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Lovely Home on the Mississippi River, Six Miles from Red Wing

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Living room overlooking the Mississippi and Goose Lake

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Last updated: 09/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

You will not forget a weekend spent at Windbeam House, 6 miles from charming Red Wing, Minnesota. Floor-to-ceiling living room windows offer spectacular views of not only Goose Lake but also the bluffs of historic Red Wing across the river. This tree-lined panorama provides breath-taking year round scenery, including miles of the Mississippi's famous fall foliage and ever changing waters. Because the house sits on the edge of the bluff above the lake, it is a perfect spot to sit and relax, watching a wide array of birds and animals, including eagles and flocks of migratory swans and pelicans in season, not to mention trains passing silently along the edge of the lake below.

This four bedroom rambler sleeps 12 with one full bath and two half baths, a family room, full kitchen and dining room. Only one hour from Minneapolis/St.Paul or Rochester, Minnesota, this home offers a retreat for groups from 2-12. And while it is hard not to be mesmerized by the view, it is also within a few miles of shopping, hiking, fishing, golf, snowshoeing and skiing. Not to mention an extensive arts community, restaurants, antique dealers, the Sheldon Theater and Treasure Island Casino.

This peaceful house is pet friendly and comfortably furnished in southwestern style. The master bedroom is equipped with a queen size bed and includes a private half bath. The other three bedrooms have double beds. Downstairs, the family room offers two full futon sofas.

Four generations of our family have come together in this home and we look forward to sharing it with you.

Keywords: bluff country, shopping, hiking, golf, eagles, Twin Cities, girls' weekend, rustic, southwestern furnishings, peaceful,spectacular view, scenery, Great River Road

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A bookcase in the dining room offers a variety of reading material and you are welcome to take one or leave one....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Toys:

    A small collection in the family room...moreless

  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Fireplace in the den with dura-logs provided....moreless

  • Garage:

    Two-car attached garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric heat throughout the house...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Spectacular view of the Mississippi River....moreless

  • Parking:

    Two car garage and plenty of room for more cars or a boat in the driveway....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Most things you will need are in the kitchen....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Lots of handy things available...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    wall oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Usually there is flour, sugars and basics like cooking oil. There is also a collection of spices and baking basics like soda and powder....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    electric...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    .There is a small patio with a fire ring in the back yard facing Goose Lake....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Two small weber charcoal grills...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.4
from 65 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer 2016
May 1 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$200 $200
Fri, Sat
$800

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Winter
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat
$650
Summer 2017
May 1 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$200
$800

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175 $200
Fri, Sat
$800

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning Fee $40 + tax
  • Tax Rate 5.5%

Notes:

Until booked, all rates are subject to change w/o notice.

Cancellation Policy: If a booking needs to be cancelled, 50% of the deposit will be refunded.

No smoking allowed.

Pets are welcome.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 09/24/2016
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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Minneapolis/St. Paul
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bluffs, Hager City/St. James Hotel, Red Wing
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mississippi National Golf Links, Red Wing
6 Miles
Nearest Train
Red Wing, MN
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 35
25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Prescott

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: We live on a small farm just 6 miles from Windbeam House. We purchased our farm in 1976 when the farmhouse was about to be demolished. Much of our time since then has been spent renovating the house and outbuildings and creating the many gardens that surround Windbeam Farm.

Why the Owner Chose Red Wing, MN, USA:
We inherited this property from Paul's parents in 2010. Immediately, we saw the potential for furnishing it as a guest house for the many friends and families who visit the Red Wing area. Womens Weekends Away and Fishing tournaments are two of the groups who find Windbeam House the perfect place to stay.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Practically every person that comes through the front door of Windbeam House is awed by the lovely view of the Mississippi River and the bluffs of Red Wing that greet them through the wall-to-wall windows of the living room. People tell us they sit in that room for many peaceful hours, watching the river, the birds but especially the eagles who perch in the trees below the house.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Living room overlooking the Mississippi and Goose Lake

    Living room overlooking the Mississippi and Goose Lake

  • Red bedroom with hardwood floors and huge closet

    Red bedroom with hardwood floors and huge closet

  • Living room windows on three walls with view of the Mississippi River.

    Living room windows on three walls with view of the Mississippi River.

  • Kitchen with breakfast nook and all the amenities.

    Kitchen with breakfast nook and all the amenities.

  • Owners Paul and Trudi Schaefer

    Owners Paul and Trudi Schaefer

  • Master bedroom with private 1/2 bath

    Master bedroom with private 1/2 bath

  • Fall colors on Goose Lake

    Fall colors on Goose Lake

VRBO #345700

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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    12
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 09/24/2016

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