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Charming Vintage Lakefront Cabin with Modern Comforts

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Adirondack style architecture with spectacular sunset, lake and woodland views.

Vacation year-round 75 minutes NE of the Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St.Paul) in Polk County, Wisconsin on Big Blake Lake (License #76675). Kick back and relax in this tastefully furnished adirondack style designed home with modern kitchen and bath, and all the charms of rustic cabin life.

Fully equip chef style kitchen, full bath with updated classic looking tub/shower combo, outside shower with a double shower head (May-Oct), year-round usability and comfort with central ac/heat, beautiful stone fireplace and two private bedrooms each with screened patio doors leading out to a wrap around deck that sits over the lake in the tree tops.

This is a lakefront property. June - Sept we supply a canoe, SUP and floating diving dock. You can swim, bike, fish, hike, bring or rent your own kayak, paddleboat, boat (there's a ramp on the lake and we have a dock), ice fish, cross country ski, downhill ski, snowshoe, visit local wineries, shops, casinos and so much more. There is something to do every season of the year indoors and outdoors here no matter the weather!

We have many wonderful local restaurants within a 15-30 minute drive in charming towns like ours (Luck), Balsam Lake, Amery, Cumberland, St. Croix Falls, Frederic and Osceola. We are also a convenient 1.5 hour drive from the Minneapolis/St.Paul Int'l Airport.

Rental of our cabin includes DIRECTV, wireless fiberoptic internet, a stock of DVD's, games, cards, puzzles, children's toys, towels, linens, a coffee maker and grinder, extensive kitchen set-up with nearly everything you should need to cook and bake, an outdoor natural wood charcoal burning grill, trash bags, dish sponge, dish soap, dishwasher detergent and toilet paper.

You will need to supply your own firewood (must be local - available locally in bundles), personal health and beauty products (including bug spray and sunscreen) and all food and beverages.

Vacation sleeping arrangements accommodate a max. of six (6) people (3 Queen Beds = 2 private bedrooms and 1 pull-out sofa in Living Room). We usually limit adult groups to four (4) and allow the max. of six (6) when children are included in the count.

One dog is welcome with advance permission and a nominal cleaning fee of $50. Two dogs have been known to be considered with further discussion. Each dog is $50.

About Polk County (excerpt from Polk Country Tourism):

In Polk County, there is always something great to do -- especially in the great outdoors. Polk County is an all season vacation destination with a natural landscape found nowhere else in the world. The Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway frames their backyard and hiking boots, kayaks, bicycles, paddleboats are your keys to explore this national treasure. They claim the oldest state park in Wisconsin -- Interstate Park. They are also home to one of the newest state parks -- Straight Lake State Park and a new state trail -- Stower Seven Lakes Trail.

Skilled taxidermists can preserve that fish-of-a-lifetime as visual proof for your fishing buddies. Paddleboat tours and railroad excursions are memorable travel alternatives. Spend a few hours on a beach soaking up the warm sunshine, or lace up the hiking boots and discover what's behind the next bend on the trail. Unleash the Lewis and Clark within you, and discover the fun of geocaching. Snowmobiling, Nordic skiing and downhill skiing enthusiasts rave about our trails and facilities. They have seven quality golf courses to make it worth the drive.

Communities in Polk County boast plenty of indoor fun, too! Fueled with a stop at one of our many fine dining and casual eateries, you're ready to power shop at antique, craft and unique gift shops. There's exciting 24-hour gaming at the casino and a chance for a big jackpot. The arts are flourishing in Polk County. The Festival Theatre in St. Croix Falls, the St. Croix ArtBarn, and Northern Lakes Center for the Arts in Amery bring to the stage entertaining and thoughtful plays as well as musical artists throughout the year. They also have a large organization of local artists, EarthArts.

Present-day Polk County owes much to the early Native people who settled there thousands of years ago and, later, settlement by Euro-Americans. The railroads, logging, farming, and resort lifestyle all figure prominently in displays, exhibits and artifacts found at museums and historical sites throughout the county.

More Details

Kathryn Rozin
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish, russian, hebrew, bulgarian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Kathryn Rozin

Born and raised in Minneapolis, live and work locally, have three young children, always a dog, and now a cat named Small Fry thanks to our middle child (don't worry the cat never comes to the lake!). We love to be outside, spend quality time with one another, our family and friends, travel and try restaurants who source food sustainably and locally. When we travel elsewhere we like to discover what the locals do and love whether it be a cafe, artist or adventure.

