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Minnesota Point Beach House 3 - Cottage on Lake Superior

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights

About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

City of Duluth interim use permit # PL13-029.

Minnesota Beach House is located on Park Point which is surrounded by the pristine waters of Lake Superior and the St Louis River. These bodies of water are home to kayakers, canoeists, boaters, fisherman, kite surfers, wind surfers, surfers, and swimmers. If you don't participate in these activities you'll surely enjoy their antics on the water! The property has direct access to six miles of sandy beach on Lake Superior where you'll see joggers, walkers, sunbathers, and sand castle builders. Only 0.7 miles from the Minnesota Beach House is the historic Lift Bridge which connects Park Point to the City of Duluth and all it has to offer.

Duluth Area Attractions:

Lighthouses

State Parks Near Duluth and Duluth Trails

North Shore State Parks

Great Lakes Aquarium

Lake Superior Zoo

Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center

S.S. William A. Irvin Ore Boat Museum

Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center

Lake Superior Railroad Museum

St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center

Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate

Tweed Museum of Art

Tom’s Logging Camp

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC)

Zeitgeist Arts: Independent movie theatre, cinema and dining

Duluth Activities:

Duluth City Hiking Trails

Superior Hiking Trail in Duluth

Superior Hiking Trail along North shore

Duluth Cross Country Ski Trails

Kayak tours, lessons, rentals.

Golf Courses In Duluth

Duluth Charter Fishing

Spirit Mountain Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding

Spirit Mountain Alpine Coaster

Lutsen Mountain Downhill skiing/snowboarding two hour scenic drive up North Shore of Lake Superior

Alpine Slide at Lutsen Mountain

Mountain and Road Biking

Vertical Endeavors Indoor Rock Climbing

Center for Personal Fitness

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Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017

About The Owner

Steve and I (Heather) have lived in Duluth for the past 17 and 12 years respectively. We call it home now and have a tough time seeing ourselves living elsewhere. Lake Superior has a draw and we've been mesmerized since moving here. We both love the water and spend a significant amount of our free time surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing and fishing. Both of us have caught a muskie out of our canoe a stone's throw away from our house on Minnesota Point. We've also been able to surf every month of the year! Although I'd recommend a wet suit Fall/Winter/Spring. We love this area and always look forward to coming home when we've gone on vacation.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2001

Why The Owner chose Duluth

Actually the vacation home is Steve's first home. He spent much of his free time repairing/refinishing. It is furnished with antiques handed down in our family that Steve refinished. We were unable to part with it when we moved to our new home less than a mile away so we turned it into a vacation rental home in 2010.

What makes this cottage unique

You'll have direct access to the largest freshwater lake in the WORLD (Lake Baikal in Russia is largest by volume, Lake Superior is largest by surface area)!

You are less than one mile away for the farthest inland port in the world.

You are less than one mile away from one of the largest lift bridges in the United States. There you can view Ocean and Great Lake ships from less than 100 feet as they enter and leave the port.

Minnesota Point is surrounded by water and the Aerial Lift Bridge is the only point of access by land. You are essentially on a island!

Steve lived in this house for several years and knows you have great neighbors!

If you want shopping, coffee, antiques they are less than 1 mile down the road over the Aerial Lift Bridge. You can also make the walk on sandy beach.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(79 traveler reviews)

Minnesota Point Beach House 3 - Cottage on Lake Superior
average rating of 4.962025 based on 79 reviews
5

Christmas Celebration

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place for a family gathering. The rooms were good size. It was very clean and well decorated. The kitchen was well stocked.

It was very cozy place to spend a cold wintery windy weekend with a fire in the fireplace. Ping Pong and Foosball what could be better. Heather was great to work with and very welcoming for a stay in Duluth. Could not have been happier with our stay. Everyone in our family was impressed. If you enjoy Lake Superior put this home on your list.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

We originally rented the property to have a ski vacation at Spirit Mountain; however, due to the weekend ice storm, conditions at the mountain were not conducive to skiing and we spent the bulk of our family time at the property. The location worked out great as we were only minutes from anywhere we wanted to go. Even though it was December, we still walked over the berm and spent time on the beach by the lakeshore. The property was very cozy and well equipped. We enjoyed our kitchen time together as we made homemade individual pizzas for dinner and blueberry waffles and beneits for breakfast. It was a great family "weekend".

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Cute and Cozy!

  • 5 of 5

The house is so cozy and feels just like home. We had a great time staying at the house, it had everything we needed. The walk on the beach is amazing!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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great house, great location

  • 5 of 5

came up for a weekend ski trip. unbelievable location, wonderful house, and great price. we will be back soon!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Clean and cozy place, amazing location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time here celebrating my wife's 30th birthday. Heather was very professional and easy to work with and the house was perfect. We will definitely be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Very charming near the water

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay. Loved how close it was to the water and we had plenty of room for our group. We are all excited to stay here again in the future. Oh, and Heather was wonderful. One of the best property owners I have worked with - thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Water sports abound just out you door on the sandy shore of Lake Superior. Kite surfing, wind surfing, surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing all can be seen/enjoyed.

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Rates & Availability

Park Point Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
off-Peak:Fall '16 - Spring '17
Oct 1 2016 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,250
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$250
From
$300
Fri,Sat
$1,650
 
 
Fall 2017-Spring 2018
Oct 1 2017 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 11.38%

State and city sales tax + city tourism tax + county tax = 11.375%

Monthly rate for off-peak is $2000.00 + tax.
Monthly rate for June, July, August is $4500 + tax.
Please contact me for detailed quote.

Please note: we do NOT rent for one night at any time during the year.
According to Duluth's vacation rental ordinance, minimum stay requirements are based on the season and maximum number of people allowed in a rental unit is determined by the number of bedrooms each rental property has available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Park Point Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , Bathroom on second floor has clawfoot tub.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • First floor bedroom: Queen size Bed; this room has private bath with full size tiled shower, pedestal sink, and toilet. First floor bedroom also has door to walk out onto back deck. Second floor rooms: Lake bedroom has full-size bed. Room has lake view and sliding glass door that leads out onto second floor deck. Second room has queen bed and air-conditioning unit in summer months. Third bedroom upstairs has twin bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Upstairs bathroom has Claw foot bath tub, pedestal sink and toilet. Antique furnishings, Maple hardwood floors throughout house.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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