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Cedar cove: Great Sunsets And Sand Beach

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, Authentic Finnish Sauna

Lower bedroom has queen size bed. One upstairs bedroom has full size bed. Second upstairs bedroom has 2 twins.

Kitchen has microwave, refrigerator, stove, coffee maker, all cookware included.

Large deck overlooking lake. Beautiful Sauna with wood fired stove. The shower is in the Sauna.

Firepit for campfires.

Dock for boats with electric nearby. Ideal for boats 19' or smaller. Fish cleaning station available.

17 foot aluminum canoe on site.

Public boat launch 1/2 mile from cabin.

Keith and Brenda Johnson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

About Keith and Brenda Johnson

I have been on lake Vermilion every summer of my life. My grandfather bought our property in the early 50's .It's gone thru a few remodels since then. My wife and kids enjoy the lake as much as I do!

As a family we enjoy boating, snowmobiling, fishing and hunting.

Keith and Brenda Johnson purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Keith and Brenda Johnson chose Cook

Cedar Cove, the cabin we are renting, is adjacent to our cabin.

We have known the last 3 families who have owned this property and watched them enjoy Lake time too.

When this property became available my wife and I decided to buy it so other families could enjoy the Lake Vermilion experience.

What makes this cabin unique

This property is centrally located east/west on the southern shore of the Lake. We are within 7 miles of the Fortune Bay Casino and golf course. We are within 4-5 miles of 3 different restaurants.

We have a small sand beach which is quite a bonus because most shorelines are rock!

Of course the best asset is the Lake itself! 1200 miles of shoreline with over 300 islands. You can also get to the BWCAW from Lake Vermilion. There is a canoe portage and also mechanized boat portage going into 'Trout Lake'.


Cook Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - shower , shower is located in separate sauna building
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom1 on main floor Bedrm 2&3 upper level
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Cedar cove: Great Sunsets And Sand Beach
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 17 reviews

Cedar Cove lives up to the reviews

  • 4 of 5

Just got back from a great week at Cedar Cove. The property is in a great location, is very quiet, clean, and well equipped. There were great family games, some movies for the DVD player. And being a Verizon customer, I even had my phone access for the trip. I was not expecting that. The only thing I might suggest to guests who stay, is that if you are bringing up a boat, drop your boat off at the landing first. While there is ample parking, if you have a truck and a boat, it can be difficult to manage if you bring your boat to the cabin . It is not unmanageable, just a bit more difficult. Other wise a great stay!!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful , Quiet Location

  • 4 of 5

Rustic, but very well kept and clean- owners were very accommodating throughout our stay- would be nice to have a shower in the cabin however

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean and convenient!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year at Cedar Cove. The cabin is very clean, and is located centrally on the lake making it very easy to fish both the west and east ends of the lake! The location is very scenic with many islands in the bay. My family loves the sauna, and it is great sitting on the deck watching the duck families paddle by and listening to the loons. Definitely recommend!!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice cabin on a beautiful lake.

  • 4 of 5

My family has stayed at numerous VRBOs throughout the United States, so we've experienced the good, the bad, and the ugly. This cabin was clean, well-appointed, and cozy. We were slightly hesitant about the outdoor shower, but it wasn't a problem at all. The owners were very responsive and kind. This cabin is great for a family of 6 or less. In my opinion, the best part of the cabin was the dock and small bunkhouse. Perfect to store all of your outdoor items overnight or in the rain. The only negative part of the property is that the yard stays pretty soggy, even in dry weather. Probably due to the drainage down the hill behind the house. Overall it was a good experience with beautiful sunsets. Would recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property and quiet location

  • 5 of 5

Cedar Cove is a beautiful property. Great location, gorgeous views and everything you need to enjoy. Our son from CA fell in love with the sauna and the process of firing it up ! It rained for 6 of the 7 days, but we still enjoyed watching the storms move across the lake. Fishing was poor because of Mayfly hatch, but we caught one of each species normally some hearts pumping faster ! Cabin is stocked with everything needed......only drawback is garbage requirements if you plan on an early departure !

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful getaway

  • 5 of 5

Nice location, great fishing and they had all you needed for a great week. Boat lift would help but there is a landing very close if it is windy.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Soudan Mine
Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary
A little drive but 20+ bears in a natural state!
Sulu's Expresso Cafe
Great coffee and and has Wi-Fi
Good Ol Days Bar and Grill
great breakfast and great old building
The Vermilion Club
Best Pizza, try the Bamboozaler! if you are hungry that is
Car: necessary

within 7 miles:

Wilderness golf course and restaurant

VC Bar/restaurant

Shamrock Marina

within 15 miles:

Wolf Bay Bar and Cafe (by water)

Soudan mine tour (underground mine)

Towns of Cook and Tower

BWCAW (by water)

within 50 miles:

Vince Schute bear Sanctuary (Orr)

Wolf center (Ely)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 7.38%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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