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Vintage Lakeside Cottage with the Best Views of Lake Pepin as Rated by Guests

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Sleeping loft and 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Available for week long stays only during the peak months beginning mid June this Vintage Style Lakefront Cottage features spectacular views of Lake Pepin and sits on Lake City's famous 'Riverwalk'. It's prime location let's guests enjoy countless outdoor activities. After an active day, take a stroll down the Riverwalk to downtown shops, eateries or bars. Or, stay home and relax on the patio with a fire and enjoy frequent sightings of majestic Bald Eagles.

The fully furnished kitchen allows for comfortable living and entertaining. And when the sun sets and the last embers in the fire pit flicker out you will find a relaxing place just inside the door to enjoy the rest of your evening.

Upstairs you will find the master bedroom that features a King sized bed and a second bedroom that features a Queen size bed. An upstairs loft offers Twin beds and desk area that is open to the rest of the upstairs. On the main floor, you will find the bathroom, kitchen, dining, TV room and living room over looking the lake.

Many families have enjoyed having family reunions, Thanksgiving celebrations, ladies' scrap booking weekends, Bible study retreats, and many other celebratory occasions. Also, many couples have enjoyed the peacefulness that the cottage offers to just simply relax and rejuvenate.

Other features include:

New Gas Grill

Washer & Dryer

Fire pit (firewood available at nearby gas station)

Come and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Minnesota on the lake!

Keywords: House, cottage, lakefront home, lakefront cottage,

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Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
19 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Lake City

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bath is on the main floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • long term rentals available
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Six golf courses are minutes away, Enjoy a stroll on Lake City's 'Riverwalk' that runs past the lake home, Hike nearby bluffs at Frontenac State Park, Stellar fishing, skiing, shopping, antiquing, bird watching, or catch a ride on the 1890's paddleboat (April-October), Annual events include Tour de Pepin, Waterski Days, Johnny Appleseed Days, and Winterfest. Washer and Dryer provided New Gas Grill Patio Fire Pit (firewood available at gas station)


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Vintage Lakeside Cottage with the Best Views of Lake Pepin as Rated by Guests
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 29 reviews
Woodward, Iowa

LOVED my time in Lake City and THIS HOUSE!

  • 5 of 5

How absolutely wonderful can this home be? It was FANTASTIC. The location to the marina, stores, bike/walk path, everything was right there. We will definitely be using this house again!! The stairs are a bit steep, but that was the only downfall and they are not a deal breaker for the next trip!

  • Review Submitted: 07/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and your time in Lake City. It was our pleasure to have you and we hope you will come back again. Thank you Dave & Kelly Olson Mark & Shayna Fayette
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Eau Claire

Great place, great view, great town

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I recently stayed at this VRBO and loved it. We do a considerable amount of entertaining with family & friends. This house works great for that. The kitchen is nice sized with up-to-date appliances. Needless to say, the dishwasher gets lots of use. There are two kitchen tables so everyone can have a seat. There are two patio sets, too, so lots of room for outdoor entertaining.

The sunroom faces the lake and seats four comfortably. If I wasn't outside on the patio, I was sitting here reading and enjoying the view. There is also a nice-sized living room off of the kitchen. Laundry and a bathroom are also on the first floor. The wood floors are gorgeous.

The upstairs has 3 bedrooms and lots of closet space. The master bdrm is big and features a king-size bed. The guest room has a queen-size bed and features an incredible view of the lake. The other room has two twin beds.

The driveway holds three cars so you never have to compromise your view of the lake.

Mark, the manager, was most responsive with any questions we had during our stay.

Lake City has lots to offer -- water sport activities (boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, waterskiing, windsurfing, sailing, paragliding, and jet skiiing), ride on the Pearl of Lake Pepin paddle wheel, enjoy the walking trail along the river, tennis courts a few blocks away, hiking, play park, music, restaurants, bars, and shops.

We will definitely be back and look forward to our future stays. THANK YOU MARK & SHAYNA!

  • Review Submitted: 03/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Benton, WI

Great little Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

I booked this place for 6 guys going on a fishing trip. The house was as described, very nice inside and out. It is fully furnished with cooking and cleaning supplies. The off street parking was nice so we could park our boat trailers off the street. We had very hot weather during our stay but the central air worked great. This was our first time staying in Lake City and we would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 24/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Spot on Lake Pepin!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home, great location, quiet neighborhood, enjoyed the weekend in this rental.

  • Review Submitted: 10/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home on Lake Pepin

  • 5 of 5

Mark was very pleasant and responsive in booking this home. It was full of character and charm, and well stocked for all your vacation needs. Great walkability to shops and restaurants in town. Right on the riverwalk with lovely lake/river views.

  • Review Submitted: 29/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

This was a very clean property with a wonderful yard with a great view. We had plenty of room for 6 adults, a 3 year old and a 1 year old. The location was great, nice and close to a public beach area, marina and downtown shopping area. We could walk to everything. The cottage had everything we needed and Mark, the Property Manager, was great to work with. We'd highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 21/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
46 Miles
Rochester 46 miles; Minneapolis 66 miles
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Port 104
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Lake Pepin Paddle Boat Rides
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Jewel-2.2mi; Lake Pepin Golf Course-8;Frontenac-7
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Red Wing
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Hwy 61 & Hwy 63
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Chickadee Cafe
Nearest Ski
14 Miles
Coffee Mill 14 miles; Welch Village 31 miles
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Ohuta Park
Car: not necessary

A rainy day option could be Treasure Island Casino which is a 28 mile drive along the river. There is also a nice bowling alley just blocks away! Or, check out the Eagle Center just 15 minutes south in Wabasha.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Lake City

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Season
7 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

The months of JUNE, JULY, & AUGUST require reservations for one week or longer (in weekly increments) from a Friday to a Friday stay. All other months require a two night minimum reservation. Weekends are typically booked to include both Friday and Saturday nights. Weekend night rates apply to holidays.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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