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Bay Lake * Lakeside Family Cabin * Relaxing Park Like Setting * 2BR/1BTH

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,564 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Lakeside Cabin On Bay Lake Near Deerwood, MN

Enjoy your family or friends getaway on beautiful Bay Lake in central Minnesota, near Deerwood. *** Weekly rentals only during peak season! Weekend rentals considered when request is within 30 days of arrival dates with a 3 night minimum stay @ $225/night ***

This two bedroom, open floor plan, one level lake home (1564 Sq Ft) has all the comforts of home. Sleeps a maximum of six guests in two private bedrooms: Bedroom #1 has a queen bed and a twin bed and bedroom #2 has a double bed and a twin bed. One full bathroom with a shower. All rooms are carpeted, except the bathroom and kitchen. Amenities include bedding and towels, a washer & dryer, an eat in kitchen fully stocked with cookware and dishes, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, crock pot, electric griddle, air popcorn popper, hand mixer and toaster. Spacious living room and a separate family/sunroom with a gas fireplace. Sorry – No Pets or smoking allowed!

Relax and enjoy the lake view from the deck that overlooks a large level yard for family games and fun. A picnic table and a charcoal grill is provided. The yard is sprayed for mosquitos and ticks, which helps to make enjoyable evenings for bon fires around the lakeside fire pit. A private dock is provided to tie off your boat, for swimming and for sitting and watching the world go by. The driveway has space for boat/trailer parking.

Bay Lake is in the heart of the Brainerd lakes area and is a 2,435 acre lake filled with bays, points and islands and is one of the top bass fishing lakes in Minnesota - Remember to pack your favorite lures and poles. Anchor your boat and enjoy the public beach on the back side of Church Island and/or explore the island consisting of over 60 acres and home to Bay Lake Camp.

Suggestions to bring: food and drinks, storage containers for left overs, dish, hand & laundry soap, shampoo/personal toiletries, beach towels, sun screen, life jackets, water toys, CDs, DVDs, fishing equipment, insect spray, picnic items (napkins, paperplates, plastic silverware), charcoal and firewood.

You and your quests will have an enjoyable stay in this well maintained home - peaceful setting and definitely not your typical dingy cabin. You will not be disappointed as we take great pride in providing a setting for fun summer memories! Please feel free to email with questions or additional pictures.

Keywords: Bay Lake, Cabin, Bay Lake Camp, Church Island, Ruttgers, Golf, Girls Weekend, Reunions, Lonesome Pine, Deerwood, Lake Front, Dock, Sunsets, Garrison, Casino, White Hawk, Heartland Hockey Camp, Cuyuna County State Recreation Area, Paul Bunyan, Brainerd International Raceway, Mille Lacs, Brainerd, Aitkin, Crosby

More Details

Owner
Teresa and Matt
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 October, 2017

About Teresa and Matt

Our family has enjoyed vacationing on Bay Lake for over 70 years - 6 generations. We have made many memories and many friends here in the area. Our Bay Lake friends have become our second family.

Teresa and Matt purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Teresa and Matt chose Minnesota

After spending many, many years at Woodland Beach Resort on the lake, we could not pass up the opportunity to own a lake front home on Bay Lake in 2014. We are looking forward to making many more Bay Lake memories with family and friends for years to come.

What makes this cabin unique

The public access for boat launching is just 6 miles away. Need to rent a boat? Bay Lake Marine (located next to the public access launch) and Hanson's Sports offer affordable rentals. Bay Lake Camp/Church Island pontoon shuttle is available at 16257 Brighton Point Road, about a 7 mile drive. Take the pontoon shuttle to the island and enjoy outdoor church services, open to the public, held each Sunday Memorial Day - Labor Day. Shuttle starts running at 9:30am.

The Brainerd Lakes area offers something for everyone: Heartland Hockey camp is just 6 miles away. Mille Lacs Lake, Minnesota’s premier Walleye factory, is a short 10 minute drive and also 20 minutes from Mille Lacs Grand Casino. A variety of golf courses, tennis courts, restaurants, movies, antique shops, amusement parks, miniature golf courses, museums, and shopping are all a short drive away. Enjoy the world class 25-mile mountain bike trails, covering 800 acres in the Cuyuna’s County State Recreation Area near Crosby. Other activities in the Cuyuna’s County State Recreation Area include scuba diving and fishing for Rainbow and Brook Trout. Into auto racing? Brainerd International Raceway is just 30 minutes away. Take a short 1 1/2 hour drive to Duluth on Lake Superior to see the large iron ore boats come in on the ship canal and tour the famous lighthouses of Two Harbors and Split Rock.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed our stay at the cabin. We found the cabin as advertised. Very clean, great view and the porch was excellent. We had everything we needed for our stay.
Jun 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Bay Lake in Bay Lake Township

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1564 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Located in hall of main floor between the two bedrooms
  • Newly remodeled bath. Bath towels provided for six guests. Soft water.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Ceiling Fan, Closet, Dresser and Nightstand - New Carpeting.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Ceiling Fan, Closet, Dresser and Nightstand - New Carpeting.
  • Bed Linens, blankets and Pillows provided for beds - up to six guests. Queen size Bed (1), Double Bed (1), Twin Beds (2). Bedrooms have new carpet, a closet, dresser, nightstand, alarm clock and ceiling fan.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Private Dock, Fish Cleaning Table, Large Level Front Yard, Charcoal Grill, Picnic Table, Ceiling Fans (4), Portable Fans (3), Soft Water, Hair Dryer, Alarm Clocks, Board Games and Playing Cards. **Garage and Sheds on property are not accessible to renters**

