Cozy, Vintage Home, Quiet Neighborhood, Walk or Bike to Lake City's Attractions(38 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, comfortably sleeps 5.
Vintage home built in 1900, named Captain's Quarters in memory of my late husband, Riverboat Captain Mark W. Peters, who piloted the paddlewheeler Hiawatha, on the Mississippi River and gave guided tours on Lake Pepin. This is how the 3 bedrooms came to be named. The Mississippi Room consists of a vintage style queen bed, electric fireplace and a private balcony. The Lake Pepin Room has a vintage style queen size bed and electric fireplace. The Hiawatha Room features a full size vintage bed and electric fireplace. All three bedrooms have ceiling fans. In addition to the electric fireplaces and ceiling fans the home has forced air heat and central air. Robes, towels, a shower mat and an extra blanket have been conveniently placed in each bedroom closet. The bathroom has a walk-in shower and a free standing soaking tub. On the main floor there is a washer and dryer available. The kitchen is fully equipped with an eat-in dinette and breakfast counter. It also includes a full size refrigerator with ice maker, range, dishwasher, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster, mixer, slow cooker, and all the utensils and cookware needed to prepare if you prefer to eat in. The dining room features a round oak table, gas fireplace, and French doors that open to a wraparound deck which has a charcoal BBQ grill, table and chairs. Living room has a flat screen TV with cable and Blu Ray Player. There is also a three season porch with board games, puzzles, books, electric fireplace, and VCR player to watch those classic movies. Outside there is a small backyard patio and fire pit, bean bag toss, yard Yahtzee and four vintage style bicycles available for your bike riding pleasure. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of a small town in a quiet neighborhood with off street parking. Your visit may be filled with antiquing, wine tasting at area wineries, cruising aboard the Pearl of the Lake, visiting the National Eagle center, golfing on one of the many golf courses, skiing or snowshoeing in the winter. A complimentary home-made treat is available to my guests as well as coffee, tea or hot chocolate for relaxing on the deck or in front of the fireplace, a perfert way to end your day. My goal at Captain's Quarters is to make you feel welcome and comfortable and that when you leave you take a new memory to add to your life's journey.
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Member since: 2014
- 1500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
- All are furnished with some antiques and vintage pieces. Rooms have closets supplied with robes, bath mats, towels, and extra blankets for your use. All beds have new mattresses, down alternative comforters and all have comfy pillows. The vintage style queen beds sleep two guests, while the vintage full bed is best suited for one guest. With this being said my home is most comfortable for one or two couples to share, it is also very comfortable for a girls get-away of five who are not uncomfortable sharing a bed. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player:
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
Coffee Maker with coffee provided for your first morning, Tea Kettle and teas provided. If you prefer using the Keurig we have one in the three season porch bring your favorite single cups along....moreless
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
Lawn / Garden:
Small back yard patio with seating. Fire pit with firewood for a small fire to toast marshmallows. Additional firewood can be purchased locally at kwik Trip. Bean bag toss, yard darts & yard yahtzee...moreless
- Outdoor Grill:
Ski & Snowboard:
X country skiing and snow shoeing at Hok-Si-La Park and Frontenac State Park. Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding at Wabasha and Welch a short drive. Ice Skating with warming house at Underwood Park....moreless
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2017
1 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
May 1 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
100 Mile Garage Sale
May 4 - May 6, 2017
3 night min stay
May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 22 - Jun 24, 2017
3 night min stay
4th of July
Jul 2 - Jul 3, 2017
2 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 10.375%
WE DO NOT DO ON LINE BOOKING. We hope this is not inconvenient for you, but YOU WILL NOT PAY BOOKING FEES. You will need to call direct for booking a stay at Captain's Quarters. For the most part, we still do things the old fashioned way. We like to talk with our guests, which allows our guests to have a more personal experience and the opportunity to have questions answered. We want to ensure Captain's Quarters will be a comfortable and pleasant fit for your "getaway". CHECK IN is at 3 PM or after. We would ask that you provide a time of arrival, as we personally meet with our guests to go through the house and answer any questions. CHECK OUT is by 11 AM.
Quotes for winter rates are based on reservations for two persons (double occupancy). The rate for two persons staying one night, non holiday weekday is $100.00. The requirement for weekends is a two night stay at $125.00 per night. Rate increases apply on all other reservations with guests using the second and third bedrooms. The maximum number of guests allowed is 5. All guests must be registered in advance. To ensure the comfort of our guests there is a maximum of 2 guests per bedroom. Each bedroom has one bed. No rollaways, sleeping bags, or air mattresses are provided or allowed. Call 651-345-5343 for reservations. Check out our Facebook page for special offers.
PAYMENT METHOD. Deposit of one night or half by check must be received within one week to hold & confirm your reservation along with credit card as security/damage deposit and names of guests staying. 3.5% fee will be added for credit card use. The balance of your stay is due by check, at check in. If cancelled within 30 days deposit will be refunded. Reservations are for registered guests only.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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This vacation rental property was purchased in 1987 by myself and late husband as our first home to raise our family. It is located in a quiet residential neighborhood, off the busy highways, a short walking distance from the downtown area, which features a wide selection of shops, eating establishments and bars; and only minutes from the marina, the city's beautiful parks, and the exceptional lakeshore. If you are looking for a longer walk, with a view to boot, you can access the river walk. Starting downtown, the river walk extends north to south, following the breathtaking lake scenery along the entire walkway. Enjoy wine? Try locally made wines at Lake Pepin Winery just a short drive away!
Year Purchased: 1987
About the owner: With the exception of a few years after high school graduation, I am a lifelong Lake City resident. I attended schools in the area and after completion of post secondary education, I worked in the health care system in Lake City for several years, before retiring in 2010. I continue to live here in Lake City with my current husband Lyle, also a long time Lake City resident, enjoying retirement together.
Why the Owner Chose Lake City, MN, USA:
This home was purchased by myself and my late husband Mark in 1987. This was our hometown and we loved the area. Mark served in the U.S. Coast Guard and loved being on the water so it was only natural we remained close to the river and the lake. We made a decision to remain here to raise our two children.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house attracted us because it was affordable. Mark and I were young, in our 20's and we were looking forward to owning our first home. The main attraction for us was the location, the age of the house, its wood floors and the openess of the living room and dining room. As time went on during the recession of the 80's we appreciated the fact that we had a home, these were some hard times. We settled in and added our own touches. The house is very old but exudes a feeling of warmth. After Mark died in 1995 our children and I remained here. I chose to keep our home after they were grown. Welcoming guests and sharing a home filled with memories has been enjoyable. What I love most about my home is who I share it with. When I'm not sharing my home with you it is often used by myself and children for much reminiscing. I have opted to accent it with vintage and antique items some from childhood, others found through my passion for collecting. Lyle and I meet all our guests at check in. We share information about the area and answer any questions you may have. Because we own and operate, you never have to deal with a property manager, we do it all. We live in Lake City and are just a text or phone call away.
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A perfect day for a picnic, and a ride on the Vintage style bikes we provide
Three Season Porch with books, games, and puzzles
Celabrate a special occasion
Inner Harbor Lake City Marina
Backyard patio and fire pit
Add a new memory to your life story at Captain's Quarters
Quiet fireside dining.
Mississippi Room with Vintage Style Queen Size bed
Lake Pepin Room with Vintage Style Queen size bed
Hiawatha Room with Vintage Full Size bed
Snowshoeing at Hok-Si-La Park. We can provide the snowshoes.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Monday, February 20, 2017
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