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WINTER HOLIDAY NOW OPEN - UNIQUE LAKESIDE RETREAT; 18 MIN FROM MINNEAPOLIS

Ron and Ellen

Advertiser since: 2013
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Speaks: english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Ron and Ellen

Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2014
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WINTER HOLIDAY NOW OPEN - UNIQUE LAKESIDE RETREAT; 18 MIN FROM MINNEAPOLIS

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Overview

Wayzata House Rental Photos and Description

Architect custom designed. 4 bedrooms, 4 bath lakefront home in natural setting

Snow flakes are flying... please call or email for availability as our calendar is not accurate.

Welcome! This Long Lake property is perfectly designed for intimate family gatherings or small corporate retreats. Large inviting spaces and smaller nooks coexist and invite conversation, interaction or quiet contemplation. Dramatic water views from most every room enhance the experience.

On the main floor, a gourmet kitchen and large dining/living area overlook the lake. Adjoining this area, a covered deck provides smooth transition to the outdoors. The pointed design is reminiscent of the deck of a ship.

Downstairs is a bar, poker room, entertainment room, a small exercise area with a rowing machine, and a fully screened porch and open patio. Upstairs, a rooftop deck 'tops' it off with whole lake views and additional seating/gathering areas.

Outside, strategically placed boulders, woods, perennial beds and enticing walking paths extend the ambiance. 210 feet of prime lakeshore serve as a private entrance to Long Lake, a quiet and protected body of water frequented by fisherman, water-skiers and nature lovers.

The changing seasons provide an interesting backdrop to the house, with colorful leaves and late blooming flowers in fall, snow-covered trees and ice-covered lake in winter, early blossoms and the arrival of migrating birds in spring and the wide open waters of Long Lake in view all summer.

Outdoor activities range from snow-shoeing and cross country skiing to biking on nearby Luce Line trail to swimming and boating in season. But most of all, this is a home and property meant for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Outside spaces are set up for rain or shine and ideally elevated to avoid bugs and optimize your lakeshore experience. A fire pit in the trees offers opportunities for secluded campfires and late night storytelling.

Kayaks are available for your use. Power boats and watercraft can be rented from a near-by marina in Delano, Minnesota. Long Lake Rowing Club is just 'down the lake.'

The small private beach is sandy and ideal for swimmers. There is a wading area with a soft bottom. The wading area extends for several yards with a gentle slope before the water becomes deeper.

The property is a few blocks from the bike path and within a mile from small and charming 'downtown' Long Lake. The more developed business area of Wayzata is within biking distance as well, and more extensive shopping and amenities are easily found within 5 miles.

Lake Minnetonka is less than 3 miles away. Long Lake provides a quieter alternative. This home is situated in a tranquil area. Out of respect for our human and animal neighbors, loud music and noisy gatherings are not able to be accommodated. There is an extra fee for gatherings.

The property can provide parking for up to 6 vehicles. There is no street parking available.

For further clarification, please call or email!

Bedrooms:

MAIN FLOOR:

-Master Bedroom suite with King Bed, full bath with tub, separate shower and sunrise lake/forest views

UPPER FLOOR:

-Bedroom with 2 twin beds and adjacent 3/4 bath shared with loft; opens to rooftop patio with large grill

- Open loft with double futon shares bathroom

GROUND LEVEL:

-3rd bedroom with full size bed and twin bed - shares hall 3/4 bath

- 4th bedroom with queen bed - shares hall 3/4 bath

Additional features:

Guest powder room (1/2 bath) on main floor

Full laundry facilities

Natural landscaping features walking paths, perennial beds, seating areas, wooded sections

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ron and Ellen (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2013
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Speaks: english

About Ron and Ellen

We fell in love with this property on our first visit and were fortunate to purchase it from the original owner/architect husband/wife team.

Our work and family commitments keep us away from the property for parts of the year. For now, we will continue to offer this home as a high end rental on a limited basis and share the beauty of this lake and the property with others.

