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Water's Edge Cabin: Relaxing getaway on Maple Lake 1 hour north of Twin Cities

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 1,340 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms 1.5 Bathroom & Bunkhouse with 1/2 bath - Sleeps 9

Welcome to The Water's Edge Cabin!

We can accommodate small groups for that retreat/ girl’s weekend getaway you've been planning, bring the family for vacation, or make it a second honeymoon with just the two of you.

MAKE YOUR RESERVATION NOW FOR THE SUPERBOWL!! Nice quiet location 55 minutes from the stadium. (Special event pricing, contact owner for details please)

Maple Lake boasts over 800 acres of great fishing where you can enjoy boating, water skiing, and swimming. We also offer canoe rental.

PONTOON rental is available from Bremer pontoon rental. You would need to make arrangements for this yourself, it is a local company that has very nice up-to-date boats available. They book quickly so you will have to be in touch with them as soon as you know your reservation dates.

Our newly remodeled 3 bedroom, 1 ½ bath lake home has 2 gas fireplaces in 2 separate living rooms. We have a gorgeous knotty pine bunk house with ½ bath that sleeps 2 and provides your own private retreat. The eat-in kitchen connects to our massive upper deck (with gazebo) so BBQ’s are a breeze. (Please note, one bedroom is considered non conforming as it has no window and is in the lower level, but it is near a walk out sliding door)

The downstairs fireplace room walks out to our lower deck with ample seating right over the lake. A fire ring overlooking the lake is great for roasting marshmallows and listening to loon calls.

Included are a washer and dryer and air conditioning.

Sorry no pets or smokers please.


Nearby are the charming towns of Annandale, Monticello, and Buffalo with antique stores, bowling, golfing, restaurants, shops, and other treasures. The Albertville Outlet Mall and Cabellas are about 20-25 minutes away.

See a TWINS, VIKINGS, TIMBERWOLVES, WILD or GOPHER GAME in downtown Minneapolis/St. Paul. The Mall of America is just over an hour away.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 21, 2018

About Owner/Manager

We are a happily married couple of over 35 years, with 6 grown children, and several grandkids. I grew up spending summer at my folks cabin, and after we had our family, spent many weekends together there. Now we love having our own place. Family is very important to us, so we have put a lot of energy into making our place a great getaway for families. We love to work on projects together, go boating, have bonfires, and play softball.

We love this lake living so much we bought another property on this lake and are building another cabin ourselves.

Owner/Manager purchased this cabin in 2006


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Maple Lake

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1340 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Quiet hours outside are 10pm -8am
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , also included washer and dryer
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , This half bath is in the bunk house
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    private bunkhouse with 1/2 bath, done in knotty pine - 1 double
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • long term renters welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Approximately 1 hour from the Minneapolis Airport and the Mall of America. Albertville outlet mall approximately 20 - 25 minutes away.


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Water's Edge Cabin: Relaxing getaway on Maple Lake 1 hour north of Twin Cities
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Nice place stay.

  • 5 of 5

Great location , Jen and Ed are great hosts and very helpful. Great views of the lake and beautiful pine throughout the cabin. Kitchen has everything you'll need . Would stay again .

  • Submitted: 25-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Gary, so glad it worked out for your guys to have an extended stay while working in our area. Enjoyed getting to know you, and appreciated your excellent communication and care for our place. Please come again.
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Cute place with lots of amenities. Pretty views and great decks!

  • 5 of 5

The only downside is that you’re packed in a bit tight and not a lot of room for kids to run around. Overall excellent value and experience.

  • Submitted: 5-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, I'm glad you enjoyed yourselves. The outdoors and decks are a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the views of the lake. We'd welcome you again anytime.
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Quiet, relaxing, clean home on a beautiful lake.

  • 5 of 5

This was our first retreat. We Love your cabin, thank you for your sweet accommodations.

  • Submitted: 7-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Mpls/St. Paul international airport
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Maple Lake

Albertville outlet mall is located 20 minutes away. Downtown Minneapolis where the Minnesota Vikings, Twins, Timberwolves, Wild, And U of M Gophers play is just an hour away.

As well the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Sculpture gardens, and the Guthrie Theater.

The world famous Mall of America is located in Bloomington right by the Minneapolis St Paul International Airport also 1 hour away.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Maple Lake

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring Season
May 11 2018 - May 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add C$6 per night, per additional guest
Early Summer
May 25 2018 - Jun 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add C$6 per night, per additional guest
Jun 15 2018 - Sep 14 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add C$6 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add C$6 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$641.85
bunk house additional C$121.95 + Tax
cleaning fee C$96.28 + Tax

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.
Holiday reservation dates slightly higher.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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