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Historic Downtown Stillwater Is Only A 15 Minute Walk

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Stillwater

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

South Hill home w/ Front porch and less than a mile walk to downtown. 10 minute walk to South Hill stairs with unforgettable scenic overlook of St. Croix River and historic Stillwater Lift Bridge. 15 minutes to historic downtown, or 0.8 miles, with great shopping and first class restaurants and bars.

Many outdoor activities in the area including boating, golfing, kayaking, bike trails, wineries, breweries and paddle boat excursions.

Our home has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and was originally built in 1890 and remodeled in 2004. Modern updates with character of an old house. It is conveniently located close to Highway 36 and easy to find.

We have a Golden Retriever that lives in the home while we are there. Please keep this in mind for those who have allergies. With that said, we will happily accept well-trained dogs in our home, the backyard is fenced in.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2016
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About Heather

We've been married for 20 years and have 2 grown children. We came to the river for a boating trip with some friends 15 years ago. We used to be lake boaters, but from that day forward we were all about the river and haven't looked back. We moved to Stillwater specifically for the boating, but have fallen in love with the restaurants and the people.

We live on our boat most of the summer and for that reason are able to make our home available most of the boating season.

Heather purchased this house in 2010

Why Heather chose Minnesota

We decided on this home after months of searching. We knew as soon as we saw it this would be the one. It was built in 1890, but underwent some remodeling and we continue to make improvements. We love this house and hope you enjoy it too.

What makes this house unique

This home is located close to downtown shopping and restaurants. It offers open views and is a great place to catch a baseball game from the front porch in the summer.

If you have any specific items you would like to request for your stay (grocery, liquor, etc.) please let us know and we will try to accommodate.


based on 23 holidaymaker reviews

Historic Downtown Stillwater Is Only A 15 Minute Walk
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 23 reviews

Fabulous home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a girlfriend trip and couldn't be more pleased with the home. Stillwater is charming, and this home is close to everything, but far enough removed that you had your privacy and quiet. The home is comfortable, clean and homey.

Would recommend this place in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed our home and had such a good time on your visit.! Please come again.
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Perfect little spot for a girls weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great, relaxing weekend celebrating a friend's birthday! Quick Uber ride to the DT area & a really fun place to sit outside & just chat! Very clean, parking was convenient! Looking forward to returning with family & bringing the pup!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for staying and glad you all had a good time for the birthday celebration. Our home was left very clean, so this is much appreciated. Your welcome back anytime and can't wait to meet your dog.
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Convenient, clean and cozy home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place for our Girl's Getaway. The right amount of space, well-decorated and well-equipped. It was convenient to downtown Stillwater and great restaurants and shops. Had our stay been longer, we would have enjoyed using the sitting areas in the back yard. We all agreed that this was a perfect spot and that we would be back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us. The house was just as we left it and you have to be the most clean guests we have ever had. I hope to see you back again when you visit the area.
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Lovely, immaculate home in great Stillwater location

  • 5 of 5

My family (4 adults, 1 child) spent 4 nights here in early August so we could attend a wedding and related events in Stillwater and the surrounding area. We were delighted with the house, which was spotlessly clean and nicely furnished with comfortable beds, well-appointed kitchen and baths, good quality furniture throughout, and everything in working order. (The only improvement we would recommend is the addition of ceiling fans upstairs, as it sometimes got a bit stuffy upstairs even with AC on warmer days. But we appreciated the small portable fans in each bedroom and of course the central AC.) We enjoyed both the front porch and the back patio. Owners were responsive, prompt, and helpful, and all was as advertised or even better. Spacious driveway parking. Great spot in a leafy, quiet, residential neighborhood with excellent proximity to downtown Stillwater (5-min drive, or very hilly 15-min walk -- good calf workout!). Also easy to get to grocery, Target, gas, etc. This was a great vacation rental! Thanks to Heather and Mike for renting their lovely home to us. Check out the 45-minute Stillwater trolley tour to learn a little about Stillwater's interesting past and get an intro to the awesome architecture of the lumber baron mansions in the hills above downtown.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Katy, Glad you enjoyed our home and thank you for all the nice things you had to say. We've definitely thought about how to keep the upstairs cooler and the ceiling fans would be a great option. Unfortunately, with the architecture it doesn't lend itself to have them upstairs because of the steepness of the vaulted ceilings. We'd hate to have anyone hit in the head by a fan blade :) Hope you come back to stay with us next time you are in town. Heather
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Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

The property was just as shown online, very clean & the owners provided the best possible customer service!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, comfortable, and easy walk to downtown

  • 5 of 5

Heather's home was very comfortable, clean, and inviting. It has everything you need. You will sleep great here - she has the softest sheets and blankets on the beds. The kitchen was very organized; Everything was easy to find. We enjoyed the summer breeze both on the front porch and back porch. The house is in a very convenient location - an easy walk to downtown as well as several parks (which our 3 year old enjoyed). Finally, Heather kindly accepted our last minute reservation. This demonstrates how accommodating she is! Thanks so much for a nice stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, we were more than happy to have you and your family stay at our home. We appreciate you taking such good care of it during your stay. Welcome back anytime.
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San Pedro Cafe
Phil's Tara Hideaway
Marx Wine Bar and Grill
Pier 500
The Green Room
Northern Vineyards Winery
Dock Cafe
"One of the best views of the river, while you dine."
Luna Rossa
Nelson Ice Cream
Nacho Mamas
The Oasis Cafe
Bricks Neapolitan Pizza
Stillwater Trolley
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Minneapolis/St. Paul International
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Highway 36
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Phils Tara Hideaway
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Afton Alps
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Stillwater, Minnesota

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2 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £82 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £48
Refundable Damage Deposit £410
Cleaning Fee £123 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.12%

VRBO now charges a service fee which you will see when you book.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Stillwater, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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