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Gull Chain Beach House on Perfect Sand Beach

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

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.

Just 40 feet from the water's edge, the beach house boasts expansive views whether from the balcony, living room, kitchen or loft. Imagine yourself relaxing on the balcony while watching the sun setting across the water.

The swimming beach is 25 feet deep and nearly 75 feet wide. Swim raft, Water slide, canoe, paddle boat, swim tubes, life jackets, and beach toys are all included.

The beach house was totally re-constructed for the 2011 season. Being new from the foundation up, you'd expect all the usual amenities but this vacation property is loaded with extras. Such as heated floors, granite counter tops, hickory cabinets and trim, and a 60 inch HD home theatre system with blu-ray, DirecTV Satellite DVR, and access to the home server music library via satellite receiver and other components.

Log furniture is featured throughout the beach house. The livng room includes a queen sleeper sofa that is actually comfortable to sit on! The loft features a deluxe queen size bed that offers a spectacular view to awake to, through two huge trapezoid windows.

Unlike many beach houses, the bathroom is not a compromise on fixtures or size. It features a full sized combination bath-shower bay and a 48 inch vanity, again, topped in granite.

The kitchen is fully stocked with cooking utensils, spices, sugar, flour and all those things that are just to easy to forget. The balcony features a private natural gas grille (no LP tanks to go empty).

Keywords: boat house, cabin, lake cabin, guest house, bunk house
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Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking strictly prohibited indoors and outdoors...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Sleeper Sofa: 1 queen

    Sleeper sofa has upgraded\deluxe mattress...moreless

  • Loft: 1 queen


  • Loft bedroom overlooks living room with no dividing wall or door. As such, privacy from other rooms is limited....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • On-site fishing boat and jet skis available to rent.


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blu-Ray/DVD player in the living room entertainment center....moreless

  • Games:

    Board games such as Life, Sorry, Monoply, etc included. Playing cards and cribbage board also included. Yard games such as Bocci Ball, Croquet, yard golf also included....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Music server has an extensive number of titles and is accessible from satellite receiver, A/V receiver and Living room TV....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Each TV has an independent satellite receiver, one of which is also a DVR. Both satellite receivers are networked into whole-home DVR operation with main house....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Entertainment center has A/V receiver....moreless

  • Television:

    60' HD TV in living room. 22' HD TV in loft....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    DirecTV on-demand video library. Includes free and PPV titles....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Quiet central air conditioning....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    40Mhz download 8 Mhz upload...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air heat and all tile floors heated....moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

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

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:


  • Towels Provided:

    Bath and kitchen towels provided. Beach towels also provided and stored in lower level cabinets....moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker:

    Kuering single cup coffee maker included as well as an assortment of complimentary blends. Drip type coffee pot stored in lower level cabinsts....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes settings to serve 8 or more....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

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

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Balcony overlooks beach and has an expansive view of the lake....moreless

  • Boat:

    Fishing boat and 4*PWCs (jet skis) moorfed at the waterfront are available to rent. High end life jackets from infant to XXL provided....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Aluminum canoe, with paddles, included. Paddle boat also included....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Natural Gas grille permanently mounted on balcony....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Water slide in 20' of water for younger children. Swim raft in 50' of water for older children and adults. Children water toys and inflatables also provided....moreless



from 9 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 27 - Sep 18, 2017
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 7.375%


Availability July through late August is only supplemental to the main house listed at VRBO #352847. Cleaning charge may apply for less than a three night stay. Maximum of four guests. Alcohol consumption on site requires pre-approval.

Full payment required at time of booking. Credit cards subject to a 4.0% surcharge. No cash damage deposit required. Credit card authorization serves as damage security deposit. Rates and availability subject to change until time of booking.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

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 beach house himself. Being a bit of a perfectionist and a gadget lover, the attention to detail is obvious and the cottage 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 Cottage:
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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  • View from Dock

    View from Dock

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

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

  • Kitchen & snack bar

    Kitchen & snack bar

  • Loft stairway

    Loft stairway

  • 60" HDTV above window.  Entertainment center below.

    60" HDTV above window. Entertainment center below.

  • Beach house lower level food prep counter & sink.

    Beach house lower level food prep counter & sink.

  • Loft with log bed & dressers

    Loft with log bed & dressers

  • View of overlooking beach and rental boats from balcony.

    View of overlooking beach and rental boats from balcony.

  • Stairway and Grille 1 of 2.

    Stairway and Grille 1 of 2.

  • Kitchen view

    Kitchen view

  • Sleeper sofa

    Sleeper sofa

  • Beach House bathroom.

    Beach House bathroom.

  • View of beach and yard area from the east..  Note the perfect elevation.

    View of beach and yard area from the east.. Note the perfect elevation.

  • Loft Starirway 2

    Loft Starirway 2

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Friday, May 26, 2017

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