Spring has finally arrived in Northern Minnesota! While mother nature continues to give us a small taste of snow and cooler weather, the majority of the time it’s great. If you are looking for a property in Itasca County, either year round or for vacation use, I’ve come up with Six of the Best Value properties currently listed that might get you started. Whether you are looking for something on a great lake or something with a few acres of land, I think you’ll like these properties
51086 Immanuel Rd, Deer River: This is not your ordinary hunting cabin in the woods. This very comfortable 2 BD/1 BA cabin was built in 2005 and has all of the amenities necessary for the whole family to enjoy. This is what you’ve been looking for. Situated on 13 acres and enjoy 100’s of acres of public land. Like to fish? This cabin is only a short drive to Winnie and Little Ball Club. It has a full kitchen, 3/4 bath, compliant septic, and lots of peace and quiet. With just a little work, you could make this a year round home. List for only $99,000
56357 County Road 342, Bigfork: Enjoy the summer sunsets and panoramic views form this will built cabin overlooking the sky blue waters of Napoleon lake. Towering Red pines dot the property which is on a point facing west. The cabin is log sided and has endless possibilities. With an open floor plan, you can use it as it is, add on or build your dream house and use the cabin as your guest house. There is a storage shed and outhouse. The lakeshore is sand and gravel and excellent for swimming. Napoleon lake boasts large Crappies, Bluegills, Bass and Pike. There are miles of public land and trails nearby for the outdoor enthusiast, as well as blueberry and mushroom picking. This is a must see and comes fully furnished! Listed for $129,000
207-209 Golf Course Lane, Bigfork: Investors take notice! This newer construction duplex in the heart of Bigfork is near schools, healthcare facilities, and shopping. Each side has a 2-stall garage, two bedrooms and two baths. It has a kitchen/dinning combo with beautiful appliances, wood flooring, and open floor plan. There is even a laundry area to accommodate your washer and dryer. Move in one side and rent the other. Listed for $155,000
65506 County Road 533, Effie: This beautiful lakefront property has everything to offer. Whether you are looking for a year-round home or an amazing summer retreat, this is your place! The open floor plan includes a large living space with eat-in kitchen. This 2 bedroom/1 bath cottage home has a wood burning stove for those chilly nights and a lovely enclosed porch, stunning lake views. With 550’ of lake shore on beautiful Pickerel lake and access to Deer & Battle Lakes without leaving your boat. 1.16 acres give you plenty of room for all sorts of outdoor fun. The 2-stall detached garage is heated & insulated and for even more storage, check out the additional 1-stall garage. Listed for $155,900
9190 Hwy 1, Northome: This Charming and well cared for country home is set among pine, cedar and fruit trees. 3 bedroom 2 bath with an enclosed 3 season porch, set on 4 acres and a fenced area and stable for horses. This home would make the perfect hobby farm. There is a large deck, freestanding fireplace, large bathrooms and beautiful hardwood floors. The 42 X 90 metal building has both an insulated garage/workshop and the back is set up for stable and hay storage. There is also a new septic system. Easy access off of a well maintained hwy. Close to hunting and fishing. This year round home is listed for $169,000
50995 S East Lake Road, Marcell: Oh the views! This great little log cabin is right on the water's edge. 2 stall detached garage, with almost 40 acres of woods and trails. Sauna building right next to the clear water of East Lake. There are beautiful White Pines and lots of maple trees. If you are looking for privacy, this is it. East lake is part of a chain of lakes Clubhouse, Copenhagen, Heinen, East, & Slauson, that can be canoed or use a small boat. Explore for miles! Listed for $198,000
Well, there you go. My list of the best value properties under $200k. Give me a call if you'd like more information on any of these properties.