The SpaceIf you or your guests smoke, please choose another accommodation. Our home is for non-smoking guests only due to host's allergy or other guests' allergies.
The 2,100 sq. ft. house has: a waterfront view with an open floor plan for the kitchen, dining and living rooms. Table in dining area can seat 8 comfortably (with leaf extensions) ; gas fire place, leather L-shaped sofa and club chairs in living room. Spacious main floor bath with tub/shower.
Full bathroom with jacuzzi tub/shower on 2nd floor. 3-season enclosed porch has a quality exercise treadmill, ideal room for playing games, cards, or puzzles sitting on a love seat or small table. Beds: Queen posture-pedic mattress in the main floor master bedroom Walk-in closet has room for a portable crib). 3/4-full platform bed in 2nd main floor bedroom with treetop view. Upstairs: Two twin beds in 3rd bedroom, full-sized bed in master suite with spacious closet and shelving.
Excellent cell phone coverage and wifi/internet available. Check-in time is 12:00 p.m.; Check-out time is 2:00 p.m.
Basic amenities included:
- Quality linen and bath towels. Soap, shampoo, hair dryer, toilet paper ; Guest bathrobes (for 4 guests or less), quality bedding and linens ; Ceiling fans in bedrooms, enclosed porch and living room ; Central air and heating ; Coffee maker (inc. coffee & filters), microwave, toaster, ice maker, variety of cooking and baking pans and utensils, large crockpot, bread maker, mixer, waffle iron, dinnerware, silverware, kitchen and bath paper products, some basic cooking ingredients and supplies.
32' HD television, HDMI DVD player, music & DVD library, cards, cribbage board, dominoes, board games, puzzles, books for all ages, treadmill.
House is well-built, comfortable and cozy, with all the conveniences, yet feels like being in a cabin up north. Extremely quiet neighborhood.
Laminate-wood floors in the enclosed porch and 2nd floor bedroom. Master bedroom on main floor has berber carpet. Soft, low carpeting in other bedrooms. Hilltop, panoramic views from the deck and from most windows of the house .
Hiking trails on the property for a good workout, especially climbing back uphill. Snowshoe or cross-country ski on fresh snow without having to pack up the car. Guest AccessHouse is 200 feet from road. Minimal traffic noise heard inside the house.
Bonfire pit available when conditions permit burning. We do not maintain this area or seating. Plenty of kindling available; bring your own split firewood.
Canvas canopy covers a portion of the south-facing deck April to October.
The semi-private lake is not suitable for motor boats or swimming and on an annual migration path for geese. Access to lake from our dock or nearby public access for canoes or kayaks. Can also rent a canoe or kayak at Perch Lake Park 8 miles away. Interaction with GuestsWe are a call, text or 5-minute drive away. Since we are not sharing the house, we respect your privacy. We will always accept an invitation to stop by to greet and welcome you.
Several one-day travel itineraries, lists of orchards, wineries, breweries, vintage/reclaimed shops, local maps, hiking trail suggestions, and much more is available at the house to enjoy the St. Croix River Valley area during your stay. The NeighborhoodNearby properties located on 3 acres or more. Plenty of privacy and natural habitat to enjoy. Following snow storms or icy conditions, county employees plow or sand frequently.
Ski resorts: Trollhagen, Wild Mountain, Afton Alps
Golf courses: Bristol Ridge 18-Hole Championship course or St. Croix National in Somerset. New Richmond Golf Club, Krooked Kreek in Osceola.
State Parks: Afton, Interstate, Kinnickinnic, Willow River
Enjoy nearby historic towns of Osceola, New Richmond, Hudson, Wisconsin and Stillwater, Minnesota. Historic homes on the National Register, unique boutiques and vintage shops, art galleries, bookstores, antiques, spa or massage sessions, live theater and music, wineries and breweries -- all within a 30-minute drive or less.
Grocery, library, clinic, dentist, hospital, dentist, ATM/Bank, gas station and car repair, laundromat are less than 10 minutes away.
Year-round activities to suite anyone's interests are within 20 minutes in any direction. Getting AroundNo public transportation. Ample off-street parking is in front of the house. No UBER service is available. Expect taxi fare to be expensive to most destinations. Other Things to NoteStandard rate is for 2 guests. Additional guests are $25/each per night. Maximum numbers of guests: 8 (including children). Please ask about children's rates. $50 cleaning fee for 5+ guests. $50 pet fee for (1) dog.