When we are not in town, our property manager will be available to assist with the rental process. At times, there may be an on-site manager in the detached guest home.

Ron and Ellen purchased this house in 2013

Why Ron and Ellen chose Wayzata

The lake! Each season offers a unique perspective and new scenery.

The area! Close enough to 'The Cities' to access theatre and restaurants, but ideally situated to retain a small town feeling.

The house! Stunning architecture inside and out.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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.

Reviews

Reviews

Winter holiday now open - Unique Lakeside Retreat; 18 min from Minneapolis
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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Winter holiday now open - Unique Lakeside Retreat; 18 min from Minneapolis
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p487360vb
-612-564-5659
Wayzata Lake Minnetonka
5

Amazing house, with an even more amazing view

  • 5 of 5
We rented this house for a weekend company retreat and couldn't be happier with the experience. It's just minutes from 394, so easily accessible for out of towners who are not familiar with the area. The house is spacious, clean, and full of amenities like multiple fire places, poker table, amazing views and multiple decks. The views are incredible, great for both summer and winter. We will definitely be booking again and would recommend the place to anyone interested in a weekend getaway, for business or pleasure.
  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Winter holiday now open - Unique Lakeside Retreat; 18 min from Minneapolis
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p487360vb
-612-564-5659
Wayzata Lake Minnetonka
Iowa
5

Great winter getaway

  • 5 of 5
The listing description and photos did not disappoint! The home is unique and beautiful, and offered the perfect holiday getaway for our family, which includes a few small children. The home was clean and well-maintained, and the property manager was extremely helpful throughout our stay. The location is very convenient. It offers a secluded and quiet feel, while being only minutes away from major highways, stores, restaurants, etc. We felt very comfortable and would love to return to experience the property in the summer as well.
  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Minneapolis/St. Paul
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Long Lake
Nearest Beach
Lake Front property; public beach nearby
Car: recommended

Photos

Photos

Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $600 Per night

Wayzata House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 26 2014 - Nov 30 2014
4 night minimum stay
$600
$3,800
 
 
Winter Holiday '14
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 4 2015
4 night minimum stay
$650
$3,950
 
 
Spring
Apr 17 2015 - May 21 2015
4 night minimum stay
$750
From
$900
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,500
 
 
Memorial Day
May 22 2015 - May 29 2015
4 night minimum stay
$975
From
$1,000
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,200
 
 
Summer -
May 30 2015 - Jun 25 2015
4 night minimum stay
$750
From
$950
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,900
 
 
July 4th Holiday
Jun 26 2015 - Jul 6 2015
4 night minimum stay
$975
From
$1,000
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,500
 
 
Summer -
Jul 7 2015 - Aug 27 2015
4 night minimum stay
$750
From
$950
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,900
 
 
Labor Day
Aug 28 2015 - Sep 8 2015
4 night minimum stay
$975
From
$950
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,200
 
 
Fall
Sep 9 2015 - Oct 12 2015
4 night minimum stay
$750
From
$950
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$600
From
$775
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $325 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $750
Tax Rate 7.28%
Notes FOR SECURITY, WE ONLY ACCEPT BOOKING RESERVATIONS THROUGH THIS SITE AND NOT VIA DIRECT EMAIL

There is a 4 day minimum; A phone conversation is required in order to complete a booking

A $500 booking deposit holds your reservation. E-check via the VRBO site or a paper check are accepted at no additional fee. Credit cards are subject to a 2.5% convenience charge (3.725% if an international card).

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Wayzata House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Guest bathroom - toilet
    Family Level Shared Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Loft Level Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Upper level Bedroom and loft - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon in separate loft area; bedroom is enclosed
    Ground level bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , shares hall bath
    Ground level Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , shares hall bath
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , full bath with separate shower
  • Full futon in loft area, separate from bedroom but shares hall bath
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Roof top patio overlooks trees, gardens and lake. Fall season: changing leaf color, migrating birds, spectacular sunsets Winter season: ice fishing, snow-shoeing

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