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Cozy Cottage on Shore of Lake Superior and the Flute Reed River

Bedrooms Studio
Space 225 sq ft
Property type cottage


About the property

Cottage, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Our cozy one room cottage is the perfect peaceful getaway. Enjoy a drink on the deck as you watch the sunset over Lake Superior. Listen and watch as the waves come crashing in. Take a walk along the beach. Lay in bed as you watch the sunrise. Have an evening fire and watch the stars as you have never seen them before. Sit in the screen tent on a wooden platform and enjoy the view.

The cabin has an all glass front. There is a queen bed and a fold out couch that is a full size bed. There is a full shower and and curtained toilet. Grill using the 4 burner Char Broil grill with side burner. There is a toaster oven and Microwave and refrigerator. We provide a crock pot and electric fry-pan. All linens are provided. We are pet friendly.

We provide WIFI

Keywords: Private Cozy 14 by 16 foot cottage on the Shore of Lake Superior and the Flute Reed River.

More Details

Marcia Lacey
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018

About Marcia Lacey

Ken retired from Northwest Airlines and we decided to build our house on property that has been in the family since 1963. And yes we built it ourselves! We love the outdoors and especially love living on Lake Superior. We love hunting, fishing, hiking, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling. I have trained dogs all my life and have one Golden Retreiver. Charlie is a 6 year old white golden. He loves all the people who stay in the Cabin. We have made many lasting friends. This is the only cottage on our property. We love to share our little 'piece of heaven'

Marcia Lacey purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Marcia Lacey chose Hovland

When we retired up north, We wanted something to do, so we brought in a little 14 by 16 cottage to rent. We have so much fun meeting all the people who visit. When we built our home here in Hovland, we decided we had enough room to share our 'little piece of heaven'. It is a safe place for the dogs to run and have fun and not worry about busy roads. Providing a vacation rental on Lake Superior is like having a place on a small ocean.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is private. It is just like having your own cozy cottage on Lake Superior. Lake Superior is different everyday. The Flute Reed River is a great river to hike or just cool off. The cottage is private but close enough to get map information or a spice you are missing!

Guestbook comments from the owner

The Nelsons' from Good Thunder plus Samantha & Reggy, our Golden Retrievers, arrived on Monday to very foggy and cool conditions. However, the next few days were amazing. One morning we traveled to Grand Portage State Park and the Falls were amazing as was the double rainbow surrounding them. The cabin again so cozy and our dogs, plus Charlie & Rusty spent lots of time in the water. We are back in the middle of July so rest up Charlie because Reggy will try" to run you ragged!
Jun 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Hovland in East Cook

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 225 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Must strip beds, and place towels in pile. Clean dishes and empty garbage
  • Dogs MUST be socialized with other dogs. Crates are required in cabin if left alone
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • curtained toilet area and full size shower. There is no separate bathroom
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Couch turns into double bed Cottage is one room 14 by 16. There is no separate bedroom
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • swimming
The Flute Reed River runs through our property into Lake Superior. It is fun to hike. The cottage sits 40 feet from the shore of Lake Superior. You have your own firepit. Dogs are accepted at no charge. They have to be crated if left in cabin. There is a screen tent on a wooden platform for your enjoyment. You will be within a few miles of the Lake Superior Hiking Trail system.


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Cozy Cottage on Shore of Lake Superior and the Flute Reed River
average rating of 4.83871 based on 38 reviews

Loving it!

  • 5 of 5

This is a quaint, cozy cottage right on the Lake. Very clean and comfortable. We stayed 2 nights and wished it was 5! We (my husband, 3 yo daughter and I) fell in love with the resident dog, Charlie, and visiting dogs. The owner, Marsha, was very sweet and took the time to chat with us about the area. We were able to feed chipmunks out of our hands! We loved this gem of a spot. Thanks Marsha!!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so nice to meet your family. The chipmunks are really missing you!! I am glad you had a good time. Thank you for your kind words. I look forward to seeing you again! Marcia Lacey
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Cozy cabin on a gorgeous property

