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Private Cabin on 100' of Shoreline Property at Island Lake, near Lengby, MN

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 6 nights

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Minimum Stay
6 nights

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Large Bath, Living Room, Dining Room, Sun Room, Full Kitchen

There are windows across the entire front of the cabin for full view of the lake and sunsets, with a lakeside deck and patio. Stone paths take you from one area to the next on the property from the beautiful outdoor firepit, to the deck to the lake. Dock with boat lift (3,800lb capacity) that easily converts to a pontoon lift. Public access boat launch located just two cabins down, swim raft. Cook in the full kitchen or out on the grill. Inside, enjoy an indoor woodburning fireplace, air conditioning and ceiling fans, sleeps up to 10 with the additional air mattresses provided.

Jamie Hillesland
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
January 10, 2017

About Jamie Hillesland

My sons and I purchased this property a few years ago as a place to come and refresh and enjoy peaceful quiet time together. Much of our lives are busy and active; full of adventure, work, and travel. Island Lake has been the perfect blend of lake activity and solitude. I've loved hosting families from around the area and have met some wonderful people in the process. I live just 90 miles from the cabin in ND and manage a Rehab department in a nearby rural hospital.

Why Jamie Hillesland chose Minnesota

My hope is that from the moment you check in, you feel like you're home. The property feels very private and personal. Its elevated views of the lake are magical. The trees that surround you as you sit on the deck allow the sun to warm you, but create a buffer to the noise of the boating activity on the water, so you can feel a part of the activity while not losing out on the serenity of the setting. The dock arrangement creates a shallow swim or wading area close to shore, and on the other side, deeper water swimming. There is a swim raft that can be moved to meet your preferred water depth. There is a small sandy area on the shoreline at the waters edge.

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin offers a place for friends and family to gather in intimate groups or larger gatherings of up to a maximum of 10 people. There is no additional charge for large groups . There is room for approximately 5 vehicles.


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(5 traveler reviews)

Private Cabin on 100' of Shoreline Property at Island Lake, near Lengby, MN
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Loved It!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage has a fantastic location overlooking a quiet lake.

The property is very clean and comfortable. Large bathroom, comfortable beds, open dining room, kitchen, living room with views of the lake. Large sun room also has a great view of the lake.

Our kids enjoyed the floating dock and we were very happy to get our boat out of the water each night using the electric boat lift.

The large outdoor sitting area with fire pit also has a amazing view of the lake. We really loved our stay.

Jamie is very easy to deal with and we can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed here a number of times & absolutely love it! The cabin sits up on the hillside with a beautiful view of the lake! The cozy cabin is well equipped with kitchen items, fireplace, outdoor grill & very comfortable furnishings! Plenty of room for family or friends! Highly recommend this for your next vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Forks, ND

Perfect vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this private lake home for a family vacation. It was everything we needed. With adult children, the extra living space was perfect. We enjoyed the water, dined on the deck, and had sat by the fire at night. We cabin is emaculate and had a homey feeling to it as well. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Richmond, WI, USA

Perfect for a relaxing, fun family get together!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was exactly what we needed for a family get together. It's beautiful with everything you need for a comfortable get away. The lake is serene and the sunset on the lake is incredible. My new favorite vacation spot! I intend to stay here every year.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful place to relax!

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at this cabin on 2 occasions so far; first for a family gathering, then later for a romantic getaway. Although these are 2 very different purposes, this lovely cabin served both incredibely well.

For a family gathering, it offers just enough space for everyone to be comfortable, yet connected. The availibility of a full kitchen and large bathroom, plus plenty of sleeping space, makes for a wonderful time with family. In my mind, grilling on the deck overlooking the water, with family and friends just screams a Minnesota summer! :)

For a romantic getaway, the gorgeous lake views, breathtaking sunsets, and serene, quiet setting was just perfection! The cabin is situated so it feels as if you are floating above the lake surrounded by trees, it is hard to beat a view like that at sunset.

I can't recommend this cabin enough. If you are looking for a place to get away and enjoy nature, this is a great choice. This cabin is constantly filled with love, fun, and happy summer vibes, you will feel it all the minute you walk in.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Roadhouse Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Fosston, Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
US Hwy 2
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Roadhouse, The Clinic, VFW all of Lengby, MN

30 minutes from Itasca State Park or Bemidji, several golf courses , or Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen. Local Farmers Market Saturday mornings in Fosston. A variety of restaurants including the Roadhouse Bar and Grill within walking distance 1/4 mile from the cabin, great fish fry Friday nights at the VFW in Lengby, steak n lobster feed on Thursday nights at The Clinic Bar, Lengby, new retro décor A&W , Dairy Queen, both of Fosston, fine and casual dining at Fireside Patio and Grill in Bagley Mn just 20 minutes away. Kid's fishing tournament on the lake in August each year.


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Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $150

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Lengby Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , towels provided
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Water is pumped from the lake and filtered. It is suitable for cleaning, showering, etc. I leave 5 gallons of fresh water from home for your use in cooking and drinking. Guests are encouraged to bring any water they would like, beyond that.

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