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Amy Eidenschink

Member since: 2011
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Speaks english

Massive luxurious log home with access to Big Sandy Lake.

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 6 nights


Photos and Description of this McGregor holiday cabin

5 bedrooms, 1 bunkroom, 4 full bathrooms

*****Last minute getaway for Labor Day weekend - we will waive the holiday fee****

Beautiful log home on the Prairie River waiting for you to rent. This home has a little bit of everything.

One step in this home and you won't want to leave! There are 2 king, 13 queen and 11 double beds in this home. Plus a futon located in the great room. In the kitchen there is room at the table for 18 at the table and 5 at the breakfast bar.

There is a full gourmet kitchen, theater room, bar room (with several video games) pool table room, 2 laundry rooms, sun room and a beautiful great room. With the rental also comes a hot tub. There is also a large floating dock where you can dock your boat (boat launch is roughly a mile away).

***Please know there are a lot of scammers out there - you need to speak with me in order to reserve your dates. Also - we DO NOT accept wire transfers and you shouldn't wire transfer for any vacation rental unless you are absolutely certain it is going towards your reservation. You will not be able to get your money back (see 'rates').

Family Reunions: Consider us for your next family reunion. Plenty of parking and places for people to sleep. The decks have underdecking so if it happens to rain you are protected and there is plenty of room to set up chairs and tables for your guests. Even room if you wanted to bring your own DJ! There is a sound system throughout the cabin to play your own music too from your Ipod or through Sirus Satellite which comes in through the TV to the speakers.

Huge yard for setting up a volleyball net or to play some bocce ball! Great quiet setting for everyone to catch up on what has been happening in their lives. There are 2 nice sized picnic tables on the deck but there is ample room for you to set up tables and chairs for your family to sit and be comfortable. The dock is an oversized floating dock with plenty of room for you to bring your boat and tie up to it. The boat launch is roughly a mile away - directions to the launch will be in the cabin.

We are located 7 miles north of town and 5 miles east on the Prairie River.

Corporate Retreats/Company Parties: You will be a hit at your company if you decide to have your next corporate retreat here! Lots of parking, a bar to set up your beverages, a patio to set up your tables and chairs, video games, theater room, pool table... the possibilities are endless. There is a golf course roughly 8 miles away for your guests if they choose. You can bring your boats and tie up to the dock and bring your guests out fishing on Big Sandy Lake or idle up and down the river for a quiet relaxing evening. If it happens to rain the decks have underdecking installed so you are protected from the rain and can still sit outside and enjoy the fresh air if you don't happen to be busy with watching movies in the theater!

If it calls for it you can set up your own DJ in the bar or right outside the bar door! There is a sound system throughout the cabin in case you want to play your own music off of your Ipod or through Sirus Satellite which comes in through the TV to the speakers.

Scrapbooking/Quilting Groups: Are you looking for a place to crop? Then this is the place for you! Bring your tables and chairs and rearrange the furniture to scrapbook or quilt with your friends until your heart's content! You can even stay in your PJ's all day! Crop or sew all day long and then just leave your stuff out so that when you want to get back to it you won't have to take the time to set it up again! The kitchen will be the perfect place for you to step away from your tables and all enjoy meals together and exchange ideas. If it is nice outside you can even set up tables on the decks. At the end of the day give your hands a break and relax in the outdoor hot tub!

In case you need a break from crafts or if your significant other or friends with who want to get away with you that are not into crafts there are so many things to enjoy and recharge your batteries! Have the guys bring their boats and go fishing and bring back dinner!

Several bar/restaurants in the area for your convenience. Many different attractions for instance there is a winery in town for you to purchase some locally produced wines, food and gifts!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Amy Eidenschink (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks english


based on 16 traveller reviews

Massive luxurious log home with access to Big Sandy Lake.
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
Cold Spring MN


  • 5 of 5

This place is AMAZING! We had 5 families stay for 6 days in August of 2015 and there was more than enough room for everyone to be comfortable. Weather wasn't the greatest when we were there but with all the amenities there was no reason you couldn't stay entertained. One storm did knock the power out for a half a day but since the owners thought of everything, the backup generators kicked in and we didn't miss a beat. The kids all loved staying in the bunk room together and the game room, theater and king size hot tub was well used. The covered decks were great and even allowed us to set up a bean bag game as it rained. We were able to make it out to the lake a couple days and found a couple nice sandbars to go swimming and tubing off of as well as a couple bar/restaurants to stop in for a bite to eat. Just be aware, it is on the river so there is a short boat ride to get to the lake but navigating the river is easy to do.

