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Beautiful Executive LAKEFRONT Vacation Home

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,337 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Lakefront living at it's finest!

You don't need to look any further! The Waterfall on Prior Lake has it all. This Home away from Home features a two-tiered back yard pond with a waterfall!

With several sitting areas in the yard, you can watch the sunset, enjoy the fire in the beach-side fire pit, listen to the waterfalls or enjoy the lakeside on Brenda's favorite bench swing! Even the dock has a bench for relaxing while fishing! Relax on the upper level deck or lower level patio.

The lake is known for fishing - winter, spring, summer and fall! Rumor has it there is even some fish-catching happening now and then!

There are also many recreational activities nearby including public beaches, golf, ski hills, and even a playground up the road!

We are located about 15 minutes from Mall Of America, Minneapolis Airport, Mystic Lake Casino and much, much more. A short 30 minute ride from Downtown opens the doors for entertainment and dining that ranges from a casual nightclub atmosphere to very fine dining.

This Home is fully furnished - walk right in and enjoy. The 3 bedrooms upstairs include a Master Oasis Suite with a King sized Bed, soaking tub and private deck. There is a Queen bed room with a dresser and nightstand as well as a bedroom with 2 trundle beds that sleeps 4!

The Main Level Office can be used to catch up on work, social media or just to download all of the fabulous photos! It comes complete with a pull out sofa that sleeps 1 or 2!

The main kitchen boasts granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances! Everything is in place if you choose to cook! There is a BBQ grill outside ready for you to prepare those fish you caught today!

The formal Dining Room features a Lake View!

MN winters are much warmer curled up in the chairs near the gas fireplace in the Cozy Living Room.

The Grand Piano in the Piano Room off of the entryway rounds out the fabulous Main Level of this Home.

Downstairs you will be impressed by the Brand New Kitchenette set up to serve lakeside lunches, pizza, snacks and fun! You will also enjoy the newly remodeled bathroom and game room! Just pass through the door to the HUGE family room featuring TV, Game System, DVD player and movies and games in case there is a rainy day or you just need time in from the sunshine!

Walk right out the back door to your beautiful backyard. Outside spaces include a beach,dock and boat lift. A large private deck, tiered ponds with a fountain, fire pit, sandy beach and just enough grass for a game of catch or horseshoes. There is no shortage of things to do at this beautiful property!

More Details

Property Manager
Brenda Hanson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About Brenda Hanson

As a licensed Real Estate Agent, I have experience with Buying, Selling and Renting Homes throughout the Twin Cities Area. Managing this Vacation Rental is one of my favorite experiences. You will see from the moment you walk in the door how much thought and care has been put into the details of this Home Away from Home.

I am within 20 minutes of the house if you need anything and work with licensed and insured companies for any housekeeping, maintenance or repairs that you may need during your stay.

When I am not wearing my Real Estate hat, I enjoy a good swim, fishing, reading and spending time with my family. My husband and I have 2 children, ages 21 and 17 and 2 dogs. We love going to the car races, heading to the movies and simply hanging out with friends around the BBQ.

Brenda Hanson purchased this house in 2014

Why Brenda Hanson chose Metro

The owners chose this property because of its perfect location. Close to everything, this property also offers an amazing lake view and lakefront right out your back door. We hope you enjoy it as much as we have! We recently renovated the lower level and have been adding many personal touches to it to make it the perfect vacation home for you!

What makes this house unique

This property is located on Lower Prior Lake. My favorite thing about this property is that there are so many sitting areas in the back yard to choose from. Near the upper pond you will find a bench with a great view of the lake. The large deck is a great space for entertaining or simply enjoying your coffee. The walk-out patio downstairs has seating for a casual outdoor meal. One of the favorite outside spots is the Swing in the Shade down by the lake. Of course, we would not want to overlook the fire pit patio for a relaxing evening fire before bed! There is no shortage of outdoor living!

Inside, you will find an immaculately kept home with lots to offer. Fully furnished with linens, bath towels, and even some beach towels provided! The kitchen is stocked with dishes, some serving dishes, blender, toaster, coffee maker and more. The lower level family room has a WII with several game choices, books and board games for when you are sun drenched or a rainy day. The new remodel boasts a kitchenette for snack or lake food prep and a room with a bumper pool table (under the game table). The office (just in case you need to check in) has a great view of the lake and WiFi is included in your stay. The grand piano room is open to the formal living area with a gas fireplace to relax next to.

