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Cottage Nestled in Valley with Great Mississippi River View.

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1.25 Baths, (Sleeps 7-9)

24722 FINLEYS LANDING ROAD. SHERRILL, IOWA Kick back and get away from it all. This unique beachfront cabin takes on many different personalities depending on which season or even the time of day. Summertime, it is a beachhouse, Fall ,it gives the feel of a cozy cabin nestled in a deep valley at the base of a bluff. The Fall foliage contrasted with the river reflecting the blue sky can be striking. Wintertime ,the stark contrast from the white snowscape outside to the warmth inside really adds to the cozy feeling. Downey Woodpeckers and other wild birds hang out at the feeder. Shopping in Dubuque is a scenic 20 minute drive on paved roads. The Master bedroom is a great place to start the new day. Enjoy a cup of coffee on the bedrooms deck and watch the river light up with the morning sun. The Master queen and the twin/full bedrooms share a toilet and pedastel sink. Downstairs is the double twin bedroom .The main bathroom features an oversized shower with a tankless water heater which provides for long showers. A full sized air mattress with built in electric pump can be placed where needed. The address for your GPS is 24722 FINLEYS LANDING ROAD, SHERRILL, IOWA

Keywords: cabin,cottage,split level,beach house

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

Why The Owner chose Iowa

There is not another place like it. Beach, harbor, and cabin with spectacular view on 2 acres is unheard of. Plus it is totally remote yet 15 minutes from shopping.

What makes this cabin unique

Next door is Dubuque County's, Finleys Landing Park . 120 acres of rugged hiking. Climb the 150 foot river bluff for a spectacular view of the Mississipi River valley. For those non-hikers try a 15 minute drive to Balltown, the view from the viewing area is spectacular. While in Balltown check out Breitbachs Country Dining for a meal or drink. It is the oldest tavern in Iowa.

Amenities

Sherrill Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Shower is modern and oversized with a seat
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , located between 2 upstairs bedrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , MASTER BEDROOM Great river view!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Next to master bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , downstairs, away from main areas
    Bedroom 4 - full sized inflatable air mattress with electric pump
  • 3 Hotel style folding luggage supports are supplied
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • water skiing
Notes:
uncovered boat slip is $11 per day and can be reserved by calling 563-556-6745. ( Rented by the Dubuque County Conservation Board ) CHECK IN is 4pm CHECK OUT is 11am

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(51 traveler reviews)

Cottage Nestled in Valley with Great Mississippi River View.
average rating of 4.8431373 based on 51 reviews
Des Moines, IA
5

Awesome and memorable experience!

  • 5 of 5

Dan's cabin is in a breathtakingly beautiful location - not to mention that the cabin itself was immaculate, well-stocked, and the property was in extremely well-maintained condition. We were blown away with how nice and clean everything was. We had a great girls weekend and I will definitley be back to this cabin sometime. If my husband is lucky he will get to come next time! HIGHLY, HIGHLY recommend staying here for a wonderful ambience and memorable get-away. Thanks Dan!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, awesome area!

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed staying here, super convenient with boat launch and beach withing rock throwing distance. Highly recommended!!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

The house is cozy, clean and well stocked. We loved it so much and we will be back next time. Thank you so much. Gitana, Chicago IL.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place for a great occasion (Loras College graduation) and family time.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time despite the fact that it rained non-stop. Can't imagine what it had been like if we'd been able to go outside. Everything was as advertised - lovely. Just a few suggestions: bedside lamps and recycling - felt weird to be among all that beautiful nature and not have access to recycling (hope we didn't screw up and miss recycling bins, etc). Saw wild turkeys, hawks and someone in our group saw an albino deer. Can't say enough good things about looking at The Mighty Mississippi and watching tugboats and barges and then listing to/seeing freight trains motor by - was mesmerizing. Will be back!!!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fountain City, WI
5

Our 5th year!

  • 5 of 5

I offer other options for a change of pace but even the teens wonder why grandma would mess with the perfect place for our annual family gathering. They look forward to the familiar and seek out (and find!) new adventures; for some of us, the beach is all we need! The youngest asks if we are going to "our" cabin this summer. I guess so!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great view! Great setting! Great Place!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay & the owners were awesome! Spent a lot of time sitting at the fire pit - plenty of wood provided. Open plan kitchen / dining / living room facing the gas fireplace was wonderful.

A few of the previous renters have been rough on some of the stuff, especially the kitchenware (pots, pans, glassware, etc) and the amenities (bathrooms, appliances) are more serviceable than luxuriant, but all was VERY clean and tidy.

A point of listing clarity - the home has a split level design: you walk into the main living areas (sunroom, living, dining, kitchen), but then you have to go either up a half flight of stairs to the bedrooms that flank a Jack & Jill powder room (the front bdrm has an amazing view of the river & the rear is tucked into the bluff & woods) OR down a half flight of stairs to the basement laundry area flanked by the full bath in one end and the third bedroom in the other end. (The point being that ALL bedrooms are accessed via stairs - which may be an issue for some.)

We stayed in October and the nearby campground was virtually empty, and so was the beach - I can see how it could be a more "energetic" experience during the busy summer months.

There are train tracks at the bottom of the long yard, but surprisingly not that many trains & didn't bother us at all (my kiddos thought they were awesome). The barges on the river were neat too since the channel is pretty close to shore.

Location is close to Dubuque (about 20min) and so is Breitbachs famous dining, but any other entertainments will take you quite bit farther afield... But this place is perfect if you want to sit around a warm fire with an amazing view and super easy access to the only sandy beach around - we were very happy with the visit & plan to return next fall too!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
3.7 Miles
The Barn in Sherrill
Nearest Ferry
21.3 Miles
Cassville/Turkey river
Nearest Golf
14.3 Miles
Bunker Hill
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Great River Road
Nearest Restaurant
16 Miles
Breitbachs Country Dining
Nearest Ski
16.3 Miles
Sundown Mountain
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Finleys Beach at Finleys landing

Zip Lining is nearby, All activities are within 20 minutes except hot air ballooning and horseback riding which are 1 hour

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Rates & Availability

Sherrill Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$190
$1,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 5.0%

Nightly base price includes 4 guests. ------------- Weekly base price includes 4 guests --------------

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