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Beautiful Executive LAKEFRONT Vacation Home

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 3,337 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

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

Property Manager
Brenda Hanson
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 July, 2017

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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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Prior Lake in Scott County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3337 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
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
  • 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!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful Executive LAKEFRONT Vacation Home
average rating of 4.923077 based on 15 reviews

Wonderful time - wish we could have stayed longer!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for 3 days to celebrate my parents' 40th wedding anniversary. The house had everything we needed and more. We would have loved to have stayed longer. The small beach and shallow waters by the dock were perfect for the young kids to play. All of us enjoyed the water toys. There were fishing poles, kayaks, a SUP, water noodles, and a water trampoline in the shed for us to use. Throughout the property we'd catch ourselves stopping to admire the beautiful views of the water.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home-well furnished and equipped with everything one needs

  • 5 of 5

We had our 1st family reunion at the Waterfall house July 2017 and everyone commented on how well the house worked to hold our guests. The master bedroom was a knockout, the dining and living room were both elegant, the kitchen had everything we needed. A great location on the lake. For the grandkids the kayaks were a great hit-they had a ball. Would highly recommend this place for a gathering.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Lakefront House ~ perfect for what we wanted.

  • 5 of 5

This was my first VRBO and Brenda was so patient and kind with my multiple texts & emails! This house worked so well for our family get together to celebrate my nephew's April graduation from Chiropractic School. The house was everything we wanted and more !!! It had everything we needed, for both dining and "chilling" . Lovely decor, kitchen with everything, great bathrooms. We were early in the year, so didn't use the water, but it was so serene as no one was on/in the lake yet either, so it felt very private. We got lucky with the weather. the deck was perfect for talking ( and toasting ! ) as we live all over the country, and rarely have these moments together. It was a memorable weekend & It's on our bucket list to get back. !! Thank you Brenda.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Davenport, ia

Beautiful home!!

  • 5 of 5

It was a beautiful home with great space and the owners were very accommodating! Very close to Burnsville so our local family were able to visit during day. Plan on renting again!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough great things about this property! Brenda was so responsive and easy to work with and helped to make our stay enjoyable. There was plenty of comfortable sleeping options for the 9 people in our party and great space for cooking big family meals. We enjoyed swimming and hanging out on the dock at this awesome lake location! Airport access was convenient and shopping nearby made stocking up on groceries very easy.If ever we find ourselves back in the Minneapolis area, we will stay at the Waterfall again for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stoughton WI

Perfect for a crowd, beautiful setting, comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

Pictures did not do this home justice. Its perfect for all ages with three levels and sleeping places and extra bedding. And several different levels outside, too, for a fire or a cup of coffee in a wuiet spot. Brenda was a delight to work with. The view is spectacular. The fountain is a very nice touch. Fishing off the dock was fun and we had everything we needed for that. Paddle boarding and kayaking was great. Everything we needed was there. We rented a pontoon and that rounded out the option for activities. We will never forget our time at The Waterfall. The house was very clean. The furniture is nice but somewhat worn which made me comfortable for kids using it. We loved it. Everyone is praising me for finding this lovely vacation spot.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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 -- CLOSED
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
Charlie's On the Lake
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 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, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
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
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Winter 2017
27 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
New Year 2017
29 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Super Bowl 2018
3 Feb 2018 - 5 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Housekeeping Weekly Fee £153.5
fee of 3% £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £383.75
Tax Rate 7.38%

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

  • 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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