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Private Cabin with acreage and waterfront

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Nice wooded and private one bedroom cabin. Cabin has frontage on a crystal clear creek just 50' yards downstream from West Battle Lake. Paddle your canoe, or kayak into the pristine Glendalough State Park. A short bike ride gets you directly onto the paved bike path into the park. The cabin has a full bathroom with an open loft style bedroom. Perfect family retreat with great wildlife viewing, biking, hiking, fishing, golfing, shopping and restaurants within minutes of the cabin. A canoe with paddles, lifejackets and anchor is free for use. The creek is sand bottom and full of fish. A perfect lazy canoe ride and the kids love it. Back to nature at its best. We also have a huge fire pit and wood pile for your stay. There is cable TV with DVD player for rainy days. All towels, linens, cooking utensils, coffee maker, toaster, and kitchen supplies included.

Patrick Donelan
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

About Patrick Donelan

We built the cabin on our property that has been in the family for 60 years. We decided to open it for rentals so others could enjoy it.

Patrick Donelan purchased this cabin in 1998

Why Patrick Donelan chose Minnesota

Peace and quiet and very close to nature.

What makes this cabin unique

Closest rental property to the Glendalough State Park. Paddle or bicycle into the heart of the park.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Battle Lake in Otter Tail County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full bath with tub.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • The bedroom is an open loft that looks over the main living space and has great views of the property. Wake up to see white tail deer and wild turkeys without even getting out of bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Owner is an accomplished chef, fishing guide, and wild food forager. Ask about guided fishing, mushroom hunting or chef prepared meal during your stay. The property was a significant Native American site and many artifacts have been found in the creek and grounds.


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Private Cabin with acreage and waterfront
average rating of 4.285714 based on 7 reviews
St. Michael, MN

Peaceful and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have vacationed here a couple times and this cozy house in the woods is what makes this such a great experience for our family. Battle Lake offers many restaurants and outdoor activities for families and friends, but we wanted our kids to enjoy the peacefulness of being together at a cabin in the woods. This house is very clean and offers an open layout to enjoy cooking while all being together. There is a huge fire pit where we sit around and make smores, tell stories, laugh, and leave all our hectic schedules back in the city. It's truly one of the best little retreats and I highly recommend this for the busy families who long for a weekend of family bonding and fun.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Plymouth, MN

Cozy Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This year was our second stay at the cabin. It is the perfect retreat for our family of five. The kids love to fish and canoe in the creek, roast s'mores over the bonfire and eat ice cream at "Granny's Pantry." The owner recommended great sandy beaches for the kids, as well as great restaurants to check out. Next year we are planning to return and do a guided fishing trip with the owner, the kids can't wait!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful Weekend Away

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for a long weekend away in August. We had a WONDERFUL time! It was so peaceful and relaxing. The cabin is tucked back in the woods with plenty of privacy and access to a canoe to paddle up/down the creek into the lake. The bonfire pit at night was perfect to sit around. Our little dog loved exploring around the cabin and swimming in the creek. Glendalough State Park is very close with an amazing beach and trails to explore. The town of Battle Lake had some awesome restaurants/bars to check out - our favorites were Shoreline (for breakfast), the Rusty Nail, Stubs, and Zorbazs! For dessert we definitely hit up Grannies Pantry - tons of candy and ice cream to chose from! The cabin was so cozy and clean too. We will definitely be coming back to visit.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Worse than poor

  • 1 of 5

Cabin was dirty beyond dirty and had mice infestation ...

...kitchen if you can imagine putting your hand in a kitchen mitt and mice urine ( little black round pellets .. We were to spend 2 wks left as soon as possible having to change flight reservations ...owner never contacted us ....I took picture as mice were in our luggage( mice urine !!!! Nightmare !!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I would urge future guests to read other reviews if they would like valid information or to call me and discuss this review and reviewer.
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Very peaceful location. Enjoyed the privicy.

  • 4 of 5

This was our favorite stop of the trip. Like getting home without being back from vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chisago City, MN, USA

Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a great time over the fourth of July! The cabin perfect set up for us. Plenty of things to do around the town of Battle Lake, plenty of local lakes to check out, state park very close by, bonfire pit, and plenty space for our dog, Murphy, to explore. The cabin was clean and tidy, and well stocked with supplies and exactly what we expected. The cabin owners were EXTREMELY accomidating and helpful. We had a great & relaxing time and would love to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Fargo, ND
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Battle Lake
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Battle Lake
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Battle Lake
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Battle Lake, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £77.68
Damage Insurance £76.9

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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