Charming All-Season Thunder Bay/Lake Superior Shoreline Cottage

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This enchanting all-season cottage is only 25 minutes South of Thunder Bay and 1 hour North of Grand Marais, Minnesota making it a close "escape" for those living in or near Thunder Bay and a peaceful place for anyone in need of quiet reflection in nature's amazing canvas.

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 -- not seen on the US 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 and allows 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 is "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 or Northern light sights.

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 literally "hangs" over the lake with 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 close to the main bathroom.

The living area hosts an 'open concept' floor plan. A comfortable queen size sofa bed and chaise lounge are convenient for additional guests to slumber. There is a large flat screen television, satellite access, DVD player, a large selection of DVD movies of various genre, stereo system with CD, MP3, Bluetooth & FM/AM radio and large, diverse selection of CD music.

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.

For those from the U.S.A. who have not yet ventured past Grand Marias, 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. An extra strong U.S. dollar provides savings to U.S. citizens.

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

It is easy to go on and on about the 'Superior' views and spectacular setting of this charming cottage but with hundreds five-star guest reviews? My wonderful guests have already said it all.

The cottage is available YEAR-ROUND. Reserve your requested nights early during the popular summer months and also visit this winter wonderland to experience nature's solitude in the "quiet time".

The "Spirit of Gitche Gumee" awaits you here.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    NOTE: In respect to neighbors of all species no "parties" or large gatherings are allowed. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome! Games and special movies children will enjoy are available for guest use....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is allowed outdoors only. A $1,500 fine applies if smoking inside the cottage. If you smoke please bring a sealed container. No cigarette debris is allowed on the property and no smoking allowed close to widows or doors. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    I love animals but pets are not allowed as to provide a low allergy environment for all guests....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Also hosts a flat screen TV. ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen

    Located in main living area....moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    Also hosts flat screen TV with DVD player....moreless

  • 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....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Excellent water pressure. Hand held shower option....moreless

Other Amenities

  • If you have special requests, please ask.


  • Books:


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    1. In the main living area 2. Bedroom #2 (built into the television)...moreless

  • Games:

    Yes. Card and board games....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Extensive collection of diverse genre....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Satellite Television is available in the main living area and bedrooms. ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    With BLUETOOTH connection so guests can listen to their own music. ...moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screen in main living area and bedrooms....moreless

  • Toys:

    We love children! Some games are available for guest use but please bring your favorite toys. ...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Extensive collection of DVD movies....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

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

Location Type

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


  • Dining:

    Open Concept. "Superior" views of Lake Superior. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    The cottage has only 'natural' air conditioning -- a gift from Lake Superior....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Washer & dryer are available for guests renting 1 week or longer @ $25.00/wk. ...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Thermostat controlled....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Living Room:

    Open concept, large windows....moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking by the cottage w/ additional parking available. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer & dryer are available for guests renting 1 week or longer @ $25.00/wk....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Since we all need to be 'connected' -- Wireless Internet is provided....moreless


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Open concept. Updated. Stainless appliances, fully equipped. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, pepper & some spices....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Two mountain bicycles are available for guest use....moreless

  • Boat:

    Available to rent. Ask owner....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Several levels including a special deck hanging over Lake Superior....moreless

  • Golf

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


Write a review 5
from 28 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holiday 2016
Dec 11 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay
$190 $209
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,046 $2,614
High Season 2017
May 15 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$190 $209
Thu, Fri, Sat
$1,120 $2,614

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$157 $179
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$896 $2,614
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • End Of Use Cleaning Fee $56.02
  • Tax Rate 11%


Please note rates are in Canadian Dollars (CDN).

U.S. guests receive a substantial discount because of the strong U.S. Dollar (USD).

Rates for U.S. guests will be converted from CDN to USD.

Signed lease agreement & deposit required to reserve. Cancellation policy & payment schedule outlined in agreement.l

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Thunder Bay International Airport
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ferry to Isle Royal
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
White Water
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 61
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Nearest Ski
Loch Lomand
Neebing, ON, Canada
Nearest Beach
Shores of Lake Superior

Car: Recommended

NOTE: RATE SCHEDULE IS IN CANADIAN DOLLARS. Please 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.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: 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.

Why the Owner Chose Neebing, ON, Canada:
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.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
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.

Contact us

Speaks: english, norwegian

Links to more information:

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Updated summer 2015.

    Updated summer 2015.

  • Romantic get-away so close to Thunder Bay...

    Romantic get-away so close to Thunder Bay...

  • Large updated bathroom.

    Large updated bathroom.

  • Meet one of the neighbors.

    Meet one of the neighbors.

  • The water here is warm year round!

    The water here is warm year round!

  • Fire pit and lower deck.

    Fire pit and lower deck.

  • You will love it too. :)

    You will love it too. :)

  • Open concept floor plan.

    Open concept floor plan.

  • Main living area.

    Main living area.

  • Bathroom updated summer 2015.

    Bathroom updated summer 2015.

  • Refresh. Relax.

    Refresh. Relax.

  • Upper deck & hot tub.

    Upper deck & hot tub.

  • Follow the rainbow and you will find this treasure.

    Follow the rainbow and you will find this treasure.

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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