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A Cozy Cabin in the Woods, Many Trails And A Little Lake

Bedrooms 1
Space 960 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Designed for a Couple But Can Hold 2 Extra On the Bunks. Secluded Getaway.

We are surrounded by wildlife out here, and lots of towering pines. The cabin is tucked into the forest with rolling hills, solid forest and tons of trails. The little lake is secluded and not developed and the kayaks/canoes/paddle boats are free to you to use. Booking is easy, we just take phone calls/emails so we can talk and make sure everything is a good fit, and guests don't have to pay a dime until they actually arrive. Call our mobile anytime 612-812-7309. The cabin was designed for a couple but we added a bunk bed because so many of our guests want to bring more family. There is a private campfire area landscaped in a little cove with big boulders right out the cabin's front door. The cabin has a queen bed, a propane fireplace in the center of the cabin, full kitchen that is equipped with all eating/cooking utensils, coffee maker, toaster, blender, crock, & baking sheets, an open living space, the bathroom is custom built with a double headed shower with a built in bench, custom sink and shelves, all the linens are provided and meticulously cleaned for the kitchen, bed, & bath. We outfit the cabin with children's games, coloring, etc. , adult's games like cribbage, family conversation starters, puzzles, books & magazines & don't forget the DVD collection if you want to hole up and watch movies! Outside, the deck wraps around so you can watch the wildlife, which has included bear, turkeys, deer, tons of squirrels, a porcupine that tried to eat our front door, birds and many others. We supply chairs for sitting and a charcoal BBQ grill. A starry sky here is amazing and can be so quiet at night it is gorgeous. A Winter stay is my favorite, as we leave snowshoes for the guests and it is the most secluded time of the year. Our guests have even brought and decorated Christmas trees! Since we are right on the snowmobile trail guests can hop right on their snowmobiles for a day on the trails too. ATVs are welcome here too. 100's of feet of forest separate you from the nearest anything on the property, the cabin is private. There are 200 acres all together and also 7 RV sites and a very rustic mini cabin without plumbing in a different location on the property and a stunning outdoor venue. We operate as The Black Lantern Resort, but we only have the one beautiful cabin. Some weekends we do family reunions/wedding etc, so the weekends we don't have a function going on we take reservations for the cabin through this site and it is neat because the cabin guests then typically have the whole place to themselves and we NEVER book a function when there is a guest in the cabin:) Privacy is our forte, there may at best be an RVer or two on a different part of the property! All the acreage is very fun to explore, we do have a golf cart for rent too. The lake is not for swimming. We have a little dock house that has life jackets and some fishing gear in it that our guests are welcome to use. A playground is there for the children too:) Call anytime! 612-812-7309

Annie Eastey
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Annie Eastey

My name is Annie Eastey and we run this place with every family member and friend we can! It takes an army

:) We all just love this place, it is a meticulously maintained property and lots of fun. We are easy breezy people and are here to help you do nothing or everything and enjoy yourself!

Annie Eastey purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Annie Eastey chose Shevlin

My family vacationed to a LITTLE cabin in the woods right by here where we indulged by cooking on a wood stove, pumping our own water and using kerosene lamps instead of electricity, and card games instead of TV. I have not been able to shake this part of the forest and it is where my heart is. I came back to Northern MN the first chance I realized I couldn't live without it.


Shevlin Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 960 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Double headed shower with tiled bench seat.
  • Bathroom was built to be ADA accessible, we followed the builders book as best we could if you have questions about accessibility please call us anytime. We stock toiletries too so please ask if you forget something.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , in open living space
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Also in living space
  • This is designed for two, as there is only one bedroom with a queen bed, we added a bunk bed in the living space for extra people, usually children, there is also a pull out sofa just in case it is preferred over a bunk. We do not accommodate five people unless they are small children, five adults is too many.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
A rustic setting to enjoy the outdoors, near many attractions, just far enough away from it all, and can be very romantic.