Kathryn Rozin purchased this cabin in 2011

Why Kathryn Rozin chose Luck

Before we owned this property we spent our honeymoon and many other special occasions vacationing here with family and friends. When it came up for sale we knew we didn't want to lose site of this gem so we purchased it, as is, including all the interior collection that came together after years of hard work by a designer.

What makes this cabin unique

We are located on a private road with one neighbor hardly in sight. Our home is equip for year round use. Many come in the summer and early fall to experience the amazing lake fishing, swimming and great outdoors overall. In the winter we are just as busy with guests who greatly enjoy the local downhill skiing resorts, ice fishing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing trails, snowshoeing and playing outside in the elements. The Fall Foliage and Spring Blossoms are not to be dismissed either - both are full of spectacular colors and creatures of nature. Every season is truly charming and the house and surrounding area is very desirable year-round.


Luck Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower
  • Tub/shower combo with white subway tile.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Two private bedrooms, each with a queen bed that comfortably sleep two. We also have a queen pull-out sofa in the living room that is best suited for a fifth guest or two kids.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Charming Vintage Lakefront Cabin with Modern Comforts
average rating of 4.8125 based on 48 reviews
Circle Pines, MN

We loved our stay. The cabin was very comfortable. We will return and highly recommend.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was so cozy. We loved cooking in the kitchen. The beds were amazing. We had fun swimming off of the dock, boating the lake, grilling, and bonfire at night. Everything we needed was perfect. It was easy and wonderful communicating with the owner. We hope to stay again. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the lovely compliments Audrey! We love sharing our place and do hope you visit again.
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Loved it

  • 5 of 5

Very nice getaway. Especially loved the kitchen set up.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Vintage Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this beautiful, relaxing cabin. It had all the comforts of home in a vintage cabin setting.

The only thing we wish we had was access to a pontoon so we were able to enjoy the lake more.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great, secluded cabin 90 minutes from Minneapolis

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. The cabin is cozy, with a beautiful, modern, fully-stocked kitchen for easy and enjoyable meal prep. Clearly a lot of detail went into selecting the decor. There's a floating dock for swimming, and well as chairs, benches, and a fire pit near the lake. We spent a lot of time down there. Owners were very nice, and responsive when we needed something. And it's a really quick drive from the Twin Cities. This place is a gem!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Whitefish Bay, WI

Exquisite storybook cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time here over a long weekend in late June. In fact we loved the place so much we told the owner to contact us if they were ever selling. This cottage is perfectly decorated so no matter what direction you turn there is something interesting to look at. The beds were comfortable as was all the furniture in the living area. The kitchen had all the modern amenities but still had the feel of a northern Wisconsin cabin. I also love the use of lamps with dimmers throughout the house. It created a warm ambiance that many place lose out on in favor of super bright canned lights. We absolutely love this place and hope to come back many times again.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quaint cabin, nicely decorated. Quiet, private, fully wooded property.

  • 5 of 5

Stayed three nights with another couple and had a great time. Just the right size for 4 people. The cabin was very clean and well equipped. There had been a lot of rain & wind, so we had to sweep a bit of tree debris from deck areas, but that is to be expected in the woods. We grilled at cabin two nights and went out to a great restaurant that Katy the owner recommended called "Farm Table" one night. We relaxed by the lake, read, swam, canoed around the lake, and went biking, and played table games in the evening. A bonus was to see and hear a pair of Loons with their two babies! Wish we would have had time to stay longer! Katy the owner was very nice and responded quickly to our questions. One suggestion If you like to swim; I would recommend bringing swim shoes as the shoreline is rocky and there wasn't a ladder to get back on pier (maybe it was just put away).

No complaints at all. Would definitely return again.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
79 Miles
MSP International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Eagles Lounge, Top Spot Tavern
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Luck Golf Course
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Highway 8
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Paradise Landing, Thirsty Otter, Cafe Wren
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Wild Mountain & Trollhaugen
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Big Blake Lake & Balsam Lake
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning & Laundry Fee $125
Pet Fee $50

During the Summers and Holidays we give preference to weekly rentals but on occasion will break up weeks - often we can piece two reservations together. Requested dates are not guaranteed until payment and rental agreement is received. No guest will receive access instructions until they have reviewed, signed and returned our rental agreement.

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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