VINTAGE LAKESIDE LOG CABIN, PANORAMIC VIEWS, FISHING, SWIMMING

Kirk Buster

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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VINTAGE LAKESIDE LOG CABIN, PANORAMIC VIEWS, FISHING, SWIMMING

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Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 1 Bath (Sleeps 1-6)

The charm, comfort, and beautiful setting of our vintage Northwoods log cabin will make your cares melt away. Our cabin sits so close to the water, you'll feel like you're floating on stunning Lake Wabedo. Inside the home, you're treated to comfortable furnishings, a well-appointed kitchen, and amazing views of the lake from nearly every room in the house; outside, you're literally steps away from swimming, paddling, and world-class fishing

What will you do with your day? Watch the sky turn early-morning pink over the lake without even leaving your bed. Enjoy your coffee from the lakeside deck in the company of the many birds that visit our feeders. Perhaps you'll head out in the canoe to visit Fish Island, or explore the winding channel that connects Lake Wabedo to Little Boy Lake. Bring or rent a boat and fish the waters of them both, nearly 2600 acres total, and reel in everything from panfish to walleye to trophy-sized muskie (of course, fishing's not bad from our dock either). Enjoy a cool drink and watch the kids swim off the dock while you relax in a chaise lounge. In the evening, take in the sunset from the deck and listen to the ghostly call of the loons.

Should the weather be inclement, no worries--our cabin has a spacious open floor plan, and everything in it has been carefully chosen with comfort and relaxation in mind. There's plenty of comfortable seating for everyone to hang out and watch a movie, play a game, or just enjoy the company of good friends and family.

Feel the need to get out? Visit one of many charming nearby towns, including Longville, just a few miles away and home to world-famous turtle races! Hit the links at nearby Ridgewood Golf Course, or putt-putt at Birdie's in Longville. Try your luck at the Northern Lights Casino in Walker, or take in a movie at the Bear Pause Theater. Hike or bike the many local trails, and visit Deep Portage Conservation Reserve for a variety of outdoor activities and classes.

Whatever you choose, the backdrop for it all is the calling loons, towering pines, and lapping waters of Lake Wabedo. You will leave feeling rested, rejuvenated . . . and eager to come back

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Kirk Buster (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
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About Kirk Buster

I grew up in northern Minnesota, just a couple of hours east of our cabin. I have so many fond memories of fishing with my dad and brother, camping with the family, hiking with Boy Scouts and exploring with friends. When I got married, I talked my (agreeable) wife into a Northwoods, Boundary Waters, house-boating honeymoon. She was instantly hooked on Minnesota and we've vacationed here most summers since.

Kirk Buster purchased this cabin in 2011

Why Kirk Buster chose Longville

We were looking for the classic Minnesota lake cabin and knew we were at home the first time we saw this early-40s log cabin.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family of four mid-thirty and mid-sixty year old's spent a long weekend at Wabedo Cabin in late September. The cabin was as charming, comfortable and thoughtfully furnished as we had expected. The countryside, wildlife, autumn colors, and general ambiance were over and above what we had anticipated, even having read the reviews!



We hiked gently sloping trails and canoed when we were't hiking. We saw beaver, eagles, loons and other waterfowl on the lake. At the end of the day we paddled into the sunset while the occasional fish rippled the water, then headed back for cooking and conversation. We were able to put together some very good meals in the well appointed kitchen, and read ourselves to sleep in wonderfully comfortable beds.



Brilliantly colored foliage illuminated by the rising sun and reflected in the mirror-smooth lake is my take away visual for the weekend. Wabedo Cabin is the very essence of it's locale. Thank you, Kirk and Shannon, for finding that essence and making it comfortably available. Ours was a wonderful family weekend.
Sep 2012
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 29 traveler reviews

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Vintage Lakeside Log Cabin, Panoramic Views, Fishing, Swimming
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 29 reviews
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Vintage Lakeside Log Cabin, Panoramic Views, Fishing, Swimming
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p959487
- 816-226-6733
Longville Brainerd Lakes
5

Idealic,well appointed,cozy memory maker! Love.

  • 5 of 5
This vintage log cabin was everything we hoped for and more.!! This well appointed, beautifully decorated cozy cabin offered comfort and adventure. Our days were spent fishing and paddling through the waterways of Wabedo and Little Boy Lakes. We would return to the comfort of our cabin where we enjoyed gazing at the beautiful lake and regale each other with fish tales around a cozy, warm fire. Everything we needed to enjoy our week at the lake was provided. The beds were extraordinarily comfortable, The kitchen very well appointed. Games to play and books to read. Every detail covered. Even pre stamped postcards to send your friends and family! We made many wonderful memories at this lovely vintage cabin. It has a special place in our hearts. We highly recommend!!
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vintage Lakeside Log Cabin, Panoramic Views, Fishing, Swimming
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p959487
- 816-226-6733
Longville Brainerd Lakes
Minneapolis, MN
5

The Wabedo Cabin

  • 5 of 5
After reading everyone's wonderful reviews, I just had to write one myself. All the wonderful reviews brings me to tears because I am so grateful that the cabin is being cherished as much as I did growing up with it. My grandpa sold this cabin to the current owners and owned for 30+ years before he did. I grew up going to this cabin, and it has a special spot in my heart. I even had the dream of owning it one day when I was a little kid. I am beyond happy about how much peace and joy this cabin is now bringing to other people, so I wanted to say thank you to the owners for putting your time and love into it and thank you to the people who rent and continue to cherish it as I did.
  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, a blast from the past -- thanks for reaching out! Your grandparents obviously took such great pride in the place, it's been a pleasure to try and continue that legacy.

