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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"My husband and I stayed in the Timberdoole cabin. We brought our 17 foot boat. The driveway is pretty steep-we pulled in with the boat on the trailer but we used the neighbors driveway (that connects) to take the boat back up. The public launch is close so that was nice. Fishing was not as good as expected. We did have evenings/mornings of rain the weather cooled pretty quickly that week - so that may have switched the fish off. The cabin was clean and comfortable with modern amenities (gas range, microwave, gas fireplace, Dish TV with limited channels). The bed is a double. The floor plan is very open which is nice. The deck is large and gets afternoon sun, so it's a nice place to soak up some rays. The water in the cabin is MN north hard (rusty) water - so as suggested bring water to drink. The waterfront is soft sloping with sandy bottom. The sandwich cafe in Marcell was nice little break. They're open for breakfast and lunch with a decent selection and have free wi-fi. The grocery store in Big Fork is big enough for all your needs food and a few essential needs. The Plum Tree Antique store in Marcell is quaint and worth the visit."
Guest: Jenifer W.Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 6, 2014
"What you see in the pictures is what you'll find when you arrive, everything is just as described. Brian is a great host, concerned to make sure everything is as expected - and Hank (the dog) couldn't be any happier to see new friends. The lake is wonderfully peaceful, clear and beautiful - the most boats we ever saw on the lake when we were out other than our own was a grand total of 3. 80% of the shore-land looks like the BWCA or Canada, very remote & wild. The lake is small, but that means less time spent looking for new spots to fish and less gas to burn.
We saw bald eagles every day, the loons were there to serenade us, we saw beavers and deer as well. While we didn't set any records with our fishing, we always could catch something (bass and northern pike mostly) and the crappie bite was very dependable every evening. The locals that we met that had places on the lake were very friendly and helpful. Little kids would be able to catch panfish off the dock (little ones) all day long without any problem. There's no cell phone service, no TV, and that's all part of what makes this great. It's a short drive into Marcel for essentials, or an easy drive to Grand Rapids to visit a bigger town with the big box stores. The cabin is small, but it doesn't claim to be otherwise, and we found everything clean and orderly, and well stocked with the essentials. If you are looking for a low tech, relaxing vacation - then you'll certainly enjoy your stay. We would recommend this property to anyone looking for what Brian so accurately describes. If you want something fancy, look elsewhere - but if you are looking for an old fashioned retreat you will enjoy your stay."
Guest: GordonDate of Stay: July 2014Review Submitted: July 22, 2014
"My husband and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary at this beautiful cabin with a few of our family and friends. We enjoyed our time there and would definitely go back again. Our granddaughter and her friend loved the zip line, kayak and movie theater. The owners were very helpful and answered all of our questions."
Guest: Debbie E.Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 5, 2014
Great location-Everything you need for a wonderful vacation!
"We spent 5 days with our son and his family, including our 3-year-old granddaughter! We had a wonderful family vacation that included time on the beach, time at Canal Park and other sightseeing in Duluth and time around the campfire and on the deck overlooking Lake Superior. The owners were very responsive, without being intrusive, and provided a great setting for our vacation. House was very clean and well-maintained. Highly recommended if you are looking for a great place to stay in Duluth that takes advantage of the Lake Superior shoreline!"
Guest: suzanneDate of Stay: July 2014Review Submitted: August 11, 2014