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CHARMING ALL-SEASON THUNDER BAY/LAKE SUPERIOR SHORELINE COTTAGE

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

2 bedroom Lake Superior Shoreline Cottage W/Specular Views Accommodates 6

FRESH. MODERN. CHARMING.

This enchanting all-season cottage is only 25 minutes South of Thunder Bay and 1 hour North of Grand Marais, Minnesota. It is a close "escape" for those living in or near Thunder Bay and beacons to those who have ventured only as far as Grand Marais. The Cottage is a peaceful place for all in need of quiet reflection in nature's amazing canvas.

NOTE: RATE SCHEDULE IS IN CANADIAN DOLLARS. U.S. guests receive a substantial discount due to the strong US Dollar. Please contact owner for rates in USD.

A spectacular and scenic road trip meandering along Lake Superior's famous North Shore coastline from Duluth, Minnesota is acclaimed "one of the most scenic routes" in the United States. But the scenic drive does not end in Grand Marais! Continue North only 25 minutes to the US/Canadian boarder to embrace and experience a mountainous, rugged topography with AMAZING views of Lake Superior dotted with its islands and inlets -- not seen on the USA side.

The cottage is ideal for the business traveler working in or near Thunder Bay preferring a view of majestic Lake Superior vs. a hotel room. Quality wireless Internet is provided allowing you to truly work "remotely". Mobile phone connection in the area is excellent.

The hot tub/spa is located on the front deck overlooking Lake Superior and "open" year-round. Relax in the warm water as the sun rises or sets and in-between sunshine, moonshine, raindrops or snowflakes. A perfect place for amazing star-gazing and viewing Northern Lights.

A new propane fueled BBQ grill is located on the front deck.

Perhaps the "north shore" experience is complete with toasted marshmallows over a lakeside campfire? It is your decision but regardless a fire pit down a meandering path overlooking Lake Superior awaits. The lower deck, which literally "hangs" over the lake has shoreline access. It is the perfect place to enjoy panoramic "Superior" views, launch a kayak or enjoy a shoreline bonfire.

Two private bedrooms offer comfortable beds, fine linens, ample closet space, dressers and flat screen televisions with satellite access. Both bedrooms are tucked quietly away from the main living area and close to the main bathroom.

The living area hosts an 'open concept' floor plan and a (truly) comfortable queen sofa bed and chaise lounge, which are convenient for additional guests to slumber.

A large flat screen television hosts quality satellite, DVD player, and a large selection of DVD movies for guests to enjoy. A stereo system with CD, MP3, Bluetooth, FM/AM radio is available for guest use. There is also a selection of CD music of various genre.

Various card and board games are also provided.

The bathroom hosts a bath/shower combination with hand held shower option, grab bar and terrific water pressure! Shampoo, conditioner & body soap are provided.

The kitchen is recently updated and fully equipped. Plenty of cook and bake ware, dishes, table settings, napkins, paper towels and variety of spices are available for guest use.

Thunder Bay hosts an International Airport just 25 minutes from the cottage allowing people from all over the world to visit this special place on earth.

WELCOME AMERICANS!

For those from the U.S.A. who have not yet ventured past Grand Marais, MN -- what are you waiting for with your strong dollar? Experience this spectacular terrain and adventure just across the boarder. The Cottage is only 1 hour from Grand Marais and the strong U.S. dollar provides significant savings to U.S. citizens.

Note: Passports are required at the U.S./Canadian Boarder Patrol.

I could go on and on about the 'Superior' views and spectacular setting of this charming Lake Superior cottage...however with no less than 100% 5-star guest reviews? My treasured guests have already said it all.

The Cottage is available YEAR-ROUND. Remember to please reserve your requested nights early for the popular summer months. The Cottage is also available in winter! Experience this winter wonderland and an abundance of local activities close by. Excellent alpine and nordic ski trails, ice climbing and local winter festivals embrace this not-so-quiet time in the North.

The Cottage & "Spirit of Gitche Gumee" awaits your visit. Welcome.

More Details

Owner
Carolyn Nelson
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, norwegian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017

About Carolyn Nelson

I take great pride keeping the cottage fresh and updated and tend to the smallest detail. I am very particular when it comes to cleanliness. I personally work at the property to insure the high standard is maintained. It is truly my pleasure to share this incredible place and space with you.

I personally love exploring the woods by XX ski and hiking. I have the utmost respect for the power & beauty Lake Superior beholds, spirit of Gitche Gumee; the nature, serenity and magic surrounding the cottage and animals who also call this place home.

I enjoy traveling and believe it broadens ones perspective of the world and teaches tolerance, respect and understanding in regard to cultures and people.

Thank you for being my guest. I really look forward hosting you.

Note: Always email for last minute reservations as same day check in could show unavailable online.

P.S. Ask about other great accommodations in Minneapolis!

Carolyn Nelson purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Carolyn Nelson chose Ontario

This spectacular place has brought to me, friends, family and guests many cherished memories, healing escapes & heart-felt adventure. This is truly one of my favorite places in this world.

What makes this cottage unique

Thunder Bay is a wonderful cultural city growing in business, economy and population. It also hosts an International Airport. The city and airport is only 25 minutes from the cottage where you can find quality stores, fresh meat, fish & produce and fantastic restaurants. There are many cultural events, festivals & adventures in and around Thunder Bay, which is so rich in history.

Of course my favorite place is residing at the cottage overlooking the ever-changing magnificent Lake Superior, but I also appreciate the convenience of having a city close by.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Heather & I very much enjoyed our stay at your beautiful lake house where we celebrated her birthday.



