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Massive luxurious log home with access to Big Sandy Lake.

Bedrooms 5
Space 10,000 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, 1 bunkroom, 4 full bathrooms

Beautiful log home on the Prairie River waiting for you to rent. This home has a little bit of everything.

One step in this home and you won't want to leave! There are 2 king, 13 queen and 11 double beds in this home. Plus a futon located in the great room. In the kitchen there is room at the table for 18 at the table and 5 at the breakfast bar.

There is a full gourmet kitchen, theater room, bar room (with several video games) pool table room, 2 laundry rooms, sun room and a beautiful great room. There is also a large floating dock where you can dock your boat (boat launch is roughly a mile away).

***Please know there are a lot of scammers out there - you need to speak with me in order to reserve your dates. Also - we DO NOT accept wire transfers and you shouldn't wire transfer for any vacation rental unless you are absolutely certain it is going towards your reservation. You will not be able to get your money back (see 'rates').

Family Reunions: Consider us for your next family reunion. Plenty of parking and places for people to sleep. The decks have underdecking so if it happens to rain you are protected and there is plenty of room to set up chairs and tables for your guests. Even room if you wanted to bring your own DJ! There is a sound system throughout the cabin to play your own music too from your Ipod or through Sirus Satellite which comes in through the TV to the speakers.

Huge yard for setting up a volleyball net or to play some bocce ball! Great quiet setting for everyone to catch up on what has been happening in their lives. There are 2 nice sized picnic tables on the deck but there is ample room for you to set up tables and chairs for your family to sit and be comfortable. The dock is an oversized floating dock with plenty of room for you to bring your boat and tie up to it. The boat launch is roughly a mile away - directions to the launch will be in the cabin.

We are located 7 miles north of town and 5 miles east on the Prairie River.

Corporate Retreats/Company Parties: You will be a hit at your company if you decide to have your next corporate retreat here! Lots of parking, a bar to set up your beverages, a patio to set up your tables and chairs, video games, theater room, pool table... the possibilities are endless. There is a golf course roughly 8 miles away for your guests if they choose. You can bring your boats and tie up to the dock and bring your guests out fishing on Big Sandy Lake or idle up and down the river for a quiet relaxing evening. If it happens to rain the decks have underdecking installed so you are protected from the rain and can still sit outside and enjoy the fresh air if you don't happen to be busy with watching movies in the theater!

If it calls for it you can set up your own DJ in the bar or right outside the bar door! There is a sound system throughout the cabin in case you want to play your own music off of your Ipod or through Sirus Satellite which comes in through the TV to the speakers.

Scrapbooking/Quilting Groups: Are you looking for a place to crop? Then this is the place for you! Bring your tables and chairs and rearrange the furniture to scrapbook or quilt with your friends until your heart's content! You can even stay in your PJ's all day! Crop or sew all day long and then just leave your stuff out so that when you want to get back to it you won't have to take the time to set it up again! The kitchen will be the perfect place for you to step away from your tables and all enjoy meals together and exchange ideas. If it is nice outside you can even set up tables on the decks.

In case you need a break from crafts or if your significant other or friends with who want to get away with you that are not into crafts there are so many things to enjoy and recharge your batteries! Have the guys bring their boats and go fishing and bring back dinner!

Several bar/restaurants in the area for your convenience. Many different attractions for instance there is a winery in town for you to purchase some locally produced wines, food and gifts!

More Details

Amy Eidenschink
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 14, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Stayed at this wonderful place the week before the 4th of July. The entire family had a great time on and off the water. The day it rained, the kids were still entertained all day long with the games and movies. The week went by way too fast and we all hope we can go back again next year. Thanks for making your home our home for a week.
Jun 2017
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McGregor Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 10000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • River
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Main Floor Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Basement Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Second Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master - 1 king
    Main Floor - 1 king
    Main Floor - 1 queen , 1 double
    Bunkroom - 8 queens/6 doubles
    Basement - 1 queen
    Basement - 1 queen , 2 double
    Loft - 2 queen , 2 double
  • There are 26 beds in this home plus a futon located in the great room.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • water tubing
We have a kegerator in the bar which you can use for $20 for the Co2 charge. If you decide to use this upon your arrival you will have to pay cash.


