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The Vogt Family

Member since: 2008
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Speaks english


21 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 30 nights


Photos and Description of this Prior Lake holiday apartment

Entire 1800 sq. ft Apt - Unsurpassed Quality - Casino, Golf, Health Club

Enjoy a private 1800 sq. ft. luxury WALK OUT LEVEL apartment on a gorgeous golf course in the SW Metro area of Minneapolis! See our 5 star reviews!

Monthly Minimum Reservation - Average $/night is less than shorter stays elsewhere. PER CITY AND ASSOCIATION RULES WE ONLY HOST 'TEMPORARY HOUSING' RATHER THAN NIGHTLY STAY TYPE CLIENTS. We do offer a full SATISFACTION GUARANTEE and reserve the right to cancel or shorten reservations if a guest is failing to follow city of Prior Lake rules.

This is a private lower level apartment has a shared main level/stairway. During warm weather guests may choose to use the lower-level sliding glass door/outdoor entrance as well for extra convenience. The lower level apartment is filled with modern luxuries, comfortably appointed and roomy, having its own private theater room and boasting a walk out to a lovely yard & patio. Truly a home away from home!

Included Apartment amenities at no extra cost:

Office area with printer

Full Kitchen with all supplies including spices, coffee grinder, wine cooler & more!

Deck & Patios with furniture

On-site washer and dryer

Wireless high speed cable internet

Backyard with gas grill and multiple seating areas with fire pit

In addition, guests have all these resort amenities within 1 mile!

* The amazing Wild's PGA golf course

* Several types of restaurants including two amazing Sunday Buffets (Wilds & Mystic Lake)

* Mystic Lake Casino & live entertainment

* Mystic Lake’s own Meadows golf course

* Mystic Lake Casino’s Dakotah! Sport and Fitness Club has...

- ice arena with open ice skating

- health club (classes, equipment)

- brand new massage beds ($30/month unlimited)

- swimming pool w/ fountains, slides & hot tub

- rock climbing wall

- bowling alley and arcade

* Spring Lake Regional Dog Park

* Spring Lake trail system

Within five mile radius:

* Valley Fair amusement park

* Canterbury Downs race track

* Two public beaches on Prior Lake which has boat rental, fishing, ice fishing, and swimming.

* Farmers market (May through Sept.)

There is so much to do in Scott County, you may never even feel the need to go shopping at the Mall of America! Ok, we know you WANT to go shopping too, it’s only a 25 minute drive plus we serve as an excellent concierge for all the twin cities best places!

A rental car is recommended, but we will arrange transportation for hire!

PRIOR LAKE ATTRACTIONS within 6- 20 miles: (TOO Many to list, but here are a few…)

Mall of America

Minnesota and Como Zoos


Theater & Arts

Convention centers

All downtown attractions in both Mpls and St. Paul are an easy drive - 20-40 minutes depending on what you are going to and time of day. Our location is IDEAL, because of the lack of congestion it often takes less time to get somewhere than staying 'downtown' or at 'airport' because of lights.


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  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
The Vogt Family (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks english

About The Vogt Family

Our family travels all over the world and we use our experiences to create a very special location for visitors to the Minneapolis and St. Paul area. Our goal is that your stay at our Timber & Trails Hideaway will exceed your expectations! We are gracious and have a knack for knowing which guests want lots of attention and those who seek privacy and seclusion.

The Vogt Family purchased this apartment in 2006

Why The Vogt Family chose Minnesota

You will find a fabulous location where traffic and freeways allow for quick arrivals and your 'hideaway' has the perfect combination of all the amenities including some luxuries many people never enjoy in their daily routine. You get to experience the MN lifestyle in a luxury golf community first hand!

