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Marine on St Croix Retreat

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 11 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious 1 Br, Sunny, Village getaway in heart of St Croix River Valley

Marine School-House Garden Cottage apartment unit converted to VRBO. This sunny apartment sits in the quaint, historic village of Marine, which is located on the St. Croix River just 10 miles north of Stillwater, MN. Sample an espresso or latte and chocolate croissant at Marine Cafe coffee shop, grab a burger or beer at the Brookside Bar and Grill, or head south to Stillwater for antiquing and additional restaurants. If you're the outdoor type, check out the many outdoor recreational opportunities of William O'Brien State Park or explore the rest of the St. Croix Valley offerings.


Owner
David and Robin
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2017

About David and Robin

We are locals in the community and have made this wonderful apartment unit available to people in search of a place to return home for family visits, a stay for local wedding, weekend relaxation or exploration getaway.

Why David and Robin chose Marine on St. Croix

Walk to oldest operating general store in Minnesota, oldest operating Post Office in Minnesota, Brookside Bar and Grill, St. Croix River or the Stonehouse Museum (limited summer hours), or Marine Cafe coffee shop (Thur-Sun limited hours). Drive a short distance to Stillwater shops and restaurants or explore the scenery of the St. Croix Valley heading North from O'Brien state park to Taylors Falls.

What makes this apartment unique

Everything walking, biking, or short drive away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Very nice, cute place & town
Jul 2013
  • 1 of 3

Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
MSP
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Brookside Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Stillwater (4 courses), Forest Lake
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Marine Cafe
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Trollhaugen
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
River access for your canoe or kayak
Car: necessary

Located on southern edge of William O'Brien State Park, for outdoor activities, or go antiquing 10 miles to the south in Stillwater.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Marine on St. Croix in Washington County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • One bathroom in this unit
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • One bedroom in this unit
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
Notes:
For kids of all ages, 6 minutes to Square Lake swimming beach (best in Washington County), 20 minutes to Trollhaugen Aerial Adventure Park (summer) and ski area (winter).

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

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Marine on St Croix Retreat
average rating of 4.5238094 based on 24 reviews
3

Not so great for sleeping

  • 3 of 5

Beds were not comfortable at all. Strong musty smell in bedroom. We cut our stay one day shorter and stayed somewhere else. But it was cute

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice little apartment with everything we needed. Owners very accommodating. Affordable.

  • 4 of 5

Old school house with old building smell. Worse in the hall, maybe the carpet. Had everything we needed otherwise. Good off street parking . Loved the Adirondack chairs. Wished we had time to use the grilling area but admired it. Location is great. Enjoyed shopping and biking in Stillwater and North to Osceola for kayaking. Owners are so right about Square Lake. Were able to call ourselves triatheletes after swimming these beautiful clear waters. The village of Marine on St. Croix is a little gem and worth time spent there also. Had a great time at the school.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Much better than a hotel!!

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our home away from home! Nice quiet little town but Stillwater's just 15 minutes away. We really enjoyed the Brookside Grill which is right in town. The Marine on St. Croix Retreat was a great place to stay at a reasonable price.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Place, Great People!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for almost a month at the property and had a perfect time. The owners are wonderful people who are very accommodating and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2

Not what we expected

  • 2 of 5

We loved the town but not our little apartment style place.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

So clean, comfortable and cozy. Exceeded my expectations!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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