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5 Bedroom 1.5 acre peaceful lakefront home with pool table,pontoon- sleeps 20

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,288 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Peaceful Lakefront House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, game room/pool table(Sleeps 15-

Spacious lake home located on large private lot(nearly 2 acres) with 270 feet of shallow rock lined beach with a hard sandy bottom . This home has 5 bedrooms with 1 king, 4 queen and 5 single beds plus 1 queen sofa sleeper and several mattresses that can be set up from storage. 3 full bathrooms, 2 stone fireplaces, a large living room, game room, kitchen and washer/dryer on the main level. New dining table that seats 9-10. There is another finished area in the basement with additional sleeping. Recently remodeled with some modern improvements including new flooring throughout the entire main common area and master bed/bathroom. Enjoy expansive windows and large wrap around deck. In the front yard there is a basketball hoop, tetherball, swingset, and playhouse for children. We recently purchased a newer pontoon that is available to rent for an additional $750/week.

The house is conveniently located 10 miles east of Brainerd and 8 miles west of Garrison and also the famous Lake Mille Lacs walleye factory. The Brainerd lakes area is also known as Minnesotas resort capital and home to many championship golf courses. Portage Lake is one branch of the Crooked Lake chain with over 900 acres of clear water for boating, swimming and fishing. The property is available year around and is a great place for winter sports. There are many groomed biking, snowmobile, and cross country ski trails close by. Ice fishing is also popular with small villages of ice fishing houses springing up on the lakes when the lakes ice over.

Main floor:

Master Bedroom: 1 king-tv in room

small BR1: XL twin over queen handcrafted bunkbed

small BR2: XL twin over queen handcrafted bunkbed

Second floor:

large bedroom: queen plus twin bunks -

jack-n-jill full bath between the rooms

medium bedroom: queen plus twin sofa bed

Basement: 4 twin mattresses and TV

Game Room: queen sofa bed, pool table, brand new 70" tv, ping pong overlay for pool table, stone fireplace, game table, many board games and puzzles.

Outside: plenty of room for croquet, volleyball, badminton, whiffle ball, of which are included. Swingset is overlooking the VB net and lake and has 2 swings for many ages and one swing for infant. There is an outdoor firepit lakeside for hot dogs and smores! Two charcoal grills are provided with lighter fluid.

Hope to hear from you soon!

Keywords: House, pool table, lakeshore, ping pong table, pontoon boat, wrap around deck, private

More Details

Marjorie Safaie
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Marjorie Safaie

We are native Minnesotans who moved to California in 2003. I, Marjorie, grew up in neighboring Aitkin. Both my husband and I enjoyed the summers and the lakes of Minnesota and had both dreamed of owning a vacation property there someday. We have many family members and friends in Minnesota and this large home has been a wonderful place to gather.

Marjorie Safaie purchased this house in 2018

Why Marjorie Safaie chose Deerwood

We stayed here as an Airbnb for our own family in Summer 2017. We absolutely fell in love with everything about the property, and knew this was where our dream would become a reality. The home is amazing, the lot it sits on is private and peaceful, the lake is so close you can talk to those on the dock from the balcony!! Furthermore, we enjoy this area because of the water activities, huge property and lot for our family to spread out in while there, restaurants and activities nearby if we want to get out, great golfing nearby. And, only two hours to get to from the Minneapolis airport.

What makes this house unique

The resident loon and eagles on this lake never fail to inspire us. Our property is around 2 acres filled with oak and pine trees and in a rural ,peaceful setting. Now that we own this home, we have made a few additions so our family and all the kids and adults alike will enjoy it even more including a pool table with a ping pong table overlay. Hours of fun, if the lake itself isn't already enough!!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Deerwood in Bay Lake Township

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4288 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 first floor - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3-second level - Toilet , Bath with Shower , jack and jill bath between the two bedrooms
  • Each bathroom has a hair dryer, towels, shampoo/conditioner, body wash.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , twinXL over queen handcrafted bunkbed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , twinXL over queen handcrafted bunkbed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 queen bed, and an Ashley furniture twin over twin bunkbed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , one queen bed and a twin sleeper sofa
    game room - 1 Large Double Bed , one queen sleeper sofa
    walk-out lake front basement - 4 Single Bed , 4 twin beds
    Bedroom 1-Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi ...
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
newer 20 foot pontoon boat with 40 hp motor for rent- set up for fishing and tubing. you need to provide your own tube and fishing equipment. rent is $750/week. there will be a 3% convenience fee for all credit card payments.


