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We want to share our home with you! While we love our Okoboji home and our time spent on this lake with family and friends. We find we do not get to use the home more that 3-4 weeks each summer. This year round home is located on the West Okoboji Harbor canal with a boardwalk extending along the entire canal. Easy access to lake by boat, bike trail runs past the house and parks, beaches and area attractions are a short drive. Our home has 4 bedrooms and three bathrooms - arranged for space to have family time and personal space. It has beds for 12 and can accommodate family needs with the full size futon in lower family room and single futon in upper family room. There is a fully equipped kitchen & dining area and sheets/towels provided. Garage is full of water toys kayaks, and tubes. We have a huge yard for outdoor games and fun. Canal makes for easy kayaking and water play and for an addition fee our boat lift can be available for you to bring your own boat for easy access to West Lake Okoboji and all of the connecting Iowa Great Lakes.
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A deposit of fees in full (including damage deposit)are due at the time of reservation.
Reservation will not be held until payment is received.
If any boat is used at this location for any amount of time the optional boat lift use fee is required. Talk with owner about this. We are happy to try to make this work for you.
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Arnolds Park Amusement Park, Maritime Museum, Okoboji Summer Theater, Lakes Art Center, Dickenson County Recreational Trails across the street, State Parks, Golf courses, concerts nightly on weekends
Year Purchased: 1982
About the owner: Jeff and I, both Iowa natives, raised our three children in Wisconsin near Minneapolis/St Paul. We have loved to return each summer to my childhood hangouts on the beautiful blue waters of Lake Okoboji. Time on the lake - exploring and soaking in the sun, skiing, watching the regattas, biking the trails, restaurants, and Arnolds Park always have soft spots in our hearts and draw us back as often as possible.
Why the Owner Chose Okoboji: My parents retired to Okoboji after spending years summers enjoying a small cabin! Fortunately Jeff and I have been able to keep the retirement home in the family which makes it a fabulous 'tender trap' to bring our extended generations home to reconnect. The harbor is perfect for us with great access to the lake. While the rest of our Wisconsin and Minnesota friends head 'North' to the lakes, we make no excuses for heading south to our most beautiful deep blue water Okoboji!!
The Unique Benefits at this House: Our home is unique in that it was the original farm home on this property in the 60-70's when the land was marshy and the harbor ... just a dream. MUCH has changed! The West Okoboji Harbor is beautiful addition to the area, complete with boardwalk and clear channel. The home has been remodeled a couple times and updated a bit more recently. As the original property, we have a huge yard and our own well.