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Large Lakefront Cabin on Shell Lake - Recent Remodel

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Last updated: 06/17/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description


RECENT REMODEL - New deck & log siding
Our lake home is a beautiful year round home with a cabin feel but all of the amenities of a home. The home features knotty pine interior with wood floors and a large natural stone fireplace in the center of the cabin. The great room is 2 stories with a wall of windows facing the lake. The outside of the cabin is log.

Inside there are 4 bedrooms with the master bedroom (Queen) and guest room (2 twins) on opposite sides of the main level. Upstairs there are 2 more bedrooms, one with a queen log bed and the second 'kids' room with 2 twin beds, a trundle & full bed . The loft area is open for extra sleeping (with a pull-out full bed) or relaxing. There is also a sun room on the main level with a single hide-a-bed.

The property is 450' of lake shore frontage with a huge sand beach in front of the cabin. The water is crystal clear all summer and the elevation is very gradual so it's ideal for children. We have a long dock that can be used for fishing or just sunning. There is also a fire pit on the beach with double swing chairs so enjoy the evenings outdoors. We have a NEW 20' pontoon boat (seats 10) and 2 kayaks which are included in the rental. We also have beach toys and bikes for our renters to use.

Shell Lake is a 2600 acre lake known for it's clean water & sandy beaches. All of the usual lake activities are available. There is a public landing in town so you can bring your boat along.

Please note that the City of Shell Lake recently passed an ordinance limiting the maximum # of occupants in a rental home to 10 so we cannot accommodate any groups larger than 10.

Keywords: Lakefront Cabin


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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cabin
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Children Welcome:

    Great kid sandy beach with shallow & clear water for swimming, beach toys provided...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 4


  • Loft


  • Queen size Beds (2) Queen Beds in 2 Bedrooms, one up & one down, Twin or Single Beds (5) 2 Twin Beds in 1st floor bedroom and 2 Twin beds with a trundle in 2nd floor bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Twin Convertible Beds in Sunroom...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1


  • Bathroom 2


  • Shower only in 1st floor bath. Bathtub + shower in 2nd level bath.

Other Amenities

  • Large sand beach, long fishing dock, fire pit, stone fireplace, firewood, huge deck with furniture,attached gazebo, fish from dock, 450' of lake shore frontage, small airport on lake...moreless


  • Books:

    Full Bookcase ...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games:

    Family games & puzzles...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV...moreless

  • Stereo:

    IPOD Speaker...moreless

  • Television:

    TV in Master Bedroom & Great Room connected to Direct TV. TV in Kids' bedroom for DVD's and games only....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    450' of lake frontage, full view of lake, flat from cabin to lake, 50' sandy beach, gradual lake level, no rocks...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    Kitchen Table seats up to 8 but additional table & chairs in Great Room. Outside dining up to 8 also....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    2 Room Air Conditioners only...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Beach toys, wood, extra refrigerator in garage / no room to store a car...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    All sheets, blankets, towels, and beach towels are included...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Great room with L couch that seats up to 8 + additional comfy chairs...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking up to 4 cars on property...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    2 story natural stone fireplace, wood provided...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you will need...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    12 Placesettings of dishes & silverware...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equiped...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Crockpot, waffle iron, electric griddle, ice cream maker...moreless


  • Bicycles:

    6 Bicycles in various sizes. Some helmets available....moreless

  • Boat:

    New for 2013, 20' Pontoon, seats 10...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Wraps around the front of the cabin with full Lake view. 2 Dining Tables & chairs, lounge chairs...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Couch, chairs and table. Great place to relax, read or play games. Screened in with overhead fan....moreless

  • Golf:

    Several local courses to play....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 Kayaks...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large front grass lawn for games & activities...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas Weber Grill...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts in Shell Lake, 2 miles from cabin...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:


House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Jun 1 - Sep 1
7 night min stay

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$250 $300
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Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $100
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 06/17/2015
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1 Miles
Nearest Airport
Shell Lake

Car: Necessary

Downtown Shell Lake features Bandstand with evening movies & concerts, large public beach & campground, hospital, grocery store, restaurants, library, nearby town features 24 hour supermarket, fine dining, cinema, train museum & rides, water slide & mini golf & go-cart track, many beautiful golf courses within 15 miles.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: Our family built this cabin for our personal use in 1990. We have 2 girls and they enjoyed spending their summer weekends 'at the lake'. Since they are now grown and we no longer have the time to spend as much time there, we decided to share our lake home with others.

Why the Owner Chose Shell Lake:
We built on Shell Lake because it was within 2 hours of the Twin Cities and had crystal clear water with sandy beaches. We like the 'up north' feeling of the area and the local towns & attractions.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
We have 2 extra lots on either side of the cabin so there is a lot of privacy. We try to stock the cabin so that all our guests need to bring is their clothes & food. We provide everything else. We hope that our guests will treat our cabin as they do their own homes. We have many returning families each year as we have become their summer vacation home.

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Speaks: english



  • Cabin Front

    Cabin Front

  • Pontoon Included in Rental

    Pontoon Included in Rental

  • Great Room FIreplace

    Great Room FIreplace

  • Master Bedroom - King Bed

    Master Bedroom - King Bed

  • Upstairs Kids Room - Bunks + Trundle + Full Size Bed

    Upstairs Kids Room - Bunks + Trundle + Full Size Bed

  • Upstairs Loft with Sleeper Sofa (Double Bed) & 2nd Bathroom

    Upstairs Loft with Sleeper Sofa (Double Bed) & 2nd Bathroom

  • Gazebo / Screen Porch

    Gazebo / Screen Porch

  • Sun Room with Single Sleeper

    Sun Room with Single Sleeper

  • Lake View - Flat to Beach

    Lake View - Flat to Beach

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Kitchen


  • Downstairs Bedroom -2 Twins + Sleeper

    Downstairs Bedroom -2 Twins + Sleeper

  • Upstairs Log Bed - Queen

    Upstairs Log Bed - Queen

  • Bar


  • Deck with Grill & 2 dining tables

    Deck with Grill & 2 dining tables

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