Spring Awakening in a Lakeside Cabin - Strawberry Lake Cabin!(17 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
1 Bedroom Main Floor, Loft with Bed & Lakeview, 1 Bath
Built in 2013 by local Minnesota craftsmen, our Strawberry Lake Cabin presents an ideal place for enjoying the outdoors. Spend the day on the big outdoor deck, watching the lake sparkle and relishing in the forgotten joy of sun on your skin!
Inside, an open common area—including a fully-equipped and gleaming new kitchen—faces cathedral windows overlooking the deck, the woods, and the lake. These windows span the width of the house, all the way up to the lofted sleeping area, which is perched at the tree line.
If a chill lingers in the air during your getaway, the radiant in-floor heating will warm your toes.
A RETREAT FOR COUPLES, FRIENDS & FAMILIES
Couples love it here at our Strawberry Lake Cabin—no matter the season.
Experience the easy romance of tucking into nature together and shaking off the stresses of everyday life. From the loft bedroom, views of an unpolluted Minnesota sky full of stars will lull you into a deep sleep, and the green, flowering woods will greet you first thing in the morning.
Friends’ getaways of two to four people—complimented by a bottle of Minnesota wine, maybe?—find a wonderful setting here, as well.
And families appreciate our Strawberry Lake Cabin—as well as the many family-friendly activities on the property and nearby. To make your family retreat easy, we provide a highchair, a baby crib, and a washer/dryer for warm, fresh clothes for everyone mid-week.
No matter who you’re traveling with, we highly recommend a canoe trip out on Strawberry Lake. We provide the canoe for you! And the water here is calm and peaceful, with less motorboat traffic than on many of the lakes in this area. Not to mention the water clarity: spring-fed Strawberry Lake is so clear, you can see almost 17 feet straight down to the bottom!
And this time of year, the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, located just three miles away, is a spectacular place for a hike or a bike ride. When you get back from outdoor adventuring, heat up the gas grill and get your energy back with a perfectly cooked lakeside burger.
One more spring activity we can’t forget: May marks the beginning of fishing season! An early-spring morning is never better than when it’s spent on the calm, clear waters of Minnesota’s lakes, a Thermos of coffee steaming beside you while you wait for a bite. The crisp feeling that lingers in the air in May only adds to the experience.
MAKE NEW MEMORIES WITH US
There’s a timeless quality to Strawberry Lake and Northern Minnesota. As the setting for many of my own happy childhood memories (and the place where I proposed to my wife), the woods and lakes Up North hold a special place in my heart. I love being able to share the magic of this place with others—at a cabin built by people who live here in the area, too.
We’ve decorated the house with items that mean a lot to us, collected locally and around the world.
Enjoy an exceptional getaway at a reasonable nightly rate.
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Member since: 2013
- 792 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Extra large shower with seat. Shampoo & Soap available.
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 3 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 1 - Apr 27, 2017
2 night min stay
Apr 28 - Jun 1, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 2 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 6 - Nov 5, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $75
- Damage deposit $300
- Tax Rate 7.375%
$300.00 damage/security deposit is refundable.
Extra person fee applies to over four quests.
"My standard rate" of $190.00 is the average "Nightly" rate for the combined four seasons.
The rental amount displayed for the Traveler on our homepage, is a default setting set by HomeAway/VRBO. It may not accurately reflect the actual avg./night cost of $190.00.
Credit cards are accepted, but payment by personal check is preferred.
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Check-in time is 3:00 pm M - Sat. & 4:00 pm Sun.; Check-out time is 11:00 am
Don & Cheryl Aamodt, Owners, Strawberry Lake Cabin
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Strawberry Lake's pristine water clarity makes it a premiere destination for swimming, boating and fishing. This spring-fed lake provides clean, clear water with 12-15 foot visibility to the lake bottom.
Consider a dawn or dusk trail bike or car ride to nearby Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge; then, walk, run or ride the miles of backwoods trails to view the exceptional array of wildlife - Bald Eagle, Nesting Osprey, Trumpeter Swans, perhaps even a Woodcock or Gray Wolf...all of which we've seen in the refuge, and so many more wildlife viewing wonders.
During the Winter months, Tamarac offers more hiking and wildlife watching on cross-country skis, snowshoes, boots or by car.
Itasca State Park (headwaters of the Mississippi River) is 42 miles from Strawberry Lake Cabin - a lovely 53 minute drive.
Pilots and passengers are welcome - Strawberry Lake is a float plane accessible lake.
Year Purchased: 1997
About the owner: As a farm boy raised on an apple orchard in Stillwater, MN, I grew up loving the outdoors. With my father and grandfather, I spent my childhood hunting, fishing and camping in the woods 'Up North.' Though my wife (who grew up in Sonoma, CA wine country) and I now live in the Central Valley farming region of California, our love for woods and waters of Minnesota ensures that we make time for yearly visits to Strawberry Lake Cabin. With its tucked-into-the-trees setting next to sparkling, spring-fed Strawberry Lake, we've found no better place in the world for recharging together. And we think you'll agree! Don't hesitate to contact us with questions about the cabin and the surrounding area of Detroit Lakes - we're happy to help! Sincerely, Don and Cheryl Aamodt
Why the Owner Chose Ogema, MN, USA:
When I came to see the lot on Strawberry Lake, I was hooked. This lakefront property - though overgrown and in the need of TLC - captured everything I loved about my youth in Minnesota: a thick cover of trees to mark the passing of the seasons and to keep the cabin secluded, a sandy lakefront for launching canoes, and acres of crystal-clear water. The cabin itself is a new construction - built in 2013 - and provides lots of amenities we didn't have back in my days of camping in the MN woods, including a full kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a downy bed for restful nights, and radiant heated floors throughout.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Too many to name! Mostly, we love its Off-The-Beaten-Path secluded feeling, in the dense trees, the big front deck facing the water, the private boat dock, and the lofted bedroom that feels like a treehouse - a place where you can escape the rest of the world for a while.
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Wall of windows, deck and screened porch - cabin looks out onto Strawberry Lake.
Serene view of the lake at dusk from our dock - our canoe waiting for adventure.
View of living room area.
View of loft above from the living room/kitchen area.
Master bedroom downstairs.
Spacious loft with ceiling fan - knotty pine from floor to ceiling
View from loft toward kitchen, living room and deck areas.
1500 acre Strawberry Lake as viewed through cathedral windows and deck of cabin.
View of cabin through the the tree cover.
Fog lifting over Strawberry Lake at sunrise.
Snowscape view of the lake from the cabin.
Picture yourself on the deck with a drink, taking in the views of the lake.
Twilight view of lighted cabin and deck.
View of kitchen from the living room area, with screened porch in the distance.
Living room with view of stairs to the loft.
Bathroom with large shower & adjacent to master bedroom
Loft with queen size Casper mattress & IKEA bed frame
Loft showing tempered glass security railings: Unobscured views of lake.
Screened porch with view of the lake & woods
1500 acre Strawberry Lake from our dock
Trumpeter Swans with cygnets in the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge.
Public access - only 2/10 of a mile from our cabin...a short drive/walk.
Winter at Strawberry Lake. Warm and toasty inside, with our in-floor heating.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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