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

People9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,728 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue

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, 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
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2017

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
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • 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

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(42 traveller reviews)

Quintessential Lake Cabin On Pristine Lake O'brien (Includes Pontoon Boat)
average rating of 4.952381 based on 42 reviews
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5

Beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time despite the rainy days. Well kept beautiful property and cabin. Felt at home.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely perfect

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time it was opening fishing and we actually got some nice fish. The atmosphere was perfect!?

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic property

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful experience at the cabin. Roaring fires, quiet, and beautiful scenery. The cabin was immaculate and the sleeping was very comfortable, which is not always the case in a cabin. Wonderful hosts. We hope to return again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and a good family stay

  • 5 of 5

The property was beautiful and had a very nice cabin feel that my family and I absolutely loved and enjoyed! Would definetly do again and plan to next year!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It was a treat to escape for a few days with a pretty lake view and warm fire.

  • 5 of 5

Property was in great shape and was decorated and designed with the vacationer in mind.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Enchanting cabin on a magical lake with all the amenteties of home and more !

  • 5 of 5

Cant say enough about how incredible this cabin is !! Its gorgeous inside and out and includes everything you need to have a memorable time. A group of us stayed March 9-13 and we had a complete blast ! The owners Matt and Renae are wonderful to work with and accomadated all of our requests. The cabin is decorated beautifully and comes with all of the comforts of home and more. We enjoyed walks on the frozen lake, Sunsets at lake a walkable distance away, amazing meals in the kitchen , cozy fires inside and out , movies in the basement, games, dancing and so much more. We will defeinately be back :)

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • 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

Prices for this holiday cabin in Crosslake, Minnesota

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring 2017
21 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£867
for 3 nights
From
£248
 
 
Early Summer 2017
2 Jun 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,189
for 7 nights
£2,189
 
 
Summer 2017
23 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,850
for 7 nights
£2,850
 
 
Late Summer 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,189
for 7 nights
£2,189
 
 
Early Fall
29 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£867
for 3 nights
From
£248
£1,570
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£744
for 3 nights
From
£207
£1,570
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £773.03
Pet Fee £77.3 + Tax
Cleaning Fee £115.95 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.88%

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

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