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Loon's Nest on Superior - An adventure for every season!

Bedrooms 2
Space 850 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Indulge in the splendor of majestic Lake Superior in this very private, four season, lakefront getaway. The spacious open concept design and large windows allow you to relish in the gorgeous view of Mink Bay and surrounding cliffs. Enjoy the convenience of a kitchen with basic sundries and a washer & dryer for longer stays. Pamper yourself in the hot tub after a day of hiking/snowshoeing the scenic trails and enjoy the stars...they shine brighter here!

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(*Please note that all prices are in Canadian Funds)

More Details

Property Manager
Brian and Catharine
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Brian and Catharine

We (Brian, Catharine and Eloise) live in Thunder Bay and enjoy escaping to our cottage whenever we can. We love sharing our getaway with guests and strive to make your stay as easy and enjoyable as possible.

Brian and Catharine purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Brian and Catharine chose Neebing

A gorgeous lakefront property on spectacular north shore of Lake Superior. And yes we do have lake access right out front so you are welcome to bring your water toys, go for a quick dip or just sit on the shore and enjoy the view.

What makes this cottage unique

Quiet, private, peaceful getaway with all the amenities including a hot tub. Scenic hiking trails for all abilities overlooking Lake Superior and surrounding islands.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This was our third trip to the area. Our first time staying at the Loon's Nest! All we can say is how beautiful the area is! The first night we were here we were greeted by the sweetest gold retriever named Ernie. He was very friendly and so loveable!! The same night we had the pleasure of being visited by a beautiful deer family.

The rest of our stay did not disappoint! We took full advantage of the gorgeous view with the much needed relaxation of the hot tub! The cottage itself was beautiful and very cozy! Warming up at night with the pellet stove was also an added bonus!

Once again this area has blown us away and I am sure that we will be back again next year!
Mar 2018
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Neebing Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , jetted tub , Air tub
  • Newly renovated in December of 2012.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2 singles
    Bedroom 3 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , This is not a bedroom. The sleeper sofa is in the living rm.
  • Master Bedroom overlooks lake and door exits out to the hot tub on the deck. The second bedroom has two single beds. The single beds are heavy and we ask that you don't try to push them together if you are a couple, but lost the coin toss for the master bedroom. The third sleeping area is in the living room on the sleeper sofa. We recommend pulling the mattress off the couch and put it on the floor in front. There are linens in the hallway closet and thicker blankets on top of the dryer.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
We have two fire pits at the cottage. It would be appreciated if you could supply your own firewood. Sometimes there is some left overs from previous guests. It is also recommended to bring and axe to split your wood (be careful). Please do not remove any live trees for burning. Please make sure to keep your fires small, attended, and properly extinguished before leaving the cottage or going to bed. Thank you.


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Loon's Nest on Superior - An adventure for every season!
average rating of 4.84 based on 113 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Loon’s nest is inviting and warm. Perfectly suited for our needs for the weekend. All the amenities you need. Will be back. The owner was amazing and helpful.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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beautiful restful spot!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the lake view here. This home is updated in modern style and very comfortable. Kitchen is well equipped. We were only there for a weekend, would have loved to stay longer.

Good supply of dish soap and paper towels, but bring your own shampoo, bar soap, etch as these are not available there.

Detailed written instructions provided for most things in the property.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Due to hygienic concerns we are unable to provide toiletries at the cottage. Should you have any specific questions in regards to what is supplied and what is not we kindly ask that you send us an email. Brian.
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Perfect Stay at Loon's Nest

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and our two boys had a great stay at Loon's Nest! The cabin was nicely appointed and had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable. We spent quite a bit of time just relaxing and taking in the incredible views of Lake Superior. We cooked several meals and made use of the outdoor grill. The hot tub was a nice extra feature. :) We saw a black bear one night on the road back to the cabin. Most nights a friendly fox came up to our car too.

We visited Kakabecka Falls, Sleeping Giant, Ouimet Canyon, Terry Fox Memorial and the Diamond Willow Amethyst Mine. We would recommend the Thunder Bay Cheese Farm too... very good smoked gouda!

We will definitely recommend your cabin and hope to stay there again in the future! Cheers to 150 Years! The Beck from Iowa, USA

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay! Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this place. It was kept very clean and well stocked with everything you need. Beautiful decor and Owners were amazing! Peaceful and very relaxing. Thanks Brian and Catherine!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house and location

  • 4 of 5

The house is beautiful and the location was wonderful. We loved hiking the Mink Mountain trails, the views of Lake Superior and the peace and quiet (except for the last night when a wedding celebration took place at the resort nearby, but we don't begrudge the newlyweds their fun). Our family fisherman found good small mouth bass fishing at nearby Cloud Lake.

Note that despite listed amenities including air conditioning, the house is not air conditioned. It is nicely furnished and equipped and made for a very nice visit to southern Ontario.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. The amenities at the cottage have been updated to properly reflect what we offer. The original intent of tagging the A/C amenty was to add some humour to our listing by suggesting the cool Lake Superior breeze would be enough.... This is the first time this has been an issue and we apologize for any inconvenience during your stay at our cottage. Brian
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Fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic place. Clean, modern, and fully stocked with everything you need. The view is stunning but unfortunately the sharp jagged rocks and the lack of a dock made it hard to enjoy the lake. Other than that, no complaints. Places was awesome!!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Thunder Bay International Airport
Nearest Barpub
35 Kilometres
Neebing Roadhouse
Nearest Golf
40 Kilometres
Whitewater Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Highway 61
Nearest Restaurant
35 Kilometres
Neebing Roadhouse
Nearest Ski
40 Kilometres
Loch Lomond Ski Area / Kamview Nordic Centre
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Administrative Fee $38.95
Cleaning Fee (one time) $42.84
Refundable damage deposit $194.73
Tax Rate 13.0%

All quoted rates are based on 2 adults. *Additional adults will be charged at $15 per person per night stayed (age 10 and above are considered adults). **1-2 children under the age of 10 stay free (any additional children beyond 2 will be charged $15 dollars each per night stayed) Please be accurate when you initially select the number of adults that will be staying at our cottage. We can make adjustments to the cost of your stay, but if we can eliminate additional transactions, to account for changes in your party size, that would be greatly appreciated. Your damage deposit well be returned within 7-10 business days after your stay provided the cottage is left clean and tidy, dished are done and no damage/items missing. If for some reason the damage deposit has not refunded in the above time frame please send me a reminder and I will take care of this immediately for you. Thank you for your cooperation.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. Also due to unforeseeable circumstances your reservation could be cancelled. We will try to provide as much advance warning as possible to minimize any inconvenience to your travel plans. Furthermore, we occasionally lose power at the cottage. We apologize in advance for any disruptions to your stay. Our cottage is off the beaten path so inclement weather can be a factor. Please be patient, the hydro (Hydro 1 Power Outage Hotline is 1.800.434.1235 - 24 hrs a day, 365 days a year) is usually back on within an hour or two. Thank you for your understanding.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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