Quaint Family Friendly Cottage with a Beautiful Lake View

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Year round cottage with 2 bedrooms on the main level and 2 sleeping areas in the basement. Large main area living room with working dinning area and large fully equipped kitchen (microwave, full fridge and freezer, oven, cook-top, and all dishes and cookware included) Comes with main level TV and wifi, outdoor patio with grill and fenced in back yard. Easy access to the lake, mountain biking, beach, bike/skateboard park, softball fields, basketball court and huge multi-level playground.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    must be 21 or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 5-8

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower


  • 1 full bath upstairs


  • Books:

    Plenty of books in the basement, feel free to take and leave a favorite...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    DVD player...moreless


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    300 feet of sandy beach is located just 200 feet from the front door. Swimming area is vast, shallow, and complete with a 50 foot dock....moreless

  • Downtown:

    Six blocks of shopping, bar hopping, bowling, grocery store, liquor store, library, antiques, coffee shop, and several local diners and restaurants are merely three blocks from the house....moreless

  • Lake View:

    Spectacular view facing west to Serpent Lake...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    There is "mountain" biking in the mining pits nearby....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    2 tables with 10 total seats, extra chairs in the basement...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Window unit, due to breeze off lake rarely used...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Located in the basement free of charge...moreless

  • Heating:

    Baseboard heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    WiFi included...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Clean sheets will be provided upon arrival, welcome to launder onsite pending length of stay...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Spacious room with leather couch and ottoman. TV located in this room only...moreless

  • Parking:

    Street parking available, dead end street...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Clean towels included upon arrival, welcome to launder onsite pending length of stay...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Located in basement free of charge...moreless



  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.8
from 20 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 17 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $35
  • Tax Rate 6.875%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
Check availability
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14 Miles
Nearest Airport
300 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Crosby Bar
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Deerwood Country Club
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
Serepent Lake

Car: Necessary

Huge multi level playground, bike and skateboard park, basketball court, softball fields, camp area, boat launch, fishing pier, and long beach.

Well known for fishing as well as mountain biking in the mining pits.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Kristin grew up in Crosby and her parents still own the family home next door. 3 years ago this property became available and we decided to purchase it as we knew we would eventually make it back to Crosby to retire. Now married to Mark and living in Columbia Heights, MN, we make it back as much as we can, however with three active children we find it difficult to make it back as much as we want. We decided to let others experience the quaintness of the community and our home.

Why the Owner Chose Crosby, MN, USA:
Crosby has always been home to Kristin and she still refers to it as her home. She has worked hard to make this property unique to her personality. Due to all of the outdoor activities in close proximity and the downtown area only a few blocks away, you really can have it all. A quiet day sunning in the private back yard, relaxing in the lake or on a beach, fishing the dozens of lakes nearby, sipping coffee at the local diner or coffee shop, great shopping in Crosby and the surrounding little towns within a 20 mile radius really gives you a feeling of getting away. What's best is it's only 2 hours from the Twin Cities.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The big bay windows face west and there's nothing like sitting out front facing the lake and watching the sunset with a cool breeze coming off the lake. Great outdoor up north setting with all of the comforts of home!

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Crosby Cottage

    Crosby Cottage

  • back yard

    back yard

  • view of Serpent Lake

    view of Serpent Lake

  • living and dining room

    living and dining room

  • RELAX!


  •  kitchen


  • 2nd bedroom upstairs

    2nd bedroom upstairs

  • basement bedroom

    basement bedroom

  • famous serpent of Serpent Lake

    famous serpent of Serpent Lake

  • skatepark


  •  Crosby beach

    Crosby beach

  • backyard


  • dining and living room

    dining and living room

  • living room

    living room

  • kitchen and eating area

    kitchen and eating area

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • bathroom


  • basement sleeping area

    basement sleeping area

  • Crosby Beach

    Crosby Beach

  • playground


VRBO #705015

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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Quaint Family Friendly Cottage with a Beautiful Lake View

Crosby, MN, USA #705015

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