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Private Winter Paradise - Running Winter Special

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

This beautiful, one bedroom plus, cabin suite on the water has everything a couple could want in a newly built comfortable getaway. This charming home has a wood burning fireplace, built in sound system, flat screen TV, granite counter tops and Old Hickory Club furniture. It is air conditioned and has in floor heat for year around comfort. It also is designed with additional in wall sleeping (Murphy bed) accommodations for the occasional guest. The great room with 12 foot tall ceilings is enhanced by professionally decorated interiors with a bold use of timber posts, beams, color and antlers.

This pet free home has a fully equipped custom kitchen with stainless steel appliances, full sized laundry facilities and dishwasher. Spans of waterfront glass and a large sun deck insure great views from every room. It is also located only seven minutes from the club house of the spectacular Deacon’s Lodge Golf Course in the Brainerd Lakes Area. It is difficult to say what is more captivating, the lake views from the house with a pair of nesting swans or the high end interiors that make the house so inviting. Outside you will enjoy a panoramic view of Shaffer Lake from a large deck perched atop a wooded hill. The lake is designated a natural environment lake meaning that the shore

Around it cannot be developed into beach. It must remain wild to provide habitat for area’s abundant wild life.

A five minute drive from this home will take you to some of the finest beaches in Minnesota, on Pelican, Whitefish and Gull lakes. With binoculars, you can peer across Shaffer Lake to see the activity on the second hole of Deacon’s, proclaimed to be Arnold Palmer’s finest design and Minnesota’s number one public golf course by “Golf Week Magazine”. You will also save money when you purchase a seasonal membership at Deacon’s.

It is interesting to note that prior to its listing on VRBO, this home was managed and marketed by Grandview Lodge who managed Deacon’s Lodge Golf Course. Grandview rented this home as a one bedroom cabin suite.

Most hotels offer 250 square foot rooms. This home provides 1,000 square feet of comfort!

***Financial incentives for extended stays!***

More Details

Florence Baskfield
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 10, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We really enjoyed the wood burning fireplace that took the chill away at night and we had outside campfires in the late afternoon. What a great way to relax! We toured nearby Nisswa, a kind of touristy town. We also liked Bar Harbor, a fine restaurant on Gull Lake. But knowing that we had this house to come back to was so comforting. We would recommend it to any discerning couple.
Sep 2013
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Pequot Lakes Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 murphy bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Private Winter Paradise - Running Winter Special
average rating of 4.857143 based on 12 reviews

Relaxing and Simple

  • 4 of 5

We were a couple staying here in February for the weekend. Perfect size cabin for us. The wood burning fireplace was an absolute treat. It was -10 outside, but nice and cozy inside to read a book and drink coffee.

Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Deacon's Way, Cabin 813 is the perfect place to relax and enjoy in the cold of winter with its' in floor heat and wood burning fireplace. In the summer it is amazing to sit on the deck having coffee while overlooking the lake with a beautiful pair of swans at times. Seventy-five percent of guests who rent Deacon's Way. Cabin 813 return for another visit.
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Wonderful mid-winter stay

  • 5 of 5

I am always very careful in my lodging selections and did my research very carefully. We've been to the area a few times before (Brainerd & area) and I had a pretty good idea where we wanted to stay but there is so many places to choose from. We just wanted a nice quiet place to get away from work mid-January. According to the information on line, this one bedroom cabin would be perfect. Everything met our expectations and we were very happy with our stay.

If I had to find a small suggestion for improvement, I would question why there were no clothes hangers at all. Otherwise, it seemed everything we could possible need was provided and the cabin was very comfortable.

I'm not the kind of person who wants to go back to the same place over and over because I'm always looking for somewhere new to explore but I would glowingly recommend this rental to my friends and acquaintances.

Ken & Jude from Winnipeg

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ken and Jude, I am so pleased you enjoyed the weekend at Deacon's Way, Cabin 813. There should have been clothes hangers in both the entrance closet and bedroom closet. I can not imagine what happen to them or how they disappeared. I will be sure to have them replaced immediately. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. I am pleased that guests enjoy their weekends and weeks at Cabin 813. The majority of our guests make return visits and some return every year.
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The BEST staycation!!!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this cabin for a nice getaway weekend with my husband!! He originally wanted to go to Colorado and I wanted to stay closer to home!! This place was perfect! The weather was perfect!

Great for a couples getaway. We did not want to leave. Booking was easy, and owners

were great! We really just liked the feel of how relaxing it was. Has everything you need and it was great to unplug from the busy/daily all the time!!

Thank you Baskfields!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, Minnesota

Most relaxing weekend ever!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was absolutely fantastic. We stayed two nights to celebrate my birthday and it was the most relaxing and enjoyable time I've had in a long while. The wood fireplace was wonderful and cooking in the kitchen was great. The cabin is very well outfitted with pots, pans, plates, etc. There was even a great bar setup with wine glasses and openers. It had everything you could ever want. I can't wait to come back for my birthday next year!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owatonna mn


  • 5 of 5

We stayed here a few years ago and had the MOST relaxing time I can ever remember having. You are close to everything but yet you feel like you are in the middle of nowhere. I have spent the last two years trying to find this place and because of a lucky break we found it again. It checks off all my must haves for the perfect get away. I go over to the Grandviews wonderful spa and at night we build a real wood fire and look out over our own lake and watch the wildlife❤️. I can not say enough about this beautiful property and the heated floors are a treat on a cold night. So thankful to have a nice well kept place that feels like home to go to get away from a crazy wonderful life.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN

Fabulous Couples Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

After a busy week of working in the city, this impeccable cabin was an absolutely perfect escape. The property is like new and provides every comfort of a home away from home--everything you need for an enjoyable stay. The large backyard deck provides a serene view of the lake and the side yard with fire pit is a fun place to hang out with friends. The location is centralized with many lake adventures close by. The one and only drawback was that there was no immediate lake access. Highly recommend this cozy cabin experience. We look forward to returning again in the future.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Deacon's Lodge
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Breezy Point Resort

White table cloth restaurants available in this area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $100

This stunning home is rented by the week for $1,500 plus State Tax of 7.85%, by the month for $4,000 with no state sales tax,
or for the 3 month prime summer season for $10,000. In addition, all rental increments are charged a returnable damage deposit of $500.

***Winter rates 50%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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