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Last updated: 06/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Heart Lake house description

Our home is a 3 bedroom plus den, 2 bath home located on Heart Lake in northern Minnesota, just 5 minutes away from the headwaters of the Mississippi River. This majestic home sits on 2 acres of land with 200 ft of lakeshore that will provide the perfect environment to unwind and enjoy your vacation. Our home has high cathedral ceilings in the living room, kitchen and dinning area with many windows to provide a great view of the lake and surrounding outdoors.  

A private and quiet, secluded lake with great bass, northern pike, crappie and sunny fishing (you can catch keepers right off the dock). Take in the beautiful sunsets serenaded by the loons at dusk; watch the deer feed in the yard mornings and evenings. Listen to the birds sing in the morning and the frogs croaking at dusk. (get the picture?).

There are plenty of indoor activities too; Playstation 2, movies, board games, puzzles, coloring books and crayons, cards, cribbage, chess or a friendly game of charades (If the weather isn't cooperating). After the daily activities sit around a crackling fire burning in the large stone fire pit. Cook burgers and hotdogs on the swing-out grill (don't forget the marshmallows). Relax in the 2 person Jacuzzi tub upstairs in the master bedroom suite.
Or just take a blanket to lay on and gaze at the stars.

This place is about relaxing while being as active as you want to be. Play horseshoes, croquet, badminton or volleyball. Hike or pick wild raspberries. Enjoy water sports like jet skiing, water skiing, boating or fishing. Take the kids to Itasca State Park for a bike ride. Go golfing at nearby golf courses, horseback riding, four-wheeling or just take a hike in the woods on one of the many trails around the property. 

Take a siesta under the trees, sketch a loon and her babies in tow or take a walk in a winter wonderland. Relax, enjoy yourselves and forget about the rest of the world for awhile. Come stay at Heart lake for an experience you won't soon forget.

Keywords: House

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            Swing set, sand box, croquet, water toys, fishing poles, tackle box, board games, DVDs and videostoys, movies and cards, Baby swing, baby chair, Blocks, and toys...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Pets must be prior approved with $100.00 deposit No pets in home over 20 lbs. There is a 6 x 12 covered kennel with dog house on site. $15.00 Per day per pet...moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            NO Smoking inside the home. Container are located around the yard for cigarette butts...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Main floor accessible including shower. No ramps to home....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21 years old...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          • Loft + Den: 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon


          • Master bed room: 1 king


          • Queen bed downstairs: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 3: 2 bunk bed

            There is also a double size air mattress ...moreless

          • King size beds (1) Master suite upstairs sleeps 2 guests, Queen size Beds (1) Downstairs bedroom sleeps 2 guests. Single size air mattress with sheets in closet. Double Beds (1) Futon in loft area sleeps 2 guests., Twin or Single Beds (1) Loft area sleeps 1 guest., Baby Cribs (2) Pack n Play  one in master bedroom. One in Bunk room., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeping couch TV game room(optional). Bunk Beds (2) Downstairs bedroom sleeps 6 guests. Double size futon mattress under bunk sleeps 2 guests....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Master bath : jetted tub, toilet


          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

            downstairs bath shower is wheelchair accessable...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

            coffee maker, coffee grinder, blender, pots and pans, baking pans, silverware and plates, bowls and glasses setting for 12, Mixing bowls, storage containers, preperation knives and filet knives, ...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Gas stove, Including many different spices, dishwashing detergent provided, and highchair for babies...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            10 piece place setting and silverware...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Water dispenser and ice maker...moreless

          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 10 people


          • Linens Provided:

            Beach towels, bath towels, hand towel and washrags. Blow dryer, curling iron and first aide kit. All beds have double sets of sheets....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Window unit cools the whole house due to the open floor plan....moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Electric and water hookup (no sewer hookup) $45.00 per day....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Laundry soap provided ( use HE only)...moreless


          • Satellite / Cable:

            (3) Living room, den, and master suite....moreless

          • Television:

            Bunk room VCR and videos for the kids....moreless

          • Video Library:

