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Quintessential Lake Cabin On Pristine Lake O'brien (Includes Newer Pontoon Boat)

People9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,728 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 9 Sleeps

If you are looking for the 'cabin experience', this classic Minnesota cabin won't disappoint. This property was completely renovated in the fall of 2014 and is essentially brand new inside and out. Done in a true cabin feel, it has a wonderful open floor plan on the main level that features a combined great room/kitchen/living room with a large wood-burning fieldstone fireplace for those chilly nights (fire wood included of course!!). The main level features vaulted ceilings and a wonderful screen porch overlooking the lake with panoramic views of beautiful O'brien Lake. The main level further features a lakeside master bedroom and bathroom complete with tile shower. The lower level features an additional bedroom, a second designated bunk room, and an additional informal bunk area along with a second bathroom which also includes a custom tile shower. In addition, the lower level features a built-in game/puzzle table along with a leather sectional couch and entertainment area for a rainy day or movie night! The lower level also features tremendous lake views and all interior spaces (main and lower level) flow seamlessly to a large lakeside firepit area just steps from the water for those true Minnesotan's (again, firewood included)! The rental comes complete with a pontoon boat (2014 Bennington), and of course a hammock in the yard for those lazy days. For those that need to stay connected, the cabin also includes Wi-Fi and two high definition TV's with DirecTV (including a lower level area that has a blue ray DVD player and surround sound). And don't worry, you won't be roughing it, the 2014 renovation was done in good taste so along with the granite counter tops, the wood plank floors, and the reclaimed details it also brought all new mechanical systems including air conditioning, new appliances, and a Culligan softened water system.

Situated 5 miles east of the town of Crosslake, crystal clear Lake O'Brien is spring fed with a water clarity of 24', the cleanest lake in the entire watershed district. The lake itself is surrounded by mature pines. There is approximately 5 miles of shoreline, of which about a quarter of the lake is undeveloped state owned property. During the summer, this recreational lake is perfect for fishing, skiing, wake boarding canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding and all water based activities, including floating on an air mattress!! There is a sandbar where you can walk across the lake which is a favorite gathering spot for 'kids of all ages'!! It's location on a quiet tar township road make it perfect for a morning walk or bike ride. During the winter months the lake is perfect for ice fishing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and is a perfect base camp to access the endless miles of groomed snowmobile trails.

This property is perfect for a family, an extended family, or a couple families; we have a limit of 9 occupants. There are 2 Queen beds (1 per bedroom), 3 single beds (in the bunk areas) and a double bed (bottom bunk). We do keep our calendar updated and so if you are seeing availability then it's likely available. Upon reservation confirmation you'll receive a complete 'what to bring' list so you are prepared for your time up north. Feel free to inquire with any questions you may have and we’ll be prompt to reply! We pride ourselves on keeping our property and structures/equipment pristine and are certain we'll exceed your expectations in that regard. And further, since we also live on this lake, should any questions or problems arise we can respond quickly. In fact, your only disappointment will be when you have to leave!!

NOTE: The pontoon is in the water, and use is included in the stated rental rates, from approximately May 1st - mid October.

More Details

Owner
Matt Balmer
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Crosslake in Crow Wing County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1728 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main Level Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Lower Level Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Main Level Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Lower Level Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Lower Level Bunk Room - 2 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
    Lower Level Bunk Nook - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

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Quintessential Lake Cabin On Pristine Lake O'brien (Includes Newer Pontoon Boat)
average rating of 4.968254 based on 63 reviews
5

A beautiful property; top quality through and through.

  • 5 of 5

Professionalism and beauty combined.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time at the Cabin! Cozy and comfortable and a great place to celebrate the bride-to-be and spend time all together! Everything we could have needed was right there! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful cabin.

  • 5 of 5

Our group had a very enjoyable weekend at this lovely cabin. It is in a nice quiet location on the lake, the beds are very comfortable, and the amenities covered everything we could possibly need for fun and relaxation. The entire cabin arrangement has been carefully thought out, every inch of space is well used. Matt and Renae were quick to respond to questions, and I would recommend their place to anyone looking for a nice quiet get-away.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Lake Home

  • 5 of 5

What a great "girls weekend" at an amazing lake home. Beautifully decorated...everything you need inside home...cozy living area with wood burning fireplace to just sit and talk...laugh...and drink wine. All beds super comfortable and enough space for everyone. Thank you for sharing your home with us. Will be back!!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

An amazing cabin for our weekend vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a wonderful, winter getaway at this beautiful & updated cabin. The owners are terrific and we highly recommend this property for your next vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Cozy Girls Winter Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Matt & Renae -- You have a beautiful cabin complete with everything needed for a relaxing and cozy time away with your best girls. We can't wait to come back this summer!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Multiple in Crosslake
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Crosswoods Golf Course - Many Courses in Area
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Many great options in Crosslake and nearby towns
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Mount Ski Gull and Tubing - Downhill Skiing
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £112.31
Pet Fee £74.87
Damage Deposit £748.7

50% non-refundable deposit.
All full week rentals are Friday to Friday.
Check in is at 4:00 PM, Check out is at 11:00 AM.
Please call with any question or special requests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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