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Secluded Northwoods Cabin on Pelican Lake ***Rental Boats Optional--Ask Owner

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Last updated: 03/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 bedroom, 1 bath.

Nestled comfortably in Saunder's Bay with all the amenities of home this lake front property offers visitors a private location on Pelican Lake. It is centrally located within the best fishing and hunting areas in Northern Minnesota. Resting on over 10,000 acres of lake and 50 Islands makes for some unbeatable fishing.

It's isolated location will give visitors that away from the crowds feel yet with direct access to the activities or interests that makes lake front living so enjoyable. You can water ski here, or if requested, rent one of the available fishing boats and catch walleyes, northern pike, crappies on one of the best fisheries around, most can be caught right off the dock.

Bring your golf clubs and play at some of the area golf courses. Visitors may also use either the paddle boat or canoe to explore the bay or venture out onto greater Pelican Lake.

The cabin features a screened-in veranda that looks out onto the lake providing a comfortable living space to enjoy your meals, play cards or read a book.

Personally, I find the cabin a place where I can kick back and enjoy life's simple pleasures. Where the inherent calming effects of nature can soothe the stresses in our lives and clear the senses. A place to enjoy the company of friends and family.

The Superior National Forest and the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area makes this an excellent home base location for visitors interested in exploring Minnesota's Voyagers Country. The area surrounding the cabin offers an ideal habitat for a variety of birds and animals big and small. Visitors are likely to see Bald Eagles, Ospreys, beavers, otters or hear the wolves.

Visit the Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary and get up close to black bears just minutes away or visit The International Wolf Center or The North American Bear Center in Ely, MN.

Amenities include: A queen size bed in one and two twin size beds in the second bedroom. A Futon in living room can fold out into a bed and accommodate 2 additional people. The is also a hide-a-bed on the newly refinished porch. Words cannot describe how wonderful it is to awaken to a sunrise on the lake.

Full kitchen; complete dinner ware and cooking utensils. Appliances include a brand new gas range, microwave, coffee maker, Toaster oven, full size refrigerator and deep freezer chest.

Discounted rates for U.S. military servicemen/women.
Additional $25.00
per person over 4 people per night.

Additional $40 per visit pet fee.

Also Available

16' Lund w/ 40hp Tracker, trolling motor, live well, 2 hand anchors. Seats 4. $120/ day

Vintage 14' Alumacraft w/ 10hp. $50/day

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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/26/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1260 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    There is a large selection of board games and cards. Poker chips too!...moreless

  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    video only...moreless

  • Toys:

    Lots of board games and coloring books for kids of all ages....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Skiing
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dinning table in kitchen and on porch with available leaf extensions. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Heating:

    propane wall heater...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone:

    Verizon cell phone reception very good. AT&T service is excellent....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking available for 2 ATV or boat trailers plus vehicles....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Beautiful 1960's green conical fireplace. It is O so retro and romantic....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    The basics condiments in any kitchen while supplies last during rental season....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Boat:

    Choice of two fishing boats available: 16' Lund w/40hp Tracker motor, trolling motor, live well, 2 hand anchors seats 4. $120/day 14' Starcraft w/10hp motor $50/day...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    17' Old Towne canoe Two man Paddle boat...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Screened in Lanai....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Nice propane grill right off the back deck....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4
from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer season
May 28 - Oct 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$165 $185
Fri, Sat
$1,140 $3,800

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat
$1,050 $3,250

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $40
  • housekeeping $75
  • Property Damage Protection $59


Discounted rates for U.S. military servicemen/women.

Additional $25.00

per person over 4 people per night.

Additional $40 per visit pet fee.


16' Alumacraft w/ 40hp at $80/day

14' StarCraft w/10 hp at $50/day

Trolling motor at $15/day.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 03/26/2017
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0.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Orr Regional Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Dam Supper Club
16 Miles
Nearest Golf
Vermillion River Greens, Buyck Mn.
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 53
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Dam Supper Club
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Public beach in town of Orr

Explore some of these areas:

The Boundary Waters Canoe and Recreation Area.

Vermilion Falls

Vermilion Gorge

The Museum of Mining in Hibbing Mn.

International Wolf Center

Voyagers National Park

•Fortune Bay Casino

•Soudan Underground Mine State Park

•Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary

•Iron World Discovery Center

•Orr Bog Walk


Owner info

About the owner: Originally from the North Side of Chicago, I moved to northern California and attended San Francisco State University, where I met my wife of almost thirty years. We live in wine country, Sonoma County just north of San Francisco. My background is in business management, finance and home construction. My interests include exploring the great outdoors, travel and U.S. Foreign Policy. My kind of cousin Paige is my property manager and your local go to person. She lives on 160 acres just a few minutes down the road in Orr.

Why the Owner Chose Orr, MN, USA:
I inherited this property as part of a group of adjoining lots that have been in the family for generations. It is here where I've shared countless memories over the years enjoying family, fishing and good times. It's sitting makes it a desirable location, situated in an semi-isolated region of Pelican lake, the bay is rarely explored by others and imparts the feeling of owning part or your own private lake. Living and working in large urban areas can run you down physically, mentally and perhaps more importantly spiritually. The sights and sounds of wildlife, the smell of fresh air and the texture of the surrounding wilderness can be intoxicating. This location slows that pace of life and always provides me with the remedy and refuge. It can recharge the batteries and relieve the stress. It's here and in these surroundings that someone can find the perfect place for relaxation and peace of mind. Paige's grandfather-Grumpy; was my aunts second husband and a lot of the character of the place can be attributed to him.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Welcome 2016 guests!! We have been working hard to refresh Great Auntie Josephine's cabin. There are all new windows on the porch and lake view from the living room. The kitchen has upgraded to a new gas range and best of all... all of the 1970 carpeting has been replaced with new eco friendly, fresh smelling berber. The exterior and bathroom are next! Keep checking in with us and book your dates early; The Josephine is getting gorgeous and you won't want to leave.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/26/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017

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