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Lakefront Family Getaway on The Point! Kayaks/2 Firepits/Private Beach/Bunk Beds

People16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Separate WCs1
Space 2,900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

For questions or to view the property in person, contact Mark

Nicknamed the 'Dollhouse on the Point', this meticulously maintained and completely updated home is an ideal family setting in Lindstrom only 35 minutes North of the Twin Cities metro area. 150-feet of south facing sandy lakeshore for the kids to play on South Center Lake (300 total feet of lakeshore, 1625 acres combined with North Center Lake).

The lake home sleeps 10-16 with 5 private bedrooms including a 6-bed bunk room for the kids. With the amenities of home-- a front-loading washer and dryer, top-rated Novaform 14" Serafina Pearl Gel Queen Memory Foam mattresses in 3 rooms, bedding, a kitchen fully stocked with cookware and dishes, a microwave and a living room SmartTV with Blue Ray and WiFi internet access throughout home.

Bountiful bass and pan fishing off of the dock or from your boat. Large private park-like landscaped yard with level elevation to the water. Two fire pits for evening bonfires. Exceptional views from every angle and every room. A true Up-North retreat. Towering trees, unbelievable sun rises and sunsets. From bird watching to jet-skiing, and now you can even rent a jet-pack!......the possibilities are limited only by your desires.

*The Master bedroom has a Novaform queen bed with dresser and sitting area. Includes private oversized full master bath with double vanities. Picturesque views of the park-like setting and bay.

*The Nautical Room hosts a Novaform queen bed and views of the main lake with a walk-through jack-and-jill 3/4 bath that continues through to the kids bunk room.

*The Kids Beach Bunk Room has two sets of twin size bunk beds with a trundle bed underneath for a total of six twin beds and views of the main lake.

*The oversized Picasso Room has a Novaform queen bed, 1/2 bath with laundry, crib, full size couch and a twin size roll-away with views of the park-like setting and back bay.

*The main level bedroom has a day bed that pulls out into two twin size beds with lakeside views. A 3/4 bath is located just down the hallway.

*2 kayaks with paddles and a pedal boat are located on the beach

More Details

Owner
Mark Nowlin
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2018

About Mark Nowlin

The Doll House on the Point is enjoyed by two families. Two brothers and their wives decided they wanted a place for all the kids, cousins, and friends to grow up fishing, swimming, tubing, waterskiing and to spend more time as a family.

Mark Nowlin purchased this house in 2012

Why Mark Nowlin chose Lindstrom

We are the 5th generation to own a property on South Center Lake. The lake is very special to our family and it will be to yours as well. Lindstrom is conveniently located only 35 minutes from the Twin Cities metro area yet you feel like you are up north every minute you spend on the lake.

What makes this house unique

Only steps from the beach and water and lake views from every room! 2 kayaks with paddles and a pedal boat are included..

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Lindstrom in Chisago Lake Township

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Max. adults: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Parking limited to 5 vehicles in driveway. Please be respectful of our neighbors ability to access their driveways. Limited On-street parking.
  • Sand is our biggest enemy! Please remove your shoes in the entry way & utilize the foot washes to remove any excess sand from your bare feet.
  • To keep bugs, mosquitoes, bees, etc from entering the home please do NOT open windows that do not have a window screen.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Two sinks
    Picasso Room - Half Bath - Toilet , Washer and dryer
    Upper Level Jack n Jill - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Main Level Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , With private bathroom
    Nautical Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Main Level Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Bunk Room - 6 Single Bed
    Picasso Room - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Full size sofa/couch, Roll-Away, half bath & laundry
  • Queen size Beds (3), Full-size bed / daybed (1), Roll away bed (1), Single Beds (6)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Gazebo
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Lakefront Family Getaway on The Point! Kayaks/2 Firepits/Private Beach/Bunk Beds
average rating of 4.910714 based on 56 reviews
5

Great place for families!

