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Beautiful 5000 Sq Ft Lake Home on Quiet Lake in Alexandria

Bedrooms 6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10-15)

Welcome to the McCabe Cabin on Lake Henry. We call it a cabin, but with 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and over 5000 square feet it really is more of a lake home. Whether you are looking for a place large enough to have a family reunion or someplace intimate enough for a small gathering the McCabe Cabin is the perfect choice.

We started renting it out to friends and family in the summer of 2008 and had such a positive response that we have decided to expand it to off season and more specialized rentals such as scrap booking. Check out the photos and the description in the following pages and contact us if you have any further questions. Thanks for your interest.

Keywords: Lake Home

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
9 August, 2017

Why The Owner chose Minnesota

We purchased this home in 2005 and have not been able to use it as much as we had hoped so we decided to rent it out during the weeks that we are not there. It's located on a quiet lake within walking distance of downtown Alexandria MN.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Alexandria in Douglas County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Main Level Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Lower Level - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Upstairs lakeview - 1 Single Bed
    Upstairs front - 2 Single Bed
    Main Level Lake View - 1 Single Bed
    Lower Level Pink Room - 1 Large Double Bed
    Lower Level Purple Room - 1 Large Double Bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Large Double Bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 16 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(73 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful 5000 Sq Ft Lake Home on Quiet Lake in Alexandria
average rating of 4.9863014 based on 73 reviews

Pictures on the website do not do this place justice

  • 5 of 5

The minute we walked up the front walk I was falling in love with the cabin charm, but when we walked through the front door, my expectations were exceeded. I was worried that the property might be a little too suburban since it wasn't actually "Up North" as we were looking for the up north feel for our family vacation.

As soon as you walk in the front door, you are greeted with a beautiful home and awesome views of the beautifully landscaped backyard, patios and lake view. The whole back of the house has doors & windows open to the views. The back yard is surrounded by trees on both sides, so it feels very private while being in a quiet neighborhood and just a few minutes away from town, with access to restaurants, shops & retail stores. Make sure you go to the Northwoods Cafe for breakfast or lunch. we went there twice during the week as it was so reasonably priced and the food & service was great!! One of the best breakfasts I have ever had!!

We took full advantage of the dock, kayaks, canoe & pontoon. We fished every day and caught tons of crappie & perch & also caught some sunnies, bass & walleye. This place is so relaxing & there was something for everyone in our group of 14. We really enjoyed the patios and enjoyed multiple family bonfires throughout the week with plenty of outdoor seating for everyone.

Mickey was very responsive as we did contact him with a couple of things during the week. This place had everything & they did provide a list of things they have but I would like to see the owners put together a more comprehensive list of all the amenity items, such as games, personal care items (eg: hair dryers, beach towels) It makes it easier to plan what to pack without having to keep asking the owners as you think of things. I would highly recommend this place if these are the things you are looking for in a vacation cabin.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home on a gorgeous lake!

  • 5 of 5

We greatly enjoyed both the indoors and outdoors with our family. The beach was perfect for our two little ones, and we loved taking the pontoon, kayaks, and paddle board out on the lake. We enjoyed watching the bald eagles and many creatures around. The trail was close for running, too. The owner was very easy to work with and accommodating. Thank you for a great time!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, felt secluded even though in town. Amenities were so appreciated.

  • 4 of 5

Family memories were made. There was room for everyone and also spaces to have some alone time. Beach was nice and sandy and the little ones enjoyed playing in the sand. Amenities were so appreciated...went kyaking, biking, swimming, floating and pontooning. Kitchen accommodations were excellent. Would definitely do it again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5


  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home!

  • 5 of 5

Close to town, great fishing, tubing and kayaking lake. Great home with plenty of space and things to do.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Girl's Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time! Cabin was very clean and lots of amenities. This was our 3rd time at this cabin!

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We are located just across the lake from the main snowmobile trail in the area. It allows you to access over 600 miles of groomed trails.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Alexandria, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Not Summer
9 Sep 2017 - 26 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
29 May 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 13 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Additional Guest Fee £19.42 per person per night
Damage Deposit £233.04

Deposit due within 2 weeks of reserving dates. Rental payment due in full 45 days prior to check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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