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Four Season Retreat**Modern And Secluded White Iron Lakeshore Cabin**5 Acres**

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Modern convenience on Federal Forest with panoramic views.


FOUR SEASON cabin situated on 5 acres of Federal Forest. Rolling terrain with 400 feet of lakeshore. Located on southern tip of White Iron with western picture perfect sunset views. The location has almost zero boat traffic. Tranquil setting for a summer retreat, cozy getaway in winter, base camp for dog sledding or snowmobiling. AND ONLY 7 MILES FROM DOWNTOWN ELY.

*IN-FLOOR RADIANT HEAT and wood burning stove

*Cabin has 55" smart tv with DirectTv and WiFi

*Bedrooms/sleeping loft have window blinds

*Main floor has king bed with full bathroom across hall

*Upstairs has king bed with full bathroom down hall

*Loft has two double beds with access to upstair bathroom

*Modern kitchen with bay windows/lake view

*Covered balcony with charcoal grill/lake view

*Large garage space for winter sports gear/hunting

*Hammock and picnic table amongst the pines

*Crawfish and bait buckets in shed

*Fish cleaning station behind shed

60 ft dock/west view in wind protected cove for your boat. Walk out, grab a chair, and enjoy a tranquil view and/or toss out a line for cruising pike. Short paddle north passing only 3 piers before entering a string of islands, great fishing, and the mouth of the Kawishiwi River.

White Iron is known for its high numbers of walleye, pike, and crappie due to the inflow of water from the Kawishiwi. Bring back some keepers, cook on charcoal grill or on the fire pit.


Scroll down to Owner's information for links pertaining to the public boat launch and PUBLIC BEACH.

More Details

Marcel Gajownik
Member since: 2015
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:
21 March, 2018

About Marcel Gajownik

Love the outdoors and living off the land in Ely is a future dream.

Marcel Gajownik purchased this cabin in 2015

Why Marcel Gajownik chose Ely

Would you believe me if I told you this property found us? A perfect compromise between me and hubby....upscale inside while remote outside.

What makes this cabin unique

Part of property is considered Federal Forest..a quiet place to wander or truly explore. Enjoy NW sunset views from main floor balcony or just sit on a boulder to watch the sun setting.

While we are paddlers more than boaters, both are allowed on White Iron Lake which connects with Farm Lake, South Farm Lake, and Garden Lake. An easy paddle to Kawishiwi River is the perfect destination with ability to canoe direct into the BWCA...a dream come true.

While only 7 miles into Ely, our cabin feels like a million miles from civilization.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Ely in Morse

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • 1. Pets must be crated while gone. 2. No pets sleeping on bed. 3. Absolutely no smoking.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Walk in closet with dresser. 2 windows with lake views.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Large closet with dresser
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed , Loft
  • Bedroom 1/King on main floor Bedroom 2/King on upper floor. Bedroom 3/Doubles in loft.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
There are two marinas to rent boats or pontoons on White Iron Chain: Timber Trail Lodge /800.777.7348 on Farm Lake; White Iron Beach Resort/218.365.4885 on White Iron. Lady Bug Lodge/218.365.8400 will deliver to public boat launch on White Iron.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Four Season Retreat**Modern And Secluded White Iron Lakeshore Cabin**5 Acres**
average rating of 4.780488 based on 41 reviews
Kansas City

Million Dollar View.

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely Christmas stay......with wind chills at 40 below! I know this sounds nuts, but it was a fun challenge staying warm while ice fishing. We did the dog sled trip across the lake at Wintergreen, and that was a once in a lifetime experience. Ely in winter is very isolated, but with just enough services to support a vacation. (Ely Steakhouse Walleye Parm is to die for)

The home itself is nicely equipped with two master bedrooms and a loft with two doubles. The HVAC and fireplace kept us warm, which is saying something in that weather. The homeowner is nice enough to provide lots of firewood, but beware the birch as it is still a little wet. Bring some starter kindling from the store, or use the non-birch wood in the pile. (completely split).

Should you come in winter, if you do not have snow tires or 4WD (or, like us, our 4X4 transfer case had trouble shifting in the cold) do not attempt the hill past the garage. Speaking of which, the garage is huge and though not heated is a great place to stow the cars (two spaces) when it is blowing. (Or, to fix your transfer case!)

I travel for a living, so I'm pretty picky about where I stay. You will not be disappointed in the home, the hosts, or, especially, the view.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really glad the cabin was perfect for your needs. We very much appreciate the thoughtful and detailed review.
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Snowmobile trip stay

  • 4 of 5

The location and cabin are great. Perfect set up for 4 or even more guys. The only issue was there was not easy access to the lake or snowmobile trails and that was a major factor in picking our location. We would stay again if there was an option to have easy access to the lake or snowmobile trails.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA

Quiet and well appointed cabin

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 4 nights in mid February and loved the cabin. The wood stove kept the house warm. Everything we needed was there, including wood, shovels, sleds, and a well appointed kitchen. The road and driveway was plowed for our arrival. When coming back to Ely, we would certainly rent this house again!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi. Thank you for the lovely review. We work diligently to make a guests stay warm and welcome!
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Wonderful property and a wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a cabin in the north woods experience and this cabin certainly delivered. All in our group agreed that we would be back to see what gems this place held in other seasons.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi. Thank YOU for a wonderful review. Have a wonder filled day. Marcel
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Great winter retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay even though the weather was very cold. Comfortable, great views, and very quiet in the winter!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We've worked very hard to make our cabin a home away from home. Since our cabin sits on a bluff, we have great views through the trees to the lake...glad to share. Marcel
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Wonderful Winter Experience

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our needs...four women on a winter retreat. The kitchen had everything we needed, and we loved playing ping pong! The owners were most gracious and helped answer our questions...they even bought us a crock pot! We would love to return again.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Ely Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Ely Steakhouse
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Semers Beach
Car: necessary

Located just 10 minutes from downtown Ely. Tucked away inside the Federal Forest on southern end of White Iron Lake. Cabin situated on 5 heavily wooded acres for exploring and solitude. Private view of White Iron with no signs of the "real world". 40 ft. dock to fish from or enjoy a sunset over the lake.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £93.87
Additional Guest Fee £10.83 per person per night
Pet Fee £72.21
Damage Deposit £144.42

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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