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Pets Ok Bluefin Bay *Premium Home* by owner, Lake Superior North Shore

Bedrooms 3
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

MUCH LOWER RATES POSSIBLE if no more than 4 persons. Rates shown for ‘complete' home 56, sleeps 8. If 4 persons or fewer, rate can be 40%-50% LESS for either... 56A (ground-level, great-room kitchen, living & dining area, Q bdrm, bath w/whirlpool, fireplace & no-extra-person-charge sofabed, shore-side deck)... OR ...56B (upstairs, Q bdrm, K bdrm, 2 baths, whirlpool, fireplace, wet-bar w/ fridge & microwave). INQUIRE ASAP since partial avails disappear quickly & are not shown in calendar. LOWER RATES detailed in our response.

Pet-friendly townhomes of this quality & size are hard to come by at the famed Bluefin Bay Resort on the North Shore of Lake Superior, near Lutsen. You & your pets will love it at this *Premium Home*! Sleeps up to 8. Need a little more space? We have 2 adjoining/nearby equally nice accommodations (each sleeps up to 8, no pets in those) 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 x-c ski / downhill ski / snowshoe / snowmobiling / canoe / kayak / bike / charter fishing / dogsled rides / gourmet dining / shopping / spa pleasures and more. Learn More about valuable Coupon bonuses for return or first time guests by following this link (copy and paste link to your browser)

(Excuse some background: In Bluefin Bay Resort 'language' our home is sometimes referred to as a 'Grand Superior' - & in that 'language' what we refer to as the 'A' section, ground level, is a 'Grand Superior One Bedroom' & what we call the 'B' section, upstairs, is a combo of a 'Grand Superior Master Bedroom' and 'Hillside Guest Room.')

Stay here & look right down (from upstairs) & directly out at (from shore-side) the nearby waters of Lake Superior, where frequently the crashing waves of the mighty Lake offer spectacular sights & sounds.

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

Keywords: Lutsen,lakeside,resort,luxury,Lake Superior,ski

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

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.

What makes this townhome unique

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.

Guestbook comments from the owner

It has been a wonderful week. Weather was better than we expected but fall along the North Shore can be full of surprises. Our second anniversary has come & gone - celebrated like our honeymoon & first anniversary. This is the best place to take a break from our busy lives & remember who each other is and why we are together. Thank you for the nice place to stay.We hope to have many more anniversary stays at Bluefin. John & Tammy
Oct 2009
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Tofte Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master bath, upper-level master bdrm; 2-person shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Private to upper-level guest bdrm
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Private to ground-level master bdrm and/or to living area
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upper-level guest bedroom, private bath
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Upper-level master bdrm (some call it 'honeymoon suite')
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Ground-level living room, Queen size
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Ground-level master bdrm
  • King bed in 'B' master bdrm; queen beds in 'A' master bdrm and 'B' guest bdrm. Plus queen sofabed in 'A' living room (no charge, even for adults, if used only with 'A' section).
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
2 baths in 'B' (including double shower in master bath), marble on vanity tops throughout & on wet bar. 4 hi-performance ceiling fans (lvg room & bdrm in 'A' & each bdrm in 'B' for addl lites & comfort), double shower in 'B' master bath, granite vanity tops & wet bar, 2 cedar log fireplace mantels, gas fireplaces; world-class Keurig coffee service with Caribou & Green Mountain flavors & quality, finest Harney & Sons silk-sachet teas, multiple modern phone handsets in each home take messages privately, highest-quality Land O’Lakes hot chocolate fixings


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Nearest Barpub
Bluefin Grill
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Superior National Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
Bluefin Grill
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
Lutsen Ski Hill
Car: recommended

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 winter-time dogsled ride nearby (Guest Appreciation coupons accepted), 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)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Service Fee $45 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.38%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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