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Relaxing Summer Cottage Along the Beautiful Mississippi River

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

This wonderful, summer cottage will appeal to those in need of a retreat, golf or kayak outing, or small, quiet, family gathering. Bring your kayaks, canoes or small boat to access the "Hungry Point Bar & Grill", found directly across the river from the cottage.

If you prefer to eat in, bring your own food and we will supply you with a full kitchen of basic needs.

The cottage consists of 3 bedrooms (1 on the main floor and 2 on the second floor), 1.5 baths, large living room, sun porch and a dining area with seating for 6. Bed sheets and bathroom towels are supplied.

**Please be mindful that this cottage is not intended for parties or dock access for boats larger than 16 feet.

The outside consists of a large yard for gaming activities, a carport, and a patio near the river with a metal stairway leading to the dock below.

We are located directly across from County Road 3, just 11 miles south of Winona, Minnesota and 15 miles north of La Crosse, Wisconsin and between mile markers 14 and 15 off highway 61.

Please take note of the following...

-This is a summer cottage, available June 1st through Labor Day only.

-No pets are allowed on the property.

-Light sleepers may not appreciate the train tracks being near the property. The year of 2015 saw a great deal of train action due to the high demand of oil and frac sand and then with the lower demand in 2016, the train action was almost cut in half (maybe 4 or 5 trains a day).

More Details

The Schneider family
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 9, 2018

About The Schneider family

This is a family owned cottage consisting of 3 sisters and their 2 brothers along with their families. The cottage was purchased by their grandparents in 1948 and has remained in the family ever since.

The Schneider family purchased this cottage in 1948


Winona Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • All house rules are written within the "Rental Agreement".
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located near the master bedroom and kitchen.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Bathroom 2 is located on the 2nd floor.
  • Towels and soap will be provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 1 is located on the 1st floor and bedrooms 2 & 3 are on the 2nd floor. A total of 3 full sized beds, 1 queen size on the main floor and 1 twin bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
This cottage is more on the vintage side and set up for a maximum of 6 guests. No pets. It capitalizes more on renting to those who appreciate relaxing and viewing wildlife along the beautiful Mississippi River and NOT intended for large parties. Please be aware that the train tracks are in close proximity, light sleepers may not appreciate the horns.


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Relaxing Summer Cottage Along the Beautiful Mississippi River
average rating of 4.724138 based on 29 reviews

Perfectly preserved time capsule

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3rd year coming to this beautiful relaxing cottage. We absolutely love the tranquil views! Always clean and comfortable. Wendy and Paul are wonderful to work with!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review.
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Great end to summer!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to enjoy the river and time with family and friends!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Relaxing!

  • 4 of 5

The location of the cabin was so relaxing! On the Mississippi and so close to Winona and LaCrosse. We were very happy with how clean the cabin was! The cabin was really well stocked with lots of extras to make you feel at home - games, movies, bathroom supplies. Most of us saw a bald eagle flying nearby. The hummingbirds out the kitchen window was a wonderful sight. So much room for the kids to run and play inside and out. The cabin even included ladder ball and bean bag toss for our use. You should consider bringing earplugs for sleeping at night being so close to the train tracks. Friday night there were numerous trains but only a few Sat and Sun night during our stay. The hosts are really kind with great communication. We are very happy with our stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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we loved it, perfect cottage to relax with the family.

  • 5 of 5

Definitely looking forward to come back, it's super clean, it has everything you need and the owners are super nice. Relaxing and beautiful place

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay again...Paul and Wendy are fantastic hosts!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cottage was very clean and had every thing that you needed (towels, appliances, bug spray, grill, etc). The views are stunning. The cottage is very spacious. We will be back!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
LaCrosse Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Cedar Valley Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Hwy 61, between mile markers 14 and 15
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Cedar Valley Golf Course
Car: necessary

The town of LaCrosse, Wisconsin is just 20 miles south of our cottage...great shopping and wonderful restaurants. The Valley View Mall in LaCrosse is one of our favorite locations for rainy day shopping, along with numerous theaters and a number of restaurants (Applebee's, Red Lobster, TGI Friday's, etc.). Within 5 miles is Cedar Valley Golf Course (18 holes) and its restaurant and beautiful scenery. We can be easily found on Hwy 61 between mile markers 14 and 15 and directly across from County Road 3.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Damage Deposit $200

This cottage is air conditioned and steps away from the Mississippi River. A single train track passes in front of the property and horns may bother some travelers, especially light sleepers. The Mississippi River is located immediately to the back of the cottage. Shopping is within 10 to 20 miles, restaurants and golf courses are within 5 to 12 miles. Additional guests over 6 will require a $10 per person, per night extra charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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