CHARMING BEAD-BOARD COTTAGE IN HISTORIC EXCELSIOR ON LAKE MINNETONKA

Kay Musech

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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CHARMING BEAD-BOARD COTTAGE IN HISTORIC EXCELSIOR ON LAKE MINNETONKA

Excelsior Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom, 1 loft with trundle, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4+

Enjoy this quaint cottage with your family or loved one. This lake view home is right across the street from Excelsior Beach on Lake Minnetonka and The Commons Park. This fully furnished house has just been completely renovated and had all new appliances installed. It also has a DVD player, cable TV, CD players with usb ports for iphones or mp3 players, and wi-fi. Now all it needs is food and happy renters ! Bring your pets and enjoy the beautiful park and lake across the street or take to one of the numerous trails around the area. After all, Minneapolis boasts of having the most bike paths and trails of any metro area.

Just on the outskirts of the Twin Cities, this nice little get-away cottage is just steps from the beautiful Lake Minnetonka and a short drive from innumerable activities and sites in the Minneapolis- St. Paul area. Enjoy the quietude of this beautiful city on the lake with its delightful shops and restaurants or take a quick drive into the city and enjoy all it has to offer !

This house is perfect for vacationing families or couples looking for weekend get-aways. The master bedroom has a T.V. and queen size bed and the loft area, although completely open, has a pull out trundle twin beds.

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Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Kay Musech (Property Manager)
Advertiser since 2012
Speaks english

About Kay Musech

Excelsior is charming and has the feel of a small city rather than a suburb. Some of our favorite pass times are sailing, boating, biking, walking, antiquing and playing with our 2 dogs in the huge park across the street.

Why Kay Musech chose Excelsior

We love the quiet small town feel but Excelsior also becomes busy and fun for family and friends during the summer. The 4th of July is a big event here and this home is right in the heart of it. After completely renovating the house, we decided to rent it out to families looking for a lake retreat, just 25 minutes away from downtown Minneapolis.

Guestbook comments from the manager

(An email review)



Hello,

I just wanted to thank you for the use of your cottage in Excelsior Friday night. I loved the interior design, retro furniture and what you did with the all the remodeling. My son came out and we went to dinner at the Irish restaurant downtown - the food was excellent. It was so nice to be able to walk everywhere. Saturday morning I got up about 6:30 and could not believe all the people jogging, walking and biking at that time of day! It was a nice inspiration to get out and exercise! There also was a triathlon Saturday morning - we could see the swimmers from the front window. It was a really nice get away after a very busy week at work (and not too far to drive). Also thank you for the bottle of wine - that was so thoughtful!



Take care,

Jody
Jun 2012
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Charming Bead-board Cottage in Historic Excelsior on Lake Minnetonka
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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Charming Bead-board Cottage in Historic Excelsior on Lake Minnetonka
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p985076
Excelsior Lake Minnetonka
Loveland, Colorado
5

Wonderful Lake Cottage!

  • 5 of 5
We had such a wonderful time at this cute cottage on Lake Minnetonka. The house was beautifully remodeled, comfortable, and had surprisingly spacious living areas. We loved walking along the lake and visiting restaurants in town.
  • Submitted: May 21, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Charming Bead-board Cottage in Historic Excelsior on Lake Minnetonka
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p985076
Excelsior Lake Minnetonka
Minnesota, USA
5

A slice of heaven!

  • 5 of 5
If you are looking for a classic, cozy cottage to escape to, this one is for you! Last weekend three girlfriends and myself spent two nights at this cottage in Excelsior an it had everything we were looking for and more. Inside, the decor is a *wow* everywhere you look. It is clean, light and bright yet very comfortable. Outside, we were only steps away from shops, restaurants, coffee shop and a wonderful spa.
The view from the cottage was beautiful even now, despite the ice and snow that are lingering far beyond their welcome. I imagine once summer comes, the view will be all the more stunning! Thank you, Kay, for sharing this absolue gem with us!
  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming Bead-board Cottage in Historic Excelsior on Lake Minnetonka
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Excelsior Lake Minnetonka
5

perfect place !

