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Grand Kids will LOVE IT!!! Paradise on the BEST spring fed lake in southern MN

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,600 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Three Master Suites and 7 beds Total on Gradual Sandy Lake Shore 60+ friendly

Pontoon Rental UNLIMITED USE and 5 gallons of gas for $100/night entire stay!! We just took over the Lake Francis property in Elysian, MN. The property was purchased in April 2014 and construction was finalized May 2015. We also own and operate VRBO property 373194 and 473699 and can't wait for our first year on Lake Francis. Lake Francis is set up exclusively for my family, friends, and guests! It is designed for a family retreat. The property has 5 bedrooms including: Main Level Master Suite w/ King Bed. 2 Main Level Queen Bedrooms, and 2 Lower Level Private Suites - each with 2 Queen Beds! Lake Francis accommodates up to 14 guests. The open floor plan allows for amazing views of Wagner's Bay and the new deck provides endless evening sunsets. The property is fully furnished and includes Satellite TV and Wi-Fi. The property has 5 bathrooms, fully equipped brand new Kitchen, Dining room table, additional 6' table, Living Rm, and lower level walk out Den. If you have stayed at our Sycamore Trail property on Prior Lake, or Roamers Cove on Lake Jefferson, we are confident you will LOVE Lake Francis in Elysian. Only an hour drive from the Twin Cities. This property will give you that true getaway experience from the hustle and bustle of your hectic lives. There are plenty of fun things to see and do in neighboring Elysian! There is a peacefulness here that is priceless and being able to get a small town feel so close to home is exactly what sold us on this property. It can't be beat!

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Chris Short, Prior Lake, MN
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2018

About Chris Short, Prior Lake, MN

I am very excited to offer the Lake Francis property to my guest. It truly is the ultimate playground for the kids. I also own and operate VRBO 373194 Sycamore Tr, Prior Lake and VRBO 473699 Roamers Cove, Lake Jefferson. Please read my reviews.

Chris Short, Prior Lake, MN purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Chris Short, Prior Lake, MN chose Elysian

My daughters loves to watch all the wildlife Lake Francis and Elysian has to offer. The fishing is FUN and the house gives you the true 'Up North' Feel. It is the perfect place to find peace and refuge from our hectic lives: 25 Miles to Interstate 35 W, Direct Lake Shore on Spring Fed Lake Francis, amazing future views from deck and throughout the home, Singing Hills Bike Trail, Mankato 20 min, MSU 20 min, Gustavous 15min, Bethany 20min, Great Fishing, Great Hunting, Snowmobile Trails, Scrapbooking/Girl's Weekend, Fire Pit, Local restaurants and bars, and the county museum!

What makes this cabin unique

The location is amazing!! One hour from the Twin Cities, 20 minutes to Mankato and absolutely beautiful with a 30 mile paved bike trail and to many lakes to list. We truly feel our customers will have a wonderful family experience.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Elysian

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - Master Bath - shower , Double Sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main Floor Bath
    Bathroom 3 - Lower Level - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - Lower Level - toilet , shower , Lower Level Suite: Private Bath
    Bathroom 5 - Lower Level - toilet , shower , Lower Level Suite: Private Bath
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - Main Level Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - Main Level - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - Main Level - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - Lower Level Suite - 2 queen
    Bedroom 5 - Lower Level Suite - 2 queen
  • 1 king bed Master Bedroom Up, 1 Queen Bed 2 up, 1 Queen Bed 3 up, Lower Level Suite I w/2 Queen Beds and Private Baths, Lower Level Suite 2 w/2 Queen Beds and Private Bath.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist


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Grand Kids will LOVE IT!!! Paradise on the BEST spring fed lake in southern MN
average rating of 4.7291665 based on 48 reviews

Parents 25th anniversary

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful spacious home. My family enjoyed their stay. Clean home. Owner was very nice and helpful. Will definitely be back in the summer 😊😊

  • Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We have been staying at this home for several years now. It has ample space for a family gathering and is very comfortable. Being on a lake, the views are wonderful. We have really enjoyed our stays and plan to be annual guests.

  • Submitted: 10-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect family getaway!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had our family reunion here and it was a great experience!!!! We arrived and Chris was there to welcome us with a great big smile and gave us a tour around the house. We also asked to check out a little later and he was totally cool with it. The location was prefect and the kids loved it! We’ll definitely be back again!!!

  • Submitted: 5-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this property. It turned out to be exactly as depicted on the website, with wonderful views of Lake Francis. The house was comfortable, the kitchen was well-equipped, the bedrooms were good-sized bedrooms, the layout was just perfect and the house was well-maintained. Our only regret is that our stay was far too short! Thank you very much to the owner for helping to make our stay an enjoyable experience. We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: 18-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was perfect for our family and use

  • 5 of 5

We had our family Christmas weekend here. The house was surprisingly roomy. Plenty of space, bedrooms, bathrooms; with a great kitchen and living room and that's just the upper level! It was a great weekend; very enjoyable and relaxing with a wonderful view of the lake. We will be booking again next year.

  • Submitted: 6-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our first annual Mothers and Daughters weekend. The nine of us had more than plenty of space to sleep, relax and share meals. The VRBO is well stocked, well organized and tastefully decorated. We were close enough to spend a day of shopping in Mankato and content to relax at the property another. It was the perfect setting for our fall getaway.

  • Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Mankato MN
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Corner Bar, Elysian Legion, Thirsty Beaver,Tuckers
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Elysian Corner Bar, Tuckers, Bears Den, Ebigal
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Mount Mankato

Fishing, Boating, Canoeing, and Pontoon, RELAXING!!!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Elysian

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Prime 2018
Jun 3 2018 - Sep 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$230.72
Pet Fee C$197.76

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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