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Pinewood Cottage on Lake Edna - Nisswa

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Detached Unit, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6-8)

Welcome to Pinewood Cottage!

Located in the beautiful and popular Nisswa lakes area. We have a one bedroom apartment-style, non-smoking, fully furnished cottage that can sleep up to 6 people. (2 Full Beds and 1 Queen Sleeper Sofa). Available for an additional cost is the 'Bunk House' sleeping up to 3 more people. (1 full bed and 1 twin sofa sleeper) Our kitchen is fully equipped with refrigerator, stove and microwave.

Dishes, utensils and linens are included. We also have cable television just in case you have a rainy day.

This is one of two cottages on the property. The property is shared with the owner's cabin.

We are located on the shores of Lake Edna just north of downtown Nisswa and our property is great for families, fishing, or a couples getaway. Included in your stay is the use of a small row boat, dock, swimming area,beach, firepit and barbeque grill.

If you choose to bring your own boat up with you, there is public lake access. We are also close to the Paul Bunyan bike trail so be sure to bring your bikes.

Looking for a romantic getaway? We can have champagne and chocolates available on your arrival for an additional $25.

Available for rental April through October. (Off-season can also be arranged.)

Do you need additional sleeping space? Rent 'The Bunkhouse' for an additional $50 per night or $275 per week.

It can sleep up to three with one double bed and a single sofa sleeper.

Keywords: Cottage Apartment and Bunk House

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 13, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful spot, super clean, nice owners
Jul 2015
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Nisswa Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Full over full bunk plus additional full bed in bedroom, Queen size sofa sleeper in living room. Porta Crib and additional sleeping in bunk house for additional fee.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
high-chair, pack n play, fire pit, picnic table, dock space, row boat, some life jackets. If you need firewood, please bring it. If you want to purchase from us, $5 per bundle, talk to owner. Do not take firewood on property.


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Pinewood Cottage on Lake Edna - Nisswa
average rating of 4.0 based on 16 reviews

Great Stay, Bad Weather

  • 4 of 5

Great little cabin, unfortunately we ended up staying in it all weekend as the weather was so bad we weren't able to get out on the lake to fish. The TV is really small and we never found a way to connect to the internet but the cabin is close enough to Nisswa and Gull lake that we were able to get out and about. We ended up staying an extra day with just a phone call to Sue. She was very accommodating. Overall a great trip in spite of the weather.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wouldn't stay here again

  • 1 of 5

Many way better options in the area. Obvious that owners want to sell

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pinewood Cottage - Nisswa

  • 3 of 5

The description of the cottage was accurate, the cabin was cute and quite well supplied, but definitely not good for 6 people unless some are smaller children. The hide-a-bed is definitely not comfortable.

Bring soap, shampoo for the shower, as those are not provided. Also throw in extra towels and washcloths. We were glad we brought extra fans, as the weather was very warm, and there is no AC.

The cabin is in a pretty, secluded, quite area, on a small lake. We are fishermen, so took our boat to larger lakes to fish. We had a fish cleaning area at the cabin, but no place to put the fish remains except in the trash can. Although we sealed them in large freezer bags, the trash smell was awful at the end of the very warm week. Due to a death in their family, the owners were not there to guide us in alternative choices of what to do with those remains.

If you're looking for a quaint cabin setting in a quite, pretty spot, this is a place for you.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your insight. We have addressed the sleeping situation by adding a new full over full bunk bed as well as a regular full. The towel supply has been more then doubled and extra fans added. As far as fish cleaning, the remains should be buried away from the cabin or taken to an offsite facility. We are no longer able to have them in the trash. Thank you. Sue
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Good, but not exactly as described

  • 3 of 5

We liked the location and the lake. The cabin was fine, it had what we needed, but felt kind of like an apartment. We were disappointed that the cabin was not on the lake. We had the impression that it was on the lake, (on the shore), rather than set back behind the other cabin and garage on the property. We would have appreciated a better description of where the cabin is situate.d For the rate we paid, we would have expected to be right on the lake.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful retreat

  • 4 of 5

Thanks for the respite

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice getaway

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I stayed at pinewood cottage for a short relaxing honeymoon. The place was very clean and a good fit for what we were looking for. The Lake is small, secluded and very quiet. The cabin gets pretty warm during the day/evening as it sits on top of a 3 stall garage and has no a/c(pretty typical in my eyes though). There are some fans in the place which certainly helped! There was no shampoo or soap in bathroom and not much for condiments in the kitchen. We were also told there was wifi but we could not get our phones or lab top to connect(could've easily called Sue to troubleshoot but wasn't a huge issue for us). Overall it's a very nice little place and we were pleased with our stay. Sue is extremely easy to work with and the price is certainly fair. Good chance we will come back for another getaway!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Nisswa Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50
Tax Rate 7.28%

Cleaning fee for all rentals
Please do not use firewood on property unless purchased from owner at $5 per bundle.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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