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Like your Own Private Park - the Definition of Get-Away-from-it-All!

Bedrooms Studio
Separate WC's1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Secluded Cabin on 120 Acres and 1500 Feet of Lakeshore

The cabin is set in 120 private acres which will be yours to roam while you are visiting. With 1500 feet of native lake shore, you might not encounter another person the duration of your stay! We have spent the last year transforming one of the first cabins on the lake into our own personal hide-away. Just 30 feet from the lake, you will feel like your sleeping on the water! Newly landscaped to restore the area around the cabin to native shoreline habitat. Equipped with big-screen TV, cable, and high-speed internet. This property isn't for everyone, but if your idea of vacation includes the words glamping, secluded, get-away-from-it-all, quiet, and private, than it might be for you!

The cabin has a sleeping loft with two twin xl beds that can be pushed together for a king. Downstairs there is a nice sized sectional couch with an ottoman that converts into a cot. There is a small kitchenette downstairs that includes a microwave and a refrigerator. Bathroom facilities are primitive (i.e. there is an outhouse). After a long day on the trails or in the lake, relax in the wood-fired sauna. We have set up a unique deck with a hot tub and solar shower available in the summer months. Snowmobile in/out in the winter months.

Please note that the cabin itself is about a 1/4 mile drive from the main road. There is a steep incline to drive the last 500 ft down to the cabin. Those with rear-wheel drive should consider parking at the top of the hill and walking to the shoreline. The cabin is primitive, and you will need to bring your own drinking water. There is a charcoal and gas grill on site. Unless otherwise arranged, you will need to bring your own bedding and pack out your garbage. In doing this, I will waive all cleaning fees..

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Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
10 October, 2017

Why Sara chose Minnesota

Jeremy and I grew up in Minnesota, but now live in North Dakota. When we began looking for a lake cabin, we knew we wanted that 'up north' feel. When we walked on this property, we were awe-struck. You will be amazed by the changes in elevation, the pristine shore-line, and the peace and quiet.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Waubun in Mahnomen County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Outhouse
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Loft - 2 Single Bed
  • Two new memory foam twin xl beds that can be pushed together for a king sized bed.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • ski
  • Snowmobiling
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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(13 traveller reviews)

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Like your Own Private Park - the Definition of Get-Away-from-it-All!
average rating of 4.5384617 based on 13 reviews

Perfect getaway spot

  • 5 of 5

I truly enjoyed my time at the Tiltin Hilton! No one around, great fishing on the lake, everything exactly as described and what I wanted/needed out of a vacation spot. The owners can't control the weather, at least I forgot to ask, but if they could I'm sure they would have for me. Glad I had all-wheel drive to get out with all the rain that week, can't say it was easy for two different lost construction guys that stopped by while I was there trying to find another home. To get to this spot they were truly lost because it is so secluded! Cabin and items provided were exactly as described plus a few previous renter's leftover items like napkins, paper towels, etc. Wish I had two weeks and an ATV to check out the trails and more of the property! Maybe I shouldn't say anything else nice so I can be sure to have the place available for me to rent for my next trip up...which will happen! Thanks for sharing such a great place!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peace and Quiet at Last!

  • 5 of 5

It was great. The cabin was great, the hot tub was great, even the outdoor shower was great. I got wonderful pictures of the sunset every night. I enjoyed coffee outside every morning. I couldn't have asked for a better vacation. Tolerate the bugs after 9pm at night, otherwise enjoy the hot tub during the day or early evening. Tons of Loons to look at and watch on the lake.  It was nice inside the cabin with the air conditioning, and the loft beds were super comfy!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private Get-away

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time to check out and not be concerned with anything else. Descriptions of everything were quite accurate. Hot tub was a great amenity. First outhouse we've seen with electricity. It was "glamping" with only grills and microwave for cooking options; clean-up was like outdoor camping without running water. Expecting that, it was wonderful. Due to unforseen medical issue, we sacked out on the couches instead of attempting the loft. Lots of privacy. Saw deer and eagles, no dangerous animals. Hint for others: we brought a couple carpet scraps for throw-down rugs that caught some of the tracked-in dirt and added a bit more comfort. Also, plan ahead - it's a long way to town in any direction.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Secluded Backwoods Stay

  • 5 of 5

Stayed over the weekend with my boyfriend. We brought his fishing boat, and were able to launch a few miles down, and tie up on the dock. The lake is fantastic! Great fishing, caught large mouth bass, smaller pikes, big crappies, perch, smaller walleyes. The cabin itself had AC and electricity which was helpful with the humid weather. We didn't try the solar shower or sauna. Overall great experience!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful getaway

  • 5 of 5

This place is just what my wife and needed for a get away. We enjoyed the hot tub and sauna and everything this place had to offer. We brought our boat and atv as we enjoyed the lake and the local trails. Only time you will see anybody else is if you leave or if the fish are biting in front of the cabin. Plenty of fire wood on property as we had a fire going almost entire time. Cabin was well kept and nice. Pull down loft ladder to beds up top which were extremely comfortable. Wife and I will be back in 2017.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely, secluded little cabin

  • 4 of 5

We thought the cabin and the area was peaceful and lovely. The beds were very comfortable, the outhouse was roomy, clean and well-light, we really enjoyed the jacuzzi, we really appreciated the fans. The lake was super clean and overall pretty quiet. We saw great wildlife including eagles, loon, deer, hawks and snakes and we caught lots of fish. So glad we brought mosquito repellant.

Swimming was not very realistic for us as the bank is high (even by the dedicated “swimming area”) and the bottom of the lake was full of rocks and/or plants. We thought the jacuzzi instructions could of been more thorough (we learned more about how to operate it via Google). It was pretty challenging getting the rowboat in and out of the lake (high bank with lots of tall grass) but we made it happen. The solar shower was fun - a little cold but fun.

Recommended additions would be forks (there were none) spoons (there was one) a cutting board, coffee mugs, an ottoman and a reading lamp. There were plenty of plates and knives and other supplies such as soap, cleaner, toilet paper and paper towels.

Not having running water in the cabin wasn’t a big deal for us - but if it did have running water and if the boat had a motor, we would likely be back every year.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Elbow Lake Bar
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Elbow Lake Bar
Car: necessary

25 miles to Itasca State Park

35 miles to Mahnomen and Shooting Star Casino

50 Miles to Detroit Lakes

45 miles to Park Rapids

50 miles to Bemidji


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Waubun, USA

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £208.23
Pet Fee £56.79
Cleaning Deposit ($75) £0
Tax Rate 7.38%

$250 deposit due to hold the reservation. Payment in full is due 30 days prior to your arrival in the form of a check or money order. Minimum renter age of 25.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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