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Historic Franklin House - Modern Luxuries, Walk To Lake Pepin And Downtown

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Enjoy your vacation in one of the most historic homes of Lake City that has been completely modernized. While the beautiful mahogany banister and original hardwood floors on the second level reflects the glory of yesteryear, granite countertops, a slipper bathtub, and WiFi provide all of the comforts of the 21st century. The eat-in kitchen with large table and benches provide a wonderful space for meals. The open floor plan allows family and friends to spend time together between the kitchen and living room. A den with a large TV and game table provide a space away from the main rooms. A brand new bathroom with shower, and stacking washer and dryer laundry complete the main level.

Three bedrooms upstairs provide plenty of privacy. The first bedroom is the “room with a view” of beautiful Lake Pepin. This room has a queen sized bed, while the second bedroom has two queen sized beds. The third bedroom is cozy with a double bed. A full bathroom with a luxurious slipper tub completes the 2nd floor.

The house is a half block from the boat launch into Lake Pepin, and three blocks from lots of downtown shopping. For the fishermen in your family, there are plenty of walleye, northern pike, bass, and sunnies (for those little guys and gals!). And of course Lake City is the birthplace of waterskiing, so the perfect place for water fun! One block away from Water Ski Days festivities, or fireworks on the 4th of July, this is the perfect place for a wonderful vacation.

Long-term rentals welcome during the off-season. Email for winter rates.

More Details

Jodee Glenna
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
29 April, 2017


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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 Room
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Historic Franklin House - Modern Luxuries, Walk To Lake Pepin And Downtown
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
St. Paul, MN

Great house - great location

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our family. There were 3 bedrooms so the kids each got their own space. It was nice to have 2 living areas. Someone could be reading in the front room while others watched t.v. in the other. The kitchen was updated and spacious. We were close to the lake and loved that we were within walking distance of shopping, grocery store and church. We took day trips to Wabahsa, Larks Toy Store, and Stockholm. It was a wonderful vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience staying at this home for a family wedding. The home has been upgraded and was in perfect condition. We enjoyed spending time out on the front porch and back deck. We walked all around town and it was a stones throw to the Lake. The owner was great to work with. I typically stay at beautiful hotels so this was our first VRBO experience and now I am hooked!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! We are so glad you enjoyed your time here. Would love to have you back, anytime.
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Hope to go back often!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over Memorial Day Weekend and found it to be a very comfortable house with a great location. We walked to town (2 blocks) and the lake (1/2 block) and the grocery (4 blocks?) each day. The amenities and accommodations were perfect for our getaway and would have been comfortable even if we had more guests with us.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your time in Lake City! We would love to have you come back any time.
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Perfect Accommodations

  • 5 of 5

We had a 'Three Sisters' stay at this home. Everything was just as portrayed in the listing. Very well furnished and all appliances were top-notch. Beds were very comfortable. Great location. Wonderful floor plan with the two living areas. Also nice to have front porch and back deck. So convenient to have a bathroom downstairs and another one upstairs. Location is very convenient to everything. We would highly recommend it to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, and that you found everything "as advertised." The location is truly perfect for lake access as well as downtown Lake City. The Farmer's Market just opened 1/2 block away every Thursday night through the rest of the summer. Come back any time!
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warm and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The house had a good variety of useful space. Open kitchen with large table, living room with fireplace cozy furniture and game table, plus another whole living room. Everything was clean, handy and easy to operate. Jodee opened the store she and some other local women operate. It is well worth visiting with lots for everyone. The women who operate businesses together are excellent at making sure you have a good time, find good restaurants and see the sites. I highly recommend a visit here! Good bird watching is also a plus.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ham Lake, Minnesota

Great house for a girls weekend!

  • 5 of 5

This house was wonderful. Very clean and very nice. Within walking distance to "downtown" and one block from the lake. The owners respond in a timely matter to emails and really go the extra mile to make sure the stay is great and that you know all about local attractions. We will stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lake City, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Season I - 2017
27 May 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
High Season II - 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £77.3
Tax Rate 10.38%

$100 reservation / damage deposit due to reserve dates, then 50% of the rent and taxes due 60 days prior to check in, with the remaining balance due upon check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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