Chicken House

Sleeps up to 9 people

Year Round Rental 

$100 + tax per night

This is the Chicken House. It is built on the actual foundation of the original family chicken coop. It has two full beds in two bedrooms with doors for privacy.  three twins in an upper loft with access by a fireman's ladder, and two more twins in a separate loft accessed by regular stairs.  It has a full kitchen and bath with all the amenities. There is a library of books and board games, also a piano. Plus, a wood stove for atmosphere.

This Cabin is a “Housekeeping Cabin”

This means that if you stay for more than a day you will have to do some cleaning yourself, we do not come in and clean until you leave. Follow instructions posted on refrigerator for general housekeeping during your stay. 

Upon leaving we do expect all garbage to be removed from cabin and put into provided dumpster, sweep floors, clean and put away dirty dishes, empty refrigerator & freezer of all food, and pull sheets from used beds.

Guest access:

Guest have access to the whole grounds. 

There is a canoe & paddle boat for guest use.

The Fire pit  is shared with the Log Cabin.

A wood shed of campfire wood provided free of charge.

A charcoal grill.

There are several nature trails available: Winter months they are groomed for skiing & snow shoes. 

Interaction with guests:

Caretakers are on site for questions and help.

Other things to note:

There are three cabins on the grounds so there may be others staying at the same time in other cabins.

In the winter seasons there may be some dust due to the circulation of furnace throughout basement and the windows staying shut.


Air conditioning

Heating: gas furnace & fireplace 

Hair Dryer


Children’s books  

First aid kit

Fire extinguisher 

Smoke detector


2 parking spaces - posted with signs

All others, including guests to cabins park in General & Event parking field.

House Rules

No smoking

No firearms

No motorized vehicles on grass or trails

Check-in:  anytime after 3PM

Check out: by 11AM

Cancelation Policy

Full refund for cancellations made within 48 hours of booking, if the check-in date is at least 14 days away. 50% refund for cancellations made at least 7 days before check-in. No refunds for cancellations made within 7 days of check-in.

Pet Fee

There is a $10 per day per pet charge

Dogs must be leashed, cleaned up after outside, never on the furniture or beds, preferably kenneled at night, and never left home alone in the cabin.


We do have wireless service that working travelers can log into.

Password given upon request.  

Although remember the point is to get away from it all.

Close Attractions:

Headwater’s of the Mississippi River (Itasca State Park) 25 min

Statues of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox (Bemidji) 30 min