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Ideally Suited For Families, For Fishermen Or Boaters

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Two Bedrooms, Spacious Living Room, Kitchen, Bath And Dormer. Sleeps 7

This cottage is on the west shore of Big Spirit Lake, Iowa's largest natural lake. The living room opens to a screened-in porch on the lake, affording relaxed enjoyment of the lake's breezes. Two bedrooms downstairs sleep two each. In the loft are three twin beds. We do not supply linens, towels or kitchen towels. There is a complete set of dishes and utensils for the dining table that seats 8.

John and Juliana Mayne
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Spirit Lake

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , TV with basic cable in this room
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , extra long
    Bedroom 3 - 3 single bed , in the loft overlooking the great room
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Boat hoist in the sheltered lagoon immediately behind the cabin is part of the accommodation. Maximum capacity 3600 lbs. Interior width 98.' No canopy.


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Ideally Suited For Families, For Fishermen Or Boaters
average rating of 4.5263157 based on 19 reviews

Very nice property all of the accommodations we needed

  • 5 of 5

Nice property right at Lakeside Lagoon was handy with the boat lift caught a lot of fish enjoyed our stay

  • Review Submitted: 16/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location right on the water.

  • 4 of 5

The two docks and lift are very convenient for boating and fishing. Quiet location on dead end road. Close to town and a beach. Great location for anyone visiting

  • Review Submitted: 02/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, reasonably well maintained

  • 3 of 5

For the money we paid, thought we ought to have a few more channels available on TV. Went there to fish, but got blown off the lake. Also, the storm door handle has a tendency not to work and we feared getting locked out. More than once, we could not get in through that door. Had to leave the porch screen and sliding door unlocked to prevent it. The storm door simply needs to be replaced. It's obvious a new handle (that doesn't work right) has been put on the door. Aside from that, the cottage was fine. It was well equipped and clean. Just need to upgrade some minor, irritating details that in my view are no brainers.

  • Review Submitted: 23/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful, beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect cabin for our anniversary trip. It was so peaceful, the cabin was clean and the neighbors were all very nice. We had a great time fishing and it was an easy drive to Okoboji and Arnold's Park. We will definitely be coming back! Thank you so much for a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: 19/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Indianola, IA

Awesome little lakefront property

  • 5 of 5

Great little place on Spirit Lake. Really quiet, calm neighborhood. We met the neighbors who were incredibly nice and good people. Inside had more than we expected, and all that we needed. Short, nice drive to town and to Okoboji. We loved it and plan to go up there again!

  • Review Submitted: 17/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Fishing Reuion Trip On Big Spirt Lake mike m

  • 5 of 5

The cabin location could not be more perfect. Inside was roomy and comfortable. Also had a well equipped kitchen the beds were very comfortable better than some hotels I've stayed at. The view of the Lake from the screen porch and seeing the sun rise was awesome !! Having a dock on spirt to use to fish from was great at night. And plus also having a dock in back in the lagoon for my boat was perfect. The cabin was everything and more than we expected. Looking forward to staying there again.

  • Review Submitted: 11/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Big Spirit Lake (also known as 'the quiet lake) is the largest of Iowa's Great Lakes. This cabin is within 15 minutes of three excellent 18-hole courses, Arnold's Amusement Park, all manner of water sports activities, bike trails, state parks. But the cabin itself is in a quiet neighborhood, away from the noise and crowds. There is a shared dock on the main lake. Immediately behind the cabin is a quiet lagoon with a boat hoist installed. This lagoon also affords a modern boat ramp for public use. The lagoon provides direct and immediate access to the main lake.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit AU$338.63

If the balance of the rent deposit is not made by the 90th day prior to the first day of the rental period, the down payment will be forfeit. Cancellation within 60 days of the beginning of the rental period results in forfeiture of the entire rental payment, but not the damage deposit. If we re-rent the premises on your dates, we will refund to the extent of the rent received.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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