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Beautiful Executive LAKEFRONT Vacation Home

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 6 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Prior Lake - The Waterfall on Prior Lake

Lakefront living at it's finest!

You don't need to look any further! The Waterfall on Prior Lake has it all. This Home away from Home features a two-tiered back yard pond with a waterfall!

With several sitting areas in the yard, you can watch the sunset, enjoy the fire in the beach-side fire pit, listen to the waterfalls or enjoy the lakeside on Brenda's favorite bench swing! Even the dock has a bench for relaxing while fishing! Relax on the upper level deck or lower level patio.

The lake is known for fishing - winter, spring, summer and fall! Rumor has it there is even some fish-catching happening now and then!

There are also many recreational activities nearby including public beaches, golf, ski hills, and even a playground up the road!

We are located about 15 minutes from Mall Of America, Minneapolis Airport, Mystic Lake Casino and much, much more. A short 30 minute ride from Downtown opens the doors for entertainment and dining that ranges from a casual nightclub atmosphere to very fine dining.

This Home is fully furnished - walk right in and enjoy. The 3 bedrooms upstairs include a Master Oasis Suite with a King sized Bed, soaking tub and private deck. There is a Queen bed room with a dresser and nightstand as well as a bedroom with 2 trundle beds that sleeps 4!

The Main Level Office can be used to catch up on work, social media or just to download all of the fabulous photos! It comes complete with a pull out sofa that sleeps 1 or 2!

The main kitchen boasts granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances! Everything is in place if you choose to cook! There is a BBQ grill outside ready for you to prepare those fish you caught today!

The formal Dining Room features a Lake View!

MN winters are much warmer curled up in the chairs near the gas fireplace in the Cozy Living Room.

The Grand Piano in the Piano Room off of the entryway rounds out the fabulous Main Level of this Home.

Downstairs you will be impressed by the Brand New Kitchenette set up to serve lakeside lunches, pizza, snacks and fun! You will also enjoy the newly remodeled bathroom and game room! Just pass through the door to the HUGE family room featuring TV, Game System, DVD player and movies and games in case there is a rainy day or you just need time in from the sunshine!

Walk right out the back door to your beautiful backyard. Outside spaces include a beach,dock and boat lift. A large private deck, tiered ponds with a fountain, fire pit, sandy beach and just enough grass for a game of catch or horseshoes. There is no shortage of things to do at this beautiful property!

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Brenda Hanson
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2016
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About Brenda Hanson

As a licensed Real Estate Agent, I have experience with Buying, Selling and Renting Homes throughout the Twin Cities Area. Managing this Vacation Rental is one of my favorite experiences. You will see from the moment you walk in the door how much thought and care has been put into the details of this Home Away from Home.

I am within 20 minutes of the house if you need anything and work with licensed and insured companies for any housekeeping, maintenance or repairs that you may need during your stay.

When I am not wearing my Real Estate hat, I enjoy a good swim, fishing, reading and spending time with my family. My husband and I have 2 children, ages 21 and 17 and 2 dogs. We love going to the car races, heading to the movies and simply hanging out with friends around the BBQ.

Brenda Hanson purchased this house in 2014

Why Brenda Hanson chose Minnesota

The owners chose this property because of its perfect location. Close to everything, this property also offers an amazing lake view and lakefront right out your back door. We hope you enjoy it as much as we have! We recently renovated the lower level and have been adding many personal touches to it to make it the perfect vacation home for you!

What makes this house unique

This property is located on Lower Prior Lake. My favorite thing about this property is that there are so many sitting areas in the back yard to choose from. Near the upper pond you will find a bench with a great view of the lake. The large deck is a great space for entertaining or simply enjoying your coffee. The walk-out patio downstairs has seating for a casual outdoor meal. One of the favorite outside spots is the Swing in the Shade down by the lake. Of course, we would not want to overlook the fire pit patio for a relaxing evening fire before bed! There is no shortage of outdoor living!

