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Large Lake Home near Alexandria for holidays, girls getaways, family gatherings,

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 11-14)

Enjoy this large, spacious rambler on quiet lake NW of Alexandria, MN, includes 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Experience beautiful lake views every season from almost every room in the home. The property comes with 600 feet of shoreline and two docks that include a captains chair on each for fishing or for watching the lake. There is one covered boat lift for you to put your boat on. Relax on the patio with a drink and your loved ones while watching the activities on the lake.

The main level boasts a kitchen with an electric stove, a built-in microwave, refrigerator with an ice maker, a dishwasher and also a center island. The kitchen is open to the dining room that has a dining table that will seat 10 people. The Sun Room is also next to the kitchen/dining room and has large windows and comfortable seating to enjoy the beautiful lake views as well as a pub table / 4 stools.

The master bedroom has a king bed with a gas fireplace. The master bath includes a walk in shower, a jetted tub and double sinks. Bedroom #2 has 'Shell decor', a queen bed and is located on the main floor. There is a full bath across the hall from bedroom #2.

The lower level offers a large family room with TV and DVD player, 3 additional bedrooms, a large laundry room with washer/dryer/iron/ironing board, a full bathroom with tub/shower and double sinks and a man cave with a gas fireplace and tv.

One bedroom we call the 'loon room' has a queen bed with lake view. Another bedroom called the 'flip flop' room has a queen size bed. The 3rd bedroom of the lower level has a set of bunk beds. The bottom bunk is full size and the top bunk is twin size.

Lakeside you will find a wooded area with a patio, outdoor furniture, a firepit and a gas grill. There are steps with a railing, leading to the lake and dock. On the front side of the house there is a covered porch with wicker chairs.

Little Lake Chippewa offers fishing, water sports, privacy, beautiful sunrises and the call of the Minnesota loon.

Keywords: Lake home, Lake front home, Private vacation home, Girlfriends getaway, Retreats

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

Why Shari chose Minnesota

We chose the vacation home because it is driving distance from our home and it is easy to get to. With 600 feet of shoreline we have plenty of privacy. We also love the lake and the Alexandria area with the sparkling snow in the winter and it is very close to Andes Ski Resort. In the spring/summer the area offers many activities besides golfing, water skiing and fishing. If the weather is not great for water sports or golf we enjoy all the shops in Alexandria including many antique shops. In the fall the trees are beautiful with the color changes and the area is also great for fall fishing and hunting. The Long Lake Hunting Lodge is just out of Brandon, MN, just a few miles from the lake home. These are just a few of the reasons we chose the Alexandria area.

What makes this house unique

We enjoy walking around the large yard in the morning while sipping our coffee or sitting on the patio enjoying the view of the lake. The lake views from inside the lake home are awesome from most every room in the home. The golf course is two miles down the road and that makes it convenient for the days we want to golf. The golf course also offers breakfast and lunch if you want a break from cooking. We love to water ski, jet ski, tube and fish on the lake. Another highlight is watching and listening to the loons. There are also some bald eagles that frequent the sky and loons on the lake. There are also many more lakes in the area to check out if one desires.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Large Lake Home near Alexandria for holidays, girls getaways, family gatherings,
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

Fantastic get-away!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time renting the property because we enjoyed it so incredibly much last year. The house is huge and lovely and the gorgeous lawn/property goes on and on - you never see or hear a neighbor. The lake is pristine and great for swimming right off the end of the dock or just a short boat-ride across the lake at the amazing sandy beach - nice and shallow for the little kids, yet deep enough for the adults to have a great time in the water. Fishing was great off both of the two docks on the extensive lake shore, or throughout the lake. Would definitely recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceeds all expectations!

  • 5 of 5

This vacation home truly exceeded our expectations! The pictures on the site can't possibly do justice to how beautiful and spacious it is. We knew going into it that it would be beautiful and well-stocked with all we needed, but we were even more pleasantly surprised upon arrival. The house keeps going on and on in size, with more and more beautiful and fun decor. There are gorgeous views of the lake from throughout the house and the back lawn; and that lawn is even far more extensive than in the pictures. It seems that there must be almost 10 acres of land? You are truly on your own, largest private retreat on the entire lake, and aren't even aware if there are neighbors anywhere in area. The water is pristine, the fishing is great and the swimming is great for kids right off the dock or across the lake at the gorgeous sand beach. That beach is only a moment across the small lake; it has a wonderful hard sand bottom that is wonderfully shallow for small kids and tossing a football, yet deep enough for swimming and floating; and it adjoins on the other side of the park to the next lake! You truly have your choice of lakeside and beaches, depending the sun, wind, and time of day. We loved it! The house if fully stocked with all you could want and even things you wouldn't have expected, like an extra ice maker and a gas fish grill. The owners were top notch, professional, and went above and beyond to coordinate with us throughout the process. We highly recommend this home and hope it can be our vacation place for many years to come!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for renting our lake home property and for taking great care of everything. We appreciated meeting you and we are pleased that everything went well for your weeks vacation including nice summer lake weather. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review as we know it takes time out of your busy schedule when you get home. We look forward to renting to you again next year. Thank you so much!
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lake view, iowa

minnesota family vacation

  • 5 of 5

the home is very well described in the listing, in fact it was actually better than described. we had a family of 14 and there was more than enough room. the home was clean and very livable. the owner was a very good host. she gave a tour of the home the day that we arrived. there was many activities nearby to keep you busy. we definitely would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciated meeting your lovely family! In fact, that is what we like about renting our lake property on VRBO, getting to meet all the neat families! Thank you for taking great care of our property! We would love to rent to you again!
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Dassel, MN

Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a four-day weekend at this beautiful lake home. The owners greeted us at check-in and gave us a tour of their home and property. There were 14 of us that stayed a couple of the nights and we had more room than we needed. The young adults in the group enjoyed the volleyball net, fishing, the Bon fire and even a little swimming. The home came well equipped with dishes, appliances and refrigerator space to feed the large group. My 21 year-old son commented, "This is the best place we've rented yet.". We would definitely consider coming back.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for renting our lake property! We appreciated getting to meet you and we are happy the property worked out for your family!
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Faribault, Mn

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

The home was everything we had hoped for or wanted. We had our three daughters and their families spend the week with us. So with 8 adults and 8 grandchildren we as the grandparents survived quite nicely as everyone had their space. The grandkids spent the whole week practically fishing, tubing and skiing. The home was spotless and well taken care of. The lake was fairly small and private but perfect for the water sports. We would recommend the home for family gatherings or friends looking for a place to hang out and connect. The owners were easy to work with and accommodating. Can't say enough good things about the place

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed meeting you and we are happy your family had a great time fishing, skiing and tubing. Let us know if you would like to rent again as we would love to rent to you and your family in the future!
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Minneapolis, MN

Garden Lakefront Property

  • 4 of 5

A group of my friends and I rented this place for a long weekend. The house was fantastic and is located on a large, park like, lot. The house was very clean and well kept with plenty of space to congregate or spread out as wanted/needed. In addition the property also came with everything, at least in our opinion, that you could want to relax and enjoy your vacation, such as a grill, fire pit, fish cleaning table, utensils, pots and pans, wood pile, etc... I would highly recommend this place to any of my friends or family.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for renting our lake property. We appreciated being able to give you a tour and it was great to meet you all! We would be happy to rent to your group again! Happy Travels!
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Fargo, North Daktoa
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Brandon Municipal
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Pine Ridge Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
Co. Rd. 16 NW, at the end of the driveway (paved)
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Knotty Pine Rest. & Grandma Patty's in Brandon, MN
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Down Hill Snow Tubing /Skiing @ Andes Tower Hills
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Little Chippewa Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Pine Ridge Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Douglas County Chippewa Park and Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Long Lake Hunting Lodge, Brandon, MN
Nearest Point of Interest
Carlos Creek Winery
Car: recommended

The exit to take off of I-94 is 90. If you go South on County Rd. 7 exit it will take you to Andes Tower Hills Downhill Skiing and Tubing Resort. There will be signs to follow to get to the Resort. If you go North on Co. Rd. 7 into Brandon a mile, you would turn left, west, on Co. Rd. 16 and drive 2.1 miles to our lake home on the right side of the road, 10455. As you drive through the town of Brandon, there are two convenience stores/ gas stations, Brandon municipal, Bremer Bank, Grocery store, Hair Salon, Post office, Grandma Patty's Café, Knotty Pine Restaurant and Grace Lutheran Church all within a two block just off of Co. Rd. 7.


Rates & Availability

Evansville House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off Season
Sep 16 2016 - May 20 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 13 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2017
May 21 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning/linens fee $250

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Change over day is Friday.
Call / email for rates for Memorial Day week, 4th of July week and the week of Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas etc.
Refunds for cancellations 60 days out.'
Minimum age limit for renters is age 30. No bachelor or bachelorette parties
Check in time is 4 PM and check out time is 10 AM.

Deposit of $1,000 holds the property for the dates you request.
Additional payments are divided into 2 or 3 more payments if the rental dates are 60 days or more out.

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Evansville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Bathroom #3 also has double sinks and is a large bathroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This bathroom is located just off of bedroom # 2 /kitchen.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , It has a walk in shower, jacuzzi tub and double sinks.
  • The bathroom off of the master bedroom has a large walk-in shower, his 'n her double sinks, toilet and a Jacuzzi tub. Bathroom #2 is across the hall from bedroom #2 and just off the kitchen. It has a tub/shower, sink and toilet. Bathroom #3 is in the lower level of the home and has a tub/shower combo, double sinks and toilet. It is nearest bedroom #4 and 5 and the man cave.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • King size beds (1) The king bed is in the large master bedroom., Queen size Beds (1) The second bedroom on the main floor has a queen bed. The third bedroom located in the lower level has a queen bed., Bedroom #4 has a queen bed, Bedroom # 5 has bunk beds. The top bunk is twin size and the bottom is full size.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
There is also a firepit located near the shoreline with free firewood so you can cook hotdogs and marshmallows.

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