flavors

                  • Only high-end x-longs at Bluefin: twins, now with hotel-class triple-sheeting

                    Only high-end x-longs at Bluefin: twins, now with hotel-class triple-sheeting

                  • Bluefin unique: high-end ceiling fan, stylish high-window solar-heat control

                    Bluefin unique: high-end ceiling fan, stylish high-window solar-heat control

                  • Special bdrm: Old Havana fans, star-gazing skylite, flat-screen tv, extra mirror

                    Special bdrm: Old Havana fans, star-gazing skylite, flat-screen tv, extra mirror

                  • Fitness center/sauna/pool/whirlpool; steps away, use your Soak'n'Splash card

                    Fitness center/sauna/pool/whirlpool; steps away, use your Soak'n'Splash card

                  • Special touch: rustic comfort of Old Hickory rockers; read'n'listen to the Lake

                    Special touch: rustic comfort of Old Hickory rockers; read'n'listen to the Lake

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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 12/16/14
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                  Member since: 2010
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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