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Dramatic Views on Minnesota's South Shore

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4+ Bedrooms, 2+ Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 2 and up to 12

The address of this home is: 721 N. Lakeshore Drive, Lake City, MN 55041

This is a large two story home built in the 1920s (2,600 Sq. ft.) and is as 'Dramatic' as its views of Lake Pepin. A complete remodel of this charming home was completed in the Spring of 2014. It now has all the charm and character (Coastal & Nautical) of our other vacation home rentals in Lake City. A new kitchen with stainless steel appliances, solid granite counter tops and a wonderful laundry/pantry just off the back of the kitchen. There is also a very unique Cafe area, a large family room and a lovely 3 season porch toward the back of the house. Two (2) newly remodeled full bathrooms with ceramic tile throughout, four (4) bedrooms (5 bedrooms when the beautiful barn door is pulled to convert the living room into a fifth bedroom). The living room is quite spacious and has lots of seating, an electric fireplace, a queen size leather sofa-bed and 'dramatic' views of Lake Pepin.

The home has four (4) HDTVs, 2 BlueRay DVDs, cable and wireless internet.

Option #1 Sleeps up to 12:

The main floor has a large living room with a wonderful bow window & window seat offering 'dramatic views' of Lake Pepin. There is a queen leather sofa bed and lots of additional seating, plus a large flat screen TV and an electric fireplace. The large dining room is furnished with a custom made farmhouse table that comfortably seats 12 and also offers magnificent views of Lake Pepin and the Wisconsin bluffs across the way. There is a first floor bedroom with a king-sized bed. The remodeled kitchen features granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and a unique Café space off the kitchen with a pass thru counter between the Café and the kitchen. The Café features a counter high gathering table that seats 4. It's a great space for coffee, dining, games, cocktails and, of course, just hanging out. A large laundry room/pantry is just off the kitchen and has great additional storage for all those vacation goodies everyone brings on vacation.

Off the Café toward the rear of the home is a second large living space or 'family room' that features another large flat screen TV, lots of seating and a beamed ceiling. The family room also has a dramatic view of Lake Pepin with a second wonderful bow widow seat. Just off the family room is a very comfortable three season porch and off the other side of the family room is an attached, spacious two car garage. The large first floor bathroom has an over sized walk-in shower. Off the family room and kitchen is a nicely protected, large outside stone patio with a European style pergola (summer of 2015), a fire pit, a stone wall, a pedestal lamp and lots of outside seating, plus a gas Weber grill. This arrangement offers the perfect outdoor setting to relax, relive the fun day and to enjoy Family, Friends, and the Dramatic Views of Lake Pepin all over again.

The second floor has Three (3) Additional Bedrooms - Bdrm #1 - A lovely room with a queen-size bed, as well as, dramatic views of Lake Pepin and the beautiful bluffs across the Lake. Bdrm #2 - A charming small bedroom with two (2) twin beds tucked into their respective alcoves. Bdrm# 3 - A large bedroom with a queen bed and two (2) twin beds. There is also a newly remodeled full bathroom with a tub/shower on the second floor.

All linens are provided and the kitchen is fully stocked with everything you should need.

OPTION # 2 - Sleeps up to 8 - Option #2 Locks-out the upstairs bedroom #3 which sleeps four (4). Otherwise, the rest of the house is included in this option.

Pricing for Option #1 & Option #2:

Option #1: 4 bedrooms plus living room w/sofa bed - Sleeps up to 12

Option #2: 3 bedrooms plus living room w/sofa bed - Sleeps up to 8

Weekday Rate (Sun. - Thurs.) Option #1 $245/nt Option #2 $195/nt

Weekend Rate (Fri. & Sat.) Option #1 $295/nt Option #2 $250/nt

Weekly Rate (7 nights) Option #1 $1,600 wk Option #2 $1,300/wk

Two (2) night minimum - Check-in is 4 p.m. - Check-out is 11 a.m. unless otherwise arranged

Rates include cleaning/housekeeping & all linens are provided.

For the Summer months of June, July & August, we require a one week rental (Friday to Friday).


Our reservation policy for the months of June, July & August requires a one (1) week (Friday to Friday) stay.

