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Idyllic Lake House In Quiet Woodland Setting On Crystal Clear Lake Pickerel.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 313 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms with lake views on a one-acre wooded lake-front lot.

Enjoy staying in a fabulous house on one of the area's most beautiful and clean lakes. This location works for everyone.

You can fish,swim,canoe, jet-ski, water-ski or enjoy a quiet read on the secluded balcony overlooking the lake. There is a children's playground, a fire-pit, a hot tub and steps down to your own private dock. Public access to launch your boat is a few hundred meters north of our dock. Pontoon lake tours with a driver are available on request.

A variety of attractions are also available close-by: shopping, lake-beach, restaurants, theater and community center.

More Details

Owner
Narelle and David Druitt
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, norwegian
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 September, 2017

About Narelle and David Druitt

We are both Australians living on a small farm (ranch) in the central west of NSW west of Sydney. Narelle is in education management and David has worked mainly in engineering and the food industry around the world.

We enjoy vintage cars and trailers (caravans) and also have had a long involvement with aviation, Rotary and world travel. We lived in Detroit Lakes for several years due to David's work and this is when we discovered and fell in love with Pickerel Lake.

Narelle and David Druitt purchased this house in 2014

Why Narelle and David Druitt chose Minnesota

We fell in love with Pickerel Lake when we first visited Detroit Lakes in 2008.

We wanted to 'belong' and were lucky enough to purchase this gorgeous lake home in 2014.

What makes this house unique

Houses around Pickerel are hidden in trees so all residences feel very secluded and private. Views of the lake are superb and the wildlife adds to the natural environment. Swimming in the deep, clear water is an absolute joy and the view of the small island from our balcony is wonderful!

We feel relaxed and happy at Pickerel, and we think you will too.

It's the perfect place for a family gathering or to get together with some close friends.

Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Hector International Fargo ND
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Sunlite Bar Richwood Road or Curleys on Cotton
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Detroit Lakes
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Detroit Lakes
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
Highway 10
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Detroit Lakes
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Detroit Mountain
Nearest Beach
9 Miles
Detroit Lakes
Car: necessary

Pickerel Lake is ~ 9 miles NE from Detroit lakes. Average driving time from down town Detroit Lakes is ~ 12 minutes.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Detroit Lakes

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 313 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower , Top floor in Master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure , Ground floor
    Bathroom 1 Main Floor - toilet , bath (no shower)
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , Bedroom on ground floor with Queen bed built-in robes
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , Walk-in Robe and Queen bed located on walkout basement area
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Top floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , 2 single bed , Very large bedroom on top floor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double bed , 1 cot , With build-in robe
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Pontoon and fishing guided tours available,( subject to availability). Some fishing gear is also available. Boats and pontoons are available for hire from J&K marine in Detroit Lakes

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Nice

  • 4 of 5

Very clean, nice place to rent. Spacious, beautiful hot tub. Enjoyed it.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our family truly enjoyed the peaceful and private setting of your home. It has all of the modern conveniences and tourist activities in Detroit Lakes which is only 7 miles away. But, at the end of the day, it is wonderful to get back to this peaceful retreat hidden in the woods. Lake Pickerel is a beautiful body of water and much cleaner than we had expected - especially for the middle of August. Due to the rainy and cooler weather, the hot tub was used extensively by everyone and it was the highlight at the end of a long day. The large deck was perfect for an early morning cup of coffee or an evening dinner. We cooked all of our meals at home so the large outdoor grill was an added bonus. I would highly recommend this property to future guests. Jennifer, the on-site property manager, was terrific to deal with and was very responsive to any questions we had. Thank you for sharing your home with us!

With gratitude,

Pam Ciavarella and Kevin Ladwig

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean and quiet with great views of the lake. Our family loved all the activities around DL.

  • 5 of 5

Great place to enjoy with family. Thank you for sharing your home. Hope to come back again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very peaceful. Beautiful property.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place to feed your soul. I would highly recommend this property. Plenty of space to spread out but also great common areas overlooking the lake. We hope to return soon. No one wanted to leave.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Vacation success!

  • 5 of 5

We come to MN every summer to visit family, and this was the best place we have ever stayed. This home is clean and beautiful and everything you might need is here. The owners have gone to great lengths to make sure visitors have everything they need. The view is spectacular. Everyone enjoyed the hot tub. The kids caught lots of fish. We will be staying here again next year. Special shout out to the managers Jenny and Brent. We had a storm and were without power for a day. They came out and got all the trees cleaned up. Jenny even brought us coffee and pastries and water. Thank you David and Narelle for sharing your home with us.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

AMAZING LAKE HOME!! Super clean & comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

WOW!! I can't say enough about our stay at this wonderful property! We just finished up our annual family trip to Minnesota, but this time our numbers increased by 6 as we brought along our 2 daughters, our 2 son-in-laws and 2 grand-babies. We needed somewhere to spread out. We were so blessed to find this place! The 5 bedrooms and 3 baths worked out perfect for us, especially being there are 3 levels to the house. The bedrooms are very spacious and the beds are super comfortable. I was so impressed to learn that the sheets (which were very nice quality) are laundered at the dry cleaners so they know that the sheets are spotless and truly sanitized!!! The manager of the property, Jenny, is a gem of a person and she makes sure that everything is in tip-top shape for the renters. This house was furnished to the max, with everything imaginable in the kitchen, board games, etc. for leisure play, a library of books to read, plenty of fishing rods and blow- up water toys, etc. The house is also baby friendly, as there is a very nice crib, pack-n-play and high chair. It worked out perfect for our little ones! The lake water is super clean and clear! You can see to the bottom in the shallow parts. We enjoyed our time fishing and caught several bass and northern pike. We will most definitely return to this property! We want to thank the owners, David and Narelle, for opening their lake home to us and for being so gracious and easy to work with. We will be in touch when we know our schedule for next summer! God Bless!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Detroit Lakes

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
A$3,238
A$12,110
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$637.35
Compulsory cleaning fee A$197.58

Thank you for your inquiry
Rates subject to change prior to reservation
For each person (including children) in excess of 10 + $20/night each (maximum 4 extra including children)
For the week which includes the July 4 weekend : $3,145.00 (includes 7 nights)
Compulsory housekeeping fee $155.00 per week + tax

$500 Deposit on reservation and full payment including refundable damage protection deposit one month prior to occupation. Deposit refundable up to 30 days prior to occupation date. No refund of full payment if cancelled on or after two weeks prior to occupation date.

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