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5 Bedroom 1.5 acre peaceful lakefront home with pool table,pontoon- sleeps 20
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

House is fabulous.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The house is fantastic. It cake stocked with items we usually has to purchase ourselves paper towels, napkins, toilet paper ect. The kitchen was stocked with appliances plenty of dishes for our party of 11. The kids loved the pool/ping pong table as well as the toys in the garage. Marjorie was wonderful to work with, answered questions usually within an hour.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was spacious and provided a very relaxing get away/family reunion for our family of 14!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect spot on a quiet lake! The pontoon made it the quintessential lake experience! Loved the wide open floor plan, wraparound deck and great driveway! Thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We appreciated Dave sharing his beautiful lake home with us! We had 5 adult sized people and 3 child sized kiddos sharing a very spacious home with room to easily accommodate more. We also rented the pontoon which accomplished our goal of fresh fish for supper. The home has a park like front yard and a lake shore just yards off the back deck! The owners and property managers were easy to work with and quick to respond to any questions that arose. We hope to be able to return and possibly explore the small towns and neat lil shops, but then again, we may just want to stay put and enjoy the serenity!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful, Spacious Home on a Quiet Lake

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family week at this lake home. The pictures don't do it enough justice. It is a very nice home and had plenty of pace to easily sleep our family of 10 (seven adults, three kids), and could have fit a few more without a problem. The yard is quite large, including a fire pit down by the lake, with firewood provided. The lake is fairly small and quiet, which I view as a plus, yet plenty large enough for tubing and water skiing. The fishing was great as well for bass and good size sunfish. Swimming was OK but not great off the dock, but there is a nice shallow sandy-bottom area to go to across the lake by the inlet from the other lake. We also like to jump off the boat in the middle of the lake, and the lake is plenty deep for that. We brought our own boat (note: the inlet into the lake is shallow but passable), but there is a pontoon for rent. David was excellent to work with, very responsive and helpful. We would definitely stay here again. We have rented several different lake homes in this area in recent years, and this was our favorite.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very enjoyable stay at this lakehome

  • 5 of 5

This lake home suited our needs perfectly! Very large and spacious home with air conditioning allowed us to feel right at home. Plenty of storage for groceries, seating for meals, open areas to relax, and parking for everyone. Really convenient location, the lake was beautiful, and with the wonderful pontoon, we enjoyed every minute. Loons, ducks, and a bald eagle visited daily. Large veranda out back was a favorite place for games and an Elvis entertainer. Best vacation, ever!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family celebration

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property July 2 - 9, 2011. We were celebrating an anniversary so our whole family was in

attendance (15). We had a wonderful time, everything was as expected. The rooms were very roomy, just as in the pictures. Large driveway to acccomodate all our cars. The weather was hot and humid all week, thats when the pontoon was really appreciated, the lake was warm and clear for swimming, and floating on water toys. Some enjoyed the area golf courses, we dined at the Lonsome Pine, very good food. We spent a lot of time on the beautiful deck, and cooked hot dogs on the grill on the fire pit, along with good ole smore's. We would recomend this property to anyone looking for a good time, with plenty of room. The owner was very helpful in answering any questions we had, and the best part

was it was not very far from the city.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2011
  • Date of Stay: July 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Car: necessary

So many things to do at our home, you never need to leave. Pool table, board games, books, croquet, basketball, boating, tubing, biking, hiking, large screen tv, cooking. But, we're also less than 30 minutes from so many towns and restaurants. Grand Casino for gambling, Ruttgers for finer dining and golf is less than 10 minutes, Green Lantern Bar and Grill is less than 5 minutes-they have a pool table also. Brainerd and Baxter are 20 minutes and have anything golf, restaurants, shopping.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Deerwood, Minnesota

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jun 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall Winter Spring
5 Sep 2018 - 31 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

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