Home facing lake Home facing east To lake Drivieway leading to home Sunset Drone view Sunset Spacious entry-storage Kitchen serve/work space Kitchen Kitchen Lake view from kitchen Kitchen natural light spiral stairs from kitchen side Main bath Main bath Loft toward lake spiral staircase from lakesiide Powder room Home facing west

Lakefront Log Home for Sale in Northome, MN

65366 Benders Rd, Northome, Minnesota, 56661

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$449,000

MLS: 22028-26960

1.85 Acres

1,602 SqFt

2 beds

2.2 baths

What You Should Know

  • Hand Scribed Log Home

  • Lakefront Property

  • Open Concept Log Home

  • Waterfront Home for Sale

  • Home for Sale in Northome, MN

  • Lakefront Home in Minnesota

  • House in Itasca County

  • Home for Sale on Island Lake

Why You'll Love It

Home for Sale on Island Lake in Northern Minnesota

This hand-scribed log home, nestled on the shores of Island Lake in Itasca County, exudes local artistry with unique details throughout. A striking black walnut spiral staircase adorned with diamond willow railings commands attention, complemented by a majestic hand-carved eagle overseeing the space. Subtle wooden faces and intricate burls in the log supports add character to this charming abode.

Upon entering the home through a spacious foyer offering ample storage, a conveniently located powder room awaits within the utility/laundry room. A patio door leads to a deck with a gazebo boasting two skylights and a picturesque lake view, all crafted in tongue and groove pine, offering additional sleeping space.

The kitchen features a stylish backsplash, slow-close cupboards, and doors, along with a farmhouse sink equipped with instant hot water, a gas stove, dishwasher, and a refrigerator with ice and water dispensers—an ideal setup for entertaining. Adjacent, the dining/living area enjoys expansive views towards the West, perfect for relishing breathtaking sunsets, complemented by a propane fireplace.

The primary bedroom, generously sized, includes a walk-in closet and an adjoining full bath. Ascend the spiral staircase to discover a loft area with its walk-in closet, stunning lake vistas, and abundant natural light, featuring a unique full-size stained glass window and private deck access. Down the hall, a second full bath and bedroom, both facing West, provide splendid lake views.

A substantial Morton building with three bays and upper-level storage offers ample space, while a nearby heated workshop features in-floor heating, two service doors, and a garage door for seamless project handling. An additional room within the workshop serves as an office or workroom.

The property is adorned with sugar maples, tapped annually for syrup, along with cedar, birch, spruce, and pine trees dotting the lakeshore. Island Lake is renowned for year-round fishing opportunities, and nearby public lands offer hunting for various game. The area is rich in wildlife, including bald eagles and the melodic call of loons.

Conveniently located just six miles from Northome, which boasts essential amenities and a K-12 school, and within reach of Bemidji (45 miles) and Grand Rapids (65 miles) for larger town facilities. High-speed 5G internet ensures reliable connectivity for remote work. Escape to this serene haven in Northern Minnesota and embrace life at a slower pace amid stunning natural beauty.

Area Info

Island Lake is located 3 miles south of Northome, MN in Itasca County. It is a big lake, known for its top-tier fishing. Common types of fish found here are Walleye, Northern Pike, Crappie and Perch.

Where You'll Find It

  • Street Address: 65366 Benders Rd
  • City: Northome
  • State: Minnesota
  • County: Itasca

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