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House of Dreams on Mille Lacs Lake/family friendly

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

This is truly a gorgeous property and a place to make dreams come true. Enjoy a quiet, peaceful neighborhood. It was built in 2008, so everything is new, no old cabin smell here!! As you can see the windows overlooking the lake allow you to take in all the lake has to offer.

Waking up in the morning, with views of the sun rising and listening to the waves and watching the wildlife above is absolutely breathtaking!!! Sunsets are very romantic and peaceful sitting on the dock or lounging by the fire pit.

If you are a fisherman, then you have come to the right place as it is not more than a 5 minute boat ride to some of the best walleye and musky fishing on the lake. No matter if you like to go sailboating or jet skiing it is all here for the taking. You will enjoy the ease of having your own boat landing and private dock.

There is also a marina within walking distance if you have a large boat, need gas or just looking to hang out with the locals. Our lake home is 3.5 miles to Garrison, 23 miles to Brainerd and keep in mind that after a day on the lake its only a 15 min drive to all the night life at the Grand Casino and several restaurants with amazing food. You can enjoy some of the best golf courses in the state of MN, go to see Brainerd International Raceway or bike ride on the paved Soo Line Trail just south of our property. No matter what it is you enjoy, this is the place where dreams come true.

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Stacy Deason
Member since: 2008
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About Stacy Deason

Cary and Stacy currently live in Brainerd, Minnesota. Cary went to school at STCU. Cary looks forward to hunting season, as he is an avid huntsman. Stacy is presently a homemaker and takes care of our four beautiful children. Stacy's passion is flying airplanes. Mille Lacs is plenty big to land a plane. We always dreamed of having a home on a lake. In 2008, we found this location and started to build this lovely house, to someday be where we retire. We thought we would share it to the public, so everyone can enjoy what this home and lake has to offer. We love fishing, boating, skiing, also watching the sunrise and wildlife in the morning is just beautiful. Listening to the waves at night as you watch the sun go down, makes it feel like you are at the ocean. In the winter, we enjoy ice fishing, and the winter activities the town offers on the lake. The snowmobiling trails in Garrison can get you anywhere you want to go, even to the casino; we love to eat at the seafood buffet. Hope you enjoy this home, as our family loves it.

Stacy Deason purchased this house in 2008

Why Stacy Deason chose Aitkin

This lake and property intrigued us as it is filled with everything you need if you are a fisherman, snowmobiler/ATV or hunter. We chose this side on the lake because it was the best for Walleye and Muskies. During the Spring you can see the Muskies under the dock finding warmer, shallower water. You are surrounded by it all. With your own private dock and landing, it makes it easy to get in/out on the lake. If you don't have a boat, the Marina is walking distance and on our street to take you to the fish. We have a nice paved, quiet street to rollerblade and bike. A big yard to play games and nice paved driveway for your boat. Water and electricity is provided right by the dock. The private/covered hot tub has enough room for six adults, and it is nice after a hard day out on the lake, open all year around. We designed the house for large families with an open floor plan, makes the house feel roomy and comfortable. There is a beautiful view from every room, just breathtaking. The town of Garrison is three miles and 15 miles to the casino, if you love to gamble. Crashing of the waves at night, sounds like you are at the ocean, somedays you can't see the other side. This lake has activities all year around, lots to do. We just love the view and the fishing is awesome most all year around. Beautiful wildlife, peaceful and very relaxing at our home.

What makes this house unique

Mille Lacs Lake is an outdoorsmen's and fishermen's dream, full of every kind of fish and wildlife from Eagles to Deer. There is every kind of fish in this lake, from Walleye to Muskies. Ice fishing is the best! Our home is located on most desired side of the lake. Snowmobile and ATV trails located off the highway about two miles north, Minnesota has over 27,000 miles of trails. All of the activities that are offered on this lake are like no others, from fishing contests, to car racing on the ice, to wind sailing. This lake is 27 miles in diameter, third largest in the state, you can't see the otherside of the lake. Just a gorgeous place to visit.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Stacy, We had a wonderful time at your cabin. The week consisted of Christmas gift opening(thanks for the Christmas decorations,not expected but enjoyed a lot) also, cross country skiing, snowshoeing(Cathio state park),some ice fishing, thrifting, casino run,eating in eating out, game playing(awesome) hot tubing(awesome), new years eveing, and resting. All twelve of us had a above FINE time! Thank you for bring so friendly( I could hear it in your voice), acomodating, and wonderful to visit/work with. We don't do this vacationing very often , so thank you it was an awesome time at your house of dreams. We definitely will remember you for the future. Happy New Year to you and yours. May 2013 be filled with many BLESSINGS!

