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Palisade Log Cabin on Lake Superior's North Shore

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Classic log cabin, lakefront property, great view of Lake Superior

The Palisade Log Cabin on the north shore of Lake Superior is located just off Highway 61, one mile northeast of Silver Bay. It is about a half mile through heavily wooded lots to the 35-year old secluded and authentic log cabin. The cabin sits on 5 acres of private land and has more than 460 feet of high rugged Lake Superior shoreline.

There are incredible views to the north of the Palisade Head Cliffs. These cliffs reach 350 feet high and are a favorite of rock climbers. You can hear the waves of the lake crashing against the ledge rock cliffs just 70 feet from the cabin. The sunrises over the lake are spectacular; in the evening you might be able to view the northern lights.

We installed a new geothermal heating system in October 2012 which should keep the cabin warm and cozy all winter long. Enjoy the peace and solitude of the whispering pines and birch while watching a bald eagle flying above. You can read a book or play cards/games near the cabin’s warm wood stove. Outside you can toast marshmallows at the fire pit or play horseshoes. Search for Thomsonites, agates, crystals, cobblestones, or driftwood. Go berry picking or view colorful spring wild flowers and brilliant fall foliage.

Drive the Highway 61/Superior National Forest Scenic Byway and visit the beautiful Minnesota state parks nearby (see map). Hike on The Superior Hiking Trail that runs from Two Harbors to the Canadian border. Ride your bike on the Gitche Gami Bike Trail that runs along Highway 61. Snowmobile on the North Shore State Snowmobiling Trail or drive an ATV on designated ATV trails from Duluth to Grand Portage. Try cross-country skiing on the North Shore Mountain Cross Country Ski Trail. Visit Lutsen Mountains ski resort 36 miles from the cabin.

In the summer you can go to two nearby beautiful sandy beaches which are part of Tettegouche State Park (ask for directions). Take a charter boat tour or fishing trip out of the Silver Bay Marina that is 3.5 miles to the southwest. If you're adventurous, you can go kayaking/canoeing in the cove.

Watch for giant iron ore carriers on Lake Superior, they depart from Silver Bay and head east to Cleveland. Look for wildlife around the cabin and you may see eagle, deer, moose, bear, fox, wolf, and beaver. If you don’t feel like cooking, dine at a variety of fine nearby restaurants (Lemon Wolf, Northern Lights, The Crossings, and Cove Point Lodge in Beaver Bay; Our House in Finland; The Blue Fin in Tofte).

The Palisade Log Cabin is in close proximity to all activities listed here, most within just a few miles. Most important, take time to enjoy a classic log cabin experience on the North Shore!

Keywords: Log Cabin, vacation rental, North Shore, Silver Bay, Lake Superior, Palisade Head, Split Rock Light House, Superior National Forest, Superior Hiking Trail, Boundary Waters Canoe Area, skiing, hiking, biking

More Details

Property Manager
Harold and Rae Piepho
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2017

About Harold and Rae Piepho

Harold and Rae Piepho manage the cabin. The Piepho's have lived on the North Shore for many years, and have extensive knowledge of the area.

Mark and Sarah own the cabin. They moved to the Twin Cities in 2000, and frequently spent time "up north." Sarah's parents have owned a vacation home in Silver Bay for many years. This vacation home served as a launching pad for Mark and Sarah to visit the North Shore. In 2011, Mark and Sarah purchased this cabin. They love spending time at the cabin with their two sons. The quiet cabin in the woods is always a welcome retreat.

Harold and Rae Piepho purchased this cabin in 2011

Why Harold and Rae Piepho chose Minnesota

The north shore of Lake Superior, particularly the stretch along Highway 61 from Duluth to Grand Marais has something for everyone. Silver Bay, which is in right in the middle of this beautiful stretch, is a great place to enjoy the spectacular views of Lake Superior and to visit the many Minnesota State Parks in the area.

What makes this cabin unique

We enjoy everything we describe on our property listing, especially the beautiful views from log cabin. The area is quiet and relaxing and also provides us with opportunities to venture out and explore a wide variety of destinations along the beautiful North Shore!

Guestbook comments from the manager

As the previous owner, I can tell you that we

loved The Palisade Cabin, and wanted to share

the experience of a true Lake Superior

log cabin! We went live with our VRBO

listing July 10th, 2007 and have first time

guests coming on July 12th and

July 16th! I am amazed at the interest!

