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ONLY ONCE in the last four years! Special Summer Dates: Just Available

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,200 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Cottage (Sleeps 7 - 10). Updated every year.

Our Four Season Cottage is Small Enough to be Romantic and Large Enough for a Family.

A Special Summer Opportunity: Just available. One week 8 - 15 September 2018. This is the only summer date availabile this year.

This beautiful 3 bedroom - 2 bath cottage is available year around. Our cottage was newly constructed in the spring of 2013. The cottage is exceeding well maintained. The interior is clean, uncluttered, and bright with natural light. New features are added to the interior and to the property each year.

Overall winter 2018 special!! Take your sweetheart on a weekend getaway. Weekends are $450 for a two day or $560 for any three day period all fees included. $900 for any 7 day period all fees included.

Special winter rates above are for non-holiday weekends/periods between October 15, 2017 and April 30 2018. Extra charge for more than six people and/or for pets.

This is a great value. Try it! You will like it.

Typical Repeat Visitors: extended family groups, hobby groups, craft groups, women's weekend away groups, small group reunions, wedding anniversaries, engagement proposal weekends, honeymoon cottage, snowmobiling groups, ice fishing groups, XC skiing groups, wedding groups, winter weekend getaways, waterskiing groups, wakeboard groups, wakesurfing groups, fishing opener groups, hunting groups, and more.

Dates in mid-May - Mid October will often be reserved 6 months to 1 year, or more, in advance. Reserve now to acquire a week in the early summer or early fall and later 2018. There are no dates available from mid-June until mid-September 2018. There no dates available in July or August 2019.

Celebrate and sing together. Grand piano is provided for your enjoyment.

Two tiled bathrooms and full separate laundry area

Exterior fire pit, exterior grills, interior grill/griddle, and interior gas fireplace.

Relaxing recreational location

Large commercial grade kitchen for family special meal prep and relaxed gourmet dining or just serving a family reunion crowd.

Nearby access to Paul Bunyan and Heartland trails for great bicycling, inline skating, X-C skiing, and snowmobiling.

Great bass fishing ( 1 lb to 5 lb) from dock. Good walleye and northern when trolling shallows and sand bars

Quiet, calm, and weed free lake good for canoeing, kayaking, water skiing and recreational boating. Ultra clear and clean spring fed lake with a sandy bottom

Loons live here. You should see/hear adults and offspring every day/night in spring, summer, and fall.

Semi-private dock with 3000 lb covered boat lift.

Supplied with Old Town canoe and Lund 15' fishing boat. Outboard motor not supplied but available for rent at limited commercial locations

Property has multiple exterior video cameras and monitored interior house/ and garage security systems. Video systems include (24 hr X 365 day) exterior video surveillance and recording.

CAN SLEEP UP TO TEN PERSONS IN A LARGE FAMILY. THIS MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR 8, 9, OR 10 ADULTS EACH REQUIRING PRIVACY. BEST SUITED FOR 3 OR FEWER ADULT COUPLES. EXTRA CHARGES FOR MORE THAN SIX PERSONS. See bedrooms discussion in website AMENITIES section for further explanation/clarification.

Not fully handicap accesible: Most of the house is on one level. One step up at entrance. One step down between most of the house and just a portion of the living room. 10 steps down (or gentle sloped walked) to lake in front of house. The interior doors are generally 30 in. width. No ramps are provided. The lawn is gently sloped to the lake shore. Lake can be accessed from the lawn easily as well as the steps. The lake bottom is also gently sloped and ideal for teaching swimming and monitored child's play.

Docks: Guests have shared use of the dock, and access for use of one 3000 lb boat lift/canopy cover. Owner will access dock, 2nd lift, and store owners boat on one of the two lifts (1 of 2)

Owner may often not be present during a portion of guest stay. Guests do not have access to the owner's boat, the lift supporting owner's boat, the house basement, or the garage at any time. Owner retains access to the house basement, the garage, and one of two boat lifts on the dock at all times. Owner will store one boat on a lift (1 of the 2) at the dock. Guests will not use the owners boat or operate the owners lift at the dock. Owner may routinely access those areas. Owner will be considerate of time of day and guests needs if/when accessing the dock or the basement.

