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Bill Michels

Member since: 2006
Speaks English

Park Point House and Cottage

People11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Overview

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

House and Cottage - 4 Bedrooms - 3 Baths - (Sleeps 11)

Park Point Beach House and Duneside Cottage,

City license no. PL13-075

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 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 firepit.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Bill Michels (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks English

About Bill Michels

We are a Twin Cities architect and artist who are always thrilled to spend 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 away from home. 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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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(64 traveller reviews)
Park Point House and Cottage
average rating of 4.9375 based on 65 reviews
Forest Lake, Mn
5

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
  • Source: HomeAway
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Colleen R, St. Paul

  • 5 of 5

We loved the place - Grandparents, kids and grandkids had a wonderful time! We really lucked out on the weather and were able to have more beach time than we were expecting. What a gorgeous beach! We had no idea that it even existed. The house and cottage were really great accommodations for all of us. We highly recommend it, and we will be back! Thanks for a wonderful long weekend!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the comments, the beach is great!!
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Perfect get away spot

  • 5 of 5

This property is great for multi-family with adequate space and great gathering areas such as the Bon fire area, large dining table and great beach access!

Bathrooms were nice and sleeping arrangements all work very well!

Highly recommend! And I will come back again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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If the weather had been nice it would have been perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The accomadtions were great. Adorable house that had everything we needed. My son and granddaughters slept in the beach house so we were able to have breakfast together and start our day together. The weather did not cooperate but if it had been nicer out it would have been perfect, we made the best of it. I would recommend staying here without a doubt, owner was very accomadating.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for Families

  • 5 of 5

My family was meeting in Duluth for my nephew's wedding. Two families stayed at Park Point House and Cottage and had a great time! The other families who stayed in nearby hotels could easily stop by and hang out. We enjoyed the beach, bon fires at night, and family meals. There was a massive garage sale all up and down the street going on during our stay which added to the fun. We bought an extra bike and used the one Bill had in the garage. This allowed for two people to bike to Canal Park in 10 minutes and eat lunch or explore. My husband and I biked to Canal Park Brewing Co. They have a great outdoor space facing Lake Superior - nice restaurant/bar to relax and enjoy the lake. We left the extra bike in the garage for future guests! Great place with awesome access to the beach!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin, great location

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time staying for a couple of night with 6 adults total. Amenities were great. Access to the beach is outstanding. Very responsive owner. The only complaint I would have is the beach house has a very uncomfortable full-sized mattress that is in desperate need of replacement.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

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
I-35
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Grandma's Restaurant
Nearest Ski
11.8 Miles
Spirit Mountain
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Park Point, Minnesota

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer
16 Jun 2016 - 5 Sep 2016
5 night minimum stay
£2,174
for 5 nights
From
£419
£2,576
£11,922
 
 
Fall
6 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
2 night minimum stay
£461
for 2 nights
From
£190
From
£381
Fri,Sat
£1,561
£5,155
 
 
Winter
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£376
for 2 nights
From
£148
From
£317
Fri,Sat
£1,053
£3,252
 
 
Spring
1 May 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£419
for 2 nights
From
£169
From
£359
Fri,Sat
£1,413
£5,155
 
 
Summer
16 Jun 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£2,174
for 5 nights
From
£419
£2,576
£11,922
 
 
Fall
6 Sep 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£461
for 2 nights
From
£190
From
£381
Fri,Sat
£1,561
£5,155
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£2,174
for 5 nights
From
£419
£2,576
£11,922
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £380
Cleaning fee £72 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.38%

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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Beach House
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Beach House
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Cottage
Bedrooms:
  • 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
    Game 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
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Decking
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
Fire pit with seating

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