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FAMILY FRIENDLY Hand Scribed Log Cabin with Gourmet Kitchen.Perfect Sand Beach

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 4,500 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms , 4.5 Baths, 2 full kitchens, Sleeps 12 in beds- 3 blow up bed

Sit out on the deck bar rail, looking out over the lake as the family plays horse shoes on the sand beach. Start up the Wolf grill and pour yourself a peanut colada out of the three bay slushy machine and wonder,When am i coming back?

Keywords: Lake Bertha on the Whitefish Chain , Boat to dinner, golf or boat to your favorite tiki bar.Large pine trees , totally landscaped, swimming platform, fire pit, 3 large fireplaces, screen porch, hot tub(seasonal), steam shower, wolf appliances up, full kitchen L.L., large ice maker,granite counter tops,bar rail on deck, 48 in. grill with rotisserie, indoor grill, W.D. on all 3 floors great neibors,dinning table for 12

Doug Vinge
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2018

About Doug Vinge

Owner (Doug Vinge) i am semi-retired from Vinge tile and Stone in Apple Valley , Mn. , I enjoy all types of fishing, a little golf , work out several times a week, and enjoy dailey long walks with Cruz. I also love gardening which you will see if you every stay .Totally enjoy the up-north lifestyle.

Doug Vinge purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Doug Vinge chose Pequot Lakes

To live on the Whitefish chain of lakes has been a dream of mine since i visited it first when i was 16. I purchased the lot in 1994, remodeled what is now the guest house, built the Log house in 05, and a 30x60 garage and carriage house in 06. I caught my biggest walleye 50 yards of my dock, 28 incher.

Update:the guest house exterior and bath have been totally remodeled, check out the last picture on my site 2012.

What makes this cabin unique

beautiful beach, hard bottom swim area, some of the best golfing in the US within 15 miles.

great bass and northern fishing and even a walleye now and then, fishing guides will pick you up right at the dock, Marina with rentals and gas dock across the lake, boat to a golf coarse play a round and have dinner before you boat home, night life and dancing by boat, or a romantic sunset dinner, all by boat


Pequot Lakes Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 17 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Entry Bath - toilet
    Outside Shower - shower , Lake side for lake rinse off
    Master bedroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large shower with multiple shower jets and bench
    Lower level (Master 3) - toilet , shower , Large shower with bench
    Loft (Master 2 ) - toilet , shower , Private to loft bedroom Master 2
    Lower Level - toilet , shower , STEAM SHOWER , shared with main floor great room
  • I am a tile setter so there all stone and very nice
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Loft (Master 2 ) - 1 queen , 1 double , Private Bath, w/d, WIC, Window Bay double bed
    Master Bedroom (1) main floor - 1 king , Private Bath, Dressing table, sliding door onto deck, lake
    Lower Level , Double queens - 2 queen , Shared bath,with 2 queen beds , dress,chest full closet
    Lower level (Master 3) - 1 king , Private bath , Walk in shower , sliding door out to lake
  • Guest House sleeps 6 in beds for a additional cost , full kitchen , complete remodeling 2015
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The hot tub is no longer available for any renters , Sorry !


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FAMILY FRIENDLY Hand Scribed Log Cabin with Gourmet Kitchen.Perfect Sand Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
Peoria, IL


  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed here for a week. Very beautiful, well kept property! Home was clean and comfortable. Doug was very nice and helpful. The surrounding lake and area are beautiful. Would definitely recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Ransom

Most Impressive!!!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing property! So much more that we could have asked for. Doug was great to work with and very attentive. There was plenty of room for our family and no lack of things to do here. This is a beautiful place on a beautiful lake. We had a great time here. Highly recommend!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Alexandria, MN

Perfect for our Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from an amazing family vacation - 10 adults and 3 small children. This place met every one of our needs and more! First of all, the home and property are incredibly beautiful. You will never want to leave. The kitchen and dining area are simply spectacular with everything you could possibly need to do your cooking. Just bring your food. We went out for dinner only one of the nights during the week and sort of wished we had stayed there and cooked it ourselves, because that was such a part of the fun. We spent a ton of time on the wonderful beach, which is huge and clean. We brought our own pontoon, fishing boat and jet ski, but there are opportunities for rental if you need it. The Bertha Boatworks is a 5 minute drive away for launching and a minute or two ride by boat - very convenient. We used the standing paddle boards and kayaks supplied by the owner and they were big hits with everyone. The sleeping accommodations were plentiful and very comfortable. There is a full kitchen in the lower level as well as another large family room. There are laundry facilities on each level. I could go on and on about all these amenities - just look at the pictures and read about them. Most importantly, the owner, Doug, couldn't have been more pleasant and helpful. We had a storm one evening and the power went out, which falls under the "act of God" category. It came back on during the day, but Doug was more than helpful in dealing with it and checking on how we were doing. He really wants you to have a great time and does everything he can to ensure that. We highly recommend this place. We had one of the best vacations ever as a family. Extremely satisfied!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Worthington Mn

Happy Campers

  • 5 of 5

We just finished a two week stay here. It's our second year staying at this location. It worked great for our large family with ages ranging from 4-90 years old. It has everything you could ever want in a vacation get away from boat lifts, great beach, grill and the best kitchen and gathering room you will ever find. We have stayed in 5 other locations on the Whitefish Chain but this place takes first place. The owner makes you feel right at home and very welcome. We can't say enough about this location. You have to see and be there to fully appreciate it. It's great😀

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis MN


  • 5 of 5

A wonderful place to celebrate 33 years of Women's Weekend! The house is gorgeous and is great for a large group of friends. Lots of space for group gatherings and lots of spots for private time. We loved the beach, screen porch, the spacious deck and the beautiful gardens. Doug was a great host and was available for all of our questions. We plan to repeat next year!!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for my parents 30th wedding anniversary and it was absolutely perfect. Beautiful log home with all the top end amenities. Plenty of places to lounge, the yard and landscaping is amazing, best beach on the whole lake. Truly the ideal log lake home. We will definitely be coming back!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Pine river
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Old Milwaukee
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 371
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Old Miwaukee
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Ski Gull
Nearest Beach
Mine on the property

13 lakes to explore, 5 or more restaurants by boat, many sand bars to beach your boat , Marina just across the lake for easy access for gas, boat rental also available there (Bertha boats works 218/543/4100) Spa , Grandview Lodge


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $500 + Tax
cleaning fee $450 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $3,000

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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