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Cabin Retreat On Lake Gilmore

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,120 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Come Stay At A Cabin In Nw Wi On A Quiet Peaceful Picturesque 400 Acre Lake.

1 family log cabin nestled in the woods with 1 large bedroom and bath with kitchen porch balcony and a detached bunk house 50 feet away for the kids. 100 feet of frontage on Lake gilmore a quiet 400 acre Lake. A Perfect getaway only 2 1/2 hours from Twin cities, 1 hour South of Superior/Duluth. Come Fish, Swimm, Boat, Ski, Tube, Kayack, Canoe, Cross Country Ski, 4 Wheel, Snowmobile, Walk, Pray, Dream...

James Strauss
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 10, 2018

About James Strauss

We are a lucky Family of 8 with 3 boys and 3 girls. We found this rare and special place over 10 years ago and have watched are babies/children grow and flourish here. We have so many truly wonderful and magical memories here! A piece of heaven.

James Strauss purchased this cabin in 2003

Why James Strauss chose Minong

For us it is a cozy, charming special happy place to relax and unwind. A quiet place to bond with our family away from our regular busy lives.

What makes this cabin unique

We looked for a cabin for a couple summers before we finally found what we were looking for. It is a wonderful combination of being set in the woods on a quiet, clean just the right size Lake with a real cabin look and feel along with a bunkhouse. We love it and always look forward to returning and never want to leave.


Minong Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1120 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 10:00 AM / Check-out: 4:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • claw bathtub with shower and 3 windows
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - Bunk House 50 feet from cabin sleeps 4 or more
  • 19x13
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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Cabin Retreat On Lake Gilmore
average rating of 4.1666665 based on 6 reviews

Rustic Paradise

  • 4 of 5

Thank you for sharing your cabin with us. We spent most of our time down by the nice sandy beach or out on the water. The cabin is very charming and the bunkhouse is adorable. It is exactly the little rustic retreat we we looking for to escape from day to day ordinary life.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay on a beautiful Wisconsin Lake in a quiet cabin.

  • 4 of 5

Great for me, 3 kids and a dog. We had success fishing off of the shore. The place was rustic (as advertised), quiet, quaint and exactly what we wanted.

It would have been a solid 5-start but the water was too high for the dock to be in the water and we didn't know about this until the day prior. Jim was trying to get it in for us but the water depth simply wouldn't allow as was evident by the submerged docks we saw.

Great place which I highly recommend!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rustic Cabin On Lake Gillmore

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for one full week and there is absolutely nothing that we did not like about our stay. The cabin is set up with everything that you need and it is very clean and full of all kinds of really nice furnishings. We loved the lay out of the property with the bunk house for the kids and the porch for another great sleeping area. The upstairs main bedroom was really awesome too with the 10 windows wide open the whole time the breeze and sounds of the lake were awesome. The area around the property and the lake are beautiful and very quiet. We felt like we had the lake to ourselves the whole week and James could not have been more accommodating. We are hoping to make this annual vacation spot.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun an Relaxing!

  • 4 of 5

Jim and family, thank you so much for letting us stay at your cabin. We enjoyed your unique and rustic cabin and the kids loved playing all day in the lake and on the sandy beach. They also enjoyed catching Blue Gills off the dock. We'd definitely recommend other families to stay here! Thanks again and enjoy the rest of your summer.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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cozy, primative

  • 3 of 5

We sought a place to hang out during a winter XC ski trip. Main cabin is log construction with an addition for the kitchen, upstairs bedroom accessed by steep stairway, and bathroom. All rooms are well served by wood stove and electric heat. Upper bedroom has fabulous sunrise views. Bathroom smelled funny during our winter getaway. Coziness is due to considerable amount of owners' personal belongings. Once we restored the hot water -- Jim responded to our phone calls -- and figured out how to operate the oven, the house was a good fit for our group of two wilderness-tolerant couples plus dogs.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin, awesome location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at Jim's cabin, despite the record breaking flooding in the area. We took out the paddle boat instead of the pontoon, and had tons of fun. Also checked out Spooner and Minong... Checked out the beef jerky outlet, which was awesome! I didn't want to leave. 2 nights weren't enough!

Jim was super helpful and was easy to communicate with.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Club Northern
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Minong small plane
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Black Bear
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
77 & 63
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Gruzes-good food by Nancy Lake
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Totagotic State Park Cross Country Ski trails


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $89
Tax Rate 8.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.