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An amazing flat on Water Street in downtown Decorah

People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type apartment

Overview

About the property

A new restoration of the 1890 proprietor's residence...

This bright and airy flat comfortably sleeps four adults. There are two bathrooms, one with a walk in shower and the second with a soaking tub. The gourmet kitchen allows for friends to gather and share local produce while enjoying select wines available from the coffeehouse downstairs. Set the table on the large private deck and tell stories from your day's explorations. A half block from the Oneota Coop, sundries are a short walk from the flat.


Owner
Doug Reid
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
14 August, 2017

About Doug Reid

As owner and proprietor of Java John's Coffeehouse and the Water Street Flat you are ensured a personalized and hands on stay.

Doug Reid purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Doug Reid chose Iowa

Centrally located on Water Street in downtown Decorah, you will find no better property from which to launch your adventures around Winneshiek County.

What makes this apartment unique

Wake up cradled in luxury cotton sheets, to the smell of freshly roasted and brewed coffee from Java John's Coffeehouse, literally downstairs from your bedroom. The large deck off the kitchen begs for you to read the morning paper and enjoy the 270 degree views of downtown, the bluffs and the Vesterheim complex. No other property in downtown Decorah boasts views from literally every window.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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 ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Back Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Walk in shower with adjustable spray.
    Front Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Deep soaking tub.
  • Locally made soaps from our farmers market make your bath time even more relaxing.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • East Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    West Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Each bedroom has a new queen size sleigh bed & mattress. The east bedroom also has a twin mattress perfect for a child. The west bedroom has an identical bed and mattress without the twin bed option. The red sofa in the living room opens into a full size spring-air bed which is amazingly comfortable. The grey sofa could sleep one more person.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

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An amazing flat on Water Street in downtown Decorah
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews
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BEAUTIFUL

  • 5 of 5

Very impressive rental unit. Lots of nice decorating, great bathrooms, comfortable beds...win,win

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming flat in heart of Deborah

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend. Great location. The coffee shop below is an extra treat - staff is very friendly and welcoming.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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You can't go wrong visiting Decorah! Loved having the co-op nearby and coffee shop downstairs.

  • 5 of 5

We all loved the decor of the apartment and easy access to the shops. Working with Doug was a pleasure as he was able to accommodate us with a slight change in dates. We plan to return to this location in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

This is our 2nd stay and we can't wait to return. Comfortable apartment, beautiful decor. Feels like home. Location is perfect in downtown Decorah. Perfect stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Decorah, Ia

  • 5 of 5

Book early. There's a waiting list.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location with some great views of the city.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
72 Miles
Rochester, MN
Nearest Barpub
Downstairs
Nearest Restaurant
Downstairs
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Upper Iowa River

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Decorah, 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
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£229
for 1 night
From
£229
£1,247
£2,495
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £42 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Additional Guest Fee £38.86 per person per night
Damage Deposit £194.3

2 night minimum for weekends / $500 for 2 consecutive days

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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