A vacation you'll want to come back to.
- english, russian
About Anastasia Schmoll
An LA girl meets and her MN hubby over 30 years ago in the Marine Corps and we found our slice of paradise here at Nels Lake Lodge!
Anastasia Schmoll purchased this Cabin in 2016
Why Anastasia Schmoll chose Ely
Secluded yet not too far away if I need milk.
What makes this Cabin unique
20 acres to hunt, no special tags required!!! Amazing fishing, canoeing and sight seeing! What's not to like, and then to reprieve to the comforts of a luxurious upscale cabin.
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Courteous smoking is allowed on the deck. Please do not put cigarettes out on the ground. Use ash trays and clean them before you leave. There is no garbage service so your trash needs to leave with you please.
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
Perfect Getaway if You Like Being off the Grid!
If was great to have a space for 7 adults to spread out, as well as space to come together for meals and games. Great deck spaces! Best star gazing is from the deck off of the master bedroom! The furniture and decorating make you feel right and home! Very peaceful and you feel like you have really gotten away from the world.
The lake is a 10 minute walk away making it nice for an afternoon or morning swim. They generously offer two aluminum canoes for use on Nels Lake. These are not portage-friendly canoes. We knew that ahead of time and so we also rented two canoes from an Ely Outfitter for other trips into the area.
Overall, wonderful place for larger groups! We had such fun cooking and hanging out together after our day trips. One little thing to add might be a baking sheet. The owners also might want to take a look at the grill as only one knob works and the auto ignition does not appear to work. Additionally, the fridge is small, so consider bringing a cooler for added refrigeration of food. Thanks again! We loved it our log cabin the woods and highly recommend it to others!
Fantastic vacation spot for anyone wanting to get away from it all with easy access to BWCA! Anastasia was super helpful in getting everything set up. The cabin was beautiful and well stocked. Comfortable living room and bedrooms. Two canoes came in handy for paddling around Nell’s Lake. Highly recommended and we would definitely stay here again!
We’re so glad you enjoyed your stay as this is our second home and we’re blessed to be able to share it with the people they could enjoy it like we do.
Awesome cabin would recommend!
Wow such an amazing property to rent, beautiful scenery and location. Would recommend this cabin for the people looking for a nice wildlife atmosphere to have.
Great secluded cabin in the woods!
We visited on two occasions this summer, both with out of state visitors. The cabin was well appointed and had everything we needed. It is spacious enough to provide sleeping spaces for all our guests yet open enough to be able to all gather in the main rooms.
We transported the two canoes to the launch on Nels Lake and left them there for the stay for easy access. Make sure you have a vehicle to move the canoes, as it’s a bit too far to carry them if you also have kids.
The owners were very responsive and accommodating both before and during the stay. We’d recommend and look forward to visiting again.
Thank you, referrals are the best complements we can get!
Well maintained, clean, spacious, and totally private!
Terrific place if you want privacy and enjoy being off the grid. Anastasia was easy to communicate with, responsive, and offered a few pointers on the area. If you don’t need direct lake access and don’t mind transporting canoes or your boat, then this place is perfect. Appliances run on propane, and propane powered generator runs the electric. We spent 4 nights introducing our 3 boys to the boundary waters area (fishing out of a canoe and portaging!) and the cabin was a perfect place to return to and relax. You have public access to several lakes nearby and can portage to several connected lakes as well. If you don’t want to suffer the normal housekeeping cabin at a resort/rental shop, or prefer something other than institutional furnishings, then you should book here.
Down town Ely is 13 mils away!