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Historic Lakefront Cedar Log Cabin on Wooded 4 Acre Parcel

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 15)

* Please note that if the minimum nightly rental period ( 5 nights depending on the season) is not available on the calendar I am happy to accept shorter stays.

This has to be one of the most unique log properties in Minnesota. It was built on the site of a logging camp back in the 1920's, is almost 3000 square feet and great for entertaining large groups.

The sloping hardwood floors add character to the hand hewn beam, vaulted rooms. An expansive four season porch seats up to 20 people for dining or serene relaxation overlooking the lake. The picture windows on the 4 season porch open to create an airy, fragrant screen porch during warmer months. The large, level grassed yard is ideal for outdoor activities.

Master Bedroom - 2 Full XL w/bath, 1st Floor Bedroom North - 1 Queen, 1st Floor Bedroom South - 1 Full, Loft North - 2 Queen, Loft South - 1 Full and 1 Twin XL.

More Details

Property Manager
Doug Pearson
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

We celebrated a wonderful family time together as we extended our 50th wedding anniversary!! We (grandma and grandpa) had so much fun with Am and Jon, Ann and Curt and sons (12-9) and Carl and Kelly and girls (6-4). We cooked together, read books, played cards and had movie nights with popcorn. Uncle Curt brought his boat and we saw our grand kids try out tubing, wakeboarding, and becoming very good at it. We also did fishing (not too good), kayak and paddleboat. It was all alot of fun. But the most fun for me (grandma) was to have out family share good times all together.
Jul 2012
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Map

We are 30 minutes Northeast of Downtown Duluth. There are three restaurant/bars within apx. 12 miles. Briar Lake is almost 1 mile long and varies in width as you can see on our website picture on the local info tab (See Link Below). Briar is a DNR designated trout lake and stocked with Rainbows, Splake, and Donaldson trout. The water is clear and warm, (when not covered by snow and ice). Depth in the center is about 30 feet. Briar is a spring fed lake with a creek outflow on the far end. Great for boating, water skiing, kayaks, jet skis and long enough to take off and land float planes. We also have a shallow cove that has launched boats up to 20 feet in length.

Other Activities: Shopping, kayaking, Boating, Snowboarding, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa, Racquetball, Horseshoes

Amenities

Duluth Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Tiled Shower/ Sauna
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Tub Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Master - 2 double , Both are XL
    North Main - 1 queen
    South Main - 1 double
    North Loft - 2 queen , loft
    South Loft - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Twin is XL
  • Master Bedroom - 2 Full XL w/bath, 1st Floor Bedroom North - 1 Queen, 1st Floor Bedroom South - 1 Full, Loft North - 2 Queen, Loft South - 1 Full and 1 Twin XL. Full sized futon on porch optional for parites over 15.
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Pedal Boat
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Lots of room for parking 10 or more vehicles, Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer, Catering Available

Reviews

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Historic Lakefront Cedar Log Cabin on Wooded 4 Acre Parcel
average rating of 4.6571426 based on 48 reviews
5

Great getaway with a beautiful view!

  • 5 of 5

Charming house that is perfect for families. We loved the privacy and beautiful view of the lake. The place was clean and well stocked with what we needed for a weekend away.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Such a nice and roomy place.

  • 5 of 5

Nice place to get together. Total 10 beds and lots of room. Place for all the stuff we need . Very warm with sat tv

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Very roomy and gives you that true up north experience!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved our stay, BUT!

  • 1 of 5

There were nine of us that stayed. What a wonderful week with family. The property is beautiful and was very quite and relaxing. We brought our own kayaks and went kayaking just about everyday and enjoyed every minute of it. Loved our stay, BUT when my sister and her husband went to bed they found food crumbs and a bread bag tie between the sheets. We were thankful there was a washer and dryer available. In the master bed room the sink in the bathroom was just about pluged it drained very very slow and we couldn't get the sauna to work. We were excited to hear there was a kayak , row boat and a paddle boat for us to use, however the paddle boat and the row boat had about 4 inches of water in them and one of the paddles was broken on the row boat The water that was in these vessels looked like it was there awhile. The refrigerator was set to high and it ended up freezing some of our vegetables that were in the bottom crisper. As far as this place being clean I've seen cleaner. We left this place cleaner then we found it.

We Loved having fires in the fire pit and the family time was priceless. Will we ever consider renting this property again? I'm sorry to say "No".

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Grandkids had a lot of fun on the water with the paddle boat , everyone enjoyed the lodge!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family reunion

  • 5 of 5

Great spaces. Kids loved the loft. The children had lots of space to run. Close enough to North Shore for day trips.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.88%

A reservation for less than 5 nights during peak summer season may be accepted when stay dates are coming soon or when there are less than 5 nights available in between other reservations.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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