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The Nest is Your Home Away from Home! Cozy and Comfortable. Walk to Lake & Town.

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Last updated: 08/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

We are located at 516 N. High Street, Lake City, MN. An inviting front porch and large back deck invite you to relax and enjoy the warm summer weather. Three roomy bedrooms with queen and twin beds decorated with cozy quilts and coverlets. A queen sized hide-a-bed is in the living room that will sleep two comfortably. Small sitting areas off each bedroom room for reading or catching up on facebook. Two bathrooms available for groups up to 5 and a third bathroom opens when a guest count reaches 6. Fully stocked kitchen, lots of dining space, casually decorated living room to make you feel welcome yet pampered. Sleeps up to 10 people when sleep sofa is used. Cable TV, wireless wi fi and electric fireplace.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Double sinks...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    spacious shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    sink and cabinet - no tub or shower...moreless

  • Full bath on main floor with brand new tub/shower unit. Double sinks, large mirror, toilet and spacious linen closet. Hair dryer in drawer. 2nd bathroom on main floor with brand new shower, sink and toilet. 3rd bathroom on 2nd floor has toilet and sink. Hair dryer stored below sink. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Slowly building book collection...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Working on building a video library...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Separate dining room between kitchen and living room. Main table seats eight and another table in dining room seats 4....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Electric fireplace with quartz heater element....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Living room seats 5 as set up but chairs may be moved into the room for additional seating. Smaller flat screen TV with cable. Beautifully restored hard wood floors with area rugs. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Off street parking in back of house but parking in front on the street is allowed as well....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    New...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Large set of new dishes, glasses, cups, wine glasses. New set of pots and pans. Cookies sheets, mixing bowls, electric frying pan, hand mixer, blender, dish cloths & towels. Misc utensils...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Easy kitchen to work in. Nice, large peninsular with bar stools. Great for prep work. Well stocked with items needed for cooking and meal preparation....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Above range - Microwave is new (2015)...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Napkins, coffee, salt and pepper, dish soap, laundry soap, dishwasher supplies....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large new deck added in 2015 to shady area of house over the back yard....moreless

  • Golf:

    Several golf courses are located within 10 miles of Lake City...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Broken Paddle Guiding provides this and they are located close to Wabasha only 20 minutes away....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Small fire pit in back yard....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis court located in town by marina. ...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak
May 1 - Nov 1, 2016
3 night min stay
$165 $190
Fri, Sat
$1,100

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$140 $155
Fri, Sat
$950

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 10.375%

Notes:

The total cost shown does not include the $150 damage deposit in the form of a check due upon arrival. A cancellation notice of less than 60 days for a reservation of a week or more will forfeit the $200 deposit. A cancellation for a stay of less than a week must be received 30 days ahead or forfeit the $200 deposit. Holiday rate of $155 off peak season/$190 peak season also apply on holiday weekends. If holiday falls on Monday and guest checks out the Sunday immediately before, the holiday rate will apply to that Sunday. Call with questions 763-370-2668.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 08/25/2016
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Location

Located in the beautiful bluff area of southeastern Minnesota and perched on the west side of Lake Pepin, Lake City is a wonderful get away spot summer and winter. Quaint shops, lovely driving routes and hiking trails. Bicycle rides take you through breathtaking vistas and up challenging hills if you are up to the workout. Fish Lake Pepin from the shore, or golf away your afternoon. Antique stores beckon you to browse, looking for a treasure. Take a short drive to Red Wing to investigate the historic town and its offerings or go south abit to Wabasha to visit the National Eagle center. Of course, you can spend your time simply relaxing - walking the beach or watching the sailboats - the choice is yours!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Semi-retired and currently owner/operators of The Sterling, a bed and breakfast in Lake City. Many guests have indicated they would love to come back to Lake City and bring their family, girlfriends, buddies, etc so starting another venture with a vacation rental seemed like a great idea. We love people and this fabulous part of southeast Minnesota with all its beauty. We do our best to make everyone feel at home and appreciated at our B & B and now we can expand that to include a darling vacation rental for larger groups. River towns have such appeal! Leaving the corporate life to start a new project in Lake City drew us here three years ago. We love it here and know you will too once you have stayed.

Why the Owner Chose Lake City, MN, USA:
This vacation rental house has such curb appeal with its charming front porch with wicker seating. We have added a wonderful, large deck on the back of the house which is perfect for enjoying the shade on a warm summer day. It is a super location with only a block walk to the park on the Lake. It is also close to downtown and all that it offers our guests. The house is a nice size - not too big and not too small. I guess you could say it is 'just right'. The outside view fools you into thinking it is on the small size but once inside, people often comment how much room there is. It is a house where it is easy to 'settle in' and feel at ease quickly.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Older homes have a charm and personality all their own. Combine that with modern amenities and you have the best of both worlds! A trip to 'grandma's house' where you can still use your computer, watch DVD movies, pop popcorn in a microwave, put your dirty dishes in a dishwasher and have a shower with lots of hot water while still having access to many sport opportunities and tourist activities.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Welcome Home!!

    Welcome Home!!

  • Sit a spell on the inviting porch.

    Sit a spell on the inviting porch.

  • The perfect place to enjoy the summer breezes and a glass of wine!

    The perfect place to enjoy the summer breezes and a glass of wine!

  • Custom made dining room table to seat a crowd

    Custom made dining room table to seat a crowd

  • Comfy living room seating with queen hide-a-bed.

    Comfy living room seating with queen hide-a-bed.

  • Spot to sit just inside the front door.

    Spot to sit just inside the front door.

  • Kitchen with window facing back of property.

    Kitchen with window facing back of property.

  • Sizeable snack bar for casual dining in kitchen and door to laundry/bathroom.

    Sizeable snack bar for casual dining in kitchen and door to laundry/bathroom.

  • Bathroom alcove with comfortable bench and storage for toiletries and towels.

    Bathroom alcove with comfortable bench and storage for toiletries and towels.

  • Front bedroom with twin beds and old fashioned rocker.

    Front bedroom with twin beds and old fashioned rocker.

  • Cozy twin bed tucked beneath the eaves.

    Cozy twin bed tucked beneath the eaves.

  • Americana back bedroom

    Americana back bedroom

  • Charming renovated porch for relaxing.

    Charming renovated porch for relaxing.

  • The new deck on the rear of the cottage.

    The new deck on the rear of the cottage.

  • The sign says it all!

    The sign says it all!

  • An extra table for overflow or games.

    An extra table for overflow or games.

  • Living room as seen from dining room.

    Living room as seen from dining room.

  • Inviting bench beneath open staircase to second floor.

    Inviting bench beneath open staircase to second floor.

  • Back door from kitchen, granite work table and chalkboard wall.

    Back door from kitchen, granite work table and chalkboard wall.

  • Door to dining room from kitchen. Chalkboard wall with art work and notes.

    Door to dining room from kitchen. Chalkboard wall with art work and notes.

  • Unique towel storage

    Unique towel storage

  • Middle bedroom with antique brass bed.

    Middle bedroom with antique brass bed.

  • One of three small sitting areas in each bedroom.

    One of three small sitting areas in each bedroom.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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