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Park Point - Duluth Beach Cottage on Lake Superior - Historic Home

Park Point, Duluth, MN, USA
  • House
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Mininum Stay1 - 4 nights

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

'Cottage on the Point' is located on Lake Superior's grand Park Point beach with five miles of extraordinary sand. This historic home, built in the late 1880's, rumored to be a hunting lodge, is now completely restored. Remodeled and redecorated it is full of old Duluth charm and modern conveniences. The cottage is licensed as a vacation rental by the city of Duluth-permit #PL13-019

The cottage is three miles from the world famous aerial lift bridge and Canal Park activities. It is one and a half miles from the Park Point recreation area with sailing and boat launch facilities. The cottage is located in a residential neighborhood, with private beach access. Step back to a time when the pace was slower and relax in your own private beach cottage.

Park Point offers many wonderful activities and we are prepared to help you enjoy it with four kayaks, one aluminum canoe, two adult life vests and beach mats and towels. Come prepared to enjoy the sun, but if it should rain, you can enjoy the supply of videos, DVD's, games and books perfect for a relaxing vacation.

Don't miss a chance to rent this extraordinary home at a price below the cost of a hotel room or conduminum rental. You can have it all - three large bedrooms, large living room / great hall with gas fireplace, dining room, kitchen, laundry room, front porch, back porch, gas grill and of course the beach - all located in quiet neighborhood. It is the best Duluth has to offer and it is away from the crowds that are found at lakeside hotels and condumiums.

EXTRA BONUS: If you like psychological suspense novels, check out books by award winning author Brian Freeman (bfreemanbooks). Our historic beach cottage is featured in Freeman's third and fourth novels, featuring Jonathan Stride and Serena Dial. The forward reads: 'Much of this novel was conceived and researched in a rental cottage on Park Point in Duluth that bears suspicious similarity to the home now owned by Stride and Serena. Your can actually stay there yourself, or tour the home at cottageonthepoint.' Or just send in a VRBO inquiry now for your dates and see if you can enjoy this historic cottage for your vacation. Please note that this is a peaceful residential neighborhood. Loud parties and excessive drinking or substance use are not welcome.

Vacation Rental Permit # PL13-019 Hotel/Motel License # FBL-27611-37136

Keywords: Lake Cottage

Owner

Pat Burns

Member Since 2005
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Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within a few hours
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 18, 2018
About Pat Burns

The cottage was purchased as a personal residence. We converted it to a rental in 2005 and continue to give it the loving care it deserves. It is inspected and licensed as a vacation rental, meeting all requirements for your safety, health and comfort. Bill is a lifelong Duluthian and knows this area and the community extremely well. He is a great resource for information on this area as well as, the north shore, BWCA, and the Quetico. We love this area for the beauty and all the activites we enjoy - skiing, kayaking, biking, paddling and wilderness camping.

Pat Burns purchased this House in 1995

Why Pat Burns chose Park Point

We both love Park Point, and live next to the cottage. The beach is peaceful and very quiet. At times we are the only people in our area down there. It is in a residential area and not near public beach areas. The beauty and serenity are so soulful and breathtaking. It is a great place for renewing one's spirit.

What makes this House unique

The cottage is loaded with old world charm - from the carved mahogany pillars to the built in china cabinet and reading nooks by the fireplace. It simply forces a slower pace. The front porch catches cool breezes and a great place to start the morning with a cup of coffee and a good book, while the back porch and deck are perfect as enclosed play area and a relaxing place to grill dinner. We provide four kayaks for use by our guests that allows a paddle on Lake Superior to explore the beauty of the lake. All to give an unforgettable experience and vacation needed in this fast paced world.

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        2 twin/ single
      • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) extra wide thickly padded built in benches around the fireplace could be used for sleeping, especially for a child.

      Bathrooms

      • 1 Bathroom
        • A full bath with a tub / mounted hand held shower especially useful for washing small children

        Location Type

          • Beach
            private access to Park Point Beach, a five mile sand beach on the shores of Lake Superior.
          • Water View
            the home is located on a point with the bay across the street and the Lake Superior accessible by a path through the yard, trees, and dunes to the water.

            Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

                Meals

                  • Guests provide their own meals

                    General

                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking Off Street
                        There is off street parking for two cars
                      • Shampoo
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                        Kitchen

                          • Kitchen
                          • Blender
                          • Cooking Utensils
                            full set of glassware, dishes, cookware, blender, toaster, mixer, and crock pot.
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Freezer
                          • Grill
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                            olive oil, salt, pepper, and some select spices.
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster

                            Dining

                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 6 people

                                Entertainment

                                  • Music Library
                                  • Books
                                  • Books for Kids
                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                  • Games for Kids
                                  • Books for Adults
                                  • Radio
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    37' TV with VCR and DVD connected to Cable TV
                                  • Stereo
                                    stereo with MP3 capability
                                  • Television
                                  • Toys
                                  • VCR
                                  • Video Library
                                    numerous family oriented DVD's and videos including a great collection of classic Walt Disney videos.

