This 9 year old beautiful home is just like new with a King size bed on the main level and a big loft area that includes a Queen bed and 2 Twin beds.
This Pike River/Pike bay inlet property has a nice private dock with a sitting/fishing bench where you are able to sit,fish or relax.Fishing is closed on the Pike River during the month of May for spawning, but access to the lake is open. You are welcome to park your boat at the dock. We do not recommend that Fiberglass boats /or any other boats over 19' navigate up the river due to the current and fluctuation of depth caused by rain, evaporation and wind. By boat it takes around 7-10 minutes to navigate out to Pike Bay and that is the same amount of it Takes to get to a couple of good concrete launch ramps that can put you in different bays on the East side of Lake Vermilion for Fishing or just cruising around.
The fire pit area has plenty of seating and is only a stones throw away from the dock. The large deck has a patio table, new gas grill and a small fire pit if you like to sit out at night and enjoy the fresh air. The inside of the house has a full kitchen that includes a( Keurig 2.0 coffeemaker , Primo 5 gallon water dispenser, 4 slice bagel toaster and a large slow cooker). Also a full bathroom with tub/ shower and a laundry room for your use. The house has central A/C with 3 separate units. The large propane fireplace has a safety screen on it to keep hands from touching the glass and above that you'll find a nice 40" High Definition LCD TV with Dish Network HD satellite service. A DVD player is also connected for those rainy days.
Location is key for this vacation rental. You are less than a half mile from a large gas station, convenient store with drive thru bait service that includes a new Liquor store.
Lake Vermilion is the 5th largest inland lake in Minnesota at 40,000 plus acres with over 350 islands and 1,200 miles of shoreline that makes it one of Minnesota's Top Multi-Species lakes. In the lake you will find the following Species-Walleye, Northern Pike, Bass, Crappies and of course Muskies. Fall Crappie fishing is good right off the dock.
Within 5 miles you have:
* ARONSON Boat Works- a full Marina and boat launch on Pike Bay.
* Fortune Bay Casino and Wilderness Golf course. (also has a good launch area and Fish cleaning house.).
* The City of Tower with gas, groceries, local sporting goods store, Antique shops and Cafes.
Within 10 Miles you have :
* McKinley Park/beach.
*The Vermilion Club full Restaurant/Bar also with great homemade pizza.
* Tower Soudan underground Mine Tours.
* Concrete Boat ramps at, Everett Bay, Hoodoo Point, Stuntz Bay and Moccasin Point.
Within 25 miles you have.
* The city of Ely with all amenities you need including International Wolf Center and the North American Bear Center. Ely is the gateway to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
* The city of Virginia with all amenities including 3 big box retailers.
The city of Cook with small town amenities and is located at the Western end of Lake Vermilion.
Snowmobiling- The house is 2 tenths of a mile from groomed trails that give you direct access to the Arrowhead, Taconite and the State Marked Lake Trails. You can ride on some of the best trail systems in the state.
Golfing- within 45 minutes you can golf 12 different courses ranging from 9 hole courses to 3 of Minnesota's top public course: The Quarry and The Legend at Giants Ridge in Biwabik and The Wilderness at Fortune Bay.
Skiing- Giants Ridge Ski and Golf is 33 minutes away in Biwabik, MN