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Fish Walleye, Muskie, and Bass... Relax on beach... Golf!

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights


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About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bath conveniently located close to the shores of Lake Vermilion!

The property was designed after a Swiss farm house. Clean, comfortable, and well equipped. Set in the woods only a short stroll to a protected cove on Big Bay. The guest house sits behind the owners house, private treed division between the two. Walk down to the sand beach. Dock for your boat, firepit, free use of an Old Town canoe and paddle boat.

The guest house has 2 double beds, one queen, one of the doubles has a single bunk above, 2 bathrooms, laundry, fully equipped kitchen with patio and BBQ outside.

A short walk or drive takes you to Fortune Bay Resort and Casino, The Wilderness Golf Course, Marina, and full wellness center.

We're located 30 minutes from Ely, Virginia, Cook, and Giant's Ridge.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 9, 2016

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thanks for everything it was a great weekend!!
Jun 2014
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4.8/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Fish Walleye, Muskie, and Bass... Relax on beach... Golf!
average rating of 4.8 based on 12 reviews

Great place for a relaxing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This is an excellent place to stay if you want peace, quiet and relaxation along with great fishing! The cabin was clean and stocked with everything we needed for the week. Owners Bill and Karen were available to answer questions and meet any requests we had. They were welcoming, wonderful hosts! It is a serene, secluded location with a great sand beach and clear waters. We had 2 adults and 5 kids ages 11-19 and this was an excellent place for both adults and kids! I would highly recommend this vacation location!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego Ca

Great fishing cabin

  • 5 of 5

I have 7 VRBO homes that I manage in La Jolla I know of what I speak. I rented an apartment off of a garage by Tower. It was immaculate, well stocked, and very comfortable. Plenty of room for the 5 of us. Karen and Bill, the owners were around to answer any question and give us fresh towels and sheets for our second week.

We mostly used the place to sleep while visiting the construction of my new log cabin being built down the road. The place was perfect for our needs. Thank you Bill and Karen.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Paul, MN

Family Fun!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great time enjoying this guest house. The kids loved the beach access and paddle boating to explore the island. I felt safe docking our new boat due to how protected the bay is from bad weather. The owners are very nice and helpful with everything. We will be back to make more memories!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Vermilion Home Rental:

  • 4 of 5

We had a very nice stay. Our 4 grand-kids enjoyed the beach, paddle boat, canoe and exploring the quiet bay and island close by. The home is close to town and there are nearby attractions to visit for entertainment.

The owners live next door and are readily available for questions and are very helpful. The beach and lake view are a short walk from the home, the beach is kept up nicely.

We have new memories shared with our family.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous get away!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at this cottage. Enjoyed our trip. This house exceeded our expectations. Beautiful sandy access to the lake.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Hibbing or Duluth
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Fortune Bay Resort and Casino
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
The Wilderness at Fortune Bay
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Fortune Bay Resort and Casino
Nearest Ski
22 Miles
Giants Ridge
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Hoodoo Point or McKinley Park
Car: necessary

Golf at the #1 rated golf course in MN just 2 miles away! Tour the Soudan Underground State Park nearby.

Fish Lake Vermilion for many species of fish.

Enjoy boating and exploring the lake with over 365 islands.

Property is located in a secluded bay for privacy.


Rates & Availability

Tower Cottage Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 7.38%

At time of Reservation (if more than 60 days): Please send a check for a refundable damage deposit for $500 and 50% of the total rental payment, along with signed agreement.

60 days prior to arrival: Please send check for remainder of total.

Less than 60 days: Check for refundable damage deposit and total rental, signed agreement.

No refunds for early checkout.

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Tower Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Main level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upstairs
  • Towels for cabin are all provided. Guests are asked to supply their own beach towels. Owners will wash all towels and bedding upon your departure.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , single above, double below, upstairs
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , main level
  • Games
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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