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Cabin for Rent The Cottage On Clearwater Lake Right on Water! Beautiful Sunsets!

Bedrooms 1
Space 670 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

670 Feet of Cozy Comfort Sleeps 6. Plus a 10 x 12 Cute detached 'Bunk House'.


RELAX and enjoy watching the water from your cottage that sits 30 feet from the shore of the lake.

Go for an early morning walk, or

lay in the hammock and read a good book.

Kids can swing all day long on the rope swing that goes out over the lake. (All kids LOVE this swing! Hours and hours of just simple fun!)

Take in the breathtaking sunsets as you sit on the spacious deck.

Sit around the fire on the beach as evening falls and listen to the eternal sound of the Loons making their nightly call.

While your roasting marsh-mellows before a comfortable nights rest.

EXPLORE the over 3200 acres of the lake that also has access to three other lakes. Bring your own boat, 1 private & 2 public landings on the lake, or rent "Old Yeller" our 1977 Leisure Island Pontoon. Great for Fishing, Swimming or just Cruising. (In the pictures)

You could also ride around on the WaterWheeler Electric Paddle Boat (Seats 3). That's right it's a paddle boat with a built in trolling motor, so you can paddle all you want or drop the motor down and cruise. INCLUDED! (Exercise can be overrated when all you want is a good tan.)

Then there are the 2 Kayaks that will give your arms a workout, but are a blast to cruise around the lake.

Prepare your favorite meal at the Cottage, or dine at the Waterfront restaurant (ON THE LAKE!), or The Hitching Post Sports Bar & Grill just down the road. Many others located in Annandale (6 miles) or Clearwater (9 miles). 

FISH off the dock for pan fish & bass, or boat out 100 yards to the best fishing Minnesota Lakes have to offer: Walleye, Large Mouth Bass, Northern Pike, Crappie. This is an awesome lake to fish! Especially, if you like to catch fish!

And There is NO SLOT LIMIT for Walleyes on the lake! (State regulations limit to 6 Walleyes with only one over 20 inches per fishing license.)

GOLF at one of several courses just minutes away.

The Cabin has an open floor plan with a new kitchen in 2010 that has white glass front cabinets, a farm sink, granite counter top, large refrigerator, gas stove top and electric convection oven.

The kitchen is FULLY EQUIPPED with ALL the Essentials & More:

Spices, Oils (Olive, Coconut & Vegetable), Flour, all Sugars, coffee & filters, tea, paper plates, cups, napkins, paper towels, plastic silverware (yes there is regular silverware).

Crock Pot, Electric fry pan, Blender, coffee maker, toaster, pots & pans & utensils.

Condiments: ketchup, mustard, pickle relish, miracle whip and a variety of salad dressings.

The bathroom was also completely renovated in 2015 and is fully equipped with a stack-able washer/dryer:

Toilet paper, towels, beech towels & wash cloths.

Laundry soap & dryer sheets.

Body wash, shampoo & conditioner.

So just bring your food, clothes and toiletries and enjoy your stay.

When you are sitting in The Cottage looking out the picture window, it feels like you are right on the water-so soothing.

This cozy setting will comfortably sleep up to 6. The Cabin is 670 square feet of Air conditioned or Gas Fireplace heated comfort in an open floor plan.

There also is a detached "Bunk House" available . 10 x 12 with Knotty Pine & Woodsy Decor & air conditioning! This comfortably sleeps 2 on twin mattresses placed on over sized cots. Great for visiting guests or teens. (Additional $57 per stay)

CLEARWATER LAKE is the largest lake in the area and has the Clearwater River running through it which is a tributary of the Mississippi River. Which means when you step into the water on Clearwater Lake you are connected to all the 'Great Waters' of the world.


No smoking in cabin, no pets.

INCLUDED at no additional charge:

Paddle Boat

2 Kayaks

Adult Life Jackets

(It is best to bring life vests for your children. Or you can purchace them at local bait shops.)

2 Adult Bicycles (His & Hers)

Fire Wood for a beach fire.

Gas for Grill


Map of Clearwater Lake is on the wall in the Cottage. (Ask us where and what to fish with. We have a secret weapon and it doesn't need a match to light)

Soft Water & Drinking Water provided.

Call Carol 952-688-1351

Precious Lake memories await you here at The Cottage on Clearwater Lake.

Preseason 2017:

May 19th thru June 23rd.

In season:

June 24th thru September 4th.


September 4th thru November 5th.

