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Cozy, Vintage Home, Quiet Neighborhood, Walk Or Bike To Lake City's Attractions

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, comfortably sleeps 5.

Vintage home built in 1900, named Captain's Quarters in memory of my late husband, Riverboat Captain Mark W. Peters, who piloted the paddlewheeler Hiawatha, on the Mississippi River and gave guided tours on Lake Pepin. This is how the 3 bedrooms came to be named. The Mississippi Room consists of a vintage style queen bed, electric fireplace and a private balcony. The Lake Pepin Room has a vintage style queen size bed and electric fireplace. The Hiawatha Room features a full size vintage bed and electric fireplace. All three bedrooms have ceiling fans. In addition to the electric fireplaces and ceiling fans the home has forced air heat and central air. Robes, towels, a shower mat and an extra blanket have been conveniently placed in each bedroom closet. The bathroom has a walk-in shower and a free standing soaking tub. On the main floor there is a washer and dryer available. The kitchen is fully equipped with an eat-in dinette and breakfast counter. It also includes a full size refrigerator with ice maker, range, dishwasher, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster, mixer, slow cooker, and all the utensils and cookware needed to prepare if you prefer to eat in. The dining room features a round oak table, gas fireplace, and French doors that open to a wraparound deck which has a charcoal BBQ grill, table and chairs. Living room has a flat screen TV with cable and Blu Ray Player. There is also a three season porch with board games, puzzles, books, electric fireplace, and VCR player to watch those classic movies. Outside there is a small backyard patio and fire pit, bean bag toss, yard Yahtzee and four vintage style bicycles available for your bike riding pleasure. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of a small town in a quiet neighborhood with off street parking. Your visit may be filled with antiquing, wine tasting at area wineries, cruising aboard the Pearl of the Lake, visiting the National Eagle center, golfing on one of the many golf courses, skiing or snowshoeing in the winter. A complimentary home-made treat is available to my guests as well as coffee, tea or hot chocolate for relaxing on the deck or in front of the fireplace, a perfert way to end your day. My goal at Captain's Quarters is to make you feel welcome and comfortable and that when you leave you take a new memory to add to your life's journey.

More Details

Owner
Denise Peters
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2017

About Denise Peters

With the exception of a few years after high school graduation, I am a lifelong Lake City resident. I attended schools in the area and after completion of post secondary education, I worked in the health care system in Lake City for several years, before retiring in 2010. I continue to live here in Lake City with my current husband Lyle, also a long time Lake City resident, enjoying retirement together.

Denise Peters purchased this house in 1987

Why Denise Peters chose Wisconsin

This home was purchased by myself and my late husband Mark in 1987. This was our hometown and we loved the area. Mark served in the U.S. Coast Guard and loved being on the water so it was only natural we remained close to the river and the lake. We made a decision to remain here to raise our two children.

What makes this house unique

The house attracted us because it was affordable. Mark and I were young, in our 20's and we were looking forward to owning our first home. The main attraction for us was the location, the age of the house, its wood floors and the openess of the living room and dining room. As time went on during the recession of the 80's we appreciated the fact that we had a home, these were some hard times. We settled in and added our own touches. The house is very old but exudes a feeling of warmth. After Mark died in 1995 our children and I remained here. I chose to keep our home after they were grown. Welcoming guests and sharing a home filled with memories has been enjoyable. What I love most about my home is who I share it with. When I'm not sharing my home with you it is often used by myself and children for much reminiscing. I have opted to accent it with vintage and antique items some from childhood, others found through my passion for collecting. Lyle and I meet all our guests at check in. We share information about the area and answer any questions you may have. Because we own and operate, you never have to deal with a property manager, we do it all. We live in Lake City and are just a text or phone call away.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Lake City, USA

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Walk in shower, stool, pedestal sink. An attached room has a free standing, vintage style soaker tub. Also in the room is an electric fireplace and music to listen to while relaxing in the tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Hiawatha - 1 Double Bed , Ceiling Fan and Electric Fireplace
    Mississippi - 1 Large Double Bed , Ceiling Fan and Electric Fireplace, Private Balcony
    Lake Pepin - 1 Large Double Bed , Ceiling Fan and Electric Fireplace
  • All are furnished with some antiques and vintage pieces. Rooms have closets supplied with robes, bath mats, towels, and extra blankets for your use. All beds have new mattresses, down alternative comforters and all have comfy pillows. The vintage style queen beds sleep two guests, while the vintage full bed is best suited for one guest. With this being said my home is most comfortable for one or two couples to share, it is also very comfortable for a girls get-away of five who are not uncomfortable sharing a bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
For the snowy Winter months we provide snow shoes upon request. During Summer and Fall make use of the vintage bikes.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(40 traveller reviews)

Cozy, Vintage Home, Quiet Neighborhood, Walk Or Bike To Lake City's Attractions
average rating of 4.975 based on 40 reviews
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
5

