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Secluded 3 Br Lake Home 1 hr from Twin Cities. Hottub,Fireplace,Gorgeous Views

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
10 guests
2 nights minimum
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NOTE: 03/01/2020 UPDATE: In light of the worldwide concern over the latest Corona Virus we wanted to update our guests already booked and our potential guests still looking for a nice getaway. Check in time is 4:00 PM. No early check in available at this time. We contract with a local cleaning service to completely clean the home after every guest. All common surfaces such as door knobs, TV remotes, counter tops, stair railings etc... are always cleaned and disinfected properly in accordance with the CDC's advice during the normal Flu and cold season and we are taking extra steps and precautions during this time to reassure everyone that our home will be ready for your family and friends to come enjoy their vacation without concern of contracting anything from previous guests. Than...NOTE: 03/01/2020 UPDATE: In light of the worldwide concern over the latest Corona Virus we wanted to update our guests already booked and our potential guests still looking for a nice getaway. Check in time is 4:00 PM. No early check in available at this time. We contract with a local cleaning service to completely clean the home after every guest. All common surfaces such as door knobs, TV remotes, counter tops, stair railings etc... are always cleaned and disinfected properly in accordance with the CDC's advice during the normal Flu and cold season and we are taking extra steps and precautions during this time to reassure everyone that our home will be ready for your family and friends to come enjoy their vacation without concern of contracting anything from previous guests. Thank you and please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions about our wonderful property on Lake Washington. Come stay with us for a relaxing getaway this Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter. Enjoy our beautiful, spacious lake home on Beautiful Lake Washington. Located just 1 mile south of “The Big Ball of Twine” in Darwin, Minnesota and only 14 min north of Hutchinson in Meeker county. The home is nestled back in our private 6 acres of woods with gorgeous views of the lake and surroundings. Situated on a chain of 4 lakes in central Minnesota. This 3 bedroom, 2 and a half bathroom home with it's luxurious queen size beds and Spectacular views. Either from the loft through the Great Room floor to ceiling windows or looking over the private pond and woodland from the wraparound deck. Offers some of the finest accommodations for the entire family. Truly a hidden gem. Whether you enjoy outdoor recreation in the summer or you just want to relax and enjoy the fall colors or a winter wonderland in a peaceful, secluded environment, this fully equipped, lovely home is waiting for you. The design of the house offers space to gather together or nooks and crannies to spend time reading, relaxing or just plain day dreaming! On the property… • Explore the 2700-acre lake in our available pontoon for rent or contact one of the excellent local rental agencies for other recreational equipment. See our featured agency for some great deals. • Fish the waters of Lake Washington from the shore, off the dock, by boat or in the winter you can spend the day ice fishing. Lake Washington is known for Walleye, northern, pan fish, bass, crappies and even a nice catfish if you're lucky. • Enjoy an evening around the fire pit on the lakeside patio or a secluded soak in the private hot tub. • Take a Hike! Hiking and walking trails are located thorough out the local areas or you could snow-shoe and cross country ski on the lake. • Go birding! The woods, wetlands, and water here are home to many species. • Lake Washington has many public accesses for visitors who want to bring or rent their own watercraft. • If you love snowmobiling, there are many trails around the area to explore. • The area offers restaurants, coffee shops, antiquing, shopping, golfing, cross-country ski trails, snowmobiling, etc...Entertainment opportunities abound and all are minutes away. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 47-272411More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
If you are bringing a pet there will be a one time $50 pet fee assessed at time of check in. Pontoon is available for rental. $200+tax(fuel included) per day. Kayaks, paddleboards, paddle boat and water toys are available for our guests to use. Smoking allowed only down stairs or preferably outside. Please be courteous to future guests. Please use ashtrays provided and No cigarette butts in yard or deck. Please pick up after pets and not leave them unattended Must be 21 and have valid CC
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Eric & Pauline O
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2013
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

Four generations of my family got together and it was delightful! The house was well furnished with plenty of room as well as privacy. It was clean and beautifully appointed. We enjoyed the hot tub feature, went boating and fishing on the pontoon, and sat...More

Date of stay: June 2018
2  Thank Maps761620
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Large cabin with huge windows - just as the picture shows. We stayed there three nights. We rented the pontoon boat for two days and this is what the kids loved the best. They also gave us use of two kayaks and a large inflatable....More

Date of stay: August 2016
2  Thank 235alr
Reviewed January 5, 2016

Loved our stay at Stoney Brook! Our hosts were warm and kind, even leaving us a small New Year's gift! The hot tub under the stars was amazing and well maintained. The home was cozy, but also roomy--enough space for all of us to spread...More

Date of stay: December 2015
1  Thank Amy K
Reviewed November 14, 2015

A wonderful quiet retreat set back in the trees with no hustle of the city. It's a beautiful log home with plenty of room for families.

Date of stay: November 2015
2  Thank Kris R
Eric O, VR Owner at Secluded 3 Br Lake Home 1 hr from Twin Cities. Hottub,Fireplace,Gorgeous Views, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2015

Thank you so much for staying with us again. We love having guests like you.

Reviewed August 12, 2015

This was a great place for me and my family to stay. The house is beatiful and was very well equipped. We did have some issues and that is why it only got 2 stars. The firewood was scarce and we ended up buying some...More

Date of stay: July 2015
5  Thank gflonski
Eric O, VR Owner at Secluded 3 Br Lake Home 1 hr from Twin Cities. Hottub,Fireplace,Gorgeous Views, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2015

Thank you for your review. We enjoyed having you and your family as our guests. You were great guests and we thank you for you and your families service to our country. In regards to the issues you had with our rental and policies. We...More

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Blaine, Minnesota
Reviewed June 23, 2015

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Date of stay: June 2015
Eric O, VR Owner at Secluded 3 Br Lake Home 1 hr from Twin Cities. Hottub,Fireplace,Gorgeous Views, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2015

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Reviewed April 26, 2015

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Date of stay: February 2015
Reviewed November 21, 2014

It is just as the pictures show, in the forest. Its peaceful and beautiful, it was not to far from town if you needed anything. The owners were outstanding when we added another day. Definitely will rent again when we come home. The beds were...More

Date of stay: November 2014
Thank Kris R
Reviewed September 13, 2014

The place was beautiful and very accommodating. There are games to play in the yard, a nice firepit with wood stockpiled... also games WI games for the kids to play. Loved that there was something for everyone. Eric was great at showing us around and...More

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank Twila J
Reviewed August 23, 2014

Eric & Pauline were the most accommodating owners we could have rented from. The house had everything we needed. From kitchen gadgets to activities for kids they had it. The house was more than big enough for all of us to fit and still have...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank jeffhP9719HB
Eric O, VR Owner at Secluded 3 Br Lake Home 1 hr from Twin Cities. Hottub,Fireplace,Gorgeous Views, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2014

Thank you for your great review. We loved renting our home to such wonderful and respectful people. You and your family are always welcome.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Boat Available
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
1 mile south of Darwin, Mn on Meeker county highway 14. Property address is 22780 CSAH 14, Darwin, Mn 55324 Home is nestled in the woods 1/4 mile east of the highway. Driveway is a beautiful tree lined lane. Large parking area with room for 2-3 small RV/Travel Trailers of 20 ft or less. We have space to dock a boat or personal watercraft. Shopping, restaurants, pubs, golf, fishing and many other amenities within minutes to enjoy.
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