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Lake Superior Beachfront, 4+ Bedrooms, Spectacular Timberframe Home

Bedrooms 4
Space 4,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, large open loft, sauna, 2 fireplaces, Apostle Islands Views

Bayfield Migizi Landings Lake Superior Shore Home

Located between Bayfield and Washburn on the sandy beaches of Lake Superior sits Migizi Landings. You will quickly learn why this home is so special to our family.

Migizi Landings is a short drive to everything that Bayfield County has to offer. A very convenient spot for those who vacation, hike, canoe, kayak, ski, ATV visit the Bayfield Apple Festival and attend Big Top Chautauqua events.

Many have told us that once they arrive they never want to leave the home. Local craftsmen built the four-story timber frame home in 2001. Many of the large wood beams were reclaimed from area buildings. Like the homes of Scandinavia that have stood for centuries, no metal is used in the super structure of Migizi Landings. You will stare up from the great room and fireplace three floors above to the loft and vaulted ceiling in awe at the sea of pine.

The home features four bedrooms, three full baths, a large authentic Finnish sauna, two fireplaces, an outdoor lake shower and a large fourth-floor open loft. A three-quarters wrap deck extends to the back overlooking Lake Superior, Madeline and Long Islands. An extended dining table in the great room can accommodate large gatherings. Custom built furniture and art fill the cabin making it feel like home to all who visit.

We named our home Migizi Landings from the Ojibwa Indian (Lake Superior Band) name meaning bald eagle. On the day we bought the home in 2009 a pair of bald eagles landed on a tree on the corner of the property looking over Lake Superior. On every visit since we see them multiple times daily. Their nest is on the lake within a 1/2 mile of our home. Deer, fox, loons, pileated woodpeckers and much more are experienced on visit.

A post-stay cleaning fee is taken out of your security deposit. It is typically $150-175, but has been higher when the cabin needs more post-stay attention.

More Details

Kevin Thomas
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2018

About Kevin Thomas

Natives of the Northwoods, we reside in South Florida, but return as often as we can to family and friends near Migizi Landings.

Kevin Thomas purchased this house in 2009

Why Kevin Thomas chose Washburn

Once you visit, you will know why we fell in love with the home, the view and the area.

What makes this house unique

Walking into the house and smelling and seeing the pine never, ever gets old for us. Whether you prefer the outdoors, or a good book inside, you will never lack things to do.


Washburn House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kettle ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Upper Bedrooms Full Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Full Bath and Main Level Bathroom. Steam Shower.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Lower Level Bathroom, with Sliding Door to the Sauna.
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower , Outdoor Lake Shower added in '15 for sand removal from beach
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Main Floor Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Third Level Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Third Level Bedroom 2
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Lower Level Bedroom
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 double , 3 twin/ single , Loft with Several Beds
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We ask that you not use fireworks or discharge firearms of any variety on the property. Nesting bald eagles and owls are on or very close to our property. There is no hunting from our property or any of the adjoining properties along Dryer Road. There is world-class hunting in Bayfield County. We ask that you discover these locations through the local or regional Wisconsin DNR offices or web sites. Also, do not enter the property of our neighbors to the north including the concrete deck that extends out into the lake. The boathouse from the deck was demolished last winter, there is underwater debris around the base of the deck that is dangerous. Our beach is very safe, that area not on our property is not.


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average rating of 4.9 based on 30 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Magizi Landings! Kevin and Patti were so nice. From letting us know what they have in the house to make our packing easier, to the great ideas of things to do, it was perfect! The beach, the house, the sauna, the location, how it is stocked with towels and really anything you need, well just look at all the reviews. Our family, 6 adults and 4 kids under 5, had an awesome time. The phones are still lighting up with memories, and the pictures are priceless! Thank you for sharing your beautiful home. Reading your guest book must bring great joy, knowing you've created life's best memories for so many people. So very appreciated!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place for a family gathering.

  • 5 of 5

Lots of space and also privacy. Sauna and swimming beach. View of Lake Superior. Very cozy and comfortable. Helpful owners. This is an outstanding place.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A group of eight adults had a family gathering here. We had a wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

Migizi Landings is absolutely fully equipped for any gathering. It’s a spectacular house and property. When I walked in, I decided I would be content to just stay there the entire visit. Of course we did get out and take full advantage of everything the Bayfield area has to offer. But coming back to the house was always a pleasure. The owners were super to work with. They answered inquiries promptly and offered many helpful suggestions. We were very impressed!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house and wonderful area!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at this house in late June! The house was fully equipped with everything we needed, we just ran to the IGA in Washburn for groceries. The kids had the best time playing on the beach most afternoons! I would highly recommend this house and Lake Superior for a great vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

All the comforts of home plus great views and relaxed and accommodating owners. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Week

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week here. Beautiful building with lots of great amenities. Would highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Duluth, Minnesota
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
This is Wisconsin, find two roads that intersect!
Nearest Ferry
9 Miles
Bayfield, Wisconsin
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Apostle Highlands Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
US Hwy 13
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Good Thymes
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Mount Ashwabay
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Lake Superior on Property
Car: necessary

Located at the gateway to the Apostle Islands, on the shores of Lake Superior.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Rates are subject to change until rental is confirmed. Also, more than one "empty-to-full" holding tank servicing per week of stay is deducted from the security deposit. "Empty-to-full" means that on your check-in day the tank typically has some level of fill. After the tank is emptied the first time during your stay, the next tank fill/empty is still on us. After that if your party refills the tank, that fee would be your responsibility.

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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