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Lake Superior home w/garage 8 minutes to Lutsen Mtns

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Space 232 m²
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

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Welcome to Loon Lodge on Lake Superior!

Stay 4 for 3 April and May!

Use the Instant Quote feature to calculate your rates. Please note the online quote will NOT factor in any free 4th night specials, a second dog, special circumstances, etc. Please email Rick to get an accurate quote for specials and you get credit for a free night, if applicable.

You get...

...prime Lutsen location close to skiing, golf, hiking, biking...you name it!

...a garage to store your bikes, golf clubs, ski equipment and car

...a 2 person jacuzzi overlooking the lake

...3 levels of living spaces with 2 TV areas AND a game room

...million dollar views of Lake Superior from nearly every window

...fast Wi-Fi to keep you in touch

...2 decks facing the lake for your relaxation

...dedicated bath for EACH bedroom

...all the amenities of home WITHOUT breaking the bank!

Check out our interior video tour by clicking on the Video tab where you can see all our rooms and amenities.

We have fast Wi-Fi. 50 mb download and 10 mb upload!

Rewards Program! Stay 5 nights and earn 1 FREE night towards a future stay!

LAKE SUPERIOR

Looking to get away from it all while in Minnesota? You will feel like you are on the ocean while relaxing at Aspenwood in Lutsen MN. Immediately upon entering, you will notice that every room has an unobstructed view of Lake Superior, making you feel as if you are part of the lake.

Late afternoon and evenings are magical at the lake. Build a fire on the rocks and count stars while the moon dances across the water and later fall asleep at night to the sound of waves lapping on the shoreline. Early risers can watch the sun rise right out of the water while drinking coffee on one of the lakeside decks or sleep in until the warm sun greets your face.

THE HOME

The interior of Aspenwood leaves nothing to the imagination as to where you are; on the north shore of Lake Superior. 2,500+ square feet of living space are adorned with hand-made log furniture and other creature comforts only a newer home can bring. Gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, two gas fireplaces, upper and lower TV areas with satellite TV/DVD/VCR (and movie library) as well as a game area allow large groups to each have their own space or couples have plenty of room to roam.

SLEEPING

All 4 bedrooms have a dedicated bath and the owner's suite has a two person 'Jacuzzi' whirlpool that overlooks the lake for romantic evenings or soothing sore muscles after an invigorating day of skiing, biking or hiking.

THINGS TO DO

**We have direct access to the Gitchi Gami Bike Trail. You can bike to the Temperence River state park and hike the waterfalls without getting in your car!**

The north shore offers something for each season. Skiers are welcomed home with in-floor heat on each level providing your feet and body with the most luxurious heating system available. Groomed cross country ski trails are less than one mile away and Lutsen Mountains are 6 miles away for easy access. Our insulated, attached garage is a convenient place to store all your ski equipment and car.

Stay cool during hot summer days with Lake Superior's natural air conditioning or travel a few miles inland and enjoy area lakes for fishing or boating. Superior National Golf Course is only 3 miles away and offers 27 of the most visually stunning (and quite challenging!)holes in the Midwest.

Enjoy 5 restaurants within 10 minutes of our north shore rental home such as Lutsen Resort and Blue Fin in Tofte MN.

Grand Marais MN is a 20 minute drive down the shore and has many unique shops to satisfy even the biggest shoppers. Take a pick of some fabulous cuisine while in town and enjoy the views of the harbor.

Don't forget about spring blossoms, hikes along streams bloated by spring rains and unmatched fall colors in the Boreal forest. April and November are great quiet times to curl up and read a book by the fire and listen to the waves on the shore when you just need some time to yourself.

Take advantage of everything the area has to offer or stay in and do nothing at all. Either way, Aspenwood has what you are looking for!

Keywords: Lutsen home, North Shore, Private Rental house, on Lake superior, Tofte, 4 bedrooms, Close to Lutsen mountains, skiing, hiking, Grand Marais

*Rates are for 2 people. Add $25/person/night for groups of 3 - 8. $35 booking fee applies along with tax of 12.375%. Bring your dog for $60 + tax!

