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Summit Retreat-Spring Sale! 3 nites for the price of 2! April and May only

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, large kitchen, 3 Baths, Sleeps 12, FREE Wi-Fi

The Summit Retreat is a beautiful Post and Beam Lindal Cedar Home finished with the finest amenities such as granite countertops, cherry hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings with warm cedar posts and beams, window walls of glass facing Lake Superior and a fantastic cedar deck across the entire front of the house. In addition, this upscale home has a full-size pool table & game table in the lower level and a four-season porch with radiant heated floors, perfect for your morning coffee and a good book.

The main level features a large great room with a gas fireplace and beautiful views. The large custom kitchen has a table that seats 12 plus an island with seating for four. The lower level has a large family room with a full-size pool table, bar and flat screen satellite TV. Enjoy the evenings on the one of the two decks with views of lake Superior and your own forest.

This property requires all wheel drive or four-wheel drive during the winter months. Parking is available for a maximum of 5 vehicles.

More Details

Property Manager
Greg Amundson
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Greg Amundson

Greg and Betsy live in Scandia, Minnesota. A previous home building contractor, Greg built more than 50 custom timber frame homes on the north shore, including all of the Lutsen Lodges homes. Currently, Greg and Betsy own and operate Lutsen Lodges vacation rental homes and are also business entrepreneurs.

Greg Amundson purchased this house in 2005

Why Greg Amundson chose Minnesota

Lutsen Lodges was established to provide families and friends a high quality vacation in an upper end post and beam retreat. Our properties are located in the Sawtooth Mountains just 5 minutes from Lutsen Mountain Ski Resort and in the midst of numerous lakes, streams, hiking and snowmobile trails, waterfalls and much more. In addition, these retreats are in secluded and quiet locations for those seeking extreme relaxation or outdoor activities.

Lutsen, Minnesota is the ultimate outdoor recreation area. Whether your interests are hiking, fly-fishing, lake fishing, hunting, kayaking, mountain biking, photography or snowmobiling, the Lutsen area is unsurpassed for any outdoor activity. Close to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, wildlife abounds and you may see moose, wolves, deer, loons, black bear and much more.

What makes this house unique

Our properties feature only the best in amenities: radiant heated floors, free wi-fi, large stone fireplaces, granite countertops, flat screen satellite TV's, outdoor fire pits, comfortable furniture, pool tables/game rooms and best of all large custom kitchens. All our properties are located 5 minutes from Lutsen Mountain Ski Resort and centrally located for hiking, fishing, snowmobiling, waterfalls, and scenic drives.

Amenities

Lutsen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 bathrooms with showers and bathtubs
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen
    Main Floor Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Main Floor Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Lower Level Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Lower Level Bedroom 5 - 2 bunk bed
  • 2 Queen beds – master bedroom and basement bedroom, 1 Double Bed –main floor guest bedroom, 4 Twin or Single Beds – two in main floor guest bedroom and two in basement bedroom, 2 Bunk Beds – Bunk beds have a twin top and bottom – in basement bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Yard
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • water skiing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Summit Retreat-Spring Sale! 3 nites for the price of 2! April and May only
average rating of 4.6153846 based on 13 reviews
5

Great place for a large group!

  • 5 of 5

We have been going to this house for 4 years, and have had a great stay every year. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mitch; Thanks for being one of our "frequent flyer" guests. We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again next year. Greg and Betsy
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5

Great timberframe home in an excellent location

  • 5 of 5

This home provided wonderful, open space for our extended family and is located on a beautiful lot in the woods. It was well-equipped with everything we needed. We did depend on our 4 wheel drive vehicles to get up and down the road to the house and ended up leaving our front wheel drive cars elsewhere. We fell in love with the enclosed porch and made good use of the pool table as well. Everyone took advantage of the Lutsen Mountain's "opt-out" Black Friday free ski passes and had a wonderful time. I would highly recommend this home for family gatherings at any time of the year.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Daria; Thank you for your feedback on The Summit Retreat. The porch is a great place to hang out with the heated floors and surrounded by glass. Thanks again for staying with us, Greg and Betsy Lutsen Lodges
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5

Beautiful property and area. Manager/Owner very helpful and easy to deal with!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this gorgeous cabin, plenty of room for multiple families, kitchen was well stocked, many nice touches throughout, from movies, games, books to even a hairdryer. Everything you can need they have taken care of. Great place to do some exploring plus Lutsen is just down the road We will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback from your stay. We look forward to assisting you in the future. Greg
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4

Great house, family fun!

  • 4 of 5

My family rented this house to spend Thanksgiving together. It was a great house to relax in but also venture outside and explore. It was a relatively warm MN Thanksgiving and there are no shades/blinds on the windows and it got VERY warm when the sun came out- we had to open the doors just to cool off. Other than that it was a great long weekend in a great house!!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Margoux; Thank you for your review. We will pass your comments on to the owner regarding blinds. Having it too warm from the sun in late November is a good problem since it often times is below zero that time of year. Have a great New Year and thanks for staying with us. Greg
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5

Just as advertised!

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful, with lots of common areas for group conversations or private reading. The pool table was a center of activity. We planned on BBQ-ing, but it rained that day - it would have been perfect on that huge deck. The beds were comfortable. We saw a woodchuck (or perhaps it was Bigfoot) near the driveway. Highly recommended place!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dwight; Thank you for your review of the Summit Retreat. We're glad to hear that the house fit your group well. That was our friendly woodchuck. Sorry, no bigfoot. Greg Lutsen Lodges
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Burnsville, MN
5

Just what we needed

  • 5 of 5

Our family takes a trip up to the north shore every year and this is the first time we decided to check out Summit Retreat. The location is perfect - so close to the places we like to hit each year. There were 10 of our family that stayed at Summit and it was so great to be able to have ample room for everyone, two double bunk beds for my 4 kids, a great kitchen to cook in and save money rather than constantly eating out, played some pool and relaxed a bit when it rained. 5 stars for the kid-friendly amenities (child gate, baby monitor, etc.). We'll definitely be back - as you can see in the pictures - it is a beautiful place.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mike; Thank you very much for your review of the Summit Retreat. We appreciate your input be it good or bad as it always helps us to maintain the highest standards on our rental properties. We hope to see you again in the future! Greg Lutsen Lodges
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Duluth, Minnesota
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Lusten Mountain
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Lutsen Mountain
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 61
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Lutsen Mountain
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Lutsen Mountain
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Lake Superior
Car: necessary

We are located near the Boundary Waters Canoe Are and also the Superior Hiking Trail

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Rates & Availability

Lutsen House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Memorial Weekend
May 25 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$625
 
 
July 4th Week
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 8 2017
5 night minimum stay
$625
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$625
 
 
MEA Weekend
Oct 19 2017 - Oct 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$625
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$625
 
 
Christmas and New Year
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$625
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$590
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.38%

If you utilize the "Book it Now" feature you will be charged a Service Fee by VRBO from 4% - 10%. You can make a reservation without this fee by contacting our office directly

All Homes have a 3 NIGHT MINIMUM stay.

Cancellation Fee 60 days or more before 12:01 AM of your first nights rental is $250.00. If cancelled within 60 days of your first days rental there is no refund unless we can re rent the home for AT LEAST the same amount of your reservation.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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