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Escape to Bear Point-a Private Island on Little Boy Lake

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Last updated: 12/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Little Boy Lake cabin description

Cross the bridge to this beautiful, custom-designed lake cabin complete with everything you need for a fun-filled north woods vacation, extended family gathering, sportsman’s outing or friends retreat any time of the year. Escape to Bear Point--a bridge-accessible 4+ acre secluded island on 1400 acre Little Boy Lake. The one-of-a-kind large cabin features a light and airy open plan with soaring cathedral ceilings, 2-story split-stone gas fireplace and huge windows—affording spectacular views of sunrises on the lake and wonderful light throughout the day. Private dock, sandy beach, a selection of watercraft and lots of nearby recreation make this a perfect choice for your getaway.
The Cabin
• Nestled among the cedars and basswood on the island’s highest point with southeast lake exposure; accessible via 340-foot engineered bridge
• Quality construction and materials: western red cedar finished and rough-hewn paneling, northern white cedar trim and trunk posts from the property
• Open design with lake views from every window
• Insulated throughout for quiet and energy efficiency
• Professional chef owner-designed kitchen with custom-built hickory cabinets
o Side-by-side refrigerator/freezer with filtered water and ice dispensing
o Gas range with standard and convection oven
o Microwave
o Dishwasher
o 2 coffee-makers
o Toaster and electric pizza oven
o Crockpot
o Fully stocked dishes, glassware, utensils, pans
• Sleeps up to 18: 6 bedrooms: main floor King Suite with cathedral ceiling, 2 upper queen bedrooms
The 'Bear Den' is the lower level suite and has 2 double-bunks in 1 bedroom with a King Size bed in the second bedroom
Main level den with queen-size pull-out and sleeping loft with trundle-portable crib on main level and can be used in various rooms
• Interior features beautiful native cedar logs harvested from the land, wide plank center-cut Douglas Fir reclaimed floor, in-floor-heated tiled areas
• Central air
• Washer & dryer
• 16 x 16 deck with large table and gas grill
• Games and book library
• Complimentary S’more fixings and popcorn
• Free wi-fi and satellite TV
• Pet friendly, with air purification
The Lake and Property
• At edge of Chippewa National Forest and situated on one of the area’s finest lake chains, 1400-acre Little Boy Lake is spring-fed and crystal clear
• One of the state’s top 100 walleye lakes, also excellent for Muskie, northern pike, perch, crappies; fishing rods available for use
• Picnic table on platform and fire pit; lawn chairs
• Private dock and sandy beach with available watercraft: 20’ pontoon with oversized motor for tubing, paddle boat, canoe, kayak, motorized fishing boat, tube, bikes
• Gas and bait shop on lake at nearby Little Boy resort
• Expert fishing guide service available
• Many public access lakes in vicinity
• Fish house available for winter ice fishing
• Abundant wildlife—bald eagles, nesting loons, mallards and wood ducks, hummingbirds, owls, deer, otter, beaver, gray and red fox, blue herons, swans
• Wild raspberries; wild rice grows along the lakeshore
Local Area Attractions
• Longville is the turtle racing capital of the world – featuring turtle races every Wednesday June through August
• Festivals all summer long at nearby recreational centers – Longville, Nisswa, Walker, Brainard, Crosby
• Golf within 5 miles; many fine courses nearby
• Many area trails for hiking, biking and mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling
• 4 miles to Longville—coffee shop, groceries, ice cream and pizza parlor, gas, bait shops, hardware, gift shops and boutiques
• 25 minutes to Walker and Leech Lake—water slide park, restaurants, boat charters
• 45 minutes to Nisswa and Pequot Lakes area
• 185 miles from Twin Cities (3-1/2 hours)
• 1 hour to Grand Rapids or Brainerd
• 1 hour to Itasca State Park-Mississippi River Headwaters
• 20 miles to Paul Bunyan state bike trail

Keywords: Private island with 4,000 feet of wilderness lakeshore and a modern housekeeping cabin with all the amenities-for more about Bear Point, go to our website

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 3250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24, Beds for 18-24

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 1 baby crib

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 5: 1 child bed, 2 bunk bed

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          • Loft + Den: 2 queen

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          • King size beds (2) 1 King in Master Bedroom and 1 King in lower level Bedroom, Queen size Beds (3) 3 Queens- 2 in loft bedrooms and 1 in den, Baby Cribs (1) Crib on main level-move to den or Master bedroom, Bunk Beds (2) 2 bunk beds in lower level bedroom...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Private island with bridge access from main road, 4,000 feet of secluded lakeshore, no neighbors, only 4 miles to town, 16' Lund boat with oars at no charge, 20' pontoon available to rent, water bike available, Kayak and canoe available....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                Several popular board games available...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Lake View
                  • Lakefront
                  • Water View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hunting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Tubing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Extra dining on the outdoor deck, and a folding 8 foot table also available with 12 folding chairs....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central Air...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Internet:

