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Lakefront Family Getaway on The Point! Kayaks/2 Firepits/Private Beach/Bunk Beds

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

For questions or to view the property in person, contact Mark

Nicknamed the 'Dollhouse on the Point', this meticulously maintained and completely updated home is an ideal family setting in Lindstrom only 35 minutes North of the Twin Cities metro area. 150-feet of south facing sandy lakeshore for the kids to play on South Center Lake (300 total feet of lakeshore, 1625 acres combined with North Center Lake).

The lake home sleeps 10-16 with 5 private bedrooms including a 6-bed bunk room for the kids. With the amenities of home-- a front-loading washer and dryer, top-rated Novaform 14" Serafina Pearl Gel Queen Memory Foam mattresses in 3 rooms, bedding, a kitchen fully stocked with cookware and dishes, a microwave and a living room SmartTV with Blue Ray and WiFi internet access throughout home.

Bountiful bass and pan fishing off of the dock or from your boat. Large private park-like landscaped yard with level elevation to the water. Two fire pits for evening bonfires. Exceptional views from every angle and every room. A true Up-North retreat. Towering trees, unbelievable sun rises and sunsets. From bird watching to jet-skiing, and now you can even rent a jet-pack!......the possibilities are limited only by your desires.

*The Master bedroom has a Novaform queen bed with dresser and sitting area. Includes private oversized full master bath with double vanities. Picturesque views of the park-like setting and bay.

*The Nautical Room hosts a Novaform queen bed and views of the main lake with a walk-through jack-and-jill 3/4 bath that continues through to the kids bunk room.

*The Kids Beach Bunk Room has two sets of twin size bunk beds with a trundle bed underneath for a total of six twin beds and views of the main lake.

*The oversized Picasso Room has a Novaform queen bed, 1/2 bath with laundry, crib, full size couch and a twin size roll-away with views of the park-like setting and back bay.

*The main level bedroom has a day bed that pulls out into two twin size beds with lakeside views. A 3/4 bath is located just down the hallway.

*2 kayaks with paddles and a pedal boat are located on the beach

More Details

Mark Nowlin
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, spanish
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
25 September, 2018

About Mark Nowlin

The Doll House on the Point is enjoyed by two families. Two brothers and their wives decided they wanted a place for all the kids, cousins, and friends to grow up fishing, swimming, tubing, waterskiing and to spend more time as a family.

Mark Nowlin purchased this house in 2012

Why Mark Nowlin chose Lindstrom

We are the 5th generation to own a property on South Center Lake. The lake is very special to our family and it will be to yours as well. Lindstrom is conveniently located only 35 minutes from the Twin Cities metro area yet you feel like you are up north every minute you spend on the lake.

What makes this house unique

Only steps from the beach and water and lake views from every room! 2 kayaks with paddles and a pedal boat are included..


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Lindstrom

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Max. adults: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Parking limited to 5 vehicles in driveway. Please be respectful of our neighbors ability to access their driveways. Limited On-street parking.
  • Sand is our biggest enemy! Please remove your shoes in the entry way & utilize the foot washes to remove any excess sand from your bare feet.
  • To keep bugs, mosquitoes, bees, etc from entering the home please do NOT open windows that do not have a window screen.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , bath with shower , Two sinks
    Picasso Room - Half Bath - toilet , Washer and dryer
    Upper Level Jack n Jill - toilet , shower enclosure
    Main Level Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 4
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Bedroom - 1 large double bed , With private bathroom
    Nautical Bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Main Level Bedroom - 2 single bed
    Bunk Room - 6 single bed
    Picasso Room - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed , Full size sofa/couch, Roll-Away, half bath & laundry
  • Queen size Beds (3), Full-size bed / daybed (1), Roll away bed (1), Single Beds (6)
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term rentals available
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Lakefront Family Getaway on The Point! Kayaks/2 Firepits/Private Beach/Bunk Beds
average rating of 4.9206347 based on 63 reviews

Everything was great, we'd all go back again!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 9 had a very nice stay. Nice days were spent outside enjoying the deck and the lake. Kids loved the nice beach. Fishing from dock, shore, or kayak we caught and released Bass, Sunfish, Crappies, Perch, and a large Dogfish. We also enjoyed conveniently nearby attractions, and when rainy (or dark) the house was very comfortable for indoor games or just relaxing. Good WiFi and lots of elbow room! No problem parking 4 cars. The area was very quiet, it seemed like we had it to ourselves, except for the birds, turtles, muskrats, and frogs that passed through. Problems to report? Zero!

