2 beds 2.2 baths 1,602 SqFt 1.85 Acres

Lakefront Log Home for Sale in Northome, MN

65366 Benders Rd, Northome, Minnesota 56661 | Itasca County


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.

About the Realtor - Greta Nelson

Greta Nelson was born and raised right here in Northome, MN. She has served her community in many ways including the Northome City Council, owned her own businesses here, done a number of benefits, and many hours of volunteer work. She was also the Northome City administrator. She feels very blessed to be part of such a wonderful caring community. Greta has ample knowledge of what makes the area so unique and welcoming, and she would be very happy to share that with you.

She enjoys big game and small game hunting to include grouse, preparing for deer hunting season, the occasional coyote hunt, camping and riding her atv. Of course, we can’t leave out fishing for the Wiley walleye. She's fished Red Lake, Lake of the Woods, Dark Lake, Clear Lake, Moose Lake and many more.

Greta is eager to help you reach your real estate goals! Give her a call today at (218) 368-8057. 

Property Features

  • 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
  • Country Homes
  • Lakefront Property
  • Log Homes & Cabins
  • Recreational Property
  • Fishing
  • Call Greta (218) 368-8057

Property Details

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  65366 Benders Rd





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