Inside, you will find an immaculately kept home with lots to offer. Fully furnished with linens, bath towels, and even some beach towels provided! The kitchen is stocked with dishes, some serving dishes, blender, toaster, coffee maker and more. The lower level family room has a WII with several game choices, books and board games for when you are sun drenched or a rainy day. The new remodel boasts a kitchenette for snack or lake food prep and a room with a bumper pool table (under the game table). The office (just in case you need to check in) has a great view of the lake and WiFi is included in your stay. The grand piano room is open to the formal living area with a gas fireplace to relax next to.

You will be staying a short drive from downtown Minneapolis and downtown St Paul, Mystic Lake Casino, Canterbury Downs, Mall of America, parks, beaches, shopping, restaurants and more!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Brenda, our visit was just right, a chance for family members to gather in a relaxed setting last week. Thanks so much.
Jun 2015
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Beautiful Executive LAKEFRONT Vacation Home
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Great property!!

  • 4 of 5

We had a blast, but when do I get the deposit back?

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nathan, The portion of your deposit that was coming back to you was sent this week. As we emailed earlier, there was unfortunately some damage so it took a bit longer. Please feel free to call or email with additional questions! ~Brenda
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Perfect property for a perfect weekend

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our needs. We are from out of state and needed a place for our 8 family members to stay and to have a graduation celebration for our daughter graduating from the University of Minnesota. The house and grounds are beautiful. We had a wonderful celebration and were able to use the dock for a boat, the fire pit and game room. A huge bonus was the baby grand piano where my daughter gave a mini concert!! We enjoyed the serenity of the property and all its exceptional amenities. Everything from booking to check out was easy and hassle-free. Brenda was wonderful to work with and was very quick on her responses to our questions. We will definitely rent this property again and look forward to being back on Prior Lake.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fountain Hills, AZ

Wonderful Thanksgiving!

  • 5 of 5

We came in from Arizona and rented this beautiful home so we could have all of the Minnesota family (30+) over for Thanksgiving! This home worked out perfectly! Three nice size bedrooms upstairs, nice flow to the main part of the house and then a wonderful downstairs which was perfect for entertaining. We weren't able to take advantage of the outdoors, it snowed Thanksgiving day, but with the lake as a background, it was a beautiful setting for Thanksgiving family pictures! Brenda was terrific to work and was a real pleasure! We look forward to renting this home again when we can take advantage of the lake.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN

Cabin feel within 30 minutes of the city

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over a weekend with our family of four, including a 3 yr old and a 5 yr old. The house was absolutely perfect for us, (and could have easily accommodated more people). The master suite was spacious and very comfortable and there were two other upstairs bedrooms for our kids. The main level was all positioned toward the rear of the house with the kitchen and dining room overlooking the lake. There was a large porch with a gas grill right off the dining room, with steps down to the lake. The back yard is mostly filled with a huge! multilevel waterfall, which was amazing and lovely to listen to. The stone steps were a little tricky for our youngest but it wasn't an issue since she wanted to spend most of her time down in the sand. There is a great sandy beach with lounge chairs and also a beach shed full of life jackets, paddleboards, and other water toys. In terms of other activities/entertainment, there is a park within walking distance for younger kids and the whole basement is set up for entertaining with a kitchen, game table, and living room with a TV and DVD player. This property would made a variety of families or groups very happy with their choice!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our family!! It was nice to be able to fish right off the dock, and there was enough other things to do nearby as well. Brenda was great to work with....we will definitely go back there if the opportunity comes up

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richfield, MN

Wonderful Stay at the Waterfall!

  • 5 of 5

How should I start - this place is amazing! It is a home away from home feel that has everything taken care of for you! Enjoy the serene lake by the swing or sit and enjoy the fountain in the back yard. Go boating, swimming, fishing - it's all in your backyard! There is a large deck perfect for grilling and hanging out too!

The inside is spectacular! The master suite is so spacious and the master bath is so beautiful and peaceful. There is plenty of room around the house and a large kitchen for prepping food! The downstairs has a walk out to the lake with a large entertaining area and another kitchen as well. Enjoy a relaxing evening by the fireplace and take it all in!

