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Old Country-style lodging nestled between 2 lakes. Sportsman's paradise!

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Private, Tri-level, 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home with wrap- around decks.

Completely furnished 4 bedroom home, sleeps up to 7 people: 1 King, 1 Double, 1 twin, and 2 twin size beds. Each additional guest is $50.00 per night. Linens and towels provided. Lovely acreage with tennis court and grassy areas. Dock and boat access to large reservoir stretching miles for water fun and great fishing.

Sits atop a hill at the back of 40 acres of woodland and marsh. Private and serene. Deer often seen grazing on the property. Plenty of free parking.

Robert and Cathleen Olson
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2018

About Robert and Cathleen Olson

'German Haus' was built in 1975. The design came from a picture of a German house taken by my brother while he was stationed in Germany. Being of German heritage, I was interested in visiting the 'Old Country' and did so on three occasions. To my delight, I found many homes that resembled the one we had built in Fredenberg.

Robert and Cathleen Olson purchased this house in 1975

Why Robert and Cathleen Olson chose Duluth

This home is nestled between two lakes-one that is part of a large reservoir and a much smaller one that is perfect for canoeing or kayaking. The home sits atop a hill that allows the occupant to see across the marsh and out to the lakes on either side.

The long, private driveway leaves the road sounds behind and deer, grouse, and other wildlife can be seen meandering throughout the day.

What makes this house unique

Walking, hiking, biking, fishing, boating, and swimming are all accessible from the property, and in the winter months, snowmobiling, ice skating, ice fishing and cross-country skiing are the sports of choice.

The warmth of the fireplace on a cold winter's night brings comfort and joy to the residents as they look out the many windows to see a host of tall standing birch trees.

Feel a sense of times past as you sit by the old wood cook stove and sip your freshly brewed cup of coffee.

A small country store is just a mile away and can supply your basic food, gas, and miscellaneous item needs including the minnows for the day's fishing!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Duluth in Fredenberg

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • rural
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Away From It All
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Lighted, mirrored vanity.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , One-half bath with sink and toilet on main floor.
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Located on lower level and services 3 lower level bedrooms.
  • Newly remodeled master bathroom with tub and separate shower. Mirrored, lighted vanity. One-half bath on main floor. Full bath with shower/tub install on lower level.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Loft area.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed
  • Loft bedroom, King size bed. Catwalk to balcony across vaulted ceiling living room. All cedar wood. Outdoor balcony on each side. Remaining 3 bedrooms on lower level. One additional full size blowup mattress, 2 twin size blowup mattresses and one sleeping bag available for additional guests.
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Leisurely walks down the 1/3 of a mile driveway you may come across a doe and her fawns eating peacefully by the wayside.


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(17 traveller reviews)

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Old Country-style lodging nestled between 2 lakes. Sportsman's paradise!
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 17 reviews

beautiful house and and inside!

  • 5 of 5

This is a really beautiful and fancy place. The environment is clean and quiet. They provide almost all the kitchen and sleeping staffs which really surprised us! We loved this night!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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'Twas amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Simply amazing.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Only there for a short night, but very nice...

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great vacation home with privacy.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in th Duluth area. The house was perfect for our family. Close enough to town for supplies/groceries, but far enough for privacy and relaxing. We saw deer in the trees along the driveway. Would recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent place for an extended family get-together.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with 7 adults and one baby, and it fit us perfectly. The house is really well furnished and stocked with the necessities. Plenty of common area for good discussion and fun. Take a spin around the property, it's really nice and large. The morning was spent on the expansive deck. There is no A/C, so if you are there on a hot day like we were, just open the upper level windows and use the box fans they provide to circulate the air; odds are it will cool down in the evening.

This is a place I'd definitely stay again, for a longer period (we only stayed one night), if we have a larger family function.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice place

  • 5 of 5

The place is good.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Duluth International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
The Blue Max/Eagles' Nest Resort
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Ridgeview Country Club
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 4/Rice Lake Rd
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
The Blue Max/Eagles' Nest Resort
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Spirit Mountain Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
You are there!
Car: necessary

15-20 minute drive to the Bayfront-Downtown Duluth and Spirit Mountain Ski Resort.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Duluth, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Grandma's Marathon 2018
14 Jun 2018 - 18 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £37 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £185.65
Property Damage Protection £43.81

Local area manager. Additional guests above 7 are $50.00 per person per night. All guests must be registered.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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