Exterior of house and all property have full recorded video surveillance at all times. Interior of house ground level and second floor upper level have extensive security sensors BUT DO NOT include ANY video cameras or audio receivers, except glass breakage sensors. The entire rest of the property has extensive security sensors but in addition includes extensive recorded video surveillance. Any access to the garage or basement will immediately initiate automatic notification of owner and recorded video surveillance. The house ground level and upper level security alarms will be disabled when guests are present. The garage security alarms may not be disabled unless owner or owner's family are present. If an alarm occurs not immediately after occupying the house, it is likely the garage system. If officials arrive to investigate an alarm, direct them to the garage, unless the alarm occurs promptly upon initially attempting to access the house for the first time.

More Details

Owner
John Swailes
Member since: 2011
Speaks english, spanish
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2018

About John Swailes

Nuclear Engineer. Retired naval officer. Retired Utility Executive. Working currently as a contractor and consultant. Under contract in New Orleans, LA presently. Reside in MD part time, and in MN part time.

Like to read, sail, swim, waterski, snow ski, hike, mountaineer, bicycle, canoe, XC ski, dabble in digital communications, and am a licensed amateur radio operator (HAM)

Own this cottage in MN on the lake, a Columbia, MD townhouse, and a condo in Solomons, MD on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay.

John Swailes purchased this cottage in 1992

Why John Swailes chose Backus

Lived on this lake every summer for 68 years. Family on this lake for 97 years. Love it summer or winter! My family owns the house next door to the north and the lot between the two houses.

My mother's father bought the property next door to the north after he returned from World War I about 1919 and then built the first house on this lake in 1921. The original rustic log cabin was replaced by the current next door house in 1946, right after World War II. My parents honeymooned at that home in 1947. I visited this lake for the first time in the summer of 1950 two weeks after I was born. I have been here numerous times in each year between then and now.

I bought the property next door, where my current home resides, in 1992. It was the fourth time that the property had been for sale since a small frame home had been built upon it in 1926 by an aging German bachelor who was also a master carpenter. The carpenter retired to this property in the late 1940's. I knew this gentleman very well. I hunted and fished with him and my grandfather, on and around, the lake. He owned the property and lived there until his death in 1965. He left the property to his cousin. The cousin eventually sold the property and a sequence of owners enjoyed the lake and that same original house until 1992. I bought the property in 1992 and modestly improved and remodeled the original house several times. That sequence of efforts evolved over years into the net very substantial upgrade that is this current home.

My grandfather passed away in 1962. My grandmother passed in 1988. My mother passed in 1992. My father passed in 2011.

The well kept property to the north remains today in the hands of my brothers. Between us three we have 9 children all of whom routinely visit and stay at our homes on Horseshoe Lake. My brothers and I have planned for and hope to pass these wonderful living spots along to our children. We are now well prepared to do so, when the time is right

What makes this cottage unique

Small lake. Pristine spring fed water. Low boating traffic on the lake as compared to White Fish Chain, Gull Lake, Ten Mile Lake, Leech Lake, Mille Lacs Lake, etc. More suitable for families in many ways. More suitable for children venturing out on their own. Better wake boarding and water skiing due to low wave height and quiet boating conditions. Many bays on the lake. Always a calm spot for trick skiing and wakeboarding acrobatics.

Generally good fishing. Great bass fishing. Good walleye fishing.

Grand Piano for group music and singing

Modest library of classic novels and literature. Please leave the books when you depart!

Great place to have children fish, swim, boat, and participate in recreation with water toys of various size and complexity. The lake has light traffic for much of the year and therefore overall hazards are less than a busy lake. The lake bottom at the cottage location is sandy with a gentle slope, so there is less likelihood of immediate full immersion other than by falling or jumping off of the dock. Children, pets, and most adults require lifejackets and continuous supervision to ensure their safety.

House was all new in 2013. Roomy open 3 bedroom and two bath cottage. Full laundry. Full living area with connected kitchen and dining spaces. Beautiful bright sunroom sitting area overlooking the lake and beach immediately in front of the house. Spaces flow comfortably together so no one is left out but there are lots of nooks for quiet reading or work. Thoughtfully designed and highly functional house with top quality commercial grade gourmet kitchen. Natural sunlight throughout with plentiful glass for view out to the lake as well as surrounding woodlands. Bedrooms have full closets and dressers. Master bedroom and en-suite bathroom. Sleeping loft has areas for children or adult guests. Spent almost four years designing and preparing to build this new home.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Backus

