About the property
- House2750 sqft
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay2 nights
5 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, Sleeps 12, Family friendly
5 BR/3BA Lake Home (built in 2008) on beautiful Wynne Lake with spectacular views of Giants Ridge Golf and Ski Resort. This is a 2,750 sq. ft. custom cedar home is designed for family fun. Just a 5 minute drive to the slopes or the top-rated Legend’s and Quarry golf courses. The main-floor master bedroom has a King sized bed and wonderful master bathroom with a Jetted Tub and separate shower. 3 large bedrooms on the lower level with Queen Beds and down comforters (one of the bedrooms has an egress through a basement window and up a ladder. Advise that only those able to use this egress stay in this room). The fifth bedroom is huge and is set up for KIDS, with plenty of room to play!
Enjoy the fully-equipped kitchen with new stainless steel appliances, hickory cabinets, pantry and breakfast bar. Relax in the Great Room by the fire taking in the lake views, the beautiful sunsets or enjoying the 52' HDTV & home theater. Unwind in the family room watching movies or sitting by the fire. Enjoy the large cedar deck and screen porch the large dock for all your water toys. The attached, heated, 2-car garage is great in the winter and the Wireless broadband throughout the property will keep you connected.
There is a wonderful 3-season cedar screen porch and an expansive cedar deck overlooking the shoreline. The main level also has a half bath, laundry room with front-loading washer and dryer, and a mud room off the garage.
Voyageurs Retreat: This beautiful home sits in an amazing new development which you will just love. All the homes are built to conform to strict architectural guidelines to complement the natural surroundings and to add to the overall beauty of this area. All roads are paved. The home has city utilities (water and sewer), natural gas, high speed internet, digital cable tv, phone. The entire development is beautifully landscaped with dramatic lighting, hiking trails, common swimming beaches with day-use canoes and picnic areas.
Our home sits on a beautiful and peaceful 2.1 acre lot with 335 feet of shoreline and lots of white pines, maples and birch. There is also a wonderful outdoor gathering area surrounding a large fire-ring for great times relaxing around a warm, crackling fire.
Why crowd yourselves into a condo or hotel room, when you can stay in a 5 bedroom private home for the same price (or even less)? This home was built to be a place where you could enjoy spending quality time together, with lots of recreational opportunities.
Our family stayed in the home many times and created our own memories. When the original owners were looking for a new family to own the home - we leapt at the chance.
We know you and your family will enjoy it too!
Keywords: House, Lake Home, Vacation Home, Vacation Property, Giant's Ridge
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 26, 2018
About Jim Brown
Mel and I have been sharing our lives for over 15 years. We have a great blended family of 4 children, a son and daughter in-law and 4 incredible grandchildren (so far). We have a very active lives with many passions - one of which is time well spent with our family up at the lake.
Jim Brown purchased this House in 2012
Why Jim Brown chose Biwabik
Mel and I took our family to this home many times and always felt so at home. When the family that originally built it decided to sell - they asked if we'd be interested in purchasing and we leapt at the opportunity. Giants Ridge is unique because it is one of only two areas in the entire country where you can ski, golf and be on a lake at the same location. There are tons of recreational options available, all within the local area. Giants Ridge offers two of the finest public golf courses in the country (The Quarry & The Legend) and the ski resort is one of the best in the mid-west. Road and Mountain biking, hiking, swimming, ATV riding, snowmobile riding, cross country and downhill skiing, snowboarding, fishing, Frisbee golf, sight-seeing, just to name a few.
What makes this House unique
The house was specifically designed for groups and families to enjoy time away together. You will find plenty of room to all be together or have space to have private time. We love hanging out on the dock; sitting by a roaring fire or enjoying the sunset from the deck or porch after a day playing in the outdoors. This home will exceed your expectations.
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We had a great time and would highly recommend this home to anyone looking for a beautiful setting, great accomodations, and activities for all seasons. We (5 couples) really enjoyed the beautiful lake and the close proximity of fantastic golf! The house was perfect for us and very well equipped. It was also great to have the central air with different zones to accomodate all of our preferences. The screened 3 season room was also nice for relaxing without bugs! The fire pit area was a routine evening gathering place for our group. I look forward to staying here again!
We are thrilled you enjoyed your time at our lake home. We look forward to hosting your group again in the future! Howard
Great weekend spent in the beautiful north woods
We had a wonderful weekend staying in this lovely home celebrating a Bride-to-be. 13 girls traveled from near & far to relax & catch up with one another. The house is so much more than we expected! Big, clean, gorgeous view & we even got to enjoy the deck a little while the sun was shining. We would highly recommend this place to everyone!
Beautiful spot with plenty of room! Comfortable beds and heated garage!
The home was roomy and well equipped! And more room in summer with deck and screened porch!
Our Forced Family Fun weekend was enhanced by the 12 additional inches of snow which made skiing/snowshoeing at Giant's Ridge and snow fort building at the house more exciting, but also presented challenges to driving as the house is situated at the bottom of a winding and hilly road; it was imperative to have AWD to get in/out! The home is stocked well with cooking gear as well as games, movies, etc. We talked about a summer FFF week or weekend as it appears there are fun lake accessories too (canoe, kayaks, life jackets, floating raft!) We would have liked the fireplaces on for ambience but could not override the temperature settings and did have a glitch with the door keypad, but Jim was prompt in contacting us to get it sorted out! All in all, our family, from the 95 year old to the 7 year old, had an enjoyable, relaxing weekend!
Very nice place with tons of room. James was very nice and accommodating. Would definitely go back
it was an amazing stay
here are comments from Jack Lieng. (Maple Grove, MN)
We had an amazing stay in this property.
The owner is very responsive. The property is very clean and organize. It has everything we need. Heater and fireplaces work well in the extream weather condition. Snow pow came on time and help us clean the driveway. Overall experience is outstanding. We can not ask for more. The stay provides us an unforgettable memory.
-Jack Lieng (stay from 1/13/18 - 1/15/18)
This home is located near Biwabik, Minnesota (approximately 3 hours north of the Twin Cities) and is across Wynne Lake from the Giants Ridge Golf and Ski Resort. A short drive around the lake takes you to the slopes for downhill, cross country, snowboarding or to two of Minnesota's best public golf courses, the 'Legends' and the 'Quarry.' The renowned 'Wilderness' golf course (rated #1 in Minnesota) at Fortune Bay Resort and Casino is less than 1 hour away.
Just out our front door you’ll have opportunity to road and mountain bike; hike; cross country ski and just go for a great walk. The fantastic, 140 mile Mesabi paved bike trail runs just north of our home offering some of the most beautiful rides through forests and ponds.
Close access to endless snowmobile and ATV trails. Tons of great recreational and fishing lakes within a 10 mile radius including the pristine beauty and gorgeous ridgelines of our own Wynne Lake; rated as a class-5 walleye lake.