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Year Round Retreat On The Private And Scenic Gull River.

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 6-8

All the comforts of home in an idyllic and private setting on 2 acres only a few miles from Championship Golf, Snow Mobile Trails, Brainerd International Raceway, the Paul Bunyan Bike Trail, Shopping, and miles of access to the Gull and Crow Ring Rivers.

Main Level is amazing!

Master with King Sleigh Bed.

Bathroom with walk in shower and washer/dryer.

Large Living/Kitchen area with great views of the Gull River. A wood burning stove, Internet, Direct TV, phone. Kitchen and Dining is fully equipped for a group of 6-12. Cooks will love it!

Beautiful pine and river rock throughout the home and an amazing vaulted three season porch with bar, fireplace, 100 foot wrap around deck. There is indoor and outdoor dining with several conversation areas. Very quiet and peaceful with the call of the loons, stars galore and bass jumping in front of the dock.

The downstairs has a full bath with Jacuzzi tub, family Room, fireplace, Direct TV and two bedrooms. Walk out from the downstairs to the river and fish from your dock

More Details

Vicki Selmecki
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

About Vicki Selmecki

Jim and Vicki have been vacation rental guests for the past 15 years throughout the US and Europe. We have been in many beautiful homes, cabins and apartments and now we have the opportunity to share our Lake Home. You will enjoy the best that the Northwoods of Minnesota has to offer.

Vicki Selmecki purchased this house in 2015

Why Vicki Selmecki chose Brainerd Lakes

This is the epitome of "getting away from it all" with the benefit of having major shopping , sight seeing, hiking, bike and snow mobile trails, world class dining, golfing and fishing within 6 miles of our home. But why would you want to leave the river?


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Brainerd in Crow Wing County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Also has Washer and Dryer on Main Level
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
  • Main Level Bath has walk in shower. Downstairs bath has jacuzzi tub
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Downstairs River Side - 1 Large Double Bed
    Downstairs - 2 Single Bed , XL Twins
  • Master Bedroom on Main Level has King Size Sleigh Bed 1 Queen in the Downstairs Bedroom 2 XL Twins in Downstairs Bedroom 1 Sleeper Sofa or Blow up Bed in Downstairs Living Room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Year Round Retreat On The Private And Scenic Gull River.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews


  • 5 of 5

It was a memorable experience for all of us..My wife, kids & friends really enjoyed the stay...!Wonderful cabin to relax, beautiful Lake view, very clean and very peaceful atomosphere . Would love to stay again & again....

  • Review Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful Gilbert! Thank you for taking such great care of our cabin! We hope to see you again!
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This was a wonderfully welcoming spot with a lovely view

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have been happier with our stay. There was plenty of living space for all of us, the deck was fabulous and the kitchen fully stocked. I loved that the fireplace and fire pit were all ready to light. We had such fun watching the many birds that seem to live there. We'd love to come back again. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Stephanie! We look forward to your next stay....it's lovely all year round!
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  • 5 of 5

We had a great time - everything was perfect!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We rented this cabin for a 3-week stay in the Brainerd area, and it was fantastic! Very clean, spacious, and well-maintained with a beautiful view of the river. Vicki was so friendly, as was Paul (the manager). I highly recommend this property for either a short or long-term stay!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Rosie, it was a pleasure working with you! We hope to see you back! Vicki
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Donna and Deb - Rochester MN

  • 5 of 5

GIRLS WEEKEND / STRESS RELIEVER! A friend and I booked a long weekend to get away from the stress of everyday life. This gorgeous home is tucked away on a very quiet road. When we arrived the only thing we heard were birds chirping and a squirrel in the leaves. We opened the door and saw the view....it felt like heaven on Earth. The home has everything a person needs plus more. The three season porch is absolutely beautiful and we spent a lot of time on the deck - coffee and cocktails. During the day we went to the unique shops in Nisswa and also went to ZorbaZ restaurant on Gull Lake.... always enjoy that atmosphere. Even though it was a last-minute trip, we were fortunate enough to enjoy the peak fall colors - absolutely gorgeous! Each evening was spent at the house watching the beautiful colors in the sky. We feel very grateful to have had the time to enjoy this beautiful home and setting!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Donna and Deb, we are so happy you enjoyed your long weekend! We also love the peace and quiet as well as all the great shops and amenities that the Brainerd area has to offer. And thank you for taking such great care of our cabin!
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The Gull River Retreat was Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The Gull River Retreat was Beautiful. A Wonderful place to stay. We had all the comforts of home with a awesome view of the river. It's a home away from home. We all didn't want to leave. I'd never been to Minnesota now I know I will come back. Thank you Vicki for offering a great home for folks to stay in sure beats the alternative of a boring hotel. We will definitely come back and stay again someday. We had a wonderful time.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Legacy on Gull Lake (Maddens)
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
The Classic
Car: necessary

Great (ice) fishing, snow mobile trails, 4 wheel trails, Paul Bunyan Bike Trail, Brainerd International Raceway, Golfing, Boating. It is ALL here!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Brainerd, Minnesota

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Summer 2017
1 May 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Fall 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £193.26
Cleaning Fee £96.63
Tax Rate 6.88%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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