Cozy private island getaway just minutes from Ely


Entire cabin hosted by Neil

  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 3 beds
  4. 1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the cabin to yourself.
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This cabin is nestled on a private island in the middle of Shagawa Lake in Ely, MN. You will enjoy expansive views of both sunrises and sunsets coupled with the sounds of waves lapping on the surrounding shores. You will enjoy the simplicity of nature just a short boat ride to downtown Ely and all its attractions. This comfortably furnished and modern cabin has one bedroom with a full bed and an upper loft with two twin beds.

The space
The new kitchen includes a built in two burner cook top and a propane refrigerator. Equipped with fishing boat with motor, a canoe, a private dock, a gas grill, a state park fire pit, solar power, battery powered shower head and rainwater collection system. Drinking water, bathroom towels, kitchen towels and linens are provided. The size of the cabin is 450 square feet. The cabin has an open format, with blackout curtains and blinds. There is no running water; potable water is provided. The bathroom features a compost toilet, and a vault privy is available behind the cabin.

The cabin caretaker will bring you to the cabin upon your arrival.

What this place offers

Beach access – Beachfront
Patio or balcony
Long-term stays allowed

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4.91 out of 5 stars from 23 reviews


Where you’ll be

Ely, Minnesota, United States

"Loon Island" is situated in the middle of Shagawa lake, and has stunning views all around the island.

Shagawa Lake is located in Ely, Minnesota, which was rated the 'Coolest Small Town in America' in 2010. There are many attractions, including the North American Bear Center, the International Wolf Center, the Dorothy Molter Museum, the Ely Arts and Heritage Center at the historic Pioneer Mine, the Ely Folk School, Soudan Underground Mine and much more. Ely is known for its Blueberry Festival from July 26th-28th, the Blues Fest from August 29th to September 2nd and the Harvest Moon Festival from September 6th-8th.

Hosted by Neil

  1. Joined in September 2013
  • 23 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost

During your stay

We are available for questions via email, and our caretaker, Dave Anderson, will be available to answer questions via phone.

Neil is a Superhost

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  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within a day
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 14:00 - 17:00
Check out: 10:00
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit – if you damage the home, you may be charged up to £189

Cancellation policy