Reviews

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Bay Lake * Lakeside Family Cabin * Relaxing Park Like Setting * 2BR/1BTH
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 24 reviews
5

Perfect, clean and great location!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place to unplug and enjoy nature. We loved the spacious home with a sun room that fit a queen air mattress for the teens to sleep 'outside'. Spent a lot of time on the lake with local affordable boat rentals. Spent time at the local resort - Rutger's for dinner and the Lonesome Pine is also a great dinner out. Took a trip to Crosby for amazing state parks, biking and more fishing. Nights were spent by the fire or playing one of the many board games at the house. Having a washer dryer was a big plus along with a fully functioning kitchen, just bring your spices for cooking. Overall, wonderful, peaceful and memorable vacation for the family. Might do this as a couples trip next year! Thank you for sharing your lovely home!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a relaxing and memorable family vacation. Yes, there is so much to do around the Brainerd Lakes area. The Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area has become very popular (trout fishing, boating, kayaking and mountain biking). Hope to see you back next year!
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5

Perfect Family Get-a-way

  • 5 of 5

The owners of this rental are wonderful. They worked with us when we had trouble figuring out the VRBO site and were very prompt with getting our deposit back. The cabin is clean and spacious. It has everything you need. My husband and I loved sitting out on the deck every morning enjoying the lake view and a great cup of coffee. The cabin is only a short way from town - so if you need anything you can get it. The lake is right there! The lake is just the right size. My boys loved skiing and tubing and we caught our limit in bluegill and enjoyed catching rock bass and small mouth bass too. My husband enjoyed relaxing in the hammock. The owners sprayed for ticks and mosquitos (so awesome!) so you can enjoy a fire without getting eaten alive. Thank you for helping us make such wonderful family memories!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you and your family had a great stay and an enjoyable time on Bay Lake. Bay Lake is a great lake for tubing and skiing. Glad you enjoyed the deck - We agree it's a great spot for enjoying your morning coffee. We hope to see you back for another vacation in the Brainerd Lakes area.
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5

4th of July 2017 on Bay Lake

  • 5 of 5

We all enjoyed our stay at this wonderful spot on Bay Lake. The place is very well kept and has some nice updates too. I would stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you were able to reconnect with family and friends over the July 4th holiday. Bay Lake is a great place to spend the July 4th weekend - great fireworks. We look forward to having you back for a return visit to the Bay Lake area.
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5

Great cabin, everything was as depicted or better.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay. We're glad you enjoyed your second year on Bay lake.
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5

Absolutely perfect

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for a fishing trip with my dad and two sons, and it was perfect for us. Everything went smoothly and was as represented. Thanks for letting us stay there. I would recommend staying there to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you were able to make some wonderful father son memories. Bay Lake is a great place for family memories. Our family has had over 70 years of memories on Bay Lake.
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Plainview, Minnesota
5

Wonderful getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

We completely enjoyed our stay at Bay Lake. The fishing was great right off the dock and the rest of the lake is wonderful as well. We spent part of a day just cruising around and stopping to fish here and there. We enjoyed a campfire and smores one night and the lake was just like glass. The home was very comfortable and the kitchen was well stocked with everything you may need. If you want to use the dishwasher or washing machine, bring your own soap!! We forgot, but picked some up when we visited Brainerd, Baxter, Nisswa, Garrison and Crosby the day it was off and on rainy. Crosby was having their summerfest so we enjoyed walking around to all the crafters, etc. while the boys fished!! There is a great binder full of information about the home and the areas surrounding Deerwood that the owner has put together. That was useful! Everyone had a great time and as with any vacation or getaway, it wasn't long enough and went way too fast! Thank you for the use of your wonderful vacation home! We will definitely keep this spot in our catalog of "will/would visit again"!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So many cute, unique shops in the towns mentioned. It's always our rainy day activity too! The neighbors have lily pads off their shoreline - Makes for great bass fishing off the dock! Glad you enjoyed your time. Agreed - there is never enough time spent at the lake - looking forward to having you back.
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Brainerd Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.2 Miles
Lonesome Pine (Restaurant)
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Public Boat Launch
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Ruttgers
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 18
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Zigs
Car: recommended

Bay Lake Church Camp, Heatland Hockey Camp, Cuyuna’s Country State Recreation Area, Paul Bunyan Land, Paul Bunyan Trail, Northland Arboretum, Water Parks, Brainerd International Raceway, Mille Lacs Grand Casino, Geocaching

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Bay Lake, 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
 
Fall Rates
5 Sep 2017 - 11 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£453
for 3 nights
From
£151
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,057
for 7 nights
£1,057
£4,152
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £377.45

Weekly rentals only during peak season! (minimum stay of 6 nights with change over day on Saturday)
*** Weekend rentals considered when request is within 30 days of arrival date with a 3 night minimum stay @ $225/night *** Weekend rentals will require payment in full at time of reservation ***

*** Preferred methods of payment are Check, eCheck and PayPal ***

Check-in 4pm Check-out 11am (The cleaning company needs 4-5 hours to clean for the next arrivals).

50% due at time of reservation (Includes $500 deposit). Balance due 45 days before arrival.
Cancellation Policy Prior to the Check-in Date: If Guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation, total monies (rental fee + deposit) will be refunded as follows:
100% if cancelled 60 days prior to the Check-in Date
50% if cancelled less than 60 days of Check-in Date

Note: Until reservation is confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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