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No camper, motorhome, RV, or travel trailer! No campfires near the beach. No campfires near the house or the garage. Keep grills away from house
  • Must arrive after arrival time. Must depart before departure time. Changes only with prior owner permission. No exceptions!
  • Do not remove any book from the library to outside of the house. Leave all of owners books at the cottage upon your departure No party inside or out
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • mobile phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Tank
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • mini-fridge
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , 3/4 - No tub. Granite and Tile. Enter from central hallway
    Master Bath - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Ensuite. Wood, marble, and tile. XL tub and handspray
  • Master Bath with separate tub and shower. Guest bath is three quarter bath with shower only, and no tub. All granite and tile. Custom cabintry and fixtures. Heated floors. Please consider helping my staff, by removing any towels used in the bathrooms and any sheets and pillow cases from the beds used during your stay, just before you depart. Leave those used linens in the first floor laundry room. I do expect you to leave the house in same general state of cleanliness, as that in which you received it. However the remainder of all deeper and detailed cleaning and all linen washing will be done by my home help.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 large double bed , Walk-in closet and ensuite bath. Bath all marble and tile.
    Loft Sleeping Area - 3 single bed , Separable into two semi-private areas (2 twin & 1 twin)
    Sunroom/Kitchen - 1 sofa bed/futon , Full sized sleep sofa. No privacy. Use for families only
    Guest Bedroom - 1 double bed , 1 single bed , Marble and tiled guest bath access from hallway.
  • NOTE! There are ten spots where a body may sleep in a total of 7 beds. This property may NOT be suitable for 8, 9, or 10 adults (or may NOT be suitable for 4 couples), requiring reasonable privacy. Please note the arrangement of beds and bedrooms to ensure that these accommodations are appropriate for your larger group. Queen size Bed (1) in Master Bedroom with private bath. Guest Bedroom has one double bed and one twin bed. Sleeping loft: has three twin beds in two room, and kitchen/sunroom has a full size sleep sofa: Please consider helping my staff, by removing any towels used in the bathrooms and any sheets and pillow cases from the beds used during your stay, just before you depart. Leave those used linens in the first floor laundry room. I do expect you to leave the house in same general state of cleanliness, as that in which you received it. However the remainder of all deeper and detailed cleaning and all linen washing will be done by my home help.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • games - kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • video player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda / Loggia ...
  • conservatory
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Due to bed arrangements, this property may not be suitable for 8, 9, or 10 adults requiring privacy. This property may not be suitable for 4 couples. All adults, and in particular parents, are responsible for inspecting this particular property upon arrival and discussing with owner (509-521-1171) any issue that they encounter, so that the adult guests present, and all parents, maintain and exercise their responsibility to safeguard the health and welfare of themselves, their children, and their pets. Owner with prior discussion might permit guest to bring a pet. If so, then the renter assumes all responsibility for the health and safety of pet as well as total responsibility for any damage caused by the pet Security system includes onsite exterior video surveillance of property. Renter will not access the basement or garage. Owner will have full access to, and make use of, both (from road side) at all times. Owner will store and access owners boat on dock and (1 of 2) lifts.

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5

One of THE BEST!

  • 5 of 5

I regularly rent cabins for weekend getaways with the girls or friend gatherings. I have to say that this cabin is in the top three for me.

For starters, the kitchen is out of this world. The range is restaurant grade, gas. Separate, full freezer and fridge. It was fully stocked with all of your cooking needs. We had such fun cooking together in this exquisite kitchen. The view is pretty great too!

The master bathtub was heaven. Relaxing place to read a book with a glass of wine.

Beyond the kitchen and bathtub, this cabin has beautiful finishes, is clean, welcoming and a perfect place for three gals to cook, chat, play cards and solve the world’s problems.

We would love to stay again and again!

  • Review Submitted: 01/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Katie. Glad to hear that your party enjoyed my spot
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

This property is very well kept and you can tell that it was very thought out when built. It has a lot of character and a wonderful place to get away for some down time. I would love to visit this property again soon!

  • Review Submitted: 13/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely lake home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home on quiet lake. Sunsets on the lake were picture perfect, morning coffee listening to the loons, and fishing was awesome. We'll be back next year.

  • Review Submitted: 01/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house, Gorgeous lake

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying here during our daughter's wedding and visiting with family. It is a very nice home with an incredible kitchen. The view from the dining and family rooms is beautiful!

The large mouth bass fishing was great!

Would love to stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 23/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Had a wonderful weekend!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I decided to get out of the city for our one year anniversary and had a great time. The house is very nice and modern with an amazing kitchen, and we utilized the grill and fire pit to its fullest extent. We also had a great time canoeing out on Horseshoe Lake. We’ll definitely be returning!