Definitely staying here again! Best place on Prior Lake!


  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amanda, Thank you for your kind words! We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit! ~Brenda
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Minnesota Renaissance Festival
Canterbury Park
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
The Wilds Pub
Stonebrooke Golf Club
Lakefront Park
Minnesota Zoo
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
Valleyfair Amusement Park
Sand Point Beach
Tuckers Bar & Grill
Legends Club
Spring Lake Regional Park
Giggle Gals
Mall of America
Minneapolis International Airport (MSP)
Target Center
Target Field
Xcel Energy Center
The Pointe Grill and Bar
Jensen's Cafe
Chianti Grill
Nearest Airport
21 Miles
MSP - Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Cove
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Wilds Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Sul Lago
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Buck Hill
Nearest Beach
2.5 Miles
Prior Lake - Watzl's Beach, Sand Point Park
Car: recommended

Due to liability reasons, we are unable to provide a boat, but there is access to boat rentals on Prior Lake with a dock and boat lift provided.

Prior Lake features many recreational amenities including more than 54 parks on 1,000 acres, over 100 miles of trails and sidewalks and 14 lakes. Taken together, the parks and lakes offer a wide variety of outdoor opportunities for residents with a wide variety of interests.

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) is located in Prior Lake and is the largest employer in the county. They offer their own array of opportunities to the public including restaurants, Playworks, Dakotah! Fitness, Dakotah! Ice Center, two casinos and a hotel.

Golfing opportunities abound in the Prior Lake area with the Wild's Golf Club, Legends Golf Club, Heritage Links Golf Club, Cleary Lake Golf Course and the Meadows at Mystic Lake Golf Course.

Opportunities in commercial and industrial development are increasing due to growth and improved highway accessibility and upgrades. Prior Lake's downtown environment has been revitalized by the Main Ave. and Dakota St. streetscaping project of 2004 and a façade improvement program.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Prior Lake, Minnesota

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Fall 2016
4 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Winter 2016
1 Nov 2016 - 18 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Thanksgiving Week 2016
19 Nov 2016 - 26 Nov 2016
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Winter 2016
27 Nov 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas Week 2016
21 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
New Year's Eve Week 2016
29 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Winter 2017
3 Jan 2017 - 13 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Easter Weekend
14 Apr 2017 - 17 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2017
18 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Memorial Weekedn 2017
26 May 2017 - 30 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Summer 2017
31 May 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
July 4th Week 2017
30 Jun 2017 - 5 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer 2017
6 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Labor Day Weekend 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Fall 2017
6 Sep 2017 - 19 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Thanksgiving 2017
20 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter 2017
27 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
New Year 2017
29 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Housekeeping Weekly Fee £164
fee of 3% £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £410
Tax Rate 6.88%

Some weeks the dates will be negotiable, so please contact Property Manager for availability. We have several guests requesting 10 day stays so there may be some long weekends not requiring 6 nights in summer.

Cancellation Policy: 100% Refund of Rental Fees if canceled 60 days prior to reservation start date. 50% Refund of Rental Fees if canceled 30 days prior to Check In Date. No refund if canceled within 30 days of Check In Date.

All online payments are subject to a 3.4% Credit Card Fee if using a U.S. account. Up to 5.4% May be charged for International transactions. Wire transfer service is also available at current bank transfer fee rates.

Manager'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 house in Prior Lake, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3337 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Upstairs Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Main Floor Bathroom - Toilet
    Downstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • 3rd Upstairs Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , Each Twin has a Trundle Bed - Sleeps 4 Total
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Sleeps 2
    2nd Upstairs Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Office/4th Bedroom with Full Size Pull Out Sleeper Sofa
  • The lower level family room sleeps 5 with a queen pull out sofa, a king pull out sofa and a twin pull out ottoman. The Main Floor Office is legally a bedroom and has a full size pull out sofa. Max in beds is 15 if all sofa beds are used.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
*Housekeeping services provided on a weekly basis *Newly updated and completely remodeled lower level with walk out to lake, Mudroom, lower level kitchen addition, and much more!

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