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Pelican Lake Vintage Chic Home with Fabulous Yard and Dock - Near Zorbas

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Last updated: 02/01/2017
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Lakefront 2 bed /1 bath Cottage + 1/1 Garage Studio on top rated lake

Come enjoy vintage lakefront living on one of Minnesota's Top rated lakes! 75 feet of lakefront, great deck to watch the boats go by. Wonderful swimming area, good fishing from dock. Boat lift provided if you have a boat. Large backyard for outdoor games. (badminton, kick ball, volley ball, croquet etc.)

The cottage is well decorated in a cottage chic style. The front deck has big comfy seating to read books, lay in the sun or just relax.

Wonderful neighbors who can give you directions to anywhere you want to go in area. Easy access to Zorba’s restaurant, convenience stores, vintage and antique stores, golf and much more.

The main cottage was built from a kit purchased from the Sears catalog by the Grandfather of the owner in 1928. An addition was built in 1957 and a garage 1997.
Knotty pine walls in cottage are original. There is 1000 sq feet in cottage and 200 sq ft in sleeping room in garage.

Sleeps 4-5.
BEDROOMS: 2 bedrooms (1 with a queen bed, other with 2 twins – or can push together for king)
BATH: 3/4 bath with shower & washer/dryer. Both baths have showers only, no tub.
KITCHEN: Fully equipped.
Dining area faces lake and large round table seats 8.
Living room has very comfortable sofa, 4 chairs, 32” flat screen, cable and Tivo. AC unit in living room.
WIFI throughout the cottage.

There is a sleeping studio off the garage that sleeps 4 in 2 full beds. ¾ bath with shower. AC unit.

Bedrooms: Queen bed in master
2 single beds in second bedroom
Sleeping room has 2 full beds

Bathrooms: 1 in cottage and 1 attached to sleeping room
Both baths have showers only, no tub

Kitchen/dining: Refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishes and utensils
Round table seats 6-8
Dining area on deck as well as inside

Amenities: Parking for boat/trailer
Vintage speed boat with lift and dock are available
Wall air conditioner in cottage and garage sleeping room
Sleeping room also small refrigerator and microwave and cable
Washer and dryer

Other amenities: restaurants, golf, convenience stores and movie theaters around Pelican Rapids and Detroit Lakes, MN

Communications: Phone for local and emergency calls, cable, internet DSL

Outdoor features: deck, outdoor grill, dock and boat

Activities: Restaurants, cycling, fishing, sailing, water skiing (have all the gear) golf, swimming (clear water with sandy bottom), boating, antiquing, cinema

Rates: Weekly rentals only $1200.00 per week except WeFest week which is $2500.00.

We CANNOT rent for less than 1 week at a time as the MN Dept. of Health requires homeowners to license their property as a hotel to be able to rent on a nightly basis.

Rate are subject to change without notice until rental is confirmed.


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 02/01/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Non-shedding dogs only! Owner is allergic to animals. No cats! ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Main Cottage Bath: toilet, shower


  • Back Studio: toilet, shower


  • Both bathrooms have showers only. No tubs.

Other Amenities

  • There is a boat lift so please feel free to bring your boat! And we have a boat to use as well....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Golf
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    In Living Room and Back Studio. Bedrooms do not have air....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    There is also a small wine fridge....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Boat:

    1982 Silverline: perfect for waterskiing and tubing...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    There are several courses near by. Fair Hills and Wildflower and there is a small par 3 course, Rolling Hills, very close....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
6 night min stay
My Standard Rate
6 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. The rate is a flat $250.00 a night.

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Owner'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: 02/01/2017
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fargo, ND
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Wildflower, Fair Hills
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cormorant Inn, Roadhouse, Zorbas

Car: Recommended

15 minutes from Detroit Lakes, MN - 20 minutes from Fergus Falls-45 minutes from Fargo/Moorhead - Golf at Fair Hills, Wildflower, Detroit Lakes Country Club has a driving range also. Small par 3 course 1 mile away at Rolling Hills. Great Antiquing with a nearby Flea Market on Sundays near Lake Melissa - 15 minutes away. Zorba's is a fun pizza bar that is a 10 minute walk they have live music and DJ's on weekends. Cormorant Store is 2 miles away for gas and groceries.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1928

Why the Owner Chose Pelican Rapids, MN, USA:
This vintage property has been in the family since 1928. It is designed in “cabin, vintage chic”. There are many wonderful family memories here and so we decided to rent out during various summer weeks when the family is unavailable to use it.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 02/01/2017

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  • Front of cottage facing lake

    Front of cottage facing lake

  • Exterior painted 2015

    Exterior painted 2015

  • Living Room with lake view

    Living Room with lake view

VRBO #472928

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, March 20, 2017

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