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Lake Melissa - Linden Beach - Close to Shoreham Village

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Sandy Beach, Dock,- 2 Bedroom - 1 Bath - Affordable

Perfect Location! Walk to the 'action' of Shoreham and the Detroit Lakes Country Club for golf. Affordable weekly, monthly or summer season rental on popular and beautiful LAKE MELISSA. This 2 bedroom, 1 bath cottage will sleep 5. The lake facing view is inviting. Fresh, chic and cozy describe this quaint lake cabins interior. Enjoy a back deck dinner from the gas grill. Everything you need for a summer beach vacation is provided, right down to beach chairs. Build sand castles on the 100 foot sandy beach with a private dock. The lake has a gradual slope and is perfect for swimming and wading. This level grassy lot with shade trees completes a perfect lakeside beach.

Added features include a flat screen TV, cable service, WIFI and AC.

Available for Pine to Palm Golf Tournament.

Weekly rental required (7 nights). Monthly or Seasonal rentals are possible. Inquire for details.

More Details

Property Manager
Jane Nelson
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 December, 2017

About Jane Nelson

Owner grew up in Detroit Lakes and spent her childhood on Lake Melissa. She currently lives out of state but loves to return and to share her cabin with others.

Jane Nelson purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Jane Nelson chose Detroit Lakes

Lake Mellisa is the 'heart' of a summer vacation 'at the lakes'.

Cabin On the Commons is in a highly desirable location.

What makes this cottage unique

Level, sandy, grassy lakefront with private dock in a very popular location.

Guestbook comments from the manager

What a great place to live and vacation. We rented the cabin for my 60th Birthday.

The kids and grand kids stopped by, we enjoyed the big deck with gas BBQ grill. Playing in the sand at the beach and the beautiful lake water. I could not believe everything was supplied. Bedding, pot and pans, towels, even plastic baggies, extra shampoo, hand soap and body lotion! Having 2 refrigerators was great. When we opened the door to our cabin we had a birthday card and bottle of wine waiting! Thanks for a great week.

Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
40 Metres
Fargo ND
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Detroit Lakes Country Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US Highway 59
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Car: necessary


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Detroit Lakes in Detroit

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 1. Must be 25 years old. 2. Must trailer all watercraft at night (no lift provided). 3. Quiet by 11:00pm.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • village ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bathroom, Shower / No tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Located off Living Room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , Located off Living Room
  • Additional twin bed is located near the Dining Area of the Sun Porch. It provides a sunny reading location or additional sleeping space.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Small storage shed available for water sports gear, golf gear or bicycles.


4.8/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

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Lake Melissa - Linden Beach - Close to Shoreham Village
average rating of 4.8 based on 6 reviews

Great location. Old cottage, but nicely remodeled. Quaint. Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

I am a golfer. The location is awesome for golf courses and great places to eat.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Mike, Glad you enjoyed "Cabin On the Commons, Lake Melissa". Hope you can come back and enjoy more golf around the Detroit Lakes Area. Thanks for taking the time for a review.
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Enjoyed our stay in a 1927 Vintage cabin!

  • 4 of 5

We were looking for a week long stay close to Cormorant/Pelican Lake. The cabin

had wonderfully comfortable beds. The deck is filled our need for all the family and

friends that gathered. The weather was perfect. Enjoyed our stay.

Jane was very helpful and was willing to accommodate our every need,

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You Jan, Lake Melissa is wonderful all summer long!! Glad you enjoyed the cabin and felt comfortable. I look forward to having you return next summer. Jane
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Cabin On The Commons - Lake Melissa

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time at Cabin on the Commons - it was a cute and cozy cabin for our family to hang out during the busy holiday week. Beds were very comfortable, kitchen was well equipped and the property was kept up well. We used this as an extra sleeping cabin for extra family while visiting Lake Melissa and ended up hanging out here most of the time. Jane was great to work with ... Very responsive, detail oriented and a pleasure to work with.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sarah, It was a pleasure to have your family. Lake Melissa creates family memories and I hope you will have great memories of you time at Cabin On the Commons. I enjoyed meeting everyone!
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Super Sweet

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is absolutely adorable. It's squeaky clean and homey. The beach is wonderful. It's a sunny house , with a very positive feeling all around. The beds were great. My husband caught a fish on nearly every cast, fishing off of the dock. Yellow perch, bluegill, and sunfish are the best. There is good food and music nearby in the village of Shoreham. There is also great food in Detrio Lakes , just 1-2 miles away. The manager is very cool. She is open, friendly & welcoming. My week there was even better than I expected. I'm going back .

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mary, Kayaking Lake Melissa was a great reward after the long difficult trip to Lake Melissa. Hope you can return without all the difficulties. The cabin will have a new kitchen in 2017. Please visit again to make more memories. Jane
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Cozy Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Amidst all the action. Close to everything!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Detroit Lakes, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Season Weekly
16 Jun 2018 - 12 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 4th
30 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
WE Fest
29 Jul 2018 - 4 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
Pine to Palm Golf
5 Aug 2018 - 11 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £93.81
Refundable Damage Deposit £375.25
Tax Rate 7.38%

We Fest week (August 1-6) and Pine to Palm week (August 7-14) are "event" weeks with a rate of $1,500.00 for 7 nights + MN Sales Tax + Cleaning Fee.
Low Season Weekly rate from May 22 - June 18 or August 14 -Sept. 11 is $1,000.00 + MN Sales Tax + Cleaning Fee.
Until Confirmed Price subject to change.
Rental Agreement + Refundable Security Deposit Required for all Rentals.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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