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Lake Vermilion Cabin with Bunkhouse-- Pet-Friendly, Sleeps 5

People5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

This 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom cabin is cozy and romantic. (We call it The Honeymoon Cabin!) Nestled in the North Woods, on the shore of Lake Vermilion, its pine interior is homey and warm, and French doors open onto a deck that looks out over the lake. The kitchen is compact, but fully outfitted with a refrigerator, oven/stove, microwave, toaster oven, and coffeemaker.

You'll want to spend most of your time on the lake, but for those of us who can't quite leave the rest of the world behind, there's cable tv and WiFi. (Please note that the ancient TV pictured has been replaced!)

The cabin itself has 1 bedroom with a queen bed. For an additional fee ($30/night, $35 cleaning fee), you can access the charming bunkhouse on the shoreline, which sleeps 3. The bunkhouse has an enclosed chem toilet. There's also a cute outhouse up the hill. You'll also enjoy the sauna, which is shared with one other cabin.

The driveway of this cabin can accommodate one boat trailer. (Getting a trailer in and out requires some care, as the gravel road is not wide.) Boats can be put in the lake at Moccasin Point or at Greubens, both of which are very nearby.

We do NOT have a fire pit, and do not allow outside fires. There is often a high risk of fire, as we are in the woods. We DO provide a charcoal grill for outdoor cooking.

There are loads of attractions and activities nearby-- the Vince Shute Bear Sanctuary, the International Wolf Center, Fortune Bay Casino, shopping in Ely, fishing guides, mailboat rides, hiking, tours of the Soudan Mine, and much more.

This cabin is on the same road as our other two rental cabins. The VRBO numbers for those cabins are 809128 and 671102. This cabin is next door to 671102 and one lot away from 809128. If you have a larger group and want to rent more than one cabin, we have special rates.

This cabin is SEASONAL ONLY. It is not available for rent after Sept. 30 or before May 1.

More Details

Owner
Sarah Fain
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
31 August, 2017

About Sarah Fain

My mom bought this cabin from the original owner, who was a neighbor and friend, in the '90's. She lovingly refurbished and decorated it. I've spent many happy summers there. I'm a writer, and it's the perfect spot for quiet reflection and work-- while still being an ideal launching pad for a busy day exploring the lake and the woods.

Sarah Fain purchased this cottage in 1990

What makes this cottage unique

The bunkhouse makes this cabin even more special. It was built by the original owner of the cabin, with the help of several of the original owners on the road-- including my great-uncle. It's right on the water, and my mom spent many hours making it a unique, comfortable getaway.

Location

Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Range Regional Airport
Car: necessary

There are loads of attractions and activities nearby-- the Vince Shute Bear Sanctuary, the International Wolf Center, Fortune Bay Casino, shopping in Ely, fishing guides, mailboat rides, hiking, tours of the Soudan Mine, and much more.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Tower in Northeast St. Louis

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • rural
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bunkhouse - 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

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Lake Vermilion Cabin with Bunkhouse-- Pet-Friendly, Sleeps 5
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews
5

Quiet & Quaint place on Lake Vermilion

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed at this cabin. It's small, but cozy and perfect for 2. The bunk house is great for grandkids.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Quaint, Clean, Cute, Cozy and Comfortable Lake Vermilion Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is all of the above. It is a perfect Lake Vermilion get away for a couple (2 people) with all the amenities available. The bed was wonderful. The only 2 drawbacks for us were the charcoal grill and the inability to get the internet. A charcoal grill takes so long to get going (especially when the weather is humid or damp). The internet was not really missed but it would have been nice to check email. We would give this cabin 4 1/2 stars and recommend its rental. A family of 4 or 5 could be quite comfortable if the adorable bunkhouse was rented too.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute little cabin.

  • 4 of 5

Cute little cabin for 2 to stay in. Overall 4 out of 5 stars bc theee were a few things that could be better/improved but overall very nice.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great little cottage

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was perfect for 2 and my son stayed in the bunk house. It was very clean and had everything you could possibly need. (Except a cast iron pan😁?). The stay was great and I would come back again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Little oasis

  • 4 of 5

The cabin and bunk house were so nice! Everything we needed was available to us and we enjoyed our stay. The only things that we didn't like is that the shoreline area was very rocky... If you jump in the lake wear shoes because your feet will hit the rocks. The path to the sauna is difficult to walk on especially at night. Overall it was very nice and we enjoyed it!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely! Perfect cabin for two. The lake is beautiful and we caught plenty of fish!

  • 5 of 5

What an idyllic retreat! Cool, crisp nights with the loons singing us to sleep. A few rainy days, but enough to see and do so we were never bored. Rented "Ol' Blue", a fishing boat at Gruben's, and caught perch, northern, and walleye. Better than adequate kitchen/supplies, fantastic linens, satellite TV, and french doors opening to a spacious deck overlooking the lake and personal dock. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Tower, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Late Summer
1 Sep 2017 - 2 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£456
for 4 nights
From
£95
£711
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
£695
for 6 nights
From
£103
£750
£2,620
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £74.08
Pet Fee £74.08
Damage Deposit £148.16

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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