            Over 50 video'sand DVD's....moreless

          • Games:

            puzzles and board games...moreless

          • DVD Player
          • VCR
          • Stereo
          • CD Player


          • Telephone:

            (3) Master suite, bedroom, and kitchen dinning area.Answering machine., Long distance calls .14 per minute...moreless

          • Computer Available:

            Desk top computer, printer and computer games...moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            Wireless in the home for laptops....moreless

          • Broadband Access:

            Highspeed internet service....moreless

          Pool & Spa

              Outdoor Features

              • Boat:

                Pontoon Boat available to rent (seats 12) $400.00 per week. rental fee includes fuel (Limited to one tank). Small aluminum boat with oars.  Private boat landing. ...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Front deck table seats four. Back deck table that seats eight.(wood provided for firepit in back patio Limited). ...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill


              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Adventure

              Location & View

              • Lake View
              • Lakefront


              • Restaurants
              • Hiking
              • Fishing
              • Cycling
              • Water Skiing
              • Golf
              • Hunting
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Swimming
              • Kayaking
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Snowmobiling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Sight Seeing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Horseshoes
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shopping
              • Horseback Riding
              • Antiquing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Freshwater Fishing


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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Apr 1 - Apr 1, 2015
              2 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Pet Fee $75
              • Tax Rate 6.75%


              400.00 Damage and booking deposit. 1st payment due 60 days prior to check-in and 2nd payment 30 days prior to check-in

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              Last updated: 06/28/2014
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              40 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Bemidji Regional Airport
              2.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              State Highway 200
              7 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Lobo's Bar and grill
              27 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Park Rapids
              10 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Becida Bar and grill

              The property is located just off a state snowmobile/ATV trail adjacent to Itasca State park.

              Itasca State park Headwaters to the Mississippi just 2 1/2 miles away.

              Excellent hunting area with state an county land close by.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1988

              About the owner: The property was purchased in 1988 and there were many years spent coming every weekend all summer camping in tents, then a camper bus and then to a small mobile home. In 2000 we started work on building the home from the ground up with the help of all the children. The home is a labor of love. Over the years we have continued to make improvements on the home and landscape to get it where it is today. In the spring and fall I still come home to enjoy the peace and quite that only the Minnesota north woods can bring.

              Why the Owner Chose Heart Lake:
              We have lived and traveled in many different states. When I started to look where we wanted a vacation spot I just kept coming back to northern Minnesota. There is so much variety, with the four seasons and all the lakes. Most of all the sound of the loons call on the lake on a summer night while sitting around the camp fire with friends and family.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The home is on a 480 acre private lake and very secluded with only 16 homes around the lake. Private boat landing. The fishing is excellent. Hiking trails nearby. Adjacent to state snowmobile trail. Itasca State park (headwaters of the Mississippi River) 3 miles away.

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              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Home from lake

                Home from lake

              • Twlight from front deck

                Twlight from front deck

              • View from Hallway to lake

                View from Hallway to lake

              • Master bedroom night

                Master bedroom night

              • Queen guest room

                Queen guest room

              • View from livingroom

                View from livingroom

              • Computer room

                Computer room

              • Back yard area 2

                Back yard area 2

              • Stairs into the water

                Stairs into the water

              • Dock for fishing and swimming

                Dock for fishing and swimming

              • Sunset from our bay

                Sunset from our bay

              • Horseshoes and yard area

                Horseshoes and yard area

              • Kitchen Area

                Kitchen Area

              • Bunkroom


              • Master bedroom day

                Master bedroom day

              • Futon area

                Futon area

              • Queen guest room 2

                Queen guest room 2

              • Main bathroom

                Main bathroom

              • Back yard area

                Back yard area

              • Lakeshore in the fall

                Lakeshore in the fall

              • Queen Mary Pontoon at boat landing

                Queen Mary Pontoon at boat landing

              • View from the Loft

                View from the Loft

              VRBO #173843

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              This listing was first published here in 2008.

              Date last modified - Thursday, April 17, 2014

              $275 - $475 per night (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 10

              View calendar: Updated 06/28/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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