Our first morning here started foggy but after lunch the mist burned off the lake to present us with an afternoon of brilliant sun.



We love the decorative touches in each of your rooms. You have a great eye for style.



The night visits to the campfire allowed us to stare at the stars, listening to the calming surf, and to look up to the warm, inviting hilltop cottage.



We loved the hot tub the best!



We will be back again. Thanks for the excellent hospitality!
May 2015
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

CHARMING ALL-SEASON THUNDER BAY/LAKE SUPERIOR SHORELINE COTTAGE
average rating of 5.0 based on 80 reviews
5

Lovely Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Our family met in Thunder Bay to spend Christmas together. For some it was a very long journey, so walking into a beautiful, cozy, comfy and clean cottage complete with a lit Christmas tree was wonderful. We were amazed at the fully equipped kitchen, and all the extra amenities that were provided, making our stay easy and relaxing. Everyone enjoyed the fireplace, hot tub, the hiking trails, the scenery and the peace and quiet. We hope that one day we will be able to go back, during the summer. Thank you for making our Christmas special, one that we will never forget.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely beautiful inside and out!!

  • 5 of 5

Completely speechless when we arrived at the cottage. This place was home away from home with benefits! Clean! Just so perfect and beautiful. Views were jaw dropping and breathtaking! I can not wait to go back to see more! Thank you so much! We enjoyed and loved our stay!!

Michele Keenlance

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful little cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is absolutely charming and spotlessly clean. The view is magnificent. We drove to and from Thunder Bay everyday as we were visiting family. During our nightly drives, we saw a Momma bear and her two cubs, several small foxes, deer, raccoons, and other critters. On our first morning, a beautiful falcon flew overhead and perched nearby a bald eagle. The cottage is so peaceful and cozy. Although on a remote road, there were always some people around in the neighbouring cottages. We would not hesitate to stay here again, and found Carolyn wonderful to deal with.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Loved the getaway

  • 5 of 5

Lovely getaway for those needing peaceful and quiet wilderness setting. You do need to drive about 20 minutes to get to TB. Cathy the caretaker was lovely and answered any questions we had. Some cool places to visit: amethyst hunting, Kakabeka Falls(Portage- hike all the way down to the bottom) cheese farm and Hoito the Finn restaurant for pancakes. Thunder Bay Saturday Market for local food and artsy finds...also right next to a HUGE movie theater...make an afternoon of it. Great wilderness hikers dream.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved It!

  • 5 of 5

If you like clean, quiet, comfortable, peaceful, and scenic this is THE place! Owner was easy to work with and very caring about you and your stay. The cottage is spotlessly clean and extremely well supplied. The view off the deck is awesome. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Thunder Bay Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Falcon Ridge was a most pleasant surprise. The pictures on the site don't really do it justice. It surpassed our expectations. Beautiful views of Lake Superior from the cottage and lovely accommodations. Carolyn has really thought of everything that will make your stay comfortable. Appreciated having Cathy close by checking in on us and being so helpful. The drive into Thunder Bay is a little longer than indicated but we tried to remember to do everything in one or two trips so we didn't have to go often. Loved the hot tub! Especially since we didn't find the lake very good for swimming.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Thunder Bay International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Lodge
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Ferry to Isle Royal
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
White Water
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 61
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Lodge
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Loch Lomand
Nearest Beach
Shores of Lake Superior
Car: recommended

NOTE: RATE SCHEDULE IS IN CANADIAN DOLLARS. U.S.A guests receive a substantial discount because of the strong U.S. Dollar.

Contact owner for rate in USD.

The cottage is "on" Lake Superior only 25 minutes South of Thunder Bay. Thunder Bay offers many tourist activities, parks, farmers markets and festivals for those exploring this historical area.

Groomed hiking trails are just out the cottage door. Pack a picnic and head to "picnic point" for spectacular panoramic views of Sturgeon Bay & Lake Superior. In late summer bring along a pail to collect wild raspberries which abound along the trails. Views are truly breathtaking!

And yes, even in nature we are "connected". Wireless Internet is provided at the cottage and mobile phone service is excellent in the area.

The cottage is close to many adventures and tourist sites including Eagle Cannon, which has the longest extension footbridge and zip line in Canada. Kekabeka Falls, Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, Old Fort Williams, Loch Lomand Ski Area, Whitewater Golf Course and the largest North American Amethyst Mine.

There are just too many "day trips" and activities for people of all ages and interests to mention here. Additional information & brochures are located at the cottage and on the thunder bay tourism web site.

Note: Always email for last minute reservations as same day check in could show unavailable online.

P.S. Ask about other great accommodations in Minneapolis!

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Rates & Availability

Neebing Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season 2017
May 15 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$176
From
$191
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,072
$3,446
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday 2017
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$176
From
$191
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,149
$3,446
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$142
From
$153
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$842
$2,680
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

End Of Use Cleaning Fee $57
Tax Rate 11.0%

NOTE: THE RATE SCHEDULE IS IN CANADIAN DOLLARS (CDN).
U.S. guests receive a substantial discount because of the strong U.S. Dollar (USD).
Contact owner for rates in USD.
Signed lease agreement & deposit required to reserve. Cancellation policy & payment schedule outlined in agreement.l

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Amenities

Neebing Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Excellent water pressure. Hand held shower option.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Also hosts a flat screen TV.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , Located in main living area.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Also hosts flat screen TV with DVD player.
  • Full bed in bedroom 1. Queen bed in bedroom 2. Flat screen televisions in both bedrooms with satellite television reception. Bedroom 1 also has a DVD player within the television.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
If you have special requests, please ask.

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

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