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Historic Home Located in City of Annandale

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

This recently remodeled two-story home is located in Annandale, a rural town one hour west of the Twin Cities, that is known as the “Heart of the Lakes”. There are over 25 lakes within 15 minutes of town including some of the top fishing and recreation lakes in the area – Clearwater, Sylvia, Pleasant, Cedar, Sugar, etc. This property is ½ block from a large city park with playground, pavilion, and ball fields. It is only one block to the public beach, fishing pier, and boat landing on Pleasant Lake. And it is only a short three block walk to downtown Annandale with its shopping and dining.

The house was recently renovated including a major addition and is well-suited for a family or group visiting the Annandale area. There are three bedrooms upstairs including a large master bedroom with private bath, DirectTV, and deck. The main floor has a full kitchen, dining room, living room w/ wood-burning fireplace, and TV room/extra bedroom. It also has a heated porch off the kitchen and a screen porch off the living room each with a bed. There is a patio and a two-car garage for guests to use.

The entire house has Culligan soft water.

The Annandale area is teeming with activities and points of interest. There are three golf courses, Southbrook (18 holes), Whispering Pines (18 holes), and the Albion Ridges “links” course (27 holes), all within a 5-15 minute drive. The Powder Ridge ski area and Millner Heritage winery are also only a short 15 minute drive from town. The numerous lakes in the area provide opportunities for all types of water activities, such as kayaking on the nearby Mississippi River. Clearwater and Sylvia are among the best fishing lakes in central Minnesota. Annandale is also known for its huge 4th of July celebration and its annual Triathlon. And the Wright County Swapper’s Meet, one of the largest “flea markets” in the state, is located just outside of town and operates every Saturday from April through October. Snowmobile enthusiasts are only minutes away from access to Minnesota's extensive trail system.

You can stay in a small town, away from the hustle and bustle of a big city, yet you are close enough to sample all a big city has to offer. It is only 30 minutes to the city of St. Cloud, home of St. Cloud State University. And the Twin Cities Metro area is only a one hour drive away. The attractions there include Valley Fair, the Minnesota Zoo, Guthrie Theatre, Walker Art Center, Science Museum of MN, Renaissance Festival, professional sports (Twins, Vikings, Wild, Timberwolves, Lynx), and many others. Shoppers can visit the Mall of America, the Albertville Outlet Mall, and Cabella’s as well as many other shops and malls. And for those who prefer not to drive into the metro area, the commuter train station in Big Lake is only 25 minutes away.

Annandale is a wonderful place to vacation in any season and for a little more than the cost of a hotel room, you can stay in a 2,500sq. ft. house on a large 100 foot corner wooded lot and experience all the area has to offer with all the comforts of home.

Keywords: Two Story home, large corner lot, near fishing pier and swimming beach

More Details

Richard B Peterson
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 16, 2018


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Annandale

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Children and pets maybe allowed under Owners discretion under certain circumstances.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom has (1) queen bed. Second bedroom has (2) twin beds and Third bedroom has (2) twin beds. House sleep a total of 7 people.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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(17 traveler reviews)

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Historic Home Located in City of Annandale
average rating of 4.5882354 based on 17 reviews

Nice spacious house in a beautiful town

  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic place to stay. The town is quaint and right on the lake, with plenty of parks and playgrounds for the kids and restaurants for the family. The house is full of personal history and a lot of delicate things so make sure you do some childproofing if you bring little ones with you.

Everyone we dealt with about the house was super friendly. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maple Lake/Annandale

My family said it felt like home. They took a walk to the beach everyday and we walked to downtown.

  • 4 of 5

A hotel would not give us this type of atmosphere. We congregated on the front porch talking, eating, laughing. This worked best for my family. Plenty of room to move around. If I had to say something that they need to work on, it would be musty smell. But when we opened the windows, it went away.

  • Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boulder, Colorado

Annandale VRBO

  • 3 of 5

Location was good for us. We enjoyed being close to shopping area and our family's home on the lake. We had a couple of issues. Beds were very uncomfortable. Not all had box springs so you could feel the bed springs. Maybe charge a little more for the property and buy new mattresses and some box springs.

Dresser drawers had personal belongings. Anything that couldn't hang in a closet had to remain in suitcases which was tough in the 2 small bedrooms. Replacing mattresses and removing old personal articles would make a big difference in this quaint historic property .

  • Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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grand old house!

  • 5 of 5

great old house with lots of beds and

bathrooms. Annandale is a great little

town in lake country. Would definitely

recommend this house for family gatherings

or events.

a real plus to this property is that the owner and his

property coordinator are easily accessible and very helpful.

go for it!

bill and nancy

  • Submitted: 6-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable home in an EXCELLENT location! Will come again!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the raised deck off the master bedroom the most, as well as the location. The home is just steps away from a great park and the swim beach at Pleasant Lake! The house came fully stocked, clean, and was very welcoming!

I am glad we came at the beginning of the summer since the house did not have central air conditioning. We were able to stay cool at night in our rooms with window air conditioner units (the temps reached 88 degrees a few days during our stay).

Excellent choice for a stay and we will for sure come back when visiting family in Annandale, MN!

  • Submitted: 5-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chardon Ohio

Great Winter Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

This retreat was perfect for us. My husband's family lives in town and this gave us the space to welcome everyone and visit in a homey setting. We found the kitchen and equipment did the job just fine then had plenty of space to visit. I hope on our next trip will also be able to stay in this house.

  • Submitted: 10-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Minneapolis/St. Paul
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Amtrak[St.Cloud], Northstar[Big Lake]
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Minnespta 55
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Powder Ridge [Kimball, MN]
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Pleasant Lake
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Annandale

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$33 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$329.6
Cleaning C$131.84

An additional charge of $25.00 per night for each guest over four. Rates may change in the future, for example if there are special events in the area.

The signed rental agreement and a modest advance payment will guarantee your reservation. First payment must be made within 3 days to confirm your reservation after inquiry.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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