                                    Outside

                                      • Kayak / Canoe
                                        4 kayaks, one aluminum canoe, 2 medium sized adult life vests
                                      • Beach Chairs
                                      • Binoculars
                                      • Boat with Paddles
                                      • Canoe
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        Front porch with seating for six, enclosed back porch and a back deck with the gas grill.
                                      • Beach Towels
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                      • Porch / Veranda
                                        front porch with adirondack chairs for 6 - perfect for morning coffee or evening wine.
                                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                                      • Walkway to Water
                                      • Wood Deck

                                        Suitability

                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • Low Allergen Environment
                                          • suitable for elderly or infirm

                                            Attractions

                                              • marina
                                              • churches
                                              • festivals
                                              • forests
                                              • health/beauty spa
                                              • library
                                              • live theater
                                              • cinemas
                                              • museums
                                              • playground
                                              • recreation center
                                              • restaurants
                                              • synagogues
                                              • zoo

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • boating
                                                  • gambling casinos
                                                  • photography
                                                  • beachcombing
                                                  • shopping
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • sledding
                                                  • walking
                                                  • wildlife viewing

                                                    Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                      • mountain biking
                                                      • cross country skiing
                                                      • fishing
                                                      • freshwater fishing
                                                      • golf
                                                      • hiking
                                                      • hunting
                                                      • ice skating
                                                      • jet skiing
                                                      • kayaking
                                                      • cycling
                                                      • rock climbing
                                                      • roller blading
                                                      • sailing
                                                      • skiing
                                                      • snowboarding
                                                      • sound/bay fishing
                                                      • swimming
                                                      • tennis
                                                      • water skiing
                                                      • wind-surfing

                                                        Notes

                                                          • private beach access, four kayaks, one aluminum canoe, two medium sized adult life jackets, 6 beach mats,6 beach towels, No Loud Parties or Excessive Drinking. We are not available for graduation parties, weddings or family reunions, but will work with you to find appropriate locations for your gatherings.

                                                            House Rules

                                                            Check-in: 3:30 PM

                                                            Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                            Cancellation Policy

                                                            100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                            106 Reviews

                                                            Wonderful4.9/5

                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            Very family friendly

                                                            bradbelTwin Cities, Minnesota

                                                            My wife and I stayed with our 2 1/2 year old for three nights at the cottage. Having a toddler with a lot of food allergies make vacations tough. At the cottage, we have a HUGE and comfortable kitchen to make his meals and then walk to the beach to have fun. Pat is a great host and I would recommend the Beach Cottage to anyone.

                                                            Charming and peaceful.

                                                            Chad K.

                                                            A beautiful home with all the charm and more space and comfort than we could handle. We did not take advantage of the kitchen but it looks well-stocked for preparing a family meal or a dinner party with friends. A great stay!

                                                            Perfect place to stay!

                                                            Carol K.

                                                            Really comfortable house, in a great location. Perfect home base for your trip to Duluth!

                                                            Lovely

                                                            ole n.

                                                            The snowshoeing was great! Fresh snow meant a great trip along the lake ... and thanks for the owners who shoveled our car out!

                                                            Cozy and comfortable--perfect for our group!

                                                            Joshua W.

                                                            The cottage was simply perfect! It served as command center for exploration of the North Shore and an epic owl adventure. As a snowstorm settled in, we stayed cozy and warm by the fire. The cottage was well supplied with books, movies, games, and basic provisions. We will definitely come back the next time Duluth calls!

                                                            Beautiful Home, Peaceful location, Wonderful hosts

                                                            Dawn M.

                                                            Our book club just spent a wonderful weekend in this lovely home on Park Point. The living room was beautiful, yet cozy with a fireplace. The kitchen was fully stocked (including condiments), so we cooked all weekend. The path to the lake was short. The owners/hosts were so kind. We had a couple requests that they were happy to accommodate, quickly. Couldn't recommend this rental highly enough.

                                                            Location

                                                            Park Point, Duluth, MN, USA

                                                            Ski: The Duluth area is home to wonderful downhill skiing at Spirit Mountain, and numerous and wonderful cross country ski trails in the city and nearby area.

                                                            Rates & Availability

                                                            Additional information about rental rates

                                                            Cleaning Fee
                                                            $85
                                                            Damage Deposit
                                                            $200
                                                            Tax Rate
                                                            10.88%

                                                            Seasonal Specials! July and August one week stays only - $1700 Winter one week stay - $1300 Request Grandma's Marathon & Holiday Rates. According to the Vacation Rental Ordinance in the City of Duluth, minimum stay requirements are set 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.

                                                            $250avg/night
                                                            106 Reviews
                                                            Wonderful 4.9/5
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