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St. Croix Riverview Home...Walking Distance to Downtown Stillwater

People13
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Space 3,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful 6 Bdrm Home Overlooking the River and close to town. License #2017-01

Enjoy the views from 3 decks over looking the St Croix River.

Walk downtown and enjoy Stillwater’s historic main street with fabulous restaurants, boutiques, antiques stores, charming old pubs and beautiful parks.

There are a number of activities in the area to keep you entertained such as golfing, spas, kayaking, boating (rentals), cave tours, winery & brewery tours, historical tours, bike/hiking trails, segway tours and paddle boat cruises.

Our home has 6 bedrooms with 5 that are in the home and 1 is in the bonus room above the garage. This is a late 1800's home restored in 2005 with a modern flare. Some of the house has original flooring where other areas are newer. This home is full of room with a large kitchen and family room. The home is on a quiet corner lot and little traffic.

Bonus room (6th bedroom) is optional and available beyond 10 guests. There is an additional fee for this room and we require a minimum of one adult to occupy.

You will find our home to be very inviting and we take pride in how exceptionally clean we keep the home. As you will notice each room will have its own flair.

Note....

We have parking allowed for up to 5 vehicles only and

No Events Allowed! Our home is for overnight guests only!

More Details

Owner
Barbra and Kirk Ackerman
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 September, 2017

About Barbra and Kirk Ackerman

We are married with grown children so we call that 'empty nested'. We love St Croix River, Stillwater and the general area. We enjoy boating and usually stay on our boat most of the warm weather season so our house is vacant and available at least 6 months out of the year. We decided to rent out vs. sell until we decide what we would like to do next. It is a big house for just the two of us so we decided to try VRBO since it is a nationally known site and introduces our home to more parties.

Barbra and Kirk Ackerman purchased this house in 1999

Why Barbra and Kirk Ackerman chose Minnesota

Quiet neighborhood, beautiful home and views.

Our home is known to be very clean and you will

have all the comforts of knowing this at check in.

The home will be all ready for your stay.

We love our location and Stillwater area is home to us.

What makes this house unique

The views of the St Croix, location and peaceful neighborhood.

Our home has been utilized by many groups but most often times families of wedding parties. Our home allows families to be together with having the comforts of home.

We will be happy to assist with any planning during your stay and have a good list of restaurant recommendations. We would be happy to make any or all reservations needed!

Location

Phipps Center for the Arts
San Pedro Cafe
Northern Vineyards Winery
Nelson Ice Cream
Brine's
Nacho Mamas
Not Justa Cafe
Dick's Bar & Grill
Urban Olive & Vine
Mad Capper Saloon & Eatery
The Oasis Cafe
Mama Maria's Italian Restaurant
Barker's Bar & Grill
Stillwater Trolley
Dairy Queen
Charlie's Restaurant & Pub
Marx Wine Bar and Grill
Pier 500
Phil's Tara Hideaway
Lakefront Park
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
MSP Lindberg and Hubert Humpry Terminals
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 36
Car: recommended

Walking distance to downtown with many shops and resturaunts to enjoy!

Stillwater has a Winery and new Brewery available to visit and tour.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Stillwater in Washington County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • 6 cars allowed per booking and all must park in driveway. No off street parking.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 13 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , private master room bath
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , upper level bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , main level bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , TV in room with full cable
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Bedroom w/private full bath, TV , DVD player & cable
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , Bonus room above the garage w/ 700 add sq ft/No restroom
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
Stillwater is a old historic river town with many things to do and see. This town is very charming and big for wedding destinations.

Reviews

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St. Croix Riverview Home...Walking Distance to Downtown Stillwater
average rating of 4.6857142 based on 35 reviews
5

Awesome Girls weekend Away

  • 5 of 5

The house was lovely. We felt at home during our stay. We were able to make a fire, cook a nice meal one night and enjoy a night on the town. There is also a very nice man who offers rides down town on a golf cart. We had a blast. Thanks for sharing your home with us!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kelly, Sorry we did not get to meet but my husband did and said you all were a great group. It showed in the home as well since you left in perfect condition. We are glad you got to enjoy the home and made memories in Stillwater. Thank you Barb and Kirk
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5

