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A Great Spot On A Great Lake (Gull Lake)

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday cabin in Nisswa - Casa O De Nisswa

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 8 Person Max, No Pets, No kids under 10

Nestled down Tall Timbers Trail on Gull Lake, this cute and cozy cabin is perfect for family and social gatherings. 3 Rooms have queen beds and the 4th has a full size bed and a set of bunk beds. It has a large open floor plan with full kitchen, eat-in counter, and a dining table for 8.

Full access to hammocks, hammerschlagen, floaties and water toys, but ski boat is not available to guests and we don't have an extra lift for your boat.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 March, 2016
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About Mike

Owned and operated by Mike and Lisa Ostenson who live and work in the Twin Cities.

Mike purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Mike chose Minnesota

It's the private, Up North getaway you've always dreamed of! It sits near the end of a dead end so it's quiet with no traffic or noise from the highway.

What makes this cabin unique

Walk directly out to the lake and bask in all Gull Lake has to offer!


based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

A Great Spot On A Great Lake (Gull Lake)
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Wonderful home on beautiful lake

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean and tidy, and obviously well taken care of. It's tucked back in a quiet development and has a large back deck to sit outside on and enjoy the lake, or to sit and do jigsaw puzzles, as my kids did! Easy to swim off of the dock and use the lakeside fire pit. Kitchen is fully equipped. Kids--and adults--spent many pleasant hours fishing off of the small bridge you cross over to enter the development. We also rented a pontoon boat for several days but kept it docked at the rental place. Used the boat to visit restaurants--Ernie's and zorbas were fun and good for kids. Enjoyed many days strolling around the cute shops in Nisswa, and visiting the coffeeshop and candy store in town. A lovely trip. Thanks for sharing your home!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We're glad you and your family enjoyed yourself, our cabin, and the wonderful Summer life Nisswa has to offer. Let us know if you'd like to rent again next year!
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Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

My brother and his family joined us for a great vacation on Gull Lake. This cabin was the perfect setting with it's picturesque view of the lake and it's beautiful decor. It was very clean and nicely furnished with ample towels, cookware and linens. We spent time on the dock watching the sunrise and set and feeding the ducks. The fire pit was a favorite gathering spot for smores each evening. There was ample room with four bedrooms, a large dining room and living room. The deck and hammock were perfect for relaxing. Can easily accommodate a group of 10 or more. The hosts were very helpful when my niece forgot a few of her things. It is located near Grandview Lodge where we paid a nominal fee to spent the day on their beach, in their water park and playing bingo. Perfect for kids. We played golf at the Pines and Preserve which were five minutes away. Dinner at Manhattan's was well worth the drive to see breathtaking sunsets. We rented a pontoon boat from Gull Lake Marina and docked at Prairie Bay and Ernie's for lunch. We could't have been happier and can't wait to go back next summer.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Lovely Home on Gull Lake

  • 5 of 5

This was a such great house for our family reunion. Very comfortable with all the amenities that you could want. We especially loved the fire pit. It was situated on a great park of the lake with super easy access to all the lake activities that you could want. It was also a quick and easy drive to the nearest, markets, bait shops, etc.

The property was exactly as pictured and described on Home away. You could tell that things were well maintained and the place was spotless.

The Owners were lovely and very accommodating. I highly recommend this a a great vacation spot!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great lot on a great lake

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was great. Nice open floor plan. Bedrooms located in all corners of the home is ideal. We were able to put the kids in the back bedrooms with the bunk beds. We only had one (minor) issue and the owner was extremely responsive in getting it resolved w/ in hours of notification. We really enjoyed being on Gull Lake. The cabin was spotless, lawn was clean. We used the firepit near the lake at night. We were able to swim off the dock during the day. The quick access to restaurants and resorts was very convenient for us. Golfing at Grandview, Dinner at Bar Harbor, coffee and shopping at the local stores in Nisswa - perfect.

We have been back 5+ times to this particular cabin and have enjoyed it each time! We have made this cabin a favorite tradition for our family.

5 stars.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review Rich! We're glad you love the cabin as much as we do!!
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Nearest Airport
140 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Bar Harbor, Zorbaz, Grandview Lodge
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
The Pines, Maddens, Craguns
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Car: recommended

Schaeffers Grocery store and Nisswa Spirits are just minutes away. You can be to The Pines in 5 minutes, and Grandview is directly across the Bay.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Nisswa, Brainerd Lakes

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5 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £205
Refundable Damage Deposit £410

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Nisswa, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • lake ...
  • town ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 walls of windows for lake views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Lake view
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Garden view with AC unit
    Bedroom 4 - 4 Single Bed , Bunk beds with garden view
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Fire pit, Dock, Hammerschlagen table, Bocce Ball

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