Unwind to the sound of loons in your own private cove. Thrill to dramatic sun and moon rises and ‘diamonds on the lake’. This new 2 bedroom lake home, perched on a ridge overlooking Armstrong Lake, is conveniently located right on the main road into Ely yet offers the seclusion from neighbors afforded by 2 ½ wooded acres and 300 feet of private shoreline. The home has an open floor plan with large windows overlooking the lake, vaulted ceilings, and basswood paneling throughout, offering plenty of Northwoods charm.
2 Bedrooms: Lakeside master bedroom with queen size log bed and private door to deck; second bedroom with full size bunk beds. Bed linens provided.
1 Bathroom: Bathroom with shower. Toilet paper provided; bring your own bath/beach towels and toiletries.
•Flat screen TV with DVD player and family friendly movie library
•Boom box with CD library
•TV/DVD player in second bedroom
•Great room with gas stove and windows overlooking the lake
•Fully stocked kitchen has a breakfast counter with bar stools and is open to great room and dining area. Kitchen has Corian countertops, stainless steel refrigerator/freezer, glass cooktop, microwave, toaster oven, and coffee maker (no conventional oven). Dishwashing soap, garbage bags, kitchen towels and pot holders provided.
•Frontloading washer/dryer conveniently located in bathroom closet
•Deck with dramatic view of lake and unique teak wood table and stools
•Charcoal grill - bring your own charcoal
•Very private from neighbors, 2 ½ wooded acres and 300 feet of shoreline
•Fire ring overlooking the lake
•Great swimming with access to swim raft
•Fish for bluegills right off the private dock
•Canoe and fishing boat included -- Additional watercraft rentals available
•Cabin is situated on Highway 169, a rural, two lane road with a speed limit of 55 mph. It is just 12 miles from Ely and minutes from Bearhead Lake State Park.
•4 guest max, family of 5 with small children considered, additional fee for 5th child applies
Armstrong Lake, located mid-way between Tower and Ely along Hwy 169, is a beautiful, clear, 382 acre spring fed lake with 10’ water clarity and a depth of up to 35’ with no motor restrictions offering fishermen and families a wide variety of fishing and recreational opportunities. The lake is known for having smallmouth bass, walleye, northern pike, perch, crappies and lots of bluegills. There is a public boat launch located on the West end of the lake via Hwy 169.
All cabins rent Saturday to Saturday and are available by the week only. If you are looking for a stay longer than a week, or need a check in on a different day, please contact our office to book your stay. Please be sure you have selected a Saturday check in before booking online.
Ely, Minnesota is recommended by National Geographic Magazine as one of the 50 places in the world you should visit in your lifetime and was recently voted “Coolest Small Town in America”. Nestled in the expansive Superior National Forest, Ely is a place to renew an appreciation for the beauty and wonder of nature. With over 500 lakes within 20 miles of Ely, there are endless opportunities for swimming, boating, canoeing and fishing. Ely is located on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, a 1 million acre tract of pristine forests intersected by 1500 miles of canoe routes. And, if you’re looking for true hometown hospitality plan a visit to Ely’s downtown shops, restaurants, attractions and museums. There are lots of things to see and do here including the arts and crafts, educational exhibits, tours, golfing, casinos, farmers markets, festivals and fairs. You’ll quickly see why so many families return to Ely year after year.
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