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HISTORIC SWEDISH COTTAGE ON QUIET SOUTH LINDSTROM LAKE

Jim Casey

Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Jim Casey

Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2015
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HISTORIC SWEDISH COTTAGE ON QUIET SOUTH LINDSTROM LAKE

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Lindstrom Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-14)

A one of a kind property on the National Historic Register of Homes. This Swedish cottage was originally built as a single story home in 1898. A meticulous restoration and addition of a full second story with Master Suite, 2 Bedrooms and an additional Sitting/Sleeping area was completed in 2001. The home was originally built as a single family residence and social gathering area for the early Swedish settlers. More recently, the home was visited by the King and Queen of Sweden during 'Karl Oscar Days,' the local festival that draws visitors from all over the state.

We are excited to share our private residence for the first time with others who appreciate architectural character and who are looking for more than just 'a week at the lake.' Don't get us wrong, you'll LOVE exploring all the pleasures of South Lindstrom Lake and the neighboring/connected Chisago Lake. Even in the busiest of seasons you'll find the lake extremely peaceful and unpopulated except for the many fisherman who come in search of trophy Bass and Northern Pike. We just think you'll enjoy your 'inside time' just as much in the comfort of the family room to watch a DVD or relaxing around the fireplace in the Great Room. Retire to your own private getaway in the Master Suite with the Whirlpool tub and sitting room with gas fireplace. With over 3800 square feet of living space, even the largest family or group can find privacy.

There is plenty to do in and around the tiny little town of Lindstrom. The city is known for its 'Coffee Pot' water tower and small shops and restaurants. Bring your own boat or rent one from Frankies Marina. Take a boat or walk to The Dinnerbel Restaurant just around the point and enjoy live music on the weekends. There are Paddle Boat rides on the St. Croix River in Taylors Falls, Outlet Malls in North Branch and water slides and skiing (in the winter) at Wild Mountain Resort. Or, just kick back and enjoy the sunsets from, what has been called, the best deck on the lake.

PLEASE NO REQUESTS TO HOLD WEDDINGS!

Keywords: Lakeshore,Privacy,Character,Luxury,Remodeled,Elegant,Charming,Warm,Inviting,Boating,Fishing,Sailing,Beach,Golfing,pets allowed

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Jim Casey (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2015

About Jim Casey

Jim and Caryn Casey purchased the home in 1999 and have spent summers there for the past 15 years. We split our time between Lindstrom and Southern California. As our children have grown we have less time to spend in Lindstrom and would like to share the home with other individuals or families who we hope will build as many wonderful memories there as we have.

Jim Casey purchased this cottage in 1999

Why Jim Casey chose Lindstrom

We never intended to purchase the property as a rental, but as our lives have become more busy in Southern California we would rather share it with others when we are not able to be there. We fell in love with the area after living in the Twin Cities for years and wanting a retreat that was close enough to the cities, but far enough to feel like we were really getting away.

What makes this cottage unique

Peace and quiet best describes the setting. Although we have completely remodeled the interior with a new kitchen and bathrooms, we did our best to maintain the original character and floorplan of the house. Our carpenter, was a true craftsman and did an amazing job of recreating woodwork and trim to maintain the architectural integrity of the house. Most of the doors, windows and light fixtures on the main floor are original and if you look closely, you'll even see the 'flow' in the glass of the 115 year old windows!

Our golfing friends love the convenience of the public course a mere two minutes away. Rent a pontoon boat and enjoy evening cruises around the lakes. Fishing can be done off the dock or in many of the hot spots on the lake. We provide a 2-person Kayak for your added enjoyment.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our stay at Fridhem met every expectation! It was the perfect place for our family of 11, which included 5 young grandsons, to celebrate Christmas. We came to call it the "Christmas House." We were pleased to see the house furnished completely and adequately but not ornately or crowded. We did not have to worry about the boys having space to play and enjoy themselves. The kitchen was supplied with everything we needed to prepare our own meals. The laundry room was especially handy for drying the snow clothes. There was a room for every activity...watched football and played video games in the "family room" (which we called the "sun porch"...wall of windows looking out onto the lake), played board games and instruments in the living room, as well as hung our Christmas stockings from the fireplace and put out a buffet of food in the dining room for Christmas company. There was plenty of bedrooms and sleeping space plus bathrooms for all of us to have privacy. We stayed for 10 days and barely left the house! We made life-lasting memories in the "Christmas house." I'm sure it's a lovely "lake house" in the summer, but it was perfect in the winter, as well! We intend to return for Christmas 2016!
Dec 2014
  • 1 of 55
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 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.
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Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Minneapolis St. Paul International (MSP)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Dinnerbel Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Chisago Lakes Golf Course
Nearest Train
42 Miles
Amtrak Midway Station St. Paul
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
I-35
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Dinnerbel, Trappers, Swedish Inn, China Panda
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Wild Mountain Ski & Snowboard
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Lindstrom Town Beach and Playground
Car: recommended

11 Miles to Taylors Falls for Paddleboat rides down St. Croix River. 8 Miles to Francona Outdoor Sculpture Garden. Forest Lake Movie Theater is 12 miles away.

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Rates & Availability

From $333 Per night

Lindstrom Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Off Peak
Sep 1 2014 - May 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$400
$2,250
$6,000
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,250
$13,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$333
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 6.88%
Notes We offer 3 days, 3 nights weekends during off-peak (Not Summer, June - August) for $1,000. Additional $500 premium for major holidays: Labor Day, 4th of July, Memorial Day, Christmas and New Year Eve/Day.
50% of Rental Fee due at Signing of Rental Agreement (to hold your dates). Balance of Rental Fee, Cleaning Fee and Damage Deposit due 1 week prior to arrival. We prefer major credit cards, but do accept personal checks.
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Amenities

Lindstrom Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Town ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Hydronic Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Split-System Heating
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • First floor bath is excellent for elderly or handicapped. There is a walk-in shower with grab bars and a removable seat.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Other (See Description) - First floor office serves as an additional bedroom
  • King size beds (2), Double Beds (2), Blow up Queen mattress (1), Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Exercise Room with Treadmill, Weight Machine, Recumbent Bike, Main Floor Guestroom with Full Bath.

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