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Grand Retreat-Spring Sale! 3 Nites for the Price of 2! April and May Only

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Last updated: 03/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

5 Bedrooms, game room, huge kitchen, 3 Baths, Sleeps 12, FREE Wi-Fi & FIREWOOD

The Grand Retreat is sure to please the entire family with its large great room, a deck overlooking Jonvick Creek, large fire pit for evenings around the bonfire, full size pool table and a dedicated theater room featuring a 50” flat screen TV with surround sound. This home sits on a large wooded lot with no neighbors. It is only 5 minutes from Lutsen Mountain and centrally located for hiking, fishing, snowmobiling, waterfalls, and scenic drives. Free WIFI and *one rack of firewood.

This custom home is a large two level timber frame home with two complete family rooms – one featuring a full size pool table and game table, the other features a stone wood-burning fireplace with gorgeous views. There is a custom full kitchen with a large dining table that seats 12, five bedrooms, three full-bathrooms and a two-car garage. It has hickory floors with in-floor radiant heating, granite countertops, vaulted ceilings with exposed beams and warm cedar. It is furnished with high quality furniture – comfy rich leather couches, four-poster beds with thick mattresses, double bunk beds and comfy sofas in the theater room, one that has a pull out Lazy-Boy double bed.

There is room for a maximum of 5 vehicles.
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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/18/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We have a minimum age of 21 years old to rent the house and sign the Contract....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Additional $100 fee plus damage deposit...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    Includes private full bathroom...moreless

  • Main Floor Bedroom: 1 queen

    Private room for 2....moreless

  • Basement Bedroom 1: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    Bunk beds include a full-size and twin-size mattress....moreless

  • Basement Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    Bunk beds inlude a full size and twin size mattress....moreless

  • Basement Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Comfy queen size sofa bed in theater room....moreless

  • Two private rooms on main floor with queen size, two basement bedrooms, each with bunk beds including a double mattress on bottom and a single mattress on top and the theater room converts to a private room with a new pull-out sofa bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Main Floor Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Access from great room and bedroom....moreless

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Private bathroom accessed only from the master bedroom...moreless

  • Basement Bathroom: toilet, shower


  • Three full bathrooms. Master bathroom includes tub/shower combo. Two bathrooms include stand-up showers....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Dedicated theater room with 50-inch plasma screen and surround sound' system including a Blue Ray DVD Player...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    DVD Blueray player ...moreless

  • Foosball


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Partial views of Lake Superior through trees....moreless

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    Located in the Sawtooth Mountains...moreless

  • River:

    Jonvick Creek is located near the back o the home....moreless

  • Water View:

    Views of Jonvick Creek in backyard...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    Large dining room table that seats 12, breakfast bar that seats 3 and a "kids table" for games or additional seating....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Stone, wood-burning fireplace on main level....moreless

  • Firewood
  • Garage:

    Tuck under heated garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant floor heat throughout home...moreless

  • Internet:

    FREE Wi-Fi included!...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    All linens, pillows, blankets are included....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Huge Living Room with leather couches and large wood burning fireplace...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    Parking for 5 vehicles with heated parking inside for one large vehicle and one small car...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Underground heated parking for (1) vehicle....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    No RV's or campers allowed...moreless

  • Telephone:

    No telephone. Cell phone service is good....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels, wash cloths and kitchen towels included....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Detergent not included...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Firewood is supplied and onsite....moreless


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker:

    Standard drip coffee maker Keurig K-cup coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Various sized sauce pans & skillets, large crock pot, electric hand mixer, waffle maker, casserole pans...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full sets for 12 people...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Dishwasher soap included...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Granite countertops, Jenn-Aire Appliances and custom hickory cabinets. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Some cooking spices, dish soap, dishwasher detergent, toilet paper, hand soap...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Large firepit with log benches adjacent to creek...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane grill on deck off of kitchen...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Five minutes from Lutsen Mountain...moreless

  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck


Write a review 4.7
from 27 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Weekend
May 25 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay
July 4th Week
Jun 30 - Jul 8, 2017
5 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
MEA Weekend
Oct 19 - Oct 22, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 22 - Nov 26, 2017
3 night min stay
Christmas and New Years
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2018
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $85 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12.375%


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All homes have a 3 NIGHT MINIMUM stay.