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A Cozy Cabin in the Woods, Many Trails And A Little Lake
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Fantastic cabin in beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

My spouse and I along with our 13 year old son spent two nights here, and we loved it. It is a wonderfully designed cabin with beautiful wood inside and out. The property was clean and well-appointed. The beds were very comfortable! The location is super quiet and surrounded by forest with a good number of trails to walk on. We went snowshoeing through the forest and across the fields, enjoying every minute of it. We even went for a night walk by the light of the moon. The owner is extremely responsive and friendly (via email). We highly recommend this place and will visit it again for sure.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ken, It means a lot to all of us that you find what you are looking for when you come. Somehow that little cabin in the middle of nowhere really does the trick:)) Thank you for going out of your way to write the review, it matters, and I appreciate it and your business. Thank you Ken, you are putting smiles on the crew's faces this morning.
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The perfect little getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this property. It's cozy and quaint yet has everything you need. Being the only cabin around and winter we were able to be completely alone for the whole weekend. Looking forward to visiting during other times of the year!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, you just made my morning:)) thank you for finding us here and coming to the woods for a visit:) have a wonderful day. -Annie
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Lovely cabin in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time at this cabin. We especially enjoyed sitting by the fire and looking out at the trees. There were also some great trails for hiking.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely great!!

  • 4 of 5

Peaceful & relaxing location to enjoy!!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your business, whatever we can do to make your stay a 5 star please let us know:) we are all ears! Hope you come and visit again one day. Best wishes- Annie
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  • 5 of 5

It was wonderful and very relaxing!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a lovely time in this cabin before the arrival of our fourth child. It was very clean and comfortable. It had everything we needed to make nice meals while there. We stayed two nights to get the full effect of a vacation. It was like a hotel to me but way more Private. It was off season (Feb. 2016). We had never gone snow shoeing but decided to try it. It was such a memorable trip. We'd love to use the cabin again.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Bemidji Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Silver Creek Saloon & Country Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
'Chester Charles II' Coborn's Lake Itasca Ferry
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Greenwood/MapleRidge/BemidjiTown&CountryClub w/in
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Tracks are 4 miles North, no station for hours.
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Hwy 2, slowest drivers in America:) on this rd.
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Gril/Bar "MOAB" on corner in Shevlin,
Nearest Ski
33 Miles
Buena Vista Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Bagley City Beach & Itasca State Park Beach
Car: necessary

We are located directly between Bemidji and Itasca state Park. Choosing which to visit is hard, considering days can fly by spending time at each location. That is, if you can convince yourself to leave the cabin 'Eleanor' and property surrounding her. There are 100's of acres to roam on and explore, there are trails for walking and ATVing through the forest, berry picking at our place or the berry farm a couple miles down the road. The cabin is situated on stilts in the canopy of the pines away from everything else with a personal boulder landscaped fire pit and wrap around deck.

Ter-Lee Gardens: a couple miles away has asparagus, strawberry, raspberry, gourd and pumpkin picking.

Itasca State Park: 20 miles away has a sandy beach, home to the origin of the mighty Mississippi, a lodge to dine at, souvenir store, ice cream shoppe, ferry boat rides, bicycle & boat rentals, & ENDLESS trails! The place is gorgeous.

Bemidji, is home to the Sanford Event Center that hosts wonderful events and conventions regularly, the town regularly puts on many festivals: Dragon Boat Festivals, St. Paddys Parade, Water Carnival, Art Fairs, the town is highly involved in the community and provides us with lots to do. The historic side of town is home to the famous Paul Bunyan & Babe the Blue OX statues, antique shopping and great eating all with just a stroll around the old downtown, there is even a small children's museum and REALLY good live theater. The newer part of Bemidji has the newer stores and eating like TJ MAXX/Target & MANY restaurants.

We are in the center of three Indian reservations that provide 3 Spectacular Casinos within 35-45 minutes, the beautiful Ojibwa language is prevalent in the area and lives even on local signage. We are surrounded by fishing lakes, if you want to hop from lake to lake too. Again, that is if you can convince yourself to leave the beautiful forest on the property where cabin Eleanor is, and the Black Lantern Resort. Guests also enjoy ATVing in the area and find their ways down to local restaurants South of us on day trips!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 6.88%

Guests may pay ahead of time if they wish with the "Book it Now" option through this site, OR you can call us at 612-812-7309, give us your card and contact info. (double check availability of dates) to have on file and you then do NOT have to pay until you actually arrive and you can pay with cash or credit card at that point. Whatever you feel most comfortable doing. There is a 50% cancellation fee charged to the card on file if the reservation is cancelled within 30 days of the reservation. If the guest cancels before the 30 days there is no fee and your money is refunded. We are old fashioned and prefer a phone call instead of everything on line so please do not hesitate to call:) Thank you! -Annie Eastey

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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