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Cozy log cabin located outside of Fort Atkinson, Iowa

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,040 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Our hand-crafted log cabin is located on a little gravel road in a lovely rural setting just outside of Fort Atkinson, Iowa.

The main level offers an open floor plan with a spacious living room. Vaulted ceilings, log beams and a floor to ceiling lime-stone fireplace makes this living space comfortable and relaxing. Our kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, stove, microwave and dishwasher. Aside from dishes, pots and pans, there is also a blender, toaster, waffle maker and coffee maker. We provide a locally roasted coffee. Also included on the main level are two bedrooms featuring queen size beds. The main level bathroom features a tub/shower.

In the upstairs loft suite you will find a king size bed and private bathroom. The loft suite also includes a couch with a pull out queen sleeper.

Knotty Pine Guest House is located about 18 miles from Decorah, Iowa. Decorah was recently featured in Smithsonian Magazine's annual list of the 20 best small towns to visit in America, as well as being named in Forbes 'America's Prettiest Towns' list.

The bluff country of Northeast Iowa has so much to offer, including biking, hiking, fishing, snowmobiling, kayaking, museums and shopping. There are 3 golf courses within a 15 minute radius. After a full day of activities, come back to Knotty Pine Guest House and relax in the peaceful and quiet surroundings of the bluff country. Sit on the covered front porch or enjoy the large deck.

Feel free to email or call us at (563) 380-8762 for more information.

More Details

Owner
Jeremy & Stacy Merrill
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Jeremy & Stacy Merrill

Jeremy and I (Stacy), both grew up in the area. Although we went to the same school, we didn't get to know each other until a few years later. We have been married since 2003 and have two boys. We enjoy our life in the country and couldn't think of a better place to raise our family.

Why Jeremy & Stacy Merrill chose Iowa

This log cabin has a lot of meaning to our family. Jeremy's Dad Tim, took three years to build this cabin (1978-1981). This is the house that Jeremy's parents raised him and his brother in. It wasn't until recently that we found ourselves with an empty log cabin and decided to share it's beauty and serenity with others. We also live out on the property, which is about 140 acres, although our two houses are spread far enough apart that you cannot see one from the other. If you have any questions, feel free to email or call us at (563) 380-8762.

Amenities

Fort Atkinson Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2040 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main level bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Loft suite bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - Loft suite - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Includes a sofa that pulls out to a queen size sleeper
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 89 reviews
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Excellent Experience

  • 5 of 5

We once again had a wonderful experience at Knotty Pine log cabin. It is a beautiful cabin with a great yard, complete privacy and modern day conveniences. A very special place to stay and I am already looking forward to our next stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming retreat

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cabin to host our extended family getaway. The cabin is well stocked with the essentials including campfire wood and roasting sticks. Quiet and peaceful. Great space to let the kids run. Close to Decorah for venturing out. What a great place to stay!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Polk City
5

Will definitely stay again! Charming, peaceful, secluded, beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Stacy is the best! We stayed at Knotty Pine for our wedding and the days leading up to it. The bridal party was able to get ready in the same beautiful place on our wedding morning, and our wedding photos were taken outside of the gorgeous cabin. What a charming, quaint place to stay!!! I would highly recommend it to anyone needing a secluded, peaceful, beautiful place to stay in northeast Iowa! :)

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely going back!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic host and the area was so quiet! LOVED it!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

A ladies retreat

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed the beauty and peacefulness of this cozy cabin. It was perfect for our ladies vacation and I would highly recommend to anyone. The owners are so pleasant to be around.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Smithton IL
5

Quiet Peaceful Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Knotty Pines! It definitely was our home away from home. The cabin has everything you need for your stay. The location of the cabin is nice and secluded. We will definitely look into staying here again when we are in the area again.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Waterloo Regional Airport (ALO)
Car: necessary

The bluff country of Northeast Iowa has a wonderful mix of opportunities available including fishing, kayaking, bike trails, shopping and so much more.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.

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.