Great Northwoods Retreat for Snowmobilers, Fishermen and Vacationers(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
A Year-round Vacation Home In The Heart Of The Chippewa National Forest.
The house is clean, newly remodeled, and nestled in the heart of the Chippewa National Forest. It is built on the site of a “turn of the century logging camp” (Camp Five). The property is on a gravel road – just 1 ½ miles off a paved road, highway 14, and just two miles from the Bigfork River. There are thousands of acres of adjoining state and federal land with countless trails and very few neighbors. The circle driveway makes it easy for people to load and unload snowmobiles or atvs. We are pet-friendly with a limit of two well-behaved dogs for a small fee.
The house sleeps from 4 to 12 people. On the main floor there is a kitchen (complete with all the necessary utensils and dinnerware), dining/family room, large master bedroom with a new queen-size bed, small bedroom with double bed, and a three-season porch with a “trundle” bed that sleeps two. There are also two bathrooms on the main floor – one with a bathtub, and one with a shower. Our home also includes a large open upstairs space with two double beds and three twin beds, and plenty of storage space downstairs to store any extra items, air-dry wet clothes from a day out snowmobiling, etc.
Twin pines is fully furnished with all the necessities you will need to enjoy your northwoods vacation including a full kitchen set, outdoor grill, flat screen tv and dvd player, dvd’s, board games, Air Hockey Table, and a large book collection. There is also a campfire pit out back for roasting hot dogs and marshmallows.
The house is available for rent by the weekend or weekly from December to August, and during a few select weeks or weekends from September through November. We keep the calendar up to date, so please check availability there first if you have any questions.
Nearby lakes and rivers include:
Bigfork River (Harrison Landing) 2 miles
Clear Lake at Sure Game Resort 5 miles
Holland Lake 2 miles
Trestle Lake 3 miles
Arrowhead Lake 5 miles
Dora Lake 5 miles
Jessie Lake 10 miles
Sand Lake 12 miles
Squaw Lake 16 miles
Round Lake 16 miles
Lake Winnibigoshish 40 miles
Red Lake 60 miles
Bigfork 16 miles
Talmoon 17 miles
Marcell 22 miles
Deer River 38 miles
Grand Rapids 50 miles
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Member since: 2013
- Max. occupancy 12
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Game Room:
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $25
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Tax Rate 6.875%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 1980
About the owner: Owners are Jim and Nancy Shaw. Twin Pines has been in the Shaw family since 1980 when Jim’s parents moved to the area from southern Minnesota and built the house. Our home has been the setting for many wonderful and memorable family events over the years, and we hope that you make some of your own memories while visiting.
Why the Owner Chose Bigfork, MN, USA:
Wonderful location with a multitude of year-round activities.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house has plenty of space for large families or groups and provides all the comforts that will make our home feel like your own.
- Primary: +1 218-327-3242 Home
- Secondary: +1 218-244-1507 Nancy's cell #
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Upstairs bedroom - west end
Air Hockey Table in upstairs loft
Three Season Porch showing Trundle Bed
Bathroom with shower
Camp Five Road
Woods behind house
Holland Lake only two miles away
Newly remodeled northern Minnesota vacation home
First floor bedroom
Upstairs bedroom -- east end
Three Season Porch
Bathroom with tub
Fish cleaning shack and hunting lodge
Fish cleaning shack
Snowmobile trail map (can snowmobile nearby the house)
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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