A MODERN LAKE HOUSE IN YESTERDAY'S SETTING

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Paulette Barthelemy

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights
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A MODERN LAKE HOUSE IN YESTERDAY'S SETTING

Bemidji House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 2 Convertible bed(s), Sleeps 10

This northern Minnesota home on Lake Hennepin appeals to guests with it's blend of easy charm and attention to detail. The pristine quality of the lake and surrounding 5 acres of grassy wooded property is only the beginning. Inside the newly remodeled home, you will find a cozy retreat, complete with a romantic master suite. Perfect for special celebrations (honeymoon, anniversary, reunions) or simple at-the-lake vacations, this home fits the bill for families, couples, or gatherings of friends.

Our beautiful well-equipped kitchen opens to a relaxing dining area. Enjoy a lake view whether you're cooking or eating. Tables just outside on adjoining deck and lower patio are perfect for morning coffee or al fresco dining. Reading materials, radio and music library, comfortable furnishings and artwork make the adjoining living room a warm, inviting area.

On the main floor, too, is the extraordinary master suite complete with in-room jetted tub for two and private bath. This room is graced with floor-to-ceiling ''window walls'' on two sides. Spacious, quiet, and romantic, this area has its own door to the outside and access to the deck, patio, and lake. Bedroom #1 is on the main floor, with plenty of room to set up a portable crib if needed. A half bath is just across the hall.

The lower level has the third cozy bedroom, separate full bath, laundry room, and entertainment room with 42'' LG HDTV, DVD Player and Sony PS 3. Here is the room for a rainy day or a retreat after outdoor activities. With its walk-out feature, lake-side windows and easy to use gas fireplace, this is the place for movies, TV sports, or video games. Two fold out beds also allow this room to sleep 4.

One of northern Minnesota's natural gifts is the panorama of the seasons. Warm weather and water activities abound here. Autumn in the north country is stunningly beautiful, perfect for long hikes and visits to Itasca. In the winter, park your snowmobiles in our 40' square garage or take up cross-country skiing or ice fishing. Imagine Thanksgiving or Christmas gatherings in this rustic setting. Here is an ideal spot to rest and renew, year after year.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Paulette Barthelemy

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2010
Speaks english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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A Modern Lake House in Yesterday's Setting
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews
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A Modern Lake House in Yesterday's Setting
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Bemidji Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
5

Awesome long weekend!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
We stayed at this house in mid Oct for the long MEA weekend (Wed-Sun). It was the perfect retreat for our family of 5 plus dog! Our kids are ages 13, 11 and 7. Communication with the owner was fabulous. She gave us lots of details regarding directions, how to get into the place as we arrived later in the evening, what to do, things we needed to know specific to the house. The house was absolutely beautiful, with all the amenities one could need, including a chef's kitchen. We brought food and cooked but a lot of "staples" were already there. The owner left us a wonderful "welcome basket" of wine, cheese, chocolates and crackers for our arrival, which was such a nice surprise. Fresh flowers were in vases. Lots of attention to detail. The house had plenty of room for everyone to spread out. The kids (and chocolate lab dog) explored the area, and even jumped in the lake (In Oct!). The water was a bit cold, so we decided not to go out on kayaks or the canoe, but they were available. We were "past peak" for leaves, but it was still so beautiful. On the last day it snowed! The location is great, we felt like we were alone in the woods. We explored Bemidji, hiked Itasca State Park, went to a hockey game, played lots of card games, board games, read, cooked and just hung out with the family. A perfect long weekend. Thank you! We will come back in the summer!!
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Christina, what a great summary of an autumn visit. Here's to those hearty ones who visit northern Minnesota in the cooler months! We thank you again and look forward to welcoming your crew back any time.
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A Modern Lake House in Yesterday's Setting
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p273302
+1 320 420-8461
Bemidji Minnesota
Bettendorf
5

Great Northern Getaway

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
Perfect spot for a family gathering. We were amazed by the quiet, only broken by the call of loons and the screech of a golden eagle. House is well appointed, with living spaces conducive to conversations, family eating spaces, and a deck big enough for games, sunning, and watching the light change on the lake. The lake water was warm enough for even the most timid to take a plunge. Thanks for sharing.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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A Modern Lake House in Yesterday's Setting
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p273302
+1 320 420-8461
Bemidji Minnesota
5

Loved the quiet views, and the deck and patio.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
Our favorite part was being able to see the lake from a variety of seating areas - the deck, the patio, the dock and most importantly, from comfy spots inside the house and the full wall of windows in the bedroom.
It was very private and quiet.
There is a nice combination of sun and shade, so everyone can find a nice spot to sit and still be together.
The other side of the lake is undeveloped and the boat traffic was minimal, perhaps a couple boats a day. Inside the house, it is super clean and well laid out. There is plenty of room for a group, but cozy for a couple. All of the furnishings are excellent quality and lots of good books, magazines and games.
At the end of the dock, there is a sandy spot for swimming. It is about 3-4 feet deep there and has a ladder on the dock. There is no sand beach, but a grass and rock shoreline. There were some flotation toys in the lower level, but we used our own. When you are done, put the kids all in the double shower and clean them up. Then hang out on the deck and watch the moon rise. Or play games in the house with a full view of the lake below. Or, if its just the two of you, settle in to the hot tub and watch the moon rise over the lake from the bedroom.
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A Modern Lake House in Yesterday's Setting
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p273302
+1 320 420-8461
Bemidji Minnesota
Maplewood, MN USA
4

