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Great Woods View - Wonderful Area, Hunting and fishing close at hand

Bedrooms 3
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

8 Sleeps, 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom

This Is A Small Rustic Cabin, Formerly A Resort Cabin, Now Setting On A Great Spot On A Five Acre Tract Of Land. It Is Very Private But Accesses The Entire Lake Area Around It Easily. Immediate Direct Access To The Foothills State Forest, All Public Hunting Land. During Your Stay You Are Likely To Have Deer On Your Front Lawn And In The Driveway.

This Is Not Luxurious, But Does Have Room To Sleep 8 People And Is Furnished. It Is Seasonal And Will Close When Winter Arrives. Does Have A Nice Outdoor Deck. Has Access To Pine Mountain Lake Via Easement That Would Work For A Small Boat. Public Access Is Also Available At Two Other Locations. Pine Mountain Is A Great Fishing Lake For Walleye, Bass, Northern Pike, Sunfish And Crappies.

Gary Nielsen
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 27, 2017

About Gary Nielsen

This property was used by our family for many years. We also have another property on the lake and since our children now live far away this is now available for rental.

Gary Nielsen purchased this house in 1995

Why Gary Nielsen chose Backus

Simple and inexpensive. Private and relaxing. Great access to hunting


Backus House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom 2 access from bedroom 2 and 3, shared
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bunk beds in two of the bedrooms
  • DVD Player
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • swimming
Guests are reminded this is a very simple place lacking cable, internet and phone service. It is a place to relax and use as a base to visit the area. There are many attractions to visit between Brainerd and Walker. Many restaurants close. Grocery store with fishing and hardware supplies 5 miles away.


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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Brainerd MN
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Pine River
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
State Hiway 87
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Corner Store
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Car: necessary

Hackensack has dining and summer events. Lucette was Paul Bunyons sweetheart, that town has a statue in her honor. Many towns have special activities. Biking trail from Brainerd to Bemidji goes right through Backus. Private location with great forest view. Large lot.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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