Four Season Retreat**Modern and Secluded White Iron Lakeshore Cabin**5 Acres**

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Last updated: 10/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description


FOUR SEASON cabin situated on 5 acres of Federal Forest. Rolling terrain with 400 feet of lakeshore. Located on southern tip of White Iron with western picture perfect sunset views. The location has almost zero boat traffic. Tranquil setting for a summer retreat, cozy getaway in winter, base camp for dog sledding or snowmobiling. AND ONLY 7 MILES FROM DOWNTOWN ELY.

*IN-FLOOR RADIANT HEAT and wood burning stove
*Cabin has 55" smart tv with DirectTv and WiFi
*Bedrooms/sleeping loft have window blinds
*Main floor has double bed with full bathroom across hall
*Upstairs has king bed with full bathroom down hall
*Loft has sleeper sofa and a futon if needed
*Modern kitchen with bay windows/lake view
*Covered balcony with charcoal grill/lake view
*Large garage space for winter sports gear/hunting
*Hammock and picnic table amongst the pines

40 ft dock/west view in wind protected cove for your boat. Walk out, grab a chair, and enjoy a tranquil view and/or toss out a line for cruising pike. Short paddle north passing only 3 piers before entering the South Kawishiwi River. And with just a bit more of a paddle to enter the BWCA.

White Iron is known for its high numbers of walleye, pike, and crappie due to the inflow of water from the Kawishiwi. Bring back some keepers, cook on charcoal grill or on the fire pit.


Scroll down to Owner's information for links pertaining to the public boat launch and PUBLIC BEACH.

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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/27/2016

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Walk in closet with dresser. 2 windows with lake views....moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    Large closet with dresser...moreless

  • Bedroom 1/Double on main floor. Bedroom 2/King on upper floor.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • There are two marinas to rent boats or pontoons on White Iron Chain: Timber Trail Lodge /800.777.7348 on Farm Lake...moreless


  • Books:

    Various selections....courtesy of previous renters....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Over 100 movies...moreless

  • Games:

    Trouble, Life, Battleship, Chutes and Ladders and Sorry. USA Cornhole...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Open wireless--no code required...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Festivals
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    Amana/2015--can hang clothes outside on line. Located side of shed to tree....moreless

  • Garage:

    Large garage for snowmobiles ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    In-floor radiant heat plus wood stove with glass door....moreless

  • Internet:

    WiFi internet along with a 55" smart tv connected to DirecTv....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    All new for each bedroom, sofa sleeper and futon....moreless

  • Living Room:

    2 new leather couches....moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided:

    All new for each bathroom....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Amana/2015--can hang clothes outside on line. Located side of shed to tree....moreless

  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker:

    French Press and a Mr. Coffee...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    New dishes, glassware, silverware, utensils, storage containers and kitchen towels....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Gas stove, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, coffee maker and electrc kettle....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    No water/ice maker. Ice trays provided....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Golf:

    Ely Golf Club located 901 S. Central Avenue (HW 21). Open from April until October. 218.365.5932...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 aluminum double canoes. Plus 1 single seat kayak....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Shed for storing fishing gear with a fish cleaning station....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Located on covered balcony....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Cross-country, snowshoe, snowmobiling, and dog sledding....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Pickleball hours 9:00am/11:00am at Ely HS/600 E. Harvey Street or at Vermillion Community College/1900 E. Camp Street. Check out FB page/Ely Pickleball...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    3 adult plus 1 child life jackets. ...moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 19 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
WINTER 2016/2017
Oct 8 - May 26, 2017
3 night min stay
Spring 2017
May 27 - Jun 16, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer 2017
Jun 17 - Sep 1, 2017
3 night min stay
Fall 2017
Sep 2 - Oct 18, 2017
3 night min stay
Winter 2017
Oct 19 - Dec 31, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Housekeeping $120 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 9.875%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/27/2016
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8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Ely Golf Club
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
Semers Beach

Car: Necessary

Located just 10 minutes from downtown Ely. Tucked away inside the Federal Forest on southern end of White Iron Lake. Cabin situated on 5 heavily wooded acres for exploring and solitude. Private view of White Iron with no signs of the "real world". 40 ft. dock to fish from or enjoy a sunset over the lake.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2015

About the owner: Love the outdoors and living off the land in Ely is a future dream.

Why the Owner Chose Ely, MN, USA:
Would you believe me if I told you this property found us? A perfect compromise between me and hubby....upscale inside while remote outside.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Part of property is considered Federal Forest..a quiet place to wander or truly explore. Enjoy NW sunset views from main floor balcony or just sit on a boulder to watch the sun setting. While we are paddlers more than boaters, both are allowed on White Iron Lake which connects with Farm Lake, South Farm Lake, and Garden Lake. An easy paddle to Kawishiwi River is the perfect destination with ability to canoe direct into the BWCA...a dream come true. While only 7 miles into Ely, our cabin feels like a million miles from civilization.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/27/2016

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  • Double bedroom on the right walking thru front door.

    Double bedroom on the right walking thru front door.

  • View into kitchen from family room

    View into kitchen from family room

  • 2nd floor King bedroom

    2nd floor King bedroom

  • 2nd floor loft

    2nd floor loft

  • Looking back at front door

    Looking back at front door

  • Bathroom across from main floor bedroom

    Bathroom across from main floor bedroom

  • Viewing family room from kitchen

    Viewing family room from kitchen

  • White door to balcony

    White door to balcony

  • Beautiful view from loft

    Beautiful view from loft

  • 2nd floor hallway bathroom

    2nd floor hallway bathroom

VRBO #709218

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Friday, October 28, 2016

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Ely, MN, USA #709218

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