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Beautifully Decorated Home at Pepin Wisconsin Open Year Around

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 9)

This beautiful home is located in the historic village of Pepin, Wisconsin. The Twin Cities are just over 1 hour away and Rochester is just 1 hour away. Home is beautifully appointed and has all the conveniences, including barbeque, sattlelite television and wi-fi, book, magazines and stereo.

You can have a quiet getaway or an action vacation with hundreds of shops and restaurants in our many towns around Lake Pepin. If you want festivals and activities, see the Mississippi Valley Partners website. Pepin Hill Church is 111 years old and is located 6 miles from town surrounded by farms. Laura Days (Little House on the Prairie) are in September. On-the-lake activities are year round. Just hang out at the Co-op store and you will find all the best places to eat, fish, swim and sail.

Keywords: Charming, Home located in the historic village of Pepin, WI, birthplace of Laura Ingalls Wilder from 'Little House on the Prairie'

Pepin Cottage has 4 distinct sleeping areas. Downstairs has a pair of twins and a full size along with the half bath. Washer and dryer are in their own rooms, if needed.

The back porch has a single bed overlooking the backyard. It is suitable for someone who may have difficulty navigating stairs. It comes with an adjacent full bath.

Upstairs houses a room with a pair of twin bunk beds with safety rails. The beds are very comfortable. The master bedroom has a queen-size bed. An iron with ironing board are located upstairs if needed.

We have a great spot for a 'girls weekend' outing or a multi-family vacation. Family reunions are really fun at Pepin Cottage.

We proudly display all four seasons. In the winter, our village and the surrounding villages have many monthly activities (check Pepin, Stockholm, Maiden Rock, Nelson, Wabasha, Lake City and Red Wing websites). Don't forget ice fishing. Spring shows all the new foliage, the new crops of leaves, corn and soybeans. Watch the ice flows break up. Summer weather is spectacular. Try our beach, the boat harbor next to the beach, the beach-front shops. Bring you appetite to try out the many restaurants. Bring a boat and we have a spot and the slip by the harbor. Fall colors in September and October are worth the trip. The sugar maple trees show almost every color of the rainbow. Take a stroll anytime around our village to see great sights and to meet great people.

Search Words

Girls Weekend

family Reunions

Wine Tasting

Harbor View Restaurant

Great Italian Food

Snowmobile Trail

Ice Fishing

St Paul Destination

Minneapolis Destination

Rochester Destination

Eau Claire Destination

Chicago Destination

Dakota County Destination

Wedding Party Accomodations

Great Fishing

Laura Engalls Wilder

Eagle Watch

Eagle Museum

Lark Toys

Pickle Factory Food

Nelson Cheese

Twin Bluffs Family Food


Art Fairs

Country Fair Produce

Italian Food

Warm Fireplace

Gourmet Kitchen





Anniversary Celebration

Birthday Party

Sleeps 9

Cross-Country Skiing

Horse Trails



Sportsman's Club Range

Wine Tasting

County Fair

Lake Sailing

Boat Rentals

Flyway Film Festival



Boat Launch

Boat Slips

Boat Storage

Sattlelite Dish

Lock & Dam

Fall Colors



Wings Over Alma Nature Center


Mayo Clinic Deals

Love Nest

More Details

Jim Morgenstern
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 18, 2017

Why Jim Morgenstern chose Wisconsin

We chose Pepin as a vacation destination because it is the most friendly town in Wisconsin, the scenery is awesome all the time; there is so much to see. The local merchants are visitor friendly. We have numerous great restaurants. We are close to the Twin Cities and all of southern towns in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Pepin and the surrounding communities have numerous events 12 months of the year, which have an appeal to artists, those who enjoy film, fishing, boating, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, eagle watching and much more. The 'Laura Days' activities in September offer great enjoyment for kids.

What makes this house unique

Our home is situated in a quiet neighborhood. If listening carefully, you can hear a train whistle in the far distance. The home is very uniquely designed. Everything is very 'custom,' from the ash inlaid cathedral ceiling to the stainless kitchen in custom hardwoods. The home is a true work of art. You can enjoy a easy 3 block walk to the boat harbor and all of the local shopping. Several eating establishments are within 2 blocks. AND, if you come in by boat, we have local transportation from the boat harbor to our home for you and your luggage.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We came down from Minneapolis to check out the Pizza Farm in Stockholm. It was amazing!! We had the best time and perfect weather. Thanks so much for the wonderful cottage. We plan to come back with our kids.
Jul 2013
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Pepin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 9 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (2), trundle bed (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
You will be delighted in all that you will find as you roam the 9 communities on Lake Pepin.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Beautifully Decorated Home at Pepin Wisconsin Open Year Around
average rating of 4.6 based on 30 reviews

Cute and convenient

  • 5 of 5

We spent three nights and had a wonderful time. The house is walkable to the waterfront, shops, and restaurants, and best of all for our daughters - down the block from the Laura Ingalls Wilder museum!