I hope you can make it this summer or

fall or even this winter, if we can

make it possible! Thank you for

visiting Palisade Log Cabin on

Lake Superior!
Jul 2007
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Silver Bay in Lake County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Master bedroom with great view of lake and sunrise. Open ceiling. Walls are 3/4 high.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
If you need recreational equipment there is a recreational sports rental store in Beaver Bay for cross-country ski, snowshoeing,and snowmobiling.

Reviews

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Palisade Log Cabin on Lake Superior's North Shore
average rating of 4.86 based on 51 reviews
5

Great place to land after a day of adventuring!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love this cabin. It allows us to experience all of the amazing hiking trails on the North Shore, and return to a cozy, well-furnished cabin. It is so drastically different than staying in a hotel, and well worth it. We love that we can bring our dogs, too! I cant rave enough about the experience. Harold was very prompt with our request and made the experience very easy. Can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place to stay to do the North Shore!

  • 4 of 5

Nice lot right on the lake.

Plenty of privacy!

Close to state parks for hiking.

Even with rainy weather afternoon we had a relaxing time building a fire, completing a puzzle, and playing banana grams. And then grilling steaks for our dinner!

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunning Property

  • 5 of 5

This home was beyond our expectations. It was clean, well-supplied, cozy and has the most spectacular views of Lake Superior. We watched two sunrises that will forever stay in our memories and in our photo albums. Very close to Tettegouche State Park with fun hiking and more stunning views.

This will be a must for us each year!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We were up in mid February for an anniversary and the cabin was perfect! The cabin itself is cozy, view is amazing and it's an easy drive to all north shore attractions. Great for couples or a small family as one of the rooms has bunk beds. Overall just a really great escape from every day life, we have already recommended the cabin to friends! Thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and comfortable cabin with spectacular views of Lake Superior

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is cozy and comfortable, and convenient to Tettegouche State Park. It was the perfect spot to stay after a day snowshoeing in the park, highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Upgrades to the cabin scheduled for March; including new and re-finished hardwood floors, are some of the things to make our guests stay even more enjoyable. Also to be noted, we have shoulder season rates now through April.
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Fantastic!!!

  • 5 of 5

What a gorgeous, fabulously located cabin perched atop the cliff's edge with expansive views of Lake Superior right out the back windows, to include the master bedroom. We loved the convenient heat provided by the geothermal heat system and the kind of cozy, romantic, warming fire that can only be provided by a wood stove. The kitchen was stocked with all the home appliances, dishes and pans one would need. Hiking trails can be found EVERYWHERE within five minutes of the cabin. Groomed cross country ski trails are within a 10 minute drive from the cabin. Clearly, we loved our stay at the Palisade Cabin along Superior's North Shore.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Silver Bay Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.4 Miles
Silver Bay Municipal Liquor
Nearest Ferry
89 Miles
Isle Royale Nat. Park, departs Grand Portage, MN
Nearest Golf
5.8 Miles
Silver Bay Country Club
Nearest Train
30 Miles
North Shore Scenic Railway in Two Harbors, MN
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 61
Nearest Restaurant
2.4 Miles
Northwoods Cafe
Nearest Ski
36 Miles
Lutsen Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
2 of them, located in Tettegouche State Park
Car: necessary

Silver Bay is midway between Duluth (55 miles to the southwest) and Grand Marais (55 miles to the northeast). It is a great location to see all the beauty of the North Shore of Lake Superior.

Minnesota state parks nearby include Gooseberry Falls, Split Rock Light House, Tettegouche, George Crosby Manitou, and Temperance River. The Palisade Head just northwest offers great views of the lake. Also nearby is the Superior National Forest and the Superior Hiking Trail.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Silver Bay, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
summer
1 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£570
for 3 nights
From
£190
£1,140
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £23.19 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.88%

Three night minimum stay in summer unless only two nights are available between reservations.

Holiday week ends: $230 winter, $240.00 summer per night, 3 night minimum for holidays. Additional adults age 17 and over $20; children age 6-16 $10.00 per night. Children under six are free. . Pets $30.00 flat fee.

Please note the "instant quote" function does not accurately calculate weekly rates (6 nights, 7th night free), children, and holiday fee. Ask property manager for a more accurate estimate.

KEEP CLOSE WATCH ON PETS. BEWARE OF NEIGHBOR DOG.

Checkin: 3:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.

Deposit: $200.00 cash/check upon reservation.
Cancellation: 6 weeks = full refund less 10%; Less than 6 weeks no refund unless rented.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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