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Family-Friendly Waterfront Cottage near the Shimek State Forest and the Mississippi River, Iowa

Montrose, Iowa (United States of America)

Family-Friendly Waterfront Cottage near the Shimek State Forest and the Mississippi River, Iowa

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5.0 3 Reviews

"Overall the experience was awesome. The owners were extremely pleasant to work with. Definitely will stay here again Highly recommend"

L.W., guest in July 27, 2017.
Private Cottage
14 guests
2 Bathrooms
Private Kitchen
Entire Cottage
Pets allowed

This family-friendly waterfront cottage is located on the Mississippi River in Iowa, near the Shimek State Forest. It can accommodate 14 guests between its three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The first bedroom has a queen-size bed, the second bedroom has two twin beds, while the third bedroom has three twin beds, one single bed, and one trundle bed. There is also a full-size sofa bed in the family room, two queen-size air beds and two futons. In both of the bathrooms, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Linens and towels are kindly provided.

In the living room, guests will find a sofa, two armchairs, and a television, the perfect place to kick back and unwind after a busy day hiking in the forest or fishing on the river. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with a stove, an oven, a refrigerator, a freezer, a toaster, a coffeemaker, utensils, cookware, dishes, and some pantry items, making delicious home-cooked meals a great option. Other amenities include a dining room, air conditioning, and a washer and dryer.

Outside, there is a lovely lawn where the children can play, and a gorgeous deck where guests can enjoy a morning cup of coffee or an evening glass of wine. Should guests wish to take the cooking outside and enjoy some al fresco dining, there is a barbecue grill available to use. Guests can also make use of the three kayaks and four inner tubes for some fun in the water.

This rental is right on the water, providing spectacular views of the great river from the window or the lawn out back. The property comes with three kayaks and four inner tubes to take out onto the water for fun in the sunshine.

Features and services

  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • barbecue Shared Barbecue
  • Coffeemaker
  • iron Iron
  • hairdryer Hairdryer
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Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
  • Check out: 11:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared
The main renter must be over 25 years old. The property is non-smoking and pets are allowed for an additional fee, although cats are not accepted.

There is a $65 refundable damage deposit.

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy: Thirty

Add check in and check out dates to get the cancellation details

Free cancellation up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed.

After that 24 hours, cancel before and get a 50% refund (minus the service fee).

Free cancellation up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least .

After that 24 hours, cancel before and get a 50% refund (minus the service fee).

No refund if you cancel less than days before check in.

Free cancellation until .

After that, cancel before and get a 50% refund.


Location and surroundings

Montrose, Iowa (United States of America)

Detailed location provided after booking

  • Supermarket


  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Biking
  • kayak Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Wine tasting
  • Wildlife watching
  • Hunting
  • Golfing

Families and large groups can enjoy a fun vacation in Iowa at this large vacation rental. With the great waters of the Mississippi River just outside, guests can wet a line and catch some lunch, or head out onto the water with a boat, a kayak, or a paddleboard. Guests can take a day to explore the making of America in the historic monuments, museums, and forts of Nauvoo, over the water, or Fort Madison to the north. Shoppers will delight in the local markets, antiques, and boutiques of Montrose and Keokuk and should definitely take a day trip to explore the villages of Van Buren in the northwest. Lastly, the whole family can be entertained in Burlington with its casinos, water parks, and amusement parks. There is fun to be found for everyone!