Charming, Peaceful, Lakeside Retreat
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Brainerd house description
Nostalgic 1930's lake cottage has 4 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths and sleeps 8-12 comfortably. It is nestled on 5 wooded acres and has 220 feet of westerly exposure on one of Brainerd's clearest lakes. Gilbert Lake is a premiere waterskiing and fishing lake. Because of its unique three-lakes-within-a-lake structure you are sure to find a calm place to fish or play nearly every day.
The home is conveniently located on the east shore of Gilbert Lake in Brainerd. Easy access to Crosslake, Breezy Point, Nisswa, the Paul Bunyan Trail and all the activities the Brainerd Lakes area has to offer.
This cottage is beautifully decorated with wood floors through out. It also features a four seasons porch, deck, dock, outdoor fireplace, washer/dryer, central air, TV, ping-pong table and more.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
- King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (4)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Washing Machine:
- Air Conditioning
- Linens Provided
- Gas Fireplace
- Clothes Dryer
- Ping Pong Table
- Game Room
- CD Player
Pool & Spa
Location & View
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Basketball Court
- Water Tubing
- Water Skiing
- Roller Blading
- Jet Skiing
- Ice Skating
- Water Parks
- Recreation Center
- Wildlife Viewing
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Scenic Drives
- Paddle Boating
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Gambling Casinos
- Miniature Golf
- Bird Watching
ReviewsWrite a review
Great cabin for multiple families
Great cabin for multiple families
We stayed July 26-August 2 and we love the cabin and its location. We had 8 adults and 5 children under 7 years old and we were very comfortable. The cabin was very clean and the photos on this website are accurate. We all enjoyed the sunroom and outdoor fireplace was great. We burned through a lot of wood and the owners came to chop more for us! The beds are comfortable and the basement has a fun ping pong table and board games to enjoy. The yard down to the beach is steep but manageable. We had fun going out in the paddle boat and the kids loved fishing off the dock and playing in the sand. The Brainerd area has plenty of shopping. We are planning to stay again!
- Guest Sarah (Lincoln, North Dakota)
- Date of stay 07/26/13
- Review Submitted 08/11/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers.
Great place for family Fun
Great place for family Fun
This home was perfect for the week of family fun and relaxation we were looking for. The house was very clean and spacious. The fire pit was perfect for roasting s'mores. The paddle boat and swim area were enjoyed by all. On the one day it rained during our stay, our family made use of the ping pong table and board games located in the house. We also liked the location of the house. You were secluded enough for it to be peaceful, but close enough to town to enjoy some shopping and restaurants the area has to offer. Ken and Joan were very helpful answering any questions that arose. We would definitely rent this place again and will recommend this home to others.
- Guest Heather (Minneapolis, MN)
- Date of stay 07/12/13
- Review Submitted 07/24/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, families with teenagers.
This was an excellent property to stay at for a very reasonable price. All you need to do is show up with groceries. Everything else is provided. The property is very nice inside and out. We had 7 adults and 3 children and still had 1 bed to spare. The outdoor patio area is wonderful. Our children loved the downstairs playroom. We had non-stop fishing action from the dock and out in our boat. The owners were very kind and helpful. The beach area is well kept which was taken full advantage of by our children. I can't say enough about the property and the owners. This was an A++ experience!
- Guest Jim (United States)
- Date of stay 06/21/13
- Review Submitted 07/16/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, families with teenagers.
Cabin was great. Private, quiet. Lots of ammenities inside and out. Had a great stay. Owner was helpful and considerate.
- Guest Thomas A. (Las Vegas, Nevada)
- Date of stay 06/14/13
- Review Submitted 06/29/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers.
Lovely lakeside property, amazing outside patio and fire place area. Great location for a family get away. Owners are friendly and helpful. Only down side weak AT&T phone service and no wireless service. If you don't need, it this is the place for you.
- Guest FredC (San Diego, California)
- Date of stay 05/12/13
- Review Submitted 05/24/13
Recommended for: Sightseeing, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, adventure seekers, families with teenagers.
Great family memory
Great family memory
The minute we walked in the door we were at home!! Wow what a beautiful lake home on Lake Gilbert. The description was perfect and listing photos great; however walking in the home was more than our expectations. The home was a mini resort and grounds so inviting. Ken checked in upon our arrival to show us around and answer any questions we might have. Our family of seven with two grandchildren had a week full of memories. We used every inch of space and activities. We suggested going out to eat a couple times, but our entire family said we are having so much fun here and the accommodations are so wonderful we want to stay in and enjoy. The outdoor fireplace was a hit and the private lot and access to the lake was perfect. We played in the water, made sandcastles in the sand, fishing off the dock, boating around the lake, grilling out, family dinners in the sunroom and patio, used the paddleboat, played pin pong, bike rides up and down the long driveway, and most of all creating memories for us. We had a wonderful family vacation and we all want to come back again. This could be our annual family vacation and have our grandchildren grow up with more memories.
- Guest Gigi (Apple Valley, MN)
- Date of stay 08/03/12
- Review Submitted 08/14/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, families with young children, girls getaway, families with teenagers.
Nice place to be
Nice place to be
My family and I really enjoyed our vacation at Ken and Joan's retreat. The cabin/house is very clean and peaceful. The pan fishing was exceptional. Will return next year if there are any openings. My only fraw back was the gradual hill to the lake. It was a little more steep than we thought and my handicapped mother was NOT able to get to the lake to fish. Ken was very helpful with anything we needed. Definately a place i want to return to SOON!
- Guest Angela and Mick (Albertville, MN)
- Date of stay 06/10/12
- Review Submitted 06/17/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, age 55+, girls getaway, families with teenagers.
Lake Home Rates Weekly rental Friday to Friday $1500/week. Monthly and seasonal rental considered. Deposit is equal to 1/2 the rental fee, made at time of booking. This check will be cashed. Your rental fee is due at time of booking, or min 3 months in advance. Your damage deposit will be mailed to you within 10 days after check-out if there is no damage. The rates are based on weekly occupancy. Extra charges apply for more than 8 people ($25/person). If you need to cancel, We will refund your deposit and rental fee only if someone else reserves the week you originally rented.
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4 BR 1+1/2 BA, sleeps 8-12, w/ 220 ft shoreline. Low as $1400/wk US dollars.
Enjoy the roomy living room for social gatherings and family game night!
Kitchen offers a perfect blend of cozy comfort and modern convenience.
Rustic charm is the theme for this comfortably appointed bedroom.
Large deck with perfect sloping view of the lake!
Located on 5 acres with 220 ft of lakeshore. Relax amid the cool, quiet green.
Gorgeous natural resources for fishing, boating and watersports!
The Brainerd lakes area is home hundreds of miles of running and biking trails.
Nostalgic 1930's lake cottage on one of Brainerd's clearest lakes.
Light, breezy porch is perfect for afternoon naps and evening socials.
One of three beautiful - and comfortable -bedrooms!
Comfortable, cozy and cute - perfect for family and friends.
Outdoor fireplace/patio is perfect for a cozy northwoods evening get together.
220 ft of lakeshore on Gilbert Lake, a premiere waterskiing and fishing oasis.
You'll share the lake with all sorts of friends!
Brainerd Lakes area is home to world class resort golf courses.
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