Perfect in Every Way

  • 5 of 5

Excellent stay. Everything was perfect. We really loved our relaxing getaway, and we will be back again. Highly Recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, and being our guests. We look forward to your return visit to Lake City and Captain's Quarters.
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5

Winter break weekend

  • 5 of 5

This rental is stocked with anything a person could want and more. We were pleasantly surprised by the accommodations and attention to detail. Denise and Lyle met us at check in and made sure we were settled before they left. We will hope to return again!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to comment on Captain's Quarters. We enjoyed meeting you and hope to see you again in the future.
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5

Mother daughter weekend

  • 5 of 5

My mother and I stayed at Captain's Quarters for a quick mid winter get away. The home was extremely comfortable and Denise and Lyle have thought of everything. We had a lovely visit!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you chose Captain's Quarters for your winter getaway. We look forward to visiting with you again.
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5

A cozy home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed the weekend and Captain's Quarters and couldn't be happier with our time there. Denise and Lyle have thought of everything! We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for choosing Captain's Quarters. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, we wish the winter weather could have been better for you. See you on your next visit.
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5

Peace and Quiet Away from the Family Christmas at the Farm.

  • 5 of 5

Exceptional Attention to Detail! We were very comfortable in this 3 bedroom home away from home! Denise and Lyle have done a wonderful job of making sure everything that you could possibly need is there for you, along with many fun treats and extra luxury comforts. We have been telling people about it since our return and plan on staying at Captain's Quarters again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Captain's Quarters. We are happy we were able to provide a little peace and quiet for you. We look forward to your return. Denise & Lyle
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5

MEA Girl's Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Myself and 4 great friends spent MEA weekend at Captain's Quarters. We couldn't have asked for a better weekend. The house was absolutely perfect, Denise and Lyle think of everything, their attention to detail is outstanding (If I didn't know better I'd give them credit for our amazing weather too)! The Railhouse Grill for dinner and the Chickadee Cottage Café for breakfast were both 5 star and walking distance from this great getaway destination. We will stay again when we return to the area. Thanks again Denise and Lyle!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed Lake City and my home. What I enjoy the most about it is the people I get to share it with. Looking forward to your return visits. Denise & Lyle
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lake City, 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
 
Winter
1 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
£88
for 1 night
From
£88
From
£111
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
1 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£221
for 2 nights
From
£111
From
£137
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
100 Mile Garage Sale
4 May 2017 - 6 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£491
 
 
Memorial Weekend
26 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£491
 
 
Waterski Days
22 Jun 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£491
 
 
4th of July
2 Jul 2017 - 3 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£327
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£491
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£88
for 1 night
From
£88
 

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 10.38%

WE DO NOT DO ON LINE BOOKING. We hope this is not inconvenient for you, but YOU WILL NOT PAY BOOKING FEES. You will need to call direct for booking a stay at Captain's Quarters. For the most part, we still do things the old fashioned way. We like to talk with our guests, which allows our guests to have a more personal experience and the opportunity to have questions answered. We want to ensure Captain's Quarters will be a comfortable and pleasant fit for your "getaway". CHECK IN is at 3 PM or after. We would ask that you provide a time of arrival, as we personally meet with our guests to go through the house and answer any questions. CHECK OUT is by 11 AM.
Quotes for winter rates are based on reservations for two persons (double occupancy). The rate for two persons staying one night, non holiday weekday is $100.00. The requirement for weekends is a two night stay at $125.00 per night. Rate increases apply on all other reservations with guests using the second and third bedrooms. The maximum number of guests allowed is 5. All guests must be registered in advance. To ensure the comfort of our guests there is a maximum of 2 guests per bedroom. Each bedroom has one bed. No rollaways, sleeping bags, or air mattresses are provided or allowed. Call 651-345-5343 for reservations. Check out our Facebook page for special offers.

PAYMENT METHOD. Deposit of one night or half by check must be received within one week to hold & confirm your reservation along with credit card as security/damage deposit and names of guests staying. 3.5% fee will be added for credit card use. The balance of your stay is due by check, at check in. If cancelled within 30 days deposit will be refunded. Reservations are for registered guests only.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Nearest Airport
43 Miles
Rochester Intl Airport, Rochester
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Jewell Golf Club
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Amtrak Station, Red Wing
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
US Highways 61 & 63
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
X Country Skiing Hok-Si-La Park & Downhill Wabasha
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Lake Pepin (Ohuta Park)

This vacation rental property was purchased in 1987 by myself and late husband as our first home to raise our family. It is located in a quiet residential neighborhood, off the busy highways, a short walking distance from the downtown area, which features a wide selection of shops, eating establishments and bars; and only minutes from the marina, the city's beautiful parks, and the exceptional lakeshore. If you are looking for a longer walk, with a view to boot, you can access the river walk. Starting downtown, the river walk extends north to south, following the breathtaking lake scenery along the entire walkway. Enjoy wine? Try locally made wines at Lake Pepin Winery just a short drive away!

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