  • 5 of 5

This tiny cabin was in an absolutely gorgeous wooded location, right where the Flute Reed River meets Lake Superior. It was only fifty feet to the lakeshore where we spent a lot of time quietly listening to the waves crash against the rocky beach. We also had a fire right by the lake. The cabin itself is small but had everything necessary for our family of four—comfortable beds, a grill, an electric skillet, etc. There was also information in the cabin about the Duluth carpenters-turned-fisherman who settled the spot in the 1800s. Reading about their fishing, hunting, and sailing experiences really added some atmosphere to the stay. The location was also perfect for short drives up to Grand Marais and Grand Portage. This was a fabulous stay!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Loved this little cabin! Great for a couple who needs a little R & R. Wished we could have stayed longer! Definitely planning on coming back!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great weekend

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable, quiet, beautiful setting. Have been a couple times. Will return

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hutchinson, MN

Perfect for a quiet and relaxing weekend in nature

  • 5 of 5

I had a wonderful time here! I loved hearing the waves crashing on the shore and watching the chickadees eat from the bird feeders. Thank you for everything Marcia! This was just what I needed for a relaxing weekend!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sarah for your kind words. I look forward to seeing you again next year. Fall is my favorite time of year. I too love when the waves are pounding!! Have a great winter.
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Chicago Bay Hideway, Hovland, MN

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in August 2017 at the 'cozy cottage on the shore'!! It was really the best week we have spent on the North Shore in many years. The cabin is private, steps from the shoreline which is rocky, but not huge boulders - driftwood paradise! The fire pit is next to the lake and has a beautiful view of Chicago Bay, the 'old' pier and out across the lake. The deck is large and we ate most meals, snacks out on the deck because the birds would come to the feeders and showed no fear of us sitting so close. The chipmunks were great entertainment, they would come up on the deck and look at us like 'who on earth are you?' Our Welsh Corgi-terrier would chase the chippies for hours of course he never caught one, but both the chippie and Carson enjoyed the exercise. Charlie, the beautiful lab was the perfect host for our dogs they all played and ran around the yard enjoying their freedom. I would recommend the cottage for anyone who wants a 'time away from it all', quiet, with plenty of time for yourself and recharging your batteries. The beaches nearby are wonderful for hunting agates, sea glass, driftwood, swimming (in August/September). The Arrowhead Trail is right across the road and we drove that twice up to Shoe Lake Road and then to Greenwood Lake Road and out to the Gunflint. Then we drove up to Chik-Wauk to relive some of the history of the area, keeping an eye lookout for moose/wolves or other animals. We had dinner two nights at the Trail Center and it was the best. We also ate two nights at The Sisters in Grand Marais - the best Whitefish on the shore, reasonable and plenty of it with two fillets, your choice of sides for $19.00 it is not to be missed. We ate skizzles from the Donut Shop and will be picking some up on our way out of town today. Look at the pictures closely so you understand this is a small, but perfectly fitted with everything one would need. The owner, Marcia, is a gracious host and always ready to recommend a spot to enjoy. See you next August!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your very kind review. I really enjoyed meeting you. Carson was so cute. It was fun to hear some of the history on this area that I did not know. Yes the cabin is small and like you said I try to make it very cozy. It really does have everything you need. I look forward to seeing you next year and hearing more stories!! Marcia Lacery
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Nearest Airport
150 Miles
Duluth, MN
Nearest Barpub
18 Miles
Grand Marais, MN
Nearest Golf
45 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
18 Miles
Grand Marais Mn
Nearest Beach
Lake Superior, on or property
Car: necessary

Thunder Bay, Ont is one hour away, many walleye and trout lakes, salmon fishing in July and August, Hovland Arts Festival over 4th of July weekend. Fisherman's Picnic in Grand Marais, Rendezvous Days in Grand Portage, Grand Portage National Monuement. Take a boat out to Isle Royale, and Dragon Boat Races.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Hovland, USA

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1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

No charge for dogs. Dogs must be kept in crates in cabin if left alone. Check out is 11:00 AM Check in is 12:30 PM

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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