PRIVATE RETREAT ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER

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Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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PRIVATE RETREAT ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER

Lake Pepin House Rental Photos and Description

Year-round Home, 4 Bedrooms, 2-1/2 Baths (Sleeps 9)

Nicely furnished and upgraded 3600 Square foot home on the Mississippi River that boasts beautiful river, bluff, and sunset views as well as the privacy that comes with a rural, acreage setting. Decorated in a warm and rustic style with fishing right out your back door.

Available for 1 week or longer stays only.

THE MAIN LEVEL of the home has a very open floor plan with vaulted wood ceilings, wood and slate floors. Large fully equipped new Kitchen with stainless appliances, granite island and Knotty Alder cabinetry. The Kitchen opens to large formal and informal Dining areas as well as to the Great Room with stone fireplace and large screen TV. Both areas walk-out to a large wrap around Deck with gas grill and patio furniture. This level also includes a Powder Room, Laundry/Mud room, and 1 Bedroom , beautiful views, TV, private bathroom with jetted tub, separate slate tiled shower, granite counter top, and another TV.

THE WALKOUT LEVEL has a very rustic feel with it's wood walls and ceilings, and is decorated in a fishing theme. It features a 2nd kitchen/wet bar with granite top and full sized appliances, family room with gas fireplace and large TV, 3 additional bedrooms, newly remodeled full bath with over sized tub/shower combo, a large patio with gas grill and patio furniture. It's just a short walk to the dock, fire pit, and river beyond.

THE HOMESITE is located in an area of rolling hills and towering bluffs. We have 310' of frontage on the Mississippi River with a large, private Dock for fishing or boat tie-up. Free public boat launch less than a block away. There is open water almost 10 months a year, which is great for Eagle watching as well as for fishing. Boat rental is available.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Full house rental is available only for 1 week or longer stays.

Shorter stays sometimes can be accommodated with partial home rental, either as a 1 bedroom (2 guest max.) or 3 bedroom unit ( 6 guest max.). Contact owner for more information on these options.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • Groups
Guestbook comments from the owner
Jan - I didn't realize I had to create an account in order to post a review. We loved your place, but I do not join websites. Just hate all the spam, etc from it.



I will post a review right here and perhaps you could somehow post it?



Arrived: Nov. 27, 2013



Our extended family stayed at the Lodge for a week at Thanksgiving and boy, were we glad we did. The place is terrific. Well-decorated, cozy, comfy common areas and everything we needed for cooking and serving a big Thanksgiving feast. The river view is amazing; each morning we watched several eagles conduct their morning hunt over the Mississippi. We even got a little fishing in ourselves. Enjoyed morning walks along the River and had a great November picnic at the Buena Vista park above Alma. We couldn't have had a more relaxing, enjoyable Holiday. And, Jan's festive decorations added a lovely touch to the festivities. I couldn't recommend the Lodge more. It's especially nice for large groups. Stay here- you won't be disappointed.



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Nov 2013
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Jan

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My husband and I live in the Twin Cities and own a small custom home, remodel and design company for the past 30 years. We enjoy traveling, fishing, boating, gardening, and anything that has to do with 'creating' something.

Jan purchased this house in 2004

We fell in love with the area upon our first visit there, which was due to a job transfer in1974. We thought that we had died and gone to heaven as the rolling hills and bluffs were just so beautiful. We also fell in love with the Mississippi River and officially became 'river rats' or ones who can't get enough of the river, love the fact that it is ever changing, ever powerful, always beautiful, abundant with wildlife, and there are always fish to be caught in it! At that time we said that we would love to retire in the area someday. As 'someday' started getting closer, we started looking in the area for a vacation home that could eventually become our retirement home. It took some time, but we finally found it! The fact that the home was pretty bland looking inside, at that time, just make it more exciting for us as we knew that we would be able to turn it into something beautiful.

You can't help but be mesmerized by the views, whether from the front yard, back yard, deck, patio, dock or the house. The Mississippi River and surrounding bluffs are beautiful and the home is a warm and inviting place in which to enjoy it all. There is nothing better than starting the morning with a cup of coffee on the deck or dock and listening to the birds sing.

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Travel with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Lake Pepin Central Wisconsin
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NICE PLACE!!

