This beautiful "Up North" home is only 30 minutes from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. The International Airport is about 50 minutes away. You can choose to escape and enjoy the tranquility of the lake & peaceful surroundings. Abundance of winter and summer activities including snowmobile trails, ice fishing, swimming, lawn games in a home filled with all you need to enjoy your time here. Your home away from home. Green Lake is an excellent fishing lake, enjoy fabulous sunsets. So much room to roam in this beautiful log home. A kitchen you will love filled with everything you will need. Our home features 3 bedrooms; one on the main floor with a queen size bed; with 2 additional bedrooms upstairs, each with a queen size bed and two twin Beds (sleeping 10 comfortably.) It's great for large families who want their own space too. Great loft up with smart TV and perfect place to be. There are 3 bathrooms, 2 bathrooms during the hard cold months of winter (Nov -Mar). The main floor bath is a full bathroom with plenty of counter space and cabinets. The Updated bathrooms are a pleasure for up north homes. The upstairs bathroom is a 3/4 off the loft, and then the far back bathroom is closed off during the hard core months of winter, but wide open from March through November. This is our preference during winter months. The loft is a perfect spot for relaxing, reading or playing a game. The loft overlooks the great room and has wood floors, large area rug, couch and chairs and a smart TV.
The modern kitchen has all of the necessities for cooking or serving a great meal. The kitchen is equipped with an electric stove, microwave, toaster, range, oven, coffee maker, granite counter tops, and an extra large kitchen table with chairs. There is also a wood burning stove in the kitchen.
The vaulted Great Room has a two story stone heat-n-glow fireplace, wood beamed ceilings, and wood flooring with an area rug. The open staircase to the upper loft and bedrooms make this great room even more beautiful.
The patio and screened gazebo have seating for 10. During winter of course this is closed and opens in the spring. This is a great place for anyone's get away, spring, summer, fall, winter. Our guests have been amazed at what our home offers. The patio has outdoor furniture plus a propane gas fireplace for your enjoyment. You can enjoy an afternoon of quiet time on the beautiful patio, in the gazebo, or on the 100 foot plus maintenance-free dock. The dock has attached seating for three along with a table and umbrella.
There is 275 feet of lakeshore to explore at our lake home. Green Lake is 1700 Acres of beautiful water and is suitable for swimming, fishing, tubing, or boating. Bass, Northerns, Walleye, Crappies and Pan fish can all be caught on Green Lake and if needed, the public landing is just two doors down the road from us so you could bring in your own boat.
If you choose to go and see some nearby sights or partake in activities, The Chisago Lakes Golf course is just minutes away--they say it is the kind of place where the friendly face behind the counter will know your name after a round or two!! Horse race, Running Aces Casino & Summer Harness Races is about 5.5 miles away, great summer fun. The well know "Wine Haven is about 8 minutes away, Groceries, Frankie’s Marine & Live Bait, Mike’s bait on 8 and the movie theater are all within 10 minutes. The town of Forest Lake and Taylor's Falls are also within 20 minutes from our home. Take in a casino and you can go to Taylors Falls and have a lot of fun.
Included for your stay:
Each bathroom will have a hair dryer, bath and hand towels, toilet paper, and Kleenex..
Propane is on Grill, but just in case you cook up a storm, you may need to refill.
Laundry Room with washer and dryer for your use. Please just empty out the lint trap for the dryer.
Paddle Boat for your use
Row Boat for your use
Beach Towels are in cabinet in first garage for your use. Please wash the towels you use and put back in the cabinets. That would be greatly appreciated
Internet and Smart cable TV is also provided. Code provided upon check in.
Nearby cities include Forest Lake, Chisago and Lindstrom, Taylors Falls. Wine Haven down the road is a great venue for weddings and parties. Of course, they do have wine tasting there too. All provide many options for grocery stores, pharmacies, gas and entertainment.