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PRIVATE, GORGEOUS, 1930'S LOG CABIN ON RUSH LAKE/WHITEFISH CHAIN

Nancy Thayer Haggerty

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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PRIVATE, GORGEOUS, 1930'S LOG CABIN ON RUSH LAKE/WHITEFISH CHAIN

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday cabin in Crosslake - 1930's ALL original LOG Cabin

Fantastic Privacy, Views And Charm From This Amazing Piece Of History

Sleeps approx 12 in 4 bedrooms with 3 & 1/2 bath and includes an additional sleeping loft for 3 well behaved kids or young adults! My family has owned this for nearly 50 years. Of the several hundred homes on the popular Whitefish Chain, there is only one other cabin that is in such original, untouched condition! Even the furniture is from the 1920s and 1930s. This cabin was the only cabin to be featured three times in the prestigious Crosslake Historical Log Home Tour since the tour began 20 years ago. Antiques, log chandeliers and bear rugs hanging from loft railings add to its amazing wonder. Nooks, crannies and cozy corners abound! Huge screened in porch (with antique birch bark canoe perched over the beams) ,... The porch comfortably seats 12 for dining, snoozing or schmoozing! And, a 12 ft x 60 ft long, huge deck runs the entire length of the cabin and also seats another 12 - 14 around a log table and gas fire pit. Huge sweeping lawn down to the lake and almost panoramic views from the bluff overlooking the islands across the water. State land adjoins this property so it feels as if you are miles from civilization but the town of Crosslake is only 4 miles away and you can walk 3/4 to the charming local pub! Pleas call me for additional pics and info. Nancy 973 670 1952

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Nancy Thayer Haggerty

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Grew up in St. Paul; my husband was born and raised on the east coast. We have retired here to the family cabin where I have been spending summers all my life. My folks bought this cabin almost 50 years ago! We spend winters in Palm Springs, play lots of golf and travel. We are blessed. I have no children so we are truely happy to be able to share this wondrous cabin with other families. This past summer of '14 was the first time we hep ave EVER rented it and we were so delighted with ALL the families who stayed here! Wonderful,wonderful families who loved it and took such good care of it!...most are planning a return visit in summer of 2015 so I sincerely believe we will book up early.

Nancy Thayer Haggerty purchased this cabin in 1965

This cabin has become a landmark on the chain as it is one of the few remaining original, untouched log cabins. Most everyone knows of it and many boats slow down in admiration as they pass by! It has been featured three different years at the Crosslake Historical Log Home Tour which was begun by my mother and our current neighbors who also have a wonderfully special home. 90% of the furnishings and decor are original and of the 1880 - 1930 antique period (minus, of corse, modern neccessities ie; beds, appliances and TVs). A wunderous step back in time! We think you'll just marvel as you will feel like you are back in the 1920s / 30s of 'Up North'...but still, the cabin is very comfortable and liveable .

This cabin and the grounds are unusually peaceful, private and serene. My husband and I were married on the lawn overlooking the lake 25 years ago. Could be used for a family wedding !? An amazing deck runs the entire length of the cabin and has French doors leading to it from almost every room in the cabin. The huge screened in porch makes for great entertaining and just hanging , talking eating, laughing and drinking late into the night!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

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Private, gorgeous, 1930's Log Cabin on Rush Lake/Whitefish Chain
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Private, gorgeous, 1930's Log Cabin on Rush Lake/Whitefish Chain
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Crosslake Brainerd Lakes
Plano, TX
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The best experience you will ever have in Northern MN!

  • 5 out of 5
Wow….this cabin is amazing!! We stayed there from July 26-August 2nd. The pictures do not do it justice on VRBO. The cabin is well decorated and very clean. The large deck and screened in porch was perfect for viewing the lake and visiting with family and friends. The deck even has a gas fired pit which added a nice touch as one sat outside in the evening listing to the loons call.
The backyard was beautiful and well landscaped with a lot of privacy and a very nice fire pit for roasting hotdogs and doing s’mores.
We used their bikes and canoe at the cabin almost every day. There is a nice sandbar a short canoe trip from the cabin for swimming where the water is about 2-3’ deep.
All in all a 5 star rating!!
The owner is super sweet and very professional making you feel like family.
  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Brainerd
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Golden Eagle, Preserve, Deacons, Grandview Classic
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
many

Rush Lake is one of 14 gorgeous lakes that create the Whitefish Chain. You'll have hundreds of miles of lake shore to enjoy! Canoe, pontoon, ski , fish, wine and dine!

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Photos

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cabin in Crosslake, Brainerd Lakes

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
summer HIGH season
13 Jun 2014 - 2 Sep 2014
7 night minimum stay
$6,385
for 7 nights
$6,385
$21,112
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
cleaning $150
Tax Rate 7.5%
Notes We would be happy to send you more pics and discuss this very special property! Please call me. We are very open and amenable to different dates and would love to find a long term and returning renters every year. We will be negotiable if you choose to for the whole summer? (July and Aug?)

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Crosslake in Brainerd Lakes

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 3 and 1/2 baths include: One private with huge master bedroom One private in basement (nice lower level) One to be shared between the two other bedrooms and One 1/2 bath off living room
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Huge master suite with private bath and french doors to deck
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , with 1/2 bath and french doors to deck
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , charming and cozy
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 bunk bed , lower level, private bath & entrance. King bed and bunk beds
  • 1 HUGE Private master suite with private bath and french doors to private deck, large flatscreen another 1 Large private Master in lower floor with King bed, private bath, private back entrance and huge flatscreen. 1 small bedroom with queen bed, french doors to private deck and killer views ...(all have great views)...needs to share shower but has small 1/2 bath. 1 smaller twin bed room
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Boat ...
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • water tubing
  • golf
  • tennis
  • rafting
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • hiking
Notes:
Although the cabin measures only about 2,400 feet, it feels much larger with lots of interesting nooks and crannies. Also, that number does not include the large screened in porch that measures another 300 square feet-ish and the long deck that runs the entire lenght of the cabin which is another 500 sq. feet -ish. LOTS OF LIVING SPACE!
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