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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
4 BR, 2 Bath Family centered lake home, lovely in all seasons.
Our cabin is the original outfitting building used by White Iron Beach Resort. The resort was founded in 1917 making it one of the earliest resorts in the wilderness area. As a guest at our cabin you have full use of the resort and all of the amenities it has to offer (more on that later!).
While the resort is almost 100 years old our cabin is virtually brand new. The original outfitters building has been transformed into a year round lake home. It is fully furnished with all new everything! We have a gas fireplace, air conditioning, wireless service, a very large deck, great room with large dining table and an additional family room with HD TV, satellite service and an additional fireplace. We have also recently added a three season porch for bug free relaxation overlooking the lake. We have a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and microwave. The wood paneling that surrounds you was harvested from the blow down of the great storm of 2001. All on a single level for those who don't like steps (you will need to climb some steps to get into the cabin).
While staying at Brother Bear Lodge you'll have the peacefulness and beauty of the woods and lake while having access to the amenities of White Iron Beach Resort. There is a sandy and shallow beach, sauna, canoes and kayaks for use, boats for rent, and a family resort lodge packed with games, books and good company to enjoy. The resort has a busy volleyball court, playground, and all you'll need to feel at home yet on vacation. The main office is located on the main road into the lake during ice fishing season with snowmobile trails close by. The resort also offers guide services for those who take their fishing seriously.
Speaking of fishing...White Iron Lake is spectacular! We sit in a bay with a quaint island offshore, while the lake itself is 7 miles long and part of a chain of five lakes. We have access to the Boundary Waters right from our shore. White Iron Lake is known for its large Northern Pike and Walleye as well as Bass and Crappies.
For the more adventuresome we offer easy access to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA), one of the wildest places in the USA. Overnight access to the BWCA is closely monitored by the US Park Service and we strongly recommend you make plans ahead of time if you plan to camp in the BWCA.
Our neighbors include deer, wolves (largest population in the lower 48), black bears, fox, bald eagles, and the occasional moose.
While we are located in the Great Northwoods we are only a short drive to town. Ely has been called the 'coolest small town in America'. It features many quaint shops and restaurants. If you run out of supplies there are 2 full service grocery stores in town as well as several places for sporting equipment, bait and the like. The area offers many places to boat, hike and fish as well as interesting attractions like the Soudan Mine. The North American Bear Center and International Wolf Center are both located right outside opposite ends of town. These provide a chance to learn about and see up close our most famous residents (hopefully you will see them while at the cabin, but not as close). Several world class golf courses and a casino are located within a reasonable drive, Giant's Ridge and Fortune Bay among them.
We know you will find this to be an easy going, restful and fun place to gather for your next vacation. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
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Member since: 2012
- 1700 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 12
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Kayak / Canoe
- Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Aug 20 - Jun 16, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 17 - Aug 19, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $25
- Additional adult $100
25% deposit, 60 day cancellation for full refund, minus $25
Our cabin might be available to rent as a 2 bedroom or 3 bedroom for a lesser rate if your group is smaller and needs less space. Exceptions apply. Full 4 BR rental during July and August.
If you are interested in renting we will have our property managers contact you regarding payment, taxes, etc. There is a 25% deposit required for reservations.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Ely is a charming town that serves as an entry point for the amazing Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Ely has something for everyone...outfitters, great shops and restaurants and it is home to the International Wolf Center and the American Bear Center. Ely has a strong history as a forestry and mining town and shares the beautiful forests and rock of the Iron Range.
Year Purchased: 2012
About: We are a busy family with three active and adventurous boys and a dog. We were first introduced to Ely and White Iron Lake years ago by dear friends. We live in St. Paul and are thrilled to have a place in the woods for our children to explore and for us to escape to. We love the unique beauty of the Ely area and the way coming here takes us completely away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. We welcome you and hope you, too, will enjoy our home.
Why Ely, MN, USA:
Our cabin was originally the canoe outfitters building for a family resort. We loved its size and openness, and with help from friends we were able to create a vision to turn it into a great lake home. We are grateful to be part of the White Iron Beach Resort community. Our children love to roam around, meet up with other children and enjoy all that the resort has to offer. We appreciate the nearness to Ely while still being able to get away to a beautiful spot in the woods. The Ely area and the BWCA are wild and free and full of great opportunities to explore nature and make great memories.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
We welcome you to enjoy the privacy and convenience and comfort of a new cabin (with historic roots) while taking advantage of the benefits of the White Iron Beach Resort. The beach is a quick walk down the hill from our cabin. You can be right in the mix or enjoy more privacy on the deck.
- Primary: +1 6126955847 Anne and Jim, owners
- Secondary: +1 2183654885 Kerry and Sandy, property managers
- Tertiary: +1 6516453131
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Spacious and open great room with living room, large dining table and kitchen.
Additional family room with HD tv and dvd player.
Lake views from our deck. Deck has steel cable railing.
Lots to do as part of White Iron Beach Resort...canoes, kayaks, playground,...
All new bathrooms make for a comfortable stay.
Beautiful White Iron Lake
Large deck, morning sun, shade by dinnertime
Playground and basketball...volleyball behind the lodge.
Occasionally deer will wander into the yard.
Open great room with kitchen, dining table and living room. Gas fireplace too!
Well supplied new kitchen with dishwasher and granite tile countertops and bar.
All bedrooms have new mattress sets. Plenty of room for family to gather.
All new in 2012! Large cabin perched on Ely ledge rock.
Relax on the deck. Morning sun, dinnertime shade.
Gas grill and lots of room on the deck.
Year round relaxing and outdoor fun. Cabin has a sauna, and cozy fireplaces.
White Iron Beach...toys, chairs, canoes, kayaks
View of the deck, with steel cable railing (better for the view).
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 19, 2017
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