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Rendezvous is a restored vintage home nestled in beautiful downtown Forest Lake

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 9

Rendezvous Retreats is a Craftsman home located in downtown Forest Lake. We offer spacious rooms, beautiful deck & garden, plus a fully furnished kitchen. Our charming, comfortable home is sure to make your vacation special & memorable. You will enjoy every convenient feature of this fully furnished home. A well equipped kitchen with catering services available, elegant dining room, spacious gathering spots, a deck overlooking an enchanted garden & cozy bedrooms. We are 4 blocks from the Lake, one of the best fishing lakes in the Twin Cities area. There is a walking/biking trail 1/2 a block away. Several restaurants and quaint retail shopping. For the kids there is a newly constructed park just 1 1/2 blocks down the road, as well as the city beach/park only 4 blocks away. We are located just 40 minutes from The Mall of America and 20 minutes from the Twin Cities. The entertainment/activities are endless. Minnesota is the Land of 10,000 Lakes. We look forward to your stay!

Jenny VanCanneyt
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 14, 2018

About Jenny VanCanneyt

I grew up in Forest Lake and have traveled the world and still am happy to call Forest Lake home. It seems we have a little bit of everything, if not right here, then very close by. Making this a great place to live as well as visit.

Jenny VanCanneyt purchased this house in 2007

Why Jenny VanCanneyt chose Forest Lake

Rendezvous (as we have named the house) has a special undeniable charm from the minute you walk through the door. Whether it's your first visit or your 12th visit, as one guest puts it 'we are coming home' every time she makes her reservation.

What makes this house unique

1912 built craftsman home. They don't make them like this anymore.


Forest Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs - toilet , shower
    Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Each bathroom is fully stocked with toilet paper, Kleenex's, paper hand towels, and bath towels.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Floral Room - 1 double , 3 twin/ single
    Pine Room - 2 twin/ single
    Garden Room - 3 twin/ single
  • Each room has an alarm clock, luggage rack, and each bed has it's own nightstand, linens, towels and plenty of pillows.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Rendezvous is a restored vintage home nestled in beautiful downtown Forest Lake
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

Comfortable interior / outstanding environment outside

  • 4 of 5

The gardens and deck make for a fabulous outdoor experience. My family loved hanging out on the deck while the kids played in the yard. The interior was comfortable but lacked a place to put clothing. The kitchen was well equipped for making meals for large or small gatherings. My family was pleased with their accommodations.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Great atmosphere, great service!

  • 4 of 5

The owner, Jenny, was incredibly helpful and quick when we were having technical difficulties with the screen. The home itself is lovely, it definitely has a home feel to it! There was more than enough space for everyone and for all of the activities that were planned.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this home. We had 5 adults and it provided plenty of space for us. The yard is beautiful and the home is well kept. Would have loved to stay longer!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pretty great place!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. The owners were very responsive when we text with questions. Plenty of beds without feeling crowded. The kitchen is very well stocked with everything you need to create a meal! LOTS of linens & towels which is fabulous. Only downside, no washing machine, though there is a laundromat within easy walking distance.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at the house. We were there for Thanksgiving. I have also rented this home at an earlier time. The house is fully loaded with everything you might need. The owner Jenny is great to work with. I give our stay a five star rating.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property!

  • 5 of 5

Clean and well stocked kitchen. Comfortable beds and pillows. Super communication and fast response time with owners.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Downtown Forest Lake
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Castlewood Golf Course
Nearest Train
20 Miles
St. Paul
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Forest Lake
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Downtown Forest Lake
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Wild Mountain
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Downtown Forest Lake
Car: recommended




Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.12%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.