From all of us in Albany/Avon/Mpls
Dec 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Aitkin

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , located on main floor by the kitchen
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , large bathroom in master bedroom main floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , located upstairs on second floor
  • Bathrooms are stocked with hand towels, wash clothes, and bath towels, and a hair dryer. One roll of toilet paper is provided. You will have to provide for when you run out.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 cot , Queen size bed in master bedroom and crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , queen size bed in guest room upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , queen size bed in guest room upstairs
    Loft - 1 large double bed , 1 child bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , queen size, full size futon and toddler bed upstairs
  • Queen size Beds (4) 3 are pillow tops , Child Beds (1) Toddler Bed upstairs in loft with queen bed, Baby Cribs (1) Wood Crib in master bedroom and Pack-n-Play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) full size bed 1 futon bed
  • Books ...
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • games - kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • video player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • patio
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski pass optional
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This property has its own private dock and boat landing for your fishing boat or jet ski.


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House of Dreams on Mille Lacs Lake/family friendly
average rating of 4.935484 based on 95 reviews

Far enough for a getaway, close enough to get away.

  • 5 of 5

We had the best four nights in February here at The House of Dreams.Typically our getaway is something to look forward to in the dead of winter. This year, we had beautiful weather to be outside. Beautiful sunrises. Walks on Mille Lacs were spectacular. Down the road a short walk was a pretty good breakfast. We saw an eagle, a mermaid, a couple bears, and Robinhood on our walks. Plenty of clean beds, pillows, towels, and blankets. Plenty of room at the table for everyone. Every utensil and appliance you would want. We had a couple of surprises, but the owners were incredibly responsive and helpful. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 21/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. The wild life is amazing, so glad you got to experience it. The sunsets are beautiful there. We hope to see you again soon. Take care, Stacy
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Great time in Garrison!

  • 5 of 5

Some friends and I rented Cary and Stacy's cabin for a weekend getaway, and we couldn't have asked for a better time. It has a great layout and was a great size--actually more than we needed for 9 people!

It had all the amenities we needed, with the exception of extra toilet paper, paper towels and garbage bags... but that was an easy run to the small supermarket in Garrison. Everything else was provided, including great quality towels, nice dishes, ample fridge and freezer space for food for the weekend, everything!

We ventured out to Kathio State Park (about 20 minutes away) and climbed the 100-foot observation tower. It was gorgeous looking out over the fall leaves and Mille Lacs.

We are considering making this an annual trip and highly suggest other people check out their great cabin.

  • Review Submitted: 10/11/2009
  • Date of Stay: October 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lindsi, You are a very special guest. You are our very first guest ever to stay at our cabin and appreciate your coming every year since 2008. This year of 2011 is your forth year here. WE appreciate you staying with us and making our home yours. I am so glad you enjoy it every time. See you again. Take Care, Stacy and Cary
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10-10 Perfect get away

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect, they had everything we wanted and needed plus more. I would recommend this place to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 11/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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House has everything you need! Well worth it

  • 5 of 5

Property was great

Lakefront was perfect

House was clean and cozy

Fishing was awesome right out front. Super friendly neighbors too

  • Review Submitted: 05/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

My bookclub, eight women in total, spent three amazing days at the House of Dreams on Mille Lacs.

There is room for everyone, a spectacular view, and a huge lawn for games.

I can't recommend this house enough. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 01/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Even better than advertised

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed staying at this house over a long the memorial day weekend. 3000 square feet definitely gave us the room to spread out. The house was clean and beautiful. We would absolutely recommend staying here. Thanks for everything Stacy. :-)

  • Review Submitted: 28/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
121 Miles
Minneaplis/St. Paul Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Myr Mar Marina Bar
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Miles
Fishing Launch
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Ruttgers Bay Lake Golf Resort
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Highway 169
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Blue Goose, Spotlight, Y Club, Broadway Pizza
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Ski Gull
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Car: recommended

Myr Mar Marina Fishing Charter and also Garrison Sports Launch (3miles)

Fishing charter 1/2 block on our street with great rates and so much fun!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Aitkin

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$34 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

House cleaning fee AU$201.58

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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