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Very private Up North Lake Home. Good fishing,many attractions. Relax & have fun

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Akeley - Soli Bay House

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Lovely unique lake home on the edge of Soli Bay overlooking 11th Crow Wing Lake. Comfy 1,600 square feet of home away from home. Very private secluded location, wooded on both sides with no other properties visible. Located on Co 25 and only 1/2 mile to Hwy 34 and the Heartland State Trail for biking and hiking. Private short hiking trail around the bay. Or for a 10K, bike or hike the loop around the west half of 11th Crow Wing Lake.

Large bonfire area near the lake and another off the patio near the house. A large patio for sunning and picnicking right off the dining area. Large, open area down by lake and large fire pit for playing games, setting up tents, etc... Enjoy the hummingbirds when they come to the feeder.

Akeley is home to the popular Woodtick Musical summer theatre and there is an authentic German restaurant one mile away. Walker, MN (Leech Lake) to the east and Park Rapids to the west offer golf, movies, shopping and other activities. Only 40 minutes away from Itasca State Park.

Call us to find out more about early bird May and June discounts and Fall getaway RATES!

Keywords: House private secluded

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Sandy D
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
29 July, 2016
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What makes this house unique

Can't get any more of a private location than this! No neighbors in site. Enjoy the privacy. And, if and when, you want to get out and about...there is so much to do in the surrounding area. Golf, shop/antiques, theatres (live and movie), casino, numerous unique restaurants. Awesome trails for walking, running, biking.

Guestbook comments from the owner

These are comments via email we received from guests from Chicago:

Hi Sharon & Phil -

Thank you so much for the wonderful vacation lake house. It was far more than we expected. The backyard was just like being on some estate, and the inside was so homey and cute. I especially loved all the blankets here and there, and the view from the upstairs TV Room / loft.

I have to work on getting some of the kids to make the long trip again - but I am all for it. I will also recommend your place to anyone who asks me. It is a great house, lake, property, and town for a family getaway. If it helps, I can type words like these for others to see either into the website or wherever you like.
May 2008
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based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

Very private Up North Lake Home. Good fishing,many attractions. Relax & have fun
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 7 reviews

Great place to get away!

  • 4 of 5

This is a great place to get away from it all. It's very secluded from the neighbors. The home and yard are very spacious. It was great to have a gas grill as we ate all our meals at the cabin. The fire pit near the lake is also an added bonus. The lake is beautiful and quiet. Unfortunately, there is no swimming off the dock because of Lilly pads, but there is a paddle boat offered, so we took that out to the swimming pad. Sandy was easy to work with and responded quickly to any questions. Would definitely consider returning!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, secluded lake home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying at this lovely secluded home. We traveled with five adults, one toddler, and a dog, and enjoyed the lake, the deck and firepit. The house is set up well for a group, with plenty of sleeping areas and two bathrooms. We enjoyed dinner out in Akeley, Park Rapids and Walker. We'd recommend this to friends!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying in our lake home. We are so pleased you had a wonderful visit, and we hope to see you again. :-)
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Perfect 4th of July weekend!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property!! There were 3 adults and one child in our group. My Dad has been sick and said the weekend here helped him "heal". The house is beautiful as is the lake. We didn't have a boat but had a couple kayaks and a paddle board and it was perfect for us. We used the fire pit by the house each night and it was a perfect spot for smores! We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are so happy you stayed in our property; and had a wonderful vacation. Look forward to seeing you again. And, best wishes to your dad.
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Minneapolis, MN

peaceful & fun

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at this peaceful, secluded lake house. There are no neighbors in sight; and the lake setting is in the bay, so there is no wake or loud noisy motoring by this house. We enjoyed laying on the floating raft in the bay, and brought our boat to boat around and fish on Crow Wing 11. Good fishing lake. We also enjoyed many fires in both their firepits, and played games inside during one rainy day. What a great location and an overall peaceful, restful environment. We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN

WOW - what a wonderful pl...

  • 5 of 5

WOW - what a wonderful place to vacation! So much to do. We went paddleboating, swimming (great swimming raft in the bay off the lake), fishing, had campfires, grilled, and went biking on the trails. Thank you also for the games and movies in the house, great evening activities. We will absolutely be back again and again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wausau, WI

What a wonderful spot! W...

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful spot! We vacationed here last year. Saw baby loons floating with their mother and father on the lake. Fishing is great - caught several walleyes! We really enjoyed having a fire by the lake and just relaxing. It was so quiet and the sky is unbelievable. You can see millions of stars in this northern sky!

We are hoping to get back to northern MN and stay at this great place again this August!

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2008
  • Date of Stay: May 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So much to do in this area; if you desire to escape your private, relaxing get-away. Local town has a hometown live theatre event (WoodTick theatre). Many local eating, entertainment and recreation establishments nearby. Enjoy your stay, surroundings and time away from home!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Akeley, Minnesota

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Memorial Weekend
26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
July 4th
1 Jul 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £33 per night, per additional guest
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Memorial 2018
25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £33 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £115
Pet deposit -refundable £0

The $140 Pet fee is a $20/day fee for having a pet/dog during week rental. If you are not staying a full week, this fee with be prorated. This is a fee; per pet. There is also a $200 Pet Damage Deposit, due at rental payment timing; and refunded if checkout is clean/acceptable/no damage. There is a size restriction for Pets allowed. Please request information and approval from rental manager. Thank you.

Renters must pay 50% down 30 days prior to their stay (reservation will not be made or held until this payment is received. First to pay & sign agreement gets reservation. Remaining 50% is due a day before check-in; then check-in instructions are provided after final payment. PayPal payments please. Thank you.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Akeley, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - main floor - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - ground level - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - main floor - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - ground level - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - ground level - 2 Single Bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Futon in the family room. Sleeper in sofa in living room
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Large loft area to accommodate air mattresses or sleeping bags.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Very private setting, on a great lake (Walleye fishing), and many amenities nearby.

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