RIVERBLUFF HOME OVERLOOKING ST. CROIX NEAR DOWNTOWN STILLWATER

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RIVERBLUFF HOME OVERLOOKING ST. CROIX NEAR DOWNTOWN STILLWATER

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House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 3-7)

Enjoy gorgeous vistas of the St. Croix River on spacious decks outside an attractive, unique home featuring a lofted bedroom, open beams, and expansive river views from all living, cooking, dining and sleeping areas.

Master bedroom loft, with private bathroom and shower, features skylights for those who love sleeping under the moon and stars and clear-story windows looking out to the river. The living area has wood floors, a couch with pull-out bed, and a library to curl up with a good book. The kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances and a solid bamboo floor. The antique-style main floor bath includes a claw-foot tub with shower extension and pull-chain toilet. It is adjacent to a large second bedroom with a separate outside entrance and bunk-style futon that sleeps two on the bottom and one on the upper bunk.

This is a beautiful, restful place to relax, read, hike, bike and connect to the outdoors. Grill steaks while sipping wine and enjoying a wide variety of birds that visit feeders near the decks; watch blue herons, eagles and boats cruise the river. Walk downtown and enjoy Stillwater’s historic main street with fabulous restaurants, boutiques, antiques stores, charming old pubs, beautiful parks and the historic lift bridge.

Because this house sits high on the river bluff, the gravel driveway is steep and can be challenging for motorcycles (or anyone who doesn’t like steep slopes). But the vista is worth the climb!

Keywords: loft, river view, bluffs, scenic, outdoor recreation, fishing, birding, bike trails, trout streams, historic sites, antiques, boutiques

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
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I am a construction project manager and have lived in Stillwater for more than 30 years. Stillwater accommodates all my favorite hobbies including fly fishing, kayaking, motorcycling, camping, gardening and building.

The Owner purchased this house in 2002

Since I'm spending free time with my fiancé Cindy, I decided to open my own home to vacation rental as I don't want to part with it. The location is great and I've put my own personality and love-of-the-outdoors style into my home. I think you'll enjoy it.

I can spend hours with binoculars and a good brew watching raptors from my deck. Since I was a kid, I wanted to live up high -- like on a mountain. While the river bluff isn't a mountain, it's as beautiful.

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
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4.8
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Riverbluff Home Overlooking St. Croix near Downtown Stillwater
average rating of 4.75 based on 12 reviews
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Riverbluff Home Overlooking St. Croix near Downtown Stillwater
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p404858vb
6512303995
Stillwater Minnesota
Columbia, MD
4

GREAT WEEK!

  • 4 of 5
We really enjoyed our stay at this Stillwater home. The owners made us feel very welcome with a basket of treats and several fresh flower arrangements. This is, by far, the most well equipped kitchen we have ever rented. I brought things from home that we regularly use for cooking and didn't need most of them. All our correspondence with the owners was very prompt and helpful, and even though we never met, we felt like friends, not renters. The mornings!!! We, fortunately, had a great week of weather and could take advantage of the deck for our breakfasts and some evening appetizer times with family. The view of the river is subtle, the street quiet and peaceful, the house homey. the only change I would make is a more comfortable mattress/bed for a couple in the second bedroom but I am picky about that. The second bedroom allows for more than two people to stay in it which is an advantage for some families. As someone else said, the distance from the other bedroom made for great privacy. We would love to stay here again and Stillwater is a great town and in walking distance.
  • Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Riverbluff Home Overlooking St. Croix near Downtown Stillwater
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p404858vb
6512303995
Stillwater Minnesota
5

FANTASTIC VIEWS OF THE ST. CROIX RIVER VALLEY

  • 5 of 5
Thank you for a great stay! The home was cozy and comfortable with great views of the St. Croix River Valley! This home has great views of the beauty outdoors from many, many windows.
Our dogs loved staying at your home! Thank you for making the dogs welcomed and the numerous gourmet dog treats! Thank you for the generous gift basket with many, many wonderful foods and treats.
We especially enjoyed the great, fully equipped kitchen! We were able to easily host a family picnic and the kitchen had it all! Some family dined in and some al fresco on the spacious deck outdoors.
The library was very enjoyable with many great books on the shelves. I especially enjoyed the book with all the photography work of Lake Superior and the architecture/decorating book on “Rustic Elegance”.
We did spot two Bald Eagles in flight one of the days. River watching from the deck, the living room and the loft were great! Star gazing and catching sightings of the moon through the skylights in the loft and through the front windows from the living room or kitchen were mighty fine!
Stillwater and the entire St. Croix River Valley on both the Minnesota and Wisconsin sides is great for sightseeing and activities abound.
Thank you – thank you, so much, for a memorable week!
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Riverbluff Home Overlooking St. Croix near Downtown Stillwater
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p404858vb
6512303995
Stillwater Minnesota
4

