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Beachfront vacation home on Gull Lake near Grand View. Now booking 2018

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 0 - 90 nights


About the property

A Beachfront jewel with no equal for location and amenities. Sand Beach no Weeds

This popular family destination is 35 feet from water's edge and offers casual living in a deluxe enviornment. Privacy from the crowds and close neighbors, we have served individual families and romantics for 15 years. Fully stocked, complete modern kitchen. Jr. Master suite with king bed, fireplace in sitting area. Private decks overlooking beach and Big Gull Lake. MBR bath is tops. Twin bedded, 2nd bedroom in Boat House and also a bunk house with twins for friends, in-laws. A Boat lift, 4000 lb. cap., sunning dock, sand bottom out front with no weeds.

-- More guests space in our exquisite two bedroom, one Bath, fully furnished 1200 Sq. ft. Carriage House facility. This separate guest house may be additionally rented by Boat House renters to increase the size of their group. The Carriage house is offered at very minimal rates. The Carriage House website, complete with descriptions and pictures, is available through the web page and thank you We do not accept pets or unaccompanied, single children in the Carriage house but we do at the Boat House. Thank you.

For more information go to our informative website: for more details.

--In summary, wee have great loons under the stars over the lake down by the fire pit, on the beach. We are the best rental facility on Gull Lake, hands down.

More Details

Brownlee (Bo) Cote
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018


Nisswa Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , MBR bath w/soaking tub and separate shower.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Two full bathrooms. Master is very private and unique. Second Bathroom on walkout level serves beach activities, kitchen and guests. Jack and Jill type arrangement accommodates privacy.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Separate Bunk House - 2 twin/ single , Locate15 feet from Main House. Perfect for kids, in-laws
    Boat House Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Perfect for Kids, Friends, Guests
    Boat House Master Bedroom - 1 king , King bed, sitting area, fireplace, private deck, full bath.
  • Master bedroom is a deluxe junior suite directly overlooking Big GullLake. Lots of windows. Vaulted ceilings, cedar walls, King bed, fireplace, private sunning deck, contemporary bathroom with shower and tub. Second level. Private and unique. Second bedroom on MBR level overlooking the lake. Twin beds with deck, vaulted ceilings. The Bunk House is a detached structure adjacent to the house. It has two twin beds, lots of natural light and a great view of the lake. A detached Carriage House Apartment is 1200 s.f. with two Bedrooms and a full bath, full kitchen, living room and deck overlooking Gull lake. Located on the same property as the Boat House, just 15 steps away. Exquisite living.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Stars, loons and memories. Go to our informative website: for more details on the boat House as well as its adjoining Carriage House.


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Beachfront vacation home on Gull Lake near Grand View. Now booking 2018
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Spectacular lake view from every room! Directly on beach!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our time at the Beach House on Gull Lake. There is nothing like waking up to the sound of waves and seeing the lake from your bed. The kitchen and living area were perfect with an open plan that spilled out onto the sand and lake. My 10 year old son enjoyed fishing from the dock and caught a 4lb bass! We enjoyed grilling at night and dining on the outdoor furniture beside the lake and making smores on the fire pit while watching the moon rise over the lake. The location was fabulous and a 5 minute walk to Grandview Lodge. Bo was very helpful in sharing recommendations to make our stay more enjoyable. After walking around Grandview Lodge I would highly recommend staying at the Beach House. The privacy and lake front location doesn't get any better! Can't wait to go back next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: G'Day Tania, It was a pleasure to have your active family with us at the Boat House on Gull Lake. We are glad that you were able to fish and grill out and watch for satellites in the night sky.. Your parents were truly fun and lively and great conversationist, especially when we talked about your beloved New Zealand. Thanks again for coming up and sharing your last few days in the USA with them. Yeeah, as you say.
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Eagan, Minnesota

