Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Duluth
House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)
We are at the shoreline of Lake Superior, ½ acre of land with 200 ft of shoreline. There are steps to the ledge rock below where you can listen and watch the waves and catch the lake breezes. The changing nature of the lake will grab your attention and sometimes create a sense of awe. Since the property is on the shipping lanes leading to Duluth, you will see the huge boats of the lake, and also the fishing boats of the local restaurants.
The home has beautiful views of Lake Superior, the family room revealing a sun drenched panoramic view. Nature is on display through the various views of other rooms. A screened-in-porch, lakeside deck, outdoor seating, and patio dining enhance the outdoor experience. A screened in gazebo also offers solitude and refuge from everyday stress.
There are two large bedrooms with comfortable mattresses, a sofa sleeper (with view of fireplace and lake) and additional mattress padding. The family room is adjacent to the kitchen and porch. There is also a dining room, piano, living room with original stone fireplace, and a TV room with leather couch, chair and ottoman, and views of the lake. For those who want to cook, the kitchen is fully furnished with cooking utensils and a electric stove and full sized refrigerator. For those who want to dine out, there are
fine restaurants in the immediate area, and other dining choices from the familiar to the unique.
The two cities of Duluth and Two Harbors are within a 15 minute ride. Both cities offer festivals, shopping, and yearly events. Knife River is only 2 miles away and is the site of a large sandy beach, a marina, the Knife River, and the Superior hiking trail. Local smoked lake trout is available for you to buy, and fishing/boating excursions are for hire at the Knife River marina.
Once you are here, you will wish you never had to leave. The charms of the North Shore are various and within a day’s drive from The Bon Aire at Greenwood Cliffs. As often as you visit, there is always more to explore. The natural beauty and rugged history are part of the experience.
Keywords: lower floor of home: see review Jan 8, 2011, renter may be on site
- not suitable for children
- pets not allowed
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- non smoking only
About Chris Schousboe
My husband and I live in a condo in the heart of the Twin Cities. The Bon Aire is our spiritual refuge away from the noise and crowding of city life.
Chris Schousboe purchased this house in 2002
Why Chris Schousboe chose Duluth
I wasn't looking for a vacation home, but I ran across it online and fell in love with it. Some day we will retire to the Bon Aire. There is nothing else like the North Shore and Lake Superior.
What makes this house unique
The home is larger than most would predict with almost 1500 sq ft. This allows for privacy and room to spread out.