Bad Medicine Lakeside Home: Close to Detroit Lakes and Park Rapids

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Last updated: 07/07/2016

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  • Minimum stay:7-12 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Come and enjoy this beautiful home located on a private point with clear water and a sandy shoreline! Four bedroom home with an open living area, with a view of the lake from every room. Perfect place for swimming, water skiing, tubing, wake boarding, fishing, four wheeling, snowmobiling, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, and most of all just relaxing and getting away from it all!

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    minimum age: 21...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 12-15

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double


  • Bedroom 4


  • Queen Bed in Master bestroom, two main floor guest rooms each with a double, and a bunk room with 6 log bunk beds, with a double bed in the multipurpose room....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Main floor full baths have jetted tubs with showers, and the basement full bath has a tub-shower combination....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Come and enjoy this unique and special beach that provides sunshine all day, as well as a very private and sandy area to swim and relax! ...moreless


  • Books:

    children's books...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    multipurpose room in basement for roller blading, skooters, children's cars, and lawn games which are available...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    small radio...moreless

  • Television


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


  • Churches
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    You will be surrounded by water on this beautiful point, which offers panoramic views of the lake. You will have a veiw of the lake from every window in this beautiful home!...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Private point offers 500 feet of shore, with a gradual beach front, that offers crystal clear waters, and soft sand ideal for swimming, canoeing, snorkling, kayaking, fishing, and water sports....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    portable high chair that can attach to a chair is available...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:


  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    outside parking only...moreless

  • Telephone:

    local calls or your own calling card use only...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    with ice-maker...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    wrap around deck with minimal steps, as well as deck furniture and tables for outside eating and relaxing...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    lawn games, and nice sized lawn to play games...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas and charcoal...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
MN Deer Rifle Season
Nov 7 - Nov 19
12 night min stay
Nov 23 - Nov 30
7 night min stay

Dec 21 - Dec 28
7 night min stay

New Years week
Dec 29 - Jan 5
7 night min stay

Memorial Day
May 24 - Jun 1
7 night min stay

Fall colors
Sep 29 - Oct 6
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


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8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Ice Cracking, Elbow Lake Store, Two Inlets Store
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Two Inlets
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Ice Cracking Lodge or Elbow Lake Store
60 Miles
Nearest Ski

Book your stay in this beautiful home, with its own private sandy point on an entire acre with room to play in the water or out!

Enoy a view of the lake from every room in the house!This beautiful log-sided home sleeps 17 or more. We have comfortably housed our entire family of 17 with kids and grandkids during holidays, and know you could definately sleep more if you wanted to use blow up beds, which are available for use. The family room, kitchen, dining room, and sunroom offers an open floor plan for everyone to gather. Highspeed wireless internet access is available. The main floor of the home offers a gas fire place, 2 bedrooms and sunroom/extra bedroom, 2 full baths with jacuzzi tubs, main floor laundry, and a wrap around deck for easy access to the the yard and lake. The full walk-out basement has a cute and cozy bunk room that has six twin built-in log bunks, a couch and love seat, and room to use a full or queen sized blow up bed. The bunk room also has a full bathroom, and a television for watching movies or playing game cube. Includes a library of movies and games for kids to choose from. The bunk room is perfect for rainy days, as it is attached to a multi-purpose room, which is great for playing games, roller-blading, riding skooters, skate boarding, and just having a place for kids to go! Our grandkids love it on rainy days... and so do the adults! This mult-purpose has another full-sized bed, as well as room to put blow-up beds.

Bad Medicine has been voted as the 'Best Swimming Lake' in 2008, and our guests in the past have commented that the clarity and color of the water makes them feel like they are in the Caribian! The Bad Medicine Lake area is abundant with outdoor recreation: ATV and snowmobiling trails, biking and hiking trails, boating, waterskiing, tubing, wake boarding, and great walleye and trout fishing, as well as ice fishing are just a few of the endless choices. We are just 15 minutes away from the Itasca State Park where you can walk across the mouth of the Mississippi River!

30 minutes north of Park Rapids, which offers great shops for antiques and crafts, golf courses, movie theater, Evergreen Park for kids to ride go carts, mini bumper boats, play lazer tag, mini golf, and many other activities. There are several nice parks, and a skate board park for the kids to play. Bike the Heartland Trail to Dorset and enjoy your choice of Mexican, Italian, or American dining. We are also 30 miles north of Detroit Lakes, which has many resturants, mini golf, movie theater, shopping mall, four golf courses, and fun musical festivals such as 10,000 Lakes and of course WE FEST! We are also just 50 minutes south of Bemidji which offers great shopping, and access to Beuna Vista Ski Resort, which offers skiing, snowboarding, and tubing for all ages in the winter months!

In the summer enjoy the swimming on this beautiful and gradual sandy waterfront, which has grass to the water's edge for suntanning and just relaxing! A boat lift, paddle boat, canoe, 2 kayaks, and a swimming raft are available for use. Just bring yourself, your boat, life-jackets, skiis, tubes, and fishing rods for enless summer fun!

In the winter, we have access to many trails for cross country skiing or snow-shoeing. There are miles of groomed snow-mobile trails in the area. Bring your ice-fishing gear and enjoy a day on the lake, catching a variety of fish!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

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Speaks: english


  • Lakeside wrap around deck and grill

    Lakeside wrap around deck and grill

  • Lakeside and basement walkout

    Lakeside and basement walkout

VRBO #476076

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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Bad Medicine Lakeside Home: Close To Detroit Lakes And Park Rapids

Ponsford, MN, USA #476076

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