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Year Round, Beautiful Vermilion Property w Sauna, Beach, Great Location

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 7-11)

Beautiful, year round vacation house and fully furnished small cabin on Lake Vermilion! This property is in Daisy Bay - a prime, central location on the lake. The main house is available year round including winter, sleeps 7 to 8. The main house and small cabin are available as a package deal May through October. The main house alone is available in the Winter, May, September, and October. The small cabin, sleeps 3 to 4, and is available alone during May, September, and October.

The property is 1.65 acres so plenty of space and the house and small cabin are about 35 yards apart. This is a 2000 square foot house with plenty of space--3 bedroom, 3 bath! Enjoy your vacation in this northwoods updated, quiet home on a premier north Minnesota lake on the edge of the BWCA. There is 175 feet of shoreline with a sand beach for swimming or relaxing in the summer and easy access to the lake year round. There is a boat launching area next to the dock also. Perfect for family vacations, fishing, ice fishing, and snowmobiling groups. Also an excellent getaway for people wanting to go up north for that relaxing, quiet escape!

In the winter, there is easy access to miles of north woods snowmobile trails and the lake for snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and ice fishing. Ice fishing house rental (on guide tested walleye spots) and guided ice fishing trips are available with a highly regarded Lake Vermilion fishing guide--a referral and contact information provided for you. Panfish/ Crappie ice fishing information also available. The casino is 5 minutes away and there is an awesome wolf museum in Ely to visit in the winter. Giants Ridge downhill and cross-country skiing is close. After your day in the snow, a sauna in the basement awaits for your relaxation! Dual electric and propane heat in the winter. There is an electric fireplace insert inside a granite fireplace in the living room. Plenty of parking space on the property for trucks and trailers and easy access in the winter to the house and the lake.

In the spring, summer, fall, enjoy your own private boat launch on the property. There is a 50 foot, 'L' shaped newer dock with sitting bench for docking your boats. A fish cleaning shack is on site also. The house has natural pine interior walls and hardwood floors throughout, a granite fireplace with electric fireplace insert, sauna, TV with DVD player, newer appliances, fully stocked kitchen and a large deck overlooking the yard and lake. There are plenty of trees on either side of the yard for privacy and that north woods feel!

The 3 bedroom/ 3 bathroom main house sleeps up to 8 people. The separate small cabin sleeps 2 to 4 people. In the main house, the master bedroom has a queen size bed plus an extra single mattress in the closet if needed for extra sleeping space. The second bedroom has a full size bed. The third bedroom has a bunk bed made of two single beds. The main level has a couch which folds out into a bed. The basement has 2 separate single beds. All 3 of these bedrooms have pine woodwork throughout and dressers.

The small cabin sleeps 2-4 and is fully furnished! It is available May through the end of October. Contact me please for rates, availability, and more pictures. Can be rented with the main house as a package deal or alone. There is a separate parking area for the small cabin. The small cabin has a queen bed in the bedroom, full bathroom inside the cabin, a fold-out couch in the living room, fully furnished kitchen, TV with DVD player for movies, deck, grill, knotty pine interior! There is an electric stove and a space heater that provides heat. This is a self-contained seasonal cabin, very cozy with a great view of the beach and lake! I can send you more pictures!

In the spring, summer, and fall, there is generally very little boat traffic tends to be on the lake which makes for a peaceful vacation. There is a private boat launch and large 50 foot dock with bench on the property for your boats. Plenty of water depth around the dock for safe docking (6-8 feet deep!) and plenty of parking space on the property for your vehicles and trailers. If you are interested in booking a walleye fishing guide, I can connect you with a guide who is one of the most well-known and respected guides on Vermilion for walleyes. He consistently brings groups out catching high numbers of walleyes each day year round. A very nice guy too! Excellent fishing for walleye, musky, bass, panfish, and northern on this bay. Enjoy your time on the lake water skiing, jet skiing, fishing, or just relaxing next to glacial ledge rock shorelines and islands!