You will be staying a short drive from downtown Minneapolis and downtown St Paul, Mystic Lake Casino, Canterbury Downs, Mall of America, parks, beaches, shopping, restaurants and more!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Brenda, our visit was just right, a chance for family members to gather in a relaxed setting last week. Thanks so much.
Jun 2015
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Amenities

Prior Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3337 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower
    Upstairs Bath - toilet , shower
    Main Floor Bathroom - toilet
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • 3rd Upstairs Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Each Twin has a Trundle Bed - Sleeps 4 Total
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Sleeps 2
    2nd Upstairs Bedroom - 1 queen , Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Office/4th Bedroom with Full Size Pull Out Sleeper Sofa
  • The lower level family room sleeps 5 with a queen pull out sofa, a king pull out sofa and a twin pull out ottoman. The Main Floor Office is legally a bedroom and has a full size pull out sofa. Max in beds is 15 if all sofa beds are used.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
*Housekeeping services provided on a weekly basis *Newly updated and completely remodeled lower level with walk out to lake, Mudroom, lower level kitchen addition, and much more!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Beautiful Executive LAKEFRONT Vacation Home
average rating of 4.85 based on 22 reviews
5

Great experience! The house was even better than advertised.

  • 5 of 5

Our whole group had a great time. The house was bigger than we thought and was perfect for our stay. The property owner was very helpful and responsive during and before our stay. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Des Moines
5

Perfect for our Family.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed all the home had to offer. Fishing off the dock, firepit and marshmallows; bumper pool; plenty of beds and space and convenient to interstate and the Mall of America. Thanks for the wonderful weekend to the owners and manager! Bob McConnell

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome house!

  • 5 of 5

We had family come in for Labor Day and they had an amazing stay. The house was well equipped and the views of the lake were awesome. Everyone had a great time!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

We loved everything about the "waterfall", including the small town feel of Pryor Lake.

  • 4 of 5

Very well outfitted for indoor and outdoor living.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bethesda, MD
5

Wonderful Place for Our Family Gathering!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 nights at this lovely spacious home to celebrate my parent's 60th wedding anniversary. It felt like a special place to gather, and accommodated three-generations of the family, with the sleeping areas flexible to suit each family group (12 altogether). Brenda was so responsive and helpful with our questions before we arrived, and handled a few small maintenance issues promptly when we arrived. The big hits for us were: the deck - what a fine place!; the lake toys - the blow-up duck and float especially for the teens - kayaks, and paddleboard, the fishing gear; the firepit. Both the house and the grounds have various seating area that invited different groups to hang out and chat. There was plenty to do just at the house, and we also spent a few hours exploring Prior Lake (bakery, cake, hardware store, farmer's market at the vfw, the park) and a night at the racetrack which was much more fun than I thought it would be. We're already plotting dates for 2018!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and home!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a reunion of college friends and their families at The Waterfall. We loved the home, the lake, the amenities! Couldn't have asked for better!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Map

Minnesota Renaissance Festival
Canterbury Park
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
The Wilds Pub
Stonebrooke Golf Club
Lakefront Park
Minnesota Zoo
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
Valleyfair Amusement Park
Sand Point Beach
Tuckers Bar & Grill -- CLOSED
Legends Club
Spring Lake Regional Park
Giggle Gals
Mall of America
Minneapolis International Airport (MSP)
Target Center
Target Field
Xcel Energy Center
The Pointe Grill and Bar
Jensen's Cafe
Chianti Grill
Nearest Airport
21 Miles
MSP - Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Charlie's On the Lake
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Wilds Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Sul Lago
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Buck Hill
Nearest Beach
2.5 Miles
Prior Lake - Watzl's Beach, Sand Point Park
Car: recommended

Due to liability reasons, we are unable to provide a boat, but there is access to boat rentals on Prior Lake with a dock provided.

Prior Lake features many recreational amenities including more than 54 parks on 1,000 acres, over 100 miles of trails and sidewalks and 14 lakes. Taken together, the parks and lakes offer a wide variety of outdoor opportunities for residents with a wide variety of interests.

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) is located in Prior Lake and is the largest employer in the county. They offer their own array of opportunities to the public including restaurants, Playworks, Dakotah! Fitness, Dakotah! Ice Center, two casinos and a hotel.

Golfing opportunities abound in the Prior Lake area with the Wild's Golf Club, Legends Golf Club, Heritage Links Golf Club, Cleary Lake Golf Course and the Meadows at Mystic Lake Golf Course.

Opportunities in commercial and industrial development are increasing due to growth and improved highway accessibility and upgrades. Prior Lake's downtown environment has been revitalized by the Main Ave. and Dakota St. streetscaping project of 2004 and a façade improvement program.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Deposit $500

Some weeks the dates will be negotiable, so please contact Property Manager for availability. We have several guests requesting 10 day stays so there may be some long weekends not requiring 6 nights in summer.

Cancellation Policy: 100% Refund of Rental Fees if canceled 60 days prior to reservation start date. 50% Refund of Rental Fees if canceled 30 days prior to Check In Date. No refund if canceled within 30 days of Check In Date.

All online payments are subject to a 3.4% Credit Card Fee if using a U.S. account. Up to 5.4% May be charged for International transactions. Wire transfer service is also available at current bank transfer fee rates.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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