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Dave Peterson

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Stunning private lake home located on beautiful Cove Bay.

47 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Bayview Cabin Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom, 2 baths with breath taking views of Mille Lacs Lake

This private family lake home is sure to meet a vacationers needs. The home has a master suite with a large bedroom with a queen size bed and attached bathroom. The second bathroom has a queen bed and full-size futon. The third bedroom has a full and twin log bunk bed set up. This home also has a crib in the third bedroom and comes with a pack and play if needed. This lake home also has a queen futon in the front porch and several spots for queen size blow up mattresses. The lake home has a modern kitchen complete with fridge, oven/ stove, microwave and dishwasher. A stackable washer and dryer is also included. Relax by the beautiful gas fireplace and enjoy the calm and peace of the lake. This property includes 20 feet of lake shore with a new dock that has enough room for two boats. This home is located close to public access. The home has a front yard spacious enough for yard games and there is a bon fire area located in the back of the home.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Dave Peterson (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Dave Peterson

We live an hours drive west of the lake home and have spent many wonderful summers and winters at our home away from home. We cherish our time together at 'the cabin'.

Dave Peterson purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Dave Peterson chose Mille Lacs Lake

This property was purchased to be near longtime friends and because we fell in love with the area and all it has to offer. Our children spend countless hours fishing off the dock and the cabin is accessible to so many different places. We enjoy all activities at nearby Izaty's Resort and love that we are so close but have our own home to go back to.

What makes this cabin unique

We tore down the original 'fishing shack' in 2003 and built the new log style cabin in 2004. It has been a true labor of love. We are especially proud of our beautiful gas fireplace. We enjoy the peaceful nights at the cabin and love all the activities during the day.

Reviews

5
based on 47 traveler reviews

Stunning private lake home located on beautiful Cove Bay.
average rating of 5.0 based on 47 reviews
5

Summer motorcycle getaway

  • 5 of 5

We found this property very clean and well cared for. We felt at home the moment we walked in the door. We look for a place to stay for a week each summer as our home base and take day rides from there. The cabin worked perfectly for that. Every morning started with a walk in the quiet neighborhood and we enjoyed coming "home" each day to a peaceful evening where we sat by the lake, then enjoyed a game of cards indoors. Dave was great to work with and helpful in every way.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convenient and carefree

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and in great condition. It was the perfect setting for a girls weekend. The owner Dave was very helpful and friendly. When asked he was able to provide a phone number for a shuttle service and he responded to my inquiries quickly.. Our trip was so successful I am already planning on coming back. Thanks for a great time!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful family time!

  • 5 of 5

We (6 adults and four children) spent four nights at this beautiful property. Working with Dave was a pleasure, as he was quick to respond to any questions we had and was attentive to our needs. The cabin is very comfortable and supplied us with the space needed for the number of people we had. Check in is set up with a code to gain entry into a lock box with the house key. This makes it easy to arrive at your convenience and not have to worry about a "meeting" time to gain entry. A well supplied kitchen made it easy to create meals. Dave contacted us prior to our stay to let us know the dishwasher had broken and couldn't be replaced prior to our arrival. This wasn't an issue for us and allowed us even more time to talk while cleaning up together. There are a number of indoor and outdoor games provided along with movies to keep you occupied, but our biggest activity was fishing off the dock. We caught sunfish, perch and bass. We did a catch and release, but would have been able to keep quite a few if we'd wanted. We brought kayaks and a canoe which we we able to use once or twice only due to wind conditions. It is a little difficult launching because of the rocks that line the lake to prevent erosion, but where there's a will, there's a way. As a recommendation for future guests, I would say to bring hand soap and paper towels. There wasn't enough liquid hand soap when we arrived, so we had to go to the market to buy some. There were additional paper towels in one of the closets but we were uncertain if they were meant for guest use, so we purchased those also. We were able to have a barbecue one evening and the propane is included with the grill which made it very convenient to do. We also had a bonfire one night. The firewood is provided and the fire pit has around a dozen adirondek chairs circling it allowing for everyone a place to sit and enjoy the fire. I can't say enough about this property and the memories that can be made here!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Christmas getaway

  • 5 of 5

A great way for our family to spend the long Christmas weekend together. The cabin is very nice and clean with all the amenities you need. The location is very nice and quite and a great way to relax for a few days. It has a beautiful view of Cove Bay. Our granddaughter loved sledding a short distance to Bayview Grill for dinner one night.

Dave was great to work with and he even went the extra mile by sending us a couple items of clothing we left behind.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Thanksgiving getaway.

  • 5 of 5

Little getaway, something different for the family this year. Great view of the lake and location for ice fishing if the lake was frozen. Owner was extremely nice and able to work things around our schedule. Beautiful home, everything is up to date; they also had kids toys which was a bonus for our little ones. Great place for family time.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Adult weekend at its finest

  • 5 of 5

We planned an adult weekend with 2 other couples and were not disappointed in the cabin. The owner allowed us to check in earlier than anticipated because the cabin was available. That was a wonderful bonus for us. We were in awe at the beauty of the cabin and how homey it felt. All the things that you thought you needed to bring were already there: cards, board games, outdoor games, crockpot, champagne glasses. It was so nice to feel like we were in the extension of our own home. Next time we will probably bring our kids too because of all the kid friendly activities provided with the home. We left feeling refreshed and will be back again.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Stunning family lake home on peaceful Cove Bay. Enjoy many activities such as fishing, golfing, boating, 4 wheeling and snowmobiling. This location is perfect for walks, runs or biking. This lake home is located within walking distance of Bay View Bar and Grill and just a brief two miles to Izaty's Golf Resort. This home is accessible to area shopping and within a quick 15 minute drive to Mille Lacs Grand Casino and the Grand Makwa Theater. The lake home is within an hour and a half's drive to the Twin Cities and 45 minutes to the Brainerd Area.

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Rates & Availability

Bayview Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
$275
$1,850
 
 
Fall/ Winter
Sep 1 - Apr 30
2 night minimum stay
$225
$1,260
 
 
Toyota Bassmaster Championship
Sep 11 2016 - Sep 17 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$250
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,650
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

-During summer (peak season) there will be a 4 night minimum stay requirement.

-For the holidays of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years a 3 night minimum stay is required.

** The July 4th Holiday is only available for week long rental at a rate of $2000. **

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Bayview Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , is located off master bedroom but has additional access
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Room has enough space for additional queen air mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Room has double futon and room for pack and play
    Bedroom 3 - 1 baby crib , 1 bunk bed , Log bunk bed is double on bottom and single on top
  • Bedroom's 1 and 2 have room for additional air mattresses if needed. A pack and play is provided and bedroom 3 has crib in it.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming

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