BRAINERD LAKES CABIN ON HORSESHOE LAKE NEAR GULL LAKE & NISSWA

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
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Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

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BRAINERD LAKES CABIN ON HORSESHOE LAKE NEAR GULL LAKE & NISSWA

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Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

This is a classic Minnesota cabin. Fabulous beach. Crystal clear water. Bald eagles and herons. Tall pines. The kind of place you envision when you hear "northwoods cabin." And it is only two and a half hours from the Twin Cities.

We love this cabin - the hand-hewn logs, the fieldstone fireplace, the beams in the main room, the loft with its little windows. Built in 1946, it's a place with history and one that's been cared for through the years. We love the scale of the buildings relative to their surroundings - they rest on 2 acres of land and the cabin itself is respectfully situated near the lake.

The cabin can sleep up to 8 comfortably plus two more in sleeping bags. There are two bedrooms, each with a queen bed. Upstairs in the open air loft, you will find 2 twin beds under one rafter and a queen futon snuggled under the other.

In the summer, one of our favorite spots is out on the screened porch. We like to listen to the peepers in early summer and later, the hum of the cicada. There’s a lovely cross breeze that moves the air about. And plenty of seating for late night chats with friends and family. For quieter moments, relax on the couch with a good book and let the ceiling fan keep you cool.

Outside, enjoy 275 feet of lake shore. There are no rocks, so kick off your shoes and walk carefree. The lake has gradual elevation into the water so you can be watchful, not worried, about your little ones on the beach. Children will love digging in the sand, fishing and jumping off the dock.

There is plenty of space in the yard for a game of Frisbee or soccer.

When you’re ready to venture further afield, head over to Mission Township Park and enjoy the short biking/walking trail or the charming park built under a canopy of pines. There’s a grocery store in Cross Lake, just 5 miles away, and a liquor store too.

Bring your bikes, pick up the Paul Bunyan trail at Lake Hubert and head into Nisswa for some summer fun: turtle races on Wednesday afternoons; lots of shops; Rainy Days bookstore, one of the finest independent bookstores you’ll ever enjoy; ice cream and coffee shops; breakfast, you name it. Enjoy a meal at one of many area restaurants or golf at one of the renowned nearby courses which, when combined, provide 450 holes waiting to be played.

At the cabin, there's only one rule: "Everybody does what they want." It's an easy rule to keep and ensures that each one of you has a good time!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
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Speaks english
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights
Pay with confidence
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5
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Brainerd Lakes Cabin on Horseshoe Lake Near Gull Lake & Nisswa
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
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Brainerd Lakes Cabin on Horseshoe Lake Near Gull Lake & Nisswa
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p129571vb
(612) 598-9416 (Minnesota, USA)
Brainerd Brainerd Lakes
Mendota Heights MN USA
5

perfect!

  • 5 of 5
This 1946 knotty pine and log home is simply up-north welcoming and home-like. It is immaculate and beautifully maintained, with a fully outfitted kitchen (very hard to find in other properties we have vacation-rented), lovely porch, children's play area with toys and books. in fact, there are interesting, entertaining books everywhere, even cookbooks! Many-paned French windows provide an epic view of the lake and at one end of the main room is a handsome stone fireplace. Not only is there firewood on the porch but a stack at the lakeside fire-pit thoughtfully shielded with a piece of birch bark. Thankfully, the decor is tasteful and minimal with NO Minnesota "moose-kitch." We decided last minute on a November getaway and were not in the least disappointed. We hiked the many trails in the area, cooked, read, explored the neighboring small towns and slept in. The last two mornings there were 6 Tundra swans on the lake just in front of the cabin. Sweet. We have used VRBO 6 previous times (Sanibel, Maui, Camden ME, Bayfield, WI, and twice in Brooklyn - the worst ever) and this is the most comfortable, super-clean, beautiful place we have had the pleasure of staying in. Thanks to the owner for their thoughtful attention to detail.
  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Brainerd Lakes Cabin on Horseshoe Lake Near Gull Lake & Nisswa
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p129571vb
(612) 598-9416 (Minnesota, USA)
Brainerd Brainerd Lakes
Chaska, Mn
5

Very Happy Vacationers!!