What makes this apartment unique

DAKOTAH SPORT & FITNESS/GOLF 2 COURSES ALL WITHIN 2 MILES! We are in Scott County - that means Canterbury Downs Racetrack, Mystic Lake Casino with live entertainment and a spectacular buffet, plus Valley Fair Amusement Park are all 10 minutes or less. After you go out in the metro area you can come home and relax with your very own theater room equipped with internet TV stations galore. Your stay includes your very own high end kitchen & laundry room. Heated tile floors and gas fireplace for winter guests. BBQ on a huge deck or have a bonfire in our own private woods. You will have plenty of space for yourself and your fellow guests. Cook, do laundry, relax and be located so that you can arrive just about anywhere in the cities in around 1/2 an 30 minutes or less.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I do hope we left everything well enough in order. Thanks for your hosting and help during our stay. We had a great time!

Oct 2013
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based on 21 traveller reviews

average rating of 4.857143 based on 22 reviews

Very roomy and family friendly.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in a very roomy apartment......Great kitchen with everything you will need.....Grandchildren loved the popcorn machine and the Theater room......The gas fireplace was very cozy........very accommodating hosts. We would defintely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home, friendly hosts

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful apartment in a beautiful setting. The family was very friendly and responsive to any requests we had. The theater room turned out to be a great place for our 9 month old baby to sleep since it was nice and dark. My favorite feature was the heated floors! :)

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious clean and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Accurate description, clean, nice amenities. The rental went smoothly. The living room tv next to the fireplace was not an hdtv, and did not have cable, just antenna channels. Not that big a deal. We enjoyed the gas fireplace, the heated floor tiles and the big kitchen with dishwasher! The bed was comfortable, too. Good location, near many shopping centers and restaurants. We visited Mall of America one day. We also visited the frozen Minnehaha Park waterfall and hiked around behind it, which was pretty cool.

I would recommend this property and may end of back here again someday!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Terrific location, great hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful service by the entire family in a most comfortable home. The property was all we expected and as advertised. Their video helped to a climate us to the home. We enjoyed many restaurants, like activities, the state and county fairs, family activities and 2 plays. I would recommend the property and family to anyone asking.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent value

  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed with the accommodations. The location was close to everything and we loved the movie room! We were really busy with friends and family so we didn't have time to use all the extras but next time we will! Thanks Ms Portia for your friendliness! This is a much better alternative than a hotel stay with all the luxuries And comforts of home!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We hope you do come back! It was great having you.
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Great house, great hosts

  • 5 of 5

I rented out the house for a few guests who were making the trek from out of state to come to my wedding, and I stayed there one night as well. Very, very nice. They were very friendly (and forgiving, as I showed up late and was quite the poor communicator since my mind was on the wedding), and my friends really enjoyed themselves.

I would 100% recommend this place if you are looking for something in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 26, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Minneapolis /St. Paul Airport - Humphrey Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Wilds Clubhouse
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Wilds Golfcourse
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Shakopee Bus Transfer Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 169
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Wilds Clubhouse
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Buck Hill Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Sandpoint Beach, Prior Lake
Car: necessary

Great SW suburb location, 22 Minutes to Airport/Mall of America! Resort Quality! Two Golf Courses, Mystic Lake Theatre (Vegas type shows), Mystic Lake and Little Six Casinos, Several Gourmet Restaurants, Spa/Health Club all less than two miles! Near Cantebury Downs Race Track, Valley Fair Amusement Park, Spring Lake Regional Park (many trails). Mall of America is quick and easy drive as well as airport. Shuttle Service Available! Easy access to Eden Prairie, Bloomington for those corporate areas. This is an ideal location because of the lack of traffic. Staying downtown may mean a few less miles, but not more convienant due to traffic and stop lights!

Other Activities: Visit all the great Lakes, Mall of America, Museums & so much more!!! You name it, this location offers it and/or it is within about 30 minutes or less to most of the St. Paul and Minneapolis attractions. Great area with easy access to freeways without tons of traffic!

Golf: LOCATED ON GOLF COURSE, TWO GOLF COURSES WITHIN 1 MILE! Several others in 15 minutes or less!

