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A Summer Paradise:Perfect Sand Beach & Elevation on Gull Chain

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Roadside view of home, with basketball court/driveway.


Last updated: 03/15/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:20
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-20)

Round Lake is known for being the gem of the Gull chain. Large enough to accomadate all but the largest boats, but yet small enough to avoid the rough water of larger lakes. Round interconnects with Gull Lake allowing you to boat to many of the fine restaurants on the chain with mooring facilities. Round Lake is known for its water clarity, hard sand bottom and few weeds. Truly a premier water recreation lake.

The waterfront is a picture perfect sand beach and nearly a flat grade extending over 200' landward. A lush lawn that is perfect for croquet, ladder ball and other yard games---all provided.

Plenty of outdoor table space and lawn chairs to enjoy your evening dinner while hearing the loons call. Large, 12' , firepit to enjoy a late evening campfire and smoors.

The home has two huge wood burning fireplaces and a natural gas fireplace in the master suite. Two of the five bedrooms have king size beds and the remaining bedrooms have queens. The master bedroom suite has a private bath suite and one of the bedrooms also has a private bath.

The Kitchen has dual built-in ovens, cooktop, microwave, trash compacter, dishwasher, coffee makers (pot & single cup) hot water dispenser and is fully equipped with cooking utensils, dishes, silverware, etc. Formal dining room has seating for six and dinette will seat four. Kitchen snack bar seats also seats four.

Both the TV Room and Family Room are equipped with 60' HD Plasma Home Theatre systems. Each has a dedicated DirecTV satellite receiver as do all of the 5 bedrooms. An extensive video library is included as well as a music library stored on the home server and accessible via satellite receivers as well as other home theatre conponents. Four wifi hot spots with coverage that extends throughout the property and well beyond the shoreline.

All bathrooms are full baths with a tub and shower. Top Floor common bath has a Kohler Body Spa. Master Suite Bath has two person whirlpool tub and separate shower. There is a total of 355 gallons of hot water heater capacity.

A large natural gas grille near the water front for outdoor grilling assures there are no LP tanks to go empty. A food prep counter in lower level of beach house supplements the grille and keeps you close to the waterfront activities

Swim raft, Water slide, canoe, paddle boat, and life jackets are all included.

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Calendar last updated: 03/15/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 20
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    Water slide, swim raft, swim tubes, life jackets & beach toys provided. Yard games also provided....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Strict non-smoking property both indoors and outdoors....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 12-20

  • Master Suite: 1 king

    Large private bath, sitting area, fireplace, large closet...moreless

  • SW Bedroom: 1 queen

    Private bath & walk-in closet...moreless

  • SE Bedroom: 1 king


  • Top NE Bedroom: 1 queen


  • SE Bedroom: 1 king


  • Other (See Description): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen Sleeper Sofa in Family Room...moreless

  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3) Queen Sleeper Sofa (1)

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Master Bath: toilet, shower, jetted tub


  • Top Floor Common Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    Features a Kohler BodySpa...moreless

  • Main Floor Common Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Lower Level Common Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • SW Bedroom Private Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Jet skis available to rent. The beach house is available on special request and additional charge. It also has another full kitchen, full bathroom, queen sleeper sofa and queen bed in loft. Special events hosting (weddings, fund raisers, civic group, club gatherings, etc.) are subject to approval and at a negoiated rate....moreless


  • Books:

    An assortment of children books and christian themed books are included....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Five of the seven TVs have Blu-Ray/DVD players. The other two have DVD (no Blu-Ray) players....moreless

  • Games:

    Many board games, such as Life, Sorry, Monoply, etc are included. As are playing cards and cribbage board....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Extensive music library loaded on home server. Library is accessible from satellite receivers, A/V receivers, and most TVs. Most TVs/Blu-Rays are connected to internet for access to on-line video....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (7) All TVs have their own satellite receiver for independent program viewing. 3 of the 7 are also DVRs and all receivers are networked together for Whole-Home DVR operation...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Entertainment room and family room have audio systems. Entertainment Room receiver has front panel jacks for connecting ipod or other device with guest supplied cable....moreless

  • Television:

    The entertainment room and the family room each have 60' HD Plasma TVs. In addition, each has a surround audio system. All the bedrooms have TVs and all but one are HD....moreless

  • Toys:

    Dollhouse and 'Barbie' dolls included....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Extensive selection of DVDs & Blu-Ray consisting of children, family, action/adventure and some romance....moreless


