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Secluded Lake Cabin on 20 acres, Screen Porch, Shingobee Bay Leech, near Walker

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7), sits on 20 acres of privacy

Nestled in the woods, surrounded by pines lies a secluded 3 bedroom walkout cabin on Leech Lake, Shingobee Bay, four miles south of Walker, MN. A very private, plush, peaceful place and a great spot to fish, swim, relax, and soak up nature. Your next door neighbors are over 1/2 mile away on all sides. Our cabin sits nestled in the 20 acre woods, overlooking Shingobee bay.

Rest in the hammock, enjoy meals outdoors inside the screened in porch, dive off the swim raft, walk or bike down the tree lined roads or trails in the woods, kayak on the lake and watch the loons.

Go biking or snowmobiling on asphalt or groomed trails that lead into Walker and the Chippewa National Forest.

Fish Leech for walleye, muskie, pike, crappie, or sunfish; ask about the fish house. Great fishing right off the dock.

Bring your own boat or rent one in Walker. Kayak is available.

Bike to the asphalt Paul Bunyan Trail one mile from the cabin.

Sit by the campfire, make s'mores and watch the fireflies.

Hang out in the three season porch and listen to the wind.

The walkout cabin has a screened-in porch 11X20.

Picture windows line the lake.

A deck wraps the lake side and half the house.

Surrounded by lush gardens, tall pines and an assortment of hardwoods.

Lots of critters.

Cabin includes

Dock, washer/dryer, dishwasher, central air, fir place, Weber grill, water softener, 42” TV w/VCR and DVD, three bedrooms sleeps 7. It’s our families' happy place that we decided to share. Email or call with questions at the phone number below.

Keywords: Cabin/House/Leech Lake

More Details

Owner
Jonathan & Kate
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2017

Why Jonathan & Kate chose Minnesota

Our cabin in nestled in 20 acres of forest on Shingobee bay.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Walker in Shingobee

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 12x12 Main Floor
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 14x12 Main Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Walkout Level
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin Bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Cabin located on a dead-end scenic road. Paul Bunyan paved bike trail located 1 mile from property - great for hiking, biking, rollerblading and snowmobiling. http://www.paulbunyantrail.com 1.5 miles from North Country National Scenic Hiking Trail. http://northcountrytrail.org

Reviews

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Secluded Lake Cabin on 20 acres, Screen Porch, Shingobee Bay Leech, near Walker
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Location, Location, Location

  • 5 of 5

This property was the perfect location for our "Up North" getaway for a family of four (kids 11 and 13) . We even had space to accommodate a visit from grandma and grandpa for a couple of days.

The home itself had everything we needed. The kitchen is smaller but well-equipped. While we didn't cook big meals, we were able to bake and use the stovetop, sometimes with a little improvising, but we always got the job done. Highlights were the screened porch where we spent a great deal of time, and the basement which is more updated and stayed nice and cool.

We enjoyed the fire pit, the constant "visitors" to the bird feeders on the deck, as well as the flowers around the property. We even found fresh chives to put in our salad!

The real draw for this property, however is the location. Shingobee Bay is a great spot for swimming, boating, and presumably fishing (although we didn't fish on our trip). If you want a spot that is a little larger, you are moments by boat from Walker Bay and then on to other bays and the enormous Leech Lake. You can boat into Walker and dock to visit the cute shops and many dining options. Of course, you can drive, too, and it is just minutes to get there. This cabin sits on a very large secluded lot. The dock area (including floating dock) was perfect for swimming, tying up a float, or sitting in the deck chairs to read a book. The cabin is also very close to the Paul Bunyan bike trails.

The owners were very responsive and attentive during our stay. The next time we are headed "up north," their "Happy Place" will be ours again, too!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Shingobee Family Rwuniont

  • 5 of 5

This was our third time renting the cabin. We love Shingobee Bay, having spent a lot of family time there since the 1960s. The lake is beautiful. The bike trails are the best anywhere, right outside your door.

The cabin is extremely comfortable with a fire pit in the yard overlooking the lake. We made good use of the basement TV room for movies at night. Kitchen is fully equipped. Dock and swim platform are great for warm summer days.

