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Cross Lake/Whitefish Chain, 3 BR, 3 BA, Garage, 120' Beach, Dock & Boat Lift.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 148 m²
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This lake home is located in perhaps the most desirable location on the Whitefish Chain, on the east side of the lake where you'll see the most amazing sunsets. It's only 2 minutes from shopping, gas stations, restaurants, golf course, the Crosslake Dam & The Corp of Engineers camp ground and RV park. Where there are 2 boat launching ramps.

Come and relax at 'Peaceful Pines' with it's beautiful views of the lake, sandy beach and sugar sands all the way out to the end of the dock! You'll love experiencing amazing sunsets with a glass of wine while sitting on the large outdoor deck or on the beach.

It's a great home for families and friends to get a way for some relaxation and enjoy the lake life.

Our Cabin is located on 3 wooded acres with plenty of parking for boat trailers and several cars. There is 120' of sandy lake shore and clear water. We have newer docks with a solar powered boat lift.

The home has a large family room upstairs with a 12' long picture window overlooking the lake, a queen sofa bed couch, 2 very comfortable Lazy-Boy chairs, 2 small ottomans and a stone fireplace. There's a 50" flat screen TV, DVD player and stereo system for your enjoyment. There's also a large over sized A/C unit to cool the upstairs on those hot humid days. This room is the perfect relaxation spot after a fun day of boating around on the Whitefish Chain!

The kitchen was renovated a couple of years ago, with S/S & black appliances, granite tiled counter tops and maple cabinets. The dining room has a mid-century country french table that seats up to seat 8 people and a matching server/hutch. The kitchen comes fully stocked with pots, pans, plates, cups, glasses, small kitchen appliances and tall he utensils you could need. There is also a kitchenette on the lower level with a refrigerator, sink and microwave oven, which is handy for keeping your beverages cold and snacks ready for the boat.

The master bedroom is located downstairs with sliding glass doors to the lower level walk out patio area. You'll have lake views from your bed. This room has a queen size bed, dresser, chest of drawers and a small walk in closet. The larger full bathroom is downstairs, along with a half bath right inside the lower level entry door. For quick trips from the lake.

There are 2 bedrooms upstairs, one on the lake side of the house and the other on the south side. The lake front bedroom has a double/full size bed and the south room has a queen size. There is a 3/4 bathroom upstairs between the 2 bedrooms.

We have a laundry room with a washer/dryer and utility sink just off of the kitchen area on the way to the garage.

On the lake front deck that over looks the lake we have a table with 6 chairs which is the perfect place for those family meals while on vacation or cocktails while watching the amazing sunsets!

In the yard overlooking the lake, there's a large 8' wood picnic table and a fire ring for those evening bon fires and roasting marshmallows. This is a perfect location for entertaining your friends.

Looking out to the lake, there's a covered screen house that houses a Weber gas grill and an Weber charcoal grill. You can cook out even if it's raining!

For those wonderful summer nights we have a fire ring on the sandy beach.

This is the perfect get away home because all you will need to bring are your clothes & toiletries! It's move in ready!

All of these amenities will make for a wonderful get-a-way lake vacation that will give you life time memories with your loved ones.

Keywords: This is a great 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, 2 story cabin right on Crosslake with views of the 2 islands. This home is at the center of everything!

More Details

Craig Lindholm
Member since: 2004
Speaks english
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Calendar last updated:
21 August, 2017

About Craig Lindholm

My husband is a native of Minnesota and has been coming to Cross Lake for part of every summer for over 60 years. Other family members first purchased property on Cross Lake in 1948. We are pleased to be able to share this special place with others who will find the area charming and the perfect getaway place to visit and relax. It's a great place to build family memories.

Craig Lindholm purchased this cabin in 1998

Why Craig Lindholm chose Brainerd Lakes

We purchased our cabin in order to be close to family and friends in the area. Our adult children have formed a special connection to this location as well.

What makes this cabin unique

Cross Lake and the Whitefish Chain of Lakes are exceptional. Our location is fantastic for swimming with sand bottom and gradual depth increases. Front-row seat for the July 4 fireworks and sunsets are beyond description. The convenience of being so close to local merchants, groceries and restaurants is a real plus. Last but not least, our neighbors are the best!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Crosslake, Minnesota

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 148 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2) queen size beds, one in the master bedroom downstairs and one up stairs., Double Beds (1) One double in the front bedroom.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • video player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term rentals available
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This is centrally located on the main lake of the Whitefish Chain, on the east shore for great sunsets and viewing of the fireworks on the 4th of July. You are less than 5 minutes to the grocery store, Ace Hardware, gas stations, restaurants, shopping, golf, Dairy Queen and the liquor stores! Only 30 minutes from Brainerd.