I've also been in touch with the great grandson of some folks that owned it sometime before your grandparents. I think that's one of the things that makes the cabin such a special and unique place -- the history is right beneath the surface. It's not difficult to imagine people enjoying that view and the weather and the fishing and the relaxing ... since the early 40's when the cabin was built.

If you ever wanted to give a shout, I'd love to hear all about what it was like growing up there. My phone number is 816-226-6733.
business
Vintage Lakeside Log Cabin, Panoramic Views, Fishing, Swimming
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p959487
- 816-226-6733
Longville Brainerd Lakes
Apple Valley, MN
5

Life is good at Wabedo Cabin!

  • 5 of 5
Words cannot convey…but we’ll try anyway. Our stay at Wabedo Cabin was simply wonderful. Kurt and Shannon have thought of everything to make a stay at Wabedo a very relaxing, enjoyable vacation. Our first day was rainy but we were very comfortable in the cozy cabin. The rest of the week was beautiful and we enjoyed relaxing on the deck, fishing, canoeing and swimming. Keith even tried the kayak. There’s other things to do like a trip into Longville to the shops, including Frosty’s for some ice cream, and a day trip to Itasca State Park to visit the headwaters of the Mississippi River. We’ve gone through VRBO for several of our vacation rentals, but Kurt and Shannon have set up this cozy cabin so thoughtfully, it is our favorite. We’ll definitely be making a return visit!
  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Vintage Lakeside Log Cabin, Panoramic Views, Fishing, Swimming
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p959487
- 816-226-6733
Longville Brainerd Lakes
5

Another Fine Stay!

  • 5 of 5
This was our second trip to Wabedo Cabin and if anything it was even better than our first trip last year. We knew what to expect at the cabin, where to put our boat in, etc. The views from the cabin are magnificent and there's nothing like waking up in the morning to a view of the lake. I miss it already. The addition of two kayaks to all the other amenities was very welcome. My daughter (8) and son (11) easily learned how to paddle and even took a trip to the island across the lake. Kirk and Shannon own a real gem and we were pleased to have the privilege to stay there again. By the way if you ask nicely they will arrange to have perfect weather for your stay as they did for ours!
  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Vintage Lakeside Log Cabin, Panoramic Views, Fishing, Swimming
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p959487
- 816-226-6733
Longville Brainerd Lakes
5

A perfect week at Wabedo Cabin

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at Wabedo cabin was everything described and more. The cabin was wonderfully stocked, from a full kitchen to high quality bedding and towels. The guest guide was very throughout and gave excellent information on the cabin as well as fun opportunities in the area. The cabin is "one of a Kind". Well maintained, exceptionally clean and very tastefully decorated in the 1940 log cabin theme with modern amenities. The lake is pristine and quiet, some days we were the only boat on the lake. The call of the loons added to the relaxing week. There are opportunities for day trips in the area, delicious ice cream at Frosty's, as well excellent fishing. This is truly a very special vacation spot we highly recommend and plan to visit again next year. Thank you to the owners for sharing this beautiful cabin!
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vintage Lakeside Log Cabin, Panoramic Views, Fishing, Swimming
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p959487
- 816-226-6733
Longville Brainerd Lakes
Kansas City, MO
5

Lakeside Charmer

  • 5 of 5
We had the most relaxing vacation at Wabedo Cabin. A week was truly not enough. From kayaking and canoeing on the lake to curling up to watch a movie rented from the One Stop, we couldn't have asked for more. Every room is so well-appointed with cozy linens and charming cabin decor. Not to mention the WELL stocked kitchen, which would accommodate even the most persnickety foodie. Fell asleep to the calls of the loons each night. Also really enjoyed downtown Longville, especially chicken wings at Shorty's and huge ice cream cones at Frosty's. Literally cannot wait to return!!
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
190 Miles
Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Docksider
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Ridgewood Golf Course
Nearest Train
180 Miles
Minneapolis - St. Paul Midway Station
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Minnesota Highway 84
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Patrick's
Car: necessary

Canoeing and kayaking

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Longville Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Season
May 2 2015 - Jun 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
$186
$973
 
 
Late Summer
Sep 12 2015 - Sep 25 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$973
 
 
Late Season
Sep 26 2015 - Oct 17 2015
3 night minimum stay
$186
$973
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,297
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.88%
Notes Well-behaved dogs OK with owner permission.
Dog fee is $125 per dog and requires a fully refundable $200 pet deposit.
Must be at least 25 years old to rent.
Minnesota sales tax will be added.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Longville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Study Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom fully renovated for 2013 -- claw foot tub with shower, pedestal sink, vintage hex-tiled floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Twin/King - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , extra-long twin beds push together to form a king
    Queen - 1 queen
  • All beds are brand-new-in-2011 super-comfortable pillow-top models.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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