  • 5 of 5
we really enjoyed staying at the cottage. It was very clean and well stocked with everything we needed. We really liked walking to downtown excelsior. the decor was very well done. we will definetly stay there again.
  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming Bead-board Cottage in Historic Excelsior on Lake Minnetonka
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Excelsior Lake Minnetonka
Muscatine, Iowa
5

Lakeside for leisure and relaxation

  • 5 of 5
This is a beautiful place to rest and relax. The interior design provides everything needed for recharging yourself. The furnishings are lovely! The staircase is totally unique. The kitchen seems newly remodeled and if fully equipped. We enjoyed the park and the waterfront across the street. We watched the boats as we walked along the shore. Good roads connect to shopping and entertainment in Minneapolis.
  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
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Charming Bead-board Cottage in Historic Excelsior on Lake Minnetonka
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Excelsior Lake Minnetonka
Florida
5

Charming little cottage in a charming little town!

  • 5 of 5
This is a very comfortable property and generously stocked. The description and photos are accurate and it was sheer delight to stay here! It is a cute town and easy walking distance to all shops and restaurants. The park (with swimming beach) is just across the street. Looking forward to our next visit.
  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car
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Charming Bead-board Cottage in Historic Excelsior on Lake Minnetonka
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Excelsior Lake Minnetonka
Bertucci
5

Beautiful rental home!

  • 5 of 5
We found the property just as described and pictured, recently renovated! Kitchen was remarkable with upgraded appliances. PET FRIENDLY!! The home is FULLY stocked with linens, towels, soaps and kitchen items. The property manager Sarah was quite helpful and accessible via phone, text, email. This home offered us the opportunity to be as close the lake as we could afford. Rates were very reasonable. We enjoyed walking the park/beach area right across the street, and all the nearby restaurants. Highly recommend Yumi's Sushi - excellent! Also rented a pontoon boat for a day from Rockvan(sp?) marina/mid-week special was very affordable. I would definitely recommend this property to one couple or couple with 1 child. Only 1 queen bed, with an additional trundle bed in loft. We wanted to re-rent it for later this summer, but is booked through Aug. of 2013. Only concern was: the only AC is upstairs, and it took us a day to figure out how to keep the main floor cool through use of the AC and ceiling fans, and bought two additional floor fans at Target: but usually not that hot on the lake.
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
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Car: necessary

Accross the street from Excelsior Commons park and beach where there is also a baseball field, playground, basketball court and play area perfect for dogs. The house is just 3 blocks from downtown excelsior which has great restaurants, ice cream, shopping and antiques. Minnesota Zoo - 28.79 mi. away, Mall of America - 20.73 mi. , Cross Country skiing on the frozen lakes and trails, Excel Boat Club and Rental- .78 mi.,

Nearest Airport: Minneapolis- St. Paul International - 23.17 mi.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Excelsior Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer Season
May 1 - Oct 30
2 night minimum stay
$180
$1,134
$4,200
 
 
Winter Season
Nov 1 - Apr 30
2 night minimum stay
$150
$910
$3,300
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$180
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $600
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $160 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.28%
Notes SUMMER nightly rate is $180.00 per night. Rate is $ $162.00 for 7 nights or more and $140.00 for 28 nights or more.

WINTER nightly rate is $150.00 per night. Rate is $ $130.00 for 7 nights or more and $110.00 for 28 nights or more.

$160.00 cleaning fee. Rentals longer than 2 weeks there is a mandatory $80.00 cleaning fee every 2 weeks.

There is a $50.00 pet fee.

Rates are subject to change.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Excelsior Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Lake View
  • Lake
  • Beach
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Garage ...
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Toaster
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The first bathroom has a European style tub and shower head. The second bathroom on the main floor has an american style shower and tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 2 queen
    Living Room - 1 twin/ single , Large chair with twin pull-out single bed in the living room
    Open Loft Area - 2 twin/ single , Double decker trundle bed
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Books
  • Toys ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Bicycles ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • water parks
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • zoo
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • boating
  • shopping
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • eco tourism
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • roller blading
  • kayaking
  • cross country skiing
  • basketball court
  • sound/bay fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
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