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Wonderful Cabin on Beautiful Lake Obrien

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Bring your entire family to beautiful Lake O'Brien in Crosslake, MN., located 30 minutes from Brainerd. With a sandy clear swimming beach and all the comforts of home, this cabin is the perfect getaway! The cabin has a wonderful 3 season porch, sitting area with a gas fireplace, and dining/kitchen area, all with beautiful views of the lake just 75 feet from the waters edge! It has two bedrooms (one king/one queen) on the main level plus a third bedroom (1 queen and 1 set of bunk beds) in the lower level. There is two full bathrooms 1 upstairs and 1 downstairs. We also have a newly built (2012) bunkhouse which will sleep 6-8 people. The bunkhouse also has electric heat for winter time usage. The cabin also includes two high definition TV's (with DVD players) with cable TV and free Wi-Fi. Trust me you will not be roughing it, the cabin includes air conditioning, new kitchen remodel (2014), Kinetico softened water system, and two new remodeled (2014) bathrooms.

The cabin is situated 5 miles east of Crosslake on crystal clear (24 ft. water clarity) Lake O'Brien. During the summer, this is a perfect recreational lake for fishing, waterskiing, wake boarding, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding and all water based activities. During the winter months the lake is perfect for ice fishing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and is a fantastic area to access the endless miles of groomed snowmobile trails.

Our property is perfect for one or two families which will handle up to 8-10 people comfortably! We do keep our calendar updated and so if you are seeing availability then it is likely available. Upon reservation confirmation you will receive a complete 'what to bring' list so you are prepared for your time up north. Feel free to inquire with any questions you may have and we will be prompt to reply! You will not be disappointed with this property, in fact your only disappointment will be when you leave!

Weekly rentals are from Friday to Friday with check in at 4:00pm and check out at 10:00am.

More Details

Steve Dahms
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2018


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

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
  • Main level bath: toilet and shower Lower level bath: toilet and shower/bath tub
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - Bunkhouse 50 feet from the cabin sleeps 4-8
  • Main level 2 bedrooms-1 king bed sleeps 2...1 queen bed sleeps 2 Lower level 1 bedroom-1 double bed sleeps 1...1 bunk bed sleeps 2 Bunkhouse-sleeps 4-8
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(28 traveller reviews)

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Wonderful Cabin on Beautiful Lake Obrien
average rating of 4.964286 based on 28 reviews

Wonderful trip

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed recently at this property and hated to leave when our trip was over. The cabin is laid out beautifully and kept clean and updated. The lakeshore and beach are awesome. Our two little ones had a fabulous time in the clear, clean water, made sand castles and hunted for shells. The shore slopes gradually so they could walk out quite a ways. It's a nice sandy shoreline without weeds which was perfect. We caught fish off the dock and cruised the lake on the pontoon which was much larger than expected--really nice. Owners are great! All in all, a wonderful trip! Thanks Steve and Margaret!!!

  • Review Submitted: 14/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and has everything you need-

  • 4 of 5

The lake was not as big as we had hoped but it was a very nice lake. The sandbar was fun for all-the beach by the dock was warm and the kids loved playing in it. The pontoon was super nice and so much fun to toot around the lake and fish. The cabin has just about everything you could need, including the smore's forks for the fire. Cozy.

  • Review Submitted: 18/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waukon, Iowa

This property was spacious, nicely landscaped with gradual walk to the lake.

  • 5 of 5

The house is designed well with room for different activities and privacy as well. We were pleased with the well-equipped kitchen, bathrooms and living room areas. Our granddaughters had fun in lower level with a supply of games and television. Their family had the lower level bedroom. It was handy to be able to wash laundry in big, well lit room. There are two screened in porches, great for viewing the lake and also storage..extra refrigerator in one. This year, we did not use the bunk house but that is a nice addition as well as a shed for bike storage.

We enjoyed the use of the nice, roomy pontoon and large dock on which we could relax and kids could fish from. The sandy beach was good for sand play and provided an area for launching any kayaks or canoes we brought. The nearby sandbar was used also. We also had campfires a few nights in the fire ring. This property is close to Crosslake for groceries and gift shops. We attended a Tuesday Funfair for kids in Crosslake and one rainy day went to Nisswa for a turtle race and shopping. There's plenty to do in area as well as just enjoying the lake, sounds of loons, etc. It is a great place to spend a vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 12/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Crosslake, MN (2)/Stowe, VT (2)/Whidbey Island, WA

Complete Fun & Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

We've just returned from our family's second stay at this truly exceptional VRBO. Every detail is in place for you to enjoy complete fun and relaxation. What you have read in the glowing reviews is even more delightful when you experience it all firsthand. Our six grown children already have next year's dates on their busy calendars. That says a lot! Thank you Steve and Margaret for allowing us to create cherished memories at your amazing lake home.

  • Review Submitted: 24/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful home! I stayed here for a girls weekend and it was absolutely perfect. I would highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 24/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 6 guys had a great weekend at Steve and Margaret's cabin. Very clean, accommodating and plenty of room to sleep. Worry free as they provide most everything you need. Lake was clean and easily accessible. Very relaxing. Would love to return.

  • Review Submitted: 19/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Brainerd International Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Crosswoods Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Hwy 371
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Pine Peaks/Zorbaz/Moonlite Bay
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Ski Gull
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Crosslake, Minnesota

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2018
22 Jun 2018 - 16 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2018
18 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2019
21 Jun 2019 - 23 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$100.79
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$1,343.9
Cleaning Fee AU$235.18

50% of the rental amount is required to make the reservation. The balance is due 15 days or more prior to arrival.
Full week rentals are FRIDAY to FRIDAY
Check in is at 4:00pm, check out is at 10:00am

Kayak/Bike/Paddle Boards 218-581-2144

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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