front deck provides a cozy spotKitchenette  - Microwave in cupboard, and other appliances too.
Table can accommodate 6 with a leaf.

Entire home/flat

5 guests

1 bedroom

3 Beds

Entire home/flat

5 guests

1 bedroom

3 Beds

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About this listing

Blåbaerli is a 700 s.f. one bedroom hideaway on 70 acres of blueberry fields and pine forest. Hiking/skiing trails abound. Worldclass trout stream nearby. Wifi available, although slow. The energy efficient building has a b.r. with double bed and possible cot, daybed and trundle in main room. LGBT friendly

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The space
Accommodates: 5
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat
Self check-in: Smart lock


Extra people: £8 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: £16
Weekly Discount: 26%
Weekend Price: £52 / night
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The space

The building is an efficient passive solar design, with in-floor heat and a Jøtul wood stove for backup when needed. Large south facing windows provide warmth in the winter, deep eaves protect from direct sun in summer. Summer cooling is seldom required - due to the large overhang.

Guest access

The building is 700 s.f. with 9' ceilings and includes a partial-kitchen (microwave, toaster oven, electric skillet & other small appliances, induction burner and a few pots, blender, coffee maker, refrigerator and sink), shower in bathroom.

Towels and bedding provided.

Gas grill on side deck, Fire pit in back. All new construction 2011.

Interaction with guests

We live across the deck and are accessible, but will be out of the way.

The neighbourhood

Blåbaerli means blueberry field in our ancestral Norwegian. And we are nestled in acres of wild blueberries and red pine/tamarack/aspen forest.

There are ca. 4 miles hiking/snowshoeing/skiing trails on the property and a worldclass trout fishing stream is nearby. But nature is not all... we are located 30 min by car from Duluth/Superior and all the delights of Lake Superior.

We keep bees on the property.

Getting around

There are bus routes (Jefferson Lines) to Solon Springs, WI - 10 mi and Duluth, MN -25 mi. With advance notice, we could pick you up at the bus station.

Other things to note

Base price is for two occupants, $10/night for each additional person, but no extra charge for children.
We have rubber boots and strap on snowshoes to loan, and if the boot size is right - classic XC skiis, too. Other outdoor gear potentially available too.

House Rules
No smoking
Check in is anytime after 12PM (noon)

No smoking inside the buildings.
Be respectful of the building and its contents.



Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

191 Reviews

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Michelle User Profile
May 2017
This is a lovely, eco-friendly get-away that is close enough to Duluth to have a day at the park and a quiet evening away from crowds. Excellent, groomed trail system right on the grounds!

Jake User Profile
May 2017
Perfect little gettaway spot!

Kathleen User Profile
May 2017
If you are looking for a beautiful place to relax. This place is amazing!

Lisa User Profile
May 2017
We had no complaints. The hosts were very nice and accommodating. The place was very clean and had anything you could need already there. The scenery was beautiful and we enjoyed walking the property. We would recommend this place to anyone and we would definitely stay again, hopefully longer next time!

Ashley User Profile
May 2017
What a wonderful place!! Margaret and Mark were welcoming hosts, and very accommodating! The property was amazing, and I hope to come back in warmer weather!! Our space was so wonderful, clean, sleek, and minimal. It's obvious they work very hard to keep everything beautiful. 10/10 would stay again!

Sarah User Profile
April 2017
The scenery is beautiful! I wish we had more time to explore all the trails. It is quiet and the perfect getaway. They have everything you could ever need in the house and were great hosts. Thank you for the lovely weekend away

Ayla User Profile
April 2017
Beautifully kept cabin. Great communication. Stayed warm and dry while adventuring the cold April north shore. We will definitely be back for berry season.

Bennett, Wisconsin, United States · Joined in May 2012
Margaret User ProfileMargaret is a superhost.

I am a teacher of teachers, and mother of young adults. I have traveled through much of USA, also to Mexico, Canada, Caribbean islands, Norway, Sweden, France, Italy. Je parle le Français, un peu. Jeg snakke en liten Norsk , også.
I enjoy cooking, wine, music of all genre (except acid rock, sorry) art museums, reading, wandering about in new places. One of my favorite things to do in a new place is to visit a grocery store and wander neighborhoods.
When hosting people, I try to include them in the daily life, helping them to feel a part of things. As a traveler, I only use carry-on luggage and try to live simply.

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