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Gull Lake - Charming Getaway with Panoramic View, Beach.

Bedrooms 1
Space 960 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

One of Gull Lake's finest private rentals, the Carriage House is its own dwelling alongside of a private residence situated on 250 feet of lake shore on the north end of Gull Lake.

Explore the expanse of Gull Lake or cruise up the nearby channel to explore the other five lakes on the chain. Bathe in the sun on the beach or try your luck fishing for the walleyes Gull Lake is famous for.

Vintage lake home character and quality furnishings await you here. Reclaimed oak floors, dormered ceilings, antiques, and an octagon tiled bath are just part of the ambiance.

Bring your boat and dock it in the reserved Shore Station. A 26-foot Premiere pontoon boat is also available for rent.

The location is ideal; 10 minutes from Bar Harbor by boat, one mile from the Pines Golf Course, close to The Classic and The Legacy Golf courses, and five minutes from great coffee, restaurants and shopping in Nisswa. is the expansive view of Gull Lake that you will enjoy most.

Come see why our guests return year after year.

Keywords: Carriage House

More Details

Caroline Qualey
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 15, 2018

About Caroline Qualey

Our family moved to the Lakes Area in 1996 so my husband could take advantage of a job opportunity and we could raise our three sons on the lake.

Caroline Qualey purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Caroline Qualey chose Lake Shore

Great north shore location on the lake: close to Bar Harbor, Zorbaz, Lost Lake Lodge and Grandview's Restaurants and Glacial Waters Spa. Two miles from Grandview's 9 hole golf course and The Pines golf course and just five minutes from downtown Nisswa: great coffee, lunch spots, and shopping! Private boat slip including ShoreStation and electric boat lift.

What makes this cottage unique

Quiet. Private. Centrally located on the Gull chain. Southerly exposure allows for a full day of sunshine. Carriage House decor includes reclaimed oak floors, antiques, vintage character, and a warm and inviting atmosphere.


Lake Shore Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 960 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 22
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Spacious subway tile shower, plenty of drawer and cabinet storage space.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Bed (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • arboretum
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Boat slip with Shore Station & automatic lift included in rental. Boat launch is 1/2 mile away. Dog friendly: Limit of one dog. Must be well behaved. $200.00 dog deposit refunded within seven days of departure if no damage is found. Fire pit by the lake.


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Gull Lake - Charming Getaway with Panoramic View, Beach.
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Awesome location.

  • 5 of 5

Everything we could have needed was included. And the house was immaculate!!! We had such a wonderful stay!!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the CH! This property is very well maintained inside and out. Owners, Caroline and Brad were on site and very helpful if you needed anything.

Would go again for sure!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gull Lake Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful carriage house on Gull Lake! Comfortable and quiet, with wonderful views. Hosts, Caroline and Brad, could not have been more accommodating! The pontoon is a great way to see the lake. This is lake life at it's finest! Fabulous week and perfect place!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Loved absolutely everything! The carriage house is perfection. The grounds are stunning. The hosts are truly lovely people. Ones we now consider friends. We shall return!!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Austin, Texas

Perfect Northern Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful lake setting, gracious owners, a spacious pontoon boat and excellent accommodations made for a fantastic week at The Carriage House on Gull Lake. We look forward to returning again next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minnetonka, Minnesota

A perfect week in a perfect setting

  • 5 of 5

The Carriage House is even better than described in the VRBO listing. This is the first time we have ever given an excellent rating in our renting experience. From the moment we were greeted by the owners to the time we left we were made to feel welcomed and encouraged to relax on the property and have a great week. The Carriage House is tastefully decorated, fully equipped with everything a person needs for a restful week, is spotlessly clean and has a great view from the deck. Every morning we enjoyed the lake view with our coffee and newspaper. Returning from our daily outings ( biking on the Paul Bunyan Trail, a trip to the Itasca State Park Headwaters of the Mississippi, golfing and fishing) we enjoyed a nap in the lawn chairs before dinner and then the sunset after dinner. A wonderful dinner with friends at near by BarHarbor restaurant on Saturday night completed a perfect week. We have told many of our friends about our wonderful week at the Carriage House and we will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bar Harbor Supper Club
"One half of a mile by boat or car from the carriage house."
Ernie's On Gull Lake
The Chocolate Ox
The Pines at Grand View Lodge
Ski Gull
StoneHouse Coffee & Roastery
"The best coffee in Nisswa, including freshly roasted beans."
Sherwood Forest
"Great food and atmosphere. "
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
The Pines
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Mount Ski Gull
Nearest Beach
Our property


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.38%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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