Birch Hill Inne B&B


Birch Hill Inne is one of the few early remaining landmarks in the Crosslake area. Historic home dates back to 1924. The original function of a carriage house for summer guests, carriages and horses. The property originally owned by Cross Lake Land Co. by W.A. and Lillian Eberman.The Eberman’s purchased the parcel of land between Ox Lake and Loon Lake from the Cross Lake Land Company for “summer resort purposes.” They went on to build Oscawana Resort in 1926. There were eight full log cabins and out buildings, including a carriage house, which housed carriages and horses for summer tourists.

Birch Hill Inne has a long tradition of welcoming visitors and encouraging them to feel at home all year long. We specialize in serving you as our guest and provide a professional chef on our staff. We hope that if you come stay with us and that you feel at home. The property has seen it’s variety of entities such as “The Snack Bar” which was a eatery for sandwiches and desserts. Soon after opening it blossomed into a restaurant that served home style dinners until 1970. The dining room of the old restaurant has been preserved to as close as possible to the original, including the old pine tables. The property was used as an antique shop for 15 years.

The living quarters and storage building have been remodeled into five beautiful, comfortable guest rooms. The rooms are filled with antique furniture, comfortable beds, private baths and beautiful views. Two of the rooms have double Jacuzzi baths as well as showers. The property includes a renovated carriage house that is its own private cottage away from the main lodge.

Lodging Info

Lodging Type: Bed & Breakfast

Lake: Ox

Months Open: All Season

# of Units:  5

Types of Units: rooms

Features: Breakfast, WiFi

Contact Info:


Address: 36170 Gale Lane Crosslake, MN 56442

GPS Coordinates: 46° 42' 44.9856" N, 94° 7' 26.7816" W

Driving Directions: On County Road 66, just north of the Crosslake business district, just before the city of Manhattan Beach