There are not enough stars to rate how great this place is. Amy was great to work with and we hope to make it back again someday.

(I did forget to write a review earlier so the arrival date wouldn't let me go back far enough. We stayed in August of 2015)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Place!

  • 5 of 5

We had 20 (10 adults, 10 kids ages 11-2) people for 6 days and could have stayed for a month! There is plenty of room and everyone was able to stretch out and relax whether it was fishing, playing yard games, sitting in the hot tub, sitting by the fire, shooting pool, watching movies, playing in the arcade, or out on the lake. The kitchen was great with all the meals prepared there and plenty of room as we had stocked up on groceries for the week. After clearing out some weeds the dock worked great to dock the boat and then use it for easy access out to the lake. Also made a relaxing hour drive into Duluth for sightseeing. Amy was great to work with and always quick to respond to any questions we had. Thanks again for sharing your awesome place, we would love to be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Greatest of Getaways

  • 5 of 5

They cabin is amazing with many amenities to satisfy everyone in your group through comfort and entertainment. The management team was awesome and made the booking and entire experience easy and stress free. I would recommend this cabin to anyone that wants a luxurious place to rent and relax with a small group or big group. Defiantly a top notch cabin and five-star service.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Maple Grove, MN, USA

Great people to work with

  • 5 of 5

Considering all the other reviews are also 5 stars there isn't much more to say. This place is really a great spot to stay, relax and be entertained. I can't say enough about how easy it was to work with Amy. The log home and surrounding grounds are beautiful. The amenities are untouched. Our family had a great time staying here. Thanks for a much needed vacation away from the cities!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing! The pictures don't do this place justice.

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at this beautiful cabin. We got married at Larson's Barn, which is right up the road from the cabin and we were able to have both of our families and bridal party stay in one house. It was so amazing and more than enough space for us all to spread out and not feel like we were on top of each other. Amy was great about checking in with us and making sure everything was up to par. I would highly recommend this cabin for anyone looking for a great get away! It is very private and has a beautiful view of the prairie river. :)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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OMG ....way too cool!

  • 5 of 5

OMG this place is amazing! So spacious and clean! We had twenty for a family vacation and the 11 kids thought they had died and gone to heaven! The amenities for kids was unbelievable.....their own bunk room , so tastefully decorated!......the theatre room with popcorn machine....the video arcade room....along with the pool table and foosball table....and to top it off....a large hot tub! Each of the 5 bedrooms were perfect with everything all matching!

The yard was huge where we played lots of games and we had fires at the firepit at night

We cooked all our meals right there in the large commercial kitchen. We rented the pontoon and found the rope swing which everyone thoroughly enjoyed.

It would be hard to top this unbelievable lake place or was it "palace"!

Thank you Amy for assisting us with any needs we always you're very easy to work with.

We'll definitely rent it again!!!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
68 Miles
Duluth, MN
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Prairie River Retreat
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Minnesota National Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 65
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Prairie River Retreat
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Spirit Mountian - Duluth, MN

Other Activities: snowmobiling, ATVing


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in McGregor, Minnesota

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$66 + Tax
Cleaning Fee A$658 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.88%

We cannot allow weddings, college parties or bachelor/bachelorette parties.

We have a 6 night minimum stay - this is per the state requirements. Our rate is $4710 for 6 nights.

Holidays incur an additional $1000 fee.

There is also a $500 cleaning fee and taxes.

You must purchase the $99 policy of the CSA property damage protection for the duration of your stay which is a non-refundable.

Our Check-in day is Wednesday and our Check-out day is Tuesday - this is a strict policy in the summer time only.

50% down to hold your reservation and the balance is due 14 days prior to your reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in McGregor

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 10000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • River
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • local restaurant guide
  • mobile phone
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • mini-fridge
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 23 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Main Floor Bathroom - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Basement Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Second Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Main Floor - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Main Floor - 1 large double bed , 1 double bed
    Bunkroom - 8 queens/6 doubles
    Basement - 1 large double bed
    Basement - 1 large double bed , 2 double bed
    Loft - 2 large double bed , 2 double bed
  • There are 26 beds in this home plus a futon located in the great room.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • wooden decking
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • water tubing
We have a kegerator in the bar which you can use for $20 for the Co2 charge. If you decide to use this upon your arrival you will have to pay cash.