My boyfriend and I stayed at this cute cabin the week leading up to Labor Day. We brought our fishing boat, so having the dock literally steps away was great. The pictures do not do it justice, believe me. My boyfriend kept saying he wondered if the owners would be interested in selling because he wanted to buy it and live there full time! :) The dock is literally within a few feet from the front door. We could see our boat, and the lake, from the front living room window. What an amazing view every day! The area off the dock is nice and sandy. It's very shallow, but not so much that we had issues with docking the boat. Very nice for swimming. The public boat launch could be seen from the cabin's dock, so nice and close. We stayed Sun-Thurs and felt like we were the only people in the area....it was so quiet. A little loon couple followed us each day when we went out fishing. It was so peaceful just sitting in the boat listening to their calls. We had an issue with the tv when we first arrived, but the owners were very responsive and resolved the issue. The cabin was adequately stocked with everything we needed. Even some stuff I would not have expected, like basic spices and even a crock pot (which we used to make a pot roast). We explored the area a bit due to some rainy weather and found a little supper club called Ottertail Lodge just a few miles away. Perham is also a short drive away. We recommend going there if you need to load up on groceries and they have a nice brew pub downtown and some very cute shops to explore. We are definitely going back next year. .