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Great Place to Spend Your Vacation!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Great place to spend your family vacation!

Walk out the front door to beautiful sandy lakefront - perfect for swimming! Newly remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances. 3 bedrooms and a pullout in the family room. Washer/dryer included. 4 person paddleboat included. Weekly "Premier" pontoon rental based on availability. There are 2 restaurants on the lake accessible by boat, Ruttgers Bay Lake Lodge and The Lonesome Pine. Bay Lake is the perfect recreational lake for swimming, fishing or just cruising around the many bays. This is a great place to spend your vacation! Sunday to Sunday rental only!

Deb Hanson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2017

Why Deb Hanson chose Central

My husband and I have been on Bay Lake for over 20 years. It is such a gorgeous setting! Because of the many bays on the lake, you feel like you're on several lakes instead of just one. It's over 2500 acres of absolutely fantastic lakeshore!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had an excellent long weekend getaway. Love your place, the lake, the fishing, the fun. Lots of fun family memories. We hope to repeat next year!?!?!
Aug 2013
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Bay Lake Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Lake view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Great Place to Spend Your Vacation!
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
mpls mn

Relaxing lake week!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented this great cabin on Bay Lake and found it to be perfect and exactly as pictured. The cabin itself is clean, comfortable, well stocked and has everything you need. The location is easily accessible, quiet and the access to the lake is literally steps from the door. Bay Lake is indeed a lake that has something for everyone. We rented the pontoon and logged many hours cruising the lake and just enjoying the area. Weather you fish, kayak, ski, relax in a lawn chair, read or ride bikes..this property has it all. The cabin faces west and the campfire was set early every night, the sunsets were breathtaking. The property owners are great people, friendly, helpful, responsive and take pride in the cabin. The week flew by. You can't go wrong with this rental.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Zimmerman, MN


  • 5 of 5

This cabin is comfortable, spacious and impeccably clean! The paddle boat provided hours of fun. The location is perfect.....quiet and at the end of the road. Bay Lake was the perfect fishing spot for panfish, and the owners were so helpful and friendly, and readily available with information about the surrounding area.

We really enjoyed a week of campfires, swimming, fishing and relaxing while listening to loons and enjoying the view.

Great vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, wonderful owners, will return. You should try it!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I rented this cabin for a week and had out of town friends for the first half and family for the second half. Our experience, in a word, was "wonderful". If you aren't familiar with Bay Lake it's a great spot. Big enough to do all the water activities but small enough to feel comfortable and cruise the shores on a "happy hour tour". Two hours from Minneapolis with a gas stop, it's just far enough north to qualify as "up north" but close enough to the cities to be convenient.

The pictures don't do the home justice. All log inside, it certainly has that "cabin-y" feel. Nice decks off the front and back, a great charcoal grill, sandy bottom shoreline for swimming, and a flat lot all make it easy to move between the house and the lake/dock.

We were concerned that one bath wouldn't be enough….we had 4 adults and six kids the first half, and six adults and six kids the second half. The one bath was no issues. The kitchen was perfect for cooking food for the gang. We used the BBQ every night.

If you don't have a boat make sure you rent the Pontoon. It's in good shape and seats 12. It can pull a tube with 2-3 little (under 10) kids on it. It's mainly fun for cruising, fishing, and riding over to Ruttger's (get the donut's in the morning and ice cream in the afternoon).

The owners were very thoughtful and helpful. They checked-in every few days to make sure things were good, made sure we had supplies (firewood for the fire pit as an example), and gave great recommendations for the surrounding area.

We loved the home, the location, the ease-of-living and the owners. We highly recommend this cabin and look forward to returning next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Coon Rapids, MN

What an ideal get away

  • 5 of 5

I booked this beautiful home for a family vacation primarily because of its proximity to the lake--just out the front door! But there is much more than that to recommend it. The drive from the Twin Cities is reasonable -- less than 2 hours. The house was roomy--plenty for the 8 adults in our group. We never felt cramped or crowded. We loved the high quality towels and kitchenware and coffeemaker; much better than we expected in a rental! The lake itself is a marvel--big, with lots of good spots to fish and drop anchor to swim. The owners provided everything we needed and were great to work with. Either with the family or with the girlfriends, I plan to come again. There is also lots to do in the area; Bay Lake is close to other lakes, bike trails, hiking, shopping, good restaurants.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Shoreview, MN

Highly Recommended !!

  • 5 of 5

Love the location, the lake and the cabin!! It is a perfect getaway for anyone! Bay Lake is a wonderful recreational lake for skiers and boaters of all types! We love to cruise around the lake and just enjoy being Up North. Lots of activities close by and great places to eat...we especially enjoy Lonesome Pines. The owners are terrific to work with and very informative. I would recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a great cabin getaway!!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maple Grove


  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here the last 2 years over the 4th of July and are staying again this year. The cabin is clean and has everything you will need. Its much larger than it looks. The views are awesome from every room in the cabin and the lake is a few steps away. We spend hours fishing, swimming or just relaxing on the dock. We also bring our own boat and there is plenty of room to tie it up to the dock. Had a bonfire in the lakeside firepit every night and the sunsets are amazing. There are lots of things to do in the immediate area and the owners are very helpful leading you in the right direction. Our family really enjoys staying here!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Bird's Nest
Nearest Golf
4.63 Miles
Ruttger's Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
5.6 Miles
Lonesome Pine Restaurant


Rates & Availability

Bay Lake Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Great Crappy Fishing
May 12 2017 - Jun 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Special June Rates
Jun 5 2017 - Jul 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
4th of July
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Weekly Pontoon Rental $750
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 6.88%

Rental is from Sunday to Sunday. Half down due upon signing of Short Term Rental Agreement. Balance due one week prior to rental date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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