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
This welcoming cabin rental can be found near Ottumwa, Iowa, and is perfect for a camping vacation. The cabin has one bedroom and can sleep a total of four guests. It is a great option for small families or couples as it boasts a queen-size bed, along with a queen-size sleeper sofa and a twin-size sleeper sofa to accommodate extra guests if necessary. All of the beds are dressed in comfortable linens and the hosts also provide towels for guests' convenience. The cabin also boasts a full bathroom.
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.
Glampers will find their cabin equipped with everything needed to relax in style. The property offers plenty of rustic charm to ensure that guests make the most of their glamping retreat. While there is no oven, there is a large toaster oven and pizza oven available for guests to use to cook up a storm. In addition, there is a cowboy cookset for guests to use and an outdoor dining area with a picnic table and umbrella.
Plenty of parking for cars and boats is available at the property.
- Air conditioning
- Linens and pillows
- Fire pit
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- Response time: Over 1 day
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Check-in: 04:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
On Sundays, there is a later check out of 12 p.m.
A damage deposit is required.
Please bring shampoo and any toiletries.
Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.
Location & Surroundings
Melrose, Iowa (United States)
Detailed location provided after booking
- 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.