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Aanii House | New Sauna | Large Decks | Sleeps 14 | Book Your Fall Getaway Now!

Sleeps18
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 2,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bdrm 5 bath w/ Internet | New Sauna, Kitchen, Grill, Floors | Camp Fire Pit

Long ago, the Ojibwe tribe once inhabited much of this beautiful area and many still live here. In Ojibwe, Aanii means “hello”; We welcome you to this wonderful little place where the past and present dance together in perfect step and a beautiful landscape of trees and rolling green hills commingle with small town life. Happily situated on 10 private acres in the woods just north of Duluth, the Aanii Vacation and Retreat House provides guests a sanctuary from the bustling world. A home that once raised a happy family, now provides others a loving place to reconnect with family and friends. This home features 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, a jacuzzi, brand new sauna, and plenty of space to stretch out. From my family to yours, we hope that your stay provides you with laughter and memories to last a lifetime.


Property Manager
Sally Shea
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2018

About Sally Shea

Aanii, my name is Sally. I was born on the Iron Range and grew up in a small town north of Minneapolis where I owned and operated a beauty salon for 15 years. Our family moved to Duluth in 1999 and I returned to school in 2002 to get my healthcare degree. I turned our home into a vacation rental a few years ago because I love the privacy and remote setting this home offers.

Sally Shea purchased this house in 1999

Why Sally Shea chose Duluth

I loved this home because its close to nature and provides many comfortable areas to relax indoor and outdoor. The property is on 10 acres and provides a quiet, comfortable experience for our guests. New hardwood floors make it great for Quilting and Crafting groups as we have rolling office chairs and folding tables to accommodate up to 10 group size. Separate living room with big screen TV, DVD player, Satellite TV and large comfortable leather couch with love seat and lounging chairs. The house has three levels so there is always a quiet space to relax, even with large groups.

What makes this house unique

Sauna room with shower - This was completed in early 2016 and has been a great addition to what we can provide for our guests.

The three decks provide enough space for large group retreats during the day and also a great place to enjoy a peaceful morning cup of coffee.

Camp Fire Area - Seating for 6 - 8 around a cozy camp fire. S'mores anyone?

Canal Park - Restaurants, gift and coffee shops, the board walk on Lake Superior. And be sure to experience the worlds only working Aerial Lift Bridge. Many Beaches and parks are further down after you cross over the bridge.

North Shore Scenic Route - Get a beautiful view of Lake Superior on the scenic route toward Two Harbors.

In the summer months, there are many scenic areas close to the property including Hawks Ridge for an awesome view of Lake Superior, and Seven Bridges Road where you can see many waterfalls and very interesting bridges (which runs to Lester Park and a unique swimming hole called, "the deeps," by the locals.) Great place to see the fall colors and enjoy the summer months.

In the winter months, The John Beargrease dogsled race runs within a few miles of the property. Snowmobile groups will enjoy the proximity of the C. J. Ramstad Minnesota trail which is 2 miles away.

For the Cross Country folks Korkki groomed ski trails are a short distance from the house. After a day in the woods come and warm your bones in the Sauna,a great way to relax and end the day.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Duluth

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , jacuzzi , private 3/4 bath with jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Main floor powder room
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower enclosure , the sauna area is a private, close but detached by the house
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure , 3/4 bath private for the lower level family bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
  • A private one off master bedroom with jetted tub, one shared upstairs with tub/shower. 1/2 bath powder room on main level and a shower with toilet in the Sauna area.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , upstairs next to the shared full bathroom
    Bedroom 1 - Upstairs Master - 1 extra lg. double bed , The Master has its own private bath with jetted tub
    Bedroom 5 - 2 large double bed , this room is on the main level with a 1/ bath.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , the Queen bedroom shares a full bath with other Queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 2 large double bed , 2 single bed , The lower level family bed room has it own private bathroom.
  • There are 4 bedrooms and a sun room off the fireplace room with two queen beds. . A king in the master. 1queen in one bedroom and a set of antique twin beds in the 3rd bedroom upstairs.. Lovely soft linens, pillows and towels .
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
There is so much to do in Duluth all year around. If would like to try sail boating here is information to connect with the right person who can help you. Amicus Adventure Sailing 133 3rd Ave Two Harbors, MN 55616 (218) 290-5975 Fax: (218) 834-2432 Don't forget the winter sports in Duluth Spirit Mountain Recreation Area 9500 Spirit Mountain Place Duluth, 55810 (218) 628-2891 (800) 642-6377 Fax: (218) 624-0213 So much to do Grandma's Marathon and all the festivals, one in particular is Bayfront Blues Festival. If you're looking for the best place in town to watch fire works, go to Hawks Ridge, its just 6 miles from the house. There you can see the lights from Superior and Duluth.. Korkki Nordic is a XC ski area just down the road off Homestead and Korki road. It's a challenging 11K trail with warming home. For more info. Call 218-525-7326.

Reviews

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Aanii House | New Sauna | Large Decks | Sleeps 14 | Book Your Fall Getaway Now!
average rating of 4.882353 based on 51 reviews
5

The house was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The house was great! Plenty of beds and bathrooms for a group of 11 of us. The yard was great to have for yard games, tossing a football/frisbee around, and areas to relax.

The deck had plenty of space and chairs to relax and the gas grill was essential!

Good sized kitchen and fridge!

The fire pit was perfect for an evening fire! Sally offered pre-chopped wood to use and suggested we bring an axe/hatchet to chop any extra wood we would need. There were plenty of downed brush/trees that made for great fire wood.

Overall wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: 21/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bryan, you guys were a pleasure to have at my home. Thank you for being so kind to take all trash, recycling and for taking such good care of my home. Sally
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5

It was a great place to stay. We loved it.

  • 5 of 5

We had 15 people staying here and it was very comfortable. The house was very clean and cozy.

  • Review Submitted: 30/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best place we've been to!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 10 motorcycle riders take an annual trip for a week-long vacation. This was the best place to stay that we've had...plenty of room for 10 guys; fire-pit; clean; plenty of bedrooms & baths; great hostess!

  • Review Submitted: 27/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. You guys were great too. You took good care of my home. I'm sorry I missed you when you took off. Thanks for the cigar boxes.
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5

Clean, well kept home close to Duluth.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The house felt clean and well cared for, and the kitchen is beautiful for cooking- all appliances worked very well.

  • Review Submitted: 07/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very well-kept and perfect for our class reunion

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay with plenty of room games and bonfires

  • Review Submitted: 04/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean and lots of rooms for a family of 12

  • 5 of 5

Would use this property again. Sally was quick in response of questions. Home was clean and neat. Lots of space. Just waiting on deposit.

  • Review Submitted: 30/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Duluth Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Breeze Inn
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Lester Park Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Hwy 61
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Cross Country Korkki Nordic XC skiing
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Brighton Beach
Car: necessary

There are many attractions in Duluth, as exciting as Grandma's Marathon and the Bayfront Blues Festival to bird watching at Hawks and the season change with the wonderful autumn colors. What ever you are coming for, to relax or get involved It's a wonderful place. The history is also intriguing, Seven bridges road and the Glensheen Historic Estate or just going to one of the many beaches and soaking up the sun.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house around the Duluth

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Christmas
24 Dec 2018 - 25 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$896
From
AU$1,033
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add AU$21 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
AU$758
From
AU$861
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$4,822
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add AU$21 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$688.85
Cleaning Fee AU$206.65 + Tax

Rates are subject to change until reservation is made.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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