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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Ask Manager
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
2 Queen BRs/ Futon Den/+Lower Level 2 Full B/1/2 B +1/4B finished lower level
The Merrick House is a unique, upscale home, architecturally designed to include a portion of the original historic (1840s) brick structure. It is located in scenic Guttenberg, IA, on River Park Drive with direct access to the Mississippi River, city park and river walk. Guttenberg was listed by Forbes Magazine as one of America's 20 prettiest towns. Relax on the 8x20 balcony or lower level porch and watch the barges pass the entry point of the lock & dam or enjoy the large outdoor hot tub. There are plenty of things to do in Guttenberg and the surrounding area for every season. Fly into Guttenberg and land at the island airport, enjoy a round of golf at Guttenberg Golf Club and delight in the breathtaking views, visit the Fresh-water Aquarium, Lock & Dam #10, Eagle Preserve, bike or hike. Within 20-35 minutes in either direction you can visit 2 river boat casinos, Pikes Peak State Park, Effigy Mounds State Park, shopping, antiquing, Amish country, and many wonderful restaurants. You can even enjoy a ferry ride across the Mississippi to Cassville, Wisconsin or Captain the owner's pontoon boat moored conveniently just across the park on a private floating dock.
Keywords: Wonderful home in historic Guttenberg, Iowa, just 35 minutes from Dubuque, IA or a 3.5 hour, picturesque drive from either Chicago or Minneapolis.
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Member since: 2011
- Max. occupancy 9
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 6-9
- Queen size Beds (2) One queen be in each of two bedrooms., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeps 2. Located in den. 'third bedroom' (half bath close by) Queen and Full air mattresses available which can be used in lower level to make a forth private sleeping area with the equivalent of a half bath....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 2 Half Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Golf Course Front
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer:
- Linens Provided:
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Cooking Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
15% discount over 2 night stay and 25% over 5 night stay.
Personal Check deposit to hold the reservation and the total one week before occupancy.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Year Purchased: 2007
About: I enjoy recreating outdoors and this property is a a great place to start out and return to. I water ski, kayak, swim, and fish the river, or bike, hike, and run nearby parks and trails. The scenery is awesome whether I am on the water, road biking, or hiking in one of the state parks nearby.
Why Guttenberg, IA, USA:
It's fun to just hang around the house if the weather doesn't cooperate or get outside when it does, and return to spacious serenity that invites one to relax and enjoy the comforts of a home with a well equipped kitchen, home theater system, and hot tub.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
I have tried to allow our clients to have easy access to some of the things I like to do in the area. I've lost count of all the road, mountain, or hybrid bikes (including tandems) I make available free of charge. I also have one large and one smaller pontoon boat available for rent at reasonable prices.
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Front view of home from historic River Park Drive
Breathtaking view of Mississippi river from front lower veranda
Spacious upper veranda outside of Master Suite
entry hall from view through front door to park and river
Prep/cooking area in Kitchen
View of large bar in basement entertainment area
Park walk in front of house
moon on the Mississippi
View from living room of Mississippi River
Master suite with view of upper veranda
view of large hot tub from rear of house
View of lower veranda from front sidewalk
Master Suite Bathroom
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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