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Marko's grampa's cabin.

· Babbitt, St. Louis, Minnesota
5 acres hosted by Marko C.
1 lodging site
Our family has lived here on this property since Great Grandma Alma bought it in 1928. I am the fourth, raising the fifth generation of Carlsons living here. The log cabin rental was built by my grandfather, Oliver, in the 1950's and he lived there full time after he retired. The cabin is set apart from the two other homes on the property which is where our family and my mom live. Birch Lake is over 6500 acres large and stretches for 16 miles from our home. Most of the shoreline is federal and state land giving the lake a wild/undeveloped feel compared to more developed lakes in the area. It's known for producing walleye, northern pike, and crappie as well as other species of fish. SUMMER OF 2023 Update: The cabin will be under construction/improvement for this season. What this means is that only the main room will be useable. We will be dismantling the back bedroom. This will impact your stay in terms of visible structure work to the cabin taking place. However, I will not be working on the cabin during any guest stays. I'll make sure the main room of the cabin is clean and ready for your stay but the back bedroom will no longer be useable. The main room will still be bug free, dry, and have electricity. The couch is suitable for 1-2 people to sleep on and there is a cot for another. You may bring your own cot/sleeping pad or pitch a tent in the spacious and grassy lawn. There is a small (12 foot) aluminum row boat, a paddleboat, and a 16' tandem canoe available for guests to use.Welcome! This small log cabin has one main room and one bedroom. It is located on Birch Lake between Ely (12 miles) and Babbitt (6 miles). There is electricity, a double futon bed, a twin bed, and a couch. There is no heat source and no running water. There is an outhouse.
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Babbitt, St. Louis, Minnesota, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Marko C.Joined in May 2021
37 ratings · 33 reviews
Zachary S.recommends
May 30, 2023
Cabin on Birch Lake
Much needed time at the lake!
Beautiful location! Sandy beach and easy access to explore Birch Lake. A very nice camping experience and the cabin suited our needs well. Just bring a water filter and a thermacell to keep the flies and mosquitoes tolerable.
Jay V.recommends
October 10, 2022
Cabin on Birch Lake
Great cabin on Birch
The cabin and location is awesome. Marko is a great host.
Roger D.
October 4, 2022
Cabin on Birch Lake
Outhouse should have been cleaned before guests arrive. We cleaned it ourselves. Overall enjoyed our visit.
Jay V.recommends
October 2, 2022
Cabin on Birch Lake
Awesome Cabin
Marlo’s cabin is a great place to spend time: canoeing, hiking, fishing, and relaxing.
Tom D.recommends
September 11, 2022
Cabin on Birch Lake
So Happy to have found this great little get away. Quaint clean cabin , quiet, super nice hosts thank you Marko and family's.
Maria P.recommends
September 5, 2022
Cabin on Birch Lake
I'm already excited to book this for next year! Marko was an amazing host! I came over prepared, the cabin has all the amenities I could ask for. Lovely place for a family vacation with the dogs. I caught a wallet within 20 mins of fishing. 5/5 stars. ❤️ Happy camper!
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