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Gorgeous, Rustic Lodge Style House Perfect for Groups/Crafters

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 464 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 18-23)

Built with beauty in mind, you will love this getaway. This house is the definition of relaxation. We built it ourselves and use it occasionally for our own family gatherings but all the time in between it is perfect for you and your family to escape to the country. Located on the Mississippi River you will surely experience wildlife and fantastic view of the river. There are tons of local events year round that can be accessed on the surrounding towns chambers of commerce (Aitkin,Crosby,Brainerd) websites. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you could need to prepare your own meals or you may contact us for local catering suggestions. Sunsets and sunrises are fantastic. The balcony on the riverside is very comfortable and patio furniture is provided. There is a 30X30 great room with extra lighting for late night activities. This location has been used numerous times for groups that get together and enjoy crafts such as scrap booking and quilting. Additionally this is a perfect facility to bring your church groups.

Keywords: house,retreat,crafting,private,riverside,shopping,antiques, Brainerd lakes, scrap booking, quilting

More Details

Billie Forster
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
7 March, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Aitkin

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 464 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 single bed , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 single bed , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 single bed , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 single bed , 2 bunk bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 3 sofa bed/futon
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1) Infant 'Happy Camper', Bunk Beds (6)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Gorgeous, Rustic Lodge Style House Perfect for Groups/Crafters
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 18 reviews
Where do you live?

Where are you relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Where is spacious lots of room great space

  • Review Submitted: 21/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much. Can't wait to have you back again.
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Beautiful rustic cabin with lots of privacy

  • 5 of 5

Will definitely keep coming back for our events.

  • Review Submitted: 09/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hudson, WI

Christmas in northern Minnesota

  • 4 of 5

Grandma, Grandpa, kids and grandkids (10 adults, 12 kids) spent a wonderful time together at this lovely facility. Unfortunately it was the coldest Christmas for many years (-31 degrees the morning we left (2 of our 5 cars wouldn't start), so it tended to be chilly inside. The house would be ideal for quilting and scrapbooking retreats both in terms of work space and sleeping areas, but although we made the sleeping arrangements work, we did have to make adjustments. The large common room and kitchen/dining area were amazing and comfortable. Although we never got the opportunity to meet the owners, they were gracious and generous with us beyond expectation.

We would definitely recommend this rental!

  • Review Submitted: 28/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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V Big House and Awesome Stay

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous!!! We had a good time staying in the house and lots of fun. Especially, our kids liked the big hall for playing around. Thanks Billie and Laurie for helping us out, you guys are great.


  • Review Submitted: 20/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious and private land

  • 4 of 5

We liked that the lodge was so spacious and private. It rained on us the one day we were there but because the living room is so big we used it to play games.

  • Review Submitted: 16/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing! Big cabin with a ton of surrounding property! The bank to the river is steep though.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing couple days here! Our group at 14 people and we had a ton of extra room! The main room was perfect for us to do our business, for eating and for fun and games at the end of the day! There was a big fire pit perfect for a bigger group. My guys were loud on the porches and it was no problem with the neighbors being so far away. Beds are singles but very comfy, as are the futons! The clean at the end of your stay is pretty easy as well! Giant jenga was a hit with my group and to top it all off, their was a suana and a massage room! We will definitely be back!!

  • Review Submitted: 11/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
24 Miles
Brainerd minnesota
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Bridge Tavern
Nearest Beach
9 Miles
Serpent lake
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit AU$382.29

Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Send inquiry for custom quotes.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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