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42 Acre Private Island! Sleeps 20!

People20
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
People
20
Bedrooms
8
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 8 bedroom holiday cabin in Orr - Strand Island

8 Bedrooms & 1.50 Baths- A Log Cabin & Sauna House All On 42 Private Acres

Strand Island is a private 42 acre island located on 11,000 acre Pelican Lake in Orr, Minnesota... 3 hours and 40 minutes from Minneapolis. The 108 year old fully remodeled main cabin has 8 bedrooms- each bedroom has it's own antique sink. There are 1.50 baths, a totally remodeled kitchen with two refrigerators and two freezers, a stone fireplace, a sunroom and a huge screened porch with card tables and 4 swinging beds suspended from the ceiling… There is also a sauna house with a shower, a washer and dryer and a 75 year old log cabin that sleeps four and has a card table.

There are two other out buildings... one is a game room with a air hockey table and the other is a TV cabin or movie house with a large screen TV... we do not have cable TV, but we have an Apple TV loaded with tons of movies for rainy days!

The island is 42 totally private acres, undeveloped and wild- explore the woods or cast a line off the dock. This is the only home on the island!! The 11,000 acre Pelican Lake is excellent for crappie and bass fishing, boating or water sports.

Need a boat? We can rent you our pontoon for $500 a week- it is not fancy, but it gets the job done! It is 21 foot pontoon with a 35 horse motor & our caretaker will meet you at the dock with the pontoon to give you tips on operation.... or you can bring your own boats to fish or ski. There are 5 large parking spots on the mainland at Deer Lodge and a dock to easily load up the boat when you arrive Strand Island is about a 10 minute boat ride from the dock at Deer Lodge... or about 1 mile from mainland. The island will be all yours to roam, fish, play or pick raspberries in total seclusion.

Kayak around the 9500 feet of shoreline or out to the nearby state park on Big Island- a 210 acre nearby island owned by the State of Mn. You have the entire island to yourself- no other cabins on the island- play, explore, hike or fish one of several private bays.

There are two kayaks there for your use and a flat bottom metal row boat.

There is large grass field as well... to play wiffle ball or football for the kids.

Check out our Facebook page for more photos . .

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More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Nicole Wolfe
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
4 November, 2016
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About Nicole Wolfe

We have 5 kids and live in Minneapolis...

Nicole Wolfe purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Nicole Wolfe chose Minnesota

We saw the aerial shot of Strand Island and were amazed enough to go take a look- the idea of a 42 private island I think appeals to anyone- it is wild, private and the home has the unique character of a 100 + year old lodge... we fell in love with it.

What makes this cabin unique

alone on a private island- lots of benefits!!

Reviews

5/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

42 Acre Private Island! Sleeps 20!
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
5

our annual MN vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

Last year was our first time at Strand Island and within 30 min being on the island we decided to come back. we come with a pretty good mix of people adults and kids, all ages, and there was something for everyone. we had bonfires, fishing, boating , swimming and exploring the lake. My favorite past time was reading all the entries in the guest book. it was really interesting reading what everyone had said about their stay there, going back to the early 1900's. it was a great location and easy to get to. I highly recommend staying on Strand Island.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis
5

Great property for nature lovers/great cabin for everyone

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 22 people (ages 22 to 82) and 4 dogs spend a long weekend in September. We had 4 people camping but felt there was plenty of room, especially if some are flexible about using an outhouse. We cooked every night - there is plenty of fridge/freezer/pantry room. The property is perfect for backwoods hiking, swimming, camping, kayaking, fishing, and boating. The caretakers are great and easily accessible by phone. The cabin itself is beautiful and impressive. The wrap-around porch is a great place to take in the view, even in poor weather. The view is truly incredible. We hope to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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6 0
Minnetonka, MN
5

Unique stay in complete solitude

  • 5 of 5

We recently rented this property the first week in Oct for a family getaway (7 adults, 2 kids). As soon as we arrived, we were blown away by the beauty of the lake and then the property itself. The main house is decorated so beautifully and has everything you could need. There was plenty of space to have everyone spread out. We were initially worried about only having two bathrooms for a large group of people but having sinks in each room was perfect. It was never a problem. All of the additional out buildings are a lot of fun and add to the uniqueness of the property. I recommend utilizing the kayaks and taking a trip around the island. Overall it was a wonderful stay with zero stress. I'd recommend it to anyone who is looking for a special place to get away from it all.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

One of a kind place!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved Strand Island! Our 4 families have traveled annually for the past 10 years and have never found a place we all wanted to return to until now! To start off, it was great having Jay, the caretaker. We've never rented a property where anyone showed us around and shared the history of the place. Second, the house is wonderful. There was plenty of room for all of us. It was very helpful to have sinks in all the bedrooms with having the house able to accommodate so many. The beds on the porch got good use too! We found out the current owners did a lot of work on the place and it showed. They put their special touch on the place that we haven't seen at other properties. They supplied plenty of towels, sheets and blankets, which was nice on the cold nights and when the kids wanted to sleep in the Apple TV cabin. The kids enjoyed making up games on the island, swimming and playing in the "workshop" game room. It was a great place for kids to get away from electronics and play in nature. The fishing was great and the view was incredible. We even got to take a few kayak trips around the island and met a Mallard duck family. Thank you for sharing this beautiful place with us!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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7 1
Elm grove, WI
5

Vacation of a lifetime

  • 5 of 5

I had the recent pleasure of vacationing on Strand Island with my children and extended family. I would highly recommend the experience as the perfect summer getaway. The century old house we lodged in was clean and spacious and invoked happy memories of vacations of yesteryear- rustic rooms, board games, books, campfires, fishing, kayaking, idle conversation and lazy days of unscheduled freedom. The setting contained everything we needed- a pontoon for leisurely cruises, kayaks, row boat, small sandy beach, large “backyard” for lawn games as well as a forested untamed island ripe for ambitious explorers. We feasted like kings! The kitchen was amply stocked and gas and charcoal grills were conveniently available. We all enjoyed the sauna/shower provided in one of the compound’s cabins. I can’t imagine a better place to reconnect with family and escape the frantic pace of everyday life.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Orr Airport

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Orr, 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
 
Summer 2017
26 May 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,005
for 7 nights
£5,005
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£2,545
for 7 nights
£2,545
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £794
Pet Fee £32 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.79%

Must cancel 90 days before reservation to get your full payment back.

Half of total amount up front upon booking
2nd half 45 days before arrival

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Orr, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , claw foot tub with a shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , 1/2 bath on main floor with toilet and sink
    Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure , Shower in sauna
  • don't forget the outhouse!!
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 8 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 9 - 4 Single Bed , Porch- 4 hanging beds on the porch suspended from ceiling
  • Log Cabin- 4 single beds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming

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