Outside the kitchen and living room areas of the house is a large deck overlooking the yard and lake with a Weber grill, a perfect setting for preparing your feast! By the water, there is a campfire area, beach, picnic table, and boat launch area next to the dock.

Lake Vermilion is one of Minnesota's premier fisheries and lake vacation destinations. Excellent walleye, musky, bass, and northern fishing year round! Aggressive walleye and musky stocking programs. Much of the lake is undeveloped and has several islands and bays. It has been sited as one of the '10 most scenic lakes in the U.S.'--Sportsman's Connection Fishing Map Guide.

In addition to the natural beauty of the lake, there is plenty to do in the area! Lakeside restaurants, Fortune Bay Casino about 5 minutes away with a premier golf course, beach at McKinley Park, shops and art galleries at nearby Ely, Wolf Museum, and Bear Watching Centers.

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Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018


Tower House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - Full bathroom in guest cabin
  • Three bathrooms in main house and 1 bathroom in small cabin.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , One bunk bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Sleeper Sofa living room and two single beds in basement
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , In Small Cabin 1 queen bed and sleeper sofa
  • Main House Queen Size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Bunk Beds (1) plus fold out couch in living room. Small Cabin Queen Size Bed (1) plus a fold out couch in the living room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Year Round, Beautiful Vermilion Property w Sauna, Beach, Great Location
average rating of 4.470588 based on 17 reviews
St Anthony, MN

Beautiful location on the lake, but...

  • 3 of 5

This is a great location on Lake Vermilion's Daisy Bay. The house has plenty of room and 2 full bathrooms, including a tub - which was great for 5 adults and a 2 yr old. However, general housekeeping could be better. It's disappointing to pay for a prime spot on the lake and have to clean cobwebs out of corners and sweep up crumbs from a previous renter.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for this feedback. In general we have received positive comments about the housekeeping. I will mention your comments to them for future cleanings.
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Beautiful property in quiet bay!

  • 5 of 5

This is our first year doing VRBO though we are very familiar with Lake Vermilion and Daisy bay. This property is a must stay! It fit our large family perfect! It was nice to have a private beach and boat launch. It is surrounded by trees and very quiet! Cabins were clean and spacious! We definitely will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place! Great location.

  • 5 of 5

Calm waters, so you don’t need a boat lift. What a wonderful lake. If we have a chance, we would prefer to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

The cabin itself was beautiful. There was tons of sleeping space for everyone. It came with everything’ you could think of or need. However the owner of the cabin was there both days while we were there. I have never experienced that while renting a VRBO. He was nice, but we were a group of only girls and it made us feel uncomfortable. I would have preferred if the owner worked on the cabin when we were not there.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I apologize that I dropped off a picnic table with chairs and some things into the garage. These were one time things to get ready for the summer season. Sorry about that. I am happy to hear you thought the cabin was beautiful!
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Snowmobiling trip

  • 5 of 5

7 of us stayed at the cabin comfortably. It had everything we needed. Snow was great and the cabin was great. Great access to the trails and close to town if needed. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Columbus, MN


  • 5 of 5

We've been staying at this beautiful lake house for the last 15 years for opening of fishing. It is very spacious and beautiful giving us the comfort of being at home with the feel of a log cabin home away from all the hustle and bustle. It has the sauna which is very relaxing when coming off the lake and the fish cleaning house right next to the dock with all our boats makes prep for fish unbeatable.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Vermilion Club
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Fortune Bay Casino
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 77
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Vermilion Club
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Giants Ridge
Nearest Beach
11 Miles
McKinley Park
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $40 + Tax
Cleaners Fee $110 + Tax

Late June, July, August weekly rate of $2490 above is for the main house plus the small cabin as a package deal. All other rates above are for the main house only, up to 8 people. The main house has 3 bedrooms and a full bathroom upstairs, 1 half bathroom on main level, and 2 single beds and full bathroom in the basement. Extra sleeping space on main floor also.
Ask about 2 night, 3 night, and 4 night rates in winter, fall, spring.
The small cabin is available w main house or alone in May, early June, Sept, and October- call/ email for nightly/ weekly rates and availability.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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