PLEASANT PLACE FOR RELAXATION

  • 4 of 5
We enjoyed our week at the cottage. The owners were very helpful and quick to respond when needed, and the proximity to Stillwater is great if you plan to enjoy the many restaurants and shops in town. Be prepared for the hilly roads all around though if you are a walker. The deck is quite large and a great place for the whole family to gather. Highly recommended for two couples or a family with children -- especially with the separation between the two bedrooms. Lots of privacy.
  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Riverbluff Home Overlooking St. Croix near Downtown Stillwater
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p404858vb
6512303995
Stillwater Minnesota
5

STILLWATER BLISS

  • 5 of 5
What a great place! We have stayed in vacation rentals all over the world and would rate this at the top of our list. Cindy & Dave were very attentive to any of our questions and requests. They often left us little goodies from the local markets. The house was charming..perched on an outlook over the river, birds visited often. Our little dog loved watching the squirrels and chippys out the large windows. The house was VERY clean, and well outfitted. This was a perfect place for us to transition back to the US and Minnesota from living abroad. We stayed for a month, but would have loved to stay a lot longer.
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your nice comments and for being such great guests...even keeping the bird feeders full! We would love to have you stay again and wish you the best in all your adventures.
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Riverbluff Home Overlooking St. Croix near Downtown Stillwater
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p404858vb
6512303995
Stillwater Minnesota
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5

RELAXING AND COMFORTABLE STAY

  • 5 of 5
We chose this property as a base for visiting family in the city. It was the perfect place for a getaway. The house was well-furnished for guests with a lot of special touches -- we loved the growlers and iphone setup for music. The deck was great and offered a comfortable and relaxing setting to enjoy any time of the day. The high windows allowed you to see the views from almost every room. The owners were also very responsive and helpful and you can tell they have a lot of pride in their home. Thanks for a great stay.
  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
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Riverbluff Home Overlooking St. Croix near Downtown Stillwater
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p404858vb
6512303995
Stillwater Minnesota
Sarasota, Florida
5

FABULOU GETAWAY!!!

  • 5 of 5
What a great find this was! From the first correspondence between Cindy & myself, we have nothing but the highest praise for the owners, the property and the St. Croix Valley area. Imagine that you need a vacation (like that is hard to do) and your priorities are a great location with lots of things to do, a great house (wait until you see the Welcome basket) to come home to after your daily adventures (and believe me you will have them), numerous downtown restaurants (we recommend The Green Room) and picture perfect weather. Well look no farther than Stillwater, Minnesota. Land of fabulous parks, especially Interstate Park, friendly, helpful locals and just an all around great vacation spot. I dare you to become bored with the great view of the St. Croix River while sitting on the porch, sipping whatever it is your sipping and listening to the amazing array of tunes from Dave's ( the homeowners) iPod. I could go on and on but by now I am sure you get the picture. We will definitely be coming back. Already thinking about next Fall to see the foliage colors. Thanks again to Cindy & Dave for everything!
  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children

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Stillwater House Rental Rates

Notes

  • From $1500/wk
  • US Dollars
  • Base rate...$1500 per week…7 nights...minimum rental
  • Holiday rate $1800 per week...(weeks w/ Memorial weekend, 4th of July, Labor Day)
  • additional days $175/night
  • plus 7.125% sales tax

Amenities

Stillwater House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Wood Stove
  • Towels Provided
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Main floor bath with claw-foot tub and shower extension. Lofted bedroom master bath with shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size bed (1), Futon bunk with full size bed and twin (1), Sleeper sofa (1)
Entertainment:
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Music Library ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • cinemas
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • boating
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • miniature golf
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain biking
  • jet skiing
  • golf
  • fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • pier fishing
  • water tubing
  • tennis
  • rafting
  • racquetball
  • basketball court
  • rock climbing
  • wind-surfing
  • hiking
  • water skiing
  • hunting
  • hot air ballooning
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
Although we do not have a washer and dryer, there is a nice laundromat in Stillwater and we are happy to accommodate with laundry pickup and delivery of fresh linens and towels for stays longer than a week. Extra towels and linens are always stocked in the vacation rental.

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