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New Vacation Home, Dramatic View Of Lake Pepin Just 1 1/4 Hrs From Twin Cities

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Home Comfortably Sleeps 6 Guests

This home is completely and thoughtfully equipped for guests year round. There is a large deck for full enjoyment of the lakeview during warm months of the year. During the cooler months, the living room with glass on three sides is equipped with a cozy parlor stove. There are 2 bathrooms, on the main floor, one with a jetted tub, a kitchen with dishwasher and dining area. The breakfast bar is a great spot for morning coffee or an evening cocktail. For guests with mobility challenges, there is one sleeping space on the main floor.


Property Manager
John Myklebust
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 25, 2017

About John Myklebust

Three generations of the Conlon Family of Iowa have enjoyed the Minnesota side of Lake Pepin for the past 10 years. The home is located in a quiet residential area of full time and second home owners mainly from the Midwest. The view from this home is restful and yet dramatic. The Wisconsin Bluffs across the approximately three miles of water beckon the tourist to come hither and explore. The up river direction in just a 15 minute drive means that visitors can explore historic Red Wing, MN. The Conlons have enjoyed many drives around the lake. Their love for the area is evident in home that is now offered for the first time to others as a Vacation Rental. The Wisconsin scenery is set against a backdrop of dramatic, high bluffs. The charming villages of Maiden Rock, Stockholm, Pepin, WI and Nelson hug the shoreline. The Nelson Creamery is a popular destination for cheese, lunches and an afternoon ice cream, especially on a hot summer's day.

Wine Trail

100 Mile Garage Sale

Fall Colors

John Myklebust purchased this house in 2005

Why John Myklebust chose Wisconsin

It is easily accessible from the Twin Cities, Rochester, Minnesota and La Crosse, WI

What makes this house unique

The dramatic view of Lake Pepin and the Wisconsin side of the water is one of the most spectacular in the area. This is a view that a visitor could well pay much more in other parts of the USA

Reviews

4.7/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We really liked our weekend at the Conlon House. When we first arrived, the hot water wasn't working (not sure why), but I contacted the manager immediately and he got back to me right away and had someone out to fix it (it was a very small reset that needed to happen) really quickly. The house was clean, cozy and very comfortable. I'll be recommending it to my friends and family who want a weekend away!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great Lake Home

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I wanted to visit some wineries in Wisconsin and Minnesota. We tried to find a location central to all the places we went to. The house was nicely decorated with a beautiful deck. Unfortunately the weather didn't cooperate for us that weekend and we couldn't enjoy the HUGE deck. It would be a great place to stay in summer and early fall. The family room has all windows along the wall facing the lake. Such a gorgeous view of the lake from inside! The layout of the bedrooms is very unique. Both bedrooms have a glass window that overlooks the downstairs. The only downfall was that there isn't a bathroom upstairs. We also were disappointed that we were unable to use the jet bath because there wasn't enough hot water in the evenings. Overall we would definitely recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Place to Relax

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I wanted a nice quiet place to relax for a long weekend, and this was an terrific choice. The house is an excellent place to get away with some great scenery. The house was nicely decorated and furnished, and the kitchen was well stocked with anything you would need (except food, of course!). There were plentiful and plush towels and bedding, and the bed was super comfortable. There is a train track nearby which is frequently traveled, but it isn't terribly loud. The bedrooms and bathrooms are on different levels and one of the bedrooms has a pretty steep staircase. The deck is a great place to relax and bird watch as it overlooks Lake Pepin. There are several small towns nearby with quaint shopping districts and some nice local pubs to explore and get a decent meal, and Red Wing is only about 20 minutes away if you want a bigger town. Definitely a place that we would rent again for a getaway.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$110
$1,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $90 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 6.88%

In the event of a cancellation the guest is obligated to pay an administrative fee of 20% of the rental cost if the cancellation is requested prior to 2-weeks before the scheduled stay. If cancellation is requested 2-weeks or less before the scheduled stay the fee is 75% of the rental fee. The reservation can be rescheduled for a fee of $100.00, however, dates are subject to availability.

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Amenities

Lake City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Second Bathroom - toilet , shower , First level adjacent to the KItchen
    Main Bathroom - toilet , jetted tub , First Level adjacent to a landscaped outdoor space
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Second Bedroom - 1 double
    Hide-a-bed - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Master bedroom has a queen size bed. Private deck off the bedroom with another fabulous view of Lake Pepin. With a vaulted ceiling with glass separates bedroom from the space above the Dining Room. There is a separate stairway from the Living Room to this space.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • water skiing
Notes:
Conlon House is a quiet place to enjoy the views and the many attractions of the area. A drive around the lake is about 85 miles. Scenic highway 61 takes you up-river to Redwing, cross to WI on 63 to The Great River Road (35) turn right on West Coast of Wisconsin to Bay City, Maiden Rock, Stockholm and Pepin. Each village has its own personality &a variety of food & retail. Eat at Nosh in Lake City, Staghead in Redwing, Chef Shack in Bay City, & Smiling Pelican Bakery in Maiden Rock, Stockholm Pie Company & General Store, Gelly's, Bogus Cafe, and lots of retail in Stockholm. Continue downriver to Home Made Cafe, Cucina Ceci, Harbor View Cafe, Pickle factory, Garden Pub and Ralph & Mary's in Pepin. J & J Barbeque and the Nelson Creamery in Nelson. Cross the Mississippi to Wabasha to the National Eagle Center, Slipperys (remember Grumpy Old Men), Stacy's Kitchen & the Coffee Mill ski & golf. Lark Toy factory in Kellog. Reads Landing Brew Pub, Reads Landing, MN. Enjoy the drive.

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