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'Up North' and Updated Vacation Home on Mule Lake that Won't Disappoint

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom/2 Bath Lakefront Home Sleeps 13

From the moment you arrive, you will not be disappointed. Step into the recently remodeled one-level home and you will see lots of up-north appeal. The large master suite has a vaulted cedar ceiling and a gas stone fireplace, and offers amazing lake views with french doors leading to the deck. Laying in the king sized bed, view the stars in the sky at night and the sunrise in the early morning. There is a master bathroom that has tile floor and shower, and granite topped double sinks. This room has satellite TV. Bedroom 2 is a large 'bunk room' and has a king sized log bed, and a log bunk with full size on bottom and twin on top, also has a TV for watching movies or playing games . Bedroom 3 has a king sized bed, bedroom 4 has a queen sized bed, and Bedroom 5 has a full sized bed. The pine plank flooring flows throughout the open kitchen-dining and living room area. Through the living room french doors is a large 3 season lakeside porch that has a newer couch with a chaise and pull out bed. The porch leads to the large deck, where we enjoy the shade and lake breezes. The large lakeside yard is perfect for yard games; boccie ball and bean back toss are a couple of our family favorites.

The clear lake and great swimming area is forgiving of the elevation (approx. 36 steps to the lake). The elevation also allows for the amazing view and the gentle breezes on hot summer days.

More Details

Linda Steffen
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Linda Steffen

Russ and I call Brainerd our home, but our true love is heading to the cabin on weekends and letting our worries and stress melt away as we take the scenic hour drive north on the windy road to Longville, between the lakes and through the pines. We cherish the time spent with family and friends at the cabin.

Linda Steffen purchased this house in 2011

Why Linda Steffen chose Northwest

As a lifelong resident of Brainerd, known as the heart of lakes area, I discovered a whole new love for lake country when we purchased our Longville lake home in 2011. The tranquility of Mule Lake, known for its' clarity and the thousands of feet of state-owned shoreline, is ideal for swimming, fishing, kayaking, and boating. Huge white pines line the lakeshore and attract many eagles and loons. We enjoy the small community and the many popular year round events that it hosts.

What makes this house unique

Surrounded by lakes and forest, Longville has been a popular vacation destination for many years. Located in North Central Minnesota, the area provides some of the best fishing, boating, water sports, hiking and biking in the summer and fall. The famous Longville Turtle Races have been enjoyed by all ages for many years. Every Wednesday afternoon from June through August, streams of cars descend on the little town of Longville on the shores of Girl Lake. Family-friendly activities are happening all year round in Longville.


Longville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , has tile flooring and nice porcelain tub with tile surround
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master bath-tile floor, double sink and tile shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite with lakeviews, fireplace, and private bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Large bedroom set up for family for movies/game
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

'Up North' and Updated Vacation Home on Mule Lake that Won't Disappoint
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews

Great lakehome

  • 5 of 5

This is our second family stay at this beautiful lakehome. Accommodations are great for our 6 adults and 2 children and Linda is so very helpful and available. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our family stay!

  • 5 of 5

Property was beautiful - views of the lake were spectacular. Steps to the lake were a workout for some of us, but the fishing was well worth it! Would definitely recommend this property to everyone and hope to go back ourselves!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

The house was a great fit for our extended family of 11, including a toddler.

We did a lot of cooking and the kitchen was well stocked with the equipment we needed, and there were extra pillows and blankets that came in handy.

Lots of outside space to play games, and decent fishing right from the dock. Maybe it gets busier when the weather is warmer, but the lake was pretty quiet when we were there.

We'd love to come again!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 10 stayed at this cabin, the cabin is spacious and clean. We spent a lot of time down by the dock, the views are beautiful. We really enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful lake home

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 10 with ages from 6-63 had a great time. We had so much fun on the pontoon, swimming, barbecuing, yard games, and the fishing was amazing. We caught numerous small and large mouth bass right off of the dock. The fire pit was a nightly hang out to cap off our enjoyable sunny days with S' mores and good conversation. Your beautiful home met all of our expectations. We hope to come back next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous property!

  • 5 of 5

We had 12 people on our summer vacation, 8 adults and 4 children. The bedding was excellent, the house is beautiful and the lake was refreshing! It was very hot during our stay and the swimming/lake depth at the end of the dock was perfect, kids were 7-10. They LOVED jumping, diving and doing cannon balls off the dock. We also had great fishing, bass, crappies, northerns and walleye...a 28" northern right off the dock! The washer and dryer was a major bonus and the newly updated kitchen totally compliments the lake home. Shopping in Longville, a day trip to Itasca State Park and simply being at the lake was just what we needed. Linda was a great host and always replied whenever I had questions. Would definitely recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Longville, MN
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
BC's Corral on Mule Lake
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Ridgewood Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
BC's Corral on Mule Lake

The quintessential 'Up North' town, Longville is seated in the heart of lake country. Beautiful woods and waters surround this small town making it a great year-round destination for the whole family. A bustling business community make Longville the ideal location for a weekend get-away or a family vacation. There's something for everyone in Longville, MN!


Rates & Availability

Longville House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer High Season
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 6.88%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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