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Newly Remodeled 2BR / 3Bath Gull Haven Log-Sided Cabin w/Fireplace & 3 Season Sleeping Porch - Located on the Premier East Shore of Gull Lake!

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this Nisswa holiday cabin

Nisswa, Minnesota

An unforgettable lakefront retreat awaits you at this exceptional Nisswa vacation rental cabin, ideally situated on the premier east shore of Gull Lake! 

This inviting 2-bedroom, 3-bathroom log-sided cabin features enough sleeping arrangements for up to 8 guests, making it the ideal accommodation choice for a family or group of friends out for the ultimate lake getaway. The moment you first arrive, you’ll immediately be impressed by this outstanding setting - the cabin is situated among majestic Minnesota pines within just a few miles of Nisswa in the popular Brainerd Lakes area, creating a picturesque backdrop for your stay. 

Inside, the residence has been recently updated with new furnishings and flooring, as well as a living area, a flat screen TV and DVD player for your entertainment. You’re sure to fall in love with the home’s many unique features, such as the tongue-and-groove pine accents throughout and a newly added 3-season porch. The vaulted ceiling and expansive windows fill the space with beautiful natural light and allow you to easily admire spectacular sunsets over the lake. 

Extending off the porch is the living-dining room area, where you’ll find even more space to spread out and relax on the comfortable leather furniture. Look forward to spending your downtime in the cozy living room with flat screen TV and DVD player, watching movies by the toasty gas fireplace. After an eventful day on the lake, you’re sure to have worked up an appetite! Refuel with a delicious home-cooked meal prepared in the fully equipped kitchen, which has been updated with new stainless steel appliances and a center island with quartz countertop. Eat inside the lovely dining area with the ambiance of the unique wood and metal chandelier and interesting zinc topped table. If you’re in the mood to dine outdoors, fire up the grill and enjoy some barbecue around the picnic table just off the porch. Later in the evening, spend some time toasting marshmallows around one of the fire pits located on the beach! When your evening has finally come to a close, escape to the inviting master bedroom, complete with a plush king-sized bed, flat screen TV, and a completely remodeled ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower. The second bedroom features 2-queen sized beds, a flat screen TV, and an adjoining full bathroom. Additionally, the porch offers a comfortable sofa that folds into a full-sized bed for extra sleeping space. The third bathroom, with shower, is located off the great room just steps away from the sleeping porch.

You and your travel companions will love this cabin within the beautiful Gull Haven resort. From here, you’ll be a short distance from the superb sand beach and boat dock with lifts, providing you with ultimate easy water access. A children’s playground is also just a few steps away from the beach, so there’s a little something to keep everyone entertained! 

Minnesota’s Gull Lake was rated among the top 80 fishing lakes in the United States, with trophy-sized bass, walleye, northern pike, and panfish - It’s truly a fisherman and outdoor enthusiast’s paradise! If you love golf, make sure to check out some of the top-rated golf courses in the country, all of which are in close proximity to the resort. For your convenience, there are also many fun family activities near this quaint vacation cabin in the woods. The kids will love the Nisswa Turtle Races, and visitors of all age are sure to enjoy the Brainerd International Speedway, as well as the Paul Bunyan amusement park and the paved Paul Bunyan biking, skating, jogging, and walking trail. Within 5 miles of the cabin are charming shops in downtown Nisswa, like the Chocolate Ox ice cream parlor, Woodland Meadows Unique Gifts and Rafferty’s Speciality Pizza. Dinner cruises are now available on Gull Lake, and there are many restaurants accessible by boat, such as Ernies on Gull, where you can watch the boats dock while you dine. No matter how you choose to spend your time here, this Nisswa vacation rental cabin ensures a fun-filled getaway and long-lasting memories with the whole family!

Key Residence Features:

- Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, charcoal grill, fireplace, 3 flat screen TVs, DVD player, wireless internet access, and fire pits on the beach 

- A dock with boat loft is available for an additional fee of $35/night

- Completely renovated with new furniture, appliances, flooring and more! 

- Located in the outstanding Gull Haven Resort on Gull Lake - a short distance from the sandy beach! 

