The Bay as named by our family has been owned through several generations. A truly wonderful and unique destination for family gatherings, spending lazy days lounging on the dock, floating in the secluded bay with herons and loons keeping close watch or discovering all Lake Vermillion has to offer with countless boating destinations.
Custom built wrap around deck provides views of bay and lake and is perfect for sunning, games, cocktails, grilling and dining. Cabin is equipped with downstairs bar area, pool table, Ping-Pong, kids play and TV area and sauna.
Private bay is stunning - three large docks, quiet, perfect for herons, loons, space for floating, fishing, or discovering via kayak, paddle boat or canoe.
You will enjoy all the splendor Lake Vermillion has to offer …eagle watching, hiking or mountain biking the nearby trails, evenings by the fire pit, and countless meals and laughter as the sun sets over the lake.
Favorite summer amenities on site include two-person kayak, canoe, paddle boat, small fishing boat/row boat, two paddle boards, several flotation devices, and multiple sizes of life jackets, knee board, and water skis. In addition, you will have access your favorite summer outdoor games including badminton, bean-bag toss, ladder game, as well as a wide variety indoor board games and movies.
A short 5 minute drive away is the internationally known Soudan Underground Mine and a brief 25 minute drive away is the Ely, MN. When visiting Ely you will have access to the Boundary Water Canoe Area, the International Wolf Museum, North American Bear Center, the Dorothy Molter Museum as well as countless unique shopping opportunities! Not to mention the most outstanding golf courses Minnesota has to offer in the Wilderness at Fortune Bay (a quick 20 minute drive) and The Quarry and Legends at Giants Ridge – a short 35 minute drive. McKinley State Park campground is a 10 minute walk from our cabin where you will have access to a playground, boat launch and water activities.
Winter months offer pristine conditions for quiet walks, relaxing by a warm fire or bundling up for a day of snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, dog sledding or downhill skiing at Giants Ridge Resort.
You will find our place to be warm and inviting. We recently updated the kitchen, dining room and both bathrooms. Our upstairs includes three bedrooms (2 king, 1 queen) a full and half bath. Downstairs you will find a pull-out queen couch and full-size futon. We also have available two single cots, a toddler-size blow-up mattress, a portable crib, and a queen blow up mattress. The Bunkhouse has 2 twin beds. Our dining room table will comfortably sit 8-12 as will the picnic table on the deck.
The property can accommodate up to three tents and a small camper for an additional nightly fee of $25.00 per night, per tent/camper.