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Cute House and Cottage on Park Point within a 15 min. beach walk to Canal Park.

68 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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2 - 5 nights


Park Point House Rental Photos and Description

Beach House and Cottage Sleeps Eleven in Seven Separate sleeping areas, 3 baths.

Park Point Beach House and Cottage,

Two houses for one party lets you enjoy private time and family time, situated in Duluth's famed Park Point and a short walk down the beach from Grandma's Restaurant and the Canal Park Lift Bridge are two wonderfully remodeled buildings. Available as a single rental these two separate abodes provide privacy and space and direct beach access to Lake Superior's public five mile sandy beach with a Park at the end. The beach is great for walking, jogging, biking, swimming-- in the summer and walking the dog, pets recommended!

The Beach House with it's wood paneled kitchen and breakfast room has two bedrooms with queen size beds and second floor sitting room. Two new bathrooms feature beach rock tile and stained wood paneling with a shower and a whirlpool tub. There is a formal dining room kitchen bar and breakfast room for casual dining.

The Cottage is complete in itself with two bedrooms, a living area, dining area, kitchenette and full bath. One bedroom has a full sized bed the second has bunkbeds.

The yard is spacious and private with a gas grill, a charcoal grill and a fire pit.

City license no. PL13-075

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Bill Michels
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2016
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About Bill Michels

We are a Twin Cities architect and artist who are always thrilled to spend family time in Duluth. The House and Cottage on Park Point is our little place away from home to do that. We have enjoyed remodeling and updating the house and cottage and turning it into a comfortable home with a relaxing livable atmosphere. It's given us the opportunity to do something a little different that we can share with everyone else.

Bill Michels purchased this house in 2005

Why Bill Michels chose Duluth

The beach is like nothing else in this part of the country, it's like being at the ocean. The water is warm enough to swim in, you can walk forever, and the infamous MN mosquito's are practically non existent because of the breezes off the lake. It's certainly a bonus to be a 15 minute walk down the beach to Canal Park or a short drive to the North Shore of Lake Superior.

What makes this house unique

We are just a bit unique in that there are two units we rent together. Put the kids in one or even grandma if she prefers to have her own quarters. Sometimes it's just a fight to see who gets the cottage!

And of course the location- beach, Canal Park, Lake Superior, the North Shore, restaurants...!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hey Bill,Just wanted to let you know....Anyhow that is a gorgeous place, it was the coolest design and decorating, I fell in love with it. I just wanted you to know that you did an excellent job, I felt like it was from a magazine. Thank you for letting us stay in your rental and for letting us bring our pets. We had a great time, and will tell everyone about the greatest place in Duluth. Thanks again.Megan
Sep 2007
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Cute House and Cottage on Park Point within a 15 min. beach walk to Canal Park.
average rating of 4.9117646 based on 69 reviews
Forest Lake, Mn

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous two days. Best family vacation ever. Two buildings allow flexibility for day naps and for those who do not snooze. My family barely left the house, it was so comfortable. Everything we needed was there. Glorious kitchen with upscale stove and sink.

House was beautiful Bathroom in the house had wonderful tub and stonework. The cabin felt like a family cabin that you are coming back year after year. Beds were very comfortable. Nice sized yard.

We walked to Canal Park and to the lift bridge to see the ships arriving. We swam 3 times a day. Only a short walk though the dunes to a beautiful, clean beach. I miss it already.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
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Great for our group getaway! Lots of beds and gathering space.

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, cute and quirky house and cottage. Perfect for our group. Nicely renovated and updated. Well equipped kitchen and a large dining table worked well for our gatherings. Nice to be able to walk to the beach and have a campfire. We would stay again if we are in the area.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Loved having the 2 houses! Perfect for adult children. The lake is right there on the property, beautiful sunrises :)

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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The beach house was wonderful. Lovely kitchen that was well stocked,

  • 4 of 5

The location is great. We walked into Canal Park from the beach and the road several times. It was also great to use the bikes. The dining room was wonderful to have family meals.

It was nice to have the little cottage for our large family, but it was somewhat musty.

We also had great weather so we spent a lot of time on the great beach right there.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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nice place

  • 4 of 5

we enjoyed our stay on the point. since we attended the blues fest, we didn't spend too much time at the property, but when we were there, it had everything we needed,.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Colleen R, St. Paul

  • 5 of 5

We loved the place - Grandparents, kids and grandkids had a wonderful time! We really lucked out on the weather and were able to have more beach time than we were expecting. What a gorgeous beach! We had no idea that it even existed. The house and cottage were really great accommodations for all of us. We highly recommend it, and we will be back! Thanks for a wonderful long weekend!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the comments, the beach is great!!
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Little Angie's Cantina & Grill
Amazing Grace Bakery & Cafe
"Fresh daily bread, soups and sandwiches!"
Duluth Pack Store
Glensheen Estate
Duluth Harbor North Breakwater Light North Pier
Great Lakes Aquarium at Lake Superior Center
Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center
Caribou Coffee
Vista Fleet Excursions
Dunn Brothers Coffee
Northern Waters Smokehaus
"Wonderful sandwiches, cheeses and smoked meats right in Canal Park!"
Vertical Endeavors
Great Lakes Aquarium
University Of Minnesota Duluth
"Love to walk the campus and check out the art gallery there."
Nearest Airport
9.1 Miles
Duluth International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Grandma's Sports Bar
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Vista Fleet
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Enger Park
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Grandma's Restaurant
Nearest Ski
11.8 Miles
Spirit Mountain
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Park Point House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 6 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
May 1 2017 - Jun 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 16 2017 - Sep 5 2017
5 night minimum stay
Sep 6 2017 - Oct 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.38%

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Park Point House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Beach House
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Beach House
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Cottage
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Beach House
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Beach House
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Beach House
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Cottage
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Cottage
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Cottage
    Game Room - 2 twin/ single , Game room trundle bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Fire pit with seating

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