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Massive luxurious log home with access to Big Sandy Lake.
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

Great family vacation again!

  • 5 of 5

Amy really went above and beyond for us again. This was our second trip to this "cabin" and it was better than the first. Love that there is plenty to do on the rainy days. We rented a pontoon and were able to dock it on the river behind the house. Worked out great. We slept 34 comfortably. From a 2 week old to an 80 year old, all were happy. Thank you Amy!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Perfect for a relaxing family week.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Even better in person!

  • 5 of 5

The house and area were amazing. It was the most relaxing vacation I've ever had. However, the fish weren't biting at all.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A dream come true

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I do 2 or 3-weekend retreats a year. This is our 6th one and 6th location. I will say it is the only one that we would return too. We have found many lovely places on VRBO but this one is by far the most magnificent location I have ever seen. Working with Amy was a delight and she was prompt to answer questions and help with anything we needed before and during our stay. The pictures do not do the location justice. It is such an amazing property and very beautifully decorated and fits perfectly with the lodge and location. Loved the feel of a hunting lodge with the added family element. We had 26 people and there was more than enough room for all of us to co-exist. The game room was a delight and provided hours upon hours of entertainment for everyone. The kitchen was top notch and we had more appliances, utensils and dishes that we could have asked for. One of my guests spent the weekend baking yummy goodies and never needed for anything but more sugar. The great room was spacious for some casual conversations and relaxing for a large group. The sunroom was a perfect getaway for reading books or watching movies. The bedrooms we spacious and everyone commented on how comfortable the beds were. We all got a good nights sleep. And our favorite room was the theater. Was such an amazing experience to watch DVD's and chill with a large group. The added bonus for us was the hot tub and bonfire pit. Was a bit of a chilly weekend in October but we still enjoyed the outdoor activities.

Thank you so much, Amy allowing us to enjoy your home. We will definitely be back and sooner than later.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This place is AMAZING! We had 5 families stay for 6 days in August of 2015 and there was more than enough room for everyone to be comfortable. Weather wasn't the greatest when we were there but with all the amenities there was no reason you couldn't stay entertained. One storm did knock the power out for a half a day but since the owners thought of everything, the backup generators kicked in and we didn't miss a beat. The kids all loved staying in the bunk room together and the game room, theater and king size hot tub was well used. The covered decks were great and even allowed us to set up a bean bag game as it rained. We were able to make it out to the lake a couple days and found a couple nice sandbars to go swimming and tubing off of as well as a couple bar/restaurants to stop in for a bite to eat. Just be aware, it is on the river so there is a short boat ride to get to the lake but navigating the river is easy to do.

There are not enough stars to rate how great this place is. Amy was great to work with and we hope to make it back again someday.

(I did forget to write a review earlier so the arrival date wouldn't let me go back far enough. We stayed in August of 2015)

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Place!

  • 5 of 5

We had 20 (10 adults, 10 kids ages 11-2) people for 6 days and could have stayed for a month! There is plenty of room and everyone was able to stretch out and relax whether it was fishing, playing yard games, sitting in the hot tub, sitting by the fire, shooting pool, watching movies, playing in the arcade, or out on the lake. The kitchen was great with all the meals prepared there and plenty of room as we had stocked up on groceries for the week. After clearing out some weeds the dock worked great to dock the boat and then use it for easy access out to the lake. Also made a relaxing hour drive into Duluth for sightseeing. Amy was great to work with and always quick to respond to any questions we had. Thanks again for sharing your awesome place, we would love to be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
68 Miles
Duluth, MN
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Prairie River Retreat
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Minnesota National Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 65
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Prairie River Retreat
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Spirit Mountian - Duluth, MN

Other Activities: snowmobiling, ATVing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $500
Pet Fee $50
Damage Insurance $99

We cannot allow weddings, college parties or bachelor/bachelorette parties.
Contact me with any questions at 612 296 1962
We have a 6 night minimum stay - this is per the state requirements. Our rate is $4710 for 6 nights plus $500 cleaning fee.

Holidays incur an additional $500 fee.

There is also a $500 cleaning fee and taxes.

You must purchase a policy for property damage protection for the duration of your stay which is a non-refundable.

Our Check-in day is Wednesday and our Check-out day is Tuesday - this is a strict policy in the summer time only.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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