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Cross Lake/Whitefish Chain, 3 BR, 3 BA, Garage, 120' Beach, Dock & Boat Lift.
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews

Everything you could want in accommodations. Clean, comfortable and welcoming!

  • 5 of 5

The location of this property, along with the accomadations are fantastic! Our boys who are 8 and 5 could not get enough of the fishing off the dock, swimming and smores! For those with a boat, having the remote power boat lift was awesome! I highly recommend a nearby pontoon rental for a day. It was a great way to enjoy the chain of lakes in comfort. Bring your bikes! The bike trail through Crosslake is a block away with many restaurants, ice cream shops and mini golf along the way. None of us wanted to leave! We were lucky enough to meet the owners Craig and Val towards the end of our trip. Wonderful people! 5 stars all the way!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy. Great view.

  • 4 of 5

The kitchen was adaquit. The bedrooms on main floor were a bit small. Basement bedroom was good. It would have been nice to have a microwave down stairs, fan and perhaps a love seat and an actual door on the bedroom area instead of a curtain as some people are early risers while others prefer to sleep in a bit. The shower heads were not very good. I suggest in the upstairs shower you get a shower with a hand held to it. As that shower was quite small. The living room and dining area was nice. The deck and fire pit were great. We also used the grill and noticed a screen was missing so mosquitoes were a problem while cooking. It was also very nice to have a washer and dryer as well as dishwasher. We enjoyed our stay very much. The town has everything you could need.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Red Wing, MN

A Great Week On Crosslake

  • 5 of 5

This was our 3rd summer at Peaceful Pines. That in itself says a lot. Cabin is 100% suited to our needs and sits on a wonderful lake, with a nice sand beach, a perfect dock system & boat lift; what more would you need? Sitting on a nice camp chair at the end of the dock looking towards the west, having a hot cup of coffee along with a good book at 8:00 am can't be beat, especially with the sun rising behind you. Looking forward to 2018. Thanks again to the Lindholm family!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sartell, MN

What a vacation!!!!

  • 5 of 5

I am not sure you will find a more beautiful spot on Cross Lake to have a vacation. This place is within walking/biking distance to the grocery store, playground, beach, ice cream shop, and gas station. There is no need to drive the boat around to find a sandbar to play on because there is an awesome sandy bottom right next to the dock. The powered boat lift is another plus.

This was our second time staying here and we will be back again. The owners are awesome people who genuinely care that their renters have a great experience. You will not be disappointed in this property.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time visiting in Minnesota and the occasion was a family reunion organized by my niece who owns a cabin on nearby Daggert Lake. Peaceful Pines was the perfect location for my family and the cabin itself was all it was advertised to be. The kitchen has nearly new and modern appliances and is fully stocked with all cooking utensils, pots, pans, dishware, etc. We were a party of five adults and one infant and although the upstairs bedrooms are somewhat small, the cabin accommodated us very comfortably. For me, the most outstanding feature of this cabin is its location. The cabin faces west and the view of the sun setting over the lake each evening is spectacular. The cabin's shore front is all smooth sand all the way to the end of the dock, allowing for very pleasant swimming. I don't own a boat, but my niece came by with hers and we utilized the boat lift once or twice for an easy docking experience. Food stores, restaurants and shops are just a short distance from the cabin and there is even a small playground for young children within walking distance. All in all it was a great place for a family vacation and I highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Red Wing, MN

Great Week On Cross Lake

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd visit to Peaceful Pines. Quick review of our stay; it was fantastic. The cabin & grounds were in perfect condition upon arrival. The cabin is fully equipped from kitchen cooking & outdoor grilling gear to relaxing. The beach area is excellent as is the dock system & boat lift. Location makes walking to town for dining or groceries a 10 minute stroll. Due to being located on the east side of the lake, you can watch the sun set every evening directly across the lake. Peaceful Pines is a great place to visit for a summer vacation whether you are young or old. I am looking forward to our visit next summer. RDP

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
2- 5 minute walk
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
2-5 minute drive
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
2 - 5 minute drive
Car: recommended

One of the best front row viewing locations of the 4th July boat parade and spectacular fireworks! This is a great spot to boat to the other 14 interconnected lakes on the Whitefish Chain of lakes. You can enjoy endless days of boating and fishing with your friends and family!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$157.64
Damage Insurance A$74.4

Weekly Rate for 2016 is $2,625.00 for a Saturday to Saturday stay for 6 people. MN sales tax of 6.875% and Crosslake Lodging tax of 1.0% is included in the weekly rental rate.

This is a Non-Smoking home.

The rates are subject to change on until the reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.