Beautiful Cottage on Horseshoe Lake
Ospitato da John
John è l'host.
9 ospiti
3 camere da letto
7 letti
2 bagni
9 ospiti
3 camere da letto
7 letti
2 bagni
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Beautiful spring fed lake. Gentle sandy slope into water. Sandy bottom. No weeds. Private dock with boat lift (lift usually but NOT always available) Cabin faces east for beautiful view of sunrise on the lake and delightful calm at sunset


Reserve now for spring, early summer, and fall of 2016 or 2017!!!

This property is booked full for both 2016 and 2017 in late June, all of July, and early August. Please check the calendar before initiating an inquiry.

Non-summer weekends and weeks are filling fast and many are reserved weeks, months, or even years in advance. Currently at reduced new home prices! Incredible value. Try it!

Delightful 3 bedroom - 2 bath year around home. Updated every year.

Two beautiful bathrooms and full separate laundry area

Exterior fire pit and interior gas fireplace.

Relaxing recreational location

Large commercial grade kitchen special for family meal prep and relaxed gourmet meals or just serving a family reunion crowd.

Nearby access to Paul Bunyan and Heartland trails for great bicycling, inline skating, X-C skiing, and snowmobiling.

Great bass fishing ( 1 lb to 5 lb) from dock. Good walleye and northern lake trolling shallows and sand bars

Quiet, calm, and clean lake good for canoeing, water skiing and recreational boating. Ultra clear spring fed lake with a sandy bottom

Loons live here. You should see/hear them every night.

Private dock with 3000 lb covered boat lift.

Supplied with Old Town Canoe and Lund 14' fishing boat. Outboard motor not supplied but available for rent at nearby commercial locations

Property has a security system including (24 hr X 365 day) exterior video surveillance.


Not fully handicap accessible: One step up at entrance. One step down between most of the house and just the living area. 10 steps down to lake in front of house. The interior doors are generally 30 in. width. No ramps are provided.

Premier Kitchen! 60 in. Wolf Dual Fuel Range w/griddle, two ovens, and grill. Subzero 36' refrig and 36' freezer. Large island with seating. Dual Bosch dishwashers. XL Triple sink. Wok.

Gentle slopes and sandy weed-less lake bottom. Sandy gentle slope shoreline. Lakeshore and dock visible from interior of house kitchen and dining areas. As with all homes there are hazards inherent in any property. Parents assume full responsibility for inspecting property for hazards to their children and managing their children and those conditions while they are present to safeguard the health , safety and welfare of their children. Renter assumes all responsibility for damage that children may cause. Video surveillance of property.

Master Bath with separate tub and shower. Guest bath is three quarter bath with shower only, and no tub. All granite and tile. Custom cabintry and fixtures. Heated floors.

House is all new in 2013. Roomy 3 bedroom and two bath cottage. Full laundry. Full living area with separate kitchen and dining spaces. Beautiful bright sunroom sitting area overlooking the lake and beach immediately in front of the house. Spaces flow comfortably together so no one is left out but there are lots of nooks for quiet reading or work. Thoughtfully designed and highly functional house with top quality commerical grade gourmet kitchen. Natural sunlight throughout with plentiful glass for view out to the lake as well as surrounding woodlands. Bedrooms have full closet and dressers. Master bedroom has ensuite bathroom. Sleeping loft has areas for children or adult guests. Spent four years designing and preparing to build this. Corrected all of the flaws in the previous home and then some.

Lived on this lake every summer for 65 years. Family on this lake for 95 years. Love it summer or winter! Family owns house next door to the north and the lot between the two houses.

My grandfather bought the property next door to the north shortly after he returned from World War I about 1919 and then built the first house on this lake in 1921. The original rustic log cabin was replaced by the current existing next door house in 1946, right after World War II. My parents honeymooned at that home in 1947. I visited this lake for the first time in the summer of 1950 two weeks after I was born. I have been here numerous times in each year between then and now.

I bought the property where my current home resides in 1993. It was the fourth time that the property had been for sale since a small frame home had been built upon it in 1925 by an aging German bachelor who was also a master carpenter. The carpenter retired to this property in the 1930's. I knew this gentleman very well. I hunted and fished with he and my grandfather on and around the lake. He owned the property and lived there most of the time until his death in 1965. He left the property to his cousin. The cousin eventually sold the property and a sequence of owners enjoyed the lake and that same original house until 1993. I bought the property in 1993 and modestly improved and remodeled the original house several times. That sequence of efforts evolved over years into the net very substantial upgrade that is this current home.

My grandfather passed away in 1962. My grandmother passed in 1988. My mother passed in 1992. My father passed in 2011.

The property to the north remains today in the hands of my brothers and myself. Between us we have 9 children all of whom routinely visit and stay at our homes on Horseshoe Lake. My brothers and I have planned for and hope to pass these wonderful living spots along to our children and are now well prepared to do so, when the time is appropriate

Accesso ospiti

House will be open when you arrive. Security systems will be disarmed.

free - wired and wireless ethernet via medium speed DSL and wireless router Security system on property with comprehensive exterior video surveillance. Internet service provided but not guaranteed. I do not guarantee it will always be available. Rural MN service is sometimes intermittent.

