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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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SURF-N-SLEEP COTTAGE

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Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

The Surf-n-Sleep cottage is conveniently located just 2 blocks from the historic Surf Ballroom and 2 blocks from the lake. It's walking distance to all that Clear Lake has to offer... public beach, shopping, restaurants, band shell, city park, Lady of the Lake boat cruise etc. Outdoor water park opened in 2007 with 2 water slides, zero entry, kiddie play area and diving boards.

You'll love the cozy atmosphere of the Surf-N-Sleep. The large kitchen and open floor plan make it plenty spacious for all to be together. Recently renovated to include, a 3 season porch, master bedroom with queen Sleep Number bed, 2nd room with 1 full size bed, 2 twin beds. Also a new tankless water heater and water softener were installed. You'll never run out of hot water!

Private concrete patio with grill, table, chairs. You're welcome to use the bikes in the shed for a quick trip downtown. There's also tether ball, large sand box, outdoor toys as well as cards, games, coloring books and toys for the kids. Don't forget to bring DVDs for your movie enjoyment on the flat screen TV (cable and wifi available in the summer and by request off season). Be sure to check out the Clear Lake, IA website for current events in town.

4th of July week is $750.00~ 6/28/14-7/5/14...Check out our calendar today!!

Keywords: Cottage, Cabin, Clear Lake IA

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Advertiser since 2008
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About The Owner

We love Clear Lake! The Surf Ballroom is what brought us to the town. We came for a concert and fell in love with the area. Our kids love to come to Clear Lake for all the family fun activities.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2007

Why The Owner chose Clear Lake

We chose to buy a vacation/rental home in this location because, it is walking distance to the Surf, restaurants, city park, beach, Lady of the Lake, shops and the list goes on. A typical summer day includes~ packing a lunch, biking down to the beach, swimming, playing at the park, getting a cookie at Cookies etc. OR buying an ice cream treat from the ice cream truck (complete w/bell and all),bumming around the shops and biking back...great day!

What makes this cottage unique

Off season there's still plenty to do...stay in the cozy cottage, play games, watch a movie, go to the Lakes theatre, head to Mason City for some shopping or visit the museums. There's numerous events going on in town monthly, Christmas on the Lake, Kites in Feb., Buddy Holly winter festival at the Surf Ballroom, 4th of July celebration etc. Every time we are in Clear Lake we're never ready to leave!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Trust & Security
Free protection up to £700 for all bookings.
£10,000 fraud protection when you pay using the secure HomeAway Payments system. 
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 29 holidaymaker reviews

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Surf-N-Sleep Cottage
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 29 reviews
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Surf-N-Sleep Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p210008vb
-(763) 262-5051
Clear Lake Iowa
Where do you live?
4

Nice time at Clear Lake!

  • 4 out of 5
We rented this quaint cottage for a mini-family reunion and really had a nice time! Had a cookout on the back porch with tetherball being a huge hit! Took advantage of the bikes in the shed and biked to coffee early the next morning - SO FUN! The property would be perfect for a couple with three young children as the upstairs sleeping quarters are very compact. Tanya was great with communication! We would and hope to rent this property again!
  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
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Surf-N-Sleep Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p210008vb
-(763) 262-5051
Clear Lake Iowa
Des Moines, Iowa
4

Walking Distance to Lake-Clean-Stocked Full-Awesome for a Girl's Weekend!

Walking Distance to Lake-Clean-Stocked Full-Awesome for a Girl's Weekend!
  • 4 out of 5
The house was lovely. Clean and VERY close to the lake. The owners were very nice and super quick at responding to email. The beds were comfortable and it was the perfect space for our Girls Weekend. The back patio was nice and the fire pit was perfect for a night among the stars. Great location and a great find. We want to come back every year!
  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Surf-N-Sleep Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p210008vb
-(763) 262-5051
Clear Lake Iowa
Livermore, CA/USA
5

Sister Sleepover

  • 5 out of 5
We four sisters get together once a year at various places across the United States. Our eleventh year was just spent at the Surf-N-Sleep in Clear Lake and we loved the place! It has all the amenities you could possibly need and room to spare for the four of us. We especially loved the back patio! It's a very short walk down to the lake, the Surf Museum and in-town memorial. We drove downtown, but it's a very short drive. The town is lovely, quaint, and welcoming. We had a great lunch at Sevens, with dessert at the Cookies, Etc. We definitely recommend to others and plan to come back again another year!
  • Review Submitted: 26-May-2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
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Surf-N-Sleep Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p210008vb
-(763) 262-5051
Clear Lake Iowa
adel, ia
5

september 9-11, 2011

  • 5 out of 5
We had not had a family vacation since my son was probably 13 or so. I decided it was time. He, now almost 21 and our daughter 24 with a 2 year old and soon to be husband. My son and his girlfriend arrived first, we got there later. I was so surprised. I had packed about everything you can think of that we might need. The only thing you really need to pack-towels as noted. And of course food and beverages. The cottage was clean, roomy, and had everything we needed. If there was a negative it would be that there wasnt' any cable. But I for one thought that was one of the best parts. We enjoyed walking to the "pond" as the grandson would say. We found a dining place Friday evening. Everyone was so nice when we passed them on the sidewalk. It was a beautiful weekend to be on the lake. We were able to have a later check out since the cottage wasnt' rented on Sunday which allowed us to stay on the water longer. Parking with 2 trucks and boats was a challange, but we made due. Also, alot of the downtown area was closed on sunday. The beds were very comfortable for the adults, though our grandson didn't like his "new" bed and didn't sleep well. Mainly because it was all new to him. (his 1st vacation) But overall, we were pleased and would go back again!!
  • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2011
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Surf-N-Sleep Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p210008vb
-(763) 262-5051
Clear Lake Iowa
Denver, CO
5

Wonderful accommodations!

  • 5 out of 5
I recently got married at the Surf Ballroom and my bridal party stayed at the Surf-N-Sleep. It was the perfect size for six girls, trying to get ready for a wedding. We had initially thought that having only one bathroom would be an issue, but there was plenty of room throughout the house to complete our getting ready routines. I had no issues with reservations and email communication was excellent. I would highly recommend this cottage!
  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2011
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing
business
Surf-N-Sleep Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p210008vb
-(763) 262-5051
Clear Lake Iowa
Des Moines
5

Great Family Getaway!

  • 5 out of 5
My husband and I and our three boys stayed here for a long weekend getaway. This was our first time at renting a home for vacation - we loved it! More room than a hotel and very cozy and comfortable. Well maintained and clean. The three season porch was great for our kids. They played out there a lot and we would close the french doors so my husand and I could actually talk! We will definitely be renting this cottage again from Bill & Tanya. Thanks for a great and much needed family weekend!
  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2011
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Location

Location

*Surf Ballroom-live music.

*City park and bandshell-activities all summer

*public beach

*downtown shops and restaurants

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Clear Lake, Iowa

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
September-May
1 Sep - 31 May
2 night minimum stay
$329
for 2 nights
From
$140
$613
 
 
Summer
1 Jun - 31 Aug
3 night minimum stay
$469
for 3 nights
From
$140
$723
 
 
4th of July
3 Jul 2015 - 10 Jul 2015
8 night minimum stay
$889
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$329
for 2 nights
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$140
$723
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes Monthly rates will be negociated, depending on season and amount of stay.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Clear Lake in Iowa

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Lake View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1- sink, toilet and shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Soft water
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