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This Is How You Remember Cabins When You Were Growing Up!

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cabin in Deer River - Jessie Lake Nostalgic Cabin

The cabin is just a few feet from the lake

Perfect location, even better setting. Listen as the wind whistles through the pines and get ready to relax. This 'cabin' is a touch of Northern Minnesota nostalgia with all the necessities to make your vacation completely relaxing. Don't want to cook - there are plenty of fun restaurants nearby. The fully stocked kitchen has a refrigerator, oven, cook top, microwave, coffee pot, and all the dishes and utensils. Sleeps 6 - the bunk beds are great for kids, the bedroom has a double bed. Every room offers an up close view of the lake. The stone fireplace will be a great way to warm up during the cool evenings. Use the fire pit just a few feet from the lake for s'mores and campfire stories. The private dock is a perfect place to tie up your boat after a day of tubing, fishing or just sightseeing and enjoying a day on the lake.

Whether you're looking for a great family getaway, a guys fishing trip, or a relaxing girls trip, this is the place. The wildlife is abundant, the fishing exciting, the relaxing world class. Fall asleep to the call of loons and the feeling that life has gotten back to the pace we can all appreciate....awaken to a cup of coffee on the deck and listen to the world come alive around you. The Lost 40 is less than half an hour away and a treasured Minnesota Forest icon with trails and some unbelievably large pines.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Lance Pogones
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
17 September, 2016
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About Lance Pogones

My business partner and our wives own the cabin right next door. We always wanted to purchase this cabin and renovate it. We love the proximity to the lake and really feel like it's the best 100' on the lake. The feeling is as if you've stepped back in time....

Lance Pogones purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Lance Pogones chose Minnesota

We looked all over Minnesota and Wisconsin! We loved Jessie Lake the first time we visited and were attracted to the view and the closeness to the lake and nature. We have loved learning about and listening to the loons, always marvel at the bald eagles, and spotted wolves, fox pups, deer, and a bear - and lots of large fish :-)


based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

This Is How You Remember Cabins When You Were Growing Up!
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews

Great up north cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our vacation on Jessie Lake. The cabin was even better than the pictures. It was clean and ready when we arrived and had everything we needed to enjoy our trip. The windows facing the lake make for a great view almost everywhere in the cabin. The large deck facing the lake was fantastic to relax on or eat a meal. The kitchen was large and had all the utensils we needed and the gas grill on the deck worked great (it was very new and nice). We used the row boat for fishing and caught fish right out in front of the cabin! The owner and his family were next door and very nice even allowing us to use their paddle boards. Lance was very responsive to emails and texts leading up to our trip and while we were at the cabin with questions. Would recommend this cabin to family and friends and would definitely book it again in the future. The only critique we had was the shower did not drain well. I have no doubt the owners will address the issue as you can tell they really care about providing a quality experience. Thanks so much for a great relaxing vacation, it was exactly what we were looking for when we booked.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wedding anniversary trip

  • 4 of 5

Owners are wonderful to work with - they are 5 star. They have obviously made every attempt to make this a comfortable and homey place to stay. Love wall of windows facing lake. Chairs, sofa and beds were comfortable. Previous negative comments about refrig not cooling & no bedroom curtains have been fixed, further evidence of owners desire to make the stay great. Lake is beautiful with cabin/deck right on lake & offering spectacular view. It was very relaxing and private. Enjoyed excursion to 'Lost Forty' and dinner at Riley's Supper Club. Only 30 minutes from Grand Rapids, so convenient to pick up whatever you may need. Only negative was an off smell (NOT mold) in the cabin emminating from inside kitchen cupboards (which might benefit from scrub down with bleach solution, or some other solution to eliminate order); might have been related to initial rainy cool weather & windows being shut, but electric outlet air fresheners from store resolved it. Damage deposit was promptly credited back to my charge card so appreciate that courtesy.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful hidden gem! The cabin was beautiful and the view of the lake was spectacular!!!! My fiancé and I loved the peace and quiet, while our black lab spent numerous hours jumping off the dock to chase loons and ducks. This was our first vacation free from basically all technology (we did have limited phone service). A nice touch was having a TV and DVD player in the bedroom to watch movies on those rainy days. Personally, the adults loved it, but our teenagers were having withdrawals :) That was easily remedied by having a nice dinner at a local restaurant. I would can not express the tranquility I felt during our stay.....better than any spa!!!!!!!! I can not wait to return, hopefully next year! Thank you for exceeding our expectations and the wonderful stay!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful relaxation

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent 5 days, 4 nights here and it was just what we wanted and needed - quiet, relaxing, beautiful, fun. The cabin was clean and well appointed with beautiful views of the lake. We loved the wall of windows and french doors. Sitting in a rocker on the deck with a cup of coffee was the perfect way to start the day. We enjoyed the paddleboat and the fishing boat. We rented the outboard motor and fished at several different places on the lake. The kids loved wading and swimming in the lake. We loved watching the loons, pelicans and eagles. Great star-gazing at night, with loons calling in the distance.

We met the owners and their lovely family. They were helpful and welcoming. The owner even took my kids out for some tubing. They loved it! We would definitely go back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Paul, MN


  • 5 of 5

My husband, pooch and I spent Labor Day weekend here and it was absolutely perfect. We have rented many places on VRBO and this is one of the few we would return to without hesitation. The view was beautiful, espeically with all the great windows facing the lake. It felt secluded enough, but still some open space to get some sun and see the fantastic sunset and sky full of starts at night. The cabin was clean and a neat style. The rocking chairs on the deck and the fresh decorations made it feel just like home. The owners, next door, invited us over for a drink by their bonfire which was so welcoming! And the dog thought he had gone to heaven being able to chase waves and jump off the dock for 3 days straight. We reccomend Riley's Fine Food for supper, the Pokegama Dam Rec area in Grand Rapids and Scenic State park. Can't wait to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Canby, MN

Beautiful Lake & Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had a great few days at this Cabin! The Cabin itself is very well taken care of and has everything you need. Very cute personal touches make you feel right at home and it's very cozy. Amazing views of this beautiful lake provided by the many windows and full window doors of the cabin. Our children thouroughly enjoyed the bunk beds and cozy fireplace nook in the cabin. The lake and location of the cabin is simply fantastic! It was so quiet and peaceful and very secluded. The water was perfect and so much fun to swim in. The clear water and sandy beach were great for our kids. My boys loved how they could swim out so far and still touch! The paddle boat and fishing boat were a nice touch. There were bald eagles flying around everyday right in front of the cabin and also a family of ducks who kept swimming by. Many loons always on the water and it was so relaxing listening to their beautiful calls. We were unfortunate to not catch any fish, but the owners were more than accomodating and even gave us some tips on where to try. Very memorable vacation and we would definetely return!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chippewa National Forest
"A visit to the Lost Forty Recreation Area is a must"
Pine Cone Soup & Sandwich Cafe
Riley's Fine Food & Drink
"The food and fun at Riley's are hard to beat...."
Timberwolf Inn
"Great food - fun atmosphere - always welcoming."


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Deer River, Minnesota

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Fall / Winter
23 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £41
Refundable Damage Deposit £246
Cleaning Fee £61

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Deer River, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Main Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Main Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • swimming

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