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Luxury 2 Level Home. Gorgeous Lake Views!

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Last updated: 06/02/2014

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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Forest Lake house description

Our lake home features all the comforts of home with a beautiful view of the lake. Enjoy outdoor activities and take time to unwind. This spacious home is nestled on the east side of Forest Lake, near the rolling hills of Scandia and only 30 minutes from the Twin Cities.

The home has been updated and has two levels with a fully equipped kitchen and dining area on each level. Enjoy the 1 acre lot and 120ft of beach.

The shoreline is natural sand with a shallow and gradual depth that is perfect for swimming. There is also a large sandbox adjacent to the shore. Rental includes use of the dock, playset, bonfire pit, and gas grill. We also provide 2 kayaks and bicycles.

There is a public boat launch less than 1 block away.

This home is the perfect spot to enjoy a vacation with friends and family. The accommodations are spacious enough for scrapbooking parties and a ladies getaway. The guys will enjoy the fishing and water sports, and ice fishing in winter. The home has vaulted ceilings and a cabin feel upstairs. The stained glass light fixtures throughout also give the home an updated cabin feeling. The large lower level kitchen is updated and great for family gatherings.

Forest Lake is known for great largemouth bass and walleye fishing year round, plenty of crappie, and excellent water activities. The three connected lakes offer 2270 acres of water fun and a maximum water depth of 37 ft.

You may also enjoy nearby outdoor activities at William O'Brien Park, and the Trollhaugen ski resort. Enjoy exploring the historic town of Scandia, or seasonal berry picking at Natura Farms.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Primary renter over 29 years old....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Obtain authorization from owner....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Lower level is accessible....moreless

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 10-14

          • Master bedroom: 1 queen

            Vaulted ceiling, dresser with mirror, nightstand, closet....moreless

          • Master bedroom: 1 queen

            vaulted ceiling, nightstand, closet....moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

            vaulted ceiling, nightstand....moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 bunk bed

            Vaulted ceiling, small chest of drawers....moreless

          • Studio bedroom (lower level): 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            A queen size bed and new queen sleeper sofa....moreless

          • 4 bedrooms + queen (studio) bedroom + 2 convertible beds. 2 bedrooms with queen beds, 2 bedrooms with bunk beds, 2 convertible queen sofa beds....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Lower level bath....moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Upper level full bath....moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            Upper level powder room....moreless

          • 2 full baths and a powder room.

          Other Amenities

              • The shoreline is shallow with a natural sand and gradual depth that is perfect for swimming. You can fish for crappie and bass right from the dock....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Stereo

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Lake View:

                West facing views for a spectacular sunset!...moreless

              • Water View:

                Beautiful unobstructed view of the water....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                This spacious home is on Forest Lake....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Snorkeling
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                Dining area on each level. 6 chairs in each dining area....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 12 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                Lower level gas fireplace....moreless

              • Garage:

                Attached 1 car garage....moreless

              • Heating
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                Upper living area has sofa and loveseat. Lower living area has sofa and rocking chair....moreless

              • Parking:

                Large parking pad with room for cars and trailer....moreless

              • Telephone:

                No land line....moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Coffee makers on both levels....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Dishes for 8 in each kitchen. Includes dinner plates, bowls, cups, flatware. Kitchens include pots/pans and cooking utensils. ...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Dishwasher in each kitchen....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                2 full kitchens on upper and lower levels....moreless

              • Microwave:

                2 microwaves - 1 in each kitchen....moreless

              • Oven:

                Electric oven in lower level kitchen, gas oven in upper level kitchen....moreless

              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator:

                2 side-by-side refrigerators with ice makers and water/ice dispensers. ...moreless

              • Stove:

                Electric stove in lower level kitchen, gas stove in upper level kitchen....moreless

              • Toaster:

                Toaster in upper level kitchen....moreless

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Bicycles:

                3 adult and 2 kids...moreless

              • Boat:

                Rentals at YourBoatClub and Hallberg Marine....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Large sandbox near shore. Playset. Bonfire pit....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Gas grill....moreless

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Trollhaugen and Wild Mountain are 30 minutes away...moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              5 night min stay
              $399 $449
              Fri, Sat, Sun

              Rates are based on 10 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Tax Rate 7.125%

              Notes:

              Please contact us for a rate quote - discounts apply to 5+ nights.

              Weekend reservations by availability.

              Credit card payments incur a 2.5% fee.


              Cancellation policy:

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


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              Location

              39 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Minneapolis - St Paul
              1.8 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Old Log Cabin Restaurant and Bar
              4.8 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Castlewood Golf Course
              8 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Interstate 35 and Highway 97
              1.8 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Old Log Cabin Restaurant and Bar
              20 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Trollhaugen Ski/Snowboard/Tubing
              4 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Public beach at Lakeside Park

              Car: Necessary

              Forest Lake is known for great fishing and excellent water activities. You will also enjoy nearby outdoor activities at William O'brien Park, and the Trollhaugen ski resort. Enjoy exploring the historic town of Scandia, or berry picking at Natura Farms. Contact us for a complete list of enjoyable activities, tailored for your interests!

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2011

              About the owner: John grew up in Arden Hills, MN and Nicole grew up near Chicago, IL. After getting our engineering degrees at Purdue and University of Illinois, we met in California working at an aerospace company. We moved back to Minnesota to raise our family in 2005. We have always dreamed of owning a lake home to enjoy holidays and getaway family time. Living and working in the Twin Cities, we wanted a property that was close enough for us to get away to it often.

              Why the Owner Chose Forest Lake:
              We chose this home because of the beauty of this area of the lake, the quality and large size of the home, and the large lot with ample shoreline. Forest Lake is the perfect location for us because it is a shorter drive from home and work than many other lakes. We've really enjoyed our lake vacations!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              We love the style of the home, from the cabin feel upstairs with the vaulted and beamed ceilings, to the stained glass lighting fixtures. The back deck is a perfect spot to watch the sunset.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Front view from road.

                Front view from road.

              • Sandbox for the kiddos.

                Sandbox for the kiddos.

              • Swimming by the dock in shallow water.

                Swimming by the dock in shallow water.

              • Lower level dining area.

                Lower level dining area.

              • Lower level living area and studio bedroom.

                Lower level living area and studio bedroom.

              • Lower level full bath.

                Lower level full bath.

              • Upper level full kitchen.

                Upper level full kitchen.

              • Master bedroom 1

                Master bedroom 1

              • Bedroom 3

                Bedroom 3

              • Upper level full bath.

                Upper level full bath.

              • Front of home.

                Front of home.

              • Back patio at sunset.

                Back patio at sunset.

              • Playset and bonfire pit.

                Playset and bonfire pit.

              • Great fishing right from the dock.

                Great fishing right from the dock.

              • Lower level kitchen with bar and dining area.

                Lower level kitchen with bar and dining area.

              • Lower level spacious living area.

                Lower level spacious living area.

              • Lower level studio bedroom.

                Lower level studio bedroom.

              • Upper level dining area and full kitchen.

                Upper level dining area and full kitchen.

              • Upper level living area.

                Upper level living area.

              • Master bedroom 2.

                Master bedroom 2.

              • Bedroom 4

                Bedroom 4

              • Upper level powder room.

                Upper level powder room.

              • Back of home.

                Back of home.

              VRBO #465582

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

              $399 - $449 per night (USD)
              7

              4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 14

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              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 06/02/2014
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