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Cute House and Cottage on Park Point within a 15 min. beach walk to Canal Park.

69 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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2 - 5 nights


Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Park Point - Park Point House and Cottage

Beach House and Cottage Sleeps Eleven in Seven Separate sleeping areas, 3 baths.

Park Point Beach House and Cottage,

Two houses for one party lets you enjoy private time and family time, situated in Duluth's famed Park Point and a short walk down the beach from Grandma's Restaurant and the Canal Park Lift Bridge are two wonderfully remodeled buildings. Available as a single rental these two separate abodes provide privacy and space and direct beach access to Lake Superior's public five mile sandy beach with a Park at the end. The beach is great for walking, jogging, biking, swimming-- in the summer and walking the dog, pets recommended!

The Beach House with it's wood paneled kitchen and breakfast room has two bedrooms with queen size beds and second floor sitting room. Two new bathrooms feature beach rock tile and stained wood paneling with a shower and a whirlpool tub. There is a formal dining room kitchen bar and breakfast room for casual dining.

The Cottage is complete in itself with two bedrooms, a living area, dining area, kitchenette and full bath. One bedroom has a full sized bed the second has bunkbeds.

The yard is spacious and private with a gas grill, a charcoal grill and a fire pit.

City license no. PL13-075

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Bill Michels
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
24 October, 2016
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About Bill Michels

We are a Twin Cities architect and artist who are always thrilled to spend family time in Duluth. The House and Cottage on Park Point is our little place away from home to do that. We have enjoyed remodeling and updating the house and cottage and turning it into a comfortable home with a relaxing livable atmosphere. It's given us the opportunity to do something a little different that we can share with everyone else.

Bill Michels purchased this house in 2005

Why Bill Michels chose Duluth

The beach is like nothing else in this part of the country, it's like being at the ocean. The water is warm enough to swim in, you can walk forever, and the infamous MN mosquito's are practically non existent because of the breezes off the lake. It's certainly a bonus to be a 15 minute walk down the beach to Canal Park or a short drive to the North Shore of Lake Superior.

What makes this house unique

We are just a bit unique in that there are two units we rent together. Put the kids in one or even grandma if she prefers to have her own quarters. Sometimes it's just a fight to see who gets the cottage!

And of course the location- beach, Canal Park, Lake Superior, the North Shore, restaurants...!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hey Bill,Just wanted to let you know....Anyhow that is a gorgeous place, it was the coolest design and decorating, I fell in love with it. I just wanted you to know that you did an excellent job, I felt like it was from a magazine. Thank you for letting us stay in your rental and for letting us bring our pets. We had a great time, and will tell everyone about the greatest place in Duluth. Thanks again.Megan
Sep 2007
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based on 69 holidaymaker reviews

Cute House and Cottage on Park Point within a 15 min. beach walk to Canal Park.
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 70 reviews
Forest Lake, Mn

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous two days. Best family vacation ever. Two buildings allow flexibility for day naps and for those who do not snooze. My family barely left the house, it was so comfortable. Everything we needed was there. Glorious kitchen with upscale stove and sink.

House was beautiful Bathroom in the house had wonderful tub and stonework. The cabin felt like a family cabin that you are coming back year after year. Beds were very comfortable. Nice sized yard.

We walked to Canal Park and to the lift bridge to see the ships arriving. We swam 3 times a day. Only a short walk though the dunes to a beautiful, clean beach. I miss it already.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2008
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Very cute, clean house and cabin.

  • 5 of 5

Eight of us shared this property over the weekend. It was very comfortable and well equipped. If you are planning on cooking know the kitchen is small - two people can navigate it. We normally stay further north where the lakefront is very rocky. It was nice to have a sandy beach to walk on. My brother-in-law was able to see a couple of ships navigate the canal.

The owner answered my email promptly and completely. I would recommend this property. We had an overall very nice stay.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Great for our group getaway! Lots of beds and gathering space.

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, cute and quirky house and cottage. Perfect for our group. Nicely renovated and updated. Well equipped kitchen and a large dining table worked well for our gatherings. Nice to be able to walk to the beach and have a campfire. We would stay again if we are in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Loved having the 2 houses! Perfect for adult children. The lake is right there on the property, beautiful sunrises :)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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The beach house was wonderful. Lovely kitchen that was well stocked,

  • 4 of 5

The location is great. We walked into Canal Park from the beach and the road several times. It was also great to use the bikes. The dining room was wonderful to have family meals.

It was nice to have the little cottage for our large family, but it was somewhat musty.

We also had great weather so we spent a lot of time on the great beach right there.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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nice place

  • 4 of 5

we enjoyed our stay on the point. since we attended the blues fest, we didn't spend too much time at the property, but when we were there, it had everything we needed,.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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SS Meteor Maritime Museum
Little Angie's Cantina & Grill
Amazing Grace Bakery & Cafe
"Fresh daily bread, soups and sandwiches!"
Duluth Pack Store
Glensheen Estate
Duluth Harbor North Breakwater Light North Pier
Great Lakes Aquarium at Lake Superior Center
Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center
Caribou Coffee
Vista Fleet Excursions
Dunn Brothers Coffee
Northern Waters Smokehaus
"Wonderful sandwiches, cheeses and smoked meats right in Canal Park!"
Vertical Endeavors
Great Lakes Aquarium
University Of Minnesota Duluth
"Love to walk the campus and check out the art gallery there."
Nearest Airport
9.1 Miles
Duluth International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Grandma's Sports Bar
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Vista Fleet
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Enger Park
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Grandma's Restaurant
Nearest Ski
11.8 Miles
Spirit Mountain
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Park Point, Minnesota

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
6 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 May 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
16 Jun 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
6 Sep 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £409
Cleaning fee £78 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.38%

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Park Point in Minnesota

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Beach House
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Beach House
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Cottage
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Beach House
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Beach House
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Beach House
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Cottage
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Cottage
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Cottage
    Game Room - 2 Single Bed , Game room trundle bed
  • Sleeps up to our maximum eleven guests in seven separate rooms and nine separate beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Decking
  • 1 bicycles
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
  • Jacuzzi
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Fire pit with log swing and log benches and free firewood!

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