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Luxurious Cabin in Southern Minnesota

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Whispering Oaks Home


Last updated: 09/18/2010

The property's calendar has not been updated in over 79 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:21
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cabin, 5 Bedrooms + Den, 2.25 Baths, (Sleeps 15-21)

Looking for a beautiful & peaceful getaway? Our home, 'Whispering Oaks Retreat' provides serenity & grandeur indoors & out! Newly refurbished 2 story 5,200 sq ft log home with huge vaulted beamed areas, located on private 17 acres (access to additional 40), 5+ bedrooms & 3 baths & has a large entertainment room all in a grand scale for your comfort! Sleeps 15 with comfortable pillow top beds. Large fully stocked kitchen & dining areas with additional seating on outdoor deck.

We are located just south of Rochester, in an area surrounded by valleys & rivers. Nearby quaint towns & scenery are abundant. Great area for the outdoor enthusiasts with the nearby Root River bike trails & rivers for canoeing, fishing & tubing. Private surrounding acreage provides wildlife & bird watching. Indoors, we are set-up for crafting, scrapbooking, etc with premium craft tables.

WARNING: Any rental made under False pretenses (falsified reservations) will be subject to removal of renters as well as no refund on any monies collected. Owners have the right to check on home during the rental period at any time to procure its validity & home's wellbeing.

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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 09/18/2010

Property Type

  • Cabin

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 21
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21, Beds for 15-21

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Beautiful private remote location in the Root River Valley area. 5200 sq ft log cabin surrounded by 50+acres of trees, valleys with a natural water stream & wilderness. Our home has spacious rooms & a huge kitchen & eating area, an entertainment room w/a large screen TV & a loft area with a computer & craft tables. Lovely, quiet getaway area but close enough to the "big city" of Rochester....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    2 TV & Satellite. 1 large wide screen...moreless

  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    We are located in a bluff area surrounding with streams & farmland. Hidden location aka private road so peaceful & serene. Real log cabin with no rustic inside so upgrade👍🏼...moreless

  • Village:

    Many small towns nearby Chatfield(public pool, golf & tennis), Fountain (bike trails & pizza/pie shop), Preston (water tube, kayak horseback) Lanesboro (more bike trails, tubing) Harmony Amish...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage:

    4 car garage...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:


  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pizza oven, lg & sm crock-pots, lg griddle, waffle iron, chocolate fountain...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Our large residential hot tub is not for commercial use & is private only use according to MN State Health Dept Law. Contact your state legislatures for changes--ANY rental home must comply!!...moreless

  • Jetted Tub


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Labor Day
May 26 - May 29, 2017
2 night min stay
July 4th
Jul 1 - Jul 4, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$425 $800
Fri, Sat
$3,425 $7,500

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Excess fee 15+guests $150 + tax
  • Clean fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 7.375%


MAY-AUG & DEC Call for availability & BEST rates Weekly rentals TH-TH (May be able to accommodate some change)$3425/wk Weekend(& Holiday) rentals (2 night minimum) (Fri-Sat)=$800/night Weekday rentals (Add or 2 night minimum) =$425/night (Holiday is $800/night) *Call for Corporate rates or more than 7 days $300 reservation & damages fee hold required. $150 Cleaning fee added to rates. Note: Excess Fee of $150 will be charged if over 15 persons are staying weekend (10 persons for weekday/holiday stay) & added to your balance total. Payment due in full 90 days before rental. Rental Agreement provided. $425-$800/nt - $3425/wk

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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The property's calendar has not been updated in over 79 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability



25 Miles
Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Chatfield Public Golf
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Necessary

Near famous Root River bike trails & historic Forrestville state park. Close to quaint towns of Fountain, Lanesboro & Harmony with unique shops & restaurants.

Activities nearby including those listed above are: canoeing, trout fishing, river tubing & Amish tours. We are also set up for scrap booking, quilting & crafters. Rochester has a major airport, the famous Mayo clinic & all the amenities of a large city. Very fun area!


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 09/18/2010

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  • Whispering Oaks Home

    Whispering Oaks Home

  • Kitchen pic 2

    Kitchen pic 2

  • Deck area & private residential use only Hot tub

    Deck area & private residential use only Hot tub

  • Kitchen area

    Kitchen area

  • Master Bedroom 1

    Master Bedroom 1

VRBO #192810

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Friday, April 21, 2017

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