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3 Bedroom Cabin on Lake Melissa Detroit Lakes Mn

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Last updated: 04/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7-90 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This property is available either seasonally or monthly. See the notes section under Rate tab for more detail.

3 Bedroom/1 Bath Cabin on lake Melissa in Detroit Lakes MN. Washer/Dryer, Fireplace, Dock,. Interior furnishings have been replaced with all new furniture in living room and bedrooms including mattresses as of March 2015.

Cabin life at it's best, with rustic charm and literally 10 feet from the waters edge. When looking out the windows lakeside, all you see is water and at night you can fall asleep with the sound of water lapping on the shore.

The cabin comes fully furnished; beds, couches, kitchen cooking/serving utensils.

The property itself is quite unique; it has 300 feet of lake frontage with a stream running through the property. It was originally part of the Riverside Place Resort. When we bought the end parcel, it included two cabins situated on 200 feet of frontage connected by a foot bridge to the beach/swimming area with another 100 feet of frontage. (only the one cabin described here is currently available for rent). The cabin is right on the waters edge and privacy is not an issue, as there is plenty of space. Typically we have had long term renters however just came up for rent; the last renter was with us for nearly 10 years.

The cabin comes with a roll-in dock; all you need is the boat and lift. The dock is set up lakeside right in front of the cabin.

The swimming beach are is quite unique in that it is sugar sand, has a volleyball court and plenty of space to entertain! The beach has a hard sand bottom, and is about 3-4 feet in depth (perfect for kids and families). If you are familiar with the lake, there is an undeveloped section of property just neighboring us; there are often boats that anchor just off the shore and families that come to this section of the beach because it is the perfect depth and has a sand bottom, perfect for frisbee, floating coolers, and water sports. If you have ever spent time on the lake you never quite know what the beach is don't have to worry; this is the beach you have looking for!

This is a great opportunity to have the benefits of lake life without the costs of ownership (mortgage, taxes, insurance, and maintenance)!

We look forward to seeing you at the lake!


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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    18 y.o.; need co-signer under age 18...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Sleeps 2...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Sleeps 2...moreless

  • Bedroom 3 (sleeps 6): 2 bunk bed

    Two Bunks: Full/Full (sleeps 4), Single/Single (sleeps 2)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Shower Only (no tub)



  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Private Sand Beach with Volleyball Court...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Private Sand Beach with Volleyball Court...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room


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


  • Lawn / Garden


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
$3000 June 2015
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
30 night min stay

$6500 July 2015
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2015
30 night min stay

$6500 August 2015
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2015
30 night min stay

$500 Wk Apr/May/Sep/Oct
Sep 15 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$13,000 Summer 2015
May 15 - Sep 15, 2016
90 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Included


This property is available Seasonally or Monthly. Dates listed are check-in and check-out dates.

Seasonal renters are responsible for mowing and utilities (riding lawn mower available).

Monthly renters are responsible for only mowing.

Seasonal 2015: $13,000 May 15 - Sept 15

Monthly Rates: May 2015 $1500; June 2015 $3000; July 2015 $6500; August 2015 $6500; September 2015 $2000

Monthly check-in is at 12pm (noon) on 1st and check-out is by 12pm (noon) on last day of month

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/01/2015
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Car: Necessary

This cabin is located on the south side of lake Melissa, 7 miles south of Detroit Lakes.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We live in Duluth, and I grew up in the area. I love Lake Melissa and hope to spend more time here in a few years.

Why the Owner Chose Detroit Lakes:
I would say it is one of the nicest locations and pieces of property on the lake. Even being partial, it's hard to deny the beauty of 300 feet of lake frontage with fantastic views and a great beach...not to mention the property has a stream that runs through it, which makes it even more picturesque.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Fantastic beach, large private lot, great location

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Speaks: english



  • View to the East

    View to the East

  • Lakeside Lawn

    Lakeside Lawn

  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed

    Bedroom 1: Queen Bed

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • The Swimming Beach - All Sugar Sand

    The Swimming Beach - All Sugar Sand

  • Toward the West

    Toward the West

  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Bedroom 3: (sleeps 6) Two sets of bunk beds, Full over Full and Twin over Twin

    Bedroom 3: (sleeps 6) Two sets of bunk beds, Full over Full and Twin over Twin

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Minimum stay: 7-90 nights
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3 Bedroom Cabin on Lake Melissa Detroit Lakes MN

Detroit Lakes #450356

3 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 10

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