                    Free WiFi included...moreless

                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking:

                    Plenty of parking for cars, trucks, and boat trailers right on the island....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Telephone
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    outdoor wood burning fire ring, with tripod grate for outdoor grilling over hardwood coals....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Lots of pots and pans for cooking your favorite meals....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Kitchen Aide Mixer, food processor, waffle iron, electric griddle....moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Complete spice cabinet available for your convenience. Please feel free to help yourself, and leave something for the next visitor....moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Toaster:

                    Two toasters-4 slice and 2 slice toasters....moreless

                  Outside

                  • Boat:

                    Pontoon available to rent for a daily or weekly fee. Contact Doug or Paula to reserve....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Kayak and Canoe available for you to use at no charge....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Jetted Tub
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Fall/Winter/Spring
                      Sep 15 - May 8, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $675
                      $3,950
                      Early Summer
                      May 23 - Jun 5, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $700
                      $4,250
                      Peak Summer
                      Jun 6 - Aug 22, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $4,750

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Late Summer
                      Aug 23 - Sep 13, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $700
                      $4,250
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $775
                      $4,750

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Cleaning Fee $450
                      • Taxes Not included

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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 12/14/2014
                      Check availability
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                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
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                      Location

                      60 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Brainerd
                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Ridgewood Golf Club
                      22 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Highway 371
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Patrick's in Downtown Longville

                      Tournament Musky fishing lake, Minnesota top 100 Walleye lakes, great panfishing for kids,

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2000

                      About the owner: My wife Paula and I vacationed with our family in the Longville area for 15 years before discovering this beautiful property on Little Boy Lake, our favorite lake in the area. I am a chef, and my wife is a physical education teacher, so we needed to keep both of our 'hobbies' in mind when building. lots of room for cooking and dining, as well as all the recreation that you could want from fishing, biking, golf, boating, canoeing, kayaking (Paula's favoite activity at the lake), and of course just relaxing on the deck with freinds and a glass of wine. It is our goal that you enjoy Bear Point as much as we do, and invite you to have as much fun and enjoyment on Little Boy Lake as we have discovered over the years since building the Cabin at Bear Point. Enjoy your virtual tour of Bear Point. Thanks for visiting! Doug & Paula Oaks

                      Why the Owner Chose Little Boy Lake:
                      Little Boy is a beautiful lake that is off the beaten trail and has a reputation as a quiet and secluded lake. It is private, yet only 5 minutes to town, with easy access to any necessities that you might require from bait and gas to restaurants and gift shops. You are about 90 minutes from Itasca State park, and the source of the Mississippi River.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                      Rustic privacy with all the modern amenities is the best description of Bear Point Island. While enjoying the seclusion, you can feel secure in the fact that you are never more than a few minutes away from whatever you might need including, groceries, coffee shop, bait & tackle stores, boat & motor service, golf, movie theatre, state parks, and many other outdoor activities.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                      Links to more information:

                       

                      Photos

                      • Sunrise in September

                        Sunrise in September

                      • Family Room Facing Little Boy Lake

                        Family Room Facing Little Boy Lake

                      • View of Dining Room from the Loft

                        View of Dining Room from the Loft

                      • Dining room facing Little Boy Lake

                        Dining room facing Little Boy Lake

                      • Sunset through the Dining Room Windows

                        Sunset through the Dining Room Windows

                      • Lower Level King with Crib

                        Lower Level King with Crib

                      • Den with Queen size Sofa Bed

                        Den with Queen size Sofa Bed

                      • Deck overlooking the Lake

                        Deck overlooking the Lake

                      • Fire Ring on the Bluff

                        Fire Ring on the Bluff

                      • Dock, Pontoon, and Water Bike facing East

                        Dock, Pontoon, and Water Bike facing East

                      • View of Cabin from the Bluff on the Lake

                        View of Cabin from the Bluff on the Lake

                      • Family Room and Dining Room

                        Family Room and Dining Room

                      • Gas Fireplace and Sitting Area

                        Gas Fireplace and Sitting Area

                      • Kitchen and Cedar Log Counter Top

                        Kitchen and Cedar Log Counter Top

                      • 'The Bear Den' lower level bedroom with bunks and twin bed

                        'The Bear Den' lower level bedroom with bunks and twin bed

                      • Master Bedroom with Window View to the Lake

                        Master Bedroom with Window View to the Lake

                      • View of the fire ring from the Deck

                        View of the fire ring from the Deck

                      • Pathway to the Lake-about 100 feet from cabin

                        Pathway to the Lake-about 100 feet from cabin

                      • Beach Area from the Dock

                        Beach Area from the Dock

                      VRBO #354726

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

                      $675 - $775 per night (USD)
                      14

                      5 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 24

                      View calendar: Updated 12/14/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                      Speaks: english
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                      • Calendar last updated: 12/14/2014
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