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Tranquility at Last! Located on a private lake, 2 acres, 200 ft of lake shore.

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Our home is a 3 bedroom plus den, 2 bath home located on Heart Lake in northern Minnesota, just 5 minutes away from the headwaters of the Mississippi River. This majestic home sits on 2 acres of land with 200 ft of lakeshore that will provide the perfect environment to unwind and enjoy your vacation. Our home has high cathedral ceilings in the living room, kitchen and dinning area with many windows to provide a great view of the lake and surrounding outdoors.  

A private and quiet, secluded lake with great bass, northern pike, crappie and sunny fishing (you can catch keepers right off the dock). Take in the beautiful sunsets serenaded by the loons at dusk; watch the deer feed in the yard mornings and evenings. Listen to the birds sing in the morning and the frogs croaking at dusk. (get the picture?).

There are plenty of indoor activities too; movies, board games, puzzles, coloring books and crayons, cards, cribbage, chess. poker, Chinese checkers. After the daily activities sit around a crackling fire burning in the large stone fire pit. Cook burgers and hot dogs on the swing-out grill (don't forget the marshmallows). Relax in the 2 person Jacuzzi tub upstairs in the master bedroom suite.

Or just take a blanket to lay on and gaze at the stars.

This place is about relaxing while being as active as you want to be. Play horseshoes, croquet, badminton or volleyball ( games supplied). Hike or pick wild raspberries. Enjoy water sports like jet skiing, water skiing, boating or fishing. Take the paddle boat or canoe out for a ride ( both provided). Take the kids to Itasca State Park for a bike ride. Go golfing at nearby golf courses, horseback riding, four-wheeling or just take a hike in the woods on one of the many trails around the property. 

Take a siesta under the trees, sketch a loon and her babies in tow or take a walk in a winter wonderland. Relax, enjoy yourselves and forget about the rest of the world for awhile. Come stay at Heart lake for an experience you won't soon forget.

Keywords: House, home, lake

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Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2018

About Jacqueline

The property was purchased in 1988 and there were many years spent coming every weekend all summer camping in tents, then a camper bus and then to a small mobile home. In 2000 we started work on building the home from the ground up with the help of all the children. The home is a labor of love. Over the years we have continued to make improvements on the home and landscape to get it where it is today. In the spring and fall I still come home to enjoy the peace and quite that only the Minnesota north woods can bring.

Jacqueline purchased this house in 1988

Why Jacqueline chose Park Rapids

We have lived and traveled in many different states. When I started to look where we wanted a vacation spot I just kept coming back to northern Minnesota. There is so much variety, with the four seasons and all the lakes. Most of all the sound of the loons call on the lake on a summer night while sitting around the camp fire with friends and family.

What makes this house unique

The home is on a 220 acre private lake and very secluded with only 16 homes around the lake.

Private boat landing. The fishing is excellent.

Hiking trails nearby.

Adjacent to state snowmobile trail.

Itasca State park (headwaters of the Mississippi River) 3 miles away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Fishing was great we didn't catch this many near LaCrosse ont the mighty Mississippi! Facility is great for a family "of all ages" 60 years & down to 2 years of age
Aug 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Park Rapids in Rice Township

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Pontoon can be added for 450.00 for the week, 150.00 weekend and 300.00 up to 4 days. When booking indicate so and fee will be added.
  • This is a no smoking home. Containers set up out side and around yard.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - Toilet , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , downstairs bath shower is wheelchair accessable
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Loft + Den - 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Master bed room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Queen bed downstairs - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 1 Bunk Bed , There is also a double size air mattress
  • King size beds (1) Master suite upstairs sleeps 2 guests, Queen size Beds (1) Downstairs bedroom sleeps 2 guests. Single size air mattress with sheets in closet. 2 single Beds in loft area sleeps 2 guests., 1 Pack n Play  stored in loft. Sofa (1) Sleeping couch TV game room(optional). Bunk Bed Top single bottom double (1) Twin bed Downstairs bedroom sleeps 4 guests.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi ...
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Tranquility at Last! Located on a private lake, 2 acres, 200 ft of lake shore.
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 57 reviews

Great weekend!!

  • 5 of 5

The property was awesome!! The space was perfect for the amount of men we had and the yard was even better! All the amenities included made it so that we never once found ourselves with nothing to do. Thank you so very much!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful stay. The house was immaculate and welcoming.

The boys loved the loft area and claimed it immediately. We especially enjoyed the

quiet and privacy of the lake home. We were also on a quest to see the headwaters

of the Mississippi and we were only a couple of miles away from Itasca state park – North entrance.

Great trip for us. Hopefully see you again next year.


  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and comfortable property

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I really enjoyed our stay! The owners were very easy to communicate with and everything was as expected. The cabin was comfortable and had everything we needed. Great setup for a group with plenty of rooms and places to sleep. I don't think the pictures do it justice - the cabin and surrounding lot were beautiful and we loved being there during the fall to enjoy the trees changing colors. We would definitely stay here again for future getaways!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely cabin, lovely atmosphere!

  • 5 of 5

Regardless of our crummy-weather-weekend, my brothers and I had a great time staying at "Tranquility at Last!" Jaqueline was always working with us to make our experience the best AND it was! The living room/kitchen is very open and it was awesome to have such a large space for all of us to hang out around without feeling cramped. The rooms are well set up, comfortable, and big enough for bigger groups. And of course, I can't forget the best part: THE OUTSIDE! There's so much to do outside with plenty of deck space and yard to roam around, play games, or do whatever. Awesome, wonderful stay and we might even be heading back into the great wilderness to spend more time at this cabin. Loved it.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place and very relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We had a girls getaway and loved our time here! Plenty of room, lots of different sleeping areas, sitting areas, and the kitchen was great to use! The lake water was very clear and the lillypads made us feel like we were in a painting. Very beautiful and secluded. None of us had cell phone reception (which was actually really awesome), but there was a landline that we used to to check in on one friend who was arriving late to make sure she was finding her way. For those of us with iphones we could hook up to the wifi and send imessages, but we didn't really use our phones/internet that much which was so relaxing and fun! Very cute place. Would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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45th anniversary celebration

  • 5 of 5

We loved the quiet and privacy of this beautiful property. The house was clean comfortable and a lot more than my husband and I needed, but we really enjoyed it. It would have been great to include our daughter, son in law and 3 grandchildren. Maybe next time.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Itasca State Park
Itasca State Park
Lobo's Bar & Grille
Great place for good burgers and news from the locals.
Rock Creek General Store Inc
Becida Bar & Grill
great dinning and full menu
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Bemidji Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Lobo's Bar and grill
Nearest Golf
27 Miles
Park Rapids
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
State Highway 200
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Becida Bar and grill
Nearest Ski
40 Miles

The property is located just off a state snowmobile/ATV trail adjacent to Itasca State park.

Itasca State park Headwaters to the Mississippi just 2 1/2 miles away.

Excellent hunting area with state an county land close by.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Park Rapids, USA

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £56.62
Pet Fee £26.42
Refundable Damage Deposit £301.96

400.00 Damage and booking deposit due to confirm reservation. All payment due 45 days prior to check-in.
If booking less than 45 days prior to check-in payment due in full at the time of booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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