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Lutsen Lookout is a large Log Cabin With Fabulous Lake Superior Views on 5+ acre

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Rental Cabin in Lutsen, MN with 3 bedrooms & 2.5 bathrooms views lake superior

Lutsen Lookout is large rental log cabin in Lutsen, MN. The log cabin was completed in 2013. It's located 1-mile from the Lutsen Ski Mountain and Superior National Golf Course, within the Superior National Forest. While the charming towns of Lutsen, Tofte and Grand Marais are nearby, you will feel secluded in this private setting on 5+ acres of pristine wilderness, surrounded by 100's of acres of Superior Nat'l Forest and Minnesota State Scientific and Natural Area.

Unique features like the 28' rock fireplace, tree trunk center island, handcrafted cedar tree, claw foot bathtub, heated floors and the spectacular 30' wall of windows make this property a one-of-a-kind, and original to the scenic north shore.

Lutsen Lookout is the perfect place for gatherings with friends and family. The large open spaces, luxurious amenities, gorgeous views and natural surroundings provide that up-north atmosphere to relax even those most stressed out. Plenty of outdoor activities await you right outside the front door. Or hunker down with movies, board games, crafting, wildlife viewing or a good book. Prepare your own meals in the large modern kitchen and gather around the 'stump' for great conversation. Or venture out to one of the nearby restaurants or pubs just a mile or two away.

A large screened porch (with seasonal windows) connected to a 65' deck overlooking Lake Superior add to the living space and give you a feel of sitting with nature. The Superior hiking trails, Gitchi Gami bike trail, Ski slopes, Alpine slide, X-country trails, snowmobile trails and the Superior National golf course are all very close by.

Bears, Wolves, Lynx, Bobcat, Coyotes, Deer, Mink, Owls, Eagles and other wildlife make cameo appearances on the property. Come on up and enjoy all that Minnesota has to offer, at Lutsen Lookout.

NO SMOKING PROPERTY. Responsible renters must be 25 years old. Winter and Spring access require all-wheel or 4-wheel drive vehicles.

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More Details

Todd Robinett
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 February, 2017

About Todd Robinett

We have enjoyed traveling and exploring the US and many Countries overseas. The North shore of Minnesota has always been a special place with magnificent beauty. We're now able to spend time and share this property with friends, family and you!

Todd Robinett purchased this house in 2013

Why Todd Robinett chose Minnesota

Lutsen Lookout was built for luxury and privacy while maximizing the views or Lake Superior. Lutsen Lookout is a very comfortable 2600 sq ft home with an open design. It's located on 5.2 private acres of pristine land and surrounded by 100's of acres of State and Federal land. Nearby restaurants, bars, shopping areas and activities make it an ideal location. You can cross county ski, hike and snowmobile right from the front door. Due to the remote access, all-wheel or 4-wheel drive is required for winter rentals.

What makes this house unique

Located on a snowmobile trail with easy access to groomed cross county skiing and downhill skiing at the Lutsen Mountain. For warmer weather enjoy the nearby Lake Superior Hiking Trail, the Gitchee Gumee bike trail, Gondola rides the Alpine Slide or leisurely walks along Lake Superior beaches. Surrounded by woods, privacy and wildlife. Ideal for 2-3 families or couples. Nearby restaurants include Papa Charlies (2 miles), Lutsen Lodge (2 miles), Moguls Grille and Tap Room (2 miles), Coho Cafe (7 miles), Cascade Lodge (10 miles) and some great brew pubs and restaurants in Grand Marias (19 miles) ... and coming soon (2015) the North Shore Winery ... just a mile away.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Lutsen, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Powder Room; main floor - Toilet , main floor powder room behind kitchen
    Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Claw foot soaker tub; tiled shower
    Upper level bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , located on upper level; easy access from both upper bedrooms
  • Lutsen Lookout has a Master bathroom and powder room on main floor. Guest bathroom on 2nd floor. Total of 2 showers, 3 toilets and 1 bathtub.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bear bedroom upper level - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Bunk is twin over full
    Moose bedroom upper level - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Bunk is twin over full.
    Superior bedroom; main level - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Lutsen Lookout has a Master Bedroom on main floor with a king sized bed. Two guest bedrooms are on the 2nd floor each with bunk beds (twin over full) and queen beds. Loft area between the two guest bedrooms has a Full sized futon bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Lutsen Lookout can supply daily cleaning for an extra charge, dependent on availability of cleaning service. A pet may be allowed. Contact owner for more information and fees. in-home masseuse available by appointment. Great internet connectivity! No TV or cable connections.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(69 traveller reviews)

Lutsen Lookout is a large Log Cabin With Fabulous Lake Superior Views on 5+ acre
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 69 reviews

Weekend Winter Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Great location as a home base to explore the North Shore! The property is well-maintained, spacious and private. Very beautiful views. Two minute drive up to the ski hill, if that interests you. Responsive owners. Highly recommend this home.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great VRBO!

