Thumper Pond Resort


300 Thumper Lodge Road


Ottertail, MN 56571


Price: $5,495,000
Number of Rooms: 78
Building Size: 104,257 SF
Property Type: Hospitality
Total Lot Size: 291 Acres
Year Built: 2001





  • 78 keys in the hotel – listed at $70,449/key
  • Room types include the King Suite, Double Queen Suite, King Whirlpool Suite, King Twin Suite, and King Whirlpool Fireplace Suite
  • Bar & Restaurant – Willy T’s Tavern & Grill (classic American dining)
  • 18-Hole Championship Golf Course (designed by Eric Niskanen) – the property also includes a 350-yard practice range, short game area, and two putting greens
  • Activity Center (water park) – 12,000 square foot center
  • Event Venue – indoor and outdoor venues
  • 26-unit RV/mobile home park – all sites feature large level pads and full hookups
  • The 2-story Clubhouse (7,406 SF) was built in 2001, the 3-story hotel/food & beverage portion (85,430 F) was built in 2005, and the new Activity Center (waterpark [11,421 SF]) was completed in 2016
  • Approximately 54 acres of development land is included in the sale




SVN | Northco is pleased to present for sale the Thumper Pond Resort in Ottertail, MN (“Property”). This one-of-a-kind offering features 78 rooms, a bar and restaurant (Willy T’s Tavern & Grill), 18-hole championship golf course, activity center (water park), event venue, and 26-unit RV/mobile home park. Construction of the water park was completed in October of 2016. Also included in the sale is approximately 54 acres of development land. This is a profitable year round resort which has a great online reputation.

Thumper Pond Resort is located in Ottertail, Minnesota, which is approximately 178 miles northwest of Minneapolis and Saint Paul by route of interstate 94, 112 miles northwest of St. Cloud, 68 miles west of Brainerd, and 79 miles southeast of Fargo, ND. The town of Ottertail is bordered to the west by Otter Tail Lake, the largest lake in Otter Tail county and the tenth largest lake that is completely within the borders of Minnesota (according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources). Otter Tail Lake is approximately 13,726 acres. Ottertail is located in a region with hundreds of lakes that is well known for recreational activities such as hunting, fishing, camping, ATVing, snowmobiling, canoeing, boating, and a variety of other motorsports.


The Twin Cities Core Statistical Area (CSA), the 14th largest in the United States, has approximately 3,950,000 inhabitants.

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