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Surf-N-Sleep Cottage

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

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.

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 a 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 provided). Be sure to check out the Clear Lake, IA website for current events in town.

4th of July week is $800.00~...Check out our calendar today!!

Keywords: Cottage, Cabin, Clear Lake IA

More Details

Owner
Bill and Tanya Schmidt
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

About Bill and Tanya Schmidt

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 and events that happen year round, summer is a great time to enjoy the lake, the bandshell, the BBQ fest, classic car show and much more. Clear Lake has a small town feel with events that rival a bigger city, you will not be disappointed!

Bill and Tanya Schmidt purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Bill and Tanya Schmidt 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!

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • 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
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Soft water

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(47 traveller reviews)

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Surf-N-Sleep Cottage
average rating of 4.787234 based on 47 reviews
Lincoln, NE
4

Nice Location!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great ladies trip! So fun walking to town for live band Friday night, shopping Saturday & visiting Surf Ballroom. Then it was great just hanging out at the cottage, playing games & grilling out!

The cottage is very functional & roomy downstairs. Our favorite place to hang out was the front enclosed porch area with all the windows! Only drawback is no bathroom upstairs by bedrooms... long way to walk in the middle of the night down the creaky narrow steps!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent choice if you are visiting Clear Lake!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Surf-N-Sleep over the past two years and I'll be booking again for another visit. Bill and Tanya are very responsive owners and have thought of everything a guest could need. Washer and dryer, fully stocked kitchen (pots/pans/etc.). New this year was a key-less entry which was great. Nice back patio with a table and umbrella for hanging out or grilling after a day on the lake. Walking distance to Surf Ballroom and a few restaurants and bars. Downtown is a short bit away or bring a bike to get you all around the main area of Clear Lake. If you are considering a house to rent I highly recommend this one!

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Belton, Missouri
5

Cozy and Convenient!!

  • 5 of 5

Came to Clear Lake to see Peter Frampton at the Surf! I can honestly say I have never walked to a concert. Two blocks and we were at the sold out show.

The cottage was the perfect size for the 3 of us...nice, warm and cozy. Great kitchen...we fixed Easter dinner there. Comfortable furniture snd nice TV to watch movies. Brought my Apple TV...and the internet kept up great!

I would recommend the Surf N Sleep to anyone going to Clear Lake!

We want to return in the summer to enjoy the lake life....

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great Weekend Getaway!

  • 4 of 5

The Surf-N-Sleep was clean and very comfortable. Everything was as indicated in the description. The only drawback is the bathroom situation. For older people, it’s a long walk from upstairs, through the living room and kitchen to the bathroom in the middle of the night. There were 5 of us, so getting ready one at a time was time consuming.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this cottage 2 nights with our family. Cottage had everything we needed and was very cute and just as described. Tanya was very attentive and answered all questions and any needs or questions promptly. Would not hesitate to stay here again. Wonderful home and so much cozier than a hotel for our family weekend!!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family Thanksgiving

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at the Surf-N-Sleep Cottage. It was above our expectations with the added mini room and another bed. Our family of 6 was very comfortable and we had 9 for Thanksgiving dinner that worked out just fine. We would stay again and recommend it to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gladd everything worked out for you and your family Sara. Thank you for the positive review, hope you come back again!
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Location

*Surf Ballroom-live music.

*City park and bandshell-activities all summer

*public beach

*downtown shops and restaurants

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Clear Lake, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer
25 May 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£319
for 3 nights
From
£106
£595
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£213
for 2 nights
From
£106
£510
 

Additional pricing information

Monthly rates will be negociated, depending on season and amount of stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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