Absolutely Beautiful

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
Every year we plan a couples retreat away from the city and this year we happen to find this charming rental, let me just say that all of the couples were amazed at how beautiful the home and the lake was. We had a splendid time and will absolutely love to rent this home again as our yearly getaway,
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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A Modern Lake House in Yesterday's Setting
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p273302
+1 320 420-8461
Bemidji Minnesota
5

Very Happy Renter

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
My wife and I wanted to meet our good friends from Minneapolis about halfway between our cities for 4 days of catching up and relaxing surroundings. Bemidji fit the bill for distance, so the next thing was to find a place to stay. Rather than meeting at a hotel/motel, our friends suggested looking for a lake house. We found this property on the internet, liked the pictures we saw, and the location on Lake Hennepin. We spoke to the owners, and each conversation we had enhanced the impressions we were making. Professional and helpful, it cemented our idea of booking the house sight unseen. Once there, we realized we were getting everything as advertised, and our 4 days there were great. The rooms for 4 of us were excellent, all amenities were as advertised, and we hope to see the lake again.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Bemidji Airport
Nearest Motorway
14 Miles
State Highway 71 N
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Becida Bar & Grill, drinks and full menu
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Buena Vista
Nearest Golf
19 Miles
Bemidji Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
16 Miles
Bemidji restaurants, Dining at Itasca State Park
Car: necessary

Our property is in the Headwaters Region of northern Minnesota. We are equal distance from the college town of Bemidji and Itasca State Park, home to the Headwaters of the Mississippi. Don't miss photos of you and your group walking across the rocks at the start of the Mississippi! The dining, drinks, desserts, and views from Douglas Lodge's restaurant are all superb. We've taken Coborn's tour of Lake Itasca on a beautiful old ferry, complete with a lunch we picked up at the lodge. Well worth doing! Itasca Offers Hiking Trails, Bike Rentals & Trails, Swimming, Fishing, Watercraft Rentals (Canoe, Kayak, Fishing Boats, and Pontoons), Nature Programs, and Guided Tours(by Land or Water).

Forest Edge Winery in LaPorte is close enough for a day trip. They hold a big art fair at the winery every Aug. Talented Mn artists and food!

Other Activities: Dining, Shopping, Seasonal events in Bemidji, ice fishing, snowmobile, snowshoe, hike, use our canoes and kayak.

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Availability & Rates

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Bemidji House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Season
May 23 2014 - Sep 1 2014
3 night minimum stay
$330
$1,975
$6,000
 
 
Off Peak
Sep 2 2014 - May 21 2015
1 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20.00
Refundable damage deposit $300.00
Downpayment of $300 at time of reservation. This deposit holds dates of stay for you. (Converts to Damage Deposit upon arrival)
1st Payment ~ Half of Balance, 2 months before arrival.
2nd Payment ~ Final Balance, 2 weeks before arrival.
$300 Damage Deposit ~ fully refundable within a week of departure
Tax Rate 6.88%
Notes From $250-$330/nt US Dollars
New Off Peak nightly rate! $250/night (2 night min);
Off Peak: After Labor Day to Memorial Day Weekend--250/night $1500/week $3000/mo (2 night Min);
Peak Season:Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day~~$330/night $1975/week .. $6000/mo (3 night min);
Full Season or More than a Month: Please Call;
Pet Rate: $20 Per Day;
Damage Deposit: $300
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Amenities

Bemidji House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
General:
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking Off Street
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , double shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half 1 - toilet
  • Master suite has private bath with double shower, two sinks. Jetted tub in bedroom area overlooks lake.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Futons in lower family room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Master suite, main floor, has jetted tub for two, walk-in closet, door to lakeside deck. Two window walls overlooking lake. Bedroom #2, main floor, across from half bath, conveniently close to living room, deck and kitchen. Bedroom #3, lower level. Across from full bath, and close to entertainment room. This level has walk-out to lakeside brick patio.
Entertainment:
  • Toys
  • Books for Adults
  • Video Games
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
  • Video Game Console
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Wood Deck
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Canoe
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
  • 14 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • winery tours
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • bird watching
  • sledding
  • walking
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • water tubing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • hunting
Notes:
Our main floor is wheelchair-friendly. Extra wide doorways, Large shower with no step-up entry. Two bedrooms & complete living area main floor. No entry ramp as yet, but call and we will answer questions for use by handicapped.
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