Cancellation Fee 60 days or more before 12:01 AM of your first nights rental is $250.00. If cancelled within 60 days of your first days rental there is no refund unless we can re rent the home for AT LEAST the same amount of your reservation.

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/18/2017
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  • Lutsen Mountains

  • Superior National Golf

  • Cascade River State Park

    "Fantastic waterfalls and views of Lake Superior. Great fall fishing for Steelhead and King ..."

  • Boundary Waters Canoe Area

    "Only 15 minutes from the Lutsen Lodges Grand Retreat. Great for canoeing, kayaking, fishing..."

  • Cascade Lodge Restaurant

    "This is our favorite place to eat that always does a great job and offer some of the best me..."

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90 Miles
Nearest Airport
Duluth, MN Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Papa Charlies
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Superior Ridge
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 61
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Lutsen Mountain
1 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

Wilderness Concierge - If you looking for assistance on personalized activities such as hiking, photography, moose viewing, fishing, hunting, canoeing and much more simply let us know and we can customize a guided or unguided package for you and your guests


Manager info

Lutsen Lodges

Year Purchased: 2006

About: Greg and Betsy live in Scandia, Minnesota. A previous home building contractor, Greg built more than 50 custom timber frame homes on the north shore, including all of the Lutsen Lodges homes. Currently, Greg and Betsy own and operate Lutsen Lodges vacation rental homes and are also business entrepreneurs.

Why Lutsen, MN, USA:
Lutsen Lodges was established to provide families and friends a high quality vacation in an “upper end” post and beam retreat. Our properties are located in the Sawtooth Mountains just 5 minutes from Lutsen Mountain Ski Resort and in the midst of numerous lakes, streams, hiking and snowmobile trails, waterfalls and much more. In addition, these retreats are in secluded and quiet locations for those seeking extreme relaxation or outdoor activities. Lutsen, Minnesota is the ultimate outdoor recreation area. Whether your interests are hiking, fly-fishing, lake fishing, hunting, kayaking, mountain biking, photography or snowmobiling, the Lutsen area is unsurpassed for any outdoor activity. Close to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, wildlife abounds and you may see moose, wolves, deer, loons, black bear and much more.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our properties feature only the best in amenities: radiant heated floors, free wi-fi, large stone fireplaces, granite countertops, flat screen satellite TV's, outdoor fire pits, comfortable furniture, pool tables/game rooms and best of all large custom kitchens. All our properties are located 5 minutes from Lutsen Mountain Ski Resort and centrally located for hiking, fishing, snowmobiling, waterfalls, and scenic drives.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/18/2017

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Large greatroom

    Large greatroom

  • Large kitchen

    Large kitchen

  • Pool table, fooseball table and air hockey

    Pool table, fooseball table and air hockey

  • Deck off of the kitchen/dining area

    Deck off of the kitchen/dining area

  • Dining for 12

    Dining for 12

  • Entry to house

    Entry to house

  • Kitchen


  • Large firepit

    Large firepit

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Theater room and sleeping area

    Theater room and sleeping area

  • Basement bedroom with bunks

    Basement bedroom with bunks

  • Great room and fireplace

    Great room and fireplace

  • Great room

    Great room

  • Large gameroom

    Large gameroom

  • Basement Bath

    Basement Bath

  • Stairs to main floor

    Stairs to main floor

  • Main floor guest room

    Main floor guest room

  • Main floor bathroom

    Main floor bathroom

  • Wood burning fireplace

    Wood burning fireplace

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Greatroom towards kitchen

    Greatroom towards kitchen

  • Cozy reading chair in the lower level with radiant heated floors.

    Cozy reading chair in the lower level with radiant heated floors.

VRBO #110545

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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