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A 'Stone's Throw' from Lake Pepin, Downtown, Marina, Beach, Riverwalk

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Renovated 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

We named our vacation rental STONE'S THROW because it literally is just a stone's throw (or less than a block) away from Lake Pepin, the beach, the marina, tennis courts, 3 mile River Walk and the downtown Lake City shops and restaurants.

Newly updated, 2 BR, 2 BA. Modern convenience is blended with a bit of reclaimed or repurposed decor. One large bedroom upstairs has a full size iron bed, a twin size iron bed and a sitting area. Just down the hall is a vintage bathroom with tub. A full size bed on the large landing space offers extra sleeping. On the main floor is a bedroom with a queen size four poster bed and attached walk thru bathroom with a shower. New kitchen with dishwasher and gas stove is stocked with the basics if you want to cook. A separate coffee bar area includes coffee maker as well as a Keurig. The separate dining room is a great place to gather for meals or a game night with the family. Living room with breakfast bar opens to the kitchen, where you get a view of the lake out the kitchen window. There is a full size Flexsteel sleeper sofa in the living room. An electric fireplace takes the chill off on cool evenings. Sit on the front porch and watch passersby or enjoy the patio on the back of the house with table seating for 6, gas grill and a chiminea fireplace. WiFi and 40" SmartTV with Netflix, HBO GO, etc. is available but you just might want to take this chance to get unwired for a few days.

Off street parking for a boat trailer is available on the grass parking area. Vacation rental properties on either side of us offer the possibility of multi-family events.

Water Ski Days and July 4th festivities are held right around the corner at Ohuta Park. If you want to explore the area you can take in the Eagle Center and Lark Toys in Wabasha or head north just a few miles to Frontenac or Historic Red Wing. Venture out to the Zumbro River Valley 30 minutes away and rent a canoe or kayak for a leisurely float down the Zumbro River. There are a number of wonderful vineyards in driving distance as well.

More Details

Owner
Kathy and Orv Rehfeldt
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 November, 2017

About Kathy and Orv Rehfeldt

Orv grew up in the Chicago area and Kathy in the Menomonie, Wisconsin area. We both ended up in Minneapolis where we met and were married and lived with our blended family. The three kids grew up and moved out and in 2006 we retired and moved to our dream log home on a lake in northern Minnesota. But life changes have brought us to Southeast Minnesota where Orv spent his summers with his grandparents in the Millville area.

Kathy and Orv Rehfeldt purchased this house in 2013

Why Kathy and Orv Rehfeldt chose Lake City

Our (crazy) passion for refurbishing homes has led us to rental ownership and we have two full time rental homes near St. Mary's/Mayo Clinic in Rochester. In 2013 we branched off into this new endeavor and bought this home in a great location in Lake City with the intent of turning it into a vacation rental that we might even get to enjoy ourselves sometimes!. We love Lake City for it's coastal-like feel and it's small town charm. Orv is an avid walleye fisherman and Lake Pepin is a great place for that!

What makes this house unique

The location is probably one of the best features of this property. It is one of only a few vacation rentals on the Lake Pepin side of Hwy 61/Lakeshore Drive. That means you can park your vehicle and walk to lots of fun activities!

Location

Nearest Barpub
0.02 Miles
Port 104
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Lake City, MN
Nearest Train
17 Miles
Red Wing, MN
Nearest Restaurant
0.02 Miles
Several in Lake City, MN
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Ohuta Beach
Car: not necessary

Eagle Center in Wabasha

Lark Toys in Kellogg

Marine Art Museum in Winona

100 Mile Garage Sale in Spring

Water Ski Days in June

Junk Crush in September

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Lake City in Minnesota

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • Full size bed on landing area Sleeper sofa in Living room Pack'n'Play and toddler cot also available Maximum 6 adults
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(43 traveller reviews)

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A 'Stone's Throw' from Lake Pepin, Downtown, Marina, Beach, Riverwalk
average rating of 4.860465 based on 43 reviews
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Perfect Spot

  • 5 of 5

Four of us woman have been have our "girls weekend" for almost 30 years. Stones Throw is by far one of the top three places we have stayed. First of all, Kathy is a delight to work with and always got back to me quickly with all my questions. The minute you walk in the front door, you feel at home and relaxed. Everything we needed was at our fingertips. We planned to cook more meals and our plans changed, however, had we done that, everything we needed was there. The home was immaculately cleaned and decorated just darling. The towels were top quality and the beds were super comfortable. We sat on the porch all three mornings with our coffee and it couldn't have been nicer! Her notes left on suggestions for restaurants and things to do was so helpful (the Rail House being THE best meal we had and the Chick-A-Dee Cottage is a must). I had to call her twice with questions and she was extremely helpful. Thank you Kathy and Orv for sharing your beautiful home with us and making our weekend perfect!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay!
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5

Cute house. VERY CLEAN. Warm & inviting.

  • 5 of 5

Three of us spent the wkend here. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great value and location. The cottage is nicely decorated and had everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

Looking forward to staying at Stones Throw again.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean and cozy, with easy access to Lake Pepin, shops, and restaurants.

  • 5 of 5

I had a very pleasant experience at Stones Throw. It's very comfortable and has a cottage feel to it, which suited me perfectly! The home is well taken care of and communication between me and the owners was easy, as Kathy and Orv made sure my stay met all my needs. I wish I could have stayed longer and I would recommend staying here to my family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazingly restful! Top notch rental home, they thought of everything!

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay! Wish we could of stayed longer. So much to do and so many places to see. The rental home was beautifully and tastefully updated. They thought of everything to make our stay comfortable and pampered. We are used to having to bring everything but they kindly and thoughtfully had so much on hand in case we forgot. Hope we get to use it again but are sure to share with friends and family where they need to visit and spend some time to get away!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words, and for leaving the house so nice and clean! You were wonderful guests!
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It was a great home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very cozy and we were provided all the things we needed. Great instructions for check in and check out. We were close to everything we wanted to explore!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • 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:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Peak
1 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£543
for 5 nights
From
£104
From
£125
Fri,Sat
£752
£2,004
 
 
Fall Colors
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£313
for 3 nights
From
£104
From
£125
Fri,Sat
£710
£2,004
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£209
for 2 nights
From
£104
From
£125
Fri,Sat
£710
£2,004
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £75.66
Tax Rate 10.38%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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