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Bluffview Cottage Overlooking Lake Pepin

21 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Lake City House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom queen beds in all, 2 bath with full Panaromic lake pepin views.

For immediate assistance on reserving dates we are easily available by phone for your convienence @ 952-200-5167 OR 952-212-9679 THANK YOU!

This charming three bedroom cottage awaits your arrival with a large yard (your own private park) with a spectacular view overlooking Lake Pepin and the Mississippi river with surrounding bluffs. Absolutely stunning panoramic world class views from every window.

Fully equipped kitchen available with seating at dining room table. Front three season porch furnished with white wicker loveseat and wicker rockers for boat and eagle watching. 42' HDTV with cable, vcr, dvd player, electric fireplace. Jetted tub in upper level suite which sleeps two in a queen sleigh bed with temperpedic mattress. Downstairs bedroom with a beautiful four poster bed, very fitting for your own bed and breakfast. Third bedroom is a white iron queen bed, all decorated with a traditional/cottage style. Perfect getaway for couples, ladies get togethers or families to enjoy.

60 miles south of Minneapolis/St. Paul, we are located 15 minutes from historic Red Wing and to the south, historic Wabasha with the new National Eagle Center which is a must see. Also, Frontenac State Park with hiking, biking trails is located 6 miles to the North. Within a short walking distance you will find parks, swimming beach, marina, tennis courts, restaurants, shops, coffee house, bakery and bars. There is local pontoon rental for enjoying the lake or you can take a ride on the paddleboat. Sailboats are also available for lake tours.

One last note, Lake City is one of the most beautiful areas in the country.

Annual events include Tour de Pepin, Water Ski Days, Johnny Appleseed Days and Winterfest.

Keywords: cottage

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2016
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Why The Owner chose Wisconsin

After visiting and staying in Lake City several times we decided to purchase a home here. We find after visiting other areas of the country we cannot wait to get back to Lake city because of its absolute beauty and in our opinion one of the most beautiful in the world.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Barbara,

I just had to tell you how much I enjoyed your house there and how perfect your place is to have a get together with loved ones! We had the best time and our surroundings were "just right" for the occasion. The view of the lake is wonderful, the house has so much charm and neat atmosphere, and it was all so clean and perfectly furnished and welcoming! I got to use the bedroom closest to the bathroom on the first floor and it was so cute and pretty! But all the bedrooms were so nice and so pleasing to the eye. As were all the rooms. I also loved the sunporch and the huge livingroom and all your flowers and the gazebo! I could have cheerfully stayed there for the entire summer! It was so much fun seeing my sister, niece and our cousins in such a comfortable, attractive surroundings. We talked and laughed walked by the lake and ate out a lot and shopped the nifty stores and watched 2 of your videos and just had a great time in general. I am so grateful to my sister for finding your place and to you for providing it for us! You can bet you'll have lots of word of mouth advertising and recommendations from all of us! Thanks a million!


Sheryl B.
Jun 2011
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based on 21 traveler reviews

Bluffview Cottage Overlooking Lake Pepin
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews

Perfect weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

We were so lucky to find this property for our last-minute weekend getaway! The house has everything you need to relax and enjoy the beauty of the Lake City area. Everything was sparkling clean and decorated beautifully. There were so many small touches within the house that added to the ambience. You can tell the owners take great pride in providing a special stay, and that was backed up along the way with prompt answers to our questions. The view is incredible, and you can enjoy it from two of the bedrooms, the living room, and the well as from the gazebo or the lawn chairs. There is also privacy afforded, if that's what you're hoping for. If you want to cook your own meals, the kitchen is fully stocked with appliances, pots & pans, dishes, etc. Everything you need to make a lovely meal except the food! There's also a patio in the back, with a table, chairs, and a fire pit. We absolutely loved our stay and hope to return in the fall!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lisa, Thank you for this wonderful review and for staying at Bluffview Cottage.We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking such good care of the cottage while you were there, we so appreciate that. Looking forward to having you folks back.
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Stewartville, MN

Girl's Getaway at Bluffview

  • 5 of 5

The Bluffview was great for a Girl's Getaway in Lake City. Beautiful house, clean, cute decor, lots of room, and great view of Lake Pepin. Loved the comfy beds, and cute gazebo and back patio with fireplace and wood. The only setback to outside in July is May Flies. But I understand they die in 24 hrs. and are harmless. We enjoyed our girl time, and how close it is to downtown restaurants and marina. I would recommend this place to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Nacia for staying at Bluffview Cottage. We deeply appreciate your comments and for taking such good care of the cottage while you were there. Great to know that you found the beds comfy. This has always been a priority with our vacation rental because we ourselves feel that a good nights rest can make or break your getaway. Looking forward to having you back at the cottage someday soon. Barb and Larry
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Charming lake front escape

  • 5 of 5

When I pulled up to the house, I was immediately charmed. A gazebo, Adirondack chairs to sit and enjoy the view of the lake across the street, fire pit and two separate seating areas in the back. I fell in love even more when I stepped into the house. Bluffview is clean, cozy, and comfortable - from the living room area with the stunning lake view to the bedrooms with cheerful décor and super cozy beds. There were plenty of soft towels, extra blankets, kitchen dishes & utensils. And it's just a few blocks from downtown Lake City so that you're not caught up in all the action. I'd recommend Bluffview to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Heather for staying at Bluffview Cottage. It warms our hearts to hear these great reviews. We pride ourselves on our decor, to keep it cozy, comfortable and current. My husband and I enjoy going out and about, finding items to create a unique experience for our guests. Please keep us in mind for the future, we look forward to having you stay again.
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Great for girls weekend

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely property! I stayed there with girlfriends and we had a great time! The house was immaculate, the beds were comfortable, and we were within walking distance from downtown. Highly recommend this place for a relaxing and fun getaway!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Libby for staying with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and accommodations especially your comments regarding the comfort of the beds. It really helps to get that feedback from our guests. Please tell your friends about Bluffview Cottage and hope to see you again in the future.
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Better than I could have imagined

  • 5 of 5

The views from the living room are amazing! When I arrived, I walked through the cottage and was so excited about the upstairs suite! It is amazing! The bed was comfortable, it had plenty of space, a fireplace (that I didn't need due to summer stay), and an on suite bathroom! After this stay, I don't know that I will ever be able to do hotel stays again. The owner was very easy to work with and responded very quickly to all of my questions.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Connie for your kind words, it was a pleasure working with you. My husband and I take great pride in providing our guests with an experience that we ourselves would enjoy. Hope to see your return someday soon!
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Location and beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful little cottage with great views and location. Loved our experience here taking my mother out on Mississippi to fish! Barbara was great and answered all of my questions. The cottage was very cute and the beds were great! Would love to come back again!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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eagle watching, antiquing, boating (rentals located nearby)


Rates & Availability

Lake City House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.88%

14 day cancellation policy. In case of cancellation >14 days prior to arrival: Full refund will be issued.
In case of cancellation<14 days prior to arrival: Deposit will not be refunded. If we are
able to rebook the same dates, we will issue a full refund minus any fees incurred.
3 day minimum for Waterski Weekend.

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Lake City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upstairs 'suite' queen size sleigh bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , FOUR POSTER BED. Lower level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , White wrought iron. Next to bathroom on lower level
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Lower level bedroom 1. Four poster queen bed Lower level bedroom 2. Queen bed Upper level sleigh bedroom suite. Queen sleigh bed And also one twin bed sleeping 3 people in this suite.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
fireplace, Jacuzzi, picture windows with lake and bluff views, large yard, flower gardens

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