SAWTOOTH CABIN - Schroeder, MN, USA

SAWTOOTH CABIN - Schroeder, MN, USA

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Snow Kreilich Architects

1,300 square feet
2 bedrooms + studio
3 beds (3 queen)
2 bathrooms
$500/night
3 night minimum stay

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DESCRIPTION

"Sawtooth Cabin is reduced to a few essential elements. The main cabin and a small studio sit on a black platform. The two black volumes create a frame for the water of Lake Superior as it extends toward the distant horizon. All of the activities of the house relate directly to the infinite spatial presence of the lake. A long simple white table runs parallel to the lake. A narrow vertical tower encloses the fireplace. A row of cabinets along the north wall conceals the complexities of daily life: books, linen, pantry, laundry, jackets, tools, books and music.

Concealed by trees in the summer, the black boxes slip into the winter landscape of black tree trunks. The cladding and minimal exterior detailing emphasize the purity of the simple black boxes framing the black terrace. Exterior walls and glass doors stand outside the structural frame, supported by steel angles. Glass walls extend above the ceiling and below the floor, maximizing transparency to the surrounding landscape. The cabin provides a serene connection to a beautiful, rugged landscape. The presence of the landscape accompanies every activity in the cabin, a bit like camping, only comfortable."  Snow Kreilich Architects

 

OVERVIEW

Size: 1,300 s.f.
Maximum Guests: 6
Bedrooms: 2+
Beds: 3 (3 queen)
Bathrooms: 2

Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Daily Price: $500
Weekly Price: $3,000

 

Cleaning Fee: $175 (one time)
Check In: 3:00 p.m.
Check Out: 11:00 a.m.


FEATURES

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Basics

Heating
Shower
Bathtub
Dishwasher
Washer
Dryer
Essentials

Amenities

Waterfront
Grill
Indoor Fireplace
TV
DVD Player

Other

First Aid Kit
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Smoke Detector
Fire Extinguisher


AREA ACTIVITIES

All Year

Hiking
Wildlife Watching
Fishing
 

Spring/Summer

Birding
Biking
Canoeing
Kayaking
Horseback Riding

Fall/Winter

Autumn Color Change
Snowshoeing
Cross Country Skiing


AWARDS

Residential Architect Design Award, 2011
Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Award, 2010
Architecture Magazine Annual Design Review Award, 2010
Honor Award, AIA MN, 2009


TRUTHS

Safety.  Please do not swim in the lake. Lake Superior rarely gets above 55 degrees, even in the summer.  In addition, take care when walking down by the shoreline. It has been kept in its natural rocky state.

Water Activities. It is not recommended that you canoe or kayak at the property. Please use one of the nearby outfitters where you will be provided appropriate gear and instructions. 

Technology.  Cell phone reception may be limited. No internet. No TV. There is a projector provided for watching movies if you bring your laptop. Staying at Sawtooth Cabin allows you to disconnect from technology and connect with Lake Superior. 

Sunlight. This is a glass cabin without window treatments, which allows for sweeping uninterrupted views of the lake. It can be very bright in the summer, especially in the morning.

AC. There is no AC at the cabin. Opening the large sliding glass windows typically provides enough ventilation for cooling.

Privacy. Though the house is oriented toward the lake, there are neighbors visible through the trees.  In addition, due to the configuration of the sliding glass windows, there is visual but not acoustic privacy between bedrooms in the main cabin area.

Beds.  There is a 6 guest maximum, but only 2 queen sized beds in the main cabin (one in each bedroom). A third queen bed is in the studio.

Pests.  Northern Minnesota is notorious for its mosquitos – locals call them the “state bird”.  We recommend that you bring bug repellant.


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TESTIMONIALS

When we stay, we often sit with a glass of wine for hours watching the weather roll over Lake Superior. Today’s ice show down by the rocks was spectacular.