More Details

Owner
Rick Storlie
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2018

About Rick Storlie

Hello! My name is Rick Storlie. I have a 8 year old son Mason and 10 year old daughter Breanna. I live in Savage, MN and originally from Northfield. My brother Chip is a part owner with me. Both of us are alumni of St. Cloud State University.

Rick Storlie purchased this townhome in 2006

Why Rick Storlie chose Tofte

My family has been vacationing on the north shore since 1975. My father owned a Lutsen Sea Villa (which is coincidentally less than a mile from our cabin now) until 1995. I learned to ski, deer/grouse hunt and skip rocks on the north shore. Chip has hiked many miles of the Superior Hiking trail and loves to kayak along the shore of Lake Superior on calm days. We've swam in the lake (be careful it's cold), water skied (on a dare), fished and enjoyed bathtub like water (once) along with 20+ foot waves. One of the neatest things to do is sleep with the windows open and hear the waves crashing on the rocks below.

The combination of Lake Superior and the Superior National forest has an indescribable calming effect on your soul. All I can say is- a trip to the north shore is guaranteed to recharge your batteries!

What makes this townhome unique

No matter what the season there are things to do on the North Shore.

SUMMER

Try the Alpine slide located at Lutsen Mountains. The Gitchi Gami bike trail now has been extended so you can access it in front of our home. You can hop on and bike the north shore for miles.

Find Lake Superior fishing charters in Tofte and Grand Marais along with inland fishing lakes too.

The Superior Hiking Trail is only a couple of miles from our home. I recommend the Oberg and LeVeaux loop- fantastic overlooks! Golfers will love Superior National and its 27 holes. Yes it's challenging but the views of Lake Superior and Moose Mountain will help you forget how many balls you've lost!

Like to shop? Quaint shops are located right on the harbor in Grand Marais. Only 20 minutes away.

WINTER

Lutsen Mountains has the best downhill skiing in the Midwest. There are hundreds of miles of cross country, snow shoe and snowmobile trails accessible within 5 minutes. The clubhouse at Superior National turns into a winter recreation activity center. You can go on horse drawn sleigh rides and take dog mushing tours- just stop by.

SPRING

Spring time hikes along raging streams in the spring will give you countless photo opportunities. Perhaps the best spring activity is hanging our at our home with a good book. Cook some great food and take advantage of quiet time on the North Shore. Rates are lower too!

FALL

The fall colors in the Maple forests are second to none. Fall is still my favorite time to visit the north shore. I think the two things we may love the most are fires on the lake shore and coffee on the deck overlooking the lake. If you're an early riser you can see the sun come right out of the water!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Rick- We had a GREAT time at your place! It was such a nice surprise walking into the door of such a cozy cabin! The location was great, your directions were very easy to understand and we lucked out with some good weather. All in all, couldn’t have asked for more except how do I make a reservation for next year?!?
Feb 2010
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome rental in Tofte

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 232 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Owner's bath - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , 2 person jetted tub overlooking lake. 3X5 shower. 2 sinks
    Upper level lighthouse bedroom bath - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower) , Located inside the upper level lighthouse bedroom
    Main floor bath - toilet , shower enclosure , Serves main floor living areas and bedroom
    Lower level bath - toilet , bath with shower , Serves lower level living areas and bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Owner's Suite - 1 extra lg. double bed , Walk in closet with 2 person Jacuzzi tube overlooking lake
    Lighthouse bedroom - 2 single bed , Full bath located inside bedroom
    Lower level lakeside - 1 large double bed , Only bedroom on lower level
    Main floor bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , This is a king daybed (twin bed that converts to a king)
  • King size beds (2) Master bedroom and main floor bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) Lower level, Twin or Single Beds (2) Upper level bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jacuzzi ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
In floor heating on the lower and main floor (your feet will thank you). Walkout lower level with a game area. Log furniture throughout. 9' ceilings in the lower level and 10' ceiling on the main floor.

Reviews

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Lake Superior home w/garage 8 minutes to Lutsen Mtns
average rating of 4.9491525 based on 179 reviews
5

SPECTACULAR!!