  • 5 of 5
This is not so much a "cabin" as it is a personal vacation resort nestled on a large private lot. The location to Brainerd, other lakes, recreation, and golf is just minutes away and very easy to find. Its on a beautiful quiet large lake, the moment you get there you will realize all you hear is nature at its best and the lake waves lapping against the shore. The "cabin" is fully stocked with anything you could possibly need, plenty of linens, towels, kitchen and cooking stuff. You could literally just pack a small bag, bring a little food and be completely content. The cabin is immaculate, charming and well decorated, everyday you will find some hidden treasure somewhere in some little nook or cranny. Just a wonderful place to stay for any occasion and really any age. Very very comfortable. Very close to food stores, pubs, hardware, really anything. A beautiful large yard, firepit, huge sand beach, long huge dock, shallow nice clean water with lots of fish. The descriptions dont do justice to what the place is! Thank you Curt for sharing your beautiful cabin with us. This is a classic case of underpromise and over deliver! We will be back!
  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Brainerd Lakes Cabin on Horseshoe Lake Near Gull Lake & Nisswa
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p129571vb
(612) 598-9416 (Minnesota, USA)
Brainerd Brainerd Lakes
Minneapolis, MN
5

Perfect Weekend

  • 5 of 5
We arrived with bags of groceries in hand and were welcomed by a fully stocked kitchen to cook our meal. The weekend weather was frigid but the cabin was warm and inviting. A nice fireplace inside and a well-placed fire pit outside were great for burning the birch logs we split in the yard. Our weekend at Ha-Ha-Lun-Ji was a pleasant escape from our busy lives and we will definitely consider staying again next year!
  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Brainerd Lakes Cabin on Horseshoe Lake Near Gull Lake & Nisswa
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p129571vb
(612) 598-9416 (Minnesota, USA)
Brainerd Brainerd Lakes
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5

Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5
This is a beautiful property! We had 4 adults and 4 kids - and we had a wonderful time. We did lots of fishing and caught plenty of fish right from the dock. We also made fast friends with the neighbors, and were soon fishing from their dock too. Everything was easy to use and easy to keep tidy, so we could enjoy time outside. Campfires were special, we saw the "neighborhood eagle" flying around, and rented a boat for a day so we could all enjoy boating, tubing and skiing. The lake was lovely and quiet. The house was perfect for us. We'd love to come back!
  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Brainerd Lakes Cabin on Horseshoe Lake Near Gull Lake & Nisswa
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p129571vb
(612) 598-9416 (Minnesota, USA)
Brainerd Brainerd Lakes
minneapolis, mn
5

The Kleins aka happy family of 5, Minneapolis, MN

  • 5 of 5
Our winter paradise! Sledding, xc skiing, snow forts and ice skating were all right outside the front door. The perfect break from the city, a chance to embrace winter and each other ;) Our children loved the games and books at the cabin and the novelty of it all allowed my husband and I enjoy a glass of wine together!
  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Brainerd Lakes Cabin on Horseshoe Lake Near Gull Lake & Nisswa
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p129571vb
(612) 598-9416 (Minnesota, USA)
Brainerd Brainerd Lakes
Charlotte, NC
5

A Little Bit of Heaven in Minnesota Lake Country

  • 5 of 5
We had a marvelous time at this property for 11 days in June. The cabin is charming and rustic while at the same time fully equipped with heat and air conditioning, dishwasher, washer and dryer and wireless internet. The beach is ideal for kids -- sandy and gradual slope -- our grandkids particularly enjoyed hangin out on and jumping off of the Relaxation Station floatation device. They caught sunfish right off the dock and we were sereh=anded by loons every evening. The sleeping arrangements were ideal for 4 adults and the three kids got a big kick out of the sleeping loft (two twins and a double tucked under the eaves of the cabin). We enjoyed a big fire in the pit on the beach every night. The cabin was very clean, the linens and towels are nice and the kitchen was fully equipped. Curt was very responsive and returned my many emails promptly when I had questions about the property. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and we're already planning our return next year. I bet it's glorious in the fall! Thanks for a great memory for us and our grandchildren. We highly recopmmend this property. Bob and Betsy from Charlotte
  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Lake shore is walkable for miles around the lake, a rarity in Minnesota. The entire lake has a walkable sand shoreline.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Brainerd Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall 2014
Sep 2 2014 - Nov 30 2014
2 night minimum stay
$275
$1,600
 
 
Winter 2014-2015
Dec 1 2014 - May 25 2015
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Summer 2015
May 26 2015 - Sep 7 2015
6 night minimum stay
$490
$2,850
 
 
Fall 2015
Oct 6 2015 - Nov 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$275
$1,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Notes * 4th Night Free for Fall or Spring Stays
* 30% OFF FOR EARLY JUNE STAYS!
* 30% off rate for last minute discounts.
*Deposits will be refunded one week after cleaning and inspection.
*Payment must be received in full 90 days before rental.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Brainerd Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Beachfront ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Washing Machine
  • Garage
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wireless Internet
  • Telephone
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (3) 3 Queen Beds: 1 in each bedroom, 1 in the loft., Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 Twin Beds in the loft.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Music Library ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • theme parks
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • jet skiing
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • basketball court
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • water skiing
  • golf
  • cross country skiing
  • swimming
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing
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