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Lutsen Lookout, A North Shore Cabin Rental in Lutsen, Mn

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

A North Shore Cabin Rental with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and Lake Views

Lutsen Lookout log cabin is large rental cabin in Lutsen, MN. The log cabin was completed in 2013. It's located 1-mile from the Lutsen Ski Mountain and Superior National Golf Course, within the Superior National Forest. While the charming towns of Lutsen, Tofte and Grand Marais are nearby, you will feel secluded in this private setting on 5+ acres of pristine wilderness, surrounded by 100's of acres of Superior Nat'l Forest and Minnesota State Scientific and Natural Area.

Unique features like the 28' rock fireplace, tree trunk center island, handcrafted cedar tree, claw foot bathtub, heated floors and the spectacular 30' wall of windows make this property a one-of-a-kind, and original to the scenic north shore.

Lutsen Lookout is the perfect place for gatherings with friends and family. The large open spaces, luxurious amenities, gorgeous views and natural surroundings provide that up-north atmosphere to relax even those most stressed out. Plenty of outdoor activities await you right outside the front door. Or hunker down with movies, board games, crafting, wildlife viewing or a good book. Prepare your own meals in the large modern kitchen and gather around the 'stump' for great conversation. Or venture out to one of the nearby restaurants or pubs just a mile or two away.

A large screened porch (with seasonal windows) connected to a 65' deck overlooking Lake Superior add to the living space and give you a feel of sitting with nature. Sit under the spectacle of stars in the evening around a nice bonfire in our outdoor firepit area. The Superior hiking trails, Gitchi Gami bike trail, Ski slopes, Alpine slide, X-country trails, snowmobile trails and the Superior National golf course are all very close by.

Bears, Wolves, Lynx, Bobcat, Coyotes, Deer, Mink, Owls, Eagles and other wildlife make cameo appearances on the property. Come on up and enjoy all that Minnesota has to offer, at Lutsen Lookout.

NO SMOKING PROPERTY. Responsible renters must be 25 years old. Winter and Spring access require all-wheel or 4-wheel drive vehicles.

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More Details

Owner
Todd Robinett
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Todd Robinett

We have enjoyed traveling and exploring the US and many Countries overseas. The North shore of Minnesota has always been a special place with magnificent beauty. We're now able to spend time and share this property with friends, family and you!

Todd Robinett purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Todd Robinett chose Lutsen

Lutsen Lookout was built for luxury and privacy while maximizing the views or Lake Superior. Lutsen Lookout is a very comfortable 2600 sq ft home with an open design. It's located on 5.2 private acres of pristine land and surrounded by 100's of acres of State and Federal land. Nearby restaurants, bars, shopping areas and activities make it an ideal location. You can cross county ski, hike and snowmobile right from the front door. Due to the remote access, all-wheel or 4-wheel drive is required for winter rentals.

What makes this cabin unique

Located on a snowmobile trail with easy access to groomed cross county skiing and downhill skiing at the Lutsen Mountain. For warmer weather enjoy the nearby Lake Superior Hiking Trail, the Gitchee Gumee bike trail, Gondola rides the Alpine Slide or leisurely walks along Lake Superior beaches. Surrounded by woods, privacy and wildlife. Ideal for 2-3 families or couples. Nearby restaurants include Papa Charlies (2 miles), Lutsen Lodge (2 miles), Moguls Grille and Tap Room (2 miles), Coho Cafe (7 miles), Cascade Lodge (10 miles) and some great brew pubs and restaurants in Grand Marias (19 miles) ... and coming soon (2015) the North Shore Winery ... just a mile away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you, we had the best time! Lutsen Lookout was just wonderful to stay at - so relaxing and peaceful. My husband and I celebrate our 20th anniversary in a 4 years, so we hope to all go up again in 2021 if you're still renting it!



Take care,
Aug 2017
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Papa Charlie's Saloon & Grill
"Great food and drinks"
Lutsen Mountains
"Just 1 mile from the ski resort"
Superior National Golf
"Fabulous golfing just a mile away"
Gitchi-Gami State Trail
"Access to this bike trail is just a mile away"
Alpine Slide
"This slide is open in the summer and just a mile away"
Nearest Airport
19 Miles
grand marais, mn
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Moguls Grillle and Tap Room
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Superior National Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
hwy 61
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Lutsen Resort Dining Room
Nearest Ski
1.5 Miles
Lutsen Mountain
Car: necessary

Approximately half-way between the Lutsen Resort on Highway 61 and Lutsen Mountain Ski Resort. Beautiful views of Lake Superior. Surrounded by Minnesota Scientific and Natural Area (SNA) and Superior National Forrest as well as some private land.

