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Bayview Clearwater Lake best recreational lake in the area with 3200 acres

People9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,556 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom/ 2 bathroom overlooking Clearwater Lake

Beautifully decorated three bedroom two full bathroom log sided cabin with full deck overlooking Clearwater Lake. A 100' of shoreline and 24' dock and lift across a small road between the cabin and lake.Walking distance to a great bar and restaurant, The Waterfront, boat rental and bait store, BJ's Bait.. This lake has 3200 acres of fun and fishing along with access to three other lakes. Bring or rent a boat and motor out to the islands and sand bars to swim. Also within three miles of a county park & beach and four miles to the Annandale city park & beach. Two miles away is the states best flea market called the Swappers Meet held on weekends in the summer. Or shop the stores in Annandale only four miles away.

More Details

Owner
Laurel Miller
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2017

About Laurel Miller

We are both lifetime residents in the area growing up on the lakes and know how enjoyable it is to take friends and family out on the lake. So when we got the opportunity to acquire a cabin we wanted to share those same experiences with others.

Laurel Miller purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Laurel Miller chose Minnesota

We started with one cabin to enjoy and rent out and soon found out that without any resorts in the area ,there was a need for cabin rental.

What makes this cabin unique

Clearwater Lake is one of the top fishing and recreational lake in the area? That also includes winter ice fishing with a plowed access onto the lake only 100 yards from the driveway. Also, walking distance to a marina and great bar & grill. Yet secluded overlooking Clearwater Lake. Great kitchen and bathrooms with granite tops. Views of the lake from almost every room. Back yard with room to play and enjoy a quite night around a campfire.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in South Haven in Southside

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1556 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Double sink with granite tops
  • Granite countertops Tubs with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Great summer and winter fishing within feet of the cabin. Winter fishing has a plowed access within 200 feet of the cabin and summer fishing is fun right off the dock, or anywhere on the lake.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

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Bayview Clearwater Lake best recreational lake in the area with 3200 acres
average rating of 4.703704 based on 27 reviews
Cold Spring
4

Good location, very nice cabin

  • 4 of 5

Overall, my friends and I were happy with our stay. The house is up to date with nice furnishings and appliances. Beds were comfortable and clean. Grill worked very well. It was nice to be close to the Waterfront for a little "night life" at the lake.

The cabin is stated to sleep 9 and it does but if it's a group of all adults, it'll be a bit cramped or uncomfortable for a few. 6-7 adults plus 3 kids would be fine. Usable yard is fairly small and sloped so it's not great for yard games. That's what you get in exchange for it being on a small hill, with a great view of the lake. Deck area was great. Lots of parking area by garage, which is not accessible.

Dock area would be fine for 1 boat + 1 pontoon. Adequate lift for each on sides of dock. We had 3 fishing boats so the pontoon lift was really just in the way, made it hard to dock up our boats. Dry summer, so water was low as well, maybe 2 feet of water under the dock. Ended up picking up passengers at the BJs docks and trailering every night to make it easier. Electric at the dock would have been nice to recharge boat batteries.

Kitchen was well stocked with the essentials, knives could use a little sharpening. Plenty of clean towels for the very nice bathrooms. AC and heat both worked well. We needed both because of a cold, rainy first day and warm days after that.

For our group the cabin was not ideal (3 boats, 9 adults) but we certainly don't regret the stay. Lake is very clean and fun to fish (make sure you have a good map or GPS locator for all the shallow areas!) and the cabin itself was great.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

It's just okay

  • 3 of 5

The cabin was very nice and clean. The owners were accommodating and friendly. The neighbors were friendly and a nice bait shop and bar/restaurant within walking distance from the property. The biggest down fall was we couldn't swim from the dock due to lily pads and mossy water and didn't really want to dock the boat due to the water. There is no sand for kids to play in by the water. We had to drive 5-7 minutes to a public beach. The beach and play ground were very nice.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The lake is very low this year so docking has been a problem. Glad you enjoyed the cabin and had a good time.
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South-Central Minnesota
5

The house is very comfortabe and very well appointed. It has lovely views of the lake.

  • 5 of 5

The one drawback of the house is the main floor bedroom which has bunk beds. They would be fine for a family with kids, and they worked well for us last year when we used only the lower bunk. This year, we needed to use both bunks. It is difficult for a 70 year old woman to get up and down from the top bunk. When someone climbs in and out, the whole bed shakes and the person in the lower bunk is disturbed.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There is also a queen size hideabed in the living room that a lot of people use. Much easier to get into. Glad you had a good time.
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4

Great Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5

Our time at Bayview Clearwater lake was wonderful. The cabin was clean and well set up. The lake was wonderful and we were able to swim, boat, ski, tube and fish...it was perfect!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very Nice Place

  • 5 of 5

A perfect hideaway for 6 women to have fun. Very clean and convenient. Beautiful views. Loved the entire collection of Pfalrzgraff dishes. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our family of 6. The house was really clean and beautifully decorated. We got a lot of use out of the deck, which had a wonderful view of the lake, there was plenty of sleeping space for everyone and the house had all the amenities of home. There is a restaurant next door with excellent food and there are lots of neat little shops and antique stores in the surrounding towns. Most importantly the fishing in the lake and the surrounding lakes was incredible. The owner, Laurel, was always available via email or phone in case we needed anything. This was definitely one of our best vacations and we hope to come back again. Laurel and her wonderful property made it worth the trip from Ohio.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
St. Cloud, MN
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Waterfront
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
South brook
Nearest Train
55 Miles
St. Paul, MN
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
55
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Waterfront
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Kimball
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Annandale City Park
Car: necessary

We are walking distance to the Waterfront Resturant with casual or fine dining. BJ' Bait is two doors down with boat rental or ice fish house rental along with a very small grocery store. In the summer is one of the largest swappers meet in the state only two miles away. On the 4th of July is one of the largest celebration and parade in Annandale three miles away. One hour from the Mall of America and one hour and five minutes from the Minneapolis International Airport

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in South Haven, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer 2017
26 May 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£818
for 3 nights
From
£245
From
£270
Fri,Sat
£1,241
 
 
Fall/Winter/Spring 2017-18
5 Sep 2017 - 24 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£540
for 2 nights
From
£228
£1,038
£2,159
 
 
Summer 2018
25 May 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£818
for 3 nights
From
£245
From
£270
Fri,Sat
£1,241
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £77.68
Pet Fee £58.26
Damage Deposit £233.04

Full refund up to 60 days before stay.

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.
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