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Nicely furnished and upgraded 3600 Square foot home on the Mississippi River that boasts beautiful river, bluff, and sunset views as well as the privacy that comes with a rural, acreage setting. Decorated in a warm and rustic style with fishing right out your back door. Available for 1 week or longer stays only.
THE MAIN LEVEL of the home has a very open floor plan with vaulted wood ceilings, wood and slate floors. Large fully equipped new Kitchen with stainless appliances, granite island and Knotty Alder cabinetry. The Kitchen opens to large formal and informal Dining areas as well as to the Great Room with stone fireplace and large screen TV. Both areas walk-out to a large wrap around Deck with gas grill and patio furniture. This level also includes a Powder Room, Laundry/Mud room, and 1 Bedroom , beautiful views, TV, private bathroom with jetted tub, separate slate tiled shower, granite counter top, and another TV.
THE WALKOUT LEVEL has a very rustic feel with it's wood walls and ceilings, and is decorated in a fishing theme. It features a 2nd kitchen/wet bar with granite top and full sized appliances, family room with gas fireplace and large TV, 3 additional bedrooms, newly remodeled full bath with over sized tub/shower combo, a large patio with gas grill and patio furniture. It's just a short walk to the dock, fire pit, and river beyond.
THE HOMESITE is located in an area of rolling hills and towering bluffs. We have 310' of frontage on the Mississippi River with a large, private Dock for fishing or boat tie-up. Free public boat launch less than a block away. There is open water almost 10 months a year, which is great for Eagle watching as well as for fishing. Boat rental is available.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Full house rental is available only for 1 week or longer stays.
Shorter stays sometimes can be accommodated with partial home rental, either as a 1 bedroom (2 guest max.) or 3 bedroom unit ( 6 guest max.). Contact owner for more information on these options.
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
1 week minimum stay is required.
Refundable Security and Pet Deposits are required.
Pet deposits vary depending on the quantity and size of dog. Ask for quote.
No cleaning fee required, but charges may apply if home requires additional cleaning time
Boat rental fees are to be paid on or before rental date
All taxes are included in rate.
$450 Refundable Security deposit is required to hold your reservation. 50% of rental fee is due 2 months prior to rental date, the balance of the rental payment is due 1 month prior to rental date. Refundable Pet deposit, if applicable, is due with final payment. Payment is accepted by personal check or through PayPal.
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The peaceful riverside location is perfect for fishing, boating, canoeing, swimming, Eagle watching, or just relaxing. The area's natural beauty makes it a great place to bike, hike, golf, cross-country ski or take a scenic drive beneath towering bluffs, through picturesque valleys. Visit historic riverside towns with their quaint shops, restaurants, and wineries or watch barges as they navigate through the locks and dams of the Mighty Mississippi River.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: My husband and I live in the Twin Cities and own a small custom home, remodel and design company for the past 30 years. We enjoy traveling, fishing, boating, gardening, and anything that has to do with 'creating' something.
Why the Owner Chose Lake Pepin: We fell in love with the area upon our first visit there, which was due to a job transfer in1974. We thought that we had died and gone to heaven as the rolling hills and bluffs were just so beautiful. We also fell in love with the Mississippi River and officially became 'river rats' or ones who can't get enough of the river, love the fact that it is ever changing, ever powerful, always beautiful, abundant with wildlife, and there are always fish to be caught in it! At that time we said that we would love to retire in the area someday. As 'someday' started getting closer, we started looking in the area for a vacation home that could eventually become our retirement home. It took some time, but we finally found it! The fact that the home was pretty bland looking inside, at that time, just make it more exciting for us as we knew that we would be able to turn it into something beautiful.
The Unique Benefits at this House: You can't help but be mesmerized by the views, whether from the front yard, back yard, deck, patio, dock or the house. The Mississippi River and surrounding bluffs are beautiful and the home is a warm and inviting place in which to enjoy it all. There is nothing better than starting the morning with a cup of coffee on the deck or dock and listening to the birds sing.