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Hunters Retreat

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Last updated: 03/29/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths

this lake home is 2200sq ft with 3 Br featuring 2 queens 4 single beds 2 Futon and 4 additional airbeds if needed. 2 fireplaces upper and lower decks, fully furnished satellite TV Screen porch, washer and dryer, just steps away from water ...beautiful sunrises. local hunting and fishing is world class pheasant, waterfowl, big game, walleye fishing in glacier lake region and Missouri River tough to beat!!!!

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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/29/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 +...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    children are welcome adult superision is required at all times...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    no cats dogs with non refundable deposit ...hunting dogs to be kenneled in screen porch in portable kennels...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Outside only with proper disposal of waste...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • this is not a bedroom: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    there are 2 sofa/Futon in lower fireplace room & living room...moreless

  • extra accessories not a bedroom

    there are 3 plug in inflatable matresses onsite 1 DBL 2 Sing...moreless

  • Other (See Description): 2 twin/ single

    located upstairs next to bedroom 1 loft like area...moreless

  • Upstairs;Bedroom 1 Queen bed, mainroom or loft 2 single beds. Downstairs; BR2 2 single beds, BR3 1 Queen bed.2 sofa/futons in lower living rooms additional plug in inflatable matresses 1 double 2 singles...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • 2 bathrooms both newly remodeled


  • Satellite / Cable:

    HBO, MAX, Starz,SHO... others ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Lakehouse located only steps away from Mina Lake...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    There is a table in the kitchen/dining area seats up to 4. also island in kitchen seats 3. there is a large bar top that can seat up to 8+...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 19 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    unit has 2 furnaces/air conditioners central heating and cooling...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    electric ...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace in lower level (temp non-operational) Wood fireplace upstairs (emergency use only)...moreless

  • Garage:

    property has garage and boat house...garage is not currently offered boathouse is being utilized only for storage and bird cleaning...moreless

  • Heating:

    1 gas furnace, 1 electric furnace, 1 gas fireplace and 1 emergency wood (not used)...moreless

  • Internet:


  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets pillowcases comforters and blankets...moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway across south sunset Drive in front of white garage...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    parking in front of garage...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, washcloths, handtowels, dishtowels...No beach towels onsite please bring your own suntan or beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    washer ...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    fire pit outside...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    there are options for catered food which can be made available upon request...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    1 coffe maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    tongs, measuring cups, pot holders, grilling supplies pretty much everything you need for food prep...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    there are dishes and glassware coffe cups bowl etc. also silverware pyrex baking pans, sauce pans, some cookie sheets. ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    paper plates, napkins paper towels, some plastic cups and garbage bags some various spices... please do not count on any particular spices to be in stock plan accordingly...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    GE Refrigerator with freezer and icemaker stainless...moreless

  • Stove:

    Ge self cleaning electric Stainless...moreless

  • Toaster:

    1 toaster...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    upper and lower decks upper 10x20 and 26x26, lower deck 15x20...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    attached screenporch for additional seating area relaxing, or dining...moreless



Write a review 5
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
4th of july
Jul 1 - Jul 8, 2017
7 night min stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
Pheasant hunting
Oct 21 - Jan 31, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • cleaning fee $175 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Tax Rate 6%


Graduation Party Rental is flat fee of $900/day example 5/1- 7am-10pm. Must have parent or guardian onsite at ALL times. This isn't a place to book for your kids to party, it is a beautiful place to host your graduation party so you do not have to remodel your house...cook your food onsite with gas and charcoal grills or arrange for catering to be brought in...great views of the lake plenty of space for serving and dining, huge decks and screened in porch. Absolutely NO UNDERAGE DRINKING Tolerated! Violation of this policy will result in a meeting with Edmunds County Sherriff.

Regarding the damage deposit...I do not require a large cash damage deposit I do require guest to purchase Damage insurance which is an $89 insurance policy that would cover broken or stolen items up to a maximum of $5000. this is to help keep large deposit costs down for travelers this also encourages them to tell owner if something is broken instead of trying to hide damage.

Holiday weeks: July 4th, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Opening weekend pheasant hunting require weeks rental at $360/ night.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/29/2017
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Aberdeen Regional Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Wakeside Bar
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lee park Golf course, Mocassin Creek CC
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
highway 12
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Wakeside Bar
Ipswich, SD, USA
Nearest Ski
waterskiing Mina lake
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Mina lake State park

Lake house setting on beautiful lake close to great hunting and fishing. Aberdeen is only 12 miles away offering great restaurants, bars, storybook land is a great family attraction. snowmobile trails throughout Aberdeen and surrounding areas offering miles of great riding. Wake side Bar and grill is just down the road for great dining and cocktails


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1968

About the owner: This property was built By the Hoffman family which which were and still are friends of the family. the original cabin was found in a featured Better Homes and Gardens magazine and that's why it ws built. My parents purchased the property and built a very large addition and the property has landed in my possession. this was my childhood summer home, i have many fond memories of this place, i live in the Twin Cities now and i try to make it home as much as i can...i felt that turning into a VRBO property i could share it with others and still have the ability to use it myself when i could.

Why the Owner Chose Ipswich, SD, USA:
This was my childhood summer home i enjoyed many days fishing, hunting and waterskiing here my parents worked very hard to make this place very special and blessed me with its safe keeping.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
the lake home is very close to many activities i Love to do fishing, hunting, golfing and seeing old is very close to town but far enough away to be a hideaway very quiet and peaceful...its easy to just enjoy the views of the lake and daydream an afternoon away. this property is perfect for family reunions and or summer or winter gatherings as well.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/29/2017

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  • another amazing sunrise!!!

    another amazing sunrise!!!

  • Mid october evening i was finishing up a few chores and snapped this shot

    Mid october evening i was finishing up a few chores and snapped this shot

  • looking back towards master bedroom and bath

    looking back towards master bedroom and bath

  • boys enjoying themselves after succesful pheasant hunt

    boys enjoying themselves after succesful pheasant hunt

  • upstairs 2 singles fireplace, upper level patio entrance

    upstairs 2 singles fireplace, upper level patio entrance

VRBO #441595

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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