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Luxurious Lake Get-A-Way Lake Home (100ft private sugarsand beach)

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Ideal location for all seasons! BEACH get-away or WINTER adventure

All window incredible view of Sturgeon Lake from a westward facing home for watching the sunset across the lake. Enjoy surround sound in the main home and from the bunkhouse at the lake.

LAKE: Located on the prized "Golden Coast" of big sturgeon enjoy 100x25ft of private golden sugar sand. Fire pit and fire wood at the beach for glorious bonfires while stargazing lakeside taking in beautiful northern Minnesota nights. Includes large state of the art dock for convenience. Custom made 8ft oak picnic table at the beach perfect for games, snack time, and meals!

Main Home: Main level includes a kitchen with top of the art-professional grade appliances and cookware, living and dining room (The entire lakeside of the home is glass windows with a porch. The home has vaulted ceilings with beautiful cedar beams, a cast iron wood burning fireplace, and a large kitchen table), main floor bathroom (shower), bedroom (queen), and laundry room. The Loft includes two bedrooms (both queen) and a shared bathroom (shower/tub). The walkout lower level of the home includes a TV seating area (DVD and VHS compatible), bedroom (two twins), and bathroom (shower).

Lakeside Bunkhouse (summer only): fridge, microwave, electric fireplace, and futon.

The home is fully stocked with top of the line towels, sheets, cookware, and dishware to make you feel at home. Only need to bring yourselves, clothes, food, and if you prefer, paper products (paper plates and plastic silverware for at beach).

More Details

Doug or Emma Folk
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2018


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Side Lake

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Loft - toilet , combination tub/shower , Sky light
    Main Floor - toilet , shower
    Lower Level - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Red Loft Bedroom - 1 queen , Associated bathroom includes a tub/shower.
    Blue Loft Bedroom - 1 queen , Associated bathroom includes a tub/shower.
    Main Floor-Master - 1 queen , Associated bathroom has shower not bath tub.
    Lower Level Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Has pull out couch. Associated bathroom has shower no bath.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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Luxurious Lake Get-A-Way Lake Home (100ft private sugarsand beach)
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
St. Paul, Minnesota

Absolutely a great cabin on a beautiful lake!

  • 5 of 5

Checks all the boxes for a perfect cabin: beautiful view overlooking a gorgeous quiet lake. Everything about the cabin is top notch; there were no disappointments. Cabin is very inviting, comfortable, and very well maintained and well landscaped; very clean, modern, and attractive with up to date furnishings. Gorgeous views out full length windows; "In the trees"! Nice big high front deck- partially covered. Lots of seating. Lovely fire burning iron circular chiminea in the open living space. Beds are very luxurious with high quality bedding . Sleeps 8 comfortably: 2 bedrooms are in open loft but bathroom does separate. Twin beds with couch and tv in the lower level: access by a small spiral staircase. Well stocked gourmet kitchen with high end appliances. Beautiful, well groomed sandy beach: sandy bottom lake with no weeds. Long, steep steps to cabin: can be difficult and exhausting for some: certainly not handicap accessible.

Fire pit, long dock. Feels private though fairly close to neighbors. Really loved it.

  • Submitted: 25-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Lovely second stay

  • 5 of 5

The place just keeps getting better :)

  • Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent house, excellent beach, would recommend this house and plan to return someday AAAAA++++

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time at the lake house. We especially liked the view from the porch, the beach was nice and clean, the dock was very useful, the house was very inviting and views of nature were awesome, the kitchen was very functional and we enjoyed cooking meals there, we had adequate space in the driveway, we enjoyed hiking in the state park and going to Bimbos Octagon for pizza.

  • Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice cabin - updated and very clean

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was perfect for my family of four, my sisters family of four, and our parents. Everyone had comfortable sleeping arrangements, and we spent most of our time on the awesome sand beach. The steep slope and all the stairs were a bit of a surprise (probably not good for older guests), but the pros of having the beach outweighed the cons of the steps. The fridge in the beach house definitely helped for drinks and snacks so we could spend most of the day tubing, boating, swimming, etc without having to walk up the steps, and be in and out of the main cabin all day. The kids (age range 6 months to 8 years) all had a great time. We did bring bikes with, but there was nowhere to ride them. (although Im not sure they would have ridden their bikes anyhow) Limited driveway space, we had 3 trucks and 2 boat trailers and we just fit with no additional space.

The cabin was updated, very clean, the high end appliances had some quirky operation instructions - we struggled to get the oven to temp - but eventually figured it out.

The owner Emma was very prompt in response time with all the questions I had before reserving the cabin, and very great to work with throughout the process. I am giving this review 4 stars (instead of 5 stars) only because of the steps. We like to try some place different every year, but because of the kids and convenience of the beach, we would consider coming back here. We took full advantage of the great shoreline.

  • Submitted: 11-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There are many places to ride bikes at and near our home. We have updated the booklet at our home to include more instructions as to where bikes can be rode. There are many visitors at the campground who ride bikes- we see bikers daily at our house. With regard to the “limited driveway space”, it is adequate for the amount of guests that the house limits. July 24, 2016 we had one truck, one large trailer (parked in the parking spot that jets off the horseshoe), one mid-sized SUV, three cars, one large SUV in our driveway, and did not use our garage. There is limited parking that is available along the street. There are instructions at the house for "how to work" our home appliances. The renters stated they struggled to get the oven to temp-our oven has been checked- this was simply user error. To operate the oven, it requires the user press on, bake, enter the temperature, and finally press enter or bake to set the oven. Additionally, if our renters have any struggles such as mentioned, we take phone calls at any time of day or night to be as helpful as possible.
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Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Gorgeous Cabin - Very Clean

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here. Gorgeous view and lovely people to work with. We had 6 adults and 2 children. The only downsides are the long drive and the open floor plan that makes it hard to sleep in if you use the lofted bedrooms. Also be aware that the stairs down to the beach can be a bit much for the elderly. Again, this is an absolutely lovely place if it fits your needs. We may come again :)

  • Submitted: 5-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Rental

  • 5 of 5

We had 4 couples stay at this home over the July 4th holiday. Everyone had a wonderful time. The home is located on a prime location on Sturgeon Lake. The beachfront is very nice. The deck overlooking the lake is a great place to relax and converse. The home was clean and in nice shape. Kitchen is well suited for meal prep and adequately equipped. Appliances appear relatively new. Bedrooms and bathrooms were clean and functional. Everything worked perfectly. We had excellent and pleasant communication with the owner. Town stores and restaurants are nearby. We would definitely use this rental again if there was occasion to.

  • Submitted: 26-Jul-2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Riverside (Colorado Bulldog) & Bimbo's Octagon
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Multiple Options
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Riverside or Bimbo/s Octagon (best pizza &wings)
Nearest Ski
53 Miles
Giants Ridge Biwabik
Nearest Beach
Private Beach on Property 100x25ft sugar sand
Car: recommended

Five minutes down the road from McCarthy State Beach; the state park and trails (including hiking and snowmobiling are directly across the street from the house.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Side Lake

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
4th of July
Jun 28 2018 - Jul 9 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$100 per night, per additional guest
Jul 10 2018 - Jul 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$67 per night, per additional guest
Labor Day
Aug 30 2018 - Sep 4 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$100 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$67 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Portable Bathroom C$199.64
Pet Fee C$665.45
Property Damage Protection C$131.76

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Cancellation Policy:
6 months prior to Rental Date-100% refund
3 months prior to Rental Date-50% refund
Less than 3 months prior to Rental Date-no refund. However, if something arises and dates need to be changed, as long as the dates are equal to or less value than the original rental dates, the vacation is transferable. Exception-holiday stays.
Note- for emergencies it is at the owners discretion. Owners may cancel at any time.

If payments are made via credit card an not an alternative method through VRBO (example check, paypal, etc) the renter will be charged the 3.0% processing fee that gets charged to the owner for payments made with credit card.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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