Gull Lake gem

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 10 gathered at the Boathouse and Carriage House for a wonderful week this summer on Gull Lake. The property is well maintained and the owners were so friendly and helpful to us. Proximity to Grandview Lodge with its restaurants and ice cream shop was a real plus. We felt this place was the perfect combination of a quiet, restful vacation spot with many local options for entertainment and fun.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our family

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at the Boat House on Gull Lake for a week in late July 2017. We couldn't have chosen a better location. This is right down the road from a popular local resort, which has a restaurant and amazing little ice cream shop. Easily walkable. The walkout to the beach was perfect for our young kids, no crazy stairs to navigate going up and down from the water. There is a set of pretty steep steps to get down to the house from the driveway, but they are well lit and have a railing, and our three- and four-year old had no problem with them. The space is cozy but does not feel small. The master suite is large with a separate sitting area and nice gas fireplace we used a few nights, even in July. The bedroom across the hall was perfect for our kids to share, and has its own small balcony (although we kept the door locked so they couldn't go out there by themselves). We rented a pontoon from the local marina a few days and used the dock to tie up for snack runs and bathroom breaks, and enjoyed the firepit on the beach and the grill every night. You can't tell from the photos, but there is also a small washer/dryer unit in the house which was very useful in cycling through swimming suits and beach towels (extra beach towels provided in the house). This couldn't have been set up any better for our family to relax, spend quality time together and explore the lake and surrounding area. There is a TV with the standard cable package, but we thankfully had a nearly-TV free vacation with so many things to do outdoors. I would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful secluded area with great access to many restaurants and bars.

  • 5 of 5

Property was great, clean and well taken care of.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, CO

Perfect Yearly Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

We have spent a week at this lovely beach house for the last three summers. It is the highlight of our summer. The house is beautifully designed and the views of the lake from each room are fantastic. We had everything we need to cook inside and outdoors, including a great fire pit on the beach. The dock and beach are perfect for being in and on the water. There is even a boat lift right at the house. The location also has easy access to all the fun activities in the area (golf, spa, downtown Nisswa, put-put, golf carting, water slides). Our family is able to unwind and relax, while taking advantage of all that Gull Lake has to offer. We could not recommend staying here more highly.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your nice compliment. We have tried to be tuned in to our guest needs over the many years we have rented our most excellent Boat House, including to you and your fine family (and Mr. Bowser).. Welcome back this year. Cheryl and I look forward to having you up here and seeing how your kids have grown. The loons are ready..
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The Right Place If You Love the Lake

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful place to stay with amazing views of the lake from each and every room. There are some steps to navigate to get down to the cabin but if you don't mind some steps, you could not ask for a more charming house on the lake. Each room is decorated with wonderful detail. Very comfortable beds and a well equipped kitchen contributed to a wonderful few days at the lake for our family get together. We left the windows open at night and the sound of the waves will lulled us to sleep. If you like to be near the water, you cannot do better!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
North-woods pub Grand View Lodge
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Grand View Lodge Pines
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
MN Hwy 371
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Four restaurants at Grand View Lodge
Nearest Beach
30 sandy feet in front of the boat house
Car: necessary

Grand View Lodge is two blocks down our dead end road. A quick walk to access their public facilities of golf, Aveda Spa, beach bar and four restaurants, including the Chocolate Ox ice cream parlour. Nisswa, the turtle races and the Paul Bunyan trail is 2 miles away. Six restaurants can be accessed day or night by lake in your boat stored on our 4000 lb. lift.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

-- We can’t allow camping and being in a quiet neighborhood with limited parking we regret that we can’t be a center for continuous family reunions. We also avoid golf junkets. We do not accept singles or bachelor/bachelorette weekends. Privacy is more what our guest families want and that’s what they get. Thanks a lot.
--Situated in a quiet, young family neighborhood we have had to tighten our pet policy. We sincerely and gladly welcome your single family pet. However, recent experience has us re-considering accepting any breed or a mixture of any protective breed such as pit bulls, Rottweilers, dobermans, etc.. Please tell us about our pet. Thank you for understanding.

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.