  • Family


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Formal dining room seats 8. Dinette, off kitchen, seats 4. Kitchen snack bar seats 4....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 16 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Two central air condition units with eight individually controlled zones....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    40Mhz downlink 8Mhz uplink...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Two dryers...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Upper floors have forced air heating. Lower level has hydronic floor heat. Kitchen, dinette, and bathroom tile floors are all heated with separate thermostats....moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

    Extra bed sheets, pillows and blankets are provided....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Off street parking in driveway, pictured in listing photos....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Large concrete driveway, as pictured in photos. RV parking prohibited....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Extensive quantity of bath and kitchen towels provided. Beach towels are also provided and stored in cabinets of the beach house lower level....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry soap and fabric softener provided....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    4 WiFi Hotspots for coverage throughout the property....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:



  • Coffee Maker:

    Kuerig single cup coffee maker with complimentary assortment of blends. Drip type pot brewer, also....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Comprehensive inventory of dishes and utensils. Every day dishes with 12 settings. Formal dishes with 24 settings....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Dishwasher detergent provided....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Sugar, flour, spices, coffee, trash bags, paper towels, etc all included....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    In addition to Kitchen refrigerator, an upright freezer is located in the laundry room. Guest filled 'free vend' Coke machine at beach....moreless

  • Stove:

    Dual built-in electric ovens and built-in electric cooktop....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Top floor bedroom balconies are partially constructed and will not be usable in the 2014 season....moreless

  • Boat:

    4*PWCs (jet ski) are moored at the property and available for rent. Extensive assortment of high end life vests from infant to XXL included....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Lower level concrete patio. Upper level deck construction will be suspended during 2014 season and not usable....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Aluminum canoe included. Paddles provided. Paddle boat also included....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Very large lakeside yard area, approximately 2800 sq ft. 16*Poly top 8' folding tables and 50+ folding chairs available for special events....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Natural Gas Outdoor grill near water near waterfront...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Water slide in 20 inches of water for young children. Swim raft in 50 inches of water for older children and adults. Children's water toys and inflatables included. ...moreless

Pool / Spa



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2017
Jan 7 - Jun 23, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer 2017
Jun 24 - Aug 26, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Fall 2017
Aug 27 - Dec 31, 2017
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 7.375%


Long term off-season rates and availability are negotiable depending on the dates and length of stay. Alcohol consumption on-site requires pre-approval.

Weekly stays require a $1000 down payment for reservations made prior to March 1 with balance due before March 1. Weekly stays booked after March 1 and all nightly stays require full payment at the time of booking. Credit cards subject to a 4.0% processing surcharge. Rates and availability subject to change until a reservation is booked.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 03/15/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: A warm hello from Kurt and Tami! We consider ourselves truly blessed by God's gifts to us and that we can share them. Both of us were born & raised in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Kurt operates a communications business and Tami is a school administrator. Part of Kurt's upbringing was in the building trades. Being blessed with the abilty to learn and implement skills, Kurt designed and built much of the home himself. Being a bit of a perfectionist and a gadget lover, the attention to detail is obvious and the home has many, many extra features.

Why the Owner Chose Brainerd, MN, USA:
Kurt's grandparents owned property on Round Lake when he was a boy, in the '60s. Since his boyhood, it was always his dream to own a Round Lake property.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
A summer morning swim to the raft in water that is mirror smooth under a bright blue sky is simply awe inspiring. An evening pontoon boat ride for dinner at the Quarter Deck is a picture perfect close to a wonderful day on the lake.

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  • Roadside view of home, with basketball court/driveway.

    Roadside view of home, with basketball court/driveway.

  • View overlooking beach, dock, water slide and rental boats.

    View overlooking beach, dock, water slide and rental boats.

  • Kid inspected and approved beach!

    Kid inspected and approved beach!

  • Kitchen with dual ovens.

    Kitchen with dual ovens.

  • Wet bar

    Wet bar

  • Dinette


  • Master bath

    Master bath

  • TV Room

    TV Room

  • View of beach and water front from the west.

    View of beach and water front from the west.

  • Spacious kitchen

    Spacious kitchen

  • Partial view of luxurious master bedroom suite.

    Partial view of luxurious master bedroom suite.

  • Lake view.Water slide tothe left & swim raft in background.Rental watercraft.

    Lake view.Water slide tothe left & swim raft in background.Rental watercraft.

  • Wet bar

    Wet bar

  • Dinette


  • Master bath

    Master bath

VRBO #352847

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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