  • 5 of 5

We had a terrific time at this place. Many incredible attributes. Probably good for 8 friends but I can definitely say that you could have 10 total if you are good friends. Snoring could be a problem! Only 2 separate bedrooms but we had 8 of us and it was awesome. Todd is (owner) a great guy to deal with. At the end of the day, we had a blast and I would say this is the best place we have stayed around Lutsen!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a nice trip. Two large bedrooms upstairs both have queen beds and bunks, twin/full. The downstairs master bedroom has a King bed ... so there are 3 large bedrooms and you get to choose how all that works!!
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Excellent Experience!

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend this option to anyone considering it. The Owners were responsive and a joy to work with before and during our stay. The Cabin is outfitted with all the amenities you'd expect from a high-end hotel. Secluded, private location makes it perfect for a low-key retreat, yet located close to all attractions. 2 minutes to the chair lifts and blocks away to the winery! Excellent overall experience!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You can expect to find a full and complete kitchen stocked with every utensil needed and unexpected things like a Crock Pot, Electric Skillet, Cookie Sheets, olive oil, coffee and more. We even have a Battery Charger and flashlight for those little emergencies that can pop up. Looks like a trail is being made to the North Shore Winery too.
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Beautiful Cabin with Amazing amenities

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful cabin with such great amenities! Myself and 9 friends stayed at the Lutsen Lookout for our snowboarding trip and had a blast! We were breath taken by the large space in the living room, fire pit, kitchen, outside patio, bedrooms, bathrooms, and more! The decor was really cozy and made me feel at home. The attention to detail information provided to us prior to arriving on how to use all the amenities including Wifi, electronics/screen tv/sound system, kitchen supplies, trash disposal, and clean up was greatly appreciated! There were also tons of fun games to play from board games to chess/checkers/tic tac toe, and more. We were never bored during our visit!

There was also some bird seeds in the porch area where we laid out on the patio and saw birds come eat. Even squirrels joined in! While watching the birds eat, we also saw two beautiful deers come by the cabin for 15-20 mins - it was a fascinating sight to see!

Everything was really easy to find and when I had a couple questions and called the care taker she responded right away. This place is truly beautiful with a lot of great amenities and all my friends hope to return next year!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You found the most important things ... the natural beauty of the North Shore!!
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Wonderful Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Lusten Lookout with 4 couples (8 ppl total) over a long weekend and it couldn't have been better! The cabin is right by the ski mountains and the North Shore Winery where we saw some live music on Saturday night (both within a 5 min drive). We saw lots of wildlife- birds, deer, squirrels, etc. right in the backyard and a BEAUTIFUL view of sunrise, sunset and the lake. The cabin was equipped with everything we could have needed - chess, checkers, playing cards, 4 sets of snowshoes, a crockpot, pots and pans, many dishes and to top it all off it is VERY clean. I am a clean freak and I was very impressed with state of the cabin and the towels provided. Todd was very responsive and we knew he would be available if there was anything we needed but everything went very smoothly! We drove up to Grand Marais for an afternoon as well and explored the Cascade River State Park, went snowshoeing, had a beer at to the Voyageur Brewery and watched sunset at Artist's Point. I would highly recommend this property to any group looking for a fun weekend getaway!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sounds like I should be hanging around with your group ... as that's pretty much the perfect weekend getaway. Glad to hear it was a huge success and we look forward to seeing you next winter!! We really do try and make your stay complete ... with lots of unexpected "extras" that you certainly won't find elsewhere. Give us try on your next vacation up the North Shore.
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Beautiful Place with a Beautiful View

  • 5 of 5

6 of us spent a long weekend at Lutsen Lookout and had a fabulous time. The place is amazing and has beautiful, colorful views right out the windows! The owner was very attentive to us, promptly answering emails and any questions, plus checking in to make sure all was well while we were there. The kitchen had everything we could've wanted (waffle maker, rice cooker, lots of gadgets). We enjoyed several bonfires right out back. The bathrooms are supplied with nice, luxury style soaps and shampoos. An added bonus is the newly-opened North Shore Winery is within walking distance! We strolled down there Sunday late afternoon and had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's truly amazing that you can be secluded in the woods ... with Wolves, Lynx and Bear ... as neighbors ... and be able to walk to a winery for a nice glass of Cabernet!! Life's all about balance ... and Lutsen has it all.
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Papa Charlie's Saloon & Grill
"Great food and drinks"
Lutsen Mountains
"Just 1 mile from the ski resort"
Superior National Golf
"Fabulous golfing just a mile away"
Gitchi-Gami State Trail
"Access to this bike trail is just a mile away"
Alpine Slide
"This slide is open in the summer and just a mile away"
Nearest Airport
19 Miles
grand marais, mn
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Moguls Grillle and Tap Room
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Superior National Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
hwy 61
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Lutsen Resort Dining Room
Nearest Ski
1.5 Miles
Lutsen Mountain
Car: necessary

Approximately half-way between the Lutsen Resort on Highway 61 and Lutsen Mountain Ski Resort. Beautiful views of Lake Superior. Surrounded by Minnesota Scientific and Natural Area (SNA) and Superior National Forrest as well as some private land.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lutsen, Minnesota

Rental Basis:
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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £40 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Cleaning Fee £148 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.38%

Due to natural terrain and dirt road, 4-wheel drive or all-wheel drive vehicles are required for Winter and Spring rentals. An additional, refundable pet damage deposit may be required as well.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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