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Beautiful, Quiet, Relaxing and Secluded

(19 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7-170 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5-9)

Just 8 and a half miles east of Ely, Minnesota and a mile and a half off the Fernberg Road on Garden Lake. It is a year around cabin that is beautiful, quiet, relaxing, secluded place to enjoy your vacation, honeymoon or escape from the hustle and bustle. Solitude is what you'll experience. Open beam ceiling. No need to bring bottled water as a result of a 300+ foot well. Access to BWCA

Air Conditioned
One bedroom with 1 double bed
Loft with 1 double and 1 twin bed and double futon
Living room has double futon
Beautiful lake view with large sundeck on two sides
Smoke and pet free environment
Linens included
Kitchen fully equipped -
Drinking Water Certified by Health Dept.
DVD, Satellite HD TV, VCR and surround sound
Wood stove with glass door
Unlimited wood supply
Outdoor fire pit with benches
95' dock with bench (private)
Full bathroom with tub/shower
16' SSV Lund with 25 hp electric start/power tilt E-tec
Electric trolling motor
17' aluminum Grumman canoe with paddles
life jackets
Cedar swimming raft anchored in bay
Extremely private
Boat launch available for private boat
Gas grill
Fish Cleaning Station
Fishing map of the lakes

Keywords: beautiful, quiet, relaxing, secluded place to enjoy your vacation, honeymoon or escape,
Garden Lake
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1080 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome:

    Games Ladder Ball Catch fish off dock...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 5-8

  • Other (See Description): 1 double


  • Bedroom 1


  • Loft: 1 double, 1 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon


  • Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Treadmill Binoculars



  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Festivals

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    The cabin is 75 feet from the lake....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    1900 feet of private lakefront property. Property is surrounded by Federal and State land. Nearest private property is across the bay....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Tread Mill...moreless

  • Garage:

    Covered parking for smaller car or SUV...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Propane wall furnace...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free Wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets / Pillow Cases Blankets...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided:

    Hand towels Wash Cloths Bath towels...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Clear Glass Door...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    With filters...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped; Including dish towels, dish soap, hand soap, dish cloths ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Gas oven w/broiler...moreless


  • Boat:

    16' SSV Lund boat with electric start 25HP E-Tec engine with power tilt...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    The deck is full lenght on two sides of the cabin. There is a deck table with 4 chairs and additional lawn chairs...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    17' Grumman standard weight aluminum canoe w/paddles (no charge)...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden


Write a review 4.9
from 19 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 2017
May 6 - May 12, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

May 13 - Sep 15, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Fall 2017
Sep 23 - Oct 14, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Winter 2017
Nov 18 - May 6, 2018
170 night min stay

flat fee
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Boat/Motor Per Week $350 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9.875%


Summer: May/October - $1600/wk (4 guests). $150 extra per person over 4 guests

unless under 10 years old. Boat/motor $350 per week

Saturday through Saturday only. Check-in Sat. 12:00pm, check-out Sat. 9:00am

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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70 Miles
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Necessary

Iron Ore Mine (underground) in Sudan, MN (about 30 miles)

North American Bear Center

Dorthy Molter Museum (Root Beer Lady)

International Wolf Center

Vince Shute Bear Preserve (1 1/2 hour drive)

Access to BWCA


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: Retired Vocational teacher / Welder / Welding Inspector / Peace Corps Volunteer. The property (40 acres) was bought in '88 and the road (1 1/2 miles) was put in the next year. Two years later my boys and I had the cabin basically completed and its been home ever since.

Why the Owner Chose Ely, MN, USA:
With 6 children in our family, we found the BWCAW to be a terrific family vacation area that we could afford. I couldn't imagine a better area to retire in than a spot on a lake in the Ely area.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
I think I enjoy the solitude, privacy and the beauty of my small part of the lake most of all. It's an easy place to relax and just enjoy nature.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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VRBO #412446

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017

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