  • Review Submitted: 14/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks again. Happy to have you with us for the weekend. Congratulations on your anniversary. I wish for the two of you that there may be many more equally happy in your shared future!
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Tranquil home and environment

  • 5 of 5

We can't speak highly enough of this marvelous lake retreat. From the relaxing Horseshoe Lake (even when frozen) to the hiking trail across the road, from the fully appointed kitchen to the spacious, beautiful interior, this place is hard to beat. Thank you, John, for making our stay once again complete. It was a pleasure to meet you, as well!

  • Review Submitted: 10/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Brainerd
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Backus
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Pine River
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
MN 87
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Salty Dog
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Ski Gull
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
At house
Nearest Point of Interest
The Swailes Cabin
Nearest Point of Interest
Paul Bunyan Trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Paul Bunyan Trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Walker Movie Theater
Nearest Point of Interest
Pine River Movie Theater
Nearest Point of Interest
Brainerd Movie Theater
Car: necessary

This beautiful cottage is available year around and was newly constructed in the spring of 2013. The cottage is exceeding well maintained. Interior is clean, uncluttered, and bright with natural light. New features added interior and exterior each year.

Supplied with Old Town Canoe and Lund 14' fishing boat. Outboard motor not supplied but available for rent at nearby commercial locations. Easier still, borrow or rent a motor and bring that one with you. 6 HP or less is preferred. Lake view accessible from dining room, kitchen, sunroom, and livingroom.. Piano for singing together. Fire ring in terraced area with table and chairs. Grill outside or inside. Picnic out while watching the kids swim and the sun set. Roast marshmellows. Walking trail through woods and ponds just behind house. Two miles distance to 80 miles of the Paul Bunyan and Heartland bicycle trails. Paul Bunyan Trail provides access to added 70 miles of Heartland Trail.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Backus

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2018
23 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$3,360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
1 Sep 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$230
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
9 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$2,016
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer 2018
22 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
AU$336
From
AU$403
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$2,016
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2018
20 Oct 2018 - 15 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$168
From
AU$202
Thu,Fri,Sat
AU$1,344
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday 1
16 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$269
From
AU$336
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,344
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Winter 2018
25 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$168
AU$1,075
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday 2 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
AU$269
From
AU$336
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,613
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2019
2 Jan 2019 - 4 Apr 2019
2 night minimum stay
AU$168
 
 
Spring 2019
5 Apr 2019 - 16 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
AU$168
AU$1,075
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer 2019
19 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
AU$269
From
AU$336
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,613
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 20 Sep 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$3,360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer 2019
21 Sep 2019 - 18 Oct 2019
3 night minimum stay
AU$336
From
AU$403
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$2,016
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2019
19 Oct 2019 - 22 Nov 2019
2 night minimum stay
AU$202
From
AU$269
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,344
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday 1
23 Nov 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
3 night minimum stay
AU$269
From
AU$336
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,344
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Winter 2019
1 Dec 2019 - 19 Dec 2019
2 night minimum stay
AU$168
AU$1,075
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday 2 2019
20 Dec 2019 - 4 Jan 2020
3 night minimum stay
AU$1,613
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2020
5 Jan 2020 - 2 Apr 2020
2 night minimum stay
AU$168
AU$1,075
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2020
3 Apr 2020 - 14 May 2020
2 night minimum stay
AU$168
AU$1,075
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer 2020
15 May 2020 - 5 Jun 2020
2 night minimum stay
AU$269
From
AU$336
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,613
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2020
6 Jun 2020 - 18 Sep 2020
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$3,360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$2,957
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection AU$79.29
cleaning added, if less than a six day rental AU$201.58
Pet Fee AU$134.39

All payments are technically non-refundable (last resort - see below). I work full time (plus some) and do not have an opportunity to do extensive marketing for a cancelled reservation. If there is a requirement to cancel, letting me know as much in advance as possible can be highly advantageous to both you and I.

If you must cancel a pre-paid reservation, I will first attempt to find a new date for you, Second, I will attempt to rent to others if you prefer that instead. If you agree to a new date, we will transfer the reservation payment to the new date. If I rent to others, and the rental income is equal to or greater than the agreed fee for your rental date I will then refund your paid fees in full. If the new rental income is less than your pre-paid fee then I will refund a fraction of your pre-paid fees.

A cleaning fee of $150 will be charged for stays of less than 6 days.

Weekly rentals only in late May - September. All weekly rentals will normally be Saturday to Saturday. I will occasionally rent by less than a week or other than Saturday to Saturday, if still open on short lead time. Ask, if interested.

Any pets, if permitted by owner, will require extra cleaning fee and at least the minimum guest insurance fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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