|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
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Come and enjoy your vacation time with us. We'll be here from May 1 - Oct 30. Our cozy 2 story older home is located in the heart of Park Rapids,Mn. and would make a great getaway for Families, Girls getaways, Romantic Getaways, or just to take a break.The house has a Master bedroom with a Queen size bed on the main floor, along with a full size hideabed in the comfy TV room. There is a large bedroom upstairs with 2 twin beds and floor space that could hold munchkins in their sleeping bags.The kitchen is fully equipped with a Fridge, Microwave, polly perk coffee pot and new LP stove. Also theres plenty of Pots and Pans, Dishes and Utinsels. Theres a cozy front porch where you can enjoy your morning coffee or just relax and read a good book.Theres a full bath, shower, and a half bath just off the kitchen and bar area. This house is privately owned and we would love to share the northland with you. We have lived in Park Rapids for 35 years so we have come to know and appreciate all the great amenities of up north.There is a Gas grill and picnic table to allow you to be outdoors as much as possible.So come with your Bikes, Boats and or just your walking shoes, there are plenty of lakes in the area and miles and miles of hiking and biking trails, and the best part of All,We are in walking distance to all of it. 2 blocks to the Public boat landing, city beach and city park, 1 block from the paved Heartland Bicycle Trail, and only 3 blocks from beautiful Downtown Park Rapids, where you can Shop till you drop, or just relax at one of our many eating establishments downtown. Itasca State Park is just 30 minutes away where you can walk or bike and have a great time at the Headwaters of the Mississippi. Plus all the little surrounding towns have special events and festivals going on throughout the summer. So come as you are, relax, and and enjoy our quaint and cozy home. There will be plenty of Games, Books , Cards and Puzzels for you to enjoy during your stay. Our lakes here are great for all your water sports including skiing, tubing, cruising the lake or just Fishing.
We have lived in the Park Rapids area for over 35 years and are proud to call it home. We owned two businesses, and have always felt that this community was and is a great place to raise a family and spend Vacation time doing what you love to do. Our Outdoors and Lakes are Spectacular and we'ed love to share them with you. We have 2 Grown children and 6 grandkids and we've been blessed to live on the river directely across from our vacation home so we hope to make your stay as pleasant as possible.
Mike and Ann johnson purchased this house in 2009
We purchased this property to possibly build a shed for boats , bikes etc. , but decided that the house turned out to be so cozy, we wanted to share it with others.
Within walking distance to so many things, Lake , Beach, Trails, Downtown, Churches, Restaurants ect.
My dad and I were in the area to visit Itasca State Park. The house was perfect for our needs with plenty of space. The decorating was fun, "up north," and helped you feel like you were getting away. The house was very clean and had everything we needed. Nice front porch to sit on. The kitchen was well stocked and had a great built-in eating area. Mike and Ann were very helpful and considerate, even bringing over a book and CDs Ann thought my dad might enjoy. The Heartland trail is very close for biking/walking. Would definitely visit again.
We were in Park Rapids for a family reunion and needed a lot of space for 6 adults and 3 kids. The Johnson's house was perfect for our family. The upstairs was ideal for our daughter's family as it allowed us to put the kids to bed while the adults stayed up. The house was very clean and the kitchen had everything we needed. The location was within walking distance of downtown and the grocery store. Heartland Park and the Heartland Trail were about a block away. We would recommend this home to anyone.
Mike and Anne had everything ready. The house was in perfect order with all of the comforts of home including a coffee pot, picnic table in the back yard, chairs on the front porch and comfy beds.
I hope to be back as we had a wonderful time. Thank you, Anne and Mike. You really have a gem.
It was a great stay! Mike and Ann couldn't have been better hosts. We plan on coming back.
This house was a true treasure. I loved that the home had the original character but had all of the updates of a modern home. Sitting in the morning around the kitchen table started each day off and sitting in the family room at night let us enjoy our family. Mike and Ann were very welcoming and helpful. We had not one complaint. I looked forward to our next stay.
How could it be any better ?!? No, really.
Everything you could possibly need is already waiting for you in this cozy cottage.
Everywhere you turn you find something nice, from books to read, board games, playing cards and WIFI.
They even collected up brochures and local maps for all the sites and activities in the area !
There is actually a twin bed and 2 singles upstairs as well as the queen in a separate room from the TV room which has a pull out couch.
If you have never been to Park Rapids you are in for a treat, be sure to check out main street only a few blocks away along a paved path across the red bridge along the fishhook river.
You will find an old fashioned candy store, old time soda shop that serves food and ice cream, all manner of shops on main street as well as some more modern fare like the "Y" steak house just north of town 2 miles.
Try Rocky's Pizza .... WOW ! Or Molly Poppins gourmet natural eats, or .......
The paved Heartland trail starts literally 1 block down the road and winds 30+ miles through the woods, over rivers and passes through Dorset, Nevis, Akeley and Walker. A bikers dream. There is a bike renal shop only 1 block from the cottage. If you are a horse lover, there is a parallel trail for horses as well ! (BYOH)
The Fishhook river is wide and clean running from the dam 2 blocks downstream to the large Fishhook lake 4 miles north with excellent fishing on the river as well as the lake. The landing is only 2 blocks away in the same park with a playground, beach, tennis and basketball courts, bathroom facilities and ample parking.
Itasca state park, home to the headwaters of the Mississippi river (where you can actually wade across) is 21 miles North featuring some of the only remaining virgin forest in MN with huge towering pine trees and pristine lakes, a few of which you are allowed to put in a boat or rent pontoons. Bike rental available at Itasca as well.
If you are looking for some place that has pretty much everything for anyone but still has that quiet vacationland vibe you seriously need look no further.
Mike and Ann are the absolute best! You will feel instantly at home.
Enjoy your stay, we sure did and will again in the near future.
Park Rapids is located right in the heart of the Lake country , so if you like to Bike, Hike, go Boating or just relax, You'll find plenty to do here. We have 3 live theaters, live Music venues each week on Main street, and you'll find a Wonderful array of unique and distinct goods, while on a shopping trip to downtown. Our restaurants can't be beat and a trip to the Royal Bar is a must. The best Burgers around.
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
|Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£206|
Please call owner to inquire about rates or other options 1-218-732-9445
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.