  • 5 of 5

Our large group(8 adults & 7 children, aged 11 & under) had a wonderful time! We enjoyed the quiet location at the end of point, with no worries about street traffic. The beach area was great & fish were caught from the dock & all around the point. The pedal boat & kayaks were used a lot. We brought our boat for some fishing& tubing. We loved watching the geese swimming with their goslings and teaching them to dive & catch their food. We also saw a turtle, muskrat & beaver. Lots of room in the house to spread out & not feel like you are on top of each other. The galley kitchen is equipped pretty well, but seemed a little small for our group. We try to precook a lot of our food so no one has to spend all vacation time in the kitchen!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Thief River Falls, MN
5

clean & spacious home with perfect beach front location

  • 5 of 5

We arrived to a clean & fully stocked house. We knew the house would be stocked with plates/glassware, toilet paper, linens, etc. but were surprised with the good quality of everything that was supplied. The house had more than enough space for the 10 of us girls - having 3 full bathrooms & 1 half bath was great for all of us getting ready. We only wish the weather would have been nicer this past weekend (rained all day Saturday) so we could have enjoyed all of the lake toys kept on the property. Would love to come back for a full week next time we travel to the area. 10/10 will be recommending to family & friends!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home and perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent the holidays at this home and were very happy with the home and the location. The home was exactly as described. The owner was extremely nice and very helpful. We hope to find the time to head out to Minnesota again in the summer and hope the home is available because it was perfect! Highly highly recommend this property!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Roseville
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We have been to this property two falls in a row and absolutely love it. It is comfortable a spacious with a great view of the lake. We hope to go back again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rochester, Michigan
4

Beautiful home on the water in Lindstrom

  • 4 of 5

This home was just as it was represented on the website. It is a beautiful home, was very clean and has a lovely layout for sleeping privacy for guests and yet great living space for the whole group too. The home was well stocked with enough towels and bedding for our party of 10. We stayed there while out in MN for our son's wedding. Our only regret was that the wedding activities kept us so busy and away from the home that we did not get time to really enjoy the home, the lovely lake setting and the beautiful weather while we were there. Mark was great to ask questions of and he responded very quickly. The property manager was very pleasant and kept in touch and met us at the home to go over anything we had questions about and to explain a few things. I can assure you that if you rent this home you will not be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A great family vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place for our family vacation with 6 adults and 5 children all less than six years old with the youngest 2 months. The sandy beach was a big hit with the kids and we made great use of the paddle boat and kayaks. The kids caught some little sunfish off the dock and we also caught a nice bass as well as a northern pike. I also brought along my 21' runabout boat and was able to pull it up on shore with no issues to leave it there overnight. The accommodations were great and the bunk room was a big hit with the grandkids. My only comment on bedrooms is that the fifth bedroom is on the main floor with a fosball table in the same room so it didn't really work well as an extra bedroom but the other four bedrooms provided all the space we needed for our families. The home is well taken care of and it has the best location on the lake. A fantastic stay!!!! Thanks Mark

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed your stay! Many of our guests enjoy the convenience of having a main level bedroom, as we advertise, to avoid walking up the steps.
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Northern Lake Tavern & Grill
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Chisago Lakes Golf
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
The Northern Lake Tavern & Gril
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Wild Mountain
Car: recommended

*Golf nearby at the Chisago Lakes Golf Course. Taylors Falls Recreation and Wild Mountain WaterPark, Alpine Slide, and Go-Karts only minutes away. Bowling at Bunkies Bar & Grill.

*Lake home is located 1 mile from the public boat launch.

*Shopping, restaurants and other recreation are close by in the Lindstrom & Chisago Lakes Area. Here is a list of things to do in Lindstrom, America's Little Sweden.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lindstrom, 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
 
Summer 2018-1
11 Jun 2018 - 1 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,473
for 3 nights
From
£414
From
£451
Fri,Sat
£2,757
£7,768
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
July 4th Week 2018
2 Jul 2018 - 9 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,587
for 3 nights
From
£451
£2,869
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018-2
10 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,473
for 3 nights
From
£414
From
£451
Fri,Sat
£2,757
£7,768
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2018
3 Sep 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£909
for 2 nights
From
£338
From
£358
Fri,Sat
£2,394
£6,603
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Fall 2018
29 Oct 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
2 night minimum stay
£849
for 2 nights
From
£308
From
£320
Fri,Sat
£1,550
£4,239
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£1,180
for 2 nights
From
£474
From
£527
Fri,Sat
£3,058
£10,026
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £157.52
Refundable Damage Deposit £753.7
Property Damage Protection £74.62

Rates subject to change until confirmation of reservation is made. 3% fee if CC used.

$1000 Hold Fee (non-refundable) is due at time of reservation & is applied towards the total amount due. The remaining balance is due 30 days prior to check-in.

SPECIAL PRICING AND TERMS APPLY TO THE FOLLOWING RENTAL DATES: Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years, Ryder Cup 2016, and Superbowl 2018.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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