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Updated Lake Home on White Sand Lake; Great for Families

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 185 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8-10

***Summer 2017 update -We have added a 4th bedroom with a Queen bed and 3rd bathroom. If you have booked as of June 2017, and are staying after July 1st, you will have the option of using this new space for a small additional daily fee to cover the additional cleaning costs. NEW BOOKINGS after June 1st, will have the additional new space included in the price.

Looking for a great place for a family vacation, weekend getaway, or just done want to stay in a hotel? Look no further! This beautiful lake home is remodeled and has a walkout lower level. The master bedroom has a king size bed. Bedroom #2 has 2 twin beds plus 2 twin mattresses for extra guests/kids. Bedroom #3 is downstairs with beautiful views of the lake on the walkout level and has a queen bed.

Bedroom #4 (NEW July , 2017) is downstairs with a queen bed. Enough bed space for 10 people, maximum occupancy 12 people if you have some kids coming and bring your own blow up mattresses, or have the kids sleep on the couch.

Sleeps 8 very comfortably, Sleeps 10 with a little coziness, and up to 12 people if everybody gets along well and you have some kids sleeping on the couch or blowup mattresses.

*THIS IS NOT A GOOD SETUP FOR MORE THAN 8 ADULTS AS IT WILL BE CRAMPED FOR BOTH SLEEPING AND IN OTHER AREAS*

Amenities include: 3 flat-screen TVs (DirecTV in the living room & local antenna TV in the master bedroom), Wii game system, poker table, Wi-Fi internet, granite kitchen, 3 full baths – 1 tub/shower and 1 shower upstairs, 1 shower downstairs (New July 1, 2017), upper and lower level family rooms, dining table, dock, GAS grill, and bonfire pit.

A kayak, paddle boat, kids bikes, outdoor toys, and fun noodles are available for guests to use free of charge.

16 foot fishing boat is available for rental @ $60 per day. Fishing boat can hold up to 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 kids. Boat is equipped with 15HP outboard motor, trolling motor, fish finder, minnow bucket, and fish net. May to October only.

We have a nice 20 foot pontoon available for rent. Rates are $175 a day or $450 for 3 days. May to October only. We use a separate website for booking the pontoon. Use this link and you should get $25 off your rental. https://boatbound.co/invitation/gsqmz . Search for Baxter MN.

There is a campfire pit in the yard by the lake. Firewood is available for your convenience if you wish for a fee of $5 per day to cover the cost of the wood.

Situated on 300 feet of lakeshore. This level lot has a sugar sand bottom and crystal clear water. Kristoferson Park is 1 block away. They have a great playground, pavilion, hockey rink, tennis courts, volleyball, and baseball fields. About 10 minutes to championship golf (Madden's, Grand View and Cragun's).

Close to town!! Top notch dining, grocery shopping, boutique shopping, and the Paul Bunyan bike trail are all within 5 minutes, this is the perfect location for your next vacation! Cub Foods, Costco, and Walmart are only 2 miles away.

We highly encourage staying 3 nights or more to get a chance to enjoy the area amenities, but you can stay as few as 2 nights (Oct - May) or as few as 3 nights (June - August). SUMMER DATES ARE MADE AVAILABLE AROUND MID-WINTER. CHECK WITH US AROUND CHRISTMAS TIME TO BOOK YOUR SUMMER VACATIONS.

Rates are based on 6 guests. We charge a modest fee of $2 per guest per night above 6 guests that covers the additional linens, cleaning, and utilities that more guests require.

The calendar is kept up to date. So if your dates are available feel free to use the "book now" feature on VRBO. We will confirm your reservation shortly after we receive your booking.

More Details

Owner
Bret & Melissa
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2017

About Bret & Melissa

We have 2 children and enjoy getting away and experiencing what the area has to offer.

Bret & Melissa purchased this house in 2014

Why Bret & Melissa chose Minnesota

Less than 2 hours from the Twin Cities made this a great location for us. After purchasing the house we completely remodeled it to bring it up to date and make it more enjoyable.

What makes this house unique

We love the large flat yard and the sandy shoreline. There is plenty of room for activities.... not your typical cramped cabin lot. Up north cabin feel, but close to town for shopping & activities. Plenty to do for everybody nearby.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Baxter

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 185 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , Available July 1st - in the basement
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 4 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , Available July 1st
  • 14 x 14 Master w/ King Bed & Private Bathroom. 14 x 14 Guest Bedroom w/ 2 Twin Beds, plus 2 Extra Twin Mattresses for guests/kids. 10 x 16 Lower Level Guest Bedroom w/ Queen Bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

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Updated Lake Home on White Sand Lake; Great for Families
average rating of 4.7608695 based on 46 reviews
5

Terrific place for a "Sister Getaway"

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about this lake home. It was our annual "sister getaway" and the six of us had a great time. The house was so welcoming and accommodating. Plenty of room for the six of us. Having coffee in the morning and looking at the lake was a real treat. So calming and relaxing.

Would definitely stay again. Possibly with my own family next summer. Grandkids will love it!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Betsy! Sounds like you all had a great time! What a fun tradition you have. We would love to have you and your families return for a stay. Thanks again for the nice review! Bret and Melissa
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5

Nice Place

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice lake home. The lake and pontoon are great and the kids caught a lot of fish off of the dock. The near by park provided extra entertainment too. Thanks for having us!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review! We are so happy you enjoyed your time at the lake. The pontoon boat is a hit for all ages. Happy you were able to catch some fish as well. We hope you will stay with us in the future. Bret and Melissa
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great house

  • 4 of 5

has every thing a person would need for a great vacation will book again

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to you booking again in the future.
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5

Very nice cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Brent and Melissa's place on White Sand Lake. We were a group of 6 adults and had plenty of room. The cabin is beautiful and nicely updated. The backyard is flat and great for lawn games. We spent most of the weekend out on the lake. White Sand Lake is a good sized lake and had pretty minimal boat traffic. We would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ben! So happy you were able to have a great time on the lake! We love exploring and relaxing in the water. We also love the flat lot for playing bean bags and other lawn activities. We hope you book again! Thank you!
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5

This is a great place for a large group to be all together

  • 5 of 5

The property is well maintained and has everything you need when staying there. The kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, kettles, silverware and many other things. The park close by is great if you are bringing kids

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lynne for your review - we are so happy you enjoyed time with your family at the lake. The park is a hot spot for kiddos to burn some extra energy and nice and close! We hope you will stay again.
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5

Booking again for next year!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, nicely remodeled lake home! Close to stores and Baxter/Brainerd attractions. Large flat yard for playing bocce ball, or other games and having bon fires! White Sand Lake is clean and clear, great for swimming, especially if you have small children. Swimming, pontoon rides and tubing were all a favorite for the grandchildren! We enjoyed our stay so much we’re coming back next year! Highly recommend renting this home for family leisure and fun!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kristie for the nice review!! We are so happy you enjoyed your time here, despite the weather not being the best! We hope you head up to Baxter again and stay. We love the Brainerd sites and enjoy the close proximity to everything as well.
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Brainerd - BRD
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Poncho & Lefty's
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Madden's Resort
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Highway 210
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Boomer's Pizza
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Ski Gull
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Whipple Beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Baxter

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 23 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$209
From
A$254
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$3 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
25 May 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$381
A$2,412
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$3 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$203
From
A$235
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$3 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$139.62 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit A$317.33
Tax Rate 7.88%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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