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Philip Klitzke

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Charming Furnished 200' Lake Home 5bdr 3BA, Just 70 Miles Mpls

47 Reviews
Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Pine City Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10-14) HVAC

Very charming furnished cabin/home for weekly rent! Only 70 miles from Minneapolis! It has picturesque views of 942-acre Cross Lake. The whole family can enjoy swimming, fishing and boating. Enjoy watching wonderful sunsets and have a campfire down by the 200-foot shoreline with over 50 feet of sandy beach. 50' dock provides extensive views up and down Cross Lake. Private beach area. Great fishing off the dock! April 2014 we installed central air conditioning! October 2015 we added a patio and fire pit by the lake. Check out the new pictures.

LOCATION: 5 miles off of highway 35 and 70 miles from the Twin Cities

LAKE: Cross Lake is approx. 942 acres and is fully recreational for boating, fishing and water sports. There is a public boat launch. We also have a 40' floating dock by the cabin.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Sleeps up to 14. All bedding and towels are included. Four queen sized beds, a bunkbed with double on bottom and single on top. The renovated walkout basement recreation room has a double sized sleeper couch. A single fold-up bed on rollers is also available. HVAC installed for the summer. Lake shore patio and fire pit added fall 2014. New 1,500 square foot deck with pergola and deck furniture added spring 2015.

AMENITIES: This home has a large eating and living area with full view of the lake. All kitchen appliances, dishes, pots & pans, utensils and laundry are provided.

REDUCED RATES: Reduced rates and minimum stay during off season (Mid October - April). Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Holidays at full rate. Inquire for specifics.

***Near shopping, restaurants, approx. 8 miles from Grand Casino Hinckley***

Address: 18425 North Lake Lane, Pine City, MN 55063

Keywords: cabin, beach, fishing, dock, sandy, sunset, woods, spacious, dog friendly, roomy, charming, open, family friendly, kids, fun, relaxing, water sports, swimming,

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Philip Klitzke (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Philip Klitzke

My wife Jody and I are 50+ self employed Information Technology professionals working in the Twin Cities. We love to travel, swim, canoe, kayak, run, bike and other out door activities. We have five grown children, one grand daughter (4), and another grand baby on the way. We and our 100 # yellow lab (Sam) have enjoyed the cabin these past years. Sam loves to retrieve any thing thrown off the dock. We have purposefully made the cabin 'dog friendly'. We find great satisfaction renting our home to families, friends, groups that need a large, accommodating lake home that is near the twin cities. We really enjoy reading the stories in the guest book. We hope you'll consider our lake home for your vacation plans.

Philip Klitzke purchased this cabin in 2006

Why Philip Klitzke chose Minnesota

We bought this cabin because of the water front, and located on the Cross Lake, Snake River, Pokegama water system. There are lots of activities nearby or just snuggle by the gas fireplace with a good book.

What makes this cabin unique

Lots of space! Open dining, living, kitchen area affords great mingling of a large family gathering. Lots to do for kids or adults. The master bedroom suite with it's own closet and bathroom provides intimacy even when there's a crowd in the house.

An expansive deck extends the openness to outside during the spring-fall seasons. Cool breezes off the lake keep it refreshing even in the hottest summer days. Air conditioning has been installed for those really hot days of summer.

Reviews

4.7
based on 47 traveler reviews

Charming Furnished 200' Lake Home 5bdr 3BA, Just 70 Miles Mpls
average rating of 4.680851 based on 47 reviews
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Lovely Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5

This was our family's second stay at this wonderful Pine City lake home. The setting works so well for large groups. There is enough room to comfortably spread out, whether inside or out. We caught fish off the dock and enjoyed the water activities. The deck and dockside patio are fantastic gathering spots for relaxing. The large kitchen is perfect for group cooking and conversation. Plenty of inside room for board games, lounging, etc. Truly a gem!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fish, Fish, and More FISH!!!

