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Private Lake Minnetonka Cabin; Wooded Lot w/150 ft shoreline, 'up north' feel

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
People
10
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cabin in Shorewood - Private Lake Minnetonka Cabin!

3 BR 2 BA cabin with Lake Minnetonka views from every room, quiet & private lot

Prime Lake Minnetonka location with an “up north” feel!

Situated on nearly an acre of wooded privacy, with 150 feet of south-facing Lake Minnetonka frontage and a large yard. Private and quiet wooded lot makes you feel like you are “up north” while being near Minneapolis/suburbs. Every room in the house has a lake view.

The cabin sleeps 8 people and is conveniently located 30 minutes west of Minneapolis on Lake Minnetonka. It is located 8 miles from downtown Wayzata, 8 miles from downtown Excelsior, and 3 miles from Mound.

There is dock space for your boat during your stay. There is room in the driveway for a boat trailer.

All rooms – kitchen, bedrooms and living rooms - have a panoramic view of the lake. The house is surrounded by nearly 1-acre of land, which is wooded for privacy from neighbors.

The cabin was just updated – bathrooms are new and clean, the kitchen is very functional with new appliances, and new carpet runs throughout the cabin.

The Master bedroom has a king size bed. The large second bedroom has a queen size bed and a bunk bed with a twin on top and full on the bottom. The bunk house has a queen bed, twin bed and full bed.

Note: We can provide high chair and pack and play upon request.

The cabin has two living areas, both with TVs. The main living area has a DVD player and a stereo with in-ceiling speakers in the living room and outdoor speakers on the deck. The cabin has basic cable and wireless internet.

Wake up to a beautiful sunrise right outside your window. Enjoy swimming in the lake, which has a nice sandy bottom and a sand beach area. Relax on the two decks, both steps from the lake. Enjoy a campfire in the outdoor fire pit, or lawn games in the large yard. For the kids, great climbing tree right next to the lake, and woods for them to play in. All activities are made even more enjoyable with a panoramic view of Lake Minnetonka.

Bedrooms:

Master bedroom with king bed (Sleeps 2)

2nd bedroom with 1 queen bed and a bunk bed with a twin on top and full on bottom (Sleeps 2-4)

Bunk House with queen bed, twin bed and futon (Sleeps 2-3)

Maximum Occupancy is 8 People.

Bathrooms:

Powder room, completely remodeled in 2012

¾ Bath, with brand new shower, updated in 2012

Kitchen:

The kitchen is stocked with pots, pans, utensils, about everything you could need Gas grill on the deck, with BBQ tools provided. The appliances are all brand new or newer.

Appliances:

Refrigerator and freezer

Stove/Oven

Dishwasher

Microwave

Toaster

Coffee Maker

Washer and Dryer

Parking:

On the private tree-lined 1-acre property there is enough room for a boat trailer.

Other Amenities:

150 feet of Lake Minnetonka south-facing frontage

All linens, pillows, etc. provided

Room for boat/trailer parking

Lake-facing windows in every room

Master bedroom + Private 2nd bedroom + bunk house

DVD player and DVD library, great selection for kids and adults

Outdoor fire pit

TVs (2)

Stereo receiver with iPod plug-in; In-ceiling speakers in living room and outdoor speakers on the deck

No land line telephone, but cell phone coverage is excellent

Two large decks, feet from the lake

Gas grill

Wooded Lot: Trees surround the cabin on both sides; large trees are on the property with lots of shade.

Summer Activities:

Swimming (lake bottom is sandy)

Kayaking (2 provided)

Fishing off the dock

Biking/walking with great lake views

Cabin fun for kids -- endless activities in the woods; fort-building, great trees for climbing

Boating (if you bring yours, you can park it at the dock during your stay)

Relaxing on the deck with panoramic view of Lake Minnetonka

Bonfires in the fire pit (wood provided)

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Angela or Jason Alvig
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
20 November, 2016
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About Angela or Jason Alvig

We are life-long residents of the Lake Minnetonka area and live near the property. This is our summer cabin and we use it as much as we can.

Angela or Jason Alvig purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Angela or Jason Alvig chose Minnesota

We fell in love with this properly because it had amazing panoramic views of Lake Minnetonka, coupled with a unique wooded setting on a huge lot. It makes us feel like we are 'up north' while being only minutes from our home in the suburbs of Minneapolis/St. Paul. We remodeled the cabin to make it cozy and comfortable for our family and we thoroughly enjoy our time spent there in the summer. The minute we pull into the driveway we feel relaxed.

