About the property
- Cabin1600 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum StayNone
3BR/2BA Sleeps 6. Pontoon and fishing boat, icefish house rentals available
We offer complete packages for your stay. Rentals available for pontoon, fishing boat, ice fish house. Call or email for a quote.
Located on the Gull Lake chain, the property is located on Lower Roy Lake within 2 miles of Bar Harbor, Nisswa and Schaffers. Beautiful private setting allows for lake living without the congestion of normal lake home settings. Private dock system that will accommodate up to 3 boats. A golf cart is included to make the chore of bringing supplies to the boat a breeze. A peaceful 20 minute boat ride to both Zorba's and public landing. Satellite TV, stereo, DVD, fully equipped kitchen, BBQ, patio table, washer, dryer and of course the hammock for enjoying the peaceful private setting. Has a large yard with plenty of games and toys for the children to enjoy. You can enjoy an evening bonfire for the roasting of the marshmallows and the making of s'mores. Large dock area provides sitting area to enjoy a glass of wine while watching a perfect western exposure to a gorgeous sunset. Enjoy the great escape and listen to the loons!
Basic rental rates for summer and winter toys:
Fishing boat 24hrs..$150
Fish house 24hr.......$200 for one day, $150 for entire stay
- Response rate:
- Response time:
- within a few hours
- english, german
- Calendar last updated:
- May 20, 2018
About Jim Ryba
Water loving single guy hoping to find a woman with the same likes , could be a guest... open to any possibility. Don't be shy girls
Jim Ryba purchased this Cabin in 2000
Why Jim Ryba chose Nisswa
If your looking for total privacy, this is the place. No neighbors are visible and there is a large lawn that can host several tent sites. Kids and dogs love the yard !!!
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A wonderful escape
Jim is a fantastic host, and this is a charming little escape of a cabin: rustic enough to feel like you're getting away, yet with the comforts you want like comfy beds and nice linens. We booked it for the fishing opener and with the long winter and late ice-out date, it was quite a scramble to prepare the fishing boat. Jim was wonderful doing all he could to prep the boat for us, and I so appreciate it. Highly recommend!
Nice place, fit our needs well.
Overall a nice place. Not fancy, but comfortable. Clean, maintained and we had an enjoyable time.
It is a ways to the lake, but for us it didn't matter as it was February. Access onto the lake is limited but we went through a resort to drive onto the lake to ice fish. Nice variety of fish that we caught, bass; northern; sunnies; and crappies.
Ample parking. Dog friendly too which was nice.
Owner made sure we had what we needed and was also available via phone if needed.
There have been some changes from the pictures on the site. A few decor updates, large flat screen in living room, tv in master (though not connected to cable). Also master and another bedroom are upstairs. Word of caution If you are tall (I am 6'5") the slanted ceilings can be a challenge. My 6'7" son was in the loft bedroom and he was ducking around the fan and light fixture and through most door openings.
Overall we had a great long weekend and this place met our needs quite well.
Great Private Getaway
I have booked with Jim numerous times now and have enjoyed every one.
Beautiful, private, peaceful location
We spent a lovely fall weekend at Jim's place over MEA. One day of weather was amazing and the other day was cloudy and stormy, this rainy day only contributed to the awesome view from the many windows to watch the storm. A group of us needed a weekend away to fish, have quiet time and just enjoy the outdoors. This is the first time, we have ever considered a repeat stay. A perfect spot for families, couples, friends. Yard is vast, lake is at the bottom of the hill, which you have a convenient golf cart to take supplies down, but honestly, it really is just a quick little hike down, adds to the ambiance of outdoors. Lake is beautiful with fish. Saw plenty of deer, a black squirrel and our pups were in absolute wildlife heaven!
Jim is a wonder to work with. Quick to respond, super friendly and he even helped our friends ship an expensive rainsuit back which was left behind.
As far as the home... absolutely clean! There is no smell, which we all know tends to linger in some places, his home is spotless, the decor is perfect for the lake and the amenities are plenty. You literally can hop in your car with your suitcase and have everything you need for a long weekend.
We look forward to future visits here and hope Jim will have us back. Thank you Jim, you were a treat to work with and we are super grateful for inviting us into your home. The McCandless and friends say thanks!
We had a great time here! It's a nice comfy house with very pretty views of the lake and surrounding trees. There were windows everywhere! That was a bit of a double-edged sword because there were no curtains or blinds in most rooms. It didn't offer much privacy or security at night, especially given that neighbors and the road aren't that far away. The beds were very comfortable! Such soft sheets and comforters, I usually slept late. We saw deer every morning and evening, and they were acclimated enough to humans to let us get within picture range. The property has a few trails, which I enjoyed exploring. Other properties have boasted lots of acreage, but it's sometimes completely overgrown and inaccessible. Nisswa itself is charming and has a lot to offer visitors. I would definitely recommend staying here!
Fantastic stay at this getaway jem of a property!
Jim went above and beyond to make sure we had a great stay. We felt very safe and had more fun then we have had in a long time!
13 miles north of Brainerd on HWY 371, 1.5 miles to Nisswa. Award winning golf course, The Pines, within one mile.
DOCK N 46 30.981'
W 94 19.304'
HOUSE N 46 30.885
W 94 19.140