Please go to the Wilds golf course website and also to the Mystic Lake Casino web pages. These are both challenging top notch courses. Additionally, Cleary Lake Preserve has a beginner level golf course just about 5 miles away which is located within an area with a lake, swimming, canoing, and trails! There are also additional golf courses in Prior Lake and Scott/Dakota county such as the 'Preserves' and the 'Legends' and more. Please mapquest Prior Lake, MN and you will find more golf courses than you will have time to visit!

Walk out the backyard and see the 18th hole and club house over the small lake our beautiful back yard is located on. 'Chip' balls from the back yard into the small lake if you want to! The driving range is less than a mile away! The Wild's requires Golf Carts and you can drive your cart right to your home to catch lunch between holes if you want or enjoy the club house.

Ski: Buck Hill Ski Resort is the closest ski area. It is a wonderful ski area offering beginner to intermediate runs and also has lots of ski board & snow tubing! Please visit their website.

We are also about 20 minutes from the Highland Ski Area. Highland is excellent for beginner skiers and there is an advanced ramp for those who do extreme ski jumping.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Prior Lake, Minnesota

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30 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$392
Refundable Damage Deposit A$196
Clean Unit (each time) A$163

Our property is on the market for sale - occasional open houses/showings may occur. Rates are based on 2 GUESTS additional guest is $20/night. Sorry, children must be counted regardless of age. Visitors are limited to 4 hours in a single day between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. Quiet Hours. All guests must be registered and show ID. Guests under 23 must have legal guardian or chaperons with them. NO SMOKING ANYWHERE INSIDE OR OUTSIDE PROPERTY.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Prior Lake

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • City Centre ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake ...
  • Resort ...
  • River ...
  • Town ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • water cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , Divider door between shower and 3 sinks
  • Great bathroom set up where there is a pocket door that can separate the shower/tub from the sink area for the large THREE SINK bathroom. There is also a BBQ Grill & fire pit outside your sliding glass door and is included in your stay as well!i (May thru October) Your trip will be a wonderful luxury experience. Romantic!!! Views!!! Easy to use bathroom by multiple people getting ready because of divider door and multiple sinks. Lots of drawers and storage as well! HEATED TILE FLOOR IN BATHROOM.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 large double bed , Huge Bedroom with two huge closets and dressers
    Theatre Room - 1 single bed , 1 child bed , Convert to bedroom with roll away, other mattresses
    Living Room - 1 child bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Queen Futon and room for roll away & other mattresses
  • Main bedroom has a queen bed, sofa. Living room has queen futon couch. ADDITIONAL BEDS AVAILABLE: Extra Beds can be located in any room in the apartment (theater room, living room or added to bedroom): 1 roll away, 1 queen air mattress, 1 twin foam mattress, 3 twin normal mattress, and 1 toddler bed, 5' bean bag. Our base rate is 2 guests, additional guests are $10/night regardless of age. Basement will easily accommodate 8 . This is a wonderful, fun and well equipped basement apartment. ALSO, we have a babysitter available for your nights out on the town or meetings if your children join you! If you are an adult only party -- please know we give you all the privacy you need and this is in a golf community on a gorgeous course with many 'grown up' attractions a short drive away (2 casinos, bars, restaurants, etc.) Alcohol must be consumed under the legal limits and within age restrictions - strictly enforced. Adults are 25+ age require
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • wooden decking
  • 1 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • car optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
ADDITIONAL SERVICES THAT CAN BE PAID FOR: Indoor heated pool 2 miles away at Dakotah Health Club includes water slide, many types of classes and equipment, rock climbing wall, bowling alley, cafe, meeting room. Golf carts available at golf course. Driving range is $8.00 per hour or $15 for all day unlimited balls! Babysitting Driving/shuttle to or from airport bike rental Errands Daily Maid Service Groceries Rent Car Secretarial Laundry What would you like? Most services available hourly, we are here to make your stay fantastic & relaxing!