  • Review Submitted: 28/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. We work hard to provide guests a clean, comfortable, private, and updated place to enjoy with family and friends. Hope to see you again soon!
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Great property with plenty of space to meet all out needs!

  • 5 of 5

Our overall experience was amazing. We had a large group of people and this place provided the perfect amount of space. We had two large SUV's and the parking was generous. Very quite and nice neighborhood with grocery stores and local restaurants near by. We have stay here before and will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 17/09/2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review! The property layout does work well for larger groups and the area has so much to offer for food and entertainment.
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Chicago, IL

Living in the water

  • 5 of 5

We were back for our 5th time. Can' t thank Mark enough for taking such great care of us and answering all of our questions. Everything about the house is perfect for our families. The house continues to be maintained and updated. We love the updated porch with the second staircase. The great fishing, sunsets, and eagles fishing continue to impress. We are already booked for next summer. Thanks again.

  • Review Submitted: 14/09/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for visiting us again! We enjoy being able to share our wonderful lake home with other families. See you next year!
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NOT your typical rental - Very Nice

  • 5 of 5

NOT your typical rental.

You can read all the other reviews on this property; location is awesome, place is super clean, plenty of room, and the furnishings are updated.

What I will try to add in my review is perspective, a perspective of what type of house you are renting when you rent this one.

We vacation with VRBO multiple times in the year and have done so for many years. Within a few minutes of arriving you can tell if a property is a "corporate" rental thats managed or, such as in this case, a private family that is offsetting the cost of their personal vacation home. The furnishings are kept up and refreshed often, the kitchen is stocked with items you'd expect at your house NOT the cheapest crap from the local Walmart, plenty of outdoor goodies, and the reviews have earned many 5 stars.

Furthermore, this owner is responsive and cares about your experience.

We have been coming to this house for our "best week the summer" for years and will be back next summer.

  • Review Submitted: 05/09/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rapid City, SD

Great Lake house

  • 5 of 5

It was clean and we had everything we needed in the house to make for a fun weekend!

  • Review Submitted: 03/09/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Glad you enjoyed the weekend. The late summer is a great time to come on up to the lake! Hope to see you again.
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  • 5 of 5

The home was wonderful for our family. Only concern was we couldn’t figure out how to turn the air conditioning down. It was so cold in the house

  • Review Submitted: 17/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and we're glad you enjoyed your stay! We have 3 thermostats but only 1 of them controls the air conditioning in the summer time while all 3 are used for heat in the winter time. Even though we have the thermostats labeled accordingly we'll be sure to better explain to our guests how the ac works!
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Northern Lake Tavern & Grill
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Chisago Lakes Golf
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
The Northern Lake Tavern & Gril
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Wild Mountain
Car: recommended

*Golf nearby at the Chisago Lakes Golf Course. Taylors Falls Recreation and Wild Mountain WaterPark, Alpine Slide, and Go-Karts only minutes away. Bowling at Bunkies Bar & Grill.

*Lake home is located 1 mile from the public boat launch.

*Shopping, restaurants and other recreation are close by in the Lindstrom & Chisago Lakes Area. Here is a list of things to do in Lindstrom, America's Little Sweden.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house around the Lindstrom

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2018
3 Sep 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add AU$34 per night, per additional guest
Late Fall 2018
29 Oct 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add AU$34 per night, per additional guest
Winter 2019
2 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest
Spring 2019
1 Apr 2019 - 23 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest
Memorial Weekend 2019
24 May 2019 - 26 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest
Late Spring 2019
27 May 2019 - 9 Jun 2019
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2019
10 Jun 2019 - 1 Sep 2019
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest
Fall 2019
2 Sep 2019 - 27 Oct 2019
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$1,378.8
Cleaning Fee AU$288.17
Property Damage Protection AU$136.5

Rates subject to change until confirmation of reservation is made. 3% fee if CC used.

$1000 Hold Fee (non-refundable) is due at time of reservation & is applied towards the total amount due. The remaining balance is due 30 days prior to check-in.

SPECIAL PRICING AND TERMS APPLY TO THE FOLLOWING RENTAL DATES: Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years, Ryder Cup 2016, and Superbowl 2018.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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