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Pristine Deer Lake House

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Photos and Description of this Deer River holiday house

House, 3 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Come experience this incredible “get away” on pristine Deer Lake, “The Lake of Changing Colors.” The turquoise water makes you feel like you’re in the Caribbean. Our house features a two level floor plan including three bedrooms (queen, queen plus two twin beds, and one twin bunk bed), two full bathrooms, full kitchen, full laundry, spacious living/dining area with wood burning fireplace, game room (foosball, TV, etc.), garage and boathouse.

This south facing home, located just 50 feet from the water, offers stunning views. The upper level balcony creates a magnificent, bird’s eye view of Battleship Island and the surrounding lake while the lower spacious deck provides the perfect setting for barbecue, picnics and campfires. The hard-sand lake bottom offers excellent swimming and water sports area. A 16 foot fishing boat is available for your use (bring your own motor).

Deer Lake is known for world class muskie, bass, and walleye fishing. In the miles of state land you will find excellent bird hunting(pheasant and grouse) and white tail deer. There are four golf courses within 30 minutes and Suomi Hills, known for outstanding hiking and cross country skiing, is only a 10 minute drive. Other winter activities include ice fishing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling.

This is the perfect place to spend your own private retreat!

Do you have a big group and need more room or a small group and just need one bedroom? We have a one bedroom/one bath cottage next door available. VRBO Listing #340616 .

Keywords: Lake House

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Member since: 2009
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based on 8 traveller reviews

Pristine Deer Lake House
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Great Lake views & comfortable space

  • 4 of 5

The exterior is not appealing but inside is spacious & updated. Well-stocked kitchen & generous good quality sheets & towels. Kids love the foosball table. Note there is a somewhat long path downhill to the lake. Nice sandy shallow swimming -no weeds. Some minor issues: noisy dehumidifier in walkout level; bunk beds are in small closet-like room & trundle beds crammed into 2nd BR. Other 2 beds just ok. Entire exterior & deck needs maintenance.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We arrived the day after you departed for our annual spring clean and maintenance work. I appreciate your critique as I found the same things in need of attention. Stain and paint were applied to the decks and exterior. We are in the process of using forest service type construction for our path to improve ease to the lake. We strive to do our best in keeping our guests happy and comfortable.
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Great Location in Northern MN

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week here writing and enjoying the beautiful scenery.

The cabin has the feel of staying at an old cabin with a completely renovated interior. It's absolutely beautiful inside and spacious - classy. Great wood fireplace and large deck and fire pit area looking out over the lake.

The cabin is within five miles of incredible hiking/cross country ski trails in the National Forest that go around spectacular lakes.

Highly recommend.


  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you had a good time. I, too, love the nearby trails. They do a beautiful job of grooming for cross country skiing in the winter and in the fall, the leaf colors are spectacular! It's a hidden paradise that not many people know about!
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A wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

We spent a few days at this cabin last week. What a beautiful spot! The cabin is very nicely appointed and had lots of room to spread out.

The crackling fireplace was very nice the day it snowed :-)

The owners were wonderful and easy to work with. We'll be doing this again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect Romantic Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I just wanted to personally say this is such a wonderful place. My boyfriend and I went up north for my birthday and it was a perfect romantic getaway. The listing photos don’t describe how beautiful the inside & outside really is they only show a glimpse. Very clean well maintained and has everything you need but the food of course. The owner is a very wonderful person and very helpful with all of the questions I had and got back to me on the listing in a nice timely manner (We have rented from Vrbo before and some people take a long time).

It’s nice to walk into a place and feel right at home and this cabin most defiantly succeeded in making everything feel like home. We would love to come back, so we will most defiantly be keeping this on our list of places to go again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Morgan Hill, CA

Another Excellent Vacation on Deer Lake!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time that our family has rented this lovely spot on the incomparable Deer Lake. We stayed for two weeks and could hardly bear to leave at the end of our stay. It is so peaceful here, and the perfect place for rest and relaxation. We always enjoy the house and find it comfortable and spacious enough for our family. We were pleased to see the new stove in the kitchen this year, and having laundry facilities on site is so convenient. The owners are ideal hosts, and have thought to make this place feel like home for everyone who stays. We'll be back, for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great property - great owners

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property for a week and had a wonderful experience! The owners are great and answered all of our questions in a timely manner as we were making our choice about which property to rent. The cabin is more beautiful than the pictures reveal. It's wonderfully furnished right down to the quality bed linens - what a treat. The main level of the cabin is spacious with three sliding glass doors lakeside which fill the entire cabin with light and panoramic views of the lake. I enjoy cooking, so I really appreciated that the kitchen is open to the dining room and also offered great lake views. The lower level of the cabin walks out to a large deck with a picnic table and fire ring and spectacular views of the lake as well.

All of the properties in the nearby area, including this one, have very large lots so it creates a private experience with a mix of flat lawn open areas to play yard games as well as wooded areas within the property. The lake is unbelievably clear! It's good to read about the lake before you go because there are rocks and shallow areas that are unpredictable, however it adds to the beauty because of the lake's clarity! All that is said about the beauty of the lake is certainly true.

As we bid farewell to the lake on our final day, we stood on the dock and watched a bass slowly swimming among the reeds along shore. Nice!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chippewa National Forest and miles of groomed cross country ski trails within minutes of property


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Deer River, Minnesota

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Additional guest fee A$132
Refundable Damage Deposit A$658

Our weekly rentals run Friday to Friday. We do allow exceptions depending on availability. This rate includes up to 6 guests. Each additional guest (maximum 8) is $30 per day or $100 per week. Check in is at 4pm and check out it at 10am. We allow for a 6 hour window for our professionally cleaning crew. Thanks!

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Deer River

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • wooden decking
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Internet Available