Thank you so much.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Deb, Thank you for the very kind review. We appreciate your family visits to our home. Take care Jonathan
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5

It's that ideal place for family memories

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this cabin last summer also, and booked a second summer. We have been here in June both times. Growing up in MN, it's that ideal up north cabin for making memories with family. It has a nice longer driveway with the cabin tucked right into the woods of big pine and beautiful birch trees. The driveway is nice for smaller kids to go up and down on their bikes, and scooters and still have enough room for parking. There is a nice front and back yard for for dogs and kids to run around too. When you walk into the cabin there is a great porch for hanging out on summer nights, with a radio and a ceiling fan. Appliances work great. There is a lot of books, games and puzzles. My boys are 12 and twin boys that are 9 and they always end up playing out on the dock, jumping in the water and swimming. The water was about 77 degrees, warm enough for them! There is some steps to get down to the dock, but it's great exercise for my boys going up and down to the cabin. The dock is great to hang out and fish and watch the sun go down. You can catch some great size northern and walleye right off the dock! The bay is perfect for pulling kids on the boat tubing. If you have a boat there is a public landing very close, and then just drive your boat over to the cabin. The basement is another area we end up hanging out, really great for a rainy day to watch a movie, play games, etc. the basement is a walkout, which is really great for running in and out when you need something. There is air conditioning that works great for hot days, but the nights cool to 50-60 degrees and the lake winds are a great way to cool the cabin at night too.

If you wait to buy food, there is great little grocery store in walker! Walker is a fun town to walk around and check out the candy shops, ice cream and there is pizza place that has some great pizza! There is a pharmacy to. There is also a great park with a playground in walker, it also has a basketball court that my boys like.

The beds and linens are comfy and clean, the main bedroom upstairs has a big patio door that leads out to the deck, you look right into the woods when you lay in bed. You can have a cup of coffee on the deck, or have a family dinner. You can see the lake from the cabin through the trees.

We love that there is a washer and dryer, makes it so much easier with kids and not having to pack so much, because you can just wash and dry at the cabin.

Just a fun all around great family place to stay to get away!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the kind review! We're happy you enjoyed your stay and the surroundings of our cabin and everything the Walker area has to offer. ~Jonathan and Kate
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5

Great Stay! We'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 4 (and dog) arrived on Saturday and were thrilled with the location. It's just far enough from Walker to feel like you are in the "wilderness". The cabin was clean and had all the amenities of home. The owners have taken care to make sure you have what you need, from linens to games to the basics in the cabinets to cook a nice meal. And a great meal indeed was had, we caught 4 nice Walleye on the lake to pan fry in the cast-iron skillet! There is a trash compactor in the garage which came in handy. It was great to go for nice long walks and spot wildlife as the cabin is off a heavily forested road. We enjoyed the eagle pair that flew by the windows each morning, the loons who visited a few feet from the dock, the porcupine and deer who meandered through in the evenings and of course all the little birds who fed at the feeders. We enjoyed the Lucky Moose and Charlies, and downtown Walker is a few miles away and has a good sized grocery store and several cute shops. Reeds was the place to go for all your fishing gear and licenses. The only issue that I can say we had was with the key that was left not working, but we were able to use the garage door opener to get in and out easily. Thoroughly enjoyed the trip and will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Garden City, Kansas USA
5

Secluded and Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the most quiet peaceful places we have stayed in a long time. Fishing right off the dock provided good meals of fish fillets. There are some huge fish right around the dock that tore up my line. Enjoyed the farmers markets especially the fresh blueberries and sweet corn. The cabin is homey and relaxing and the fire pit provided some fun nights. We would definitely recommend this place if you want to get away from it all. Thank you for letting us share your fine home we really enjoyed it.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review. We're very happy your family enjoyed our house and the Walker community. Thank you, Jonathan & Kate
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Minneapolis
5

As good as you think

  • 5 of 5

This place is as good as you think it is when you read the listing. We had a great week on the lake with boating, fishing, loon-listening (yes, that is a thing) and just relaxing. We especially loved the screened porch and the privacy of the location. Next time we will bring our bikes since there's a trail connection close by. Boat launch is close by, and I highly recommend the new BBQ place in Walker.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thousand Thanks for the great review. We're so happy you enjoyed our place and all Leech Lake has to offer. Hope you come back next year!! Thank you, Jonathan & Kate
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Location

Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Walker MN
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Charlies
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Walker or Agency Bay

Ride bike to Paul Bunyan Trail (1 mile from property.

1000 miles of groomed snowmobile trails.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Walker, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
1 May 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,654
for 7 nights
£1,654
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
10 Sep 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£885
for 4 nights
From
£192
£1,423
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,654
for 7 nights
£1,654
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £115.41
Refundable Damage Deposit £384.7

We prefer our guests to pay via check to us directly. Thank you

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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