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Margaret Ferber

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

Family Cabin on Spectacular Whitefish Lake! ONE JULY WEEK LEFT! PRICE REDUCED!

6 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Minnesota Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Main Cabin w/3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths. Sleeping cabin w/1 Bedroom. (Sleeps 10)

Last minute cancellation leaves one LAST week available in July!!

July 22-29 only!

Call or email today before it is rented!! Great memories are waiting!!

Our family-owned Minnesota lake home sits serenely on the north shore of Lower Whitefish Lake, which is the finest lake on the greater Whitefish Chain of Lakes. Our two story 2500+ square foot cabin and newly rebuilt one-room sleeping cabin boasts timeless, relaxed charm and promises a unique, full vacation experience.

Special features include a brand new deck by the swimming area, massive fireplace built from hand cut lake-rock, full log beams, a newly remodeled dining room and kitchen with wood floors, top of the line appliances, great clean city water, new living room furniture, a full front deck with new furniture and a large screened in porch. Small sleeping cabin 20 feet from main cabin has been completely rebuilt & renovated in 2015; has a QUEEN bed. Main cabin has a new KING bed, 2 queens & 4 twin beds.

Off season rates - please speak with manager.

Location: 11 miles from Crosslake (MN) and 15 miles from either Pine River or Emily (MN) on County Road 134; 45 miles north of Brainerd.

Keywords: Beautiful Old Family Cabin on Lower Whitefish Lake

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Margaret Ferber (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

About Margaret Ferber

I am one of several family members who own the cabin. This photo shows my husband and me with some of our family working on shoreline restoration a few years ago. I am the manager and will do whatever I can to make you feel welcome and comfortable during your stay at our cabin. I was born and raised in St Paul, MN and now live in Fridley. My husband and I enjoy spending time here with our family and friends who all love it here! We have 4 married children and 9 grandchildren.

Margaret Ferber purchased this cabin in 1952

Why Margaret Ferber chose Minnesota

Our cabin has a wonderful history. My parents discovered this beautiful property when our Dad was the camp director at Camp Foley on Lower Whitefish Lake in the 1930's. My parents built the cabin in 1952 and spent every summer here with their 10 children. It is now owned by my sister and me along with 5 members of the next generation (my 3 adult children and my nephew). We have extended family with cabins nearby so we all love coming up to have fun and spend time with family.

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin has undergone several renovations with many upgrades over the years. So it has all the modern conveniences (including a state-of-the-art kitchen) but still retains the charm of the old days. Located on the north shore of Lower Whitefish Lake, it has the best swimming on the Whitefish Chain - hard, sandy bottom with no weeds! Cabin is beautiful, comfortable and lends itself to all kinds of family fun! Great for family reunions, entertaining family and friends. The fall is a wonderful time for quiet, restful weekends especially when the leaves are turning. Great place to enjoy 3 seasons of fun! Summer provides water sports & a place to escape the heat; Spring offers great fishing; Fall is a panorama of amazing colors when the leaves change! Great bike trails nearby!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you so much for sharing your lovely lake home with us. Every year or so we have to make a trip to MN for a loon "fix" and a walleye feast. The grandchildren loved the swimming and pontoon trips and we enjoyed lots of board games and conversation. It was a great way to spend a week.
Jul 2012
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Reviews

5
based on 6 traveler reviews

Family Cabin on Spectacular Whitefish Lake! ONE JULY WEEK LEFT! PRICE REDUCED!
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews
5

Incredibly peaceful and home like!

  • 5 of 5

Our family felt like we hit the jackpot when we arrived for our week at your cabin! Everything was so clean and had more amenities and extras than we expected. We loved the full kitchen and had fun baking cookies and bars!

Swimming in the lake was wonderful. We loved sitting on the deck and the sitting area out at the end of the dock at night! We especially loved sitting by the bonfire and roasting marshmallows overlooking the lake! The new small cabin was perfect for our college daughter! We will definitely be back! This was the full lake cabin experience we were hoping for! Thanks for everything!!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jasper, Indiana
5

Best one yet.....a little piece of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful place to be for relaxing and taking in the awesome views of nature and wildlife. We have stayed in cabins from Oregon to North Carolina and this is the best one yet!

The accommodations were completely satisfactory and exactly what we expected.

Thanks so much to your family for being able to share in your piece of heaven.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN
5

Just the way vacations are supposed to be!

  • 5 of 5

I wanted to thank you for sharing your great lake house with us. There wasn't anything that we felt could be improved upon. We did several days of sailing and lots of skiing. We spent most of our days down by the water and came in pretty tired - usually after sunset. Just the way vacations are supposed to be! Thanks again and hope we're be on the list for next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN
5

A great week!

  • 5 of 5

We have had a great week up here-only one day of rain and we managed to do a puzzle together:)

Thanks again for your great hospitality.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN
5

A little slice of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! Great location! Would come again x2 weeks. The spacious house was great for our family. The lake view was wonderful. The kitchen was perfect! It was just what we expected, beds comfortable, washer/dryer nice. We enjoyed the sun porch and fireplace. Thanks again for sharing your lovely home with us. Just a little slice of paradise!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN
5

A magical week!

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for a fabulous vacation, this is definitely the place to go. Clean, well maintained, exquisite view, large kitchen, nice sleeping arrangements. The fishing was great right off the dock. Great bonfire pit and the kids loved the swimming and the sandy bottom! The owners were great to work with. We can't wait to go back this year!

Jonathan & Kristin

  • Submitted: May 2, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Moonlite Bay

Whitefish Chain, Whitefish Lake, Crosslake, Cross Lake, Rush Lake, Big Trout Lake, Bertha, Lower Hay Lake, Pine River

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Rates & Availability

Crosslake Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 24 2016 - Sep 5 2016
4 night minimum stay
$3,450
 
 
Early Fall
Sep 6 2016 - Oct 15 2016
4 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Late Fall & Early Winter
Oct 16 2016 - Dec 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $600

Friday - Friday turnaround. Cleaning is included. Minimum age for renters (signing party) 35 yrs. old We will work with you to address your family's special needs!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Minnesota Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , Bathroom off Kitchen
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bathroom off Master suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bathroom upstairs
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Woodside bedroom with attached 3/4 bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Lakeside bedroom, with attached 3/4 bathroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master BR w/sitting area, built-in desk, next to master bath
    Detached Unit - 1 queen , Brand new one-room sleeping cabin 20 ft from main cabin.
  • 3 Queen size Beds, 1 King, 4 twins. Master has King, 2 upstairs large bedrooms each large bedroom upstairs has a queen plus 2 Twin Beds. Small sleeping cabin 20 ft from main cabin has 1 queen bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Large screened-in porch, hard sandy lake bottom; extra wide dock with eight sections, a long bench and swimmers deck with ladder and umbrella.

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