Plenty of beds, comfy and quiet house. Great kitchen had everything we needed! Thank you Jim!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our goal is to make everything comfortable, easy and convenient so that everyone will be refreshed while on a vacation or at an event. We are OPEN year around to assist hard working people who need a break. WINTER in Pepin is great.
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Celebrating 81st and 90th Birthdays in Pepin

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in this beautiful, very clean and snuggly home. We were in Pepin celebrating my mom's 81st and my aunt's 90th birthdays, both of whom are Pepin natives. We had a great party at the Nelson Stone Barn! Our family enjoyed the gorgeous, well-stocked kitchen, fabulous grill, and enormous open spaces. Very comfortable couches to spread out and visit. Wonderful stay! Thanks so much for making this weekend extra special, Jim. Our families will be back :)

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pepin WI is directly in the center of the Lake Pepin shoreline and there are many communities. From the village, everyone can take day trips and only have to drive a few miles. WINTER is Pepin has excellent ICE FISHING and over 150 miles of SNOWMOBILE trails, many of them clearly marked. The house is very warm. Think Pepin for a last minute getaway, a family reunion, or a "girls' weekend."
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Summer Vacation Delight

  • 4 of 5

Great Lake Pepin getaway! Time was split between girlfriends and family time with fantastic activities and fun to please both. Sailing, Stockholm art fair, winery tours, pizza farm, hiking, blueberry picking, Lark toys and swimming. An hour and half from St. Paul. Can't wait to go back! Thanks Jim!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed our little village of Pepin and "took in" so many of the local activities and places to visit. Pepin Cottage is in the middle of so many communities that have so much going on. Our dining room bay window is full of literature that tells what is happening in our area. For those who are with family or a girls weekend out, we offer a quiet spot for enjoyment. Even during the cold winter months, Pepin Cottage is a warm and welcoming place to stay.
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Nice, Clean Home

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here for the 100 mile rummage sale in May, 2016. We enjoyed the community and the surrounding area. It's an absolutely beautiful part of Wisconsin! The home is as described, clean and well equipped. It was an easy walk from the house to any of the restaurants and attractions in Pepin. There were six women staying in the house and we all had our own bed. The reason for 4 stars is only because the bathroom situation was a little limited for six women. The half bath in the basement was very small, you can not stand up in it. The upstairs full bath is also small. We lived through it and really enjoyed being in a house where we could all spread out but still be together.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Girls Weekend Getaway - Diane and friends

  • 4 of 5

My girlfriends and I stayed here for 3 days for our annual fall getaway. The house was spotless and very comfortable. It's a convenient location and we really enjoyed touring and shopping in all of the charming towns nearby. The Harbor View restaurant was outstanding!! The only complaint we have (which was very minor) was how slow the coffee pot brewed :-) Seven women looking for their morning coffee found it hard to wait so long for one pot to brew!

Thanks Jim for such comfortable accommodations.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ginger and Jim

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for 3 days for our daughter and the girls in her wedding party. The house was very nice and well equipped. The girls enjoyed having the house to spread out and relax. Her wedding was at Villa Bellezza Winery. It was very nice to have such a nice place to stay that was close by. Thanks again Jim for a nice house to stay at.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: When vacationers come to our home, we want it to automatically be a care-free vacation event. Just come with your food and clothing and recreational toys, and plan a good time.
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Eau Claire, WI
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Restaurant
Two Old Guys, Garden Pub, Harbor View Cafe
Nearest Beach
Pepin Beach

Ice Fishing is huge on Lake Pepin and snowmobiles are encouraged for the 150 miles of trails. Come to the many town festivals (see Mississippi Valley Partners website) and make Pepin, WI your headquarters for lots of fun. The fall colors are as beautiful as New England. Special winter rates available.


Rates & Availability

Pepin House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 7 2017 - Jun 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest
Peak Season
Jun 2 2017 - Sep 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest
Oct 27 2017 - Apr 5 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $85
Tax Rate 13.5%

contact Owner via this number-7156171485 between the dates of Aug 20-25 for bookings
Property theft and damage will be charged to renters
Rates and room taxes are subject to change until reservation is confirmed with payment.
Check in time is after 3:00pm and Check out time is by 11:00am
We require a one-day vacancy between bookings for complete house cleaning.
Outside quiet time between 9:30pm and 7:00am
Please contact us with questions and an exact price quote
*** Call us today for October to March DISCOUNTS***

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