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Detroit Lakes lake home - 804 Shorewood Drive

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,050 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Fully furnished three bedroom water front home with 118 ft. of beach.

Three bedroom, full bath, single level vacation home. Rustic guest house with, private dock, facing east, this home brings in the full sunrise. Front deck less than 75 feet from the water and with a spacious level lot, this home is the perfect place to sit and relax, have a multifamily picnic, play lawn games or pitch a tent for the kids. Fish off the dock or take your boat out and angle for Big Muskie.

Mike and Susan Andersen
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish, swedish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 3, 2018

About Mike and Susan Andersen

Your owners have family in Detroit Lakes and love the area. We trust your stay in our home will lead to pleasant summer memories of time spent at the lake.

Mike and Susan Andersen purchased this house in 2013

What makes this house unique

Our home has over 100 feet of lake shore frontage and has one of the few sandy beaches on Big Detroit. Our home also sits on a level lot less than 75 feet from the lake. A level lot means no steep stairs to negotiate on your way to the beach or the dock and you can watch your children play in the sand along the shore from the front deck.


Detroit Lakes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , Closet
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Closet with built-in drawers
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed , Guest cottage. great for older children.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Detroit Lakes lake home - 804 Shorewood Drive
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Very relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Grew up on lake Eunice but moved to Az 35 years ago but still need to get back now and then. Nothing like it

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
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Fargo, ND

Wonderful cabin for our big family and our dog!

  • 5 of 5

we enjoyed our stay. The cabin was wonderful! It was so clean, spacious, and had everything you could possibly need! My boys loved the guest cabin too. The only downside was the weedy swim area..i tried to float and play on our lily pad, but getting off in the weeds and muck was not fun. The lake had a nasty smell too. We did enjoy jet skiing over to the sand bar and the main.beach too. so that worked. Everything else was so great! I would recommend. Also loved that our dog was welcome too!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fun, clean house on the lake

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 had a great time at this rental! There were plenty of beds and bedrooms for everyone. The kitchen was well-stocked. We had family over for dinner and easily had tables and chairs for everyone. The kids enjoyed the beach and running around in the yard as well as their very own guest house right next to the main house. Mike was nice to work with and the check out process was the easiest I have ever had!

Two things you should know are: 1) the lake at the dock is about 24 inches deep, which was just a bit shallow for our boat and 2) there is a gravel drive to the left of the house when looking at it from the street that belongs to the neighbor and should not be blocked. These 2 things were easily overcome for an all around fabulous family reunion and lake vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed our stay at this lake house this summer. I could have spent all day sitting on the deck enjoying the view of the lake, listening to the loons, and watching the kids fish off the dock. But for a change of scenery, it was a short drive around the lakeshore to the public beach area with the restaurants etc. The house was well equipped and had a fun, beachy style.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this rental. We had everything there that we needed. With 7 of us, the extra fridge really came in handy. The kids enjoyed the bunk house and it was great to have extra space. My dad of 90 years young was with and it was very easy for him to get around the property because it was close to the lake. I was a little concerned about only one bathroom but it worked out well. Its well worth the money. The owner was great in communicating with us during the arrival and departure.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bismarck, ND, USA

Great find!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week. The pictures show the place perfectly. The kitchen was stocked with all the things we needed and the extra fridge in the guest house came in handy. The beds were super comfy and the central air was greatly appreciated. There were 8 women in our group and my husband so the one bathroom was a little interesting but it seemed to work out. The closeness to the lake was nice and we had a beautiful view. Well worth the money and I recommend this home! The owners were fantastic to work with. We're hoping to stay again in two years.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Detroit Lakes
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 59
Nearest Beach
40 Metres
Big Detroit
Car: necessary

Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge

Pine to Prairie Birding Trail

Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge

Shakespeare in The Park (June to early July)

We Fest

Pine to Palm Golf Tournament


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

We rent our home on a Sunday to Sunday basis.

Check-in is no earlier than 3 PM and Check-out is no later than 10 AM.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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