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Northwoods Retreat on Bad Medicine: Prime Swimming, Watersports and Snowmobiling

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Last updated: 07/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This is a unique property on pristine Bad Medicine Lake! Once the owner's cabin of 'Red Top Resort,' a three-cabin property active since the 1930's, it has been converted into a northwoods-style year-round lakehouse while retaining its rustic charm.

The house features two bedrooms and two bathrooms, two fireplaces, a full kitchen, a living room, and an all-season porch. The all-season porch has a pull out couch for additional overnight guests (this is practically on the water and the best opportunity to hear the loons while you sleep!). The unfinished basement has a washer and dryer for your use, and a ping-pong table for those not-so-nice days or evening entertainment. There is also a pool table in the garage, and a basketball hoop in the driveway for pick-up games!

The kitchen includes an oven, stove, microwave, and refrigerator/freezer. Other small appliances and cookware, serveware and eating utensils are also included. Guests must bring their own food and life jackets.



Lake Information

Bad Medicine Lake is consistently one of the clearest, cleanest lakes in Minnesota. Minnesota Monthly rated it as the best lake for swimming in 2008! (http://www.minnesotamonthly.com/media/Minnesota-Monthly/June-2008/Liquid-Assets/) It's not uncommon to catch snorkelers and even scuba divers around the lake! Watersports such as tubing, waterskiing, and even sailing are very popular.

Bad Medicine Lake is a great spot for Rainbow Trout and Walleye fishing! It's stocked with Rainbow Trout every year! A public boat launch is only 10 minutes away. Other excellent fishing lakes are easily accessible and close by.

Excellent snowmobile trails are located just off the lake! The trails are groomed, well-maintained, and connect directly to many restaurants, gas stations, and Lake Itasca State Park.


Nearby Activities

Lake Itasca State Park is an approximate 20 minute drive away. Walk across the headwaters of the Mississippi or enjoy excellent biking or hiking trails. Snowmobiling here in the winter is also a lot of fun!

Nearby towns of Park Rapids, MN and Detroit Lakes, MN offer a lot of entertainment for both kids and adults. Fun shopping and good restaurants are easy to find. Park Rapids offers 'Evergreen Fun Park' for the kids, complete with bumper boats, laser tag, mini-golf, and more. Detroit Lakes offers family-friendly activities nearly every weekend.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cabin
  • 1536 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age limit for renters is 25....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs only. Additonal pet fee applies....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Forests

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    stationary bike, some weights...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    paddleboat, kayak...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
June 6-Aug 8, 2015
Jun 6 - Aug 8, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,645

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

August 9-13, 2015
Aug 9 - Aug 13, 2015
4 night min stay
$205

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Aug 14-30, 2015
Aug 16 - Aug 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,645

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

June 4-Sept 3, 2016
Jun 4 - Sep 3, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,645

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$205

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates based on 6 person occupancy. Add $25 per night for each person over 6.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • All-season Porch / 2nd Living Room

    All-season Porch / 2nd Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Double Bedroom

    Double Bedroom

  • Main Bedroom

    Main Bedroom

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/27/2015
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Northwoods Retreat on Bad Medicine: Prime swimming, watersports and snowmobiling

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2 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 8

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