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from one of the most relaxing and enjoyable times in Pine City, Minnesota, at this "cabin" that is really a huge house that provides all the amenities inside and outside. Including great fishing! Off the dock, off the shore, in a boat...we caught crappies, sunfish, bass, northern, and perch -- the crappies were a good 1/2 lb. to a pound each! Unfortunately the elusive walleye was nowhere to be seen -- but they are in there! And I'm pretty sure I saw a sturgeon that was as big as a dolphin taking a little swim close to the dock -- but I may be wrong. All in all it was a good time for me. I caught the fish, filleted the fish, cleaned the fish, prepared and cooked the fish, and then, that's right, we all ate the fish!!! They were soooo good. And we did it all right at this fabulous, comfortable, and inviting home. There were at least 15 in the house and I never once felt crowded or had to wait to use a bathroom, look far for a utensil, pan, or coffee cup. The layout is fantastic, the deck is great, the grill accommodates a lot of food, the walk to the lake is safe and beautiful, and the fire pit area is amazing! Can't say enough good things about this place. Highly recommended!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely lake-home - Everything we needed!

  • 5 of 5

We had a small family reunion and were looking for a place that was spacious, affordable and convenient to the Twin Cities with lake frontage. We liked that it could be rented for less than a full week so out of town guests could also spend time in the city for a few days before heading up the lake. The owner was quick to reply to inquiries and very generous. Weather was predicted to be stormy during our stay so he offered to let us stay one free night early since it was sunny/nice out. We were able to enjoy an afternoon swimming in the lake and have a bonfire at the gorgeous bonfire pit/patio area. The landscaping was incredible and commented on by everyone. We spent much of the time outdoors, even in light rain. The large upper deck was very spacious, with gorgeous treetop & lake views. The lake is narrow and not as private as others, it was also not very clear water - but we managed to catch a couple of sunfish & a large mouth bass off the dock. We also enjoyed the free use of a canoe & kayak as well as the floaties & items in the beach-house (everything you'd ever need at the beach)! Literally all you would have to bring to this place is yourself, clothing & food - they have everything you need, including all cooking utensils, full kitchen & gas grill. They even had a collection of games, puzzles and DVDs for rainy days. There is a grocery store in town, as well as an A&W Root Beer restaurant, which the kids loved. I don't really have anything negative to say about the place. It did get a bit cold at night downstairs but we turned the AC off at night and there were dozens of extra blankets available to use. Cleanliness was adequate for a lake-home and everything was well-stocked. We were not expecting a 5-star hotel, so were happy with the overall condition. All-in-all it was a very nice stay, highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Well maintained with a great view.

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd time staying at this cabin. The upgrades were great with the fire pit and beach area. I would recommend this cabin to anyone thats looking for a relaxing time with a big family.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Perfect for our group of ladies.

  • 4 of 5

We truly enjoyed our weekend together . You even seemed to have arranged the perfect weather for us!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Girls trip 2016

  • 5 of 5

Excellent place, plenty of dishes etc. Deck was a great place for meals, with plenty of seating. We have been doing girls trips for 20 years and this is one of the top ones (and we always pick a different place every year). It's hard to find a place in the summer that you don't have to stay for a week, that's a big plus. The only thing I would say negative is that the walk down to the beach is a little much mostly because we are over 60. But the area by the beach is wonderful, you can get out of the lake and sit by the fire to warm up. Phil called to make sure everything was good, they stopped by to check the beach because there was flooding, but we were good. Property was cleaned and well maintained, I would definitely recommend this place. Close to the city too.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Grand Casino is 8 miles away

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Rates & Availability

Pine City Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2016
Apr 22 2016 - Nov 7 2016
3 night minimum stay
$450
$3,000
$12,000
 
 
Summer 2017
May 26 2017 - Oct 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$450
From
$500
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,250
$12,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$400
$2,000
$5,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $55 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 8.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Pine City Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master bedroom suite - 1 queen , Master bedroom suite has walk in closet, and 3/4 bath.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs guest bedroom. Closet and bathroom across the hall
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Next to bedroom 2. Shares bathroom across the hall.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Walkout basement bedroom. Window facing the lake.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 bunk bed , Double bed on bottom and single on top. Window to lake.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Renovated basement recreation room has extra sleeping space.
  • Queen size Beds (4) Four queen sized beds in the three upstairs bedrooms, and walkout basement bedroom #1. Master bedroom suite shares gas fireplace and has private three quarters bath. Large walk in closet., Twin or Single Beds (1) Fold up on wheels that can be rolled out into the basement recreation room for additional sleeping capacity., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) A double sized sleeper couch in downstairs guest bedroom #2. A double futon in the basement recreation room for additional sleeping capacity if needed.
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Dog friendly - doggy door in basement to fenced in portion of back yard. Treadmill for walking / jogging inside. Canoe and kayak available to use.

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