Welcoming Cabin Rental for a Vacation near Ottumwa, IowaMelrose, Iowa (United States)
Welcoming Cabin Rental for a Vacation near Ottumwa, Iowa
Bring your family and furry friends to a getaway in Melrose, Iowa
- Pets allowed
The comfy living area is fitted with couches and there is also a TV where guests can watch movies, so after a busy day fishing on the lake, guests have the perfect place to kick back and relax. There is also a large kitchen where guests can prepare meals together. Alternatively, they can head outside and grill up a storm on the camping cooker provided. Dining under the stars at the picnic table will be the perfect end to a busy day full of glamping adventures.
As the cabin is situated on a prime location next to Rathbun Lake, guests will be able to participate in a whole host of activities. There are ample opportunities for boating or fishing, with boats and fishing equipment available to rent. Many hiking and cycling trails weave around the grassland around the lake, and the ice-fishing here during the winter is second to none. For those wanting to experience a more urban location, the city of Des Moines is reachable by car in under two hours.
- Queen-size bed
- Air conditioning
- Linens and pillows
- Dining table
- Cooking basics
- Private Lounge/Living room
- Fire pit
- BR/DVD player
- Movie library
Plenty of parking for cars and boats is available at the property.
Location + Surroundings
Glampers will also be able to visit the abundance of small towns that surround the property. Chariton, Albia, Centerville, and Corydon are all easily accessible and offer plenty of shopping and dining options. The charming community vibe in the area can be enjoyed at the many festivals and activities that take place throughout the year. If guests fancy heading further afield, the city of Ottumwa offers even more entertainment options and is a great chance to soak up some urban life.
- Winter sports
The lakefront location of the property means guests will be able to enjoy plenty of water-based fun during their vacation. Lake Rathbun offers boating and fishing for guests who want to make the most of the water. There are two marinas at the lake, where guests can rent boats or purchase supplies for their own. During the winter, the ice fishing here is second to none. In addition, the trails that surround the lake are perfect for hiking or cycling, and glampers should be sure to pack a picnic. Budding photographers will delight in the opportunities to capture some beautiful shots of the unique wildlife that inhabits this area. There are also three beaches at the lake where guests can relax and catch some rays during the summer months.
The nearby historical towns are wonderful options for guests who would like to soak up some culture. Here, guests will find museums, galleries, and libraries to enjoy. In Ottumwa, there are countless restaurants for when guests fancy a night off from cooking.
Check-in: 04:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
- Wheelchair accessible
On Sundays, there is a later check out of 12 p.m.
A damage deposit is required.
Please bring shampoo and any toiletries.