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Quaint, Lake View Second Story Retreat with Hot Tub & Deck. Best Suited for Four

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Second story bungalow with a private deck and hot tub. Its a lovely space for 4.

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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Lake Blackwell...where you can create memories to last a lifetime!
Our vacation rental on Blackwell Lake will offer you spectacular second story views any time of the year! Landscaped steps and beautiful flower gardens lead you to our two bedroom bungalow, which is located 10 miles west of Alexandria. It's quaint, cozy and offers all of the comforts of home. The master bedroom has a queen bed, 6ft. closet and a restful decor. The second bedroom is small with a comfortable fold out bed. There is a pack'n'play available for a small child. The kitchen and living room are open to each other and offer a homey feel.
Out the front door is a private deck with an umbrella table and gas grill. A 4 person hot tub rests on a lower deck for you to relax in anytime of the day or night.
Down the hill at the beach you may swim, sail, kayak and canoe or just float! Fishing off the docks or boat is a wonderful way to fritter away the day. A late night dip in the lake followed by a campfire, s’mores and star gazing is a great way to call it a night.
During the winter months, feel free to bring your ice fishing equipment, snow shoes and cross country skis. Please leave your snowmobiles at home since we offer a quiet retreat and our neighbors are non snowmobilers. This is billed as a quaint, quiet retreat.


Keywords: lake, woods, quaint, sailing, swimming, kayaking, fire ring, hot tub, canoeing, fishing, country, quiet, cross country ski trails, ice fishing, private deck, downhill skiing nearby, newly redecorated, electric fireplace, biking, lakeside deck, wireless internet, second story cottage, bungalow, apartment, gardens, beach, swimming raft, near village, near organic strawberry farm, Runestone Park the birth place of America

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Property Type

  • Bungalow

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Couples preferred. We will not rent to anyone under 21...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • fishing boat, sunfish sail boats, canoe, kayaks, fire ring, gardens, swimming raft, lakeside deck, small beach, wooded area, newly redecorated, electric fireplace, the county road separates from the beach area, large fire ring, sailing lessons available, ice fishing, cross country ski trails and snow shoeing out the front door....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Limited channels available....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront:

    the bungalow is separated from the lakefront by a gravel county road. Guests will have to cross the road to get to the beach front....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Kitchen breakfast bar with seating for 4...moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace:

    Small electric...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric heat...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street:

    Room for 2 cars only. No trailers or campers. Parking is limited....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels and linens provided...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Mr Coffee and Kerig ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Water Sports Gear:

    swimming raft, life jackets, large rubber raft....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Adults only. Small children not allowed in hot tub....moreless

 

Reviews

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My Standard Rate
6 night min stay

$650

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

May through September are our peak rental season months. We open the Bungalow to the public two weeks out of every month throughout the Summer season for $650.00 per week.

Our off season is October thru April. Weekly rentals are $350.00 per week

Cash upon arrival. No credit cards accepted.


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Location

Beautiful State Park and County park nearby.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1982

About the owner: Barry and I have been married 41 years. We built our rustic home and raised our 4 great children here. Now, we have 9 grandchildren who are our pride and joy. We are a family that loves to travel and experience different cultures. We've been blessed to visit China, Peru, New Zealand, Mexico & more, but our favorite place on earth is HOME!

Why the Owner Chose Alexandria:
We are 10 min. off of I-94, 120 miles from the Twin Cities and 100 miles from Fargo, ND. Alexandria is in the heart of lake country and as our area motto says, 'Easy to get to, hard to leave!'

The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
Our peaceful little lake will offer hours of fun. We have boats of all kinds for you to use during your stay at no extra charge. The tipi in the woods is sure to enchant. Bird watching, deer sightings, wild turkey parades and the distant howel of a lone coyote or the hoot of an owl are not uncommon occurances. Our favorite outdoor sounds involve the laughter of our resident loons. We are near Andes Tower Hills ski resort, Kennsington Ruinstone Park, Golf courses, Antique and Boutique shopping in Alexandria and in season, you can pick your own organic strawberries less than a half mile away! Alexandria offers small town entertainment such as bike trails, bowling, mini golf, go carts, many restaurants, movie, summer stock and community theatre. You'll have check out Big Ole and the Runestone Museum and our Maritime Museum to catch up on some local history. Did you know that Alexandria is the birthplace of America?!


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Second story bungalow with a private deck and hot tub. Its a lovely space for 4.

    Second story bungalow with a private deck and hot tub. Its a lovely space for 4.

  • Open floor-plan, lv rm, kit/dn; electric heat & fireplace.

    Open floor-plan, lv rm, kit/dn; electric heat & fireplace.

  • Second bedroom, sofa folds into double bed, 6' closet.

    Second bedroom, sofa folds into double bed, 6' closet.

  • Lake deck makes picnicking fun. Kids catch pan fish from here. Fire pit close by

    Lake deck makes picnicking fun. Kids catch pan fish from here. Fire pit close by

  • Great memories!

    Great memories!

  • Autumn fun!

    Autumn fun!

  • Your rental fee includes the use of 3 easy to learn sunfish sailboats.

    Your rental fee includes the use of 3 easy to learn sunfish sailboats.

  • We have over one hour of ski and snowshoe trails out the backdoor!

    We have over one hour of ski and snowshoe trails out the backdoor!

  • Efficient fully equipped kitchen; convenience store .8 miles away.

    Efficient fully equipped kitchen; convenience store .8 miles away.

  • Master bedroom, queen bed, 6' closet

    Master bedroom, queen bed, 6' closet

  • Beautiful gardens suround the property.

    Beautiful gardens suround the property.

  • One of our guests caught this prize winner 300 yards from our property.

    One of our guests caught this prize winner 300 yards from our property.

  • Use of 5 kayaks is included in rental fee, 3 adult boats, 2 kid size - to 120 lb

    Use of 5 kayaks is included in rental fee, 3 adult boats, 2 kid size - to 120 lb

  • The small beach area is perfect for castle building.

    The small beach area is perfect for castle building.

  • Year round fun, Hot Springs Spa - rated for 5 adults, just steps from your door!

    Year round fun, Hot Springs Spa - rated for 5 adults, just steps from your door!

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Bungalow
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 04/23/2015
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