What makes this cabin unique

Panoramic Lake Minnetonka views/frontage

Large wooded lot with privacy

150 feet of lake front; sandy bottom and sand beach

Big driveway, plenty of off street parking

Kayak right out of the sandy beach

Close to Twin Cities metro

Lake Minnetonka - Quiet on the week days, and 'the place to be' on the weekends.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Private Lake Minnetonka Cabin; Wooded Lot w/150 ft shoreline, 'up north' feel
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
5

Great weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic weekend. Jason and Angela made everything very easy. There was always something to do at the cabin (yard games, kayaks, swimming) and in the evening we could adventure out to a little night life around the lake.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bloomington, MN
5

Fun!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed it all! The home was comfortable with plenty of space for everyone. The bathrooms were adequate and appreciated the bonus of having a very accessible laundry room. With the kayaks, paddle boat, own beach and plenty of yard to play in, we couldn't have asked for more. Hosts are friendly and very accommodating!

We would highly recommend this property!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Sleeps 10 with comfort

  • 5 of 5

With two sitting rooms and two patios, our family members could have private time as needed during the week. The two kayaks were in use daily and the kids enjoyed the little beach. The kitchen and bathrooms were well stocked.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Lake House

  • 5 of 5

Excellent stay! Jason and Angela provided a wonderful trip with everything you could need for a weekend on the lake. The house is in great condition and is in a perfect spot on the lake with amazing views. There is ton of outdoor activities to do whether its sitting around the fire pit, or taking a trip in the kayaks or paddle boats. Jason and Angela were always in reach if anything was needed though they made sure everything was all set before you arrived, including towels, sheets, basic cooking/ grilling necessities and more. The house is perfect for friends to gather and relax together. Couldn't have asked more a more perfect trip or a more perfect place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Virginia Beach,VA
5

Great Winter Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Stayed up here with a few colleagues on a business trip that extended over the weekend. The house was in great shape for our arrival and was very warm. The kitchen opens up into the living room so the cook is not stuck by his/herself while cooking. All of te sheets and towels were in great shape and of high quality. On our day off we went out ice fishing on the ice behind he house and caught a few monster pike. One of tr most important things with these rentals is good communications with the owners. Angela is a fantastic communicator and stayed in close contact with us in te days leading up to the trip ensuring success. Given that we were on a business trip, Angela was very prompt in providing us with a W9 form after our checkout for expense account purposes. All in all- a great place... Even when it is ice cold outside.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oskaloosa, Iowa
5

Enjoyable Getaway for those who still want to be near Minneapolis

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to get away from it all, yet be close to the activities available in the Twin Cities!

This place has so much to do, we could have easily spent all of our time relaxing here - but is was nice to be able to go into the city for a couple of nice dinners, a baseball game and an afternoon at Mall of America - all less than an hour away.

At the cabin you will enjoy beautiful views and two patios to sit on, two living rooms - including one with a video game console & games for the kids to enjoy, a wonderful fire pit (firewood provided and the first fire was built & ready for us to light!), lots of games and puzzles, and a very well stocked kitchen (including coffee & filters, spices, ketchup & mustard).

We absolutely LOVED using the kayaks (with 2 life jackets) every day. And the kids enjoyed the paddle boat.

Thank you so much for sharing your cabin with us! We hope to come back again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Minneapolis-St. Paul
Car: necessary

Lake Minnetonka

Mall of America

Target Field

Minnesota Twins, Vikings, Wild, Timberwolves

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Shorewood, Lake Minnetonka

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,630
for 4 nights
From
£378
 
 
September 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,252
for 3 nights
From
£378
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£2,505
for 7 nights
£2,505
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £119

If you choose to pay by check, you can avoid the VRBO service fee which will save you up to 10%!

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Shorewood, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Lake view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Lake view, deck. Bunk bed twin on top, full on bottom
    Bunk House - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Lake views; best summer sleeping area in the cabin
  • Sleeps 6-8 in the main cabin; 2-4 more in the bunk house; Max Occupancy 8-10 people, with larger parties at owner's discretion.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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