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Family Friendly Leech Lake Home On Three Level Acres Of Lakeshore

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 269 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Leech Lake Home With A Harbor And 3 Acres Of Level Yard

Enjoy our 2900 sq. ft. home located on Steamboat Bay of Leech Lake. This house has an amazing open kitchen/living/dining area overlooking the lake and front yard. Your lake view is an unobstructed southerly view of Steamboat and Walker Bay all the way south to the city of Walker. The home can comfortably accommodate 15+ people: on the main floor there is one king bedroom, one queen bedroom, one full bath, kitchen, living room, dining room, second living room, and a laundry room with a 3/4 bath. On the second floor there is two queen bedrooms and an open room that has a double/twin bunk bed and a single bed with a 3/4 bath. The large open kitchen and center island area gives you plenty of room for preparing meals for big groups. The second living room with TV allows a nice area for guests to get away from the main living space. Beautiful deck located on the lakeside for enjoying coffee or the evening BBQ while absorbing the breathtaking views. The property is an amazing three acres of flat level ground with a front yard large enough for any summer activities. Perfect for a family vacation, family reunion, fishing trip, or wedding. There is 250 feet of shoreline and a harbor to keep your boat or the boat you rent safe while you are here. The paved driveway and parking area has ample room for all of your vehicles, trailers and toys. Located right on the paved Paul Bunyan bike/snowmobile trail gives you direct access to hundreds of miles of the best trail systems Minnesota has to offer. The property is easily located 1/4 mile off MN Hwy 371 giving you convenient access to Walker, Bemidji, or Itasca State Park. Only 8 miles south to beautiful downtown Walker.


Owner
Jon & Lara Stewart
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few days
Response rate
50%
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2017

About Jon & Lara Stewart

Jon and Lara were both raised and still live with our three kids in the Walker area. Can't think of a better place to live.

Jon & Lara Stewart purchased this house in 2005

Why Jon & Lara Stewart chose Minnesota

We bought this property in 2005 to raise our young family in. Since childhood we have both always lived on Leech Lake and this property offered many of the unique benefits to living and raising a family in this wonderful vacationland. The quiet rural setting with large level property gave our family plenty of room to enjoy the best of what Minnesota has to offer. For ten years we have enjoyed the outdoor living this property provides. Biking, canoeing, yard games, four-wheeling, snowmobiles, and of course fishing on one of, if not the greatest, lake in Minnesota have all been the joys of living on this property.

In 2015 we purchased a home and property in the city of Walker adjoining family property and much closer to our business. We still have the lake and the convenience to our business is nice, but we no longer have the peaceful tranquility and expanse this property offers.

What makes this house unique

In the many years we lived in this house, the southern exposure proved to be a huge benefit. Protection from the cold northwest wind meant we enjoyed many more days outside enjoying the yard, deck and Steamboat Bay. A northern exposure would have made these days miserable. The cold winds and rain usually do not come from the south. In the summer you can usually expect a nice southerly breeze off the lake to keep you comfortable. If you are vacationing in a questionable weather season it just may be the difference of enjoying the outside or staying in.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Walker

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 269 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes 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:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double bed , 1 single bed , 1 bunk bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Family Friendly Leech Lake Home On Three Level Acres Of Lakeshore
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews
5

Perfect Family Fishing Trip

  • 5 of 5

This home and property were well maintained and spotlessly clean with plenty of beds, bathrooms and living space for large groups. The large flat lot has a beautiful view of the lake and a private dock that made it easy to go out fishing each day. The big kitchen was well supplied with dishes, pots and pans, and appliances for us to cook meals together and the dining room table was large enough for us all to eat together. There is also a grill on the deck. The large couches in two different rooms allowed our group to split up if we needed a quiet place to work or read.

This vacation rental was our favorite place to stay and we would love to stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location for family get together

  • 5 of 5

Great place! Amazing yard for kids to play. This place had everything we needed, and owners are great.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Home/Property For Get Togethers Of All Kinds!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful Girls Weekend here. The house is warm and inviting and very spacious. We loved the open concept so we could all be together. There were 10 of us and we appreciated the two bedrooms on the main level for the people in our group we didn't want to have to use stairs. Jon and Lara are very nice and we were more then comfortable staying in their home!We have already booked for next September, 2018. Penny

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This place is FANTASTIC!!! Highly recommend it!

  • 5 of 5

My family (15 of us) stayed at the house over the Labor Day weekend and we had a blast! The house was perfect for us and our three daughters and their families. So much space!

Jon and Lara were great to work with and they thought of EVERYTHING a family would need while staying there, including games for the kids when it was raining outside. The little kids loved playing on the swings/slide and the playhouse. The kitchen was well equipped and deck were great for cookiing. There was fire wood in the shed and we loved sitting by the fire at night making s'mores.

We rented a pontoon boat from Hiawatha Beach Resort just down the road that was big enough for all of us and went to the sand bar, which was a perfect place for the kids to go swimming, build sand castles and collect shells. We even caught some perch while we were cruising around the lake.

It is definitely a family friendly lake home and I would highly recommend staying at this place if you want a fun, relaxing time with family.

Thanks Jon and Lara!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house was great. Worked perfect for a guys fishing trip

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect. The pictures online do not give justice for how large and nice this house is. More than enough room for 12 guys to sleep. We are already talking about planning a trip for next and staying at this property again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved our stay!

  • 4 of 5

Our family loves staying at this house. Lots of space for the kids and don't have to worry about the kids too close to the water. Spacious and very clean. Always willing to make our stay even more pleasant. Hope to go back again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
2.5 Miles
Walker Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Bensons, Walker legion, Zona Rosa, Bayside
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Long bow
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
MN Highway 371
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Hiawatha Beach
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Walker City Park
Car: recommended

The property is located 8 miles north of Walker on Leech Lake. The Paul Bunyan paved bike trail runs past your driveway extending 115 miles from Baxter to Bemidji, and connecting to many other trail systems. Great for snowmobiling, biking, or hiking. There is also Hiawatha Beach Resort 1/2 a mile away and Anderson's Cove Resort just down the road. Enjoy a day at one of our local golf courses; Long Bow Golf course is 2 miles south and Tianna Country Club is 10 miles south. We are 8 miles away from downtown Walker which offers many great shops and dining establishments.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Walker

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
21 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$444
A$2,031
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$25 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$380
A$1,777
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add A$25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$506
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$190.4
Refundable Damage Deposit A$634.65
Tax Rate 7.38%

A $500.00 Reservation Deposit, to be received within 7 days of the booking, is required to confirm each reservation. This deposit will be applied toward balance of the rental rate, which is due no later than 7 days prior to first day of stay.

Cancellation Policy: Reservation deposits will be returned in full with a 30 day or more cancellation notice. Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to first day of reservation will be returned, less a $50.00 rebooking fee, if those reservation days are refilled.

Cashiers check, money order, personal check accepted.
Credit Cards accepted with 3% fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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