Balsam Lake Getaway
Fully furnished four-season red/green cabin for rent on Balsam Lake, WI. Only 1.25 hours from downtown Minneapolis. It features 3 bedrooms on the main floor (queen, full and 2 twin bunk beds) and the 4th bedroom/playroom on lower level which has a trundle bunk bed. It also has a sleeper sofa in living room and 1 bath + an extra shower and sink on lower level. Home is about 1500 square feet and has about 100 feet of shoreline. Kitchen updated in october with all new stainless appliances, new window coverings and fresh cabinet paint. Home is equipped with all cooking utensils, plates/glasses, towels, bedding, etc. Heat, central A/C, DirecTV, iPod hook up, washer/dryer and DVD player are included. Enjoy a gorgeous lake view from the new large deck on the front of the cabin. A second deck is accessible from the kitchen. There is lots of green space and tall trees surrounding the cabin. Also has a BBQ grill and firepit for roasting marshmallows or stargazing. In summer, the private dock is ready for your fishing or ski boat. And the very shallow sandy beach area is perfect for young children.
Balsam Lake is known for great swimming, boating and fishing on its 2054 acres. There are two restaurants/bars on the lake (accessible by boat). Rental boats and pontoons are available at the marina. Turtle Lake Casino is only 20 minutes away. In the winter season, you can enjoy snowmobiling, ice fishing and cross country skiing. Snowmobile trails are abundant in this area. Trollhaugen and Wild Mountain Ski and Snowboard Park in Taylors Fall are about 15 minutes away. There you can find a waterpark, alpine slides, go carts, snow tubing as well as skiing and snowboarding. In Taylors Falls you can also take a scenic boat tour, hike or rent canoes.
For a video tour of the home, please go to the "At The Lake Realty" website. (Sorry, I'm not allowed to post a URL on this listing.)
lake access, local restaurants, town of Balsam Lake
Interaction with Guests
I would be very happy to answer any of your questions ahead or during your stay. I live out of state so I cannot be there to meet you in person.
House is set back from most of the others allowing more green space for kids to run around and a more privacy. Bring your croquet set, horseshoes, football, etc. And you have a beautiful lake view from the main deck. Its also fun to take your boat to the restaurants on the lake. The town of Balsam Lake offers events throughout the summer and winter season, too, such as fireworks, parades, derby car smash up, ice car racing, snowmobile races, etc.
No public transit
Other Things to Note
Peak Season Rates (Memorial Day through Labor Day): $1400/week . One week minimum stay. Fri-Fri Rentals.
Off Season rates:$1200/week off season.
$200/night with 3 night minimum stay.
Seasonal or monthly rental options available, too.
- Air Conditioning
- Free Parking on Premises
- Cable TV
- Family/Kid Friendly
- Smoke Detector
- Carbon Monoxide Detector
- First Aid Kit
- Safety Card
- Fire Extinguisher
Please act responsibly. There are other families nearby enjoying the lake, too.
At the end of your stay, please place all used sheets and towels in the laundry room. It is your responsibility to leave the cabin relatively clean. All plates/glasses & kitchen utensils should be cleaned well and placed in the cabinets. Before you leave, please turn off the AC and lock up everything. Return all plastic furniture, toys, etc or anything that is sitting on the lawn back to the garage or the deck.
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