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Scenic Cabin Overlooking Trout Run

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Quiet Cabin With Large Decks And Beautiful Views.

The Root River Biking Trailheads are located only 7 miles away at Lanesboro, or only 5 miles away at Fountain.

Our wonderful rustic Cabin, is right next to Trout Run, a fabulous Brown Trout fishery, with lots of public access.

This large open room layout, will accommodate your family for fishing, biking, hiking, and canoeing adventures. A large deck, makes it easy to have campfires, and enjoy the romantic sunsets. Extra tables are provided for getaway scrapbooking weekends. There is a full kitchen to create family meals and memories. This is a comfortable and cozy cabin, with many modern conveniences.

Last week the Owls were calling just after dark, and the Coyote's started singing around midnight.

More Details

Dan Crowson
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 July, 2017

Why Dan Crowson chose Minnesota

This is my Grandparents farm, passed from them to my wonderful parents who in turn, allowed me to purchase it. This land is filled with great family memories.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Rhonda said...

Sep 30, 2014

A week-end isn't long enough
Sep 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Chatfield in Minnesota

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • caving
  • water tubing


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Scenic Cabin Overlooking Trout Run
average rating of 4.730769 based on 27 reviews

Wonderful Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

An excellent cabin for those looking for solitude and privacy in a rural setting with inspiring views of a trout stream, grazing cattle, and a cool breeze riffling through oak leaves while relaxing on the deck.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing cabin right on Trout Run Creek

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved my time with my beagle at this cabin. Everything you could possibly need is there, and very clean. The decor is very much a hunting shack feel, but I loved it as I was there to fish trout run for two days. If you're looking for luxury or serious amenities, this is not your place. But if you're looking to be in nature, right next to an amazing river, and want to get away from everything including television, stay here! I will most definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing view

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is situated on top of a hill overlooking a large stream and cow pasture. The property is also private/secluded. Very peaceful getaway.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible view

  • 5 of 5

If you want to get away and enjoy the simple pleasures of being out in a rural, pastoral setting, then this cabin is for you. The setting is simply picture perfect. The large picture window and huge deck overlook a beautiful meandering trout stream and cow pasture. We saw lots of wildlife including a bald eagle swooping down the capture a trout, deer, cows and lots of other birds.

While the house itself is very basic, it does have an updated bathroom, comfy bed, and all the necessary kitchen utensils, pans, etc. if you love to cook. The owner was very responsive to questions and provided detailed instructions and directions as to finding the rental.

There is also a small, scenic park with a dam nearby if you want a stroll. Chatfield is close by if you need to pick up groceries or supplies. We were making crafts there, and the owner has several extra tables which came in handy when we needed to spread out.

If you enjoy getting away from it all, this is a great place to unwind.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Property

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time this weekend at this cabin.

For travelers inquiring: The inside of cabin itself was not much to write home about, it was your basic rustic cabin. It was well kept enough for something of the sort (the furniture, bed, linens, refrigerator, shower, toilet sink and counter tops were all clean but it could use a good window clean and cobweb sweep.)

There was a bit of a musty smell to the cabin (like most cabins like this have from being closed up for a while) when we first got there but after we opened up the windows we didn't notice it anymore. The decor was busy. Advertising signs and other trinkets lined the entire ceiling and wall. There is also a wall in the front covered with all kinds of animal heads and skins...not sure if they were real or not, but to me it was a bit disturbing but I assume the hunting type would like it.

Inside the cabin is very stocked. Tons of pots and pans, cubs, silverware, plates, cups, toaster, coffee maker and much more. It really did have everything you could possibly need. We brought a lot we didn't need to.

While the inside is nothing to write home about, the outside is what really makes this place special. The house is on top of a hill looking over the property and has a huge deck that wraps around the side to the back. It overlooks the entire property and it's gorgeous. The outside pictures he has really doesn't do it justice. We spent all our waking hours at the property outside, woke up and had coffee and breakfast on the deck listening to the river and watching the cows graze and the occasional local fly fisher fishing in the river and then spent the night out by the fire stargazing (the stargazing does not disappoint on a clear night.) There was plenty of wood for burning, a variety of different outdoor seating and a bench a table great for meals. There were also an awesome tree swing on the property that my husband and I took full advantage of. The outdoor setting of this property is really what makes it. It was perfect.

Location is good. It is about 35 min from Winona, 25 min to Lanesboro and about 15-20 min to Whitewater State Park. We hit up all 3 and enjoyed Whitewater the most. Good hiking and great sites. Winona is also gorgeous and has some good eats. Lanseboro we just drove through, cute town. There are also a couple little towns closer if you need to run and get something but the drive was easy and scenic to all the above places.

Overall, we loved our stay. <3

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Laid Back!

  • 5 of 5

My wife & I just finished our second trip to the cabin. We absolutely love this place!!! Sitting on the deck or by the fire pit, looking out over the pasture is just so relaxing. We had an up close view of a bald eagle on this trip, as it flew in & perched on one of the trees near the trout run. The cabin is comfy, and has everything you would need for a stay. We love coming here, and calling the place our own at least for a couple of days. What a great property!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Root River Bike Trail is in Lanesboro, which is 7 miles away, or there is also a Root River Bike Trailhead in Fountain, 5 miles away.

No town lights, make for wonderful Star Gazing, with spectacular views on clear nights.

Our campfire ring in the front yard, always has good dry wood available, for roasting Marshmallows and hotdogs.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Chatfield, USA

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
19 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
Labor Day
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Fall & Winter
5 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £7.68

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.
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