Great stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of seven women who have been friends since high school - many moons ago. This home in Stillwater was the perfect place for our weekend reunion, one bedroom and bathroom on the first level and four bedrooms and two bathrooms on the second floor. The house is very spacious and nicely decorated, completely updated inside. The beds are very comfortable, the kitchen is well stocked, and the sectional for TV watching is great! One of the owners met us at the home upon our arrival to show us around and genuinely hoped for us to have a good time. One caveat - We didn't feel visiting the downtown area was walkable but it was only a short drive away.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean, spacious and beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean, organized and had all the amenities you would need when you are on vacation! Located in a great location made it ideal to take great walks, ride a bike or a short drive to many great restaurants and shops. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone and would also return back for any future opportunity.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sandy, You had such a nice friendly group and you all were so easy to work with. I hope you made some fun memories and very glad our home work well for your group size. Thank you for the nice review and we appreciate how well you cared for our home. You all left the home in perfect condition. We would welcome you back anytime. Barb and Kirk
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GOOD VENUE FOR OUR REUNION

  • 4 of 5

OVERALL VERY NICE HOME . MY GROUP LOVED STILLWATER, HIKING TRAILS, AND A BOAT RIDE ON THE ST. CROIX. DANGEROUS STEP FROM KITCHEN TO DINING AREA MADE FOR MANY NEAR-MISSES. (WE PUT A CHAIR IN THE MIDDLE OF IT TO REMIND OURSELVES.). SOME OF THE KITCHEN CABINENTS WERE VERY DISORGANIZED AND COULD USE SOME STRAIGHENING. BUT I WOULD DEFINITELY RECOMMEND THIS HOME; JUST WATCH THAT STEP!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Becky, So glad your group had a nice time in Stillwater and our home worked out for the most part. We did allow you to view the home prior to rental so you could see the condition and space. Sorry if the step ended up being and issue for you. This has only been bought up by a few in our 4 years. This single step from one room to the next always seemed normal to us and did pass our inspection. As for the kitchen cupboards, I can only defend our guests. Sometimes they are unfamiliar so they do at times return items in wrong areas. Some guests move around more visible things so our cleaners have to focus on returning those items into their place while cleaning for the next group. I personally go in putting kitchen items back in place every few rentals since our crew would not have enough time. Thanks for saying we have a very nice home! Barb and Kirk
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5

Beautiful and spacious.

  • 5 of 5

The home is beautiful and spacious. There was plenty of room for my extended family to visit and also have privacy. The modern kitchen is large and there are three sitting areas, including a lovely porch.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bonnie, We are so glad our home game your family enough space and it worked for your family gathering. You took great care of the home and I hope you got to do a few walking into town. You are welcome back anytime an thanks for everything. Barb and Kirk
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5

Perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

Six of us shared the house for a week which fit us perfectly. Everything we needed was provided, especially in the kitchen. We had comfortable places to sit and a spacious kitchen/dining area for eating. And the home was immaculate.The location was very close to all the shops and restaurants we wanted to go to. In fact several of us walked to town. We would recommend this as a wonderful place for vacationing on the St. Croix.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathleen, We are very happy our home worked out well for your group. Stillwater is a great town and we enjoy hearing that you got to spend time downtown to shop and eat out as well. We hope your group made nice memories and so very glad you like the space. Thank you for the kind works and nice review. You all are welcome back anytime. Barb and Kirk
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Stillwater, 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 rates
1 May 2017 - 22 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£1,227
for 2 nights
From
£449
From
£530
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£3,021
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Superbowl
1 Feb 2018 - 5 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£4,735
for 3 nights
From
£1,468
 
 
2018 Summer
1 May 2018 - 21 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£1,267
for 2 nights
From
£469
From
£551
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£3,144
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£1,145
for 2 nights
From
£408
From
£489
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,777
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £185.2
Additional Guest Fee £18.52 per person per night
Pet Fee £111.12
Damage Insurance £43.71
Damage Deposit £370.4

Our home is a seasonal rental but feel free to inquire on off season dates. We will consider all inquiries.
We encourage long term rentals! Parking is limited to 5-6 vehicles and only in our driveway. We discourage all off-street parking due to narrow roads, blocking two way traffic, respecting neighbors and safety of pedestrians/bikers.The bonus room is available for larger groups with one adult minimum. Rates are subject to change until rentals are confirmed. Rentals are confirmed upon receipt of completed rental agreement. No Parties, Events or extra unclaimed guests including visitors! We discourage day visitors due to parking and liabilities. Some considerations are granted but must seek prior approval.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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