Home is on a Beautiful Lake and Nestled in the Woods

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Last updated: 10/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This spacious and comfortable lake home is only about 45 minutes away from the Mpls/St. Paul metro area in the rural area of Elk River. If you are looking for a relaxing vacation, we have the place. This home is very private, located on a beautiful lake, and you can fish right off of the 30 foot dock. It has a very large screen porch, and lots of room indoors too, with cable and two large screen tv's and wireless internet.

The home is located in a very private woodland on Birch Lake. You can get away and feel like you are 'up north' by being within only 45 minutes of the downtown area. The lake and woods and private setting creates a serene environment for enjoying nature.

The home is spacious, having 4 bedrooms with king and queen beds, enough sleeping for 10. A full kitchen and lots of room for relaxing and for just enjoying the beautiful scenery. Come and enjoy nature in this beautiful setting.

If your thoughts are towards the fall and winter holidays, you would love this place in the woods. Please just drop us a line and we will answer all of your questions about this beautiful private home.

Family reunions, holiday get-togethers, retreats, arts and crafts, whatever you enjoy, this would be the place.

Keywords: Near Mpls/St.Paul metro area, beautiful lake, woodlands, fishing, wildlife, private, quiet location, nature, serene, peaceful, relaxing, screen porch and decks, woodland trails, and a shoreline fire pit.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake:

    Great for fishing, canoeing, swimming and other water activities. There is a DNR concrete boat landing convenient to the home. ...moreless

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront:

    Our home is situated only 50 feet from the shoreline of Birch Lake and the views are beautiful. The lake has a gradual slope and sandy bottom around dock...moreless

  • Rural:

    Beautiful woodlands surround this home with walking trails and 1500 feet of lake shoreline...moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    off street...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck


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from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,395 $3,850
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6.875%


Year Round availability

Rates can vary, depending on the number of persons in your group, or for special uses of the facility

To insure your dates, the Deposit is due immediately.

100% of the Rental Payment is due thirty (30) days prior to your arrival

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/23/2016
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Minneapolis/St. Paul airport And St. Cloud
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Elk River Golf Course, Elk River
6 Miles
Nearest Train
Northstar rail system and Twin Cities Light Rail
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 10
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Elk River, Big Lake and Monticello
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
cross country skiing

Car: Necessary


Manager info

About: Our family has lived on Birch Lake for over 50 years and we call it home.

Why Elk River, MN, USA:
This is such a quiet and private location, it is hard to believe that it is so close to the Mpls/St. Paul metro area. We invite our guest to enjoy the gift of this lakefront location that we are so blessed to have.

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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Home is on a Beautiful Lake and Nestled in the Woods

Elk River, MN, USA #446086

4 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 10

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