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Ideally Suited For Families, For Fishermen Or Boaters

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Two Bedrooms, Spacious Living Room, Kitchen, Bath And Dormer. Sleeps 7

This cottage is on the west shore of Big Spirit Lake, Iowa's largest natural lake. The living room opens to a screened-in porch on the lake, affording relaxed enjoyment of the lake's breezes. Two bedrooms downstairs sleep two each. In the loft are three twin beds. We do not supply linens, towels or kitchen towels. There is a complete set of dishes and utensils for the dining table that seats 8.

John and Juliana Mayne
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2018


Spirit Lake Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , TV with basic cable in this room
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , extra long
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , in the loft overlooking the great room
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Boat hoist in the sheltered lagoon immediately behind the cabin is part of the accommodation. Maximum capacity 3600 lbs. Interior width 98.' No canopy.


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Ideally Suited For Families, For Fishermen Or Boaters
average rating of 4.5 based on 18 reviews

Great location right on the water.

  • 4 of 5

The two docks and lift are very convenient for boating and fishing. Quiet location on dead end road. Close to town and a beach. Great location for anyone visiting

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, reasonably well maintained

  • 3 of 5

For the money we paid, thought we ought to have a few more channels available on TV. Went there to fish, but got blown off the lake. Also, the storm door handle has a tendency not to work and we feared getting locked out. More than once, we could not get in through that door. Had to leave the porch screen and sliding door unlocked to prevent it. The storm door simply needs to be replaced. It's obvious a new handle (that doesn't work right) has been put on the door. Aside from that, the cottage was fine. It was well equipped and clean. Just need to upgrade some minor, irritating details that in my view are no brainers.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful, beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect cabin for our anniversary trip. It was so peaceful, the cabin was clean and the neighbors were all very nice. We had a great time fishing and it was an easy drive to Okoboji and Arnold's Park. We will definitely be coming back! Thank you so much for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Indianola, IA

Awesome little lakefront property

  • 5 of 5

Great little place on Spirit Lake. Really quiet, calm neighborhood. We met the neighbors who were incredibly nice and good people. Inside had more than we expected, and all that we needed. Short, nice drive to town and to Okoboji. We loved it and plan to go up there again!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Fishing Reuion Trip On Big Spirt Lake mike m

  • 5 of 5

The cabin location could not be more perfect. Inside was roomy and comfortable. Also had a well equipped kitchen the beds were very comfortable better than some hotels I've stayed at. The view of the Lake from the screen porch and seeing the sun rise was awesome !! Having a dock on spirt to use to fish from was great at night. And plus also having a dock in back in the lagoon for my boat was perfect. The cabin was everything and more than we expected. Looking forward to staying there again.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Fairly clean and accomodating. Good location.

  • 3 of 5

We had a nice stay except our boat didn't fit on the lift and there was no close parking for our boat trailer.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Big Spirit Lake (also known as 'the quiet lake) is the largest of Iowa's Great Lakes. This cabin is within 15 minutes of three excellent 18-hole courses, Arnold's Amusement Park, all manner of water sports activities, bike trails, state parks. But the cabin itself is in a quiet neighborhood, away from the noise and crowds. There is a shared dock on the main lake. Immediately behind the cabin is a quiet lagoon with a boat hoist installed. This lagoon also affords a modern boat ramp for public use. The lagoon provides direct and immediate access to the main lake.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $250

If the balance of the rent deposit is not made by the 90th day prior to the first day of the rental period, the down payment will be forfeit. Cancellation within 60 days of the beginning of the rental period results in forfeiture of the entire rental payment, but not the damage deposit. If we re-rent the premises on your dates, we will refund to the extent of the rent received.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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