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Luxury Cottage on the scenic St.Croix

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Luxurious river cottage for rent. Cottage includes two fireplaces, a grand piano, steam shower and gourmet kitchen. Beautiful white sand beach out the front door. Fully furnished so just come and enjoy!

Located fifteen minutes east of St.Paul in Lake St. Croix Beach. People come from all over to enjoy the many recreations of this unique area.

For winter fun skiing, Afton Alps is just minutes away. Scenic snowmobile trails are just out the door or enjoy cross country skiing at Willow River State Park or Afton State Park.

Summertime life at the beach. St. Croix River offers swimming, fishing, sailing, and boating. St. Croix river cruises offer dinner, comedy and casino runs. There are hot air ballooning for the adventurous, and a boat rental nearby. Camping is available on the islands. Boats, pontoons and wave runners can be rented at marinas nearby or enjoy biking and hiking trails.

Historic Stillwater, Hudson, and Afton are all nearby for dining, shopping and antiquing. Cave tours available.

In the area there is the Mall of America, Como Zoo, Apple Valley Zoo, Children's and Science Museum of Minnesota, Omni Theater, Excel Energy Center

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

I am sorry to read that Stephen G was unhappy with his stay at my home. I do feel the need to respond. Stephen was a last minute rental. I asked him if everything was good after his arrival and he had no complaints. The weekend Stephen stayed it rained the entire weekend. My deck is a regular deck and he slipped and and it rained all weekend. The home is immaculate. I have never had one complaint on the cleanliness. The screens had not been put in yet due to the season. The pictures that you see are accurate to the condition of the home.
Jun 2015
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Lake Saint Croix Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • A 3% credit card transaction fee will be paid by the guest if you pay with credit/debit card. E-check payments are free.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(6 traveler reviews)

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Luxury Cottage on the scenic St.Croix
average rating of 4.1666665 based on 7 reviews

Enjoy Gathering Opportunities

  • 5 of 5

The location of this cottage could not be better. Convenient for extended family and old friends to stop by for visits. Plenty of room for entertaining, and kitchen was well equipped. Yes, there are some quirky things, but they absolutely did not interfere with our having lots of fun. We would definitely rent this cottage again. We really liked working with Diane Jorde, the owner.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN

Exceptional Cottage!!

  • 5 of 5

This will be my third time staying in this beautiful cottage. My first was with a girls getaway, the second with my now husband, and in July, we will have my sisters Bachelorette weekend there. It's such a lovely spot! It's tucked away in the end of the road and you feel like you're in your own little world. The place is always clean, warm and inviting. Diane [the owner] is also so wonderful and professional to work with. She allows you to use whatever in the house and even put out coffee for us. We can't wait to go back!! Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Paul, MN

Loved the place

  • 4 of 5

We went here for a close to home get away. The location was perfect - morning walks along the river, a short drive to Afton or Hudson. The living spaces were huge and the master bedroom was comfortable. The views were great. This place is right across the street from the river. The mattress in the second bedroom was not the best but since we only needed the one bedroom we were fine. The house was decorated well and the owner was friendly. I would recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 (Mom, Dad, 2 kids under 10) enjoyed our 5 nights at this home. My kids swam in the river every day, we enjoyed a beautiful view every morning with our coffee and slept well in our home away from home. Everything was provided from beach towels to a coffee pot. I could do laundry and fold it while watching the cable TV. Great experience. Hope to come again soon and will recommend to friends.

PS--if you come for the 4th of July you can see a ton of fireworks right from the porch! Loved that!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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it was a very dirty condition, no screens on the windows and the deck was a death trap..I injured myself....owner had friends stop by as well

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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had a great time

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for three nights midweek. The photos do not do the property justice...the house is right across from the water and at the steps of a beautiful beach. There is a great big lawn to play on and the neighborhood is great for an evening stroll. We had a great time overall. There were only a few things that we would have changed about the house (isn't that true with any property) but overall it was a good relaxing vacation. (and really close to st paul where we live)

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Lake Saint Croix Beach Cottage Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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