Peterson Farmhouse Cottage

A Brandon, Minnesota vacation rental

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  • Bedrooms - 2
  • Bathrooms - 2
  • Sleeps - 6
  • Pets Considered
  • On Big Chippewa Lake

Step away from the hustle and bustle to the private Peterson Cottage in the heart of the Minnesota vacation country. The property sits on a beautiful 2.32 acre lot – wooded setting, yet still in a friendly neighborhood with roads for walking, running, and biking. Enjoy a cookout on the back deck from which you may view the lake. Enjoy smore's cooked at the fire pit. Relax at the Woodland terrace. Begin and end your day on the quaint screened porch – a great outdoor living space. Follow the winding path approximately 300 feet down to the lake where you will find a sandy swimming beach or may relax on the dock.


  • Pets Allowed
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Furnished Kitchen
  • Deck and/or Patio
  • Vehicle and Trailer Parking
  • Outdoor Firepit
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Pier/Dock
  • WiFi Internet
  • VCR/DVD Player
  • Seasonal Rental
  • Available for Monthly Rental
  • Sand Beach

Unique Features

Our spacious deck faces Big Chippewa Lake; enjoy your 150 feet of lake frontage. Down by the water, approximately 300 feet from the cabin, you’ll find a nice swimming beach that is great for kids. There is a private dock on the water. The lake is great for fishing! Boats may be launched at the Public Access. Come visit this peaceful cottage, it will feel just like home.

We are the owners (Maynard and Dorothy) and we invite you to join us and relax in our private setting, surrounded by pines and native trees. If you see us working outside, say hello if you want; ask us what there is to SEE and DO in the Brandon area. We'll be glad to give you tips on how to live like a local. Our farmhouse has an attached house where we live seasonally.

Things To Do

Big Chippewa Lake and the area lakes are great for water recreation: boating, skiing, tubing, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, and more. Nearby you can find the Central Lakes Trail for hiking and biking. Carlos State Park offers opportunity for hiking and bird watching, etc.

Take a winter vacation and enjoy a variety of recreational activities like snowmobiling, ice fishing, cross country skiing, and more. The Peterson Cottage is just over 12 miles from Alexandria, Minnesota, a popular tourist destination. Here you’ll find a shopping mall, golf courses, summer theater, the Runestone museum, a maritime museum and local museums in nearby towns. Weekly free concerts are held on the courthouse lawn. Antique and craft stores abound.

There are a good variety of restaurants in the area. Inspiration Peak one of Minnesota's highest points is just minutes away. Here you may climb and experience spectacular scenery.

Rates & Specials

$115 - $130 night

$750 - $850 week

During the spring or fall we do rent for shorter periods of time,but we only offer the cottage for Weekly, Biweekly, or Monthly rentals during the summer season. By the month rentals only December through March.

Inquire or call for more information regarding pricing.

Woohoo! We are offering vacation rental special(s)

Mid September -November rates are $800.00 per week.
April through Memorial Day rates are $800.00per week.
Please inquire about rates for extended stays of 2 weeks or greater.
Available only on monthly basis December through March, preferably two month contracts. Cost $950.00 per month and partial utilities.

Contact Information

10379 Big Chip Road NW
Brandon, MN 56315
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316-655-5904 Please mention

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About the Owner/Manager

We are Maynard and Dorothy Peterson. We own and manage the cottage. We are available either in person or by phone to answer your questions and concerns.

Inquire and book with owners or managers to get the lowest price online.

Owner or manager will be contacting you.