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Classic 3BR, 1BA Rambler Just Off the Lake

(33 Reviews)

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Family-friendly three-bedroom rambler in beautiful Clear Lake, IA


Last updated: 03/08/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property


Our cabin is a fully furnished, three bedroom, one bathroom rambler just a few blocks off the lake and 1.5 miles west of beautiful downtown Clear Lake. It is close enough to downtown and the highway to get anywhere quickly but far enough away to escape the hustle and bustle so you can enjoy the quiet.

Just off the Lake has a beautiful and relaxing front deck, free wifi, and a fully furnished kitchen. Just pick up some groceries at the nearby Fareway and you’re all set. Our long driveway has plenty of room to park your boat/trailer or RV. The house is very family-friendly with a high chair, booster chair, and pack-n-play. There is a park with a nice playground just a few blocks away.

We'd love to have you stay with us on your next trip to Clear Lake! Call or text Debbie at 651.230.3796 for more information.

Off-season monthly rental rate: $1100. Please contact Debbie for more information.

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/08/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome:

    High chair, booster chair, pack-n-play, some toys available...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well-behaved dogs welcome. Additional $10/weekend or $25/week pet cleaning fee applies....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Child-friendly extras include high chair, booster chair, pack-n-play, some toys; board games....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Monopoly and a few other classics...moreless

  • Television:

    No cable or satellite; there are a few local, over-the-air channels....moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Several classic and kids movies on VHS....moreless


  • Away From It All


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street:

    Long driveway easily accommodates a few cars and/or a boat trailer....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Fully-furnished kitchen with plenty of dishes, pots, pans, etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    We have two bikes up and running for guests' use...moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 33 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $25
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Tax Rate 12%


Off-season monthly rentals can be negotiated on a month-to-month basis. Rent due the 15th of the month prior to the rental month.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 03/08/2017
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    "Delicious, fresh salads, soups, and sandwiches. Some of the best food in Clear Lake."

  • The Other Place

    "Great pizza and a great place to watch sports."

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  • Larson's Mercantile

    "Great all-in-one little shop with fun, trendy toys for kids as well as some cool classics an..."

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    "Also known as Corner Drug, this is a great place to stop and get a real Cherry Coke or phosp..."


Check out our Gogobot Guide above for some of our family's favorite activities in Clear Lake!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1957

About the owner: The three of us grew up in this house in Clear Lake and still come back often with our families to enjoy the house as well as all Clear Lake has to offer. Two of us currently live in the Twin Cities and one of us is off in New Mexico (but still manages to make it back to Clear Lake regularly!). When we're in town we also enjoy connecting with the many friends and family who still live in Clear Lake, and we look forward to sharing our town and our cabin with you.

Why the Owner Chose Clear Lake, IA, USA:
As we've mentioned, our father and uncles built this house in 1957 and for us, as adults, it is now the perfect cabin for us to use to stay connected to Clear Lake and enjoy time away and time together.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Just off the Lake is in a residential neighborhood close to enough to the activity of downtown to be convenient but far enough away to be very quiet and relaxing. The house itself is very cozy and the front deck is particularly nice for enjoying some down time, eating meals together, etc. The house comes furnished with everything you need to have a relaxing vacation and is just a few blocks from lake and plenty of public access docks & boat ramps.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/08/2017

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  • Family-friendly three-bedroom rambler in beautiful Clear Lake, IA

    Family-friendly three-bedroom rambler in beautiful Clear Lake, IA

  • Fully-furnished kitchen

    Fully-furnished kitchen

  • Double bed

    Double bed

  • Bathroom


  • Comfortable living room

    Comfortable living room

  • Fully-furnished kitchen

    Fully-furnished kitchen

  • Queen bed

    Queen bed

  • Double bed

    Double bed

VRBO #303127

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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