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Note: Rate is posted on VRBO in US Dollars. For rate in Canadian Dollars go to: www.homeaway.ca and enter Thunder Bay in the search bar.
This enchanting All-SEASONS 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 surrounded by nature's amazing canvas.
A spectacular and scenic road trip meandering along Lake Superior's famous North Shore Highway 61 from Duluth, Minnesota. Acclaimed "one of the most scenic routes" in the United States and consistently rated in the top 10 world-wide. BUT! the scenic drive does not end in Grand Marais. Continue North only 25 minutes past the US/Canadian boarder and embrace the mountainous, rugged topography with AMAZING views of Lake Superior dotted with its islands and inlets -- not seen on the USA side. Experience this amazing bi-lingual country just across the Minnesota boarder! Bienvenue!
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 (hmmm, eh?). Quality, secure, wireless Internet provide guests the opportunity 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 close to the main bathroom.
The living area hosts an 'open concept' floor plan. A comfortable queen sofa bed offers guests another place 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 provide
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 bakeware, dishes, table settings, napkins, paper towels and variety of spices 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 -- and they DO!
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. Your strong U.S. dollar provides significant savings for local fare and adventures in Canada!
Note: Passports are required at the U.S./Canadian Boarder.
It is tempting to go on and on about the 'Superior' views and spectacular setting of this charming Lake Superior cottage...however with 100% 5-star guest reviews? 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 time so experience this winter wonderland and 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" await your visit. Welcome!