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Winter Special!! $100. weeknights or Stay 2 nights & 3rd is free on weekends

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 160 m²
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 9 Sleeps

Winter Special!! Come enjoy the beautiful winter wonderland of Crosslake and enjoy your evenings in front of our wood-burning fireplace!! On all remaining weekends through March 31st, 2018 stay Friday and Saturday and get Thursday or Sunday for free. For all remaining weekday nights through March (Sun-Thursday) our special rate will be $100. per night (double occupancy, add'l guests $25. per person). Given VRBO limitations you will need to send me an inquiry with the dates you are looking at and how many guests there will be and I will send a custom quote for review/approval based on the above specials.

If you are looking for the 'cabin experience', this classic Minnesota cabin won't disappoint. This property was completely renovated in the fall of 2014 and is essentially brand new inside and out. Done in a true cabin feel, it has a wonderful open floor plan on the main level that features a combined great room/kitchen/living room with a large wood-burning fieldstone fireplace for those chilly nights (fire wood included of course!!). The main level features vaulted ceilings, a wonderful screen porch overlooking the lake with panoramic views of beautiful O'brien Lake. The main level further features a lakeside master bedroom and bathroom complete with tile shower. The lower level features an additional bedroom, a second designated bunk room, and an additional informal bunk area along with a second bathroom which also includes a custom tile shower. In addition, the lower level features a built-in game/puzzle table along with a leather sectional couch and entertainment area for a rainy day or movie night! The lower level also features tremendous lake views and all interior spaces (main and lower level) flow seamlessly to a large lakeside firepit area just steps from the water for those true Minnesotan's (again, firewood included)! The rental comes complete with a pontoon boat (2014 Bennington), and of course a hammock in the yard for those lazy days. For those that need to stay connected, the cabin also includes Wi-Fi and two high definition TV's with DirecTV (including a lower level area that has a blue ray DVD player and surround sound). And don't worry, you won't be roughing it, the 2014 renovation was done in good taste so along with the granite counter tops, the wood plank floors, and the reclaimed details it also brought all new mechanical systems including air conditioning, new appliances, and a Culligan softened water system.

Situated 5 miles east of the town of Crosslake, crystal clear Lake O'Brien is spring fed with a water clarity of 24', the cleanest lake in the entire watershed district. The lake itself is surrounded by mature pines. There is approximately 5 miles of shoreline, of which about a quarter of the lake is undeveloped state owned property. During the summer, this recreational lake is perfect for fishing, skiing, wake boarding canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding and all water based activities, including floating on an air mattress!! There is a sandbar where you can walk across the lake which is a favorite gathering spot for 'kids of all ages'!! It's location on a quiet tar township road make it perfect for a morning walk or bike ride. During the winter months the lake is perfect for ice fishing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and is a perfect base camp to access the endless miles of groomed snowmobile trails.

This property is perfect for a family, an extended family, or a couple families; we have a limit of 9 occupants. There are 2 Queen beds (1 per bedroom), 3 single beds (in the bunk areas) and a double bed (bottom bunk). We do keep our calendar updated and so if you are seeing availability then it's likely available. Upon reservation confirmation you'll 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’ll be prompt to reply! We pride ourselves on keeping our property and structures/equipment pristine and are certain we'll exceed your expectations in that regard. And further, since we also live on this lake, should any questions or problems arise we can respond quickly. In fact, your only disappointment will be when you have to leave!!

NOTE: The pontoon is in the water, and use is included in the stated rental rates, from approximately May 1st - mid October.

More Details

Owner
Matt Balmer
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 December, 2017

Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 160 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main Level Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
    Lower Level Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Main Level Bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Lower Level Bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Lower Level Bunk Room - 2 single bed , 1 bunk bed
    Lower Level Bunk Nook - 1 double bed , 1 single bed , 1 bunk bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

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Winter Special!! $100. weeknights or Stay 2 nights & 3rd is free on weekends
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5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

The house is perfect! It was cozy, inviting, and well-stocked. The beds were comfortable and it had everything we needed. The owners were very responsive and answered any questions we had. The weather was cold when we were there so we were able to enjoy the beautiful fireplace. I hope to stay here again in the summer so we can enjoy the beautiful lake too.

  • Review Submitted: 06/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay! The home is beautiful and modern, with a lovely view of the lake. The area is tranquil, but still accessible to the Twin Cities.

  • Review Submitted: 30/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Home - Highly recommend it!

  • 5 of 5

The home was beautiful - extremely comfortable, warm and inviting. We had 5 adults and there was plenty of separate places where we could all have private time when we wanted.

The dock was amazing to fish off of (nice surprise) and the pontoon was beautiful and very easy to operate.

We will definitely be back. Thank you so much!

  • Review Submitted: 15/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely week in the woods

  • 5 of 5

Celebrated my birthday with family and friends at this lovely place. From the warm and cozy great room, screened porch, comfy beds to the Firepit and pontoon, a fabulous vacation! Owners were easy to work with, very responsive, non-intrusive. Id recommend this to anyone, and hope to return some day!

  • Review Submitted: 02/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This ain't Heaven, this is Minnesota

  • 5 of 5

What a relaxing and wonderful time. Great owners, service and attention to detail. We will return in the near future

  • Review Submitted: 25/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This is a perfect "up north" retreat! The cabin is cozy but has all you need.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property! We really enjoyed the screened in porch, pontoon boat, and fire pit. We would love to go back!

  • Review Submitted: 11/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Multiple in Crosslake
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Crosswoods Golf Course - Many Courses in Area
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Many great options in Crosslake and nearby towns
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Mount Ski Gull and Tubing - Downhill Skiing
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Crosslake, Minnesota

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall Winter 2017/2018
1 Nov 2017 - 19 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$327
AU$1,962
 
 
Spring 2018
20 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$392
AU$1,962
 
 
Early Summer 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 14 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$3,270
 
 
Summer 2018
15 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$4,513
 
 
Late Summer 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$3,270
 
 
Early Fall 2018
6 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$392
AU$2,289
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$327
AU$2,289
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$196.21 + Tax
Pet Fee AU$130.81 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$1,308.1
Tax Rate 6.88%

50% non-refundable deposit.
All full week rentals are Friday to Friday.
Check in is at 4:00 PM, Check out is at 11:00 AM.
Please call with any question or special requests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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