We own and operate four (4) Coastal Style Vacation Rentals in Lake City which are all featured on VRBO. If you contact us and ask for the 'comparison sheet,' we will email it to you as it's an easy way to compare the properties and find the one that best meets your needs and budget.

If your preferred dates are unavailable, please check out our other vacation rental properties in Lake City: # 186306, # 276481 and # 385710.

More Details

Sharon Hutchinson
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2017

About Sharon Hutchinson

We own and manage four (4) 'vacation rentals' in Lake City and this is our newest and largest Vacation Rental (sleeps 2 to 12). This home is so unique in so many ways and its decorating is consistent with our 'Coastal Style' of furnishings. While visiting Minnesota's South Shore you will feel as though you're experiencing a bit of New England's charm.

Sharon Hutchinson purchased this house in 2014

Why Sharon Hutchinson chose Wisconsin

Lake City is a very unique community and has the characteristics of a Seaside Community along the New England Coast. This spacious property is very much like a home you would find in the Coastal Northeast.

The home comfortably sleeps from two (2) to twelve (12) and is conveniently located to everything in Lake City. Downtown is within walking distance, and did I mention that its views of Lake Pepin are quite Dramatic?

What makes this house unique

Lots and lots of living & dining space. A large living room, a large family room, a Café off the kitchen and a dining room with a custom built farmhouse table that seats twelve (12). An attached two car garage and a lovely outdoor patio and grilling space.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Lake City in Pepin County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Completely remodeled bathrooms. The main level shower is quite large and a walk-in. The second story bathroom features a tub/shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Four bedrooms plus a sofa bed in the living room which closes off from the rest of the house with an authentic Barn Door ...
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

Dramatic Views on Minnesota's South Shore
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
Minneapolis, MN

Fabulous accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

Girls weekend away and the house and Sharon met every possible need we could imagine! Very spacious, cozy and comfortable. This property is on the main road going through town however we did not find it to be a problem. Would love to come back in the summer to be outside and enjoy more lake views and walks!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Woodbury, MN


  • 5 of 5

This home is absolutely amazing. It's so clean, so spacious and decorated so well. We had the best time, and Lake City is so charming. We'll be back, for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Girls' weekend

  • 5 of 5

This house is nicely decorated and very room. Everything is provided but for meals. Scenery is beautiful. The town is very quaint.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Friends weekend

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here twice now. My friends and I love love this house! Sharon is a pleasure to know and work with. We could not have asked for more. I highly recommend this place especially if you have a large group.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience staying and would highly recommend staying here! Sharon was so easy to work with and she had the house beautifully decorated. Kitchen essentials were excellent and couldn't ask for anything better.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Precious Family Time

  • 5 of 5

Four out of five of our adult children met us at this gorgeous house for a much needed chance to relax and have fun together. Our three little grandsons had the time of their lives, and the youngest one learned to crawl because there is so much space to explore in! We loved cooking together in the kitchen and gathering at the inviting, large dining table for food, laughter and conversation while the baby yelled from his highchair. We played baseball and football in the lot next door, and enjoyed s'mores by the fire. We walked by the lake and rode our bikes through the neighborhood, as well as taking the kayaks out on the lake. In the evenings, we played games together around the cafe table. The house is inviting and perfect. We were in awe of the decorating and small touches that demonstrated how much the owners, Sharon and John, care about their guests. They even provided laundry soap! The big bedroom was just right for our son, his wife, and the three little boys. We recommend this lovely, comfortable home with breathtaking views to families who wish to just relax and enjoy life together!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
MSP (Minneapolis/St. Paul)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Port 104, Bank's Bar, Railhouse
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Paddle Boat (Pearl of the Lake)
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Jewel Golf Club, Lake City Municipal, Schmit's
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Red Wing, MN
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Hwy 61 & Hwy 63 (.5)
Nearest Restaurant
0.75 Miles
Chickadee, Port 104, Railhouse, Nosh
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Wabasha (Coffee Mill) Red Wing (Welch Ski Hill)
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Ohuta Park/Beach or Hok-Si-La Park
Car: recommended

Located just 35 miles from the world famous Mayo Clinic, 15 miles from the National Eagle Center and 75 miles from the Mall of America ...


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lake City, USA

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2 night minimum stay
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Tax Rate 10.38%

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