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Country setting 2-3 miles from the River, Luther College and downtown Decorah

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2000 sq. ft., in a country setting with a beautiful view

The Garden View Suite offers 1800 square feet; an open floor plan for kitchen, living and dining; 3 very comfortable bedrooms; a tiled bathroom split into two rooms with the toilet and sink in one room and a deep soaking tub and sink in the other; free Wi-Fi and Satellite TV; a large patio with a gas barbeque grill and patio furniture overlooking the herb gardens. You will enjoy lots of natural light during the day and peaceful nights to for rest and renewal. Valley View is one of two suits, similar to a condominium, each being private and spacious.The other suite is Valley View and is VRBO property number 693187..

We are located in a lovely rural setting while still being only 2-5 minutes from downtown Luther College and downtown Decorah. The accommodations are private, spacious, convenient, and very convenient to restaurants, activities, and sites. Ample parking is available. There are walking trails on the property and space for campfires.

Decorah is a thriving community with a wonderful mix of cultural opportunities including theatre, art galleries, biking / walking trails, parks, restaurants, organic foods, seasonal farmers market, education, and outdoor recreation including trout streams, canoeing, tubing, kayaking and fishing the Upper Iowa River.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018

About Barbara

We built our home in 2004. David was very involved in the building and both of us were very involved in the designing of our two level home. Both levels are complete with lots of natural light and plenty of windows overlooking the Upper Iowa River Valley. Each level is a complete living quarters. Our needs have changed so we are now sharing our home with visitors like you, who come to enjoy the Decorah area. David is a painting contractor and Barbara is the Administrator of Windemere Institute of Healing Arts and a Practitioner of the Healing Arts. We have 3 adult children and 4 grandchildren and 2 beloved dogs. We live a wonderful life and are happy to share our home with you.

Barbara purchased this condo in 2004

Why Barbara chose Decorah

As a young couple we came to the Decorah area to canoe the Upper Iowa River and enjoy the natural beauty and rich culture. We eventually decided to make Decorah home for our growing family and after being the stewards of a beautiful country homestead near Decorah, we ultimately were led to this location which we dearly love.

What makes this condo unique

We think you will enjoy the peace and beauty of our sanctuary. The views, the gardens, the natural light, the spaciousness and clean and fresh ambiance are here to welcome you.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Decorah in Winneshiek County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Spa tub with separate bathing and toliet areas
  • Spa bathroom with separate and toilet areas, each having their own sink.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , can be converted to 2 twin beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • 3 bedrooms including 1 king, 1 king or 2 twin, and 1 queen.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • caving
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(42 traveller reviews)

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Country setting 2-3 miles from the River, Luther College and downtown Decorah
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 42 reviews

Beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Windomere and it did not disappoint. The home is located on a beautiful hillside with a great view. The bird feeders attract all types of birds that held the attention of all of us. The home is clean and spacious and was perfect for our family of 6 visiting for Christmas at Luther.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for being a return visitor. Our pleasure to have you.
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Halloween Trip

  • 5 of 5

The weather was not the greatest for our first time in Decorah but our lodging more than made up for it. The location is lovely, our downstairs quarters were spacious but very cozy. The kitchen is as well stocked with equipment as any of our homes probably are and creates a great prep area while allowing you to share in what's going on in the family room. Barbara and her husband are gracious hosts but we were hardly aware of their presence. Our privacy was totally respected. They are true stewards of the land with their gardens and attendance to wildlife. We traveled with 2 dogs who loved watching the deer come to feed barely 5 feet away.

It was quiet and peaceful at night with only a short drive into town through the country. Decorah has a lot to offer and we wish we could have stayed longer to enjoy it all. If a lovely view, comfortable quarters, and really nice hosts are in your upcoming plans you cannot go wrong booking here.

Only one suggestion would be a clothes hook on back of bathroom door. Almost feel guilty even mentioning it!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having you here and are so happy you enjoyed it too. Please come back and enjoy Decorah in better weather!
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Great location to Luther College

  • 5 of 5

It was a great place to stay for the holiday. It was clean and had room for all 7 of us!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highly Recommended

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable, welcoming and lovely views!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice quiet get away.

  • 5 of 5

We just loved this place. Beautiful area and nice home away from home.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing views

  • 5 of 5

House was clean and accommodating. Would love to come back again

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Trout Run Trail
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Mutliple Choices
Car: necessary

We are located 1 1/2 mile from the beautiful Upper Iowa River where you may enjoy fishing, canoeing, and kayaking; a number of trout streams.; and hiking trails and biking trails. Our area is rich with arts, natural foods, and good restaurants and great people. Really ... the perfect town.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Decorah, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £37.22 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £111.65

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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