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Waterfront, Lake Sylvia Cabin w/ Massive Deck & 2 Docks (2BR / 2BA - Sleeps 6)

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Beautiful 1 bed, 1 loft bed, 2 bath cabin with fireplace & bunkhouse on the lake

Beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, cottage that sits on 85ft of lakefront property located steps away from crystal clear Lake Sylvia (17ft of water clarity). In addition to the cabin, we also have an air-conditioned bunk house with a full size Murphy bed and two sets of bunk beds (no bathroom). At the back of our 1 acre property there is a large shop that we've made into a game area. We have a basketball court, ping pong table and dart board for those rainy days. At the lakefront, we have two docks to accommodate your boat(s) and/or jet-ski(s) for lake cruising, or just relax on the dock and cast in a line. The lake is great for swimming and we have many adult & kids floaters to lounge on. End your swimming day by lighting a fire in our fire pit right on the water. The cottage has a massive deck with a large patio table that can accommodate up to 8 people comfortably - the view is gorgeous! Loons visit the property often, and occasionally you’ll see a crane or bald eagle hanging around. Inside the cabin, the kitchen is equipped with a fridge, microwave, stove, etc. The living room has a fireplace, TV and DVD player with plenty of movies for adults & kids. There is a large bedroom with lots of closet space, and a loft space with a full size bed and storage space (bed linens provided). There is one bathroom with a shower, and one with a large jet tub - both are supplied with towels (beach towels are not available).

Jessica Marx
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in South Haven in Southside

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Jacuzzi
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , In the loft
    Bunk House - 1 Bunk Bed , 1 Murphy Bed
  • Bedroom 1 has a large space with a queen size bed, large closet space, and a patio door out to the deck. Bedroom 2 is in the loft space with a full/queen size bed and two storage spaces. The bunk house is air-conditioned, and has full size Murphy & a few bunk beds (no bathroom).
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • Shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

Waterfront, Lake Sylvia Cabin w/ Massive Deck & 2 Docks (2BR / 2BA - Sleeps 6)
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews


  • 5 of 5

As we drove down the gravel road, we didn't know what to expect. then we walked around the cottage to the huge deck, and there was a beautiful view of the lake! and that is where we spent a wonderful week. We ate all our meals on the deck and enjoyed the cottage paddle boards and our boat that we kept tied to the dock, The pole barn was a fun break for ping pong and scooter riding for our 2 year old granddaughter. The bunkhouse was a perfect spot for our growing family to stay, We cooked marshmellows at the fire pit which is built in the rocks on shore, and enjoyed the moon rise over the lake.

The lake is very clean and deep, and a good size to tour around. We enjoyed sitting on the deck watching boats go by,

The master bedroom is very big and the bathroom is too. The kitchen was fully stocked, plenty of cupboards and easy to work in. The living room is small and the furniture is really cute, but we found it uncomfortable, but the weather was perfect for being on the deck.

We did get into Annandale for some shopping in the shops on the main street. and got some groceries at a nice grocery store and an great meat market, Petty Brothers, which has a large selection of gourmet brats!

We LOVED our week at the Blue Heron Cottage!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for letting us know that you loved your stay!!! We agree, that deck in the front is truly the best part of our little place!
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lester prairie mn

The house was was wonderful we had a great time

  • 5 of 5

Property was clean an well maintained had a great time

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very glad you had a wonderful time! The weather has been pretty good this year. Please come back again!
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Relaxing get-away

  • 4 of 5

Water clear. Great accommodations. Fun DVDs.

Close to city. Easy commute. If not familiar with area, recommend arriving in daylight.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay, please come again!!
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Great vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed a wonderful vacation week at this beautiful cabin. There was space for everyone to spread out and enjoy a variety of activities. The paddle boats were a favorite activity. Lake Sylvia is also a great lake with crystal clear water. We were pleasantly surprised by how comfortable the bunkhouse accommodations were. Great owner who was very welcoming and helpful. Relaxing on the huge deck was the best part!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad to hear that you had a great stay! We love relaxing on the deck too! Hope to have you visit again!!
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Twin Cities

Great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time. The absolutely best location on the lake! All the amenities we needed to assure a great family outing. Sunrise over the lake, crystal clear water. We can't wait to come back in the summertime. Highly recommend! Thanks for sharing such a great place with us.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family time

  • 5 of 5

Cabin and extras were great for a family time at the lake. We enjoyed ping pong, walks, fishing, games and boating. The weather could have been warmer, but that is what you get in Minnesota in September. The nicest day was the day we left. Cabin was well equipped. The grand kids enjoyed the bunk house and loft.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Terrific, that's great to hear! We hope you come again next year.
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Nearest Airport
69.8 Miles
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Southbrook Golf, Whispering Pines, Albion Ridges
Nearest Train
30 Miles
St. Cloud
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Minnesota Highway 55
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
The Waterfront
Nearest Ski
10.3 Miles
Powder Ridge
Car: necessary

Lake Sylvia is the most beautiful of the lakes in the Annandale area. The water is so clear that you can see down about 15ft. We have two docks, so bring both your boat and jet ski, and enjoy cruising the lake. Keep your eye out for a number of Loons and Bald Eagles. If you like to hike check out Stanley Eddie Park Reserve made up of three separate units with biking, hiking, & horse trails, lakes & scenic views. For a more adult leisure activity visit Millner Heritage Vineyard & Winery in Annadale; only 11 miles away. Here, you can reserve vineyard tours & wine tastings. Other nearby cities include: Maple Lake, Kimball, & Buffalo which are close by providing antique shopping, as well as restaurants, bars and coffee shops.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in South Haven, USA

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4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £77.59
Refundable Damage Deposit £193.97
Pet Fee £38.79

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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