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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We just returned from renting this home. It was my family of 8 with 3 grandchildren and we had an amazing time. The pool area is perfect!! The home is gorgeous and very clean!! Thank you for renting your home to us!"
Guest: Nan W.Date of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: February 1, 2015
"Had a great time with 25 friends at the Bear Point House. The house was beautiful and right on the lake as described. There was enough places for people to sleep (airbeds/couches) and enough room for our activities in the house, outside, and on the water. The place is secluded enough from neighbors so we did not have to worry much about noise. Doug was very easy to work with and I got my damaged deposit mailed 3 days after my stay."
Guest: Seng Y.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 16, 2015
"We enjoyed a long weekend at this beautiful home with our group of 4 adults and 3 kids under 4. The description indicates that this is a family friendly home, but we were still amazed at how true that statement is. The wrap around deck is kid-proofed and made for an enjoyable and stress free time for the parents. Our kids enjoyed playing with all the toys (inside and out) and my son loved the "tunnel bed" up in the loft.
The beach is perfect for a sunny afternoon and the beach toys kept our little ones busy. The play set got good use as well. If your kiddos want to catch sunnies off the dock- they're in for a treat! There are tons of little fish just waiting to be your child's first catch. Two of the kiddos caught their very first fish on this trip!
The setting is absolutely beautiful and this lake home feels like a resort without all the noise of neighboring vacationers.
I recommend the short drive to Dorset for some shopping and ice cream. The general store in Nevis is great for all the items you forgot to pack. We didn't explore much beyond that- the home was too good to leave!
We will be back!!"
Guest: Beth J.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 12, 2015
"Our last few vacations had consisted of schedules and a lot of hustle and bustle. We were looking for a week of relaxation and getting to know each other again. This was perfect. We chose to wake up when ever we felt like it. No schedules to keep. One morning we got up at 5:00 to get an early start on the fishing. It was worth it. We took the pontoon out at least twice a day. Everything in the house was what we expected. We felt at home right away. If you needed groceries or did not feel like cooking one day there are small stores close by or bigger towns that have everything you need. One evening we were coming back from Park Rapids. We were 10 miles out of town and saw a black bear run across the road. We have been to Colorado, South Dakota, Wyoming and California and have not yet seen a bear in the wild. We saw plenty of dear, a couple of owls and of course the loons. With the loons it reminded me of the movie On Golden Pond and my son caught a large mouth bass that wasn't quite as big as Walter. My daughter tried to out do him with all the blue gill, crappie and the one bass she caught that was just a little bit smaller than his. We used the charcoal grill multiple times. We had a couple of afternoons where there was rain so we played cards. We used the Skip Bo set and other games that are in the house to pass the time. The house is 15 minutes away from Lake Itasca. We live on the Mississippi River in Iowa so it was neat to go see the headwaters and walk across it. We made sure every evening we took a casual boat ride on the lake just to enjoy the serenity. It was a great way to end each fun filled day. If my family and I ever decide to go back to Minnesota for this type of vacation we will come right back to here."
Guest: Jamie L.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 21, 2015