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Sweetwater Cottage on Lake Superior

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4 bedrooms, Internet
On the beach
On the beach
On the beach

Overview of Sweetwater Cottage on Lake Superior

Sweetwater Cottage on Lake Superior

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

4 bedrooms2 bathroomsSleeps 8

Popular amenities

  • Outdoor Space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays
Lutsen, MN

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCascade River State Park1 min walk
  • Popular LocationNorth Shore Winery12 min drive
  • Popular LocationCaribou Lake16 min drive
  • AirportGrand Marais, MN (GRM-Cook County)32 min drive

Space details

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8
Bedroom 1
    1 king bed
Bedroom 2
    1 king bed
Bedroom 3
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
    1 queen bed
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Sweetwater Cottage on Lake Superior

Beachfront vacation home in Lutsen with patio
SweetWater Cottage is nestled along a secluded stretch of Lake Superior shoreline, far from Hwy 61. Its idyllic setting amidst the dynamic boreal forest of its private 3 acres is only exceeded by its distinctively designed interior and painstakingly curated decor. With an uncompromising commitment to authenticity, this entire property is meant to capture the enchantment of the North Shore and infuse it with the distinctive Scandinavian influence that is so prominent in this region's past.

With 4 private bedrooms, 2 spacious bathrooms, and an open floor plan ideal for gatherings, SweetWater is perfect for hosting groups of families or friends. From interior to exterior, this cottage embodies a comprehensive approach that is unmatched in attention to detail and unrelenting in offering an inspired sense of welcome to all who visit. Designed and curated with the same impeccable care as each of our other NorthLight Lodging properties (Painted Rock, WoodSong, and Cedarwood Hollow), SweetWater is the largest of our NorthLight offerings.

NorthLight Lodging is a family-operated, boutique hospitality operation consisting of several guest cabins along Lake Superior’s North Shore in northern Minnesota. Ranging in size from 1 to 4+ bedrooms — and all sitting along the easternmost stretch of coveted Cascade Beach Road — NorthLight's properties are located halfway between the grandeur and skiing of Lutsen Mountains and the charming harbor town of Grand Marais. Each cabin is nestled right along the lakeshore and has been curated with painstaking attention to detail. Our goal in designing, crafting, and appointing our cabins is to embody all the subtle enchantment of the North Shore region we so love. We aspire to offer incomparably welcoming spaces — cared for with meticulous attention to detail — that foster inspiration, connection, and wonder for all who visit.
Rooms open to patios. Bathrooms include showers.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Rebecca Katzenmeier

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • On the beach


  • Snowboarding and cross-country skiing nearby


  • Internet access

Parking and transportation

  • Car required


  • 4 bedrooms


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Shower

Outdoor areas

  • Patio


  • Near laundromat


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Location highlights

  • On the lake
  • On the waterfront
  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • Near a hospital
  • Near the bay

Things to do

  • Power boating nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Wildlife and game walks nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Ice skating nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Swimming nearby


  • Sleeps 8

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 25


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited

We should mention

A car is required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Vrbo Property
Sweetwater On Superior Lutsen
Sweetwater Cottage on Lake Superior Lutsen
Sweetwater Cottage on Lake Superior Private vacation home
Sweetwater Cottage on Lake Superior Private vacation home Lutsen

About this area


Located in Lutsen, this vacation home is on the beach. Lutsen Mountains and Superior National Golf Course are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Superior National Forest and Ray Berglund State Wayside. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.

What's nearby

  • Cascade River State Park - 1 min walk
  • Superior National Golf Course - 11 min drive
  • North Shore Winery - 12 min drive
  • Caribou Lake - 16 min drive
  • Lutsen Mountains - 16 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 29 out of 29 reviews
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5/5 Excellent

Northshore Family Time
The property is beautiful, private, and a great place to gather as a family. Our children live across the Midwest, and we gather on the shore each summer. This is the perfect location and space for us to accommodate our needs, with a beautiful view, cooking and dining space, gathering spaces inside and outside, and sleeping accomodations! Thanks Sweetwater!

5/5 Excellent

Well located and well laid out and nicely appointed home on the shores of Lake Superior

5/5 Excellent

BEAUTIFUL place! Had everything we needed!!
This property is good for the soul!

5/5 Excellent

Love this place!
Favorite place to stay up North! Thanks!

5/5 Excellent

Wonderful stay
A beautiful location and a lovely, well-appointed cabin.