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Michele Ebanks

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Cozy Lake House on the Whitefish Chain in Crosslake, MN

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview

Crosslake Cabin Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, Sleeps 8-10

Beautiful lake house located on Rush Lake on central Minnesota's coveted Whitefish Chain. Completely renovated in 2005, this 1500 sf four bedroom cabin has plenty of room and plenty of charm to go with it. Knotty pine interior and rustic furnishings give you the up north, cozy feel you desire.

The property is beautifully landscaped with 190' of lakeshore. There is a sand beach play area and hard sand bottom for swimming. The large private dock is a great place to spend the afternoon sunbathing or just relaxing and listening to the loons. The children will enjoy playing in the jungle gym. The spacious screened porch affords you a fabulous view of the bay and lake and is a great place to have your morning coffee. In the evening enjoy a bonfire lakeside. Numerous restaurants and bars with live entertainment are within a short boat ride or drive away.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Michele Ebanks (Owner)
Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)
Cozy Lake House on the Whitefish Chain in Crosslake, MN
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 23 reviews
5

Great property, well furnished and maintained.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice property, well maintained and furnished. Location is ideal - access is easy from the highway, with quick access to Pequot Lakes and Nisswa. Restaurant behind the property is a quick walk, and was wonderful for breakfast, coffee, or an evening nightcap. We roasted marsh mellows with grand-kids around the fire pit. They loved feeding bread to baby pan-fish from the dock, and the swing set and jungle gym on the property as well. Nice patio with gas grill was wonderful for dinner. Owner is responsive and helpful. We will certainly look forward to renting this property again soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

Hard to complain when on the whitefish chain of lakes. This house was cozy and that is a good thing. The family was able to find quiet spots but mostly enjoyed the lakes and great evening activities by the firepit or at the table playing cards. This kitchen was more than enough to make all meals or go over to Zorbaz for an excellent pizza! The house manager was over a couple of times to clean up from a recent storm - what a nice and helpful guy!!! All in all a great experience - we would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Ahhhh!

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from our second family vacation stay at this beautifully decorated four bedroom/two bath home on the shore of a peaceful Rush Lake bay, part of the magnificent Whitefish chain of lakes in northern Minnesota.

Before planned rental home arrival, we enjoyed beverages on the deck of The Wharf, a nearby bar/restaurant, sharing levity and gazing at leisure and sport craft parade through the adjacent channel or perhaps make a pit stop. Other dining establishments are also accessible by water.

The pictured screened in porch offers a picturesque view of the bay and is our preferred family gathering place on morning awakening with cup in hand as well as for relaxation before evening eye closure. A nicely landscaped patio complete with fire pit is just below, a perfect spot for after dinner "S'mores". A private dock complete with an adjacent canopy for boat coverage if desired as well as sandy beach beckon.

Communication with owner Michele is very pleasant and responsive by Email or phone if necessary as is the local property manager.

In summation, "two enthusiastic thumbs up".

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Girls Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year renting this great cabin. My girlfriends and I want to make this a yearly trip at this exact cabin because we love it so much. The cabin is very clean and cozy. I like that it has a separate wing for the bedrooms for the early risers of the group. The cabin is stocked with anything you might need (kitchen wise), beds are super comfortable as well. The outside has a great fire pit with great landscaping! For those with young kids there is a swing set and small beach by the dock.

Us girls spent the weekend on the dock, which is large in size, we all fit with room to spare. There is a boat lift if you plan on bringing your own boat up as well. It also has a weed roller around the dock so you can swim weed-free. The screened in porch is nice to keep the bugs away, although we didn't have an issue this year with mosquitos.

It's an added bonus where the cabin is located, which is walking distance from the Wharf restaurant/bar- which is also located on the water. We ate dinner and breakfast there a couple times (great food!!), we also enjoyed a night out there. We love the proximity, especially for going with a larger group, if we want to split up it's no big deal and a safe walk home. :)

Definitely consider renting this cabin, it's AWESOME!! The pictures really don't do it justice.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to relax and enjoy the day.

  • 5 of 5

My husband, 2 sons and their wives, and 4 grandchildren all stayed for a week at this property. The bedrooms were set up perfectly so each family had their own spot. The grandchildren were ages 2 - 4 and they loved the playground, the sand area at the top by the house and the beach area. The WeedRoller really helped so they could be in the water without the weeds. The fire pit was great and for the nights we wanted to be inside, the 3 season porch was perfect. We have been going to the Whitefish chain for over 15 years and we always need a spot off the main lake for our deck boat so it doesn't get beat up and this spot was perfect for that. During the middle of the week we had a wind advisory and did not take the boat out but was able to enjoy sitting on the dock watching the kids play in the water. The dock was also perfect for coffee in the morning to start the day.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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"A pleasant surprise!"

  • 4 of 5

After short notice facility cancellation, Michelle E. was very courteous in assisting with "plan B" for our annual family vacation in northern Minnesota at her 4 bedroom home nestled along the shore of a small bay on a large chain of lakes. Realization actually exceeded our expectation as depicted in the attractive photos. We especially enjoyed "hanging out" in the "million dollar" screened in porch not to mention on the creatively landscaped patio below including fire pit. The master bedroom was unexpectedly large as was the

walk-in closet. Kudos to the interior decorator as well.

Apart from the property, we were welcomed shortly after our arrival by a friendly and informative property manager. At least three restaurants with bar service are relatively close with boat dockage, and one is also just a short "hoof it" away. In retrospect, we're happy that "plan A" didn't work out this year.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Car: recommended

Other Activities: Kayaking, Snowmobiling, Miniature golf, Health/Beauty Spa, Boating, Snowboarding, Wildlife Viewing

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Rates & Availability

Crosslake Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
September
Sep 10 2016 - Oct 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
$500
$2,950
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$500
$2,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.88%

Jul 4th and Labor Day weeks .. $3400/week, 7 night minimum

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Amenities

Crosslake Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Trundle Bed
    Convertible Bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa Sleeper
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Sand Box
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Minimum Age Limit for Renters: 25 years or older. Pets Not Allowed Wooden Jungle Gym and Lakeside Firepit

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