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Year Round Retreat On The Private And Scenic Gull River.

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 6-8

All the comforts of home in an idyllic and private setting on 2 acres only a few miles from Championship Golf, Snow Mobile Trails, Brainerd International Raceway, the Paul Bunyan Bike Trail, Shopping, and miles of access to the Gull and Crow Ring Rivers.

Main Level is amazing!

Master with King Sleigh Bed.

Bathroom with walk in shower and washer/dryer.

Large Living/Kitchen area with great views of the Gull River. A wood burning stove, Internet, Direct TV, phone. Kitchen and Dining is fully equipped for a group of 6-12. Cooks will love it!

Beautiful pine and river rock throughout the home and an amazing vaulted three season porch with bar, fireplace, 100 foot wrap around deck. There is indoor and outdoor dining with several conversation areas. Very quiet and peaceful with the call of the loons, stars galore and bass jumping in front of the dock.

The downstairs has a full bath with Jacuzzi tub, family Room, fireplace, Direct TV and two bedrooms. Walk out from the downstairs to the river and fish from your dock

More Details

Vicki Selmecki
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017

About Vicki Selmecki

Jim and Vicki have been vacation rental guests for the past 15 years throughout the US and Europe. We have been in many beautiful homes, cabins and apartments and now we have the opportunity to share our Lake Home. You will enjoy the best that the Northwoods of Minnesota has to offer.

Vicki Selmecki purchased this house in 2015

Why Vicki Selmecki chose Brainerd Lakes

This is the epitome of "getting away from it all" with the benefit of having major shopping , sight seeing, hiking, bike and snow mobile trails, world class dining, golfing and fishing within 6 miles of our home. But why would you want to leave the river?


Brainerd House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Also has Washer and Dryer on Main Level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • Main Level Bath has walk in shower. Downstairs bath has jacuzzi tub
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 king
    Downstairs River Side - 1 queen
    Downstairs - 2 twin/ single , XL Twins
  • Master Bedroom on Main Level has King Size Sleigh Bed 1 Queen in the Downstairs Bedroom 2 XL Twins in Downstairs Bedroom 1 Sleeper Sofa or Blow up Bed in Downstairs Living Room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Year Round Retreat On The Private And Scenic Gull River.
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had a great time - everything was perfect!!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We rented this cabin for a 3-week stay in the Brainerd area, and it was fantastic! Very clean, spacious, and well-maintained with a beautiful view of the river. Vicki was so friendly, as was Paul (the manager). I highly recommend this property for either a short or long-term stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Rosie, it was a pleasure working with you! We hope to see you back! Vicki
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Donna and Deb - Rochester MN

  • 5 of 5

GIRLS WEEKEND / STRESS RELIEVER! A friend and I booked a long weekend to get away from the stress of everyday life. This gorgeous home is tucked away on a very quiet road. When we arrived the only thing we heard were birds chirping and a squirrel in the leaves. We opened the door and saw the felt like heaven on Earth. The home has everything a person needs plus more. The three season porch is absolutely beautiful and we spent a lot of time on the deck - coffee and cocktails. During the day we went to the unique shops in Nisswa and also went to ZorbaZ restaurant on Gull Lake.... always enjoy that atmosphere. Even though it was a last-minute trip, we were fortunate enough to enjoy the peak fall colors - absolutely gorgeous! Each evening was spent at the house watching the beautiful colors in the sky. We feel very grateful to have had the time to enjoy this beautiful home and setting!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Donna and Deb, we are so happy you enjoyed your long weekend! We also love the peace and quiet as well as all the great shops and amenities that the Brainerd area has to offer. And thank you for taking such great care of our cabin!
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The Gull River Retreat was Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The Gull River Retreat was Beautiful. A Wonderful place to stay. We had all the comforts of home with a awesome view of the river. It's a home away from home. We all didn't want to leave. I'd never been to Minnesota now I know I will come back. Thank you Vicki for offering a great home for folks to stay in sure beats the alternative of a boring hotel. We will definitely come back and stay again someday. We had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Something for everyone!

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful, CLEAN, well maintained. The lot is pretty and surprisingly private. We truly enjoyed our family vacation; Brainerd Zip Line, The Landing for great dining, Pirates Cove Mini Golf....but mostly.....the cabin, the river and indoor game time.

The kitchen is well stocked, beds comfortable, Paul and the owners were fantastically helpful.

The ONLY down side was river access. It was not easy to launch kayaks, float or swim off the dock. The river is beautiful, however, when out in the boat!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks so much for letting us use your cabin! It had everything we could need. We all had a great time. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed your stay! Come back again, it's beautiful in fall and winter! Vicki
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Rates & Availability

Brainerd House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 6.88%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Legacy on Gull Lake (Maddens)
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
The Classic
Car: necessary

Great (ice) fishing, snow mobile trails, 4 wheel trails, Paul Bunyan Bike Trail, Brainerd International Raceway, Golfing, Boating. It is ALL here!


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