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Historical Silver Islet Beauty @ Lake Superior

Front of the house in sunshine surrounded by Lake Superior on 3 sides.
1 of 27Front of the house in sunshine surrounded by Lake Superior on 3 sides.
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay District, Ontario
Enjoy privacy, peace and quiet and beach access on this peninsula 3 bedroom home with 2 acres. Silver Islet (located less than an hours' drive east of Thunder Bay) is an off-grid Lake Superior cottage community located adjacent to the iconic Sleeping Giant Provincial Park with its fantastic collection of hiking trails. Steeped in history and immersed in nature - this choice property is known as President's Point -where the President of the 1800's silver mine chose to locate his summer home. Once the locale of soirées including investors and royalty from Europe and the USA - now you can enjoy the beauty, peace and quiet, sun, water, beach, sauna and all the region has to offer. The modern bungalow house is furnished and outfitted so all you have to do is bring your clothes and food. There is open space that some have used for w... Read more
Listing #FKN6911616
About the Owner
Nancy C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
You will be attended to by the owner prior to your visit, providing you with a package of information and tips. When you check in, Cam - our property manager extraordinaire will give you an overview of the operation of the off-grid property and as a long term resident of Silver Islet and the past Superintendent of the Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, he is uniquely qualified to guide you with information on the region and tips on the best trails and local amenities. Cam will also check in with you part way through your visit and is available upon request as he is only 5 minutes away.
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Just got back from our stay at Silver Islet and my 8 year old said, "That was the best vacation ever!" My 12 year old has told me he already misses the cabin too . We couldn't have asked for a better location - right...More

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ace35, VR Owner at Historical Silver Islet Beauty @ Lake Superior, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

I love the idea of your family making wonderful family memories at the place where our family formed similar memories. President's Point at Silver Islet is a special place - we love to share it with guests that confirm our perhaps biased view. I am...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile


ace35, VR Owner at Historical Silver Islet Beauty @ Lake Superior, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017


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Reviewed 27 September 2016

The natural beauty here alone would merit my five stars. Ditto the rich, immediate immersion in a peace and tranquillity that is almost otherworldly. Off the grid, in this instance, is like saying heaven is off the grid - who would notice? Only, this place...More

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ace35, VR Owner at Historical Silver Islet Beauty @ Lake Superior, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2016

Tim- THANK YOU for your stellar review...I am sure the night sky with its millions of stars, the celestial song of the Northern Lights, the stunning water views and nature in all its glory...inspired you. We are delighted that you and Patti enjoyed staying at...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Dogs must be under strict control of visitors at all times and on leash, on and off the property. Any damage by pets is the guest's responsibility. Separate Pet Addendum...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Queen
    2 Fulls
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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  • Cleaning Fee: €66 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: €198 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The Sleeping Giant Provincial Park provides canoe and kayak rentals, fishing licenses, and events. The Park has some of the best hiking trails, beaches, fishing in Canada. We supply a Park Permit so you can park your car at the trail heads and not be ticketed. Because we are away from streetlights of the city - you will experience fantastic stargazing. Some of our favourite visits - beyond the best hiking and fishing in the world include the Amethyst mines, the Fish Shop and the Hoito.
Getting around
You will need a car to get around. Some of our visitors fly to Thunder Bay and rent a car and others drive to our Camp and use their vehicle to get around.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Thunder Bay: 100.0 km
Silver Islet is located at the end of the road - Highway 587. Highway 587 joins the Trans-Canada Highway (11/17) 1/2 hour east of Thunder Bay. From the 'top of the road' it is a half hour journey on Highway 587 to Silver Islet.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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