October is Excellent for Fall Colors, Great for Fall Fishing, Duck Hunting, or just a get away!

108th Street NW at Lawrence Ave NW Annandale, Minnesota 55302 

More Details

Randy & Carol Maanum
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 May, 2018

About Randy & Carol Maanum

Both Randy and I grew up in the western suburbs of Minneapolis, Minnesota. We have two wonderful daughters and their spouses and 4 terrific grandchildren.

Randy & Carol Maanum purchased this cabin in 1979

Why Randy & Carol Maanum chose Annandale

We are right on the water!

Literally 30 feet from the Cottage to the water.

The sand beach starts at the deck and goes out into the water.

This is why many choose The Cottage On Clearwater Lake.

This property has been in our family since the 70's.

Since we began to share our treasure, many priceless memories have been made.

We would love to share The Cottage with you, so that your families precious memories include your time at The Cottage on Clearwater Lake.

Guestbook comments from the owner

To lay in the hammock, gazing up at the cottonwoods, their leaves shaking to the rhythm of the breeze. Our last dinner, frying pan fish given to us by the neighbor.

As we drove home on 55 we'll remember our paddle boat trip. The comfort of the Cottage, the sound of the loons and of the acorns landing on the deck.

Even in the rain, The Cottage never lost it's charm, the big window holding dear the variegated sky.

I've read that heaven is a little closer in a place by the water, and in this place we felt serene.

Thank you very much, Randy & Carol, for opening your doors for us and sharing your wonderful Cottage. We had so much fun exploring & taking everything in. What a great Labor Day Weekend! We hope others enjoy it as much as we did.
Aug 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Annandale in Corinna

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 670 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Washer & Dryer
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Large Bedroom 9 x 21.5' With 2 Queen Pillow Top Mattresses - 2 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen Sofa Sleeper in Living Room & Love Seat Recliner
    Bedroom 2 - 10 x 12 Separate Bunk House. Knotty Pine Finish w/2 Cots.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming


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Cabin for Rent The Cottage On Clearwater Lake Right on Water! Beautiful Sunsets!
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
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  • 5 of 5

Carol and Randy were perfect hosts. The cabin is so cute just like a lake cabin should be. All the amenities were amazing along with Old Yeller the pontoon. I took the kayak out on the most beautiful calm water and glided just along the reeds. It was all perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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LOVED loved loved being on the lake!!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the scenery & our hosts'! Carol & Randy could not have been nicer or more accommodating. We loved every second of our stay!!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, cozy, comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was fully stocked with everything you needed for a relaxing stay! The beach was perfect for the kids to play in, along with the swing, paddle boat, and kayak. Lots of comfortable seating outside, a fire pit, and beautiful views of the sunset. A perfect family get away!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming cottage for a Minnesota vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Randy & Carol's cottage had absolutely everything to make our stay in Minnesota perfect! Our family get together was so fun, as we had the paddle boat, kayaks, and even Old Yeller to enjoy! Lawn games were even provided!

The listing photos don't come close to the charm of this cottage! Fishing was awesome...right off the dock! I have to mention the praceful.

Thank you, Randy and Carol- we hope to be back next year!

John & Carrie

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place with wonderful hosts!

  • 5 of 5

The Cottage was a great place for our family, everything you need is there! Our kids loved fishing off the dock, the rope swing, the hammock, the kayaks and the paddle boat. What a great place. The hosts even accomodated a late request to have some friends join us to share in the fun! Only word of caution is if you bring your own boat be careful, lots of shallow spots on the lake make for a less than peaceful cruise. Overall a wonderful place with hosts that even stop by to build your fire for you!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome rental - right on the lake!

  • 5 of 5

Words or pictures cannot adequately describe this rental. Carol and Randy were great. From a pre-check-in phone call, to meeting us at the door when we got there, to promptly answering any of questions; you couldn't ask for better owners.

The property is amazing. There is plenty of outdoor seating to suit your needs during the day or to catch the sunset from various locations in the evening. You can sit in the shade in a hammock, on a swing that looks out over the lake or in comfy chairs by the fire pit. The inside is absolutely adorable! Very nicely decorated with extremely comfy furniture and beds. It truly is like going to your own lake house. It's awesome!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Albion Ridges Golf Course
Rolling Hills and Greens with character
Whispering Pines Golf Course
Many mature trees
Fore Seasons Restaurant
Located right in Annandale
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
St Cloud, Minnesota
Nearest Beach
Right out your door


Prices & Availability

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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