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lake studio; on the lake, fully-furnished apt


lake studio; on the lake, fully-furnished apt

4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Sparkling clean4 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

This spacious studio apt has all new appliances, a full kitchen and 10' high ceilings - located right on the lake. Sleeps up to 4 adults. Just north of the cities, it only takes 15 minutes to get into either downtown.

View panoramic sunrises & sunsets... surrounded by fresh air, tall trees and fast Wi-Fi. MN is the Land of 10,000 Lakes, spend the night on one! Water activities & snowshoes free of charge!

Don't take our word for it, read our reviews. You won't be disappointed with this oasis.


Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 king beds
Common spaces
1 couch, 1 air mattress

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 3PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad


25 Reviews

Aimee User Profile
May 2018
This place is just spectacular. Lance, Cecile and Emily are exceptional hosts. I would recommend their property to anyone looking for a chance to reconnect with nature, relax in the warmth of midwest people, and enjoy quiet moments of reflection. It's a landscape meticulously cra…
Lance User Profile
Response from Lance:
I knew when we met you were our kind of people. Great having you both, hope you enjoyed your visit to Stillwater. We'd love to have you back when your schedule allows!
May 2018
Wendy User Profile
May 2018
Great place with beautiful view! Very convenient to both Mpls & St Paul. Lance & Cecile were very responsive & friendly. Super easy check in and out. The place was immaculate. I already got my next stay booked.
Lance User Profile
Response from Lance:
So glad you could free up some time for a re-visit. Enjoyed having you here this beautiful spring!
May 2018
Jason User Profile
May 2018
After a hard days work at the office, there is nothing better than Lance's place. He has several options to choose from. I chose the studio this time, where I had a washer and dryer which made staying 2+ weeks so much easier. The view and access to Snail Lake takes the days st…
Lance User Profile
Response from Lance:
Thanks Jason, it's especially rewarding to share our space with someone who really appreciates all the wildlife and water benefits! Looking forward to your return visit we already have on the books, should be a great time of year!
May 2018
Murali User Profile
April 2018
Great studio right on Snail lake. We were treated to a white expanse thanks to some fresh snow just before our arrival. Cecile and Emily were super responsive to emails prior to the trip. Their studio is large and had everything we needed. The Keurig machine in the room is a life…
Narendra User Profile
April 2018
It is a awesome place to stay
Tiffany User Profile
October 2017
This property is truly a hidden gem! Beautiful, quiet and very centrally located to everything. If your looking for a place that you can relax, kick back and enjoy the fruits of nature, this is definitely the place to stay. Lance and his family are wonderful hosts and very nice p…
Lance User Profile
Response from Lance:
Fun to connect with a fellow professional 'creative'. You both were a treat to host. So glad you enjoyed your stay! Come back again when you schedule allows.
October 2017
Jake User Profile
September 2017
Beautiful property. Glorious sun set. My bed was very comfortable, the water pressure was great, and the house was very welcoming.
Lance User Profile
Response from Lance:
Hey Jake, glad your group had a good time!
September 2017

Hosted by Lance

Saint Paul, Minnesota, United StatesJoined in October 2014
Lance User Profile
132 Reviews
1 Reference
Lance is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I have spent 40 years together with an amazing wife (took her to 3 proms!), she's also been my business partner running - a high end portrait studio on a lake in Minnesota. Our travels to date include Mexico, Europe, Thailand/South Korea & Africa. We're both certified Scuba and …
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