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Private Retreat - Plan for Your Fall Get Away Now!

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

You will love your get away to 'The Lake' when you stay at our cabin on Upper South Long Lake. All the current amenities you want mixed with all the classic cabin comforts like knotty pine interior, quilts, and being lulled to sleep by the loons calling. The living room addition and connected dining room provide panoramic Lake Views. The living space features a natural stone gas fireplace, lots of comfy seating and a 52' high definition TV, cable connected. The dining room has a full size table with 6 chairs. The kitchen and bath are fully updated. Three generous sized bedrooms sleep 6 comfortably. Great private lot with huge shade trees, large yard for yard games, and 185 feet of private lakeshore. The lakeside deck with dining table, glider, and chairs is a great spot for reading, an afternoon nap, watching the loons, a memorable meal, and catching a glorious sunset.

Enjoy the day swimming, boating (canoe is provided), and fishing right off your private dock. Bring along your own boat and waterskiing, wakeboarding, drifting in the sun, and serious fishing are yours.

We are just a few miles east of Brainerd for shopping, antiques, and nightlife. Enjoy all the sites, attractions, golf and restaurants in the Brainerd Lakes area! Lake Mille Lacs, Minnesota's premier Walleye Lake, is a few miles away.

Evening bonfires, roasted marshmallows, shore lunch, the call of the loons, and a lake full of fun, will all become a part of your family memories.

Keywords: lakeshore, private, lake home, cottage, cabin, summer home, knotty pine

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About The Owner

Tom and Linda have been vacationing on Upper South Long Lake for many years. We met at a bonfire party on the lake and have raised 3 kids with loads of summer lake adventures! We are excited to share our cabin with you. As a matter of fact you will see us in the boat pictured as we enjoy summer 'Up North' at our summer cabin on the same lake!

The Owner purchased this cabin in 2009

Why The Owner chose Brainerd

We have been vacationing on this Lake for over 40 years. We love it up here so much this is our second home on the same lake. Wildlife, long walks, eagle spotting, loon calls, water sports, sunsets, talks and s'mores around the campfire are all woven into our family fabric. You'll be happy when they are part of yours!

What makes this cabin unique

We take a lot of pride in our cabin so you will find it neat and clean. We have made many improvements that you will appreciate. You will love the privacy that our 185 feet of lakeshore, big front yard, lakeside deck, and the wooded lot provide. From many windows of the cabin you can not see our neighbors. On bad weather days there is lots of space in the cabin for family card games, movies (small library included) or a check on the current sporting event on the big screen TV.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you, Tom and Linda, for sharing your beautiful cabin with us. What a wonderful place it is! The cabin is so clean and beautifully decorated and the outside is wonderful for lawn games, bonfires, etc. Our family truly enjoyed our stay and would certainly consider staying there again. Thanks again,

Aug 2016
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Brainerd Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Nice size shower. No tub.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have a ceiling fan and windows on 2 walls
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Large private yard surrounded by trees provide a beautiful setting to kick back, relax and enjoy family. Campfire pit (firewood included) and lakeside deck. 185 feet of private shoreline with private dock. Fishing off the dock. A canoe and paddles, and 3 life jackets are included. Gradual deepening lake with water depth at end of dock near waist level and able to accommodate boats.


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Private Retreat - Plan for Your Fall Get Away Now!
average rating of 4.825 based on 47 reviews

Excellent Brainerd area cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time! The cabin is very clean and comfortable. Great living room area and top-notch kitchen. The lake is peaceful and not too busy. We highly recommend this rental!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a fall getaway

  • 5 of 5

cabin was very clean and comfortable. the only complaint was the bedrooms had a musty smell.We would come back again. Thanks

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is a wonderful place to visit and to regenerate your soul. There is a peace about this place that is great. We would definitely return!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We rented this lovely cabin as a goodbye to summer as we head into a new school year with a new kindergartener. The lake is super clean, dock was awesome. My boys fished and fished and fished. They also loved the hammock and we enjoyed many dinners outside on the lakeside patio. The canoe was also a perk for family rides. Very clean, cozy. Loved the gas fireplace since it was a bit cooler than usual for August. Beds were also comfortable with cozy linens. Missing our relaxing week.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful, peaceful cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for three nights at The Boathouse in August for my husband's birthday. We had never rented a cabin for a period of time before and found the owners to be so incredibly helpful. The cabin is adorable and was spotless. The yard and the view to the the lake were exactly what we were looking for. We spent the majority of the time doing nothing but relaxing. We cannot wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing weekend

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cabin and setting. We would come back to this place again.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Nearby Resort
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County Owned Parcel
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Public Access to Lake
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County Road To Brainerd
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County road to Mille Lacs Lake
Nearest Point of Interest
Osprey Nests
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $110
Tax Rate 9.88%

Only pets allowed are dogs. 2 dogs maximum. Fee is $75 per dog. NOTE: The VRBO system only allows for 1 dog charge on their "quotable rates". 2 dogs will be $75 higher than the rates VRBO is quoting.

Standard rate is for up to 6 persons. Each additional person is $75. Max number of people allowed at the cabin is 8 with pre-approval required. NOTE: The VRBO system is not set up to charge for the 7th and 8th person in the "quotable rates" system.

Any rental including July 4th must be at least 5 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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