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Dramatic Chalet Lake Home (Free Pontoon Included)

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Chalet
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Chalet, 2 Privte Bedrooms + Large Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

SUMMER: During Summer OUR LAKE HOME IS A WEEKLY RENTAL ONLY-- Saturday to Saturday stay for a maximum of 12 guests (Adults and children). A peaceful retreat for multi-generational families or small groups to spend quality time together. Our 2017 weekly Rental Fee (7 nights) is $2,600.00 plus tax and fees. This excludes the week of July 1-7, 2017 Rental Fee (7 nights) $2,750.00 plus tax and fees. See Rates Tab.
FALL/WINTER/SPRING: During Fall, Winter and Spring we have a 3 night minimum stay.

A beautiful CHALET LAKE HOME awaits your visit to the Brainerd Lakes Area. It is situated near Aitkin, MN on Sullivan Lake just over 2 hours North of the Twin Cities. The ski chalet-style home has over 1,900 finished square feet on three levels, a 22' vaulted ceiling of knotty pine, and three stories of windows overlooking the large deck and lake. Our lake home retreat is unlike any other…on PRIVATE land with no campers, neighbors, or noise to invade your precious vacation.

The home sleeps a maximum of 12 in beds with 2 private bedrooms and a dormitory-style loft. With the amenities of home-- a washer and dryer, bedding and towels, a kitchen fully stocked with cookware and dishes, a microwave and 2 TV’s and Blue Ray players.

This 100 acre private lake has no public access and is deep with up to 42' of water and 2 miles of natural shoreline. Fishing is great entertainment for “big and little” kids alike……primarily pan fish with bass and northern pike. INCLUDED AT NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE ARE: A newer 20' PONTOON BOAT (including gas), a 14' FISHING BOAT with electric trolling motor and 2 KAYAKS for hours of enjoyment on the water. Remember to pack your favorite lures and poles, and don’t forget your beach towels! Life vests are provided. While there is no sandy beach, a wonderful public, sandy swimming beach is a short drive away on Pelican Lake with clear, shallow water for blocks out into the lake. We do have a swimming platform anchored in 20' of water out from the dock.

Yard games include bocce ball, ladder golf, horseshoes and a small swimming pool for toddlers. There are board games and 2 Blue Ray players for rainy days. enjoy the surrounding woods and yard, bask in the sun or read on the large deck overlooking the lake, relax on the dock bench, or sun and swim from the 8'X8' swimming platform in 25' of water. Golf at one of the many courses around, or spend an evening at the Casino just 30 minutes away. Shopping, restaurants and other recreation are close by in the Brainerd Lakes Area. A Weber grill will cook whatever you wish, but remember your charcoal and fluid! An evening campfire at the lakeside fire pit is a must.

FALL/WINTER
Enjoy some of the best winter sports our lake home has to offer. Snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing are all popular with many trails in the area. Fall is also a great time to visit us with still warm days and crisp autumn nights. Minnesota's fall colors are second to none.
Whatever the season, you will have a vacation your family will remember for years to come.
*Please see Link section below for links to the local Snowboarding/Tubing/Ski Hill & Snowmobile and Equipment rental sites.

Thank You,

Marilyn





Keywords: Chalet Lake Home, Brainerd Lakes Area, Aitkin, Private and Secluded, Fishing, Firepit, Horseshoes, Lakeshore, Woods, Acreage,
Pontoon, fishing boat, kayaks, lakefront, retreat, rustic, spacious, trees, waterfront, lakeview
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/11/2017

Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 1850 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    puzzles, playing cards, board games...moreless

  • Games For Kids

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Boat:

    Pontoon and fishing boat...moreless

  • Boat With Paddles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks...moreless

  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Raft
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.5
from 11 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SPRING/SUMMER 2017
May 6 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,600
Fall-Winter 2017
Oct 1 - May 4, 2018
7 night min stay

$2,000
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$2,600

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

THE WEEKLY RATE for the 4th of July, 2017 (July 1-7) is $2,750.00/7 nights, plus fees and taxes.


Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

12 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pelican Lake Beach

Car: Recommended

Lakeside firepit and horeshoe pits. Kiddie pool provided for use on deck. Public, sandy, swimming beach on Pelican Lake just a short drive away.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1996

About: I very much enjoy my lakehome but as a business owner I am busy and use it very little. Instead of leaving it vacant most of the time I wanted to make it available to you to have an alternative to the mundane 'same old thing' resort style vacation. Stay at my home year round as I'm sure you'll enjoy it as much as I do. Thank You, Dave

Why Aitkin, MN, USA:
My father purchased the land in 1956. He was enamored by the property's beauty, the tremendous fishing, and the privacy. In 1996 I tore down the old cabin and built the three level Ski Chalet-Style Lake Home with an open loft to facilitate the 'togetherness' that a 'cabin' is supposed to convey. Since I am so busy with work and I use the place only a couple weeks per year, I decided to share it with you!

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
I enjoy all aspects of the place including peace and quiet, all the wildlife in the woods surrounding the house, great fishing, swimming, the large deck overlooking the lake, all of it. It's also the rarity to have such a large private lot on such a nice lake with no neighbors. It makes me glad I purchased those additional lots adjacent to the property. To me, there is no replacement for seclusion and privacy and this place really delivers.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/11/2017

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Photos

  • Front Of Home Facing Lake

    Front Of Home Facing Lake

  • Lake View with Free Pontoon, Fishing Boat, Dock and Swimming Platform

    Lake View with Free Pontoon, Fishing Boat, Dock and Swimming Platform

  • Front of Lake Home facing lake

    Front of Lake Home facing lake

  • 3 Stories of Windows Overlooking Large Deck & Lake Sullivan

    3 Stories of Windows Overlooking Large Deck & Lake Sullivan

  • Main Floor Private Bedroom with Queen Bed

    Main Floor Private Bedroom with Queen Bed

  • Loft above

    Loft above

  • Sleeping Loft with 2 Queen and 1 Full Sized Beds

    Sleeping Loft with 2 Queen and 1 Full Sized Beds

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • View outside from loft

    View outside from loft

  • Lower Level Bathroom

    Lower Level Bathroom

  • Pontoon use no extra charge!

    Pontoon use no extra charge!

  • Large Mouth Bass in the lake along with Northerns, Sunfish and Crappies

    Large Mouth Bass in the lake along with Northerns, Sunfish and Crappies

  • Open Kitchen Dining Area with Vaulted Knotty Pine Ceiling

    Open Kitchen Dining Area with Vaulted Knotty Pine Ceiling

  • Closer shot of front deck

    Closer shot of front deck

  • Front of home with custom timber steps to lake front

    Front of home with custom timber steps to lake front

  • A Living Room with Quite A View

    A Living Room with Quite A View

  • Main Floor Bathroom

    Main Floor Bathroom

  • Living room and stairs up to loft

    Living room and stairs up to loft

  • Living room from loft above

    Living room from loft above

  • Stairway from the lake up to the cabin

    Stairway from the lake up to the cabin

  • Lower Level Family Room

    Lower Level Family Room

  • Lower Level Bedroom with queen size bed

    Lower Level Bedroom with queen size bed

  • One of two fire pit areas

    One of two fire pit areas

  • Catch a Northern Pike.....or Bass, Sunfish, Crappies

    Catch a Northern Pike.....or Bass, Sunfish, Crappies

VRBO #250252

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 11, 2017

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