Interazione con gli ospiti

I will often not be present on or near the property. However, I can be reached and am available by phone and email. (EMAIL HIDDEN) (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN). I have a lady that works for me part time and she is usually available in less than one day if I am notified of a specific need. She may sometimes be available in less than one hour.

My brothers and I may sometimes be present at the house next door to the north. I may sometimes be present in the apt above the garage. I may sometimes be present in the basement of this house.

I retain access to the basement at all times, and to the garage at all times. The guests never have access to the basement or any part of the garage.

Altre cose da evidenziare

Pets are not routinely allowed. They could be permitted in limited circumstances only with prior permission of the owner. There will normally be an extra fee for bringing a pet. Discuss with owner.

Due to bed arrangements, this property may not be suitable for 7, 8, or 9 adults requiring privacy. This property may not be suitable for 4 couples.

All adults, and in particular parents, are responsible for inspecting this particular property upon arrival and discussing with own(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)) any issue that they encounter, so that the adult guests present, and all parents, maintain and exercise their responsibility to safequard the health and welfare of themselves, their children, and their pets.

Owner with prior discussion might permit guest to bring a pet. If so, then the renter assumes all responsibility for the health and safety of pet as well as total responsibility for any damage caused by the pet. This responsibility includes any issues related to the health of the pet interacting with some interior or exterior feature of or materials on the property or on the exterior site.

Security system includes onsite exterior video surveillance of property.

Renter does not have access to basement or garage. Owner will have full access to, and make use of, the garage (from road side) at all times.

Renter will not enter, or use items stored in, the basement.


Sistemazione per la notte
Camera da letto 1
1 letto matrimoniale queen (152 x 203)
Camera da letto 2
2 letti singoli
Camera da letto 3
3 letti singoli
Spazi comuni
1 divano letto, 2 divani

Regole della casa
Non è consentito fumare
Vietato organizzare feste/eventi
Check-in a qualsiasi ora dopo le 14:00
Check-out entro le 10:00

Guests reserving the cottage must be 25 years if age, or older.

I will send an extensive brochure to each reserved guest.


If you instant book without sending requests, then:
1. the number of guests must be accurate and cannot change
2. The booking will not include a pet, without prior discussion with owner
3. The booking must not be for more than six persons without prior discussion with the owner

My preference for any such discussions (more than 6 persons, or pets, etc) is that it be done by phone. There will be extra charges for pets or extra persons.

Pets not normally allowed. . They could be permitted in limited circumstances only with prior permission of the owner. There will normally be an extra fee for bringing a pet. Discuss with owner.

Bed arrangement and sizes in the house are not normally suitable for more than three couples or more than 6 individuals. The house could accommodate up to 10 persons in a close family, but only with limited (or no) privacy for 2 - 5 people in that 10 person group. Prior discussion with owner is required for any group greater than 6. It should not be presumed that the house is suitable for, or that the owner will accommodate, all groups greater than 6 maximum.

Large collection of classic novels and some recent literature. Almost all novels. Please do not remove from the house. Please DO NOT take with you away from house. All of my books are available at your local library. Check them out for extended use from a library and do not remove any books from my home.

Some limited board games: Monopoly, etc. Stored in library area closed shelving and upstairs in loft storage drawers. No video games available. Bring if needed. Do not remove board or card games from the home.

DirecTV for Samsung 40' and Samsung 55' LED. Service can sometimes be erratic in rural North America. Maintenance required more often than urban areas

Minimal library of videos, but recent movie rentals available less than two miles away at Godfrey's Hardware and Grocery

Boat and car parking alongside garage. No RV parking. No camper parking. No motor supplied with boat

Continuous recorded video surveillance of the entire exterior of the property. Extensive security monitoring systems for all portions of the property, interior and exterior. These systems are all routinely accessed remotely by me. There is no interior video or audio monitoring.

Please consider helping my staff, by removing any towels used in the bathrooms and any sheets and pillow cases from the beds used during your stay, just before you depart. Leave those used linens in the first floor laundry room. I do expect you to leave the house in same general state of cleanliness, as that in which you received it. However the remainder of all deeper and detailed cleaning and all linen washing will be done by my home help.

This is a lovely neighborhood on a beautiful, and tranquil, spring fed lake. The neighbors would not appreciate a loud and raucous party or large gathering during the daylight or evening hours. Please be courteous to all who surround you as well as to me your host.

Rental by the week only in May - early October. Exceptions only with owner concurrence.


3 Recensioni

Profilo utente di Tracy
Maggio 2017
Nice place. Needs updating.

Profilo utente di Amy
Gennaio 2017
The host canceled this reservation 212 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Profilo utente di Matt
Aprile 2016
Had a fantastic stay at the Horseshoe Lake Cottage. The house is wonderful, all the amenities you could ask for. The price was right. Had a wonderful relaxing time with some friends. Unfortunately we couldn't enjoy the lake because it's April, but the crystal clear water and nice sandy lake bottom would be great bring my kids back in the summer. Definitely would recommend this place to anyone.

Solomons, Maryland, Stati UnitiMembro dal Giugno 2015
Profilo utente di John
My wife and I own living and recreational properties in MD and MN. I manage the recreational properties. I am a nuclear engineer by professional. My wife is a HR manager. We bicycle, canoe, sail, fish, water ski, downhill snow ski, XC ski. We love food, wine, and friends. L…
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