Brainerd Lakes Cabin on Horseshoe Lake Near Gull Lake & Nisswa(28 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-6 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)
We love this cabin - the hand-hewn logs, the fieldstone fireplace, the beams in the main room, the loft with its little windows. Built in 1946, it's a place with history and one that's been cared for through the years. We love the scale of the buildings relative to their surroundings - they rest on 2 acres of land and the cabin itself is respectfully situated near the lake.
The cabin can sleep up to 8 comfortably plus two more in sleeping bags. There are two bedrooms, each with a queen bed. Upstairs in the open air loft, you will find 2 twin beds under one rafter and a queen futon snuggled under the other.
In the summer, one of our favorite spots is out on the screened porch. We like to listen to the peepers in early summer and later, the hum of the cicada. There’s a lovely cross breeze that moves the air about. And plenty of seating for late night chats with friends and family. For quieter moments, relax on the couch with a good book and let the ceiling fan keep you cool.
Outside, enjoy 275 feet of lake shore. There are no rocks, so kick off your shoes and walk carefree. The lake has gradual elevation into the water so you can be watchful, not worried, about your little ones on the beach. Children will love digging in the sand, fishing and jumping off the dock.
There is plenty of space in the yard for a game of Frisbee or soccer.
When you’re ready to venture further afield, head over to Mission Township Park and enjoy the short biking/walking trail or the charming park built under a canopy of pines. There’s a grocery store in Cross Lake, just 5 miles away, and a liquor store too.
Bring your bikes, pick up the Paul Bunyan trail at Lake Hubert and head into Nisswa for some summer fun: turtle races on Wednesday afternoons; lots of shops; Rainy Days bookstore, one of the finest independent bookstores you’ll ever enjoy; ice cream and coffee shops; breakfast, you name it. Enjoy a meal at one of many area restaurants or golf at one of the renowned nearby courses which, when combined, provide 450 holes waiting to be played.
At the cabin, there's only one rule: "Everybody does what they want." It's an easy rule to keep and ensures that each one of you has a good time!
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Member since: 2007
- Max. occupancy 8
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Fireplace
- Cooking Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 1 - May 25, 2017
6 night min stay
May 26 - Sep 4, 2017
6 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Cleaning Fee $150
* 4th Night Free for Fall or Spring Stays
* 30% OFF FOR EARLY JUNE STAYS!
* 30% off rate for last minute discounts.
*Deposits will be refunded one week after cleaning and inspection.
*$150 Cleaning Fee
*$300 Security Deposit, fully refundable if nothing damaged
*Payment must be received in full 90 days before rental.
*Note that you can avoid the VRBO booking fee by booking off of the VRBO website and paying us directly by check. Just send an inquiry through the VRBO website and we'll take it from there!
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Gradual elevation into the water on the private, 275 foot sugar sand beach
Open floor plan, with Great Room leading into kitchen and side porch
Vintage log beams and fieldstone fireplace are coupled with modern amenities
Two large bedrooms with queen beds, and a sleeping loft with two twins and queen
Charming loft with two comfortable twin beds
Vintage northwoods cabin on 2 private acres
Charming, updated kitchen with microwave, disposal, coffeemaker, pots and pans
Relax on the porch with a book, a beer, a friend
One of Minnesota's cleanest lakes; this picture shows sand through the water
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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