Bedroom Configuration:

- Master Bedroom: King-sized Bed

- Bedroom 2: 2 Queen-sized Beds 

Additional Sleeping:

- A Full-sized Sleeper Sofa on the Sleeping Porch can accommodate 2 guests 


- No smoking

- No pets allowed

- Must be at least 25 years old to book 

- Boat lifts are limited at these properties so please have us confirm availability before we book your reservation

- Please note that this cabin at Gull Haven is not affiliated with Grand View Lodge and does not have included access to their facilities 

- Additional fees and taxes may apply

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner / Property Manager (Property Manager)
Call Manager
Speaks english, french, spanish


based on 8 traveller reviews

Newly Remodeled 2BR / 3Bath Gull Haven Log-Sided Cabin w/Fireplace & 3 Season Sleeping Porch - Located on the Premier East Shore of Gull Lake!
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews

Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

our family of 4 stayed in this great cabin which was more than enough room with full amenities. the cabin was spacious and well taken care of. We loved the Gull Haven property and the beach. The beach is sandy with lots of room to play and swim including beach chairs. This cabin is close to Highway 371 so can't sleep with the windows open but it's fine when you sit on the other side or in the screened porch. we loved that it was close to Nisswa. We plan to return for future vacations.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a very enjoyable time in your cabin. The kitchen was very well stocked with nice appliances. The lighting in the living room area could have been better for reading.But overall we had a great time. We were disappointed that we paid $35 a day for a boat lift that did not work [3]properly ,as it would not hold. I noticed there was a bearing out of it. Also parking was a problem in the evening and we had to leave the boat and trailer on the street. It seemed like a lot of cars around and no marked space for our cabin. Over all we had a great time.

Thank You Jack & Norma Stander

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice cabin on a beautiful lake!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 adults and 3 babies stayed for a week in the cabin and we had plenty of room. The 3 bathrooms were especially nice to have! Beach was a bit farther away than we would have liked, but on the windy days it was nice to have the protection from the other cabins. Very clean cabin. Nice sandy beach with many chairs. Private firepit next to cabin would be nice as beach ones were always crowded and too far for sleeping babies.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed a long weekend in this cabin. With six adults, we had more than enough space to spread out (the 3 bathrooms were a plus!). The cabin is spacious, newly updated with high-end fixtures, and very clean. We appreciated and made use of the fully stocked kitchen and outdoor grill. We also appreciated the handful of DVDs and games available, which came in handy when it rained one of the days during our stay. The waterfront, while shared with others staying in surrounding Gull Haven cabins was beautiful and sandy. We spent most of our time relaxing on the reclining chairs on the beach and roasting s'mores over the fire pits. The shared beach was never a problem and still felt quiet and peaceful. One thing to note, the wifi in the cabin wasn't super strong - but if you're here for vacation, then that shouldn't be an issue (it was strong enough for Netflix, however!). Another thing: we did have two separate instances where people tried to enter our cabin thinking it was the office. It wasn't a big deal at all though - probably more awkward for them than us! Unanimously, everyone in our group thoroughly enjoyed their stay. We would DEFINITELY recommend, although we wouldn't mind keeping this place our secret :) We plan on booking for a longer stay next summer!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin and beach

  • 5 of 5

WOULD DEFINITELY RECOMMEND TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS! This cabin was perfect for our family vacation. The remodeled interior was beautiful and the beach was awesome. The location is on a more unprotected area of Gull so the lake was very choppy on the windy days, but we got some boating in during the evening when it calmed down a bit. The kids loved the fire pit on the beach and roasting s'mores as the sun went down. One MINOR recommendation would be to add a binder in the cabin that gives more information on the property, i.e. where the garbage is located, etc.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for leaving this great review and for providing us with some feedback on your stay at our vacation rental! We are so glad to hear that you found the cabin and beach to be great, and that you thought it was perfect for a family vacation! We appreciate your recommendation about providing a binder with cabin information, we have passed this along to the homeowner. Thank you again for your stay and feedback, we look forward to working with you again! -The Evolve Team
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Gull Haven

  • 4 of 5

Very nice place, enjoyed our stay, although our unit had some issues: no blinds on windows, fans in bathrooms didn't work, molding not on closets.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review! We passed along your feedback to the homeowner and they informed us that all of the windows do in fact have blinds on them and all of the bathrooms have automatic humidity controlled fans! They believe that you might not have followed the instructions on the switch plate to operate the fans manually. We are sorry for the confusion, if there ever is any concerns or questions during your stay feel free to contact our team of travel advisers who are happy to help! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and found the vacation rental to be nice! Happy travels! -The Evolve Team
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Nisswa

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 large double bed , Bedroom 2
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • sledding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing