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Lake Minnetonka - Downtown Excelsior! Sleeps 12!! Summer 2018

Bedrooms 6
Separate WCs1
Space 4,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 12 nights


About the property

Rare Lakefront opportunity in downtown Excelsior! Voted one of the best small towns in US, you can walk to all types of great restaurants , movie theater, pubs and amazing shops. There’s also a Bike/walking trail a few steps from the house.

This beautiful 6 bedroom 4 bath home is built for family fun and can sleep up to 12 and would make a great family retreat or share with another family. Big views of Gideons Bay, Sunsets and crystal clear water. Interior updates. Includes covered Dock, Jet Ski and plenty of toys!

Dan Brattland
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2018

About Dan Brattland

We are a family of six currently residing in Eden Prairie Mn. We purchased this home summer of 2016 as our empty nester home when our last two children graduate in two years. We also purchased all the furnishings in the pictures, along with two Jet Ski’s. (One in good working condition) Our family often rents homes from VRBO and we understand what renters are looking for; Clean, good bedding, towels, electronics, fire wood, grill etc. We will have a professional cleaning service clean after each renter and lawn service. Our goal is to make this a rental we would want to rent.

Dan Brattland purchased this house in 2016

Why Dan Brattland chose Excelsior

We chose this property because of its location and Bay (Gideon’s). Being able to walk to Downtown Excelsior and yet have a lakefront property is a rare opportunity with only 22 lake lots in downtown Excelsior. Having a lake home that can comfortably sleep 12 people is also nice. Gideon’s Bay is clear, deep and has a sandy bottom for great swimming. The long views and sunsets are amazing.

What makes this house unique

The home comes with a covered Dock, Jet Ski, tubes, Bikes, Paddle Boards, Kayaks, board games, fishing rods, WI FI, fire pit, Grill, large smart flat screen TV ( Netflix) in upper family room.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on Excelsior on Hennepin County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , upper level
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Master
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , second master
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 Master Lower - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 Master Upper - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , double beds are a bunk bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible


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Lake Minnetonka - Downtown Excelsior! Sleeps 12!! Summer 2018
average rating of 4.75 based on 12 reviews

The perfect lake house!

  • 5 of 5

Above and beyond! This house is large with a nice layout, and it is incredibly beautiful. The furniture and beds are all very comfortable. Dan also has the property incredibly well stocked; everything you could need or want is there. Not only are there more than enough kitchen supplies, towels, bedding, and throw blankets, but the outside is just as thoroughly covered. We really enjoyed the jet ski, kayaks, paddle boards, fishing equipment, and fire pit. Dan takes excellent care of his renters and was very helpful. Our family had an amazing week! Thanks, Dan! ~Adam & Jaclyn

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ideal Getaway on Lakefront Properly

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed your spacious home on Lake Minnetonka . We enjoyed exploring Excelsior and spending time at the lake property. We are eight women who have been friends for over 50 years and gather annually at different locations. Plenty of sleeping room and bathrooms. Dan was very easy to work with. Would definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The parents and their kids loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The size of the house lends itself to having fun times together and also to have privacy. Everyone had fun on the dock and by the fire pit as well. Loved being close to downtown Excelsior and the commons. Parking at the house was great! Renting a pontoon boat was easy and close. It is a fun house to have a large family gathering !

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved our vacation!

  • 4 of 5

The entire family had a wonderful vacation on Lake Minnetonka at the Dan Brattland property. There was something for everyone to do from fishing, using the jet ski, paddleboards, kayak, biking, enjoying the downtown area and relaxing in his beautiful home. All ages enjoyed fishing out on our boat and especially off the dock. We caught several fish. Having the life jackets, beach towels and other games both inside and out were a nice variety. We would recommend this rental to everyone and thank you Dan!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous property!

  • 5 of 5

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The home was spacious, clean, and comfortable. Also, plenty of toys were provided such as paddle boards, kayak, and bikes.

Four blocks from downtown Excelsior, two blocks from the bike trail, and loved that the beach was steps away from the deck.

The owner was always readily available if questions came up...very accommodating.

We hope to stay again next year :)

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location

  • 4 of 5

Very well furnished home. Quality bedding , kitchen and Lake Life amenities. Owner is very responsive, generous and helpful. Spent time with our kids and grand kids. Life long memories made. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house on Excelsior, Minnesota

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer A
7 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Labor Day Weekend
31 Aug 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Fall Winter 2018
5 Sep 2018 - 1 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Thanksgiving 2018
17 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
8 night minimum stay
Christmas- New year
22 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
12 night minimum stay

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £784.4

Owner'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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