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Premier Long Lake Secluded Year Round Home , Great Fishing, Newly Remodeled!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Lakehome, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Bath, (Sleeps 12)

You can listen to the loons at night while enjoying the crackling bonfire in the fire pit overlooking the lake! Or maybe you'll see the AMAZING Northern lights! And don't forget the GORGEOUS sunsets on the water. Long Lake is known to be one of 6 premier lakes in the area because of its clean water, great fishing (walleyes, northern, bass and sunnys),and large size 1700 acres, 190 feet deep.

Newly remodeled this year, our very secluded lake home in the woods has a huge kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances overlooking the lake, open floor plan, 3 bedrooms (master suite with queen log bed overlooking the lake, 2nd bedroom has 2 full size beds and 3rd has 3 bunk beds), satellite TV, wifi, main floor laundry room and unfinished basement with double bed. We also have a huge screen porch overlooking the lake. A stainless steel grill with rotisserie for fabulous dinners.

The gradual descent to the crystal clear sandy beach is perfect for swimming or any water activities. No weeds, no mucky bottom here! We are located on the east side of the lake that's very quiet, to the north is an expansive chunk of land with no homes!

Your welcome to use our dock for your boat or any other watercraft. We also have a live well for all the walleyes (and other fish) that you're going to catch. The sand beach is perfect for the kids to use their pails and shovels. Jumping off the end of the dock is highly recommended!

There are many quality visitor and dining attractions and very close by. Itasca State Park (Headwaters of the Mississippi), Northern Lights Casino, Heartland Trail, Bears Den Golf course is right on the lake with other quality courses very close, 3 live theatres, unique shops and several great restaurants (Dorset, the restaurant capital of the world!).

If you need more pictures, please let us know. You won't be disappointed as this is the perfect getaway for a family vacation.

Keywords: Home Swimming Fishing Boating Lake

More Details

Chris Goodmanson
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2017

About Chris Goodmanson

Our lake home is part of 30 acres that were purchased back in the 50's by my father in law's best friend who sold the lots to just the 2 families. There are 9 in all, of which 5 of us remain. A job change forced us to move to Phoenix, Arizona in 1998, then to California in 2011, so in 2006 our property became a vacation rental since unfortunately for us we cannot get there as often as we would like. It is a very special place for us, July 4th is the one time in the year our whole family looks forward to being together. We have created so many lasting memories that will be cherished forever.

Chris Goodmanson purchased this house in 1992

Why Chris Goodmanson chose Minnesota

This property is very special to our family as my husband's parents had their lake home 5 houses away. He would go up and stay all summer with his mother and 4 brothers while his dad would be working in the cities only coming up on weekends.

What makes this house unique

Long Lake is known to be one of the best lakes in the area because of it's size, clarity, sandy bottom, fishing, swimming to name a few. We feel our location is perfect because we are on a quiet corner, to the north there is a wide open space with no homes so we are very private and very wooded. Since we are on the east side of the lake we always get a slight breeze which means no mosquito's! Well, hardly that is. Other benefits include gorgeous sunsets, plenty of yard space for games, picnics, tents, and at night sitting by the bonfire and watching the stars. You may even get lucky and see the northern lights!

In the winter we are very close to snowmobile trails, Heartland Trail in Dorset is the closest, you can snowmobile there from our place, it's about 5 miles away. You may also ice fish anywhere on the lake, you may drive from one of the 2 boat launches.


Park Rapids House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 16
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Brand New This Year Master Suite!
  • The guest bathroom has a tub with shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 3 - 3 bunk bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    2nd bedroom - 1 queen , 1 double
  • Queen Log Bed (1). Double Beds (2) . Bunk Beds (3). In unfinished basement 1 Double Bed..
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Our remodel has been completed, half of the house was torn down and rebuilt with added square footage. The other was totally gutted with exception of 3rd bedroom. We have all new windows, plumbing, electrical, siding, roofing and floors and walls. We've also added underground irrigation system.


5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Premier Long Lake Secluded Year Round Home , Great Fishing, Newly Remodeled!
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Phoenix, AZ

LOVED this cabin! A Wonderful & Relaxing Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay! The location was private and secluded - exactly what we wanted, yet it's close enough to Park Rapids for amenities. The cabin itself was absolutely incredible. It was clean as a whistle, wonderfully maintained, and amply supplied with towels, kitchen utensils, etc. We loved the newly remodeled master bedroom and the walk-in shower was to die for. The beach and dock were perfect for playing and fishing. We loved the screen porch overlooking the lake. At night, we had a bonfire every evening, listened to the loons and watched the sunset. Absolutely perfect! Very reasonably priced for the size and quality of the cabin. Thank you for sharing your home with us! We will definitely rent again for more wonderful memories and will also recommend your place to our friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This was a wonderful home...

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful home to spend our summer week. Lots of room to spread out on those rainy days. Just like home away from home. Thank you for the opportunity to create some beautiful family memories.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2009
  • Stayed: Apr 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bear's Den
Car: necessary

Beautiful Bears Den Golf course on lake less than 1 mile away! Casino is 25 miles.


Rates & Availability

Park Rapids House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Feb 25 2017 - May 25 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
June 10
Jun 9 2017 - Jun 16 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Late Summer
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Sep 4 2017 - Nov 13 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 7.12%

Weekly rentals are from Fri to Fri. Please no inquiries before Jan. 1 of year you would like to rent. Our family is always there on summer holidays, so no availability. Thanks for your consideration. See more below.....

CANCELLATION POLICY: Upon cancelation, I will try my best to rent out your week. If successful, your full deposit, minus a $50 administration fee, will be refunded. If I cannot rent your week, 100 percent of your $500 deposit will be forfeited.

- $100 cleaning charge for stays of three nights or less. Cleaning fee waived for stays of four nights or longer.

DEPOSIT: A $500 (or a 1 night's stay if less than 1 week) nonrefundable deposit will hold your reservation. Your rental agreement will be emailed to you upon receiving your deposit which you sign and return to me with final payment via email or snail mail.

Rate is based on maximum 12 persons. $50 per extra person per night applies.

FINAL PAYMENT: Due 2 weeks prior to your stay.

Also I am very flexible, please email, call or text (602.502.9072) with any offers or questions you may have.

Thanks for looking!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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