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

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

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!


Owner
Jenny VanCanneyt
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

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 Minnesota

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.

Amenities

Forest Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Rendezvous is a restored vintage home nestled in beautiful downtown Forest Lake
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
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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: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Heidi

  • 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: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our stay was perfect for our family getaway !

  • 5 of 5

The house and the yard were perfect for all of our family to visit and enjoy together.Lots of room for kids to play out in the beautiful yard and the house was set up for all of us to visit and relax. Wonderful weekend!!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We enjoyed having your family and very happy you had a great stay! Also, thank you for leaving the house so clean. You are the cleanest guests we have had to date. We appreciate you and look forward to seeing you next time you are in town. Jenny VanCanneyt Rendezvous Retreats, Inc.
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Minneapolis
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

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Rates & Availability

Forest Lake House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 1 - Aug 31
2 night minimum stay
$400
From
$300
Fri,Sat
 
 
Fall/Winter/Spring
Sep 1 - Apr 30
1 night minimum stay
$400
From
$540
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.12%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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