Amenities

Lutsen Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Upper level bathroom - toilet , shower , located on upper level; easy access from both upper bedrooms
    Powder Room; main floor - toilet , main floor powder room near the kitchen
    Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Spacious custom tiled bathroom with claw foot soaker tub
  • Lutsen Lookout has a Master bathroom and powder room on main floor. Guest bathroom on 2nd floor. Total of 2 showers, 3 toilets and 1 bathtub.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bear bedroom upper level - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Large bedroom with Queen bed and bunk / twin over full.
    Superior bedroom; main level - 1 king , Spacious master with King Bed
    Moose bedroom upper level - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Large bedroom with Queen Bed and bunk / twin over full.
  • Lutsen Lookout has a Master Bedroom on main floor with a king sized bed. Two guest bedrooms are on the 2nd floor each with bunk beds (twin over full) and queen beds. Loft area between the two guest bedrooms has a Full sized futon bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
A pet may be allowed. Contact owner for more information and fees. in-home masseuse available by appointment. Contact owner for details. Great internet connectivity! No TV or cable connections.

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Lutsen Lookout, A North Shore Cabin Rental in Lutsen, Mn
average rating of 4.951807 based on 84 reviews
5

Five Star Experience

  • 5 of 5

This is a slice of heaven on the north shore! Beautiful vacation home, with amazing views of Lake Superior and the north woods. Loved the architecture and special details. The home accommodated our group very nicely. The owners are great to work with and appreciated all of the detailed information we received before our arrival. We are definitely going to try and make this an annual trip. Bonus was great skiing at Lutsen. The high speed chair lift on Moose Mountain makes for lots of ski runs. Runs are long and the views are amazing, felt like we were skiing Heavenly in Tahoe. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The Lutsen Mountains ski area has upgraded their Gondola's (You'll find one of the old Gondola's hanging around our property) and added a high speed chair lift ... which means more skiing ... and less cold riding. Lutsen Lookout is just a couple miles away from the fun! Look forward to having you back!!
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North Shore Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Lutsen Lookout is beautiful! The view is spectacular and the colors were stunning! Plenty of room for three couples or more. Everything you need is there. A great place to relax, hike, take in nature or check out the area.

We had a great time and will be back!

Thank you for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stunning views, good friends relaxing in nature ... sounds like another perfect vacation at Lutsen Lookout! Hope you'll do it again.
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5

Spacious and Cozy!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful large and comfortable home! There were so many places to spend time in this house and relax. The view is also spectacular. I enjoyed sitting in a chair by the gigantic windows looking over the trees and the lake. My mother in law kept saying she loved how much room there was but the house was also so warm and cozy. There were so many fun items inside and outside the house to look at and check out. The wooden tree table in the kitchen became a favorite spot for all of us to eat and hang out while we listened to music. We are hoping to come back to this home in the future!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The huge tree stump center island was actually cut from a local tree along the north shore. With a 5' x 8' birch table top ... it has become the "speak easy" of Lutsen Lookout. Gather here for coffee, breakfast, happy hour and dinner .... and speaking will come easy!! Sounds like you found the treasures of Lutsen Lookout .... The views, the cozy feel, the open unique spaces and of course the speak easy!! Hope you come back soon!!
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5

We loved Lutsen Lookout!

  • 5 of 5

We loved Lutsen Lookout! The view of Lake Superior was amazing! The property was clean and well stocked with everything we needed for the week! Would highly recommend! You should check out the Wild Maple Sryup company. The syrup was yummy!!! Lunch at nanibijou lodge was delicious!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Agreed ... the maple syrup at Wild Maple is amazing. And ... where on Earth can you still buy on the honor system? Put your payment into a box ... make your own change ... and take your jar of syrup. Love it!! Oh ... and also agreed ... the view at Lutsen Lookout is incredible!! Thank you and look forward to your next visit
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Great Getaway with the family

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing long weekend away at the Lutsen Lookout. The cabin was very clean and spacious with lots of room to relax. Our kids, ages 8,5, and 2 enjoyed the gondola and also learning to play checkers on the large deck. The cabin's proximity to the Lusten Mountains made for a quick drive to the Superior Hiking trail as well as the the kids favorite, Alpine Slides! I would definitely recommend this to any family looking for some quiet time away.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Games, Hiking and Sliding ... never gets old!! Especially when you're tucked into such a stunning area like Lutsen!
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Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Property was gorgeous and had everything we needed and more. Well kept and extremely welcoming. Hoping to stay here again and again!! Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!! My wife and I come to Lutsen Lookout about every 3 weeks. We are sticklers about keeping it in perfect condition and well supplied with all those little things. Like coffee, tea, cooking oil, spices, aluminum foil, plastic bags, cutlery, kitchen appliances, bottle openers, paper towels and extra TP! We stock dried/split firewood too. Pack light ... play hard ... and live large ... at Lutsen Lookout.
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $185 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 12.38%

Due to natural terrain and dirt road, 4-wheel drive or all-wheel drive vehicles are required for Winter and Spring rentals. An additional, refundable pet damage deposit may be required as well.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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