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Minnesota Point Beach House 3 - Cottage on Lake Superior

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

City of Duluth interim use permit # PL13-029.

Minnesota Beach House is located on Park Point which is surrounded by the pristine waters of Lake Superior and the St Louis River. These bodies of water are home to kayakers, canoeists, boaters, fisherman, kite surfers, wind surfers, surfers, and swimmers. If you don't participate in these activities you'll surely enjoy their antics on the water! The property has direct access to six miles of sandy beach on Lake Superior where you'll see joggers, walkers, sunbathers, and sand castle builders. Only 0.7 miles from the Minnesota Beach House is the historic Lift Bridge which connects Park Point to the City of Duluth and all it has to offer.

Duluth Area Attractions:

Lighthouses

State Parks Near Duluth and Duluth Trails

North Shore State Parks

Great Lakes Aquarium

Lake Superior Zoo

Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center

S.S. William A. Irvin Ore Boat Museum

Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center

Lake Superior Railroad Museum

St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center

Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate

Tweed Museum of Art

Tom’s Logging Camp

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC)

Zeitgeist Arts: Independent movie theatre, cinema and dining

Duluth Activities:

Duluth City Hiking Trails

Superior Hiking Trail in Duluth

Superior Hiking Trail along North shore

Duluth Cross Country Ski Trails

Kayak tours, lessons, rentals.

Golf Courses In Duluth

Duluth Charter Fishing

Spirit Mountain Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding

Spirit Mountain Alpine Coaster

Lutsen Mountain Downhill skiing/snowboarding two hour scenic drive up North Shore of Lake Superior

Alpine Slide at Lutsen Mountain

Mountain and Road Biking

Vertical Endeavors Indoor Rock Climbing

Center for Personal Fitness

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More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2018

About The Owner

Steve and I (Heather) have lived in Duluth for the past 20 and 15 years respectively. We call it home now and have a tough time seeing ourselves living elsewhere. Lake Superior has a draw and we've been mesmerized since moving here. We both love the water and spend a significant amount of our free time surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing and fishing. Both of us have caught a muskie out of our canoe a stone's throw away from our house on Minnesota Point. We've also been able to surf every month of the year! Although I'd recommend a wet suit Fall/Winter/Spring. We love this area and always look forward to coming home when we've gone on vacation.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2001

Why The Owner chose Park Point

Actually the vacation home is Steve's first home. He spent much of his free time repairing/refinishing. It is furnished with antiques handed down in our family that Steve refinished. We were unable to part with it when we moved to our new home less than a mile away so we turned it into a vacation rental home in 2010.

What makes this cottage unique

You'll have direct access to the largest freshwater lake in the WORLD (Lake Baikal in Russia is largest by volume, Lake Superior is largest by surface area)!

You are less than one mile away for the farthest inland port in the world.

You are less than one mile away from one of the largest lift bridges in the United States. There you can view Ocean and Great Lake ships from less than 100 feet as they enter and leave the port.

Minnesota Point is surrounded by water and the Aerial Lift Bridge is the only point of access by land. You are essentially on a island!

Steve lived in this house for several years and knows you have great neighbors!

If you want shopping, coffee, antiques they are less than 1 mile down the road over the Aerial Lift Bridge. You can also make the walk on sandy beach.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Park Point, Minnesota

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , Bathroom on second floor has clawfoot tub.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • First floor bedroom: King size bed; this room has private bath with full size tiled shower, pedestal sink, and toilet. First floor bedroom also has door to walk out onto back patio. Second floor rooms: Lake bedroom has full-size bed. Room has lake view and sliding glass door that leads out onto second floor deck. Second room has queen bed and air-conditioning unit in summer months. Third bedroom upstairs has twin bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Upstairs bathroom has Claw foot bath tub, pedestal sink and toilet. Antique furnishings, Maple hardwood floors throughout house.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Minnesota Point Beach House 3 - Cottage on Lake Superior
average rating of 4.925234 based on 107 reviews
5

Perfect!❤️

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved this house! It was so welcoming and comfortable! The best time with family where we could just relax ,really visit, roll dice, eat together in the large dining room, walk the beach, shop. Better than a hotel! We had the best time! We were sad to leave here.

  • Submitted: 22-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, comfortable and restful

  • 5 of 5

The cottage exceeded our expectations. The location was amazing for long walks along the beach, with easy access to town. The house itself was clean, quiet and cosy in every way. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: 21-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous & comfortable home to create lasting memories!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 2 nights and 3 days at this amazing and comfortable home. The home had all the comforts and amenities of my home, including inviting furniture and updated kitchen appliances and washer and dryer. The kitchen was fully loaded with dishes, flatware, pots and pans, seasonings for food, Aluminum foil, cling wrap, napkins, paper towels, cleaning supplies, etc. There was an extra large grill with all the grill tools on the large deck off of the kitchen and there was a back-up propane tank which was available if needed, and sure enough, we needed it. We loved the easy access to the beach and enjoyed collecting special rocks to remind us of our trip and we loved being able to take early morning walks on the beach. Loved the location of the home which was near the lift bridge and Canal Street. The beach house or cottage is located in a nice and quiet neighborhood. There were 4 nice bedrooms in the house that could easily sleep 7 people. We only had 4 people and used 3 bedrooms. The 4th bedroom is a child’s room that is very cute with a large chalkboard on the wall, an old desk that’s in excellent condition to play school and a book shelf with books and games. The basement had a foosball and ping pong table and a walk-in sauna. We wanted to use the sauna but ran out of time to do so. The house is very charming and I would return to stay without hesitation.

  • Submitted: 9-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful location!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location just steps from the Park Point beach. We had a fun winter weekend dog sledding, ice skating at Bayfront Park, checking out the ice heaves, and cc skiing. The boys (9 and 7) loved the ping pong and foosball tables in the basement. Kitchen and family room are small but funtionally arranged. Older home with lots of character, tastefully decorated. Hosts were super easy to communicate with. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: 15-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great visit

  • 5 of 5

The amenities were great. I especially loved the zoned heating. We would definitely come back again!

  • Submitted: 28-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cold but Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this house on Park Point on a very cold weekend in january. The house could not have been nicer. Very warm fireplace, and comfortable rooms. We did a very little cooking and everything was there that we might have needed and more.

Heather was very helpful and responsive, couldn't have been nicer.

  • Submitted: 12-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Water sports abound just out you door on the sandy shore of Lake Superior. Kite surfing, wind surfing, surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing all can be seen/enjoyed.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Park Point, Minnesota

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall 2017-Spring 2018
Sep 16 2017 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$224
From
C$320
Fri,Sat
C$1,602
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
C$320
From
C$385
Fri,Sat
C$2,115
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$224
From
C$320
Fri,Sat
C$1,602
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$320.43
Cleaning Fee C$96.13

State and city sales tax + city tourism tax + county tax = 11.375%

Monthly rate for off-peak is $2000.00.
Monthly rate for June, July, August, and September is $4000.00.
Please contact me for detailed quote.

Please note: we do NOT rent for one night at any time during the year.
According to Duluth's vacation rental ordinance, minimum stay requirements are based on the season and maximum number of people allowed in a rental unit is determined by the number of bedrooms each rental property has available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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