Burns Lake: Year-Round North Woods Lakeside Elegance(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cabin, 4 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8-12)
Burns Lake Cabin is a luxurious gorgeous, lakeshore, executive log home on 70 acres of private woodland surrounded by Chippewa National Forest! Relax and de-stress in absolute privacy and north woods beauty. Burns is one of the most beautiful lakes in the area (about 350 acres). This hand-scribed log home was built by executives who loved the woods and is meticulously maintained. You will never find a lovelier setting for your ultimate relaxation in the wilderness. Listen to the lake, paddle in the kayaks, fish, soak in the hot tub, ski, snowshoe, hike, hunt, or mountain bike on logging roads and private paths. We're open all year!
All bathrooms are tiled and luxurious. Relax in the 24 foot tall great room with the full-height fireplace. Gourmet cooks will love the kitchen - with calphalon professional cookwear. The house has been completely refurnished, with oriental rugs and luxurious leather furniture, a home gym, lounge area with wet bar, and rustic log beds by a local artist, with a new chimney, roof and log staining in 2015. Burns Lake Cabin even has an automatic back-up generator system, so no power failures will mar your vacation!
Year round, this beautiful cabin at the center of Minnesota sports and recreation country is available for your vacation of a lifetime. There is something for everyone! Sports enthusiasts will love the boating, fishing, hunting, golf, kayaking, sailing, swimming, running, hiking, snowmobiling, ice fishing, cross country skiing, just outside your door. The more restrained will have a wonderful time strolling on logging roads, canoeing, gently cycling and walking along miles of national forest paths and roads. Then come home for a picnic by the water.
The Chippewa National Forest in northern Minnesota covers a huge proportion of Itasca County. We live among hundreds of thousands of acres of wilderness and very little private land. The Forest itself consists of 1.6 million acres, and hosts the largest population of nesting bald eagles in the lower 48 states. During your stay, you may see osprey, eagles, pileated woodpeckers, hawks, red foxes and of course lovely white tail deer. winter evenings think about the great day outdoors and curl up in front of your own huge stone fireplace with hot gingerbread and coffee, a mystery novel or the love of your life!
Keywords: North Woods, Lake, Fishing, Cabin, Lodge, Peace, Quiet, Woods, Forest, Seclusion, Executive, snowmobiling, skiing, snowshoeing, fitness room, hot tub, kayaks, all seasons, fishing
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Member since: 2005
- 4000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 12
- Children Welcome:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12
- King size beds (1) Master bedroom with en suite bathroom & private screened in porch, Queen size Beds (2) Two different queen-bed bedrooms, one on ground floor, one on 2nd floor, Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 hand-crafted log beds by local artist in one twin - bedded room with gorgeous view of Burns Lake, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Two queen-sized futons...moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Autumn Foliage
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer:
- Covered Parking:
- Fitness Room / Equipment
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Security System
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Boat Dock
- Boat With Paddles
- Deck / Patio:
- Gated Community
Kayak / Canoe:
3 superior kayaks (one double 16.5' and two 13.5') can be rented. Both are heavy and stable, two singles, the other a double. Paddles and life vests provided. Rental for all three - $200 per week....moreless
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill:
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 7 - Jun 16, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Jun 17 - Aug 18, 2017
7 night min stay
Aug 19 - Jun 15, 2018
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 6.875%
Two superior kayaks are available (with paddles and ife vests) for an additional $150. Firewood provided.
No pets or smoking - we want to safeguard the space for our guests with allergies. Thanks!
Non-refundable $300. deposit is paid at time of reservation. The balance of your rent is due on or before three weeks before your first day at the cabin. Minnesota sales tax is payable on the rental amount. We reserve the right to charge your credit card for extraordinaty cleaning or damage costs to us resulting from your stay. Visa, MC, AMEX
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: I'm a researcher and an author (Martha Grace Reese), my husband is a consultant for not-for-profit boards of directors. We love our land and the lakes in the north woods! We kayak as many of the 1000 lakes in our county as we can. Please come north to join us in the most gorgeous place on earth!
Why the Owner Chose Marcell, MN, USA:
Burns Lake Cabin is 'next door' to the cabin we built and live in - 'next door' is 1/2 mile down our private road and a mile through woods from the public road! We have 70 acres of prime woodland and over 3000 feet of shoreline. Burns Lake Cabin is at the end of the property, in the oldest, most beautiful woods, and right next to Chippewa National Forest. So you, as our guest, share our home woods and the place we love best in the world. Burns Lake is gorgeous (and great fishing!), the woods are so quiet and peaceful - the house is one of the most beautiful and elegant in the area. Unlimited long distance calls, Wifi and cable TV included.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Fishing, boating, swimming, sailing, long walks in the woods, over private roads. We love hiking, snowshoeing, nordic skiing! We have a terrific restaurant in the area, and one of the most exciting live theaters and art galleries in Minnesota (go figure!) Come join us!
- Primary: 636.273.1070
- Secondary: 218.832.3286
Burns Lake Cabin (Lakeshore) - 3 porches, hot tub, WiFi, cable, home gym, 4 BR
Great room with 28' fireplace, leather furniture, cable TV, WiFi, lakeview
Great room, looking toward hot tub on 1st level & sitting room/library on 2nd.
First of two upstairs bedrooms - gorgeous lake view!
Downstairs bedroom (locking stairwell to garage). Den, bathroom & gym here.
Den, next to exercise room, with cable TV and futon (bedroom #4 & bathroom here)
One of our guests sent us this photo, captioned, 'Wow!' We agree.
Burns Lake in early October
Rockers and porch swing - read and look at the lake!
Kitchen view to dining room with solid cherry handmade, comfy Amish furniture
Master Bedroom with en suite bathroom, private screened in porch
Handcrafted birch bark bed (WAY better quilt & pillows now).
Upstairs sitting area/library/wet bar and futon for extra sleeping
North End of Burns Lake (our dock is to the left of this view)
Home gym (lower level)
The drive to Burns Lake Cabin (mile-long driveway - always plowed in winter)
Romantic moonlight in Minnesota
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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