  • 5 of 5

AMAZING AND AWESOME PROPERTY!!! EXCEPTIONAL VIEW AND EXCELLENT LOCATION! WILL DEFINITELY BOOK AGAIN!! DO NOT HESITATE TO BOOK!!

PROPERTY FLOOR PLAN IS TERRIFIC AND WORKS FOR ALL TYPES OF GROUPS!!

  • Review Submitted: 10/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great

  • 5 of 5

Loved it! Good location and very comfortable. Beds were comfortable and kitchen well stocked.

  • Review Submitted: 29/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This property is amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This property is amazing. It is very well-kept with a well-stocked kitchen for making great meals. The view of Lake Superior is spectacular. Our family of five enjoyed our time so much. We made it to the slopes of Lutzen for skiing and cozied up for family games every night. We hope to get back again next year! Thank you so much

  • Review Submitted: 28/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

top rate place to stay

  • 5 of 5

we had one small problem could have been bad. roads were dry, pulled up to unit got out of car fell on rump very icy at 74 do not get up like when younger. would have helped if the people that take care of the unit had put out ice melt.

  • Review Submitted: 03/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh my gosh- I'm so sorry that happened! I'll make sure to pass this on to our property management company. Merry Christmas Gary!
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Edina, MN
5

The home is PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5

This home is beautiful! It has everything you need and more to enjoy a relaxing vacation. Don't think twice, just book it! You WON'T be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: 28/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Woodbury, Minnesota USA
5

Charming

  • 5 of 5

Charming and cozy condo tucked into the North Shore with beautiful views. All amenities provided for a comfortable stay.

  • Review Submitted: 19/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Blufin Bay
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Superior National
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Blufin Bay/Lutsen Resort
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Lutsen Mountains
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Staircase accessible from parking lot
Nearest Point of Interest
Access to the Superior Hiking Trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Superior National Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Lutsen Mountains
Car: necessary

Cross country ski, Snowmobile and hiking trails (including the Superior Hiking trail) are accessible across Hwy 61 off the Onion River Road. The Alpine slide and Gondola Rides are very close and open in the spring, summer and fall.

The Gitchie Gami bike trail is accessible right from our driveway and connects to the Temperance River State Park, Tofte, Superior National Golf Course, Lutsen Resort and Ski Hill Road in Lutsen.

Grand Marais is 20 minutes down Hwy 61 for shopping, recreation and lots of dining options!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday townhome in Tofte

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter Ski
1 Jan 2018 - 1 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$221
From
AU$266
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Break Ski
2 Mar 2018 - 7 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$266
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Value
8 Apr 2018 - 24 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$163
From
AU$226
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Early summer
25 May 2018 - 14 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$221
From
AU$266
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
15 Jun 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$266
From
AU$291
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer
3 Sep 2018 - 13 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$221
From
AU$266
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Colors
14 Sep 2018 - 20 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$266
From
AU$291
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Value 1
21 Oct 2018 - 20 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$163
From
AU$226
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
21 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$226
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Value 2
25 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$163
From
AU$226
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Year Holiday
21 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$291
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$32 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
AU$163
From
AU$226
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$32 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Booking fee AU$44.26
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$252.92
Pet Fee AU$75.88 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.38%

Base rates are for 2 people. Add $25/person/night for all adults and children 2 years or older. Under 2 years are free.
Winter Ski, Spring Value and Fall Value 4th night free
3 night weekday minimum Spring/Fall Value Seasons
3 night minimum Spring Value, Early Summer, Summer, Fall, Late Fall, Christmas/New Year Holiday

Please Note: I keep my rates lower for groups of 5 or less by opening/closing bedrooms & baths. You'll always have access to all the living areas.

-If you group is:
-3 or less you'll have 2 bedrooms/baths open (owner's suite upstairs and main floor).
-4-5 you'll have 3 bedrooms/baths open (owner's suite, main floor and chose between the upper level bed/bath or
lower level bed/bath.
-Groups of 6 - 8 automatically have all 4 bedrooms/baths open.

If you'd like to open up an extra bed/bath that is not automatically included with your group size, you can pay a one-time cleaning fee of $60 + tax for each bed/bath combination. This is a one-time fee not a nightly fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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