  • 5 of 5
We had another wonderful get-together with family at the Lodgehouse. The weather wasn't great, but that was a great excuse to spend time enjoying each other and the beautiful home! It was spotlessly clean,beautifully decorated and very comfy. Jan really makes you feel welcome. We found plenty of games and puzzles to enjoy, as well.

No stay is complete without the "Best Ribs on the River" at a quaint place in Nelson ( J&J Bar-b-que, I think) and breakfast at Peir 4, just feet from the train tracks in Alma, though we don't recommend taking the 3 pound pancake challenge!! Cooking in is also very convenient and enjoyable.

Can't wait to return next year.
  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
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Lake Pepin Central Wisconsin
Rockford, Illinois
5

GREAT GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5
There were four of us couples, and we had a great time fishing, swimming, biking, boating, kayaking, shopping, playing games, bird watching, and hiking the bluff overlooks. The house and property is clean and well-maintained with plenty of room to spread out and enjoy quiet time. Jan and Jim were perfect rental hosts, explaining the details of the property when we arrived and following up with us while we were there. We enjoyed the apples and tomatoes, freshly picked each day. It was interesting to watch the barges go through the locks. It was surprising to some of us that the Mississippi River has so many sand beaches to pull up to in our pontoon and swim. We've rented many vacation homes in the past and this is one of the nicest.
  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Lake Pepin Central Wisconsin
5

WONDERFUL FAMILY GATHERING FOR THANKSGIVING

  • 5 of 5
Wow! We were impressed and excited from the moment we walked in the door and found the Lodgehouse to be everything we wanted and more during our stay.

We spent the week of Thanksgiving by fishing, cuddling by the fireplace (inside and out), playing games, and making many memories.

The Lodgehouse is decorated as cozy as a home with a cabin feel and had all the amenities for our stay and a Thanksgiving feast. We are already planning our next trip.
  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Minneapolis/St. Paul International
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Winona, MN
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
WI-35/Great River Rd.
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
many sandbars on the river
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Resort, Buffalo City, WI
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
The Coffee Mill, Wabasha, MN
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Walnut Grove, Cochrane, WI
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
The Cove, Buffalo City, WI
Car: necessary

The peaceful riverside location is perfect for fishing, boating, canoeing, swimming, Eagle watching, or just relaxing. The area's natural beauty makes it a great place to bike, hike, golf, cross-country ski or take a scenic drive beneath towering bluffs, through picturesque valleys. Visit historic riverside towns with their quaint shops, restaurants, and wineries or watch barges as they navigate through the locks and dams of the Mighty Mississippi River.

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Availability & Rates

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Lake Pepin House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Season
Apr 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,950
$5,750
 
 
Off Peak Season
Nov 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
$5,150
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
$5,150
 

Additional information about rental rates

$350 Refundable Security deposit is required to hold your reservation. 50% of rental fee is due 2 months prior to rental date, the balance of the rental payment is due 1 month prior to rental date. Refundable Pet deposit, if applicable, is due with final payment. Payment is accepted by personal check or through PayPal.
Notes 1 week minimum stay is required.
Security and Pet Deposits are required
No cleaning fee required
Boat rental fees are to be paid on or before rental date
All taxes are included in rate.
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Amenities

Lake Pepin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Adventure
General:
  • Living Room ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Computer Available
  • Parking Off Street
  • Iron & Board
  • Printer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Wet Bar
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven
  • Microwave ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Main level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower Level
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Main floor
  • All bathrooms are either new or newly remodeled. All have either slate or ceramic tile floors.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , main level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , lower level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , lower level
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , lower level
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , lower level family room
    Bedroom 6 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , upper level great room
  • Hide-a-bed in lower level Family Room is a double so it can comfortably sleep one adult or 2 children. Regular sofa in upper level Great Room can sleep one small adult or child.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Stereo ...
  • DVD Player
  • Books for Adults
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Binoculars
  • Small Cooler
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Wood Deck
  • Boat Dock
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Boat ...
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Yard
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Deck Furniture
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Singles
  • Groups
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • skiing
  • water tubing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Home has 2 of almost everything! 2 full kitchens, 2 gas grills, 2 washers, 2 dryers, 2 gas fireplaces. Campfire ring with firewood available onsite for purchase. Boat rental is available.
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